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7th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR 2018)

Date: 28 March 2018 to 28 March 2018
Location: Grenoble, France

Workshop at ECIR 2018, 26 March 2018

You are invited to participate in the upcoming 7th workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR), to be held as part of the 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). 


Bibliometric techniques are not yet widely used to enhance retrieval processes in search systems, although they offer value-added effects for users. In this workshop we will explore how statistical modelling of scholarship, such as Bradfordizing or network analysis of coauthorship network, or simple citation graphs, can improve retrieval services for specific communities, as well as for large, cross-domain collections like Mendeley. This workshop aims to raise awareness of the missing link between Information Retrieval (IR) and bibliometrics/scientometrics and to create a common ground for the incorporation of bibliometric-enhanced services into retrieval at the scholarly search engine interface.

See proceedings of the former BIR workshops at ECIR 2014 <>, ECIR 2015 <>, ECIR 2016 <>, ECIR 2017 <>, JCDL 2016 <> and SIGIR 2017 <>.


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