Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
Al-Dubai, A. (2002). On collective communication in wormhole-switched interconnection networks
Graham, M. Visualising multiple overlapping classification hierarchies. (Thesis)
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or overlapping data sets existing in par...
Al-Dubai, A. (2000). New minimal adaptive routing for broadcasting in n-dimensional meshes.
Economic and Social Research Council
The PhD studentship project will analyse the benefits and challenges of work-based learning (WBL) in organisations and develop a maturity model for benchmarking and a toolkit for maximising value and ...
Scottish Funding Council
Extending a containerised microservices architecture developed in the initial project to support a set of user functions required for the platform's MVP. Additionally, the project will deliver cloud A...
Language generation (LG) is a crucial technology if machines are to communicate with humans seamlessly using human natural language. A great number of different tasks within Natural Language Processin...
02 December 2019
18 November 2019
The award was part of the GovTech Summit in Paris, and involved were political leaders and start-up founders from across Europe, and with a focus on public sector areas.
17 September 2019
Recognising Scotland’s strengths – as a destination for the tech industry, excellent universities, history of innovation, resources and size – the Data Delivery Group's priori...
11 December 2019
11 December 2019
You are all invited to the seminar below at which Cedric Perret will present a complete overview of his PhD ; Cedric will be defending his thesis the following week so you are...
06 November 2019
06 November 2019
Prof. Michael Rovatsos from Edinburgh University will be giving the following seminar – all welcome to attend:
Michael is Professor of Artificial Intelligence at ...
04 June 2019
05 June 2019
The 5th International Conference in Big Data in Cyber Security runs over 4th and 5th June, 2019. It includes a wide range of businesses, universities, non-profit and Scottish ...
Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
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Lecturer in Cybersecurity
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Senior Research Fellow
Wang, H. (2000). Speed improvements for the RSA encryption method. (Thesis)
This thesis presents methods that can be used to improve the operation of the RSA encryption method. It shows the principles of encryption, and then expands this to give the o...
Russell, G., Barclay, P. J., & Kennedy, J. (1998). Odmg C++ api: an implementation viewpoint
Yampolsky, V. (2010). An evaluation of the power consumption and carbon footprint of a cloud infrastructure. (Thesis)
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector represent two to three percentsof the world energy consumption and about the same percentage of GreenHouse Gas(GHG) e...
Waheed, S. (2011). Implementation and evaluation of a botnet analysis and detection method in a virtual environment. (Thesis)
Botnets are one of the biggest cyber threats. Botnets based on concepts that used for the development of malware or viruses before origin of the Internet in 1990s. Botnet is a...
Pallis, G. (2009). A comparative study of in-band and out-of-band VOIP protocols in layer 3 and layer 2.5 environments. (Thesis)
For more than a century the classic circuit-switched telephony in the form of PSTN (Public Service Telephone Network) has dominated the world of phone communications (Varshney...
Pikoulas, J. (2002). An agent-based Bayesian method for network intrusion detection. (Thesis)
Security is one of the major issues in any network and on the Internet. It encapsulates many different areas, such as protecting individual users against intruders, protecting...
Hall, H., Cruickhsank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM). Scotland: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Between October and December 2016 a team from the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University investigated the information practices of community councillors ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Irving, C. (2011). RiLIES2: Final report. United Kingdom: Library and Information Science Research Coalition
Research report of the RiLIES2 (Research in librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study) project commissioned by the Library and Information Science Research Coalition to support ...
Hall, H., Golzari, S., Blaswick, B. & Goody, M. (2008). Opportunity and risk in social computing environments. United Kingdom: TFPL
This report discusses the main findings of a pilot study that set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizati...
Hall, H., Irving, C. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Ward, S. & Hall, H. (2006). Maximising value from communities. United Kingdom: TFPL
Unpublished report of the TFPL Maximising Value from Communities (MVC) Learning Consortium.
Ryan, F., Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Lawson, A. (2019, June). Build, manage and evaluate: information practices and personal reputations on social media platforms. Paper presented at Conceptions of Library and Information Science 10 (CoLIS10), Ljubjana, Slovenia
Introduction. The broad theme of this paper is the use of information to build, manage and evaluate personal reputations. It reports the findings of a study that considered th...
The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance
The usage of encryption keys is an important aspect in preserving privacy in communications. Increasingly these communications are protected using SSL/TLS methods. Along with this, there is a general ...
The objective is to clearly demonstrate that better internet search can be achieved through the use of user-side personalisation (under the full control of the user) and with no personal data revealed...
ENU Development Trust
This project is intended to seek in-depth understanding of the new promising decentralised machine learning scheme, namely federated learning, and develop a proof-of-concept algorithm-independent unle...
Improving customer experience through intelligent workflow
This project aims to investigate the integration of a cipher policy for the protection of data, and how these can be applied into a cloud-based infrastructure. A key focus for the implementation will ...
This project will focus on the design and development of a distributed software architecture for the platform with innovative technology approaches. This includes microservices with containerisation, ...
A project to provide decentralised identity for meeting KYC & AML requirements in the property industry.
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The project aims to advance the autonomy of field robots with a novel approach to developing a new generation of Meteorological Drone Robots (Met-Bot) which will be context-driven, proactively auto-re...
This project will use steganography technology and shared secrets to improve the usability of the process of recovering cryptocurrency/distributed ledger wallet. It will do so by encoding parts of the...
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As social media use by older people increases, along with an increased rate of dementia diagnoses, the management or oversight of social networking sites by carers is likely to increase. This research...
Eye-tracking is an increasingly popular technique in which user’s eye movements are captured by a computer system, allowing it to ascertain where the user is looking in a display or visual scene (fixa...
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...
The concept of context-awareness is widely used in mobile and pervasive computing t...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
Symphonic integrated into the EU Shield project, and which aims to share health care information across Europe, in a trusted way. Symphonic integrated a consent module which allows patient consent dat...
2 December 2019
The third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University was the winner at PitchGovTech as part of the GovTech Summit 2019.
18 November 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.
16 September 2019
Cyan Forensics - the third Cybersecurity spin-out from The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University - is partnering with America’s National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
14 August 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 ...
16 July 2019
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
Honourable mentions in the SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019 were awarded to Dr Zhiyuan (Thomas) Tan and Dr Tom Flint from the School of Computer, Edinburgh Napier University at the SICSA PhD Conferen...
17 June 2019
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...
17 December 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...
20 November 2018
Edinburgh Napier University has once more a great presence in the Scottish Cyber Awards, with six (direct and indirect finalists) in five categories.
10 October 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...
13 August 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...
18 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...
14 July 2018
Big Data in Cyber Security Conference held at Craiglockhart
30 May 2018
Official launch of SOCLAB, the new SOC facility in Merchiston Campus
10 April 2018
Wednesday 11th December, 4-5pm C44
11 December 2019
16:00-17:00 in room C44, Merchiston Campus
6 November 2019
Edinburgh Napier University - Craiglockhart Campus
3 June 2019 - 4 June 2019
University of Surrey, Guilford
14 May 2019
Venue: SPH, Zewditu Campus, Main teaching Hall
2 May 2019
School of Computing, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University;
The Whitespace, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road
7 April 2019 - 11 April 2019
Glassroom, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
3 April 2019
16:00 in CoRe44 (room C44) Merchiston Campus
31 October 2018
17:00-19:00 in room B2, Merchiston Camnpus
Room G20, Merchiston
24 October 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston
15 October 2018
CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
25 September 2018
Room 1/10, Craiglockhart Campus
10 July 2018
14:00 in CORE44, room C44 Merchiston Campus
19 June 2018
14:00 in CoRe44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
13 June 2018