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Dr Richard Sutcliffe

Honorary Senior Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Dr Richard Sutcliffe
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    +44 (0) 1206 874382

  • Location

    5B.536, Colchester Campus

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Natural Language Processing

Information Retrieval

Question Answering

Statistical Machine Translation

Computer Musicology

Publications

Journal articles (9)

Sutcliffe, R., Hovy, E., Collins, T., Wan, S., Crawford, T. and Root, DL., (2019). Searching for musical features using natural language queries: the C@merata evaluations at MediaEval. Language Resources and Evaluation. 53 (1), 87-140

Sun, X., Dong, K., Ma, L., Sutcliffe, R., He, F., Chen, S. and Feng, J., (2019). Drug-Drug Interaction Extraction via Recurrent Hybrid Convolutional Neural Networks with an Improved Focal Loss. Entropy. 21 (1), 37-37

Feng, J., Liu, Z., Feng, H., Sutcliffe, R., Liu, J. and Han, J., (2019). A New Phylogenetic Inference Based on Genetic Attribute Reduction for Morphological Data. Entropy. 21 (3), 313-313

Nishio, N. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2017). Opera goer or Scrabble player: what makes a good translator?. Machine Translation. 30 (1-2), 63-109

Peñas, A., Magnini, B., Forner, P., Sutcliffe, R., Rodrigo, Á. and Giampiccolo, D., (2012). Question answering at the cross-language evaluation forum 2003–2010. Language Resources and Evaluation. 46 (2), 177-217

White, K. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2011). Butcher, baker, or candlestick maker? Predicting occupations using predicate-argument relations. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 62 (7), 1325-1344

White, KJ. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2006). Applying incremental tree induction to retrieval from manuals and medical texts. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 57 (5), 588-600

Sutcliffe, RFE., O'Sullivan, D., McElligott, A. and Sheahan, L., (1995). Creation of a semantic lexicon by Traversal of a machine tractable concept taxonomy*. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. 2 (1), 33-42

Sutcliffe, RFE. and Slater, BEA., (1995). Disambiguation by association as a practical method: Experiments and findings*. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. 2 (1), 43-52

Books (1)

Sutcliffe, RFE., (2002). Preface. 9783540441847

Conferences (37)

Peñas, A., Hovy, EH., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Sutcliffe, RFE. and Morante, R., (2013). QA4MRE 2011-2013: Overview of Question Answering for Machine Reading Evaluation.

Sutcliffe, RFE., Peñas, A., Hovy, EH., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Forascu, C., Benajiba, Y. and Osenova, P., (2013). Overview of QA4MRE Main Task at CLEF 2013.

Slattery, DM. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2012). Automatic analysis of financial event phrases and keywords in form 8-K disclosures

Peñas, A., Hovy, EH., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Sutcliffe, RFE., Sporleder, C., Forascu, C., Benajiba, Y. and Osenova, P., (2012). Overview of QA4MRE at CLEF 2012: Question Answering for Machine Reading Evaluation.

Peñas, A., Hovy, EH., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Sutcliffe, RFE., Forascu, C. and Sporleder, C., (2012). Evaluating Machine Reading Systems through Comprehension Tests.

Peñas, A., Hovy, EH., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Sutcliffe, RFE., Forascu, C. and Sporleder, C., (2011). Overview of QA4MRE at CLEF 2011: Question Answering for Machine Reading Evaluation.

Forner, P., Giampiccolo, D., Magnini, B., Peñas, A., Rodrigo, Á. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2010). Evaluating Multilingual Question Answering Systems at CLEF.

Sutcliffe, RFE., Kruschwitz, U. and Mandl, T., (2010). Web Logs and Question Answering

Peñas, A., Forner, P., Rodrigo, Á., Sutcliffe, RFE., Forascu, C. and Mota, C., (2010). Overview of ResPubliQA 2010: Question Answering Evaluation over European Legislation.

Peñas, A., Forner, P., Sutcliffe, RFE., Rodrigo, Á., Forascu, C., Alegria, I., Giampiccolo, D., Moreau, N. and Osenova, P., (2009). Overview of ResPubliQA 2009: Question Answering Evaluation over European Legislation.

Peñas, A., Forner, P., Sutcliffe, RFE., Rodrigo, Á., Forascu, C., Loinaz, IA., Giampiccolo, D., Moreau, N. and Osenova, P., (2009). Overview of ResPubliQA 2009: Question Answering Evaluation over European Legislation.

