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I believe in the timely dissemination of scholarly information. Some people do not have access to academic journals. These on-line versions are for personal use only and the posted version may bear no resemblance to the final published version. Copyrights to these papers are held by the respective publishers. Comments on the papers are welcome.

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Journals (in reverse chronological order)

  • J. Li, T. Sellis, J. S. Culpepper, Z. He, C. Liu, and J. Wang. Geo-Social Influence Spanning Maximization. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 29(8): pp 1653-1666, 2017. pdf
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  • Y. Kim, J. Callan, J. S. Culpepper, and A. Moffat. Efficient Distributed Selective Search Information Retrieval Journal, 20(3): pp 221-252, 2017. DOI, pdf
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. The Effect of Pooling and Evaluation Depth on IR Metrics. Information Retrieval Journal, 19(4): pp 416-445, 2016. DOI, pdf
  • J. Li, C. Liu, J. X. Yu, Y. Chen, T. Sellis, and J. S. Culpepper. Social Summarization based on Personalized Influential Topic Search. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 28(7): pp 1820-1834, Jul 2016. DOI, pdf
  • C. L. A. Clarke, J. S. Culpepper, and A. Moffat. Assessing Efficiency-Effectiveness Tradeoffs in Multi-Stage Retrieval Systems Without Using Relevance Judgments. Information Retrieval Journal, 19(4): pp 351-377, 2016. DOI, pdf
  • F. M. Choudhury, J. S. Culpepper, T. Sellis, and X. Cao. Maximizing Bichromatic Reverse Spatial and Textual k Nearest Neighbor Queries. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), 9(6): pp 456-467, Feb 2016. DOI, pdf
  • G. K. Jayasinghe, W. Webber, M. Sanderson, L. S. Dharmasena, and J. S. Culpepper. Statistical comparisons of non-deterministic IR systems using two dimensional variance. Information Processing & Management (IPM), 51(5):pp 677-694, Sep 2015. DOI, pdf
  • S. Gog, A. Moffat, J. S. Culpepper, A. Turpin, and A. Wirth. Large-scale pattern search using reduced-space on-disk suffix arrays. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 26(8):pp 1918-1931, Aug 2014. DOI, pdf
  • S. Huston, J. S. Culpepper, and W. B. Croft. Indexing Word-Sequences for Ranked Retrieval. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 32(1):pp 3-1 - 3-26, Jan 2014. DOI pdf
  • G. K. Jayasinghe, J. S. Culpepper, and P. Bertok. Efficient and Effective realtime prediction of drive-by download attacks. Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), 38: pp 135-149, Feb 2014 DOI, pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, M. Petri, and S. J. Puglisi. Revisiting bounded context block-sorting transformations. Software Practice and Experience (SP&E), 42(8):pp 1037-1054, Aug 2012. DOI 10.1002/spe.1112, pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper and A. Moffat. Efficient set intersection for inverted indexing. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) , 29(1):1.1-1.25, Dec 2010. pdf
  • E. V. Sadanandan and S. K. Pillai and M. V. Lakshmikantham and A. D. Billimoria and J. S. Culpepper and M. P. Cava. Efficient Syntheses of the Marine Alkaloids Makaluvamine D and Discorhabdin C: The 4,6,7-Trimethoxyindole Approach. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 60(6): pp 1800-1805, 1995. pdf

Conferences (in reverse chronological order)

