[CFP]: FIRE 2019, The 11th Annual meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation

*Call for Papers*
*FIRE 2019: 11th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation*
12th - 15th December 2019
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Submission Deadline: July 17, 2019
Website : fire.irsi.res.in

The 11th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2019
will be held in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. We are
seeking the submission of high-quality and original full papers, short
papers and demos. Submissions will be reviewed by experts on the basis of
the originality of the work, the validity of the results, chosen
methodology, writing quality and the overall contribution to the field of
IR. Authors are encouraged to describe work in progress and late-breaking
research results. We are now accepting submissions. Link for submission is
given below.

*8 days remaining for submission*

*Submission Link:* https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fire19

*Topics of interest include but are not limited to*

   - IR/NLP theory and practice
   - Web and social media IR/NLP
   - Natural Language Processing
   - IR system architectures
   - Semantic web search
   - Machine Translation
   - Deep Learning for IR/NLP
   - Question Answering
   - Conversational Systems
   - Recommender Systems
   - User Interfaces
   - Content representation and processing
   - Summarization
   - Biomedical NLP
   - Evaluation
   - Multimedia and cross-media IR/NLP
   - IR/NLP Demos

*Important dates*

   - July 17, 2019: Full, Short and Demo paper submission deadline
   - September 18, 2019: Acceptance notification
   - October 2, 2019: Camera-ready copies due
   - December 12-15, 2019: Conference to be held in ISI Kolkata, India

Note: All submission deadlines are 11:59 PM AoE Time Zone (Anywhere on

*Invited Speakers*

   - Nicholas Belkin, Rutgers School of Communication and Information, USA
   - Gabriella Pasi, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
   - Paolo Rosso, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

*Submission Guidelines*

Submissions must describe substantial, original and unpublished work.
Wherever appropriate, concrete evaluation and analysis must be included. If
the paper being submitted is under review at any other venue, the same
should be explicitly mentioned when making the submission. Such a paper, if
accepted, should be withdrawn from all other places. Papers have to be
submittedat https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fire19

*Paper Template and Submission*

The submitted papers must follow ACM SIG's template available on
https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template . The only accepted
format of submissions is PDF. Papers which do not conform to the
requirements may get rejected without review. Please note that it is the
responsibility of the authors to ensure that the PDF submission has been
uploaded successfully (we suggest that you try downloading your paper again
yourself, to check). There will be two categories of papers:

   - *Full papers:* Full paper submissions should not exceed 6 pages with 2
   additional pages for references or appendices if needed
   - *Short and Demo papers:* Short and demo paper submissions should not
   exceed 3 pages with one additional page for references or appendices if

Upon acceptance, authors will be allowed 1 additional page of content in
order to incorporate suggestions from the reviewers. Submission link will
be made available soon.

*Paper Review Policy*

All submissions to FIRE 2019 will be reviewed on the basis of originality,
relevance, importance and clarity by at least three reviewers. The review
process will be double blind and the authors should not mention their names
or institutional details anywhere in the paper. Authors should refer to
themselves in third person when citing their own work. Expressions like "In
our earlier work..." or "We previously showed that..." should be avoided
when submitting the paper for review.

*Presentation Requirements*

If accepted, at least one author will have to register for the conference
and present their work in person. Exceptions can be made only in case of
refusal of visa or other unavoidable circumstances.

*Student Travel Registration Support*

Travel Registration support will be provided to the students attending the
conference. Terms and conditions will be specified on the website as and
when they are decided.

Looking forward to seeing you in Kolkata.
*Overall co-ordinators*

- Prasenjit Majumder (DA-IICT)
- Mandar Mitra (ISI Kolkata)

For queries related to conference please email us at [ clia@isical.ac.in ]
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Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:07:14 UTC