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Publications: Dr Anastasios Tombros

Marengo L, Fazekas TA ( 2017 ) . I Wonder... Inquiry Techniques as a Method to Gain Insights into People's Encounters with Visual Art . Conference: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI’17), 9-14 July, Vancouver, Canada vol. 714 ,
Tao Y, Tombros A ( 2017 ) . How collaborators make sense of tasks together: A comparative analysis of collaborative sensemaking behavior in collaborative information-seeking tasks . Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology vol. 68 , ( 3 ) 609 - 622 .
Al-Thani D, Stockman T, Tombros A ( 2015 ) . The effects of cross-modal collaboration on the stages of information seeking . ACM International Conference Proceeding Series . vol. 07-09-September-2015 ,
Sahib NG, Tombros A, Stockman T ( 2015 ) . Evaluating a search interface for visually impaired searchers . Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology vol. 66 , ( 11 ) 2235 - 2248 .
Tao Y, Tombros A ( 2014 ) . Investigating collaborative sensemaking behavior in collaborative information seeking . Computer vol. 47 , ( 3 ) 38 - 45 .
Sahib NG, Tombros A, Stockman T ( 2014 ) . Investigating the Behavior of Visually Impaired Users for Multi-session Search Tasks . JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY vol. 65 , ( 1 ) 69 - 83 .
Tao Y, Tombros A ( 2013 ) . An Exploratory Study of Sensemaking in Collaborative Information Seeking . ECIR . Editors: Serdyukov, P, Braslavski, P, Kuznetsov, SO, Kamps, J et al. , vol. 7814 , 26 - 37 .
Al-Thani D, Stockman T, Tombros A ( 2013 ) . Cross-modal collaborative information seeking (CCIS): An exploratory study . HCI 2013 - 27th International British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference: The Internet of Things .
Sahib NG, Stockman T, Tombros A, Metatla O ( 2013 ) . Participatory Design with Blind Users: A Scenario-Based Approach . INTERACT (1) . Editors: Kotzé, P, Marsden, G, Lindgaard, G, Wesson, J et al. , vol. 8117 , 685 - 701 .
Diriye A, Blandford A, Tombros A, Vakkari P ( 2013 ) . The Role of Search Interface Features during Information Seeking . TPDL . Editors: Aalberg, T, Papatheodorou, C, Dobreva, M, Tsakonas, G et al. , vol. 8092 , 235 - 240 .
Szlavik Z, Tombros A, Lalmas M ( 2012 ) . Summarisation of the logical structure of XML documents . INFORMATION PROCESSING & MANAGEMENT vol. 48 , ( 5 ) 956 - 968 .
Sahib NG, Tombros A, Stockman T ( 2012 ) . A Comparative Analysis of the Information-Seeking Behavior of Visually Impaired and Sighted Searchers . JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY vol. 63 , ( 2 ) 377 - 391 .
Diriye A, Tombros A, Blandford A ( 2012 ) . A Little Interaction Can Go a Long Way: Enriching the Query Formulation Process . ECIR . Editors: Baeza-Yates, RA, Vries, APD, Zaragoza, H, Cambazoglu, BB et al. , vol. 7224 , 531 - 534 .
Gooda Sahib N, Tombros A, Ruthven I ( 2010 ) . Enabling Interactive Query Expansion through Eliciting the Potential Effect of Expansion Terms . Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Conference: European Conference on Information Retrieval ( Milton Keynes ) from: 28/03/2010 to: 31/03/2010 , vol. 5993 , 532 - 543 .
Diriye A, Blandford A, Tombros A ( 2010 ) . Exploring the Impact of Search Interface Features on Search Tasks . RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES . Editors: Lalmas, M, Jose, J, Rauber, A, Sebastiani, F et al. , vol. 6273 , 184 - 195 .
Diriye A, Blandford A, Tombros A ( 2010 ) . When is system support effective? . Conference: Proceeding of the third symposium on Information interaction in context - IIiX '1055 - 64 .
Diriye A, Blandford A, Tombros A ( 2009 ) . A polyrepresentational approach to interactive query expansion . Conference: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '09217 - 220 .
Campana M, Tombros A ( 2009 ) . Incremental Personalised Summarisation with Novelty Detection . FLEXIBLE QUERY ANSWERING SYSTEMS: 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, FQAS 2009 . Editors: Andreasen, T, Yager, RR, Bulskov, H, Christiansen, H et al. , vol. 5822 , 641 - 652 .
Forst JF, Tombros A, Roelleke T ( 2009 ) . Less Is More: Maximal Marginal Relevance as a Summarisation Feature . ADVANCES IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL THEORY . Editors: Azzopardi, L, Kazai, G, Robertspm, S, Ruger, S et al. , vol. 5766 , 350 - 353 .
