Dr Jeff Dalton

  • Lecturer in Information Retrieval (Computing Science)

Research interests

My research interests are information retrieval, natural language understanding, and conversational agent systems. In particular, my research focuses on the construction and application of entity knowledge graphs. Application areas of interest include: health and biomedical, travel and food, science and engineering, and history. 

Publications

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Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2014
Number of items: 10.

2020

Czyzewski, A., Dalton, J. and Leuski, A. (2020) Agent Dialogue: A Platform for Conversational Information Seeking Experimentation. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Dalton, J. , Xiong, C., Kumar, V. and Callan, J. (2020) CAsT-19: A Dataset for Research on Conversational Information Seeking. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Gemmell, C., Dalton, J. and Rossetto, F. (2020) Relevance Transformer: Generating Concise Code Snippets with Relevance Feedback. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Manotumruksa, J., Dalton, J. , Meij, E. and Yilmaz, E. (2020) CrossBERT with Triplet Neural Architecture for Entity Property Ranking. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Dietz, L. and Dalton, J. (2020) Humans optional? Automatic large-scale test collections for entity, passage, and entity-passage retrieval. Datenbank-Spektrum, 20, pp. 17-28. (doi: 10.1007/s13222-020-00334-y)

2019

Dalton, J. , Naseri, S., Dietz, L. and Allan, J. (2019) Local and global query expansion for hierarchical complex topics. In: Azzopardi, L., Stein, B., Fuhr, N., Mayr, P., Hauff, C. and Hiemstra, D. (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval: 41st European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2019, Cologne, Germany, April 14–18, 2019. Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11437). Springer, pp. 290-303. ISBN 9783030157111 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15712-8_19)

2018

Dalton, J. and Foley, J. (2018) Search Agent Model: a Conceptual Framework for Search by Algorithms and Agent Systems. In: 1st Biennial Conference on Design of Experimental Search & Information Retrieval Systems (DESIRES 2018), Bertinoro, Italy, 29-31 Aug 2018, pp. 22-28.

Dalton, J. , Ajayi, V. and Main, R. (2018) Vote Goat: Conversational Movie Recommendation. In: 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 8-12 Jul 2018, pp. 1285-1288. ISBN 9781450356572 (doi:10.1145/3209978.3210168)

Azzopardi, L., Dubiel, M., Halvey, M. and Dalton, J. (2018) Conceptualizing Agent-Human Interactions during the Conversational Search Process. In: 2nd International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval (CAIR'18), Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 12 Jul 2018, (Accepted for Publication)

2014

Dalton, J. , Dietz, L. and Allan, J. (2014) Entity Query Feature Expansion Using Knowledge Base Links. In: 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia, 6-11 Jul 2014, pp. 365-374. ISBN 9781450322577 (doi:10.1145/2600428.2609628)

This list was generated on Sun Jul 12 04:12:52 2020 BST.
Number of items: 10.

Articles

Dietz, L. and Dalton, J. (2020) Humans optional? Automatic large-scale test collections for entity, passage, and entity-passage retrieval. Datenbank-Spektrum, 20, pp. 17-28. (doi: 10.1007/s13222-020-00334-y)

Book Sections

Dalton, J. , Naseri, S., Dietz, L. and Allan, J. (2019) Local and global query expansion for hierarchical complex topics. In: Azzopardi, L., Stein, B., Fuhr, N., Mayr, P., Hauff, C. and Hiemstra, D. (eds.) Advances in Information Retrieval: 41st European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2019, Cologne, Germany, April 14–18, 2019. Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11437). Springer, pp. 290-303. ISBN 9783030157111 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15712-8_19)

Conference Proceedings

Czyzewski, A., Dalton, J. and Leuski, A. (2020) Agent Dialogue: A Platform for Conversational Information Seeking Experimentation. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Dalton, J. , Xiong, C., Kumar, V. and Callan, J. (2020) CAsT-19: A Dataset for Research on Conversational Information Seeking. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Gemmell, C., Dalton, J. and Rossetto, F. (2020) Relevance Transformer: Generating Concise Code Snippets with Relevance Feedback. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Manotumruksa, J., Dalton, J. , Meij, E. and Yilmaz, E. (2020) CrossBERT with Triplet Neural Architecture for Entity Property Ranking. In: 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China, 25-30 Jul 2020, (Accepted for Publication)

Dalton, J. and Foley, J. (2018) Search Agent Model: a Conceptual Framework for Search by Algorithms and Agent Systems. In: 1st Biennial Conference on Design of Experimental Search & Information Retrieval Systems (DESIRES 2018), Bertinoro, Italy, 29-31 Aug 2018, pp. 22-28.

Dalton, J. , Ajayi, V. and Main, R. (2018) Vote Goat: Conversational Movie Recommendation. In: 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 8-12 Jul 2018, pp. 1285-1288. ISBN 9781450356572 (doi:10.1145/3209978.3210168)

Azzopardi, L., Dubiel, M., Halvey, M. and Dalton, J. (2018) Conceptualizing Agent-Human Interactions during the Conversational Search Process. In: 2nd International Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval (CAIR'18), Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 12 Jul 2018, (Accepted for Publication)

Dalton, J. , Dietz, L. and Allan, J. (2014) Entity Query Feature Expansion Using Knowledge Base Links. In: 37th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia, 6-11 Jul 2014, pp. 365-374. ISBN 9781450322577 (doi:10.1145/2600428.2609628)

This list was generated on Sun Jul 12 04:12:52 2020 BST.

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