Information Retrieval & Search

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hearst@berkeley.edu
Focus: Human-computer interaction, information visualization, computational linguistics, search and information retrieval, improving MOOCs and online education
(510) 642-8016

Information Retrieval & Search news

 A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square, 1989. Photograph: Jeff Widener/AP

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.