On May 27, 14-20hrs, there will be a hackathon devoted to Lerot (see https://bitbucket.org/ilps/lerot). Want to learn something about online learning to rank, earn gratitude from those that suffer from the bugs you fixed, fix bugs, enjoy food, drinks and music? Keep track of the issues at https://bitbucket.org/ilps/lerot/issues and join the hackathon by mailing Anne Schuth.Continue reading
In preparation for the Living Labs Challenge there will be a Living Labs Challenge workshop, held in Amsterdam on the 6th of June. The programme includes invited talks from CLEF NEWSREEL organisers and a “hackathon”. Prospective challenge participants as well as potential industrial partners are invited to attend!
For more information, see: http://living-labs.net/llc/.Continue reading
Alexey Borisov, from Yandex Moscow, is visiting ILPS. Later this year, Alexey is expected to join ILPS as a PhD student as part of an ongoing collaboration with Yandex. He will work on the interface of information extraction, information retrieval and machine learning.Continue reading
On Friday April 25, 16-17hrs, there will be another instance of SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam. As usual, we will have an industrial and an academic speaker. This time, the industrial speaker is Erik van Oosten (Marktplaats.nl) while Ilya Markov (UvA) is the academic speaker. See http://ilps.science.uva.nl/sea for details.Continue reading
An official ad has now appeared for the vacancy for an assistant professor in information retrieval, that was “pre-announced” about two weeks ago. See http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/14-154.html for the details.Continue reading
For two of the vacancies that were “pre-announced” two weeks ago, the official ads have been published. See http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/14-146.html for the 18 month postdoc vacancy and http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/14-147.html for the 32 month postdoc vacancy.Continue reading