publications

2018

End-to-End Neural Entity Linking

  • authors N. Kolitsas, OE Ganea, T Hofmann
  • published In Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), 2018

Hyperbolic Entailment Cones for Learning Hierarchical Embeddings

  • authors OE Ganea, G Bécigneul, T Hofmann
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018

Escaping Saddles with Stochastic Gradients

  • authors H Daneshmand, J Kohler, A Lucchi, T Hofmann
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018

Unsupervised Learning of Parsimonious General-Purpose Embeddings for User and Location Modelling

  • authors J. Yang and C. Eickhoff
  • published In ACM Transaction on Information Systems (TOIS), 2018

Biomedical Question Answering via Weighted Neural Network Passage Retrieval

  • authors F. Galkó and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2018

Web2Text: Deep Structured Boilerplate Removal

  • authors T. Vogels, O-E. Ganea and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2018

Cognitive Biases in Crowdsourcing

  • authors C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2018

2017

Stabilizing Training of Generative Adversarial Networks through Regularization

  • authors K. Roth, A. Lucchi, S.Nowozin and T. Hofmann
  • published In Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2017

Fully Character-Level Neural Machine Translation without Explicit Segmentation

  • authors J. Lee, K. Cho and T. Hofmann
  • published In Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL), 2017

Learning Aerial Image Segmentation from Online Maps

  • authors Kaiser, P., Wegner, J.D., Lucchi, A., Jaggi, M., Hofmann, T., Schindler, K
  • published In IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 55(11), 2017, pp. 6054 - 6068.

Deep Joint Entity Disambiguation with Local Neural Attention

  • authors O-E. Ganea and T. Hofmann
  • published In Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2017

ETH Zurich at TREC Precision Medicine 2017

  • authors N. Foroutan Eghlidi, J. Griner, N. Mesot, L. von Werra and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 26th Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), 2017

Introduction to the Special Issue on Search as Learning

  • authors C. Eickhoff, J. Gwizdka, C. Hauff and J. He
  • published In Information Retrieval Journal (20:5), Springer, 2017

Evaluating Music Recommender Systems for Groups

  • authors Z. Mezei and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the ACM RecSys Workshop on Value-Aware Multi-Stakeholder Recommendation (VAMS), 2017

Overview of ImageCLEFcaption 2017 – Caption Prediction and Concept Detection for Biomedical Images

  • authors C. Eickhoff, I. Schwall, A. García Seco De Herrera and H. Müller
  • published In CEUR-WS Proceedings, 2017

Ranking and Feedback-based Stopping for Recall-centric Document Retrieval

  • authors N. Hollmann and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages (CLEF), 2017

A Semi-supervised Framework for Image Captioning

  • authors W. Chen, A. Lucchi, T. Hofmann
  • published arXiv, 24-Jun-2017

Overview of ImageCLEF 2017: Information Extraction from Images

  • authors B. Ionescu, H. Müller, M. Villegas, H. Arenas, G. Boato, D. Dang-Nguyen, Y. Dicente Cid, C. Eickhoff, A. García Seco De Herrera, C. Gurrin, M. B. Islam, V. Kovalev, V. Liautchuk, J. Mothe, L. Piras, M. Ziegler and I. Schwall
  • published In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages (CLEF), 2017

Leveraging Large Amounts of Weakly Supervised Data for Multi-Language Sentiment Classification

  • authors J. Deriu, A. Lucchi, V. De Luca, A. Severyn, S. Müller, M. Cieliebak, T. Hofmann, and M. Jaggi
  • published In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web, 2017

Sub-sampled Cubic Regularization for Non-convex Optimization

  • authors J. M. Kohler, A. Lucchi
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2017

Computing Web-scale Topic Models using an Asynchronous Parameter Server

  • authors R. Jagerman, C. Eickhoff, M. de Rijke
  • published In Proceedings of the 40th ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2017

Fully Character-Level Neural Machine Translation without Explicit Segmentation

  • authors J. Lee, K. Cho and T. Hofmann
  • published In Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL), 2017

