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...
Alsnousi, E., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Eshaftri, M. (in press). A New Weight based Rotating Clustering Scheme for WSNs. In Proceedings of ISNCC-2017 WMCN
Although energy efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has been investigated widely, it is still a challenging dilemma. Clustering mechanisms are among the most widely ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
Director of Information Services
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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....
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...
McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., Grieves, E., O'Donnell, C. & Mair, F. (2016). Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale –DALLAS programme. Final Evaluation Report. United Kingdom: Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board)
Delivering assisted living lifestyles at scale – DALLAS programme. Final evaluation report.
Segredo, E., Paechter, B., Hart, E. & Gonz´alez-Vila, C. I. (2016). Hybrid parameter control approach applied to a diversity-based multi-objective Memetic Algorithm for frequency assignment problems. In 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)doi:10.1109/CEC.2016.7743969. ISBN 978-1-5090-0623-6
In order to address the difficult issue of parameter setting within a diversity-based Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithm (MOEA), we recently proposed a hybrid control sche...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland have asked us to carry out a short review of solar kiln technology and, specifically, a kiln design proposed by a small Scottish sawmill.
The report is for the public ben...
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
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...
Natural Environment Research Council
This research will draw on the extensive research undertaken by ESPA projects in a range of ecosystem contexts through
two main areas of work.
The first, supply-driven phase of the research will provi...
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 ...
The objectives of this project are as follows. The project will:
1. Produce a culture shift in terms of environment for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in member states and in the organisatio...
This research will make direct comparisons of δ13C and δ15N isotope values from muscle tissue between populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) returning to the North, East and West coasts of Scotl...
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...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
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...
ENU Development Trust
5 year part time PhD student - funding has been secured through charitable donations to cover approx 50% of fees
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
This thesis presents a socio-technical account of the adoption and development
of Managed Learning Environme...
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
This thesis investigates effective ways of designing and integrating Interactive
Multimedia (IMM) to facilitate teaching and learning of program...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. In this context term “person...
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
Explaining the origin and the evolution of cooperation has been a major challenge in many scientific fields. One of the outstandin...
Triage of large capacity digital devices
Due to the availability of components and the diversity of target applications, mismatches between pre-qualified existing components and the particular r...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...