I have been a member of the visual text analytics group at Dalhousie University since January 2014. I finished my masters in July 2015 and my research was around content based recommendation systems in news domain with focus on semantic relatedness using Wikipedia. My supervisor is Dr. Evangelos Milios .

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Education

Master of Computer Science, 2015, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, 2013, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Publications

Marek Lipczak, Arash Koushkestani, Evangelos Milios, Tulip: lightweight entity recognition and disambiguation using wikipedia-based topic centroids. ACM, 2014. link . This project was the winner of 2014 Named Entity Recognition and Disambiguation Challenge.
Mostafa Dehghani, Azadeh Shakery, Masoud Asadpuor, Arash Koushkestani, A learning approach for email conversation thread reconstruction. In Journal of Information Science. Vol. 39 Issue 6, Dec. 2013, pages 846-863 link

Projects

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