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RuSSIR 2013 : Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval


When Sep 16, 2013 - Sep 20, 2013
Where Kazan, Russia
Submission Deadline Jun 2, 2013
Notification Due Jul 2, 2013
Final Version Due Jul 21, 2013
Categories    information retrieval   data structures   algorithms   natural language processing

Call For Papers


7th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2013)
Monday September 16 - Friday September 20, 2013
Kazan, Russia


The RuSSIR school series started in 2007 and has developed into a
renowned academic event with solid international participation.
Previous schools took place in Yekaterinburg, Taganrog,
Petrozavodsk, Voronezh, Saint Petersburg, and Yaroslavl. RuSSIR
courses are taught by prominent researchers and practitioners.

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, Yandex and Google
are confirmed sponsors of the event.


The school will feature seven courses, including three courses on
music information retrieval (MIR):

* Gareth Jones (Dublin City University) - TBA
* Massimo Melucci (University of Padua) - Introduction to
Information Retrieval Models
* Paolo Boldi (University of Milan) - Large Scale Information
* Manuel Montes-y-Gomez and Hugo Jair Escalante (INAOE, Mexico) -
Novel Representations and Methods in Text Classification
* Markus Schedl & Peter Knees (University of Linz) - Content- and
Context-based Music Similarity and Retrieval
* Andreas Nurnberger & Sebastian Stober (OVG University Magdeburg) -
Adaptivity in Audio and Music Retrieval
* Jyh-Shing Roger Jang (Taiwan University) - QBSH and AFP as Two
Successful Paradigms of Music Information Retrieval

The Conference for Young Scientists in Information Retrieval will
be co-organized with the school (
Selected full paper submissions will be published in a special
issue of a peer-reviewed journal.


The target audience of the school is advanced graduate and PhD
students, post-doctoral researchers, academic and industrial
researchers, and developers. The school will be open to about 130
qualified, motivated and pre-selected candidates. The working
language of the school is English.

Participation is free of charge, a limited number of accommodation
grants will be provided.

To apply for participation, fill the form at


Kazan is a beautiful city, where the geographical and cultural
aspects of both Europe and Asia come together. Kazan, about 800 km
east of Moscow, lies on the confluence of the Volga and the
Kazanka rivers. The population of Kazan is about 1.1 million
people. In 2005, the city celebrated its millennium. The Kazan
Kremlin is the central historic citadel of the city and a UNESCO
World Heritage Site. Its most significant buildings are the
Annunciation Cathedral and the Qolsharif Mosque. Kazan will host
the Summer Universiade in July 2013 (


Application deadline: 14 June 2013
Full paper submission deadline (optional): 02 June 2013
Notification of acceptance: 02 July 2013


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