Piazza Maggiore, Bologna

Conference Program - SISAP 2022

15th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications

Bologna, Italy, Oct 5-7, 2022

Times are given in CEST, Central European Summer Time.

Wednesday, October 5th



Registration desk is open


chair: Ilaria Bartolini (Università di Bologna)

Keynote 1: Smart Data Services for Sensemaking in Human-Centered Dynamic Systems

K. Selcuk Candan (Arizona State University)
chair: Ilaria Bartolini (Università di Bologna)
11:45-12:15Coffee Break

Short Papers Session 1: Indexing and Clustering

chair: Stéphane Marchand-Maillet (University of Geneva)
Ibrahim Chegrane, Imane Hocine, Said Yahiaoui, Ahcene Bendjoudi, and Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat
Compacted Search Tree for Graph Edit Distance Computation
Erich Schubert
Automatic Indexing for Similarity Search in ELKI (demo)
Fabio Carrara, Lucia Vadicamo, Claudio Gennaro, and Giuseppe Amato
Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search on Standard Search Engines
Petra Budikova, Daniel Klepac, David Rusnak, Milan Slovak
Visual Exploration of Human Motion Data

Short Papers Session 2: Learning

chair: Giuseppe Amato (ISTI-CNR)
Paras Sheth, Ruocheng Guo, Kaize Ding, Lu Cheng, K. Selcuk Candan, and Huan Liu
Causal Disentanglement with Network Information for Debiased Recommendations
Jaroslav Olha, Terézia Slanináková, Martin Gendiar, Matej Antol, and Vlastislav Dohnal
Learned Indexing in Proteins: Substituting Complex Distance Calculations with Embedding and Clustering Techniques
Gianluca Moro, Lorenzo Valgimigli, Alex Rossi, Cristiano Casadei, and Andrea Montefiori
Self-supervised Information Retrieval Trained from Self-generated Sets of Queries and Relevant Documents
Florian Lalande and Kenji Doya
Numerical Data Imputation: Choose KNN over Deep Learning
15:40-16:10Coffee Break

Doctoral Symposium

chair: Maria Luisa Sapino (Università di Torino)
Armin Hedzic
Discovering Knowledge Graphs Via Attention-Driven Graph Generation
Alessandro Abluton
Visual Recommendation and Visual Search for Fashion e-commerce

Conference Reception and Posters

Thursday, October 6th



Registration desk is open

Keynote 2: Scalable High-Dimensional Similarity Search: The New Kid on the Block

Themis Palpanas (University Paris Cité)
chair: Marco Patella (Università di Bologna)
11:30-12:00Coffee Break

Full Papers Session 1: Foundations of Similarity Search

chair: Edgar Chávez (CICESE)
Erik Thordsen and Erich Schubert
On Projections to Linear Subspaces
Vladimír Míč and Pavel Zezula
Concept of Relational Similarity Search
Lucia Vadicamo, Alan Dearle, and Richard Connor
On the Expected Exclusion Power of Binary Partitions for Metric Search

Full Papers Session 2: Clustering

chair: Richard Connor (University of St. Andrews)
Lars Lenssen and Erich Schubert
Clustering by Direct Optimization of the Medoid Silhouette
Dušica Knežević, Jela Babić, Miloš Savić, and Miloš Radovanović
Evaluation of LID-Aware Graph Embedding Methods for Node Clustering
Henrique Oliveira Marques, Arthur Zimek, Ricardo José Gabrielli Barreto Campello, and Jörg Sander
Similarity-based Unsupervised Evaluation of Outlier Detection
15:45-16:15Coffee Break

Full Papers Session 3: Applications I

chair: Miloš Radovanović (University of Novi Sad)
Ilaria Bartolini, Vincenzo Moscato, Marco Postiglione, Giancarlo Sperlì, and Andrea Vignali
COSINER: COntext SImilarity data augmentation for Named Entity Recognition
Gabriele Lagani, Claudio Gennaro, Hannes Fassold, and Giuseppe Amato
FastHebb: Scaling Hebbian Training of Deep Neural Networks to ImageNet Level
Stéphane Marchand-Maillet and Edgar Chávez
HubHSP Graph: Effective Data Sampling for Pivot-Based Representation Strategies

Discover Bologna City Tour


Conference Dinner @ Buca Manzoni restaurant

Friday, October 7th



Registration desk is open

Full Papers Session 4: Indexing

chair: Erich Schubert (TU Dortmund University)
Markéta Křenková, Vladimír Míč, and Pavel Zezula
Similarity Search with the Distance Density Model
Cole Foster, Berk Sevilmis, and Benjamin Kimia
Generalized Relative Neighborhood Graph (GRNG) for Similarity Search
Richard Connor
A Ptolemaic Partitioning Mechanism
11:15-11:45Coffee Break

Full Papers Session 5: Applications II

chair: Lucia Vadicamo (ISTI-CNR)
Ubaldo Ruiz, Stéphane Marchand-Maillet, and Edgar Chávez
Stable Anchors for Matching Unlabelled Point Clouds
My Hong Le and Alexander Hinneburg
An Application of Learned Multi-Modal Product Similarity to e-Commerce
Gianluca Moro and Stefano Salvatori
Deep Vision-Language Model for Efficient Multi-modal Similarity Search in Fashion Retrieval

Closing and Awards

chair: Fabrizio Falchi (ISTI-CNR)

Presentations (live presentation, no pre-recorded video):

Poster session: