CIIR publications authored by Hamed Zamani


IR-1270: (2021) Wadhwa, S. and Zamani, H., "Towards System-Initiative Conversational Information Seeking," in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design of Experimental Search and Information REtrieval Systems (DESIRES '21), Padua, Italy, September 15–18, 2021, pp. 102-116. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1269: (2021) Aliannejadi, M.,  Azzopardi, L.,  Zamani, H.,  Kanoulas, E.,  Thomas, P. and Craswell, N., "Analysing Mixed Initiatives and Search Strategies during Conversational Search," the 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '21), Virtual Event, Australia, November 1-5, 2021. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1268: (2021) Hashemi, H.,  Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Learning Multiple Intent Representations for Search Queries," to appear in Proceedings of the 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '21), Virtual Event, Australia, November 1-5, 2021. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1262: (2021) Hauff, C.,  Kiseleva, J.,  Sanderson, M.,  Zamani, H. and Zhang, Y., "Conversational Search and Recommendation: Introduction to the Special Issue," in ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 39,Issue 4,October 2021, Article No.: 38, pp 1–6 [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1257: (2021) Deldjoo, Y.,  Trippas, J. and Zamani, H., "Towards Multi-Modal Conversational Information Seeking," in the Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021), Virtual Event, Canada. July 11-15, 2021, pp. 1577–1587. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1256: (2021) Prakash, P.,  Killingback, J. and Zamani, H., "Learning Robust Dense Retrieval Models from Incomplete Relevance Labels," in the Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021), Virtual Event, Canada. July 11-15, 2021, pp.1728–1732. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1255: (2021) Mitra, B.,  Hofstätter, S.,  Zamani, H. and Craswell, N., "Improving Transformer-Kernel Ranking Model Using Conformer and Query Term Independence," in the Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021), Virtual Event, Canada. July 11-15, 2021, pp. 1697–1702. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1254: (2021) Jones, R.,  Zamani, H.,  Schedl, M.,  Chen, C.,  Reddy, S.,  Clifton, A.,  Karlgren, J.,  Hashemi, H.,  Pappu, A.,  Nazari, Z.,  Yang, L.,  Semerci, O.,  Bouchard, H. and Carterette, B., "Current Challenges and Future Directions in Podcast Information Access," in the Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2021), Virtual Event, Canada. July 11-15, 2021, 1554–1565. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1251: (2021) Qu, C.,  Zamani, H.,  Yang, L., Croft, W. B. and Learned-Miller, E., "Passage Retrieval for Outside-Knowledge Visual Question Answering," in Proceedings of the 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR). Online. July 11-15, 2021, pp. 1753–1757. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1241: (2021) Liu, B.,  Zamani, H.,  Lu, X. and Culpepper, J., "Generalizing Discriminative Retrieval Models using Generative Tasks," in the Proceedings of the 30th Web Conference (WWW '21), Ljubljana, Slovenia, April 19-23, 2021, pp. 3745-3756. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1240: (2021) Hofstätter, S.,  Mitra, B.,  Zamani, H.,  Craswell, N. and Hanbury, A., "Intra-Document Cascading: Learning to Select Passages for Neural Document Ranking," in the Proceedings of The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 21), July 11-15, 2021, pp. 1349–1358. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1237: (2021) Arguello, J.,  Ferguson, A.,  Fine, E.,  Mitra, B.,  Zamani, H. and Diaz, F., "Tip of the Tongue Known-Item Retrieval," in the Proceedings of The Sixth ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR '21), Virtual Event, March 14-19, 2021, pp.5-14. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1236: (2020) Aliannejadi, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Crestani, F. and Croft, W. B. , "Context-Aware Target Apps Selection and Recommendation for Enhancing Personal Mobile Assistants," in ACM Transactions on Information Systems Volume 39 Issue 3 July 2021 Article No.: 29 pp 1–30. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1235: (2020) Mitra, B.,  Hofstätter, S.,  Zamani, H. and Craswell, N., "Conformer-Kernel with Query Term Independence at TREC 2020 Deep Learning Track," in the Notebook Proceedings of Text REtrieval Conference (TREC '20), November 16-18, 2020. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1234: (2020) Guo, J.,  Fan, Y.,  Pang, L.,  Yang, L.,  Ai, Q.,  Zamani, H.,  Wu, C., Croft, W. B. and Cheng, X., "A Deep Look into Neural Ranking Models for Information Retrieval," Information Processing and Management, 2020, vol. 57, no. 6. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1220: (2020) Lien, Y.,  Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Recipe Retrieval with Visual Query of Ingredients," in Proceedings the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi’an, China July 25–30, 2020, pp. 1565-1568. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1218: (2020) Hashemi, H.,  Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Guided Transformer: Leveraging Multiple External Sources for Representation Learning in Conversational Search," in Proceedings of the International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2020), Xi'an, China, July 25-30, 2020, pp. 1131–1140. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1205: (2019) Zamani, H., "Neural Models for Information Retrieval without Labeled Data," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1202: (2019) Deldjoo, Y.,  Anelli, V.,  Zamani, H.,  Bellogin, A. and DiNoia, T., "A Flexible Framework for Evaluating User and Item Fairness in Recommender Systems," in User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI) Journal, pp. 457-511. