Spring 2016

ECIR - a (very) serious business

Editorial

Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of Informer! We know we are a bit late this time but we wanted to find out how eagerly people are awaiting our next issue (not quite an A/B test but close enough) and yes, the readers’ response was overwhelming and we promise not to delay the delivery of [...]

Conference Review: ECIR 2016

Conference Review: ECIR 2016

The 38th European Conference in Information Retrieval (ECIR), after 9 years of absence from Italy, comes back to Padua with an exceptional organisation made by the department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Padua, which did not disappoint any expectation. Padua, the learned Padua, gem of beauty and wisdom, is a city that stands [...]

NewsIR'16 Poster Session

First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR’16)

The First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR’16) was held as part of the ECIR 2016 conference in Padua (Italy) on 20 March 2016. The workshop provided an opportunity for a diverse group of stakeholders—researchers, professionals and practitioners—involved in news-related information to come together and discuss the latest and most powerful uses of [...]

Events Spring 2016

One Day Events FINREC 2016: 2nd International Workshop on Personalization & Recommender Systems in Financial Services. Of interest to members working in the area of either personalisation or recommender systems for search. 16th June 2016. Bari, Italy. https://finrec2016.wordpress.com/ Conferences/Workshops SDM’16: THE 16th SIAM International conference on Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the [...]