Publications

Journal Articles Conference Papers Workshop Papers Technical Papers

Journal Articles

Walid Magdy and Tamer Elsayed. Unsupervised adaptive microblog filtering for broad dynamic topics. In Proceedings of Information Processing & Management Journal (IPM), 2016, pp 513–528 Article | Presentation

Conference Papers

Mossaab Bagdouri and Douglas W. Oard. Building Bridges across Social Platforms: Answering Twitter Questions with Yahoo! Answers. In Proceedings of  40th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2017, to appear Paper

Ahmed Mourad, Falk Scholer, and Mark Sanderson. Language Influences on Tweeter Geolocation. In Proceedings of European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2017, pp 331-342 Paper | Poster | Presentation

Ameer Albahem, Maram Hasanain, Marwan Torki, and Tamer Elsayed. QweetFinder: Real-Time Finding and Filtering of Question Tweets. In Proceedings of European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2017, pp 766-769 Paper

Mossaab Bagdouri. Journalists and Twitter: A Multidimensional Quantitative Description of Usage Patterns. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2016, pp. 22-32 Paper | Presentation

Maram Hasanain, Tamer Elsayed, and Walid Magdy. On the Evaluation of Tweet Timeline Generation Task. In Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research (ECIR), 2016, pp 648-653 Paper | Poster

Hind Almerekhi, Maram Hasanain, and Tamer Elsayed. EveTAR: A New Test Collection for Event Detection in Arabic Tweets. In Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2016, pp 689-692 Paper | Poster

Mossaab Bagdouri and Douglas W. Oard. CLIP at TREC 2016: LiveQA and RTS. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2016 Paper

Rana Malhas, Marwan Torki, Rahma Ali, Evi Yulianti, and Tamer Elsayed. Real, Live, and Concise: Answering Open-Domain Questions with Word Embedding and Summarization. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2016 Paper | PresentationPoster

Reem Suwaileh, Maram Hasanain, and Tamer Elsayed. Light-weight, Conservative, yet Effective: Scalable Real-time Tweet Summarization. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2016 Paper | Presentation | Poster

Maram Hasanain, Tamer Elsayed, and Walid Magdy. Improving Tweet Timeline Generation by Predicting Optimal Retrieval Depth. In Proceedings of the 11th Asian Informational Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS), 2015, pp 135-146. Paper | Presentation | Best Paper Award

Mossaab Bagdouri and Doug Oard. Profession-Based Person Search in Microblogs: Using Seed Sets to Find Journalists. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2015, pp 593-602 Paper | Presentation

Mossaab Bagdouri. Cross-Platform Question Routing for Better Question Answering. In Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2015, pp 1053-1053 Paper | Presentation

Mossaab Bagdouri and Doug Oard. On Predicting Deletions of Microblog Posts. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2015, pp 1707-1710 Paper | Poster

Mossaab Bagdouri and Doug Oard. CLIP at TREC 2015: Microblog and LiveQA. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2015 Paper | Presentation | Poster

Reem Suwaileh, Maram Hasanain, Marwan Torki, and Tamer Elsayed. QU at TREC-2015: Building Real-Time Systems for Tweet Filtering and Question Answering. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2015 Paper | Presentation

Ruey-Cheng Chen, J. Shane Culpepper, Tadele Tadela Damessie, Timothy Jones, Ahmed Mourad, Kevin Ong, Falk Scholer, and Evi Yulianti. RMIT at the TREC2015 LiveQA Track. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2015 Paper

Maram Hasanain , Tamer Elsayed, and Walid Magdy. Identification of Answer-Seeking Questions in Arabic microblogs. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2014, pp 1839-1842 Paper | Poster

Maram Hasanain and Tamer Elsayed. QU at TREC-2014 : Online Clustering with Temporal and Topical Expansion for Tweet Timeline Generation. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2014 Paper | Presentation | Poster

Workshop Papers

Marwan Torki, Maram Hasanain, and Tamer Elsayed. QU-BIGIR at SemEval 2017 Task 3: Using Similarity Features for Arabic Community Question Answering Forums. In Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval ), 2017, to appear Paper

Maram Hasanain, Mossaab Bagdouri, Tamer Elsayed, and Douglas W. Oard. What questions do journalists ask on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2016 Paper | Presentation

Rana Malhas, Marwan Torki, and Tamer Elsayed. QU-IR at SemEval 2016 Task 3: Learning to Rank on Arabic Community Question Answering Forums with Word Embedding. In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval ), 2016, pp 866-871 Paper

Maram Hasanain , Rana Malhas, and Tamer Elsayed. Query performance prediction for microblog search: a preliminary study. In Proceedings of the first international workshop on Social media retrieval and analysis (SoMeRA), 2014, pp 1-6 Paper | Presentation

Technical Papers

Omid Aghili, and Mark Sanderson. Journalists’ information needs, seeking behavior, and its determinants on social media. ArXiv, 2017  Paper

Maram Hasanain. Query Performance Prediction for Microblog Search. Qatar University CSE Department, 2014 Paper