Publications

2017
Ranking and Feedback-based Stopping for Recall-centric Document Retrieval. Noah Hollmann and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages (CLEF), Dublin, Ireland, 2017 Full Paper

Overview of ImageCLEF 2017: Information Extraction from Images. Bogdan Ionescu, Henning Müller, Mauricio Villegas, Helbert Arenas, Giulia Boato, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen, Yashin Dicente Cid, Carsten Eickhoff, Alba García Seco De Herrera, Cathal Gurrin, Md Bayzidul Islam, Vassili Kovalev, Vitali Liautchuk, Josiane Mothe, Luca Piras, Michael Ziegler and Immanuel Schwall. In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages (CLEF), Dublin, Ireland, 2017 Full Paper

Overview of ImageCLEFcaption 2017 – Image Caption Prediction and Concept Detection for Biomedical Images. Carsten Eickhoff, Immanuel Schwall, Alba García Seco De Herrera and Henning Müller. In CLEF working notes, CEUR, 2017 Full Paper

Computing Web-scale Topic Models using an Asynchronous Parameter Server. Rolf Jagerman, Carsten Eickhoff and Maarten de Rijke. In Proceedings of the 40th ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Tokyo, Japan, 2017 Short Paper Demo

2016
Neural Document Embeddings for Intensive Care Patient Mortality Prediction. Paulina Grnarova, Florian Schmidt, Stephanie Hyland and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the NIPS 2016 Workshop on Machine Learning for Health, Barcelona, Spain, 2016 Full Paper Best Abstract Award

ETH Zurich at TREC 2016 Clinical Decision Support. Simon Greuter, Philip Junker, Lorenz Kuhn, Felix Mance, Virgile Mermet, Angela Rellstab and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the 25th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), Gaithersburg, MA, USA, 2016 Full Paper

Efficient Web Search Diversification via Approximate Graph Coverage. Jared Niederhauser, Carsten Eickhoff, Aurelien Lucchi and Thomas Hofmann. In Proceedings of the ACM CIKM Workshop on Big Network Analytics (BNA), Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2016 Full Paper

Active Content-Based Crowdsourcing Task Selection. Piyush Bansal, Carsten Eickhoff and Thomas Hofmann. In Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2016 Full Paper

Implicit Negative Feedback in Clinical Information Retrieval. Lorenz Kuhn and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Medical Information Retrieval Workshop, Pisa, Italy, 2016 Full Paper

Retrieval Techniques for Contextual Learning. Nino Weingart and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Search as Learning Workshop, Pisa, Italy, 2016 Full Paper

Privacy Leakage through Innocent Content Sharing in Online Social Networks. Maria Han Veiga and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Workhop on Privacy Preserving Information Retrieval, Pisa, Italy, 2016 Full Paper

Efficient Parallel Learning of Word2Vec. Jeroen Vuurens, Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 3rd ICML Machine Learning Systems Workshop, New York, USA, 2016 Full Paper

A Cross-Platform Collection of Social Network Profiles. Maria Han Veiga and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the 39th ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Pisa, Italy, 2016 Short Paper

Semantic Place Descriptors for Classification and Map Discovery. Siddharth Sarda, Carsten Eickhoff and Thomas Hofmann. In Arxiv.org, 2016 Technical Report

Robust Statistical Methods in Web Retrieval. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In ACM SIGWEB Newsletter, Issue Winter, 2016 Full Paper

Probabilistic Bag-of-Hyperlinks Models for Entity Linking. Octavian Ganea, Marina Horlescu, Aurelien Lucchi, Carsten Eickhoff and Thomas Hofmann. In Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Montreal, Canada, 2016 Full Paper

Probabilistic Local Expert Retrieval. Wen Li, Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Padua, Italy, 2016 Full Paper

2015
Eye-tracking Studies of Query Intent and Reformulation. Carsten Eickhoff, Sebastian Dungs and Vu Tran. In Proceedings of the 14th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2015 Extended Abstract

