Daily Archives: February 23, 2009

Music and Exploratory Search

One of my early, longstanding information retrieval passions is Music Information Retrieval — especially content-based music IR.  I began research in MIR back in 1998 as a graduate student at UMass Amherst.  In 2000, we organized the very first ISMIR … Continue reading

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What is a “Gupf”?

The title of this blog is “Information Retrieval Gupf”.  I’ll wager that more than a few of you are wondering what a Gupf is. Gupf is an Austrian slang/dialect form of the high German word “Gipfel”, which means “peak” or … Continue reading

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