Ivan Vulic @ AIRS 2011

Ivan Vulic gives an oral presentation at AIR 2011 of his paper entitled: Cross-Language Information Retrieval with Latent Topic Models Trained on a Comparable Corpus

Phi The Pham @ NIPS 2011 Workshop on Integrating Language & Vision

Phi The Pham gives a poster and spotlight presentation on Annotating Video at the NIPS 2011 Workshop on Integrating Language & Vision.

Sien Moens gives an invited talk at Taal en Bedrijf 2011

Sien Moens gives an invited talk at the Taal en Bedrijf 2011 conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 29-11-2011 on the results of the DAISY project.

Karl Gyllstrom @ CIKM 2011

Karl Gyllstrom will give a poster presentation entitled Examining the Leftness Property of Wikipedia Categoriesat the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held in Glasgow, UK, October 24-28, 2011.

Summer school on Information Foraging

LIIR in collaboration with Visics co-organizes the Erasmus Intensive Programme on Information Foraging>/a>.

We co-organize SWSM 2011

We co-organize
SWSM 2011, the 3rd Workshop on Social Web Search and Mining (SWSM2011): Analysis of User Generated Content Under Crisis in conjunction with SIGIR 2011, July 28, 2011, Beijing, China.

We co-organize FAM-LbR/KRAQ'11

We co-organize FAM-LbR/KRAQ'11, a workshop Learning by Reading and its Applications in Intelligent Question-Answering in conjunction with IJCAI 2011 on July 17, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain.

Raquel Mochales defends her PhD on Automatic Detection and Classification of Argumentation in a Legal Case.


Oleksandr Kolomiyets and Steven Bethard @ ACL 2011


Ivan Vulic and Wim De Smet @ ACL 2011


PuppyIR in the news

Slate’s Michael Agger addresses the challenges of designing a search engine for children and then raises the most important question: What are the the best approaches to sorting the Web by age? The European reseach project PuppyIR is the most interesting answer for him. Read more...

AMASS++ Symposium

How do you find what you need in large amounts of data? What tools do you have to handle texts in different languages? How do you find an image containing a specific person in a large collection of images? Or that 10-second clip that is important to you in a long video?
On June 1st, 2011 we will show you how!

Wim De Smet's PhD Defense: Probabilistic Graphical Models for Content Representation and Applications in Monolingual and Multilingual Settings

On May 30, 2011, Wim De Smet defends his Ph.D dissertation entitled, Probabilistic Graphical Models for Content Representation and Applications in Monolingual and Multilingual Settings. He conducted his doctoral research under the supervision of Prof. Marie-Francine Moens and Prof. Danny De Schreye.

Karl Gyllstrom presents a full paper titled Clash of the Typings Finding Controversies and Children’s Topics within Queries at ECIR 2011