Lecturer in Engineering Design
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Dean, Research & Innovation
Shaw, P. D. (2016). Visualizing genetic transmission patterns in plant pedigrees. (Thesis)
Ensuring food security in a world with an increasing population and demand on natural resources is becoming ever more pertinent. Plant breeders are using an increasingly diver...
Berg, T. (2013). Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve. (Thesis). Herio-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...
Cannon, A. (2006). Interactive visualisation tools for supporting taxonomists working practice. (Thesis)
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been
regarded as fundamental to advancing scientific research, particularly where data from
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Contains the software produced for this project, a suite of components for analysing Darwin Core Archive (DWCA) datafiles for data quality issues such as data coverage, class...
To develop tools for games developers and publishers that allow the visualisation of patterns of game play, to predict retention and the likelihood of micro purchases.
Scottish Funding Council
Prototype statistical models and visualisations were developed to determine the feasibility of the approach. These will be developed further to address the massive sized data sets invovled.
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Graham, M. Visualising multiple overlapping classification hierarchies. (Thesis)
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or overlapping data sets existing in par...
Kerracher, N. Tasks and visual techniques for the exploration of temporal graph data. (Thesis)
This thesis considers the tasks involved in exploratory analysis of temporal graph data, and the visual techniques which are able to support these tasks.
There has been an e...
Vasantha, G., Wodehouse, A., Corney, J., Maclachlan, R., & Jagadeesan, A. (2016, June). Industrial challenges in patent management and crowdsourcing patent landscapes for engineering design innovation. Paper presented at 23rd Innovation and Product Development Management Conference
Innovation is critical to sustain in prevailing competitive business environments. Industries need effective innovation strategies in-practice to develop and deliver novel pro...
Vasantha, G. A., & Chakrabarti, A. (2013, January). Designers’ perception on information processes. Paper presented at The 4th International Conference on Research Into Design
This paper discusses designers’ perception on information processes.
Berg, T. (2012, September). Rich Pictures: understanding complexity through icons. Presented at Operational Research (OR54) conference, Edinburgh
Rich pictures are a powerful tool for understanding complexity. The rich picture is not only a tool to aid discussion and debate about problem situations. We claim that under...
Berg, T., & Bell, S. (2012, March). Pictures to help people think and act
Berg, T. (2010, January). A structured evolution of the rich picture. Presented at Operational Research Conference (YOR52), Birminham
Craig, P., & Kennedy, J. (2009, October). Refactoring data transforms in MaTSE for flexibility
In early prototypes of the Microarray Time-series Explorer
(MaTSE) data transforms were tightly coupled with visualisation components. While this allowed us to achieve our ini...
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2009, October). Re-architecting Visualizations to Java Swing. Paper presented at REVISE: Refactoring Visualization from Experience, VizWeek Workshop
Stapleton, G., Chapman, P., Rodgers, P., Touloumis, A., Blake, A., & Delaney, A. (in press). The efficacy of Euler diagrams and linear diagrams for visualizing set cardinality using proportions and numbers. PLoS ONE,
This paper presents the first empirical investigation that compares Euler and linear diagrams when they are used to represent set cardinality. A common approach is to use area...
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Bach, B., Smith, V. A., & Currant, H. (2018). BayesPiles: Visualisation Support for Bayesian Network Structure Learning. ACM transactions on intelligent systems and technology, 10(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1145/3230623
We address the problem of exploring, combining and comparing large collections of scored, directed networks for understanding inferred Bayesian networks used in biology. In th...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.019
Bibliometrics is a powerful tool for analyzing knowledge domains and revealing their cognitive-epistemological structure. Different mathematical models and statistical techniq...
A prototype was successfully developed showing proof of concept of the idea. See the Case study for more details.
This project evaluated the potential of several Free Open Source Software packages for the purpose of creating a bespoke GIS for use by geologists. It was conducted in collaboration with GeoloGIS Ltd...
This project was investigating the feasibility of providing interactive visualisation tools for exploring statistical information on data cleansing.
The implementation of a software tool for analysing large and complex pedigree genotype datasets (thousands of individuals genotyped for thousands of markers). The tool will combine genetic inference ...
The work proposed is to scope out initial requirements for the submission of a SMART award application to develop a Digital Dashboard for use in the NHS to meet these needs.
The work will involve back...
Microarray Time-series Explorer (MaTSE) is a software application developed to improve the analysis of microarray data by allowing the user to explore their data using a unique visual interface. Thro...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The TaxViz project is developing visualisation techniques for comparing multiple taxonomic hierarchies.
Biological taxonomy involves the classification and naming of plants, animals and all the oth...
National Science Foundation
The goals of the project are to make fundamental improvements in how researchers can
1) gain global access to ecological data and information,
2) rapidly locate and utilize distributed computation...
OPaL aims to explore the potential of tools that can assist firms to configure partnerships as and when required to meet the demands of a volatile distributed workplace (Handy, 1992). Whatever the mot...
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms. Descriptions are the fundam...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to extend the physical world through virtual content. To perform such addition in an unnoticeable way, a vari...
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