Research Competitions

Touché [2020 - today]
Research Network on Computational Argumentation
[data] [events] [publications]
PAN [2007 - today]
Research Network on Digital Text Forensics
[data] [events] [publications]
Other Shared Tasks on Societal Challenges
[data] [events] [publications]

Information Retrieval and Search

Information Retrieval Anthology [2021 - today]
Collecting papers on the study of information retrieval.
[publications] [service]
ACQuA [2018 - today]
Answering Comparative Questions with Arguments.
[api: CAM, TARGER] [demos: CAM, TARGER] [publications]
Conversational Search
Conversational Search [2018 - today]
Research on information-seeking conversations with machines.
[events] [publications]
Args [2017 - today]
The first search engine for arguments on the web.
[api] [publications] [service]
ChatNoir [2010 - today]
Research search engine with ranking explanation indexing the ClueWeb and CommonCrawl.
[api] [publications] [service]
Netspeak [2006 - today]
Technology for text correction and idiomatic writing.
[api] [publications] [service] [video]
Plagiarism Detection
Picapica [2005 - today]
Technology for automated plagiarism detection.
[demos: essay viewer, wikipedia reuse, scientific reuse] [publications] [service] [video]
Retrieval Models
Retrieval Models [2011 - 2014]
Interactive map to overview and compare the characteristics of well-known retrieval models.
[demo] [publications]
Query Segmentation
Query Understanding [2010 - 2022]
Second-guess the user’s intent from a search query.
[api] [data] [demo] [publications]
Wikipedia Fingerprinting
Wikipedia Fingerprinting [2007]
Search engine implementing full text queries against Wikipedia based on fingerprinting.
AIsearch [2003 - 2006]
Meta search engine for Web document categorization and graphical access.
[awards] [publications] [video]

Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics

Illumulus [2023 - today]
Interactive illustrated story generation.
Science Studies Logo
Science Studies [2019 - today]
Analysis of scientific documents and actors.
Summarization Logo
Text Summarization [2018 - today]
Generating and evaluating summaries for diverse document types.
[demos: summary explorer, summary workbench, tldr progress] [publications]
ArguAna for the Web [2016 - today]
Argumentation analysis for the web.
[api] [data] [demos: essay scoring, human value detection] [publications] [service]
Authorship Logo
Authorship Analytics [2007 - today]
Analysis and comparison of authorial style in written documents.
[demo] [publications]
Clickbait Logo
CLICKBAIT [2016 - today]
Analysis of clickbait messages in social media.
[events] [publications]
ArguAna [2012 - 2015]
Argumentation analysis in customer opinion mining.
[demo] [publications]
OpinionCloud [2008 - 2013]
On the fly comment summarization for YouTube and Flickr.
InfexBA [2009 - 2011]
Information extraction for business applications.
[demo] [publications]
Person Resolution
Person Resolution [2007 - 2008]
Resolution of named entities in Web pages.
[awards] [publications]

Data Mining and Machine Learning

Web Archive
Web Archive [2018 - today]
Analysis of the web using an 8 PB dataset of the Internet Archive's web archive.
[awards] [publications] [teaser]
Deep Text Analytics
Deep Text Analytics [2015 - today]
Deep analysis of textual content in collaboration with Adobe.
Digital Engineering
Digital Engineering [1994 - today]
Tackling engineering problems with AI technology.
[awards: FluidSIM1, FluidSIM2, ArtDeco] [publications]
Wikipedia Vandalism
Wikipedia Vandalism [2007 - 2019]
Analysis and detection of vandalism on Wikipedia.
[publications] [demo]
Wikipedia Quality
Wikipedia Quality [2010 - 2016]
Analysis and prediction of quality flaws in Wikipedia.
CAIR [2010 - 2015]
Semantic cluster analysis in information retrieval.
[data] [publications]
Web Genres
Web Genres [2006 - 2008]
On the fly genre analysis for Web pages.
[publications] [video]

Experiment Platforms and Software

TIRA [2007 - today]
Online experiment configuration and execution.
[publications] [service] [video]
WAT-SL [2017 - 2020]
Web Annotation Tool for Segment Labeling.
[code] [demo] [publications]
AItools [2003 - 2020]
Java library for information retrieval and data mining.