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)




Polley, Sayantan 

Towards explainable search in legal text
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)


Artikel in Kongressband

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

ExDocS - evidence based explainable document search
In: Konferenz: SIGIR Workshop: Causality in Search and Recommendation \'21, online, July 2021, ResearchGATE - Cambridge, Mass.: ResearchGATE Corp. . - 2021, insges. 8 S.


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

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

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

IRTEX: Image Retrieval with Textual Explanations
In: 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS) - IEEE . - 2021, insges. 4 S.

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

Towards trustworthiness in the context of explainable search
In: Konferenz: 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR \'21, virtual event, July 11 - 15, 2021, Proceedings of the 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval/ Diaz - New York,NY,United States: Association for Computing Machinery; Diaz, Fernando . - 2021, S. 2580-2584



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

SIMFIC - an explainable book search companion
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



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

The ISMIR explorer - a visual interface for exploring 20 years of ISMIR publications
In: ISMIR 2019 - International Society for Music Information Retrieval, 2019; Flexer, Arthur . - 2019, S. 754-760

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