Recent Submissions

  • Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. 

    Majdani, Farzan; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8, 2017-10-27)
    MAJDANI, F., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2017. Evolving ANN-based sensors for a context-aware cyber physical system of an offshore gas turbine. Evolving systems [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12530-017-9206-8
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, that can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system to carry out smart data acquisition and processing, while minimising the amount of necessary human intervention ...
  • Deep imitation learning for 3D navigation tasks. 

    Hussein, Ahmed; Elyan, Eyad; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-017-3241-z, 2017-12-04)
    HUSSEIN, A., ELYAN, E., GABER, M.M. and JAYNE, C. 2017. Deep imitation learning for 3D navigation tasks. Neural computing and applications [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-017-3241-z
    Deep learning techniques have shown success in learning from raw high dimensional data in various applications. While deep reinforcement learning is recently gaining popularity as a method to train intelligent agents, ...
  • Investigation of computational intelligence techniques for intrusion detection in wireless sensor networks. 

    McDermott, Christopher D.; Petrovski, Andrei (AIRCC http://airccse.org/journal/ijc2017.html, 2017-07-31)
    MCDERMOTT, C.D. and PETROVSKI, A. 2017. Investigation of computational intelligence techniques for intrusion detection in wireless sensor networks. International journal of computer networks and communications [online], 9(4), pages 45-56. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5121/ijcnc.2017.9404
    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have become a key technology for the IoT and despite the obvious benefits, challenges still exist regarding security. As more devices are connected to the internet, new cyber attacks are ...
  • A framework for unsupervised change detection in activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Petrovski, Andrei; Doolan, Daniel C. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPCC-03-2017-0027, 2017-06-05)
    BASHIR, S.A., PETROVSKI, A. and DOOLAN, D. 2017. A framework for unsupervised change detection in activity recognition. International journal of pervasive computing and communications [online], 13(2), pages 157-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPCC-03-2017-0027
    Purpose - This purpose of this paper is to develop a change detection technique for activity recognition model. The approach aims to detect changes in the initial accuracy of the model after training and when the model is ...
  • The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a Neolithic visitor attraction. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Elyan, Eyad; Isaacs, John; McEwen, Leah; Wilson, Lyn (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720817729608, 2017-09-19)
    STEWART, A., ELYAN, E., ISAACS, J., MCEWEN, L. and WILSON, L. 2017. The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a neolithic visitor attraction. Human factors [online], 59(8), pages 1222-1232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720817729608
    Objective: The aim of this study was to model the egress of visitors from a Neolithic visitor attraction. Background: Tourism attracts increasing numbers of elderly and mobility-impaired visitors to our built-environment ...
  • Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. 

    Armstrong, Mike; Brown, Andy; Crabb, Michael; Hughes, Chris J.; Jones, Rhianne; Sandford, James (SMPTE https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919, 2016-12-31)
    ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919
    Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new ...
  • Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. 

    Heron, Michael James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5, 2017-05-22)
    HERON, M. 2017. Pacman's canon in C#: a quantum interpretation of video game canon. The computer games journal [online], 6(3), pages 135-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-017-0036-5
    The topic of what constitutes canon with a video game is an under-explored topic in critical discussion. We rely, as a field, on largely intuitive and insubstantial parameters for the elements that we choose to analyse. ...
  • Multi-source video multicast in internet-connected wireless mesh networks. 

    Tu, Wanqing; Sreenan, Cormac; Jha, Sanjay; Zhang, Qian (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/TMC.2017.2691706, 2017-04-06)
    TU, W., SREENAN, C.J., JHA, S. and ZHANG, Q. 2017. Multi-source video multicast in internet-connected wireless mesh networks. IEEE transactions on mobile computing [online], 16(12), pages 3431-3444. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TMC.2017.2691706
    Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) connect to the Internet via access gateways. This paper studies multi-sourcevideo multicast in Internet-connected WMNs. The focus is onthe design of a shareable integrated multicast that allows ...
  • IT governance measurement tools and its application in IT-business alignment. 

    Nicho, Mathew; Khan, Shafaq (CSUSB ScholarWorks http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol26/iss1/5, 2017-09-22)
    NICHO, M. and KHAN, S. 2017. IT governance measurement tools and its application in IT-business alignment. Journal of international technology and information management [online], 26(1), Article 5. Available from: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol26/iss1/5
    The purpose of this exploratory research paper is to evaluate the deployment and assessment methodology of the information technology governance (ITG) measurement tools, with the purpose of gaining deeper insight into the ...
  • A process model for implementing information systems security governance. 

    Nicho, Mathew
    NICHO, M. 2017. A process model for implementing information systems security governance. Information and computer security [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/ICS-07-2016-0061
    Purpose: The frequent and increasingly potent cyber-attacks due to lack of an optimal mix of technical as well as non-technical IT controls, has led to increased adoption of security governance controls by organizations. ...
  • Streaming and 3D mapping of AGRI-data on mobile devices. 

    Stojanovic, Vladeta; Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John; Blackwood, David; Gilmour, Daniel; Kiezebrink, D.; Wilson, J. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.03.019, 2017-05-08)
    STOJANOVIC, V., FALCONER, R.E., ISAACS, J., BLACKWOOD, D., GILMOUR, D., KIEZEBRINK, D. and WILSON, J. 2017. Streaming and 3D mapping of AGRI-data on mobile devices. Computers and electronics in agriculture [online], 138(1), pages 188-199. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.03.019
    Farm monitoring and operations generate heterogeneous AGRI-data from a variety of different sources that have the potential to be delivered to users 'on the go' and in the field to inform farm decision making. A software ...
  • Imitation learning: a suvey of learning methods. 

