Recent Submissions

  • Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859, 2015-11)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on information society (i-Society), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 59-66. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859
    One of the key concerns of implementing multitenancy (i.e., serving multiple tenants with a single instance of an application) on the cloud is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants, so that the ...
  • Music recommendation: audio neighbourhoods to discover music in the long tail. 

    Craw, Susan; Horsburgh, Ben; Massie, Stewart (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24586-7_6, 2015-11-26)
    CRAW, S., HORSBURGH, B. and MASSIE, S. 2015. Music recommendation: audio neighbourhoods to discover music in the long tail. Lecture notes in computer science [online], 9343, Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2015), pages 73-87. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24586-7_6
    Millions of people use online music services every day and recommender systems are essential to browse these music collections. Users are looking for high quality recommendations, but also want to discover tracks and artists ...
  • Generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. 

    McCall, John; Christie, Lee A.; Brownlee, Alexander Edward Ian (ACM http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2739482.2764890, 2015)
    MCCALL, J. A. W., CHRISTIE, L. A. and BROWNLEE, A. E. I, 2015. Generating easy and hard problems using the Proximate Optimality Principle. In: Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2015 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO Companion '15). New York: ACM. pp. 767-768.
    We present an approach to generating problems of variable difficulty based on the well-known Proximate Optimality Principle (POP), often paraphrased as "similar solutions have similar fitness". We explore definitions of ...
  • Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. 

    Christie, Lee A.; Lonie, David P.; McCall, John (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/UKCI.2013.6651297, 2013)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., LONIE, D. P., and McCALL, J. A. W., 2013. Partial structure learning by subset Walsh transform. In: Proceedings of the 2013 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence (UKCI), 2013. IEEE Press, pp. 128-135.
    Estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) use structure learning to build a statistical model of good solutions discovered so far, in an effort to discover better solutions. The non-zero coefficients of the Walsh ...
  • Minimal walsh structure and ordinal linkage of monotonicity-invariant function classes on bit strings. 

    Christie, Lee A.; McCall, John; Lonie, David P. (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2576768.2598240, 2014)
    CHRISTIE, L. A., MCCALL, J. A. W. and LONIE, D. P., 2014. Minimal walsh structure and ordinal linkage of monotonicity-invariant function classes on bit strings. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GECCO '14). 12-16 July 2014. New York: ACM. pp. 333-340.
    Problem structure, or linkage, refers to the interaction between variables in a black-box fitness function. Discovering structure is a feature of a range of algorithms, including estimation of distribution algorithms (EDAs) ...
  • Structural coherence of problem and algorithm: an analysis for EDAs on all 2-bit and 3-bit problems. 

    Brownlee, Alexander Edward Ian; McCall, John; Christie, Lee A. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2015.7257139, 2015-05)
    BROWNLEE, A. E. I., MCCALL, J. A. W. and CHRISTIE, L. A., 2015. Structural coherence of problem and algorithm: an analysis for EDAs on all 2-bit and 3-bit problems. In: 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC): Proceedings. 25-28 May 2015. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. 2066-2073.
    Metaheuristics assume some kind of coherence between decision and objective spaces. Estimation of Distribution algorithms approach this by constructing an explicit probabilistic model of high fitness solutions, the ...
  • A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm fitness function for case-base maintenance. 

    Lupiani, Eduardo; Craw, Susan; Massie, Stewart; Juarez, Jose M.; Palma, Jose T. (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39056-2_16, 2013-07)
    LUPIANI, E., CRAW, S., MASSIE, S., JUAREZ, J. M. and PALMA, J. T., 2013. A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm fitness function for case-base maintenance. In: S. J. DELANY and S. ONTANON, eds. Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference, ICCBR 2013. 8-11 July 2013. Berlin: Springer. Pp. 218-232.
    Case-Base Maintenance (CBM) has two important goals. On the one hand, it aims to reduce the size of the case-base. On the other hand, it has to improve the accuracy of the CBR system. CBM can be represented as a ...
  • Plan recommendation for well engineering. 

