DOSSIER (Domain Specific Systems for Information Extraction and Retrieval)

Duration: 2019-2023. Position: Beneficiary Funding organisation: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019

DoSSIER (Domain Specific Systems for Information Extraction and Retrieval) will elucidate, model, and address the different information needs of professional users. It mobilizes an excellent and highly synergistic team of world-leading Information Retrieval (IR) experts from 6 EU States who, together with 5 academic partners (elite universities in US, Japan, Singapore, and Australia), and 9 industrial partners (dynamic SMEs and large corporations) will produce fundamental insights into how users comprehend, formulate, and access information in professional environments. For this, DoSSIER takes a highly innovative intersectorial and multidisciplinary approach, addresses fundamental questions about the nature and representation of information needs, engages in novel qualitative and quantitative evaluation, and provides training towards a structured, rigorous, and practical approach to search systems. It connects premier schools and outstanding industrial partners to provide unique opportunities to young researchers.