Michael D. Ekstrand, Ph.D
- associate professor, Boise State Computer Science
- co-director, People and Information Research Team (PIReT)
- alum, University of Minnesota (Ph.D '14)
- senior member, Association for Computing Machinery
Apr 04 — Short papers accepted to SIGIR
We will be presenting 2 short papers at SIGIR 2023: “Patterns of Gender-Specializing Query Reformulation” by Ph.D student Amifa Raj with Nick Craswell & Bhaskar Mitra, and “Inference at Scale” by Ngozi Ihemelandu.
Jan 23 — Talk at UW RAISE on Friday
On Friday, Jan. 27, I am giving a talk in the UW RAISE seminar series [slides and resources].
Jan 18 — SCOTUS Amicus Brief
I joined the Center for Democracy and Technology along with several other technologists in an amicus brief urging the supreme court to uphold Section 230 protections for recommender systems.
Jan 12 — Paper published in Interactions
We have a short piece in ACM Interactions on the roles of experts in information access.
Dec 13 — Paper accepted to CHIIR 2023
Our paper on gender in IR has been accepted and will appear in CHIIR 2023.