Presenting our Chatbot Research at the LWDA Conference 2019 in Berlin

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 2019 LWDA conference has been held in Berlin from September 30th to October 2nd, 2019. This year’s venues have been the Smart Data Forum (next to the TU Berlin) in and the Berlin School of Library and Information Science (next to the main building of the Humboldt-University Berlin). The conference is […]

Presenting our Multimedia-based Recommender Approaches at the 19th I4CS Conference

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I4CS) has been held in the CongressPark Wolfsburg, June 24 – 26, 2019.

This year the conference focuses was on Digital Innovations for the Public and Mobility Services. The conference focus was especially visible at the second day of the conference. The day started […]

Multi-Media Analysis for Recommender Systems

The World Wide Web had initially comprised a collection of texts in the form of HTML documents. Over the years, organizations and increasingly users have added a variety of multimedia. Today, popular web portals attract viewers not only with captivating stories but audio, images, and videos.

Users continue struggling with the vast amount of information […]

NewsREEL Multimedia at MediaEval’18

Author: Benjamin Kille

This year’s edition of our news recommendation challenge NewsREEL focused on multimedia data. We asked participants to estimate which articles would become popular solely based on their textual and visual features. A large-scale data set collected by our long-term partners at plista facilitated evaluating different algorithms.

The MediaEval benchmark brings different evaluation […]

CIKM and INRA’19 in Turin

Author: Benjamin Kille

Turin hosted the 27th edition of Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) on 22-26 October 2018. The first day featured nine workshops. We co-organised the sixth edition of the International Workshop for News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA). Between twenty and thirty attendees listened to three keynote talks. Frank Hopfgartner, senior lecturer […]

KI 2018 in Berlin

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 41th edition of the German AI conference ("KI 2018") has been held in Berlin, September 24-28, 2018. Starting with two days with workshops and tutorials, the main conference ran from Wednesday to Friday. Each day of the main conference started with an interesting keynote. A highlight was the keynote given by […]

LWDA Conference in Mannheim

Authors: Andreas Lommatzsch and Asmaa Haja

The conference "Lernen Wissen, Daten, Analysen" has been held in Darmstadt August 22-24, 2018. The conference is organized by the German Computer Science Society (GI) and consists of 5 tracks: Information Retrieval (FGIR 2018), Knowledge Management (FGWM 2018), Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Machine Learning (KDML 2018, Business Intelligence […]

Announcing the 6th International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2018)

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 27th edition of the Conference on Knowledge Management and Machine Learning will take place in Torino (Italy) October 22-26. In 2018, the conference focuses on big data, big information, and big knowledge. Thus, the topics of interest cover a wide range which includes data acquisition, pre-processing, analysis, visualization, evaluation, and innovative […]

Presenting our Chatbot Framework at the Conference of Innovative Internet Community Services

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 18th edition of the International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I4CS) took place at the University of Zilina, Slovakia, 18-20 June 2018. This year the conference focuses was on innovation methods for enterprises, methods for building the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as innovative applications.

I presented our chatbot […]

NewsREEL Multimedia @ MediaEval Benchmark 2018

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The MediaEval Benchmarking is an Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation offering data and challenges in the form of shared tasks. MediaEval focusses on innovative algorithms and methods for exploring and retrieval multi-media data. The provided data typically cover several modalities such as audio-visual (video, audio), textual, and contextual data.

NewsREEL Multimedia (News Recommendation […]