Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
Supported by

The Open University

About the School


The 7th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2013) will be held on September 16-20, 2013 in Kazan, Russia. The school is co-organized by the Kazan Federal University and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP). The school will have a focus on audio search.

The mission of the RuSSIR school series is to enable students to learn 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 2013 is planned to feature a track of courses focusing on voice search, search over audio archives and transcripts, as well as various problems of music information retrieval.

RuSSIR 2013 will offer up to seven courses and host approximately 120 participants. 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.

The school series started in 2007 and has developed into a renowned academic event with solid international participation. The previous RuSSIRs took place in Ekaterinburg, Taganrog, Petrozavodsk, Voronezh, Saint Petersburg, and Yaroslavl.

Previous RuSSIR courses were taught by Eugene Agichtein, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Ben Carterette, Fabio Crestani, Katja Filippova, Djoerd Hiemstra, Evangelos Kanoulas, Mounia Lalmas,
Marie-Francine Moens, Jian-Yun Nie, Guillaume Obozinski, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Andreas Rauber, Stefan Ruger, Horacio Saggion, Chirag Shah, James Shanahan, Fabrizio Silvestri, David Talbot, Mike Thelwall, Ingmar Weber, Gerhard Weikum, Emine Yilmaz, and others.

RUSSIR 2013 poster

Call for papers (Russian) (145 )

Call for papers (English) (153 )

Information about 8th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval is avalible at http://romip.ru/russir2014
Dear participants, please check changes in the school schedule. Friday lecture on Spoken Content Retrieval is moved to 18:00.
RuSSIR Young Scientist Conference schedule is now available

All news

Golden sponsors


Bronze sponsors