Glasgow Information Retrieval Festival 2017

Date(s) - 06/04/2017 - 08/04/2017
All Day

University of Glasgow

SICSA Data Science Research Theme is pleased to be sponsored the Information Retrieval Festival on 6 – 8 April at the University of Glasgow

A festival of information retrieval held in Glasgow before ECIR 2017, and a bus “Tour de Scotland” en route to Aberdeen.

Agenda is as follows:
Thursday 6th April: Evening Meal
Friday 7th April: Invited talks and Posters
Saturday 8th April: Bus “Tour de Scotland” to Aberdeen, via a whisky distillery.

Jaana Kekalainen, University of Tampere: Realistic Interactive IR Experiments & Simulation
Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam: IR + AI

Industry Speaker
Noreen Adams, BBC: Digital Archives at the BBC
Stuart Miller, Verint: Information Retrieval for Knowledge Management in a changing world
Ludovico Boratto, Eurecat: Balancing Individual and Group Satisfaction in the Evaluation of Group Recommender Systems

Short Talks
Frank Hopfgartner, University of Glasgow: Catching up with Industry – Online Evaluation of Information Access
Diane Pennington, University of Glasgow: Making Emotional Information Retrieval a Reality
Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire: Mind the Gap! Bibliometric-Enhanced Information Retrieval for Scholars’ Complex Information Needs
Haiming Liu, University of Bedfordshire: Quick Idea Generation Using Positive Emotion Activity in Interactive Information Retrieval
Leif Azzopardi, University of Strathclyde: Technologically Assisted Reviews in Empirical Medicine
… and others to be confirmed!

If you would like to attend this event, please register at 

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