Lalmas M, Tombros A, Borlund P, Schneider JW ( 2009 ) . Second international symposium on information interaction in context . SIGIR Forum vol. 43 , Article 1 , 59 - 62 .
BORLUND P, SCHNEIDER J, LALMAS M, TOMBROS A, FEATHER J, KELLY D, DE VRIES A ( 2008 ) . Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Information Interaction in Context . ACM ( New York, NY, USA ),
Larsen B, Malik S, Tombros A ( 2008 ) . A Comparison of Interactive and Ad-Hoc Relevance Assessments . FOCUSED ACCESS TO XML DOCUMENTS . Editors: Fuhr, N, Kamps, J, Lalmas, M, Trotman, A et al. , vol. 4862 , 348 - 358 .
( 2008 ) . Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Interaction in Context, IIiX 2008, London, UK, October 14-17, 2008 . IIiX . Editors: Lalmas, M, Tombros, A, Borlund, P, Schneider, JW et al. , vol. 348 ,
Amini MR, Tombros A, Usunier N, Lalmas M ( 2007 ) . Learning-based summarisation of XML documents . INFORM RETRIEVAL vol. 10 , ( 3 ) 233 - 255 .
LALMAS M, TOMBROS A ( 2007 ) . Evaluating XML retrieval effectiveness at INEX . ACM SIGIR Forum vol. 41 , ( 1 ) 40 - 57 .
Szlavik Z, Tombros A, Lalmas M ( 2007 ) . Feature- and query-based table of contents generation for XML documents . Advances in Information Retrieval . Editors: Amati, G, Carpineto, C, Romano, G , vol. 4425 , 456 - 467 .
Lalmas M, Tombros A ( 2007 ) . INEX 2002-2006: Understanding XML retrieval evaluation . DIGITAL LIBRARIES: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT . Editors: Thanos, C, Borri, F, Candela, L , vol. 4877 , 187 - 196 .
Forst JF, Roelleke T, Tombros A ( 2007 ) . Modelling a Summarisation Logic in Probabilistic Datalog . LWA . Editors: Hinneburg, A , 221 - 228 .
Malik S, Larsen B, Tombros A ( 2007 ) . Report on the INEX 2005 interactive track . SIGIR Forum vol. 41 , Article 1 , 67 - 74 .
Malik S, Tombros A, Larsen B ( 2007 ) . The interactive track at INEX 2006 . Comparative Evaluation of XML Information Retrieval Systems . Editors: Fuhr, N, Lalmas, M, Trotman, A , vol. 4518 , 387 - 399 .
LALMAS M, MACFARLANE A, RUGER S, TOMBROS A, TSIKRIKA T, YAVLINSKY A ( 2006 ) . Advances in Information Retrieval: 28th European Conference on IR Research, Proceedings (ECIR 2006) . SPRINGER ( Berlin / Heidelberg ),
( 2006 ) . Advances in Information Retrieval, 28th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2006, London, UK, April 10-12, 2006, Proceedings . ECIR . Editors: Lalmas, M, MacFarlane, A, Rüger, SM, Tombros, A et al. , vol. 3936 ,
Malik S, Klas CP, Fuhr N, Larsen B, Tombros A ( 2006 ) . Designing a user interface for interactive retrieval of structured documents - Lessons learned from the INEX interactive track . RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES . Editors: Gonzalo, J, Thanos, C, Verdejo, MF, Carrasco, RC et al. , vol. 4172 , 291 - 302 .
Szlávik Z, Tombros A, Lalmas M ( 2006 ) . Investigating the use of summarisation for interactive XML retrieval . SAC . Editors: Haddad, H , 1068 - 1072 .
Larsen B, Tombros A, Malik S ( 2006 ) . Is XML retrieval meaningful to users?: searcher preferences for full documents vs. elements . SIGIR . Editors: Efthimiadis, EN, Dumais, ST, Hawking, D, Järvelin, K et al. , 663 - 664 .
Forst JF, Tombros A, Rölleke T ( 2006 ) . Solving the Enterprise TREC Task with Probabilistic Data Models . TREC . Editors: Voorhees, EM, Buckland, LP , vol. 500-272 ,
Larsen B, Malik S, Tombros A ( 2006 ) . The Interactive Track at INEX 2005 . ADVANCES IN XML INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND EVALUATION . Editors: Fuhr, N, Lalmas, M, Malik, S, Kazai, G et al. , vol. 3977 , 398 - 410 .
