The Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on Performance Modeling and Prediction

@article{Ferro2018TheDP,
  title={The Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on Performance Modeling and Prediction},
  author={N. Ferro and Norbert Fuhr and Gregory Grefenstette and Joseph A. Konstan and Pablo Castells and Elizabeth M. Daly and Thierry Declerck and Michael D. Ekstrand and Werner Geyer and Julio Gonzalo and Tsvi Kuflik and Krister Lind{\'e}n and Bernardo Magnini and Jian-Yun Nie and R. Perego and Bracha Shapira and Ian Soboroff and Nava Tintarev and Karin M. Verspoor and Martijn C. Willemsen and Justin Zobel},
  journal={SIGIR Forum},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={91-101}
}
This paper reports the findings of the Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop 17442 on performance modeling and prediction in the domains of Information Retrieval, Natural language Processing and Recommender Systems. We present a framework for further research, which identifies five major problem areas: understanding measures, performance analysis, making underlying assumptions explicit, identifying application features determining performance, and the development of prediction models describing the… 

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