Advances in Computing

Advances in Computing deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. It publishes regular papers and special issues on specific topics of interest to international audiences of educational researchers.

Ajay Chakravarthy

Editorial Board Member of Advances in Computing

Research Scientist, The University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre, UK

Research Areas

Semantic Web, Future Internet, Knowledge Management


2011Ph.DThe University of Sheffield
2004M.ScThe University of Sheffield
2002B.ScOsmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India


2008-presentThe University of Southampton, Gamma House, Senior Research Engineer. Lead researcher in numerous EU and TSB funded research projects
2007-2008The University of Sheffield, Researcher in Semantic Web Innovation

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  ICON: Authentic 3D Cultural Heritage Models for the Creative Industries. Richard Beales, Ajay Chakravarthy, Michael Selway, Mike Stapleton, Sam Kuhn, James Stevenson and Steve Luther. To appear in the proceedings of Electronic Visualisation and Arts conference (EVA 2011), London.
[2]  Semantic Modelling of Resource Dependability for SLA-based Service Governance. Martin Hall-May, Ajay Chakravarthy, Thomas Leonard and Mike Surridge. To appear in the Handbook of Research on Non-Functional Properties for Service-Oriented Systems: Future Directions published by IGI Global in 2011 as part of the Advances in Knowledge Management (AKM) Book Series.
[3]  A Notation Based Approach to Film Pre-vis. Ajay Chakravarthy, Richard Beales, Yvonne Jung, Sebastian Wagner, Christoph Jung, Angelos Yannopoulos, Stefanos Koutsoutos, Rolf Schiffmann, Rolf Hedtke, and Ignace Saenen. In 7th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP 2010), London, UK, 2010. IEEE. 6 p.
[4]  Serscis-Ont: A Formal Metrics Model for Adaptive Service Oriented Frameworks. Surridge, M., Chakravarthy, A., Bashevoy, M. and Hall-May, M. (2010). In: Second International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE 2010), November 2010, Lisbon, Portugal.
[5]  ONTOFILM: A Core Ontology for Film Production. A.Chakravarthy, R.Beales, N.Matskanis, K.Yang. In the paper proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT 2009), Graz, Austria.
[6]  System Registry Survey. A.Chakravarthy, M.H.May, H.Zeiner. White Paper. IT-Innovation Centre. (July 2009).
[7]  Event Service Bus Survey. A.Chakravarthy, H.Zeiner, H.Lernbeiβ, M.H. May. White Paper. IT-Innovation Centre. (June 2009).
[8]  AUTOMATED 3D PRE-VIS FOR MODERN PRODUCTION. R.M. Beales, A. Chakravarthy, R. Hedtke, W. Huther, C. Jung, Y. Jung, S. Koutsoutos and A. Yannopoulos. In the paper proceedings of IBC 2009 Conference, RAI Amsterdam.
[9]  ANSWER: A Semantic Approach to Film Direction. Ajay Chakravarthy, Richard Beales, Paul Walland and Angelos Yannopoulos. In the paper proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2009), Venice, Italy.
[10]  Creating and Using Organisational Semantic Webs in Large Networked Organisations. Ravish Bhagdev, Ajay Chakravarthy, Sam Chapman, Fabio Ciravegna and Vita Lanfranchi. Proceedings of the 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2008), Karlsruhe, Germany.
[11]  Applying Semantic Web Technologies to Knowledge Sharing in Aerospace Engineering. A.-S. Dadzie, R. Bhagdev, A. Chakravarthy, S. Chapman, J. Iria, V. Lanfranchi, J. Magalhaes, D. Petrelli and F. Ciravegna. In the proceedings of the Special issue of the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing on Knowledge Discovery and Management in Engineering Design and Manufacturing.
[12]  Doris: Managing Document-based Knowledge in Large Organisations via Semantic Web Technologies. Ravish Bhagdev, Jonathan Butters, Ajay Chakravarthy, Sam Chapman, Aba-Sah Dadzie, Mark A. Greenwood, José Iria and Fabio Ciravegna. In the Paper Proceedings of the 6th International Semantic Web Conference and the 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference (Semantic Web Challenge Track), Busan, Korea Dates: November 11-15, 2007
[13]  The Application of Advanced Knowledge Technologies for Emergency Response. Stephen Potter, Yannis Kalfoglu, Harith Alani, Michelle Bacher, Simon Buckingham Shum, Rodrigo Carvalho, Ajay Chakravarthy, Stuart Chalmers, Sam Chapman, Bo Hu, Alun Preece, Nigel Shadbolt, Austin Tate and Mischa Tiffield. In the Paper Proceedings of the Intelligent Human Computer Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2007).
[14]  Cross-media document annotation and enrichment. Ajay Chakravarthy, Fabio Ciravegna and Vitaveska Lanfranchi,. In: Paper Proceedings of the 1st Semantic Authoring and Annotation Workshop (SAAW2006). (2006)
[15]  Image Annotation with Photocopain. Mischa M. Tuffield, Stephen Harris, David P.Duplaw, Ajay Chakravarthy, Christopher Brewster, Nicholas Gibbins, Kieron O' Hara, Fabio Ciravegna, Derek Sleeman, Nigel R. Shadbolt, and Yorick Wilks. In: Paper Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Semantic Web Annotations for Multimedia (SWAMM 2006)
[16]  Photocopain-Annotating Memories For Life. Mischa M Tuffield, Ajay Chakravarthy, David P Duplaw, Christopher Brewster, Kieron O Hara, Fabio Ciravegna, Nigel R Shadbolt, Yorick Wilks. In the Proceedings of the Memories for life colloquium held at the British Library Conference Centre, London 12 December 2006.
[17]  Mining the semantic web. Ajay Chakravarthy. In: Paper Proceedings of the First AKT Doctoral Colloquium (2005).
[18]  Towards Cross Media Document Annotation. Ajay Chakravarthy. In the Poster Proceedings of the Knowledge Web PhD Symposium 2007, co-located with the 4th Annual European Semantic Web Conference [ESWC2007].
[19]  AKTiveMedia: Cross-media Document Annotation and Enrichment
[20]  Ajay Chakravarthy, Fabio Ciravegna and Vitaveska Lanfranchi,. In: Poster Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2006). (2006)
[21]  Requirements for Multimedia Document Enrichment. Ajay Chakravarthy, Vitaveska Lanfranchi, Fabio Ciravegna. In: Poster Proceedings of the Fifteenth World Wide Web Conference (WWW2006). (2006)
[22]  Community-based Annotation of Multimedia Documents. Ajay Chakravarthy, Vitaveska Lanfranchi, Fabio Ciravegna. In: Poster Proceedings of the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006), Budva, Montenegro. (2006)