Conference Program

Wednesday – October 29th, 2014
09:00 – 09:45 Registration
09:45 – 10:15 Opening
10:15 – 12:30 Session 1 - Improving Similarity Search Methods and Techniques
Chair: Gonzalo Navarro
  Efficient Algorithms for Similarity Search in Axis-Aligned Subspaces
Michael E. Houle, Xiguo Ma, Vincent Oria and Jichao Sun
  Partial Refinement for Similarity Search with Multiple Features
Marcel Zierenberg
  Video Retrieval with Feature Signature Sketches
Adam Blažek, Jakub Lokoč and Tomáš Skopal
  Some Theoretical and Experimental Observations on Permutation Spaces and Similarity Search
Giuseppe Amato, Fabrizio Falchi, Fausto Rabitti and Lucia Vadicamo
  (Short paper) Metric Space Searching based on Random Bisectors and Binary Fingerprints
José María Andrade, César A. Astudillo and Rodrigo Paredes
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:15 Session 2 - Indexing and Applications (1)
Chair: Vicent Oria
  Faster Proximity Searching with the Distal SAT
Edgar Chavez, Verónica Ludueña, Nora Reyes and Patricia Roggero
  A Dynamic Pivoting Algorithm based on Spatial Approximation Indexes
Diego Arroyuelo 
  Large-Scale Distributed Locality-Sensitive Hashing for General Metric Data
Eliezer Silva, Thiago Teixeira, George Teodoro and Eduardo Valle 
  Dynamic List of Clusters in Secondary Memory
Gonzalo Navarro and Nora Reyes 
  (Short paper) Index-Based R-S Similarity Joins
Spencer S. Pearson and Yasin N. Silva
16:15 – 16:45 Coffee break
16:45 - 17:45 Session 3 - Metrics and Evaluation
Chair: Yasin Silva
  Transition-sensitive Distances
Kaoru Yoshida
  Retrieval of Binary Features in Image Databases: A Study
Johannes Niedermayer and Peer Kröger
Thursday – October 30th, 2014
9:00 – 10:30 Invited talk "Scalable Retrieval and Analysis of Simulation and Observation Data Sets"
Prof. K. Selçuk Candan - Arizona State University, USA.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Session 4 - New Scenarios and Approaches
Chair: Giuseppe Amato
  The Similarity-aware Relational Intersect Database Operator
Wadha J. Al Marri, Qutaibah Malluhi, Mourad Ouzzani, Mingjie Tang and Walid G. Aref 
  High Dimensional Search using Polyhedral Query
Richard Connor, Stewart MacKenzie-Leigh and Robert Moss 
  (Short paper) Generating Synthetic Data to Allow Learning from a Single Exemplar per Class
Liudmila Ulanova, Yuan Hao and Eamonn Keogh
  (Short paper) Similarity for Natural Semantic Networks
Francisco Torres and Sara E. Garza 
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Session 5 - Applications and Specific Domains (1)
Chair: Richard Connor
  Anomaly Detection in Streaming Time Series Based on Bounding Boxes
Heider Sanchez and Benjamin Bustos 
  SVG-to-RDF Image Semantization
Khouloud Salameh, Joe Tekli and Richard Chbeir 
  Employing Similarity Methods for Stelar Spectra Classification in Astroinformatics
Martin Kruliš, David Bednárek, Jakub Yaghob and Filip Zavoral
  (Short paper) A Similarity Searching-based Method for Visual Search in Time Series Using Coulomb’s Law
Claudinei G. Andrade and Marcela Ribeiro
  (Short paper) Classification of Epileptoid Oscillations in EEG using Shannon’s Entropy Amplitude Probability Distribution
Ronald Broberg and Rory Lewis
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30 Session 6 - Indexing and Applications (2)
Chair: Daniel Keim
  A Compressed Index for Hamming Distances
Francisco Santoyo, Edgar Chávez and Eric S. Téllez
  Perils of Combining Parallel Distance Computations with Metric and Ptolemaic Indexing in kNN Queries
Martin Kruliš, Steffen Kirchhoff and Jakub Yaghob
Friday – October 31st, 2014
9:00 – 10:30 Invited talk "Visual Analytics for Interactive Subspace Similarity Search"
Prof. Daniel Keim – University of Konstanz, Germany.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 Session 7 - Applications and Specific Domains (2)
Chair: Jakub Lokoc
  Entity recognition for duplicate filtering
Jorge Alberto Cordero Cruz, Sara E. Garza and Satu Elisa Schaeffer
  A Bayesian Ensemble Classifier for Source Code Authorship Attribution
Matthew F. Tennyson and Francisco J. Mitropoulos
  Multi-Core (CPU and GPU) For Permutation-Based Indexing
Hisham Mohamed, Hasmik Osipyan and Stephane Marchand-Maillet
  An efficient DTW-based approach for melodic similarity in flamenco singing
José-Miguel Díaz-Báñez and Juan-Carlos Rizo
13:30 Lunch
15:30 Social event
katamaran trip to the arch of Los Cabos



Full papers - time slot: 30 minutes: 23 presentation, 7 questions

Short papers - time slot: 15 minutes: 12 presentation, 3 questions