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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

  • Location

    5A.542, Colchester Campus

Profile

Biography

Member of the Language and Computation Group

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

Journals (23)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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)

Poesio, M., Chamberlain, J., Kruschwitz, U., Robaldo, L. and Ducceschi, L., (2013). Phrase detectives. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. 3 (1)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

Conferences (21)

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

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

(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

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)

Kruschwitz, U., Hopfgartner, F. and Gurrin, C., (2014). Beyond single-shot text queries: Bridging the Gap(s) between research communities (MindTheGap'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). Automatic Creation of Arabic Named Entity Annotated Corpus Using Wikipedia.

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

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

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

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

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

Chapters (7)

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

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

Grants and funding

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

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