Recent Submissions

  • 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], (accepted). 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., JHA, S. and ZHANG, Q. [2017] Multi-source video multicast in internet-connected wireless mesh networks. IEEE transactions on mobile computing [online], (accepted). 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
    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], (accepted).
    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 ...
  • Automatic detection of microaneurysms in colour fundus images for diabetic retinopathy screening. 

    Rahim, Sarni Suhaila; Jayne, Chrisina; Palade, Vasile; Shuttleworth, James (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-015-1929-5, 2015-06-07)
    RAHIM, S.S., JAYNE, C., PALADE, V. and SHUTTLEWORTH, J. 2016. Automatic detection of microaneurysms in colour fundus images for diabetic retinopathy screening. Neural computing and applications [online], 27(5), pages 1149-1164. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-015-1929-5.
    Regular eye screening is essential for the early detection and treatment of the diabetic retinopathy. This paper presents a novel automatic screening system for diabetic retinopathy that focuses on the detection of the ...
  • The online dissemination of nature-health concepts: lessons from sentiment analysis of social media relating to "Nature-Deficit Disorder". 

    Palomino, Marco; Taylor, Tim; Goker, Ayse; Isaacs, John; Warber, Sara (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13010142, 2016-01-19)
    PALOMINO, M., TAYLOR, T., GOKER, A., ISAACS, J. and WARBER, S. 2016. The online dissemination of nature-health concepts: lessons from sentiment analysis of social media relating to "Nature-Deficit Disorder". International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 13(1), article number 142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13010142.
    Evidence continues to grow supporting the idea that restorative environments, green exercise, and nature-based activities positively impact human health. Nature-deficit disorder, a journalistic term proposed to describe ...
  • Efficient resource utilization for multi-flow wireless multicasting transmissions. 

    Tu, Wanqing (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2012.120810, 2012-07-24)
    TU, W. 2012. Efficient resource utilization for multi-flow wireless multicasting transmissions. IEEE journal on selected areas in communications [online], 30(7), pages 1246-1258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2012.120810
    Wireless multimedia services are major applications of next generation wireless networks. This paper is one of the first to study the efficient utilization of network resources for increasing the number of concurrent ...
  • Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. 

    Bandhakavi, Anil; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Deepak, P.; Massie, Stewart (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009, 2016-12-15)
    BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., DEEPAK, P. and MASSIE, S. 2016. Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. Pattern recognition letters [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009
    General Purpose Emotion Lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion analysis of text. However the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them inadequate ...
  • The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. 

    Bashir, Sulaimon A.; Doolan, Daniel C.; Petrovski, Andrei (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERS http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf, 2016-02-29)
    BASHIR, S.A., DOOLAN, D.C. and PETROVSKI, A. 2016. The effect of window length on accuracy of smartphone-based activity recognition. IAENG International journal of computer science [online], 43(1), pages 126-136. Available from: http://www.iaeng.org/IJCS/issues_v43/issue_1/IJCS_43_1_15.pdf
    One of the main approaches for personalization of activity recognition is the generation of the classification model from user annotated data on mobile itself. However, giving the resource constraints on such devices there ...

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