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Dr Jon Chamberlain

Senior Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr Jon Chamberlain
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872366

  • Location

    5A.538, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Academic support is usually available by pre-arranged Zoom meeting, although face-to-face meetings are possible if you prefer. My support hours are 11am-1pm on Weds but please contact me by email to confirm you will attend or to arrange a meeting at a more convenient time.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Human language through Natural Language processing, in particular for social media discourse

Key words: language
Open to supervise

Problem solving with collective intelligence and distributed human tasking (crowdsourcing/human computation)

Key words: crowdsourcing
Open to supervise

Citizen science through games, gamification and games-with-a-purpose

Key words: citizen science
Open to supervise

Measuring human cognition and experience using empirical methods, UX/UI techniques and surveys

Key words: user experience
Open to supervise

Computer vision in 3D modelled environments

Key words: computer vision
Open to supervise

Labelling and aggregation of metadata in large-scale multimedia corpora

Key words: large corpora
Open to supervise

Interactive information retrieval and data visualisation

Key words: search
Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Web Development (CE154)

Previous supervision

Edward Henry Longford
Edward Henry Longford
Thesis title: Modelling Group Dynamics with Symlog and Snowdrift for Intelligent Classroom Environments
Degree subject: Computing and Electronic Systems
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 14/2/2022
Steven Edward Zimmerman
Steven Edward Zimmerman
Thesis title: Exploring Strategies to Prevent Harm From Web Search
Degree subject: Computer Science
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 24/2/2021

Publications

Journal articles (8)

Chamberlain, J., Turpin, B., Maged, A., Chatsiou, A. and O'Callaghan, K., Designing for Collective Intelligence and Community Resilience on Social Networks. Human Computation

Kia, MA., Garifullina, A., Kern, M., Chamberlain, J. and Jameel, S., (2022). Adaptable Closed-Domain Question Answering Using Contextualized CNN-Attention Models and Question Expansion. IEEE Access. 10, 45080-45092

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2018). Optimising crowdsourcing efficiency: Amplifying human computation with validation. it - Information Technology. 60 (1), 41-49

Russell-Rose, T., Chamberlain, J. and Azzopardi, L., (2018). Information retrieval in the workplace: A comparison of professional search practices. Information Processing and Management. 54 (6), 1042-1057

Paun, S., Carpenter, B., Chamberlain, JD., Hovy, D., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2018). Comparing Bayesian Models of Annotation. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics. 6 (2018), 571-585

Russell-Rose, T. and Chamberlain, J., (2017). Expert Search Strategies: The Information Retrieval Practices of Healthcare Information Professionals. JMIR Medical Informatics. 5 (4), e33-e33

Russell-Rose, T. and Chamberlain, J., (2016). Searching for talent. Business Information Review. 33 (1), 40-48

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Robaldo, L. and Ducceschi, L., (2013). Phrase detectives: Utilizing collective intelligence for internet-scale language resource creation. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. 3 (1), 1-44

Book chapters (4)

Chamberlain, J., (2018). Using Social Media for Biomonitoring: How Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Other Social Networking Platforms Can Provide Large-Scale Biodiversity Data. In: Advances in Ecological Research. Academic Press. 133- 168. 9780128143179

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2013). Methods for Engaging and Evaluating Users of Human Computation Systems. In: Handbook of Human Computation. Editors: . Springer New York. 679- 694. 9781461488057

Chamberlain, J., Fort, K., Kruschwitz, U., Lafourcade, M. and Poesio, M., (2013). Using Games to Create Language Resources: Successes and Limitations of the Approach. In: The People?s Web Meets NLP : Collaboratively Constructed Language Resources. Editors: Gurevych, I. and Kim, J., . Springer. 3- 44. 9783642350849

Poesio, M., Diewald, N., Stührenberg, M., Chamberlain, J., Jettka, D., Goecke, D. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Markup Infrastructure for the Anaphoric Bank: Supporting Web Collaboration. In: Modeling, Learning, and Processing of Text Technological Data Structures. Editors: . Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 175- 195. 9783642226120

