Alan Smeaton


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Alan Smeaton joined NIHE/DCU in 1987 from University College Dublin where he completed his PhD.

Research Interests

Alan Smeaton's research has always been around the topic of information retrieval (IR) and has covered the application of natural language analysis to IR, fast implementation of IR, IR from spoken databases (radio news), IR from hypertexts, IR across different languages (text documents) and IR from image databases. His current research is around information retrieval from very large collections of digital video, IR from genomic databases, IR from music databases (melody retrieval) and IR from linked and structured collections, including web search engines.

Teaching Interests

Teaching interests here.