Important Dates

Registration Deadline (extended): 28th December 2012 Closed due to exahustion of available rooms

Notification for Student Grants: 8th January 2013

Winter School: 4th - 8th February 2013

PROMISE Winter School 2013

Bridging between Information Retrieval and Databases

Bressanone, Italy 4 - 8 February 2013

The aim of the PROMISE Winter School 2013 on "Bridging between Information Retrieval and Databases" is to give participants a grounding in the core topics that constitute the multidisciplinary area of information access and retrieval to unstructured, semistructured, and structured information. The school is a week-long event consisting of guest lectures from invited speakers who are recognized experts in the field. The school is intended for  PhD students, Masters students or senior researchers such as post-doctoral researchers form the fields of databases, information retrieval, and related fields.


General Chair

Maristella Agosti
University of Padua, Italy

Program Chair

Nicola Ferro
University of Padua, Italy

Program Committee

Khalid Choukri
Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), France
Jussi Karlgren
Gavagai, Sweden
Henning Müller
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
Maarten de Rijke
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Giuseppe Santucci
Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy

Poster Chair

Donna Harman
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA

Publicity Committee

Pamela Forner
Centre for the Evaluation of Language and Communication Technologies (CELCT), Italy
Hélène Mazo
Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), France

Local Organization Chair

Gianmaria Silvello
University of Padua, Italy

Local Organization

Debora Leoncini
University of Padua, Italy
Ivano Masiero
University of Padua, Italy
Simone Peruzzo
University of Padua, Italy


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