Exploiting Document Content for Efficient Aggregation of Crowdsourcing Votes. Martin Davtyan, Carsten Eickhoff and Thomas Hofmann. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Melbourne, Australia, 2015 Full Paper

An Eye-Tracking Study of Query Reformulation. Carsten Eickhoff, Sebastian Dungs and Vu Tran. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Santiago, Chile, 2015 Full Paper Honorable Mention

Modelling Term Dependence with Copulas. Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen P. de Vries and Thomas Hofmann. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Santiago, Chile, 2015 Short Paper

Human Intelligence in Search and Retrieval. Carsten Eickhoff. Proceedings of the GamifIR’15 Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 2015 Keynote

2014
Contextual Multidimensional Relevance Models. Carsten Eickhoff. Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Ph.D. Thesis, Delft, The Netherlands, 2014 Thesis

Modelling Complex Relevance Spaces with Copulas. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Shanghai, China 2014 Short Paper

Interactive Summarization of Social Media. Wen Li, Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX), Regensburg, Germany, 2014 Short Paper Demo

Crowd-Powered Experts. Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the ECIR Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014 Full Paper

Lessons from the Journey: A Query Log Analysis of Within-Session Learning. Carsten Eickhoff, Jaime Teevan, Ryen White and Susan Dumais. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), New York, USA, 2014 Full Paper

Geo-Spatial Domain Expertise in Microblogs. Wen Li, Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014 Short Paper

2013

Proceedings of the 13th Dutch-Belgian Workshop on Information Retrieval. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries, Editors. CEUR-WS Workshop Proceedings, Delft, The Netherlands, 2013 Proceedings

Copulas for Information Retrieval. Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen P. de Vries and Kevyn Collins-Thompson. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Dublin, Ireland, 2013 Full Paper

Exploiting User Comments for Audio-visual Content Indexing and Retrieval. Carsten Eickhoff, Wen Li and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Moscow, Russia, 2013 Full Paper

Designing Human-Readable User Profiles for Search Evaluation. Carsten Eickhoff, Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Paul Bennett and Susan Dumais. In Proceedings of the 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Moscow, Russia, 2013 Short Paper

Personalizing Atypical Web Search Sessions. Carsten Eickhoff, Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Paul Bennett and Susan Dumais. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), Rome, Italy, 2013 Full Paper

2012

BooksOnline’12: 5th Workshop on Online Books, Complementary Social Media, and Crowdsourcing. Gabriella Kazai, Monica Landoni, Carsten Eickhoff and Peter Brusilovsky. In Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Maui, USA, 2012 Proceedings

The Downside of Markup: Examining the Harmful Effects of CSS and Javascript on Indexing Today’s Web. Karl Gyllstrom, Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen P. de Vries and Marie-Francine Moens. In Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Maui, USA, 2012 Short Paper

Supporting Children’s Web Search in School Environments. Carsten Eickhoff, Pieter Dekker and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX), Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2012 Full Paper

EmSe: Initial Evaluation of a Child-friendly Medical Search System. Carsten Eickhoff, Leif Azzopardi, Djoerd Hiemstra, Franciska de Jong and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX), Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2012 Short Paper

Quality through Flow and Immersion: Gamifying Crowdsourced Relevance Assessments. Carsten Eickhoff, Christopher G. Harris, Arjen P. de Vries and Padmini Srinivasan. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Portland, Oregon, USA, 2012 Full Paper

Relevance as a Subjective and Situational Multidimensional Concept. Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Portland, Oregon, USA, 2012 Short Paper

Want a Coffee? Predicting Users’ Trails. Wen Li, Carsten Eickhoff, and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), Portland, Oregon, USA, 2012 Short Paper

The BladeMistress Corpus: From Talk to Action in Virtual Worlds. Anton Leuski, Carsten Eickhoff, James Ganis and Victor P. Lavrenko. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Istanbul, Turkey, 2012 Full Paper

