1      PERSONALIA

 

Name:                       Sándor DOMINICH

Place, date of birth:    Nagyenyed, 12th July, 1954

Died:                         Sopron, 13th August, 2008

 

2      DEGREES

 

1994             Ph.D., Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1989             DIPL.-ING., Technical University of Graz

1988             M.Sc., Computer Science, Lóránd Eötvös University

1978             M.Sc., Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University

 

3      LANGUAGES SPOKEN

 

Hungarian (mother tong)

English, Romanian, German, French

 

4      PROFESSIONAL HONOUR

 

2000-2003      Széchenyi Professorship, Ministry of Education, Hungary

 

5      STUDENT HONOUR

 

1995             „Keresztlevél”, University of Sopron

 

6      RESEARCH INTEREST

 

Information Retrieval (models, effectiveness, Web, applications)

Algorithms & Data Structures

 

 

7      EXPERIENCE

 

1998-present  University of Veszprém, Veszprém, Faculty of Information Technology, Deputy Dean; Department of Computer Science, Associate Professor, Course Leader, Head of Centre for Information Retrieval

 

1998-2000      Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Faculty of Technology,

                   Department of Computing and Information Technology, High Wycombe, United Kingdom; Visiting Professor

 

1997             Brunel University London, Buckinghamshire College, Faculty of Technology, Department of Computing and Information Technology, High Wycombe, United Kingdom; Senior Lecturer

 

1990-1996       University of Sopron, Sopron, Associate Professor

 

1988-1989      College for Finance and Accounting, Budapest, Senior Lecturer

 

1978-1988      Research Institute for Automation, Kolozsvár, Researcher

 

8      INVITATED LECTURER

 

1996.Jan.-Mar.          Brunel University London, Buckinghamshire College, Faculty of Technology, Department of Computing and Information Technology, High Wycombe, United Kingdom; Visiting Lecturer (Information Retrieval)

 

1989.Jul-Dec.            Joanneum Research, Institut für Informationssysteme, Technical University Graz, Graz, Österreich; Visiting Researcher (Information Retrieval)

 

 

 

9      SHORT COURSES ATTENDED

 

1998             Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland (Engineering)

 

1993              Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Schweiz (Computer

Algebra)

 

1990             Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Deutschland (Information Systems and Data Retrieval)

 

1989             Technische Universität Erzherzog Johann Universität Graz, Graz, Austria (Information Retrieval)

 

10            TEACHING (undergraduate courses)

 

1998-present  University of Vesprém, Veszprém

 

1998-1999             Buckinghamshire University College, High Wycombe

 

1997                Brunel University London, Buckinghamshire College, High Wycombe

 

1990-1996             University of Sopron, Sopron

 

1989              College for Finance and Accounting, Budapest

 

1980-1988             Babes-Bolyai University, Kolozsvár

 

11     TEACHING (Ph.D. course)

 

1998-present  University of Veszprém, Veszprém

 

1998-2000             University of West Hungary, Sopron

 

1998-1999      Buckinghamshire University College, High Wycombe

 

12     CONFERENCE ORGANISATION

 

Chair

 

Chair, Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’05., 20-25 July, Brazil, 2005 (co-chair: I. Ounis)

 

Chair, 27th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’04. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., 25-29 July, 2004 (co-chair: C.J. van Rijsbergen)

 

Chair, Best Paper Award Committee, 26th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’04, Sunderland, United Kingdom, 6-9 April, 2004.

 

Chair, Best Paper Award Committee, 25th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’03 Pisa, Italy, 14-16 April, 2003.

 

Chair, 26th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’03. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2003, (co-chairs: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Chair, 25th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’02. University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, 12-15 August, 2002 (co-chairs: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Chair, 24th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’01. Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA, 7-14 September, 2001 (co-chairs: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Chair, 23rd Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’00. University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 24-28 July, 2000 (co-chairs: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Section chair

 

27th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’05, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, 25-27 March, 2005, „Information Retrieval Models” Section

 

27th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’04. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., 25-29 July, 2004

 

26th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’03. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 26-29 July, 2003, „Information retrieval models” Section

 

Österreich-Ungarn Studentworkshop und Ausstellung, Veszprém, Hungary, „Animation techniques” Section, 10 April, 2002.