Neural Multi-Step Reasoning for Question Answering on Semi-Structured Tables

  • authors T. Haug, O-E. Ganea and P. Grnarova
  • published In Arxiv, 2017

2016

Neural Document Embeddings for Intensive Care Patient Mortality Prediction

  • authors P. Grnarova, F. Schmidt, S. L. Hyland and C. Eickhoff
  • published In NIPS 2016 Workshop on Machine Learning for Health

Adaptive Newton Method for Empirical Risk Minimization to Statistical Accuracy

  • authors A. Mokhtari, H. Daneshmand, A. Lucchi, T. Hofmann, A. Ribeiro
  • published In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2016

Content-aware Crowdsourcing Vote Aggregation

  • authors P. Bansal, A. Barsan, M. Davtyan, and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 15th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR), 2016

Audio Based Bird Species Identification using Deep Learning Techniques

  • authors E. Sprengel, M. Jaggi, Y. Kilcher, T. Hofmann
  • published In CLEF (Working Notes) (pp. 547-559), 2016

ETH Zurich at TREC Clinical Decision Support 2016

  • authors S. Greuter, P. Junker, L. Kuhn, F. Mance, V. Mermet, A. Rellstab and C. Eickhoff
  • published In TREC, 2016

Active Content-Based Crowdsourcing Task Selection

  • authors P. Bansal, C. Eickhoff and T. Hofmann
  • published In Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2016

Privacy Leakage through Innocent Content Sharing in Online Social Networks

  • authors M. Han Veiga, C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Workshop on Privacy Preserving Information Retrieval, 2016

Implicit Negative Feedback in Clinical Information Retrieval

  • authors L. Kuhn and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Medical Information Retrieval (MedIR) Workshop, 2016

Retrieval Techniques for Contextual Learning

  • authors N. Weingart and C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the SIGIR Search as Learning Workshop (SAL), 2016

Efficient Parallel Learning of Word2Vec

  • authors J. Vuurens, C. Eickhoff, A.P. de Vries
  • published In ICML 2016 ML Systems Workshop

Starting Small - Learning with Adaptive Sample Sizes

  • authors H. Daneshmand, A. Lucchi, T. Hofmann
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2016

Primal-Dual Rates and Certificates

  • authors C. Dünner, S. Forte, M. Takáč, M. Jaggi
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2016

A Cross-Platform Collection of Social Network Profiles

  • authors M. Han Veiga, C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the 39th ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2016

Robust Statistical Methods in Web Retrieval

  • authors C. Eickhoff, A. P. de Vries
  • published In ACM SIGWEB Newsletter, Issue Winter, 2016

Probabilistic Local Expert Retrieval

  • authors W. Li, C. Eickhoff, A. P. de Vries
  • published In Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2016

Probabilistic Bag-Of-Hyperlinks Model for Entity Linking

  • authors O-E. Ganea, M. Horlescu, A. Lucchi, C. Eickhoff, T. Hofmann
  • published In International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2016

Pursuits in Structured Non-Convex Matrix Factorizations

  • authors R. Khanna, M. Tschannen, M. Jaggi
  • published In arXiv:1602.04208, 2016

2015

L1-Regularized Distributed Optimization: A Communication-Efficient Primal-Dual Framework

  • authors V. Smith, S. Forte, M. Jordan, M. Jaggi
  • published In arXiv:1512.04011, 2015

On the Global Linear Convergence of Frank-Wolfe Optimization Variants

  • authors S. Lacoste-Julien and M. Jaggi
  • published In Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2015

Variance Reduced Stochastic Gradient Descent with Neighbors

  • authors T. Hofmann, A. Lucchi, S. Lacoste-Julien, B. McWilliams
  • published In Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2015

Eye-tracking Studies of Query Intent and Reformulation

  • authors C. Eickhoff, S. Dungs and V. Tran
  • published In Proceedings of the 14th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR), 2015

Exploiting Document Content for Efficient Aggregation of Crowdsourcing Votes

  • authors M. Davtyan, C. Eickhoff and T. Hofmann
  • published In Proceedings of the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2015

Adding vs. Averaging in Distributed Primal-Dual Optimization

  • authors C. Ma, V. Smith, M. Jaggi, M.I. Jordan, P. Richtárik, M. Takáč
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2015

An Eye-Tracking Study of Query Reformulation

  • authors C. Eickhoff, S. Dungs and V. Tran
  • published In Proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, 2015

