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9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2015)


August 24-28, 2015, St. Petersburg, Russia,



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 Internet Studies Lab at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg ( and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP, . RuSSIR 2015 will have an additional focus on social network analysis and graph mining and will be co-sponsored by Yandex, Google and other industry sponsors. Among its confirmed speakers are Santo Fortunato (Aalto University, Finland), Panos Pardalos (University of Florida, USA), and Andrey Raigorodsky (Yandex, Russia).


RuSSIR 2015 announces two calls:


CALL FOR PARTICIPATION (Application deadline: March 30, 2015  April 20, 2015)

Participation is free of charge, and a limited number of travel grants is expected. Target audience: advanced graduate and PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, academic and industrial researchers and developers.


CALL FOR PAPERS (Application deadline: March 30, 2015 April 20, 2015)

The Conference for Young Scientists in Information Retrieval will be organized within the school. Accepted full papers are expected to be published in the Springer's Communications in Computer and Information Science series.



More info and application details can be found on the RuSSIR website .



Olessia Koltsova
Director, Laboratory for Internet Studies
National Research University Higher School of Economics
room 3216, building 2, 55 Sedova St.
192148, St.Petersburg, Russia 
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Кольцова Олеся (Елена) Юрьевна
заведующая лабораторией интернет-исследований
Национальный исследовательский университет Высшая школа экономики 
192148, Санкт-Петербург,
ул. Седова 55, к.2, комн. 216 
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