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Dr Jon Chamberlain

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

    4-5pm Tues (term time) 10-11am Weds (term time) Meetings can be arranged out of these hours, please contact me via email.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

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

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

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

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

computer vision in 3D modelled environments

labelling and aggregation of metadata in large-scale multimedia corpora

interactive information retrieval and data visualisation

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Web Development (CE154)

  • Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience (UX) Design and Information Visualisation (CE206)

Publications

Journal articles (6)

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 (17)

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., de Herrera, AGS., 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

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, JD., (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

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

Other (1)

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

Grants and funding

2018

Rebuilding Coral Reef Ecosystems with 3D Printing

University of Essex

Rebuilding Coral Reef Ecosystems with 3D Printing

University of Essex

The project will develop insight extraction and visualisation techniques to convert a stream of unstructured textual documents, e.g. news articles, into easily digestible information and present it in novel ways.

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

Rebuilding Coral Reef Ecosystems with 3D Printing

University of Essex

2017

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

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

IAA ECC Challenge Lab project - Community inclusion

Catalyst Project (HEFCE Funding)

Contact

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

Location:

5A.538, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

4-5pm Tues (term time) 10-11am Weds (term time) Meetings can be arranged out of these hours, please contact me via email.