Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

M. Efron. (2011). Information Search and Retrieval in Microblogs. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 62(6). 996-1008.

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M. Efron. (2010). Linear time series models for term weighting in information retrieval. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 61(7), pp. 1299-1312.

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M. Efron and M. Winget. (2010). Query polyrepresentation for ranking retrieval systems without relevance judgments. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 61(6), pp. 1081-1091

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M. Efron (2008). Shannon Meets Shortz: A Probabilistic Model of Crossword Puzzle Difficulty. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 59(6). pp. 875-886.

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M. Efron (2008). Query Expansion and Dimensionality Reduction: Notions of Optimality in Rocchio Relevance Feedback and Latent Semantic Indexing. Information Processing and Management, 44(1). 163-180.

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M. Efron (2007). Metadata use in OAI-Compliant Institutional Repositories. Journal of Digital Information. 8(2). http://journals.tdl.org/jodi/article/view/196/169.

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M. Efron. (2006). Using Cocitation Information To Estimate Political Orientation in Web Documents. 9(4). Knowledge and Information Systems. 492-511.

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M. Efron. (2005). Eigenvalue-based Model Selection During Latent Semantic Indexing. 56(9). Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 969--988.

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Articles and Posters in Published, Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Miles Efron, Peter Organisciak, and Katrina Fenlon. (2012). Improving retrieval of short texts through document expansion. In Proceedings of the 35th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 911-920.

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Miles Efron. (2012). Query-Specific Recency Ranking: Survival Analysis for Improved Microblog Retrieval. SIGIR 2012 Workshop on Time-aware Information Access (#TAIA2012).

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Miles Efron, Peter Organisciak and Katrina Fenlon. (2011). Building topic models in a federated digital library through selective document exclusion. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Winner--Conference Best Paper.

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Fenlon, Katrina and Peter Organisciak and Miles Efron. (2011). Semi-automated collection evaluation for large-scale aggregations. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. (Poster).

Miles Efron. (2011). A game with many purposes: Improving information retrieval through pleasurable competition. CIS 2011 Workshop; Collaborative Information Seeking. The Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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Miles Efron and Gene Golovchinsky. (2011). Estimation Methods for Ranking Recent Information. SIGIR 2011. Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 495-504.

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M. Efron. (2010). Hashtag Retrieval in a Microblogging Environment. Proceedings of SIGIR 2010: The 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 787--788.

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G. Golovchinsky and Miles Efron. (2010). Making Sense of Twitter Search. Proc. CHI2010 Workshop on Microblogging: What and How Can We Learn From It? April 11, 2010.

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M. Efron (2009). Generative model-based metasearch for data fusion in information retrieval. JCDL '09: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital Libraries. 153-162.

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M. Efron (2009). Using Multiple Query Aspects to Build Test Collections without Human Relevance Judgments. ECIR '09: Proceedings of the 31th European Conference on IR Research on Advances in Information Retrieval. 276-287.

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M. Efron (2008). What Crossword Puzzles Teach us about Information. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).

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M. Efron. (2007). Model-Averaged Latent Semantic Indexing. Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information Retrieval (SIGIR). 755—756.

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M. Efron. (2004). The Liberal Media and Right-Wing Conspiracies: Using Cocitation information to Estimate the Political Orientation of Web documents.” Proceedings of the 2004 ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM). 390--398.

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M. Efron. (2004). Cultural orientation: Classifying Subjective Documents by Cocitation Analysis. Proceedings of the 2004 AAAI Fall Symposium on Style and Meaning in Language, Art, Music, and Design.

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M. Efron, J. Elsas, G. Marchionini, J. Zhang. (2004). Machine Learning for Information Architecture. Proceedings of the ACM & IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2004).

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