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Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
Thuemmler, C. (2017, May). 5G: What Architecture to Serve Vertical Industries?. Presented at IEEE ICC 2017
The implementation and roll out of 5G technology is progressing at increasing speed and will impact all industrial verticals. Health is globally a very important industry wort...
Thuemmler, C. (2014). Shock Index demonstrator
This is an outcome from the FI-STAR project and a contribution to the FIWARE catalogue.
Thuemmler, C. (2017). Health and Sport Committee: Technology and Innovation in Health and Social Care. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
No abstract available
Monitoring the quality of recreational waters such as beaches and rivers is becoming a global concern to protect human health (e.g. the EU Bathing Water Directive (BWD) in Europe). In Scotland, water ...
Digital Health Institute
This work will provide proof-of-concept infrastructures and which will be used to create an ecosystem for strong use cases, and thus attract new funding for the building of new health and social care ...
Scottish Funding Council
This is a small project to initiate an engagement following an unsuccessful application for a larger Data Lab project.
Trisent’s core technology is called the Personal Context Management System (PCM...
Senior Content Producer & Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Thuemmler, C., Jumelle, A. K. L., Paulin, A., Sadique, A., Schneider, A., Fedell, C., …Covaci, S. (2015). 5G-PPP White Paper on eHealth Vertical Sector. Brussels: EU Commission
Gaston Crommenlaan 1 PO box: 101 9050 Gent Belgium www.5g-ppp.eu 5G and e-Health 1 Socioeconomic drivers of e-Health in Horizon 2020 Although socioeconomically the sector addr...
Buchanan, W. J., Smales, A., Lawson, A., & Chute, C. (2019, November). Machine Learning for Health and Social Care Demographics in Scotland. Paper presented at HEALTHINFO 2019, Valencia, Spain
This paper outlines an extensive study of applying machine learning to the analysis of publicly available health and social care data within Scotland, with a focus on learning...
Thuemmler, C. (2017, November). What role will wearables play in future healthcare?. Presented at Seminar on the future of Health care, Big Data and Wearables, Danish Parliament, Copenhagen
A better and more efficient health sector through digitalization and the use of Big Data – personalized treatment, prevention and diagnostics based on a more encompassing unde...
Smales, A., Buchanan, W. J., & Thuemmler, C. (2015, January). Review of e-Frailty evaluation frameworks. Paper presented at HIS 2015, Edinburgh
This paper outlines some of the key methods used to evaluate frailty and provide important metrics for the implementation of an e-Frailty framework. Frailty is an emergent pro...
Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Lim Jumelle, A. K., Holanec, I., & Fricker, S. (2014, January). A social technological alignment matrix. Paper presented at IEEE Healthcom 2014, Natal, Brazil
This paper refers to the term “implementation” as the process of integrating a new technology into established workflows. Especially in health care this has proven to be a ver...
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., & Lawson, A. (2012, June). Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services. Paper presented at 13th Annual Post Graduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting, Liverpool
This paper presents the design and implementation of the Patient Simulator, a software application used for the simulation of patient data. The simulator aims to evaluate e- H...
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, May). Integrating assisted living with primary and secondary health care. Paper presented at Data Handling in Health and Social Care: Striking the balance between confidentiality, security and information sharing, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the Cloud4Health platform.
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, February). Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud. Paper presented at Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: The Way Forward, London
Case Study: Moving Towards an e-health Platform to Store NHS Patient Information in the Cloud The NHS pilot scheme to store patient information in the Cloud How can the health...
Di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019). Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 16(4), 1493-1506. https://doi.org/10.1109/tnsm.2019.2943776
The Next Generation 5G Networks can greatly benefit from the synergy between virtualization paradigms, such as the Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and service provision...
Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (in press). An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845
Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, i...
Webster, G., Pawluczuk, A., Smith, C., & Hall, H. (2019). The Social Impact of Digital Youth Work: What Are We Looking For?. Media and Communication, 7(2), 59-68. https://doi.org/10.17645/mac.v7i2.1907
Digital youth work is an emerging field of research and practice which seeks to investigate and support youth-centred digital literacy initiatives. Whilst digital youth work p...
Savaglio, C., Pace, P., Aloi, G., Liotta, A., & Fortino, G. (2019). Lightweight Reinforcement Learning for Energy Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Access, 7, 29355-29364. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2902371
High-density communications in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) demand for new approaches to meet stringent energy and spectrum requirements. We turn to reinforcement learning,...
This project aims to extend the existing work with the e-Frail project, and integrate a range of NHS-sourced assessors with care giver and open source gathered assessors, in order to define a weighted...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system consists of a biography...
The project has successfully defined the long-term requirements of the solution and also produced a prototype implementing on of these requirements
Investigation of Big Data applied into Health and Social Care
Weight management is a key health issue within Scotland. The focus of this project is to develop an intelligent online platform for weight management. The project will use artificial intelligence met...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
This SE/RSE Enterprise Fellowship aimed to commercialise intellectual property owned by Edinburgh Napier University related to e-Health data management into an end-user product. The project paved the ...
IIDI is working with Patient Reminders Limited supported the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme.
Patient Reminders Limited provides patient reminder products and solutions for use in clinical studies, ph...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This project extends the e-Health Cloud-based Platform, and integrates with assisted living. The project integrates Edinburgh Napier University, Microsoft and HoIP, and has created a novel governance ...
This project relates to the research collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University, CipherLab, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, GS1 UK, Imperial College, and Kodit, and is funded through a resear...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...
2 December 2019
In an interview with Inspired Edinburgh in The Victorian Townhouse, Professor Bill Buchanan outlined his career and his university, along with his love of his home city, cryptography and innovation. T...
22 August 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee at the Scottish Parliament on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland.
19 June 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 20 June 2017. ...
30 May 2017
Professor Hazel Hall served as a judge at the Edinburgh heat of FameLab 2017, held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at Heriot Watt University.
13 December 2016
219 Colinton Road
19 April 2017 - 20 April 2017