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Good news from CIKM 2014

We achieved a good “score” at the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM ’14): four full papers and two short papers accepted:

  • “Head first: Living labs for ad-hoc search evaluation” by Krisztian Balog, Liadh Kelly and Anne Schuth
  • “Multileaved comparisons for fast online evaluation” by Anne Schuth, Floor Sietsma, Shimon Whiteson, Damien Lefortier and Maarten de Rijke
  • “Online exploration for detecting shifts in fresh intent” by Damien Lefortier, Pavel Serdyukov and Maarten de Rijke.
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CLARIAH: 12M Euro for digital infrastructure for the humanities

NWO has awarded 12M Euro to CLARIAH, a project to build a digital infrastructure for software, data, enrichment, search and analytics in the Humanities. Frank van Harmelen, Maarten de Rijke en Cees Snoek are among the 9 scientists that form the core team of the project. See,, for more details.

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Hosein Azarbonyad Joins ILPS

Hosein Azarbonyad (Iran) starts as a PhD student in ILPS undersupervision of Maarten Marx and Maarten de Rijke and works on the ExPoSe project. In Iran he applied Learning To Rank techniques to Cross Lingual IR. Recently he participated in the ERD entity linking challenge.

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