Research
Professional Engagement
Publications
Interests


Publications
Video
Presentations, Press


Highlights

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

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

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

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. profile
Google scholar, Soton e-prints

Thematic List of Publications


Geospatial, Ontologies, Semantics, Data Fusion, Social Intelligence

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

S.E. Middleton, A. Zielinski, O. Necmioglu, M. Hammitzsch"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, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Springer, 2014 (to appear)

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

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

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

A. Zielinski, S.E. Middleton, O. Necmioglu, M. Hammitzsch"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

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

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

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

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


Web 2.0, Media, Personalization, Recommender Systems

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. (2008) "Ontology-based Recommender Systems", In "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. (2006) "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

Middleton, S.E. De Roure, D.C. Shadbolt, N.R. (2003) "Ontology-based Recommender Systems", In "Handbook on Ontologies in Information Systems", S. Staab, R. Studer (eds.), Springer

"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


Cloud, Grid, Service Oriented Architectures, Event-driven Architectures

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

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


Videos demonstrations

Middleton, S.E. "Twitter Crisis Mapping Demo New York Hurricane 2012 & Oklahoma Tornado 2013 Events", You Tube video demonstration of our crisis mapping platform, 5 mins, 2014
Video

Middleton, S.E. "iPlantSmart- Localised Environmental Awareness with communities engagement and participation", You Tube video demonstration of our crowd sourcing platform, 5 mins, 2013
Video

Middleton, S.E. "iWaterSmart- Spatial-Temporal Data Fusion for Compliance with EU Water Framework Directives", You Tube video demonstration of our data fusion service, 4 mins, 2013
Video

Middleton, S.E. "MUPPITS data warehouse", You Tube video demonstration, 8 mins, 2010
Video

Middleton, S.E. "Edutain Business Layer", You Tube video demonstration, 15 mins, 2009
Part 1, Part 2,

Middleton, S.E. "SANY Fusion WPS", You Tube video demonstration, 14 mins, 2009
Part 1, Part 2,


Presentations, Posters, Press articles

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

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

Project links
IT Innovation Centre