Ben Carterette, CIIR Alum, Receives Best Paper Award

Ben Carterette (Ph.D. '08), Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval for his paper "An Analysis of NP-Completeness in Novelty and Diversity Ranking." The conference was held at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, U.K., in September 2009. The award was sponsored by Yahoo! Research.