Senior Research Fellow
Lawson, A., Attridge, A., & Lapok, P. (2014, September). Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis. Paper presented at Eurocall 2014, University of Groningen
This project aims to address pronunciation problems of English language learners. Current pronunciation software tools mainly address phonemic difficulties and give little or ...
Lawson, A., & Macfarlane, R. (2014, April). Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics. Paper presented at HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014: Enhancing the STEM Student Journey, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
The development of programming skills by Networking graduates, and Security and Digital Forensics graduates is highly sought after by employers, both in industry, and in acade...
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...
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...
The focus of the project is to use the new breed of motion sensors which can fully capture the movement of hands and fingers, and use this to create an early stage product to demonstrate how precise h...
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., Jamshidi, P., & Pahl, C. (2016). An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation. Future Generation Computer Systems, 56, (11-26). doi:10.1016/j.future.2015.09.025. ISSN 0167-739X
Cloud computing enables a revolutionary paradigm of consuming ICT services. However, due to the inadequately described service information, users often feel confused while try...
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Pahl, C. (2015). An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework. Journal of cloud computing advances, systems and applications, 4(1), doi:10.1186/s13677-015-0039-3. ISSN 2192-113X
Cloud computing offers various computational resources via convenient on-demand service provision. Currently, heterogeneous services and cloud resources are usually utilized a...
Buchanan, W. J., Migas, N., Sinclair, G. & McArtney, K. (2006). Analysis of an agent-based metric-driven for ad-hoc, on-demand routing. Ad hoc networks. 4(2), 146-167. doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2004.04.009. ISSN 1570-8705
Ad-hoc networks could bring many benefits over traditional, fixed networks. Unfortunately, they have many difficulties, including the selection of the optimal route, the avail...
Habibullah, S., Liu, X., Tan, Z., Zhang, Y., & Liu, Q. (in press). Reviving legacy enterprise systems with microservice-based architecture within cloud environments. In Computer Science Conference Proceedings
Evolution has always been a challenge for enterprise computing systems. The microservice based architecture is a new design model which is rapidly becoming one of the most eff...
Fang, D., Liu, X., & Romdhani, I. (2015). A Loosely-coupled Semantic Model for Efficient Cloud Service Search and Retrieval. In W. Zimmerman, Y. W. Lee, & C. Reich (Eds.), Cloud Computing 2014: the Fifth International Conference on Cloud Computing, Grids and Virtualization, 6-11
As cloud services propagate along with the rapid development of cloud computing, issues raised in service selection and retrieval processes become increasingly critical. While...
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I., & Zhao, H. (2012). Towards OWL 2 Natively Supported Fuzzy Cloud Ontology. In 6th IEEE International Workshop Quality-Oriented Reuse of Software (IEEE QUORS’12), 328-333. doi:10.1109/compsacw.2012.66
Cloud Computing introduces a revolutionary paradigm of computing to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), by provisioning various types of computational resources and applicati...
Bate, M., Cowie, A., Milne, G., & Russell, G. (1994). Process algebras and the rapid simulation of highly concurrent systems. In Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Computer Science Conference, 21-31
No abstract available.
Russell, G. (1992). Lightweight threads for portable software. In Proceedings of the UKUUG/SUKUG
Lo, O., Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J. & Thuemmler, C. (2011). Technical evaluation of an e-health platform. In Macedo, M. (Ed.). Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Health 2012ISBN 978-972-8939-70-0
Methodologies for evaluation of e-Health platforms are still lacking. We propose an e-Health evaluation framework that aims to provide a concise methodology for the evaluation...
This project will develop a design and “architecture” for a system to deliver the objectives for 1-3 countries. A prototype wireframe will be built to demonstrate the system.
The overall vision of the Spellakit project is to significantly enhance learner experience and outcomes in English language spelling through an innovative ICT based approach focused on a kinesthetic m...
The aim of this project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to develop a design for the underlying architecture of a novel virtual learning platform
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is is to investigate the development of a visually stimulating, high quality interactive on-line learning package for refresher courses for the ...
This project lead by Alistair Lawson aims to create a proof-of-concept demonstrator to show how very specific hand and finger movements can improve a person’s health and address certain problems assoc...
A web-based platform digitising LPT's processes was delivered and is now being commercialised by LPT.
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype for a single module of a Crofting Entry Level Course developed by the Scottish Crofting Federation.
This project de...
This IIDI project, led by Alistair Lawson is a review of the Transcribe UK current system documentation, code base, workflow, and manual administration processes, followed by interviews of key staff a...
Design for a system for managing information about personal safety beacons for outdoor activities in remote locations. The user will be able to register a device and provide personal details about the...
Investigation of Big Data applied into Health and Social Care
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to carry out a review exploring the potential of a recommendations model integrated with a social network that will allow for real and trustwor...