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 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. ...
  • 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 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, ...
  • A fine-grained random forests using class decomposition: an application to medical diagnosis. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00521-015-2064-z, 2015-09-22)
    ELYAN, E. and GABER, M.M. 2015. A fine-grained random forests using class decomposition: an application to medical diagnosis. Neural computing and applications [online], FirstOnline. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00521-015-2064-z
    Class decomposition describes the process of segmenting each class into a number of homogeneous subclasses. This can be naturally achieved through clustering. Utilising class decomposition can provide a number of benefits ...
  • Truck and trailer scheduling in a real world, dynamic and heterogeneous context. 

    Regnier-Coudert, Olivier; McCall, John; Ayodele, Mayowa; Anderson, Steven (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2016.06.010, 2016-07-14)
    REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., AYODELE, M. and ANDERSON, S. 2016. Truck and trailer scheduling in a real world, dynamic and heterogeneous context. Transportation research part E: logistics and transportation review [online], 93, pages 389-408. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2016.06.010
    We present a new variant of the Vehicle Routing Problem based on a real industrial scenario. This VRP is dynamic and heavily constrained and uses time-windows, a heterogeneous vehicle fleet and multiple types of job. A ...
  • A genetic algorithm approach to optimising random forests applied to class engineered data. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Gaber, Mohamed Medhat (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.08.007, 2016-08-04)
    ELYAN, E. and GABER, M.M. 2016. A genetic algorithm approach to optimising random forests applied to class engineered data. Information sciences [online], (accepted). Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.08.007
    In numerous applications and especially in the life science domain, examples are labelled at a higher level of granularity. For example, binary classification is dominant in many of these datasets, with the positive class ...
  • Classifying Arabic text using KNN classifier. 

    Al-Badarenah, Amer; Al-Shawakfa, Emad; Al-Rababah, Khaleel; Shatnawi, Safwan; Bani-Ismail, Basel (SAI Organization http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2016.070633, 2016-07-01)
    AL-BADARENAH, A., AL-SHAWAKFA, E., AL-RABABAH, K., SHATNAWI, S. and BANI-ISMAIL, B. 2016. Classifying Arabic text using KNN classifier. International journal of advanced computer science and applications [online], 7(6). Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2016.070633
    With the tremendous amount of electronic documents available, there is a great need to classify documents automatically. Classification is the task of assigning objects (images, text documents, etc.) to one of several ...
  • Optimal resource allocation in wireless-powered OFDM relay networks. 

    Huang, Gaofei; Tu, Wanqing (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2016.05.006, 2016-05-11)
    HUANG, G. and TU, W. 2016. Optimal resource allocation in wireless-powered OFDM relay networks. Computer networks [online], 104, pages 94-107. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2016.05.006.
    This paper studies resource allocation in wireless-powered orthogonal-frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) amplify-and-forward (AF) or decode-and-forward (DF) relay networks with time-switching (TS) based relaying. Our ...
  • Efficient wireless multimedia multicast in multi-rate multi-channel mesh networks. 

    Tu, Wanqing (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSIPN.2016.2550806, 2016-04-05)
    TU, W. 2016. Efficient wireless multimedia multicast in multi-rate multi-channel mesh networks. IEEE transactions on signal and information processing over networks [online], 2(3), 376-390. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSIPN.2016.2550806
    Devices in wireless mesh networks can operate on multiple channels and automatically adjust their transmission rates for the occupied channels. This paper shows how to improve performance-guaranteed multicasting transmission ...
  • Region-based memetic algorithm with archive for multimodal optimsation. 

    Lacroix, Benjamin; Molina, Daniel; Herrera, Francisco (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.05.049, 2016-06-02)
    LACROIX, B., MOLINA, D. and HERRERA, F. 2016. Region-based memetic algorithm with archive for multimodal optimsation. Information sciences [online], 367-368, pages 719-746. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2016.05.049
    In this paper we propose a specially designed memetic algorithm for multimodal optimisation problems. The proposal uses a niching strategy, called region-based niching strategy, that divides the search space in predefined ...
  • Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion form. 

    Kaliciak, Leszek; Myrhaug, Hans; Goker, Ayse; Song, Dawei (International Society of Information Fusion http://isif.org/publications/jaif-articles-appear-future-issue, 2015-10-28)
    KALICIAK, L., MYRHAUG, H., GOKER, A. and SONG, D. 2016. Early fusion and query modification in their dual late fusion forms. Journal of advances in information fusion [online], Articles to Appear in a Future Issue. Available from: http://isif.org/publications/jaif-articles-appear-future-issue
    In this paper, we prove that specific widely used models in Content-based Image Retrieval for information fusion are interchangeable. In addition, we show that even advanced, non-standard fusion strategies can be represented ...
  • Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. 

    Rahim, Sarni Suhaila; Palade, Vasile; Shuttleworth, James; Jayne, Chrisina (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3, 2016-03-16)
    RAHIM, S.S., PALADE, V., SHUTTLEWORTH, J. and JAYNE, C. 2016. Automatic screening and classification of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy using fuzzy image processing. Brain informatics [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40708-016-0045-3
    Digital retinal imaging is a challenging screening method for which effective, robust and cost-effective approaches are still to be developed. Regular screening for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic maculopathy diseases ...
  • Contextual sentiment analysis for social media genres. 

    Muhammad, Aminu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Lothian, Robert (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2016.05.032, 2016-05-16)
    MUHAMMAD, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and LOTHIAN, R. 2016. Contextual sentiment analysis for social media genres. Knowldege-based systems [online], 108, pages 92-101. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2016.05.032
    The lexicon-based approaches to opinion mining involve the extraction of term polarities from sentiment lexicons and the aggregation of such scores to predict the overall sentiment of a piece of text. It is typically ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...
  • An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046, 2016-05)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2016. An analysis of age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics within information retrieval tasks. ACM transactions on accessible computing (TACCESS) [online], 8(3), article number 10. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856046
    This work presents two studies that aim to discover whether age can be used as a suitable metric for distinguishing performance between individuals or if other factors can provide greater insight. Information retrieval ...

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