Program Committee

CIKM 2008 Program Committee by Area

CIKM 2008 Database

Sihem Amer-Yahia, Yahoo! Research, USA (Area Chair)
Ioana Manolescu, INRIA, France (Assistant Area Chair)

Meta-reviewers (Track chairs)
Peter Boncz, CWI, The Netherlands
Graham Cormode, AT&T Labs, USA
Juliana Freire, University of Utah, USA
Irini Fundulaki, ICS-FORTH, Greece
Carl-Christian Kanne, University of Mannheim, Germany
Nick Koudas, University of Toronto, Canada
Maristella Matera, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Atsuyuki Morishima, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Fatma Ozcan, IBM Almaden, USA
Wang Chiew Tan, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
Rebecca Wright, Rutgers University, USA

Program Committee Members
Ashraf Aboulnaga, University of Waterloo, Canada
Silvia Abrahao, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Eytan Adar, University of Washington, USA
Gail-Joon Ahn, Arizona State University, USA
Reza Akbarinia, University of Waterloo, Canada
Toshiyuki Amagasa, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Bernd Amann, LIP6, France
Yuan An, Drexel University, USA
Paul Aoki, Intel Research, USA
Marcelo Arenas, PUC Chile, Chile
Catriel Beeri, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Omar Benjelloun, Google, USA
Sonia Bergamaschi, Universita di Modena, Italy
Enrico Bertini, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
Angela Bonifati, CNR, Italy
Luc Bouganim, INRIA Rocquencourt, France
Tiziana Catarci, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Chee-Yong Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kevin C. Chang, University of Illinois, USA
Yi Chen, Arizona State University, USA
ames Cheney, University of Edinburgh, UK
Junghoo (John) Cho, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Byron Choi, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Isabel Cruz, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Nilesh Dalvi, Yahoo! Research, USA
Alexander Dekhtyar, California Polytechnic State University, USA
Alin Deutsch, University of California San Diego, USA
Xin (Luna) Dong, AT&T Labs, USA
Amr El Abbadi, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Marcus Fontoura, Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Rio), Brazil
Juliana Freire, University of Utah, USA
Benjamin Fung, Concordia University, Canada
Ariel Fuxman, Microsoft Research, USA
Helena Galhardas, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Floris Geerts, University of Edinburgh, UK
Michael Gertz, University of California at Davis, USA
Lise Getoor, University of Maryland, USA
Torsten Grust, Universitat Tubingen, Germany
Claudio Gutierrez, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Jayant Haritsa, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
Sven Helmer, Birbeck University of London, UK
Jan Hidders, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Howard Ho, IBM Almaden, USA
Polly Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Panagiotis Ipeirotis, New York University, USA
Zachary Ives, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Vanja Josifovski, Yahoo! Research, USA
Grigoris Karvounarakis, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Bettina Kemme, McGill University, Canada
Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Microsoft Research, USA
Yannis Kotidis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Nick Koudas, University of Toronto, Canada
Georgia Koutrika, Stanford University, USA
Alberto Laender, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Paul Larson, Microsoft Research, USA
Kristen LeFevre, University of Michigan, USA
Ulf Leser, Humboldt-Universitat, Germany
Chen Li, University of California; Irvine, USA
Feifei Li, Florida State University, USA
Jie Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, UK
Jayant Madhavan, Google Inc., USA
Murali Mani, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Amelie Marian, Rutgers University, USA
Andrew McGregor, University of California San Diego, USA
Peter Mika, Yahoo! Research Barcelona, Spain
Gerome Miklau, University of Massachussets, USA
Paolo Missier, University of Manchester, UK
Prasenjit Mitra, Penn State University, USA
Mirella M Moro, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Thomas Neumann, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
Matthias Nicola, IBM Sillicon Valley Lab, USA
Moira Norrie, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Byung-Won On, University of British Columbia, Canada
Esther Pacitti, INRIA Nantes, France
Themis Palpanas, University of Trento, Italy
Stelios Paparizos, Microsoft Research, USA
Fabio Paterno, CNR-ISTI, Italy
Evaggelia Pitoura, University of Ioannina, Greece
Geert Poels, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Neoklis Polyzotis, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
Sriram Raghavan, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Maya Ramanath, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
Arnon Rosenthal, The Mitre Corporation, USA
Gustavo Rossi, La Plata National University, Argentina
Marie-Christine Rousset, University of Grenoble, France
George Samaras, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Monica Scannapieco, University of Rome, Italy
Jayavel Shanmugasundaram, Yahoo! Research, USA
Aya Soffer, IBM Research Haifa, Israel
Ioana Roxana Stanoi, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Jimeng Sun, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Egemen Tanin, University of Melbourne, Australia
Nesime Tatbul, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Dilys Thomas, Oracle, USA
Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Frank Tompa, University of Waterloo, Canada
Agma Traina, University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
Panagiotis Tsaparas, Microsoft Research, USA
Kristin Tufte, Portland State University, USA
Jean Vanderdonckt, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Yannis Velegrakis, University of Trento, Italy
Vassilios Verykios, University of Thessaly, Greece
Stratis Viglas, University of Edinburgh, UK
X. Sean Wang, University of Vermont, USA
Wendy Hui Wang, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Yuqing Melanie Wu, Indiana University, USA
Jun Yang, Duke University, USA
Man Lung Yiu, Aalborg University, Denmark
Cong Yu, Yahoo! Research, USA
Jingren Zhou, Microsoft Research, USA

