School of Computing

Vania Dimitrova


   

People

Current Researchers and PhD Students

Marwan Al-Tawil
PhD start date: November 2013; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and Brandon Bennett.
Intelligent Nudging to Support Interactive Exploration of Linked Data.

Alicja Piotrkowicz
PhD start date: November 2013; Supervisors: Vania Dimitrova and Katja Markert;
adviser: Justin Washtel, ForecastThis.
Predicting popularity of news articles on social media.

Entisar Nassr Abdulati Abolkasim
PhD start date: June 2014; Supervisors: Lydia Lau and Vania Dimitrova.
Semantic Aprpoach for Modelling Diversity in Social Content.

Dr. Dhaval Thakker
Visiting Ressearch fellow on NETTUN project.
Previously research fellow on the ImREAL project and the Dicode projects.

Dr. Qingxu Dou
Ressearch fellow on the NETTUN project.

Dr Yiannis Gatsoulis
Ressearch fellow on the NETTUN project.

Past Researchers and PhD Students

Dr. Dimoklis Despotakis
KTP associate. Intelligent targeted marketing, with Blueclaw Ltd. Research assistant on the ImREAL project.
PhD completed in 2013 at Unieversity of Leeds; Thesis: Modelling viewpoints in user generated content

Dr. Fan Yang-Turner
Ressearch fellow on the Dicode project.

Dr. Steve Shillitoe
Software developer on the ImREAL project.

Dr. Ronald Denaux
PhD completion in 2013; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Intuitive ontology authoring using controlled natural language .
Research Assistant on the Confluence project. Research Fellow on the ImREAL project.

Dr. Ahmad Ammari
Ressearch fellow on ImREAL project and the Dicode project.

Dr. Claudio Calazans Campelo
PhD completion in 2013; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Representing and reasoning about changing spatial extensions of geographic features.

Dr. Ilaria Corda
PhD completion 2011; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: An Ontology-based Approach to Exploring Connections between Historical Events.
Research assistant on the Confluence project and on the ImREAL project.

Dr. Wichai Eamsinvattana
PhD completion 2011; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Reflective dialogue for on-the-job training in emergency services.

Dr. Styliani Kleanthous
PhD completion in 2010; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Intelligent Support for Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Communities.
Research Assistant on the BRAIN project.

Sirisha Bajanki
Research Assistant on the AWESOME project.

Dr. Francesca Carmagnola
PhD completion in 2008; University of Torino, Italy.
Visiting researcher at Leeds, joint work on Evidence-Based Approach to Handle Semantic Heterogeneity in Interoperable Distributed User Models

Dr. Zukery Ibrahim
PhD completion in 2006; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Schema Theory-Based Computational Approach to Support Children's Conceptual Understanding

Dr. Essam Kosba
PhD completion in 2005; University of Leeds, UK.
Thesis: Generating Computer-based Advice in Web-Based Distance Education Evironment

Dr. Riccardo Mazza
PhD completion in 2005; University of Lugano, Switzerland.
Thesis: Using Information Visualisation to Facilitate Instructors in Web-based Distance Learning

Chris Tebb
Research Assistant on the EDUKALIBRE project.