TU Wien Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Allan Hanbury is Professor for Data Intelligence at the TU Wien, Austria, and Board Member of the Data Intelligence Offensive Austria. He is an initiator of the Austrian ICT Lighthouse Project, Data Market Austria, which investigated multiple aspects of the data economy in Austria. He was a scientific coordinator of the EU-funded Khresmoi 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.