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Deriving Machine to Machine (M2M) Traffic Model from Communication Model

Conference Proceeding
Barakat, B., Keates, S., Arshad, K., & Wassell, I. J. (2019)
Deriving Machine to Machine (M2M) Traffic Model from Communication Model. In The Fifth International Symposium on Innovation in Information and Communication Technology (ISIICT 2018), 27-31. doi:10.1109/ISIICT.2018.8613727
The typical traffic models proposed in literature can be considered as heuristic models since they only reflect the stochastic characteristic of the generated traffic. In this...

The benefits of contextual information for speech recognition systems

Conference Proceeding
Kinch, M. W., Melis, W. J., & Keates, S. (2018)
The benefits of contextual information for speech recognition systems. In The 10th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC)https://doi.org/10.1109/CEEC.2018.8674204
This paper demonstrates the significance of using contextual information in machine learning and speech recognition. While the benefits of contextual information in human comm...

Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI

Conference Proceeding
(2017)
Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI. In M. E. Souri, X. Gao, & S. Keates (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research
No abstract available. Official url https://www.iospress.nl/book/advances-in-manufacturing-technology-xxxi/

Engineering Design for Mechatronics ? A pedagogical perspective

Book Chapter
Keates, S. (2016)
Engineering Design for Mechatronics ? A pedagogical perspective. In P. Hehenberger, & D. Bradley (Eds.), Mechatronics futures : challenges and solutions for mechatronic systems and their designers, 221-238. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32156-1_14
Here we examine how innovative and challenging Mechatronics programmes structured to meet future needs must still incorporate the basic principles of Engineering Design. Howev...

Measuring acceptable input: What is "good enough"?

Journal Article
Keates, S. (2017)
Measuring acceptable input: What is "good enough"?. Universal Access in the Information Society, 16(3), 713-723. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-016-0498-4
Many new assistive input systems developed to meet the needs of users with functional impairments fail to make it out of the research laboratory and into regular use by the in...

A pedagogical example of teaching Universal Access

Journal Article
Keates, S. (2015)
A pedagogical example of teaching Universal Access. Universal Access in the Information Society, 14(1), 97-110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-014-0398-4
Designing for Universal Access requires designers to have a good understanding of the full range of users and their capabilities, appropriate datasets, and the most suitable t...

Subdivision surface fitting to a dense mesh using ridges and umbilics

Journal Article
Ma, X., Keates, S., Jiang, Y., & Kosinka, J. (2015)
Subdivision surface fitting to a dense mesh using ridges and umbilics. Computer Aided Geometric Design, 32, 5-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cagd.2014.10.001
Fitting a sparse surface to approximate vast dense data is of interest for many applications: reverse engineering, recognition and compression, etc. The present work provides ...

Designing user interfaces for "ordinary users in extraordinary circumstances": a keyboard-only web-based application for use in airports

Journal Article
Keates, S. (2013)
Designing user interfaces for "ordinary users in extraordinary circumstances": a keyboard-only web-based application for use in airports. Universal Access in the Information Society, 12(2), 205-216. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-012-0276-x
Universal Access is commonly interpreted as focusing on designing for users with atypical requirements—specifically users with disabilities or older adults. However, Universal...

Individual responses to a method of cursor assistance

Journal Article
Trewin, S., Keates, S., & Moffatt, K. (2008)
Individual responses to a method of cursor assistance. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 3(1-2), 2-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/17483100701273128
Purpose. The aim of this study was to evaluate a new click assistance technique, Steady Clicks, designed to help computer users with motor impairments to click more accurately...

Defining acceptable levels of accessibility

Conference Proceeding
Keates, S. (2007)
Defining acceptable levels of accessibility. In C. Stephanidis, & M. Pieper (Eds.), Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environment. 9th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All, 2006. Revised Papers. Part III, 287-303. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71025-7_19
This paper examines the issues facing companies when designing products and services for equitable access, particularly in view of the legislated requirements that they have t...