Project-Related Events

The IR Group hosts a talk by Arjen de Vries: “How to build the next 1000 search engines?” on 29 November 2012, 16:00 at the Autónoma University of Madrid. See further details of the talk.

Alejandro Bellogín defends his thesis “Recommender system performance evaluation and prediction: an information retrieval perspective“, on 30 November 2012, 11:30 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“.

The IR@UAM Group co-organizes the International Workshop on Recommendation Utility Evaluation: Beyond RMSE (RUE 2012), at the 6th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2012). The workshop will be held on 9 or 13 September 2012 in Dublin, Ireland.

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

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

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

The IR@UAM Group co-organized the 2nd International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2011) at the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011). The workshop was held on 23-27 October 2011 in Chicago, IL, USA.

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

The IR@UAM Group co-organized the 1st Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Exploitation from semi-Structured Online Sources (KEESOS 2011) 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.

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