CIIR Talks Archive

The CIIR Talk Series, hosted by CIIR Associate Director Hamed Zamani, is an initiative started in Fall 2020 for researchers and practitioners working on information retrieval and related disciplines to present their work.

CIIR Talks Archive

Harrie Oosterhuis Assistant Professor Radboud University Recent advances in unbiased learning to rank from position-biased click feedback Oct 8, 2021 YouTube
Vanessa Murdock Applied Science Manager Amazon Alexa Shopping Research May 7, 2021
Asia J. Biega Tenure-Track Faculty Max-Planck Institute Operationalizing legal and societal constraints in information access systems Apr 23, 2021 YouTube
Claudia Hauff Associate Professor TU Delft, The Netherlands On the support of human learning during search and sensemaking activities Apr 9, 2021 YouTube
Yongfeng Zhang Assistant Professor Rutgers University Explainable Human-centered AI Mar 26, 2021 YouTube
Bhaskar Mitra Principal Applied Scientist Microsoft Neural Information Retrieval: In search of meaningful progress Mar 12, 2021 YouTube
Laura Dietz Assistant Professor University of New Hampshire Retrieve-and-generate: How to Automatically Create Relevant Articles Feb 26, 2021 YouTube
Kyunghyun Cho Associate Professor New York University Online Hyperparameter Optimization by Real-time Recurrent Learning Feb 12, 2021 YouTube
Krisztian Balog Professor University of Stavanger, Norway What Does Conversational Information Access Exactly Mean and How to Evaluate It? Jan 15, 2021 YouTube
Fernando Diaz Research Scientist Google Brain Montréal Evaluating Stochastic Rankings with Expected Exposure Dec 18, 2020
Susan Dumais Technical Fellow and Director Microsoft Research Labs in New England, New York City and Montréal The Potential for Personalization in Search Dec 4, 2020 YouTube
Evangelos Kanoulas Professor University of Amsterdam From sessions to conversations and back again Nov 20, 2020 YouTube
Leif Azzopardi Associate Professor University of Strathclyde, Scotland Modelling and Measuring Information-Interactions Nov 6, 2020 YouTube
Donald Metzler Senior Staff Software Engineer Google Challenges in Personal Search and Intelligence Oct 23, 2020 YouTube
Grace Hui Yang Associate Professor Georgetown University Corpus-Level End-to-End Exploration for Interactive Systems Oct 9, 2020 YouTube