Linda Yang

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I am currently a Senior Lecturer of Computer Science at the University of Portsmouth. I previously held lecturer / senior research fellow appointments at the University of St Andrews, Cardiff and Aberdeen. 

I am a member of the IET, WES and HEA. I have worked on a number of UK and European funded research projects.  My research interests are in the areas of techniques for data mining, machine learning, intelligent information recommendation, information retrieval, big data, context-aware computing as well as their applications in Internet, business, social networks, home/residential care and health-informatics. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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