Recently completed PhD student in structured text retrieval with an emphasis on genre. Main interests within this area are visual perception, information searching/behaviour and retrieval, genre theory and methods of classification. Malcom is also currently working on the SocialSensor project.
Supervisors are Professor Patrick Holt, Professor Ian Ruthven and Professor Dawei Song.
Graduated in 2004 with a BSc (Hons) Internet & Multimedia course and completed a Postgraduate MSc course at RGU and PG Cert course (with Distinction).
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, Dawei Song, Stuart Watt. 2013, You Have E-Mail, What Happens Next? Tracking the Eyes for Genre, Information Processing & Management, In Press.
- Malcolm Clark, Yunhyong Kim, Udo Kruschwitz, Dawei Song, Dyaa Albakour, Stephen Dignum, Ulises CerviÒo Beresi, Maria Fasli, & Anne De Roeck, 2012, Automatically Structuring Domain Knowledge from Text: an Overview of Current Research, Information Processing & Management, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 552-568.
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, 2010, Perceiving and Using Genre by Form – An Eye-Tracking Study, Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services, vol. 60, no. 3, pp.268-280.
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, 2009, The Evolution of Genre in Wikipedia, Journal for Language Technology and Computational Linguistics (JLCL), vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 1-22.
- Fang Huang, Stuart Watt, David Harper & Malcolm Clark, 2007, Compact Representations in XML Retrieval, in N. Fuhr, M. Lalmas & A. Trotman (eds), Comparative Evaluation of XML Information Retrieval Systems, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, vol. 4518, pp. 64-72.
Conferences & Workshops
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, Dawei Song. Looking for genre: The use of structural features during search tasks with Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the fourth symposium on Information interaction in context (IIiX 2012); August 12-24; Nijmegen, The Netherlands: ACM; 2012
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt; How do People Interact with Structured E-mails in Terms of Genre and Perception? In Proceedings of Information: Interaction and Impact (I3); June; Aberdeen; 2009.
- Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, Genre Analysis of Structured Emails for Corpus Profiling. Workshop on Corpus Profiling for Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing in Conjunction with Information Interaction in Context (IIiX); October 19; BCS HQ, London. EWICS. 2008.
- Malcolm Clark, Stuart Watt. Classifying XML Documents by Using Genre Features. TIR-07 4th International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval in conjunction with DEXA; 3-7 September; Regensburg, Germany: IEEE; 2007.
- Fang Huang, Stuart Watt, David Harper, Malcolm Clark. Robert Gordon University at INEX 2006: Adhoc Track. INEX 2006. Dagstuhl Castle, Germany: Springer-Verlag; 2006.
- Malcolm Clark, Structured text retrieval by means of affordances and genre. BCS IRSG Workshop/Symposium: Future Directions in Information Access 2007. Glasgow, Scotland: BCS; 2007.
- Malcolm Clark. Classifying XML Documents by Genre Vol. 1 [MSc]. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University; 2005.
- Malcolm Clark. Classifying XML Documents by Genre Vol. 2 [MSc]. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University; 2005.
- Malcolm Clark. Doctoral Forum. Information Interaction in Context (IIiX) 2008; 2008 14 October 2008; London, UK. 2008.