Michael P. Oakes

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Xu, Y. and Oakes, M.P. (2009), “Using Search Logs to Recommend Images to New Users. Presented at the 7th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR)”. Madrid, Spain, Sept. 24-25th, 2009. PDF

Oakes, M. P. “Computer-aided discovery of regular sound changes in Spanish and Galician”. Cognitive Approaches to Language and Linguistic Data: Studies in honor of Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, edited by W Oleksy and P. Stalmaszczyk, Peter Lang, Frankfurt-Am_Main, pp. 453-460, 2009.  PDF

 Oakes, M.P. & Xu, Y. “A Search Engine Based on Query Logs, and Search Log Analysis at the University of Sunderland”, Working Notes, LADS Workshop, Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, Corfu, Greece, 2nd October, 2009. PDF

Palomino, M.A., Oakes, M.P. & Wuytack, T. (2009) “An Evaluation of Concept Suggestion Strategies for Professional Multimedia Archives”. Proceedings of the International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, 12-14th Oct. 2009, pp. 265-271. PDF

Palomino, M.A., Oakes, M.P. and Wuytack, M. (2009) “Automatic Extraction of Keywords for a Multi-Media Search Engine Using the Chi-Square Test”. Proceedings of the Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR), Enschede, NL, Feb. 2009: pp. 3-10 PDF

Palomino, M., Oakes M.P. and Wuytack, T. A (2009) “Concept-Suggestion Engine for Professional  Multimedia Archives”. Research in Computer Science: Advances in Computer Science and Engineering 42: 29-40.  PDF

Chen, C-F, Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. (2008) “A location data annotation system for personal photograph collections: Evaluation of a searching and browsing tool”. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI). London, UK, June 18-20, 2008, pp. 534-541. PDF

Ke, S-W, Oakes, M.P., Palomino, M. & Xu, Y. (2008) “Comparison between SVM-Light, a search engine-based approach and the MediaMill baselines for assigning concepts to video shot annotations. ”. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI). London, UK, June 18-20, 2008, pp. 381-387. PDF

Lin, W-C, Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. (2008) “Real AdaBoost for Large Vocabulary Image Classification”. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI). London, UK, June 18-20, 2008, pp. 192-199. PDF

Oakes, M.P. & Farrow, M.  (2007) “Use of the chi-squared test to examine vocabulary differences in English-language corpora representing seven different countries”, Literary and Linguistic Computing, 22:85-99.

Oakes. M.P. Measures from Information Retrieval to find the words which are most characteristic of a corpus. Proceedings of PALC 2007, Frankfurt-Am-Main, 2007 In Press. (Invited talk).

Vilares, J., Oakes M.P. & Vilares, M. A knowledge-light approach to query translation in CLIR. Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), pp. 624-630, 2007 PDF

Vilares, J., Oakes M.P. & Vilares, M. Character n-gram translation in CLIR. Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB), CNAM, Paris, France, June 27-29, 2007, pp. 217-222. PDF

Vilares, J., Oakes M P & Vilares, M. ColesIR at CLEF2007: From English to French via character n-grams. In A. Nardi & C. Peters (eds), Working Notes of the CLEF 2007, Budapest, Hungary, 2007. PDF

Yamout F, Oakes M.P. & Tait J. Relevance feedback using weight propagation compared with information theoretic query expansion. Proceedings of the 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval. Rome, Italy, April 2-5 2007, pp. 258-270. PDF

Abusalah, M., Tait, J. and Oakes, M. Arabic-English automatic ontology mapping based on machine readable dictionary. Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Text Procesing and Computational Lingusitics. (CICLing). Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 18-24, 2007. PDF

Abusalah, M., Tait, J. and Oakes, M. Cross-language information retrieval using a multilingual ontology as a translation base. Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Text Procesing and  Computational Lingusitics. (CICLing). Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 18-24, 2007. PDF

Chen, C-F, Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. A location-annotation system for personal photographs. 29th ACM SIGIR Conference on Research in Information Retrieval. Seattle, USA. August 6-11 2006, p. 276. PDF

Vilares, J., Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. A first approach to CLIR using character n-grams alignment. 7th Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF). Alicante, Spain, Sept. 20-22 2006, pp. 111-118. PDF

Vilares, J., Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. ColesIR at CLEF2006: Rapid prototyping of an n-gram-based CLIR system. In A. Nardi et al. (eds), Working Notes of the CLEF 2006 workshop, Alicante, Spain, 2006.

