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Krisztian Balog


Det teknisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt for data- og elektroteknologi
KE E-433

Krisztian Balog is a Professor of Computer Science and head of the Information Access & Artificial Intelligence (IAI) research group.

Balog’s general research interests lie in the use and development of information retrieval, natural language processing, and machine learning techniques for intelligent information access tasks. His current research concerns entity-oriented and semantic search, and novel evaluation methodologies. He serves as a senior programme committee member at SIGIR, WSDM, WWW, CIKM and ECIR, and has previously served as an Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Information Systems as well as a coordinator of information retrieval benchmarking efforts at TREC and CLEF. He served as Lab co-chair of CLEF’16, as program co-chair of ICTIR’19, and as general co-chair of ICTIR’20 and ECIR'22. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has published an (open access) book on Entity-Oriented Search (Springer, 2018). Balog has over 5400 citations and an H-index of 39. Balog is the recipient of the 2018 Karen Spärck Jones Award, and is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences.