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Upcoming Events

ECIR 2014

36TH European Conference on Information Retrieval

The Annual BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval is a forum for young researchers in the area of Information Retrieval with a vision to: provide a supportive forum for which their research can be presented, discussed and debated; provide feedback from seasoned Information Retrieval researchers; and facilitate a large student audience as well as established researchers by ensuring that the costs are minimal.

ISKO Making metadata work

Joint Meeting of ISKO UK (UK Chapter of the International Society for Knowledge Organization), IRSG (Information Retrieval Special Interest Group of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT) and DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative)

Monday 23rd June 2014

Wilkes Room British Computer Society London Office, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
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Recent Events

Search Solutions 2013

Search Solutions is a special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in web & enterprise search. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited.

The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.

NOTE: Search Solutions now offers a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 26th November. Have a look at the scheduled tutorials

ICTIR 2013

4th International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval
29 September - 2 October 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark

ICTIR is the premier conference of theoretical information retrieval (IR), covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with mathematical/formal aspects of IR, including foundational issues, description or integration of models, retrieval applications, mathematical/formal techniques, existing and/or new theories and theoretical aspects. There are exciting new developments in ICTIR13: the conference program includes four tutorials open to all participants, a lively panel discussion on the challenges and long range opportunities for IR research and three exciting keynotes from Keith van Rijsbergen, Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Dominic Widdows.

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