Joeran Beel is Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin. He is also affiliated with the ADAPT Centre, an interdisciplinary research centre that closely cooperates with industry partners including Google, Deutsche Bank, Huawei, and Novartis. Joeran is further a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo. His research focuses on information retrieval, recommender systems, user modelling and machine learning. He has developed novel algorithms in these fields and conducted research on the question of how to evaluate information retrieval systems. Joeran also has industry experience as a product manager and as the founder of three business start-ups, he experienced the algorithm selection problem first hand. Joeran is serving as general co-chair of the upcoming 26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science and served on program committees for major information retrieval venues including SIGIR, ECIR, UMAP, RecSys, and ACM TOIS.
Lars Kotthoff is Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming. He leads the Meta-Algorithmics, Learning and Large-scale Empirical Testing (MALLET) lab and has acquired more than $400K in external funding to date. Lars is also the PI for the Artificially Intelligent Manufacturing center (AIM) at the University of Wyoming. He co-organized multiple workshops on meta-learning and automatic machine learning and the Algorithm Selection Competition Series. He was workshop and masterclass chair at the CPAIOR 2014 conference and organized the ACP summer school on constraint programming in 2018. His research combines artificial intelligence and machine learning to build robust systems with state-of-the-art performance. Lars’ more than 60 publications have garnered ~800 citations and his research has been supported by funding agencies and industry in various countries.
|Akiko||Aizawa||National Institute of Informatics Tokyo|
|Rob||Brennan||Dublin City University|
|Zeljko||Carevic||GESIS Leibniz Institute for the social sciences|
|Mark||Collier||Trinity College Dublin|
|Owen||Conlan||Trinity College Dublin|
|Tiago||Cunha||University of Porto|
|Katharina||Eggensperger||Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg|
|Nicola||Ferro||University of Padova|
|Pascal||Kerschke||University of Münster|
|Marius||Lindauer||University of Freiburg|
|Andreas||Nuernberger||Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg|
|Johann||Schaible||GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences|
|Jan N.||van Rijn||Leiden University|
|Andreas||Weiler||Institute of Applied Information Technology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences|