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Dr. Joeran Beel

Ussher Assistant Professor (Computer Science)


Joeran Beel is Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems at Trinity College Dublin and a member of the ADAPT Centre. His research focuses on recommender systems (recommendations as-a-service and recommender-system evaluation) and related technologies such as machine learning and natural language processing. Joeran is further interested in the blockchain/cryptocurrencies, plagiarism detection, and information extraction in the fields of digital libraries, finance, tourism, transport, and healthcare. Joeran has published three books and over 50 peer-reviewed articles and has been awarded various grants for research projects, patent applications, and prototype development as well as some business start-up funding. He is involved in the development of open-source projects such as Mr. DLib, Docear, JabRef, and Freeplane, some of which he initiated. Joeran founded two successful IT start-ups and received multiple awards and prizes for each. Joeran studied and researched in the USA (Berkeley), Australia (Sydney), Germany (Magdeburg & Konstanz), Cyprus (Nicosia) and England (Lancaster). He has an M.Sc. in Project Management, an M.Sc. in Business Information Systems and a PhD in Computer Science. Prior to Trinity College, Joeran worked as IT product manager in the tourism industry (Munich, Germany), and as a postdoctoral researcher at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan.
  ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE   Bibliometrics   Bitcoin   Blockchain   computer-assisted language learning   Cross-Language Information Retrieval   Digital Humanities   Digital Libraries   FinTech   INFORMATION EXTRACTION   INFORMATION-RETRIEVAL   MACHINE LEARNING   Natural Language Processing   Personalisation   Personalisation and User-Centric Adaptivity   Personalised Information Retrieval   Plagiarism Detection   Recommender Systems   Scientometrics   Text Mining   TOURISM   User Modeling
 DISCANT: Domain-Independent Semantic Annotation of the Text
 Mr. DLib

Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Fluent Fluent Fluent
Joeran Beel, Please visit my Google Scholar profile for a complete list of publications,, Journal Article, SUBMITTED


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DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowship (FIT Weltweit) 2015
5th prize in B-P-W business plan contest 2013
1st prize in ego.BUSINESS business plan contest 2012
Best graduate of the Computer Science Department 2007/08 2008
2nd prize in business plan contest 'B-P-W' 2003
2nd winner at "Jugend-forscht", Germany's most reputable research contest for youth (national wide round) 2002
Award for an outstanding microelectronic equipment development by the Association of German Electrical Engineers 2001
Recommender Systems, User Modelling, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Information Extraction, Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, Scientometrics, Plagiarism Detection, Blockchain, Digital Libraries, Digital Humanities, Finance (FinTech), Legal, Tourism, Medical