Together with co-authors Ziyu Wang, Frank Hutter, David Matheson and Nando de Freitas, ISLA PhD student Masrour Zoghi receives the IJCAI 2013 distinguished paper award for their work on “Bayesian Optimization in High Dimensions via Random Embeddings”. See http://bit.ly/16s1uThContinue reading
At the recent Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval workshop (DIR 2013), Bart de Goede, Justing van Wees and Maarten Marx won the best demonstration award for their Political Ngram Viewer.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
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
Abdo won the Best Student Paper Award at 14th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2012) for his paper: A. El Ali, J. Kildal and V. Lantz, Fishing or a Z?: Investigating the Effects of Error on Mimetic and Alphabet Device-based Gesture Interaction. In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’12), 2012, Santa Monica, California.Continue reading
NWO has decided to fund Christof Monz’s VIDI-proposal “Surface Realization in Statistical Machine Translation”. The four-year project will fund Christof’s time, a PhD student and a postdoc.Continue reading