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Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science

Journal Article
Mocanu, D. C., Mocanu, E., Stone, P., Nguyen, P. H., Gibescu, M., & Liotta, A. (2018)
Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04316-3
Through the success of deep learning in various domains, artificial neural networks are currently among the most used artificial intelligence methods. Taking inspiration from ...

Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zhang, J., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Xu, X., Khosravi, M., & Bilal, M. (2022)
Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks. Physical Communication, 51, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phycom.2021.101584
The intensification of the greenhouse effect is driving the implementation of energy saving and emission reduction policies, which lead to a wide variety of energy saving solu...

Ontology-Driven Automated Generation of Data Entry Interfaces to Databases

Conference Proceeding
Cannon, A., Kennedy, J. B., Paterson, T., & Watson, M. F. (2004)
Ontology-Driven Automated Generation of Data Entry Interfaces to Databases. In H. Williams, & L. Mackinnon (Eds.), Key Technologies for Data Management; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 150-164. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27811-5_15
This paper discusses an ontology based approach for the automatic generation of data entry interfaces to databases. An existing domain ontology is mapped to a system domain mo...

Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts

Journal Article
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2007)
Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts. Ecological Informatics, 2, 248-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.07.004
A graphical user interface is presented that allows users of taxonomic data to explore concept relationships between conflicting but related taxonomic classifications. Ecolog...

An Energy-Efficiency Routing Scheme Based on Clusters with a Mobile Sink for WSNs

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017)
An Energy-Efficiency Routing Scheme Based on Clusters with a Mobile Sink for WSNs. In X. Sun, H. C. Chao, X. You, & E. Bertino (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2017), (450-459). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68505-2_39
With the development of microelectronic devices and the radio, the application of WSN is more popular and can be applied in the various areas, which has attracted scholars. Ho...

A Review on Deep Learning Approaches to Image Classification and Object Segmentation

Journal Article
Wu, H., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2019)
A Review on Deep Learning Approaches to Image Classification and Object Segmentation. Computers, Materials & Continua, 60(2), 575-597. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2019.03595
Deep learning technology has brought great impetus to artificial intelligence, especially in the fields of image processing, pattern and object recognition in recent years. Pr...

DEEPC: Dynamic Energy Profiling of Components

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., Chinenyeze, S. J., & Al-Dubai, A. (2016)
DEEPC: Dynamic Energy Profiling of Components. In 2016 IEEE 40th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC)https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2016.90
Many software projects are built using reusable components (i.e. reusable objects - as per component and connectors in software architectures). During component selection in C...

Integrating View Schemata Using an Extended Object Definition Language

Conference Proceeding
Roantree, M., Kennedy, J. B., & Barclay, P. J. (2001)
Integrating View Schemata Using an Extended Object Definition Language. In C. Batini, F. Giunchiglia, P. Giorgini, & M. Mecella (Eds.), Cooperative Information Systems; Lecture Notes in Computer Science (150-163). https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-44751-2_13
View mechanisms play an important role in restructuring data for users, while maintaining the integrity and autonomy for the underlying database schema. Although far more comp...

An Optimized Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Local Data Prediction in a Heterogeneous Hadoop Environment

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2017)
An Optimized Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Local Data Prediction in a Heterogeneous Hadoop Environment. In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), (128-131). https://doi.org/10.1109/cse-euc.2017.208
Hadoop is a famous distributed computing framework that is applied to process large-scale data. "Straggling tasks" have a serious impact on Hadoop performance due to imbalance...

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...
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Mountain Bike Coaching App

2013 - 2013
Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to al...
Funder: Sporting Chance Initiative | Value: £5,000

Plansafe - Follow on voucher

2015 - 2016
This is a follow-on innovation voucher project to further develop a software system which will fully document Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment. The solution will involve a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £35,837

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

Research visit @ University of Bielefeld

2017 - 2017
Research exchange with the Bielefeld Dialogue Systems group
Funder: The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance | Value: £2,475

TrueBuild Usable Building Regulations

2014 - 2015
The TrueBuild app is a resource delivered by Smart ‘Phone (either IOS or Android) to help builders access and interpret Building Regulations quickly and easily whilst on site.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Context-Active Resilience in Cyber Physical systems (CAR)

2016 - 2018
This European Fellowship project will benefit the researcher by giving and enhancing the knowledge and skills for a future generation of CPSs which enjoy the unique feature of context-active resilienc...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £127,083

Context-driven proactively Auto-recognising and Learning Met-bot for Meteorological Disaster Surveillance and Precautious Warning

2019 - 2022
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...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £12,000

The Extractive Components of UK Hardwood

2016 - 2017
Use the ITED system to search literature based observations about the chemical extractive components of both broadleaf and conifer tree species commonly grown in the UK. Chemically, wood structure ma...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £28,492

Engineering Services Mobile Software for Plansafe Ltd.

2014 - 2014
The project is to develop a bespoke, mobile software application which will record results of Statutory Examinations of lifting, pressure and LEV equipment and automatically generate the associated re...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £6,554

Data mining for the energy market

2015 - 2015
We have identified the need for a more coherent and closer monitoring of system load and requirements in terms of power consumption within datacentres. This project will develop a prototype applicat...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000
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Visualising Multiple Overlapping Classification Hierarchies

1998 - 2002
The revision or reorganisation of hierarchical data sets can result in many possible hierarchical classifications composed of the same or ove...
Dr Martin Graham | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

2005 - 2009
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
Dr Kevin Chalmers | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Dr Imed Romdhani

Mango: A model-driven approach to Engineering Green Mobile Cloud Applications

2012 - 2017
With the growing need of the industry and due to high business demands, there have consequently been high demands of IT pro...
Mr Samuel Chinenyeze | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

An approach to the semantic intelligence cloud

2010 - 2018
Dr Richard Greenwell | Director of Studies: Prof Xiaodong Liu | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - 2020
Dr Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Novel hyperheuristics applied to the domain of bin packing

2010 - 2014
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Dr Kevin Sim | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement

1999 - 2007
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
Dr Robert Kukla | Director of Studies: Prof Jon Kerridge | Second Supervisor: Prof Jessie Kennedy

Interactive Visualisation Tools for Supporting Taxonomists Working Practice

2001 - 2006
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
Dr Alan Cannon | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy

The evaluation of data filtering criterial in wind turbine power performance assessment

2012 - 2019
Dr Brian Davison | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay