Best Full Paper Award

Learning a Better Negative Sampling Policy with Deep Neural Networks for Search

Daniel Cohen, Scott Jordan and Bruce Croft

Best Short Paper Award

An Analysis of the Softmax Cross Entropy Loss for Learning-to-Rank with Binary Relevance

Sebastian Bruch, Xuanhui Wang, Michael Bendersky and Marc Najork

Best Full Paper Honorable Mention

Modelling Dynamic Interactions Between Relevance Dimensions

Sagar Uprety, Shahram Dehdashti, Lauren Fell, Peter Bruza and Dawei Song

Best Short Paper Honorable Mention

Investigating the Reliability of Click Models

Jiaxin Mao, Zhumin Chu, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma

Performance Prediction for Non-Factoid Question Answering

Helia Hashemi, Hamed Zamani and Bruce Croft