The Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR) is one of the leading research groups working in the areas of information retrieval and information extraction. The CIIR studies and develops tools that provide effective and efficient access to large networks of heterogeneous, multimedia information.

CIIR accomplishments include significant research advances in the areas of retrieval models, distributed information retrieval, information filtering, information extraction, topic models, social network analysis, multimedia indexing and retrieval, document image processing, search engine architecture, text mining, structured data retrieval, summarization, evaluation, novelty detection, resource discovery, interfaces and visualization, digital libraries, computational social science, and cross-lingual information retrieval.

The CIIR has published more than 1100 papers on these areas, and has worked with over 95 government and industry partners on research and technology transfer. Open source software supported by the Center is being used worldwide.

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