Conferences (44)

Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Ben Abacha, A., Friedrich, CM., Rückert, J., Bloch, L., Brüngel, R., Idrissi-Yaghir, A., Schäfer, H., Kozlovski, S., Dicente Cid, Y., Kovalev, V., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Campello, A., Schindler, H., Deshayes, J., Popescu, A., S¸tefan, L-D., Constantin, MG. and Dogariu, M., (2022). ImageCLEF 2022: Multimedia Retrieval in Medical, Nature, Fusion, and Internet Applications

Chamberlain, J., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Campello, A. and Clark, A., (2022). ImageCLEFcoral task: Coral reef image annotation and localisation

Madge, C., Bartle, R., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2021). WordClicker: Tuning our approach for language resourcing

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Ben Abacha, A., Demner-Fushman, D., Hasan, SA., Sarrouti, M., Pelka, O., Friedrich, C., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Jacutprakart, J., Kovalev, V., Kozlovski, S., Liauchuk, V., Dicente Cid, Y., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Campello, A., Moustahfid, H., Oliver, T., Schulz, A., Brie, P., Berari, R., Fichou, D., Tautenau, A., Dogariu, M., Stefan, LD., Constantin, MG., Deshayes, J. and Popescu, A., (2021). The 2021 ImageCLEF Benchmark: Multimedia Retrieval in Medical, Nature, Internet and Social Media Applications

Brill, J., Albakour, D., Esquivel, J., Kruschwitz, U., Martinez, M. and Chamberlain, J., (2021). Signal Briefings: Monitoring News Beyond the Brand

Wright, J., Palosanu, I-L., Clift, L., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A. and Chamberlain, J., (2021). Pixelwise annotation of coral reef substrates

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Abacha, AB., Sarrouti, M., Demner-Fushman, D., Hasan, SA., Kozlovski, S., Liauchuk, V., Cid, YD., Kovalev, V., Pelka, O., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Jacutprakart, J., Friedrich, CM., Berari, R., Tauteanu, A., Fichou, D., Brie, P., Dogariu, M., Ştefan, LD., Constantin, MG., Chamberlain, J., Campello, A., Clark, A., Oliver, TA., Moustahfid, H., Popescu, A. and Deshayes-Chossart, J., (2021). Overview of the ImageCLEF 2021: Multimedia Retrieval in Medical, Nature, Internet and Social Media Applications

Chamberlain, J., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Campello, A., Clark, A., Oliver, TA. and Moustahfid, H., (2021). Overview of ImageCLEFcoral 2021: Coral reef image annotation of a 3D environment

Uma, A., Fornaciari, T., Dumitrache, A., Miller, T., Chamberlain, J., Plank, B., Simpson, E. and Poesio, M., (2021). SemEval-2021 Task 12: Learning with Disagreements

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Dang-Nguyen, D-T., Zhou, L., Piras, L., Riegler, M., Halvorsen, P., Tran, M-T., Lux, M., Gurrin, C., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Campello, A., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Ben Abacha, A., Datla, V., A. Hasan, S., Liu, J., Demner-Fushman, D., Obioma, P., Friedrich, CM., Dicente Cid, Y., Kozlovski, S., Liauchuk, V., Kovalev, V., Berari, R., Brie, P., Fichou, D., Dogariu, M., Daniel Stefan, L. and Constantin, MG., (2020). ImageCLEF 2020: Multimedia Retrieval in Lifelogging, Medical, Nature, and Security Applications

Zimmerman, S., Thorpe, A., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2020). Towards Search Strategies for Better Privacy and Information

