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The psychology of face construction: Giving evolution a helping hand

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Frowd, C. D., Pitchford, M., Bruce, V., Jackson, S., Hepton, G., Greenall, M., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2011)
The psychology of face construction: Giving evolution a helping hand. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25(2), 195-203. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.1662
Face construction by selecting individual facial features rarely produces recognisable images. We have been developing a system called EvoFIT that works by the repeated select...

Predict Your Child: a System to Suggest the Facial Appearance of Children

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Bruce, V., Chang, H. Y., Plenderleith, Y., McIntyre, A. H., & Hancock, P. J. (2008)
Predict Your Child: a System to Suggest the Facial Appearance of Children. Journal of multimedia, 3(1), doi:10.4304/jmm.3.1.28-35
We have developed a novel software program called ‘Predict Your Child’ that, given photographs of potential parent faces, generates plausible looking children. The parent phot...

Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (EPONs)

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Moradpoor, N., Parr, G., Mcclean, S., Scotney, B., Sivalingam, K., & Madras, I. (2010, December)
Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (EPONs). Paper presented at OPNETWORK 2010
Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) has been considered for access networks for quite some time to provide high-speed and high-capacity services. As a novel type of networ...

An Inter-channel and Intra-channel Dynamic Wavelength/Bandwidth Allocation Algorithm for Integrated Hybrid PON with Wireless Technologies for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks

Conference Proceeding
Moradpoor, N., Parr, G., Mcclean, S., & Scotney, B. (2013)
An Inter-channel and Intra-channel Dynamic Wavelength/Bandwidth Allocation Algorithm for Integrated Hybrid PON with Wireless Technologies for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks. In AFIN 2013, 9-14
Optical and wireless technology integration schemes merge the high-speed and high-capacity of the optical networks with the low-cost, wide-coverage and mobility features of wi...

Community Councillors survey data for IL-DEM project November -December 2016

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Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017)
Community Councillors survey data for IL-DEM project November -December 2016. doi:10.17869/ENU.2017.682227
Results of online survey of Community Councillors around Scotland. Most questions were around their use of information skills, for a project around information literacy in com...

On Political Epunditry

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2017)
On Political Epunditry. Journalism Studies, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670x.2017.1279981
The article develops the concept of ePunditry, a putative new lens through which to view the work of political blogging and associated digital modes. It starts by describing t...

Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon

Journal Article
Duff, A. S., & Bentham, C. (2017)
Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1), 93-111
The article addresses the problem of surveillance within the framework of ethical information policy. Jeremy Bentham’s plan for a panoptic penitentiary is subjected to forensi...

Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making

Journal Article
Forrest, E., & Duff, A. S. (2017)
Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1),
The use of blogs to communicate ideas, opinions and knowledge has grown over the past two decades. Social media platforms have facilitated the rise of hybridised forms of writ...

Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments

Journal Article
Penny, K. I., & Brodie, J. (2017)
Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments. International Journal of Education and Culture, 6(2), 17-26
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and computer technolog...

10Gbit/s mode-multiplexed QPSK transmission using MDM-to-MFDM based single coherent receiver for intra- and inter data center networking

Journal Article
Asif, R., & Haithem, M. (2017)
10Gbit/s mode-multiplexed QPSK transmission using MDM-to-MFDM based single coherent receiver for intra- and inter data center networking. Optics Communications, 391, 106-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2017.01.022
Generalized few-mode-fiber (FMF) transmission uses N coherent receivers for mode detection, where N scales with the number of fiber modes. Multiple coherent receivers increase...

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Scottish Government Analytical Services Call Off

2009 - 2012
Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2010-2011 Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £20,613

Scotland's Music eCommerce Site

2007 - 2008
Taigh na Teud is the largest sheet music publishers of traditional Scottish music in Scotland, with books widely used for educational purposes in schools, colleges and workshops. The company operates ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £33,755

Scottish Adoption

2014 - 2015
The project aims to create a series of scripts as well as a development plan for the creation of a package of new innovative products that use film and text to examine issues around adoption such as a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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

Seven Layer Communications Ltd

2000 - 2002
To develop and implement real time software and programmable logic elements to provide a powerful and flexible high performance test tool platform for telecommunications software and system test.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £71,140

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

New Commercial Business Model for Independent Scottish Online Newspaper

2012 - 2013
With expertise from Edinburgh Napier, Caledonian Mercury would like to develop a new model for generating income by investigating various fundraising options such as crowd funding of specific stories ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,960

One Regional Employability Framework Evaluation

2009 - 2011
The North East’s Regional Employability Framework (REF) provided an over-arching strategic focus for partnership-working on employability across the region. This research had been commissioned by One ...
Value: £46,126

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

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Researchers from Nature-Inspired Intelligent Systems group win Best Paper Award@GECCO 2019

16 July 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 Deep Learnin...

Hazel Hall to receive the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

11 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.

Eamonn O'Neill Comments on State of Play in US Democratic PresidentialNominee Race

5 July 2019
This article analyses the current state of play within the US Democratic Party's election for the Presidential nominee.

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

Dr Zhiyuan (Thomas) Tan and Dr Tom Flint Awarded Honourable Mentions in SICSA Supervisor of the Year 2019

17 June 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...

Alistair Duff Quoted on 'Punk Energy" of ePundits

24 March 2019
School of Arts and Creative Industries professor interviewed by Scotland on Sunday on rising power of new media. Political bloggers, referred to as ePundits, have brought punk energy to politics, alth...

Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for wave manipulation: a closer step to invisibility cloak

11 March 2019
Scientists from Edinburgh Napier University (Dr. Luigi La Spada) in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and UK Industries (Qinetiq Group Ltd) have successfully developed a new design me...

Dr Scott Lyall wins RSE grant to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

1 February 2019
Dr Scott Lyall has won a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

Prof . Emma Hart gives interview "An Insider's Guide to Evolutionary Computation"

17 December 2018
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...

Prof. Emma Hart invited to talk at Scotland IS Software Engineering Leader's Forum to discuss SICSA's work on AI

20 November 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...

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