Asif, R. (2017). Quantum Encrypted Signals on Multiuser Optical Fiber Networks: Simulation Analysis of Next Generation Services and Technologies. In NoF 2017 Conference Proceedings
Data encryption is gaining much attention these days from the research community and industry for transmitting secure information over access networks, i.e. 'fiber-to-the-home...
Elaine, C., & Inglis, G. (in press). Just and Sustainable Places: Extending the Boundaries of Socio-environmental Health. In N/A
Background: Ecological public health encompasses the complex relationship between environment and health - protecting the physical environment and its inhabitants from contami...
Alsnousi, E., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Eshaftri, M. (2017). A New Weight based Rotating Clustering Scheme for WSNs. In 2017 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC)doi:10.1109/ISNCC.2017.8072000
Although energy efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has been investigated widely, it is still a challenging dilemma. Clustering mechanisms are among the most widely ...
This is a travel grant to develop research on unsaturated soil behaviour and cyclic behaviour of soils and their relations with climate changes effects on civil engineering infrastructure. It aims to ...
City of Edinburgh Council
Our proposal will improve and increase the promotion of equality and opportunity for the engagement, participation and development of older people across Scotland to reduce unlawful discrimination, ha...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
05 April 2017
05 April 2017
Prof Daniel Muzio, Associate Editor at the Journal of Management Studies, has kindly offered to visit Edinburgh Napier on 5th April to hold a JMS workshop. This will be a grea...
30 September 2017
30 September 2017
As part of European Researcher's Night, I was invited to take part in Explorathon 2017 at whale Arts in Wester Hailes. I decided to make use of this opportunity for community ...
Segura, C., Segredo, E., & Miranda, G. (2017). The Importance of the Individual Encoding in Memetic Algorithms with Diversity Control Applied to Large Sudoku Puzzles. In 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)doi:10.1109/CEC.2017.7969565
In recent years, several memetic algorithms with explicit mechanisms to delay convergence have shown great promise when solving 9x9 Sudoku puzzles. This paper analyzes and ext...
Asif, R. & Buchanan, W. J. (2017). Seamless Cryptographic Key Generation via Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Components for End-to-End Data Encryption. In International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)ISBN 978-1-5090-5880-8
Quantum key distribution (QKD) systems have already attained much attention for providing end-to-end data encryption to the subscribers. However, it is very important that the...
Miranda, M., da Costa, A., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., & Cañizal, J. (in press). Influence of geotextile encasement in triaxial tests on gravel. In Proceedings 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2595-98
Stone columns installed in extremely soft soils may significantly reduce the effectiveness of this treatment due to the
insufficient lateral confinement provided by the soft s...
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H., & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference Proceedings
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A. & Ekonomou, E. (2015). E-Trickle: Enhanced Trickle Algorithm for Low-Power and Lossy Networks. In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology; Ubiquitous Computing and Communications; Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing; Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM)doi:10.1109/CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM.2015.168. ISBN 978-1-5090-0154-5
Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy networks (RPL) is the de-facto standard for routing in resource-constrained low-power and lossy networks (LLNs) which represent the bu...
Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Lim, A. K., Holanec, I. & Fricker, S. (2015). A social-technological alignment matrix. In 2014 IEEE 16th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 200-205. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2014.7001841. ISBN 978-1-4799-6644-8
This paper refers to the term " implementation " as the Especially in health care this has proven to be a very critical phase Although strategies such as requirements engineer...
Eshaftri, M., Al-Dubai, A. Y., Romdhani, I. & Yassein, M. B. (2014). An efficient dynamic load-balancing aware protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. In Anderst-Kotsis, G., Khalil, I., Steinbaur, M. & Chen, L. (Eds.). MoMM 2015 Proceedings of The 13th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia, 189-194. doi:10.1145/2837126.2837149. ISBN 978-1-4503-3493-8
In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), clustering techniques are among the effective solutions to reduce energy consumption and prolong the network lifetime. During the iterative...
Pearson, M. (2014). The Shape of Uncertainty in Revenue Management
The revenue management problem we address is traditionally posed by the budget airlines. These airlines do not tend to have protected classes but instead use dynamic pricing t...
Ambusaidi, M. A., He, X., Tan, Z., Nanda, P., Lu, L. F. & Nagar, U. T. (2014). A Novel Feature Selection Approach for Intrusion Detection Data Classification. doi:10.1109/trustcom.2014.15. ISBN 978-1-4799-6513-7
Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSs) play a significant role in monitoring and analyzing daily activities occurring in computer systems to detect occurrences of security threats...
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Miranda Manzanares, M., Castro, J., Sagaseta, C., Cañizal, J. & Da Costa, A. (2013). Foundations of embankments with encased Stone columns. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris 2013
Stone columns are a common improvement technique for foundations of embankments in soft soils. When the soft soil
does not provide enough lateral support, the columns are enca...
Kennedy, J., Graham, M., Paterson, T. & Law, A. (2012). Visual cleaning of genotype data. In Proceedings of BioVis 2013, 105-112. doi:10.1109/BioVis.2013.6664353. ISBN 978-1-4799-1658-0
While some data cleaning tasks can be performed automatically, many more require expert human guidance to steer the cleaning process, especially if erroneous or unclean data i...
Digital Health Institute
This project aims to extend the existing work with the e-Frail project, and integrate a range of NHS-sourced assessors with care giver and open source gathered assessors, in order to define a weighted...
University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre)
This project aims to investigate the first phase to manufacture chemicals from starch waste, namely acetone, butanol, ethanol, succinic acid and/or D-amino acid oxidase. Edinburgh Napier University (E...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Natural Environment Research Council
This research will draw on the extensive research undertaken by ESPA projects in a range of ecosystem contexts through
two main areas of work.
The first, supply-driven phase of the research will provi...
The Melville Trust for Cure and Care of Cancer
It is recognised that teenagers and young people with cancer (and their families) require specialist expert care from allied health professionals (AHPs) (National Institute for Health and Clinical Exc...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
Edinburgh World Heritage
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
G's Fresh Ltd
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
This study will analyse the flow of bulk commodities through east coast UK ports, with a particular focus on Scotland. The study will identify the main commodities, operators, vessel provision, routes...
This study will analyse the repositioning of empty containers in the UK port system, with an overall goal to examine how costs can be reduced for Scottish shippers. Data will be analysed on full/empty...
A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to b...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
After years of rapid e-book market share growth, sales have slowed with its share sti...
Over the past 30 years, Senior and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (SNPs/...
This study was concerned with an investigation into the service quality of an indepe...
Proteolytic degradation of the extracellular matrix (ECM...
Mergers are a fact of life in the private sector and are increasingly becoming a factor in the public se...
The thesis describes a programme of work to develop a novel cellulose based fibre. The most important innovative step in th...
While the world has witnessed the growing use of derivative instruments and rapid
expansion of derivatives markets over the past two...
Soil particle loss can occur through biodegradation, erosion and dissolution. Yet there is little understanding of the mechanical changes that accompany these p...
Listeria monocytogenes is a ubiquitous environmental bacterium which has the potential to cause serious illness and even death after infection. A potential source...
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translation...
eGovernment is a relatively new, but rapidly expanding, domain;
mainly due to the perceived outcomes that it may bring to the
This study describes relocation experiences of older people moving to supported housing in Scotland focusing on t...