ESSIR 2011 - European Summer School in IR
29 Aug - 02 Sep 2011, Koblenz, Germanyhttp://essir.uni-koblenz.de/
Pre-Announcement - take out your calendars (apologies for cross-postings).
The 8th International Summer School on Information Retrieval offers
high quality teaching on Information Retrieval and related research topics.
ESSIR is *THE* only world-wide school in Information Retrieval,
with temporal regularity founded in 1990.
* Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Yahoo! Research Barcelona and Universidad de Chile
* Hinrich Schütze, University of Stuttgart, Germany
* Peter Ingwersen, Royal School of Information and Library Science, IVA
* Stefan Rüger, Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, UK
* Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton, UK
* Andreas Hotho, University of Würzburg, Germany
* Duc Thanh Tran, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Koblenz is situated in the picturesque landscape of the
Rhine and Moselle (UNESCO world heritage), known for excellent wines,
romantic medieval castles, Loreley and Goethe. Wine tasting and a
river cruise to the medieval castles of Rhine valley (Loreley rock)
are part of our social program!
Koblenz has a very central position in central Europe and in Germany,
with excellent travel connections to several international airports.
ESSIR 2011 will offer a limited number of sponsored student grants for
travel and school part. The grants will cover participation in the summer
school and/or low-cost accommodation in Koblenz.
STAY IN TOUCH
* Web: http://essir.uni-koblenz.de/
* Twitter: essir2001
* Facebook, Flickr, YouTube channels available!