Conference program

Thurdsday, June 30
8.45-9.15 Registration
9.15-9.30 Welcome Message
9.30-10.30 Invited Talk: Paolo Ferragina.
Beyond the bag-of-words paradigm to enhance Information Retrieval applications
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-12.30 Session 1 - Indexing
  • Jakub Lokoc, Magnus Lie Hetland, Tomas Skopal and Christian Beecks
    Ptolemaic Indexing of the Signature Quadratic Form Distance 
  • Juraj Mosko, Jakub Lokoc and Tomas Skopal 
    Clustered Pivot Tables for I/O-optimized Similarity Search
  • Vladimir Pestov 
    Lower Bounds on Performance of Metric Tree Indexing Schemes for Exact Similarity Search inHighDimensions
  • Eric Sadit Tellez, Edgar Chavez and Gonzalo Navarro
    Succinct Nearest Neighbor Search
12.30-14.45 Lunch Break
14.45-15.30 Session 3 - Approximated Indexing
  • Martin Kyselak, David Novak and Pavel Zezula
    Stabilizing the Recall in Similarity Search 
  • Takao Murakami, Kenta Takahashi, Susumu Serita and Yasuhiro Fujii
    Versatile Probability-based Indexing for Approximate Similarity Search 
15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-18.45 Session 3 - Poster/Demo
  • Tomas Bartos, Alan Eckhardt and Tomas Skopal
    Fuzzy Approach to Non-metric Similarity Indexing
  • Christian Beecks, Anca-Maria Ivanescu, Thomas Seidl, Diana Martin, Philipp Pischke and Reinhold Kneer
    Applying Similarity Search for the Investigation of the Fuel Injection Process
  • Jakub Galgonek and David Hoksza
    On Metric Approximations of the SProt Measure  
  • Jakub Lokoc, Christian Beecks, Thomas Seidl and Tomas Skopal
    Parameterized Earth Movers Distance for Efficient Metric Space Indexing
  • Bilegsaikhan Naidan, Magnus Lie Hetland and Ole Edsberg
    Approximate similarity search using samples 
  • Jiri Novak, Tomas Skopal, David Hoksza, Jakub Lokoc and Jakub Galgonek
    Protein Sequences Identification using NM-tree 


  • Marco Aliotta, Andrea Cannata, Carmelo Cassisi, Rosalba Giugno, Placido Montalto and Alfredo Pulvirenti
    DBStrata: a system for density-based clustering and outlier detection based on stratification
  • Petra Budikova, Michal Batko and Pavel Zezula
    Online Image Annotation
  • Liviu P. Dinu and Tiberiu Danet
    Meta-search: aggregating search engine results using rank-distance
18.45-20.00 Free Time
20.00- Conference Dinner

Friday, July 1
9.00-10.00 Invited Talk. Roded Sharan,
Similarity-based Methods to Predict Drug Targets, Indications and Side-effects
10.00-10.50 Session 4 -  Similarity Metrics
  • Juan Manuel Barrios and Benjamin Bustos
    Automatic Weight Selection for Multi-Metric Distances
  • Richard Connor, Fabio Simeoni and Michael Iakovos
    Towards a Universal Information Distance for Structured Data  
10.50-11.20 Coffee Break
11.20-12.30 Session 5 - Applications
  • Giuseppe Amato, Fabrizio Falchi and Claudio Gennaro
    Geometric consistency checks for kNN based image classification relying on local features
  • Giuseppe Amato, Stefano Legnaioli, Giulia Lorenzetti, Vincenzo Palleschi, Lorenzo Pardini and Fausto Rabitti
    Element Detection relying on Information Retrieval Techniques applied to Laser Spectroscopy 
  • Stefanos Ougiaroglou, Georgios Evangelidis and Dimitris Dervos
    A Fast Hybrid Classification Algorithm based on the Minimum Distance and the k-NN Classifiers
12.30-15.00 Lunch Break
15.00-24.00 Social Event

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