Meeting room 1

9:00-9:15 Opening Marc Najork (Google)
Natasa Milic-Frayling (University of Nottingham)
Bin Shao (Microsoft)
9:15-10:00 Keynote 1 Andrew Tomkins (Google)
When Big Data Meets Discrete Choice.
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10:00-10:30 Invited talk 1 Flavio Chierichetti (Sapienza University of Rome)
Randomly Walking A Fine Line.
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10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:10 BIG 2017 CUP Bin Shao (Microsoft)
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11:10-11:40 Invited talk 2 Ed H. Chi (Google)
Optimizing for User Experience with Data Science and Machine Learning.
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11:40-12:10 Invited talk 3 Shaun Gregory (Woodside)
Think Big
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12:10-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:30 Keynote 2 David Hawking (Microsoft)
Synthesizing large-scale text corpora for training, testing and performance validation of search components.
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14:30-15:00 Invited talk 4 Mounia Lalmas (Yahoo)
Advertising Quality Science.
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15:00-15:30 Submitted presentation Alexander Zipf and Jiaoyan Chen (Heidelberg University)
Humanitarian Mapping with Deep Learning and Volunteered Geographic Information.
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15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:15 Panel Marc Najork (Google) – Moderator
Andrew Tomkins (Google)
David Hawking (Microsoft)
Mounia Lalmas (Yahoo)
Ed H. Chi (Google)
Flavio Chierichetti (Sapienza University of Rome)
Deep learning for data analytics: panacea or snake oil?
17:30-19:00 BIG Reception Northern Foyer, outside Meeting Room 1