Dell Zhang

Dell Zhang

PhD, SMACM, SMIEEE, FRSS, FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (DCSIS)
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom


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Office: Room 271, Birkbeck Main Building
Tel: +44 20 7631 6798    Fax: +44 20 7631 6727

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Research

I do research in the broad field of Data Science, specifically Machine Learning, Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Prcessing, and Social Network Analysis.
One research problem that I have been working on for decades is automatic Text Classification.

I provide consultancy in the above areas either through the College's Business Relations or privately. Contact me to see how we can work together to make the most effective use possible of your data.

Affiliated research centres:

Think Big. Think Deep. Think Different.

Science walks forward on two feet, namely theory and experiment ... Sometimes it is one foot that is put forward first, sometimes the other, but continuous progress is only made by the use of both.
--- Robert Millikan

Selected Publications (with Data & Code)

Blog - Research on Search

Teaching

Machine Learning [Research Methods] (2016/17 Autumn)
Cloud Computing (2016/17 Autumn)
Information Retrieval and Organisation (2016/17 Spring)
Python [BGRS & BPSN Course] (2016/17 Spring)

Projects

Students committed to distinction are welcome to contact me for final project ideas.

ACM KDD Cup
PASCAL2 Challenges
ECML&PKDD Discovery Challenges
ICDM Contests
INFORMS Data Ming Contests
ICWSM Data Challenges

Kaggle Competitions
TunedIT Challenges

Students

SigBrain: a Special Interest Group at Birkbeck college working on information Retrieval, pattern Analysis, machine Intelligence, and complex Networks (SigBrain).
SigBrain Group SigBrain Site

Martyn Harris (FT PhD), Andrius Mudinas (PT PhD), Karl Prior (PT PhD), Suneel Kingrani (FT PhD), Adam Foster (PT PhD), Shuaib Wariach (PT PhD), Igor Volzhanin (FT PhD), Mahyar Bordbar (PT MRes), David Goddard (PT PhD)

Natraj Raman (PT PhD), Ilias Bertsimas (PT PhD), William Williams (PT PhD),

We are actively looking for PhD students with strong mathematical background and significant programming experience. Of particular interests to us are those who are hard working and like to be challenged intellectually. Please send me your CV if you are interested.
50 Years of Computing at Birkbeck
BEI School Promotional Films
PhD in Computer Science Programme: PhD Applications and PhD Studentships
China Scholarship Council

Research 101 (Compiled by Prof. ChengXiang Zhai)
So you want to study IR

Administration

MSc Information Technology Programme Director.

Please contact the Admissions Tutor Sergio Gutierrez Santos for enquiries about admissions.
Please contact the Programme Administrator Liam Simmonds for enquiries about administration.

There is a pre-term primer course An Introduction to Computer Science available in September.

Induction Session

Links

Prof. Wee Sun Lee

Information

50 Years of Birkbeck Computing
60 Years of Birkbeck Computing
Birkbeck College [Wikipedia] and University of London [Wikipedia].
A Chinese Forum about Birkbeck [Hello UK]


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