Ho Pun Lam

Associate Professor

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Ho-Pun Lam is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing, Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University (XJTLU).  Before that, he was a senior research scientist at Data61, CSIRO and a researcher at NICTA, in Australia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Queensland and his primary research interests include non-classical logics, non-monotonic reasoning, formal models of normative reasoning, especially on devising algorithms to improve the computational complexity of defeasible reasoning (under different variants) and their applications in different domains, such as Legal Informatics, Business Process Compliance, UAV navigation, IoT, Semantic Web, etc.  Currently, his research has been extended to the use of different NLP techniques in mining normative information from legal documents.

Research interests

Non-monotonic Reasoning, Defeasible Reasoning

Multi-Agent Systems

Regulatory Compliance

Natural Language Processing

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Computer Science, The University of Queensland

Master, Educational Administration, University of New England

External positions

Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO

Researcher, NICTA

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