Doug Oard

4105 Hornbake Building
(301) 405-7590
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park (Electrical Engineering)

Doug Oard is a professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool).

His research interests include eDiscovery, cross-language information retrieval, and speech retrieval.

Oard was on sabbatical at the University of California, Berkeley, and Melbourne, Australia, for the 2009/2010 school year.

He received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.



Darwish K, Oard D.  2002.  Term selection for searching printed Arabic. Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval.


Oard D, Kim J.  2001.  Modeling information content using observable behavior. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING-AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE. 38:481-488.

Levow G-A, Oard D, Resnik P.  2001.  Rapidly retargetable interactive translingual retrieval. Proceedings of the first international conference on Human language technology research.

Kim J, Oard D, Romanik K.  2001.  User modeling for information access based on implicit feedback. 3rd Symposium of ISKO-France, Information Filtering and Automatic Summarisation in networds.

Doermann D, Ma H, Karagol-Ayan B, Oard D.  2001.  Translation lexicon acquisition from bilingual dictionaries. Proceedings of SPIE. 4670:37-37.

Resnik P, Oard D, Levow G.  2001.  Improved cross-language retrieval using backoff translation. Proceedings of the first international conference on Human language technology research.

Oard D, Levow GA, Cabezas C.  2001.  CLEF experiments at Maryland: Statistical stemming and backoff translation. Cross-Language Information Retrieval and Evaluation.


Losiewicz P, Oard D, Kostoff RN.  2000.  Textual data mining to support science and technology management. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems. 15(2):99-119.

Sperer R, Oard D.  2000.  Structured translation for cross-language information retrieval. Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval.


Oard D, Wang J.  1999.  Effects of term segmentation on Chinese/English cross-language information retrieval. String Processing and Information Retrieval Symposium, 1999 and International Workshop on Groupware.

Oard D, Peters C, Ruiz M, Frederking R, Klavans J, Sheridan P.  1999.  Multilingual Information Discovery and AccesS (MIDAS): A Joint ACM DL'99/ ACM SIGIR'99 Workshop.. D-Lib MagazineD-Lib Magazine. 5(10):1-12.

Oard D, Resnik P.  1999.  Support for interactive document selection in cross-language information retrieval. Information Processing & Management. 35(3):363-379.


Dorr BJ, Oard D.  1998.  Evaluating Resources for Query Translation in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation.


Oard D.  1997.  Adaptive filtering of multilingual document streams. Fifth RIAO Conference on Computer Assisted Information Searching on the Internet, June.

Oard D.  1997.  The state of the art in text filtering. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction. 7(3):141-178.


Oard D, DeClaris N, Dorr BJ, Faloutsos C, Marchionini G.  1995.  Experimental investigation of high performance cognitive and interactive text filtering. , IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 1995. Intelligent Systems for the 21st Century. 5:4398-4403vol.5-4398-4403vol.5.


Oard D, DeClaris N, Dorr BJ, Faloutsos C.  1994.  On automatic filtering of multilingual texts. , 1994 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1994. 'Humans, Information and Technology'. 2:1645-1650vol.2-1645-1650vol.2.