Publications

2017

Jones, G.J.F., Lawless, S., Gonzalo, J., Kelly, L., Goeuriot, L., Mandl, T., Cappellato, L. and Ferro, N. "Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction". The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2017, Dublin, Ireland, September 11–14, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. PDF


Conlan, O., Kelly, L., Koidl, K., Lawless, S. and Staikopoulos, A. "EvalUMAP: Towards Comparative Evaluation in User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization". In the Working Notes of CLEF 2017, the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum, September 11-14, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. PDF


ADELE Spillane, B., Gilmartin, E., Saam, C., Ketong, S., Cowan, B.R., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Introducing ADELE: A Personalized Intelligent Companion". In the proceedings of the first ACM SIGCHI International Workshop on Investigating Social Interactions with Artificial Agents, ISIAA 2017, November 13th, 2017 in Glasgow, U.K. PDF


Ali, E., Caputo, S. and Lawless, S. "Entity Attribute Ranking Using Learning to Rank". In the Proceedings of the First Workshop on Knowledge Graphs and Semantics for Text Retrieval and Analysis, KG4IR 2017, co-located with the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2017, August 11th, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. PDF


Xu, Y., Zhou, D. and Lawless, S. "Inferring Your Expertise from Twitter: Combining Multiple Types of User Activity". In the proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI’17, August 23-26, 2017 in Leipzig, Germany. In Press.


Spillane, B., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Perception of Bias: The Impact of User Characteristics, Website Design and Technical Features". In the proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI’17, August 23-26, 2017 in Leipzig, Germany. In Press.


Wu, X., Zhou, D., Xu, Y. and Lawless, S. “Personalized Query Expansion Utilizing Multi-Relational Social Data”. In the proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization, SMAP 2017. July 9th-10th, 2017. Bratislava, Slovakia. In Press.


Spillane, B., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Measuring Bias in News Websites; Towards a Model for Personalization". Extended Abstract in the proceedings of the Proceedings of 25th International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2017, 9th-12th July, 2017 in Bratislava, Slovakia. In Press.


Xu, Y., Zhou, D. and Lawless, S. “User Expertise Inference on Twitter: Learning from Multiple Types of User Data”. Extended Abstract in the proceedings of the Proceedings of 25th International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2017, 9th-12th July, 2017 in Bratislava, Slovakia. In Press.


Zhou, D., Wu, X., Zhao, W., Lawless, S. and Liu, J “Query Expansion with Enriched User Profiles for Personalized Search Utilizing Folksonomy Data”. In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, TKDE, volume 29(7), pp 1536-1548 2017. DOI 10.1109/TKDE.2017.2668419 PDF


Ali, E., Caputo, A. and Lawless, S. “Triple Scoring Using Paragraph Vector”. In WSDM Cup 2017: Vandalism Detection and Triple Scoring, CUER Extended Proceedings of WSDM. February 6th-10th, 2017. Cambridge, UK. In Press.


Agosti, M., Lawless, S., Marchesin, S. and Wade, V. “An Adaptive Cross-Site User Modelling Platform for Cultural Heritage Websites”. In the proceedings of the 13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, IRCDL 2017. January 26th-27th, 2017. Modena, Italy. PDF


2016

Bayomi, M. and Lawless, S. “ADAPT_TCD An Ontology-Based Context Aware Approach for Contextual Suggestion”. In NIST Special Publication: The Twenty-Fifth Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings (TREC 2016), Contextual Suggestion Track. November 15th-18th, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. PDF


Zhou, D., Wu, X., Zhao, W., Lawless, S. and Liu, J. “Utilizing an External Knowledge Base for Personalized Search in Collaborative Tagging Systems”. In the Proceedings of the 12th EAI International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, CollaborateCom 2016. November 12-13, 2016 in Beijing, People's Republic of China.


