Dr Sean MacAvaney

  • Lecturer in Machine Learning (School of Computing Science)

email: Sean.MacAvaney@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: He/him/his

Room S172, Lilybank Gardens, (enter through Sir Alwyn Williams Bldg), Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8914-2659

Biography

See my personal website for details: macavaney.us

Publications

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Number of items: 45.

2024

Parry, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ganguly, D. (2024) Top-Down Partitioning for Efficient List-Wise Ranking. In: ReNeuIR'24, Washington, DC, USA, 18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Kulkarni, H., Goharian, N., Frieder, O. and MacAvaney, S. (2024) LexBoost: Improving Lexical Document Retrieval with Nearest Neighbors. In: 24th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng'24), San Jose, CA, USA, 20-23 August 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Weller, O., Chang, B., MacAvaney, S. , Lo, K., Cohan, A., Van Durme, B., Lawrie, D. and Soldaini, L. (2024) FollowIR: Evaluating and Teaching Information Retrieval Models to Follow Instructions. In: LLM4Eval@SIGIR 2024, Washington, DC, USA, 18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Parry, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ganguly, D. (2024) Exploiting Positional Bias for Query-Agnostic Generative Content in Search. In: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2024), Bangkok, Thailand, 11-16 August 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Mackie, I., Chatterjee, S., MacAvaney, S. and Dalton, J. (2024) Adaptive Latent Entity Expansion for Document Retrieval. Knowledge-Enhanced Information Retrieval (KEIR@ECIR 2024), Glasgow, UK, 28 March 2024.

Chang, X., Mishra, D., Macdonald, C. and MacAvaney, S. (2024) Neural Passage Quality Estimation for Static Pruning. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Fröbe, M., Scells, H., Elstner, T., Akiki, C., Gienapp, L., Reimer, J. H., MacAvaney, S. , Stein, B., Hagen, M. and Potthast, M. (2024) Resources for Combining Teaching and Research in Information Retrieval Coursework. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

MacAvaney, S. and Tonellotto, N. (2024) A Reproducibility Study of PLAID. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Mayfield, J. et al. (2024) On the Evaluation of Machine-Generated Reports. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

2023

Pandian, S., Ganguly, D. and MacAvaney, S. (2023) Evaluating the Explainability of Neural Rankers. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Datta, S., Ganguly, D. , MacAvaney, S. and Greene, D. (2023) A Deep Learning Approach for Selective Relevance Feedback. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Frayling, E., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Effective Adhoc Retrieval through Traversal of a Query-Document Graph. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Parry, A., Fröbe, M., MacAvaney, S. , Potthast, M. and Hagen, M. (2023) Analyzing Adversarial Attacks on Sequence-to-Sequence Relevance Models. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Petrov, A. V., MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2023) Shallow Cross-Encoders for Low-Latency Retrieval. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2023) Knowledge Augmentation for Early Depression Detection. In: 7th International Workshop on Health Intelligence (W3PHIAI-23), Washington, DC, USA, 13-14 February 2023, pp. 175-191. ISBN 9783031369384 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-36938-4_14)

Kulkarni, H., Young, Z., Goharian, N., Frieder, O. and MacAvaney, S. (2023) Genetic Generative Information Retrieval. In: 23rd ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng'23), Limerick, Ireland, 22-25 Aug 2023, ISBN 9798400700279 (doi: 10.1145/3573128.3609340)

Chari, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ounis, I. (2023) On the Effects of Regional Spelling Conventions in Retrieval Models. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2220-2224. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3592030)

Fröbe, M., Reimer, J. H., MacAvaney, S. , Deckers, N., Reich, S., Bevendorff, J., Stein, B., Hagen, M. and Potthast, M. (2023) The Information Retrieval Experiment Platform. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2826-2836. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591888)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2023) Lexically-Accelerated Dense Retrieval. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 152-162. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591715)