Towards Role Detection in Virtual Worlds. Carsten Eickhoff and Victor P. Lavrenko. In Computers in Entertainment, ACM, 2012 Full Paper

Increasing Cheat Robustness of Crowdsourcing Tasks. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Information Retrieval, Volume 15, Number 1, Springer, 2012 Full Paper

EmSe: Supporting Children’s Information Finding Needs within a Hospital Environment. Leif Azzopardi, Richard Glassey, Karl Gyllstrom, Frans van der Sluis, Carsten Eickhoff and Sergio Duarte. In Proceedings of the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Barcelona, Spain, 2012 Short Paper Demo

2011
GeAnn at TREC 2011. Carsten Eickhoff, Christopher G. Harris, Padmini Srinivasan and Arjen P. de Vries. In 20th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) notebook, NIST, 2011 Technical Report

DMIR on Microblog Track 2011. Wen Li, Arjen P. de Vries and Carsten Eickhoff. In 20th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) notebook, NIST, 2011 Technical Report

Managing the Quality of Large-Scale Crowdsourcing. Jeroen Vuurens, Arjen P. de Vries and Carsten Eickhoff. In 20th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) notebook, NIST, 2011 Technical Report

BooksOnline’11: 4th Workshop on Online Books, Complementary Social Media, and Crowdsourcing. Gabriella Kazai, Carsten Eickhoff and Peter Brusilovsky. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Glasgow, UK, 2011 Proceedings

The Where in the Tweet. Wen Li, Martha Larson, Carsten Eickhoff, Arjen P. de Vries and Pavel Serdyukov. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Glasgow, UK, 2011 Short Paper

GEAnn – Games for Engaging Annotations. Carsten Eickhoff, Christopher G. Harris, Padmini Srinivasan and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the SIGIR 2011 Workshop on Crowdsourcing for Information Retrieval (CIR), Beijing, China, 2011 Full Paper

How Much Spam Can You Take? An Analysis of Crowdsourcing Results to Increase Accuracy. Jeroen Vuurens, Arjen P. de Vries and Carsten Eickhoff. In Proceedings of the SIGIR 2011 Workshop on Crowdsourcing for Information Retrieval (CIR), Beijing, China, 2011 Full Paper

How Crowdsourcable is Your Task?. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing for Search and Data Mining (CSDM), Hong Kong, China, 2011 Full Paper Best Paper Award

Investigating Factors Influencing Crowdsourcing Tasks with High Imaginative Load. Raynor Vliegendhart, Martha Larson, Christoph Kofler, Carsten Eickhoff and Johan Pouwelse. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing for Search and Data Mining (CSDM), Hong Kong, China, 2011 Full Paper

Web Search Query Assistance Functionality for Young Audiences. Carsten Eickhoff, Tamara Polajnar, Karl Gyllstrom, Sergio Duarte Torres and Richard Glassey. In Proceedings of the 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Dublin, Ireland, 2011 Short Paper Demo

A Combined Topical/Non-topical Approach to Identifying Web Sites for Children. Carsten Eickhoff, Pavel Serdyukov and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, Hong Kong, China, 2011 Full Paper

2010

Web Page Classification on Child Suitability. Carsten Eickhoff, Pavel Serdyukov and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Toronto, Canada, 2010 Full Paper

Identifying Suitable YouTube Videos for Children. Carsten Eickhoff and Arjen P. de Vries. In Proceedings of the 3rd Networked & Electronic Media Summit (NEM), Barcelona, Spain, 2010 Full Paper

2009

Role Detection in Virtual Worlds. Carsten Eickhoff. The University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics, MSc Thesis, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2009 Thesis

2008

Abbilden der Geschäftsregeln der VHV mit einem Business Rule Framework. Carsten Eickhoff. Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft Hannover, Diplomarbeit (MSc Thesis), Hanover, Germany 2008 Thesis