Neural Networks for Information Retrieval

Machine learning plays an important role in many aspects of modern IR systems, and deep learning is applied to all of those. The fast pace of modern-day research into deep learning has given rise to many different approaches to many different IR problems.

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Full-day tutorial at SIGIR 2017 on August 7, 2017

Schedule

The tutorial is organized in 8 parts as described below (times are indicative). For more details, see the overview paper on arXiv.

Time slot Topic Presenters
09:00 - 10:00 Preliminaries Tom Kenter, Maarten de Rijke
10:00 - 10:30 Text Matching I Alexey Borisov, Bhaskar Mitra
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 - 11:20 Text Matching I (cont'd) Alexey Borisov, Bhaskar Mitra
11:20 - 12:20 Text Matching II Mostafa Deghani, Christophe Van Gysel
12:20 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:45 Learning to Rank Christophe Van Gysel, Bhaskar Mitra
14:45 - 15:30 Modeling User Behavior Alexey Borisov, Maarten de Rijke
15:30 - 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 - 16:35 Generating Responses Mostafa Deghani, Tom Kenter
16:35 - 17:05 Outlook All presenters
17:05 - 17:20 Wrap Up Tom Kenter

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