Alan P. Sexton Picture of Alan

Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham

Member of the Scientific Document Analysis Group


My research interests are on various aspects of scientific and historical document analysis, optical character and mathematical formula recognition, mathematical knowledge management, implementation technologies for web applications, theory and implementation of databases and file index structures.

Some of my papers can be found in my list of publications.

See my research page for more details.

PhD students I have supervised:


My office hours and general availability is here.

Further information about modules I teach/taught is available:

Current Year:

Student Project Supervision

My list of student project suggestions is available at student-projects.pdf


I am currently Director of Postgraduate Studies for the School.

How to contact me

Alan P. Sexton
University of Birmingham
School of Computer Science
B15 2TT
Office: Second floor, room 239
Tel: +44 121 414 3703
Fax: +44 121 414 4281