Dr. David E. Losada

Associate Professor, ACM Senior Member

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Research Lines

  • IR models including Language Modeling and other formal models
  • Text summarization
  • Sentence Retrieval & Novelty detection
  • Text classification
  • IR evaluation
  • Opinion Mining & Sentiment Analysis
  • Cybercrime Detection


Centro Singular de Investigación en Tecnoloxías da Información (CITIUS)

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

+34 8818 (x16451)

+34 8818 16405

Rúa de Jenaro de la Fuente Domínguez,
15782 Campus Vida Santiago de Compostela (SPAIN)

Well begun is half done, Aristotle

David Losada's Activities

  • Keynote speaker in SEPLN 2012 and SMUC 2011.
  • Committee member and founder of Sociedad Española de Recuperación de Información.
  • Senior PC member in the BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval: ECIR 2012-2015.
  • General and Programme Committee Co-Chair of the 27th BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval, ECIR-05.
  • Programme Committee Chair of the 1st Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval, CERI-2010.
  • Member of the Programme Committee of: ACM Annual Int Conf on Research and Development in Information Retrieval: SIGIR 2005-2014; European Conf. on Information Retrieval: ECIR 2002-2015; International World Wide Web Conference: WWW 2012, WWW 2013;Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval: SPIRE 2006; Symposium on Information Interaction in Context: IIiX 2008, IIix 2006; Int. Conf. on Flexible Query Answering Systems: FQAS 2006; Int. Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval: ICTIR 2011, ICTIR 2009, ICTIR 2007.
  • Area Chair for the 5th Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, AIRS 2009.
  • Local Organization Chair of the 16th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming, ILP 2006.
  • Workshop chair of the 34th BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval, ECIR-2012.
  • Member of the Programme Committee of the workshops: Future Directions in Information Access (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011); ECIR workshop on Evaluating Personal Search Workshop (2011); ACM SIGIR workshop on Improving Web retrieval for non-English queries (2007); ACM SIGIR Workshops on Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005), ACM SIGIR Workshop on Semantic Web (2003 and 2004).
  • Senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR).