Senior Lecturer (Reader)
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks
Chalmers, K., Kerridge, J. & Pedersen, J. B. (2017). Communicating Connected Components: Extending Plug-and-Play to Support Skeletons. In Communicating Process Architectures 2016ISBN 978-0-9934385-1-6
For a number of years, the Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) community have developed languages and runtimes supporting message passing concurrency. For these we always...
Ben Ali, B., Dugas, É., Naceur, A. & Romdhani, I. (in press). A New Zigbee-based Device for Measuring Visual Reaction Time in Sport Activities. In IEEE ICEMIS 2017
There is a growing demand for smart tools and devices that measure visual reaction time during sports and physical activities in outdoor environments. However, one of the majo...
Segura, C., Segredo, E. & Miranda, G. (in press). The Importance of the Individual Encoding in Memetic Algorithms with Diversity Control Applied to Large Sudoku Puzzles. In Proceedings of the CEC 2017
In recent years, several memetic algorithms with explicit mechanisms to delay convergence have shown great promise when solving 9x9 Sudoku puzzles. This paper analyzes and ext...
To develop the prototype for a next-generation security platform with advanced detection capabilities.
To analyse in game communications to predict engagement of players.
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
06 January 2016
Neil Urquhart and Alistair Lawson have been awarded £19,000 by The Data Lab to support their ongoing research collaboration with Larder Load, an Edinburgh based food services ...
05 February 2016
IntroductionOn the back of four nomination at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange awards [here], Gordon Stuart, director of operations at Informatics Ventures, has also predicted ...
18 July 2016
Congratulations to the following SIG members who have the following papers accepted at upcoming international conferences:
Alife 2016 (Cancun, Mexico) Simon Pow...
Lecturer in Cybersecurity, Encryption and Networks
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Ghaleb, B. (2017). Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL draft-qasem-roll-rpl-load-balancing-00
This document proposes an extended Objective Function(OF) that balances the number of children nodes of the parent nodes to avoid the overloading problem and ensure node lifet...
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J. & Fan, L. (in press). Applied Machine Learning Predictive Analytics to SQL Injection Attack Detection and Prevention. In Proceedings
The back-end database is pivotal to the storage of the massive size of big data Internet exchanges stemming from cloud-hosted web applications to Internet of Things (IoT) smar...
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Nasser, Y. (in press). New Dynamic, Reliable and Energy Efficient Scheduling for Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN). In Proceedings of the IEEE ICC 2017 SAC Symposium E-Health
Wireless body area networks (WBANs) facilitate
efficient and cost-effective e-health care and well-being
applications. The WBAN has unique challenges and features
compared to ...
Yassin, A., Nasser, Y., Awad, M. & Al-Dubai, A. (in press). Simultaneous Context Inference and Mapping using mm-Wave for Indoor Scenarios
We introduce in this paper two approaches for indoor localization using single-anchor and millimeter wave (MMW) propagation characteristics. More precisely, we propose the Tri...
Romdhani, I., Djedjig, N., Medjek, F. & Tandjaoui, D. (in press). New Trust Metric for the RPL Routing Protocol. In Proceedings of ICICS 2017
Establishing trust relationships between routing nodes represents a vital security requirement to establish reliable routing processes that exclude infected or selfish nodes. ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Councillors survey data for IL-DEM project November -December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682227
Results of online survey of Community Councillors around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around information literacy in com...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017). Community Council Liaison Officer questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682243
Results of questionnaire emailed to all Community Council Liaison Officers (1) in Scotland. Questions were around their Community Councils' use of information skills, for a pr...
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J. & Fan, L. (in press). Numerical Encoding to Tame SQL Injection Attacks
Recent years have seen an astronomical rise in SQL Injection Attacks (SQLIAs) used to compromise the confidentiality, authentication and integrity of organisations' databases....
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Ghaleb, B. & Gharibi, W. (2016). A new efficient objective function for routing in Internet of Things paradigm. In 2016 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking (CSCN),. doi:10.1109/cscn.2016.7785168. ISBN 978-1-5090-3862-6
Low Power and Lossy Networks (LLNs) have a crucial role in the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. For the IPv6 Routing Protocol for LLNs (RPL), two objective functions (OF) ha...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Interviews with Community Councillors for IL-DEm project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682133
Transcripts of semi-structured interviews with 19 Community Councillors from around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around ...
Spyra, G. & Buchanan, W. J. (2016). Protecting Documents with Sticky Policies and Identity-Based Encryption. In Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2016
Documents are increasingly being held in public cloud-based systems, and there thus increasingly exposed to accesses from malicious entities. This paper focuses on the integra...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Librarian Questionnaire data for IL-DEM project November - December 2016. [Dataset]. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682093
Results of questionnaire emailed to senior public librarians in Scotland. Questions were around their support of Community Councils including support and training of Community...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Forestry Commission Scotland
Maintenance and hosting of website database developed in previous project
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
Plansafe Solutions Ltd
Consultancy for SafetyPro Engineer System
Peter Aaby - PhD sponsorship
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The Internet of Things (IoT), a network of physical objects that can communicate, sense and act in the world, is rapidly expanding and is expected to account for nine billion of inter-connected device...
Digital Health Institute
The focus of the project is to use the new breed of motion sensors which can fully capture the movement of hands and fingers, and use this to create an early stage product to demonstrate how precise h...
Scottish Funding Council
Dovecot and the ENU team are exploring innovative digital solution for visitors to experience the work of weavers without disturbing the concentrated work required for tapestry weaving. With the creat...
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
This first international symposium on Post Graduate Cyber Security (PGCS) will bring together postgraduate research students working in cybersecurity areas. It is a forum for early researchers to pres...
Timber analysis project
Exploiting industry interconnect standards to gain visibility into devices.
'EverythingPast' is a global project that will link together and make accessible public, private and personal archive through a unique map-led interface. The website will create an unprecedented multi...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. ...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. In this context term “person...
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Ambient-Intelligent Inhabited Environment using Cognitive-Internet of Everything
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodeve...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...
07 November 2016
11 November 2016
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
03 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is one of eight candidates standing f...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
30 June 2016
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
05 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall took part in a webinar interview today hosted by Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE). The SAGE team asked Hall about her experience of leading Edinb...
28 June 2016
Augusto Esteves was awarded a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant (http://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/research-schemes/research-incentive-grants.html).
23 June 2016
Dr Brian Detlor has been appointed Visiting Professor to the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University. This appointment formalises Brian’s long-standing relationship...