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Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions

Journal Article
Lehmann, L., Powers, S. T., & van Schaik, C. P. (2022)
Four levers of reciprocity across human societies: concepts, analysis and predictions. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 4, https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2022.7
This paper surveys five human societal types – mobile foragers, horticulturalists, pre-state agriculturalists, state-based agriculturalists and liberal democracies – from the ...

When to (or not to) trust intelligent machines: Insights from an evolutionary game theory analysis of trust in repeated games

Journal Article
Han, T. A., Perrett, C., & Powers, S. T. (2021)
When to (or not to) trust intelligent machines: Insights from an evolutionary game theory analysis of trust in repeated games. Cognitive Systems Research, 68, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2021.02.003
The actions of intelligent agents, such as chatbots, recommender systems, and virtual assistants are typically not fully transparent to the user. Consequently , users take the...

Props Alive: A Framework for Augmented Reality Stop Motion Animation

Conference Proceeding
Casas, L., Kosek, M., & Mitchell, K. (2020)
Props Alive: A Framework for Augmented Reality Stop Motion Animation. In 2017 IEEE 10th Workshop on Software Engineering and Architectures for Realtime Interactive Systems (SEARIS)https://doi.org/10.1109/SEARIS41720.2017.9183487
Stop motion animation evolved in the early days of cinema with the aim to create an illusion of movement with static puppets posed manually each frame. Current stop motion mov...

A mechanism to promote social behaviour in household load balancing

Conference Proceeding
Brooks, N. A., Powers, S. T., & Borg, J. M. (2020)
A mechanism to promote social behaviour in household load balancing. In Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2020 (ALIFE 2020). , (95-103). https://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00290
Reducing the peak energy consumption of households is essential for the effective use of renewable energy sources, in order to ensure that as much household demand as possible...

Get Your Project Funded: Using Biometric Data to Understand What Makes People Trust and Support Crowdfunding Campaigns

Conference Proceeding
Mcneill, M., Lawson, A., Raeside, R., & Peisl, T. (2018)
Get Your Project Funded: Using Biometric Data to Understand What Makes People Trust and Support Crowdfunding Campaigns. In Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018)https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.127
Creating a good crowdfunding campaign is difficult. By understanding why people contribute to crowdfunding campaigns we can make campaigns better and raise more money. Crowdfu...

Feature-preserving detailed 3D face reconstruction from a single image

Conference Proceeding
Li, Y., Ma, L., Fan, H., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
Feature-preserving detailed 3D face reconstruction from a single image. In CVMP '18 Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGGRAPH European Conference on Visual Media Productionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3278471.3278473
Dense 3D face reconstruction plays a fundamental role in visual media production involving digital actors. We improve upon high fidelity reconstruction from a single 2D photo ...

A framework for exploring intelligent artificial personhood.

Book Chapter
Kane, T. (2018)
A framework for exploring intelligent artificial personhood. In V. C. Müller (Ed.), Philosophy and theory of artificial intelligence 2017, 255-258. Springer Verlag
The paper presents a framework for examining the human use of, and the activities of, artificial persons. This paper applies Hobbesian methodology to ascribe artificial person...

2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2019)
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). https://doi.org/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...

Image Based Proximate Shadow Retargeting

Conference Proceeding
Casas, L., Fauconneau, M., Kosek, M., Mclister, K., & Mitchell, K. (2018)
Image Based Proximate Shadow Retargeting. In Proceedings of Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC) 2018https://doi.org/10.2312/cgvc.20181206
We introduce Shadow Retargeting which maps real shadow appearance to virtual shadows given a corresponding deformation of scene geometry, such that appearance is seamlessly ma...

Optimisation and Illumination of a Real-world Workforce Scheduling and Routing Application via Map-Elites

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N., & Hart, E. (2018)
Optimisation and Illumination of a Real-world Workforce Scheduling and Routing Application via Map-Elites. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XV 15th International Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8–12, 2018, Proceedings, Part Ihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99253-2_39
Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problems (WSRP) are very common in many practical domains, and usually have a number of objectives. Illumination algorithms such as Map-Elites...
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Link Forty2

2022 - 2022
The aim of the project is to design a recruitment service for jobseekers and employers in the form of a software system, e.g., a web service or mobile app. The system is intended to re-define and spee...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

CiViL: Common-sense- and Visual-enhanced natural Language generation

2020 - 2023
One of the most compelling problems in Artificial Intelligence is to create computational agents capable of interacting in real-world environments using natural language. Computational agents such as ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £280,060

Hyperheuristics for infrastructure system optimisation

2020 - 2020
Continuum Industries novel software tech allows engineers to automate their work and evaluate millions of possible combinations of design parameters. Primary application lies in linear infrastructure ...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,599

EverythingPast - map based archive proof-of-concept

2016 - 2016
'EverythingPast' is a global project that will link together and make accessible public, private and personal archive through a unique map-led interface. The website will create an unprecedented multi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Fencing Fun

2014 - 2014
Fencing Fun Ltd want to develop a digital platform and interactive way to enhance the existing paper log book developed by Fencing Fun.  This will illustrate the blade and footwork skills required, al...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Hoarding Intervention Toolkit and Training Programme

2014 - 2014
To develop an interactive hoarding intervention practitioner toolkit and training programme for use by health and social care professionals as well as individuals wishing to adopt a self-help approach...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Sourcefood

2014 - 2014
The company aims to provide a combined sourcing, ordering and logistics service to business consumers of foodstuffs. However, the navigation and selection of available products, the administrative ove...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

7Ahead

2014 - 2014
This project seeks to develop a digital magazine concept as a means of differentiation and to satisfy the perceived demand for customised additional content such as event reviews, images, video and ne...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Haggis Hostels

2014 - 2014
Design and prototyping of a digital concierge based on mobile technology for the enhancement of the experience of guests in a high-end hostel. The digital concierge will use a digital character and ga...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Capitals Hockey

2013 - 2014
Capitals Hockey has a solid but small fan base compared to their rivals in Fife. To better understand the reasons for this the company is exploring new ways to gather data about their followers and th...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000