MacAvaney, S. and Soldaini, L. (2023) One-Shot Labeling for Automatic Relevance Estimation. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2230-2235. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3592032)

Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. and Yates, A. (2023) Adapting Learned Sparse Retrieval for Long Documents. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 1781-1785. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591943)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Effective Contrastive Weighting for Dense Query Expansion. In: 61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL '23), Toronto, Canada, 9-14 July 2023, pp. 12688-12704. (doi: 10.18653/v1/2023.acl-long.710)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Generative Query Reformulation for Effective Adhoc Search. In: Gen-IR @ SIGIR 2023 Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 27 July 2023, (Accepted for Publication)

Li, C., Yates, A. , MacAvaney, S. , He, B. and Sun, Y. (2023) PARADE: passage representation aggregation for document reranking. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, (doi: 10.1145/3600088) (Early Online Publication)

Gospodinov, M., MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2023) Doc2Query--: When Less is More. In: 45th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR'23), Dublin, Ireland, 02-06 Apr 2023, pp. 414-422. ISBN 9783031282379 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-28238-6_31)

Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. and Yates, A. (2023) A Unified Framework for Learned Sparse Retrieval. In: 45th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2023), Dublin, Ireland, 2-6 April 2023, pp. 101-116. ISBN 9783031282409 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-28241-6_7)

2022

MacAvaney, S. , Tonellotto, N. and Macdonald, C. (2022) Adaptive Re-Ranking with a Corpus Graph. In: 31st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '22), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 17-21 October 2022, pp. 1491-1500. ISBN 9781450392365 (doi: 10.1145/3511808.3557231)

MacAvaney, S. , Tonellotto, N. and Macdonald, C. (2022) Adaptive Re-Ranking as an Information-Seeking Agent. In: First Workshop on Proactive and Agent-Supported Information Retrieval (PASIR 2022), 17-21 October 2022, Atlanta, GA, USA,

Dato, D., MacAvaney, S. , Nardini, F. M., Perego, R. and Tonellotto, N. (2022) The Istella22 Dataset: Bridging Traditional and Neural Learning to Rank Evaluation. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3099-3107. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531740)

Datta, S., MacAvaney, S. , Ganguly, D. and Greene, D. (2022) A 'Pointwise-Query, Listwise-Document' based Query Performance Prediction Approach. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2148-2153. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531821)

Gupta, P. and MacAvaney, S. (2022) On Survivorship Bias in MS MARCO. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2214-2219. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531832)

MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2022) A Python Interface to PISA! In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3339-3344. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531656)

Mackie, I., Owoicho, P., Gemmell, C., Fischer, S. , MacAvaney, S. and Dalton, J. (2022) CODEC: Complex Document and Entity Collection. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3067-3077. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531712)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) An Inspection of the Reproducibility and Replicability of TCT-ColBERT. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2790-2800. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531721)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2022) TBD3: A Thresholding-Based Dynamic Depression Detection from Social Media for Low-Resource Users. In: 13th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2022), Marseille, France, 20-25 June 2022, pp. 2157-2165. ISBN 9791095546726

MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) Reproducing Personalised Session Search over the AOL Query Log. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 627-640. ISBN 9783030997359 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99736-6_42)

MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) Streamlining Evaluation with ir-measures. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 305-310. ISBN 9783030997359 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99739-7_38)

Yang, E., MacAvaney, S. , Lewis, D. and Frieder, O. (2022) Goldilocks: Just-Right Tuning of BERT for Technology-Assisted Review. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 502-517. ISBN 9783030997366 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99736-6_34)

MacAvaney, S. , Feldman, S., Goharian, N., Downey, D. and Cohan, A. (2022) ABNIRML: Analyzing the behavior of neural IR models. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 10, pp. 224-239. (doi: 10.1162/tacl_a_00457)

2021

Macdonald, C. , Tonellotto, N. , MacAvaney, S. and Ounis, I. (2021) PyTerrier: Declarative Experimentation in Python from BM25 to Dense Retrieval. In: 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event Queensland, Australia, 01-05 Nov 2021, pp. 4526-4533. ISBN 9781450384469 (doi: 10.1145/3459637.3482013)

