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Name:Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2011
Description:The importance of reusable, large-scale standard test collections in Information Access research has been widely recognized. The success of TREC, CLEF, and NTCIR has clearly established the importance of an evaluation workshop that facilitates research by providing the data and a common forum for comparing models and techniques. The Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE) follows in the footsteps of TREC, CLEF and NTCIR with the following aims : * Encourage research in South Asian language Information Access technologies by providing reusable large-scale test collections for ILIR experiments. * Explore new Information Retrieval / Access tasks that arise as our information needs evolve, and new needs emerge. * Provide a common evaluation infrastructure for comparing the performance of different IR systems. * Investigate evaluation methods for Information Access techniques and methods for constructing a reusable large-scale data set for ILIR experiments.
PC Chairs:Prasenjit Majumdar
Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Mandar Mitra
Danish Contractor
Paolo Rosso
Venkata Subramaniam
Conference flow: Abstract Submission: February 15, 2012 23:59 CET,
Paper Upload: February 29, 2012 23:59 CET,
Bidding for Review: March 1, 2012 23:59 CET,
Assignment of Reviewers: April 15, 2012 23:59 CEST,
Review: May 31, 2012 23:59 CEST,
Decision: June 30, 2012 23:59 CEST,
Final: August 16, 2012 23:59 CEST

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