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Emiel Mols graduates on sharding Spotify search

Today, Emiel Mols graduated when presenting the master thesis project he did at Spotify in Stockholm, Sweden. Emiel got quite some attention last year when he launched SpotifyOnTheWeb, leaving Spotify “no choice but to hire him”. In the master thesis, Emiel describes a prototype implementation of a term sharded full text search architecture. The system’s requirements are based [...]
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012. Posted in Distributed Search, Multimedia Search

Eelco Eerenberg graduates on economic models for distributed search

Towards Distributed Information Retrieval based on Economic Models by Eelco Eerenberg The aim of this research is to build a successful distributed information retrieval system based on an economic model, allowing servers to open up their part of the deep web. This research consists of three parts: 1) selecting suitable economic models, 2) simulating these models, and 3) [...]
Monday, January 10th, 2011. Posted in Distributed Search

Bertold van Voorst graduates on collection selection using database clustering

Cluster-based collection selection in uncooperative distributed information retrieval by Bertold van Voorst The focus of this research is collection selection for distributed information retrieval. The collection descriptions that are necessary for selecting the most relevant collections are often created from information gathered by random sampling. Collection selection based on an incomplete index constructed by using random sampling instead of [...]
Monday, July 26th, 2010. Posted in Paper abstracts, Distributed Search

Ralf Schimmel graduates on keyword suggestion

Keyword Suggestion for Search Engine Marketing by Ralf Schimmel Every person acquainted with the web, is also a frequent user of search engines like Yahoo and Google. Any person with a web site makes this web site with a vision in mind, most of the times this entails being found on the web. Search engines offer several methods to users [...]
Monday, March 15th, 2010. Posted in Uncategorized

Erwin de Moel graduates on managing recorded lectures for Collegerama

Expanding the usability of recorded lectures: A new age in teaching and classroom instruction by Erwin de Moel The status of recorded lectures at Delft University of Technology has been studied in order to expand its usability in their present and future educational environment. Possibilities for the production of single file vodcasts have been tested. These videos allow for [...]
Thursday, March 4th, 2010. Posted in Multimedia Search

Remko Nolten graduates on automatic hyperlinking

WikiLink: Anchor Detection and Link Generation in Wiki’s by Remko Nolten In this research we try to automate the process of link generation in Wiki’s by looking at existing link generation techniques and enhancing these with our own ideas. We started the research by analyzing a large document corpus to find out more about the links we want to [...]
Friday, January 22nd, 2010. Posted in Paper abstracts

Matthijs Ooms graduates on Provenance Management for Bioinformatics

by Matthijs Ooms Scientific Workflow Managements Systems (SWfMSs), such as our own research prototype e-BioFlow, are being used by bioinformaticians to design and run data-intensive experiments, connecting local and remote (Web) services and tools. Preserving data, for later inspection or reuse, determine the quality of results. To validate results is essential for scientific experiments. This can all be achieved [...]
Monday, September 28th, 2009. Posted in Paper abstracts

Kien Tjin-Kam-Jet graduates on result merging for distributed information retrieval

Centralized Web search has difficulties with crawling and indexing the Visible Web. The Invisible Web is estimated to contain much more content, and this content is even more difficult to crawl. Metasearch, a form of distributed search, is a possible solution. However, a major problem is how to merge the results from several search engines into [...]
Monday, April 6th, 2009. Posted in Distributed Search

Sander Bockting graduates on collection selection for distributed web search

Using Highly Discriminative Keys, Query-driven Indexing and ColRank Current popular web search engines, such as Google, Live Search and Yahoo!, rely on crawling to build an index of the World Wide Web. Crawling is a continuous process to keep the index fresh and generates an enormous amount of data traffic. By far the largest part of the web remains [...]
Tuesday, February 17th, 2009. Posted in Paper abstracts, Distributed Search

Joost de Wit graduates on evaluating recommender systems

Recommender systems use knowledge about a user’s preferences (and those of others) to recommend them items that they are likely to enjoy. Recommender system evaluation has proven to be challenging since a recommender system’s performance depends on, and is influenced by many factors. The data set on which a recommender system operates for example has great influence on [...]
Wednesday, May 21st, 2008. Posted in Colloquia