Background and activities

Research interests

  • Energy efficient machine learning algorithms in hardware
  • Information diffusion over social networks
  • Models of censorship and their effects on diffusion
  • Machine learning and its application to complex networks
  • Collaborative filtering for information retrieval


  • Teaching Computer Design (TDT4255) with the Computer Architecture and Design Group, IDI
  • Teaching Design of Digital Systems 2 with the Circuits and Systems Group, IET


  • Associate professor at NTNU (2013-)
  • Postdoc at Insight Centre (formerly DERI), NUI Galway, Ireland (2011-2013)
  • PhD Computer Science from University of Geneva, Switzerland (2011)
  • MSc Computer Science from Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (2005)
  • BSc Computer Science from University of Victoria, BC, Canada (2001)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Morrison, Donn Alexander. (2014) Toward automatic censorship detection in microblogs. PAKDD-SocNet14 ; Tainan. 2014-05-13 - 2014-05-13.