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...
An Approach to Evolving Legacy Enterprise System to Microservice-Based Architecture through Feature-Driven Evolution Rules
Habibullah, S., Liu, X., & Tan, Z. (2018)
An Approach to Evolving Legacy Enterprise System to Microservice-Based Architecture through Feature-Driven Evolution Rules. International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering, 10(5), 164-169. https://doi.org/10.7763/ijcte.2018.v10.1219
Evolving legacy enterprise systems into a lean system architecture has been on the agendas of many enterprises. Recent advance in legacy system evaluation is in favour of micr...
A new rich vehicle routing problem model and benchmark resource
Sim, K., Hart, E., Urquhart, N. B., & Pigden, T. (2018)
A new rich vehicle routing problem model and benchmark resource. In Advances in Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control in Engineering and Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89988-6_30
We describe a new rich VRP model that captures many real-world constraints, following a recently proposed taxonomy that addresses both scenario and problem physical characteri...
Sticky policies approach within cloud computing
Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Ekonomou, E. (2017)
Sticky policies approach within cloud computing. Computers and Security, 70, 366-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2017.07.005
This paper discusses a secure document sharing approach, which addresses confidentiality, integrity and authenticity concerns related to cloud-based data sharing. This researc...
Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX
Egan, C., Benyon, D., & Thompson, R. (2017)
Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.93
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...
User Experience in Cross-channel Ecosystems
Benyon, D., & Resmini, A. (in press)
User Experience in Cross-channel Ecosystems. In Proceedings of the British HCI Conference 2017https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.38
Recent developments in information and communication technologies have left interaction design and human-computer interaction (HCI) with something of a conceptual gap. The dis...
The REAL Corpus: a crowd-sourced corpus of human generated and evaluated spatial references to real-world urban scenes
Bartie, P., Mackaness, W., Gkatzia, D., & Rieser, V. (2016)
The REAL Corpus: a crowd-sourced corpus of human generated and evaluated spatial references to real-world urban scenes. In 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC)
We present a newly crowd-sourced data set of natural language references to objects anchored in complex urban scenes (In short: The REAL Corpus – Referring Expressions Anchore...
Hybridisation of Evolutionary Algorithms through hyper-heuristics for global continuous optimisation
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., Hart, E., Paechter, B., & Voß, S. (2016)
Hybridisation of Evolutionary Algorithms through hyper-heuristics for global continuous optimisation. In P. Festa, M. Sellmann, & J. Vanschoren (Eds.), Learning and Intelligent Optimization: 10th International Conference, LION 10, Ischia, Italy, May 29 -- June 1, 2016, (296-305). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50349-3_25
Choosing the correct algorithm to solve a problem still remains an issue 40 years after the Algorithm Selection Problem was first posed. Here we propose a hyper-heuristic whic...
Analysing the performance of migrating birds optimisation approaches for large scale continuous problems
Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., Voss, S., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2016)
Analysing the performance of migrating birds optimisation approaches for large scale continuous problems. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV, (134-144). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_13
We present novel algorithmic schemes for dealing with large scale continuous problems. They are based on the recently proposed population-based meta-heuristics Migrating Birds...
Understanding Environmental Influence in an Open-Ended Evolutionary Algorithm
Steyven, A., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2016)
Understanding Environmental Influence in an Open-Ended Evolutionary Algorithm. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XIV; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 921-931. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_86
It is well known that in open-ended evolution, the nature of the environment plays in key role in directing evolution. However, in Evolutionary Robotics, it is often unclear e...