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Profile: Middleton, S.E.
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Highlights

RUSI and UKRI TAS conference, Trusting Machines? Cross-sector Lessons from Healthcare and Security, 2021
programme
day 1 videos (Artificial Intelligence and Strategy)
day 2 videos (Trust in Non-human Intelligence; Procurement and Acquisition; Governance and Regulation)
day 3 videos (Workshop - Health and Social Care; Workshop - Defence and Security)

WebSci'20 Workshop: Socio-technical AI systems for defence, cybercrime and cybersecurity (STAIDCC20), proceedings

Middleton, S.E. Letouzé, E. Hossaini, A. Chapman, A. Trust, regulation, and human-in-the-loop AI: within the European region, Communications of the ACM (CACM), 65, 4 (April 2022), 64–68. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3511597
Journal, PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Use of Artificial Intelligence to Support Cybercrime Research, In Researching Cybercrimes: Methodologies, Ethics, and Critical Approaches, Editors: Lavorgna, Anita, Holt, Thomas J. (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
Palgrave

Middleton, S.E. Kordopatis-Zilos, G. Papadopoulos, S. Kompatsiaris, Y. Location Extraction from Social Media: Geoparsing, Location Disambiguation, and Geotagging, ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) 36, 4, Article 40 (June 2018), 27 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3202662. Presented at SIGIR 2019.
PDF pre-print, Journal
PDF SIGIR-2019 poster

Middleton, S.E. Middleton, L. Modafferi, S. Real-time Crisis Mapping of Natural Disasters using Social Media, Intelligent Systems, IEEE , vol.29, no.2, pp.9,17, Mar.-Apr. 2014
Journal, PDF pre-print, eprints

Datasets and Software

Open Source NLP Projects, Github

Scalable Python Geoparsing Library, geoparsepy, PyPi library

GloSAT Historical Measurement Table Dataset, Zenodo

M-Arg: Multimodal Argument Mining Dataset for Political Debates with Audio and Transcripts, Github

Geoparse Twitter Benchmark Dataset, email {sem03}@soton.ac.uk for access

Publications

Azim, T. Singh, L. Middleton, Middleton, S.E. Detecting Moments of Change and Suicidal Risks in Longitudinal User Texts Using Multi-task Learning, In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology, pages 213–218, Seattle, USA. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2022
ACL Anthology, PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Letouzé, E. Hossaini, A. Chapman, A. Trust, regulation, and human-in-the-loop AI: within the European region, Communications of the ACM (CACM), 65, 4 (April 2022), 64–68. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3511597
Journal, PDF pre-print

Mestre, R. Milicin, R. Middleton, S.E. Ryan, M. Zhu, J. Norman, T.J. M-Arg: Multimodal Argument Mining Dataset for Political Debates with Audio and Transcripts, 8th Workshop on Argument Mining (ArgMining-2021), Collocated with EMNLP-2021, Nov 10-11, 2021, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Workshop, github

Middleton, S.E. Use of Artificial Intelligence to Support Cybercrime Research, In Researching Cybercrimes: Methodologies, Ethics, and Critical Approaches, Editors: Lavorgna, Anita, Holt, Thomas J. (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
Palgrave

Ramchurn, S.D. Middleton, S.E. McAuley, D. Webb, H. Hyde, R. Lisinska, J. A Response to Draft Online Safety Bill - A Call for Evidence from the Joint Committee, UK Parliamentary Inquiry, 2021
PDF, DOI

Ziomek. J. Middleton, S.E. GloSAT Historical Measurement Table Dataset: Enhanced Table Structure Recognition Annotation for Downstream Historical Data Rescue, 6th International Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP-2021), Sept 5-6, 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland
PDF pre-print, Dataset

Whitehead, D. Cowell, C.R. Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Countering plant crime online: Cross-disciplinary collaboration in the FloraGuard study, Forensic Science International: Animals and Environments, Volume 1, Elsevier, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsiae.2021.100007
open access link, PDF

Beal, R. Middleton, S.E. Norman, T.J. Ramchurn, S.D. Combining Machine Learning and Human Experts to Predict Match Outcomes in Football: A Baseline Model, Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IAAI-2021, 35(17), 15447-15451
PDF pre-print

