Studies: Department of Computer Science, UCSB
Occupation: Associate research scientist at UCSB
I am an associate research scientist, principal investigator and lecturer at the Computer Science dept., UCSB. My research background is in AI, with focus on recommender systems. I have a particular interest in modeling trust in social networks, both at the data-mining layer and visualization-interaction layers. I am also co-founder and CTO of Siras Systems Inc., providers of personalized educational planning and reporting.
Web page: http://cs.ucsb.edu/~jod/index.html