He, J. – Bron, M. – Arjen P. de Vries – Azzopardi, L. – Rijke, M. de, Untangling Result List Refinement and Ranking Quality: a Framework for Evaluation and Prediction. Proceedings of Annual ACM SIGIR Conference 2015 (SIGIR 38), 2015. (PDF | bibtex).


Boom, B. – He, J. – Palazzo, S. – Huang, P.X. – Spampinato, C. – Fisher, R.B. A research tool for long-term and continuous analysis of fish assemblage in coral-reefs using underwater camera footage.  Ecological Informatics, 23, p.83–97, 2014. (PDF | bibtex)

Spampinato, C – Beauxis-Aussalet, E.M.A.L. – Palazzo, S. – Beyan, C. – Jacco van Ossenbruggen – He, J. – Boom, B.J. -Huang, X.  A rule-based event detection system for real-life underwater domain. Machine Vision and Applications, 25, p.99–117 , 2014. (PDF | bibtex)

Efron, M. – Lin, J. – He, J. – Arjen P. de Vries. Temporal Feedback for Tweet Search with Non-Parametric Density Estimation. Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval, p.33–42, 2014. (PDF | bibtex)

He, J. – Kunze, K. – Lofi, C. – Madria, S. – Sigg, S. Towards Mobile Sensor-Aware Crowdsourcing: Architecture, Opportunities and Challenges. Proceedings of DASFAA 2014 Workshop on Uncertain and Crowdsourced Data, 2014. (PDF | bibtex)

He, J. – Bron, M. – Azzopardi, L. – Arjen P. de Vries. Studying User Browsing Behavior Through Gamified Search Tasks. Proceedings of ECIR 2014 Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval, 2014. (PDF | bibtex)

Traub, M.C. – Jacco van Ossenbruggen – He, J. – Lynda Hardman. Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamesourcing Expert Oil Painting Annotations.  European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR’14), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PDF | bibtex)

Traub, M.C. – Jacco van Ossenbruggen – He, J. – Lynda Hardman. Gamesourcing Expert Painting Annotations. CHI Sparks, 2014,  Den Haag, The Netherlands. (PDF | bibtex)

Editor(s): Spampinato, C. – Boom, B. – He, J. MTAP special issue on methods and tools for ground truth collection in multimedia applications.  International Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 70, p.409–412, 2014.


Jiyin He, Marc Bron, Arjen P. de Vries: Characterizing stages of a multi-session complex search task through direct and indirect query modifications. SIGIR 2013: 897-900. (PDFbibtex)

Alejandro Bellogín, Arjen P. de Vries, Jiyin HeArtist Popularity: Do Web and Social Music Services Agree? ICWSM 2013. (PDFbibtex)

Jiyin He, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, and Arjen de Vries, Do you need an expert in the crowd? A case study in image annotation for marine biology. In: Open Research Areas in Information Retrieval (OAIR’ 13), 10th International Conference in the RIAO series (PDF | bibtex).

Jiyin He, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, and Arjen de Vries, Fish4label: Accomplishing an Expert Task without Expert Knowledge (demo paper). In: Open Research Areas in Information Retrieval (OAIR’ 13), 10th International Conference in the RIAO series.  (PDF).

A rule-based event detection system for real-life underwater domain .
Machine Vision and Applications, 2013, Pages 1-19. 
C. Spampinato, E. Beauxis-Aussalet, S. Palazzo, C. Beyan, J. van Ossenbruggen, J.He, B. Boom, X. Huang, X.


Jiyin He, Vera Hollink, and Arjen P. de Vries. Combining Implicit and Explicit Topic Representations for Result Diversification.  In The 35th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on research and development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012), 851-860, Portland, USA, 2012. (bibtex)

Vera Hollink, Jiyin He, and Arjen P. de Vries. Explaining query modifications: an alternative interpretation of term addition and removal. In Proceedings of the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR’12), pp.1-12, Barcelona, Spain, 2012. (bibtex)

Bastiaan Johannes Boom, Phoenix, Xuan Huang, Jiyin He, and Robert Fisher, Supporting Ground-Truth annotation of image datasets using clustering. In: ICPR 2012.

Concetto Spampinato, Bas Boom, Jiyin HeFirst International Workshop on Visual Interfaces for Ground Truth Collection in Computer Vision Applications. In: Advanced Visual Interface (AVI) 2012, 812-814.

Long-term underwater camera surveillance for monitoring and analysis of fish populations,
In Proc. Int. Workshop on Visual observation and Analysis of Animal and Insect Behavior (VAIB), in conjunction with ICPR 2012, Tsukuba, Japan, 2012.
B. J. Boom, P. X. Huang, C. Spampinato, S. Palazzo, J. He, C. Beyan, E. Beauxis-Aussalet, J. van Ossenbruggen, G. Nadarajan, J. Y. Chen-Burger, D. Giordano, L. Hardman, F.-P. Lin, R. B. Fisher.


