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Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models

Journal Article
Liu, Q., Kamoto, K. M., Liu, X., Sun, M., & Linge, N. (2019)
Low-Complexity Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Unsupervised Learning and Generalized Appliance Models. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 65(1), 1-1. doi:10.1109/tce.2019.2891160
Awareness of electric energy usage has both societal and economic benefits, which include reduced energy bills and stress on non-renewable energy sources. In recent years, the...

A GA evolving instructions for a timetable builder.

Conference Proceeding
Blum, C., Correia, S., Dorigo, M., Paechter, B., Rossi-Doria, O., & Snoek, M. (2001)
A GA evolving instructions for a timetable builder. In E. Burke, & P. Causmaecker (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2002), 120-123
In this work we present a Genetic Algorithm for tackling timetabling problems. Our approach uses an indirect solution representation, which denotes a number of instructions fo...

An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures.

Conference Proceeding
Chalmers, K., & Kerridge, J. (2009)
An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures. In P. H. Welch, F. R. M. Barnes, G. S. Stiles, J. F. Broenink, H. Roebbers, & A. T. Sampson (Eds.), Communicating Process Architectures 2009, (205-223). https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-065-0-205
Localised mobile channel support is now a feature of Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) based frameworks, from JCSP and C++CSP to occam-pi. Distributed mobile channel su...

On Constructing Ensembles for Combinatorial Optimisation

Journal Article
Hart, E., & Sim, K. (2018)
On Constructing Ensembles for Combinatorial Optimisation. Evolutionary Computation, 26(1), 67-87. https://doi.org/10.1162/evco_a_00203
Although the use of ensemble methods in machine-learning is ubiquitous due to their proven ability to outperform their constituent algorithms, ensembles of optimisation algori...

A local search for the timetabling problem.

Conference Proceeding
Rossi-Doria, O., Blum, C., Knowles, J., Sampels, M., Socha, K., & Paechter, B. (2001)
A local search for the timetabling problem. In E. Burke, & P. Causmaecker (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2002), 124-127
This work is part of the Metaheuristic Network, a European Commission project that seeks to empirically compare the performance of various metaheuristics on different combinat...

A research agenda for metaheuristic standardization.

Presentation / Conference
Hart, E., & Sim, K. (2015, June)
A research agenda for metaheuristic standardization. Paper presented at 11th Metaheuristics International Conference, Agadir, Morocco
We propose that the development of standardized, explicit, machine-readable descriptions of metaheuris- tics will greatly advance scientific progress in the field. In particul...

Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing

Thesis
Chalmers, K. (2009)
Investigating communicating sequential processes for Java to support ubiquitous computing. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3507
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via computational elements. These elements are designed to augment and su...

Interoperable Services for Federations of Database System

Conference Proceeding
Roantree, M., Kennedy, J., & Barclay, P. J. (2002)
Interoperable Services for Federations of Database System. In A. Caplinskas, & J. Eder (Eds.), Advances in Databases and Information Systems: Fifth East-European Conference ADBIS' 2001
The problems associated with defining interoperable protocols for heterogenous information systems has been the subject of researchers for many years. While numerous solutions...

Home appliances classification based on multi-feature using ELM

Journal Article
Wu, Z., Liu, Q., Chen, F., Chen, F., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2018)
Home appliances classification based on multi-feature using ELM. International Journal of Sensor Networks, 28(1), 34. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijsnet.2018.094710
With the development of science and technology, the application in artificial intelligence has been more and more popular, as well as smart home has become a hot topic. And pa...

On the Synthesis of Perturbative Heuristics for Multiple Combinatorial Optimisation Domains

Conference Proceeding
Stone, C., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2018)
On the Synthesis of Perturbative Heuristics for Multiple Combinatorial Optimisation Domains. In Parallel Problem Solving from Nature – PPSN XV 15th International Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8–12, 2018, Proceedings, Part Ihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99253-2_14
Hyper-heuristic frameworks, although intended to be cross-domain at the highest level, rely on a set of domain-specific low-level heuristics at lower levels. For some domains,...