Hamid Mousavi

PhD Candidate

hmousavi (at) cs.ucla.edu

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Hamid Mousavi  
Web Information System Lab
Computer Science Department
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles
Room 4671 Boelter Hall., UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1596, USA.
Email: hmousavi (at) cs.ucla.edu
LinkedIn: here


I am a PhD candidate in the Computer Science Department of University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, I am working at the Web Information System Lab. with Prof. Carlo Zaniolo. I have also been a member of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), since 2010 and work on the NLP-Based Text Mining Project with Dr. Markus Iseli.

To find out more detail on our current projects and systems please refer to the SemScape Website. SemScape is an NLP-based text-mining framework which is used in several applications such as Ontology generation, InfoBox generation, short answer grading, and proposition extraction.

PhD - Computer Science

University of California , Los Angeles , USA

(Expected) 2013

Major: Databases

Minor: Algorithms, Statistics

MS - Software Engineering

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Thesis: A scalable and distributed web crawler


BS - Software Engineering

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran



Research Interest:

Mainly interested in Data Streams, Data Mining, Web Information Retrieval, and Software Engineering concepts:
  • Data Streams and Databases
  • Text Mining
  • Web Information Mining
  • Web Search Engines
  • Software Engineering Concepts
  • Theoretical Computer Science, especially Algorithms, Numbers Theory