CIIR Talk Series: Claudia Hauff

Speaker: Claudia Hauff, Associate Professor at TU Delft, The Netherlands

Title: On the support of human learning during search and sensemaking activities

Date: Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT (North American Eastern Daylight Saving Time) via Zoom

Zoom Access: Zoom Link and reach out to Alex Taubman for the passcode.

Abstract: In her talk, Claudia Hauff will discuss her group's recent interactive IR works on supporting human learning during the search process that cover search interface adaptations (to for instance support scaffolding, note-taking and highlighting) as well as human-human interactions (as part of collaborative search). The talk will highlight the issues and challenges the search as learning research area faces.

Bio: Claudia Hauff is an Associate Professor at the Web Information Systems group, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and a computer scientist by training. She received her PhD in 2010 from the University of Twente. In the past, she has worked on a variety of topics in the fields of information retrieval & data science, including query performance prediction, social search, learning to search and information retrieval for specific user groups. Together with a number of PhD students she currently focuses on the areas of search as learning, collaborative search, and conversational search.