At the 2nd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2016) ILPS-ers Hosein Azarbonyad and Mostafa Dehghani win the best paper award for “On Horizontal and Vertical Seperation in Hierarchical Text Classification”. This is a joint publication by Mostafa Dehghani, Hosein Azarbonyad, Jaap Kamps, and Maarten Marx.
At the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2016) ILPS-er Alexey Borisov wins the Best Student Paper Award for “A context-aware time model for web search,” a joint publications by Alexey Borisov, Ilya Markov, Maarten de Rijke and Pavel Serdyukov.
At the 24th ACM International Conference on User Modeling Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2016) ILPS-er David Graus wins the James Chen Best Student Paper Award for “Analyzing and Predicting Task Reminders”, a joint paper with Paul Bennett, Ryen White and Eric Horvitz.
ILPS-er Zhaochun Ren has been awarded the “2016 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed (non-government sponsored) Students Abroad” for his PhD research on information retrieval, under Maarten de Rijke’s supervision. In 2003, the Chinese government set up an award for outstanding self-financed students abroad to honor overseas Chinese students with Continue reading
ILPS-er Christof Monz receives a Google Faculty Research Award for a project entitled “Effective Decoding-Time Generation for Translation into Morphologically Rich Languages.” The project will be carried out together with Arianna Bisazza, a post-doc in Monz’s team, and in liaison with the Google Translate team in Mountain View, California.