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Professor Udo Kruschwitz

Professor
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Professor Udo Kruschwitz
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    +44 (0) 1206 872669

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    5A.542, Colchester Campus

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Biography

This is an automatically generated page. For up-to-date information on grants, publications and professional activities please go to my homepage or to my profile page at the Human Rights Centre.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Natural language processing (NLP)

Information retrieval (IR) and the implementation of such techniques in real applications

Teaching and supervision

  • Information Retrieval (CE306)

  • Information Retrieval (CE706)

  • Text Analytics (CE807)

  • Navigating the Digital World (CS220)

Publications

Journal articles (25)

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

Vu, T., Willis, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Song, D., (2017). Personalised query suggestion for intranet search with temporal user profiling. CHIIR 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference Human Information Interaction and Retrieval. abs/1701.02050, 265-268

Kruschwitz, U. and Hull, C., (2017). Searching the Enterprise. Foundations and Trends® in Information Retrieval. 11 (1), 1-142

Meder, M., Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G. and Kruschwitz, U., (2017). GamifIR 2016. ACM SIGIR Forum. 50 (2), 47-50

Martinez, M., Kruschwitz, U., Kazai, G., Hopfgartner, F., Corney, D., Campos, R. and Albakour, D., (2016). Report on the 1st International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval (NewsIR16). ACM SIGIR Forum. 50 (1), 58-67

Song, D., Shi, Y., Zhang, P., Huang, Q., Kruschwitz, U., Hou, Y. and Wang, B., (2015). Incorporating Intra-Query Term Dependencies in an Aspect Query Language Model. Computational Intelligence. 31 (4), 699-720

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2015). Creating language resources for under-resourced languages: methodologies, and experiments with Arabic. Language Resources and Evaluation. 49 (3), 549-580

Alhindi, A., Kruschwitz, U., Fox, C. and Albakour, M-D., (2015). Profile-Based Summarisation for Web Site Navigation. ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 33 (1), 1-39

Kazai, G., Hopfgartner, F., Kruschwitz, U. and Meder, M., (2015). ECIR 2015 Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR'15). ACM SIGIR Forum. 49 (1), 41-49

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). Combining Minimally-supervised Methods for Arabic Named Entity Recognition.. TACL. 3, 243-255

Pieruschka, R. and Lawson, T., (2015). Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66 (18), 5385-5387

Alhindi, A., Kruschwitz, U., Fox, C. and Albakour, M., (2015). Profile-Based Summarisation for Web Site Navigation. ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 33 (1), 1-39

Frommholz, I., Kruschwitz, U. and Tait, J., (2014). The BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group. Datenbank-Spektrum. 14 (1), 53-55

Kruschwitz, U., Lungley, D., Albakour, M-D. and Song, D., (2013). Deriving query suggestions for site search. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 64 (10), 1975-1994

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

Clark, M., Kim, Y., Kruschwitz, U., Song, D., Albakour, D., Dignum, S., Beresi, UC., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2012). Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: An overview of current research. Information Processing & Management. 48 (3), 552-568

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2012). Motivations for Participation in Socially Networked Collective Intelligence Systems. CoRR. abs/1204.4071

Russell-Rose, T., Kruschwitz, U. and MacFarlane, A., (2011). Future Searching. ITNOW. 53 (1), 14-15

Gurrin, C., He, Y., Kruschwitz, U., Little, S. and Rüger, S., (2010). ECIR 2010. ACM SIGIR Forum. 44 (1), 2-2

Kruschwitz, U., Musgrave, S., O'Neill, D., Gekas, J. and Mann, H., (2006). Integrating data for learning disabilities service providers: Are the barriers and solutions technical or organisational?. Informatics in Primary Care. 14 (3), 175-181

Kruschwitz, U. and Al-Bakour, H., (2005). Users want more sophisticated search assistants: Results of a task-based evaluation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 56 (13), 1377-1393

Kruschwitz, U., (2004). Exploiting markup structure for intelligent search. ACM SIGIR Forum. 38 (2), 62-62

Kruschwitz, U., (2003). An adaptable search system for collections of partially structured documents. IEEE Intelligent Systems. 18 (4), 44-52

Kruschwitz, U., (2002). AAAI Spring Symposium 2002. Journal of Information Science. 28 (5), 437-440

De Roeck, A., Kruschwitz, U., Neal, P., Scott, P., Steel, S., Turner, R. and Webb, N., (1998). YPA - An intelligent directory enquiry assistant. BT Technology Journal. 16 (3), 145-154

Books (5)

Jose, JM., Hauff, C., Altıngövde, IS., Song, D., Borlund, P., Kekalainen, J., Yimaz, E., Gaber, M., Kruschwitz, U., Russell-Rose, T., Albakour, D., Watt, S., He, D., Can, F., Sorumunen, E., Tait, J. and Goker, A., (2017). Preface. 9783319566078

Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U. and Meder, M., (2014). GamifIR ?14: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 978-1-4503-2892-0

Kruschwitz, U., Hopfgartner, F. and Gurrin, C., (2014). MindTheGap 2014 Beyond Single-Shot Text Queries: Bridging the Gap(s) between Research Communities. CEUR

Gurrin, C., He, Y., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U., Little, S., Roelleke, T., Rüger, S. and Van Rijsbergen, K., (2010). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics): Preface. 3642122744

Kruschwitz, U., (2005). Intelligent Document Retrieval - Exploiting Markup Structure. Springer. 978-1-4020-3767-2

Book chapters (10)

Albakour, D., Ducatel, G. and Kruschwitz, U., (2013). The role of search for field force knowledge management. In: Springer 4. Editors: . Springer. 117- 132. 978-3-642-44969-7

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. 679- 694. 9781461488064

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. 978-3-642-35084-9

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. 175- 195. 9783642226120

Antai, R., Fox, C. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). The Use of Latent Semantic Indexing to Cluster Documents into Their Subject Areas. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Language Technology Conference. Springer

Fox, CJ., El-Haj, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Experimenting with Automatic Text Summarization for Arabic. In: Human Language Technology. Editors: Vetulani, Z., . Springer

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2010). Using Mechanical Turk to Create a Corpus of Arabic Summaries. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. European Language Resources Association. 2951740867

Nanas, N., Kruschwitz, U., Albakour, M., Fasli, M., Song, D., Kim, Y., Cervino, U. and De Roeck, A., (2009). A Methodology for Simulated Experiments in Interactive Search. In: Proceedings of the SIGIR 2010 Workshop on Simulation of Interaction (SimInt). Editors: Azzopardi, L., J�rvelin, K., Kamps, J. and Smucker, MD., . IR Publications. 23- 24. 9789081448536

Dignum, S., Kim, Y., Kruschwitz, U., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2009). Moving towards Adaptive Search. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries (AT4DL). Editors: Bernard, R., Chambers, S. and Gottfried, B., . Bozen/Bolzano University Press. 9788860460301

Kruschwitz, U., Webb, N. and Sutcliffe, R., (2008). Query log analysis for adaptive dialogue-driven search. In: Handbook of Research on Web Log Analysis. 389- 414. 9781599049748

Conferences (81)

Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Hoeber, O., (2018). Scalable Visualisation of Sentiment and Stance.

Zimmerman, S., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2018). Improving Hate Speech Detection with Deep Learning Ensembles.

Verberne, S., He, J., Kruschwitz, U., Larsen, B., Russell-Rose, T. and De Vries, AP., (2018). First international workshop on professional search preface

Madge, C., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2017). Experiment-driven development of a GWAP for marking segments in text

Zimmerman, S. and Kruschwitz, U., (2017). Speaking of the weather: Detection of meteorological influences on sentiment within social media

Vu, T., Willis, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Song, D., (2017). Personalised Query Suggestion for Intranet Search with Temporal User Profiling.

Ratcliffe, DS., Devlin, S., Kruschwitz, U. and Citi, L., (2017). Clyde: A Deep Reinforcement Learning DOOM Playing Agent.

Meder, M., Kazai, G., Hopfgartner, F. and Kruschwitz, U., (2016). Third international workshop on gamification for information retrieval (GamifIR'16)

Riccardi, G., Bechet, F., Danieli, M., Favre, B., Gaizauskas, R., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2016). The SENSEI project: Making sense of human conversations

(2016). Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval co-located with 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016), Padua, Italy, March 20, 2016.

Poesio, M., Alhelbawy, A., Fox, C. and Kruschwitz, U., (2016). Exploiting social media to address fundamental human rights issues

Martinez-Alvarez, M., Kruschwitz, U., Kazai, G., Hopfgartner, F., Corney, D., Campos, R. and Albakour, D., (2016). First international workshop on recent trends in news information retrieval (NewsIR’16)

Kabadjov, M., Kruschwitz, U., Poesio, M., Steinberger, J., Poch, M. and Zaragoza, H., (2016). The OnForumS corpus from the shared task on Online Forum Summarisation at MultiLing 2015

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

Alhelbawy, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2016). Towards a corpus of violence acts in Arabic social media

Giannakopoulos, G., Steinberger, J., Kubina, J., Favre, B., Conroy, JM., Kabadjov, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). MultiLing 2015: Multilingual summarization of single and multi-documents, on-line fora, and call-center conversations

Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U. and Meder, M., (2015). Second international workshop on gamification for information retrieval (GamifIR'15)

