Kris Jack BSc Hons, PhD

Chief Data Scientist

Mendeley

Location
London, United Kingdom
Discipline
Computer Science
Interests
Recommender Systems, De-duplication, Information Extraction, Data Science
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Followers (294)

About

Mendeley's Chief Data Scientist, running Knowledge Discovery products and R&D activities. Main responsibilities:
- Lead Mendeley's Data Science team
- Design and build Knowledge Discovery products (e.g. recommendation engine, crowd-sourced research catalogue, search engine and knowledge hub)
- Integrate innovative data technologies in Mendeley’s products
- Manage grant funded projects with a net worth of over 1 million euros

Mendeley (Senior Data Mining Engineer)
- Personalised recommendation system for research material.
- Building related research feature from document relatedness algorithms.
- Automatic reference extraction using Conditional Random Fields.
- Data mining team lead
+ lots more!

NaCTeM, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK (Research Associate)
- Developing text mining tools in the biomedical domain.
- Recommendation system for clinical trial protocols.
- Semantically-based information extraction.

Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA), France (Expert Research & Development Engineer)
- Developing a semantic map of the French language.
- Machine learning techniques including automatic classification of huge sets of web pages.
- Researcher's tool for studying child language acquisition.

Orange Labs (Formally France Télécom R&D), France (Expert Research & Development Engineer)
- Developing a personalised system for Orange film buyers.
- Recommendation system for films using a new hybrid approach giving more control to users.
- Data visualisation of actor similarity using the google distance metric and displayed as radial trees.

School of Computing, University of Dundee, UK (PhD in Artificial Intelligence)
- A computational model of language acquisition.
- Modelling the developmental trajectory of child language through multiple stages from word learning to employing role-based syntax.
- Explaining psycholinguistic data through computational modeling.
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Publications

Recommending Scientific Literature: Comparing Use-Cases and Algorithms

Kern R, Jack K, Granitzer M

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Visualization of Co-Readership Patterns from an Online Reference Management System

Kraker P, Schoegl C, Jack K, Lindstaedt S

arXiv (2014)

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Comparison of citations, downloads and readership data for an information systems journal

Schlögl C, Gorraiz J, Gumpendorfer C, Jack K, Kraker P

Scientometrics (2014)

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Unsupervised document structure analysis of digital scientific articles

Klampfl S, Granitzer M, Jack K, Kern R

International Journal on Digital Libraries (2014)

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{{citation needed}}: Filling in Wikipedia’s Citation Shaped Holes

Jack K, López-García P, Hristakeva M, Kern R

Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval, ECIR (2014)

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Are downloads and readership data a substitute for citations? The case of a scholarly journal.

Schloegl C, Gorraiz J, Gumpenberger C, Jack K, Kraker P

LIDA (2014)

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Efficient Top-N Recommendation by Linear Regression

Levy M, Jack K

Large Scale Recommender Systems Workshop in RecSys'13 (2013)

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Cite-as-you-write

Jack K, Sambati M, Silvestri F, Trani S, Venturini R

ERCIM News (2012)

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Recommender Systems Challenge 2012

Manouselis N, Said A, Tikk D, Hermanns J, Kille B, Drachsler H et al.

Recommender Systems (2012)

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Translational twists and turns: Science as a socio-economic endeavor

Gorraiz J, Gumpenberger C, Jack K, Schloegl C

18th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (2013)

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Head Start: Improving Academic Literature Search with Overview Visualizations based on Readership Statistics

Kraker P, Jack K, Schloegl C, Trattner C, Lindstaedt S

Web Science 2013 (2013)

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Defining "Good" and Building "Better" Social Catalogues? Framework for Measuring and Improving the Quality of Research Literature Catalogues

Subašic I, Jack K

Workshop on Learning Object Analytics for Repositories Collections and Federations (2013)

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Download vs. Citation vs. Readership Data: The Case of an Information Systems Journal

Schloegl C, Gorraiz J, Gumpendorfer C, Jack K, Kraker P

14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference (2013)

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TeamBeam - Meta-Data Extraction from Scientific Literature

Kern R, Jack K, Granitzer M, Hristakeva M

DLib Magazine (2012)

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Investigating Child Language Acquisition through Computational Modelling

Jack K, Reed C, Waller A

Language (2009)

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Preferences and Whims: Personalised Information Retrieval on Structured Data and Knowledge Management

Jack K, Duclaye F

Information Retrieval (2007)

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A Computational Model of Staged Language Acquisition

Jack K

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Mendeley's Open Data for Science and Learning: A Reply to the DataTEL Challenge

Jack K, Hristakeva M, Garcia de Zuniga R, Granitzer M

Special issue of Datasets and Data Supported Learning in Technology-Enhanced Learning in International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (2012)

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Harnessing User Library Statistics for Research Evaluation and Knowledge Domain Visualization

Kraker P, Körner C, Jack K, Michael G

1st International Workshop on Large Scale Network Analysis, WWW 2012 (2012)

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A Comparison of Layout based Bibliographic Metadata Extraction Techniques

Granitzer M, Hristakeva M, Knight R, Jack K, Kern R

International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics 2012 (2012)

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On generating large-scale ground truth datasets for the deduplication of bibliographic records

Hammerton J, Granitzer M, Harvey D, Hristakeva M, Jack K

International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics 2012 (2012)

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A Comparison of Metadata Extraction Techniques for Crowdsourced Bibliographic Metadata Management

Granitzer M, Hristakeva M, Knight R, Jack K

Proceedings of the 27th Symposium On Applied Computing (2012)

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State-of-the-Art Recommender Systems

Candillier L, Jack K, Fessant F, Meyer F

Collaborative and Social Information Retrieval and Access Techniques for Improved User Modeling (2009)

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A predictive Blissymbolic to English translation system

Waller A, Jack K

Assets (2002)

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Investigating the Effects of Two Types of Feedback in Recommendation Systems

Jack K, Lefebvre L

Interaction Homme-Machine (2008)

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A Computational Model of Emergent Simple Syntax: Supporting the Natural Transition from the One-Word Stage to the Two-Word Stage.

Jack K, Reed C, Waller A

COLING Psycho-Computational Models of Human Language Acquisition (2004)

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A Collaborative Tool for the Computational Modelling of Child Language Acquisition

Jack K

Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition EACL (2009)

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From Syllables to Syntax: Investigating Staged Linguistic Development through Computational Modeling

Jack K, Reed C, Waller A

Proceedings of the 28th annual conference of the cognitive science society (2006)

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Improving Explicit Preference Entry by Visualising Data Similarities

Jack K, Duclaye F

Recommendation and Collaboration Intelligence User Interfaces (2008)

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A Study into the Relevance of Search Criteria in Information Retrieval on Structured Data

Jack K, Duclaye F

PeCUSI INFORSID 07 (2007)

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Introducing a Scene Building Game to Model Early First Language Acquisition

Jack K

CLUK, Manchester, England (2005)

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Professional experience

Chief Data Scientist

Mendeley

July 2012 - Present

Senior Data Mining Engineer

Mendeley

March 2010 - July 2012 (2 years 4 months)

Research Associate in NaCTem

University of Manchester

September 2009 - March 2010 (6 months)

Expert R&D Engineer

Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique

June 2008 - June 2009 (1 year)

Expert R&D Engineer

France Télécom

December 2006 - June 2008 (1 year 6 months)

Education history

University of Dundee

PhD in Applied Computing

August 2002 - October 2006 (4 years 2 months)

University of Dundee

BSc Honours in Applied Computing

August 1998 - August 2002 (4 years)