[Corpora-List] CFP - SIGIR 2022 Workshop on eCommerce (SIGIR eCom)

Surya Kallumadi kallumadisteja at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 21:16:11 CEST 2022

Call For Papers


SIGIR eCom is a full day hybrid workshop taking place on Friday, July 15, 2022 in conjunction with SIGIR 2022.

Workshop website: https://sigir-ecom.github.io/

Important Dates:


- Submissions Due - *May 05, 2022*

- Notification - June 1, 2022

- Camera Ready Version of Papers Due - June 15, 2022

- SIGIR eCom Full day Workshop - July 15, 2022



The SIGIR Workshop on eCommerce will serve as a platform for publication and discussion of Information Retrieval and NLP research & their applications in the domain of eCommerce. This workshop will bring together practitioners and researchers from academia and industry to discuss the challenges and approaches to product search and recommendation in eCommerce. The theme of this year's workshop is “Bridging IR Metrics and Business Metrics and Multi-objective Optimization”.

We invite quality research contributions, position and opinion papers addressing relevant challenges in the domain of eCommerce. We invite submission of papers and posters of two to 8 pages (not including references, supplementary material), representing original research, preliminary research results, proposals for new work, position and opinion papers. All submitted papers and posters will be single-blind and will be peer reviewed by an international program committee of researchers of high repute. Accepted submissions will be presented at the workshop.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


• Ranking and Whole Page Relevance

– Optimization for IR and business metrics

– Diversity in product search and recommendations– Relevance models for multi-faceted entities

– Relevance vs. revenue

– Ranking features and learning mechanisms

– Deterministic sorts (e.g. price low to high)

– Temporal dynamics and seasonality

• Query Understanding

– Query intent, query suggestions, and auto-completion

– Strategies for resolving low or zero recall queries

– Converting across modalities (e.g. text, structured data, images)

• Document Understanding

– Categorization and facets

– Reviews and sentiment analysis

• Recommendation and Personalization

– Personalization & contextualization, including the use of personal facets such as age, gender, location

– Blending recommendations and search results

– Privacy, bias and ethics in eCommerce IR

• Representations and Data

– Data engineering and provenance for eCommerce

– Semantic representation of products, queries, and customers

– Construction and use of knowledge graphs for eCommerce

• IR Fundamentals for eCommerce

– Cross-lingual search and machine translation

– Machine learning techniques for eCommerce applications

– Indexing and search in rapidly changing environments (e.g. auction sites)

– Experimentation techniques including AB testing and Multi-armed bandits

• Other challenges

– Trust and fairness in eCommerce

– UX for eCommerce

– The role of search in trust and security for marketplaces

– Question answering and chatbots for eCommerce

Data/ Resource Track:


In order to promote academic research in the eCommerce domain, we plan to accept a small number of high quality dataset contributions. These submissions should be accompanied by a clear and detailed description of the dataset, some potential questions and applications that arise from it. Preliminary empirical investigations conveying any insight about the data will increase the quality of the submission.

Submission Instructions:


All papers will be peer reviewed (single-blind) by the program committee and judged by their relevance to the workshop, especially to the main themes identified above, and their potential to generate discussion.

All submissions must be formatted according to the latest ACM SIG proceedings template available at http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template (LaTeX users use sample-sigconf.tex as a template).

Submissions must describe work that is not previously published, not accepted for publication elsewhere, and not currently under review elsewhere. All submissions must be in English.

Please note that at least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register for the workshop and present the paper in-person. Submissions to SIGIR eCom should be made at

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sigirecom22 <https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sigirecom22>

Important Dates:


- Submissions Due - *May 05, 2022*

- Notification - June 1, 2022

- Camera Ready Version of Papers Due - June 15, 2022

- SIGIR eCom Full day Workshop - July 15, 2022



Ajinkya Kale Adobe, USA

Surya Kallumadi Lowe's, USA

Tracy Holloway King Adobe, USA

Shervin Malmasi Amazon, USA

Maarten de Rijke University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jacopo Tagliabue Coveo, USA

Workshop website: https://sigir-ecom.github.io/

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