researcher in NL or B (or keen on visiting Amsterdam):

Better register soon: dir2019.nl may run out of capacity, so if you are not quick...

Welcome to the Fediverse Siks PhD students!

Here's a post "stolen" from Facebook (just like Helter Skelter by U2):

Alistair Moffat keynote at SPIRE 2019, courtesy Ric Baeza-Yates

Full house for the Course for PhD students in Utrecht, NL.

Faegheh Hasibi @fhasibi presenting the lecture on Entity Oriented Search now.

Morning program included Claudia Hauff on Learning to Rank and other Machine learning for , and Hinda Haned on FAT* related topics such as algorithmic bias.

Not sure who will join us later today?!

Looking for Arjan @ the Siks PhD course...

View from the office: de-googlify internet (ty @djoerd) and Martha's PixelPrivacy poster, subliminal biasing our students against the surveillance economy :-)

Three MSc theses successfully defended this week: congrats to Jeffrey Luppes (text classification), Dennis Verheijden (photo selection) and Tanja Crijns (conversational search).

Bruce Croft telling us to move on from conversational using just speech to true multimodal interaction.

There we go! A light themed single column version by deselecting "advanced interface". Neat!

With a little recursion in the screenshot of typing this toot - happy holidays to all!

Testing... \( \LaTeX still works? \)

Leuk presentje van Best Kept Secret.

BKS voor mij met Le Guess Who toch elk jaar weer de beste muziek geprogrammeerd - al doet Valkhof heel goed mee in 2019, ook geweldige line-up :-)

PS: slaat krantenartikel over (mis-/ge-) bruik verschoningsrecht.

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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.