Mark Smucker

Professor

Contact InformationMark Smucker

Phone: 519-888-4567 x38620
Location: CPH 3624

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Biography Summary

Mark Smucker is a Professor in the Department of Management Sciences, and is cross-appointed with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. Mark's research interests include the design, analysis, and evaluation of interactive information retrieval systems. Mark's recent work has focused on making information retrieval evaluation more predictive of actual human search performance. Currently he is co-organizing the TREC Health Misinformation Track (https://trec-health-misinfo.github.io/) that provides a venue for research on how to improve search engine support for decision making.

Research Interests

  • Information Retrieval

Education

  • 2008, Doctorate, Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 1996, Master's, Computer Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • 1994, Bachelor's, Physics, Iowa State University
  • 1994, Bachelor's, Computer Science, Iowa State University

Courses*

  • MSCI 200A - Seminar
    • Taught in 2019
  • MSCI 200B - Seminar
    • Taught in 2020
  • MSCI 245 - Databases and Software Design
    • Taught in 2020, 2021
  • MSCI 300A - Seminar
    • Taught in 2020
  • MSCI 342 - Principles of Software Engineering
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • MSCI 400A - Seminar
    • Taught in 2020
  • MSCI 400B - Seminar
    • Taught in 2020
  • MSCI 541 - Search Engines
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2021
  • MSCI 720 - Topics in Information and Information Systems
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2021
  • MSCI 770 - Special Directed Readings
    • Taught in 2019, 2020
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Graduate Studies