Proximity in IR SIKS Symposium and PhD defense Jeroen Vuurens
Proximity in Information Retrieval
It is our pleasure to invite you to the mini symposium “Information Retrieval”, to be held on April 26 on the occasion of the PhD defense of Jeroen Vuurens. The event is part of the SIKS educational program. Especially SIKS-PhD-students are encouraged to participate.
Following the symposium, at 14:30, Jeroen Vuurens will give a short introduction (lekenpraatje) of his thesis titled “Proximity of Terms, Text and Semantic Vectors in Information Retrieval”. At 15:00, the official defense will take place.
Date: April 26
Location: Commissiekamer 3, Aula, Delft University of Technology
You are kindly invited to attend the symposium as well as the introduction and the defense. Registration is not mandatory; however, if you announce your intention to participate in the symposium we can take it into account when organizing coffee and lunch.
|11.00 - 12.00||James Allan (University of Massachusetts)||Modeling and recognizing controversy (.pdf)|
|12.00 - 12.45||Lunch|
|12:45 - 13:15||Piek Vossen (Free University Amsterdam)||NewsReader: aggregating event-centric-knowledge graphs from massive streams of news (.pdf)|
|13:15 - 13:45||Laura Hollink (CWI)||Enriching Linked Open Data with Distributional Semantics (slideshare and below)|
|14:30 - 15:00||Jeroen Vuurens (TU Delft/HHS)||Proximity of Terms, Text and Semantic Vectors in Information Retrieval (.pdf)|
|15:00 - 16:00||PhD Defense (PhD thesis)|
- Workshop: Commissiekamer 3, Aula, Delft University of Technology
- PhD defense: Senaatszaal, Aula, Delft University of Technology