Student Supervision

If you would want to write your bachelor or master thesis at Blendle, just shoot me an email!

I have supervised the following students.

  • 2017 – now – Maartje ter Hoeve, MSc AI UvA, master thesis, Explaining Recommendations.
  • 2015 – 2016 – Jeffrey Kuiken, BSc IK UvA, bachelor thesis, Effective Headlines of Newspaper Articles in a Digital Environment.
    We published the following paper:
    Jeffrey Kuiken, Anne Schuth, Martijn Spitters, Maarten Marx: Effective Headlines of Newspaper Articles in a Digital Environment. In: Digital Journalism, 0 (0), pp. 1-15, 2017.
  • 2015 – 2016 – Claudia Minardi, MSc AI VU, master thesis.
  • 2014 – 2016 – Harrie Oosterhuis, MSc AI UvA, honours program, Online learning to rank.
    We published the following papers:
    Harrie Oosterhuis, Anne Schuth, Maarten de Rijke : Probabilistic Multileave Gradient Descent. In: Proceedings of ECIR, Springer, 2016.

    Anne Schuth, Harrie Oosterhuis, Shimon Whiteson, Maarten de Rijke : Multileave Gradient Descent for Fast Online Learning to Rank. In: Proceedings of WSDM, ACM, 2016.
  • 2014 – 2015 – Spyros Michaelides, MSc AI, Comparing Living Labs with Lerot
  • 2013 – 2014 – George-Viorel Visniuc, MSc AI, individual course, title: Understanding User Behavior through Search Log Analysis
  • 2012 – 2013Hanne Nijhuis, MSc AI, individual course, title: Active Online Learning to Rank for IR
  • 2011 – 2012Bart de Goede, MSc IK, thesis, title: Sustainable Questions
    We published the following paper:
    de Goede, B., Schuth, A., de Rijke, M.: Sustainable Questions. In: SIGIR 2012 Workshop on Time-aware Information Access, 2012.

Courses and Tutorials

I taught in the following courses and tutorials.

  • 2016 – LiLa 2016: ECIR 2016 Tutorial
  • 2014-2015 – Information Retrieval 2 (Curriculum Master Artificial Intelligence)
    • Project on “Online Learning to Rank”
    • We published the following paper:
      Anne Schuth, Robert-Jan Bruintjes, Fritjof Büttner, Joost van Doorn, Carla Groenland, Harrie Oosterhuis, Cong-Nguyen Tran, Bas Veeling, Jos van der Velde, Roger Wechsler, David Woudenberg, Maarten de Rijke: Probabilistic Multileave for Online Retrieval Evaluation. In: Proceedings of SIGIR, 2015.
  • 2014-2015 – Information Retrieval 1 (Curriculum Master Artificial Intelligence)
    • Lecture on “Online Evaluation” (slides)
    • Lecture on “Online Learning”
    • Projects on “Multileaved Comparison Methods”
  • 2013-2014 – Information Retrieval (Curriculum Master Artificial Intelligence)
    • Lecture 7 on “Online Learning to Rank” (slides)
  • 2012-2013 – WIP Profile Projects (slides)
  • 2011-2012 – Advanced Information Retrieval
  • 2009-2010 – Language Models

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