John Atkinson

Orcid: 0000-0002-0049-7235

  • Adolfo Ibáñez University, Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, Santiago, Chile
  • University of Concepción, Department of Computer Sciences, Concepción, Chile
  • Yahoo! Research Latin America, Santiago, Chile
  • University of Edinburgh, UK (PhD 2004)

According to our database1, John Atkinson authored at least 54 papers between 1998 and 2019.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Dual-View Learning for Detecting Web Query Intents.
Computer, 2019

Coherence-Based Automatic Essay Assessment.
IEEE Intell. Syst., 2018

Person Re-identification Using Masked Keypoints.
Proceedings of the Recent Trends and Future Technology in Applied Intelligence, 2018

Redundancy-Based Trust in Question-Answering Systems.
Computer, 2017

Question-driven topic-based extraction of Protein-Protein Interaction Methods from biomedical literature.
Inf. Sci., 2016

Ensembling Classifiers for Detecting User Intentions behind Web Queries.
IEEE Internet Comput., 2016

Improving BCI-based emotion recognition by combining EEG feature selection and kernel classifiers.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2016

Improving opinion retrieval in social media by combining features-based coreferencing and memory-based learning.
Inf. Sci., 2015

Web metadata extraction and semantic indexing for learning objects extraction.
Appl. Intell., 2014

Rhetorics-based multi-document summarization.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2013

Evolutionary optimization for ranking how-to questions based on user-generated contents.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2013

Un enfoque de lattice basado en semántica para evaluar patrones en tareas de minería de textos.
Computación y Sistemas, 2013

A Context Description Language for Medical Information Systems.
Proceedings of the Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing, 2013

Intelligent Web-Based Natural Language Dialogue Planning for Web Information Filtering.
Proceedings of the Modern Advances in Intelligent Systems and Tools, 2012

Stochastic web-based natural language dialog planning for web information filtering.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2012

A multi-strategy approach to biological named entity recognition.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2012

Preface to CLEI 2011 Special Issue.
CLEI Electron. J., 2012

Contextual Language Models for Ranking Answers to Natural Language Definition Questions.
Comput. Intell., 2012

Evolutionary Shallow Natural Language Parsing.
Comput. Intell., 2012

Geo-referencing with semi-automatic gazetteer expansion using lexico-syntactical patterns and co-reference analysis.
Int. J. Geogr. Inf. Sci., 2011

Adaptive feedback selection for intelligent tutoring systems.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2011

Evolutionary constrained self-localization for autonomous agents.
Appl. Soft Comput., 2011

Maximum Entropy Context Models for Ranking Biographical Answers to Open-Domain Definition Questions.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2011

Intelligent answering location questions from the web using molecular alignment.
J. Intell. Inf. Syst., 2010

Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Research in Chile.
Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence: An International Perspective, 2009

Designing a feedback component of an intelligent tutoring system for foreign language.
Knowl. Based Syst., 2009

Discovering implicit intention-level knowledge from natural-language texts.
Knowl. Based Syst., 2009

On-the-fly generation of multi-robot team formation strategies based on game conditions.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2009

Searching for Definitional Answers on the Web Using Surface Patterns.
Computer, 2009

Answering Definition Questions: Dealing with Data Sparseness in Lexicalised Dependency Trees-Based Language Models.
Proceedings of the Web Information Systems and Technologies - 5th International Conference, 2009

Using Dependency Paths for Answering Definition Questions on the Web.
Proceedings of the WEBIST 2009, 2009

Chunking Natural Language Texts using Evolutionary Methods*.
Proceedings of the Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXVI, 2009

Evolutionary Shallow Parsing.
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, 2009

Autonomous Robotics Self-Localization Using Genetic Algorithms.
Proceedings of the ICTAI 2009, 2009

Discovering Novel Causal Patterns From Biomedical Natural-Language Texts Using Bayesian Nets.
IEEE Trans. Inf. Technol. Biomed., 2008

Using Genetic Algorithms to Model Road Networks.
Computer, 2008

Designing Road Networks for Transport Planning Using Evolutionary Computation.
Appl. Artif. Intell., 2008

Interactive Explanatory and Descriptive Natural-Language based Dialogue for Intelligent Information Filtering.
Adv. Comput., 2007

Generating Dynamic Formation Strategies Based on Human Experience and Game Conditions.
Proceedings of the RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI, 2007

Crossed-Line Segmentation for Low-Level Vision.
Proceedings of the RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI, 2007

Using Syntactic Distributional Patterns for Data-Driven Answer Extraction from the Web.
Proceedings of the MICAI 2006: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2006

Molecular Sequence Alignment for Extracting Answers for Where-Typed Questions from Google Snippets.
Proceedings of the Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 2006

Intelligent Search Agents Using Web-Driven Natural-Language Explanatory Dialogs.
Computer, 2005

Towards Effective Adaptive Information Filtering Using Natural Language Dialogs and Search-Driven Agents.
Proceedings of the Innovations in Applied Artificial Intelligence, 2005

A Domain-Independent Approach to Discourse-Level Knowledge Discovery from Texts.
Proceedings of the Innovations in Applied Artificial Intelligence, 2005

Semantically-guided evolutionary knowledge discovery from texts.
PhD thesis, 2004

Combining Information Extraction with Genetic Algorithms for Text Mining.
IEEE Intell. Syst., 2004

Semantically-Driven Explanatory Text Mining: Beyond Keywords.
Proceedings of the Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2004

A semantically guided and domain-independent evolutionary model for knowledge discovery from texts.
IEEE Trans. Evol. Comput., 2003

A Model for Generating Explanatory Web-based Natural-Language Dialogue Interactions for Document Filtering.
J. Res. Pract. Inf. Technol., 2002

Cooperative Learning on Autonomous Agents Acquiring Common Language for Action and Perception.
Proceedings of the 20st International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society (SCCC 2000), 2000

Un Modelo Evolutivo de Redes de Comportamiento para Agentes Autónomos que utilizan mecanismos de emergencia.
Inteligencia Artif., 1999

An Adaptive Approach for Dynamically Generating Behavior Nets on Intelligent Agents.
Proceedings of the 19th International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society (SCCC '99), 1999

The Design and Implementation of the GILENA Natural Language Interface Specification System.
ACM SIGPLAN Notices, 1998