Doug Oard is a professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool).
His research interests include eDiscovery, cross-language information retrieval, and speech retrieval.
Oard was on sabbatical at the University of California, Berkeley, and Melbourne, Australia, for the 2009/2010 school year.
He received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.
2012. Encouraging consistent translation choices. Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. :417–426.
2011. Cross Language Entity Linking. IJCNLP: International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing.
2011. Overview of the FIRE 2011 RISOTTask. FIRE.
2011. Believe Me—We Can Do This! Annotating Persuasive Acts in Blog Text. Workshops at the Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
2010. Assessor error in stratified evaluation. Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management. :539-548.
2010. Making sense of archived e‐mail: Exploring the Enron collection with NetLens. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 61(4):723-744.
2010. Exploring the Relationships among ICTs: A Scalable Computational Approach Using KL Divergence and Hierarchical Clustering. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. :1-10.
2010. System and Method for Confidentiality-Preserving Rank-Ordered Search. 12/608,724
2010. Values of Stakeholders in the Net Neutrality Debate: Applying Content Analysis to Telecommunications Policy. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. :1-10.
2010. Evaluation of information retrieval for E-discovery. Artificial Intelligence and Law. 18:347-386.
2010. Investigating multi-label classification for human values. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 47(1):1-4.
2009. Pairwise Document Similarity in Large Collections with MapReduce. Relation. 10(1.91):8372-8372.
2009. Arabic Cross-Document Coreference Resolution. Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2009 Conference Short Papers$}$. :357-360.
2009. Replication and automation of expert judgments: Information engineering in legal e-discovery. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2009. SMC 2009. :102-107.
2009. Selecting hierarchical clustering cut points for web person-name disambiguation. Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. :778-779.
2009. Matching person names through name transformation. Proceedings of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management. :1875-1878.
2009. Automatic classification of human values: Applying computational thinking to information ethics. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 46(1):1-4.
2009. Understanding IT Innovations Through Computational Analysis of Discourse. ICIS 2009 Proceedings.
2009. Improving search effectiveness in the legal e-discovery process using relevance feedback. Proceedings of the global E-Discovery/E-Disclosure workshop on electronically stored information in discovery at the 12th international conference on artificial intelligence and law (ICAIL09 DESI Workshop). DESI Press, Barcelona.
2009. Context-based message expansion for disentanglement of interleaved text conversations. Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. :200-208.
2008. Extending sense-making models with ideas from cognition and learning theories. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 45(1):23-23.
2008. Combining Speech Retrieval Results with Generalized Additive Models. ACL'08: Proceedings of the 2008 Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics.
2008. User-assisted query translation for interactive cross-language information retrieval. Information Processing & Management. 44(1):181-211.
2008. Resolving personal names in email using context expansion. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
2008. Advances in multilingual and multimodal information retrieval. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 5152
2008. Unlocking the Potential of the Spoken Word. Science. 321(5897):1787-1788.
2008. Access to recorded interviews. Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage. 1:1-27.
2008. Advancing social science research by applying computational linguistics. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 45(1):1-12.
2007. Confidentiality-preserving rank-ordered search. Proceedings of the 2007 ACM workshop on Storage security and survivability. :7-12.
2007. Task-based interaction with an integrated multilingual, multimedia information system: a formative evaluation. Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries. :117-126.
2007. CLEF-2006 CL-SR at Maryland: English and Czech. Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval. :786-793.
2007. Searching spontaneous conversational speech. ACM SIGIR Forum. 41:104-104.
2007. Improving text classification for oral history archives with temporal domain knowledge. Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. :623-630.
2006. An exploratory study of the W3C mailing list test collection for retrieval of emails with pro/con arguments. Proceedings of the Third Conference on Email and Anti-Spam, Mountain View, CA, July.
2006. Combining bidirectional translation and synonymy for cross-language information retrieval. Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. :202-209.
2006. Modeling identity in archival collections of email: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS 06). :95-103.
2006. Evaluation of Multilingual and Multi-modal Information Retrieval-Seventh Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2006, Alicante, Spain, September 19-21, 2006, Revised Selected Papers. Seventh Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2006.
2006. Classifying science: Phenomena, data, theory, method, practice: Book Reviews. J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci. Technol.. 57(14):1977-1978.
2006. Using rhythms of relationships to understand e‐mail archives. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 57(14):1936-1948.
2006. Cross-Language Access to Recorded Speech in the MALACH Project. Text, Speech and DialogueText, Speech and Dialogue. 2448:197-212.
2006. Clef-2005 cl-sr at maryland: Document and query expansion using side collections and thesauri. Accessing Multilingual Information Repositories. :800-809.
2005. Dictionary-based cross-language retrieval. Information Processing and Management. 41:523-547.
2005. Dictionary-based techniques for cross-language information retrieval. Information Processing & Management. 41(3):523-547.
2004. Automatic recognition of spontaneous speech for access to multilingual oral history archives. IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Special Issue on Spontaneous Speech Processing. 12(4):420-435.
2004. iCLEF 2003 at Maryland: Translation Selection and Document Selection. Comparative Evaluation of Multilingual Information Access SystemsComparative Evaluation of Multilingual Information Access Systems. 3237:231-265.
2004. Interactive cross-language document selection. information retrieval. 7(1):205-228.
2004. iCLEF 2003 at Maryland: Translation selection and document selection. Comparative Evaluation of Multilingual Information Access Systems. :231-265.
2004. iCLEF 2004 at Maryland: Summarization design for interactive cross-language question answering. Proceeding of Cross Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF2004).
2004. Transforming access to the spoken word. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Large-scale Knowledge Resources. :57-59.
2004. Building an information retrieval test collection for spontaneous conversational speech. Proceedings of the 27th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. :41-48.
2003. Making miracles: Interactive translingual search for cebuano and hindi. ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP). 2(3):219-244.
2003. Rapid-response machine translation for unexpected languages. Proceedings of the MT Summit IX.
2003. Parsing and Tagging of Bilingual Dictionaries. TALTraitement Automatique Des Langues. 44(2):125-150.
2003. Tagging and Parsing of Bilingual Dictionary. LAMP-TR-106,CFAR-TR-991,CS-TR-4529,UMIACS-TR-2003-97
2003. Comparing user-assisted and automatic query translation. Advances in cross-language information retrieval. :400-415.
2003. Probabilistic structured query methods. Proceedings of the 26th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in informaion retrieval. :338-344.
2003. Searching large collections of recorded speech: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 40(1):330-339.
2003. The effect of bilingual term list size on dictionary-based cross-language information retrieval. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003.
2003. Desparately seeking cebuano. Third Conference on Human Language Technologies.
2003. The surprise language exercises. ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing. 2:79-84.
2003. Searching recorded speech based on the temporal extent of topic labels. AAAI Spring Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia Knowledge Management.
2002. Lexicon Acquisition from Bilingual Dictionaries. SPIEPhotonic West Electronic Imaging Conference. :37-48.
2002. The use of speech retrieval systems: a study design. Information retrieval techniques for speech applications. :86-93.
2002. Term selection for searching printed Arabic. Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval. :261-268.
2002. Automatic transcription of Czech language oral history in the MALACH project: resources and initial experiments. Proceedings of the The 5th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue. :57-64.
2002. Supporting access to large digital oral history archives. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries. :18-27.
2002. Evaluating Arabic Retrieval from English or French Queries: The TREC-2001 Cross-Language Information Retrieval Track. Proceedings of the Post Workshop of LREC.
2002. iCLEF 2001 at Maryland: comparing term-for-term gloss and MT. Evaluation of Cross-Language Information Retrieval Systems. :167-235.