Professor Bernhard Pfahringer

Professor (Computer Science)

Qualifications: MEng PhD Vienna Tech

Contact Details

Room: G.2.23
Phone: +64 7 838 4041
Extension: 4041

About Bernhard

Find out more about Bernhard and his work by viewing his professorial lecture: Dawn of the Age of Data: a Lecture to look at the data revolution (October 2015).

Research Interests

Data mining, machine learning, heuristic optimisation, programming languages.

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Yogarajan, V., Montiel, J., Smith, T., & Pfahringer, B. (2021). Transformers for multi-label classification of medical text: an empirical comparison. In A. Tucker, P. Henriques Abreu, J. Cardoso, P. Pereira Rodrigues, & D. Riaño (Eds.), Proc 19th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME 2021), LNCS 12721 (pp. 114-123). Virtual Event: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-77211-6_12

  • Gouk, H., Frank, E., Pfahringer, B., & Cree, M. J. (2021). Regularisation of neural networks by enforcing Lipschitz continuity. Machine Learning, 110, 393-416. doi:10.1007/s10994-020-05929-w Open Access version:

  • Bravo-Marquez, F., Khanchandani, A., & Pfahringer, B. (2021). Incremental word vectors for time-evolving sentiment lexicon induction. Cognitive Computation. doi:10.1007/s12559-021-09831-y

  • Ansell, A., Bravo-Marquez, F., & Pfahringer, B. (2021). PolyLM: Learning about polysemy through language modeling. In P. Merlo, J. Tiedemann, & R. Tsarfaty (Eds.), Proc 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Main Volume (EACL 2021) (pp. 563-574). online: ACL. Retrieved from

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