// London Information Retrieval Meetup

The London Information Retrieval Meetup is a place for IR passionates and professionals, hungry to discover more about researches and trends in the field.

Each meetup aims to introduce interesting talks about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applied to search, Learning to Rank, Search Quality Evaluation, Search Relevance and many other topics related to the Information Retrieval science.

London information retrieval meetup

2021

// London information retrieval meetup

Location: Padua (hybrid)
Date: 15th September 2021
Speakers: Alessandro Benedetti + Andrea Gazzarini
Talk: Rated Ranking Evaluator Enterprise: the next generation of free Search Quality Evaluation Tools

// London information retrieval meetup

Location: London (online)
Date: 30th March 2021
Speakers: Anna Ruggero + Ilaria Petreti
Talk: Explainability for Learning to Rank

London Information Retrieval Meetup

2020

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (online)
Date: 10th December 2020
Speaker: Alessandro Benedetti 
Talk 1: Natural Language Search, Language modelling and Neural Search
Speaker: Ilaria Petreti
Talk 2: Learning to Rank Libraries Pros/Cons

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (online)
Date: 3th November 2020
Speakers: Anna Ruggero + Ilaria Petreti
Talk: A Learning to Rank Project on a Daily Song Ranking Problem

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (online)
Date: 23th June 2020
Speakers: Alessandro Benedetti 
Talk: Evaluating Your Learning to Rank Model: Dos and Don’ts in Offline/Online Evaluation

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (UK)
Date: 11th February 2020
Speakers: Anna Ruggero
Talk: Entity Search on Virtual Documents Created with Graph Embeddings

London Information Retrieval Meetup

2019

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (UK)
Date: 21st October 2019
Speaker: Andrea Gazzarini
Talk 1: Music Information Retrieval Take 2: Interval Hashing Based Ranking
Speaker: Alessandro Benedetti 
Talk 2: How to Build your Training Set for a Learning to Rank Project

// LONDON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL MEETUP

Location: London (UK)
Date: 19th February 2019
Speaker: Elia Porciani
Talk 1: Improving Top-K Retrieval Algorithms Using Dynamic Programming and Longer Skipping
Speaker: Andrea Gazzarini
Talk 2: Introduction to Music Information Retrieval