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  • Case-base maintenance with multi-objective evolutionary algorithms. 

    Lupiani, Eduardo; Massie, Stewart; Craw, Susan; Juarez, Jose M.; Palma, Jose T. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10844-015-0378-z, 2015-09-21)
    Case-Base Reasoning is a problem-solving methodology that uses old solved problems, called cases, to solve new problems. The case-base is the knowledge source where the cases are stored, and the amount of stored cases is ...
  • An alternative design for electrostatically accelerated ion beam fusion. 

    Macleod, Christopher; Gerrard, Claire E. (British Interplanetary Society http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2015.68.336, 2015-11-01)
    Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an alternative approach to nuclear fusion which uses electrostatically accelerated ions instead of hot plasmas. The best known device that utilises the principle is the ...
  • A practitioner reflection on teaching computer ethics with case studies and psychology. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Oxford Brookes University http://bejlt.brookes.ac.uk/paper/a-practitioner-reflection-on-teaching-computer-ethics-with-case-studies-and-psychology/, 2015-09-01)
    Three issues complicate teaching computer ethics in an undergraduate course. The first relates to the often technically intensive knowledge required to fully understand the complexity of real world examples. The second ...
  • An Empirical study of neural network-based audience response technology in a human anatomy course for pharmacy students. 

    Fernandez-Aleman, Jose Luis; Lopez-Gonzalez, Laura; Gonzalez-Sequeros, Ofelia; Jayne, Chrisina; Lopez-Jimenez, Juan Jose; Carrillo-de-Gea, Juan Manuel; Toval, Ambrosio (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10916-016-0440-6, 2016-01-27)
    This paper presents an empirical study of a formative neural network-based assessment approach by using mobile technology to provide pharmacy students with intelligent diagnostic feedback. An unsupervised learning algorithm ...
  • Cross-layer topology design for network coding based wireless multicasting. 

    Vien, Quoc-Tuan; Tu, Wanqing; Nguyen, Huan X.; Trestian, Ramona (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2015.06.005, 2015-09-09)
    This paper considers wireless multicast networks where network coding (NC) is applied to improve network throughput. A novel joint topology and cross-layer design is proposed to maximise the network throughput subject to ...
  • Comparative analysis of relevance feedback methods based on two user studies. 

    Akuma, Stephen; Iqbal, Rahat; Jayne, Chrisina; Doctor, Faiyaz (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.064, 2016-07)
    Rigorous analysis of user interest in web documents is essential for the development of recommender systems. This paper investigates the relationship between the implicit parameters and user explicit rating during their ...
  • 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 ...

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