| Andrew Cooke | Contents | Latest | RSS | Twitter | Previous | Next


Welcome to my blog, which was once a mailing list of the same name and is still generated by mail. Please reply via the "comment" links.

Always interested in offers/projects/new ideas. Eclectic experience in fields like: numerical computing; Python web; Java enterprise; functional languages; GPGPU; SQL databases; etc. Based in Santiago, Chile; telecommute worldwide. CV; email.

Personal Projects

Lepl parser for Python.

Colorless Green.

Photography around Santiago.

SVG experiment.

Professional Portfolio

Calibration of seismometers.

Data access via web services.

Cache rewrite.

Extending OpenSSH.

C-ORM: docs, API.

Last 100 entries

China Gamifies Real Life; Can't Help Thinking It's Thoughtcrime; Mefi Quotes; Spray Painting Bike Frame; Weeks 10 + 11; Change: No Longer Possible To Merge Metadata; Books on Old Age; Health Tree Maps; MRA - Men's Rights Activists; Writing Good C++14; Risk Assessment - Fukushima; The Future of Advertising and Surveillance; Travelling With Betaferon; I think I know what I dislike so much about Metafilter; Weeks 8 + 9; More; Pastamore - Bad Italian in Vitacura; History Books; Iraq + The (UK) Governing Elite; Answering Some Hard Questions; Pinochet: The Dictator's Shadow; An Outsider's Guide To Julia Packages; Nobody gives a shit; Lepton Decay Irregularity; An Easier Way; Julia's BinDeps (aka How To Install Cairo); Good Example Of Good Police Work (And Anonymity Being Hard); Best Santiago Burgers; Also; Michael Emmerich (Vibrator Translator) Interview (Japanese Books); Clarice Lispector (Brazillian Writer); Books On Evolution; Looks like Ara (Modular Phone) is dead; Index - Translations From Chile; More Emotion in Chilean Wines; Week 7; Aeon Magazine (Science-ish); QM, Deutsch, Constructor Theory; Interesting Talk Transcripts; Interesting Suggestion Of Election Fraud; "Hard" Books; Articles or Papers on depolarizing the US; Textbook for "QM as complex probabilities"; SFO Get Libor Trader (14 years); Why Are There Still So Many Jobs?; Navier Stokes Incomplete; More on Benford; FBI Claimed Vandalism; Architectural Tessellation; Also: Go, Blake's 7; Delusions of Gender (book); Crypto AG DID work with NSA / GCHQ; UNUMS (Universal Number Format); MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses); Interesting Looking Game; Euler's Theorem for Polynomials; Weeks 3-6; Reddit Comment; Differential Cryptanalysis For Dummies; Japanese Graphic Design; Books To Be Re-Read; And Today I Learned Bugs Need Clear Examples; Factoring a 67 bit prime in your head; Islamic Geometric Art; Useful Julia Backtraces from Tasks; Nothing, however, is lost with less discomfort than that which, when lost, cannot be missed; Article on Didion; Cost of Living by City; British Slavery; Derrida on Metaphor; African SciFi; Traits in Julia; Alternative Japanese Lit; Pulic Key as Address (Snow); Why Information Grows; The Blindness Of The Chilean Elite; Some Victoriagate Links; This Is Why I Left StackOverflow; New TLS Implementation; Maths for Physicists; How I Am 8; 1000 Word Philosophy; Cyberpunk Reading List; Detailed Discussion of Message Dispatch in ParserCombinator Library for Julia; FizzBuzz in Julia w Dependent Types; kokko - Design Shop in Osaka; Summary of Greece, Currently; LLVM and GPUs; See Also; Schoolgirl Groyps (Maths); Japanese Lit; Another Example - Modular Arithmetic; Music from United; Python 2 and 3 compatible alternative.; Read Agatha Christie for the Plot; A Constructive Look at TempleOS; Music Thread w Many Recommendations; Fixed Version; A Useful Julia Macro To Define Equality And Hash; k3b cdrom access, OpenSuse 13.1; Week 2

© 2006-2015 Andrew Cooke (site) / post authors (content).

Workshop on Web Information Retrieval, Chile, Aug 12

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:32:42 -0400 (CLT)

I'm not sure if anyone on this list is local to me, but if so, here's some
details on a conference that looks like it will be interesting.  Aug 12.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 01:37:02 +0200
From: Ricardo Baeza-Yates <ricardo.baeza@...>
Reply-To: rbaeza@...
To: acad-fcfm@...
Subject: [acad-fcfm] Workshop CIW

Workshop on Web Information Retrieval

Organizer: Center for Web Research, DCC, Univ. de Chile
            Millennium Nucleus funded by Mideplan

When:      August 12

Where:     Auditorium DCC, Blanco Encalada 2120, third floor

Preliminary Program:

08:30-09:25 Ten Years After:
             Gerard Salton's talk at the 30 years celebration of SMART,
one of the first information retrieval systems (video)

09:25-09:30 Opening
             Ricardo Baeza-Yates, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

Session I:  XML, RDF and Query Languages

09:30-10:00 Efficient and Expressively Complete XML Query Languages
             Pablo Barcelo, Univ. of Toronto, Canada

10:00-10:30 Query Languages for Graph Databases
             Claudio Gutierrez, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

10:30-11:00 XML Data Exchange: Consistency and Query Answering
             Marcelo Arenas, P. Univ. Católica, Chile

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break + video (continuation)

Session II: Advances on Information Retrieval

11:15-12:00 Interactive Cross Language Retrieval
             Doug Oard, U. of Maryland, USA

12:00-12:30 Precision Recall with User Modelling Applied to XML Retrieval
             Benjamin Piwowarski, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

12:30-13:00 Efficient Searchable Natural Language Adaptive Compression
             Gonzalo Navarro, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

13:00-14:30 Lunch

Session III: Web Mining

14:30-15:00 Estimating Relative Query Relevance from Search Engine Logs
             Georges Dupret, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

15:00-15:30 Automatic Maintenance of Web Directories using Search Engine Logs
             Carlos Hurtado, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

15:30-16:00 Context through Query Mining
             Ricardo Baeza-Yates, CWR/DCC, Univ. de Chile

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break + video (continuation)

Session IV: Context in Information Retrieval

16:15-17:00 Extending Information Retrieval Towards Context
             Kalervo Jarvelin, Univ. of Tampere, Finland

17:00-17:45 Contexts in Information Seeking & Retrieval (IS&R)
             Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Library and Inf. Science,

17:45-18:30 The Challenge of Context for Information Seeking
             Gary Marchionini, Univ. of North Carolina, USA

18:30-19:00 Discussion and Closing Remarks

acad-fcfm mailing list

compute mailing list

Comment on this post