Gareth Jones
Senior Lecturer


Gareth Jones obtained a B.Eng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol in 1989 and a PhD examining the Application of Linguistic Models in Continuous Speech Recognition in 1994 from the same institution. From 1993-96 he was a member of the Speech, Vision and Robotics Group, Department of Engineering and Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, working as a Research Associate on the Video Mail Retrieval using Voice (VMR) project. From 1996-2003 he was a Lecturer in Media Computing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Exeter. From 1997-98 he was a Toshiba Fellow and engineer at the Toshiba Corporation Research and Development Centre in Kawasaki, Japan. In 2002 he was a Visiting Scientist to the Informedia project at Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A. and a JSPS Visiting Fellow at the National Institute of Informatics, Toyko, Japan. In 2003 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing at Dublin City University.



Research

My research interests focus primarily on information processing issues in human-computer interaction. Most of my work can be classifed under the following headings:

I have authored and co-authored more than 250 research publications and given a number of presentations describing this work.

Many of my recent publications are available from the DCU DORAS Open Archive.

My Google Scholar Citations and DBLP entries.

Research Groups

I am a member of these Research Centres: Centre for Digital Video Processing, National Centre for Language Technology.

NEW!

I am a Principal Investigator in the Science Foundation Ireland CSET Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)

Projects

Current Projects
iCLIPS
IISSCoS
Khresmoi
AXES

Previous Projects
Information Retrieval for Mixed-Media Collections
MediAssist
Landmark Generation from SenseCam Images - still ongoing as part of the CDVP LifeLogging initatives
K-Space
MultiMatch
Tripod
PetaMedia

NEW! multimedia access benchmarking initiative

MediaEval is a benchmarking initiative to promote research and innovation on multimodel approaches to multimedia access and retrieval. We aim to focus on novel and innovative tasks integrating various combinations of speech, language, social and visual features. MediaEval builds on work initiated wthin the CLEF workshop series.


Information Retrieval Summer School

In September 2005 at DCU we hosted the ESSIR 2005: European Summer School in Information Retrieval

Conferences

I am on the programme committee of the following events in 2014:

Journals

Editorial Board Member, Information Retrieval
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction



Teaching

I am on sabbatical leave for the academic year 2013/2014.

Please note that I am not available to supervise projects during the academic year 2013/2014.


Dr Gareth Jones
School of Computing, Dublin City University
Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)1 700 5559 Fax: +353 (0)1 7005442
email: Gareth.Jones @ computing.dcu.ie