Goodbye everybody! (written for CS mailing no. 16 of 11 July)
I am proud to announce that I will join Radboud University's faculty of science as professor of Federated Search
BERT word embedding tutorial by Chris McCormick and Nick Ryan:
ACM charges 15 dollar for reading Diane Kelly's one page #ICTIR2019 keynote abstract. It even charges me, a "professional member" 10 dollar... 😞
I signed this. The ACM's digital library should have gone full open access a long time ago!
3rd annual ACM FAT Conference on fairness, accountability, and transparency is chaired by Carlos Castillo and
Poster by @somtoe: Predicting Semantic Labels of Text Regions in Heterogeneous Document Images.
Hosein Azarbonyad presents approaches for transferring a model for Commitment Detection in Email from one domain to another. #DIR2019
Nice idea by Rennings, Moraes, and Hauff: axiomatic datasets constructed specifically to measure what axioms (neural) models adhere to:
Milan Petkovic awards the Philips MSc thesis award for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare to Jan Trienes. Congrats @jantrienes !
I ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here's why you should too:
"Discrimination, Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Decision-Making" writen by Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius for the Anti-discrimination Department of the Council of Europe.
I wonder how many publications that are eligible for free #OpenAaccess in the Springer Compact agreement (with Austria, Finland, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Sweden, UK and MPI in Germancy ) are ACTUALLY open access... Anyone keeping scores?
I am shocked by the death of former colleague Arjen Hoekstra who I met at the climate strike of 27 September. Arjen did really important and influential research on water management, and recently received an ERC advanced grant.
"Be Paranoid! (Someone is working on your idea right now!)"
Jaap Kamps from his ivory tower: Neural reranking is like using a T-Ford for most of the traveling, and a Ferrari for the last mile... Goal: Ferrari all the way; Means: make models sparse. #SIKS
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