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Dirk Ahlers
Research Assistant
OFFIS Institute for Information
Technology; Oldenburg, Germany

Short Biography

Dirk Ahlers received his diploma in computer science at the University of Oldenburg. Since 2005 he holds a position as a research assistant at the Oldenburg Research and Development Institute for Information Technology Tools and Systems (OFFIS) in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany and works with its Multimedia and Internet Information Services division.

As part of the Niccimon project, he was involved in several projects concerning mobile and location-based applications and search technologies.

His current research interests include geographically-aware Web Search, search engine technologies and location based services.


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