Welcome back! Now that the summer has finally disappeared and rain is replaced by darkness, we would like to keep you posted on what’s been going on in the world of search. We are a little earlier this time with our Autumn issue of Informer as we want to make sure you hit two important deadlines. Or should we first tell you where ECIR 2019 will be held? No, let’s look at two key dates you need to know. The first one is Read more…
By Tony Russell-Rose on 26th October 2017
SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2017
Wednesday 29th November
BCS London HQ, Covent Garden
*** Early Bird Registration ends October 31st***
Search Solutions is the premier UK forum for presentation of the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. 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.
By Mohammad Aliannejadi on 25th October 2017
The International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR) was held in the land of rising sun for its 40th meeting. The conference was hosted at Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo and ran from Monday the 7th until Friday the11th of August. Keio Plaza is a 47-story building located in the heart of the city’s vibrant Shinjuku entertainment and shopping district right in front of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.
By Tony Russell-Rose on 23rd October 2017
By John Tait on 22nd October 2017
The British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group seeks nominations from members of the group to serve on the committee for a two year term from November 2017.
The committee oversees the work of the officers of the group and takes decisions on a number of important matters including the location of ECIR, allocating funds for student travel support, organising other meetings and conferences including Search Solutions, running the Karen Sparck Jones award and a number of other activities.
By Andy Macfarlane on 20th October 2017
One Day Events
Search Solutions 2017. The annual practioner focused event for the IRSG held at the BCS offices in Covent Garden, together with a tutorial day on 28 November 2017, with the main event on 29th November 2017. http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2017/sse2017.php
ISM2017: 19th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimedia search. 11-13 December 2017, Taichung, Taiwan. http://ism2017.asia.edu.tw/