Sayantan Polley

M.Sc. Sayantan Polley

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Fakultät für Informatik
Institut für Technische und Betriebliche Informationssysteme (ITI)
Gebäude 29, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G29-118


  • Text Mining
  • Explainable AI
  • Explainable Search


11/2018 Research assistant at the Data and Knowledge Engineering group
 11/2018 Master's thesis title "An algorithm to incorporate labels and learn a topic hierarchy"
10/2016 Start of studies in Data and Knowledge Engineering (Master) at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
07/2007 - 09/2016 Software developer and business consulting at PwC, Deloitte and Oracle India
05/2007 Bachelor's thesis titled "Classification of EEG Signals Using the Wavelet Transform and ANN"
07/2003 Start of studies in Electrical Engineering (Bachelor) at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Winter Term 21/22

Information Retreival (Exercise)

Summer Term 2020

Advanced Topics in Machine Learning (Lecture & Exercises)

Winter Term 20/21

Information Retreival(Exercise)

Summer Term 2019

Advanced Topics in Machine Learning (Exercise)

Winter Term 18/19

Machine Learning (Exercise)

Winter Term 17/18

Machine Learning (Exercise)



Artikel in Kongressband

Approach for exploring a search map through audible landmarks in Virtual Reality

Klein, Florian; Höbel-Müller, Juliane; Polley, Sayantan; Werner, Stephan; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: DAGA 2023 - Berlin : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., S. 1617-1619, ISBN: 978-3-939296-21-8



X-Vision: Explainable Image Retrieval by Re-Ranking in Semantic Space

Polley, Sayantan; Mondal, Subhajit; Mannam, Venkata Srinath; Kumar, Kushagra; Patra, Subhankar; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on Information & Knowledge Management,


Towards explainable search in legal text

Polley, Sayantan

In: Konferenz: 44th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2022, Stavanger, Norway, April 10-14, 2022, Advances in Information Retrieval - Cham: Springer International Publishing; Hagen, Matthias . - 2022, S. 528-536 - ( Lecture notes in computer science; volume 13186)



IRTEX: Image Retrieval with Textual Explanations

Gupta, Tarun; Kutty, Libin; Gahir, Ritu; Ukwu, Nnamdi; Polley, Sayantan; Thiel, Marcus

In: 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS) - IEEE . - 2021, insges. 4 S.


Towards trustworthiness in the context of explainable search

Polley, Sayantan; Koparde, Rashmi Raju; Gowri, Akshaya Bindu; Perera, Maneendra; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: Proceedings of the 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval / Diaz , Fernando - New York,NY,United States : Association for Computing Machinery ; Diaz, Fernando . - 2021, S. 2580-2584


Evaluating reliability in explainable search

Dey, Aditya; Radhakrishna, Chandan; Lima, Nishitha Nancy; Shashidhar, Suraj; Polley, Sayantan; Thiel, Marcus; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS) - IEEE . - 2021, insges. 4 S.

Artikel in Kongressband

ExDocS - evidence based explainable document search

Polley, Sayantan; Janki, Atin; Thiel, Marcus; Hoebel-Mueller, Juliane; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: Konferenz: SIGIR Workshop: Causality in Search and Recommendation '21, online, July 2021, ResearchGATE - Cambridge, Mass.: ResearchGATE Corp. . - 2021, insges. 8 S.



SIMFIC - an explainable book search companion

Polley, Sayantan; Ghosh, Suhita; Thiel, Marcus; Kotzyba, Michael; Nürnberger, Andreas

In: Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS): Sept 7-9, 2020, Rome, Italy/ IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems - [Piscataway, NJ]: IEEE, 2020; Fortino, Giancarlo . - 2020[Konferenz: 2020 IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS), Rome, 7.-9. September 2020]



The ISMIR explorer - a visual interface for exploring 20 years of ISMIR publications

Low, Thomas; Hentschel, Christian; Polley, Sayantan; Das, Anustup; Sack, Harald; Nürnberger, Andreas; Stober, Sebastian

In: ISMIR 2019 - International Society for Music Information Retrieval, 2019; Flexer, Arthur . - 2019, S. 754-760

Letzte Änderung: 20.09.2021 - Ansprechpartner: