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Citation handout

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
You can find a handout about how to cite publications in your reports under “Course info”.

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Assignments

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
I have just added names of students and supervisors to each chosen assignment, see under “Discussion”. Please check whether your data are entered correctly and notify us if we made a mistake. If your project isn’t there, you probably defined it yourself. In that case, add it to the list of assignments complete with your name(s) and one of us will add the supervisor.

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No session on 30 November

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
The session on 30 November has been cancelled. In case of an urgent question, please contact your supervisor.

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Dead line for project proposals passed

Monday, November 21st, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Until now only 32 people have registered for a project. Please register in the “Discussion” section. Add a new project if you want to do your own project. Note you can add attachments to items as well. No more than three groups can do a project: “Metadata for the Dutch government sites”, “Simple Question Answering for Dutch” and “Automatic expert finder for the CS department” are full. Register as soon as possible.

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Practical assignment starts today

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
The practical assignments start today. Please have a look at the “Discussion” section. There you find guidelines and project suggestions. Proposals for assignments will have to be submitted on November 21, 2005, at the latest

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[Information Retrieval]: 16 November: Guest lecture by Vassilis Plachouras

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Vassilis Plachouras from the University of Glasgow will present the architecture and implementation of the Terrier information retrieval system developed at the University of Glasgow.

Where: Ravelijn Studio
When: 16 November 2005, 13.45 h. - 15.30 h.
What: Terrier: A Practical Overview.

[Information Retrieval]: 26 October: Guest lecture by Mounia Lalmas

Monday, October 17th, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Prof. Mounia Lalmas from Queen Mary University will present an overview of approaches for structured retrieval from XML data. Mounia Lalmas is one of the coordinators of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval (INEX).

Where: Ravelijn Studio
When: 26 October 2005, 13.45 h. - 15.30 h.
What: XML Retrieval

[Information Retrieval]: 19 October: Guest lecture by Arjen de Vries

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Arjen de Vries from CWI Amsterdam will give a guest lecture on Multimedia Retrieval.

Where: Ravelijn Studio
When: 19 October 2005, 13.45 h. - 15.30 h.
What: Multimedia Retrieval

[Information Retrieval]: 12 October: Guest lecture by Maarten de Rijke

Monday, October 3rd, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Prof. Maarten de Rijke from the University of Amsterdam will give a guest lecture on Question Answering.

Where: Ravelijn Studio
When: 12 October 2005, 13.45 h. - 15.30 h.
What: Question Answering: Now and Next.

Change of rooms

Thursday, September 8th, 2005, posted by Djoerd Hiemstra
Yesterday, Wednesday September 7, it turned out that the room originally scheduled is too small. All lectures have now been rescheduled to another room. The 2005 lectures will be in the Ravelijn building, the remaining two lectures in 2006 in the Langezijds building. See the Roster for details.

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