Alistair Moffat

Personal Homepage
http://ww2.cs.mu.oz.au/~alistair/
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Email
ammoffat@unimelb.edu.au

Publication Statistics

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (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

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, 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, 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

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.

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