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Nicholas J. Belkin

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Rutgers University
School of Communication and Information

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Here’s a link to a list of my publications: publications-08-2016

Here’s a link to a list of my presentations: presentations-08-2016

Recent Research Projects:

Characterizing and Evaluating Whole Session Interactive Information Retrieval, with co-PI Chirag Shah. 09.2014 – 08.2019. Funded by NSF CISE/III. You can find a brief project description here: iir-abstract. The project web page is here: iir-project.

Here’s a link to a list of all my externally funded research grants and contracts: grants-02-2015

Other Research Interests:

Human interaction with information
Human-computer interaction in information systems
Interactive information retrieval
Personalization of information retrieval
Evaluation of whole session information retrieval


B.A. Russian Language and Literature University of Washington, Seattle
M.L.S. Librarianship University of Washington, Seattle
Ph.D. Information Studies University of London, U.K.

For a painfully detailed curriculum vitae click here: cv-07-2020


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