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David Woolls

CFL Software, UK

David Wools is the founder and current Chief Technology Officer of CFL Software, a company specialising in the close comparison of electronically held documents. He is the author of the plagiarism detection program CopyCatch Investigator, widely used in education since the late 1990s. In parallel he has overseen the development of bespoke linguistically-based solutions for government departments, professional bodies and the commercial sector, of which the field of patent search and comparison is the most recent, written in collaboration with an established patent searcher. 

 

Contributions

Babies and bathwater: Keeping linguistics alongside machine learning in patent search (ICIC 2017)