Full Papers

Retrieving Hierarchical Syllabus Items for Exam Question Analysis
John Foley & James Allan "Retrieving Hierarchical Syllabus Items for Exam Question Analysis," In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016). Padova, Italy, March 20-23, 2016.

Learning to Extract Local Events from the Web -- ACM DL, slides,
John Foley, Michael Bendersky & Vanja Josifovski, "Learning to Extract Local Events from the Web," In Proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2015). Santiago, Chile, August 9-13, 2015.

Retrieving Time from Scanned Books -- Springer Link, slides, code, data
John Foley & James Allan "Retrieving Time from Scanned Books," In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2015). March 29 - April 2, 2015. Vienna, Austria.

Short Papers

Improving Entity Ranking for Keyword Queries -- data
John Foley, Brendan O'Connor & James Allan "Improving Entity Ranking for Keyword Queries," To appear in Proceedings of the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, IN, October 24-28, 2016.

Probabilistic Approaches to Controversy Detection
Myung-ha Jang, John Foley, Shiri Dori-Hacohen & James Allan "Probabilistic Approaches to Controversy Detection," To appear in Proceedings of the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016). Indianapolis, IN, October 24-28, 2016.

Collaborative Papers

Toward Reproducible Baselines: The Open-Source Information Retrieval Reproducibility Challenge -- code
Jimmy Lin, Matt Crane, Andrew Trotman, Jaime Callan, Ishan Chattopadhyaya, John Foley, Grant Ingersoll, Craig Macdonald, Sebastiano Vigna "Toward Reproducible Baselines: The Open-Source IR Reproducibility Challenge," To appear in Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016). Reproducibility Track Paper. Padova, Italy, March 20-23, 2016.

Workshop Papers

Short Text Queries for Video Retrieval
James Allan, Jeff Dalton, John Foley, R. Manmatha, Venkatesh Murthy, David Wemhoener. "Short Text Queries for Video Retrieval," In Proceedings of TRECVID 2013. NIST, USA.

Other sources

A list of my publications can be also found through the CIIR Publications Database. A more noisy list is available on Google Scholar.