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Chief Architect

Freddy Yu Yan Choi, British chief architect. Achievements include design of the United Kingdom police national grid holmes 2020; research in algorithm for domain independent automatic topic detection; research in language model for measuring semantic similarity. Recipient Atlas Student award, University Manchester, 1998—2001, Best paper award, 1999, 2000.

Background

Choi, Freddy Yu Yan was born on December 9, 1975 in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Son of Choi Tak Ming and Cheng Wai Fong.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence with honors, University Manchester, United Kingdom, 1997. Master of Philosophy in Bioinformatics, University Manchester, United Kingdom, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Linguistics, University Manchester, United Kingdom, 2002.

Career

Associate scientist Bolt, Beranek and Newman Technologies Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2002—2002. Research engineer Information Technology Innovation Center, Southampton, England, 2003—2006. Senior consultant Actica Consulting Ltd., Guildford, 2006—2008.

Enterprise architect Selex Systems Integration Ltd., Portsmouth, 2008—2010. Technology architect National Policing Improvement Agency, 2006—2008, advisor, 2007—2008, Office Science, London, 2006—2006. Guest lecturer University Sheffield, England, 2000—2000.

Security consultant Government Communications Headquarters, Cheltenham, England, 2006—2006. Visiting professor University Edinburgh, 2000—2001. Technical architect European Commission, Brussels, 2002—2006, business analyst, 2005—2006.

Reviewer Association Computational Linguistics, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of the United Kingdom police national grid holmes 2020. Research in algorithm for domain independent automatic topic detection. Research in language model for measuring semantic similarity.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computational Linguistics.

Connections

Married Juliet Lowther, September 6, 2005.

father:
Choi Tak Ming

mother:
Cheng Wai Fong

spouse:
Juliet Lowther