# Samarth Bhargav

PhD Candidate at the Information Retrieval Lab (IRLab) I'm a PhD Candidate at the Information Retrieval Lab (IRLab) (formerly ILPS), located in the Science Park campus of the University of Amsterdam. I have a Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam and a Bachelor's degree in Information Science from VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University). You can find more about me, including a short CV, in the About page. My Research interests include: Representation Learning, Disentanglement, Recommender System I am a mentor in the Inclusive AI program, if you're interested please apply on the website.

### WSDM 2022

Our paper 'It's on the tip of my tongue': A new dataset for Known-Item Retrieval with me, Georgios Sidiropoulos and Evangelos Kanoulas has been accepted to WSDM 2022. Paper & more details soon!

Posted on Fri, Oct 15, 2021

### Preprint - Disentanglement for Controllability

A pre-print on Controllable Recommenders using Deep Generative Models and Disentanglement with me and Evangelos Kanoulas is now on arXiv! Details & summary soon! The paper can be found here: https://arxiv.org/abs/2110.05056

Posted on Fri, Oct 15, 2021

### RecSys 2021

I'm an in-person student volunteer at RecSys 2021, located in Amsterdam this year. Come and say hi!

Posted on Mon, Sep 6, 2021