Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y., & Boukerche, A. (in press). A Novel Adaptive Routing Update Scheme for Low-Power Lossy Networks in IoT. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, (12). ISSN 2327-4662
In this paper, we introduce Drizzle, a new algorithm for maintaining routing information in the Low-power and Lossy Networks (LLNs). The aim is to address the limitations of t...
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018). Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifedoi:10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...
Segredo, E., Lalla-Ruiz, E., & Hart, E. (2018). A Novel Similarity-based Mutant Vector Generation Strategy for Differential Evolution. In H. Aguirre (Ed.), Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2018
The mutant vector generation strategy is an essential component of Differential Evolution (DE), introduced to promote diversity, resulting in exploration of novel areas of the...
Scottish Funding Council
Ranking novel immune-modulating therapeutics for progression to clinical development
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
The main goal of this project is to understand the mechanisms responsible for the virulence of food-related yeasts on humans, and to provide tools and recommendations to prevent the release of yeasts ...
29 September 2017
29 September 2017
This presentation overviews a study that investigates the impact of behavioural diversity maintenance methods on controller evolution in collective behaviour tasks (RoboCup ke...
14 May 2016
The debut work by David Lindsay, which follows the adventures of a man from Earth after he awakens in a desert on a distant planet, is set for a surprise revival – thanks to a...
15 May 2018
Senior Content Producer & Research Fellow
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (in press). The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, ISSN 1040-0419
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...
Zhang, L., Ding, D., Neubeck, L., Gallagher, P., Paull, G., Gao, Y., & Gallagher, R. (2018). Mobile technology utilization among patients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attending cardiac rehabilitation. JMIR Cardio, 2(1), (e13). doi:10.2196/cardio.9424. ISSN 2561-1011
Background: Barriers to attending cardiac rehabilitation (CR), including cultural and linguistic differences, may be addressed
by recent technological developments. However, t...
Martí, L., Segredo, E., Sánchez-Pi, N., & Hart, E. (in press). Selection Methods and Diversity Preservation in Many-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. Data Technologies and Applications, doi:10.1108/DTA-01-2018-0009. ISSN 2514-9288
Purpose – One of the main components of multi-objective, and therefore, many-objective evolutionary algorithms is the selection mechanism. It is responsible for performing two...
Smith, A., Moorhouse, E., Monaghan, J., Taylor, C., & Singleton, I. (in press). Sources and Survival of Listeria monocytogenes on Fresh, Leafy Produce. Journal of Applied Microbiology, ISSN 1364-5072
Listeria monocytogenes in an intracellular human pathogen which enters the body through contaminated food stuffs and is known to contaminate fresh leafy produce such as spinac...
Xiao, B., Wang, Z., Liu, Q., & Liu, X. (in press). SMK-means: An Improved Mini Batch K-means Algorithm Based on Mapreduce with Big Data. Computers, Materials & Continua, ISSN 1546-2218
In recent years, the rapid development of big data technology has also been favored by more and more scholars. Massive data storage and calculation problems have also been sol...
Lenka, R. K., Rath, A. K., Tan, Z., Sharma, S., Puthal, D., Simha, N. V. R., …Tripathi, S. S. (2018). Building Scalable Cyber-Physical-Social Networking Infrastructure Using IoT and Low Power Sensors. IEEE Access, 6, (30162-30173). doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2842760
Wireless Sensors are an important component to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) Sensing infrastructure. There are enormous numbers of sensors connected with each other to ...
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M., & Jackson, C. (2018). Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), (5). doi:10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032. ISSN 1758-2954
This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Educa...
Agyepong, E., Buchanan, W., & Jones, K. (2018). Detection of Algorithmically Generated Malicious Domain. In CS & IT-CSCP 2018, 13-32. doi:10.5121/csit.2018.80802
In recent years, many malware writers have relied on Dynamic Domain Name Services (DDNS) to maintain their Command and Control (C&C) network infrastructure to ensure a persist...