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1201: (2019) Deldjoo, Y.,  Anelli, V.,  Zamani, H.,  Bellogin, A. and DiNoia, T., "Recommender Systems Fairness Evaluation via Generalized Cross Entropy," Workshop presented at the 2019 ACM RecSys Workshop on Recommendation in Multistakeholder Environments (RMSE '19) Copenhagen, Denmark, September 16-20, 2019. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1192: (2019) Hashemi, H.,  Aliannejadi, M.,  Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "ANTIQUE: A Non-Factoid Question Answering Benchmark," in The Proceedings, Part II, of the 42nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2020), Lisbon, Portugal, April 14-17, 2020, pp. 166-173. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1190: (2019) Hashemi, H.,  Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Performance Prediction for Non-Factoid Question Answering," in the Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval(ICTIR 2019), Santa Clara, California, October 2-9, 2019, pp. 55-58. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1173: (2019) Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Allan, J., "A Reinforcement Learning Framework for Relevance Feedback," to appear in Proceedings of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR2020), Xi'an, China, July 25-30, 2020, pp. 59-68. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1169: (2019) Aliannejadi, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Crestani, F. and Croft, W. B. , "Asking Clarifying Questions in Open-Domain Information-Seeking Conversations," in the Proceedings of the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '19) Paris, France, July 21-25, 2019, pp. 475-484. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1168: (2020) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Learning a Joint Search and Recommendation Model from User-Item Interactions ," in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Houston, Texas, February 3-7, 2020, pp. 717-725. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1160: (2018) Zamani, H.,  Schedl, M.,  Lamere, P. and Chen, C., "An Analysis of Approaches Taken in the ACM RecSys Challenge 2018 for Automatic Music Playlist Continuation," in ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), pp. 57:1-57:21. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1157: (2018) Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Theoretical Analysis of Interdependent Constraints in Pseudo-Relevance Feedback," in the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 1249-1252. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1153: (2018) Aliannejadi, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Crestani, F. and Croft, W. B. , "In Situ and Context-Aware Target Apps Selection for Unified Mobile Search," in the Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '18), Lingotto, Turin, Italy, October 22-26, 2018, pp. 1383-1392. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1151: (2018) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "On the Theory of Weak Supervision for Information Retrieval," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR '18) Tianjin, China, September 14-18, 2018 pp. 147-154. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1150: (2018) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Joint Modeling and Optimization of Search and Recommendation," in the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Design of Experimental Search and Information Retrieval Systems (DESIRES '18) Bertinoro, Italy, August 28-31, 2018, pp. 36-41. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1146: (2018) Tabrizi, S.,  Shakery, A.,  Zamani, H. and Tavallaei, M., "PERSON: Personalized Information Retrieval Evaluation Based on Citation Networks," Information Processing and Management, 2018, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 630-656. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1144: (2018) Bonab, H.,  Zamani, H.,  Learned-Miller, E. and Allan, J., "Citation Worthiness of Sentences in Scientific Reports," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, MI, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 1061-1064. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1142: (2018) Naseri, M. and Zamani, H., "Analyzing and Predicting News Popularity in an Instant Messaging Service," in the Proceedings of The 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Paris, France, July 21-25, 2019. pp. 1053-1056. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1139: (2018) Cohen, D.,  Foley, J.,  Zamani, H.,  Allan, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Universal Approximation Functions for Fast Learning to Rank," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Ann Arbor, MI, Jul. 8-12 2018 (SIGIR’18), pp. 1017-1020. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1132: (2018) Zamani, H.,  Dehghani, M., Croft, W. B. ,  Learned-Miller, E. and Kamps, J., "From Neural Re-Ranking to Neural Ranking: Learning a Sparse Representation for Inverted Indexing," in the Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '18), Lingotto, Turin, Italy, October 22-26, 2018, pp. 497-506. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1131: (2018) Aliannejadi, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Crestani, F. and Croft, W. B. , "Target Apps Selection: Towards a Unified Search Framework for Mobile Devices," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 215-224. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1130: (2018) Zamani, H., Croft, W. B. and Culpepper, J., "Neural Query Performance Prediction using Weak Supervision from Multiple Signals," in the Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '18) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8-12, 2018, pp. 105-114. