30th Symposium of Applied Computing, SAC 2015

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

Last week I attended the 30th Symposium of Applied Computing (SAC 2015) in Salamanca, Spain. The conference was held in the Hospedería del Colegio Arzobispo Fonseca (Universidad de Salamanca), a historical edifice in Salamanca, Spain, founded in 1519 by Alonso de Fonseca.

The Symposium of Applied Computing is a big international conference […]

NewsREEL 2015 is on the way

Author: Benjamin Kille

In 2015, we continue the quest of news recommendations. The CLEF initiative frames a variety of laboratories. NewsREEL appears for the second time among these labs.

We offer two tasks each of which allows participants to evaluate the qualities of their recommendation algorithms. Task 1 connects participants to actual consumers of news […]

What’s shakin’, bacon? – Berlin #IR #ML Events in November 2014

Author: Till Plumbaum

If you happen to have some spare time in November, and feel the desire filling that time with something interesting and educational, here are some IRML recommendations what to do in November:


Kaggle Berlin + Advanced ML Study Group:Advanced ML Study Group – Deep Learning Programming Exercises #ML

19th November


Berlin by Bus

Berlin – capital of the Federal Republic of Germany, a hub between Eastern and Western Europe, and, most importantly, home of the DAI-Labor. Despite the city’s growing global reputation as a place of culture and popular tourist destination, kitchen chatter revealed that not all IRML’ers are familiar with its major sites. Determined to change this […]

Informatik 2014, Stuttgart

Author: Benjamin Kille

On Friday, 26 September, 2014, I had the opportunity to give a tutorial about news recommendation at the Informatik 2014. The tutorial was split into two parts. The first part introduced recommender systems and their applicability to news. The second part discussed issues arising with real-time applications. We presented the Open Recommendation […]

Information Event about IT Projects of the Administration of Berlin

Michael Meder is invited speaker at today’s information event “IT Projects of the Administration of Berlin”. The event is organized by the Senate Administration for the Interior and Sports (and others) as a networking event where partners from industry, government and academia can exchange their ideas on IT and e-Government approaches. Together with our research-cooperation […]