[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-630

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LSDS-IR 2010
Large-Scale Distributed Systems for Information Retrieval 2010

Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems for Information Retrieval

Co-located with ACM SIGIR. Geneva, Switzerland, July 23, 2010.

Edited by

Roi Blanco *
B. Barla Cambazoglu *
Claudio Lucchese **

* Yahoo! Research, Barcelona, Spain
** ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy

Table of Contents

    Invited Talks

  1. Twitter 5
    Abdur Chowdhury (Twitter)
  2. Towards a Distributed Search Engine 6
    Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Yahoo!)
  3. Regular papers

  4. Query-Based Sampling using Snippets 7-12
    Almer S. Tigelaar, Djoerd Hiemstra (University of Twente)
  5. RankReduce - Processing K-Nearest Neighbor Queries on Top of MapReduce 13-18
    Aleksandar Stupar, Sebastian Michel, Ralf Schenkel (Saarland University)
  6. Topic-based Index Partitions for Efficient and Effective Selective Search 19-24
    Anagha Kulkarni, Jamie Callan (Carnegie Mellon University)
  7. Scaling Out All Pairs Similarity Search with MapReduce 25-30
    Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Claudio Lucchese, Ranieri Baraglia (IMT Lucca, Italy; ISTI-CNR, Italy)
  8. Efficient Dynamic Pruning with Proximity Support (Best Paper) 31-35
    Nicola Tonellotto, Craig Macdonald, Iadh Ounis (ISTI-CNR, Italy; University of Glasgow)
  9. Performance Evaluation of Large-scale Information Retrieval Systems Scaling Down (Position Paper) 36-39
    Fidel Cacheda, Victor Carneiro, Diego Fernandez, Vreixo Formoso (University of A Coruña)

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14-Sep-2010: submitted by Claudio Lucchese
15-Sep-2010: published on CEUR-WS.org
22-Sep-2010: correct affiliations of papers 6 and 7