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Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January). Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material. Presented at LTT 2014, Holyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing
Thuemmler, C. & Buchanan, W. J. (2010). Review of "Coding for Success" implementation
Coding for Success was published in 2007 and described how bar coding and similar technologies can be used to improve patient safety, reduce costs and improve efficiency. This...
Buchanan, W. J. (2015, January). An Analysis of N5 and Higher Computing. Paper presented at Computing at School, University of Dundee, Scotland
This presentation outlined an analysis of N5 and Higher Computing in Scotland.
Digital Health Institute
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
Scottish Funding Council
This is a small project to initiate an engagement following an unsuccessful application for a larger Data Lab project.
Trisent’s core technology is called the Personal Context Management System (PCM...
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, January). Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are often seen as being weak in terms of their coverage, and are criticised for often only assessing knowledge and not encouraging deep learni...
Bell, L., Buchanan, W. J., Cameron, J., & Lo, O. (2018). Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today,
There are several areas of healthcare and well-being that could be enhanced using blockchain technologies. These include device tracking, clinical trials, pharmaceutical traci...
Buchanan, B., & Naqvi, N. (2018). Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain. The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, 1(1), 1-4
A blockchain enabled 'Digital Single Economy " can act as a catalyst for growth and could provide a platform where borderless innovative practices will thrive and create a tru...
Tweneboah-Koduah, S., & Buchanan, W. J. (2018). Security Risk Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Comparative Study. Computer Journal, 61(9), 1389-1406. https://doi.org/10.1093/comjnl/bxy002
Recent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure systems coupled with the technology-induced complexity of the system of systems have necessitated a review of existing methods o...
Lo, O., Buchanan, W. J., Griffiths, P., & Macfarlane, R. (2018). Distance Measurement Methods for Improved Insider Threat Detection. Security and Communication Networks, 2018, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5906368
Insider threats are a considerable problem within cyber security and it is often difficult to detect these threats using signature detection. Increasing machine learning can p...
Buchanan, W. J., Woodward, A., & Helme, S. (2017). Cryptography across industry sectors. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1(3-4), 145-162. https://doi.org/10.1080/23742917.2017.1327221
Security adoption varies across industry sectors, where some companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are strong advocates of the adoption of HTTPS, while other companies...
Buchanan, W. J., & Wilson, A. (2000). Advanced PC architecture. Addison Wesley
The first book ever to give a complete picture of the workings of a PC! A comprehensive guide to the component systems of the PC, this book provides a foundation to the unders...
Buchanan, W. J. (1999). Computer busses. Butterworth-Heinemann Newton, MA, USA
Buchanan, W. J. (1999). Distributed systems and networks. McGraw-Hill
This book provides the student with comprehensive coverage of both networks and system architecture. It aims to introduce the most widely used networking protocols and distrib...
Buchanan, W. J. (1998). PC Interfacing, communications and Windows programming. Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd
author's successful Applied PC Interfacing, Graphics and Interrupts this book covers all the different aspects of computer systems from low-level hardware (such as processors ...
Buchanan, W. J. (1996). Microelectronic systems: design, modelling and test. Arnold
This text provides a comprehensive overview of the design, modellng and testing of microelectronic systems. It begins with a brief introduction to the history and development ...
Buchanan, W. J. (1996). Mastering the Internet. Macmillan Press
This work offers an up-to-date account of all the component parts of the Internet and the World Wide Web, from architecture to networking. The book discusses key specification...
The project has created a prototype Web site which uses advanced psychometrics.
An integrated, innovative Web site which supports a range of books for schools.
The main outcome is a novel bird observation and tracking system with integrated maps, and which runs on mobile devices.
This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
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 ...
The Aim of this IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson is to develop a prototype software for data gathering at geographical locations that feeds into an online directory of shops and services for towns ...
This KTP project aims at producing enhanced Web based material for high quality customized print.
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. This research proposes an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to pro...