    Hussein, Ahmed; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat; Elyan, Eyad; Jayne, Chrisina (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/3054912, 2017-04-11)
    HUSSEIN, A., GABER, M.M., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2017 Imitation learning: a suvey of learning methods. ACM computing surveys [online], 50(2), article 21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3054912
    Imitation learning techniques aim to mimic human behavior in a given task. An agent (a learning machine) is trained to perform a task from demonstrations by learning a mapping between observations and actions. The idea of ...
  • Ethical and professional complications in the construction of multi-developer hobbyist games. 

    Heron, Michael James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-016-0025-0, 2016-08-24)
    HERON, M.J. 2016. Ethical and professional complications in the construction of multi-developer hobbyist games. The computer games journal [online], 5(3), pages 115-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-016-0025-0.
    The modern availability of powerful video game development frameworks has resulted in something of an indie renaissance. Within this blossoming of small scale development are numerous hobbyist developers who build games ...
  • A low-complexity and efficient encoder rate control solution for distributed residual video coding. 

    Hu, Chunyun; Hu, Binjie; Tu, Wanqing; Xiong, Yunhui (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-017-4484-5, 2017-03-08)
    HU, C., HU, B., TU, W. and XIONG, Y. [2017] A low-complexity and efficient encoder rate control solution for distributed residual video coding. Multimedia tools and applications [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-017-4484-5.
    Existing encoder rate control (ERC) solutions have two technical limitations that prevent them from being widely used in real-world applications. One is that encoder side infor- mation (ESI) is required to be generated ...
  • Wireless information and energy transfer in nonregenerative OFDM AF relay systems. 

    Huang, Gaofei; Tu, Wanqing (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-016-3768-9, 2016-09-29)
    HUANG, G. and TU, W. 2017. Wireless information and energy transfer in nonregenerative OFDM AF relay systems. Wireless personal communications [online], 94(4), pages 3131-3146. Available from: https://10.1007/s11277-016-3768-9
    Energy harvesting (EH) is a promising strategy to prolong the operation of energy-constrained wireless systems. Simultaneous wireless information and energy transfer (SWIET) is a potential EH technique which has recently ...
  • A case study of Facebook use: outlinging a multi-layer strategy for higher education. 

    Menzies, Rachel; Petrie, Karen; Zarb, Mark (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-015-9436-y, 2015-09-09)
    MENZIES, R., PETRIE, K. and ZARB, M. 2017. A case study of Facebook use: outlining a multi-layer strategy for higher education. Education and information technologies [online], 22(1), pages 39-53. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-015-9436-y.
    Facebook is one of the largest social networking sites, with over 1.23 billion users. Many students use Facebook as a platform to enhance their learning experience. A growing body of literature reports on the motivation ...
  • Breaking the communication barrier: guidelines to aid communication within pair programming. 

    Zarb, Mark; Hughes, Janet (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08993408.2015.1033125, 2015-04-23)
    ZARB, M. and HUGHES, J. 2015. Breaking the communication barrier: guidelines to aid communication within pair programming. Computer science education [online], 25(2), pages 120-151. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08993408.2015.1033125.
    Pair programming is a software development technique with many cited benefits in learning and teaching. However, it is reported that novice programmers find several barriers to pairing up, typically due to the added ...
  • Visualisation techniques to support public interpretation of future climate change and land-use choices: a case study from N-E Scotland. 

    Wang, Chen; Miller, David; Brown, Iain; Jiang, Yang; Castellazzi, Marie (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2015.1111949, 2015-11-17)
    WANG, C., MILLER, D., BROWN, I., JIANG, Y. and CASTELLAZZI, M. 2015. Visualisation techniques to support public interpretation of future climate change and land-use choices: a case study from N-E Scotland. International journal of digital earth [online], 9(6), pages 586-605. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2015.1111949.
    Mitigating and adapting to climate change includes a requirement to evaluate the role of future land uses in delivering robust integrated responses that are sensitive to local landscape contexts. In practice, this emphasises ...
  • Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Padmanabhan, Deepak (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2017.22, 2017-02-13)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and PADMANABHAN, D. 2017. Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. IEEE intelligent systems [online], 32(1), pages 102-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2017.22.
    General-purpose emotion lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion detection. However, the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them an inadequate ...
  • The evaluation of i-SIDRA - a tool for intelligent feedback - in a course on the anatomy of the locomotor system. 

    Fernandez-Aleman, Jose Luis; Lopez-Gonzalez, Laura; Gonzalez-Sequeros, Ofelia; Jayne, Chrisina; Lopez-Jimenez, Juan Jose; Toval, Ambrosio (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.008, 2016-07-16)
    FERNANDEZ-ALEMAN, J.L., LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, L., GONZALEZ-SEQUEROS, O., JAYNE, C., LOPEZ-JIMENEZ, J.J. and TOVAL, A. 2016. The evaluation of i-SIDRA - a tool for intelligent feedback - in a course on the anatomy of the locomotor system. International journal of medical informatics [online], 94, pages 172-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.008.
    Objective: This paper presents an empirical study of a formative mobile-based assessment approach that can be used to provide students with intelligent diagnostic feedback to test its educational effectiveness. Method: An ...

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