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HCIR’11 — an eye-opening experience

October 25, 2011


HCIR’11 was like a great school to me. I always felt that a good 1-day workshop can be better than week-long conferences, yet this was a special opportunity for me who is trying to extend my horizon to more user-conscious part of IR research. Gary’s keynote was particularly enchanting, providing a good overview on HCIR […]

Research with ‘Style’ – Leif Azzopardi’s Recent Work

October 10, 2011


I’ve written several papers as a grad student, and it feels like I’ve learned a bit about paper writing over the last 4 years. Looking back, however, I feel that my research has followed several patterns found in information retrieval research. In other words, it’s not easy to speak of something as ‘my own research style’. […]