Christophe Van Gysel
PhD Candidate at the University of Amsterdam, member of the Information and Language Processing Systems group.

Fascinated by Large-scale Data Processing, 
Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Internet Security and more.

Experience

I interned twice at Google (Mountain View) in 2013 where I worked on feature selection methods. Early 2014 I interned at Facebook in London with their Security Infrastructure team. Last Summer I interned at Google in New York with the Speech team where I worked on language modelling.

For a detailled overview, check out my LinkedIn profile.


Publications
  • Determining the Presence of Political Parties in Social Circles. Christophe Van Gysel, Bart Goethals and Maarten de Rijke. ICWSM 2015, May 2015. [pdf] [code]


Security research

In the past I was active as a web security enthousiast. I actively searched for and reported security vulnerabilities in web services. Most notably, I discovered security holes in services hosted by Facebook, Google, PayPal and Dropbox.


Press



Education

I obtained my MSc in Computer Science from the University of Antwerp in July 2014 with greatest distinction. In July 2012 I was awarded a BSc in Computer Science (great distinction) from the University of Antwerp.



Contact: cvangysel [at] uva [.] nl