I'm Michael Ekstrand, a computer scientist, researcher, educator, and scholar. I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Boise State University, where I co-lead the People and Information Research Team (PIReT) with Dr. Sole Pera.
Here you can read about my research on human-computer interaction and recommender systems, my teaching activities, check out the various coding projects I have worked on, or read my blog. My CV contains a summary of my professional activities.
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30 Oct 2017 — Dagstuhl Perspectives
I am participating in the Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop Towards Performance Modeling and Performance Prediction across IR/RecSys/NLP.
30 Aug 2017 — Co-chairing RecSys 2018
22 Aug 2017 — Presenting work at RecSys
9 Jun 2017 — Speaking in Belgium and the Netherlands
I am giving a number of talks in Belgium and the Netherlands in June. I hope to see some of you there.