Our paper Multileave Gradient Descent for Fast Online Learning to Rank with Anne Schuth, Harrie Oosterhuis, Shimon Whiteson, and Maarten de Rijke was accepted at WSDM2016.
Our TREC proposal for OpenSearch has been accepted! TREC OpenSearch will be run in the same vein as CLEF LL4IR and use the same infrastructure.
Over the summer, an article in which I featured appeared in the Vrij Nederland (Dutch weekly magazine). The article is part of a series in which scientists are asked for solutions to a given problem. I was interviewed on how we can avoid the Google’s of our world becoming too powerful.