Jose, K. M., Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. , Dalton, J. and Yates, A. (2021) DiffIR: Exploring Differences in Ranking Models' Behavior. In: SIGIR 2021: 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 11-15 July 2021, pp. 2595-2599. (doi: 10.1145/3404835.3462784)

MacAvaney, S. , Mittu, A., Coppersmith, G., Leintz, J. and Resnik, P. (2021) Community-level Research on Suicidality Prediction in a Secure Environment: Overview of the CLPsych 2021 Shared Task. In: Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: Improving Access (CLPsych 2021), 11 June 2021, pp. 70-80. ISBN 9781954085411

MacAvaney, S. , Yates, A., Feldman, S., Downey, D., Cohan, A. and Goharian, N. (2021) Simplified Data Wrangling with ir_datasets. In: SIGIR 2021: 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 11-15 July 2021, pp. 2429-2436. (doi: 10.1145/3404835.3463254)

Puthiya Parambath, S. , Anagnostopoulos, C. , Murray-Smith, R. , MacAvaney, S. and Zervas, E. (2021) Max-Utility Based Arm Selection Strategy for Sequential Query Recommendations. In: 13th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML 2021), 17-19 Nov 2021, pp. 564-579.

Xiang, T., MacAvaney, S. , Yang, E. and Goharian, N. (2021) ToxCCIn: Toxic Content Classification with Interpretability. In: 11th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA 2021), 19-23 Apr 2021,

This list was generated on Wed Jun 19 18:33:48 2024 BST.
Number of items: 45.

Articles

Li, C., Yates, A. , MacAvaney, S. , He, B. and Sun, Y. (2023) PARADE: passage representation aggregation for document reranking. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, (doi: 10.1145/3600088) (Early Online Publication)

MacAvaney, S. , Feldman, S., Goharian, N., Downey, D. and Cohan, A. (2022) ABNIRML: Analyzing the behavior of neural IR models. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 10, pp. 224-239. (doi: 10.1162/tacl_a_00457)

Conference or Workshop Item

Mackie, I., Chatterjee, S., MacAvaney, S. and Dalton, J. (2024) Adaptive Latent Entity Expansion for Document Retrieval. Knowledge-Enhanced Information Retrieval (KEIR@ECIR 2024), Glasgow, UK, 28 March 2024.

Conference Proceedings

Parry, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ganguly, D. (2024) Top-Down Partitioning for Efficient List-Wise Ranking. In: ReNeuIR'24, Washington, DC, USA, 18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Kulkarni, H., Goharian, N., Frieder, O. and MacAvaney, S. (2024) LexBoost: Improving Lexical Document Retrieval with Nearest Neighbors. In: 24th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng'24), San Jose, CA, USA, 20-23 August 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Weller, O., Chang, B., MacAvaney, S. , Lo, K., Cohan, A., Van Durme, B., Lawrie, D. and Soldaini, L. (2024) FollowIR: Evaluating and Teaching Information Retrieval Models to Follow Instructions. In: LLM4Eval@SIGIR 2024, Washington, DC, USA, 18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Parry, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ganguly, D. (2024) Exploiting Positional Bias for Query-Agnostic Generative Content in Search. In: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2024), Bangkok, Thailand, 11-16 August 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Chang, X., Mishra, D., Macdonald, C. and MacAvaney, S. (2024) Neural Passage Quality Estimation for Static Pruning. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Fröbe, M., Scells, H., Elstner, T., Akiki, C., Gienapp, L., Reimer, J. H., MacAvaney, S. , Stein, B., Hagen, M. and Potthast, M. (2024) Resources for Combining Teaching and Research in Information Retrieval Coursework. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

