Dept. of CS Seminar Classifying Web Pages by Genre 2/15

February 4, 2010 at 11:35 am (lecture)

D E P A R T M E N T   O F   C O M P U T E R   S C I E N C E
S E M I N A R

Topic: Classifying Web Pages by Genre

Presented By: J. Mason,  PhD
From: Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Biography: Jane Mason recently completed her PhD with the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her PhD research investigated the classification of Web pages by genre, using n-gram representations of the Web pages and Web page genres. She has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and research awards, including first place(graduate division)in the grand finals of the
2005 ACM international student research competition. Her research interests include machine learning, natural language processing, information retrieval, and numerical linear algebra.

Sponsored By: M. Storey, Professor and CRC Chair
From: Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria

Date: Monday, February 15, 2010
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Engineering and Computer Science Building (ECS), Room 660

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