department of informatics

Edy Portmann

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About: 

Web addicted, exploratory search investigator and soft computing prophet who likes to travel the world. Helped create Mediamatics, coeditor of Fuzzy Management Methods, and author of The FORA Framework as well as Informationsextraktion aus Weblogs. That’s all Folks!

Contacts

Full Name: 
Dr. Edy Portmann
Current Position: 
Assistant Professor at University of Bern

Research

Domains of Interest: 
  • Exploratory Search: is a specialization of information exploration that contains aspects of Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval to foster investigation and learning.
  • Mediamatics (Multimedia and Informatics): combines technologies, strategies and methodologies from Multimedia, Social Media, Semantic Media and Augmented Media.
  • Soft Computing deals with imprecision, uncertainty, partial truth and approximation and this includes Fuzzy Systems, Computing with Words, Collective/Swarm Intelligence and Concept Learning.

...and this are likewise the contents of my PhD dissertation which can be downloaded here!

Education

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Publications

Activities

Memberships: 
  • ACM: Association for Computing Machinery
  • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • SIGIR: Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval
  • WFSC: World Federation on Soft Computing
  • WoT: The Web of Things

Experience

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Leisure

Hobbies: 
  • Culture: Food and Drink, Movies, Music and Art
  • Reading: Novels and Scientific Papers
  • Sports: Running, Biking, Snowboarding and Fitness
  • Traveling: Africa, America, Asia and Europe

History

Member for
3 years 46 weeks