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The 9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2015) will be held on August 24-28, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The school is co-organized by the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar(ROMIP).

RuSSIR 2015 registration will be held on the school site (School site adress: Kantemirovskaya ulitsa, 3, St. Petersburg) on Sunday from 5 pm (17:00) till 7 pm (19:00) and on Monday from 8:30 till 9:15 am.

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 2015 is planned to feature a track of courses focusing on social network analysis and graph mining.

RuSSIR 2015 will offer up to seven courses and host approximately 110 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,St. Petersburg, Yaroslavl and Kazan, Nizhny Novgorog.

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.


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