GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)
Exhibition / Performance
Kerr, G. GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)
[https://issuu.com/cheltenhamfestivals/docs/science_festival_2019_brochure]. 4 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished
Step into a fascinating digital world…come into the GCHQ Cyber Zone and see what it’s like to be a code cracker, ethical hacker and cyber security expert. Escape to cyber spac...
Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem.
Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., & Mayes, K. (2012)
Building the bridges -- a proposal for merging different paradigms in mobile NFC ecosystem. In S. Xie (Ed.), 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS 2012), 646-652. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIS.2012.149
In late 1990s. the multi-application initiative was put forward to have multiple applications on a single smart card. This would have enabled a cardholder to accumulate all of...
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security.
Pikoulas, J., Buchanan, W. J., Mannion, M., & Triantafyllopoulos, K. (2001)
An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security. In Proceedings. Eighth Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshop On the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems-ECBS 2001. , (247-254). https://doi.org/10.1109/ECBS.2001.922429
Security has become a major issue in many organisations, but most systems still rely on operating systems, and a user ID and password system to provide user authentication and...
Applied data communications and networks.
Buchanan, W. J. (1995)
Applied data communications and networks. Springer
This book covers all the key areas of data communications technology including networking and communication systems, signal analysis and transmission systems. It approaches th...
Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments.
Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, January)
Making assessment and feedback fun: feedback before and after assessments. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are often seen as being weak in terms of their coverage, and are criticised for often only assessing knowledge and not encouraging deep learni...
Mastering Global Information Systems.
Buchanan, W. J. (1996)
Mastering Global Information Systems. Macmillan Press
This book provides an excellent foundation in modern information systems and data communications. It has five basic themes:
* Digital Information Sources and Multimedia
Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare.
Bell, L., Buchanan, W. J., Cameron, J., & Lo, O. (2018)
Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today,
There are several areas of healthcare and well-being that could be enhanced using blockchain technologies. These include device tracking, clinical trials, pharmaceutical traci...
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain
Buchanan, B., & Naqvi, N. (2018)
Analysis: Building the Future of EU: Moving Forward with International Collaboration on Blockchain. The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, 1(1), 1-4
A blockchain enabled 'Digital Single Economy " can act as a catalyst for growth and could provide a platform where borderless innovative practices will thrive and create a tru...
Get Your Project Funded: Using Biometric Data to Understand What Makes People Trust and Support Crowdfunding Campaigns
Mcneill, M., Lawson, A., Raeside, R., & Peisl, T. (2018)
Get Your Project Funded: Using Biometric Data to Understand What Makes People Trust and Support Crowdfunding Campaigns. In Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018)https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.127
Creating a good crowdfunding campaign is difficult. By understanding why people contribute to crowdfunding campaigns we can make campaigns better and raise more money. Crowdfu...
2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms
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...