Dr Frank Hopfgartner

Senior Lecturer in Data Science

PhD (Glasgow), PG Cert (Glasgow), FHEA

Frank Hopfgartner


+44 (0)114 222 2658

  • Interactive Information Systems such as information retrieval, knowledge sharing, enterprise search, and recommender systems. Experience in user modelling, gamification, personalized search and recommendation, user-centric evaluation, and other challenges that center around satisfying users’ information needs.
  • Content Analysis: Automatic information extraction, indexing, semantic analysis of text documents, analysis of low-level multimedia features, and the application of deep learning methods to classify multimedia content. Manual methods include work on engaging the crowd for data and document annotation and categorization.
  • Self-tracking & lifelogging and its potentials for personalization. Interested in the analysis, and visualisation of sensor and lifelogging data. Other challenges pertain processing vast amounts of data and identifying user interests, skills etc. and their usage in real world systems like health or recommendation systems.