Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Networks; Winner of Outstanding Woman in Cyber (Scottish Cyber Awards 2017)
Robles-Durazno, A., Moradpoor, N., McWhinnie, J., & Russell, G. (in press). A supervised energy monitoring-based machine learning approach for anomaly detection in a clean water supply system
Industrial Control Systems are part of our daily life in industries such as transportation, water, gas, oil, smart cities, and telecommunications. Technological development ov...
Mirza, N., Taylor, H., Abdelshafy, M., King, P., Romdhani, I., & Alghamdi, A. (in press). Cross-Layer Multipath Multichannel MAC protocol for MANETs. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC)
Utilising multiple disjoint paths in multiple channels can improve network performance by enabling a node to reroute data along discovered paths seamlessly when link failure i...
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., & Hart, E. (2018). A Novel Similarity-based Mutant Vector Generation Strategy for Differential Evolution. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2018
The mutant vector generation strategy is an essential component of Differential Evolution (DE), introduced to promote diversity, resulting in exploration of novel areas of the...
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Do-It-Yourself networking refers to a conceptual approach to the use of low-cost hardware and wireless technology in deploying local communication networks that can operate independently from the Inte...
05 February 2016
IntroductionOn the back of four nomination at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange awards [here], Gordon Stuart, director of operations at Informatics Ventures, has also predicted ...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
03 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been nominated for election as Director-at-large for the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is one of eight candidates standing f...
Zero Hour Lecturer
Principal Research Fellow
Hart, E., Steyven, A. S. W., & Paechter, B. (in press). Evolution of a Functionally Diverse Swarm via a Novel Decentralised Quality-Diversity Algorithm. In Proceedings of GECCO 2018
The presence of functionality diversity within a group has been demonstrated to lead to greater robustness, higher performance and increased problem-solving ability in a broad...
Hood, B., & Flint, T. (in press). Eidolon360 – A VR Experience. In Proceedings of xCoAx 2018
Eidolon360 is a virtual reality artwork and experience that is interacted with through VR headsets. The viewer, reclining on a bed within the exhibition space, experiences a 3...
Hoffman, B., Chalmers, K., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (in press). Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques. In PAAMS 2018 Proceedings
Creating multi-agent simulations is a challenging task often requiring programming skills at the professional software developer level. Model driven methods of software develo...
Hoffman, B., Guckert, M., Farrenkopf, T., Chalmers, K., & Urquhart, N. (in press). A domain-specific language for routing problems. In Proceedings of the 32nd EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION
Vehicle Routing Problems (VRPs) are commonly used as benchmark optimisation problems and they also have many applications in industry. Using agent-based approaches to solve VR...
Flint, T. (2018). Appropriating Affordances. Three Practice Based Explorations. In T. Flint, L. Hall, S. O'Hara, & P. Turner (Eds.), Proceedings of BHCI 2017doi:10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.36
Affordance and Appropriation are related. An effective way of examining these phenomena is through practice. This paper discusses practice based exploration of affordance in t...
Hood, B., & Flint, T. (2018). Eidolon360 – a VR Experience. In L. Hall, T. Flint, S. O'Hara, & P. Turner (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017)doi:10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.63
Flint, T., & Dylan, T. H. (2018). Aide Memoire. In L. Hall, T. Flint, S. O'Hara, & P. Turner (Eds.), Proceedings of BHCI 2017doi:10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.69
The Aide Memoire is a fully realised product constructed from discarded testing equipment. Born out of a series of creative sessions exploring the broad theme of interactivity...
Lalla-Ruiz, E., Segredo, E., & Voß, S. (in press). A Cooperative Learning Approach for the Quadratic Knapsack Problem. In Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference (LION12)
The Quadratic Knapsack Problem (QKP) is a well-known optimization problem aimed to maximize a quadratic objective function subject to linear capacity constraints. It has sever...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018). Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace, 803-812. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...
Ghaleb, B., & Al-Dubai, A. (2018). Leaf-based Routing Mechanism for Low-Power and Lossy Networks. 1800668.4. Intellectual Property Office, UK
Unlike existing solutions, our invention provides a “Leaf-Based” mechanism for establishing the Downward routes in Low-Power and Lossy Networks (LLNs) that seeks to provide a ...
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (in press). CAMA-UAN: A Context-Aware MAC Scheme to the Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks for the Improved CACA-UAN. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems
Acoustic Communication is one of the most common and popular techniques used for Underwater Sensor Networks. The design of its communication protocol becomes a challenge due t...
Asif, R. (2017). Quantum Encrypted Signals on Multiuser Optical Fiber Networks: Simulation Analysis of Next Generation Services and Technologies. In NoF 2017 Conference Proceedings
Data encryption is gaining much attention these days from the research community and industry for transmitting secure information over access networks, i.e. 'fiber-to-the-home...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
In a recent report by International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, it is estimated there will be a global shortfall of 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019, so...
Scottish Funding Council
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
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 ...
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...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems
The collaboration work has developed through an existing Data Lab funded project, and has shown how data science can be used to discover security vulnerabilities within IoT devices. Currently the team...
Develop a prototype for an interactive data-driven website to address the unique challenges of managing numerous archaeological services projects across diverse sites in Scotland.
This is a Data Labs project which will investigate Blockchain technology - with Spiritus, the project will be ground-breaking in the implementation of a private blockchain within a large-scale healthc...
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...
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Production of final version smartphone application and data queries for citizen science research in Brazil to improve mangrove crab fisheries management.
An SFC Innovation Voucher being used to fund a feasibility study examining the use of heuristics to optimize food collection and delivery.
This event aims to inspire women into cybersecurity roles by bringing together the cyber women from across the UK in the form of a poster competition. The event will be held in collaboration with Edin...
Morgan Stanley is seeking a data science resource / support to augment its Technology Information Risk Team within the Technology and Data division. The key challenge involves an investigation of the ...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
This research explores the role, use and v...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
30 June 2016
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the ...
15 June 2016
RBS approached Dr Oli Mival, Principal Research Fellow in the Centre fro Interaction Design, to undertake a program of review of their UX activities and methods with the aim o...
04 May 2016
The FOCAS project was rated as Excellent at its final review, after running for three years. The project coordinator was Emma Hart, with Jennifer Willies as Project Manager.
16 June 2016
Simon Powers will deliver a research seminar about his work on the evolution of institutions.
Abstract Economics, artificial life, and agent-based c...
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...
07 November 2016
11 November 2016
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
18 May 2016
The June 2016 issue of Journal of Information Science (volume 42, issue 3) has just been published. This is a special issue of the journal that comprises twelve articles devel...
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
05 May 2016
Professor Hazel Hall took part in a webinar interview today hosted by Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE). The SAGE team asked Hall about her experience of leading Edinb...