Ray Larson

Dr. Larson specializes in information retrieval and database systems, with an emphasis on the system internals. He was involved in the design and development of UC public access online union catalog (MELVYL). He also helped design the algorithms used in the Inktomi web search engine. He is the principal designer of the Cheshire information retrieval system, and active in international IR evaluations including cross-language evaluations like CLEF and NTCIR.