Pengjie Ren joins ILPS as a postdoc, to work on conversational search, summarization, and other topics at the interface of information retrieval and language technology. Pengjie will join the Information Retrieval Lab.
Dr Ilya Markov has been appointed Assistant Professor. He will be the scientific manager of AIRLab, the Artificial Intelligence for Retail Lab, a strategic collaboration between Ahold Delhaize and the Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence.
Hinda Haned is joining ILPS professor by special appointment of data science. Hinda is lead data scientist at Ahold Delhaize. Hinda’s research focuses on building algorithmic and intelligent learning systems in order to assist users in data-driven decision making. See the central University of Amsterdam announcement for more details.
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. Trond will join the Information Retrievl Lab where Maarten de Rijke will be his host.
Amir Soleimani joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on information extraction and other topics in language technology. Amir will join the Language Technology Lab and be supervised by Christof Monz.
Vera Provatorova joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on conversational search. Vera will join the Human Machine Intelligence Lab and be supervised by Evangelos Kanoulas.
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.
Maartje ter Hoeve joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on multi-modal summarization, in a collaborative project with the Nationale Politie. Maartje will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.
Yifan Chen joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on recommender systems, in a project funded by the CSC. Yifan will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.
Jiahuan Pei joins ILPS as a PhD student, to work on academic search, in a project funded by the CSC. Jiahuan will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.