Introducing Prof. Ian Witten

Ian Witten

Ian H. Witten is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waikato in New Zealand where he directs the New Zealand Digital Library research project. He is one of the developers of the Greenstone software for for building and distributing digital library collections.

He received an MA in mathematics from Cambridge Unversity, England; an MSc in computer science from the University of Calgary, Canada; and a PhD in electrical engineering from Essex University, England. He is a fellow of the ACM and of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He received the 2004 IFIP Namur Award, a biennial honour accorded for “contributions to the awareness of social implications of information technology, and the need for an holistic approach in the use, and the 2005 SIGKDD Service Award, given for an outstanding contribution to the data mining field.

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