Professor at the ESPE Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (teachers training school) since 2002. Responsible for training in Economics and Management: IT and information systems and Documentation of the Teaching, education and training careers Master (Toulouse).
Leader of European project FabSpace 2.0 (see details in News section below) – 2016-2019.
Speaker in several courses related to Big Data at CNRS Formation Entreprises (see details in News section below).
Editor in Chief of Springer’s Information Retrieval Jounal for Europe and Africa from 2004 to December 2014. Member of the board of the journal since 2015.
Co-General chair with J. Savoy of CLEF 2015 conference held in Toulouse on September 8th to 11th.
*** 2017 ***
Organisation of GET 2017 conference – Journées Géomatique, Enseignement & Apprentissage, Toulouse, January 30th-31st 2017.
FabSpace 2.0 is a European project led by Paul Sabatier University. It aims at making universities open innovation centres for their region and improving their contribution to the socio-economic and environmental perormance of societies. The project has been granted a 3.5 millions Euro budget in the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program. Fifteen partners from six European countries are part of the consortium. The project started on March 1st of 2016 and will last three years.
Tutorial chair, ICTIR, 2017 (Netherlands).
Area chair (meta-reviewer), SIGIR 2017, Japan.
Workshop PC, SIGIR 2017.
Tutorial PC, SIGIR 2017.
International conferences PC: ECIR 2017, DATA 2017, KDIR 2017.
National conference committee member, CORIA 2017.
*** 2016 ***
Organisation of the workshop «A Test Collection for Research on Depression and Language Use», on evaluation collections from social networks, with Fabio Crestani, (Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Suisse), Toulouse, November 7th 2016.
ANR projects evaluator (CES38).
Short paper chair, ECIR 2016, Italy.
Area chair (meta-reviewer), SIGIR 2016, Italy.
Workshop reviewer, SIGIR 2016, Italy.
PC member, ECIR 2016, Italy.
PC member, DATA 2016, Portugal.
PC member, KDIR 2016, Portugal.
PC member, CORIA 2016, France.
International conference, CIKM 2016.
National conference committee member, CORIA 2016.
2016 CNRS Formation Entreprises courses in Toulouse:
o « Business Intelligence: methods and monitoring tools » from May 19th to 21st – also head of this course.
o « MapReduce programming on a Hadoop cluster» on the 26th and 27th of May.
o « NoSQL (Not Only SQL ) storage system » from July 11th to 13th.
Video showing Tetralogie, a Business Intelligence tool.
Request based multi-document summarization for contextualization, currently through the valorization process with Toulouse Tech Transfer.
MyBestQuery: Serious game aiming in collecting queries reformulation and difficulty prediction. Come and participate!
Chifu, S. Déjean, S. Mizzaro, J. Mothe
Human-Based Query Difficulty Prediction (regular paper).
European Colloquium on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2017), Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017.
Acceptance rate 27% (36 / 135), Core Rank B
Deveaud, J.-Y. Nie, J. Mothe
Learning to Rank System Configurations (short paper).
Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016), Indianapolis, United States, ACM, p.2001-2004, octobre 2016
Bellot, V. Moriceau, J. Mothe, E. San Juan, X. Tannier
INEX Tweet Contextualization Task: Evaluation, Results and Lesson Learned.
Information Processing and Management, Elsevier, Vol. 52 N.5, p. 801-819, septembre / september 2016.
Ermakova, J. Mothe, E. Nikitina
Proximity Relevance Model for Query Expansion (regular paper)
ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2016), Pisa, Italy, 04/04/2016-08/04/2016, ACM, p. 1054-1059, avril / april 2016.
Laporte, R. Flamary, S. Canu, S. Déjean, J. Mothe
Non-convex Regularizations for Feature Selection in Ranking with Sparse SVM.
IEEE, Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE, Vol. 25 N.6, p.1118-1130, juin / june 2014.