Forner, P., Peñas, A., Loinaz, IA., Forascu, C., Moreau, N., Osenova, P., Prokopidis, P., Rocha, P., Sacaleanu, B., Sutcliffe, RFE. and Sang, EFTK., (2008). Overview of the CLEF 2008 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Forner, P., Peñas, A., Agirre, E., Alegria, I., Forascu, C., Moreau, N., Osenova, P., Prokopidis, P., Rocha, P., Sacaleanu, B., Sutcliffe, RFE. and Sang, EFTK., (2008). Overview of the Clef 2008 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Giampiccolo, D., Forner, P., Peñas, A., Ayache, C., Cristea, D., Jijkoun, V., Osenova, P., Rocha, P., Sacaleanu, B. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2007). Overview of the CLEF 2007 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

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

Giampiccolo, D., Forner, P., Herrera, J., Peñas, A., Ayache, C., Forascu, C., Jijkoun, V., Osenova, P., Rocha, P., Sacaleanu, B. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2007). Overview of the CLEF 2007 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Magnini, B., Giampiccolo, D., Forner, P., Ayache, C., Osenova, P., Peñas, A., Jijkoun, V., Sacaleanu, B., Rocha, P. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2006). Overview of the CLEF 2006 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Magnini, B., Giampicollo, D., Aunimo, L., Ayache, C., Osenova, P., Peñas, A., Rijke, MD., Sacaleanu, B., Santos, D. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2006). The Multilingual Question Answering Track at CLEF.

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

Magnini, B., Giampiccolo, D., Forner, P., Ayache, C., Jijkoun, V., Osenova, P., Peñas, A., Rocha, P., Sacaleanu, B. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2006). Overview of the CLEF 2006 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Sutcliffe, RFE., White, K., Slattery, D., Gabbay, I. and Mulcahy, M., (2006). Cross-language French-English question answering using the DLT system at CLEF 2006

Sutcliffe, RFE., Mulcahy, M., Gabbay, I., O’Gorman, A. and Slattery, D., (2006). Cross-Language French-English Question Answering Using the DLT System at CLEF 2005

Sutcliffe, RFE., Mulcahy, M., White, K., Gabbay, I. and O'Gorman, A., (2005). Question answering using the DLT system at TREC 2005

Mulcahy, M., White, K., Gabbay, I., O'Gorman, A. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2005). Question Answering Using the DLT System at TREC 2005.

Sutcliffe, RFE., Gabbay, I., Mulcahy, M. and O’Gorman, A., (2005). Cross-Language French-English Question Answering Using the DLT System at CLEF 2004

Vallin, A., Giampiccolo, D., Aunimo, L., Ayache, C., Osenova, P., Peñas, A., Rijke, MD., Sacaleanu, B., Santos, D. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2005). Overview of the CLEF 2005 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Vallin, A., Magnini, B., Giampiccolo, D., Aunimo, L., Ayache, C., Osenova, P., Peñas, A., Rijke, MD., Sacaleanu, B., Santos, D. and Sutcliffe, RFE., (2005). Overview of the CLEF 2005 Multilingual Question Answering Track.

Sutcliffe, RFE., Mulcahy, M., Gabbay, I., O'Gorman, A., White, K. and Slattery, D., (2005). Cross-language french-english question answering using the DLT System at CLEF 2005

Sutcliffe, RFE., Mulcahy, M., Gabbay, I., O'Gorman, A. and Slattery, D., (2005). Cross-Language French-English Question Answering Using the DLT System at CLEF 2005.

Sutcliffe, RFE., Gabbay, I. and O’Gorman, A., (2004). Cross-Language French-English Question Answering Using the DLT System at CLEF 2003

Sutcliffe, RFE., Gabbay, I., Mulcahy, M. and O'Gorman, A., (2004). Cross-language French-English question answering using the DLT system at CLEF 2004

Sutcliffe, RFE., Gabbay, I. and O'Gorman, A., (2003). Cross-language french-english question answering using the DLT system at CLEF 2003

Sutcliffe, RFE. and Kurohashit, S., (2000). A parallel English-Japanese query collection for the evaluation of on-line help systems

Sutcliffe, RFE., O'Sullivan, D. and Meharg, F., (1994). A Lexicon Of Distributed Noun Representations Constructed By Taxonomic Traversal.

Sutcliffe, RFE., McElligott, A. and O’Neill, G., (1993). Translation between Irish and English by mapping between monolingual machine readable dictionaries using distributed representations

Sutcliffe, RFE., (1991). Distributed representations in a text based information retrieval system

Sharkey, NE., Sutcliffe, RFE. and Wobcke, W., (1986). Mixing Binary and Continuous Connection Schemes for Knowledge Access.

Grants and funding

2018

IAA ECC Challenge Lab project - Self service

University of Essex

2017

To embed a NLP capability in Objective

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Stategy Board)

Contact

rsutcl@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874382

Location:

5B.536, Colchester Campus