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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...
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...
Tian, Y., Liu, Y., Cheng, G., & Wang, Z. (2014). PCA-ANFIS based prediction for water Injection effectiveness cycle in oil fields. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 530/53, 422-428. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.530-531.422
By proposing a numerical based method on PCA-ANFIS(Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System), this paper is focusing on solving the problem of uncertain cycle of water injection ...
Scottish Funding Council
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades peo...
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and oth...
To establish a research infrastructure for realising minute (around 1 cubic millimetre) semiconductor specks which can sense, compute and communicate wirelessly. Specks, scattered or sprayed on the pe...
Paechter, B., Pitt, J., Serbedzija, N., Michael, K., Willies, J. & Helgason, I. (2010). Heaven and Hell: visions for pervasive adaptation. Procedia computer science. 7, 81-82. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.025. ISSN 1877-0509
With everyday objects becoming increasingly smart and the “info-sphere” being enriched with nano-sensors and networked to computationally-enabled devices and services, the way...
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2018). 2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms. In H. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, C. Mota Soares, A. Araújo, J. Guedes, J. Folgado, …J. Madeira (Eds.), EngOpt 2018 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, 926-937. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-97773-7_80
In this paper, we investigate the ability of genetic representation methods to describe two-dimensional outline shapes, in order to use them in a generative design system. A s...
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2017). Evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes. In GECCO '17 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, (1419-1422). https://doi.org/10.1145/3067695.3082501
This work in progress focuses on the evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes for planar mechanical levers which addresses the first stage of the complex real...
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Urquhart, N. B., & Wells, S. (2016). Demo paper: AGADE - Scalability of ontology based agent simulations. In Advances in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-agent Systems. The PAAMS Collection, 256-259. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39324-7_25
Simulations of real world scenarios often require considerably
large numbers of agents. With increasing level of detail and resolution
in the underlying models machine limitat...
Urquhart, N. B. (2015). Optimising the scheduling and planning of urban milk deliveries. In A. M. Mora, & G. Squillero (Eds.), Applications of Evolutionary Computation, 604-615. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16549-3_49
This paper investigates the optimisation of the delivery of dairy products to households in three urban areas. The requirement for the optimisation to be part of the existing ...
Scott, C., Urquhart, N. B., & Hart, E. (2010). Influence of topology and payload on CO2 optimised vehicle routing. In Applications of Evolutionary Computing, 141-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12242-2_15
This paper investigates the influence of gradient and payload correction factors used within a CO2 emission model on the solutions to shortest path and travelling salesman pro...
Urquhart, N. B., Scott, C., & Hart, E. (2010). Using an evolutionary algorithm to discover low CO2 tours within a Travelling Salesman Problem. In C. Chio, A. Brabazon, G. A. Di Caro, M. Ebner, M. Farooq, A. Fink, …N. Urquhart (Eds.), Applications of evolutionary computation : EvoApplications 2010: EvoCOMNET, EvoENVIRONMENT, EvoFIN, EvoMUSART, and EvoTRANSLOG, Istanbul, Turkey, April 7-9, 2010, Proceedings, Part II, 421-430. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12242-2_43
This paper examines the issues surrounding the effects of using vehicle emissions as the fitness criteria when solving routing problems using evolutionary techniques. The case...
McEwan, C., & Hart, E. (2009). On AIRS and clonal selection for machine learning. In Artificial Immune Systems, 67-79. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03246-2_11
Many recent advances have been made in understanding the functional implications of the global topological properties of biological networks through the application of complex...
Urquhart, N. B., & Urquhart, N. B. (2007). Carbon-friendly travel plan construction using an evolutionary algorithm. In H. Lipson (Ed.), GECCO '07: Proceedings of the 9th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation, 2269. doi:10.1145/1276958.1277404
This paper discusses the use of an evolutionary algorithm to design workplace travel plans, to promote car sharing and reduce carbon emissions from single-occupancy motor veh...
Davison, B., & Buckner, K. (2005). Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users. In A. Sloane (Ed.), Home-oriented informatics and telematics : proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 conference, 277 - 290. https://doi.org/10.1007/11402985_20
This paper presents preliminary findings on teenagers’ use of instant messaging (IM) as an example of an Internet technology. The results are quantitative, being drawn from th...
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
The EvoNet series of conferences continue to be run annually by Jennifer Willies through the Institute of Informatics & Digital Innovation.
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...