ECIR ’16 paper: “On the Reproducibility of the TAGME Entity Linking System”

Recently I presented our joint work with Krisztian Balog at the reproducibility track of ECIR 2016, entitled “On the Reproducibility of the TAGME Entity Linking System”.   The paper, slides, and the resources are made publicly available. I particularly encourage the interested reader to check the authors’ comments file on our online repository, where we include…

ICTIR ’15 paper on Entity Linking in Queries

In September 28, I presented our paper on “Entity Linking in Queries: Tasks and Evaluation” at ICTIR’15 conference.  The paper is a joint work with Krisztian Balog and Svein Erik Bratsberg.   In this paper, we differentiate between the task of entity linking in documents, entity liking in queries, and semantic mapping (entity ranking).  We also present the proper evaluation metrics for the task of entity linking in…

Networking and scholarship opportunities for women in computing fields

“Women in Technology” becomes a trending topic for many institutes and companies. Each year several activities and conferences take place around the world to encourage female students/researchers to the technological field. Thanks to the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) and other organizations, Computer science becomes an active field in encouraging female researchers and providing opportunities for networking and scholarships. In this post,…