Djoerd Hiemstra

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Affiliation: University of Twente
Country: The Netherlands
Twitter: @djoerd

Relevant Publications:

  • Thomas Demeester, Dolf Trieschnigg, Dong Nguyen, Ke Zhou, and Djoerd Hiemstra. “Overview of the TREC 2014 Federated Web Search Track'’, In: Proceedings of the 23rd Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings (TREC)
  • Mohammad Khelghati, Maurice van Keulen, and Djoerd Hiemstra, “Designing A General Deep Web Access Approach Based On the Harvestability Factor'’. Workshop on Surfacing the Deep and the Social Web, 2014
  • Sergio Duarte Torres, Djoerd Hiemstra, Ingmar Weber, and Pavel Serdyukov, “Query Recommendation in the Domain of Information for Children'’. Journal of the American society for information science and technology, ISSN 1532-2890, 2014.

Work Groups (WGs)
WG2 – "Keyword Search"

Fields of Expertise:
Artificial intelligence - Computing methodologies - Data management systems - Document management and text processing - Information retrieval - Natural language processing - Search methodologies - World Wide Web

Expectations from the action:
Joint Research Activities - Knowledge expansion - Participation / Writing EU projects - Participation in training activities

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Djoerd Hiemstra is associate professor at the database group of the University of Twente. He wrote an often cited Ph.D. thesis on language models for information retrieval and contributed to over 200 research papers in the field of information retrieval. His research interests include formal models of information retrieval, peer-to-peer and federated search, and statistical natural language processing. Djoerd was involved in the organization of several workshops and conferences, including many editions of the Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval workshop series, and the international conference of the ACM Special Interest Group in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), of which he was the Information Director between 2007 and 2013. Djoerd was a (senior) program committee member of conferences like ACM SIGIR, CIKM, ECIR, and WWW, and editor of the Springer journal of Information Retrieval. Djoerd contributed to several open source search prototypes and published papers with research labs of search engine companies, including Microsoft (where he did an internship in 2000), Yahoo (where he was a visiting researcher in 2008), and Yandex (which he visited in 2011).

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