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Dr. Derek Greene is Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, and a Funded Investigator at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics and the VistaMilk SFI Research Centre. He has over 15 years' experience in the field of machine learning, with a PhD in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin, and over 40 research papers presented at international conferences and published in journals. He currently leads a research group which focuses on the development of machine learning and network analysis algorithms. He is involved in a range of interdisciplinary projects which involve applying these methods in areas such as digital humanities, smart agriculture, and political science.

Current research interests:

  • Text mining: Development and application of techniques for topic modeling, document clustering, text classification.
  • Network analysis: Development of large-scale matrix analysis and community finding algorithms to dynamic, multi-modal graphs.
  • Social media analytics: Using data mining and visualisation to explore trends and behaviours in online social media platforms. This has included work on topic modelling, sentiment analysis, content curation, and user recommendation systems.
  • Digital humanities: Developing algorithms and tools to support the analysis and interpretation of data from the social sciences, and corpora from literary analysis.


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