Kabadjov, M., Steinberger, J., Barker, E., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2015). OnForumS: The shared task on online forum summarisation at MultiLing'15

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

Alarfaj, F., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2015). Experiments with Query Expansion for Entity Finding

Martinez-Alvarez, M., Kruschwitz, U., Hall, W. and Poesio, M., (2015). Signal: Advanced real-time information filtering

Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U., Meder, M. and Shovman, M., (2015). Second international workshop on gamification for information retrieval (GamifIR’15)

Kruschwitz, U., Hopfgartner, F. and Gurrin, C., (2014). Beyond single-shot text queries: Bridging the Gap(s) between research communities (MindTheGap'14)

Alarfaj, F., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2014). Exploring Adaptive Window Sizes for Entity Retrieval

Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U. and Meder, M., (2014). Workshop on gamification for information retrieval (GamifIR'14)

Hopfgartner, F., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U. and Meder, M., (2014). Message from the chairs

Paun, S., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). A Model for Automatic Extraction of Slowdowns From Traffic Sensor Data

Alghamdi, A., Bonin, F., Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Cavulli, F., Tonelli, S., Poesio, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2014). Active Expert Learning for the Digital Humanities

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). AraNLP: A Java-based library for the processing of Arabic text

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2014). Automatic Creation of Arabic Named Entity Annotated Corpus Using Wikipedia.

Alhindi, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2013). Site search using profile-based document summarisation

Alarfaj, F., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2013). An adaptive window-size approach for expert-finding

Song, D., Shi, Y., Zhang, P., Hou, Y., Hu, B., Jia, Y., Huang, Q., Kruschwitz, U., De Roeck, A. and Bruza, P., (2013). Optimization of an integrated model for automatic reduction and expansion of long queries

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2013). A semi-supervised learning approach to arabic named entity recognition

Saad, SZ. and Kruschwitz, U., (2013). Exploiting click logs for adaptive intranet navigation

Alhindi, A., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2013). A Pilot Study on Using Profile-Based Summarisation for Interactive Search Assistance

Althobaiti, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Poesio, M., (2012). Identifying named entities on a university intranet

Adeyanju, IA., Song, D., Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., De Roeck, A. and Fasli, M., (2012). Adaptation of the concept hierarchy model with search logs for query recommendation on intranets

Adeyanju, I., Song, D., Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., De Roeck, A. and Fasli, M., (2012). Learning from users' querying experience on Intranets

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Nanas, N., Adeyanju, I., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2012). Analysis of query reformulations in a search engine of a local web site

Lungley, D., Kruschwitz, U. and Song, D., (2012). Learning adaptive domain models from click data to bootstrap interactive web search

Damljanović, D., Kruschwitz, U., Albakour, MD., Petrak, J. and Lupu, M., (2012). Applying random indexing to structured data to find contextually similarwords

Aker, A., El-Haj, M., Albakour, MD. and Kruschwitz, U., (2012). Assessing crowdsourcing quality through objective tasks

Albakour, MD. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). University of essex at log CLEF 2011: Studying query refinement

Albakour, MD., Lungely, D. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). An adaptive search framework for intranets

Adeyanju, I., Nardini, FM., Albakour, MD., Song, D. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). RGU-ISTI-essex at TREC 2011 session track

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Nanas, N., Neville, B., Lungely, D. and Fasli, M., (2011). University of essex at the TREC 2011 session track

Chinaei, H., Dreyer, M., Gillenwater, J., Hassan, S., Kwiatkowski, T., Lehr, M., Levenberg, A., Lin, Z., Mannem, P., Morley, E., Schneider, N., Bergsma, S., Bernhard, D., Bethard, S., Blunsom, P., Cahill, A., Carterette, B., Choi, Y., Clark, S., Crysmann, B., Curran, J., Elsner, M., Goldwater, S., Hachey, B., Hirschberg, J., Huenerfauth, M., Johnston, M., Kruschwitz, U., Kumaran, G., Lavrenko, V., Lin, CY., Lopez, A., McClosky, D., Metzler, D., Mishra, T., Mohammad, S., Pado, S., Pastra, K., Pecina, P., Raghavan, H., Romportl, J., Schmid, H., Snyder, B., Stoyanov, V., Su, Y., Tetreault, J., Vanderwende, L., Wilks, Y., Yang, F., Yates, A., Yilmaz, E., Zeman, D., Petrovic, S., Pitler, E., Selfridge, E., Osborne, M. and Solorio, T., (2011). Introduction

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Adeyanju, I., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2011). Enriching query flow graphs with click information

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2011). Exploring Clustering for Multi-Document Arabic Summarisation

Damljanović, D., Kruschwitz, U. and Albakour, MD., (2011). Using virtual documents to move information retrieval and knowledge management closer together

