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Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., & Hunter, D. (in press)
Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity. Higher Education Research and Development, 38(5), 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1612857
Over a period of three years this longitudinal study explored new approaches to consider student identity during the transition from university to employment. Students were fo...

Future Quantum-to-the-Home (QTTH) All-Optical Networks (Invited Talk)

Conference Proceeding
Asif, R. (2019)
Future Quantum-to-the-Home (QTTH) All-Optical Networks (Invited Talk). In Advanced Infocomm Technologyhttps://doi.org/10.1109/ICAIT.2018.8686543
For imparting data security to the end-users in a archetypal fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network, quantum cryptography (QC) is getting much attention now-a-days. QC or more speci...

Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques

Conference Proceeding
Hoffman, B., Chalmers, K., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (2018)
Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques. In Y. Demazeau, B. An, J. Bajo, & A. Fernández-Caballero (Eds.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Complexity: The PAAMS Collection. PAAMS 2018, 187-199. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94580-4_15
Creating multi-agent simulations is a challenging task often requiring programming skills at the professional software developer level. Model driven methods of software develo...

A Domain-Specific Language For Routing Problems

Conference Proceeding
Hoffmann, B., Hoffman, B., Guckert, M., Farrenkopf, T., Chalmers, K., & Urquhart, N. (2018)
A Domain-Specific Language For Routing Problems. In L. Nolle, A. Burger, C. Tholen, J. Werner, & J. Wellhausen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON MODELLING AND SIMULATIONhttps://doi.org/10.7148/2018-0262
Vehicle Routing Problems (VRPs) are commonly used as benchmark optimisation problems and they also have many applications in industry. Using agent-based approaches to solve VR...

Blending Pre-formulation Metrics with Molecular Calculations to Facilitate Aerosol Product Formulation

Conference Proceeding
Murnane, D., Ramachandran, V., Hammond, R., Pickering, J., Roberts, K., Soufian, M., …Pencheva, K. (2016)
Blending Pre-formulation Metrics with Molecular Calculations to Facilitate Aerosol Product Formulation. In Respiratory Drug Delivery, (79-88
In silico modeling using synthonic engineering provides a powerful tool to assist quality by design (QbD) strategies by facilitating the study of molecular forces of interacti...

When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., & Lehmann, L. (2017)
When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping. Biological Reviews, 92(2), 902-920. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12260
Understanding the evolution of sociality in humans and other species requires understanding how selection on social behaviour varies with group size. However, the effects of g...

Integrating twitter traffic information with kalman filter models for public transportation vehicle arrival time prediction

Book Chapter
Abidin, A. F., Kolberg, M., & Hussain, A. (2016)
Integrating twitter traffic information with kalman filter models for public transportation vehicle arrival time prediction. In Big-Data Analytics and Cloud Computing: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, (67-82). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25313-8_5
Accurate bus arrival time prediction is key for improving the attractiveness of public transport, as it helps users better manage their travel schedule. This paper proposes a ...

Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve

Thesis
Berg, T. (2013)
Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve. (Thesis). Heriot-Watt University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7207
Information Systems for complex situations often fail to adequately deliver quality and suitability. One reason for this failure is an inability to identify comprehensive user...

Binary matrix for pedestrian tracking in infrared images

Thesis
Grama, K. Binary matrix for pedestrian tracking in infrared images. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6153
The primary goal of this thesis is to present a robust low compute cost pedestrian tracking system for use with thermal infra-red images. Pedestrian tracking employs two disti...

An Investigation into Visual Graph Comparison

Thesis
Melville, A. G. An Investigation into Visual Graph Comparison. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7560
Information Visualisation is extensively used in single graph analysis. However, relatively little work has been done in the field of graph comparison. This work examines and ...

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