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The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings.

Conference Proceeding
Stinson, J., Bros Williamson, J., Reid, A., & Currie, J. (2015)
The thermal retrofitting of walls windows and ceilings in traditional Scottish buildings. In W. F. Florez-Escobar, C. A. Brebbia, F. Chejne, & F. Mondragon (Eds.), Energy and Sustainability VI, (317-326). https://doi.org/10.2495/ESUS150271
This paper documents research undertaken to evaluate the thermal transmittance of building elements – walls, windows and ceilings – both before and after the addition of insul...

Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM

Conference Proceeding
Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K., & Paxton, S. (2016)
Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference
This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF ...

The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?

Conference Proceeding
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Pilcher, N. (2016)
The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016. , (271-278
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...

A Flexible Toolkit for Evaluating Person-Centred Digital Health and Wellness at Scale

Conference Proceeding
O’Donnell, C. A., O’Connor, S., Devlin, A. M., Mair, F. S., McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., …Mair, F. (2016)
A Flexible Toolkit for Evaluating Person-Centred Digital Health and Wellness at Scale. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare. , (105-118). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41652-6_11
The Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program was a large-scale, nationwide deployment of digital health and wellbeing products and services in the UK. T...

The REAL Corpus: a crowd-sourced corpus of human generated and evaluated spatial references to real-world urban scenes

Conference Proceeding
Bartie, P., Mackaness, W., Gkatzia, D., & Rieser, V. (2016)
The REAL Corpus: a crowd-sourced corpus of human generated and evaluated spatial references to real-world urban scenes. In 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC)
We present a newly crowd-sourced data set of natural language references to objects anchored in complex urban scenes (In short: The REAL Corpus – Referring Expressions Anchore...

Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing

Conference Proceeding
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., & Chalmers, K. (2016)
Pricing Ontology for Task-Oriented Cloud Sourcing. In 2016 IEEE 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud)https://doi.org/10.1109/ficloud.2016.17
Cloud computing allows access to computing resources from a number of providers, who offer multiple pricing strategies for selected product characteristics. The service offeri...

The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method.

Conference Proceeding
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010)
The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method. In A. Ceccotti (Ed.), 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WTCTE 2010), (3509-3516
This paper presents details of the experimental method and test results from a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear strength of timber joists. The failure...

A Survey of Speculative Execution Strategy in MapReduce

Conference Proceeding
Liu, Q., Jin, D., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2016)
A Survey of Speculative Execution Strategy in MapReduce. In A. Liu, H. C. Chao, E. Bertino, & X. Sun (Eds.), Cloud Computing and Security, 296-307. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48671-0_27
MapReduce is a parallel computing programming model designed to process large-scale data. Therefore, the accuracy and efficiency for computing are needed to be assured and spe...

An Introduction of Non-intrusive Load Monitoring and Its Challenges in System Framework

Conference Proceeding
Liu, Q., Lu, M., Liu, X., & Linge, N. (2016)
An Introduction of Non-intrusive Load Monitoring and Its Challenges in System Framework. In Cloud Computing and Security, 254-263. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48674-1_23
With the increasing of energy demand and electricity price, researchers gain more and more interest among the residential load monitoring. In order to feed back the individual...

A Task Orientated Requirements Ontology for Cloud Computing Services

Conference Proceeding
Greenwell, R., Liu, X., Chalmers, K., & Pahl, C. (2016)
A Task Orientated Requirements Ontology for Cloud Computing Services. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2016), (121-128). https://doi.org/10.5220/0005752301210128
Requirements ontology offers a mechanism to map requirements for cloud computing services to cloud computing resources. Multiple stakeholders can capture and map knowledge in ...

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