The 6th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2012) will be held on August 6-10, 2012 in Yaroslavl, Russia. The school is co-organized by Yaroslavl Demidov State University and Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP) with support from the MUMIA network.
The mission of the RuSSIR school series is to teach students about modern problems and methods in information retrieval and related disciplines, to stimulate scientific research and collaboration in the field; and to create environment for informal contacts between scientists, students and industry professionals. RuSSIR 2012 will focus on multilingual information access, cross-language information retrieval, and machine translation.
The target audience of the school is advanced graduate and PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, academic and industrial researchers, and developers. The working language of the school is English. RuSSIR 2012 will offer up to seven courses and host approximately 150 participants.
The previous RuSSIRs took place in Ekaterinburg, Taganrog, Petrozavodsk, Voronezh, and Saint Petersburg.