CIKM 2008 Information Retrieval

Yi Zhang, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA (Area Chair)
David A. Evans, JustSystems Evans Research, USA (Assistant Area Chair)

Meta-reviewers (Track chairs)
Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Efthimis N. Efthimiadis, University of Washington, USA
Lee Giles, Pennsylvania State University, USA
David Hawking, Funnelback, Australia
Jimmy Huang, York University, Canada
Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow, UK
Jaap Kamps, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Paul Kantor, Rutgers University, USA
KL Kwok, City University of New York, USA
Hang Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Jian-Yun Nie, University de Montreal, Canada
Jan Pedersen, Yahoo!, USA
Tetsuya Sakai, NewsWatch, Japan
Mark Sanderson, University of Sheffield, UK
Luo Si, Purdue University, USA
Andrew Trotman, University of Otago, New Zealand

Program Committee Members
Nasreen AbdulJaleel, Appature Technologies Inc, USA
Maristella Agosti, University of Padua, Italy
Omar Alonso, A9.com, USA
Giambattista Amati, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Italy
Einat Amitay, IBM Research Haifa, Israel
Javed Aslam, Northeastern University, USA
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research, Spain
Jing Bai, Yahoo!, USA
Catherine Blake, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Gloria Bordogna, CNR IDPA, Italy
Mohand Boughanem, Universite Paul Sabatier, France
Eric Brown, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Stefan Buettcher, Google, USA
Pavel Calado, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Fazli Can, Bilkent University, Turkey
Guihong Cao, University of Montreal, Canada
David Carmel, IBM Research Haifa, Israel
Zheng Chen, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Francine Chen, Palo Alto Research Center, USA
Yun Chi, NEC Laboratories America, USA
Charles Clarke, University of Waterloo, Canada
Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Francisco Couto, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Fabio Crestani, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Byron Dom, Yahoo! Inc., USA
Susan Dumais, Microsoft Research, USA
Charles Elkan, University of California San Diego, USA
Alexandre Falcao, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Weiguo Fan, Virginia Tech, USA
Li Fan, Yahoo!, USA
Hui Fang, The Ohio State University, USA
Ayman Farahat, Admob, USA
Dennis Fetterly, Microsoft Research, USA
James French, University of Virginia, USA
Richard Furuta, Texas A&M University, USA
Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Yahoo! Research, USA
Susan Gauch, University of Arkansas, USA
Gregory Grefenstette, CEA LIST, France
Warren Greiff, MITRE Corporation, USA
Hui Han, Yahoo!, USA
Sanda Harabagiu, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Donna Harman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Daqing He, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Xiaofei He, Zhejiang University, China
Andreas Henrich, University of Bamberg, Germany
Djoerd Hiemstra, University of Twente, The Netherlands
David Hull, Google, USA
Nicholas J. Belkin, Rutgers University, USA
Rong Jin, Michigan State University, USA
Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Ireland
Jaana Kekalainen, University of Tampere, Finland
Diane Kelly, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Irwin King, Chinese University Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Brian Kirkegaard, Royal School of Library & Information Science, Denmark
Iraklis Klampanos, University of Glasgow, UK
Jeongwoo Ko, Oracle, USA
Donald Kraft, Louisiana State University, USA
Ravi Kumar, Yahoo! Research, USA
Oren Kurland, Technion, Israel
Monica Landoni, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Birger Larsen, Royal School of Library & Information Science, Denmark
Victor Lavrenko, University of Edinburgh, UK
Fotis Lazarinis, Technological Educational Institute, Greece
Guy Lebanon, Purdue University, USA
Dongwon Lee, Penn State University, USA