Botterill, K. (2018). Rethinking “community” relationally: Polish communities in Scotland before and after Brexit. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, doi:10.1111/tran.12249. ISSN 0020-2754
Community is a nebulous, contested concept in geography spanning research on social networks, encounters, mobilities, citizenship and belonging. However, its use as a discursi...
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Rowat, A., & Chouliara, Z. (in press). Protective factors of suicide and suicidal behaviour relevant to emergency healthcare settings: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of post-2007 reviews. Archives of Suicide Research, ISSN 1381-1118
Objectives: Suicide is a major public health concern and, with recent societal changes, such as economic and technological changes, there may be emerging protective factors th...
Murray, S. (2018). Safeguarding children and young people in the online environment: safeguarding implications in respect of sexting and associated online. Journal of Nursing Research and Practice, 2(2), (26-29)
Between November 2014 and 2017, police forces across the United Kingdom reported a 131% (England and Wales) and 60% (Scotland) rise in the recorded indecent communications onl...
Urquhart, N., & Hart, E. (in press). Optimisation and Illumination of a Real-world Workforce Scheduling and Routing Application via Map-Elites. In Proceedings of PPSN 2018
Workforce Scheduling and Routing Problems (WSRP) are very common in many practical domains, and usually have a number of objectives. Illumination algorithms such as Map-Elites...
ENU Development Trust
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Robotics is changing the landscape of innovation. But traditional design approaches are not suited to novel or unknown habitats and contexts, for instance: robot colonies for ore mining, exploring or ...
The aim of the project would be to determine if an ABE-producing clostridium strain could be isolated from these novel drinks industry by-products
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Forestry Commission Scotland
The purpose of this proposed research is to deliver timber product and process innovation whilst developing human capital. 4 thematic areas of research have been identified for exploration:
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
Descent Master is a novel upper body training tool concept, initially created with the mountain bike market in mind, as this activity requires a stable and robust upper body musculature in order to pi...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Develop a prototype for an interactive data-driven website to address the unique challenges of managing numerous archaeological services projects across diverse sites in Scotland.
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
The provision of dedicated research support to the Offsite HUB (Scotland) via a ENU research assistant to:
- coordinate meetings between HUB members and steering committee as appropriate including the...
Our website evaluated extremely positively among patients, family members and clinicians in NHS Lothian and our model is unquestionably of utility Scotland-wide.The underpinning research and iterative...
Swarm robotics is a special case within the general field of robotics. The distributed nature makes it...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodeve...
Hyper-heuristics (HH) have been described as methodologies that aim to offer “good enough -soon enough - cheap enough” solutions to real world...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas invo...
Ubiquitous Computing promises to enrich our everyday lives by enabling the environment to be enhanced via compu...
15 July 2017
08 June 2018
08 June 2018
Nicolas Bredeche, ISIR, UPMC, Sorbonnes Université (France)
Collective adaptive systems are ubiquitous: from the many examples that can be observed in nature to a...
08 June 2017
08 June 2017
27 November 2014
Christine Orr was just nineteen years old when her novel The Glorious Thing was published in 1919.
Set in 1916, The Glorious Thing tells the story of David Grant...
18 July 2016
Congratulations to the following SIG members who have the following papers accepted at upcoming international conferences:
Alife 2016 (Cancun, Mexico) Simon Pow...
22 November 2017
01 December 2011
12 October 2016
Wednesday 12 October 21.00
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays...
06 July 2017
The FINALISTS for the third year of The Herald’s Higher Education Awards have been announced.
The awards, in association with the University of the West of Scotla...
01 June 2017
It is established that there are recognition rate limitations when using a single modality sensor to perform human action or gesture recognition for human-comp...
18 June 2018
Experience a night in a Scottish internment camp:
During World War One Stobs near Hawick in the Scottish Borders was the site of an internment camp for German nat...
17 May 2017
The Cyber Academy and MBM Commercial hosted a highly successful conference event with over 120 delegates which outlined some of the current issues of law and cyber security.