Lynda Hardman

MT member, Scientific Staff Member, Professor

Fullname Prof.dr. L. Hardman
Function(s) MT member, Scientific Staff Member, Professor
Telephone 4147
Room L332
Department(s) Information Access


Hardman was head of the Interactive Information Access research group until the end of 2010. Current research interests include creating linked-data driven, user-centric applications for exploring media content and investigating user-centric interaction design in the context of developing technologies. Her current main research project is VRE4EIC, Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate Innovation and Collaboration. Previous projects include Fish4Knowledge, investigating user interfaces for exploring repositories of fish videos for biologists, LinkedTV, Television Linked to the Web, EventMedia within the PetaMedia network of excellence, K-Space NoE and MultimediaN/E-Culture. She is part-time professor of Multimedia Discourse Interaction at the University of Utrecht, in the Informatics department.

Selected Publications

  • E.M.A.L. Beauxis-Aussalet, Lynda Hardman, Multifactorial Uncertainty Assessment for Monitoring Population Abundance using Computer Vision, IEEE, 1-10, 2015
  • E.M.A.L. Beauxis-Aussalet, E. Arslanova, Lynda Hardman, Supporting Non-Experts' Awareness of Uncertainty: Negative Effects of Simple Visualizations in Multiple Views, ACM, 2015
  • M.C. Traub, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, Impact Analysis of OCR Quality on Research Tasks in Digital Archives, 2015
  • M.C. Traub, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, J. He, Lynda Hardman, Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamesourcing Expert Oil Painting Annotations , 2014
  • Lynda Hardman, C. Pereira, More women in informatics research and education, Informatics Europe, 1-14, 2013
  • H. Lee, N. Mohamad Ali, Lynda Hardman, Designing Interactive Applications to Support Novel Activities, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013
  • A.C. Palumbo, Lynda Hardman, User Information Needs for Environmental Opinion-forming and Decision-making in Link-enriched Video, 2013
  • M. Hildebrand, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, The role of explicit semantics in search and browsing, Wiley, 261-278, 2011
  • R. Shaw, R. Troncy, Lynda Hardman, LODE: Linking Open Descriptions of Events, Springer Verlag, 2009
  • R. Arndt, R. Troncy, S. Staab, Lynda Hardman, COMM: A core ontology for multimedia annotation, Springer Verlag, 2009
  • A.K. Amin, S. Townsend, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, Fancy a drink in Canary Wharf? A user study on location-based mobile search, Springer, 736-749, 2009
  • Lynda Hardman, Z. Obrenovic, F.-M. Nack, Brigitte Kerhervé, Kurt Piersol, Canonical processes of semantically annotated media production , Springer, 327-340, 2008
  • S. Bocconi, F.-M. Nack, Lynda Hardman, Automatic generation of matter-of-opinion video documentaries, ScienceDirect, 139-150, 2008
  • A.K. Amin, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Lynda Hardman, A. van Nispen, Understanding cultural heritage experts’ information seeking needs, ACM, 2008