8th Conference of the CLEF Initiative in Dublin

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 8th conference of the CLEF initiative has been held at the Trinity College in Dublin from September 11th till September 14th. The CLEF initiative is a European campaign focusing on evaluation methods in Information Retrieval and related fields.

The News Recommendation Lab (NewsREEL) runs the third year as a CLEF lab. […]

ACM Conference on Recommender Systems 2017

The 11th edition of the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems will take place in Como, Italy, in the time 27-31 August, 2017. The conference features three keynotes, a panel discussion, eleven paper and three industry sessions, three tutorials, and thirteen workshops. On Tuesday, 29 August 11 a.m., Benjamin Kille will present the article “Recommending Personalised […]

International Conference on Web Intelligence

The IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence will take place 23-26 August, 2017, in Leipzig, Germany. The conference is co-located with the 15th German International Conference on Multiagent Systems Technologies (MATES). It features six keynotes, seven paper sessions, seven tutorials, and nine workshops one of which is the International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics. […]

I4CS conference 2017, Darmstadt, Germany

Künstlerkolonie Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 17th edition of the International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I4CS) was held at T-Systems in Darmstadt 26-28 June 2017. The conference focuses on Internet Community Systems including distributed architectures, Social Networks and open collaboration services as well as on eHealth and intelligent transport solutions.

I presented datasets and methods […]

Big Data Universe 2017 in Budapest

The Big Data Universe 17 in Budapest took place in the Aqvarium Club, an exclusive location in the very middle of the city, located below a glass roof right under a public pool. The conference gathered top influencers of the hungarian big data industry, interested in state of the art products and research directions. A […]

LWDA conference 2016, Potsdam, Germany

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The LWDA ("Lernen Wissen Daten Analysen") conference is a conference organized by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society). The 2016 edition was held in Potsdam, 12-14 September 2016. The conference is organized in 4 tracks focusing on Information Retrieval (IR), Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning (KDML), Databases (DB) and Knowledge Management […]

NewsREEL 2016 in Evora

The university of Évora

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The NewsREEL challenge allows researchers to test recommender algorithms in a real-world scenario. The NewsREEL challenge provides an online task (Living Lab) in that news articles recommendations must be provided in real time. The recommendation quality is evaluated based on real user feedback using the Click-Through-Rate as performance metric. In the offline […]

ECIR 2016 (Padua, Italy)

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The European Conference on Information Retrieval 2016 was held in Padua (Italy) from March 20th to March 23rd, 2016. The topics of the conference cover a wide spectrum ranging from classical IR algorithms evaluated on static dataset, to Question Answering, to Evaluation Methodologies and Machine Learning.

The opening keynote was given by […]

Real-Time Recommendation of Streamed Data

Author: Benjamin Kille

Impressions from the Tutorial

The 9th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems was held in Vienna, Austria, on 16-20 September 2015. Frank Hopfgartner (University of Glasgow), Tobias Heintz (plista GmbH), Roberto Turrin (Contentwise), and I contributed a tutorial session on real-time recommendation of streamed data. slides

The tutorial discussed a branch of […]

ACM Conference on Recommender Systems 2015

Author: Benjamin Kille

In 2015, ACM RecSys took place from 16-20 September in Vienna, Austria. The conference featured two keynotes, five academic sessions, two industry sessions, four tutorials, and ten workshops. More than 450 attendees created a viable atmosphere actively exchanging ideas and engaging in discussions.

Frank Hopfgartner (University of Glasgow), Tobias Heintz (plista GmbH), […]