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Ian Soboroff (Fed)

Group Leader

Dr. Ian Soboroff is a computer scientist and leader of the Retrieval Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Retrieval Group organizes the Text REtrieval Conference (TREC), the Text Analysis Conference (TAC), and the TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation (TRECVID). These are all large, community-based research workshops that drive the state-of-the-art in information retrieval, video search, web search, information extraction, text summarization and other areas of information access. He has co-authored many publications in information retrieval evaluation, test collection building, text filtering, collaborative filtering, and intelligent software agents. His current research interests include building test collections for social media environments and nontraditional retrieval tasks.

Publications

PSCR 2021: Social Media Incident Streams

Author(s)
Ian Soboroff
Monitoring social media for public safety is incredibly challenging. The TREC Social Media Incident Streams project collects social media during emergency

PSCR 2021: Pecha Kucha Portfolio Overviews

Author(s)
John Beltz, Scott Ledgerwood, Roger Blalock, Joe Grasso, John S. Garofolo, Jesse Frey, Cara O'Malley, Fernando Cintron, Bill Fisher, Gema Howell, Yee-Yin Choong, Jack Lewis, Paul Merritt, Edmond J. Golden III, Ian Soboroff, Craig Connelly, Gary Howarth, Brianna Vendetti, Katelynn Kapalo, Margaret Pinson
PSCR Research Portfolio Leaders join their staff to provide an overview of the projects housed within their PSCR portfolio. Each portfolio overview is delivered

TREC 2020 News Track Overview

Author(s)
Ian Soboroff, Shudong Huang, Donna Harman
The News track focuses on information retrieval in the service of help- ing people read the news. In 2018, in cooperation with the Washington Post1, we released

PSCR 2020_Social Media Incident Streams

Author(s)
Ian M. Soboroff
The ubiquity of mobile internet-enabled devices combined with wide-spread social media use during emergencies is posing new challenges for response personnel

International Workshop on Deep Video Understanding

Author(s)
Keith Curtis, George M. Awad, Shahzad K. Rajput, Ian M. Soboroff
This is the introduction paper to the International Workshop on Deep Video Understanding. In recent years, a growing trend towards working on understanding
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021