Data Mining, User Behaviour Modelling, Information Retrieval
Ioannis Arapakis is a Researcher at Telefonica Research, Barcelona. Prior to joining Telefonica Research, he was a Research Scientist at Yahoo Labs, where he worked in the domains of Data Mining, IR, and HCI. Over this period, he was an active member of the (1) User Engagement, (2) Web Retrieval and (3) Ad Processing and Retrieval groups, lead several internal projects, and addressed research problems related to pattern recognition, predictive modeling, multimedia mining and search, social media analysis, and machine learning.
Ioannis Arapakis received his Ph.D. in Information Retrieval from the School of Computing Science of the University of Glasgow. He also holds a M.Sc. degree in Information Technology (with specialisation in Interactive Systems Engineering) from the Royal Institute of Technology.
He regularly serves as a Senior PC or PC member at conference venues like SIGIR, ECIR, CIKM and WWW, and holds a best paper award at SIGIR 2010.
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