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Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018)
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, (178-186). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...

New knowledge and micro-level online organization: 'communities of practice' as a development framework

Conference Proceeding
Davenport, E., & Hall, H. (2002)
New knowledge and micro-level online organization: 'communities of practice' as a development framework. In R. Sprague (Ed.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1109/hicss.2001.926353
The role of communities of practice in knowledge creation is recognized in a number of contexts. The authors take a socio-technical perspective and identify four characteristi...

UrbanixD: designing human interactions in the networked city

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Brynskov, M., Mitrovic, I., & Zaffiro, G. (2013)
UrbanixD: designing human interactions in the networked city. In Proceeding CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '13), (2533-2536). https://doi.org/10.1145/2468356.2468823
Interaction Design, in an urban context, is an increasingly important field of research. City populations are currently in a state of rapid flux. Conurbations are fast becomin...

Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory

Conference Proceeding
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018)
Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace. , (803-812). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...

Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data

Conference Proceeding
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H., & Robertson, P. (2016)
Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence. , (75-85
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...

DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2019)
DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3313073
This paper presents a first version of a set of insights developed collaboratively by researchers during a three-year participatory design project spread across four European ...

Information Literacy Workshops: Trials and tribulations of Public Engagement within a pandemic

Conference Proceeding
Brazier, D., Salzano, R., & Ryan, B. (in press)
Information Literacy Workshops: Trials and tribulations of Public Engagement within a pandemic. In European Conference on Information Literacy 2021 Poster Proceedings
Project Aim: This internally funded Public Engagement| project was aimed at engaging the public of Edinburgh to provide learning opportunities on Information Literacy and onli...

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

Conference Proceeding
Lapok, P., Lawson, A., & Paechter, B. (2019)
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). https://doi.org/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...

Maximum Entropy in Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic

Conference Proceeding
Kane, T. B. (2017)
Maximum Entropy in Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic. In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (452-457
Nilsson's Probabilistic Logic is a set theoretic mechanism for reasoning with uncertainty. We propose a new way of looking at the probability constraints enforced by the frame...

An agent based Bayesian forecasting model for enhanced network security.

Conference Proceeding
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...