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Call for Papers: Workshop on Knowledge Discovery and User Modelling for Smart Cities (KDD-UMCit 2018) - In conjunction with KDD-2018

About to start the last lecture of the semester with a discussion on filter bubbles, micro targeting and their effect on society. Let's see if the students will defend personalised search and recommender systems despite recent revelations :-)

We are still looking for reviewers for the following books: You will get a free copy of the book as reward. Drop me an email if you are interested.

Help strenghten the IR group at Radboud University and apply to our tenure track position for an

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Assistent Professor
Information Retrieval
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Is the question of modelling relevance what drives your research? Are you not afraid of a bit of prototyping and is ACM SIGIR your academic home?

Arjen P. de Vries, Martha Larson and Eelco Herder are at RU ICIS already. Come and join us!


Trying out Tusky for Mastodon. So far so good, the app allows you to register multiple accounts from different instances.

Is there any icon font package like academicicons ( or FontAwesome that contains a mastodon icon? is a new :mastodon: instance for people working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research. Geekiness seems to be a ...
term with a low idf on this instance.

Thanks @arjen for setting up this instance. I hope it be evolve into a great resource for anything IR related :-)


The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.

Goal: Make 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.