Allan Hanbury

Opening Moderator

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Allan Hanbury
Professor for Data Intelligence at the TU Wien, Austria,
and Faculty Member of the Complexity Science Hub

Keynote

Monday 12th

10:00h

Allan Hanbury is Professor for Data Intelligence at the TU Wien, Austria, and Faculty Member of the Complexity Science Hub. He is an initiator of the Austrian ICT Lighthouse Project, Data Market Austria, which is creating a Data-Services Ecosystem in Austria. He was a scientific coordinator of the EU-funded Khresmoi Integrated Project on medical and health information search and analysis and is the co-founder of contextflow, the spin-off company commercialising the radiology image search technology developed in the Khresmoi project. He also coordinated the EU-funded VISCERAL project on evaluation of algorithms on big data, and the EU-funded KConnect project on technology for analysing medical text.

His areas of research include Data Science, Information Retrieval, Semantic Analysis and Search, Information Retrieval Evaluation, Recommender Systems, Data Mining and Machine Learning. He is author or co-author of over 150 publications in refereed journals and refereed international conferences. He contributes to research and innovation strategy development in Austria and Europe, and regularly gives talks on topics related to his research.