Is the Zero-Wait Policy Always Optimum for Information Freshness (Peak Age) or Throughput?
Barakat, B., Keates, S., Wassell, I., & Arshad, K. (2019)
Is the Zero-Wait Policy Always Optimum for Information Freshness (Peak Age) or Throughput?. IEEE Communications Letters, 23(6), 987-990. https://doi.org/10.1109/LCOMM.2019.2907935
The Zero-Wait (ZW) policy is widely held to achieve maximum information 'freshness', i.e., to achieve minimum Peak Age (PA) and maximum throughput, for real-time Internet-of-T...
The impact of head movements on user involvement in mediated interaction
Bamoallem, B. S., Wodehouse, A. J., Mair, G. M., & Vasantha, G. A. (2016)
The impact of head movements on user involvement in mediated interaction. Computers in Human Behavior, 55(A), 424-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.09.016
Communication takes place not only through speech, but also through gestures such as facial expressions, gaze, head movements, hand movements and body posture. Although develo...
Detecting plants on railway embankment.
Nyberg, R., Gupta, N. K., Yella, S., & Dougherty, M. (2013)
Detecting plants on railway embankment. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 6, 8-12. https://doi.org/10.4236/jsea.2013.63b003
This paper investigates problems concerning vegetation along railways and proposes automatic means of detecting
ground vegetation. Digital images of railway embankments have b...
The use of electronic voting systems to enhance deep learning.
Barreto, D. (2012)
The use of electronic voting systems to enhance deep learning. In McCabe, B., Pantazidou, M. & Phillips, D. (Eds.). Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education - proceedings of the international conference Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education (NUI Galway, Ireland, 4-6 July 2012ISBN 978041562127
The present paper introduces a technology-enhanced teaching method that promotes deep learning.
Four stages that correspond to four different student cohorts were used for its...
A simulation based decision making approach in bunkering.
Presentation / Conference
Moeller, D., Friedrichs, S., Cullinane, K., Schroer, B., & Anderson, M. (2012, May)
A simulation based decision making approach in bunkering. Paper presented at AlaSim International
Evaluation of the accuracy of mathematical models through use of multiple metrics.
Caliskan, N., Jadraque, E., Tham, Y. W., & Muneer, T. (2011)
Evaluation of the accuracy of mathematical models through use of multiple metrics. Sustainable Cities and Society SCC, 1, 63-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2011.02.001
Engineering practise heavily relies on the development and use of mathematical models. In this article a number of appropriate metrics have been selected to provide an insight...
Human-machine design considerations in advanced machine-learning systems
Keates, S., Varker, P., & Spowart, F. (2011)
Human-machine design considerations in advanced machine-learning systems. IBM Journal of Research and Development, 55(5), 4:1-4:10. https://doi.org/10.1147/JRD.2011.2163274
This paper explores issues related to human–computer interaction with the new class of machine-learning systems that represent an exciting development on the frontiers of info...
Operational optimisation of water distribution networks
Lopez-Ibanez, M. Operational optimisation of water distribution networks. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3044
Water distribution networks are a fundamental part of any modern city and their daily operations constitute a significant expenditure in terms of energy and maintenance costs....
How Webcomics and the iPhone will influence narrative storytelling in comics and graphic novels.
Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2009, November)
How Webcomics and the iPhone will influence narrative storytelling in comics and graphic novels
Development of 3d lattice models for predicting nonlinear timber joint behaviour
Reichert, T. Development of 3d lattice models for predicting nonlinear timber joint behaviour. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2827
This work presents the development of a three-dimensional lattice material model for wood and its application to timber joints including the potential strengthening benefit of...