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Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective.

Journal Article
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2016)
Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective. Information Research, 21(4),
Introduction. The means by which individuals evaluate the personal reputations of others, and manage their own personal reputations, as determined by information shared on soc...

Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture.

Conference Proceeding
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., Burns, N., Lo, O., Lawson, A., …Anderson, C. (2013)
Modelling of integrated trust, governance and access safi.re: Information Sharing Architecture. In M. Felici (Ed.), Cyber Security and Privacy, (91-101). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41205-9_8
We live in a world where trust relationships are becoming ever more important. This paper outlines how an architecture which abstracts these relationships between domains, org...

Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments.

Conference Proceeding
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2016)
Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, (98-108
The main theme of the paper is the development of a framework to investigate how online information is used in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. ...

Controlling a simulated Khepera with an XCS classifier system with memory.

Conference Proceeding
Webb, A., Hart, E., Ross, P. & Lawson, A. (2003)
Controlling a simulated Khepera with an XCS classifier system with memory. ISBN 9783540200574
Autonomous agents commonly suffer from perceptual aliasing in which differing situations are perceived as identical by the robots sensors, yet require different courses of act...

Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners.

Journal Article
Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W. J., Lawson, A., Scott, R., Schafer, B., & Fan, L. (2011)
Crime risk evaluation within information sharing between the Police and community partners. Information and Communications Technology Law, 20, 57-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600834.2011.578922
The aim of this paper is to provide profiles for crimes which can be used to model the context for information sharing between the police and community partner organisations. ...

Detection framework for the reduction of click-through and ID theft fraud in affiliate marketing.

Presentation / Conference
Miehling, M. J., Buchanan, W. J., & Lawson, A. (2011, August)
Detection framework for the reduction of click-through and ID theft fraud in affiliate marketing. Paper presented at SCONE-the Scottish Networking Event, School of Computing, University of Glasgow
This presentation focuses on outlining criminal activity within affiliate marketing related to click-through and ID theft crime, based on real-life crime data. It shows the me...

Information sharing around child protection.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Lewis, R., Steyven, A., Fan, L., Thuemmler, C., …Lawson, A. (2012, June)
Information sharing around child protection. Paper presented at Information Sharing in the Public Sector, Edinburgh
Background This presentation focuses on creating a scaleable, robust and secure information architecture for social and health care. At its core is the sa.FIRE (Secure Analysi...

A role for immunology in 'next generation' robots.

Conference Proceeding
Hart, E., Ross, P., Webb, A., & Lawson, A. (2003)
A role for immunology in 'next generation' robots. In J. Timmis, P. Bentley, & E. Hart (Eds.), Artificial Immune Systems. ICARIS 2003, 46-56. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-45192-1_5
Much of current robot research is about learning tasks in which the task to be achieved is pre-specified, a suitable technology for the task is chosen and the learning process...

DACAR platform for eHealth services cloud.

Conference Proceeding
Fan, L., Buchanan, W. J., Thuemmler, C., Lo, O., Khedim, A. S., Uthmani, O., …Bell, D. (2011)
DACAR platform for eHealth services cloud. https://doi.org/10.1109/CLOUD.2011.31
The use of digital technologies in providing health care services is collectively known as eHealth. Considerable progress has been made in the development of eHealth services,...

Intelligence information sharing between the police and their community partners.

Presentation / Conference
Scott, R., Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W. J., & Lawson, A. (2011, June)
Intelligence information sharing between the police and their community partners. Paper presented at Symposium on Security and Cybercrime, Edinburgh Napier University
This presentation will show a newly developed system for information, and will outline the three "R"s involved in information sharing: RISK. Identify and managing risks to ens...
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sa.Fire

2012 - 2013
This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £320,000

RATTRAP (Guardian Toolkit)

2011 - 2013
The Office of Cyber Security & Information Assurance (OCSIA) estimates that the cost of cybercrime to businesses, in the UK alone, is over £21 billion per annum. This project focuses on the real-time ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £291,336

QikServe smart phone application

2011 - 2012
IIDI collaborative project with QikServe Ltd supported by the SFC Innovation Voucher Scheme.  This project led by Alistair Lawson will investigate smart phone application development
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Social Media Analysis Reporting Tool (SMART)

2012 - 2013
To develop a commercially viable tool to enable organisations to monitor and understand their organisation’s life on social media beyond those accounts they have created. This project is focused on ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,937

Spellakit Feasibility Study

2015 - 2015
The overall vision of the Spellakit project is to significantly enhance learner experience and outcomes in English language spelling through an innovative ICT based approach focused on a kinesthetic m...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Scotland's Music eCommerce Site

2007 - 2008
Taigh na Teud is the largest sheet music publishers of traditional Scottish music in Scotland, with books widely used for educational purposes in schools, colleges and workshops. The company operates ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £33,755

Scottish Crofting Federation E-Learning

2014 - 2014
The aim of the project led by Alistair Lawson of IIDI is to create a prototype  for a single module of a Crofting Entry Level Course developed by the Scottish Crofting Federation.   This project de...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

SIGNAL

2001 - 2004
This is an EU-funded research project to develop basic methodologies and principles of systemic intelligence for artefacts such as robots that will be capable of steadily growing their knowledge throu...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £299,196

Pro-talk

2013 - 2014
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson,  Pro-talk, is investigating the development of an online analysis software API to enable feedback to be given aimed at helping learners of English for Speaker...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £40,967

PEPS-C software for Prosody

2009 - 2009
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson investigates the feasibility of developing a prototype Flash-based version of PEPS-C (Profiling Elements of Prosody in Speech-Communication).  This is a test w...
Funder: Queen Margaret University | Value: £7,460
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Reputation management in a digital world: The role of online information in the building, management, and evaluation of personal reputations

2013 - 2019
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
Dr Frances Ryan | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

Test-bed and evaluation of a home-based adverse event prediction infrastructure

2013 - date
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. It will...
Adrian Smales | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

A domain specific language for multi-agent traffic and transport simulations

2016 - date
Benjamin Hoffmann | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Urquhart | Second Supervisor: Dr Kevin Chalmers

Embedded, privacy-preserving machine-learning framework

2018 - date
Adam Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Bill Buchanan | Second Supervisor: Dr Nick Pitropakis

Evolving planar mechanisms for the conceptual stage of mechanical design

2015 - date
Paul Lapok | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

Behind the wall: Enabling female student interaction in synchronous virtual classrooms in Saudi Higher Education

2017 - date
Najla Alamri | Director of Studies: Prof Sally Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Colin Smith

Modelling frailty in open EHR with social care data for health and care systems

2019 - date
Dr Colin Brown | Director of Studies: Alistair Lawson | Second Supervisor: Dr Peter Barclay

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