Programme Leader and Lecturer
Senior Lecturer T&R
Senior Lecturer T&R
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J., Archambault, D., Anne Smith, V. & Currant, H. (2016). MLCut: exploring multi-level cuts in dendrograms for biological data. In Turkay, C. & Ruan Wan, T. (Eds.). Computer Graphics and Visual Computing (CGVC)doi:10.2312/cgvc.20161288. ISBN 978-3-03868-022-2
Choosing a single similarity threshold for cutting dendrograms is not sufficient for performing hierarchical clustering analysis of heterogeneous data sets. In addition, alter...
Bros-Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A. & Gravrand, D. (2016). Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS Conference ProceedingsISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
Scotland is currently increasing its housing stock at a rate of less than 1% per year. With 174,000 households registered on local authority waiting lists for new or improved ...
Vogogias, A., Kennedy, J. & Archambault, D. (2016). Hierarchical Clustering with Multiple-Height Branch-Cut Applied to Short Time-Series Gene Expression Data. In Isenberg, T. & Sadlo, F. (Eds.). EuroVis 2016 - Posters, 1-3. doi:10.2312/eurp.20161127. ISBN 978-3-03868-015-4
Rigid adherence to pre-specified thresholds and static graphical representations can lead to incorrect decisions on merging of clusters. As an alternative to existing automate...
Optimisation – finding cost-effective or high-performing solutions - is a key economic driver for business today. However, academic literature on search-based optimisation techniques reflects an escal...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As professionalism within surfing has attracted increasing sponsorship money, conditioning and decreased injury risk is of a high priority to the individual surfer. The project will endeavour to look...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This proposed project is concerned with the conserving and recording of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) in Scotland. ICH means the practices, representations, expressions, knowledges and skills - a...
08 February 2016
08 February 2016
Frances Ryan will be performing at The Stand Comedy Club as part of the 23 February 2016 Bright Club Edinburgh show.
Bright Club is a stand-up comedy programme fe...
Programme Leader, Bachelor of Music
Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Carty, L., Garnier, C., Bros Williamson, J., & Currie, J. (2013). New thin aerogel based high performance internal wall insulation for existing solid wall buildings. In R. Amoêda, S. Lira, & C. Pinheiro (Eds.), Rehab 2014
Applications of nanotechnology in the form of high performing aerogel insulation are now widely used from space exploration to the oil and gas industry and in more recent year...
MacPherson, R. (2010). Is bigger better? Film success in small countries – the case of Scotland, Ireland and Denmark
Small European countries with low levels of film production might be expected to suffer from diseconomies of scale and other structural disadvantages that would tend to produc...
Webb, N., Benyon, D., Hansen, P., & Mival, O. (2010). Evaluating human-machine conversation for appropriateness. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), 84-91
Evaluation of complex, collaborative dialogue systems is a difficult task.Traditionally, developers have relied upon subjective feedback from the user,and parametrisation over...
Buchanan, W. J., Graves, J. & Bose, N. (2009). Patent: Improvements in or relating to digital forensics.
WO 2010029346 20100318
IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO DIGITAL FORENSICS
The present disclosure relates to improvements in or relating to digital forensics, and in particular...
Wei, B., Sharif, M., Binnie, D. & Almaini, A. E. A. (2007). Adaptive PN code acquisition in multi-path spread spectrum communications using FPGA. In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems, 573-576. ISBN 978-1424409686
Performance of two pseudonoise (PN) code detectors was tested. Cell averaging (CA) and order Statistics (OS) constant false alarm rates (CFAR) were analysed against mean acqui...
Weckendorf, J., Zhang, B., Kermani, A. & Reid, D. (2005). Dynamic response of timber floors. In Proceedings of the Second Scottish Conference for Postgraduate Researchers of the Built & Natural Environment (PRoBEISBN 1-903661-82-X
Developments in composite timber construction have been widely used for forming relatively large-span floors. This has also resulted in undue floor vibrations, causing inconve...
Dempster, K. (2005). Six feet of blood
The work is based on the poem, 'So many make one' by Norman MacCaig. The poem expresses the development, as well as the passing, of the many different stages in our lives; and...
Russell, G., Macfarlane, R. & Ludwiniak, R. (2011). A forensic image description language for generating test images. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & TrainingISBN 978-1-899253-94-4
Digital Forensics is a fast developing job market, as well as being topical and interesting, and as such is an area in which University students are keen to develop and study....
Kalkreuter, B., Vettese-Forster, S. & Huang, Y. C. (2010). Relating Innovative 2D Ideas into 3D Garments in Terms of Structure, Using ‘Sculptural Form Giving’ as an Intermediate Step in Creation
This research focuses on finding a fashion design methodology to reliably translate innovative
two-dimensional ideas on paper, via a structural design sculpture, into an inter...
Kwecka, Z., Buchanan, W. J. & Spiers, D. A. (2009). Privacy-preserving data acquisition protocol. In IEEE International Conference of Computational Methods in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 131 - 136. doi:10.1109/SIBIRCON.2010.5555325. ISBN 978-1-4244-7625-1
Current investigative data acquisition techniques often breach human and natural rights of the data subject and can jeopardize an investigation. Often the investigators need t...
Kwecka, Z., Buchanan, W. J. & Spiers, D. A. (2008). Application and analysis of private matching schemes based on commutative cryptosystems
Privacy issues are becoming a key focus with software systems. Surveys show that the invasion of privacy is among the things peo-ple fear the most from the coming years. These...
Hou, T., Chapman, P. & Oliver, I. (2016). Measuring perceived clutter in concept diagrams. In 2016 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computingdoi:10.1109/vlhcc.2016.7739661. ISBN 978-1-5090-0252-8
—Clutter in a diagram can be broadly defined as how
visually complex the diagram is. It may be that different users
perceive clutter in different ways, however. Moreover, it h...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The project made significant advances in discovering new automated methods for combining heuristics to solve bin-packing problems, outperforming results obtained by any individual heuristic.
Recent research findings have reinforced...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Social Responsibility
Disclosure (CSRD) have received much attention...
The work presented in this thesis concerns the problem of timetabling at universities – particularly course-timetabling, and examines the various ways i...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...