 

25th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’02. University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, 12-15 August, 2002, „Models”, és „Query rocessing” Sections

 

Intézményi Tudományos Diákköri Konferencia, „Informatika” section, 21 November , 2001, University of Veszprém, Hungary

 

Kulturális innováció és információkeresés – Cultural innovation and information retrieval. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár – National Széchényi Library, 2001. szeptember 14., Budapest, “Adatbázisok, automatikus osztályozás, információkeresés” Section

 

23rd Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’00. University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 24-28 July, 2000, „Algorithms, methods” Section

 

Tudományos ülésszak és Doktori Kollégium Soproni Egyetem, 1993. október 21-22, „Informatika” szekció

 

Program committee member

 

28th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’06, London, UK

 

ACM International Conferecne on  Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM, Bremen, Germany, 31 October – 5 November, 2005.

 

27th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’05, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, 25-27 March, 2005.

 

28th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, 2005., 20-25 July, Brazil, 2005

 

26th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’04, Sunderland, United Kingdom, 6-9 April, 2004.

 

ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing, Special Track on Information Access and Retrieval Systems, SAC, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2004.

 

27th International Annual Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval, ACM SIGIR, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 26-29 July, 2004.                                                      

25th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’03, Pisa, Italy, 14-16 April, 2003.       

 

ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing, Special Track on Information Access and Retrieval Systems, SAC, Melbourne, Florida, USA, 2003.

 

Information society, cultural heritage, and text analysis. Technical University of Budapest, Hungary, University of Göteborg, Sweden, Budapest, 2003. november 24-26.  

 

ACM International Symposium on Applied Computing, Special Track on Information Access and Retrieval Systems, SAC, Madrid, Spain, 2002.

 

24th International Conference on Information Retrieval Research of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group BCS ECIR’02, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, May, 2002.

 

EUROFUSE European Conference of the Group on Fuzzy Sets and Information Systems, Varenna, Italy, 23-25 September, 2002.                                                                  

 

International Conference on Database and Experts Systems Applications, Logical and Uncertainty Models in Information Systems DEXA LUMIS, Technical University of München, München, Germany, 3-7 September, 2001.      

 

OTDK Műszaki Szekció, Elektronikai, Elektrotechnikai és Informatikai Szekció, Budapest, 1999

 

XXII. OTDK Műszaki Szekció, Elektronikai, elektrotechnikai és Informatikai Szekció, Sopron, 1995

 

13            SOCIETIES

 

2004-present  member, British Computer Society, Information Retrieval Specialist Group, BCS IRSG

 

2000-present  member, Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval, ACM SIGIR

 

1997                member, Neural Network Research Forum

 

1994-1995             member, International Neural Network Society

 

2000-2003             University of Veszprém, Doctoral School, examine

 

1998-present   member, Operációkutatási Munkabizottság, VEAB

1999-jelen      member, MOT

 

1985-2000      member, NJSZT

 

14     EDITORIAL ACTIVITY

 

Journals

 

Guest Editor, Information Processing and Management, Special Topic Issue: Model design, formulation and explanation in information retrieval using mathematics. Elsevier, 2006, vol. 42, no. 1, ISSN 0306-4573, IF=1.295 (co-editors: Lalmas, M., and van Rijsbergen, C.J.).

 

Guest Editor, Information Retrieval, Special Topic Issue: Spaces, logic, and link analysis in IR: Recent advances from a mathematical and logical perspective. Kluwer, 2005, vol. 8, no. 2, ISSN 1386-4564, IF=1.231 (co-editors: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Guest Editor, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology JASIST, Special Topic Issue: Mathematical, logical and formal methods in information retrieval. John Wiley & Sons. vol. 54, no. 3, 2002, ISSN 1532-2882, IF=2.086 (co-editors: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas, Crestani, F.).

