Proud contributor to "Being Profiled: Cogito Ergo Sum":
A book in the occasion of 10 years of ‘PROFILING THE EUROPEAN CITIZEN’, an EU funded project that covered the downsides of profiling very early on, initiated by Prof. Mireille Hildebrand and colleagues.
Want to attend the presentation of the first copy to Paul Nemitz, Principal Advisor in DG JUSTICE at the European Commission, and
a panel discussion between representatives from Microsoft, UCL and SAS?
Announcement of exposition of paintings by the Utrecht based artist John Hoy, in Hooghiemstra.
@djoerd want to travel via HH / spinque on the way to EUT in Merleyn?
Data on tracking collected by whotracks.me (Cliqz, owns Ghostery):
Google, comscore, Facebook, Amazon, Criteo, Yandex and Cloudflare in the top stats.
ICT with Industry 2019, 60 researchers working on 5 case studies.
Held at the Lorentz Center, 21-25 January 2019.
Organized by Lynda Hardman (CWI) and Suzan Verberne (Faculty of Science - Universiteit Leiden) with NWO and 5 companies:
- FD Mediagroep
- KB (National Library of the Netherlands)
- RTL Nederland
Nice atmosphere, dinner #dir2018
Beautiful Leiden on the way to dinner #dir2018
Research by @djoerd his MSc students. A project presented by Jan Trienes, on "who to follow" on Mastodon.
Second keynote by CWTSs Ludo Waltman on the intersection between Scientometrics and IR #dir2018
Scientific Document Retrieval.
Identifying the relevant set of articles (for the domain of interest) is the starting point of any scientometric analysis, so shared interest!
Users often decision takers interested in an overview of domain instead of specific articles.
Co-citation analysis White and McCain 1998 illustrates historically strong connection even if separate subdomains
Ginneke Wiggers presents recent work in professional search carried out with Legal Intelligence.
Focused questionnaire to collect pairwise evidence of preferences related to relevance factors like recency, legal hierarchy, source authority, etc. (building on Opijnen and Santos 2017).
Document type and level of depth/detail are very important factors in the overall relevance assessment.
Recent work preview: comparing info specialist to practitioners, seem to have different preferences.
We just had Felipe Moraes from Delft present a nice user study combining search and learning: search as a learning activity. Details in the proceedings!
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.