Our group got 2 short papers accepted at ACM SIGIR conference (the top conference in our IR field) this year for the first time!!!
Acceptance rate is 30%. Both papers got very positive feedback (الحمد لله).
- “EveTAR: A New Test Collection for Event Detection in Arabic Tweets”: Hind Almerekhi, Maram Hasanain, Tamer Elsayed
- “ArabicWeb16: A New Crawl for Today’s Arabic Web”: Reem Suwaileh, Mucahid Kultlu, Nihal Fathima, Tamer Elsayed, Matt Lease (UT)
Congratulations to the whole team!