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Nirmalie Wiratunga (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen): Biographical Details

Nirmalie Wiratunga is Professor in Intelligent Systems in the computing science and digital media school. She has more than 15 years of research experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Her PhD on knowledge and ontology refinement was funded as part of EPSRC project (GR/L38387). She was a post-doctoral researcher on an EPSRC funded knowledge adaptation project (GR/L38387) and thereafter gained a permanent Research Fellowship at RGU before being appointed to a Readership in 2009 and Professorship in 2016.

Her research interests include both theoretical and practical aspects of machine learning and intelligent systems with focus on case-based reasoning and natural language processing. Wiratunga currently leads RGUís contributions to several projects including the European H2020 Selfback project (0.5MEuro) on mHealth and wearables, InnovateUK projects (£0.3M) on Sentiment Analysis for Product recommendation, Diabetes Self-Management and industry funded projects with British Telecom and British Geological Survey. She currently supervises PhD students working on projects related to knowledge modelling and representation from wearable, sensor and social media data.

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