3 Well-Funded PhD & Postdoc Positions, up to 5 Years at the University of Siegen (Germany): AutoML, Algorithm Selection, Recommender-Systems …

We received a €1.25m research grant from the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia that allows us to hire 3 PhD students, postdoctoral researchers or research fellows in the fields of Automated Machine Learning (AutoML), Automated Algorithm Selection and Configuration, Optimization, Meta-Learning, Neural Architecture Search, Federated Learning, Learning to Learn, Natural Read more…

Recommender-Systems.com: The Central Platform for the Recommender Systems Community? A Beta-Preview and Survey.

For beginners in recommender systems, it is difficult to get an overview of the state-of-the-art, the most relevant venues, and helpful tools and datasets. Similarly, experts in recommender-systems may find it difficult to keep up to date with the latest developments as relevant publications and news are often scattered across Read more…

Edward Bergman joins our group as a D-REAL PhD student for research on automated algorithm selection in Information Retrieval (AutoIR), Recommender Systems (AutoRecSys) and Machine Learning (AutoML)

We welcome Edward Bergman as a new full-time PhD student here at the School of Computer Science and Statistics in Trinity College Dublin, funded through the new D-REAL SFI Centre for Research Training (CRT) and supported by the ADAPT Centre. Edward has completed a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in Read more…

The growth of Coronavirus cases in Germany is basically identical to the development in Italy, just ~1 week delayed (no machine learning needed to see this)

Usually, I do research in the field of recommender systems, algorithm selection, and machine learning. But, to see how Coronavirus cases develop in Germany, and to predict how it will continue to develop, no machine learning is needed. The chart below shows how Covid-19 cases recently developed in Italy and Read more…

We seek to hire 1 Start-Up Founder / Entrepreneur / Commercial lead / CEO for Darwin & Goliath (Recommendations-as-a-Service)

The ADAPT Centre at Trinity College Dublin has received funding to hire two start-up founders to spin-out the business start-up Darwin & Goliath in the field of recommendations-as-a-service. While we successfully hired a future CTO, we are still seeking to hire a Commercial lead and potential future CEO for Darwin Read more…

CIKM Call for Papers: 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (Galway, Ireland)

From 19 to 23 October 2020, the CIKM conference will take place in Galway, Ireland, and the call for papers has just been released. The Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) is a key event for the international academic, business and government communities to discuss research on information retrieval, Read more…

Open Ph.D. Positions in Automated Machine Learning (AutoML), Recommender Systems, Meta-Learning, Algorithm Selection, and Federated Learning — Trinity College Dublin, Irland (Sept. ’20)

This is a continuous call until 2022, with student intakes in September every year (and potentially in March). Next deadline is the 29th of February 2020 for a start in September 2020 for the CRT-AI, and 18th of March for the D-Real CRT. Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) agreed to fund Read more…