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[CFP]: FIRE 2020, The 12th Annual meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation

From: Surupendu Gangopadhyay <surupendu.g@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:58:02 +0530
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*Call for Papers*
*FIRE 2020: 12th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation*
16th - 20th December 2019
Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad
Submission Deadline: 15th August 2020
Website : fire.irsi.res.in

The 12th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2020
will be held in  Institute for Development and Research in Banking
Technology, Hyderabad, India. Given the current COVID-19 situation all the
presentations will be conducted virtually. 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.

*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*

   - 15th July 2020 Paper submission link available
   - 15th August 2020 Short papers and Full papers submission deadline
   - 15th October 2020 Full papers and short papers notification
   - 28th October 2020 Camera ready copy submission deadline
   - 16th-20th December 2020 Virtual conference

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

*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Submissions must describe substantial, original and unpublished work.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accepted, should be withdrawn from all other places.

*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.

*Paper Review Policy*

All submissions to FIRE 2020 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 virtually. The modalities of the virtual conference
will be updated soon.
*Overall co-ordinators*

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

For queries related to the conference please email us at [ clia@isical.ac.in
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