Jiyin He, Maarten de Rijke, Merlijn Sevenster, R. van Ommering, and Yuchen Qian. Automatic Link Generation to Backgroun Knowledge: A Case Study in Annotating Radiology ReportsIn Proceedings of 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011), pp. 1867-1876, Glasgow, ACM, October, 2011. 

Jiyin He, Maarten de Rijke, and Merlijn Sevenster, Generating Links to Background Knowledge for Medical ContentSecond International Workshop on Web Science and Information Exchange in the Medical Web (MedEX 2011), Glasgow, ACM, October, 2011. (position paper)

Jiyin He, Marc Bron and Maarten de Rijke. A Query Performance Analysis for Result DiversificationICTIR ’11: 3rd International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, pp. 351-355, 2011.

Jiyin HeExploring Topic Structure: Coherence, Diversity and RelatednessPhD thesis, Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, May, 2011.

Jiyin He, Edgar Meij and Maarten de Rijke, Result Diversification Based on Query-Specific Cluster RankingJournal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology (JASIST), vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 550-571, March, 2011.


Jiyin He and Maarten de Rijke, A Ranking Approach to Target Detection for Automatic Link Generation, 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2010), pp.831-832, Geneva, ACM, July, 2010.

Jiyin He and Maarten de Rijke, An Exploration of Learning to Link with Wikipedia: Features, Methods and Training CollectionFocused Retrieval and Evaluation (INEX 2009) pp. 324-330, Springer, 2010.

Jiyin He, Krisztian Balog, Katja Hofmann, Edgar Meij, Maarten de Rijke, Manos Tsagkias and Wouter Weerkamp, Heuristic Ranking and Diversification of Web DocumentsProceedings of the Eighteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2009), February, 2010.

Edgar Meij, Jiyin He, Wouter Weerkamp and Maarten de Rijke, Topical Diversity and Relevance FeedbackProceedings of the Eighteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2009), February, 2010.


Jiyin He, Wouter Weerkamp, Martha Larson and Maarten de Rijke, An Effective Coherence Measure to Determine Topical Consistency in User Generated ContentInternational Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 185-203, September, 2009

Jiyin He, Topic structure for Information Retrieval, 32nd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2009), 850, (Doctoral consortium), Boston, ACM, July, 2009.

Martha Larson, Manos Tsagkias, Jiyin He and Maarten de Rijke, Exploring the Global Semantic Impact of Speech Recognition Errors on Spoken Content Retrieval, 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval Conference (ECIR 2009), April, 2009.

Jiyin He, Link detection with Wikipedia, Advances in Focused Retrieval (INEX 2009): Springer, May, 2009.

Krisztian Balog, Jiyin He, Katja Hofmann, Valentin Jijkoun, Christof Monz, Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp, and Maarten de Rijke, The University of Amsterdam at WePS2, Second Web People Search Evaluation Workshop (WEPS 2009), April, 2009.

Edgar Meij, Wouter Weerkamp, Jiyin He, Maarten de Rijke, Incorporating Non-Relevance Information in the Estimation of Query Models, Seventeenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2008): NIST, February, 2009.


Jiyin He, Martha Larson, and Maarten de Rijke, Using Coherence-based Measures to Predict Query Difficulty , In 30th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2008): Springer, pp. 689-694, April, 2008

Ben He, Craig Macdonald, Jiyin He, and Iadh Ounis, An Effective Statistical Approach to Blog Post Opinion Retrieval , ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Managment (CIKM 2008), pp. 1063-1072, October, 2008.

Jiyin He, Wouter Weerkamp, Martha Larson, and Maarten de Rijke, Blogger, Stick to your Story: Modeling Topical Noise in Blogs with Coherence , InSIGIR 2008 Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data (AND 2008), 2008. 

Jiyin He, Martha Larson, and Maarten de Rijke, On the Topical Structure of the Relevance Feedback Set , In FGIR Workshop Information Retrieval (WIR 2008), October, 2008. 

Jiyin He, Xu Zhang, Wouter Weerkamp, and Martha Larson, The University of Amsterdam at VideoCLEF 2008, InWorking Notes for the CLEF 2008 Workshop , September, 2008. 

Snoek C G M., van de Sande K E A., de Rooij O., Huurnink B., van Gemert J C., Uijlings J R R., He J., Li X., Everts I., Nedovic V., van Liempt M., van Balen R., Yan F., Tahir M A., Mikolajczyk K., Kittler J., de Rijke M., Geusebroek J M., Gevers T., Worring M., Smeulders A W M., Koelma D C., The MediaMill TRECVID 2008 Semantic Video Search Engine, TRECvid 2008 Working Notes, Washington, NIST, November, 2008.