 

Founder, Editor-in-chief, Technology Letters, ISSN 1369-3735, 1997-2000.

 

Proceedings

 

Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’05., 20-25 July, Salvador, Brazil, 15-19 August, 2005, (co-editor: Ounis, I.).

 

Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’04. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., 25-29 July, 2004, (co-editor: C.J. van Rijsbergen).

 

Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’03. University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 26-29 July, 2003, (co-editor: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’02. University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, 12-15 August, 2002, (co-editor: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas).

 

Kulturális innováció és információkeresés – Cultural innovation and information retrieval. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár – National Széchényi Libraryr, 2001. szeptember 14., Budapest, ISBN 963-200-428-0 (co-editor.: S. Darányi).

 

Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’01. Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA, 7-11 September, 2001.

 

Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference on Research and Development in  Information Retrieval of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval ACM SIGIR, International Workshop Mathematical/Formal Methods in Information Retrieval MF/IR ’00. University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 24-28 July, 2000, (co-editor: C.J. van Rijsbergen, M. Lalmas), ISSN 1369-3735.

 

 

15     Ph.D. SUPERVISION

 

2005-present  University of Veszprém, Sikos, L.

 

2003-present  University of Veszprém, Kiezer T.

 

2002-present  University of Veszprém, Góth J.

 

2001-present  University of Veszprém, Skrop A.

 

2000-present  University of Veszprém, Horváth M.

 

1999-2000             Brunel University London Buckinghamshire Chilterns University

College, S. Tabirca

 

16     Ph.D. EXAMINATION

 

 

Ph.D. Thesis, ‘Viva Voce’ member

 

Brunel University London, Buckinghamshire University College, High Wycombe, Department of Computing and Information Technology, United Kingdom; M. Day; „Time Delay Projection Neural Networks with Applications in Time Series Predictions”, 2000, 146 pages.                   

 

Ph.D. examination committee member

 

2002-present   University of Veszprém, Doctoral School for Information Sciences

 

17     RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2002-2005      OTKA, T 037821

2001-2004      NKFP, OM-00359/2001

2002-2003      CIMO-TÉT, SF-20/01

2001-2002      AKP 2001-140

1999-2001      OTKA, T 030194

1998-1999      Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae

 

18     INVITED SPEAKER

 

2005  A measure theoretic approach to information retrieval, IRFest, Information retrieval Festival, University of Glasgow, Scotland, July 24

 

2005  Információkereső gépek a Weben. Kolozsvári Tudományegyetem, Nagyenyed, szeptember 22.

 

2002  Spaces in information retrieval. Department of Information Systems, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, 11 November.

 

2002  Információ-visszakeresés a Weben. Kolozsvári Tudományegyetem, Nagyenyed, június 20.

 

2001  i2rmeta: Web Metasearching and evaluation. Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Information Rerieval Research Group, 19 December.

 

2000  On the structural development of Information Retrieval. Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Information Retrieval Research Group, 13 November.

 

1999  Mathematical Foundation of Information Retrieval. Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Department of Computing and Information Technology, High Wycombe, United Kingdom, 24 May.

 

1999  Információ-visszakeresés matematikai megalapozása. Matematikai és informatikai oktatók találkozója, Kolozsvári Tudományegyetem, Szatmárnémeti, október 20.

 

1996  Interaction Information Retrieval. Buckinghamshire College, Brunel University London, Department of Computing, United Kingdom, 2 February.

1996 Elvtől az alkalmazásig avagy egy új tudományos paradigma története, Soproni Egyetem, Doktori iskola

 

1995  Applications of Computer Algebra To Manufacturing Systems. Institute of Informatics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck,  Austria, 2-3 November.