Revi, A.T. Millard, D. Middleton, S.E. A systematic analysis of user experience dimensions for interactive digital narratives Bosser, A.G., Millard, D.E. and Hargood, C. (eds.) In Interactive Storytelling. ICIDS 2020. vol. 12497, Springer. pp. 58-74
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Lavorgna, L. Neumann, G. Whitehead, D. Information Extraction from the Long Tail: A Socio-Technical AI Approach for Criminology Investigations into the Online Illegal Plant Trade., In 12th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci ’20 Companion), July 6–10, 2020, Southampton, United Kingdom. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3394332.3402838
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E., Lavorgna, A. McAlister, R. STAIDCC20: 1st International Workshop on Socio-technical AI Systems for Defence, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity. In 12th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci ’20 Companion), July 6–10, 2020, Southampton, United Kingdom. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3394332.3402897
PDF pre-print

Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Pickering, B. Neumann, G. FloraGuard: tackling the online illegal trade in endangered plants through a cross-disciplinary ICT-enabled methodology, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 2020
PDF pre-print, Journal

Middleton, S.E. Kordopatis-Zilos, G. Papadopoulos, S. Kompatsiaris, Y. Location Extraction from Social Media: Geoparsing, Location Disambiguation, and Geotagging, ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) 36, 4, Article 40 (June 2018), 27 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3202662. Presented at SIGIR 2019.
PDF pre-print, Journal
PDF SIGIR-2019 poster

Cerutti, F. Norman, T.J. Toniolo, A. Middleton, S.E. CISpaces.org: from fact extraction to report generation, 2018 Computational Models of Argument - Proceedings of COMMA 2018. IOS Press, Vol. 305, p. 269-280 12 (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; vol. 305)
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Papadopoulos, S. Kompatsiaris, Y. Social Computing for Verifying Social Media Content in Breaking News, IEEE Internet Computing (IC), vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 83-89, Mar./Apr. 2018. doi: 10.1109/MIC.2018.112102235
Journal, PDF pre-print

Norman, T.J.Cerutti, F. Middleton, S.E. Toniolo, A. Argumentation-based sense-making exploiting open sources, SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Next-Generation Analyst VI, SPIE-2018, paper 10653-8, Orlando, Florida, United States
Conference

Boididou, C. Middleton, S.E. Jin, Z. Papadopoulos, S. Dang-Nguyen, D. Boato, G. Kompatsiaris, Y. Verifying information with multimedia content on twitter, Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), 2017, Springer, ISSN 1380-7501, DOI=10.1007/s11042-017-5132-9
Journal, PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Krivcovs, V. Geoparsing and Geosemantics for Social Media: Spatio-Temporal Grounding of Content Propagating Rumours to support Trust and Veracity Analysis during Breaking News, ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) 34, 3, Article 16 (April 2016), 26 pages. DOI=10.1145/2842604
Journal, PDF pre-print, eprints

Middleton, S.E. Modafferi, S. Scalable Classification of QoS for Real-Time Interactive Applications from IP Traffic Measurements, Computer Networks, Elsevier (2016). DOI=10.1016/j.comnet.2016.04.017
Journal, PDF pre-print, eprints

Poslad S., Middleton S. E., Chaves F., Tao R., Necmioglu O., Bügel U. A Semantic IoT Early Warning System for Natural Environment Crisis Management IEEE Transaction on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC) Special Issue on Advances in Semantic Computing, 3(2), 246 - 257, 2015
Journal, PDF

Wiegand, S. Middleton, S.E. Veracity and Velocity of Social Media Content during Breaking News: Analysis of November 2015 Paris Shootings, Third Workshop on Social News On the Web (SNOW-2016), WWW 2016, Companion of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (2016)
Workshop, PDF pre-print, eprints

Middleton, S.E. Extracting Attributed Verification and Debunking Reports from Social Media: MediaEval-2015 Trust and Credibility Analysis of Image and Video, MediaEval-2015, Wurzen, Germany, Sept 2015
Workshop, Paper, PDF pre-print, PDF slides

Van Hardeveld, G.J. Webber, C. Hooper, C. Middleton, S.E. Surridge, M. The Digital Police Officer: Using Natural Language Processing To Identify Cybercriminals, Eurocrim 2015, Porto, Portugal
Conference, PDF abstract

Hooper, C.J. Webber, C. Middleton, S.E. van Hardeveld, G.J. Surridge, M. The Digital Police Officer Using Linguistic Analysis to Identify Cybercriminals, Web Science Institute One Year On: Privacy and Trust in the Era of Big Data Analytics, Web Science Institute Workshop, 2015
PDF poster

