ESSIR opens with keynote speech by Nigel Shadbolt

The 8th International Summer School on Information Retrieval (ESSIR) took place from the 29th of August to the 2nd of September.

The ESSIR is the only word-wide school for Information Retrieval (IR). It offers a programme of lectures on the management of information on the Internet for a range of people, including students, researchers and people in industry.

In his keynote lecture Professor Shadbolt discussed the challenges of Information Retrieval and Web Science.