Jim Breen's Home Page
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Virtually all my teaching (1985-2002) was in the field of digital and data
communications. I taught subjects in the
Computer Science and Digital Systems undergraduate courses, but mainly worked
in the Master of Digital Communications.
I have retained some on-line information about the
subjects I taught. Some people still use the simulator I wrote
for the HDLC protocol.
In the past my primary research activity was in digital/data
communications. For the
past few years I have worked in computational linguistics,
particularly in areas relating to Japanese electronic dictionaries and
text processing (see the link below.) I recently began a PhD in this
field, under the supervision of Tim Baldwin in the
Language Technology Group
at the University of Melbourne.
I am an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Studies Centre at
Monash University. I am also
a member of the Board of the Centre.|
Until July 2012 I held a similar adjunct position in the
Clayton School of
Information Technology, in the
Faculty of Information
Technology at Monash.
Prior to my retirement from my permanent position in
August 2003, I was a Principal Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor
for just on 18 years. (Prospective graduate and intern students should
of this page have kindly been provided by Elina Bashlikova and Timur Kadirov.
Office: I don't have one. Email me if you want to communicate with me.
Here is a list of my papers.
I have a particular interest in Things
Japanese, and in particular the above-mentioned electronic
From December 2000 to June 2001 I was a Visiting Professor at the Research Institute for the
Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA) in the Tokyo
University of Foreign Studies in Japan.