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Personal Information Management (PIM) as a Science

August 30, 2009


For a long time, I have been thinking that better PIM will lead to more productive and fulfilling life, since it is about supporting one’s brain in saving, processing and retrieving information, which constantly suffers from oveload in this internet age. This seemed like a very interesting problem which merits a graduate-level study. After I […]

How would you search for your favorite movie?

August 25, 2009


How would you search for your favorite movie? I tried to answer this question in my paper ‘A Probabilistic Retrieval Model for Semistructured Data (download)’ , which was presented in ECIR’09 at Toulouse, France. In this problem, we can assume that collection is structured by many different fields (e.g. title, cast, genre, etc.) and users […]


August 24, 2009


As a graduate student starting my third-year, I decided to start a research blog. This new blog will be mostly about my research ideas, findings and so on. More specifically, I’ll write about my primary research field of information retrieval and how it can help ourselves cope with day-to-day struggle of managing personal information effrctively. […]