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Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., & Hunter, D. (in press)
Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity. Higher Education Research and Development, 38(5), 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1612857
Over a period of three years this longitudinal study explored new approaches to consider student identity during the transition from university to employment. Students were fo...

Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques

Conference Proceeding
Hoffman, B., Chalmers, K., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (2018)
Towards reducing complexity of multi-agent simulations by applying model-driven techniques. In Y. Demazeau, B. An, J. Bajo, & A. Fern√°ndez-Caballero (Eds.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Complexity: The PAAMS Collection. PAAMS 2018, 187-199. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94580-4_15
Creating multi-agent simulations is a challenging task often requiring programming skills at the professional software developer level. Model driven methods of software develo...

Building low CO2 solutions to the vehicle routing problem with time windows using an evolutionary algorithm.

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N. B., Hart, E., & Scott, C. (2010)
Building low CO2 solutions to the vehicle routing problem with time windows using an evolutionary algorithm. In IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computationhttps://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2010.5586088
An evolutionary Multi-Objective Algorithm (MOA) is used to investigate the trade-off between CO2 savings, distance and number of vehicles used in a typical vehicle routing pro...

When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., & Lehmann, L. (2017)
When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping. Biological Reviews, 92(2), 902-920. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12260
Understanding the evolution of sociality in humans and other species requires understanding how selection on social behaviour varies with group size. However, the effects of g...

Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve

Thesis
Berg, T. (2013)
Understanding Iconography: a method to allow rich picture interpretation to improve. (Thesis). Heriot-Watt University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7207
Information Systems for complex situations often fail to adequately deliver quality and suitability. One reason for this failure is an inability to identify comprehensive user...

Deadline-Driven Auctions for NPC Host Allocation on P2P MMOGs.

Journal Article
Fan, L., Trinder, P., & Taylor, H. (2010)
Deadline-Driven Auctions for NPC Host Allocation on P2P MMOGs. International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, 4, 140-153. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAMC.2010.032140
We present the design, implementation and evaluation of Deadline-Driven Auctions (DDAs), a novel task-mapping infrastructure for heterogeneous distributed environments. DDA is...

Design Issues for Peer-to-Peer Massively Multiplayer Online Games.

Journal Article
Fan, L., Trinder, P., & Taylor, H. (2010)
Design Issues for Peer-to-Peer Massively Multiplayer Online Games. International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, 4, 108-125. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAMC.2010.032138
Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) are increasing in both popularity and scale, and while classical Client/Server (C/S) architectures convey some benefits, they suffer...

A Domain-Specific Language For Routing Problems

Conference Proceeding
Hoffmann, B., Hoffman, B., Guckert, M., Farrenkopf, T., Chalmers, K., & Urquhart, N. (2018)
A Domain-Specific Language For Routing Problems. In L. Nolle, A. Burger, C. Tholen, J. Werner, & J. Wellhausen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON MODELLING AND SIMULATIONhttps://doi.org/10.7148/2018-0262
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...

Performance modelling and optimazation of integrated wireless LANs and multi-hop Mesh networks.

Journal Article
Min, G., Wu, Y., Li, K. & Al-Dubai, A. (2009)
Performance modelling and optimazation of integrated wireless LANs and multi-hop Mesh networks. International Journal of Communication Systems. 23, 1111-1126. doi:10.1002/dac.1074. ISSN 1074-5351
The increasing demand for the coverage of high-speed wireless local area networks (WLANs) is driving the installation of a very large number of access points (APs). Wireless m...