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Abacha, AB., Datla, V., Hasan, SA., Demner-Fushman, D., Kozlovski, S., Liauchuk, V., Cid, YD., Kovalev, V., Pelka, O., Friedrich, CM., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Ninh, V-T., Le, T-K., Zhou, L., Piras, L., Riegler, M., Halvorsen, PL., Tran, M-T., Lux, M., Gurrin, C., Dang-Nguyen, D-T., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Campello, A., Fichou, D., Berari, R., Brie, P., Dogariu, M., Stefan, LD. and Constantin, MG., (2020). ImageCLEF 2020: Multimedia Retrieval in Lifelogging, Medical, Nature, and Internet Applications

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Abacha, AB., Datla, V., Hasan, SA., Demner-Fushman, D., Kozlovski, S., Liauchuk, V., Cid, YD., Kovalev, V., Pelka, O., Friedrich, CM., García Seco de Herrera, A., Ninh, V-T., Le, T-K., Zhou, L., Piras, L., Riegler, M., Halvorsen, P., Tran, M-T., Lux, M., Gurrin, C., Dang-Nguyen, D-T., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Campello, A., Fichou, D., Berari, R., Brie, P., Dogariu, M., Ştefan, LD. and Constantin, MG., (2020). Overview of the ImageCLEF 2020: Multimedia Retrieval in Medical, Lifelogging, Nature, and Internet Applications

Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Savran Kiziltepe, R., Chamberlain, J., Constantin, MG., Claire-Hélène, D., Doctor, F., Ionescu, B. and Smeaton, AF., (2020). Overview of MediaEval 2020 Predicting Media Memorability task: What does it Make a Video Memorable?

Chamberlain, J., Campello, A., Wright, JP., Clift, LG., Clark, A. and García Seco de Herrera, A., (2020). Overview of the ImageCLEFcoral 2020 Task: Automated Coral Reef Image Annotation

Zimmerman, S., Herzog, SM., Elsweiler, D., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2020). Towards a framework for harm prevention in web search

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Hoeber, O., (2019). Scalable visualisation of sentiment and stance

Elsholz, E., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2019). Exploring Language Style in Chatbots to Increase Perceived Product Value and User Engagement

Russell-Rose, T., Chamberlain, J. and Shokraneh, F., (2019). A Visual Approach to Query Formulation for Systematic Search

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Dang-Nguyen, D-T., Piras, L., Riegler, M., Tran, M-T., Lux, M., Gurrin, C., Cid, YD., Liauchuk, V., Kovalev, V., Ben Abacha, A., Hasan, SA., Datla, V., Liu, J., Demner-Fushman, D., Pelka, O., Friedrich, CM., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Garcia, N., Kavallieratou, E., del Blanco, CR., Rodríguez, CC., Vasillopoulos, N. and Karampidis, K., (2019). ImageCLEF 2019: Multimedia Retrieval in Lifelogging, Medical, Nature, and Security Applications

Russell-Rose, T., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2019). Rethinking ‘Advanced Search’: A New Approach to Complex Query Formulation

Chamberlain, J., Campello, A., Wright, J., Clift, L., Clark, A. and Seco De Herrera, AG., (2019). Overview of ImageCLEFcoral 2019 task

Kicikoglu, D., Bartle, R., Chamberlain, J. and Poesio, M., (2019). Wormingo

Madge, C., Bartle, R., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2019). Making text annotation fun with a clicker game

Madge, C., Bartle, R., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2019). The Design Of A Clicker Game for Text Labelling

Ionescu, B., Müller, H., Péteri, R., Cid, YD., Liauchuk, V., Kovalev, V., Klimuk, D., Tarasau, A., Abacha, AB., Hasan, SA., Datla, V., Liu, J., Demner-Fushman, D., Dang-Nguyen, D-T., Piras, L., Riegler, M., Tran, M-T., Lux, M., Gurrin, C., Pelka, O., Friedrich, CM., Garcia Seco De Herrera, A., Garcia, N., Kavallieratou, E., del Blanco, CR., Cuevas, C., Vasillopoulos, N., Karampidis, K., Chamberlain, J., Clark, A. and Campello, A., (2019). ImageCLEF 2019: Multimedia Retrieval in Medicine, Lifelogging, Security and Nature