Modelling Term Dependence with Copulas

  • authors C. Eickhoff, A. de Vries and T. Hofmann
  • published In Proceedings of the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, 2015

A Variance Reduced Stochastic Newton Method

  • authors A. Lucchi, B. McWilliams, T. Hofmann
  • published In arXiv:1503.08316v1 [cs.LG], 2015

2014

Communication-Efficient Distributed Dual Coordinate Ascent

  • authors M. Jaggi, V. Smith, J. Terhorst, S. Krishnan, T. Hofmann and M. I. Jordan
  • published In Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2014

Modelling Complex Relevance Spaces with Copulas

  • authors C. Eickhoff and A. de Vries
  • published In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2014

Interactive Summarization of Social Media

  • authors W. Li, C. Eickhoff and A. de Vries
  • published In Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX), 2014

An Equivalence between the Lasso and Support Vector Machines

  • authors M. Jaggi
  • published In Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines, 2014

Crowd-Powered Experts

  • authors C. Eickhoff
  • published In Proceedings of the ECIR Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR), 2014

Lessons from the Journey: A Query Log Analysis of Within-Session Learning

  • authors C. Eickhoff, J. Teevan, R. White and S. Dumais
  • published In Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2014

Geo-Spatial Domain Expertise in Microblogs

  • authors W. Li, C. Eickhoff and A. de Vries
  • published In Proceedings of the 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2014

2013

Revisiting Frank-Wolfe: Projection-Free Sparse Convex Optimization

  • authors M. Jaggi
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2013

Block-Coordinate Frank-Wolfe Optimization for Structural SVMs

  • authors S. Lacoste-Julien, M. Jaggi, M. Schmidt and P. Pletscher
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2013

An Optimal Policy for Target Localization with Application to Electron Microscopy

  • authors R. Sznitman, A. Lucchi, P. Frazier, B. Jedynak and P. Fua
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2013

Learning for Structured Prediction Using Approximate Subgradient Descent with Working Sets

  • authors A. Lucchi Y. Li and P. Fua
  • published In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern recognition (CVPR), 2013

Copulas for Information Retrieval

  • authors C. Eickhoff, A. de Vries and K. Collins-Thompson
  • published In Proceedings of the 36th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2013

Increasing Cheat Robustness of Crowdsourcing Tasks

  • authors C. Eickhoff and A. de Vries
  • published In Information Retrieval 16.2: 121-137, 2013

2004 - 2012

Joint Image and Word Sense Discrimination For Image Retrieval

  • authors A. Lucchi and J. Weston
  • published In Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012

A Simple Algorithm for Nuclear Norm Regularized Problems

  • authors M. Jaggi and M. Sulovsky
  • published In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2010

Efficient Subwindow Search: A Branch and Bound Framework for Object Localization

  • authors C. H. Lampert, M. B. Blaschko and T. Hofmann
  • published In IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. (PAMI) 31(12): 2129-2142, 2009

Kernel methods in machine learning

  • authors T. Hofmann, B. Schölkopf and A. J. Smola
  • published In The Annals of Statistics. 36(3): 1171-1220, 2008

Large Margin Methods for Structured and Interdependent Output Variables

  • authors I. Tsochantaridis, T. Hofmann, T. Joachims and Y. Altun
  • published In Journal for Machine Learning Research, 2005

Latent semantic models for collaborative filtering

  • authors T. Hofmann
  • published In ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 22(1): 89-115, 2004

1995 - 2001

Unsupervised Learning by Probabilistic Latent Semantic Analysis

  • authors T. Hofmann
  • published In Journal of Machine Learning. 42: 177-196, 2001

Unsupervised texture segmentation in a deterministic annealing framework

  • authors T. Hofmann, J. Puzicha, and J. M. Buhmann
  • published In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 20(8): 803-818, 1998

Pairwise Data Clustering by Deterministic Annealing

  • authors T. Hofmann and J. M. Buhmann
  • published In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 19(1): 1-14, 1997

The Mobile Robot Rhino

  • authors J. M. Buhmann, W. Burgard, A. B. Cremers, D. Fox, T. Hofmann, F. Schneider, I. Strikos, and S. Thrun
  • published In AI Magazine, 16(1), 1995