Author: James Allan

Publications

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

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Giridhar Kumaran
5
W. Bruce Croft
6
Ben Carterette
8

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Javed A. Aslam
29
Nicholas J. Belkin
45
W. Bruce Croft
124

Publications

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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, 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

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

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

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

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