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Best Full Paper

  • Emoji-Powered Representation Learning for Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification

    Zhenpeng Chen, Sheng Shen, Ziniu Hu, Xuan Lu, Qiaozhu Mei, and Xuanzhe Liu

    Innovative use of the ubiquitous and global emoji symbols as part of representation learning for cross-lingual sentiment classification that significantly outperforms the prior state-of-art.

  • OUTGUARD: Detecting In-Browser Covert Cryptocurrency Mining in the Wild

    Amin Kharraz, Zane Ma, Paul Murley, Charles Lever, Joshua Mason, Andrew Miller, Nikita Borisov, Manos Antonakakis, and Michael Bailey

    Design, implementation and evaluation of the first effective defense not requiring manual analysis against in-browser cryptojacking.

Best Short Paper

  • ViTOR: Learning to Rank Web Pages Based on Visual Features

    Bram van den Akker, Ilya Markov and Maarten de Rijke

    Integration of ImageNet pretrained CV models and IR salience patterns that significantly boosts ranking accuracy, especially on earlier positions.

Best Poster

  • Demographic Inference and Representative Population Estimates from Multilingual Social Media Data

    Zijian Wang, Scott A. Hale, David Adelani, Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, Timo Hartmann, Fabian Flöck, David Jurgens

  • Honorable Mention

    Is Yelp Actually Cleaning Up the Restaurant Industry? A Re-Analysis on the Relative Usefulness of Consumer Reviews

    Daniel E. Ho and Kristen M. Altenburger

  • Honorable Mention

    TurkScanner: Predicting the Hourly Wage of Microtasks

    Susumu Saito, Chun-Wei Chiang, Saiph Savage, Teppei Nakano, Tetsunori Kobayashi, Jeffrey Bigham

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