Information Retrieval Technology
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2008, held in Harbin, China, in May 2008. The 39 revised full papers and 43 revised poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 144 submissions. All current issues in information retrieval are addressed: applications, systems, technologies and theoretical aspects of information retrieval in text, audio, image, video and multi-media data. The papers are organized in topical sections on IR models image retrieval, text classification, chinese language processing, text processing, application of IR, machine learning, taxonomy, IR methods, information extraction, summarization, multimedia, Web IR, and text clustering.