Zhou, D., Lawless, S., Wu, X., Zhao, W. and Liu, J. “Enhanced Personalized Search using Social Data”. In the Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, EMNLP 2016. November 1-5, 2016 in Austin, Texas, USA. PDF


Yu Xu, Dong Zhou and Séamus Lawless. “Inferring Your Expertise from Twitter: Integrating Sentiment and Topic Relatedness”. In the proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI’16, October 13-16, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD. PDF


Pandit, H., Hamed, R.G., Lawless, S. and Lewis, D. “The Use of Open Data to Improve the Repeatability of Adaptivity and Personalisation Experiment”. In the proceedings of the 1st EvalUMAP workshop - Towards comparative evaluation in user modeling, adaptation and personalization, held in conjunction with the 24th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2016. PDF


Paul Clough, Paula Goodale, Maristella Agosti, Séamus Lawless, Accessing Cultural Heritage at Scale, The Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Accessing Cultural Heritage at Scale, co-located with Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2016 (JCDL 2016), Newark, USA, June 22, 2016. PDF


Munnelly, G., Koidl, K. and Lawless, S. “Exposing Ourselves: Displaying our Cultural Assets for Public Consumption”. In the proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Accessing Cultural Heritage at Scale, ACHS 2016, held in conjunction with the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2016 Big Libraries, Big Data, Big Innovation, JCDL 2016. PDF


Bayomi, M., Levacher, K., Ghorab, M.R., Lavin, P., O'Connor, A. and Lawless, S. “Towards Evaluating the Impact of Anaphora Resolution on Text Summarisation from a Human Perspective”. In the proceedings of the 21st International conference on the Application of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2016. E. Métais, F. Meziane, M. Saraee, V. Sugumaran and S. Vadera (Eds.) PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S., Liu, J. and Zhang, S. “A Study of User Profile Representation for Personalized Cross-language Information Retrieval”. In the Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol. 68 Iss: 4, pp.448-477. 2016. PDF


Xu, Y., Ghorab, M.R., Wang, Z., Zhou, D. and Lawless, S. “Do Your Social Profiles Reveal What Languages You Speak? Language Inference from Social Media Profiles”. In the Proceedings of the 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval, ECIR 2016, March 20th-23rd, 2016. Padua, Italy. PDF


Lawless, S., Conlan, O. and Hampson, C. "Tailoring Access to Content." Book Chapter in the New Companion to Digital Humanities. Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-118-68059-9. pp 171-184. January 2016. PDF


2015

Munnelly, G., O'Connor, A., Edmund, J. and Lawless, S. "Finding Meaning in the Chaos: Establishing Corpus Size Limits for Unsupervised Semantic Linking". In the DARIAH TDA Working Group, Expert Workshop on Topic Models and Corpus Analysis. November 2015. PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S., Liu, J., Zhang, S. and Xu, Y. “Query Expansion for Personalized Cross-Language Information Retrieval”. In the proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization, SMAP 2015. November 5th-6th, 2015. Trento, Italy. PDF


Bayomi, M., Levacher, K., Ghorab, M.R. and Lawless, S. "OntoSeg: a Novel Approach to Text Segmentation using Ontological Similarity”. In the proceedings of the 5th ICDM Workshop on Sentiment Elicitation from Natural Text for Information Retrieval and Extraction, ICDM SENTIRE. Held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, ICDM 2015. Nov 14th, 2015. Atlantic City, NJ, USA. PDF


Ricci, F., Bontcheva, K., Conlan, O. and Lawless, S. "User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization". Proceedings of 23rd International Conference, UMAP 2015, Dublin, Ireland, June 29-July 3, 2015. LNCS 9146. ISBN: 978-3-319-20266-2 PDF


Downing, L. and Lawless, S. "A Closer Look: Developing Mobile Applications to Reveal Hidden Meanings of Art." In the proceedings of DH 2015, the Annual International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), June 29th – July 3rd, 2015. Sydney, Australia.


Lawless, S., Lavin, P., Bayomi, M., Cabral, J. and Ghorab, M.R. "Text Summarization and Speech Synthesis for the Automated Generation of Personalized Audio Presentations." In the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2015, June 17th – 19th, 2015. Passau, Germany. PDF


Xu, Y., Ghorab, M.R. and Lawless, S. "Search Personalization via Aggregation of Multidimensional Evidence about User Interests." In the proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, CICLing 2015, April 14th – 20th, 2015. Cairo, Egypt. PDF


O'Donnell, E., Lawless, S., Sharp, M., and O'Donnell, L. (2015). Learning Theories: ePedagogical Strategies for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Higher Education. In E. McKay, & J. Lenarcic (Eds.) Macro-Level Learning through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Strategies and Predictions for the Future (pp. 92-118). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. DOI:10.4018/978-1-4666-8324-2.ch006.


