SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam on December 16

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This edition of SEA is in partnership with FNWI. We will have two talks followed by drinks. The academic talk will be given by Maria Eskevich from Radboud University and the industry talk will be given by Gerbert Kaandorp from BrainCreators.com. Please note that this edition of SEA will be held in the Universiteitsbiblioth­eek (Vondelzaal), Singel 425, 1012WP, Amsterdam. Continue reading

SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam on May 27

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This month we will have a special edition of SEA: SEA++. We will have three talks:  two academic and one industry, followed by drinks. The academic talks will be given by Diane Kelly from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Ilya Markov from ILPS-UvA. Dolf Trieschnigg from MyDataFactory will give the industry talk. The titles and abstracts of the talks will be announced later. Please note that this edition of SEA will be held in SPUI25. Continue reading

SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam on April 29

SEA_logoTwo more talks are coming up, mark your agenda’s. The usual recipe: one industry speaker, one academic speaker and drinks afterwards. Christophe Van Gysel (ILPS) will give the academic talk. He will talk about “Unsupervised, Efficient and Semantic Expertise Retrieval”. Andreas Kohn (Collaborne) will give the industry talk. His talk is about “Search and Beyond: Challenges for Search for Innovation Management”.  Continue reading

SEA: Learning from Logged Feedback and Determining Search Terms

SEA_logoThis month SEA will be held on Thursday, March 24 (since Friday, March 25, is a national holiday). We’ll have two talks followed by drinks. Bob Aalsma (SourcingThing) will talk about “Application of Pattern Recognition to Determine Search Terms” and Adith Swaminathan (ILPS-UvA) will talk about “Preferences and Counterfactuals: Learning from Logged Implicit Feedback”. Continue reading