James Allan named 2020 ACM Fellow

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, selected CIIR Director and Professor James Allan as a 2020 ACM Fellow. He is being recognized "for contributions to information retrieval, including topic detection and tracking." Along with Prof. Allan, CICS Professor Brian Levine was also named to the 2020 class of ACM Fellows. According to ACM, "the ACM Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community."