O'Donnell, E., Lawless, S., Sharp, M., and Wade, V. "A review of personalised e-learning: Towards supporting learner diversity". In the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, IJDET, vol. 13, issue 1, pages 22-47, 2015. DOI: 10.4018/ijdet.2015010102


2014

Conlan, O., O'Connor, A., Ní Loinsigh, Ó., Munnelly, G., Lawless, S. and Murphy, R. "Revolutionary Entities: Turning Data into Knowledge to Drive Personalized Exploration of The Irish Rising of 1916." in the Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Big Humanities Data, held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Washington D.C., USA. October 27-30, 2014.


Ben Steichen, Tuukka Ruotsalo, Maristella Agosti, Giulio Jacucci, Séamus Lawless, Peter Brusilovsky, Vincent Wade, Samuel Kaski and Oswald Barral. "Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Personalised Information Access, PIA 2014". In the Extended Proceedings of the 22nd conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2014, in Aalborg, Denmark, July 7-11, 2014. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol.1181, urn:nbn:de:0074-1181-4. PDF


Ghorab, M.R., Lawless, S., O'Connor, A. and Wade, V. "Does Personalization Benefit Everyone in the Same Way? Multilingual Search Personalization for English vs. Non-English Users." in the Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Information Access (PMIA 2014) held in conjunction with the 22nd Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2014, in Aalborg, Denmark, July 7, 2014.


Steichen, B., Ghorab, M.R., O'Connor, A., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Towards Personalized Multilingual Information Access - Exploring the Browsing and Search Behavior of Multilingual Users." in the Proceedings of the 22nd conference on User Modelling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2014, in Aalborg, Denmark, July 7-11, 2014.


Ó Murchú, T., Lawless, S. "The Problem of Time and Space: The Difficulties in Visualising Spatiotemporal Change in Historical Data" in the Proceedings of the 26th Digital Humanities Conference, DH2014, Lausanne, Switzerland. 8th-12th July, 2014.


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Content-Agnostic Open-Corpus Slicing for Adaptive Hypermedia" in the International Journal of Advanced Computer Science, Vol. 4(5), pages 230-243, doi-10.1.1.900.1175, May 2014. PDF


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Slicepedia: Content-Agnostic Slicing Resource Production for Adaptive Hypermedia" in the Journal of Computer Science and Information Systems, ComSIS, Volume 11(1), Pages 393-417, DOI: 10.2298/CSIS121223014L, 2014. PDF


Hampson, C., Lawless, S., Bailey, B., Steiner, C.M., Hillemann, E. and Conlan, O. "Metadata-Enhanced Exploration of Digital Cultural Collections" in the International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, IJMSO, 2014.


2013

Munnelly, G., Hampson, C., Conlan, O. and Lawless, S. "The CULTURA Portal: Exploring Cultural Treasures" in the Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Supporting Users' Exploration of Digital Libraries, SUEDL 2013, held as part of the International Conference on Theroy and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2013, in Valetta, Malta, September 26th, 2013.


Conlan, O., Staikopoulos, T., Hampson, C., Lawless, S. and O'Keeffe, I. "The Narrative Approach to Personalisation" in the THAM Journal, New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, Special Issue on Adaptive Hypermedia. vol 19:2, pp.132-157, DOI: 10.1080/13614568.2013.812150 PDF


Hampson, C., Munnelly, G., Bailey, E., Lawless, S. and Conlan, O. "Improving User Control and Transparency in the Digital Humanities" in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing, Culture and Computing 2013,in Kyoto, Japan, September 16th-18th, 2013.


Hampson, C., Bailey, E., Munnelly, G., Lawless, S. and Conlan, O. "The CULTURA Pipeline for Digital Humanities Research" in the Proceedings of the 23rd annual eChallenges Conference, in Malahide, Ireland, October 9-11, 2013.


Lawless, S., Agosti, M., Conlan, P. and Clough, P. "ENRICH 2013: the first workshop on the exploration, navigation and retrieval of information in cultural heritage". SIGIR Forum 47(2): pages 68-73. 2013. PDF


Lawless, S., Agosti, M., Conlan, P. and Clough, P. "Exploration, navigation and retrieval of information in cultural heritage: ENRICH 2013". In the Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pages 1136-1136. Dublin, Ireland. July 28-August 01, 2013. PDF


Munnelly, G., Hampson, C., Conlan, O., Lawless, S. and Bailey, E. "Personalising the Cultural Heritage Experience with CULTURA" in the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Exploration, Navigation and Retrieval in Cultural Heritage, ENRICH 2013, co-located with the 36th ACM SIGIR Conference, SIGIR 2013, in Dublin, Ireland, July 28th - August 1st, 2013.


