GRADUATE COORDINATOR AND PROFESSOR
Dr. Giraud-Carrier leads the Data Mining Lab at BYU. His research interests include data mining, meta-learning, computational health science, social capital and social media applications, structure-rich data, and incremental learning. As part of the Computational Health Science Research Group, he brings his expertise in data mining to a team whose goal is to survey, predict, and help when people communicate about health issues on social media.
Dr. Ng is the director of the Advanced Information Retrieval Applications Lab. Recently, the lab has worked on projects to recommend media for children using collaborative-filtering approaches and to develop interactive game systems for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. His research interests include web information retrieval, recommendation systems, and query processing.
Dr. Woodfield is interested in software research, object-oriented analysis and design, conceptual modeling, and system specification languages. He and his students created the Hyperweb, a peer-to-peer system created by a structured interconnection of nodes. He is also a member of BYUs Data Extraction Research Group, whose aim is the extraction and structuring of data from unstructured and semi-structured documents.