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Thomson Reuters Releases TRC2 News Corpus Through NIST – Dr. Jochen L. Leidner’s Blog

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Thomson Reuters Releases TRC2 News Corpus Through NIST – Dr. Jochen L. Leidner’s Blog

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HCIR 2010 Accepted Papers

The 4th Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2010) is coming up on August 22 in New Brunswick, NJ, taking place immediately after the Information Interaction in Context conference (IIiX 2010). That’s just a few weeks away! If you are are interested in attending and haven’t already registered, please let me know as [...] → Read More: HCIR 2010 Accepted Papers

So you want to study IR?

I occasionally get questions from aspiring IR students asking for advice on getting started as an IR researcher.*  Here’s an attempt at some pointers for foundation material and resources:
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There’s a lot of background material that … → Read More: So you want to study IR?

So you want to study IR?

I occasionally get questions from aspiring IR students asking for advice on getting started as an IR researcher.*  Here’s an attempt at some pointers for foundation material and resources:
Reading
There’s a lot of background material that … → Read More: So you want to study IR?

Overcoming Spammers in Twitter

As I blogged a few months ago, University of Oviedo professor Daniel Gayo-Avello published a research paper entitled “Nepotistic Relationships in Twitter and their Impact on Rank Prestige Algorithms“, in which he concluded that TunkRank was the best of the measures he studied for ranking Twitter users. I recently discovered that he and David Brenes posted slides from [...] → Read More: Overcoming Spammers in Twitter

NY Times Article: Bing Kicks Google in the Pants

The NY Times has an article on a new search “cold war” between Bing and Google. I think the article is pretty poorly done. The author paints Bing as an innovative upstart giving Google a “kick in the pants” and forcing it to play catch up. It selecti… → Read More: NY Times Article: Bing Kicks Google in the Pants

Questions. But Why?

Yahoo! Answers and Answers.com have been around since 2005. But community question answering (as distinct from question answering using natural language processing) has witnessed a resurgence of popularity–at least in the blogosphere and among investors. Quora and Hunch are two of hottest startups on the web, and Aardvark was acquired by Google earlier this year. Most recently, Ask.com [...] → Read More: Questions. But Why?

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