George Mason University
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George Mason University

Larry Kerschberg

Professor, Computer Science

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  • 703-993-1661 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 4412
    4400 University Drive, MS 4A5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Larry Kerschberg has taught at George Mason University since 1986 and served as chair of the Department of Information and Software Engineering from 1989-1997. His current research interests include social networks, social semantic search, agent-based systems, semantic web, knowledge management, and intelligent information integration. He has over 40 years of experience in both industry and academia and is the principal inventor on two patents related to intelligent semantic search. He is a founding editor-in-chief of Springer’s Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, which has been in continuous publication since 1992.


PhD, Engineering, Case Western University (1969)

MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BS, Engineering Science, Case Institute of Technology

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Faculty Rank: Professor


2003 - 2007 : Knowledge Sifter: Ontology-Based Search Over Corporate and Open Sources Using Agent-Based Web Services. Funded by USGS - National Imagery and Mapping Agency.

2003 - 2007 : NIMADODKnowledge Sifter. Funded by US Department of the Navy.

Research Interests

Decision Support Systems, Systems Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Mobile Computing, Agent-Based Systems