Recent Submissions

  • Combining search strategies for distributed constraint satisfaction. 

    Magaji, Amina Sambo-Muhammad (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-08)
    Many real-life problems such as distributed meeting scheduling, mobile frequency allocation and resource allocation can be solved using multi-agent paradigms. Distributed constraint satisfaction problems (DisCSPs) is a ...
  • Autonomic behavioural framework for structural parallelism over heterogeneous multi-core systems. 

    Goli, Mehdi (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-05)
    With the continuous advancement in hardware technologies, significant research has been devoted to design and develop high-level parallel programming models that allow programmers to exploit the latest developments in ...
  • Structural coherence of problem and algorithm: an analysis for EDAs on all 2-bit and 3-bit problems. 

    Browlnee, Alexander Edward Ian; McCall, John; Christie, Lee A. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2015.7257139, 2015-05)
    Metaheuristics assume some kind of coherence between decision and objective spaces. Estimation of Distribution algorithms approach this by constructing an explicit probabilistic model of high fitness solutions, the ...
  • A scalable expressive ensemble learning using random prism: a mapreduce approach. 

    Stahl, Frederic; May, David; Mills, Hugo; Bramer, Max; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46703-9_4, 2015-03)
    The induction of classification rules from previously unseen examples is one of the most important data mining tasks in science as well as commercial applications. In order to reduce the infl uence of noise in the ...
  • The Internet of things – the future or the end of mechatronics. 

    Bradley, David; Russell, David; Ferguson, Ian; Isaacs, John; MacLeod, Allan; White, Roger (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2015.02.005, 2015-04)
    The advent and increasing implementation of user configured and user oriented systems structured around the use of cloud configured information and the Internet of Things is presenting a new range and class of challenges ...
  • Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; MacLeod, Iain; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael; Isaacs, John; Elyan, Eyad; Kaliciak, Leszek (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. http://www.electionanalysis.uk/, 2015)
  • All of your co-workers are gone: story, substance, and the empathic puzzler. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-2-1, 2015-01)
    Narrative games such as The Walking Dead, Gone Home, Dear Esther and The Stanley Parable are difficult to situate into the general framework of game genres that are popularly, albeit informally, understood by mainstream ...
  • Do you feel like a hero yet? Externalized morality in video games. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute http://www.gamescriticism.org/articles/heronbelford-1-2, 2014-06)
    Video games have a long tradition of including elements of moral decision making within their ludic and narrative structures. While the success of these endeavours has been mixed, the systems used to express moral choices ...
  • A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm fitness function for case-base maintenance. 

    Lupiani, Eduardo; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart; Juarez, Jose M.; Palma, Jose T. (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39056-2_16, 2013-07)
    Case-Base Maintenance (CBM) has two important goals. On the one hand, it aims to reduce the size of the case-base. On the other hand, it has to improve the accuracy of the CBR system. CBM can be represented as a ...
  • Plan recommendation for well engineering. 

    Thomson, Richard; Massie, Stewart; Craw, Susan; Ahriz, Hatem; Mills, Ian (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21827-9_45, 2011-07)
    Good project planning provides the basis for successful offshore well drilling projects. In this domain, planning occurs in two phases: an onshore phase develops a project plan; and an offshore phase implements the plan ...
  • Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for detecting security threats in motor vehicles. 

    Petrovski, Andrei; Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Sergei (Association for Computing Machinery http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2799979.2800029, 2015-09)
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, which can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system is proposed in the paper and is applied within the context of providing data availability by monitoring ...
  • Multiple case study approach to identify aggravating variables of insider threats in information systems. 

    Nicho, Mathew; Kamoun, Faouzi (Association for Information Systems. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol35/iss1/18, 2014)
    Malicious insiders present a serious threat to information systems due to privilege of access, knowledge of internal computer resources, and potential threats on the part of disgruntled employees or insiders collaborating ...
  • Music recommenders: user evaluation without real users? 

    Craw, Susan; Horsburgh, Ben; Massie, Stewart (AAAI/International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) http://ijcai.org/papers15/Papers/IJCAI15-249.pdf, 2015-07)
    Good music recommenders should not only suggest quality recommendations, but should also allow users to discover new/niche music. User studies capture explicit feedback on recommendation quality and novelty, but can ...
  • An application of genetic algorithms to chemotherapy treatment. 

    Petrovski, Andrei (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science & Digital Media, 1998-12)
    The present work investigates methods for optimising cancer chemotherapy within the bounds of clinical acceptability and making this optimisation easily accessible to oncologists. Clinical oncologists wish to be able to ...
  • How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. 

    Bass, Julian M. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z, 2014-07)
    Software development teams in large scale offshore enterprise development programmes are often under intense pressure to deliver high quality software within challenging time contraints. Project failures can attract adverse ...
  • Introspective knowledge acquisition for case retrieval networks in textual case base reasoning. 

    Chakraborti, Sutanu (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media., 2007-08)
    Textual Case Based Reasoning (TCBR) aims at effective reuse of information contained in unstructured documents. The key advantage of TCBR over traditional Information Retrieval systems is its ability to incorporate ...
  • Adaptive heterogeneous parallelism for semi-empirical lattice dynamics in computational materials science. 

    Garba, Michael (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-04)
    With the variability in performance of the multitude of parallel environments available today, the conceptual overhead created by the need to anticipate runtime information to make design-time decisions has become ...
  • An association rule dynamics and classification approach to event detection and tracking in Twitter. 

    Adedoyin-Olowe, Mariam (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2015-05)
    Twitter is a microblogging application used for sending and retrieving instant on-line messages of not more than 140 characters. There has been a surge in Twitter activities since its launch in 2006 as well as steady ...
  • Applications and design of cooperative multi-agent ARN-based systems. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Macleod, Christopher; Coghill, George M. (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00500-014-1330-9, 2015-06)
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is an Artificial Chemistry inspired by Cell Signalling Networks (CSNs). Its purpose is to represent chemical circuitry and to explore the computational properties responsible for ...
  • On the relationship between variational level set-based and SOM-based active contours. 

    Abdelsamea, Mohammed M.; Gnecco, Giorgio; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat; Elyan, Eyad (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/109029, 2015-03)
    Most Active Contour Models (ACMs) deal with the image segmentation problem as a functional optimization problem, as they work on dividing an image into several regions by optimizing a suitable functional. Among ACMs, ...

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