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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 as a CLEF lab the third year. […]

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. […]

NewsReel at the Algorithms & Data Challenges Meetup

Author: Till Plumbaum

We presented our CLEF Newsreel Challenge at the Algorithms with Friends II Meetup in Berlin with around 100 participants. Andreas talked about the challenges and findings of the third year of NewsReel, which focused on offline vs online evaluation and stream recommendations. We got very positive feedback from the crowd and are […]

Algorithms & Data Challenges Meetup

Author: Till Plumbaum

In March I presented the Deutsche Bahn Digital Header Challenge at the Algorithms & Data Challenges meetup.

On July 11th, the next Algorithms & Data Challenges meetup is hosted by Zalando and we are returning to present results. I will present results from the DB Challenge and Andreas Lommatzsch will present […]