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Faculty
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Ophir Frieder
Lab director
Scalable information processing systems, Information retieval, Communications Technology
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Nazli Goharian
Associate lab director
Information retieval, Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Social Media Analysis
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David Grossman
Associate lab director
Information Retrieval, Integrating Structured and Unstructured Data, Data Mining
Ph.D. Students
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Sean MacAvaney
Neural Information Retrieval, Information Extraction
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Eugene Yang
Total-Recall Information Retrieval, Systematic Review, E-Discovery
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Hao-Ren Yao
Health Informatics, Predictive Modeling in Health
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Cristopher Flagg
Document Representation, 3D Modeling
Ph.D. Alumni — strictly in Information Systems
  • Luca Soldaini, 2018 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    "The Knowledge and Language Gap in Medical Information Seeking."
    Amazon Alexa
  • Arman Cohan, 2018 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    "Text Summarization and Categorization for Scientific and Health-Related data."
    Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
  • Andrew Yates, 2016 (Advisors: Nazli Goharian & Ophir Frieder)
    "Identifying Real World Concepts in Social Media."
    Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Jason Soo, 2016 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Search in Adverse Environments."
  • Jon Parker, 2016 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Effective and Efficient Binarization of Degraded Document Images."
    MITRE
  • Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, 2010 (Advisors: Gady Agam & Ophir Frieder)
    "Computational Models for Historical Document Image Enhancement."
    Missouri State University
  • Saket Mengle, 2010 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    "Categorizing Text and Detecting Passages and Category Relationships."
    DataXu
  • Linh Nguyen, 2009 (Advisors: Wai-Gen Yee & Ophir Frieder)
    "Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Result Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks."
    Orbitz, MAANA
  • Dongmei Jia, 2008 (Advisors: Wai-Gen Yee & Ophir Frieder)
    "Improving Search Quality in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems."
    Amazon
  • Jay Urbain, 2008 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Multievidentiary Models for Genomics Search."
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Rebecca Cathey, 2007 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "On Scalable Search."
    BAE Systems
  • Eric Jensen, 2006 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Repeatable Evaluation of Information Retrieval Effectiveness in Dynamic Environments."
    Summize, Twitter, Pushed
  • Steven Beitzel, 2006 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "On Understanding and Classifying Web Queries."
    Telcordia Technologies / Vencore Lab
  • Eric Burger, 2006 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Ubiquitous Reach and Remote Control of Devices"
  • Jinho Lee, 2005 (Advisor: David Grossman)
    "MIRE: A Multidimensional Information Retrieval Engine for Structured Data and Text."
  • S. Kagan Agun, 2004 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Hardware Assisted Pruned Inverted Index Component Design and Implementation."
  • Vincent Nguyen, 2003 (Advisor: Peng-Jun Wan & Ophir Frieder)
    "Channel Alternation and Rotation for Sectorized Wireless Systems"
  • Mohammed Aljlayl, 2002 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "On Arabic Search: The Effectiveness of Monolingual and Bidirectional Information Retrieval."
    Saudi Telecom
  • Salim Mounir Alaoui, 2002 (Advisor: Phil Bernhard & Ophir Frieder)
    "On the Clustering, Fusion, and Balanced Distribution of Data for Information Retrieval." France Telecom
  • Abdur Chowdhury, 2001 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "On the Design of Reliable and Efficient Information Servers"
    AOL, Summize,Twitter, Pushed
  • M. Catherine McCabe, 2000 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Information Extraction and Fusion for Information Retrieval Effectiveness."
  • Kenneth Alford, 2000 (Advisors: Jim Chen & Ophir Frieder)
    "Parallel Information Retrieval and Visualization on Large, Unstructured Document Collections Using Web Link Information."
    Brigham Young University
  • Nicole Melander, 1999 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Multiple Document Summarization for Written Argumentative Discourse."
    Oracle, Microsoft, Civitas Learning Inc.
  • Richard James, 1998 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Performance Considerations for Information Filtering Systems Using Database."
  • Brian Willard, 1998 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Large Scale Information Retrieval Systems: Resolving Memory Leaks in Non-Cooperative Server Applications."
  • Carol Lundquist, 1997 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    " Relational Information Retrieval: Using Relevance Feedback and Parallelism to Improve Accuracy and Performance."
  • Alaa Sheta, 1997 (Advisors: Ken DeJong & Ophir Frieder)
    " Identification and Control of Dynamical Systems Using Genetic Algorithms."
  • Sorin G. Nastea, 1996 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Parallel Solutions for Sparse Matrix Computations."
  • Anthony Ruocco, 1996 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Parallel Clustering and Classification of Monolithic and Non-Monolithic Document Bases."
  • David Grossman, 1995 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Integrating Structured Data and Text: A Relational Approach."
  • Tieng K. Yap, 1995 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "High Performance Computing in Genetics."
  • W. Addison Woods, 1995 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "Data Organization, Scheduling, and Presentation in Parallel Information Retrieval Architectures."
  • Kyeongmo S. Park, 1994 (Advisors: Arun Sood & Ophir Frieder)
    "Parallel Heuristic Approaches to Multiprocessor Data Allocation."
  • Fotios N. Barlos, 1993 (Advisor: Ophir Frieder)
    "DOME: Dynamic Optimization on Multiprocessor Engines - A Statistical Approach."
Masters and Undergradate students
  • Ziling Fan, MS, 2018 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Luca Soldaini)
  • Meng Han, MS, 2018 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisors: Luca Soldaini & Arman Cohan)
  • Tim Walsh, MS, 2018 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisors: Luca Soldaini & Arman Cohan)
  • Sydney Young, BS, 2016 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Arman Cohan)
  • Kevin Meurer, BS, 2016 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Arman Cohan)
  • William Edman, BS, 2016 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Luca Soldaini)
  • Jonah Joselow, BS, CS Tropaia Award, 2015 (Advisor: Nazli Goharian)
    (Doctoral student supervisor: Andrew Yates)