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Michael D. Ekstrand, Ph.D


Apr 04 β€” Short papers accepted to SIGIR

We will be presenting 2 short papers at SIGIR 2023: β€œPatterns of Gender-Specializing Query Reformulation” by Ph.D student Amifa Raj with Nick Craswell & Bhaskar Mitra, and β€œInference at Scale” by Ngozi Ihemelandu.

Jan 23 β€” 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 β€” 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 β€” Paper published in Interactions

We have a short piece in ACM Interactions on the roles of experts in information access.

Dec 13 β€” Paper accepted to CHIIR 2023

Our paper on gender in IR has been accepted and will appear in CHIIR 2023.