People

Staff

Zhifeng Bao
  • Trajectory data management (with a focus on tourism and transportation)
  • Geo-located data integration and cleaning
  • Spatial keyword query processing
  • Data visualization and visualized data exploration
Lawrence Cavedon
  • Spoken dialogue management and speech interfaces
  • Text mining and analytics for biomedical applications
  • Designing and evaluating information retrieval in task contexts
  • Autonomous agents and multi-agent teams
Shane Culpepper
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Evaluating Search Quality
  • Machine-based Learning in Information Retrieval
  • Scalable Algorithm Design (Efficiency and Systems)
  • Data Compression
  • String Processing and Indexing
  • Distributed and Parallel Computing
  • Stream Processing Algorithms
  • Learning to Rank
Mark Sanderson
  • Evaluation of search engines
  • Summarisation
  • Geographic search
  • Query log analysis
Falk Scholer
  • Evaluation of information retrieval systems
  • Relevance and user perceptions
  • Document summarisation
  • Interactive search and user modelling
  • Web and enterprise search engines
  • Query refinement and expansion
  • Biomedical search
  • Efficient indexing
James Thom
  • Information retrieval
  • Structured documents
  • Ontologies
  • Image and video retrieval
  • Social media
Sandra Uitdenbogerd
Jenny Xiuzhen Zhang
  • Data Mining and machine learning
  • Text mining
  • Social media analytics
  • Sentiment analysis and opinion mining
  • Complex network mining
  • Trust and information credibility
  • Bioinformatics

Post-doctoral Researchers

Ruey-Cheng Chen
  • Summarization
  • Question answering
  • Retrieval models and ranking
  • Theory
Yongli Ren
  • Personalisation
  • Recommender system
  • Collaborative filtering
  • Web mining
  • Log analysis
Damiano Spina
  •     Information retrieval
  •     Natural language processing
  •     Text mining
  •     Interactive search
  •     Social media