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Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic.

Presentation / Conference
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September)
Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...

Towards simulation of patient data for evaluation of E-health platform and services.

Presentation / Conference
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...

Investigations of impacts of junction design on emissions: are our junctions sustainable?

Journal Article
Saleh, W., & Lawson, A. (2013)
Investigations of impacts of junction design on emissions: are our junctions sustainable?. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 10, 143-151. https://doi.org/10.1108/20425941311323145
Purpose - An investigation of the driving behaviour and impacts on emission at two traffic junctions Design/methodology/approach - A signalised junction and a roundabout in E...

Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis.

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Embedding programming skills to support the student journey in networking, security and digital forensics.

Presentation / Conference
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...

Evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2017)
Evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes. In GECCO '17 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Companion, (1419-1422). https://doi.org/10.1145/3067695.3082501
This work in progress focuses on the evaluation of a genetic representation for outline shapes for planar mechanical levers which addresses the first stage of the complex real...

2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2018)
2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms. In H. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, C. Mota Soares, A. Araújo, J. Guedes, J. Folgado, …J. Madeira (Eds.), EngOpt 2018 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, 926-937. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-97773-7_80
In this paper, we investigate the ability of genetic representation methods to describe two-dimensional outline shapes, in order to use them in a generative design system. A s...

Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers.

Conference Proceeding
Rimbaud, Y., McEwan, T., Lawson, A. & Cairncross, S. (2013)
Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, 1-4. doi:10.1109/FIE.2014.7044142. ISBN 978-1-4799-3921-3
A significant proportion of e-Learning resources for engineering and computing education appear to be exclusively in English, requiring many learners to adapt themselves to le...
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Pro-talk

2013 - 2014
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson,  Pro-talk, is investigating the development of an online analysis software API to enable feedback to be given aimed at helping learners of English for Speaker...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £40,967

Feasibility Study with Deiseal Ltd;Software for Language Learning Materials Development

2008 - 2008
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson is a requirements analysis for a system to assist with the creation, management, and delivery (via pdf, web, etc.) of Gaelic Language Learning materials
Funder: Deiseal Ltd | Value: £5,000

Youth School: Donor and Beneficiary Interactions "Funding Lab"

2014 - 2015
User Experience report detailing system technology, persona's, scenarios, wire-frame and recommendations for future work. Partial on-line prototype developed utilising HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.Partn...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

To develop an on-line learning course for refresher courses in the Licensed Trade

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

Transcribe UK - iVano

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

TWIST Training

2013 - 2014
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype assessment and reporting platform using an existing multiple choice backend from Edinburgh Napier University such that as...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

DataLab_LarderLoad

2016 - 2016
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £19,807

CommonLearn

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

Development of e-commerce capability of Solution Management

2008 - 2009
The Aim of this IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson is to develop a prototype software for data gathering at geographical locations that feeds into an online directory of shops and services for towns ...
Value: £24,324

Canan

2005 - 2005
This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Cànan Ltd and Napier University aimed to establish a multimedia department and to develop an online platform for the delivery of British minority lang...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £93,861