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 http://clariah.nl/, http://bit.ly/TERNC0, http://bit.ly/1mWtnje for more details.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
During this season’s final SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam session, Jan Willem Mathijssen (bol.com) and David Graus will present work on “Struggling with precision in an increasingly ambiguous catalogue” and “Entity search”, respectively. See http://ilps.science.uva.nl/sea for details.Continue reading
On June 20, John Ashley Burgoyne and Jan Hein Hoogstad (both UvA) will present work in this season’s final CCCT seminar. See http://ccct.uva.nl for further details.Continue reading
Yaser Norouzzadeh has joined the ILPS group last week as a PhD student.
Yaser will work on learning to rank and location-based information. He is supervised by Maarten de Rijke.
Jyothi Keshavan Vinjumur, PhD student at the University of Maryland, visits ILPS for a month starting 10th June.Continue reading