News Archives

May 31, 2019Tutorial at RecSys

Our tutorial proposal on fairness has been accepted to RecSys 2019.

Apr 09, 2019Tutorial in SIGIR

Our tutorial proposal on fairness has been accepted to SIGIR 2019.

Mar 15, 2019FACTS-IR workshop

The FACTS-IR wokshop at SIGIR 2019 will discuss fairness, accountability, confidentiality, transparency, and safety in IR systems (and recsys!).

Feb 04, 2018Preprint on recsys notation

We have a new preprint on notation for recommender systems teaching, research, and scholarship.

Nov 15, 2018Fairness track at TREC 2019

Our proposal for a fairness track at TREC 2019 has been accepted! Details coming Spring 2019.

Oct 18, 2018Seminars at CMU and Clemson

I am giving seminar talks this fall at CMU HCII (Nov. 9) and Clemson (Dec. 7).

Aug 14, 2018Three papers at RecSys 2018 workshops

We will present two papers in the REVEAL workshop at RecSys 2018. One describes the LKPY software, and the other (by my student Mucun Tian) presents his work in progress on quantifying evaluation errors. We have a third paper in the ComplexRec workshop on the LITERATE project.

Jul 30, 2018Paper in RecSys 2018

Our paper Exploring Author Gender in Book Rating and Recommendation will be published as a full paper in RecSys 2018. See the blog post.

Apr 23, 2018NSF CAREER award

I am receiving the NSF CAREER award to fund my work on responsible recommendation.

Mar 26, 2018Second Workshop on Responsible Recommendation

We will be having a second Workshop on Responsible Recommendation, succeeding last year's FATREC, at RecSys 2018 in Vancouver, BC.

Mar 05, 2018Workshop on Fairness in User Modeling

I am helping to organize FairUMAP, the first workshop on fairness in user modeling. Papers are due April 18, please submit!

Nov 18, 2017Two papers appearing in FAT*

I have had two papers accepted for publication in FAT*, the Conference on Fairness, Acccountability, and Transparency. One is with Sole Pera and the PIReTs on demographic bias in recommender effectiveness, and the other with Hoda Mehrpouyan and her student Rezvan Joshaghani on fair privacy protections.

Oct 30, 2017Dagstuhl Perspectives

I am participating in the Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop Towards Performance Modeling and Performance Prediction across IR/RecSys/NLP.

Aug 30, 2017Co-chairing RecSys 2018

I am serving as General Co-chair for ACM RecSys 2018 with Sole Pera.

Aug 22, 2017Presenting work at RecSys

I have a poster at RecSys 2017 and a position paper in KidRec. The PIReTs are also doing several things.

Jun 09, 2017Speaking 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.

Mar 21, 2017Workshop at RecSys 2017

The first FATREC Workshop on Responsible Recommendation, which I am organizing with Amit Sharma, will be held at RecSys 2017 in Como, Italy.

Jan 20, 2017Papers at FLAIRS

I will be presenting one full and one short paper in the recommender systems track at FLAIRS in May, 2017.