Middleton, S.E. Modafferi, S. Experiences monitoring and managing QoS using SDN on testbeds supporting different innovation stages, 1st IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), vol. 1, no. 5, pp 13-17, April 2015
Conference paper URL, PDF draft

Middleton, S.E. Middleton, L. Modafferi, S. Real-time Crisis Mapping of Natural Disasters using Social Media, Intelligent Systems, IEEE , vol.29, no.2, pp.9,17, Mar.-Apr. 2014
Journal, PDF pre-print, eprints

Middleton, S.E. Zielinski, A. Necmioglu, O. Hammitzsch, M. Spatio-Temporal Decision Support System for Natural Crisis Management with TweetComP1, WGDSS, Decision Support systems III - Impact of Decision Support Systems in Global Environments, Eds. Dargam, F. - Hernandez, J.E. - Delibasic, B., Ribeiro, R., Zaraté, P. - Liu, S., Papathanasiou, J, Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, LNBIP Volume 184, Springer, 2014
Journal, PDF pre-print

Gottron, T. Schmitz, J. Middleton, S.E. Focused Exploration of Geospatial Context on Linked Open Data, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Intelligent Exploration of Semantic Data (IESD 2014) co-located with the 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2014), Riva del Garda, Italy, October 20, 2014
Conference, PDF pre-print

Zielinski, A. Middleton, S.E. Tokarchuk, L. Tavakoli, S. Social-media Text Mining and Network Analysis to support Decision Support for Natural Crisis Management, ISCRAM 2013, Badem Badem, Germany (2013)
PDF pre-print

Zielinski, A. Middleton, S.E. Necmioglu, O. Hammitzsch, M. Spatio-Temporal Decision Support System for Natural Crisis Management with TweetComP1, EWG-DSS 2013 Workshop "Exploring New Directions For Decisions In The Internet Age",Thessaloniki, Greece (2013)
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Sabeur, Z.A. Knowledge-based Service Architecture for Multi-risk Environmental Decision Support Applications, ISESS 2011
Conference URL, IFIP Journal on Advances in Information and Communication Technology (volume 359), PDF pre-print

Zlatev, Z. Middleton, S.E. Veres, G. Benchmarking Knowledge-assisted Kriging for Automated Spatial Interpolation of Wind Measurements, Fusion 2010
PDF pre-print

Zlatev, Z. Middleton, S.E. Veres, G. Ordinary kriging for on-demand average wind interpolation of in-situ wind sensor data, EWEC 2009, France, March 2009
Conference URL, PDF pre-print

Moßgraber, J. Chaves, F. Middleton, S.E. Zlatev, Z. Tao, R. The Seven Main Challenges of an Early Warning System Architecture, ISCRAM 2013, Badem Badem, Germany (2013)
PDF pre-print

Havlik, D. Soriano, J. Granell, C. Middleton, S.E. van der Schaaf, H. Berre, A.J. Pielorz, J. Future Internet enablers for VGI applications, EnviroInfo 2013, Hamburg, Germany (2013)
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Sabeur, Z.A., Löwe, P., Hammitzsch, M., Tavakoli, S., Poslad, S. Multi-disciplinary Approaches To Intelligently Sharing Large-volumes Of Real-time Sensor Data During Natural Disasters, Data Science Journal, Special Issue of the Proceedings of the 1st WDS Conference in Kyoto 2011, Volume 12, pages 109-113 (2013)
Journal URL, PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Sabeur, Z.A. Lowe, P. Chaves, F. Tavakoli, S. Multi-disciplinary approaches to intelligently sharing large-volumes of real-time sensor data during natural disasters, ICSU 2011
Conference URL, Presentation

Poslad, S. Middleton, S. Häner, R. A System Infrastructure to Handle Large Data Stream Exchange and Collaboration during Evolving Environment Crises, The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 2011, 18th Annual Conference 2011, Bucharest, Romania, June 7–10, 2011

Middleton, S.E. (ed) SANY Fusion and Modelling Architecture, OGC discussion paper 10-001, 2010
OGC discussion papers URL, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. Surridge, M. Nasser, B.I. Yang, X. Bipartite electronic SLA as a business framework to support cross-organization load management of real-time online applications, Real Time Online Interactive Applications on the Grid (ROIA 2009), Euro-Par 2009, August 2009
Workshop web page, PDF draft

