Schedule

Arrival Day (Tue. July 9th, 2019)

Activity

Arrival at Haikou, China

Registration

Day 1 (Wed. July 10th, 2019)

Lecture

Topic

Long

Introduction to Information Retrieval(Lecturer: Alistair Moffat)

Lunch

provided, with poster presentations

Short

Introduction to IR Evaluation(Lecturer: Mark Sanderson)

Short

Recommender systems in E-commerce(Lecturer: Dawei Yin)

Day 2 (Thu. July 11st, 2019)

Lecture

Topic

Long

Unbiased Learning to Rank: Counterfactual, Online, and Reinforcement Learning Approaches (Lecturer: Maarten de Rijke)

Short

Introduction to Statistical Tools for IR Experiments (Lecturer: Tetsuya Sakai)

Short

Commercial Search Engine system and its technical challenges (Lecturer: Daxin Jiang)

***Banquet***

Day 3 (Fri. July 12nd, 2019)

Lecture

Topic

Long

Introduction to Semantic Matching in IR( Lecturer: Jun Xu)

Long

Interactive Information Retrieval: Models, Algorithms, and Evaluation(Lecturer: Chengxiang Zhai)

Day 4 (Sat. July 13rd, 2019)

Lecture

Topic

Long

Introduction to Conversational IR (Lecturer: Jian-Yun Nie)

***Free time for sight-seeing in Haikou***