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…

Multi-stream Data Analytics for Enhanced Performance Prediction in Fantasy Football [Pre-Print]

http://aics2019.datascienceinstitute.ie/papers/aics_27.pdf Abstract. Fantasy Premier League (FPL) performance predictors tend to base their algorithms purely on historical statistical data. The main problems with this approach is that external factors such as injuries, managerial decisions and other tournament match statistics can never be factored into the final predictions. In this paper, we Read more…

We welcome Divyanshu Marwah for his Master thesis on TF-IDF variants for machine learning and recommender systems

Divyanshu Marwah is an MSc student at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin. He is doing his post-graduate studies in computer science with a specialization in Data Science. Before joining the Master’s, he worked on data modeling, data integration, java development, and automation at Envestnet Read more…

Darwin & Goliath, Recommendations As a Service in our Blog

Darwin & Goliath: A White-Label Recommender-System As-a-Service with Automated Algorithm-Selection

This is the pre-print of our upcoming publication at the 13th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys’19). Joeran Beel, Alan Griffin, and Conor O’Shea. 2019. Darwin & Goliath: A White-Label Recommender-System As-a-Service with Automated Algorithm-Selection. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys’19). ACM, New York, NY, Read more…

4 of our Submissions Got Accepted at the ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys’19)

Four of our poster and demo submissions got accepted for presentation at the 13th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys 2019) in Copenhagen in September. The accepted submissions are as follows (pre-prints will follow soon): Darwin & Goliath: A White-Label Recommender-System As-a-Service with Automated Algorithm-Selection Joeran Beel, Alan Griffin, Conor O’Shea Read more…