Hampson, C., Bailey, E., Munnelly, G., Lawless, S. and Conlan, O. "Dynamic Personalisation for Digital Cultural Heritage Collections" in the Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage, PATCH 2013, co-located with the 21th conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, UMAP 2013, in Rome, Italy, June 10-14, 2013.


Grimes, J. and Lawless, S. "Linked Data for Music Collections: A User-Centred Approach" in the Proceedings of the 25th Digital Humanities Conference, DH2013, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. 16th-19th July, 2013. PDF


Lawless, S., Brown, D., Ó Siochrú, M. and Bailey, E. "The Down Survey of Ireland" in the Proceedings of the EUROGI imaGIne Conference, Dublin, Ireland. 7th-8th March, 2013. PDF


2012

Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "The Evaluation of Adaptive Technology Enhanced Learning Systems". In the Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, E-Learn 2012, Montréal, Québec. 9th-12th October, 2012. PDF


Hampson, C., Lawless, S., Bailey, E., Yogev, S., Zwerdling, N., Carmel, D., Conlan, O., O’Connor, A. and Wade, V. "CULTURA: A Metadata-Rich Environment to Support the Enhanced Interrogation of Cultural Collections". In the Proceedings of the 6th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference, MTSR 2012, Cádiz, Spain. 28th-30th November, 2012. PDF


Hampson, C., Agosti, M., Orio, N., Bailey, E., Lawless, S., Conlan, O. and Wade, V. "The CULTURA Project: Supporting Next Generation Interaction with Digital Cultural Heritage Collections". In the Proceedings of the 4th International Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Cultural Heritage and Digital Libraries, EUROMED 2012, Amathus, Cyprus. 29th October to 3rd November, 2012. PDF


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Slicepedia: Towards Long Tail Resource Production through Open Corpus Reuse". In the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web-based Learning, ICWL 2012, Sinaia, Romania. September 2nd-4th, 2012. PDF


Bailey, E., Lawless, S., O’Connor, A., Sweetnam, S., Conlan, O., Hampson, C. and Wade, V. "CULTURA: Supporting Enhanced Exploration of Cultural Archives through Personalisation". In the Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture, ICHSC 2012, Hong Kong, China. October 27th-28th, 2012. PDF


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Slicepedia: Automating the Production of Learning Objects from Open Corpus Content". In the Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2012, Saarbrücken, Germany. 18th-21st September 2012. PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Web Search Personalization Using Social Data". In the Proceedings of the 16th Internation Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2012, Pafos, Cyprus. 2012. PDF


Sweetnam, M., Agosti, M., Orio, N., Ponchia, C., Steiner, C., Hillemann, E., Ó Siochrú, M and Lawless, S. "User Needs for Enhanced Engagement with Cultural Heritage Collections". In the Proceedings of the 16th Internation Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2012, Pafos, Cyprus. 2012. PDF


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Slicepedia: Providing Customized Reuse of Open-Web Resources for Adaptive Hypermedia". In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media, HT 2012, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 2012. PDF


O'Keeffe, I., O'Connor, A., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Linked Open Corpus Models, Leveraging the Semantic Web for Adaptive Hypermedia". Short Paper in Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media, HT 2012, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 2012. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., O'Keeffe, I., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "A Recommender Framework for the Evaluation of End User Experience in Adaptive Technology Enhanced Learning". In the International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, IJTEL, Special Issue on "Datasets and Data Supported Learning in Technology-Enhanced Learning", Vol. 4, pp. 67-84, Nos. 1/2, 2012. PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Improving Search via Personalized Query Expansion using Social Media". In the Journal of Information Retrieval, Vol. 15, pp. 218-242, 2012. PDF


Lewis, D., O'Connor, A., Molines, S., Finn, L., Jones, D., Curran, S. and Lawless, S. "Linking Localisation and Language Resources". In the Proceedings of the workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics, LDL 2012, held in conjunction with the Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS). Frankfurt, Germany. 7-9 March, 2012. PDF


