Hugo Zaragoza
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Description

Hugo Zaragoza is a researcher working on Information Retrieval at Yahoo! Research Barcelona. From 2001 to 2006, Hugo worked at Microsoft Research (Cambridge, UK) with Stephen Robertson, mostly on probabilistic ranking methods for corporate and web search, but also on document classification, expert finding, relevance feedback, and dialogue generation for games. He also spent a considerable amount of time collaborating with Microsoft product groups such as MSN-Search and SharePoint Portal Server. Prior to Microsoft Research, Hugo taught computer science and completed a Ph.D. at the LIP6 (U. Paris 6) on the application of dynamic probabilistic models to a wide range of Information Access problems.


Lectures:

lecture
flag Language Models for Information Retrieval
as author at  Machine Learning Workshop, Sheffield 2004,
586 views
  invited talk
flag Improving Search with Semantic Technologies: Current Research Directions
as author at  2nd European Semantic Technology Conference (ESTC), Vienna 2008,
311 views
keynote
flag Correlator: things we did, things we should do, and things we don't know how to
as author at  Semantic Search (SemSearch) Workshop, Madrid 2009,
186 views
  lecture
flag Beyond String Search: Fast and Accurate Retrieval of Entities and Dependencies
as author at  European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), Warsaw 2007,
184 views
lecture
flag Investigating the Demand Side of Semantic Search through Query Log Analysis
as author at  Semantic Search (SemSearch) Workshop, Madrid 2009,
together with: Edgar Meij, Peter Mika,
89 views
  lecture
flag "Tuning": Error Optimisation in Ad-Hoc Retrieval
as author at  Workshop on The Future of Web Search, Barcelona 2006,
76 views