Steve Lawrence

Computer Scientist


Who is Steve Lawrence?

Steve Lawrence is an Australian computer scientist. He was among the group at NEC Research which was responsible for the creation of the Search Engine/Digital Library CiteSeer. He is currently an employee at Google.

Lawrence received bachelor of science and bachelor of engineering degrees from Queensland University of Technology in Australia, and his PhD from the University of Queensland in Australia.

He became a Senior Research Scientist at NEC Research Institute.

He is currently a Senior Research Scientist at Google where he developed Google Desktop.

Lawrence's professional service includes being program committee co-chair for WWW 2003, program committee vice chair for WWW 2002, co-chair for workshops at AAAI and WWW, a program committee member for conferences including WWW, CIKM, and NIPS, and a reviewer for many journals including Science and Nature.

Lawrence's research interests include information retrieval, digital libraries, and machine learning. He has published over 50 papers in these areas, including articles in Science, Nature, CACM, and IEEE Computer.

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on July 23, 2013


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