Dr Michael Oakes is a Senior Lecturer in Computing and has a PhD in information retrieval associated with search engine technology. His research interest is in corpus linguistics, discovering differences between the types of English used throughout the world. Currently, he is writing an article on disputed authorship, plagiarism software and spam filters for the Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics.
By Michael Oakes on November 1, 2012
A Summer Training School, entitled “Building next generation search systems”, was organised by the MUMIA (Multi-lingual and Multifaceted Interactive Information Access) Cost Action (www.mumia-network.eu), and held from 24th to 28th September 2012 in Chalkidiki, Greece. Twenty one PhD students and early stage researchers attended the training school. A unifying theme around several of the talks [...]