The project is funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Within the project, ISLA collaborates with the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Fox-IT Forensics as well forensics and intelligence agencies. In e-discovery, digital information (e-mails, discussion forums) is mined to find answers to questions such as “Who knew what, at which time, and from whom?” Within the project, two PhD students will be employed.Continue reading
Friday, 17 February 2012, 16.00-17.00 (followed by drinks), Science Park, room A.104.
Under the CCCT umbrella, researchers from the humanities, the social and behavioral sciences, and the natural sciences collaborate in a multidisciplinary setting on information-rich research topics. CCCT is organizing a bi-monthly seminar in which one of the three faculties hosts speakers from the other two to report on research activities that are of shared interest.Continue reading
This page contains the dataset that was created for the WSDM 2012 paper Adding Semantics to Microblog Posts by Edgar Meij, Wouter Weerkamp and Maarten de Rijke. In the paper, we evaluate various methods for automatically identifying concepts (in the form of Wikipedia articles) that are contained in or meant by a tweet.Continue reading
On October 18, 2011, at 12.00 hrs, Wouter Weerkamp will defend his PhD thesis entitled Finding People and their Utterances in Social Media in the Agnietenkapel of the University of Amsterdam. See http://bit.ly/93CVJiContinue reading
Today, CLEF 2011 starts, with 150 participants and three and a half days of invited talks, paper presentations and lab reports, it is the main event on the evaluation of information access systems here in Europe. ILPS is responsible for the local organization of CLEF 2011. See http://www.clef2011.org/.Continue reading