Jeremy Pickens, Senior Applied Research Scientist at Catalyst Repository Systems.
- [1997-2004] MS/PhD at the University of Massachusetts Amherst at the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, advisor Bruce Croft
- [November 2000] As part of the OMRAS project (under Don Byrd and Tim Crawford), helped organize the first Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts
- [2004-2005] Postdoc at King’s College London, on a joint grant with Geraint Wiggins’ group at Goldsmiths University of London. Worked primarily with Raphael Clifford @ KCL, Tim Crawford @ Goldsmiths, as well as with Juan Bello and many others at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
- [September 2005] Helped organize the ISMIR conference again, in London
- [2005-2010] FX Palo Alto Lab, Inc (FXPAL). Major research themes since that point include Video Search and Collaborative Exploratory Search (Collaborative Information Seeking).
- [2010-Present] Catalyst Repository Systems, working in the exciting field of eDiscovery. This field has it all: Exploratory search, explicit relevance judgments, recall-oriented search, interactive information retrieval, iterative information retrieval, session-oriented information retrieval, collaborative information seeking, tight deadlines, sparse signals (no “freebie” web links and billions of clicks to help you out). It is a challenging, fun area.
What is an “Information Retrieval Gupf“?