Moradpoor, N., Brown, M. & Russell, G. (in press). Insider Threat Detection Using Principal Component Analysis and Self-Organising Map. In N/Adoi:10.1145/3136825.3136859. ISBN 978-1-4503-5303-8/17/10
An insider threat can take on many aspects. Some employees abuse their positions of trust by disrupting normal operations, while others export valuable or confidential data wh...
Romdhani, I., Mirza, N., King, P., Abdelshafy, M. & A. Alghamdi, A. (in press). Reliable Multipath Multi-channel Route Migration over Multi Link-Failure in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of WiMob'2017ISBN n/a
The route recovery algorithm is a crucial part of
an ad hoc routing protocol. Designing an efficient and fast route
recovery mechanism scheme without incurring extra overheads...
Bishop, C., Esteves, A. & Mcgregor, I. (in press). Head-Mounted Displays as Opera Glasses: Using Mixed-Reality to Deliver an Equalitarian User Experience During Live Events. In Proceedings of 19th ICMI ConferenceISBN n/a
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Ensemble is an interactive suite of jewellery to be experienced by up to ten people within a gallery environment, which provides an alternative, ambigious style of interaction in wearable computing. I...
Scottish Funding Council
To establish a research infrastructure for realising minute (around 1 cubic millimetre) semiconductor specks which can sense, compute and communicate wirelessly. Specks, scattered or sprayed on the pe...
Fragment Finder (FF) enables a new, high-speed approach to digital forensics. It is unique in that it will build a more efficient technical architecture for the creation, storage and use of hash signa...
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...
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...
01 February 2017
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks
Director of School Support Service & Academic Registrar
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Pitt, J. & Hart, E. (in press). For Flux Sake: The Confluence of Socially- and Biologically-Inspired Computing for Engineering Change in Open Systems. In tbaISBN tba
This position paper is concerned with the challenge of engineering multi-scale and long-lasting systems, whose operation is regulated by sets of mutually-agreed, conventional ...
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...
Thuemmler, C., Alois, P., Jell, T. & Keow Lim, A. (2017). Information Technology – Next Generation: The Impact of 5G on the Evolution of Health and Care Services. In Latifi, S. (Ed.). Information Technology-Next Generation, 811-817. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-54978-1_100. ISBN 978-3-319-54977-4
As more and more details of 5G technology specifications unveil and standards emerge it becomes clear that 5G will have an enabling effect on many different verticals includin...
Abreu Esteves, A., Verweij, D., Suraiya, L., Islam, R., Lee, Y. & Oakley, I. (in press). SmoothMoves: smooth pursuits head movements for augmented reality. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & TechnologyISBN n/a
SmoothMoves is an interaction technique for augmented
reality (AR) based on smooth pursuits head movements. It
works by computing correlations between the movements
Flint, T. & Dylan, T. H. (in press). Aide Memoire. In Proceedings of BHCI 2017ISBN Tbc
Benyon, D. & Egan, C. (2017). Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive SystemsISBN 978-1-4503-4991-8
For approximately 10 years the SIGCHI Sustainable HCI (sHCI) and Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) communities have debated the contribution that HCI can make to sustainabi...
McGowan, J., Leplâtre, G. & McGregor, I. (2017). CymaSense: A Real-Time 3D Cymatics-Based Sound Visualisation Tool. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems, 270-274. doi:10.1145/3064857.3079159. ISBN 9781450349918
What does music look like? Representation of music has taken many forms over time, from musical notation , through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the am...
Romdhani, I., Faiza, M., Tandjaoui, D. & Djedjig, N. (in press). Performance Evaluation of RPL Protocol Under Mobile Sybil Attacks. In International Symposium on Security, Privacy and Trust in Internet of Things (SPTIoT 2017ISBN n/a
In Sybil attacks, a physical adversary takes multiple fabricated or stolen identities to maliciously manipulate the network. These attacks are very harmful for the Internet of...
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...
Urquhart, N. (2017). Combining Parallel Coordinates with Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In GECCO ’17 Companion, Bdoi:10.1145/3067695.3082485. ISBN 978-1-4503-4939-0
Optimisation problems based upon real-world instances often contain many objectives. Many existing Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm techniques return a set of solutions ...
Urquhart, N. & Fonzone, A. (in press). Evolving Solution Choice and Decision Support for a Real-World Optimisation Problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017doi:10.1145/3071178.3071207. ISBN 978-1-4503-4920-8/
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
Hart, E., Sim, K., Gardiner, B. & Kamimura, K. (in press). A Hybrid Method for Feature Construction and Selection to Improve Wind-Damage Prediction in the Forestry Sector. In Proceedings of GEcco 2017doi:10.1145/3071178.3071217. ISBN unknown
Catastrophic damage to forests resulting from major storms has resulted in serious timber and financial losses within the sector across Europe in the recent past. Developing r...
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 ...
Cloud computing is a fast emerging ICT technology to achieving an innovative and sustainable digital economy. It is expected to be a dominating model and technology of the ICT sector for the next 15 y...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
ENU Development Trust
The project will advance the current state of art of e-business and cloud computing by developing a novel approach to cloud-based e-business service evolution and personalisation.
We'll seek further ...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Clouds are a new supplement, consumption, and delivery model for ICT services based on the Internet, and it typically involves over-the-Internet provision of dynamically scalable and often virtualized...
The project aims to create 1500 paid placement opportunities for computing students studying in any Scottish university or college over the 5 year project.
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...
The EuroPetition project piloted the implementation of a trans-European Local Authority service providing distributed citizen engagement and interaction with the European Parliament’s PETI Petitions C...
Social computing tools for collaboration in work environments.
This study set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizations for colla...
Taigh na Teud is the largest sheet music publishers of traditional Scottish music in Scotland, with books widely used for educational purposes in schools, colleges and workshops. The company operates ...
The project is concerned with emergence and complexity in socially-inspired artificial systems. We will study large systems consisting of an environment and an inhabitant population. The main goal of ...
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...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Along with the rapid development of expansion of the cloud computing market, not only the number of cloud ap...
In this thesis two existing computer science techniques are used to solve a...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creati...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
I am currently working on a PhD programme in the Centre ...
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
The study will examine the introduction of the computerisation of crime and intelligence re...
15 July 2017
16 February 2017
22 August 2017
Zonefox, a spin-out of The Cyber Academy within the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, officially launched their move into new offices in Edinburgh. They have...
11 May 2016
11 May 2016
This years post-graduate research conference will be held Wednesday (11th of May) on H-floor.
Presentations and the keynote will be in H5, the poster session, breaks an...
06 January 2016
06 January 2016
CAVES Researcher Dr Neil Urquhart is to organise and chair a workshop on Intelligent Transport at the Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN) conference. The worksho...
11 April 2016
11 April 2016
Dr Petros Kostagiolas and Dr Christina Banou, both from the Ionian University of Corfu took part in an Erasmus exchange with the School of Computing in the week beginning 11th...
18 January 2016
18 January 2016
The School of Computing recently held a Research day where staff and PhD students shared their expertise in the form of a "One-Minute-Madness". Each of the 68 researchers who ...
18 February 2016
18 February 2016
Associate students, joining Edinburgh Napier University in third year can now articulate onto a number of different undergraduate programmes, take part in University coordinat...
17 June 2016
23 June 2016
IT4U it is a series of workshops designed to encourage secondary school students to consider computing as a subject choice.