Recent Submissions

  • Ethics in computer science. 

    Heron, Michael James (Taylor and Francis https://www.crcpress.com/Encyclopedia-of-Computer-Science-and-Technology-Second-Edition-Print/Laplante/p/book/9781482208191, 2016-12-21)
    HERON, M. 2016. Ethics in computer science. In Laplante, P.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of computer science and technology. 2nd ed. Abingdon: CRC Press.
    Ethics within the field of computer science represents a rich and vibrant topic with almost universal applicability both within and without the profession. In this chapter, the author discusses some of features that combine ...
  • Efficient resource utilization for multi-flow wireless multicasting transmissions. 

    Tu, Wanqing (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2012.120810, 2012-07-24)
    TU, W. 2012. Efficient resource utilization for multi-flow wireless multicasting transmissions. IEEE journal on selected areas in communications [online], 30(7), pages 1246-1258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2012.120810
    Wireless multimedia services are major applications of next generation wireless networks. This paper is one of the first to study the efficient utilization of network resources for increasing the number of concurrent ...
  • Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Deepak, P.; Massie, Stewart (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009, 2016-12-15)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., DEEPAK, P. and MASSIE, S. 2016. Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. Pattern recognition letters [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009
    General Purpose Emotion Lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion analysis of text. However the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them inadequate ...
  • ClusterNN: A hybrid classification approach to mobile activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2837126.2837140, 2015-12-11)
    BASHIR, S., DOOLAN, D. and PETROVSKI, A. 2015. ClusterNN: A hybrid classification approach to mobile activity recognition. In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on advances in mobile computing and multimedia, 11-13 December 2015, Brussels, Belguim. New York: ACM [online], pages 263-267. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2837126.2837140
    Mobile activity recognition from sensor data is based on supervised learning algorithms. Many algorithms have been proposed for this task. One of such algorithms is the K-nearest neighbour (KNN) algorithm. However, since ...
  • The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERS http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf, 2016-02-29)
    BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. IAENG International journal of computer science [online], 43(1), pages 126-136. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf
    One of the main approaches for personalization of activity recognition is the generation of the classification model from user annotated data on mobile itself. However, giving the resource constraints on such devices there ...
  • IT controls in the public cloud: Success factors for allocation of roles and responsibilities. 

    Khan, Shafaq; Nicho, Mathew; Takruri, Haifa (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15228053.2016.1237218, 2016-10-18)
    KHAN, S., NICHO, M. and TAKRURI, H. 2016. IT controls in the public cloud: Success factors for allocation of roles and responsibilities. Journal of information technology case and application research [online], 18(3), pages 155-180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15228053.2016.1237218
    The rapid adoption of cloud computing by organizations has resulted in the transformation of the roles and responsibilities of staff in managing the information technology (IT) resources (via IT governance controls) that ...
  • Viewing art on a tablet computer: A well-being intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. 

    Tyack, Charles; Camic, Paul M.; Heron, Michael James; Hulbert, Sabina (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0733464815617287, 2015-12-16)
    TYACK, C., CAMIC, P.M., HERON, M.J. and HULBERT, S. 2015. Viewing art on a tablet computer: A well-being intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. Journal of applied gerontology [online], Online First. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0733464815617287
    Art-based interventions have been shown to be beneficial for the well-being of people with dementia and their caregivers. This article explored whether such interventions can be delivered via a touchscreen tablet device ...
  • Power and perception in the scandal in academia. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2809957.2809961, 2015-07-30)
    HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Power and perception in the scandal in academia. ACM SIGCAS computers and society [online], 45(2), pages 11-19. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2809957.2809961
    The Scandal in Academia is a large-scale fictional ethical case study of around 17,000 words and fourteen separate revelations. They are delivered as newspaper extracts from a newspaper reporting on an ongoing crisis at a ...
  • Musings on misconduct: a practitioner reflection on the ethical investigation of plagiarism within programming modules. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2874239.2874304, 2015-09-01)
    HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Musings on misconduct: a practitioner reflection on the ethical investigation of plagiarism within programming modules. ACM SIGCAS computers and society [online], 45(3), pages 438-444. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2874239.2874304
    Tools for algorithmically detecting plagiarism have become very popular, but none of these tools offers an effective and reliable way to identify plagiarism within academic software development. As a result, the identification ...
  • Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856428.2856429, 2015-12-11)
    HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. ACM SIGCAS Computers and society [online], 45(4), pages 4-6. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856428.2856429
    The recent death of a Volkswagen worker at the hand of a factory robot has resulted in a number of editorials and opinion pieces discussing moral responsibility and robots. In this short response piece we outline some of ...
  • A case study into the accessibility of text-parser based interaction. 

