All times are local (Eastern European Summer Time – EEST)

Monday - September 18
08:00-09:00Help Desk opens
09:00-09:10Opening - Welcome
09:10-10:10Keynote 1: Barbara Plank: Human-centric Natural Language Processing
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10:10-10:50Conference Session 1
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10:50-11:20Coffee Break
11:20-13:00Lab Overviews: PAN, BioASQ, eRisk, SimpleText, LifeCLEF
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14.00-15.40Conference Session 2
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15:40-16.10Coffee Break
16.10-17.40PAN 1/4BioASQ 1/4eRisk 1/3SimpleText 1/3LifeCLEF 1/2
17.40-19:00Posters Session
Room 2: BioASQ, CheckThat!, DocILE, EXIST, iDPP, LongEval, PAN, Touché
Room 3: ImageCLEF, LifeCLEF
Room 4: eRisk
19:00Welcome Reception @ Grand Palace Hotel
Tuesday - September 19
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09.30-11.00PAN 2/4BioASQ 2/4eRisk 2/3SimpleText 2/3LifeCLEF 2/2
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-13:00Conference Session 3
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Lab Overviews: DocILE, LongEval, ImageCLEF
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13:00-14:00LunchSteering Committee (Room 1)
14.00-15.30PAN 3/4BioASQ 3/4eRisk 3/3SimpleText 3/3LongEval 1/2
15:30-16.00Coffee Break
16.00-17.30PAN 4/4BioASQ 4/4DocILE 1/1LongEval 2/2
Wednesday - September 20
Room: 1
09:10-10:10Keynote 2: Claudia Hauff: On the Challenges of Podcast Search at Spotify
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10:10-10:50Conference Session 4
10:50-11:20Coffee Break
11:20-13:00Lab Overviews: CheckThat!, JokeR, EXIST, Touché, iDPP
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14.00-15.30Other Initiatives: TREC, NTCIR, FIRE, MediaEval
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15:30-16.00Coffee Break
16.00-17.30Conference Session 5ImageCLEF 1/4EXIST 1/2
20:00Social Dinner @ Thessaloniki Concert Hall
Thursday - September 21
09.30-11.00ImageCLEF 2/4CheckThat! 1/3JokeR 1/3EXIST 2/2
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-13:00ImageCLEF 3/4CheckThat! 2/3JokeR 2/3Touché 1/2iDPP 1/2
14.00-15.30ImageCLEF 4/4CheckThat! 3/3JokeR 3/3Touché 2/2iDPP 2/2
15:30-16.00Coffee Break
15.30-16.30Conference Session 6
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16.30-17.00Closing of CLEF 2023 & Introduction to CLEF 2024
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All times are local (Eastern European Summer Time – EEST)

Detailed Programme

Conference Session 1 - Natural Language Understanding & Text Generation

  • SimpleText Best of Labs in CLEF-2022: Simplify Text Generation with Prompt Engineering [BEST OF LABS], Shih-Hung Wu and Hong-Yi Huang.
  • Supervised Machine-Generated Text Detectors: Family and Scale Matters, Areg Mikael Sarvazyan, José Ángel González, Marc Franco-Salvador and Paolo Rosso.

Conference Session 2 -Social Media & Multimedia

  • Using authorship embeddings to understand writing style in social media, Javier Huertas Tato, Alejandro Martín and David Camacho.
  • A Re-labeling Approach based on Approximate Nearest Neighbors for Identifying Gambling Disorders in Social Media [BEST OF LABS], Hermenegildo Fabregat, Andres Duque, Lourdes Araujo and Juan Martinez-Romo.
  • Fight Against Misinformation on Social Media: Detecting Attention-Worthy and Harmful Tweets and Verifiable and Check-Worthy Claims [BEST OF LABS], Ahmet Bahadır Eyuboğlu, Bahadir Altun, Mustafa Bora Arslan, Ekrem Sonmezer and Mucahid Kutlu.
  • Touché 2022 Best of Labs: Neural Image Retrieval for Argumentation [BEST OF LABS], Tobias Schreieder and Jan Braker.
  • Inception Models for Fashion Image Captioning: an Extensive Study on Multiple Datasets, Mirko Del Moro, Serban Cristian Tudosie, Francesco Vannoni, Andrea Galassi and Federico Ruggeri.

Conference Session 3: Clinical Genetics & eHealth

  • DAVI: a Dataset for Automatic Variant Interpretation, Francesca Longhin, Alessandro Guazzo, Enrico Longato, Nicola Ferro and Barbara Di Camillo.
  • The Best is yet to Come: A Reproducible Analysis of CLEF eHealth TAR Experiments, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio and Federica Vezzani.

Conference Session 4 - Multimodal Information Analysis and Retrieval in Diverse Contexts

  • Cem Mil Podcasts: A Spoken Portuguese Document Corpus For Multi-modal, Multi-lingual and Multi-Dialect Information Access Research, Ekaterina Garmash, Edgar Tanaka, Ann Clifton, Joana Correia, Sharmistha Jat, Rosie Jones, Jussi Karlgren and Winstead Zhu.
  • Trend Detection in Crime-related Time Series with Change Point Detection Methods, Apostolos Konstantinou, Despoina Chatzakou, Theodora Tsikrika, Stefanos Vrochidis and Ioannis Kompatsiaris.

Conference Session 5 - Natural Language Processing

  • Graph-Enriched Biomedical Entity Representation Transformer, Andrey Sakhovskiy, Natalia Semenova, Artur Kadurin and Elena Tutubalina.
  • Cross-lingual Candidate Retrieval and Re-ranking for Biomedical Entity Linking [BEST OF LABS], Florian Borchert, Ignacio Llorca and Matthieu-P. Schapranow.
  • When sarcasm hurts: Irony-aware models for abusive language detection, Simona Frenda, Viviana Patti and Paolo Rosso.
  • Humour Translation with Transformers [BEST OF LABS], Farhan Dhanani, Muhammad Rafi and Muhammad Atif Tahir.

Conference Session 6 - Information Retrieval and Recommendation

  • Predicting Retrieval Performance Changes in Evolving Evaluation Environments, Alaa El-Ebshihy, Tobias Fink, Gabriela Nicole González Sáez, Florina Piroi, Petra Galuščáková, David Iommi, Lorraine Goeuriot and Philippe Mulhem.
  • qCLEF: a Proposal to Evaluate Quantum Annealing for Information Retrieval and Recommender Systems, Andrea Pasin, Maurizio Ferrari Dacrema, Paolo Cremonesi and Nicola Ferro.
  • Answer Retrieval for Math Questions using Structural and Dense Retrieval [BEST OF LABS], Wei Zhong, Yuqing Xie and Jimmy Lin.

Presentation instructions

  • Conference Long paper presentations are allocated 20′: 15′ for the actual presentation and 5′ for Q&A
  • Conference Short paper presentations are allocated 10′: 7-8′ for the actual presentation and 2-3′ for Q&A
  • Conference Best-of-Labs paper presentations are allocated 20′: 15′ for the actual presentation and 5′ for Q&A
  • Lab overview presentations are allocated 20′: 15′ for the actual presentation and 5′ for Q&A
  • Presentation instructions for the Labs sessions will be provided by the Lab organisers
  • Poster should have a maximum size of A0 in portrait orientation. Authors should bring their poster printed. No printing service will be available at the conference venue