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Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
Senior Research Fellow
Hart, E., Jansen, T. & Timmis, J. (2010). Artificial Immune Systems (Dagstuhl Seminar 11172)
This report documents the program and the outcomes of the Dagstuhl Seminar 11172 ``Artificial Immune Systems''. The purpose of the seminar was to bring together researchers fr...
Chalmers, K. (2008). Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing. (Thesis)
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via computational elements. These elements are designed to augment and su...
Bahadori-Jahromi, A. Development and evaluation of composite insulated beams. (Thesis). Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engineered timber products (EWPs) co...
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...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The project aims to advance the autonomy of field robots with a novel approach to developing a new generation of Meteorological Drone Robots (Met-Bot) which will be context-driven, proactively auto-re...
Scottish Funding Council
Develop a bespoke system for managing defined client data including charitable clients in Scotland for TC Young.
Lecturer in the School of Computing
Paterson, T., Cannon, A., Raguenaud, C., Russell, G., Armstrong, K. E., MacDonald, S. M., …Kennedy, J. (2003). A methodology for composing well-defined character descriptions
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms (Ke...
Russell, G., Barclay, P. J., & Kennedy, J. (1998). Odmg C++ api: an implementation viewpoint
Raeside, R. Modelling and Forecasting Human Populations using Sigmoid Models. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1053286
Early this century "S-shaped" curves, sigmoids, gained
populari ty among demographers. However, by 1940, the approach
had "fallen out of favour", being criticised for giving p...
Chinenyeze, S. Mango: A model-driven approach to engineering green Mobile Cloud Applications. (Thesis)
With the resource constrained nature of mobile devices and the resource abundant offerings of the cloud, several promising optimisation techniques have been proposed by the gr...
Urquhart, N. (2017, November). What can we learn from simulating commuters?. Presented at U!REKA
Commuting affects just about every member of the workforce in the UK, those who do not commute are affected by the congestion and pollution generated by such activities. There...
Piotrowska, B., Murray, J., Willis, A., & Kerridge, J. (2017). Investigation of visual aspects of developmental dyslexia in children. Journal of Vision, 17(10), 640. https://doi.org/10.1167/17.10.640
Developmental dyslexia is a disorder characterised by difficulties with reading, despite adequate intelligence and education. Phonological deficits are often indicated as the ...
Lawson, A., Attridge, A., & Lapok, P. (2014, September). Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis. Paper presented at Eurocall 2014, University of Groningen
This project aims to address pronunciation problems of English language learners. Current pronunciation software tools mainly address phonemic difficulties and give little or ...
Lawson, A., & Macfarlane, R. (2014, April). Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics. Paper presented at HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014: Enhancing the STEM Student Journey, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
The development of programming skills by Networking graduates, and Security and Digital Forensics graduates is highly sought after by employers, both in industry, and in acade...
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September). Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, June). Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services. Paper presented at 13th Annual Post Graduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, Liverpool
This paper presents the design and implementation of the Patient Simulator, a software application used for the simulation of patient data. The simulator aims to evaluate e- H...
Wojtczuk, P., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., & Chamberlain, T. (2011, August). PIR sensor array for hand motion recognition. Paper presented at SensorDevices 2011, Nice, France
Abstract—In this paper we present our work towards a hand gesture recognition system realised with a passive thermal infrared sensor array. In contrast with the majority of re...
Helgason, I., Bradley, J., & Egan, C. (2011, March). This pervasive day: design and development case study. Paper presented at i-Docs, A Symposium on Interactive Documentary, Watershed Media Centre Bristol, UK
This presentation will describe the development process, and the underpinning rationale, behind a multi-format, interactive exhibition and online documentary. This project, to...
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 ...
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...
Develop a prototype for an interactive data-driven website to address the unique challenges of managing numerous archaeological services projects across diverse sites in Scotland.
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
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 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...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Use the ITED system to search literature based observations about the chemical extractive components of both broadleaf and conifer tree species commonly grown in the UK.
Chemically, wood structure ma...
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Through this project Skillstep hope to successfully create an app for banks and other corporates in the financial services market to help them grow the leadership skills of graduates and millennial st...
This is a follow-on innovation voucher project to further develop a software system which will fully document Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment. The solution will involve a...
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
This project aims to produce a pilot mobile app for industry members making relevant content from ASHS's bi-annual print journal and related interactive tools available on gps enabled mobile...
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...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
Interface, one of the leading supports for innovation ventures between universities and SMEs in Scotland, has showcased a collaboration between an SME Plansafe Solutions and Edinburgh Napier Universit...
7 December 2016
CAVES Researchers awarded funding from The Data Lab.
6 January 2016
CORE 44, Merchiston Campus
12 January 2018
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
22 February 2017