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Ophir Frieder
Lab director
Scalable information processing systems, Information retieval, Communications Technology
Nazli Goharian
Associate lab director
Information retieval, Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Social Media Analysis
David Grossman
Associate lab director
Information Retrieval, Integrating Structured and Unstructured Data, Data Mining
Ph.D. Students
Sean MacAvaney
Neural Information Retrieval, Information Extraction
Eugene Yang
Total-Recall Information Retrieval, Systematic Review, E-Discovery
Ph.D. Alumni — strictly in Information Systems
  • Luca Soldaini, 2018
    "The Knowledge and Language Gap in Medical Information Seeking."
    Amazon Alexa AI
  • Arman Cohan, 2018
    "Text Summarization and Categorization for Scientific and Health-Related data."
    Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
  • Andrew Yates, 2016
    "Identifying Real World Concepts in Social Media."
    Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Jason Soo, 2016
    "Search in Adverse Environments."
  • Jon Parker, 2016
    "Effective and Efficient Binarization of Degraded Document Images."
  • Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, 2010.
    "Computational Models for Historical Document Image Enhancement."
    Missouri State University
  • Saket Mengle, 2010
    "Categorizing Text and Detecting Passages and Category Relationships."
  • Linh Nguyen, 2009
    "Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Result Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks."
    Orbitz, MAANA
  • Dongmei Jia, 2008
    "Improving Search Quality in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems."
  • Jay Urbain, 2008
    "Multievidentiary Models for Genomics Search."
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Rebecca Cathey, 2007
    "On Scalable Search."
    BAE Systems
  • Eric Jensen, 2006
    "Repeatable Evaluation of Information Retrieval Effectiveness in Dynamic Environments."
    Summize, Twitter, Pushed
  • Steven Beitzel, 2006
    "On Understanding and Classifying Web Queries."
    Telcordia Technologies / Vencore Lab
  • Jinho Lee, 2005
    "MIRE: A Multidimensional Information Retrieval Engine for Structured Data and Text."
  • S. Kagan Agun, 2004
    "Hardware Assisted Pruned Inverted Index Component Design and Implementation."
  • Mohammed Aljlayl, 2002
    "On Arabic Search: The Effectiveness of Monolingual and Bidirectional Information Retrieval."
    Saudi Telecom
  • Salim Mounir Alaoui, 2002
    "On the Clustering, Fusion, and Balanced Distribution of Data for Information Retrieval." France Telecom
  • Abdur Chowdhury, 2001
    "On the Design of Reliable and Efficient Information Servers"
    AOL, Summize,Twitter, Pushed
  • M. Catherine McCabe, 2000
    "Information Extraction and Fusion for Information Retrieval Effectiveness."
  • Kenneth Alford, 2000
    "Parallel Information Retrieval and Visualization on Large, Unstructured Document Collections Using Web Link Information."
    Brigham Young University
  • Nicole Melander, 1999
    "Multiple Document Summarization for Written Argumentative Discourse."
    Oracle, Microsoft, Civitas Learning Inc.
  • Richard James, 1998
    "Performance Considerations for Information Filtering Systems Using Database."
  • Brian Willard, 1998
    "Large Scale Information Retrieval Systems: Resolving Memory Leaks in Non-Cooperative Server Applications."
  • Carol Lundquist, 1997
    " Relational Information Retrieval: Using Relevance Feedback and Parallelism to Improve Accuracy and Performance."
  • Alaa Sheta, 1997
    " Identification and Control of Dynamical Systems Using Genetic Algorithms."
  • Sorin G. Nastea, 1996
    "Parallel Solutions for Sparse Matrix Computations."
  • Anthony Ruocco, 1996
    "Parallel Clustering and Classification of Monolithic and Non-Monolithic Document Bases."
  • David Grossman, 1995
    "Integrating Structured Data and Text: A Relational Approach."
  • Tieng K. Yap, 1995
    "High Performance Computing in Genetics."
  • W. Addison Woods, 1995
    "Data Organization, Scheduling, and Presentation in Parallel Information Retrieval Architectures."
  • Kyeongmo S. Park, 1994
    "Parallel Heuristic Approaches to Multiprocessor Data Allocation."
  • Fotios N. Barlos, 1993
    "DOME: Dynamic Optimization on Multiprocessor Engines - A Statistical Approach."
Masters and Undergradate students
  • Ziling Fan, MS, 2018
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Luca Soldaini)
  • Meng Han, MS, 2018
    (Doctoral student supervisors: Luca Soldaini & Arman Cohan)
  • Tim Walsh, MS, 2018
    (Doctoral student supervisors: Luca Soldaini & Arman Cohan)
  • Sydney Young, BS, 2016
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Arman Cohan)
  • Kevin Meurer, BS, 2016
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Arman Cohan)
  • William Edman, BS, 2016
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Luca Soldaini)
  • Jonah Joselow, BS, CS Tropaia Award, 2015
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Andrew Yates)