ArQAT’s Paper Accepted at SIGIR



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Paper draft co-authored by team members Mossaab and Douglas and titled ‘Building Bridges across Social Platforms: Answering Twitter Questions with Yahoo! Answers’ recently got accepted at the 40th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR) to be held in the summer of 2017 This is following 2 previous papers […]

ArQAT Makes it to the Newspapers!



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ArQAT’s 1st rank at TREC 2016 was heavily featured in the local newspapers . While numerous newspapers articles were written in different newspapers – Gulf Times, Al Sharq, The Peninsula, and Al Arab, Qatar University also congratulated the team on their social media portals – Facebook and Twitter – and on their official Arabic and English websites. A proud […]

Maram Selected as SIGIR Ambassador



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ArQAT team member Maram was selected among 10 students from all over the world to represent ACM SIGIR at the 50-Years Celebration of the ACM Turing Award to be held in June 2017 at San Francisco, California. In addition to awarding her a travel grant to attend the event as an ACM SIGIR ambassador, the […]

Multiple Papers Accepted at ECIR 2017



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ArQAT’s paper draft was recently accepted at ECIR 2017. The paper titled ‘QweetFinder: Real-time Finding and Filtering of Question Tweets’ and co-authored by ArQAT team members Ameer, Maram, and Marwan will be presented as a demo paper during the upcoming ECIR conference. to be conducted in April 2017. Also accepted was the paper titled ‘Language Influences on Tweeter […]

ArQAT Makes Multiple Submissions to TREC’ 25



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For third year straight, ArQAT once again participated in TREC this year submitting 3 papers to the conference in 2 different Tracks – Real Tweet Summarization track and LiveQA track. ArQAT team members Mossaab and Douglas submitted their paper titled ‘CLIP at TREC 2016: LiveQA and RTS’ which included their participation in both the above-mentioned […]

Journal Article Accepted to be Published in IPM Journal



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ArQAT team member Tamer along with our external collaborator Walid recently got their article titled ‘Unsupervised adaptive microblog filtering for broad dynamic topics’ accepted at the Information Processing and Management Journal, a leading international journal which focuses on publishing peer-reviewed original research and has a current impact factor of 2.391.

ArQAT Paper Accepted at CIKM 2014



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ArQAT team members Maram and Tamer, along with our external collaborator, Walid recently got their paper submission titled ‘Identification of Answer-Seeking Questions in Arabic microblogs’ accepted at 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)