Dr. Victor ODUMUYIWA
Faculty
Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science

Dr. Victor ODUMUYIWA is a senior lecturer in Computer Science Department of the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Data Science Nigeria. He leads a research team focused on Data Science and Natural Language Processing. He is a certified security intelligence analyst and application security analyst. He has facilitated several cyber security trainings and also mentors aspiring cyber security experts. He is a member of the Global EPIC eco-system centred on innovation and cyber security. Dr. Odumuyiwa has served as technical programme committee member for various international conferences and workshops. He was the co-chair of the 9th International Conference on e‐Infrastructure and e‐Services for Developing Countries organized by the European Alliance for Innovation in December 2017 in Lagos.

Dr. Odumuyiwa obtained his PhD in 2010 from Nancy 2 University in France. He was an ETT fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA in 2013. He is a member of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), a member of Computer Professionals of Nigeria (CPN), a founding member of International Society for Knowledge Organisation (ISKO-West Africa), a member of ISKO-France, a member of the French national research group on Economic Intelligence (2008 – 2010) sponsored by Centre National de RechercheScientifique (CNRS), France. He was also a member of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) from 2008-2010.

He has been involved in various international projects. He was appointed in 2014 as a stream coordinator in the applied computer science curriculum and learning content development project for the African Virtual University (AVU) sponsored by the African Development Bank for 19 African countries creating learning contents in three different languages-English, French and Portuguese.  He also participated in the SIST (Scientific Information System) project, a Franco-African project comprising of France and 12 African countries aimed at federating researchers across Africa and ensuring global dissemination of their research output. He also participated in a Franco-Nigeria collaboration project involving Université Nancy 2 France, French Foreign Affairs Ministry and four Nigerian universities.

Dr Odumuyiwa is proficient in French language and he is a visiting faculty to the World Bank funded Centre of Excellence in Mathematical Science and Applications at the Institut de Mathématiques et de Sciences Physiques(IMSP) in Porto-Novo, Benin Republique.

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Dr. Victor Odumuyiwa combines computer and information sciences approaches in his research activities centred on information retrieval and collaboration systems, recommender systems, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, unstructured data mining and Web intelligence. He developed a pyramid model for managing collaborative information seeking process. He also developed MECOCIR –a collaborative information seeking browser. He is currently creating a Knowledge Network system to support collaborative learning and problem solving. He is also developing a new information visualization technique for multi-document visualization to enhance learning and decision-making. Dr. Victor Odumuyiwa combines computer and information sciences approaches in his research activities centred on information retrieval and collaboration systems, recommender systems, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, unstructured data mining and Web intelligence. He developed a pyramid model for managing collaborative information seeking process. He also developed MECOCIR –a collaborative information seeking browser. He is currently creating a Knowledge Network system to support collaborative learning and problem solving. He is also developing a new information visualization technique for multi-document visualization to enhance learning and decision-making.
List of Publications (In the Last Five Years):
Odumuyiwa V. (2010) La Gestion de La Recherche Collaborative D’Information dans le cadre du processus d’intelligence économique, Sarrebuck (Germany): Editions Universitaires Europeennes, August 2011. (A published version of my PhD thesis)

Odumuyiwa V. (2011) “Collaborative Information Seeking in the Competitive Intelligence Process”, In Amos David ed., Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems. London : ISTE and Wiley, p.69-91, 2011

Odumuyiwa V. (2010) “La recherche collaborative d’information dans le processus de l’intelligence économique”, In lntelligence Economique et problèmes décisionnels, Sous la direction de Amos David, Paris : Hermes, p.89-112.

David A., Odumuyiwa V., Oguntunde T. and Akerele O. (2014). “ICT-Based Environment for Training: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges”, Communication, technologie et développement , vol. 1, no.1, September 2014, pp.34-46.

Mogbademu A.A.andOdumuyiwa V. (2013). “Empirical Comparison of some Iteration Methods in the Class of Quasi-Contractive Operators”, International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887), Vol. 67, no.15, April 2013, pp.29-31.

Suraj O.A. and Odumuyiwa V. (2012). “Review of Internet Repression and Digital Activism in Africa”, African Journalism and Communication Review (AJCR), vol. 1, no 4, December 2012, pp. 71-103.