Middleton, S.E. Surridge, M. Benkner, S. Engelbrecht, G. Quality of Service Negotiation for Commercial Medical Grid Services, Journal of Grid Computing, Springer, 2008
PDF draft, online version

Berti, G. Lonsdale, G. Schmidt, J.G. Benkner, S. Hose, D.R. Fenner, J.W. Jones, D.M. Middleton, S.E. Wollny, G. GRID simulation services for the medical community, International Journal of Computational Methods (IJCM), 2008
PDF pre-print

Benkner, S. Engelbrecht, G. Middleton, S.E. Brandic, I. Schmidt, R. End-to-End QoS Support for a Medical Grid Service Infrastructure, Journal of New Generation Computing, Computing Paradigms and Computational Intelligence, 2007
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Herveg, J.A.M. Crazzolara, F. Marvin, D. Poullet, Y. GEMSS: Privacy and security for a Medical Grid, Methods of Information in Medicine, Issue 2, 2005
online version, PDF draft

Benkner, S. Brandic, I. Engelbrecht, G. Middleton, S.E. Schmidt, R. Application-Level QoS Support for a Medical Grid Infrastructure, Grid Computing in Life Sciences, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Life Science Grid, LSGrid 2005, Eds, T.W. Tan, P. Arzberger and A Konagaya, ISBN 981-270-378-0, 2006 World Scientific Publishing Co.

Benkner, S. Engelbrecht, Backfrieder, G.W. Berti, G. Fingberg, J. Kohring, G. Schmidt, J.G. Middleton, S.E. Jones, D. Fenner, J. Numerical Simulation for eHealth: Grid-enabled Medical Simulation Services, PARCO2003, Parallel Computing 2003, Sept 2003, Dresden, Germany. In G.R. Joubert, W.E. Nagel, F.J. Peters, W.V. Walter (Eds.) Parallel Computing: Software Technology, Algorithms, Architectures and Applications, included in series: Advances in Parallel Computing Elsevier,The Netherland, 2004.
PDF pre-print, PS pre-print

Benkner, S. Berti, G. Engelbrecht, G. Fingberg, J. Kohring, G. Middleton, S.E. Schmidt, R. GEMSS: Grid-infrastructure for Medical Service Provision, HealthGRID 2004, 29th-30th January 2004, Clermont-Ferrand, France
PDF pre-print, PS pre-print

Herveg, J.A.M. Crazzolara, F. Middleton, S.E. Marvin, D. Poullet, Y. GEMSS: Privacy and security for a Medical Grid, HealthGRID 2004, 29th-30th January 2004, Clermont-Ferrand, France
PDF pre-print, PS pre-print

Berti, G. Benkner, S. Fenner, J.W. Fingberg, J. Lonsdale, G. Middleton, S.E. Surridge, M. Medical Simulation Services via the Grid, Health Grid Workshop, April 2003, Lyon, France
PDF version

Middleton, S.E. Servin, A. Zlatev, Z, Nasser, B. Papay, J. Boniface, M. Experiences using the UML profile for MARTE to stochastically model post-production interactive applications, e-Challenges 2010, Warsaw, October 2010
Conference paper URL, PDF draft

Kosmopoulos, D.I. Doulamis, A. Makris, A. Doulamis, N. Chatzis, S. Middleton, S.E. Vision-Based Production of Personalized Video, Signal Processing: Image Communication, 2009
Journal Signal Processing: Image Communication, PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. De Roure, D.C. Shadbolt, N.R. Ontology-based Recommender Systems, Handbook on Ontologies in Information Systems, S. Staab, R. Studer (eds.), Springer, 2nd revision 2008

Beales, R. M., Addis, M. J. and Middleton, S. E. Ambient Multi-Camera Personal Documentary. At Memories for Life Workshop, British Library, London, 11 - 12 Dec 2006.
PDF

Choi, F. Beales, R. Hearn, J. Middleton, S.E. Addis, M. Mangos, C. A Feature-augmented grammer for Automated Media Production, Poster and short paper, AXMEDIS conference, Nov 2006, UK
PDF pre-print