Madge, C., Bartle, R., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2019). Incremental Game Mechanics Applied to Text Annotation

Russell-Rose, T. and Chamberlain, J., (2019). An Open-Access Platform for Transparent and Reproducible Structured Searching

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Paun, S., Yu, J., Uma, A. and Kruschwitz, U., (2019). A Crowdsourced Corpus of Multiple Judgments and Disagreement on Anaphoric Interpretation

Grayson, K. and Chamberlain, J., (2019). VISTX: Experimenting with Interactive Stance and Sentiment Visualisation

Madge, C., Yu, J., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Paun, S. and Poesio, M., (2019). Crowdsourcing and Aggregating Nested Markable Annotations

Paun, S., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Yu, J. and Poesio, M., (2018). A Probabilistic Annotation Model for Crowdsourcing Coreference

Madge, C., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2017). Experiment-Driven Development of a GWAP for Marking Segments in Text

Russell-Rose, T. and Chamberlain, J., (2016). Real-World Expertise Retrieval: The Information Seeking Behaviour of Recruitment Professionals

Chamberlain, J., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2016). Phrase detectives corpus 1.0 crowdsourced anaphoric coreference

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Robaldo, L. and Ducceschi, L., (2015). Phrase detectives: Utilizing collective intelligence for internet-scale language resource creation

Chamberlain, J. and O'Reilly, C., (2014). User performance indicators in task-based data collection systems

Chamberlain, J., (2014). The annotation-validation (AV) model

Chamberlain, J., (2014). Groupsourcing: Distributed Problem Solving Using Social Networks

Robaldo, L., Poesio, M., Ducceschi, L., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Italian Anaphoric Annotation with the Phrase Detectives Game-with-a-Purpose

Chamberlain, J., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2009). A demonstration of human computation using the Phrase Detectives annotation game

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2009). Constructing an anaphorically annotated corpus with non-experts: Assessing the quality of collaborative annotations

Poesio, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Chamberlain, J., (2008). ANAWIKI: Creating anaphorically annotated resources through Web cooperation

Chamberlain, J., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2008). Addressing the resource bottleneck to create large-scale annotated texts

Other (1)

Chamberlain, J., (2015).Harnessing Collective Intelligence on Social Networks,University of Essex

Grants and funding

2022

Use of 3D Photogrammetry for Remotely Operated Vehicles

Natural England (Norfolk and Suffolk Area Team)

3D Printed Scale Model of Norfolk�s Chalk Reef

Natural England (Norfolk and Suffolk Area Team)

Advanced live imaging for the Eastern ARC with dual inverted light-sheets and AI-led analysis

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Annotating Reference and Coreference In Dialogue Using Conversational Agents in games

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Open Medical KTP Application

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

2021

Automated ballast tank inspection with 3D photogrammetry

Ultra Maritime Ltd

2020

Investigating human impacts on North Norfolk�s chalk reef using a multicamera ROV

University of Essex (ESRC IAA)

Supporting Stakeholder Actions to Manage Human Impact on Norfolk�s Chalk Reef

University of Essex (ESRC IAA)

2018

Signal Media KTP Develop insight extraction and visualisation techniques to convert a stream of unstructured textual documents.

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

Rebuilding Coral Reef Ecosystems with 3D Printing

University of Essex

2017

IAA ECC Challenge Lab project - Community inclusion

Catalyst Project (HEFCE Funding)

2016

Disagreements and Language Interpretation (DALI)

European Commission (H2020)

Contact

jchamb@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872366

Location:

5A.538, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Academic support is usually available by pre-arranged Zoom meeting, although face-to-face meetings are possible if you prefer. My support hours are 11am-1pm on Weds but please contact me by email to confirm you will attend or to arrange a meeting at a more convenient time.