Elizabeth Liddy, Syracuse University, USA
Yan Liu, IBM, USA
Tie-Yan Liu, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Jie Lu, IBM, USA
Lita Lucian, Siemens, USA
Andrew MacFarlane, City University London, UK
James Mayfield, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Paul McNamee, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Qiaozhu Mei, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Massimo Melucci, University of Padua, Italy
Weiyi Meng, SUNY Binghamton; USA, USA
Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research, UK
Vibhu Mittal, Google, USA
Dunja Mladenic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Alistair Moffat, University of Melbourne, Australia
Josiane Mothe, University Paul Sabatier, France
Marc Najork, Microsoft Research, USA
Charles Nicholas, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Arlindo Oliveira, echnical University of Lisbon and INESC, Portugal
Bo Pang, Yahoo! Research, USA
Gabriella Pasi, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Benjamin Piwowarski, University of Glasgow, UK
Vassilis Plachouras, Yahoo! Research, Spain
Edie Rasmussen, University of British Columbia, Canada
Monica Rogati, LinkedIn, USA
Stefan Rueger, The Open University, UK
Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, UK
Giovanni Maria Sacco, Universita' di Torino, Italy
Mehran Sahami, Stanford University, USA
Klaus Schulz, University of Munich, Germany
Hinrich Schutze, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Xuehua Shen, Google, USA
Dou Shen, Microsoft adCenter Labs, USA
Paraic Sheridan, Centre for Next Generation Localisation, Ireland
Mario J. Gaspar da Silva, University of Lisboa, Portugal
Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University, Ireland
Ian Soboroff, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Dawei Song, Open University, UK
Ohm Sornil, NIDA, Thailand
Jaime Teevan, Microsoft Research, USA
Paul Thompson, Dartmouth College, USA
Anastasios Tombros, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Daniel Tunkelang, Endeca, USA
Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Jesus Vilares, University of A Coruna, Spain
Ellen Voorhees, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Peiling Wang, University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA
Jianqiang Wang, SUNY Buffalo, USA
Ryen White, Microsoft Research, USA
Ross Wilkinson, CSIRO, Australia
Xiaoyun Wu, Google, USA
Wensi Xi, Google, USA
Rong Yan, IBM Research, USA
Kiduk Yang, Indiana University, USA
Qiang Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Wai Gen Yee, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Jeonghee Yi, Yahoo! Inc., USA
Clement Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Kai Yu, NEC Lab America, USA
Hongyuan Zha, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Ya Zhang, Yahoo! Inc, USA
Zhaohui Zheng, Yahoo! Inc, USA
Ming Zhou, Microsoft Research, China
Ding Zhou, Facebook, USA
Shenghuo Zhu, NEC Laboratories America, USA
Xiaoyan Zhu, Tsinghua University, China
Nivio Ziviani, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ricardo da Silva Torres, University of Campinas, Brazil
Arjen de Vries, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, The Netherlands
Pablo de la Fuente, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
Zuobing Xu, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

CIKM 2008 Knowledge Management

Alek Kolcz, Microsoft Live Labs, USA (Area Chair)
Key-Sun Choi, KAIST, Korea (Assistant Area Chair)

Meta-reviewers (Track chairs)
Naoki Abe, IBM Research, USA
Paul Buitelaar, DFKI, Germany
Nitesh Chawla, University of Notre Dame, USA
Hsin-His Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dennis Decoste, Microsoft Live Labs, USA
Ryaid Ghani, Accenture Technology Labs, USA
Marko Grobelnik, Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Joost Kok, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Henry Lieberman, MIT, USA
Wei-Ying Ma, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Alexander Tuzhilin, Stern School of Business New York University, USA