Anagnostopoulos, V. Chatzis, S. Lalos, C. Doulamis, A. Kosmopoulos, D. Varvarigou, T. Neuschied, H. Thallinger, G. Middleton, S.E. Addis, M. Bustos, E. Giorgini, F. A Cross-Media Platform for Personalized Leisure and Entertainment : The Polymnia approach, AXMEDIS conference, Nov 2006, UK
PDF pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Shadbolt, N.R. De Roure, D.C. Ontological User Profiling in Recommender Systems, ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 22, Issue 1, January 2004, page 54 - 88, ACM Press, New York, NY, USA
PDF pre-print, PS pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Shadbolt, N.R. De Roure, D.C. Capturing interest through inference and visualization: ontological user profiling in recommender systems, K-CAP2003, Oct2003, Florida, USA
PDF pre-print, PS pre-print

Middleton, S.E. Capturing knowledge of user preferences with recommender systems, Thesis, University of Southampton, May 2003
PDF version, PS version

Portal Profile: Recommender Systems for a Multitasking Student, ACM MemberNet, Sept 2002

Middleton, S.E. Alani, H. Shadbolt, N.R. De Roure, D.C. Exploiting Synergy Between Ontologies and Recommender Systems, The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2002), Semantic Web Workshop 2002, May 2002, Hawaii, USA
Winner of 'best paper' award
PDF version, PS version, Semantic Web Workshop webpage, WWW2002 webpage

Middleton, S.E. De Roure, D.C. Shadbolt, N.R. Capturing Knowledge of User Preferences: ontologies on recommender systems, In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2001), Oct 2001, Victoria, B.C. Canada
PDF version, PS version

Who's Who in Recommender Systems - Non-Attendees, 2001 ACM SIGIR Workshop on Recommender Systems

Middleton, S.E. Interface agents: A review of the field, Technical Report Number: ECSTR-IAM01-001, ISBN: 0854327320, University of Southampton, Aug 2001
PDF version, PS version, HTML version

Middleton, S.E. Capturing knowledge of user preferences with recommender systems, Mini-thesis, University of Southampton, July 2001
PDF version, PS version


Presentations, Posters, Webinars, Press articles, Blog posts

Middleton, S.E. Nichele, E. SafeSpacesNLP: Exploring behaviour classification around online mental health conversations from a multi-disciplinary context - NLP, applied linguistics, social science and human-in-the-loop AI, UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, Lancaster University, 2022
PDF version, YouTube, Event

Middleton, S.E. Whitehead, D. Cowell, C. FloraGuard presentation on ethical challanges of researching IWT, Ethics of online research into illicit trade of cultural and natural resources, CNRTR2021
PDF version, Event

RUSI and UKRI TAS conference, Trusting Machines? Cross-sector Lessons from Healthcare and Security, 2021
programme
day 1 videos (Artificial Intelligence and Strategy)
day 2 videos (Trust in Non-human Intelligence; Procurement and Acquisition; Governance and Regulation)
day 3 videos (Workshop - Health and Social Care; Workshop - Defence and Security)

Riley, S. Middleton, S.E. Chamberlain, A. Shukla, P.Living With AI Podcast: Challenges of Living with Artificial Intelligence, AI Music: Duelling against a Robot Piano! April 21, 2021 Sean Riley Season 1 Episode 14
Podcast, TAS Hub

Middleton, S.E. The UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub, UK/FR Defence Sector AI in Trusted Autonomy Workshop, Organized by DSTL (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) and DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement or Directorate General of Armaments)
PDF version, TAS Hub

Wyatt, T. Hinsley, A. Margulies, J. Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Wild plant trafficking: lessons learned and the road forward, United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Kyoto, Japan, 7-12 March 2021
session list

Middleton, S.E. TAS Agile Projects Kick Off - SafeSpacesNLP, TAS Hub, 2021
vimeo 1h duration, SafeSpacesNLP starts after 17 mins

Cowell, C. Sajeva, M. Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Clarke, G. FloraGuard webinar, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2020
vimeo 1h 30mins duration

Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Whitehead, D. Cowell, C. Payne, M. FloraGuard: Tackling the illegal trade in endangered plants, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2020
web, PDF version

Lavorgna, A. Middleton, S.E. Cowell, C. FloraGuard project policy brief, Public Policy, Southampton, July 2020
web, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. Lavorgna, A. McAlister, R. "Post-workshop report on Socio-technical AI Systems for Defence, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity (STAIDCC20)", Web Science Institute, July 2020
blog

