Christopher Norman, a PhD student at CNRS (France) and Amsterdam UMC, visits ILPS for a five month period, to work on data extraction in diagnostic test accuracy systematic reviews. Evangelos Kanoulas will be Christopher’s host.
And we’re back from summer. As usual, there will be two talks: one academic and one industry talk, followed by drinks. On September 28, Nal Kalchbrenner (Google Brain Amsterdam) will talk about Generating Our World One Bit At a Time and Ilya Markov (U. Amsterdam) will talk about Visual Features for Learning to Rank.
On November 30, Ke Tran will defend his PhD thesis “Predicting and Discovering Linguistic Structure with Neural Networks” in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam, at 12.00hrs.
On November 7, Artem Grotov will defend his PhD thesis “Optimizing Web Search Engines with Interactions” in the Aula of the University of Amsterdam, at 11.00hrs.
On October 9, Xinyi Li will defend his PhD thesis “Mining Information Interaction Behavior: Academic Papers and Enterprise Emails” in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam, at 10.00hrs.
On October 3, Alexey Borisov will defend his PhD thesis “On Understanding, Modeling and Predicting User Behavior in Web Search” in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam, at 10.00hrs.
ILPS-er Maarten de Rijke is appointed University Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Information Retrieval. See the university’s news page for more details.
Vera Provatorova joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on conversational search. Vera will be supervised by Evangelos Kanoulas.
Trond Linjordet, a PhD student from the University of Stavanger, visits ILPS for a three month period, to work on neural methods for information retrieval. Maarten de Rijke will be Trond’s host.
Amir Soleimani joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on language technology, in a project funded by Vivat. Amir will be supervised by Christof Monz.