2011

Agosti, M., De Luca, E., Lawless, S. and Leveling, J. "PMHR 2011 The First Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval". In the SIGIR Forum, December 2011, Volume 45 Number 2, pages 94-98. PDF


Agosti, M., De Luca, E., Lawless, S. and Leveling, J. "Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval: An Overview". The Proceedings of the First Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval, PMHR 2011, 6th June 2011. Eindhoven, The Netherlands. PDF


Mulwa, C., Longo, L., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "An Online Framework for Supporting the Evaluation of Personalised Information Retrieval Systems". In the 6th International Workshop on Ubiquitous and Collaborative Computing, Northumbria University, 4th July, 2011. British Computer Society Journal, BCS Journal, pages 75-85. PDF


O'Neill, E., Sweetnam, M., Conlan, O., Lawless, S., O'Connor, A., Ó'Siochrú, M., Ohlmeyer, J. and Wade, V. "Towards Multi-Dimensional Adaptation of Digitised Historical Content". In the Proceedings of the second Internation Conference on Supporting Digital Humanities, SDH 2011, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 17–18 November, 2011. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., O'Keeffe, I., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "A Recommender Framework for the Evaluation of End User Experience in Adaptive Technology Enhanced Learning Systems". In the Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, IJELLO, 2011, 1-8.


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "A Web-based Framework for User-centred Evaluation of End-User Experience in Adaptive and Personalized E-Learning Systems". In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Web Personalization, Reputation and Recommender Systems, WPRRS 2011, at the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, Campus Scientifique de la Doua, Lyon, France. 22–27 August, 2011. PDF


Ghorab, M.R., Leveling, J., Lawless, S., O'Connor, A., Zhou, D., Jones, G. and Wade, V. "Multilingual Adaptive Search for Digital Libraries". In the Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2011, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 26-28 September, 2011. PDF


Levacher, K., Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "A Proposal for the Evaluation of Adaptive Content Retrieval, Modification and Delivery". In the Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval, PMHR 2011, held in conjunction with the 22nd International ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 6-9 June, 2011. PDF


Agosti, M. and Lawless, S. "The CULTURA Project: CULTivating Understanding and Research through Adaptivity". In the Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval, PMHR 2011, held in conjunction with the 22nd International ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 6-9 June, 2011. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Ghorab, M.R., O'Donnell, E., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "A Framework for the Evaluation of Adaptive Information Retrieval Systems through Implicit Recommendation". In the Proceedings of the International Workshop on Task Specific Information Retrieval, TSIR 2011, at the 19th International Conference on Conceptual Structures for Discovering Knowledge, University of Derby, England. 25-29 July, 2011. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "An Evaluation Framework for End-user Experience in Adaptive Systems". Demonstration paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2011, at Girona, Spain. 11th - 15th July, 2011. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "The evaluation of adaptive and personalised information retrieval systems: a review". In the International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence, IJKWI, 2011 - Vol. 2, No.2/3 pages 138-156. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., O'Keeffe, I., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "A Recommender Framework for the Evaluation of End User Experience in Adaptive Technology Enhanced Learning Systems". In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Data sets for Technology Enhanced Learning, DataTEL 2011, at the 2nd STELLAR Alpine Rendez-Vous in La Clusaz, France. 27-31 March, 2011. PDF


2010

Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "User-Centred Evaluations of Adaptive Systems". In the Proceedings of Doctorial Consortium at the 24th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction, HCI 2010, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, Scotland. September 6th–10th, 2010. PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S., Min, J. and Wade, V. "A Late Fusion Approach to Cross-Lingual Document Re-ranking". In the Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2010, Toronto, Canada. October 26th - 30th, 2010. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M., Wade, V. and Sanchez, I.A. "Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems in Technology Enhanced Learning: A Literature Review". In the Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education Conference 2010, SIGITE 2010, Central Michigan University, Midland, MI, USA. October 7th–9th, 2010. PDF


Mulwa, C., Li, W., Lawless, S. and Jones, G. "A Proposal for the Evaluation of Adaptive Information Retrieval Systems using Simulated Interaction". In the Workshop on the Simulation of Interaction in Automated Evaluation of Interactive Information Retrieval, SimInt 2010, at the 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, SIGIR 2010, Geneva, Switzerland. 19th-23rd July, 2010. PDF


Zhou, D., Lawless, S., Min, J. and Wade, V. "A Dual-Space Re-ranking Model for Document Retrieval". In the Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, COLING 2010, Beijing, China. August 23rd - 27th, 2010. PDF


