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London Information Retrieval Meetup (March)

March 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

london information retrieval meetup

We are pleased to announce the eighth London Information Retrieval Meetup, a free evening meetup aimed to Information Retrieval passionates and professionals who are curious to explore and discuss the latest trends in the field. This time we go fully remote, given the COVID-19 situation and the impossibility of hosting the event live. The evening will be structured with 2 technical talks, with Q&A session after each talk. Register here:  8TH LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP Who is the Information Retrieval Meetup for?

  • Researchers, scientists, and other practitioners in the field of Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, and Data Science.
  • Software engineers who work or want to work with Search technologies
  • Team leads and IT executives who want to explore latest trends in Information Retrieval

Date: 30th March 2021 Open doors from 6:00 pm, Talks ( Starting 6:15 pm) Welcome & Latest News Alessandro Benedetti Founder, Sease

Talk 1

Explainability for Learning to Rank” Ilaria Petreti, IR/ML Engineer, Sease Anna Ruggero, R&D Software Engineer, Sease

Talk 2

The Split: Introduction and Discussion about Apache Lucene and Solr as Separate Top-Level Projects. – Committer Guests, Apache Software Foundation


Jan Høydahl, Apache Solr PMC Chair

Michael Sokolov, Apache Lucene PMC Chair

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