Odumuyiwa V. and David A. (2012). “Modèle de recherche collaborative d’information. Application à l’intelligence économique”, Les Cahiers du Numérique, vol. 8, no 1-2/2012, pp. 187-218.

Ikuvwerha L. O.,Amoo T., Odumuyiwa V. and Oladipupo O. (2017) “Enhancing Business Decision Making Through Actionable Knowledge Discovery Using an Hybridized MCDM Model” In Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, 11-12 December 2017, Lagos, Nigeria.

Lawrence K. O. and Odumuyiwa V. (2017) “SafeTran: A Transit Safety Information Gathering Decision System” In Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries, 11-12 December 2017, Lagos, Nigeria.

Ajayi O., Edagbami S. and Odumuyiwa V. (2017). “A Conceptual Framework For An Intelligent Lecture Based Power Management System” In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE PES Power Conference, June 2017.

Ikuvwerha L. O., Odumuyiwa V.T., Ogunbiyi T.D., Uwadia C.O., and Abass O. (2016) “Actionable Knowledge Discovery: The Analytics Hierarchy Process Approach” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Transition from Observation to Knowledge to Intelligence, 25-26 August, 2016, Lagos, Nigeria, p.91-106.

Okunoye O., Uwadia C. and Odumuyiwa V. (2014) “Information Extraction Using Attribute-Value Pair Model” In the international conference on Transition from Observation to Knowledge to Intelligence, 20-22 August, 2014, Lagos, Nigeria, p.95-114.

Olugbemi E., Odumuyiwa V. and Okunoye O. (2014) “Sentiment Analysis of Microblogging Data Using Sentiment Lexicons as Noissy Labels” In the international conference on Transition from Observation to Knowledge to Intelligence, 20-22 August, 2014, Lagos, Nigeria, p. 229-245.

Odumuyiwa V. (2011) “Exploiting User Generated Content during Explicit Collaboration for Knowledge Discovery” In the 8th biannual conference of the French chapter of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) 27-28 June, 2011, Lille, France.

Odumuyiwa V. (2011) “Collaborative Watch: towards an effective intelligence gathering” In the international competitive intelligence conference, 5-7 April, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.

Odumuyiwa V. & David A. (2010) “Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Management in Information Retrieval”, In 5th international conference on Knowledge Management in Organisations KMO’ 2010, May 18 -19, 2010, Veszprém, Hungary, p.73-84.

Oladejo F.B., Odumuyiwa V., & David A. (2010) “Dynamic Capitalization and Visualization Strategy in Collaborative Knowledge Management System”, In International Conference in Knowledge Management and Knowledge Economy, 28 – 30 June 2010, Paris, France, p.71-80.

Okunoye O., Oladejo F. &Odumuyiwa V. (2010)“Dynamic Knowledge Capitalization through Annotation among Economic Intelligence Actors in a Collaborative Environment” In VSST 2010, Colloque international VeilleStratégiqueScientifique et Technologique, October 25 - 29, 2010, Toulouse, France.

Oladejo F., Osofisan, A. &Odumuyiwa V. (2009) “Knowledge Management in Economic Intelligence with Reasoning on Temporal Attributes”, In VSST 2009, Séminaire international VeilleStratégiqueScientifiqueetTechnologique, March 30 - 31, 2009, Nancy, France.

Odumuyiwa V. & David A. (2009) “A User Centred Approach to Collaborative Information Retrieval”, In 10th international symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems, May 18 -22, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, p.494-501.

Odumuyiwa V. & David A. (2009) “Collaborative Information Retrieval among Economic Intelligence Actors”, In 4th international Conference on Collaborative Technologies, August 30-31, 2008, Wakayama, Japan, p.21-26.

Odumuyiwa V. (2009) “De la recherche sociale d'information à la recherche collaborative d'information”, 7ème colloque du chapitre français de l'ISKO, du 24 au 26 Juin, 2009, Lyon, France.

Odumuyiwa V. & David A. (2009) “La collaboration dans la résolution du problème informationnel : application dans un projet d'intelligence économique” VSST 2009, Séminaire international Veille Stratégique Scientifique et Technologique, le 30 et 31 Mars, 2009, Nancy, France.