Asian Information Retrieval Symposium 2006 http://www.airs2006.org/
Paper submission deadline April 17, 2006.


Recent Publications


      Kwok, Kui-Lam, Choi, Sora, Dinstl, Norbert & Deng, Peter. "NTCIR-5 Chinese, English, Korean Cross Language Retrieval Experiments using PIRCS". In: Proc. of the Fifth NTCIR Workshop Meeting. NII: Tokyo, pp.88-95, 2005. (available at http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/workshop/OnlineProceedings5/toc.html#CLIR).


      Kwok, Kui-Lam, Choi, Sora, Dinstl, Norbert & Deng, Peter. "NTCIR-5 English-Chinese Cross Language Question-Answering Experiments using PIRCS". In: Proc. of the Fifth NTCIR Workshop Meeting. NII: Tokyo, pp. 209-214, 2005. (available at http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/workshop/OnlineProceedings5/toc.html#CLQA).


      Kwok, Kui-Lam. "Ten Years of Ad Hoc Retrieval at TREC using PIRCS". In: TREC Experiment and Evaluation in Information Retrieval. E.M. Voorhees & D.K. Harman (eds.) MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. Chapter 14, pp. 321-345, 2005.


      Kwok, Kui Lam, Choi, Sora & Dinstl, Norbert. "Rich Results from Poor Resources: NTCIR-4 monolingual and cross-lingual retrieval of Korean texts using Chinese and English". ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing. 4(2) pp.136-162, 2005.


      Kwok, K.L, Deng, P, Dinstl, N, Sun, H.L, Xu, W, Peng, P & Doyon, J. "CHINE T: a Chinese name finder system for document triage". Proc. Of the 2005 Intl. Conf. on Intelligence Analysis. 2005. ( https://analysis.mitre.org/proceedings_a genda.htm ).


      Kwok, K.L. "An attempt to identify weakest and strongest queries". In Proc. of SIGIR 2005 Workshop on Predicting Query Difficulty. 2005. ( http://www.haifa.il.ibm.com/sigir05-qp/papers/kwok.pdf)


      Kwok, Kui-Lam, Grunfeld, Laszlo & Deng, Peter. "Improving Weak Ad-Hoc Retrieval by Web Assistance and Data Fusion". In: Proc. of Asian Information Retrieval Symposium 2005. Springer-Verlag LNCS 3689. 2005.


      Laszlo, G, Kwok, K.L, Dinstl, N & Deng, P. "TREC 2003 Robust, HARD and QA Track Experiments using PIRCS". In: Information Technology: The Twelfth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2002. E.M. Voorhees & L.P. Buckland, eds. NIST Special Publication 500-255, US GPO: Washington, DC. pp.510-521, 2004.


      Kwok, K.L, Dinstl, N & Choi, S. "NTCIR-4 Chinese, English Korean Cross Language Retrieval Experiments using PIRCS". In Proc. of the Fourth NTCIR Work shop Meeting. NII: Tokyo, 2004. (available at http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir-ws4/NTCIR4-WN/CLIR/NTCIR4WN-CLIR-KwokK.pdf )


      Kwok, K.L, Grunfeld, L, Sun, H.L & Deng, P. "TREC 2004 Robust Track experiments using PIRCS". to be published in: The Thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2004. E.M. Voorhees & L.P. Buckland, eds. NIST Special Publication 500-261, US GPO: Washington, DC. ( http://trec.nist.gov/pubs.html/ ).


      Deng, Peter & Kwok, Kui-Lam. "A cross language name finding system". First Intl. Joint Conf. on NLP, IJCNLP-04, Interactive Posters/Demos, p.9-12. 2004.


      Kwok, K.L. "NTCIR-3 Chinese, Cross Language Retrieval Experiments using PIRCS" in Proc. of the Third NTCIR Workshop on Research in IR, Automatic Text Summarization & QA. NII: Tokyo, 2003.


      Kwok, Kui Lam and Deng, Qiang "GeoName: a system for back-transliterating pinyin place names". Proc. of HLT-NAACL 2003 Workshop \226 Analysis of Geographic References. pp.26-30, 2003.


      Kwok, K.L, Deng, P, Dinstl, N & Chan, M. "TREC2002 Web, Novelty and Filtering Track Experiments using PIRCS". In: Information Technology: The Eleventh Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2002. E.M. Voorhees & L.P. Buckland, eds. NIST Special Publication 500-251, US GPO: Washington, DC. pp.520-528, 2003.


      Kwok, K.L. Deng, Q. & Dinstl, N. "Topic Distillation: Content-Based Key Resource Finding". Proceedings of IEEE/WIC Web Intelligence/Intelligent Agent Technology 2003 Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems. Pp.111-118, 2003.


An Analysis of the TREC-9 English-Chinese CLIR Experiments (94K)
K.L. Kwok (2002) Proc. of IEEE SMC'02.


Corpus-based Pinyin Name Resolution (101K)
K.L. Kwok & Q. Deng (2002) Proc. 1st SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing, (COLING2002), pp.41-7.


Higher Precision for Two-Word Queries (17K)
K.L. Kwok (2002) Proc. 25th Ann. SIGIR'02 Conference, pp.395-6.


Exploiting the LDC Chinese-English Bilingual Wordlist for Cross Language Information Retrieval (137K)
K.L. Kwok (2001) Intl. J. Computer Processing of Oriental Languages, 14(2), pp.173-191.


TREC-9 Cross Language, Web and Question-Answering Track Experiments using PIRCS
K.L. Kwok, L.Grunfeld, N. Dinstl & M. Chan (2001). In: IT: The Nineth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-9). NIST SP 500-249, pp.417-426.


NTCIR-2 Chinese, Cross Language Retrieval Experiments using PIRCS (160K ntcirnw.doc.Z)
K.L. Kwok (2001). Proc. of 2nd NTCIR Workshop on Research in Chinese & Japanese Text Retrieval & Summarization. pp.111-118, NII: Tokyo.


English-Chinese CLIR using a Simplified PIRCS System (152K)
K.L. Kwok, N. Dinstl & Q. Deng (2001). Proc. of 1st Human Language Technology Research HLT2001. pp.87-90.


Improving English and Chinese Ad-Hoc Retrieval: A Tipster Text Phase 3 Project Report (112K)
K.L. Kwok (2000). Information Retrieval, 3:313-338.


TREC-8 Ad-Hoc, Query and Filtering Experiments using PIRCS
K.L. Kwok, L.Grunfeld, M. Chan (2000) In: IT: The Eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8). NIST SP 500-246, pp.217-227.