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1123: (2018) Shahshahani, M.,  Hasibi, F.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Towards a Unified Supervised Approach for Ranking Triples of Type-like Relations," in the Proceedings of The 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR '18) Grenoble, France, March 26-29, 2018, pp. 707-714. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1120: (2017) Zamani, H.,  Mitra, B.,  Song, X.,  Craswell, N. and Tiwary, S., "Neural Ranking Models with Multiple Document Fields," in the Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM '18) Marina Del Rey, CA, USA, February 5-9, 2018, pp. 700-708. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1119: (2017) Schedl, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Chen, C.,  Deldjoo, Y. and Elahi, M., "Current Challenges and Visions in Music Recommender Systems Research," the International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval (IJMIR), vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 95-116. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1118: (2017) Ai, Q.,  Zamani, H.,  Harding, S.,  Naseri, S.,  Allan, J. and Croft, W. B. , "UMass at TREC 2017 Common Core Track," the Notebook Proceedings of Text REtrieval Conference (TREC '17), November 15-17, 2017. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1114: (2017) Yang, L.,  Zamani, H.,  Zhang, Y.,  Guo, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Neural Matching Models for Question Retrieval and Next Question Prediction in Conversation," presented at the SIGIR 2017 Workshop on Neural Information Retrieval (SIGIR Neu-IR 2017), Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1113: (2017) Rahmatizadeh, H.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "A Semantic-Aware Profile Updating Model for Text Recommendation," in the Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys '17) Como, Italy, August 27-31, 2017, pp. 316-320. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1108: (2017) Rekabsaz, N.,  Lupu, M.,  Hanbury, A. and Zamani, H., "Word Embedding Causes Topic Shifting; Exploit Global Context!," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '17) Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017, pp. IR-1107: (2017), pp. 1105-1108. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1107: (2017) Ariannezhad, M.,  Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Improving Retrieval Performance for Verbose Queries via Axiomatic Analysis of Term Discrimination Heuristic," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '17) Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017, pp. 1201-1204. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1099: (2017) Zamani, H.,  Bendersky, M.,  Wang, X. and Zhang, M., "Situational Context for Ranking in Personal Search," in the Proceedings of the 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW '17) Perth, Australia, April 3-7, 2017, pp. 1531-1540. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1098: (2017) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Relevance-based Word Embedding," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '17) Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017, pp. 505-514. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1097: (2017) Dehghani, M.,  Zamani, H.,  Severyn, A.,  Kamps, J. and Croft, W. B. , "Neural Ranking Models with Weak Supervision," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '17) Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017, pp. 65-74. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1085: (2016) Ariannezhad, M.,  Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Iterative Estimation of Document Relevance Score for Pseudo-Relevance Feedback," in the Proceedings of the 39th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR '17) Aberdeen, Scotland UK, April 8-13, 2017, pp. 676-683. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1070: (2016) Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Term Proximity Constraints for Pseudo-Relevance Feedback," in the Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 17), Tokyo, Japan, August 2017, pp. 1085-1088. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1065: (2016) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Estimating Embedding Vectors for Queries," Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR '16) Newark, DE, USA, September 12-16, 2016, pp. 123-132. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1063: (2016) Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Axiomatic Analysis for Improving the Log-Logistic Feedback Model," Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '16) Pisa, Italy, July, 17-21, 2016. pp. 765-768. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1057: (2016) Dadashkarimi, J.,  Shakery, A.,  Faili, H. and Zamani, H., "An Expectation-Maximization Algorithm for Query Translation Based on Pseudo-Relevant Documents," Information Processing and Management, Volume 53, Issue 2, March 2017, pp. 371-387. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1056: (2016) Zamani, H. and Croft, W. B. , "Embedding-based Query Language Models," Proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR '16) Newark, DE, USA, September 12-16, 2016, pp. 147-156. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1055: (2016) Zamani, H.,  Dadashkarimi, J.,  Shakery, A. and Croft, W. B. , "Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Based on Matrix Factorization," in the Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016), Indanapolis, IN October 24-28, 2016, pp. 1483-1492. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]

IR-1050: (2016) Montazeralghaem, A.,  Zamani, H. and Shakery, A., "Cross Domain User Engagement Evaluation," Proceedings of The European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR '16) Padua, Italy, March 20-23, 2016, pp. 754-760. [View Abstract] [View bibtex]