Zhongyu (Joan) Lu

Zhongyu (Joan) Lu is Professor in Informatics at the University of Huddersfield (UK). Her extensive research covers information access, retrieval and visualization, XML technology, object oriented technologies, agent technology, data management systems, security issues and Internet computing. She has been an invited speaker for industrial-oriented events and published 5 academic books and more than 160 papers. Professor Lu has acted as the founder and a program chair for the International XML Technology workshop and XMLTech (USA) for 11 years (2003-2011). She also serves as Chair of 5 separate international conferences, is a regular reviewer for several international journals, and a committee member for 16 international conferences. She specializes in XML technology and mobile computing with image retrieval through the latest wireless devices. Professor Lu serves as a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), BCS examiner of Advanced Database Management Systems, and fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Information Retrieval Research.

Publications

Information Retrieval Methods for Multidisciplinary Applications
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu. © 2013. 325 pages.
The internet provides a vast amount of data which can be utilized to explore different approaches to solving industry problems. Efficient methods for the retrieval...
Learning with Mobile Technologies, Handheld Devices, and Smart Phones: Innovative Methods
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu. © 2012. 272 pages.
Mobile Learning is a new trend in pedagogical communities. It matches the speed of fast moving methodologies in pedagogical world. The theories of activity-based...
International Journal of Information Retrieval Research (IJIRR)
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Information Retrieval Research (IJIRR) publishes original, innovative, and creative research in the retrieval of information. This...