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State of the art
An overview of SemSearch
The Google-like query interface
Making sense of the user query
Translating the user query into formal queries
Implementation and experimental evaluation
Conclusions and future work
1st Workshop on Semantic Search
2nd Workshop on Semantic Search
3rd Workshop on Semantic Search
4th Workshop on Semantic Search


Each presentation is 20 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

09:00 - 10:30 Session 1

09:05 Invited Talk: Why users need semantic search by Barney Pell (Bing)

10:05 Paraphrasing Invariance Coefficient: Measuring Para-Query Invariance of Search Engines 
Tomasz Imielinski and Jinyun Yan

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:15 Session 2

Using BM25F for Semantic Search
José R. Pérez-Agüera, Javier Arroyo, Jane Greenberg, Joaquin Perez-Iglesias and Victor Fresno

Distributed Indexing for Semantic Search
Peter Mika

Dear Search Engine: Whats your opinion about...? - Sentiment Analysis for Semantic Enrichment of Web Search Results 
Gianluca Demartini and Stefan Siersdorfer

12:15-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:40 Session 3

Automatic Modeling of User's Real World Activities from the Web for Semantic IR
Yusuke Fukazawa and Jun Ota

The Wisdom in Tweetonomies: Acquiring Latent Conceptual Structures from Social Awareness Streams
Claudia Wagner and Markus Strohmaier

A Large-Scale System for Annotating and Querying Quotations in News Feeds
Jisheng Liang, Navdeep Dhillon and Krzysztof Koperski

Semantically Enabled Exploratory Video Search
Joerg Waitelonis, Harald Sack, Zalan Kramer and Johannes Hercher

3:40-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:30 Session 4

Entity Search: Building Bridges between Two Worlds
Krisztian Balog, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke

Methodology and Campaign Design for the Evaluation of Semantic Search Tools
Stuart Wrigley, Dorothee Reinhard, Khadija Elbedweihy, Abraham Bernstein and Fabio Ciravegna

Discussion on the Entity Search Track (40')