Autumn School for Information Retrieval and Information Foraging 2014

Thank you to all participants of ASRIF 2014!!! ASIRF 2015 will take place September 20th to 25th

21. – 26. September 2014

at Schloss Dagstuhl 

Overview lectures on Advanced topics in Information Retrieval and Information Foraging

Meet other participants working in the area.



Lecture times:

Morning: 9:00 – 10:30 and 11:00 – 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00 – 15:30 and 16:00 – 17:30

Breakfast: 7.30-8.45 a.m.
Lunch: 12.15 a.m.
Coffee and cake are available around 3.30 p.m.
Supper is available from 6 p.m.


IR Models 1: Ingo Frommholz
Evaluation: Thomas Mandl
Brief presentations of participants


Activity logging for context and user modeling: Wessel Kraaij
Task Based Evaluation: Pia Borlund
Brief presentations of participants


Information Behavior: Katriina Byström
IR models 2: Thomas Rölleke

Excursion with guided tour to Trier (dinner in Dagstuhl)


Modelling Interactive IR: Norbert Fuhr
Multimedia Retrieval: Stefan Rueger


Efficiency Issues: Ralf Schenkel


Room and board cost some 55€ (double room) per day.

The school stands in the tradition of the German "Herbstschule IR" and the Summer School Information Foraging organized by Radboud University Nijmegen.

Previous Herbstschule IR

Summer School Information Foraging

Schloss Dagstuhl provides a unique environment for scientific discussion. Enjoy the historical surroundings and meet the lecturers and other participants in a relaxed atmosphere. 


Thomas Mandl
Universität Hildesheim, Germany  

Ingo Frommholz
University of Bedfordshire, UK

German Special Interst Group IR