Call For Paper

The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS) aims to bring together researchers and developers to exchange new ideas and latest achievements in the field of information retrieval (IR). The scope of the conference covers applications, systems, technologies and theory aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video and multimedia data. The 13th AIRS (AIRS 2017) welcomes submissions of original papers in the broad field of information retrieval.

Technical issues covered include, but are not limited to:
     • IR Theory and Formal Models;
     • IR Evaluation, Test collections, Evaluation methods and metrics, Experimental design,
       Data collection and analysis;
     • Interactive IR, User interfaces and visualization, User studies;
     • User models, Task-based IR, User/Task-based IR theory;
     • Query intent, Personalized web search, Search result diversification;
     • Web IR, Intranet/enterprise search, Citation and link analysis, Adversarial IR;
     • Distributed IR, Fusion/Combination, Digital libraries;
     • Cross-language retrieval, Multilingual retrieval, Machine translation for IR;
     • Video and image retrieval, Audio and speech retrieval, Music retrieval;
     • Topic detection and tracking, Routing, Content-based filtering;
     • Filtering and Recommendation;
     • Natural Language Processing for IR;
     • Text Data Mining and Machine Learning for IR;
     • IR Applications (e.g. Legal IR, Medical/Biomedical IR)

Indicative Dates: All deadlines are 11:59 PM pacific time.
• Abstract submission deadline
15 July, 2017
• Paper submission deadline
19 July, 2017
• Posters and demos submission deadline
19 July, 2017
• Notification of acceptance
16 Aug, 2017
• Registration begins
29 Aug, 2017
• Camera ready
9 Sep, 2017
• Early-bird registration closes
30 Sep, 2017
• Normal registration closes
31 Oct, 2017
• On-site registration
1 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017
• Pre-conference(Asia Data Week)
20 Nov - 22 Nov, 2017
• AIRS 2017 conference
22 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017

Submission Instructions
The AIRS 2017 proceedings will be published in the LNCS format. Please follow the default author instructions available at http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. In addition, please "anonymize" your paper to facilitate double-blind reviewing. The page limit for long papers is 12 pages in the LNCS format. The page limit for short and demo papers is 6 pages in the LNCS format.

Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be rejected without review. Duplicate submissions (the same paper being submitted to AIRS 2017 and to another conference at the same time), if detected, will also be rejected without review.

You can submit your paper to EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=airs2017 by the submission deadlines. Once your paper gets accepted, you will be asked to send us a signed copyright form available at the above Springer website. At least one author per paper must register and present the work at the conference.

Indicative Dates

Abstract submission deadline  15 Jul 2017
Paper submission deadline 19 Jul 2017
Posters and demos submission deadline 19 Jul 2017
Notification of acceptance 16 Aug 2017
Camera ready  9 Sep 2017
Early-bird registration closes 30 Sep 2017
Normal registration closes 31 Oct 2017
On-site registration 1 - 24 Nov 2017
Pre-conference(Asia Data Week) 20 - 22 Nov 2017
AIRS 2017 conference 22 - 24 Nov 2017