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Dr. Saturnino Luz

Assistant Professor (Computer Science)
OREILLY INSTITUTE


Dr Saturnino Luz joined Trinity College in 2001 as a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science. He holds degrees in Informatics and Computer Science, and has worked on the development of novel technologies for human-computer interfaces, knowledge representation and computational linguistics. At Trinity College, he has supervised PhD and Masters students, and taught courses in Information Management, Artificial Intelligence, and Human-Computer Interaction. He currently leads a basic research projects investigating techniques for information indexing and retrieval in multimedia databases, and technological support for multidisciplinary medical team meetings.
  Artificial Intelligence   Bioinformatics   Computational linguistics   Computer supported cooperative work   DECISION SUPPORT TOOL   Human computer interactions   INFORMATION-RETRIEVAL   Intelligent agents   MACHINE LEARNING   MODALITY COMBINATIONS   Multimedia   MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS   SPEECH FUNCTIONALITY   Speech processing/technology   SPEECH RECOGNITION
 METALOGUE
 NGL CSET: Next Generation Localisation
 ECOMMET: Enhanced Computing Support for Multidisciplinary Medical Team Meetings
 Temporal and Contextual Data Visualisation for Collaborative Meeting Memories
 CNGL 2

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Principal Investigator and Track Leader (Systems Framework) in the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL) 2007-present
Guest editor of the Special Issue of the Journal of Behaviour and Information Technology on Collaboration and Technology-Mediated Communication in Healthcare 2012
Member of the Programme Committee of the 13th Annual Conference of the NZ ACM Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction 2012
Organiser of Special Track on 'Collaboration and technology-mediated communication in healthcare' at the 26th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), Rome, Italy 2012
Organiser of Special Track on 'Supporting Collaboration in Healthcare' at the 24th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), Bristol, UK. 2011
Member of editorial board of journal Behaviour and Information Technology, special issue on Medical Team Meetings 2010
Chair of the Special Track on 'Supporting Collaboration among Healthcare Workers' at the 23nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2010) 2010
Member of Programme Committee of the Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation (CLEF 2010) 2010
Member of Programme Committee of I-CHI 2010 2010
Member of Programme Committee of CHINZ 2010 2010
PC Chair of the 3rd Irish HCI Conference (I-HCI 2009) 2009
Co-chair of the Special Track on 'Sharing Knowledge and Expertise' at the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2009) 2009
Member of Programme Committee of CHINZ 2009 2009
Member of the Programme Committee of INTERACT 2009 2009
Co-chair of the Special Track on 'Health Knowledge Management' at the 21th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2008) 2008
Co-chair of the First International Workshop on Ontologies in Interactive Systems 2008
Member of the programme committee of the 12th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV08) 2008
Member of programme committee of CHINZ 2008 2008
Member of programme committee of PROPOR'08: International Conference on Computational Processing of the Portuguese language 2008
Reviewer for the 5th International Conference Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (CGIV'08) 2008
Member of the Programme Committee of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2007) 2007
Member of the Programme Committee of the 8th Annual Conference of the NZ ACM Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (CHINZ 2007) 2007
Member of the Programme Committee of the 5th Workshop on IT and Human Language (TIL 2007) 2007
Reviewer for the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2007) 2007
Acted as reviewer for CHI'07 2006
External reviewer for the Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC 2007) 2006
Reviewer for the 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing 2006
Served as a member of the Technical Programme Committee for 7th Workshop on Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language (PROPOR'06) 2006
Reviewer for the International Conference Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (GCIV'05 and CGIV'06) 2005, 2006
Served in the programme committee of the Asia-PacificConference on Computer-Human Interaction (APCHI '04). 2004
Acted as member of the programme committee in the Irish Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Sciences (AICS '03) 2003
Organised a workshop on "Web-based Corpus Software" at the University of South Africa. July 2003
