Date announced for Tony Kent Strix Annual Memorial Lecture

Award given in recognition of outstanding practical innovation or achievement in the field of Information Retrieval.

The Tony Kent Strix Award was inaugurated in 1998 by the Institute of Information Scientists. It is now presented by UKeiG in partnership with the International Society for Knowledge Organisation UK (ISKO UK), the Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group (RSC CICAG) and the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group (BCS IRSG). The Annual Lecture series is currently sponsored by Google.

The Award is given in recognition of Outstanding Practical Innovation or Achievement in the Field of Information Retrieval.

Last year UKeiG was delighted to announce that the winner of the prestigious award was Maarten de Rijke, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam. The Award was presented to him by Doug Veal (Strix Chair) and David Ball (UKeiG Chair) in recognition of his major and sustained contributions to the field of information retrieval and web searching.

Professor de Rijke will deliver the annual lecture on the 23rd November 2018 at The Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London. 

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