On Search Powered Navigation

Our paper "On Search Powered Navigation", with Glorianna Jagfeld, Hosein Azarbonyad, Alex Olieman, Jaap Kamps, Maarten Marx, has been accepted as a short paper at The 3rd ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR2017). \o/ Knowledge graphs and other hierarchical domain ontologies hold great promise for complex information seeking tasks, yet their […]

ICTIR 2016 BEST PAPER AWARD

We have got the "Best paper Award" in The ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR2016) for our paper "On Horizontal and Vertical Separation in Hierarchical Text Classification". \o/ Please take a look at my posts on "From Probability Ranking Principle to Strong Separation Principle", and "Two-dimensional separability in Hierarchical Text Classification") for more information on […]

On Horizontal and Vertical Separation in Hierarchical Text Classification

Our paper "On Horizontal and Vertical Separation in Hierarchical Text Classification", with Hosein Azarbonyad, Jaap Kamps, and Maarten Marx, has been accepted as a long paper at The ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR'16). \o/ Hierarchy is an effective and common way of representing information and many real-world textual data can […]

Revisiting Optimal Rank Aggregation: A Dynamic Programming Approach

Our paper "Revisiting Optimal Rank Aggregation: A Dynamic Programming Approach", withShayan A Tabrizi, Javid Dadashkarimi, Hasan Nasr Esfahani, and Azadeh Shakery, has been accepted as a short paper at the ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval. \o/ Rank aggregation, that is merging multiple ranked lists, is a pivotal challenge in many […]