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By Udo Kruschwitz on July 31, 2014
Another edition of Informer? Are people not still hotly debating the issues we raised in the spring edition? Well, it’s been three months. Time flies when you are getting old(ish). Welcome back! This time it’s a seriously short editorial. Let’s focus on the facts.
By Tony Russell-Rose on July 29, 2014
As I mentioned in a previous post I’ve recently been looking into the challenges of search log analysis and in particular the prospects for deriving a ‘taxonomy of search sessions’. The idea is that if we can find distinct, repeatable patterns of behaviour in search logs then we can use these to better understand user […]
By Marc Sloan on July 25, 2014
The 37th Annual SIGIR Conference was held at Gold Coast, Australia in July 2014. The conference was chaired by Shlomo Geva and Andrew Trotman and organised with support from QUT, RMIT, The University of Melbourne and The University of Otago. Located at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the venue was just a 5 […]
By Philipp Mayr on July 25, 2014
Organizer of the workshop: Philipp Mayr, Andrea Scharnhorst, Birger Larsen, Philipp Schaer, Peter Mutschke Workshop Website: http://www.gesis.org/en/events/events-archive/conferences/ecirworkshop2014/ Workshop proceedings: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1143/ Participants: 40 The BIR workshop was also informed by an ongoing COST Action TD1210 KnowEscape . The 1st Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (BIR) workshop @ECIR 2014 in Amsterdam (NL) aimed to engage with the IR community […]
By John Tait on July 20, 2014
Professor Dame Wendy Hall of the University of Southampton was the 2014 IBM BCS Karen Spӓrck Jones Lecturer. The lecture celebrates the role of women in computing research, and Wendy took the opportunity to present a wide ranging lecture, using her own career as a framework within which to locate the many developments and changes […]
By Andy Macfarlane on July 15, 2014
Forthcoming Events Edited By Andy MacFarlane One day events Search Solutions 2014. Our annual one day practioner focused event, with a tutorial day. 26, 27 November 2014. Conferences/Workshops SocialCom 2014: The 7th ASE International Conference on Social Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 4-7 August 2014, Beijing, China, http://socialcom2014beijing.scienceengineering.org/ […]