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Marcus Van Houdt



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I studied Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, however, I was already very interested in Computer Science at the time and took Computer Science courses as part of my degree. After my bachelor degree I pursued a Master degree in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Once finished with University I joined a small Scottish company with big ideas: Runtime Revolution. They provide a true cross platform development solution (including desktop and mobile). Later I joined a Dutch company focusing on search software for the public library market, which is part of SerialsSolutions (itself a division of ProQuest). At SerialsSolutions I focus on all parts of the search application, from backend search technologies to front end client side technologies.

Work experience

SerialsSolutions, Senior Search Engine Software Engineer
August 2007 - Present, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I am a core engineer on the Aquabrowser search solution for public libraries, working mostly with Microsoft .NET and C#. Other technologies I work with on a daily basis include ASP.NET, ASP MVC, XML, XSLT, Javascript, CSS, HTML and jQuery. Finally I also work with COM, C++ and Delphi from time to time.


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