Ruthven, Ian Prof

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Prof Ian Ruthven

Head of Department

LT1416 LIVINGSTONE TOWER

Tel : +44 141 548 3704

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Education:
BSc (hons) Computing Science, University of Glasgow
MSc Cognitive Science, University of Birmingham
PhD, University of Glasgow

Qualifications:
BSc, MSc, PhD

Classes:
CS.954 - Information Retrieval Access
CS.957 - Research Methods

Research Interests:
Interactive Information Retrieval; formal methods for information-seeking; interfaces to information retrieval systems; interfaces to digital libraries; document summarisation; affective computing; information-seeking behaviours

Research Affiliations:
iLab

Duties:
Department research committee

Current projects:
PuppyIR: constructing open-source IR systems for children. EU FP7.
Decision-making on the web: what do searchers look at any why? AHRC
What we cannot ask: how information poverty manifests on the Internet

Past projects:
Task-centred evaluation methodologies for interactive information retrieval
Contextual models of trust
Personalisation of web searches through ostension and summarisation
Retrieval through explanation

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