Conference Program

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SISAP 2017 - 10th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications

Day 1: Wednesday, 4 Oct
09:15-17:00 Registration
09:45-10:00 Opening
10:00-11:30 Keynote: Keyword-Based Querying of Geo-Textual Content
Christian S. Jensen, Aalborg University
11:30-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-15:30 Session 1: Improving Similarity Search Methods and Application
  • Sketches with Unbalanced Bits for Similarity Search
    Vladimir Mic, David Novak and Pavel Zezula
  • Local Intrinsic Dimensionality I: An Extreme-Value-Theoretic Foundation for Similarity Applications
    Michael E. Houle
  • Local Intrinsic Dimensionality II: Multivariate Analysis and Distributional Support
    Michael E. Houle
  • High-Dimensional Simplexes for Supermetric Search
    Richard Connor, Lucia Vadicamo and Fausto Rabitti
  • Improving k-NN Graph Accuracy using Local Intrinsic Dimensionality
    Michael E. Houle, Vincent Oria and Arwa Wali
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Session 2: Similarity Search for Outlier Detection
  • Good and Bad Neighborhood Approximations for Outlier Detection Ensembles
    Evelyn Kirner, Erich Schubert and Arthur Zimek
  • Intrinsic t-Stochastic Neighbor Embedding for Visualization and Outlier Detection: A Remedy Against the Curse of Dimensionality?
    Erich Schubert and Michael Gertz
17:00-20:00 Reception (Poster + Food)
Day 2: Thursday, 5 Oct
08:45-17:00 Registration
9:30-10:30 Keynote: Towards Scalable Multimedia Analytics
Björn Þór Jónsson, IT University of Copenhagen
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Session 3: Approximate Similarity Search
  • The Power of Distance Distributions: Cost Models and Scheduling Policies for Quality-Controlled Similarity Queries
    Paolo Ciaccia and Marco Patella
  • Cache and Priority Queue Based Approximation Technique for a Stream of Similarity Search Queries
    Filip Nálepa, Michal Batko and Pavel Zezula
  • ANN-Benchmarks: A Benchmarking Tool for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Algorithms
    Martin Aumüller, Erik Bernhardsson and Alexander Faithfull
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00 Session 4: Indexing
  • Self-indexed Motion Planning
    Angello Hoyos, Ubaldo Ruiz, Eric S. Tellez and Edgar Chavez
  • Practical Space-efficient Data Structures for High-dimensional Orthogonal Range Searching
    Kazuki Ishiyama and Kunihiko Sadakane
  • Semantic Similarity Group By Operators for Metric Data
    Natan A. Laverde, Mirela T. Cazzolato, Agma Traina and Caetano Traina
  • Succinct Quadtrees for Road Data
    Kazuki Ishiyama, Koji M. Kobayashi and Kunihiko Sadakane
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Session 5: Applications I
  • DeepBrowse: Similarity-based Browsing through Large Lists
    Haochen Chen, Arvind Ram Anantharam and Steven Skiena
  • Malware discovery using behaviour-based exploration of network traffic
    Jakub Lokoc, Tomas Grosup, Premysl Cech, Tomas Pevny and Tomas Skopal
  • Visual Analytics and Similarity Search: Concepts and Challenges for Effective Retrieval Considering Users, Tasks, and Data
    Daniel Seebacher, Johannes Häußler, Manuel Stein, Halldor Janetzko, Tobias Schreck and Daniel Keim
18:30-21:00 Conference Dinner
Day 3: Friday, 6 Oct
08:45-11:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Session 6: Similarity Measures for Complex Objects
  • Dynamic Time Warping and The (Windowed) Dog-Keeper Distance.
    Jörg Bachmann and Johann-Christoph Freytag
  • Fast Similarity Search with the Earth Mover's Distance via Feasible Initialization and Pruning
    Merih Seran Uysal, Kai Driessen, Tobias Brockhoff and Thomas Seidl
  • A New Perspective on the Tree Edit Distance
    Stefan Schwarz, Mateusz Pawlik and Nikolaus Augsten
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Session 7: Applications II
  • On Competitiveness of Nearest-Neighbor Based Music Classification: A Methodological Critique
    Haukur Pálmason, Björn Þór Jónsson, Laurent Amsaleg, Markus Schedl and Peter Knees
  • DS-Prox: Dataset Proximity Mining for Governing the Data Lake
    Ayman Alserafi, Toon Calders, Alberto Abello and Oscar Romero
  • Scalable Similarity Search for Molecular Descriptors
    Yasuo Tabei and Simon Puglisi
12:30 Closing