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AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour

Conference Proceeding
Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., & Urquhart, N. (2015)
AGADE Using Personal Preferences and World Knowledge to Model Agent Behaviour. In Y. Demazeau, K. S. Decker, J. Bajo Pérez, & F. de la Prieta (Eds.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4_8
BDI agents provide a common well established approach for building multi-agent simulations. In this paper we demonstrate how semantic technologies can be used to model agent b...

An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers.

Conference Proceeding
Chinenyeze, S., Liu, X., & Al-Dubai, A. (2014)
An aspect oriented model for software energy efficiency in decentralised servers. In ict4s-14https://doi.org/10.2991/ict4s-14.2014.14
Green software is currently gaining interests with the increasing impact of IT in energy consumption. Green-ness in software however, can be achieved at various stages of the ...

An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera. In IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009)https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2009.1716
An FPGA-based implementation of a pedestrian detection system using thermal infrared imaging is presented. The main feature of the processing platform is its ability to detec...

Evaluating an emergent behaviour algorithm in JCSP for energy conservation in lighting systems.

Conference Proceeding
Kosek, A., Syed, A., & Kerridge, J. (2011)
Evaluating an emergent behaviour algorithm in JCSP for energy conservation in lighting systems. In P. Welch, A. T. Sampson, J. B. Pedersen, J. Kerridge, J. F. Broenink, & F. R. M. Barnes (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2011, 143-156. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-774-1-143
Since the invention of the light bulb, artificial light is accompanying people all around the world every day and night. As the light bulb itself evolved a lot through years, ...

An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2015.09.025
Cloud computing enables a revolutionary paradigm of consuming ICT services. However, due to the inadequately described service information, users often feel confused while try...

An approach to domain-based scalable context management architecture in pervasive environments

Journal Article
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2012)
An approach to domain-based scalable context management architecture in pervasive environments. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 16(6), 741-755. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-011-0422-0
In pervasive environments, context management systems are expected to administrate large volume of contextual information that is captured from spatial to nonspatial elements....

An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework

Journal Article
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), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-015-0039-3
Cloud computing offers various computational resources via convenient on-demand service provision. Currently, heterogeneous services and cloud resources are usually utilized a...

Apto: A MDD-Based Generic Framework for Context-Aware Deeply Adaptive Service-Based Processes

Conference Proceeding
Jaroucheh, Z., Liu, X., & Smith, S. (2010)
Apto: A MDD-Based Generic Framework for Context-Aware Deeply Adaptive Service-Based Processes. In Proceedings of The 8th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS’10), 219-226. doi:10.1109/icws.2010.16
Context-awareness and adaptability are important and desirable properties of service-based processes designed to provide personalized services. Most of the existing approaches...

Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions.

Conference Proceeding
Paterson, T., & Kennedy, J. (2004)
Approaches to Storing and Querying Structural Information in Botanical Specimen Descriptions. In L. M. MacKinnon, A. G. Burger, & P. Trinder (Eds.), Key technologies for data management: Proceedings of the 21st Annual British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD21), 80-91
We are developing an ontology as a defined terminology for the taxonomic description of botanical specimens. To allow these descriptions to unambiguously refer to a given plan...

Application of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm to University Course Timetabling

Conference Proceeding
Lewis, R., Lewis, R. M. R., & Paechter, B. (2005)
Application of the Grouping Genetic Algorithm to University Course Timetabling. In J. Gottlieb, & G. Raidl (Eds.), Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, 144-153. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-31996-2_14
University Course Timetabling-Problems (UCTPs) involve the allocation of resources (such as rooms and timeslots) to all the events of a university, satisfying a set of hard-co...
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Spellakit Feasibility Study

2015 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scottish Woodlands KTP

2013 - 2014
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is Scotland's leading independent full-service forest management company. It is also the second largest operator in the UK, with a network of 17 offices operating throughout Sco...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £110,222

Scottish Crofting Federation E-Learning

2014 - 2014
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

SIGNAL

2001 - 2004
This is an EU-funded research project to develop basic methodologies and principles of systemic intelligence for artefacts such as robots that will be capable of steadily growing their knowledge throu...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £299,196

SEEK: Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge

2002 - 2008
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...
Funder: National Science Foundation | Value: £348,305

Metaheuristics

2000 - 2004
Metaheuristics are widely used to solve important practical combinatorial optimization problems. But the how and why they work effectively for specific problems and for others not, remains a mystery. ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £170,000

Market Prepare

2014 - 2015
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades peo...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

MATSE: Information Visualisation of Microarray Time-course Data

2007 - 2009
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...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £176,630

Mountain Bike Coaching App

2013 - 2013
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

Mountain Bike App Development

2013 - 2013
Context The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000
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Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

An approach to cross-domain situation-based context management and highly adaptive services in pervasive environments

2008 - 2012
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
Dr Zakwan Jaroucheh | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

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

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

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

Novel hyperheuristics applied to the domain of bin packing

2010 - 2014
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Dr Kevin Sim | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement

1999 - 2007
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
Dr Robert Kukla | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

An approach to the semantic intelligence cloud

2010 - 2018
Dr Richard Greenwell | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Interactive Visualisation Tools for Supporting Taxonomists Working Practice

2001 - 2006
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Dr Alan Cannon | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy