Ilya Markov from the Information Retrieval Group at the University of Lugano is visiting ILPS from Monday 24th until Friday 28th of June.Continue reading
Damien Lefortier, from Yandex, is visiting ILPS from Monday 27th until Friday 31st of May.Continue reading
COMMIT project Infiniti, led by Maarten de Rijke, wins the COMMIT Valorization Award 2013. The Award is aimed at facilitating further development of valorization plans and strategies.
Daan Odijk (ILPS) wins the COMMIT Valorization Award 2013 for a promising Young Researcher. Daan receives a subsidy of € 1.000 to be spent on enhancing valorization activities.Continue reading
Katya Garmash has joined the ILPS group on March 25, 2013 as a PhD student. Katya works on statistical machine translation within the NWO Vidi project SurReal (Surface Realization for Statistical Machine Translation) under the supervision of Christof Monz. Her work will focus on improved reordering modeling for fluency improvements in machine translation. Before joining ILPS, Katya did completed MSc in Artificial Intelligence at the UvA.Continue reading
ILPS PhD student Aleksandr Chuklin won the Best Student Paper Award at the 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval for a paper entitled “Using Intent Information to Model User Behavior in Diversified Search” (joint work with Pavel Serdyukov and Maarten de Rijke). The paper is available at http://bit.ly/134A7Q6Continue reading
Katja Hofmann has won the ILPS Most Valuable Player award for 2012. The award is given to an ILPS member that has made significant contributions to the group as a whole. The winner is selected based on votes by group members.Continue reading