Middleton, S.E. "Geospatial Research into Social Media & Online Marketplaces for Disaster Management, Breaking News & UK Illegal Plant Trade", Invited Talk, UCL Seminar Series, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), Oct 2018
Seminar, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "AI Supporting Content Verification and Analysis", Invited Talk, SciCar-2018, Session: Automated Fact-Checking: The way to go?, Sept 2018
Conference, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "Journalist Decision Support System (JDSS)", REVEAL R&D results, Jan 2017
Article, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "Scalable Python Geoparse Library Released - geoparsepy", REVEAL R&D results, Dec 2016
Article, PDF version, PyPi library

Middleton, S.E. "Geoparsing and Real-time Social Media Analytics: Technical and Social Challenges", Invited Talk, ESRC Seminar: Microenterprise, Technology and Big Data, Oct 2016
PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "Geoparse Benchmark Open Dataset from the University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre", REVEAL R&D results, Jan 2016
Article, PDF version, Web Observatory

Middleton, S.E. "Observational study - how do journalists really verify user generated content", REVEAL R&D results, Aug 2016
Article, PDF version

Reveal Project "Verification of Eyewitness Media - An Observational Study", REVEAL Interview, Aug 2016
Video

Middleton, S.E. "Visualization for Social Media Verification", ICT-2015
PDF flyer

Middleton, S.E. "Semi-Automated Extraction of Attributed Verification and Debunking Reports from Social Media", REVEAL R&D results, Oct 2015
Article, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "Extracting Attributed Verification and Debunking Reports from Social Media: MediaEval-2015 Trust and Credibility Analysis of Image and Video", MediaEval-2015, Wurzen, Germany, Sept 2015
Workshop, PDF slides

Middleton, S.E. "REVEAL Project - Trust and Credibility Analysis", Invited Talk, WWW-2015 workshop RDSM-2015, May 2015
Workshop, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "From Twitter-based Crisis Mapping to Large-scale Real-Time Situation Assessment with Trust and Credibility Analysis", REVEAL R&D results, July 2014
Article, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. "TRIDEC and REVEAL projects : Geoparsing and Geosemantic knowledge model for trust and credibility analysis", Invited Talk, OGC GeoSemantics DWG, OGC TC meeting, Geneva, June 2014
Presentation, OGC

Middleton, S.E. "Crisis mapping and analytics of social media for disaster management and breaking news", Invited Talk, University of Southampton, ECS Seminar Series, Jan 2015
Article, PDF version

Middleton, S.E. Sabeur, Z.A. Lowe, P. Chaves, F. Tavakoli, S. "Multi-disciplinary approaches to intelligently sharing large-volumes of real-time sensor data during natural disasters", ICSU 2011
Conference URL, Presentation

Middleton, S.E. "Adding Value to Geospatial Data with SensorSA Fusion Services", Powerpoint presentation, Final SANY Event, Linz, 19 November 2009
PDF

Middleton, S.E. "Dynamic SLA, QoS and invoicing for ROIA in edutain@grid", Powerpoint presentation, ROIA workshop tutorial, GECON 2009, Delft
Event web page, PDF

Barras, C. "Gamers teach search engines how to see", New Scientist Tech, 2008
New scientist article

Middleton, S.E. Beales, R. "Polymnia: an intelligent cross-media platform for personalised leisure and entertainment in thematic parks or venues", FLASH presentation, 1st public prototype, 2005
FLASH presentation

Middleton, S.E. "Ontological User Profiling in Recommender Systems", Seminar, University of Southampton, Oct 2002
PDF

Middleton, S.E. "Foxtrot Demonstration", Demonstration, University of Southampton, Oct 2002
PDF

Middleton, S.E. "Exploiting Synergy Between Ontologies and Recommender Systems", The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2002), Semantic Web Workshop 2002 presentation, May 2002, Hawaii, USA
PDF

Middleton, S.E. De Roure, D.C. Shadbolt, N.R. "Foxtrot Recommender System: User profiling, Ontologies and the World Wide Web", Poster, The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2002), May 2002, Hawaii, USA
HTML poster, WWW2002 webpage

Middleton, S.E. "Capturing Knowledge of User Preferences with Recommender Systems", Seminar, University of Southampton, Jan 2002
PDF

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