@maltimore heard of it, once had a PhD student who used it; basically appealing if you know Matlab for some reason or another.
Somehow, R seems to have won over more people. I think there is not enough over R to make people dive into it now, but I may be wrong.
See eg https://www.kaggle.com/general/67179 for additional info.
Gezichtsherkenning, mag dat? Helaas, zo werkt ethiek niet https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2019/12/04/gezichtsherkenning-mag-dat-helaas-zo-werkt-ethiek-niet-a3982702
The authors consider a Wikipedia article relevant to a query (page title) if the article is mentioned in the query's page first sentence.
This is NOT relevance, this is at best some form of weak supervision....
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Malicious Python libraries stealing OpenPGP and SSH keys:
– Look for python3-dateutil, and jeIlyfish.
– Both modules try to exfiltrate SSH/OpenPGP keys and send them to an IP address.
– This is the third time the PyPI team intervenes to remove typo-squatted malicious Python libraries from the official repository.
@chris let's take a different Corbijn band... 😁
Poster by @somtoe: Predicting Semantic Labels of Text Regions in Heterogeneous Document Images.
@maltimore that is not wasting time, that is learning by doing!
Team Radboud at DIR 2019.
Joy Division style!
Challenges to address now that we have to deal with more and more continuous representations of information to attain high retrieval quality. Sien Moens at #dir2019
Sien mentions this recent (2019) CIIR survey on Neural ReRanking models. #dir2019
A Deep Look into neural ranking models for information retrieval - ScienceDirect
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