Our joint BIRDS 2021 + WEPIR 2021 workshop proceedings are online - ceur-ws.org/Vol-2863/. Happy reading!

BCS Search Solutions 2020 - videos of the tutorial on Reinforcement Learning for IR and selected presentations are online now - youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKB (tutorials), youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKB (presentations). Enjoy!

Another workshop report in the new BCS Informer - BIR 2021, the 11th edition of our Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval workshop. irsg.bcs.org/informer/2021/04/

The BIRDS were flying high again - the new BCS Informer also contains a piece about our workshop at CHIIR 2021 - irsg.bcs.org/informer/2021/04/.

BCS Informer Spring 2021 Issue is out now - irsg.bcs.org/informer/ with a huge number of articles, book reviews, conference/workshop reports and more. Enjoy!

triggered rapid developments and a flood of scholarly publications that need to be handled. This article by Lucy Lu Wang and Kyle Lo provides a comprehensive overview of text mining approaches and initiatives. Interesting read! academic.oup.com/bib/article/2

Up for a nice movie night? The recordings of our Bibliometric-enhanced IR (BIR) 2021 workshop at ECIR 2021 are available - youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK4. Grab your popcorn and have a good time! :-)

The proceedings of our 11th Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval workshop are online now - ceur-ws.org/Vol-2847/. Happy reading!

CfP: SIGIR 2021 Workshop on Simulation for Information Retrieval Evaluation sim4ir.org

Our BIRDS at CHIIR 2021 workshop is an interdisciplinary event looking at how Information Science, Information Retrieval and Data Science can benefit from each other. To this end, we have invited Edward Fox, Tony Russell-Rose, Lorraine Goeuriot, Martin White, Emanuele Di Buccio and others to give a talk. There will also be further presentations of accepted papers. Join us online on Friday, March 19! More info at birds-ws.github.io/birds2021/i.

Perceptions of Diversity in Electronic Music: the Impact of Listener, Artist, and Track Characteristics. (arXiv:2101.11916v1 [cs.IR]) arxiv.org/abs/2101.11916

We extended the deadline for the BIRDS workshop CHIIR 2021. If you’re into Data Science, Information Science, Information Retrieval or HCI and have challenges or solutions that might be relevant for any of the other communities, please consider submitting. birds-ws.github.io/birds2021/i

BIR@ECIR2021 - 2nd CfP and deadline extensions - 11th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval sites.google.com/view/bir-ws/b

Nice mention of our Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval workshop by Martin White in the latest BCS Informer issue, thank you! irsg.bcs.org/informer/2021/01/. We extended our deadline to January 25 AoE. More at sites.google.com/view/bir-ws/b.

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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.