  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. Can Deep Effectiveness Metrics Be Evaluated Using Shallow Judgment Pools? Proceeding of the 40th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2017) , Aug 2017, To appear. pdf
  • R.-C. Chen, L. Gallagher, R. Blanco, and J. S. Culpepper. Efficient Cost-Aware Cascade Ranking in Multi-Stage Retrieval. Proceeding of the 40th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2017) , Aug 2017, To appear. pdf
  • T.T. Damessie, T. P. Nghiem, F. Scholer, and J. S. Culpepper. Gauging the Quality of Relevance Assessments using Inter-Rater Agreement. Proceeding of the 40th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2017) , Aug 2017, To appear. pdf
  • F. M. Choudhury, Z. Bao, J. S. Culpepper, and T. Sellis. Monitoring the Top-m Rank Aggregation of Spatial Objects in Streaming Queries. Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2017) , Apr 2017, pp 585-596. pdf
  • S. Wang, Z. Bao, J. S. Culpepper, T. Sellis, M. Sanderson, and X. Qin. Answering Top-k Exemplar Trajectory Queries. Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2017) , Apr 2017, pp 597-608. pdf
  • M. Crane, J. S. Culpepper, J. Lin, J. Mackenzie, and A. Trotman. A Comparison of Document-at-a-Time and Score-at-a-Time Evaluation. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2017) , pp 201-210, Feb 2017. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, C. L. A. Clarke, and J. Lin. Dynamic Cutoff Prediction in Multi-Stage Retrieval Systems. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2016) , pp 17-24, Dec 2016. pdf *** Winner of the best paper award ***
  • T. T. Damessie, F. Scholer, and J. S. Culpepper. The Influence of Topic Difficulty, Relevance Level, and Document Ordering on Relevance Judging. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2016) , pp 41-48, Dec 2016. pdf
  • S. Wang, Z. Bao, J. S. Culpepper, T. Sellis, M. Sanderson and M.-E. Yadamjav. Interactive Trip Planning Using Activity Trajectories. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2016) , pp 77-80, Dec 2016. pdf
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. Modeling Relevance as a Function of Retrieval Rank. Proceeding of the Twelfth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2016) , pp 3-15, LNCS 9994, Nov 2016. pdf
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. Efficient and Effective Higher Order Proximity Modeling. Proceeding of the 2nd Annual International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2016) , pp 21-30, Sept 2016. pdf
  • T. T. Damessie, F. Scholer, K. Jarvelin, and J. S. Culpepper. The Effect of Document Order and Topic Difficulty on Assessor Agreement. Proceeding of the 2nd Annual International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2016) , pp 73-76, Sept 2016. pdf
  • T. P. Nghiem, C. Ma, J. S. Culpepper, and T. Sellis. Spatial Textual Top-k Search in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Networks. Proceeding of the 27th Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2016) , pp 69-81, Sept 2016. pdf
  • Y. Kim, J. Callan, J. S. Culpepper, and A. Moffat. Load-Balancing in Distributed Selective Search . Proceeding of the 39th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2016) , pp 905-908, July 2016. pdf
  • Y. Kim, J. Callan, J. S. Culpepper, and A. Moffat. Does selective search benefit from WAND optimization? Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016) , pp 145-158, March 2016. pdf
  • J. Mackenzie, F. M. Choudhury, and J. S. Culpepper. Efficient location-aware web search. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2015) , Article 4, December 2015. pdf  *** Winner of the best paper award ***
  • M. Yasukawa, J. S. Culpepper, and F. Scholer. Data fusion for Japanese term and character n-gram search. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2015) , Article 10, December 2015. pdf  *** Winner of the best paper award ***
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. On the cost of extracting proximity features for term-dependency models. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015) , pp 293-302, November 2015. pdf
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. How effective are proximity scores in term dependency models? Proceedings of the 19th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2014) , pp 89-92 November 2014. pdf
  • G. K. Jayasinghe, W. Webber, M. Sanderson, and J. S. Culpepper. Improving test collection pools with machine learning. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2014) , pp 2-9 November 2014. pdf
  • G. K. Jayasinghe, W. Webber, M. Sanderson, and J. S. Culpepper. Extending test collection pools without manual runs. Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2014) , pp 915-918, July 2014. pdf
  • G. K. Jayasinghe, W. Webber, M. Sanderson, L. S. Dharmasena, and J. S. Culpepper. Evaluating non-deterministic retrieval systems. Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2014) , pp 911-914, July 2014. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, S. Mizzaro, M. Sanderson, and F. Scholer. TREC: Topic engineeRing ExerCise. Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2014) , pp 1147-1150, July 2014. pdf
  • M. Petri, A, Moffat and J. S. Culpepper. Score-safe term dependency processing with hybrid indexes. Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2014) , pp 899-902, July 2014. pdf
  • M. Petri, J. S. Culpepper, and A. Moffat. Exploring the Magic of WAND. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2013) , pp 58-65, December 2013. pdf
  • M. Petri and J. S. Culpepper. Efficient indexing algorithms for approximate pattern matching in text. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2012) , pp 9-16, December 2012. pdf.  *** Winner of the best paper award ***
  • S. Huston, J. S. Culpepper, and W. B. Croft. Sketch-based indexing of n-words. Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012) , pp 1864-1868, October 2012. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, M. Petri, and F. Scholer. Efficient in-memory top-k document retrieval. Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012) , pp 225-234, August 2012. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, M. Yasukawa, and F. Scholer. Language independent ranked retrieval with NeWT. Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2011) , pp 18-25, Dec 2011. pdf
  • M. Petri, G. Navarro, J. S. Culpepper, and S. J. Puglisi. Backwards search in context bound text transformations. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Data Compression, Communication and Processing (CCP 2011) , IEEE Press, pp 82-91 Jun 2011. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper, G. Navarro, S. Puglisi, A. Turpin. Top-k ranked document search in general text databases. Proceedings of the 18th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2010) Part II, LNCS 6347, pp 194-205, Sept 2010. pdf
  • A. Turpin, F. Scholer, K. Jarvelin, M. Wu, and J. S. Culpepper. Including summaries in system evaluation. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2009) , July 2009. pp 508-515. pdf
  • A. Arakal, J. S. Culpepper, J. Jeffers, A. Turpin, S. Boztas, K. J. Horadam, and A. McKendrick. Entropy of the retinal template. Proceedings of the 3th IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2009), June 2009. pp 1250-1259. LNCS v5558. pdf
  • A. Moffat and J. S. Culpepper. Hybrid Bitvector Index Compression. In Proceedings of the 12th Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2007), December 2007. pp 25-37. pdf
    *** Winner of the best paper award ***
  • J. S. Culpepper and A. Moffat. Compact set representation for information retrieval. In Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE 2007), October 2007. pp 124-135. LNCS v4726. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper and A. Moffat. Phrase-based pattern matching in compressed text. In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE 2006), October 2006. pp 337-345. LNCS v4209. pdf
  • J. S. Culpepper and A. Moffat. Enhanced byte codes with restricted prefix properties. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE 2005), November 2005. pp 1-12. LNCS v3772. pdf