Acted as reviewer for the International Workshop on Context Modelling (Context '03) 2003
Served as a member of the editorial board of international journal Information 1999--2003
Acted as reviewer for a number of journals, including the Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Universal Access in the Information Society, and AI Review.
Reviewer for TIL 2007 March 2007
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Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1994
Restructuring multimodal interaction data for browsing and search in, editor(s)E. Spyrou, D. Iakovidis, and P. Mylonas , Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing, USA, CRC Press, 2014, pp87 - 109, [Saturnino Luz], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Word, syllable and phoneme based metrics do not correlate with human performance in ASR-mediated tasks in, editor(s)A. Przepi√≥rkowski and M. Ogrodniczu , Advances in Natural Language Processing, Warsaw, Poland, Springer, 2014, pp392 - 399, [A. Schneider, J. Hellrich, and S. Luz], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI
S. Luz and M. Masoodian, Readability of a background map layer under a semi-transparent foreground layer, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, AVI '14, Milan, Italy, ACM Press, 2014, pp161 - 168, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
S. Luz and S. Sheehan, A graph based abstraction of textual concordances and two renderings for their interactive visualisation, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, AVI '14, Milan, Italy, ACM Press, 2014, pp293 - 296, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
S. Luz and M. Masoodian, Involving geographically distributed users in the design of an interactive system, Research and Practice in Information Technology, The 15th Australasian User Interface Conference, Auckland, NZ, January, 150, Australian Computer Society, 2014, pp77 - 85, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
H. Akira, N. Campbell, and S. Luz, Interlingual map task corpus collection., INTERSPEECH'14: the 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, , Singapore, ISCA, 2014, pp189 - 191, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
S. Wendzel, C. Herdin, R. Wirth, M. Masoodian, S. Luz, , and J. Kaur, Mosaic-chart based visualization in building automation systems, Future Security 2014, Berlin, Germany, MEV Verlag/Fraunhofer Verlag, 2014, pp1-4 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
M. Masoodian, E. Andr√©, S. Luz, and T. Rist, Fostering smart energy applications through advanced visual interfaces, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, AVI '14, Milan, Italy, ACM Press, 2014, pp409 - 412, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Xavier Ochoa, Marcelo Worsley, Katherine Chiluiza and Saturnino Luz, MLA'14 - Third Multimodal Learning Analytics Workshop and Grand Challenges, International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Istanbul, Turkey, ACM Press, 2014, pp531 - 532, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI
Luz, S., Masoodian, M., Cesario, M., Cesario, R. R., and Rogers, B., Designing a Serious Game for Community-Based Disease Prevention in the Amazon, ACE 2014, The 11th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Funchal, Madeira, ACM Press, 2014, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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Saturnino Luz, Review of "Resources, co-evolution and artifacts: Theory in CSCW (Computer Supported Cooperative Work)", by Ackerman M., Halverson C., Erickson T., Kellogg W. , ACM Computing Reviews, 2008, Review, PUBLISHED
Saturnino Luz, Review of "Probabilistic parsing strategies", by Nederhof and Satta, ACM Computing Reviews, 2007, Review, PUBLISHED
S. Luz, Review of Genomic Perl: from bioinformatics to working code, ACM Computing Reviews, 45, 2004, Review, PUBLISHED
S. Luz, Review of Intelligent internet-based multiagent systems, ACM Computing Reviews, 44, 2003, Review, PUBLISHED
S. Luz, Review of Speech Synthesis and Recognition, ACM Computing Reviews, 44, (3), 2003, p139--140 , Notes: [Review chosen as "Computing Review Highlight" of the March 2003 issue], Review, PUBLISHED
S. Luz, Review of XML in a Nusthell, ACM Computing Reviews, 44, (2), 2003, p84--85 , Review, PUBLISHED
S. Luz, Review of A method for team intention inference, ACM Computing Reviews, 44, 2003, Review, PUBLISHED

  

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Reviewer of the Month, ACM Computing Reviews April 2003
MA (jure officii), University of Dublin 2004
The theoretical bases of computer-supported collaboration, more specifically processes related to information structuring and retrieval in scenarios encompassing multimedia data and multimodal interaction. Natural language processing, including: parsing, corpus linguistics, text classification, and dialogue systems. Human-computer interaction and human-factors research.