For now, I will keep the site closed for registrations; but everyone can independently invite people to join using the following link to generate an invite:
If you know someone who wants to join this instance, then please do give them an invite!
Consider the instance open for those who know anyone on IDF.social.
"Sense of community" and an initial seed of some 40 IR researchers should be enough to keep those spammers out of here and still grow the club!
Computer scientist 👨🏫 with main focus on Information Retrieval 📄
Also interested in Data Science / Big Data 💾
In the previous millennium a PhD on Multimedia Databases 🎥 (Yes that was a respectable research topic once upon a time pre-birdsite!)
#sigir is my academic home.
Entrepreneur: co-founder of #spinque (spinque.com)
Knowledge frees humanity.
Thank you, corpus of Visual Metaphores!
Inaugural toots on idf.social using a photo of lunch with Nick Belkin after attending the now Dr. Hugo Huurdeman defense.
Jaap Kamps from his ivory tower: Neural reranking is like using a T-Ford for most of the traveling, and a Ferrari for the last mile... Goal: Ferrari all the way; Means: make models sparse. #SIKS
Coached Conversational Preference Elicitation: A Case Study in Understanding Movie Preferences
Filip Radlinski, Krisztian Balog, Bill Byrne, Karthik Krishnamoorthi
Nice story about Noble laureate Simon, modularity and watch making.
Some day I may manage to recollect how this came by in a discussion on coversational search...
Google Begins Testing Extension Manifest V3 Which Kills Adblockers. If you're still not using Firefox, now's the time to start. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/google-begins-testing-extension-manifest-v3-in-chrome-canary/
ECIR 2020 Doctoral Consortium cfp https://lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;8b7a9215.1911
Interesting graph - perceived vs. actual climate contributions for things we can all do.
Exciting new feature: Date and Segment Comparison!
By being able to compare time periods and segments, you get a clearer picture of discrepancies and changes.
This means you can make actionable, informed decisions faster.
Beyond word embeddings: learning entity and concept representations from large scale knowledge bases http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10791-018-9340-3
interesting free tier..
DIR 2019 program.
Unfortunately, the workshop is sold out (!).
@mbajur you ok? Haven't heard from you in ages, and no updates on Prismo in several months!
Kun je in je zak steken Daan Roosegaarde!
(die lichtgevende lul dus)
Indie music 🎸
The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.
Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.
Everyone welcome but expect some level of geekiness on the instance and federated timelines.