Workshops (in reverse chronological order)

  • J. Mackenzie, R.-C. Chen, and J. S. Culpepper. RMIT at the TREC 2016 LiveQA Track. In Proceedings of the 25th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2016), November 2016. pdf
  • R.-C. Chen, J. S. Culpepper, T. T. Damessie, T. Jones, A. Mourad K. Ong, F. Scholer, and E. Yulanti. RMIT at the TREC 2015 LiveQA Track. In Proceedings of the 24th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2015), November 2015. pdf
  • X. Lu, A. Moffat, and J. S. Culpepper. Observed volatility in effectiveness metrics. Proceedings of the SIGIR 2015 Workshop on Reproducibility, Inexplicability, and Generalizability of Results (RIGOR 2015) , Aug 2015. pdf
  • F. M. Choudhury, J. S. Culpepper, and T. Sellis. Batch processing of top-k spatial-textual queries. Proceedings of the Second International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Managing and Mining Enriched Geo-Spatial Data (GEORICH 2015) , Jun 2015. pdf
  • M. Yasukawa, J. S. Culpepper, and F. Scholer. Phonetic matching in Japanese. Proceedings of the SIGIR Workshop on Open Source Information Retrieval (OSIR 2012) pages 68-71, August 2012. pdf
  • M. Yasukawa, J. S. Culpepper, F. Scholer, and M. Petri. RMIT and Gunma University at NTCIR-9 GeoTime Task. In Proceedings of the NTCIR-9 Workshop Meeting, December 2011. pdf
  • M. Petri, J. S. Culpepper, and F. Scholer. RMIT at TREC 2011 Microblog Track. In Proceedings of the 20th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011), November 2011. pdf

Other (in reverse chronological order)

  • J. S. Culpepper. Efficient Data Representations for Information Retrieval. Ph.D Thesis, April 2008. pdf   *** Conferred August 2008 ***

Last Update: 23 December 2016