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Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data

Journal Article
Kandel, S., Heer, J., Plaisant, C., Kennedy, J., Ham, F. V., Riche, N. H., …Buono, P. (2011)
Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data. Information Visualization, Octobe, 271-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473871611415994
In spite of advances in technologies for working with data, analysts still spend an inordinate amount of time diagnosing data quality issues and manipulating data into a usabl...

A framework for information visualisation.

Journal Article
Kennedy, J., Mitchell, K., & Barclay, P. J. (1996)
A framework for information visualisation. SIGMOD record, 25, 30-34
In this paper we examine the issues involved in developing information visualisation systems and present a framework for their construction. The framework addresses the compon...

A standard data model representation for taxonomic information.

Journal Article
Kennedy, J., Hyam, R., Kukla, R., & Paterson, T. (2006)
A standard data model representation for taxonomic information. OMICS, 10, 220-230. doi:10.1089/omi.2006.10.220
The names used by biologists to label the observations they make are imprecise. This is an issue as workers increasingly seek to exploit data gathered from multiple, unrelated...

The challenge of visualising multiple overlapping classification.

Conference Proceeding
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Hand, C. (1999)
The challenge of visualising multiple overlapping classification. In N. W. Paton, & T. Griffiths (Eds.), Proceedings [of] IEEE User Interfaces to Data Intensive Systems (UIDIS) 1999, 42-51. https://doi.org/10.1109/UIDIS.1999.791461
Techniques for visualising hierarchies have concentrated on displaying static structures or, in the case of dynamic hierarchies, adding or deleting nodes from the hierarchy. H...

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...

Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections

Conference Proceeding
Graham, M., Kennedy, J., & Downey, L. (2006)
Visual comparison and exploration of natural history collections. In A. Celentano, & P. Mussio (Eds.), Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI) 2006, Proceedings of the International Working Conference, 310-313. doi:10.1145/1133265.1133329
Natural history museum collections contain a wealth of specimen level data that is now opening up for digital access. However, current interfaces to access and manipulate this...

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...

A topological insight into restricted Boltzmann machines

Journal Article
Mocanu, D. C., Mocanu, E., Nguyen, P. H., Gibescu, M., & Liotta, A. (2016)
A topological insight into restricted Boltzmann machines. Machine Learning, 104(2-3), 243-270. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10994-016-5570-z
Restricted Boltzmann Machines (RBMs) and models derived from them have been successfully used as basic building blocks in deep artificial neural networks for automatic feature...

Estimating 3D trajectories from 2D projections via disjunctive factored four-way conditional restricted Boltzmann machines

Journal Article
Mocanu, D. C., Bou Ammar, H., Puig, L., Eaton, E., & Liotta, A. (2017)
Estimating 3D trajectories from 2D projections via disjunctive factored four-way conditional restricted Boltzmann machines. Pattern Recognition, 69, 325-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2017.04.017
Estimation, recognition, and near-future prediction of 3D trajectories based on their two dimensional projections available from one camera source is an exceptionally difficul...

Fast Millimeter Wave Assisted Beam-Steering for Passive Indoor Optical Wireless Networks

Journal Article
Torres Vega, M., Koonen, A. M. J., Liotta, A., & Famaey, J. (2018)
Fast Millimeter Wave Assisted Beam-Steering for Passive Indoor Optical Wireless Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 7(2), 278-281. https://doi.org/10.1109/lwc.2017.2771771
In light of the extreme radio congestion, the time has come to consider the upper parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Optical beam-steered wireless communications offer gre...
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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

SEEK: Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge

2002 - 2008
The goals of the project are to make fundamental improvements in how researchers can 1) gain global access to ecological data and information, 2) rapidly locate and utilize distributed computation...
Funder: National Science Foundation | Value: £348,305

MATSE: Information Visualisation of Microarray Time-course Data

2007 - 2009
Microarray Time-series Explorer (MaTSE) is a software application developed to improve the analysis of microarray data by allowing the user to explore their data using a unique visual interface.  Thro...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £176,630

OPAL: The Partner Lens

2002 - 2004
OPaL aims to explore the potential of tools that can assist firms to configure partnerships as and when required to meet the demands of a volatile distributed workplace (Handy, 1992). Whatever the mot...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £194,000

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

Prometheus II: Capturing and Relating Character Concept Definitions in Plant Taxonomy

2001 - 2004
Taxonomy has been described as “the science of documenting biodiversity”, which involves collecting, naming, describing, identifying and classifying specimens of organisms. Descriptions are the fundam...
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council | Value: £128,444

TaxVis: Visualisation Tools for Integrating Large Alternative Linnaean Taxonomies

2006 - 2008
The TaxViz project is developing visualisation techniques for comparing multiple taxonomic hierarchies. Biological taxonomy involves the classification and naming of plants, animals and all the oth...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £139,572

GameVis

2012 - 2014
To develop tools for games developers and publishers that allow the visualisation of patterns of game play, to predict retention and the likelihood of micro purchases.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £112,361

Prometheus

1998 - 2000
The aim of the project is to construct a database system that will meet the requirements of current taxonomy practices. In particular, it will allow taxonomists to view and explore alternative classi...
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council | Value: £80,720

Trucomment

2013 - 2014
A report for a start-up company on the categories of potential customers, their requirements and expectations, and a rationale for development priorities to ensure maximum commercialisation and moneti...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,950