RuSSIR2008 will be held September 1-5, 2008 in Taganrog, Russia.
The 1st Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR) is initiated in order to make students familiar with a wide range of modern problems and methods in Information Retrieval; to stimulate scientific research in the field of Information Retrieval and to create an environment for informal contacts among scientists, students and industry professionals.
The main audience of the school is graduate and post-graduate students, young scientists and professionals who have experience in development of information retrieval applications. The participants are expected to know basics of mathematics and computer science at university program level and have general understanding of problems and methods in Information Retrieval. The school will host approximately 50 participants. The official languages of the school are Russian and English.
The Russian Conference for Young Scientists in Information Retrieval will be co-organized with the school. The authors of the selected papers will be invited to make a presentation at the conference and be covered travel expenses (in case of co-authorship only one author’s travel will be covered).
The school will be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia on the premises of the Ural State University. The school will be held in parallel with the 2nd International Computer Science Symposium in Russia (CSR2007). The participants of the school will get a discounted registration fee for the symposium.
Please send all inquiries to school[at]romip[dot]ru.