MacAvaney, S. and Tonellotto, N. (2024) A Reproducibility Study of PLAID. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Mayfield, J. et al. (2024) On the Evaluation of Machine-Generated Reports. In: 47th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2024), Washington D.C., USA, 14-18 July 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Pandian, S., Ganguly, D. and MacAvaney, S. (2023) Evaluating the Explainability of Neural Rankers. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Datta, S., Ganguly, D. , MacAvaney, S. and Greene, D. (2023) A Deep Learning Approach for Selective Relevance Feedback. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Frayling, E., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Effective Adhoc Retrieval through Traversal of a Query-Document Graph. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Parry, A., Fröbe, M., MacAvaney, S. , Potthast, M. and Hagen, M. (2023) Analyzing Adversarial Attacks on Sequence-to-Sequence Relevance Models. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Petrov, A. V., MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2023) Shallow Cross-Encoders for Low-Latency Retrieval. In: 46th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2024), Glasgow, Scotland, 24-28 March 2024, (Accepted for Publication)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2023) Knowledge Augmentation for Early Depression Detection. In: 7th International Workshop on Health Intelligence (W3PHIAI-23), Washington, DC, USA, 13-14 February 2023, pp. 175-191. ISBN 9783031369384 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-36938-4_14)

Kulkarni, H., Young, Z., Goharian, N., Frieder, O. and MacAvaney, S. (2023) Genetic Generative Information Retrieval. In: 23rd ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng'23), Limerick, Ireland, 22-25 Aug 2023, ISBN 9798400700279 (doi: 10.1145/3573128.3609340)

Chari, A., MacAvaney, S. and Ounis, I. (2023) On the Effects of Regional Spelling Conventions in Retrieval Models. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2220-2224. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3592030)

Fröbe, M., Reimer, J. H., MacAvaney, S. , Deckers, N., Reich, S., Bevendorff, J., Stein, B., Hagen, M. and Potthast, M. (2023) The Information Retrieval Experiment Platform. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2826-2836. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591888)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2023) Lexically-Accelerated Dense Retrieval. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 152-162. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591715)

MacAvaney, S. and Soldaini, L. (2023) One-Shot Labeling for Automatic Relevance Estimation. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 2230-2235. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3592032)

Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. and Yates, A. (2023) Adapting Learned Sparse Retrieval for Long Documents. In: 46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July 2023, pp. 1781-1785. ISBN 9781450394086 (doi: 10.1145/3539618.3591943)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Effective Contrastive Weighting for Dense Query Expansion. In: 61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL '23), Toronto, Canada, 9-14 July 2023, pp. 12688-12704. (doi: 10.18653/v1/2023.acl-long.710)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2023) Generative Query Reformulation for Effective Adhoc Search. In: Gen-IR @ SIGIR 2023 Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 27 July 2023, (Accepted for Publication)

Gospodinov, M., MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2023) Doc2Query--: When Less is More. In: 45th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR'23), Dublin, Ireland, 02-06 Apr 2023, pp. 414-422. ISBN 9783031282379 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-28238-6_31)

Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. and Yates, A. (2023) A Unified Framework for Learned Sparse Retrieval. In: 45th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2023), Dublin, Ireland, 2-6 April 2023, pp. 101-116. ISBN 9783031282409 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-28241-6_7)

MacAvaney, S. , Tonellotto, N. and Macdonald, C. (2022) Adaptive Re-Ranking with a Corpus Graph. In: 31st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM '22), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 17-21 October 2022, pp. 1491-1500. ISBN 9781450392365 (doi: 10.1145/3511808.3557231)

MacAvaney, S. , Tonellotto, N. and Macdonald, C. (2022) Adaptive Re-Ranking as an Information-Seeking Agent. In: First Workshop on Proactive and Agent-Supported Information Retrieval (PASIR 2022), 17-21 October 2022, Atlanta, GA, USA,

Dato, D., MacAvaney, S. , Nardini, F. M., Perego, R. and Tonellotto, N. (2022) The Istella22 Dataset: Bridging Traditional and Neural Learning to Rank Evaluation. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3099-3107. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531740)

Datta, S., MacAvaney, S. , Ganguly, D. and Greene, D. (2022) A 'Pointwise-Query, Listwise-Document' based Query Performance Prediction Approach. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2148-2153. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531821)

Gupta, P. and MacAvaney, S. (2022) On Survivorship Bias in MS MARCO. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2214-2219. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531832)

MacAvaney, S. and Macdonald, C. (2022) A Python Interface to PISA! In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3339-3344. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531656)

Mackie, I., Owoicho, P., Gemmell, C., Fischer, S. , MacAvaney, S. and Dalton, J. (2022) CODEC: Complex Document and Entity Collection. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 3067-3077. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531712)

Wang, X., MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) An Inspection of the Reproducibility and Replicability of TCT-ColBERT. In: SIGIR 2022: 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Madrid, Spain, 11-15 Jul 2022, pp. 2790-2800. ISBN 9781450387323 (doi: 10.1145/3477495.3531721)

Kulkarni, H., MacAvaney, S. , Goharian, N. and Frieder, O. (2022) TBD3: A Thresholding-Based Dynamic Depression Detection from Social Media for Low-Resource Users. In: 13th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2022), Marseille, France, 20-25 June 2022, pp. 2157-2165. ISBN 9791095546726

MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) Reproducing Personalised Session Search over the AOL Query Log. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 627-640. ISBN 9783030997359 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99736-6_42)

MacAvaney, S. , Macdonald, C. and Ounis, I. (2022) Streamlining Evaluation with ir-measures. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 305-310. ISBN 9783030997359 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99739-7_38)

Yang, E., MacAvaney, S. , Lewis, D. and Frieder, O. (2022) Goldilocks: Just-Right Tuning of BERT for Technology-Assisted Review. In: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2022), Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 Apr 2022, pp. 502-517. ISBN 9783030997366 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99736-6_34)

Macdonald, C. , Tonellotto, N. , MacAvaney, S. and Ounis, I. (2021) PyTerrier: Declarative Experimentation in Python from BM25 to Dense Retrieval. In: 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Virtual Event Queensland, Australia, 01-05 Nov 2021, pp. 4526-4533. ISBN 9781450384469 (doi: 10.1145/3459637.3482013)

Jose, K. M., Nguyen, T., MacAvaney, S. , Dalton, J. and Yates, A. (2021) DiffIR: Exploring Differences in Ranking Models' Behavior. In: SIGIR 2021: 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 11-15 July 2021, pp. 2595-2599. (doi: 10.1145/3404835.3462784)

MacAvaney, S. , Mittu, A., Coppersmith, G., Leintz, J. and Resnik, P. (2021) Community-level Research on Suicidality Prediction in a Secure Environment: Overview of the CLPsych 2021 Shared Task. In: Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: Improving Access (CLPsych 2021), 11 June 2021, pp. 70-80. ISBN 9781954085411

MacAvaney, S. , Yates, A., Feldman, S., Downey, D., Cohan, A. and Goharian, N. (2021) Simplified Data Wrangling with ir_datasets. In: SIGIR 2021: 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 11-15 July 2021, pp. 2429-2436. (doi: 10.1145/3404835.3463254)

Puthiya Parambath, S. , Anagnostopoulos, C. , Murray-Smith, R. , MacAvaney, S. and Zervas, E. (2021) Max-Utility Based Arm Selection Strategy for Sequential Query Recommendations. In: 13th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML 2021), 17-19 Nov 2021, pp. 564-579.

Xiang, T., MacAvaney, S. , Yang, E. and Goharian, N. (2021) ToxCCIn: Toxic Content Classification with Interpretability. In: 11th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA 2021), 19-23 Apr 2021,

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Supervision

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  • Chari, Andreas
    Deep Learning for Language Learning Tools
  • Parry, Andrew
    Modelling Uncertainties in Neural Networks for Improved Defence against Adversarial Attacks