Colin is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow, he received his masters from the same institution whilst working as a Research Assistant with Leif Azzopardi. Following this position, Colin worked at Signal Media for 6 months as a Data Scientist before commencing his PhD. Colin has been working on the evaluation of bias in search and has been investigating the relationship between retrieval performance and bias to uncover whether reducing bias, improves performance.
By Colin Wilkie on August 25, 2016
The International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR) returned to Pisa after 30 years for its 39th meeting. The conference was hosted in the Palazzo dei Congressi, a fantastic conference space just east of the centre of Pisa, alongside the river Arno. Organised by General Chairs Raffaele Perego and Fabrizio Sebastiani, [...]