Taylor, M. & Dalton, A. (2017). Bad vibrations for cyclists in the city. Scotland on Sunday
Article published on risk of nerve damage associated with poor cycling infrastructure in the City of Edinburgh. Research collaboration with Professor Chris Oliver (Edinburgh ...
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., Hart, E., Paechter, B. & Voss, S. (2016). Hybridisation of Evolutionary Algorithms through hyper-heuristics for global continuous optimisation. In Festa, P., Sellmann, M. & Vanschoren, J. (Eds.). Learning and Intelligent Optimization: 10th International Conference, LION 10, Ischia, Italy, May 29 -- June 1, 2016, 296-305. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-50349-3_25. ISBN 978-3-319-50348-6, 978-3-319-50349-3,
Choosing the correct algorithm to solve a problem still remains an issue 40 years after the Algorithm Selection Problem was first posed. Here we propose a hyper-heuristic whic...
Essa, A., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Eshaftri, M. (2016). A new dynamic weight clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks. In Yang, S., Gao, J., Zhang, Y., Yang, K., Leung, V. C. M. & Hu, J. (Eds.). Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies: First International Conference, Liverpool, UK, May 19-20, 2016 SmartGIFT 2016, 195-203. ISBN 978-3-319-47729-9, 978-3-319-47728-2
Since sensor nodes have limited energy resources, prolonging network lifetime and improving scalability are essential elements in energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Networks (WS...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The study of reading and reception as social phenomena is now central to our understanding of literature, history and culture. It has become an established field within Book History. Scottish Readers ...
Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
19 December 2016
On 30th November 2016 Edinburgh Napier University hosted the 2016 Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). The speaker was Professor S...
16 June 2016
TRi PhD student Moira Weir successfully completed her PhD research entitled ‘The role of taxis in the supply of transport to the night time economy and identification of the b...
Steyven, A., Hart, E. & Paechter, B. (2016). Understanding environmental influence in an open-ended evolutionary algorithm. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, 921-931. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_86. ISBN 978-3-319-45822-9
It is well known that in open-ended evolution, the nature
of the environment plays in key role in directing evolution. However, in Evolutionary Robotics, it is often unclear e...
Liu, Q., Zhang, K., Liu, X. & Nigel Linge, A. (2016). Grid Routing: An Energy-Efficient Routing Protocol for WSNs with Single Mobile Sink. In Cloud Computing and Securitydoi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_21. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4, 978-3-319-48674-1
In a traditional wireless sensor network with static sinks, sensor nodes close to the sink run out of their batteries quicker than other nodes due to the increased data traffi...
Liu, Q., Li, S., Liu, X. & Nigel Linge, A. (2016). A Method for Electric Load Data Verfication and Repair in home Environment. In Sun, X., Liu, A., Chao, H. C. & Bertino, E. (Eds.). Cloud Computing and Security. ICCCS 2016doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_22. ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4; 978-3-319-48674-1;
Most people do not have a consciousness of energy saving. For this phenomenon, the governments are building smart grids to take measures for the energy crisis. Electric load d...
Liu, Q., Chen, X., Liu, X. & Linge, N. (2016). CACA-UAN: A Context-Aware Communication Approach Based on the Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network. In Sun, X., Liu, A., Chao, H. C. & Bertino, E. (Eds.). Cloud Computing and Security. ICCCS 2016ISBN 978-3-319-48673-4; 978-3-319-48674-1;
Underwater acoustic sensor networks (UANs) have emerged as a promising technology which can be applied in many areas such as military and civil in recent years. Among these ap...
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. B. & Wells, S. (2016). Demo paper: AGADE - Scalability of ontology based agent simulations. In Advances in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-agent Systems. The PAAMS Collection, 256-259. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39324-7_25. ISBN 978-3-319-39323-0, 978-3-319-39324-7,
Simulations of real world scenarios often require considerably
large numbers of agents. With increasing level of detail and resolution
in the underlying models machine limitat...
Hutton, P., Taylor, P. J. & Morrison, A. P. (2015). In reply to Adams and colleagues. Psychosis. 7(4). doi:10.1080/17522439.2015.1093017. ISSN 1752-2439
We disagree with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group’s (CSzG) self-assessment that the problems we identified (Hutton, Wood, Taylor, Irving & Morrison, 2014) in thei...
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...
O'Connor, S. (2015). What Twitter can tell you about our health: Some insights from the 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research 2015 (#ISHIMR2015). University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: The 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research 2015 (http://www.ishimr2015.com/) was a real eye opener for me as I got an insight into the p...
Robertson, S. & Edwards, A. (2015). Employability Skills in Large Business Modules: Built-in or Bolted-on?
What did you do?
We integrated Confident Future’s ‘Making Feedback Work for You’ session into a very large 2nd Year Business School module. Rather than view the session as a b...
O'Connor, S. (2014). The political economy of health. 2014 Global Health Forum Taiwan
Blog: Professor Martin McKee, President of the European Public Health Association and Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Tropical Hygiene & Tropical M...
Buchanan, W. J. (2010). Security and forensic computing: network security
6 NETWORK SECURITY ELEMENTS 186
6.1 Introduction 186
6.2 Router (packet filtering) firewalls 186
6.3 Network address translation 196
6.4 PIX/ASA firewall 203
6.5 Proxy servers...
The Office of Cyber Security & Information Assurance (OCSIA) estimates that the cost of cybercrime to businesses, in the UK alone, is over £21 billion per annum. This project focuses on the real-time ...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: June 2011 - July 2014
Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Sweden
Research Team (Edinburgh Napier University): Prof. Ron McQuaid, Vanesa ...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: October 2009 - October 2012 Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium
Library & information Science Research Coalition
The broad mission of the LIS Research Coalition was to facilitate a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK.
Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Infor...
The Air Iomlaid (On Exchange) project was conceived by artist Julie Brook and Johnny Gailey, Programme Manager for Children and Young People for The Fruitmarket Gallery.
Alistair Lawson from Centr...
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...
Scottish Funding Council
The substantial opportunities presented to the IT industry by the ageing population of the developed world have been identified by the Foresight Programme.
Older people currently control over 80% o...
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the
oldest is also the most economical...
25 May 2016
25 May 2016
Professor Alistair Duff gave a public lecture on privacy, Tuesday 24 May 2016, as part of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Arts and Creative Industries Degree Show Exhi...
07 June 2017
23 August 2017
In an interview with Inspired Edinburgh in The Victorian Townhouse, Professor Bill Buchanan outlined his career and his university, along with his love of his home city, crypt...
20 May 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan, an international expert in Cyber Security, appeared on a wide range of media events related to the ransomware attack (WannaCry). This included a numbe...
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...
16 January 2017
16 January 2017
The Transport Research Institute of Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a seminar on public transport, featuring Nigel Wilson- Professor at MIT, George Lowder-CEO of Transp...
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is visiting the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017 as a guest of of the Departamento de Engenharia de Produção da Polit...
18 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) by RSE President Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at a ceremony at the RSE headquarters at Georg...
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...
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.
06 October 2017
Friday 6th October
Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicholson Square
2-5pm Discussions and talks (free admission)
7:30pm Concert (cello and electronics)
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...