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Lifelong Learning Machines: Towards Developing Optimisation Systems That Continually Learn

Book Chapter
Hart, E. (2022)
Lifelong Learning Machines: Towards Developing Optimisation Systems That Continually Learn. In A. E. Smith (Ed.), Women in Computational Intelligence: Key Advances and Perspectives on Emerging Topics (187-203). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-79092-9_9
Standard approaches to developing optimisation algorithms tend to involve selecting an algorithm and tuning it to work well on a large set of problem instances from the domain...

An investigation of the role of leadership in consensus decision-making

Journal Article
Perret, C., & Powers, S. T. (2022)
An investigation of the role of leadership in consensus decision-making. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 543, Article 111094. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2022.111094
Leadership is a widespread phenomena in social organisms and it is recognised to facilitate coordination between individuals. While the role of leadership in group foraging or...

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 ...

Collimated Whole Volume Light Scattering in Homogeneous Finite Media

Journal Article
Velinov, Z., & Mitchell, K. (in press)
Collimated Whole Volume Light Scattering in Homogeneous Finite Media. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2021.3135764
Crepuscular rays form when light encounters an optically thick or opaque medium which masks out portions of the visible scene. Real-time applications commonly estimate this ph...

Morpho-evolution with learning using a controller archive as an inheritance mechanism

Journal Article
Le Goff, L. K., Buchanan, E., Hart, E., Eiben, A. E., Li, W., De Carlo, M., …Tyrrell, A. M. (in press)
Morpho-evolution with learning using a controller archive as an inheritance mechanism. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/tcds.2022.3148543
Most work in evolutionary robotics centres on evolving a controller for a fixed body-plan. However, previous studiessuggest that simultaneously evolving both controller ...

Augmenting Novelty Search with a Surrogate Model to Engineer Meta-Diversity in Ensembles of Classifiers

Conference Proceeding
Cardoso, R. P., Hart, E., Burth Kurka, D., & Pitt, J. (in press)
Augmenting Novelty Search with a Surrogate Model to Engineer Meta-Diversity in Ensembles of Classifiers
Using Neuroevolution combined with Novelty Search to promote behavioural diversity is capable of constructing high-performing ensembles for classification. However, using grad...

Introduction to the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Liu, X., Grosu, R., & Yang, C. (2022)
Introduction to the Special Issue on Intelligent Models for Security and Resilience in Cyber Physical Systems. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 131(1), 23-26. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmes.2022.020646
This article has no abstract.

Using Semantic Technology to Model Persona for Adaptable Agents

Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, J., Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Powers, S., & Urquhart, N. (2021)
Using Semantic Technology to Model Persona for Adaptable Agents. In ECMS 2021, 35th Proceedings (172-178). https://doi.org/10.7148/2021
In state of the art research a growing interest in the application of agent models for the simulation of road traffic can be observed. Software agents are particularly suitabl...

Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zhang, J., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Xu, X., Khosravi, M., & Bilal, M. (2022)
Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks. Physical Communication, 51, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phycom.2021.101584
The intensification of the greenhouse effect is driving the implementation of energy saving and emission reduction policies, which lead to a wide variety of energy saving solu...

An Edge-Assisted Cloud Framework Using a Residual Concatenate FCN Approach to Beam Correction in the Internet of Weather Radars

Journal Article
Wu, H., Liu, Q., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Yang, Z. (in press)
An Edge-Assisted Cloud Framework Using a Residual Concatenate FCN Approach to Beam Correction in the Internet of Weather Radars. World Wide Web, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11280-021-00988-y
Internet of Things (IoT) has been rapidly developed in recent years, being well applied in the fields of Environmental Surveillance, Smart Grid, Intelligent Transportation, an...

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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

Blended space exchange with Farmingdale State College

2021 - 2022
The aims of this exchange are to expand on an existing collaboration between myself from The School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Brian O’ Keefe of the Visual Communications Depar...
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £5,234

Sentinel: Security alert level automation

2021 - 2022
Prototype a SaaS platform for automation of risk assessment, management and associated security alerts as a service in high risk areas of the world. The core will be implementation of a prototype ma...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

AI for Plant Image Analysis: where we are and what’s next?

2021 - 2022
The workshop has two aims: (i) offering training sessions on how to develop deep networks to people involved in plant biology; (ii) analyse their current provision
Funder: The University of Nottingham | Value: £5,400

ChargeBreak - Electric Vehicle Suitability Tool

2021 - 2021
This partnership will deliver a tool which utilises Big Data processes and methodologies to simplify the selection of EVs. This will enable uptake of EVs across commercial fleets in a manner which is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

A Reinforcement Learning Based Resource Management System for Long Term Care for Elderly People

2021 - 2023
A reinforcement learning method will model the behaviour of community care organisations with sequential decision processes focusing on organising the distribution, procurement and management of daily...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £11,200

Keep Learning

2021 - 2024
The project proposes a novel architecture for designing optimisation systems that “keeps learning” when exposed to a continual stream of instances: these systems will autonomously adapt their compone...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £388,219

KTP Ace Aquatec

2021 - 2023
To develop, test and incorporate Innovative AI based approaches to improve accuracy of Individual fish identification and sea lice detection.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £265,334

CAROUSEL+ Telepresent Dance Reducing Social Distancing

2021 - 2024
CAROUSEL focuses on how Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies improve the quality of experience and social interaction in the frame of live virtual and hybrid events in ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £812,386

Personal wellbeing through machine learning

2020 - 2021
Third Platform Technologies proposes a mental health mobile app that uses data and personal insights to empower people to lead more conscious, fulfilled and purposeful lives, on a global basis. A pers...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,800

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An investigation of olfactory display technology for the enhancement of presence within virtual reality experiences

