Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Evaluating degrees of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted GSD tools. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Bass, Julian M.; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAC.2015.17, 2015-09-21)
    OCHEI, L.C., BASS, J.M. and PETROVSKI, A. 2015. Evaluating degrees of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted GSD tools. In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on cloud and autonomic computing (ICCAC 2015), 21-25 September 2015, Cambridge, MA, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 101-112. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAC.2015.17
    Multitenancy is an essential cloud computing property where a single instance of an application serves multiple tenants. Multitenancy introduces significant challenges when deploying application components to the cloud due ...
  • Evaluating degrees of isolation between tenants enabled by multitenancy patterns for cloud-hosted version control systems (VCS). 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (Infonomics Society http://dx.doi.org/10.20533/ijicr.2042.4655.2015.0075, 2015-09-01)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of isolation between tenants enabled by multitenancy patterns for cloud-hosted version control systems (VCS). International journal of intelligent computing research [online], 6(3), pages 601-612. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.20533/ijicr.2042.4655.2015.0075
    When implementing multitenancy for cloud-hosted applications, one of the main challenges to overcome is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants so that the required performance, resource utilization, ...
  • Two-part segmentation of text documents. 

    Deepak, P.; Visweswariah, Karthik; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Sani, Sadiq (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2396862, 2012-10-29)
    DEEPAK, P., VISWESWARIAH, K., WIRATUNGA, N. and SANI, S. 2012. Two-part segmentation of text documents. In Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on information and knowledge management, 29 October - 02 November 2012, Maui, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 793-802. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2396862
    We consider the problem of segmenting text documents that have a two-part structure such as a problem part and a solution part. Documents of this genre include incident reports that typically involve description of events ...
  • Automatic modelling for diagnosis. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Xia, S. (Istituto di Analisi Numerica http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf, 1997-06-03)
    AHRIZ, A. and XIA, S. 1997. Automatic modelling for diagnosis. In Ironi, L. (ed.) Proceedings of the 11th international workshop on qualitative reasoning (QR97), 3-6 June 1997, Cortona, Italy. Pavia: Istituto di Analisi Numerica [online], pages 3-12. Available from: http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR97/Ahriz_1997_Automatic_Modelling_Diagnosis.pdf
    Much of the past work on fault diagnosis did not pay enough attention to model construction and its important role in aiding problem solving. It was generally accepted that a model was available or was assumed to be present ...
  • Modeling as a fragment assembling process. 

    Ahriz, Hatem; Tomasena, M. (Qualitative Reasoning Group http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR99/Ahriz_1999_Modeling_Fragment_Assembling_Process.pdf, 1999-06-01)
    AHRIZ, H. and TOMASENA, M. 1999. Modeling as a fragment assembling process. In Price, C. (ed), the Proceedings of the 13th international workshop on qualitative reasoning (QR99), 6-9 June 1999, Loch Awe, UK. Illinois: Qualitative Reasoning Group [online], pages 1-10. Available from: http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/papers/Files/qr-workshops/QR99/Ahriz_1999_Modeling_Fragment_Assembling_Process.pdf
    Model based reasoning about physical systems deals with diagnosis, supervision, interpretation, explanation, etc. Most of the contributions to this domain do not pay much attention to model construction, and it was generally ...
  • Verification of redesign models: a CSP approach. 

    Arana, Ines; Ahriz, Hatem (Professional Engineering Publishing, 2001-08-21)
    ARANA, I. and AHRIZ, H. 2001. Verification of redesign models: a CSP approach. In the Proceedings of the 13th international conference on engineering design (ICED'01), 21-23 August 2001, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: Professional Engineering Publishing, pages 283-290.
    One of the initial stages in the manufacturing of an article is the production of a design which satisfies a set of user requirements. Much of the design work carried out in manufacturing companies can be classified as ...

View more