James Allan

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http://ciir.cs.umass.edu/~allan/
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Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1993
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
68

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Publications

Feild, Henry Allen, Allan, James (2012): Task-aware search assistant. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 1015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2348283.2348440

Cartright, Marc-Allen, Can, Ethem F., Dabney, William, Dalton, Jeff, Giorda, Logan, Krstovski, Kriste, Wu, Xiaoye, Yalniz, Ismet Zeki, Allan, James, Manmatha, R., Smith, David A. (2012): A framework for manipulating and searching multiple retrieval types. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2012, . pp. 1001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2348283.2348426

Feild, Henry Allen, Allan, James, Glatt, Joshua (2011): CrowdLogging: distributed, private, and anonymous search logging. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2011, . pp. 375-384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2009916.2009969

Balasubramanian, Niranjan, Allan, James (2010): Learning to select rankers. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 855-856. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835650

Yi, Xing, Allan, James (2010): A content based approach for discovering missing anchor text for web search. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 427-434. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835521

Feild, Henry A., Allan, James, Jones, Rosie (2010): Predicting searcher frustration. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2010, . pp. 34-41. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1835449.1835458

Lease, Matthew, Allan, James, Croft, W. Bruce (2009): Regression Rank: Learning to Meet the Opportunity of Descriptive Queries. 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. 90-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_11

Carterette, Ben, Pavlu, Virgiliu, Kanoulas, Evangelos, Aslam, Javed A., Allan, James (2009): If I Had a Million Queries. 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. 288-300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_27

Yi, Xing, Allan, James (2009): A Comparative Study of Utilizing Topic Models for Information Retrieval. 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. 29-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_6

Smucker, Mark D., Allan, James, Carterette, Ben (2009): Agreement among statistical significance tests for information retrieval evaluation at var. In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2009, . pp. 630-631. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1571941.1572050

Aktolga, Elif, Cartright, Marc-Allen, Allan, James (2008): Cross-document cross-lingual coreference retrieval. 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. 1359-1360. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458278

Carterette, Ben, Pavlu, Virgil, Kanoulas, Evangelos, Aslam, Javed A., Allan, James (2008): Evaluation over thousands of queries. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 651-658. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390445

Yi, Xing, Allan, James (2008): Evaluating topic models for information retrieval. 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. 1431-1432. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458317

Friedland, Lisa, Allan, James (2008): Joke retrieval: recognizing the same joke told differently. 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. 883-892. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458199

Kumaran, Giridhar, Allan, James (2008): Effective and efficient user interaction for long queries. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 11-18. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390339

Lee, Kyung Soon, Croft, W. Bruce, Allan, James (2008): A cluster-based resampling method for pseudo-relevance feedback. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2008, . pp. 235-242. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1390334.1390376

Parton, Kristen, McKeown, Kathleen R., Allan, James, Henestroza, Enrique (2008): Simultaneous multilingual search for translingual information retrieval. 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. 719-728. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1458082.1458179

Kumaran, Giridhar, Allan, James (2007): Selective user interaction. 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. 923-926. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321576

Feng, Ao, Allan, James (2007): Finding and linking incidents in news. 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. 821-830. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321554

Carterette, Ben, Allan, James (2007): Semiautomatic evaluation of retrieval systems using document similarities. 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. 873-876. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321564

Smucker, Mark D., Allan, James, Carterette, Ben (2007): A comparison of statistical significance tests for information retrieval evaluation. 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. 623-632. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1321440.1321528

Raghavan, Hema, Allan, James (2007): An interactive algorithm for asking and incorporating feature feedback into support vector. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 79-86. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277758

Yi, Xing, Allan, James, Croft, W. Bruce (2007): Matching resumes and jobs based on relevance models. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 809-810. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277920

Balasubramanian, Niranjan, Allan, James, Croft, W. Bruce (2007): A comparison of sentence retrieval techniques. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 813-814. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277922

Smucker, Mark D., Allan, James (2007): Using similarity links as shortcuts to relevant web pages. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2007, . pp. 863-864. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1277741.1277947

Smucker, Mark D., Allan, James (2006): Lightening the load of document smoothing for better language modeling retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 699-700. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148324

Carterette, Ben, Allan, James, Sitaraman, Ramesh (2006): Minimal test collections for retrieval evaluation. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 268-275. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148219

Kumaran, Giridhar, Allan, James (2006): Simple questions to improve pseudo-relevance feedback results. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2006, . pp. 661-662. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1148170.1148305

Allan, James, Harding, Stephen M., Fisher, David, Bolivar, Alvaro, Guzman-Lara, Sergio, Amstutz, Peter (2005): Taking Topic Detection From Evaluation to Practice. In: HICSS 2005 - 38th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 3-6 January, 2005, Big Island, HI, USA. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/HICSS.2005.576

Carterette, Ben, Allan, James (2005): Incremental test collections. 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. 680-687. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1099554.1099723

Allan, James, Carterette, Ben, Lewis, Joshua (2005): When will information retrieval be \"good enough\"?. In: Proceedings of the 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2005, . pp. 433-440. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1076034.1076109

Kumaran, Giridhar, Allan, James (2004): Text classification and named entities for new event detection. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2004, . pp. 297-304. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008992.1009044

Kelly, Diane, Diaz, Fernando, Belkin, Nicholas J., Allan, James (2004): A User-Centered Approach to Evaluating Topic Models. In: Mcdonald, Sharon, Tait, John (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval - 26th European Conference on IR Research - ECIR 2004 April 5-7, 2004, Sunderland, UK. pp. 27-41. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2997/29970027.htm

Nallapati, Ramesh, Feng, Ao, Peng, Fuchun, Allan, James (2004): Event threading within news topics. 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. 446-453. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1031171.1031258

