Gianluca Demartini
a Web Scientist and the Journey towards a Semantic Revolution

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Gianluca Demartini, Ph.D.
Information School, University of Sheffield

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Dr. Gianluca Demartini is a Lecturer in Data Science at the Information School of the University of Sheffield, UK. Previously, he was post-doctoral researcher at the eXascale Infolab at the University of Fribourg, visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, junior researcher at the L3S Research Center, and intern at Yahoo! Research.
His research interests include Web Information Retrieval, Semantic Web, and Human Computation. His Ph.D. work focused on Entity Retrieval. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications and given tutorials about Entity Retrieval and Crowdsourcing at research conferences.

Publication List

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Analyzing Political Trends in the Blogosphere. In: Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011), Barcelona, Spain, .
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  • Visual Interfaces for Stimulating Exploratory Search. In: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2011), Ottawa, Canada, .
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  • ReFER: effective Relevance Feedback for Entity Ranking. In: 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2011), Dublin, Ireland, .
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  • ARES: A Retrieval Engine based on Sentiments - Sentiment-based Search Result Annotation and Diversification. In: 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2011 - Demo), Dublin, Ireland, .
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2010

  • The Missing Links: Discovering Hidden Same-as Links among a Billion of Triples. In: The 12th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2010), Paris, France, .
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  • TAER: Time Aware Entity Retrieval. In: The 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), Toronto, Canada, .
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  • Ranking Entities Using Web Search Query Logs. In: 14th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2010), Glasgow, Scotland, .
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  • Why Finding Entities in Wikipedia is Difficult, Sometimes. In: "Information Retrieval" 13(5): 534-567, Special Issue on Focused Retrieval and Result Aggregation, Springer, .
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  • Entity Summarization of News Articles. In: 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2010 poster session), Geneva, Switzerland, .
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  • Exploiting Click-Through Data for Entity Retrieval. In: 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2010 poster session), Geneva, Switzerland, .
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  • Report on INEX 2009. In: SIGIR Fourm, , Volume 44 Number 1, pp 38-56.
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  • Dear Search Engine: What's your opinion about...? - Sentiment Analysis for Semantic Enrichment of Web Search Results. In: Semantic Search 2010 Workshop located at the 19th Int. World Wide Web Conference WWW2010, Raleigh, NC, USA, .
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  • Leveraging Personal Metadata for Desktop Search: The Beagle++ System. In: "Journal of Web Semantics" 8(1): 37-54, Elsevier, .
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2009

  • Overview of the INEX 2009 Entity Ranking Track. In: 8th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2009 Brisbane, Australia, .
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  • Current Approaches to Search Result Diversification. In: "1st International Workshop on Living Web: Making Web Diversity a true asset" at ISWC 2009, Washington DC, USA, .
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  • An Architecture for Finding Entities on the Web. In: 7th Latin American Web Congress (LA-WEB 2009), Mérida, Yucatan, México, . 3rd Best Paper Award.
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  • Time based Tag Recommendation using Direct and Extended Users Sets. In: ECML PKDD Discovery Challenge 2009, Bled, Slovenia, .
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  • Report on INEX 2008. In: SIGIR Fourm, , Volume 43 Number 1, pp 22-28.
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  • How to Trace and Revise Identities. In: 6th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2009), Heraklion, Greece, .
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  • A Vector Space Model for Ranking Entities and Its Application to Expert Search. In: 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval  (ECIR 2009), Toulouse, France, .
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2008

  • Overview of the INEX 2008 Entity Ranking Track. In: 7th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2008, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, .
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  • L3S at INEX 2008: Retrieving Entities using Structured Information. In: 7th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2008 Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, .
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  • Social Recommendations of Content and Metadata. In: 10th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2008), Linz, Austria, .
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  • Finding Experts on the Semantic Desktop. In: Personal Identification and Collaborations: Knowledge Mediation and Extraction (PICKME 2008) Workshop at ISWC 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany, .
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  • A Model for Ranking Entities and Its Application to Wikipedia. In: 6th Latin American Web Congress (LA-WEB 2008), Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brasil, .
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  • Semantically Enhanced Entity Ranking. In: The Ninth International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2008), Auckland, New Zealand, .
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  • Evaluating Relation Retrieval for Entities and Experts. In: Future Challenges in Expertise Retrieval (fCHER 2008), SIGIR 2008 Workshop, Singapore, .
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  • Entity Identifiers for Lineage Preservation. In: 1st international workshop on Identity and Reference on the Semantic Web (IRSW2008) hosted by the 5th European Semantic Web Conference ESWC-08, Tenerife, Spain, .
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  • Comparing People in the Enterprise. In: 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2008, Barcelona, Spain, .
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  • How Many Experts? - A New Task for Enterprise Search Evaluation. In: Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval at the 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, .
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  • Ranking Categories for Web Search. In: Advances in Information Retrieval, 30th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, .
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  • Evaluating Personal Information Management Using an Activity Logs Enriched Desktop Dataset. In: "Personal Information Management Workshop at CHI 2008" PIM 2008, Florence, Italy, .
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2007

  • L3S at INEX 2007: Query Expansion for Entity Ranking Using a Highly Accurate Ontology. In: "Focused Access to XML Documents", 6th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2007, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, . Selected Papers.
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  • Finding Experts Using Wikipedia. In: "Finding Experts on the Web with Semantics Workshop at ISWC 2007 + ASWC 2007" FEWS 2007, Busan, South Korea, .
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  • Leveraging Semantic Technologies for Enterprise Search. In: "First Ph.D. Workshop in CIKM" PIKM 2007, Lisboa, Portugal, .
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  • Building a Desktop Search Test-bed. In: Advances in Information Retrieval, 29th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2007, Rome, Italy, . LNCS 4425, pp. 686-690.
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  • L3S Research Center at TREC 2006 Enterprise Track. In: The Fifteen Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings (TREC 2006)
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2006

  • Measuring Retrieval Effectiveness with Average Distance Measure (ADM). Information Wissenschaft und Praxis, 57(8):433-443, 2006.
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  • A Classification of IR Effectiveness Metrics. In: Advances in Information Retrieval, 28th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2006, London, UK, . LNCS 3936, pp. 488-491.
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  • Experiments on Average Distance Measure. In: Advances in Information Retrieval, 28th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2006, London, UK, . LNCS 3936, pp. 492-495.
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