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Dr. Michael Berry


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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 616
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3838
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Scientific computing
  • Parallel numerical algorithms
  • Information retrieval
  • Data mining
  • Computational science and performance evaluation
  • Visual Analytics


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University
  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Georgia


Professor Berry is the co-author and editor of two recent books published by SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics): “Understanding Search Engines: Mathematical Modeling and Text Retrieval, Second Edition” and “Computational Information Retrieval”. A third edited volume entitled “A Survey of Text Mining” was published by Springer-Verlag in August of 2003. He has published over 75 refereed journal and conference publications.

He has organized numerous workshops on Text Mining and was Conference Co-Chair of the 2003 SIAM Third International Conference on Data Mining (May 1-3) in San Francisco, CA. He was also Program Co-Chair of the 2004 Co-Chair of the 2003 SIAM Fourth International Conference on Data Mining (April 22-24) in Orlando, FL. He is a member of SIAM, ACM, and the IEEE Computer Society and is on the editorial board of “Computing in Science and Engineering” and the “SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing”.


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