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2011). Multi-Document Arabic Text Summarisation

Adindla, S. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Combining the best of two worlds: NLP and IR for intranet search

Saad, SZ. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Applying web usage mining for adaptive intranet navigation

Robaldo, L., Poesio, M., Ducceschi, L., Chamberlain, J. and Kruschwitz, U., (2011). Italian anaphoric annotation with the phrase detectives game-with-a-purpose

Kruschwitz, U., Albakour, MD., Niu, J., Leveling, J., Nanas, N., Kim, Y., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2011). Moving towards adaptive search in digital libraries

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Nanas, N., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2011). Exploring ant colony optimisation for adaptive interactive search

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Nanas, N., Kim, Y., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2011). Autoeval: An evaluation methodology for evaluating query suggestions using query logs

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2011). University of Essex at the TAC 2011 Multilingual Summarisation Pilot

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U., Niu, J. and Fasli, M., (2010). University of essex at the TREC 2010 session track

Albakour, MD., Kruschwitz, U. and Lucas, S., (2010). Sentence-level attachment prediction

Dignum, S., Kruschwitz, U., Fasli, M., Kim, Y., Song, D., Beresi, UC. and De Roeck, A., (2010). Incorporating seasonality into search suggestions derived from intranet query logs

Gurrin, C., He, Y., Kazai, G., Kruschwitz, U., Little, S., Roelleke, T., Rüger, S. and Van Rijsbergen, K., (2010). Recent developments in information retrieval

Dignum, S., Kim, Y., Kruschwitz, U., Song, D., Fasli, M. and De Roeck, A., (2009). Using domain models for context-rich user logging

Albakour, MD., Blackwell, R., Kruschwitz, U. and Lucas, S., (2009). Managing collaboration projects using semantic email search

El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U. and Fox, C., (2009). Experimenting with Automatic Text Summarization for Arabic

Lungley, D. and Kruschwitz, U., (2009). Automatically maintained domain knowledge: Initial findings

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

Bailey, C., Kruschwitz, U. and Gardner, M., (2008). The unified profile: Applying user profile data within intelligent environments

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

Sutcliffe, RFE., Steinberger, J., Kruschwitz, U., Alexandrov-Kabadjov, M. and Poesio, M., (2007). Identifying novel information using latent semantic analysis in the WiQA task at CLEF 2006

Sutcliffe, RFE., Steinberger, J., Kruschwitz, U., Alexandrov-Kabadjov, M. and Poesio, M., (2006). Identifying novel information using Latent Semantic Analysis in the WiQA task at CLEF 2006

Poesio, M., Kabadjov, MA., Goux, P., Kruschwitz, U., Bishop, E. and Corti, L., (2006). An anaphora resolution-based anonymization module

Kruschwitz, U. and Al-Bakour, H., (2004). UKSearch - Search with automatically acquired domain knowledge

Kruschwitz, U., (2003). Automatically acquired domain knowledge for Ad Hoc search: Evaluation results

Fasli, M. and Kruschwitz, U., (2001). Using implicit relevance feedback in a web search assistant

Kruschwitz, U., (2001). Dialogue for web search utilizing automatically acquired domain knowledge

Kruschwitz, U., (2001). World knowledge for the domain of your choice

Kruschwitz, U., (2001). Exploiting structure for intelligent web search

Kruschwitz, U., De Roeck, A., Scott, P., Steel, S., Turner, R. and Webb, N., (2000). Extracting semistructured data-lessons learnt

Kruschwitz, U., De Roeck, A., Scott, P., Steel, S., Turner, R. and Webb, N., (1999). Natural language access to Yellow Pages

Grants and funding

2017

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

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Stategy Board)

2014

67% - To Design & Implement New Systems to Support Civilian-Led

Technology STrategy Board

33% - To Design & Implement New Systems to Support Civilian-Led

Monitory Rights Group

2013

67% To build a scalable technology architecture

Technology STrategy Board

33% To build a scalable technology architecture

Moira Benigson Executive Search LLP

Making Sense of Human-Human Conversation Data (SENSEI)

European Commission

Pattern Discovery in Big Data streams using a symbiotic approach based on semantics and statistics - BT /EPSRC - Studentship -Silviu Paun

British Telecommunications Plc

2009

50% Development of a Career Path Framework

Technology STrategy Board

50% Development of a Career Path Framework

JobServe Limited

2008

67% DTI To Develop An Intelligent Mail Server

Department Of Trade & Industry

33% Active Web Solutions Ltd KTP: To Develop An Intelligent

Active Web Solutions Ltd

Autoadapt

Engineering & Physical Sciences Res.Council

Contact

udo@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872669

Location:

5A.542, Colchester Campus