Office: Comal 311D / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone: (512) 245-0348 /
Fax: (512) 245-8750
Department of Computer Science, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
Byron J. Gao is an associate professor of computer science at Texas State University. He joined
Texas State in 2008, was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin in 2007-2008, and received
Ph.D. in 2007 and B.Sc. in 2003 from Simon Fraser University. His research spans several
related fields of data mining, databases, and information retrieval.
- For thesis: In general, you need to take a course/independent study with me first. Check out the following keywords and see if
they resonate with you:
data mining, databases, information retrieval, web search, exploratory search, faceted search, clustering, classification, machine learning, bioinformatics, Internet of things, social
networks, information extraction, opinion mining, recommendation systems, community information management, personal information
management, wikipedia, mass collaboration, craigslist, gene expression analysis, statistics,
discrete optimization, web service, LAMP, Hadoop ...
- For independent study: I'm always interested in working with undergraduate and graduate students on fun projects. Check out the