David Elsweiler is a lecturer and post-doctoral researcher at the Chair for Information Science at the University of Regensburg. Previously, he was an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Erlangen. He completed his PhD at the University of Strathclyde. While primarily active in the field of Information Retrieval, his research interests lie in the broader aspects of Information Behaviour. His work tries to understand how people find, manage and re-find information, the problems they experience while performing these activities and design systems to provide support in overcoming these difficulties.
By David Elsweiler on April 13, 2013
These are heady times for the German IR community. Norbert Fuhr’s recent winning of the Salton Prize not only rewarded a fantastic and long-term individual contribution to the field, but has also served to shed light on the whole IR scene in Germany – a fact underlined by this “Made in Germany” series. There are [...]