Research at ILPS is focused on technology that connects people to information: search engines, recommender systems, and conversational agents. We are organized in four labs.

DIR 2011 – call for papers

DIR 2011 will be held on February 4, 2011 in Amsterdam, and the first call for papers was sent out today.

The primary aim of DIR is to provide an international meeting place where researchers from the domain of information retrieval and related disciplines can exchange information and present innovative research developments. DIR 2011 will put special emphasis on interaction – by focusing on poster presentations and creating space and time to meet and discuss new ideas.

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Vacancy for a PhD student working on evaluation methodology for search engines

The position is in the PROMISE project, a new European FP7 project starting in September 2010. PROMISE is a Network of Excellence involving 10 prominent partner institutions in seven European countries. The PROMISE project addresses the challenges being faced by today’s evaluation methodology for information retrieval systems. Read more …

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Amit Bronner Joins ILPS

Amit Bronner has joined the ILPS groups as a scientific programmer.
Amit will be working on the CoSyne EU project coordinated by Christof Monz
in which he will be working the combination of Statistical Machine Translation
and Textual Entailment checking.

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Bogomil Kovachev joins ILPS

Bogomil Kovachev has joined the ILPS group as a scientific programmer.
Bogomil will be working on the Galateas EU project and CCCT subproject 4.
Within the Galateas project he will be working with Christof Monz and Maarten
de Rijke on log analysis and machine translation, and within the CCCT project
he will be working with Christof Monz on providing educational tools for
minor students following Computer and Information Sciences courses.

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