Douglas Oard, a Professor in the College of Information Studies and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, is visiting ILPS on the occasion of David Graus’s PhD defense.
Ana Lucic joins the Informatics Institute as a PhD student, to work on responsible artificial intelligence, in a project funded by NWO and Ahold Delhaize. Ana will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.
Maarten de Rijke receives a Criteo Faculty Research Award for research on learning from bandit feedback.
This edition of SEA is in partnership with FNWI. As usual we will have two talks: one academic and one industry talk, followed by drinks. This Friday, we will have a talk by Alexey Borisov (Yandex and University of Amsterdam) and Manos Tsagkias from 904Labs. The talks are focused on the topic of learning from user behavior.
On June 16, David Graus will defend his PhD thesis “Entity of Interest” in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam, at 10.00hrs.
Javier Rodríguez, a PhD student with the NLP team at UNED in Madrid, is visiting ILPS for a three month period from April 1, 2017 onwards.
Dat Tien Nguyen joins ILPS as a PhD student working on dataset search. He will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.