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Last week I had the pleasure of presenting the keynote talk at the Supporting Discovery of Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities workshop, held at Wellcome Trust in London. The day was a thoroughly enjoyable mix of presentations and discussions and I learned a great deal. Many thanks to Paul Clough and his fellow organizers Paula Goodale (Sheffield University), Chris Hilton (Wellcome Trust), Sarah Higgins (Aberystwyth University) and Pauline Rafferty (Aberystwyth University). There are plans to produce a paper summarising the workshop findings which I very much look forward to seeing. In the meantime, the slides from my own talk are appended below, titled “Designing the Search Experience: The Language of Discovery”.

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Last month I announced the line-up for Search Solutions 2015, to be held at BCS London on Thurs November 26. This year we’re also offering a Tutorial Programme, which will run the day before (November 25). The programme consists of four half day-tutorials:

  • 09:30-13:00 Designing Search (Dr. Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs)
  • 09:30-13:00 Crowdsourcing for Data Processing and Search (Gianluca Demartini, University of Sheffield)
  • 14:00-17:30 Text Analysis with GATE (Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield)
  • 14:00-17:30 Evaluating search (Paul Clough, University of Sheffield)

I’ve appended further details of my tutorial below. Full details of pricing and registration are available on the Search Solutions website. Note that the closing date for bookings is 23:59 on Wednesday 11th November 2015 (i.e. tomorrow). Hope to see you there!

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Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2015. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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I know the official publicity may not have reached your inbox just yet, but here’s a sneak peek at this year’s lineup for Search Solutions 2015. For those unfamiliar with the event, it is described as:

… the premier UK forum for presentation of the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited. The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.

As last year we’ll be preceding the event with a tutorials day on November 25, which will offer conference attendees and local participants a stimulating and informative selection of practical training courses reflecting current topics and state-of-the-art methods in search and information retrieval. More on that later! Meanwhile, here is the provisional programme thus far:

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Last month I announced the line-up for Search Solutions 2014, to be held at BCS London on Thurs November 27. This year we’re also offering a Tutorial Programme, which will run the day before (November 26). The programme consists of four half day-tutorials:

  • 09:30-13:00 Designing Search Usability (Dr. Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs)
  • 09:30-13:00 Pattern Search and Information Retrieval (Epaminondas Kapetanios, University of Westminster)
  • 14:00-17:30 Text Analysis with GATE (Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield)
  • 14:00-17:30 Metadata Management in SharePoint (Marc Stephenson, Metataxis)

I’ve appended further details of my tutorial below. Full details of pricing and registration are available on the Search Solutions website. Note that the closing date for bookings is 23:59 on Wednesday 12th November 2014 (i.e. tomorrow!) Hope to see you there🙂

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Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2014. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is Friday, October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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I know the official publicity isn’t due to go out for a little while just yet, but here’s a sneak peek at this year’s lineup for Search Solutions 2014. For those unfamiliar with the event, it is described as:

… a special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in web & enterprise search. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited. The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.

As last year we’ll be preceding the event with a tutorials day on November 26, which will offer conference attendees and local participants a stimulating and informative selection of practical training courses reflecting current topics and state-of-the-art methods in search and information retrieval. More on that later! Meanwhile, here is the provisional programme thus far:

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