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Dr Tassos Tombros


Research Interests

Document clustering and summarisation, personalisation, relevance feedback, interactive IR and task-based evaluation of IR systems, presentation of retrieval results.

Professional Highlights

Received the 2003 BCS/CPHC Distinguished Dissertations award

Co-organiser of the Interactive Track for INEX: Evaluation initiative for XML document retrieval, 2004-06

Member of the Programme Committee for ECIR'05, 27th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, 2005

Member of the Programme Committee for ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Information Access and Retrieval Track, 2004-06

Member of the Programme Committee for the 28th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2005-06

Member of the Programme Committee for HLT/EMNLP'05, Human Language Technology Conference, Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processi

Posters Chair for the European Conference in Information Retrieval, ECIR'06

Thematic Program Chair for Laboratory IR at the 1st Symposium in Information Interaction in Context (IIiX) 2006

Member of the British Computer Society, Information Retrieval Specialist Group (BCS IRSG)

Member of the Association for Computing Machinery Specialist Interest Group in Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR)

PhD Thesis examiner at Birkbeck, University of London

General co-Chair of the 2nd Symposium on Information Interaction in Context, 2008

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