XRCE seminars week of April 16th. We're taking advantage of WWW2012 being in Lyon and invited speakers from IIT Bombay (Mumbai) India, PARC, Ca and Univ. Rome.
Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 - at 11:00 AM
Speaker: Soumen Chakrabarti, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India: "Entity-relationship Search at Web Scale". Recent advances in compressed data structures, indexing, proximity models in information retrieval, entity annotation, graph search and mining, and machine learning for ranking that are coming together to take us to the next level of search.
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 - at 11:00 AM
Speaker: Ashwin Ram, Researcher Palo Alto Research Center, CA, USA: "Health ≠ Healthcare". An overview of PARC's healthcare program, including market need, business opportunity, and research.
Thursday, April 19th, 2012 - at 11:00 AM
Speaker: Stefano Leonardi, Professor, University of Rome, Rome, Italy: "Online team formation in social networks".