Nallapati, Ramesh, Croft, W. Bruce, Allan, James (2003): Relevant query feedback in statistical language modeling. In: Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-8, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 560-563. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/956863.956973

Allan, James, Kumaran, Giridhar (2003): Stemming in the language modeling framework. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2003, . pp. 455-456. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/860435.860548

Allan, James, Wade, Courtney, Bolivar, Alvaro (2003): Retrieval and novelty detection at the sentence level. In: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2003, . pp. 314-321. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/860435.860493

Allan, James, Feng, Ao, Bolivar, Alvaro (2003): Flexible intrinsic evaluation of hierarchical clustering for TDT. In: Proceedings of the 2003 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-8, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 263-270. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/956863.956914

Nallapati, Ramesh, Allan, James (2002): Capturing term dependencies using a language model based on sentence trees. In: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 4-9, 2002, McLean, VA, USA. pp. 383-390. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584792.584855

Allan, James, Raghavan, Hema (2002): Using part-of-speech patterns to reduce query ambiguity. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2002, . pp. 307-314. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/564376.564430

Leuski, Anton, Allan, James (2002): Improving realism of topic tracking evaluation. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2002, . pp. 89-96. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/564376.564394

Luk, Robert W. P., Leong, Hong Va, Dillon, Tharam S., Chan, Alvin T. S., Croft, W. Bruce, Allan, James (2002): A survey in indexing and searching XML documents. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53 (6) pp. 415-437.

Manmatha, R., Feng, Ao, Allan, James (2002): A critical examination of TDT\'s cost function. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2002, . pp. 403-404. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/564376.564465

Allan, James, Gupta, Rahul, Khandelwal, Vikas (2001): Temporal summaries of new topics. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2001, . pp. 10-18. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/383952.383954

Lavrenko, Victor, Schmill, Matthew D., Lawrie, Dawn, Ogilvie, Paul, Jensen, David, Allan, James (2000): Language Models for Financial News Recommendation. In: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 6-11, 2000, McLean, VA, USA. pp. 389-396. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/354756.354845

Leuski, Anton, Allan, James (2000): Lighthouse: Showing the Way to Relevant Information. In: InfoVis 2000 , 2000, . pp. 125-130. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/infovis/2000/0804/00/08040125abs.htm

Allan, James, Lavrenko, Victor, Jin, Hubert (2000): First Story Detection In TDT Is Hard. In: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 6-11, 2000, McLean, VA, USA. pp. 374-381. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/354756.354843

Swan, Russell, Allan, James (2000): Automatic Generation of Overview Timelines. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2000, . pp. 49-56. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/345508/p49-swan/p49-swan.pdf

Swan, Russell, Allan, James (2000): TimeMine: Visualizing Automatically Constructed Timelines. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 2000, . pp. 393. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/345508/p393-swan/p393-swan.pdf

Swan, Russell C., Allan, James (1999): Extracting Significant Time Varying Features from Text. In: Proceedings of the 1999 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 2-6, 1999, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. pp. 38-45. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/319950.319956

Leouski, Anton, Allan, James (1998): Visual Interactions with a Multidimensional Ranked List. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 353-354. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p353-leouski/p353-leouski.pdf

Allan, James, Papka, Ron, Lavrenko, Victor (1998): On-Line New Event Detection and Tracking. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 37-45. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p37-allan/p37-allan.pdf

Swan, Russell C., Allan, James (1998): Aspect Windows, 3-D Visualizations, and Indirect Comparisons of Information Retrieval Syst. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1998, . pp. 173-181. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/290941/p173-swan/p173-swan.pdf

Papka, Ron, Allan, James (1998): Document Classification Using Multiword Features. In: Gardarin, Georges, French, James C., Pissinou, Niki (eds.) Proceedings of the 1998 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management November 3-7, 1998, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. pp. 124-131. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/288627.288648

Allan, James, Singhal, Amit (1997): Summarization and Visualization for IR: Reducing the Information Overload. In: Proceedings of the 20th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1997, . pp. 346.

Allan, James (1996): Automatic Hypertext Link Typing. In: Hypertext 96 - Proceedings of the Seventh ACM Conference on Hypertext March 16-20, 1996, Washington, DC. pp. 42-52. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/hypertext/234828/p42-allan/p42-allan.pdf

Allan, James (1996): Incremental Relevance Feedback for Information Filtering. In: Proceedings of the 19th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1996, . pp. 270-278. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/243199/p270-allan/p270-allan.pdf

Allan, James (1995): Relevance Feedback with Too Much Data. In: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1995, . pp. 337-343. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/215206/p337-allan/p337-allan.pdf

Agosti, Maristella, Allan, James (1995): IR and Automatic Construction of Hypermedia. In: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1995, . pp. 379. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/215206/p379-agosti/p379-agosti.pdf

Salton, Garard, Allan, James (1995): Selective Text Utilization and Text Traversal. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 43 (3) pp. 483-497.

Salton, Gerard, Allan, James, Buckley, Chris (1994): Automatic Structuring and Retrival of Large Text Files. In Communications of the ACM, 37 (2) pp. 97-108.

Buckley, Chris, Salton, Garard, Allan, James (1994): The Effect of Adding Relevance Information in a Relevance Feedback Environment. In: Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval , 1994, . pp. 292-300. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/ir/188490/p292-buckley/p292-buckley.pdf

Salton, Garard, Allan, James (1993): Selective Text Utilization and Text Traversal. In: Stotts, P. David, Furuta, Richard (eds.) Proceedings of ACM Hypertext 93 Conference November 14-18, 1993, Seattle, Washington. pp. 131-144. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/hypertext/168750/p131-salton/p131-salton.pdf