Events



This page gives an overview of events that have been co-organized or co-chaired by the Webis research group.

Conferences

CLEF 13
The 2013 CLEF conference continues the popular CLEF campaigns which have run since 2000, contributing to the systematic evaluation of information access systems, primarily through experimentation on shared tasks.

Dagstuhl Seminars

Debating Technologies @ Dagstuhl 15
Dagstuhl Seminar 15512 "Debating Technologies", organized by Iryna Gurevych, Eduard H. Hovy, Noam Slonim, and Benno Stein in 2015. Goal: set the grounds for a new interdisciplinary research community, interested in Debating Technologies, defined henceforth as computational technologies developed directly to enhance, support, and engage with human debating.

Challenges in Document Mining @ Dagstuhl 11
Dagstuhl Seminar 11171 "Challenges in Document Mining", organized by Hamish Cunningham, Oren Etzioni, Norbert Fuhr, and Benno Stein in 2011. Goal: bring together researchers from the main areas of document mining to present their views, understand where and how latest disciplinary achievements can be combined, and develop an integrative view on document mining. [abstracts and talks]

Tutorials and Summer Schools

Writing Style and Anonymity @ Studienstiftung Conference Technology & Society 2017
Workshop "Writing Style and Anonymity" (Schreibstil und Anonymität), organized by Martin Potthast in 2017, discussing current capabilities of technologies to manipulate writing style and possible repercussions on society of future applications.

NLP Approaches to Computational Argumentation @ ACL 2016
Tutorial "NLP Approaches to Computational Argumentation", organized by Noam Slonim, Iryna Gurevych, Chris Reed and Benno Stein in 2016. Goal: review recent advances in the field of Computational Argumentation and outline the challenging research questions for the ACL community that naturally arise when trying to model human argumentation. [slides]

Who Wrote the Web? @ Studienstiftung Summer Academy La Colle-sur-Loup 2015
Workshop on authorship analysis technology with the goal of reproducing the top most influential approaches, and to share the resulting code base to foster future research and development in this area. [abstract and slides] [code] [paper]

WIQE 10
PhD colloquium on Web Information and Quality Evaluation, organized 2010 in Valencia, Spain. Funded by a Marie Curie Action under the Seventh Framework Program.

Shared Tasks

Knowledge Base Quality and Search @WSDM 2017
In conjunction with the Paderborn University and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Employing our evaluation-as-a-service platform TIRA.

Multilingual Shallow Discourse Parsing @CoNLL 2016
Organized by the Brandeis University, the National University of Singapore, Boulder Learning, Inc., and the University of Edinburgh with the help of our evaluation-as-a-service platform TIRA. Twenty-three teams participated in the shared task.

Shallow Discourse Parsing @CoNLL 2015
Organized by the Brandeis University, the National University of Singapore, Boulder Language Technologies, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with the help of our evaluation-as-a-service platform TIRA. Sixteen teams participated in the shared task.

PAN Evaluation Campaign

PAN 16 @
In conjunction with the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum 2016 (CLEF 16) in Évora, Portugal.
[author identification] [author profiling] [author obfuscation]

PAN 15 @
In conjunction with the Information Retrieval Society of India and the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2015 (FIRE 15) in Gandhinagar, India.
[source code reuse detection] [plagiarism detection]

PAN 15 @
In conjunction with the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum 2015 (CLEF 15) in Toulouse, France.
[plagiarism detection] [author identification] [author profiling]

PAN 14 @
In conjunction with the Information Retrieval Society of India and the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2014 (FIRE 14) in Bagalore, India.
[source code reuse detection]

PAN 14 @
In conjunction with the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum 2014 (CLEF 14) in Sheffield, UK.
[plagiarism detection] [author identification] [author profiling]

PAN 13 @
In conjunction with the Information Retrieval Society of India and the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2013 (FIRE 13) in New Delhi, India.
[news story search]

PAN 13 @
In conjunction with the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum 2013 (CLEF 13) in Valencia, Spain.
[plagiarism detection] [author identification] [author profiling]

PAN 12 @
In conjunction with the Information Retrieval Society of India and the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2012 (FIRE 12) in Kolkata, India.
[news story search]

PAN 12 @
In conjunction with the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum 2012 (CLEF 12) in Rome, Italy.
[plagiarism detection] [author identification] [wikipedia quality flaw prediction]

PAN 11 @
In conjunction with the Information Retrieval Society of India and the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2011 (FIRE 11) in Bombay, India.
[plagiarism detection]

PAN 11 @
In conjunction with the Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation 2011 (CLEF 11) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
[plagiarism detection] [author identification] [wikipedia vandalism detection]

PAN 10 @
In conjunction with the Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation 2010 (CLEF 10) in Padua, Italy.
[plagiarism detection] [wikipedia vandalism detection]

PAN 09 @
In conjunction with the 25th Annual Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing 2009 (SEPLN 09) in San Sebastian, Spain.
[plagiarism detection]

PAN 08 @
In conjunction with the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2008 (ECAI 08) in Patras, Greece.

PAN 07 @
In conjunction with the 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference 2007 (SIGIR 07) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

TIR Workshop Series

TIR 17 @
In conjunction with the 28th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2017 (DEXA 17) in Lyon, France.

TIR 16 @
In conjunction with the 27th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2016 (DEXA 16) in Porto, Portugal.

TIR 15 @
In conjunction with the 26th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2015 (DEXA 15) in Valencia, Spain.

TIR 14 @
In conjunction with the 25th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2014 (DEXA 14) in Munich, Germany.

TIR 13 @
In conjunction with the 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2013 (DEXA 13) in Prague, Czech Republic.

TIR 12 @
In conjunction with the 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2012 (DEXA 12) in Vienna, Austria.

TIR 11 @
In conjunction with the 22nd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2011 (DEXA 11) in Toulouse, France.

TIR 10 @
In conjunction with the 21st International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2010 (DEXA 10) in Bilbao, Spain.

TIR 09 @
In conjunction with the 20th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2009 (DEXA 09) in Linz, Austria.

TIR 08 @
In conjunction with the 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2008 (DEXA 08) in Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy.

TIR 07 @
In conjunction with the 18th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications 2007 (DEXA 07) in Regensburg, Germany.

TIR 06 @
In conjunction with the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2006 (ECAI 06) in Riva del Garda, Italy.

TIR 05 @
In conjunction with the 28th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2005 (KI 05) in Koblenz, Germany.

TIR 04 @
In conjunction with the 27th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2004 (KI 04) in Ulm, Germany.

Workshops on Analysis and Design

PuK 04
18th Workshop of the Special Interest Group on Planning, Scheduling, and Design of the German Computer Science Society (GI), organized 2004 in Ulm, Germany.

PuK 98
12th Workshop of the Special Interest Group on Planning, Scheduling, and Design of the German Computer Science Society (GI), organized 1998 in Paderborn, Germany.