Dr. Peter Nabende

Dr. Peter Nabende

Deputy Principal

Dr. Peter Nabende is a Senior Lecturer, and Ag. Deputy Principal, Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Dr. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University, and a Master of Science in Computer Science (focusing on Computer Information Systems) from Makerere University. He has a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics, from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His Ph.D. involved investigating the application of dynamic Bayesian networks in the Natural Language Processing sub-task of machine transliteration.

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He is a graduate of M.Sc. in Computer Science (Computer Information Systems option) and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University. In October 2015, he achieved a verified online non-credit specialization in Data Mining from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

His research interests include Natural Language Processing (for low-resource languages, Machine transliteration, World English analytics); Data mining and Web mining techniques (Big data analytics, Health analytics); and Artificial Intelligence applications for the developing world (rule-based applications, supervised and unsupervised learning applications).