Programme

A programme for the event can be downloaded here (pdf). The event runs over two days: Wednesday 27th May (beginning at 10am and ending around 5pm) and Thursday 28th May (beginning at 9am and ending around 3.30pm). On Thursday, Jim Jansen is providing a short tutorial on log analysis at 9am.

Speaker Institution  Talk Title Download
Paul Clough University of Sheffield (UK) Introduction to the event Slides (PDF)
Mark Levene Birbeck, University of London (UK) From server logs to query logs Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3)
Nigel Ford University of Sheffield (UK) Log analysis and individual differences Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3)
Jim Jansen Penn State University (USA) Moving from Description to Prediction for Information Searching Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3)
Filip Radlinski Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK) What do click logs tell us about user's search satisfaction? Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3)
Vanessa Murdock Yahoo! Research (Barcelona, Spain) Online learning from click data Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3)
Lynn Connaway  OCLC (USA) Following the Trail of WorldCat Users  Slides (PDF)
Audio (MP3) 
Dhavval Thakker  Press Association Images (Nottingham, UK)  Using Query Logs at PA Images Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3) 
Fabrizio Silvestri  ISTI-CNR (Pisa, Italy) Query log mining @ HPC-Lab Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3) 
Bettina Berendt  Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven (Belgium)  Exploratory analysis needs theor[y|ies] - OR: Some answers to 14 questions  Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3) 
Udo Kruschwitz  University of Essex (UK) Log Analysis at Essex Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3)
Giorgio Di Nunzio University of Padoa (Italy) Logging Digital Libraries Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3)
Thomas Mandl  University of Hildesheim (Germany) Query Classification in Logfile-Analysis: Evaluation Issues and User Satisfaction Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3)
Jim Jansen  Penn State University (USA)  What is Web log analysis - Tutorial   Slides (PDF)
Audo (MP3) 

Book chapter

There is a workshop dinner on Wednesday night and provisionally 20 places have been booked at Zizzi Restorante 73-75 The Strand, London, WC2R 0DE) - http://www.zizzi.co.uk/restaurants/93. All attendees are welcome to come along and join in the evening (and afterwards for football fans we will look for a pub with Sky TV to watch the rest of the Manchester Utd vs. Barcelona game - kick-off is 19.45 BST).

Sponsors

This event is being funded by the European Union project on Evaluation, Best Practices and Collaboration for Multilingual Information Access