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1991 …2021

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Research interests

Robert is interested in information retrieval and science of science. He has worked on various aspects related to information retrieval (e.g., retrieval model, indexing, etc.) and showed that information retrieval is a scientific discipline. He also wrote a paper on showing how computer science can be a science by pointing out that computer science is a kind of engineering science which can be divided into applied and pure engineering science. Note that OPUS does not have a full list of his research works.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science in Cognition, Computing and Psychology, The University of Warwick

Diploma in Engineering, University of Southampton

Bachelor of Science, University of Southampton

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southampton


  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • QA76 Computer software
  • Information Retrieval
  • Q Science (General)
  • Science of Science


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