Chris Develder is associate professor with the research group IDLab in the Dept. of Information Technology (INTEC) at Ghent University - imec, Ghent, Belgium. He received the MSc degree in computer science engineering and a PhD in electrical engineering from Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium), in Jul. 1999 and Dec. 2003 respectively (as a fellow of FWO). He has stayed as a research visitor at UC Davis, CA, USA (Jul.-Oct. 2007) and at Columbia University, NY, USA (Jan. 2013 - Jun. 2015). Chris currently leads two research teams within IDLab, one on converting text to knowledge (i.e., NLP, mostly information extraction using machine learning), the other on data analytics and machine learning for smart grids. Chris and his team jointly have published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences (e.g., EMNLP, CoNLL, EACL, ACL, ECIR, CIKM, WSDM, WWW, NIPS).
Keywords: Natural language processing, Information extraction, Smart grid, Data analytics, Machine learning
P. Barrio, L. Gravano and C. Develder, “Ranking deep web text collections for scalable information extraction”, in Proc. 24th ACM Int. Conf. Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2015), Melbourne, Australia, 19-23 Oct. 2015, pp. 153-162.
L. De Baets, J. Ruyssinck, C. Develder, T. Dhaene and D. Deschrijver, “Appliance classification using VI trajectories and convolutional neural networks”, Energy Build., Vol. 158, Jan. 2018, pp. 32-36.
N. Sadeghianpourhamami, N. Refa, M. Strobbe and C. Develder, “Quantitive analysis of electric vehicle flexibility: A data-driven approach”, Int. J. Electr. Power Energy Syst., Vol. 95, Feb. 2018, pp. 451-462.
G. Bekoulis, J. Deleu, T. Demeester and C. Develder, “An attentive neural architecture for joint segmentation and parsing and its application to real estate ads”, Expert Syst. Appl., Vol. 102, 15 Jul. 2018, pp. 100-112.
G. Bekoulis, J. Deleu, T. Demeester and C. Develder, “Joint entity recognition and relation extraction as a multi-head selection problem”, Expert Syst. Appl., Vol. 114, Dec. 2018, pp. 34-45.