Author: Alistair Moffat

Publications

Publication period start: 1992
Publication period end: 2010
Number of co-authors: 21

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Vo Ngoc Anh
4
William Webber
8
Justin Zobel
20

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Justin Zobel
51
Ian H. Witten
82
W. Bruce Croft
124

Publications

Webber, William, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2010): A similarity measure for indefinite rankings. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 28 (4) pp. 20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1852102.1852106

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2009): Rank-biased precision for measurement of retrieval effectiveness. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 27 (1) pp. 2. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1416950.1416952

Wan, Raymond, Moffat, Alistair (2007): Block merging for off-line compression. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58 (1) pp. 3-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.20515

Moffat, Alistair, Neal, Radford M., Witten, Ian H. (1998): Arithmetic Coding Revisited. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 16 (3) pp. 256-294. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/tois/1998-16-3/p256-moffat/p256-moffat.pdf

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1996): Self-Indexing Inverted Files for Fast Text Retrieval. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 14 (4) pp. 349-379. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/tois/1996-14-4/p349-moffat/p349-moffat.pdf

Bell, Timothy C., Moffat, Alistair, Witten, Ian H., Zobel, Justin (1995): The MG Retrieval System: Compressing for Space and Speed. In Communications of the ACM, 38 (4) pp. 41-42.

Moffat, Alistair, Bell, Timothy A. H. (1995): In Situ Generation of Compressed Inverted Files. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 46 (7) pp. 537-550.

Bell, Timothy C., Moffat, Alistair, Nevill-Manning, Craig G., Witten, Ian H., Zobel, Justin (1993): Data Compression in Full-Text Retrieval Systems. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 44 (9) pp. 508-531.

Armstrong, Timothy G., Moffat, Alistair, Webber, William, Zobel, Justin (2009): EvaluatIR: an online tool for evaluating and comparing IR systems. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 833. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572153

Ravana, Sri Devi, Park, Laurence A., Moffat, Alistair (2009): System scoring using partial prior information. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 788-789. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572129

Armstrong, Timothy G., Moffat, Alistair, Webber, William, Zobel, Justin (2009): Has adhoc retrieval improved since 1994?. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 692-693. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572081

Webber, William, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2008): Statistical power in retrieval experimentation. In: Shanahan, James G., Amer-Yahia, Sihem, Manolescu, Ioana, Zhang, Yi, Evans, David A., Kolcz, Aleksander, Choi, Key-Sun, Chowdhury, Abdur (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2008 October 26-30, 2008, Napa Valley, California, USA. pp. 571-580. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458158

Anh, Vo Ngoc, Moffat, Alistair (2006): Pruning strategies for mixed-mode querying. In: Yu, Philip S., Tsotras, Vassilis J., Fox, Edward A., Liu, Bing (eds.) Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 6-11, 2006, Arlington, Virginia, USA. pp. 190-197. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1183614.1183645

Metzler, Donald, Bernstein, Yaniv, Croft, W. Bruce, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2005): Similarity measures for tracking information flow. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 517-524. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099695

Lester, Nicholas, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2005): Fast on-line index construction by geometric partitioning. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 776-783. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099739

Webber, William, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin, Sakai, Tetsuya (2008): Precision-at-ten considered redundant. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 695-696. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390456

Webber, William, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2008): Score standardization for inter-collection comparison of retrieval systems. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 51-58. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390346

Ravana, Sri Devi, Moffat, Alistair (2008): Exploring evaluation metrics: GMAP versus MAP. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 687-688. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390452

Moffat, Alistair, Webber, William, Zobel, Justin (2007): Strategic system comparisons via targeted relevance judgments. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 375-382. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277806

Turpin, Andrew, Moffat, Alistair (1999): Statistical Phrases for Vector-Space Information Retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1999, . pp. 309-310. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/312624/p309-turpin/p309-turpin.pdf

Kretser, Owen de, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1998): Teraphim: An Engine for Distributed Information Retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 384. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p384-de_kretser/p384-de_kretser.pdf

Vo, Anh Ngoc, Moffat, Alistair (1998): Compressed Inverted Files with Reduced Decoding Overheads. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 290-297. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p290-vo/p290-vo.pdf

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1997): Implementation of High Performance Information Retrieval Systems. In: Proceedings of the 20th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1997, . pp. 344.

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1997): Exploring the Similarity Space. In: Proceedings of the 20th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1997, . pp. 339.

Bell, Timothy A. H., Moffat, Alistair (1996): The Design of a High Performance Information Filtering System. In: Proceedings of the 19th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1996, . pp. 12-20. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/243199/p12-bell/p12-bell.pdf

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1995): The MG Retrieval System. In: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1995, . pp. 365. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/215206/p359-efthimiadis/p359-efthimiadis.pdf

Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (1992): Parameterised Compression for Sparse Bitmaps. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1992, . pp. 274-285. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/133160/p274-moffat/p274-moffat.pdf

Anh, Vo Ngoc, Moffat, Alistair (2006): Pruned query evaluation using pre-computed impacts. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 372-379. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148235

Moffat, Alistair, Webber, William, Zobel, Justin (2006): Load balancing for term-distributed parallel retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 348-355. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148232

Metzler, Donald, Bernstein, Yaniv, Croft, W. Bruce, Moffat, Alistair, Zobel, Justin (2005): The recap system for identifying information flow. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 678. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076190

Anh, Vo Ngoc, Moffat, Alistair (2005): Simplified similarity scoring using term ranks. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 226-233. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076075

Anh, Vo Ngoc, Moffat, Alistair (2002): Impact transformation: effective and efficient web retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2002, . pp. 3-10. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/564376.564380

Pohl, Stefan, Moffat, Alistair (2009): Measurement Techniques and Caching Effects. In: Boughanem, Mohand, Berrut, Catherine, Mothe, Josiane, Soulé-Dupuy, Chantal (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval - 31th European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2009 April 6-9, 2009, 2009, Toulouse, France. pp. 691-695. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_68