Allan Hanbury

Allan Hanbury is full professor for Data Intelligence at the Institute of Information Systems Engineering at the TU Wien. He was awarded the B.Sc. degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics in 1994, the B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Physics in 1995, and the M.Sc. degree in Physics in 1999, all from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was awarded the PhD degree in Applied Mathematics in 2002 from the Mines ParisTech, France, and the Habilitation in Practical Informatics from the TU Wien, Austria, in 2008. He was scientific coordinator of the EU-funded Khresmoi Integrated Project on medical and health information search and analysis. He also coordinated the EU-funded VISCERAL project on evaluation of algorithms on big data, and the EU-funded KConnect project on technology for analyzing medical text. He is author or co-author of over 140 publications in refereed journals and refereed international conferences. His current research interests include: Data Science, Information Retrieval, Semantic Analysis and Search, Domain-Specific and Multimodal Information Retrieval, Information Retrieval Evaluation, Recommender Systems, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Business Intelligence.

Participation in Events

Pre-Kick-off Meeting


Friday, 19.10.2018, 09:15 to Saturday, 20.10.2018, 18:00

Kick-off Meeting


Wednesday, 27.02.2019, 09:15 to Friday, 01.03.2019, 20:00

TUW-TA team leader, supervisor (automated text analysis)
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