Events

International Workshop on Reproducibility and Replication in Recommender Systems Evaluation (RepSys), co-organized by the IR Group at the 7th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2013). The workshop was held in October 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

International Workshop on Benchmarking Adaptive Retrieval and Recommender Systems (BARS 2013), co-organized by the IR Group at the 36th ACM Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2013). The workshop was held on 1 August 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.

The IR Group hosted a talk by Arjen de Vries: “How to build the next 1000 search engines?” on 29 November 2012 at the Autónoma University of Madrid. See further details of the talk.

Alejandro Bellogín defended his thesis “Recommender system performance evaluation and prediction: an information retrieval perspective“, on 30 November 2012 at the Autónoma University of Madrid.

Saúl Vargas received the best MSc thesis award by the Mavir Consortium for his work entitled “Novelty and Diversity Enhancement and Evaluation in Recommender Systems“.

7th public MAVIR meeting: Multimedia information acccess and processing, organized by the Mavir consortium, was held on 26 and 27 November 2012 at the Escuela Politécnica Superior, Carlos III University of Madrid.

International Workshop on Social Crowd Sensing (CrowdSens 2012), co-organized by the IR Group at the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012). The workshop was held on 29 October 2012 in Maui, Hawaii, USA.

International Workshop on Recommendation Utility Evaluation: Beyond RMSE (RUE 2012), co-organized by the IR Group at the 6th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2012). The workshop was held on 9 September 2012 in Dublin, Ireland.

2nd International Workshop on Usage Analysis and the Web of Data (USEWOD 2012), co-organized by the IR Group at the 21st International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2012). The workshop was held on 17 April 2012 in Lyon, France.

The IR Group hosted a talk by Julio Gonzalo: “Web People Search: a case study in evaluation design as research driver in Human Language Technologies” on 23 November 2011 at the Autónoma University of Madrid. See further details of the talk.

6th public MAVIR meeting: Multimedia information acccess and processing, organized by the Mavir consortium, will be held on 15 and 16 November 2011 at the ETSI InformáticaRey Juan Carlos University of Madrid.

1st Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Exploitation from semi-Structured Online Sources (KEESOS 2011), co-organized by the IR Group at the XIV Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA 2011). The workshop was held on 8 November 2011 in La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain.

3rd International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2011), co-organized by the IR Group at the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011). The workshop was held on 28 October 2011 in Glasgow, UK.

International Workshop on Novelty and Diversity in Recommender Systems (DiveRS 2011), co-organized by the IR Group at the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011). The workshop was held on 23 October 2011 in Chicago, IL, USA.

2nd International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2011), co-organized by the IR Group at the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011). The workshop was held on 23 October 2011 in Chicago, IL, USA.

1st International Workshop Social Object Networks (SocialObjects 2011), co-organized by the IR Group at the 3rd IEEE Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2011). The workshop was held on 9 October 2011 in Boston, MA, USA.

The IR Group hosted a talk by Birger Larsen: “Adding user context to IR collections” on 3 October 2011 at the . See further details of the talk.

9th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2011), co-organized by the IR Group. The workshop was held from 13 to 15 June 2011 at the Autónoma University of Madrid.

1st International Workshop on Usage Analysis and the Web of Data (USEWOD 2011) co-organized by the IR Group at the 20th International Word Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011). The workshop was held on 28 March 2011 in Hyderabad, India.

5th public MAVIR meeting: Multimedia information acccess and processing, organized by the Mavir consortium, was held on 10 and 11 November 2010 at the ETSI Telecomunicación, Technical University of Madrid.

2nd International Workshop on Search and Mining User-generated Contents (SMUC 2010), co-organized by the IR Group at the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010). The workshop was held on 30 October 2010 in Toronto, Canada.

International Workshop on Social, Adaptive and Personalized Multimedia Interaction and Access (SAPMIA 2010), co-organized by the IR Group at the International ACM Multimedia Conference (ACM MM 2010). The workshop was held on 25 October 2010 in Florence, Italy.

International Workshop on the Practical Use of Recommender Systems, Algorithms, and Technology (PRSAT 2010), co-organized by the IR Group at the 4th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2010). The workshop was held on 26 September 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.

International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2010), co-organized by the IR Group at the 4th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2010). The workshop was held on 26 September 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.

The IR Group organized the 1st Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval (CERI 2010), held on 15 and 16 June 2010 at the Autónoma University of Madrid. The conference programme included keynote talks by Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Fabio Crestani.

International Workshop on Adaptation, Personalization and REcommendation in the Social-semantic Web (APRESW 2010), co-organized by the IR Group at the 7th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2010). The workshop was held on 31 May 2010 in Heraklion, Greece.

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