    Heron, Michael James (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2774225.2774833, 2015-06-23)
    HERON, M.J. 2015. A case study into the accessibility of text-parser based interaction. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGCHI symposium on engineering interactive computing systems (EICS'15), 23-26 June 2015, Duisburg, Germany. New York: ACM [online], pages 74-83. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2774225.2774833
    The academic issues surrounding the accessibility of video games are reasonably well understood although compensations and inclusive design have not yet been comprehensively adopted by professional game developers. Several ...
  • SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4, 2016-11-05)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2016. SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV. Cham: Springer [online], pages 281-294. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4
    Low back pain (LBP) is the most significant contributor to years lived with disability in Europe and results in significant financial cost to European economies. Guidelines for the management of LBP have self-management ...
  • Emotion-corpus guided lexicons for sentiment analysis on Twitter. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Deepak, P. (Springer https://doi.org/10.10007/978-3-319-47175-4, 2016-11-05)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and MASSIE, S. 2016. Emotion-corpus guided lexicons for sentiment analysis on Twitter. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV. Cham, Switzerland: Springer (online), pages 71-86. Available from: https://doi.org/10.10007/978-3-319-47175-4
    Research in Psychology have proposed frameworks that map emotion concepts with sentiment concepts. In this paper we study this mapping from a computational modelling perspective with a view to establish the role of an ...
  • Implementing the required degree of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted bug tracking system. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/SCC.2016.56, 2016-06-27)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2016. Implementing the required degree of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted bug tracking system. In the Proceedings of the 13th IEEE international conference on services computing (SCC 2016), 27 June - 2 July 2016, San Francisco, USA. New Jersey: IEEE [online], pages 379-386. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/SCC.2016.56
    Implementing the required degree of isolation between tenants is one of the significant challenges for deploying a multitenant application on the cloud. This paper applies COMITRE (Component-based approach to multitenancy ...
  • A role allocation model for IT controls in a cloud environment. 

    Khan, Safaq; Nicho, Mathew; Cooper, Grahame (Clute Institute https://doi.org/10.19030/rbis.v19i1.9253, 2015-06-01)
    KHAN, S., NICHO, M. and COOPER, G. 2015. A role allocation model for IT controls in a cloud environment. Review of business information systems [online], 19(1), pages 5-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.19030/rbis.v19i1.9253
    The rapid adoption of cloud computing by organizations, along with the need to comply with relevant IT governance (ITG) controls, has increased the complexity of governance in the cloud. This transition from a classical ...
  • A review of air-fuel mixing and alternative methods in scramjets and scramjet-like engines. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gerrard, Claire E. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/, 2016-09-30)
    MACLEOD, C. and GERRARD, C.E. 2016. A review of air-fuel mixing and alternative methods in scramjets and scramjet-like engines. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 69(4), pages 116-126. Available from: http://www.jbis.org.uk/
    This paper reviews work on two aspects of scramjet and similar ducted hypersonic propulsion. The first of these is air-fuel mixing techniques - the problem of mixing is considered the most intractable in scramjet design. ...
  • Automatic features characterization from 3D facial images. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Ugail, Hassan (CSREA PRESS, 2010-07-12)
    ELYAN, E. and UGAIL, H. 2010. Automatic features characterization from 3d facial images. In Arabnia, H.R., Deligiannidis, L. and Solo, A.M.G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th international conference on computer graphics and virtual reality (CGVR 2010), 12-15 July 2010, Las Vegas, USA. Georgia, USA: CSREA Press, pages 67-73.
    This paper presents a novel and computationally fast method for automatic identification of symmetry profile from 3D facial images. The algorithm is based on the concepts of computational geometry which yield fast and ...
  • Computer aided sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Alastair, P. (ASCAAD http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5, 2004-12-01)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and ALASTAIR, P. 2005. Computer aided sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the 1st international conference on computer aided architectural design (ASCAAD 2004): e-design ar, 22-24 February 2005, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Dhahran: ASCAAD [online], pages 125-135. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5
    One of the most important aspects architects need to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. At present, during the early design ...
  • Insourcing a government information system an analysis using institutions and the capability approach. 

    Omar, Azmi; Bass, Julian M.; Lowitt, Peter (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366866, 2015-11-09)
    OMAR, A., BASS, J.M. and LOWIT, P. 2015. Insourcing a government information system an analysis using institutions and the capability approach. In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on information society (i-Society), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 91-96. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366866
    This study explores the effectiveness of insourcing in the Malaysian Government. The research discusses the factors and issues of insourcing in a Malaysian government agency in the context of post contract termination of ...
  • Clustering and nearest neighbour based classification approach for mobile activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (Rinton Press http://www.rintonpress.com/xjmm12/jmm-12-12/110-124.pdf, 2016-04-08)
    BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. Clustering and nearest neighbour based classification approach for mobile activity recognition. Journal of mobile multimedia [online], 12 (1/2), pages 100-124. Available from: http://www.rintonpress.com/xjmm12/jmm-12-12/110-124.pdf
    We present a hybridized algorithm based on clustering and nearest neighbour classifier for mobile activity recognition. The algorithm transforms a training dataset into a more compact and reduced representative set that ...

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