O 'Dowd, A. (2017). SKiN Designing pseudo-physiology into personal technology devices to create enhanced interactions through visceral signifiers and behaviours
The majority of technology is now personal. Humans, in turn, are expected to and have personal relationships with their devices. The issue is that humans are biological beings...
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...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Scottish Funding Council
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
13 December 2016
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 ...
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...
03 December 2016
Edinburgh is becoming the best city in the World to be into tech.
This week five Edinburgh based companies head to a two-day TechCrunch Disrupt event. Other comp...
Dean of Applied Sciences
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
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...
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
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...
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y. & Boukerche, A. (in press). Drizzle: Adaptive and Fair Route Maintenance Algorithm for Low-power and Lossy Networks in IoT. In Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2017
Low-power and Lossy Networks (LLNs) have been a
key component in the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. Recently,
a standardized algorithm, namely Trickle algorithm, is adopte...
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 ...
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. ...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
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...
Binyamin, S., Smith, S. & Rutter, M. (2016). Evaluating the Usability of Learning Management Systems from Students' Perception: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2016), 112 - 113. ISBN 978-1-911218-18-0
Abstract: Due to the rapid improvement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), adopting technologies has become a major focus of interest in the field of education....
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A. & Romdhani, I. (in press). Reliability and Energy Efficiency Enhancement in Wireless Body Area Networks for E-Health
Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) is a technology that revolutionises our understanding of the future digitised healthcare systems. WBAN has unique challenges and features com...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
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...
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or building. The intention of this project, focussing on Strathearn Distillery, is to develop a holistic approach which i...
ENU Development Trust
The project will work with a new PhD student who is collecting regular samples of juvenile fish from the Vanga mangrove forest in southern Kenya. The work will focus on two areas:
1) Describing the me...
National Institute for Health Research
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term
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...
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...
Heriot Watt University
This project proposes utilising high quality Scottish ‘unused’ textiles, including pieces of yarn and fabric that are too small to be used in apparel or upholstery production, in a ‘powdered’ form. Th...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
Fast Fix have a patented design for a construction block that offers highly flexible construction potential in disaster and war zones. Using recyclable plastics would make the product lighter, cheap t...
With the emerging growth of this new industry sector, this project will seek to research and compile information pertinent to craft distilling in relation to energy use. Its main aim is to identify so...
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system consists of a biography...
"The development of science and technology are increasingly affecting and changing the nature of processes in...
Mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) technology has been a major avenue for many wireless and mobile networke...
My research involves the integration of elements from a variety of musical styles, with special emphasis on jazz and classical styles, i...
Mergers are a fact of life in the private sector and are increasingly becoming a factor in the public se...
25 April 2016
TRI working in collaboration with Dutch consultancy Inno-V have been appointed by the UK’s Urban Transport Group – which represents public bodies responsible for coordinating ...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
12 May 2016
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...
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...
19 May 2016
Community in Modern Scottish Literature, published by Brill and edited by Scott Lyall, is out this month. This contains a chapter by Lyall and a 10,000-word introduction.
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...
18 November 2012
Two months into my new role as Director of the Edinburgh Institute and I wanted to thank those of you who have been in touch to wish me well and offer advice on how we can dev...
07 December 2016
The paper reports some of the findings of Frances Ryan's doctoral research. The full study – due to be completed in spring 2017 – takes into account prior research on the buil...
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...