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School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering
Dr Stirling obtained his BEng degree from the Tasmanian College of
Advanced Education (1976). He further obtained his MSc degree (Digital
Techniques) in Digital Techniques from Heriot-Watt University,
Scotland UK (1980), and his PhD from the University of Sydney (1995).
He has worked for over 20 years in wide range of industries, including
as a Principal Research Scientist with BHP Steel. Recently, David took
up a position as Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong.
David has developed considerable expertise in data analysis and
knowledge management with skills in problem solving, statistical
methods, visualization, pattern recognition, data fusion and
reduction, and programming and is widely experienced in applying
these to organizations requiring solutions to complex problems. He has
applied machine learning and data mining techniques in specialized
classifier designs for noisy multivariate data to medical research,
exploration geo-science, and financial markets, as well as to industrial
- Pattern Analysis and Machine Learning
- Data Mining
- Pattern-based Knowledge discovery
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