9th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2009)

Dates: February 2-3, 2009
Venue: Vrijhof, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

The primary aim of the DIR workshops is to provide an international meeting place where researchers from the domain of information retrieval and related disciplines, can exchange information and present new research developments. This year, there is a special interest in contributions focusing on domain-specific retrieval tasks.

Proceedings now on-line

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Three keynote speeches at DIR 2009

1. Industry keynote by Rene van Erk (Wolters-Kluwer)

Communities and Workflow: Driving Information Consumption Slides

2. Cultural keynote by Daniël van Veen

Van Veen alone

3. Academic keynote by prof. Gerhard Weikum (Max-Planck Institute, Saarbrücken)

Harvesting, Searching, and Ranking Knowledge on the Web Slides


SIKSNetherlands research School for Information and Knowledge Systems
WGIWerkgemeenschap Informatiewetenschap
NWONetherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
CTITCentre for Telematics and Information Technology,
SRO Natural Interaction in Computer-mediated Environments
Universiteit TwenteUniversity of Twente
Vrijhof CultuurcentrumVrijhof Cultuurcentrum - kunst en cultuur op de Universiteit Twente

9th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2009)