Program Committee Members
Sibel Adali, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Aijun An, York University, Canada
Michael Berthold, University of Konstanz, Germany
Mikhail Bilenko, Microsoft Research, USA
Jean-Francois Boulicaut, INSA Lyon, France
Andrei Broder, Yahoo! Research, USA
Greg Buehrer, Microsoft Live Labs, USA
Michael Burl, JPL/NASA, USA
Pablo Castells, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Rebecca Cathey, BAE Systems, USA
Edward Chang, Google Research, Cambodia
Ming-Syan Chen, National Taiwan Univiersity, Taiwan
David Cheung, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
David Cieslak, Notre Dame, USA
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Calabria, Italy
Gautam Das, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Ian Davidson, University of California Davis, USA
Luc De Raedt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Li Ding, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Martin Dzbor, Knowledge Media Institute, UK
Andre Falcao, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Wei Fan, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
George Forman, HP Labs, USA
Vasco Furtado, University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Brazil
Johannes Furnkranz, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Aldo Gangemi, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Minos Garofalakis, Yahoo! Research and UC-Berkeley, USA
Amol Ghoting, IBM Research, USA
Natalie Glance, Google, USA
Eric Glover, searchme, USA
Shantanu Godbole, IBM Research, India
Nazli Goharian, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Fernando Gomez, University of Central Florida, USA
Joshua Goodman, Microsoft, USA
Robert Grossman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Tom Gruber, Active Technologies, USA
Greg Hamerly, Baylor University, USA
Otthein Herzog, TZI Universitaet Bremen, Germany
Wynne Hsu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Matthew Hurst, Microsoft Live Labs, USA
Arantza Illarramendi, University of Basque Country, Spain
Nathalie Japkowicz, University of Ottawa, Canada
Szymon Jaroszewicz, National Institute of Telecommunications, Poland
Rosie Jones, Yahoo! Research, USA
Lalana Kagal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
George Karypis, University of Minnesota, USA
Elisa Kendall, Sandpiper Software Inc., USA
Eamonn Keogh, University of California Riverside, USA
Adam Kowalczyk, National ICT Australia, Australia
Stepen Kwek, Microsoft Corp, USA
Jure Leskovec, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Hang Li, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Ping Li, Cornell University, USA
Dekang Lin, Google, USA
Chin-Yew Lin, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Huan Liu, Arizona State University, USA
Chang-Tien Lu, Virginia Tech, USA
Marco Maggini, University of Siena, Italy
Mark Maloof, Georgetown University, USA
Stan Matwin, University of Ottawa, Canada
Prem Melville, IBM Research, USA
Rosa Meo, University of Torino, Italy
Bamshad Mobasher, DePaul University, USA
Shinichi Morishita, University of Tokyo, Japan
Ion Muslea, Language Weaver, USA
Olfa Nasraoui, University of Louisville, USA
Jennifer Neville, Purdue University, USA
Tim Oates, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Terry Payne, University of Southampton, UK
Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, University of Texas El Paso, USA
Alexandrin Popescul, Yahoo!, USA
Katharina Probst, Accenture Technology Labs, USA
Shyamsudar Rajaram, HP Labs, USA
Zbigniew Ras, University of North Carolina, USA
Rajeev Rastogi, Yahoo! Labs Bangalore, India
Mirek Riedewald, Cornell University, USA
Kiril Simov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Einoshin Suzuki, Kyushu University, Japan
Ernest Teniente, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Junichi Tsujii, University of Tokyo, Japan
Anthony Tung, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jeffrey Ullman, Stanford University, USA
Wei Wang, University of North Carolina, USA
Haixun Wang, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
Takashi Washio, Osaka University, Japan
Ji-Rong Wen, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Xindong Wu, University of Vermont, USA
Hui Xiong, Rutgers University, USA
Jeffrey Xu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Scott Wen-tau Yih, Microsoft Research, USA
Lei Yu, Binghamton University, USA
Osmar Zaiane, University of Alberta, Canada
Mohammed Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Jianping Zhang, MITRE, USA
Zhongfei Zhang, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA
Elena Zheleva, University of Maryland, USA

CIKM 2008 Industry

Abdur Chowdury, Summize.com, USA (Area Chair)

Program Committee Members
Adam Beguelin, Independent, USA
Steve Beitzel, Telcordia Technologies, USA
Eric Burger, SIP Forum, USA
Serg Egelman, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Garry Faulkner, Harris Corporation, USA
Jan Gehrke, University of Bremen, Germany
David Grossman, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Jim Jansen, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Eric Jensen, Summize, USA
Hagen Langer, University of Bremen, Germany
Greg Linden, Microsoft Live Labs, USA
Craig Murray, University of Maryland, USA
Diego Puppin, Google, USA
Kush SidhuKullabs, Kullabs, USA
Jianping Zhang, Mitre, USA
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