Chen C, Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. , “Browsing personal images using episodic memory (time and location)”, Advances in IR: 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2006, London, April 10th-12th, Proceedings, edited by M. Lalmas et al. Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3936, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 2006, pp. 362-372. PDF

Ke, S-W, Oakes, M.P. & Bowerman, C. , “PERC - A Personal Email Classifier”, Advances in IR: 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2006, London, April 10th-12th, Proceedings, edited by M. Lalmas et al. Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3936, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 2006, pp. 460-463. PDF

Yamout, F.I., Oakes, M.P. & Tait, J. , “Relevance Feedback using Weight Propagation”, Advances in IR: 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research, ECIR 2006, London, April 10th-12th, Proceedings, edited by M. Lalmas et al. Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3936, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 2006, pp. 575-578. PDF

Oakes M P. Using Hearst’s Rules for the Automatic Acquisition of Hyponyms for Mining a Pharmaceutical Corpus. Text Mining: Research, Practice and Opportunities, RANLP Workshop, Borovets, Bulgaria, 24th September, 2005, pp. 63-67. PDF

Ke S-W, Oakes M P & Bowerman C. Mining Personal Data Collections to Discover Categories and Category Labels. Text Mining: Research, Practice and Opportunities, RANLP Workshop, Borovets, Bulgaria, 24th September, 2005, pp. 17-22. PDF

Chen C, Oakes M P & McDonald, S. Using a Time and Location Combination Clustering Model for Browsing Personal Images. HCI 2005, Proceedings Volume 2, pp. 244-246, Napier University, Edinburgh, Sept. 5th - 9th, 2005. 244-246. British Computer Society, ISBN 1-902505-69-7 PDF

Oakes M P, Cox S. & Wermter S. Data Mining Audiology Records with the Chi-Squared Test and Self-Organising Maps, 22nd British National Conference on Databases: Workshops and Posters, ed. D. Nelson et al., pp. 123-130, 2005, University of Sunderland Press, ISBN 1-873757-55-7. PDF

Oakes M P. Ant Colony Optimisation for Stylometry: The Federalist Papers. 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing (RASC), Nottingham Trent University, 16th - 18th Dec., 2004.

Yamout F, Moghrabi I. & Oakes M  “Query Relevance Feedback in Latent Semantic Indexing with Reduced Time Complexity”, IASTED International Conference on Databases and Applications, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb 17-19, 2004.

Oakes M P & Banerjee S. “Regular Sound Changes for Cross-Language Information Retrieval”, Working Notes for CLEF 2003 Workshop. Pp. 137-142, 2003. PDF

 

Stokoe C, Oakes M & Tait J. “Word Sense Disambiguation in Information Retrieval Revisited”, Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, pp. 159-166, 2003. PDF

 

Oakes, M P. “Cognate Words Can Help Sentence Alignment, Character Alignment Can Help Predict Cognate Words”, PALC 2001: Practical Applications in Language Corpora, edited by Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Volume 7, pp. 165-178, 2003. PDF

 

Oakes M P. “Text Categorisation: Automatic Discrimination between US and UK English using the Chi-Square Test and High Ratio Pairs”, Research in Language 1, 143-156, 2003. PDF

Oakes, M P. “Thesauri: Ontologies for Information Retrieval”, PALC 2001: Practical Applications in Language Corpora, edited by Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Volume 7, pp. 33-41, 2003. PDF

Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk B, Oakes M P & Rayson P. “Annotated Corpora for Assistance with English-Polish Translation" in "Corpus Linguistics by the Lune: A Festschrift for Geoffrey Leech", edited by A Wilson, P Rayson and T McEnery, Peter Lang, pp 107-118, 2003. PDF

 

Oakes M, Gaizauskas R, Fowkes H, Jonsson A, Wan V & Beaulieu M. “A Method Based on the Chi-Square Test for Document Classification”. Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 01) pp 440-441, New Orleans, 2001. PDF

 

Gaizauskas R, Herring P, Oakes M, et al. “Intelligent Access to Text: Integrating Information Extraction Technology into Text Browsers”, Proceedings of the Human Language Technology Conference (HLT 2001), pp 189-193, San Diego, 2001. PDF

 

Oakes M P & Paice C D. "Term Extraction for Automatic Abstacting". In "Recent Advances in Computational Terminology", edited by D. Bourigault, C Jacquemin and M-C L'Homme, John Benjamins, 2001. PDF

 

Oakes M P & Paice C D, “Extraction of Statistics-Related Phrases for the Automatic Generation of Informative Abstracts”, International Conference on Practical Applications in Language Corpora (PALC ‘99), Lodz, Poland 15-18 April 1999. Published by Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2000. PDF

 

Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk B, Oakes M P & Wynne M, “Automatic Alignment of Polish and English Texts”, International Conference on Practical Applications in Language Corpora (PALC ‘99), Lodz, Poland 15-18 April 1999. Published by Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2000. PDF

 

McEnery, A M & Oakes, M.P. "Sentence and Word Alignment in the CRATER Project", in "Using Corpora for Language Research", edited by Jenny Thomas and Mick Short, Longman. pp 211-231, 1996. PDF

 

Boo N Y, Oakes M, Lye M S & Said H, “Risk Factors Associated with Hearing Loss in Term Neonates with Hyperbilirubinaemia”, Journal of Tropical Paediatrics, 40(4), p194, 1994. PDF