Szlavik Z, Tombros A, Lalmas M ( 2006 ) . The use of summaries in XML retrieval . RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES . Editors: Gonzalo, J, Thanos, C, Verdejo, MF, Carrasco, RC et al. , vol. 4172 , 75 - 86 .
Betsi S, Lalmas M, Tombros A, Tsikrika T ( 2006 ) . User expectations from XML element retrieval . SIGIR . Editors: Efthimiadis, EN, Dumais, ST, Hawking, D, Järvelin, K et al. , 611 - 612 .
Tombros A, Ruthven I, Jose JM ( 2005 ) . How users assess web pages for information seeking . J AM SOC INF SCI TEC vol. 56 , ( 4 ) 327 - 344 .
Tombros A, Ali ZS ( 2005 ) . Factors affecting web page similarity . ADVANCES IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL . Editors: Losada, DE, FernandezLuna, JM , vol. 3408 , 487 - 501 .
Lalmas M, TOMBROS A, Gallinari P, Usunier N, Amini M ( 2005 ) . Learning to Summarise XML Documents using Content and Structure . Conference: Proceedings of the ACM 14th Conference on Knowledge and Information Management (CIKM 2005), to appear
LALMAS M, Tombros T, Gallinari P, Usunier N, Amini M-R ( 2005 ) . Learning to Summarize XML Documents by Combining Content and Structure . Conference: ACM 14th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
TOMBROS A, Larsen B, Malik S ( 2005 ) . Report on the INEX 2004 interactive track . ACM SIGIR Forum vol. 39 , ( 1 ) 43 - 49 .
Tombros A, Larsen B, Malik S ( 2005 ) . The interactive track at INEX 2004 . ADVANCES IN XML INFORMATION RETRIEVAL . Editors: Fuhr, N, Lalmas, M, Malik, S, Szlavik, Z et al. , vol. 3493 , 410 - 423 .
Tombros A, van Rijsbergen CJ ( 2004 ) . Query-sensitive similarity measures for information retrieval . KNOWL INF SYST vol. 6 , ( 5 ) 617 - 642 .
TOMBROS A, Malik S, Larsen B ( 2004 ) . End users in the context of XML documents - setting up an interactive track at INEX . Conference: Workshop on Information Retrieval in Context at the ACM SIGIR 2004 Conference
TOMBROS A, White R, Jose J, Ruthven I ( 2003 ) . Clustering the information space using top-ranking sentences: a study of user interaction . Conference: Proceedings of the 9th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Hu,am-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2003)
Tombros A, Jose JM, Ruthven I ( 2003 ) . Clustering top-ranking sentences for information access . RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES . Editors: Koch, T, Solvberg, IT , vol. 2769 , 523 - 528 .
TOMBROS A, Jose J, Ruthven I ( 2003 ) . Searchers' criteria for assessing web pages . Conference: Proceedings on the 26th ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval
Tombros A, Villa R, Van Rijsbergen CJ ( 2002 ) . The effectiveness of query-specific hierarchic clustering in information retrieval . INFORM PROCESS MANAG vol. 38 , ( 4 ) 559 - 582 .
TOMBROS A, Crestani F, Sweeney S ( 2002 ) . Mobile delivery of news using hierarchical query-biased summaries . Conference: 17th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing Information Access and Retrieval Pack (SAC-IARS'02)
TOMBROS A, Jose J, Ruthven I ( 2001 ) . A study on the use of summaries and summary-based query expansion for a question-answering task . Conference: Proceedings of the 23rd BCS European Annual Colloquium on Information Retrieval Research (ECIR 2001)
McLellan P, Tombros A, Jose JM, Ounis I, Whitehead M ( 2001 ) . Evaluating Summarisation Technologies: A Task Oriented Approach . NDDL . Editors: Isaías, PT , 99 - 112 .
TOMBROS A, Rijsbergen CJ ( 2001 ) . Query-sensitive similarity measures for the calculation of interdocument relationship . Conference: 10th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
Tombros A, Crestani F ( 2000 ) . Users' perception of relevance of spoken documents . Journal of the American Society for Information Science vol. 10 , ( 51 ) 929 - 939 .
Alexander N, Brown C, Jose JM, Ruthven I, Tombros A ( 2000 ) . Question Answering, Relevance Feedback and Summarisation: TREC-9 Interactive Track Report . TREC . Editors: Voorhees, EM, Harman, DK , vol. 500-249 ,
Tombros A, Sanderson M ( 1998 ) . Advantages of query biased summaries in information retrieval . Conference: Proceedings of the 21st annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (ACM SIGIR'98) ( Melbourne, Australia ) 2 - 10 .