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1 ESSIR 2007 Glasgow Presented at KEG seminar on September 13th 2007 Jan Nemrava, KIZI VŠE European Summer School in Information Retrieval 2731 August 2007, Glasgow, Scotland

2 IR Group at GU Lead by Professor C.J. 'Keith' van Rijsbergen Dr Joemon Jose in charge of K-Space Cca 20 students and researches 3? Working on K-Space Research areas from Theoretical models for IR Quantum Logics to Relance Feedback Reede Ren Frank Hopfgartner Nicholas J Gildea

3 ESSIR in numbers ESSIR 2007 was the 6th summer school of the series 214 delegates (twice as many as in 2005) from over 30 countries 25 lecturers 15 lectures 2 talks from industry 1 panel session on what makes a good IR PhD

4 Lectures overview Introduction to Information Retrieval (by Keith van Rijsbergen) Evaluation in IR & TREC (by Stephen Robertson) Structure/XML Retrieval (by Mounia Lalmas) Information Retrieval and Context (by Ian Ruthven) Question Answering, Information Extraction & NLP (by Maarten de Rijke) Multimedia Information Retrieval (by Alan Smeaton) Web Usage and Data Mining (by Bettina Berendt) Web Information Retrieval (by David Hawking)

5 Providing Effective Web search a Google-y Perspective Trystan Upstill Were about 5% done – Larry Page Historical context for Web search IR for Web search How to make your own Web search engine The next generation of Web search engines

6 Information Retrieval & Business Theo Huibers Web 1.0 information network Web 2.0 information social network Web 3.0 information intelligent network Finding information will become refined to domain specific,context-limited, user-experience-friendly, meaningaware, document synthesis retrieval. IR from business point of view

7 Information Retrieval and Context Ian Ruthven why context is important views of context and contextual searching examples of contextual systems evaluation in (of) context

8 Panel Discussion What makes a good IR PhD? (by Maristella Agosti, Fidel Cacheda, Yves Chiaramella, Theo Huibers, Vassilis Plachouras, Alan Smeaton and Keith van Rijsbergen ) Duration of PhD studies in various countries Internships in industry Relation with an adviser

9 Social Events Reception at the Hunterian Museum sponsored by Google Football Game: Lecturers/organisers vs participants. Social Dinner: The Trades Hall, Glasgow city Centre And many others :)

10 Hunterian Museum

11 Football game

12 The Trades Hall

13 ACL Prague held in Prague, Czech Republic, June 23rd–30th 2007 Tutorial: From Web Content Mining to Natural Language Processing by Bing Liu Mining data from heterogeneous sources, using NLP for better IE. Automatic Acquisition of Ranked Qualia Structures from the Web Philipp Cimiano Quale (plural Qualia) - vnímaná vlastnost braná jako nezávislá na svém původu - the ways things seem to us


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