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.
#2178 "Expiration Date High Score"
"Wait, we've MOVED since 2010. How on Earth did--" "Look, some of us were just born to be champions."
Turns out @arjen held on to a long lost poster, of the NWO free competition project CIRQUID that we ran together in 2002. The poster presents an algebra for ranked search queries on XML database. Now proudly exhibited in my office.
An AI Wizard of Words | Linux Journal https://prismo.xyz/posts/a0917dd2-66e3-4d07-b756-5a069452bd40
Donna Harman's "Information Retrieval: The early years" can be downloaded for free until 17 July.
These important-looking faces support open access:
Mooie aftrap zomerfeesten met Luwten (van Orlando fame) https://pixelfed.social/p/arjen/55791989580500992
Oh, mocht je er vrijdag wel nog zijn (ik niet) ga dan naar Mozes (NL beste band!!!) en naar Fontaines DC
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.