The 30th IPP Symposium

Symposium on Information & Knowledge Management

November 14, 2002

Schedule and Brochure (pdf format)

and Registration
4th Floor, CIT Building

9:00  Introduction and Overview
Eli Upfal, CS Chairman
Michael Black, IPP Director
Thomas Hofmann, Host

9:30  Practical Knowledge Representation for Efficient Information Access
Bill Woods, Sun Microsystems

10:20 BREAK

10:40  The MERL SpokenQuery System
Bhiksha Raj, Peter Wolf, MERL

11:30  Question Answering: Is More Always Better?
Susan Dumais, Microsoft Research

12:20  BUFFET LUNCH and Posters

1:20  Turning the Web Into a Knowledge Base: Information Extraction with Finite-State Models
Andrew McCallum, UMass, Amherst

2:10  Model-Based Retrieval of Multimodal Information and Biosurveillance
Chung-Sheng Li and John R. Smith, IBM Watson

3:00  BREAK

3:20  Search the Speech, Browse the Video
Alex Cozzi, IBM Almaden

4:10  Multimedia Indexing
Pedro Moreno, Hewlett-Packard


5:30  RECEPTION (5th Floor)