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SPIRIT is getting press exposure - here is a feature article on the project:"Adding More Meaning from Place Searches"

Past Events:

Workshop on Geographical Information Retrieval - in conjunction with the ACM Conference for Information Knowledge and Management in Bremen, Germany on November 4th 2005. This is a follow up to to the successful workshop held in conjunction with SIGIR 2004 in Sheffield, UK (see below). Further details on this current workshop can be found at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/~rsp/gir-cikm/. Call for extended abstracts and papers is here.

 

30 June 2005 - Completion of SPIRIT and submission of the final results and deliverables.

15 - 17 November 2004 - SPIRIT Project was exhibited at the IST Event 2004 Exhibition in the Hague.(More information on the IST Event 2004 can be found here.)

Workshop on Geographical Information Retrieval @ ACM SIGIR 2004 - 29 July 2004

Workshop consisted of 15 short papers in 4 sessions entitled: GIR Systems, Problems in GIR, Extracting Geographic Information from unstructured text and test collections. Full programme, further information and abstracts for papers can be found here.

 

Project Meetings Held:

16 June 2005 - Project's EC Final Review (IGN, Paris).

15 June 2005 - 6-month Consortium and pre-review Meeting (IGN, Paris).

16 - 17 December 2004 - 6-month Consortium Meeting (Utrecht)

6 - 7 September 2004- SPIRIT Technical Group meeting (Utrecht)

5 July 2004 - EC Annual Review Meeting.

13 - 14 May 2004 - 6-month Consortium Meeting (Paris, IGN)

12 May 2004 - Technical Group Meeting (Paris, IGN)

March 1 - 5, 2004: Technical/ Review Meeting (Cardiff University) - Implementation and review of the interim prototype.

December 10 - 12, 2003: 6-month Consortium Meeting (Hannover)

September 15 - 15, 2003: Technical/ Post-Review Meeting (Sheffield)

July 2 - 3, 2003: Annual Project Review (Luxembourg)

June 10 -11, 2003: 6-month Progress Meeting (Cardiff)

January 30, 2003: PIs Meeting (Cardiff)

December 12 - 13, 2002: Progress Meeting (Zurich)

September 16 - 17, 2002: Technical/ Tutorial Meeting (Utrecht)

June 26 - 27, 2002: SPIRIT Kick-off meeting (Cardiff)

 

Publications and Deliverables:

A number of the project's public deliverables, that have been submitted, is available here.

The list of project related publications and presentations, can be viewed here, with a number of these available as PDF files.

 

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