Selected Publications

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Johannes Kiesel, Benno Stein, and Stefan Lucks. A Large-scale Analysis of the Mnemonic Password Advice. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 17), February 2017. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Stefan Heindorf, Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, and Gregor Engels. Vandalism Detection in Wikidata. In Snehasis Mukhopadhyay et al, editors, Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 16), pages 327-336, October 2016. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-4073-1. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Matthias Hagen, Michael Völske, Steve Göring, and Benno Stein. Axiomatic Result Re-Ranking. In Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 16), October 2016. ACM. [paper] [bib] [slides]
Martin Potthast, Sebastian Köpsel, Benno Stein, and Matthias Hagen. Clickbait Detection. In Nicola Ferro et al, editors, Advances in Information Retrieval. 38th European Conference on IR Research (ECIR 16) volume 9626 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 810-817, Berlin Heidelberg New York, March 2016. Springer. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides] [poster]
Matthias Hagen, Anna Beyer, Tim Gollub, Kristof Komlossy, and Benno Stein. Supporting Scholarly Search with Keyqueries. In Nicola Ferro et al, editors, Advances in Information Retrieval. 38th European Conference on IR Research (ECIR 16) volume 9626 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 507-520, Berlin Heidelberg New York, March 2016. Springer. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Michael Völske, Pavel Braslavski, Matthias Hagen, Galina Lezina, and Benno Stein. What Users Ask a Search Engine: Analyzing One Billion Russian Question Queries. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 15), pages 1571-1580, October 2015. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-3794-6. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Henning Wachsmuth, Johannes Kiesel, and Benno Stein. Sentiment Flow—A General Model of Web Review Argumentation. In Lluís Márquez, Chris Callison-Burch, and Jian Su, editors, Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 15), pages 601-611, September 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics. [publisher] [paper] [bib] [video] [code] [slides]
Tim Gollub, Michael Völske, Matthias Hagen, and Benno Stein. Dynamic Taxonomy Composition via Keyqueries. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 14), pages 39-48, September 2014. ACM/IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4799-5569-5. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein, Matthias Hagen, and Christof Bräutigam. Generating Acrostics via Paraphrasing and Heuristic Search. In Junichi Tsujii and Jan Hajic, editors, 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 14), pages 2018-2029, August 2014. Association for Computational Linguistics. [paper] [bib]
Henning Wachsmuth, Benno Stein, and Gregor Engels. Information Extraction as a Filtering Task. In Qi He and Arun Iyengar, editors, 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 13), pages 2049-2058, October 2013. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-2263-8. [doi] [paper] [bib] [code]
Martin Potthast, Matthias Hagen, Michael Völske, and Benno Stein. Crowdsourcing Interaction Logs to Understand Text Reuse from the Web. In Pascale Fung and Massimo Poesio, editors, Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 13), pages 1212-1221, August 2013. Association for Computational Linguistics. [publisher] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Nedim Lipka, Benno Stein, and James G. Shanahan. Estimating the Expected Effectiveness of Text Classification Solutions under Subclass Distribution Shifts. In Mohammed J. Zaki et al, editors, 12th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 12), pages 972-977, December 2012. IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4673-4649-8. ISSN 1550-4786. [doi] [paper] [bib]
Matthias Hagen, Martin Potthast, Anna Beyer, and Benno Stein. Towards Optimum Query Segmentation: In Doubt Without. In Xuewen Chen, Guy Lebanon, Haixun Wang, and Mohammed J. Zaki, editors, 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 12), pages 1015-1024, October 2012. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-1156-4. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Maik Anderka, Benno Stein, and Nedim Lipka. Predicting Quality Flaws in User-generated Content: The Case of Wikipedia. In Bill Hersh, Jamie Callan, Yoelle Maarek, and Mark Sanderson, editors, 35th International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 12), pages 981-990, August 2012. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-1472-5. [doi] [paper] [bib]
Oliver Niggemann, Benno Stein, Asmir Vodencarevic, Alexander Maier, and Hans Kleine Büning. Learning Behavior Models for Hybrid Timed Systems. In Jörg Hoffmann and Bart Selman, editors, 26th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 12), pages 1083-1090, Palo Alto, California, July 2012. AAAI. ISBN 978-1-57735-568-7. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein, Dennis Hoppe, and Tim Gollub. The Impact of Spelling Errors on Patent Search. In Walter Daelemans, editors, 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 12), pages 570-579, April 2012. Association for Computational Linguistics. ISBN 978-1-937284-19-0. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Steven Burrows, Benno Stein, Jörg Frochte, David Wiesner, and Katja Müller. Simulation Data Mining for Supporting Bridge Design. In Peter Christen et al, editors, 9th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2011) volume 121 of CRPIT, pages 163-170, New York, December 2011. ACM. ISBN 978-1-921770-02-9. [paper] [bib] [slides]
Peter Prettenhofer and Benno Stein. Cross-Lingual Adaptation using Structural Correspondence Learning. Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), 3 (1) : 13:1-13:22, October 2011. [doi] [article] [bib]
Norbert Fuhr, Marc Lechtenfeld, Benno Stein, and Tim Gollub. The Optimum Clustering Framework: Implementing the Cluster Hypothesis. Information Retrieval, 15 (2) : 93-115, July 2011/2012 online/print. [doi] [article] [bib]
Matthias Hagen, Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, and Christof Bräutigam. Query Segmentation Revisited. In Sadagopan Srinivasan et al, editors, 20th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 11), pages 97-106, March 2011. ACM. [doi] [paper] [bib] [slides]
Benno Stein, Nedim Lipka, and Peter Prettenhofer. Intrinsic Plagiarism Analysis. Language Resources and Evaluation (LRE), 45 (1) : 63-82, March 2011. [doi] [article] [bib]
Peter Prettenhofer and Benno Stein. Cross-Language Text Classification using Structural Correspondence Learning. In 48th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL 10), pages 1118-1127, July 2010. Association for Computational Linguistics. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, and Maik Anderka. A Wikipedia-Based Multilingual Retrieval Model. In Craig Macdonald et al, editors, Advances in Information Retrieval. 30th European Conference on IR Research (ECIR 08) volume 4956 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 522-530, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2008. Springer. ISBN 978-3-540-78645-0. ISSN 0302-9743. [doi] [paper] [bib] [wikipedia] [slides] [poster]
Benno Stein and Sven Meyer zu Eißen. Retrieval Models for Genre Classification. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems (SJIS), 20 (1) : 91-117, 2008. [publisher] [article] [bib]
Benno Stein. Coping with Large Design Spaces. International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT), 10 (3) : 233-245, June 2008. ISBN 1433-2779. [doi] [article] [bib]
Benno Stein. Principles of Hash-based Text Retrieval. In Charles Clarke et al, editors, 30th International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 07), pages 527-534, July 2007. ACM. ISBN 987-1-59593-597-7. [doi] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein. Logic versus Approximation. Chapter Engineers Don't Search, pages 120-137 Springer. 2003 [doi] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein. Model Compilation and Diagnosability of Technical Systems. In M. H. Hanza, editors, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 03), pages 191-197, Anaheim, Calgary, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2003. ACTA Press. ISBN 0-88986-390-3. ISSN 1482-7913. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein, Sven Meyer zu Eißen, and Frank Wißbrock. On Cluster Validity and the Information Need of Users. In M. H. Hanza, editors, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 03), pages 216-221, Anaheim, Calgary, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2003. ACTA Press. ISBN 0-88986-390-3. ISSN 1482-7913. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein. Model Construction in Analysis and Synthesis Tasks. Habilitation, University of Paderborn, Germany, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, June 2001. [publisher] [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein and Oliver Niggemann. On the Nature of Structure and its Identification. In Peter Widmayer, Gabriele Neyer, and Stefan Eidenbenz, editors, Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science volume 1665 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 122-134, Berlin Heidelberg New York, June 1999. Springer. ISBN 3-540-66731-8. [paper] [bib]
Benno Stein. Generating Heuristics to Control Configuration Processes. Applied Intelligence, 10 (2/3) : 247-255, March 1999. ISBN 0924-669X. [doi] [article] [bib]