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CAMA-UAN: A Context-Aware MAC Scheme to the Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks for the Improved CACA-UAN

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2018)
CAMA-UAN: A Context-Aware MAC Scheme to the Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks for the Improved CACA-UAN. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems, 306-309. https://doi.org/10.1109/CCOMS.2018.8463242
Acoustic Communication is one of the most common and popular techniques used for Underwater Sensor Networks. The design of its communication protocol becomes a challenge due t...

What can we learn from simulating commuters?

Presentation / Conference
Urquhart, N. (2017, November)
What can we learn from simulating commuters?. Presented at U!REKA
Commuting affects just about every member of the workforce in the UK, those who do not commute are affected by the congestion and pollution generated by such activities. There...

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...

SMK-means: An Improved Mini Batch K-means Algorithm Based on Mapreduce with Big Data

Journal Article
Xiao, B., Wang, Z., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (2018)
SMK-means: An Improved Mini Batch K-means Algorithm Based on Mapreduce with Big Data. Computers, Materials & Continua, 56(3), 365-379. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmc.2018.01830
In recent years, the rapid development of big data technology has also been favored by more and more scholars. Massive data storage and calculation problems have also been sol...

Appliance Recognition Based on Continuous Quadratic Programming

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., & Liu, Q. (2018)
Appliance Recognition Based on Continuous Quadratic Programming. In Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2018), (63-72). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00018-9_6
The detailed information of residents' electricity consumption is of great significance to the planning of the use of electrical appliances and the reduction of electrical ene...

A Self-organizing LSTM-Based Approach to PM2.5 Forecast

Conference Proceeding
Liu, X., Liu, Q., Zou, Y., & Wang, G. (2018)
A Self-organizing LSTM-Based Approach to PM2.5 Forecast. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS 2018), (683-693). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00015-8_59
Nanjing has been listed as the one of the worst performers across China with respect to the high level of haze-fog, which impacts people's health greatly. For the severe condi...

A survey on rainfall forecasting using artificial neural network

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zou, Y., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2019)
A survey on rainfall forecasting using artificial neural network. International Journal of Embedded Systems, 11(2), 240-249. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijes.2018.10016095
Rainfall has a great impact on agriculture and people’s daily travel, so accurate prediction of precipitation is well worth studying for researchers. Traditional methods like ...

2-Dimensional Outline Shape Representation for Generative Design with Evolutionary Algorithms

Conference Proceeding
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...

A Dual-spine Approach to Load Error Repair in a HEMS Sensor Network

Journal Article
Liu, X., Liu, Q., & Sun, M. (2018)
A Dual-spine Approach to Load Error Repair in a HEMS Sensor Network. Computers, Materials & Continua, 57(2), 179-194. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2018.04025+
In a home energy management system (HEMS), appliances are becoming diversified and intelligent, so that certain simple maintenance work can be completed by appliances themselv...

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

Journal Article
Jin, D., Liu, Q., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2019)
An optimized Speculative Execution Strategy Based on Local Data Prediction in Heterogeneous Hadoop Environment. Journal of Computers, 30(3), 130-142. https://doi.org/10.3966/199115992019063003010
Hadoop is a famous parallel computing framework that is applied to process large-scale data, but there exists such a task in hadoop framework, which is called “Straggling task...
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Scottish Woodlands KTP

2013 - 2014
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is Scotland's leading independent full-service forest management company. It is also the second largest operator in the UK, with a network of 17 offices operating throughout Sco...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £110,222

Market Prepare

2014 - 2015
A feasibility study & demo of tendering and rating software for Market Prepare to increase the work capacity and improve their customer’s experience when booking trade work and dealing with trades peo...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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

Mountain Bike App Development

2013 - 2013
Context The nature of sport drives people to improve, develop and better their own performances. To do this effectively means hiring a coach but often there are costs and/or geographical issues in fin...
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

ASHS Interactive Journal

2015 - 2015
This project aims to produce a pilot mobile app for industry members making relevant content from ASHS's bi-annual print journal and related interactive tools available on gps enabled mobile...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

FOCAS

2013 - 2016
FOCAS is a coordination action in the area of collective adaptive systems. It provides increased visibility to the research carried out by projects funded by the FOCAS FET Proactive Initiative and oth...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £639,999

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

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

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

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

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

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

An approach to the semantic intelligence cloud

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

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

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

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