Mulwa, C., Lawless, S., Sharp, M. and Wade, V. "OSSES: An Online System for Studies on Evaluation of Systems". In the Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, ED-MEDIA 2010, Toronto, Canada. June 29th - July 2nd, 2010. PDF


Lawless, S., O'Connor, A. and Mulwa, C. "A Proposal for the Evaluation of Adaptive Personalised Information Retrieval", In the Proceedings of the CIRSE 2010 Workshop on Contextual Information Access, Seeking and Retrieval Evaluation held in conjunction with ECIR-2010 - European Conference on Information Retrieval, (eds. Bich-Liên Doan; Joemon Jose; Massimo Melucci; Lynda Tamine-Lechani), Milton Keynes, England. 28th March, 2010. PDF


O'Connor, A., Lawless, S., Zhou, D., Jones, G. and Wade, V. "Applying Digital Content Management to Support Localisation". In the International Journal of Localisation, Special CNGL Issue, vol.8(1), R. Schaler (ed.), pp. 39-52. 2010. PDF


2009

Lawless, S. "Leveraging Content from Open Corpus Sources for Technology Enhanced Learning". Ph.D. Thesis, Submitted to the University of Dublin, Trinity College, 2009. PDF


Steichen, B., Lawless, S., O'Connor, A. and Wade, V. "Dynamic Hypertext Generation for Reusing Open Corpus Content" In the proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Hypertext 2009, in Torino, Italy. PDF


Levacher, K., Hynes, E., Lawless, S. and O'Connor, A. "A Framework for Content Preparation to Support Open-Corpus Adaptive Hypermedia" In the proceedings of the International Workshop on Dynamic and Adaptive Hypertext at the 20th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Hypertext 2009, in Torino, Italy. PDF


2008

Lawless, S., Hederman, L. and Wade, V. "Enhancing Access to Open Corpus Educational Content: Learning in the Wild" In the proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Hypertext 2008, in Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America. PDF


Lawless, S., Hederman, L. and Wade, V. "OCCS: Enabling the Dynamic Discovery, Harvesting and Delivery of Educational Content from Open Corpus Sources" In the proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, I-CALT 2008, in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. PDF


2007

Dagger, D., O'Connor, A., Lawless, S., Walsh, E. and Wade, V. "Service Oriented eLearning Platforms: From Monolithic Systems to Flexible Services" published in the IEEE Internet Computing Special Issue on Distance Learning, 2007. PDF


Lawless, S. "Open Corpus Learning Content; Harvesting Knowledge to provide Equitable Access to Education for All" presented at the Education Without Borders conference, EWB2007, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. PDF


2006

Lawless, S., Dagger, D. and Wade, V. "Towards Requirements for the Dynamic Sourcing of Open Corpus Learning Content" In the proceedings of the AACE eLearn 2006 conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. PDF


Lawless, S. and Wade, V. "Dynamic Content Discovery, Harvesting and Delivery, from Open Corpus Sources, for Adaptive Systems" In the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, AH2006, Dublin, Ireland. PDF


2005

Lawless, S., Conlan, O. and Wade, V. "Dynamic Contextual eLearning - Dynamic Content Discovery, Capture and Learning Object Generation from Open Corpus Sources" In the proceedings of the AACE eLearn 2005 conference in Vancouver, Canada. PDF


Invited Talks

“Knowledge Exchange in Digital Humanities Research” – THiNK Netowork Conference on Knowledge Exchange in the Arts and Humanities, University of Aberdeen. 22nd April 2013.


“Cultivating Understanding and Research through Adaptivity” – Language and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641 Depositions Dissemination Conference, University of Aberdeen. 18th February 2011.


“The 1641 Depositions Project - Digitisation to CULTURA” – Early Modern Corpus Linguistics Seminar, Uppsala University, Sweden. 9th February 2011.


“Digital Humanities – A Computer Science Perspective” – M.Phil. in Early Modern History, Trinity College Dublin. 8th December 2010.


“The 1641 Depositions – A Technical Perspective” – The Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative Conference, University of Aberdeen. 30th Oct – 1st Nov 2009.


“The Text Encoding Initiative in the 1641 Depositions Project” – 1641 Depositions Workshop. Provost’s House Stables, TRIARC, Trinity College Dublin. 12th December 2008.