Information Retrieval & Search

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Human-computer interaction, information visualization, computational linguistics, search and information retrieval, improving MOOCs and online education

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Josh Blumenstock

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, hundreds of millions of citizens of low-income countries are being left without work or income. Assistant Professor Joshua Blumenstock discusses new methods to combat this.

David Bamman

Assistant Professor David Bamman was honored for for his research designing computational methods for natural language processing for fiction.

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The company’s controversial plan to relaunch search is a chance to stand up for truth in the age of disinformation, say Deirdre Mulligan and Daniel Griffin.

Marti Hearst
Professor Hearst was honored for her contributions to information retrieval and computational linguistics.
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A new student research project analyzes the text of Yelp restaurant reviews to automatically reveal the underlying topics discussed by the reviewers — and predict the rating the restaurant would have received based on each individual topic.
Marti Hearst
The future of search will include speech input, social searching, and natural language queries, according to I School professor Marti Hearst.