 

1992  Die 'Kopenhagener Interpretation' zur Behandlung von Relevanz und Bedeutung im Information Retrieval. Technische Universität Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Institut für Informatik, Clauthal-Zellerfeld, Deutschland, Mai 29

 

1989  The NIS and IIF Projects: Steps Towards A National Information Retrieval System In Hungary. Institut für Informationssysteme, Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria, 4 June

 

2002  Információkeresés a Weben. Nyugatmagyarországi Egyetem, Sopron, Doktori Iskola Szemináriuma, május. 9.

 

2000  Információ-visszakeresés alapjai. Széchenyi István Népfőiskola, Nagycenk, február 10.

 

1996  Interakciós keresés asszociatív adatbázisban. Veszprémi Egyetem, Matematika és Számítástechnika Tanszék, Veszprém, május 20.

 

1996  Kölcsönhatás Alapú Információvisszakeresés: kutatási vonatkozások. Doktori Iskola, Kutatási Szeminárium, Soproni Egyetem, Sopron, május 23.

 

1994  Az információvisszakeresés matematikai modelljei. Soproni Egyetem, Sopron, Matematika Tanszék, május 22.

 

1991  A természetes és a mesterséges intelligencia. Németh László Népfőiskola. Fertőrákos, augusztus 10.

 

1990  Egy mesterséges neurális alapú felhasználói modell. Matematika és Számítástudomány Tanszék, Villamosmérnöki és Informatika Kar, B.M.E.Budapest, november 19.

 

19     PROJECTS REFEREEING

 

2000-present   OTKA

 

2001-2002       IKTA

 

1999-2001       TDK, University of Veszprém

 

1999             OTDK

 

1997             Research Assessment Exercise, Brunel University London Buckinghamshire College, United Kingdom, részvétel az előkészítésben

 

1996             Magyar Akkreditációs Bizottság, Soproni Egyetem Intézményi Önértékelés megírásának koordinálása

 

1995              OTDK Műszaki Szekció

 

1994             Amerikai Akkreditációs Bizottság, Soproni Egyetem Intézményi Önértékelés megírásában részvétel

 

20. JOURNAL PAPERS REVIEWING

 

Information Retrieval, Kluwer

 

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, John Wiley

 

Information Processing and Management, Elsevier

 

Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS, Springer

 

Transactions on Information Systems TOIS, Elsevier

 

ETRI Journal

 

The Computer Journal. Oxford University Press, British Computer Society

 

Technology Letters, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe

 

Neural Networks, Elsevier

 

21     CONFERENCE PAPERS REVIEWING

 

ACM SIGIR, International Conference of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval

 

ECIR BCS IRSG, European Conference of the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group

 

EUROFUSE, European Group on Fuzzy Sets Conference On Information Systems

 

ACM DEXA, Database and Expert Systems Applications Logical and Uncertainty Models for Information Systems

 

ACM SAC-IARS, Association for Computing Machinery Special Track on Applied Computing Information Access and Retrieval Systems

 

CIKM, ACM Internatinal Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

 

 

 

 

22     PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS

 

Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University, Ireland

 

Cornelis Jost „Keith” van Rijsbergen, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

 

Donald H. Kraft, University of Louisiana, United States of America

 

Eero Sormunen, University of Tampere, Finland

 

Fabio Crestani, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom

 

Gabriella Pasi, Institute for Multimedia Techniques Milano, Italy

 

Iadh Ounis, University of Glasgow

 

Jian-Jun Nie, University of Montreal, Canada

 

Kalervo Jarvalin, University of Tampere, Finland

 

Leo Egghe, University of Antwerp, Belgium

 

Michael Wong, University of Regina, Canada

 

Mounia Lalmas, Queen Mary and Wesfield College, London, United Kingdom

 

Norbert Fuhr, University of Dortmund, Germany

 

Peter Bollmann-Sdorra, University of Berlin, Germany

 

Peter Bruza, Queensland University, Australia

 

Sándor Darányi, University of Gothenburg, Boras, Sweden

 

Steven           Cater, Kettering University, U.S.A.

 

Stephen Robertson, Microsoft Research Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

 

Theo   Huibers, KPMG Bus. Adv. Serv., the Netherlands

 

Vijay   Raghavan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, U.S.A.