Awards and Distinctions

All winners have been announced on Thursday, 16 April 2020.

The awards have been presented during a dedicated awards ceremony.

And the winners are…

Test of Time Award

Test of Time Award

A Language Modeling Approach for Temporal Information Needs
Klaus Berberich, Srikanta Bedathur, Omar Alonso and Gerhard Weikum

Test of Time Honorable Mention

Discounted Cumulated Gain Based Evaluation of Multiple-Query IR Sessions
Kalervo Järvelin, Susan L. Price, Lois M. L. Delcambre and Marianne Lykke Nielsen

Conference Awards Winners

  • Best Long Paper Winner
  • Best Short Paper Winner
  • Best Demo Winner

Best Paper

bias goggles – Graph-based Computation of the Bias of Web Domains through the Eyes of Users.
Panagiotis Papadakos and Giannis Konstantakis

Best Short Paper

Crowdsourcing Truthfulness: The Impact of Judgment Scale and Assessor Bias.
David La Barbera, Kevin Roitero, Damiano Spina, Stefano Mizzaro and Gianluca Demartini

Best Demo

Revisionista.PT: Uncovering the News Cycle using Web Archives.
Flavio Martins and André Mourão

Short Paper Honorable Mentions

Contextualized Embeddings in Named-Entity Recognition: An Empirical Study on Generalization.
Bruno Taillé, Vincent Guigue and Patrick Gallinari

Industry Impact Awards, sponsored by Signal AI

The award aims to recognise excellence in industrial impact, and hence to strengthen the connection and collaboration with industry.

Best Industrial Impact Paper Award

Generation of Synthetic Query Auto Completion Logs.
Unni Krishnan, Alistair Moffat, Justin Zobel and Bodo Billerbeck

Industrial Impact Paper Honorable Mention

Answering Event-Related Questions over Long-term News Article Archives.
Jiexin Wang, Adam Jatowt, Masatoshi Yoshikawa and Michael Färber