Gordon CormackDegrees and awards

BSc, MSc, PhD (Manitoba)

INFORMS 2009 Data Mining Challenge, Winner. (2009); Marsland Faculty Fellow, University of Waterloo (2007-2010); Spam Filtering Performance Award, ECML/PKDD Discovery Channel (2006); ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Champions, Coach (1999); ACSys VLC Medal (1998); Wilkes Medal, British Computer Society (1995)

Representative publications

S. Buettcher, C.L.A. Clarke, G.V. Cormack. Information Retrieval: Implementing and Evaluating Search Engines, MIT Press, 2010.

G.V. Cormack. Email Spam Filtering: A Systematic Review. Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval, 1:4, 2008.

G.V. Cormack and T.R. Lynam. On-line Supervised Spam Filter Evaluation. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 25:3, 2007.

A. Bratko, G.V. Cormack, B. Filipic, T.R. Lynam, and B. Zupan. Spam Filtering Using Statistical Data Compression Models. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 7, 2006.

G.V. Cormack and Lynam T.R. Statistical Precision of Information Retrieval Evaluation. 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2006.

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