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Report on the Scottish informatics and computing science alliance's information retrieval workshop (IRFest)

Halvey, Martin and Azzopardi, Leif (2013) Report on the Scottish informatics and computing science alliance's information retrieval workshop (IRFest). ACM SIGIR Forum, 47 (2). pp. 109-115. ISSN 1558-0229

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Abstract

The 1st Scottish Information Retrieval Workshop took place in May, 2013 in Glasgow. The focus of the workshop was on bringing together IR researchers from the various Scottish universities in order to facilitate more awareness and increased interaction. The scientific program included a minute madness session, research talks, demos and posters. The keynote was delivered by Prof. Arjen de Vries who provided an overview of the problems, opportunities and challenges of finding strategic information within the enterprise.