I am a postdoctoral researcher at ILPS, University of Amsterdam. My research revolves around mining social media, tracking content, and predicting user behavior. My interests lie in the field of Information Retrieval, and query modeling, but also in predictive analytics, and recommender systems (with a touch of Physics whenever possible).
Monthly Archives: January 2011
Our short paper “Incorporating Query Expansion and Quality Indicators in Searching Microblog Posts” by Kamran Massoudi, me, Maarten de Rijke, and Wouter Weerkamp has been accepted for oral presentation at ECIR 2011, 19-21 April, Dublin. The abstract follows:
We propose a … Continue reading
UPDATE: There is an updated version of our microblog language identification. And we also made available our trained models. The accuracy of our baseline models can reach 95% for English.
Our paper “Semi-Supervised Priors for Microblog Language Identification” by Simon … Continue reading