Allan Hanbury is a faculty member of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna.
He is coordinator of the Austrian ICT Lighthouse Project, Data Market Austria, which is creating a data-services ecosystem in Austria, and coordinator of the EU-funded KConnect project on technology for analysing medical text. He was scientific coordinator of the EU-funded Khresmoi Integrated Project on medical and health information search and analysis, and is co-founder of contextflow, the spin-off commercialising the radiology image search technology developed in Khresmoi. Allan also coordinated the EU-funded VISCERAL project on evaluation of algorithms on big data.
Allan was born in George, South Africa, in 1974. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and applied mathematics in 1994, a bachelor’s degree with honours in physics in 1995, and a master’s degree in physics in 1999, all from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was awarded the PhD degree in applied mathematics in 2002 from the Mines ParisTech, France, and the Habilitation in Practical Informatics from the TU Wien, Austria, in 2008.
Allan is author or co-author of over 130 publications in refereed journals and refereed international conferences.
He is also a professor for data intelligence at TU Wien since November 2017.
W. Kusa, O. E. Mendoza, P. Knoth, G. Pasi, A. Hanbury
Effective matching of patients to clinical trials using entity extraction and neural re-ranking
Journal of Biomedical Informatics 144 (2023) 104444
T. Fink, L. Andersson, A. Hanbury
Detecting Multi Word Terms in patents the same way as entities
World Patent Information 67 (2021) 102078
S. Hofstätter, N. Rekabsaz, M. Lupu, C. Eickhoff, A. Hanbury
Enriching Word Embeddings for Patent Retrieval with Global Context
Proc. European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), Springer LNCS 11437, Cologne, Germany (2019) 810–818
L. Maier-Hein, ... A. Hanbury, et al.
Why rankings of biomedical image analysis competitions should be interpreted with care
Nature Communications, Vol 9, Article number: 5217 (2018)
F. Hopfgartner, [...] A. Hanbury, et al.
Evaluation-as-a-Service for the Computational Sciences: Overview and Outlook
Journal of Data and Information Quality, Vol. 10, Issue 4 (2018)