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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • You have e-mail, what happens next? Tracking the eyes for genre. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik; Song, Dawei; Watt, Stuart (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2013.08.005, 2014-01)
    This paper reports on an approach to the analysis of form (layout and formatting) during genre recognition recorded using eye tracking. The researchers focused on eight di erent types of e-mail, such as calls for papers, ...
  • The evolution of genre in Wikipedia. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (GCSL (German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology) http://media.dwds.de/jlcl/2009_Heft1/01Malcolm_Clark_and_Ian_Ruthven_and_Patrik_OBrian_Holt.pdf, 2009)
    This paper presents an overview of the ways in which genres, or structural forms, develop in a community of practice, in this case, Wikipedia. Firstly, we collected data by performing a small search task in the ...
  • Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: a review of current research. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Kim, Yunhyong; Kruschwitz, Udo; Song, Dawei; Albakour, Dyaa; Dignum, Stephen; Beresi, Ulises Cervino; Fasli, Maria; De Roeck, Anne (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002, 2012-05)
    This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and ...
  • Perceiving and using genre by form - an eye-tracking study. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (De Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.023, 2010-09)
    This paper reports on an approach to the analysis of genre recognition using eye-tracking. The researchers focused on eight different types of e-mail, such as calls for papers, newsletters and spam, which were chosen to ...
  • Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. 

    Dahiru, Abubakar Abubakar; Bass, Julian M.; Allison, Ian K. (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/1219, 2014)
    This paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and points towards its implications for developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have shown ...
  • Exploring aspects of cell intelligence with artificial reaction networks. 

    Gerrard, Claire E.; McCall, John; Coghill, George M.; Macleod, Christopher (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00500-013-1174-8, 2014-10)
    The Artificial Reaction Network (ARN) is a Cell Signalling Network inspired connectionist representation belonging to the branch of A-Life known as Artificial Chemistry. Its purpose is to represent chemical circuitry ...
  • Migrating software products to the cloud: an adaptive STS perspective. 

    Werfs, Marc; Baxter, Gordon; Allison, Ian K.; Sommerville, Ian (IIAM (International Information Management Association) http://www.iima.org/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=507:223werfs&id=83:jitim223&Itemid=77, 2013)
    Cloud computing, as a disruptive innovation, has the potential to adversely affect companies. The effects can be particularly extreme for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Subsequently, considerations of organisational ...
  • Learning pseudo-tags to augment sparse tagging in hybrid music recommender systems. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2014.11.004, 2015-02)
    Online recommender systems are an important tool that people use to find new music. To generate recommendations, many systems rely on tag representations of music. Such systems however suffer from tag sparsity, whereby tracks ...
  • A framework using institutional analysis and the capability approach in ICT4D. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Nicholson, Brian; Subhramanian, Eswaran (University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. http://www.itidjournal.org/index.php/itid/article/view/1028, 2013)
    nstitutional theory and the capability approach have grown inºuential in development research and practice. Both theories offer analytical tools for interpreting and guiding information and communication technology for ...
  • Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Heeks, Richard (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/856, 2011)
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related ...
  • Addressing food production planning and control issues through information visualisation: an agile development. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Stratton, Roy; Robey, Drew (International Information Management Association. http://www.iima.org/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=376:addressing-food-production-planning-and-control-issues-through-information-visualisation-an-agile-development&id=62:2012-volume-12-issue-1&Itemid=68, 2012)
    Food manufacturers have a compelling requirement to address their information management needs in relation to the management of variation in their supply chain and subsequent production processes. However, many organisational ...
  • Application of aboutness to functional benchmarking in information retrieval. 

    Wong, Kam-Fai; Song, Dawei; Bruza, Peter D.; Cheng, Chin-Hung (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/502795.502796, 2001-10)
    Experimental approaches are widely employed to benchmark the performance of an information retrieval (IR) system. Measurements in terms of recall and precision are computed as performance indicators. Although they are ...
  • Introduction to special issue on reasoning in natural language information processing. 

    Song, Dawei; Nie, Jian-Yun (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1236181.1236182, 2006-12)
    For any applications related to Natural Language Processing (NLP), reasoning has been recognized as a necessary underlying aspect. Most of the existing work in NLP deals with specific NLP problems in a highly heuristic ...

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