Charles L. A. Clarke

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http://plg.uwaterloo.ca/~claclark/
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claclark@plg.uwaterloo.ca

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Publication period start
1998
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
40

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Publications

Smucker, Mark D., Clarke, Charles L. A. (2012): Time-based calibration of effectiveness measures. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 95-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2348283.2348300

Raveendran, Gobaan, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2012): Lightweight contrastive summarization for news comment mining. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 1103-1104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2348283.2348490

Ashkan, Azin, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2011): On the informativeness of cascade and intent-aware effectiveness measures. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2011, . pp. 407-416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1963405.1963464

Lafreniere, Benjamin, Bunt, Andrea, Whissell, John S., Clarke, Charles L. A., Terry, Michael (2010): Characterizing large-scale use of a direct manipulation application in the wild. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Graphics Interface , 2010, . pp. 11-18. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/4713060.1839218

Itakura, Kelly Y., Clarke, Charles L. A. (2010): A framework for BM25F-based XML retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 843-844. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835644

Ashkan, Azin, Clarke, Charles L. A., Agichtein, Eugene, Guo, Qi (2009): Classifying and Characterizing Query Intent. 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. 578-586. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_53

Itakura, Kelly Y., Clarke, Charles L. A. (2009): Using dynamic markov compression to detect vandalism in the wikipedia. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 822-823. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572146

Ashkan, Azin, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2009): Term-based commercial intent analysis. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 800-801. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572135

Cormack, Gordon V., Clarke, Charles L. A., Buettcher, Stefan (2009): Reciprocal rank fusion outperforms condorcet and individual rank learning methods. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 758-759. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572114

Clarke, Charles L. A., Kolla, Maheedhar, Cormack, Gordon V., Vechtomova, Olga, Ashkan, Azin, Büttcher, Stefan, MacKinnon, Ian (2008): Novelty and diversity in information retrieval evaluation. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 659-666. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390446

Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A., Yeung, Peter C. K., Soboroff, Ian (2007): Reliable information retrieval evaluation with incomplete and biased judgements. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 63-70. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277755

Clarke, Charles L. A., Agichtein, Eugene, Dumais, Susan, White, Ryen W. (2007): The influence of caption features on clickthrough patterns in web search. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 135-142. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277767

Yeung, Peter C. K., Clarke, Charles L. A., Büttcher, Stefan (2007): Improving retrieval accuracy by weighting document types with clickthrough data. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 759-760. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277895

White, Ryen W., Clarke, Charles L. A., Cucerzan, Silviu (2007): Comparing query logs and pseudo-relevance feedback for web-search query refinement. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 831-832. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277931

Yeung, Peter C. K., Freund, Luanne, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2007): X-Site: a workplace search tool for software engineers. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 900. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277968

Yeung, Peter C. K., Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A., Kolla, Maheedhar (2007): A Bayesian Approach for Learning Document Type Relevance. In: Amati, Giambattista, Carpineto, Claudio, Romano, Giovanni (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieva - 29th European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2007 April 2-5, 2007, Rome, Italy. pp. 753-756. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71496-5_85

Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2007): Index compression is good, especially for random access. In: Silva, Mario J., Laender, Alberto H. F., Baeza-Yates, Ricardo A., McGuinness, Deborah L., Olstad, Bjørn, Olsen, Øystein Haug, Falcão, André O. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - CIKM 2007 November 6-10, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 761-770. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321546

Buttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A., Lushman, Brad (2006): Hybrid index maintenance for growing text collections. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 356-363. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148233

Buttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A., Lushman, Brad (2006): Term proximity scoring for ad-hoc retrieval on very large text collections. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 621-622. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148285

Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2006): A document-centric approach to static index pruning in text retrieval systems. 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. 182-189. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1183614.1183644

Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2006): A Hybrid Approach to Index Maintenance in Dynamic Text Retrieval Systems. In: Lalmas, Mounia, MacFarlane, Andy, Rüger, Stefan M., Tombros, Anastasios, Tsikrika, Theodora, Yavlinsky, Alexei (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval - 28th European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2006 April 10-12, 2006, London, UK. pp. 229-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11735106_21

Latulipe, Celine, Kaplan, Craig S., Clarke, Charles L. A. (2005): Bimanual and unimanual image alignment: an evaluation of mouse-based techniques. In: Proceedings of the 2005 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology , 2005, . pp. 123-131. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1095034.1095057

Büttcher, Stefan, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2005): Indexing time vs. query time: trade-offs in dynamic information retrieval systems. 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. 317-318. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099645

Freund, Luanne, Toms, Elaine G., Clarke, Charles L. A. (2005): Modeling task-genre relationships for IR in the workplace. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 441-448. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076110

Clarke, Charles L. A. (2005): Controlling overlap in content-oriented XML retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 314-321. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076089

Terra, Egidio, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2004): Scoring missing terms in information retrieval tasks. In: Grossman, David A., Gravano, Luis, Zhai, Chengxiang, Herzog, Otthein, Evans, David A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 8-13, 2004, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 50-58. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1031171.1031182

Clarke, Charles L. A., Terra, Egidio L. (2004): Approximating the top-m passages in a parallel question answering system. In: Grossman, David A., Gravano, Luis, Zhai, Chengxiang, Herzog, Otthein, Evans, David A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 8-13, 2004, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 454-462. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1031171.1031259

Collins-Thompson, Kevyn, Callan, Jamie, Terra, Egidio, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2004): The effect of document retrieval quality on factoid question answering performance. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 574-575. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009127

Lynam, Thomas R., Buckley, Chris, Clarke, Charles L. A., Cormack, Gordon V. (2004): A multi-system analysis of document and term selection for blind feedback. In: Grossman, David A., Gravano, Luis, Zhai, Chengxiang, Herzog, Otthein, Evans, David A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 8-13, 2004, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 261-269. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1031171.1031229

Clarke, Charles L. A., Tilker, Philip L., Tran, Allen Quoc-Luan, Harris, Kevin, Cheng, Antonio S. (2003): A reliable storage management layer for distributed information retrieval systems. In: Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-8, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 207-215. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/956863.956905

Clarke, Charles L. A., Terra, Egidio L. (2003): Passage retrieval vs. document retrieval for factoid question answering. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2003, . pp. 427-428. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/860435.860534

Chung, Chiasen, Clarke, Charles L. A. (2002): Topic-oriented collaborative crawling. In: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 4-9, 2002, McLean, VA, USA. pp. 34-42. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584792.584802

Clarke, Charles L. A., Cormack, Gordon V. (2000): Shortest-substring retrieval and ranking. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 18 (1) pp. 44-78. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/333135.333137

Cormack, Gordon V., Clarke, Charles L. A., Palmer, Christopher R., Good, Robert C. (1999): The MultiText Retrieval System. In: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1999, . pp. 334. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/312624/p334-cormack/p334-cormack.pdf

Cormack, Gordon V., Palmer, Christopher R., Clarke, Charles L. A. (1998): Efficient Construction of Large Test Collections. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 282-289. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p282-cormack/p282-cormack.pdf