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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...
Frayn, A. & Durkin, R. (2017). David Bowie’s late revival belongs to a grand tradition dating back to Beethoven
On David Bowie's Blackstar as embodying aspects of late style, as discussed by Theodor Adorno and Edward Said.
Gil-Moreno, D., Ridley-Ellis, D. & McLean, P. (2016). Using the right Modulus of Elasticity to get the best grades out of softwood timber species in Great Britain
The correct characterisation of modulus of elasticity in bending is fundamental for timber grading, especially when that property limits the allocation to a strength class. Th...
Economic and Social Research Council
'Wayzgoose' is a term formerly used in the UK (and elsewhere in the English speaking world) to describe annual social outings that were organised by unions, management and workers in the publishing an...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
13 December 2016
Professor Hazel Hall served as a judge at the Edinburgh heat of FameLab 2017, held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Heriot Watt University.
FameLab is a science c...
05 January 2017
Staff within the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria plan to establish a Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) as part of the Universit...
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 ...
Professor of Transport and Director of Transport Research Institute
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Learning Materials Developer & Interactive Lecturer
Uwagbole, S., Buchanan, W. & Fan, L. (2016). Applied web traffic analysis for numerical encoding of SQL Injection attack features. In ECCWS-2016ISBN 9781910810934
SQL Injection Attack (SQLIA) remains a technique used by a computer network intruder to pilfer an organisation’s confidential data. This is done by an intruder re-crafting web...
Quinton, M., McGregor, I. & Benyon, D. (2016). Sonifying the solar system. In The 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2016), 28-35. ISBN 0-9670904-3-1
Sound is potentially an effective way of analysing data and it is possible to simultaneously interpret layers of sounds and identify changes. Multiple attempts to use sound wi...
Liu, Q., Jin, D., Liu, X. & Linge, N. (2015). A Survey of Speculative Execution Strategy in MapReduce. In Liu, A., Chao, H. C., Bertino, E. & Sun, X. (Eds.). Cloud Computing and Security, 296-307. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48671-0_27. ISBN 978-3-319-48670-3; 978-3-319-48671-0
MapReduce is a parallel computing programming model designed to process large-scale data. Therefore, the accuracy and efficiency for computing are needed to be assured and spe...
Liu, Q., Lu, M., Liu, X. & Linge, N. (2015). An Introduction of Non-intrusive Load Monitoring and Its Challenges in System Framework. In Cloud Computing and Security, 254-263. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_23. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4; 978-3-319-48674-1
With the increasing of energy demand and electricity price, researchers gain more and more interest among the residential load monitoring. In order to feed back the individual...
Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Smith, S., Berg, T. & Smith, C. (2015). Making co-op work: an exploration of student attitudes to co-op programs. In Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015. 32614 2015. IEEE, 1-6. doi:10.1109/fie.2015.7344173. ISBN 978-1-4799-8454-1
Engineering and computing at university both have a long tradition of co-operative education which plays a vital role in developing students' applied skills and giving confide...
Leung, A., Anastasopoulos, I. X., Augarde, C. E., Barreto, D., Brennan, A. J., Brown, M. J. Z., …Zielinski, M. (2015). An overview of research activities and achievement in Geotechnics from the Scottish Universities Geotechnics Network (SUGN). In Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development: XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 4289-4294. ISBN 9780727760678
Design of geotechnical systems is often challenging as it requires the understanding of complex soil behaviour and its influence on field-scale performance of geo-structures. ...
Gil-Moreno, D. & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2015). Comparing usefulness of acoustic measurements on standing trees for segregation by timber stiffness. In Ross, R. J., Gonçalves, R. & Wang, X. (Eds.). Proceedings: 19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, 378-385
The paper presents a comparison of standard procedures to measure acoustic stiffness of standing trees and logs. The aim is to see how useful they are for predicting the prope...
Ammeloot, A., Benyon, D. & Mival, O. (2015). Design principles for collaborative device ecologies. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference, 255-256. doi:10.1145/2783446.2783598. ISBN 978-1-4503-3643-7
This paper describes the ongoing investigation of interaction design issues related to collaborative activities in device ecologies, mixing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and sm...
Rudman, H., Benyon, D. & Hall, H. (2015). A framework for the transformation of the incumbent creative industries in a digital age. In Albino, V., Spender, J. C. & Schiuma, G. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 10th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics
Purpose - New business models emerged within the creative industries when advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) altered the patterns of cultural consum...
Kay, A., Webster, G., Beel, D. E. & Nguyen, H. H. (2015). POWKist: visualising cultural heritage linked datasets.
A collaboration between dot.rural at the University of Aberdeen and the iSchool at Northumbria University, POWkist is a pilot-study exploring potential usages of currently ava...
McGookin, D., Gkatzia, D. & Hastie, H. (2014). Exploratory Navigation for Runners Through Geographic Area Classification with Crowd-Sourced Data. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 357-361. doi:10.1145/2785830.2785879. ISBN 978-1-4503-3652-9
Navigation when running is exploratory, characterised by both starting and ending in the same location, and iteratively foraging the environment to find areas with the most su...
The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and ...
Scottish Funding Council
A prototype visualisation which demonstrated the advantages of dynamic representations of genomes over standard static diagrams was developed. This used the d3 library to allow interactive layering of...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Radiometric dating of seagrass sediments using short-lived isotopes
Brandelicious allows customers to buy local produce from anywhere in the world. Staffed by local buyers and sourcing from family owned small businesses and wineries Brandelicious, helps the...
This project investigates the relationship between Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells in the context of emergent modernism and literary influence. It will result in a monograph of c200 pages, entitled Conr...
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
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Awareness is a Coordination Action (CA), supporting research under the FP7: FET Proactive Intiative:Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems...
Natural Environment Research Council
People living on the coast of East Africa are amongst the World's poorest. They rely heavily on local ecosystems for their livelihoods and security; for example mangrove forests provide them with fire...
This one day event brought people and organisations together from across Scotland. At the workshop, presentations and group activities enabled participants to share knowledge about current and future ...
Bristol City Council
How can Local Authorities be sure that eDemocracy works? How can they be sure that they are using the right e-enabled tool for the job and that the use of these tools will result in effective input to...
My current research project looks to compare the decision making processes and outcomes of jurors in a three-verdict system (where jurors...
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of life of the different Valletta communities and their divides, as well as peo...
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation of adolescent ...
The very idea that a modern day organisation might operate effectively without computerise...
Advances in medical technology have led to increasing numbers of people undergoing heart surgery with decreasing ...
The signifier of ‘depression’, substantiated by dominant therapeutic practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and constructed by mainstream ps...
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking di...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
Migration is a spatial phenomenon and is the movement of the people one of state/country administrative unit to another, alo...
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre for Interaction Design, supervised by Prof. Da...
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk has been awarded a John Campbell Trust travel bursary.
Iris will use the bursary to support participation at ...
22 June 2016
22 June 2016
Prof Benyon gave an invited presentation at the eTail conference in London on June 22nd. This is one of the major commercially-focused conferences in Europe.