The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funding of ca. € 500.000 for the project Digital Art Technical sources for the Netherlands: Integration and improvement of sources on glass for a Sustainable future (Art DATIS), by prof. dr. Sven Dupré (UU/UvA), dr. Marieke Hendriksen (UU), ILPS-er dr. Evangelos Kanoulas (UvA) and their private partners RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History (Anita Hopmans and Reinier van ‘t Zelfde), Stichting Vrij Glas (Durk Valkema) and Picturae (Mark Lindeman).
Are you a Chinese student who is looking for a CSC-funded PhD position? Are you interested in working on technology that connects people to information? For instance, search engines, recommender systems, conversational agents, machine translation? Check out the research by our senior staff members Evangelos Kanoulas, Maarten Marx, Christof Monz and Maarten de Rijke, and contact them if you’re interested.
- Bayesian Optimization for Optimizing Retrieval Systems, Dan Li and Evangelos Kanoulas
- Neural Networks for Information Retrieval, Tom Kenter, Alexey Borisov, Christophe Van Gysel, Mostafa Dehghani, and Maarten de Rijke (tutorial)
- Why People Search for Images using Web Search Engines, Xiaohui Xie, Yiqun Liu, Maarten de Rijke, Jiyin He, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma
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 an academic talk by Claudia Hauff: Assistant Professor at Technical University Delft, she will talk about search as learning. Our industrial talk will be given by Dr. Mounia Lalmas Research Director at Spotify, her talk will focus on user engagement.
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 an academic talk by Radboud Winkels, the dean of the PPLE at the University of Amsterdam, and associate professor at the Leibniz Center for Law. Our industrial talk will be given by Pieter van Boxtel and Jaco de Vroed from Legal Intelligence the largest legal search engine in the Netherlands. The talks will be about search and recommendation in the legal domain.
This edition of SEA is in partnership with FNWI. We are proud to announce an extra SEA event, as usual we will have two talks: one academic and one industry talk, followed by drinks. This Friday, we will have a talk by Jeff Dalton from the University of Glasgow (previously Google) and another by Gary Ren from Microsoft. Their talks will cover conversational search and conversational question answering respectively.