In the previous blogpost I described the ECIR conference and the workshop and tutorials day. Now, I will summarise some of the recurrent topics during the main conference. The first session of the conference focused on reproducibility and the challenges to obtain the same results as they were reported in previous research.
It has been quite a while since my last blogpost. One of the reasons for the delay is that I was in Vienna just before Easter for the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). ECIR is one of the best conferences for IR in the world. As usual, the conference has great papers and even better discussions during the coffee breaks where I saw old friends and met new ones. In addition to this, I had a demonstration, which was awarded the best one in the conference, and a presentation during the industry session.