2018 - date
Andrew McKelvey | Director of Studies: Dr Emilia Sobolewska | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Application of evolutionary machine learning in metamorphic malware analysis and detection

2017 - 2021
Dr Kehinde Babaagba | Director of Studies: Dr Thomas Tan | Second Supervisor: Prof Emma Hart

Intermediated Reality

2016 - 2020
Real-time solutions to reducing the gap between virtual and physical worlds for photorealistic interactive Augmented Reality (AR) are presented. First, a method of texture deforma...
Dr Llogari Casas Cambra | Director of Studies: Prof Kenny Mitchell | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Semantic model-driven framework for validating quality requirements of internet of things streaming data

2016 - 2021
Oluwaseun Bamgboye | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - 2020
Dr Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Visualisation support for biological Bayesian network inference

2015 - 2019
Network models are often created to describe interactions between components in biological systems. At a molecular level the involved com...
Thanasis Vogogias | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy

Visualisation techniques to facilitate argument exploration

2015 - 2020
Arguments are structures of premises and conclusions that underpin rational reasoning processes. Within complex knowledge domains, especially...
Dana Khartabil | Director of Studies: Dr Simon Wells | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

Towards a unified method to synthesising scenarios and solvers in combinatorial optimisation via graph-based approaches

2015 - 2020
Christopher Stone | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

A closer look at adaptation mechanisms in simulated environment-driven evolutionary swarm robotics

2013 - 2018
Swarm robotics is a special case within the general field of robotics. The distributed nature makes it...
Dr Andreas Steyven | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Mango: A model-driven approach to Engineering Green Mobile Cloud Applications

2012 - 2017
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
Mr Samuel Chinenyeze | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai
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Prof. Emma Hart invited to join Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

16 September 2019
Prof. Emma Hart has been invited by Minister Kate Forbes to join a Scottish Government Steering Group to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland.

Researchers from Nature-Inspired Intelligent Systems group win Best Paper Award@GECCO 2019

16 July 2019
PhD student Mohamad Alissa with supervisors Dr Kevin Sim and Prof. Emma Hart won the Best Paper award in the ECOM track at GECCO 2019 in Prague for their paper: Algorithm Selection Using Deep Learnin...

Prof . Emma Hart gives interview "An Insider's Guide to Evolutionary Computation"

17 December 2018
Laura van Beers from ContactEngine, a London based company delivering software that enables its customers to proactively engage customers in AI-driven conversations to fulfil their business objective...

Prof. Emma Hart invited to talk at Scotland IS Software Engineering Leader's Forum to discuss SICSA's work on AI

20 November 2018
Prof. Emma Hart gave an invited talk at the monthly meet-up of the Scotland IS Software Engineering forum on behalf of the SICSA AI theme to describe the work taking place across Scottish Universities...

Prof. Emma Hart interviewed in new video released by Sentient AI to provide unique insights to business leaders on the growing applicability of evolutionary computation

13 August 2018
Sentient Technologies, a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) products based on evolutionary computation, today announced a new video collection that provides unique insights to the burgeonin...

Prof. Emma Hart and Dr Kevin Sim win Bronze Award in International Humies competition for work on predicting wind damage in Forestry

18 July 2018
The Annual Humies prize is awarded at the International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation for human-competitive results that have been produced by any form of genetic and evolutionar...

Evolutionary Robotics Research Nominated for Best Paper Award

14 July 2018
Prof. Emma Hart, Dr Andreas Steyven and Prof. Ben Paechter have been nominated for a prestigious best paper award at the GECCO 18, Kyoto, Japan for new work in evolving a diverse team of swarm robot...

Prof. Emma Hart invited as a keynote speaker at IJCCI in Funchal, Madeira, November 2017

1 November 2017
The International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence brings together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the field of Computational Intelligence both from theoretical an...

Dr. Simon Powers has been appointed as an Associate Editor for Adaptive Behavior

18 October 2017
Adaptive Behavior is an indexed, international peer reviewed journal that publishes articles on adaptive behavior in biological systems and autonomous artificial systems. Dr. Simon Powers has been inv...

Dr. Simon Powers is invited as the keynote speaker at the Second International Workshop of Social Learning and Cultural Evolution

26 August 2017
Simon Powers will give the keynote talk at the Second International Workshop of Social Learning and Cultural Evolution, part of the European Conference on Artificial Life held in Lyon, France, 4th Sep...
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Seminar: The evolutionary iron law of oligarchy

Wednesday 11th December, 4-5pm C44
11 December 2019

School of Computing PhD Workshop Series - Final Event

16:00 in CoRe44 (room C44) Merchiston Campus
31 October 2018

Engineering Sustainable and Adaptive systems in Dynamic and Unpredictable Environments - School of Computing Seminar Series

14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
13 June 2018

Evolutionary robotics: a tool to understand and design collective behaviours in collective adaptive systems - School of Computing Seminar Series

Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
7 June 2018

Do's and Don'ts for Writing a Thesis - School of Computing PhD Workshop Series

16:00 CoRe44, room C44 Merchiston
5 June 2018

Pint of Science: Mother Nature Knows Best (Lessons for a Computer Scientist)

Frankenstein Bar, 26 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
15 May 2018

eScience at UCPH & Ubiquitous Data Analysis for MUMMERING - School of Computing Seminar Series

14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
15 May 2018

Connect the dots and spot the gaps - School of Computing PhD Workshop Series

16:00 in Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
1 May 2018

IT Management Research at Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo - School of Computing Seminar Series

11:00, CORE44, room C44 Mechiston Campus
26 April 2018

Equality, hierarchy, oligarchy: Model-driven investigation of the evolutionary origins of social organization - School of Computing Seminar Series

15:00 in Core44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
24 April 2018