    Thomson, Richard; Massie, Stewart; Craw, Susan; Ahriz, Hatem; Mills, Ian (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21827-9_45, 2011-07)
    THOMSON, R., MASSIE, S., CRAW, S., AHRIZ, H. and MILLS, I., 2011. Plan recommendation for well engineering. In: K. G. MEHOTRA, C. K. MOHAN, J. C. OH, P. K. VARSHNEY and M. ALI, eds. Modern Approaches in Applied Intelligence: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, Part II. 28 June – 1 July 2011. Berlin: Springer. Pp. 436-445.
    Good project planning provides the basis for successful offshore well drilling projects. In this domain, planning occurs in two phases: an onshore phase develops a project plan; and an offshore phase implements the plan ...
  • Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for detecting security threats in motor vehicles. 

    Petrovski, Andrei; Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Sergei (Association for Computing Machinery http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2799979.2800029, 2015-09)
    PETROVSKI, A., RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, S., 2015. Designing a context-aware cyber physical system for detecting security threats in motor vehicles. In: O. MAKAREVICH, L. BABENKO, M. ANIKEEV, R. POET, A. ELCI, M. S. GAUR and M. ORGUN, eds. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks. 8-10 September 2015. New York: Association for Computing Machinery. Pp. 267-270.
    An adaptive multi-tiered framework, which can be utilised for designing a context-aware cyber physical system is proposed in the paper and is applied within the context of providing data availability by monitoring ...
  • Music recommenders: user evaluation without real users? 

    Craw, Susan; Horsburgh, Ben; Massie, Stewart (AAAI/International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) http://ijcai.org/papers15/Papers/IJCAI15-249.pdf, 2015-07)
    CRAW, S., HORSBURGH, B. and MASSIE, S., 2015. Music recommenders: user evaluation without real users? In: Q. YANG and M. WOOLDRIDGE, eds. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. 25-31 July 2015. [online] Palo Alto: AAAI/IJCAI pp. 1749-1755. Available from: http://ijcai.org/papers15/contents.php [Accessed 10 August 2015]
    Good music recommenders should not only suggest quality recommendations, but should also allow users to discover new/niche music. User studies capture explicit feedback on recommendation quality and novelty, but can ...
  • Structured text retrieval by means of affordances and genre. 

    Clark, Malcolm John (British Computer Society/Information Retrieval Specialist Group. http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/13788, 2007-08)
    CLARK, M., 2007. Structured text retrieval by means of affordances and genre. In: A. MACFARLANE, L. AZZOPARDI and I. OUNIS, eds. Proceedings BCS IRSG Symposium: Future Directions in Information Access 2007. 28-29 August 2007. [online]. London: BCS-IRSG. Available from: http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/13788 [Accessed 23rd March 2015]
    This paper offers a proposal for some preliminary research on the retrieval of structured text, such as extensible mark-up language (XML). We believe that capturing the way in which a reader perceives the meaning of ...
  • Genre analysis of structured e-mails for corpus profiling. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik (BCS-IRSG http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/26114, 2008-10)
    CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I. and HOLT, P., 2008. Genre analysis of structured e-mails for corpus profiling. In: A. DE ROECK, D. SONG and U. KRUSCHWITZ, eds. Proceedings of Workshop on Corpus Profiling for Information Retrieval and Natural Language Profiling. 18 October 2008. [online]. London: BCS-IRSG. Available from: http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/ewic_ir08_s1paper1.pdf [Accessed 18 March 2015]
    This paper reports on our approach to the analysis of genre recognition using eyetracking. We focused on a collection of different types of email which could represent different datasets, such as, mailing lists for ...
  • Looking for genre: the use of structural features during search tasks with Wikipedia. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Ruthven, Ian; Holt, Patrik; Song, Dawei (ACM. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2362724.2362751, 2012-08)
    CLARK, M., RUTHVEN, I., HOLT, P. O’B. and SONG, D., 2012. Looking for genre: the use of structural features during search tasks with Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium. 21-24 August 2012. New York: ACM. Pp. 145-154.
    This paper reports on our task-based observational, logged, questionnaire study and analysis of ocular behavior pertaining to the interaction of structural features of text in Wikipedia using eye tracking. We set natural ...
  • Classifying XML documents by using genre features. 

    Clark, Malcolm John; Watt, Stuart (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DEXA.2007.120, 2007-09)
    CLARK, M. and WATT, S., 2007. Classifying XML documents by using genre features. In: A. M. TJOA and R. R. WAGNER, eds. Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications. 3-7 September 2007. Los Alamitos: IEEE. Pp. 242-248.
    The categorization of documents is traditionally topic-based. This paper presents a complementary analysis of research and experiments on genre to show that encouraging results can be obtained by using genre structure ...
  • Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei; Petrovski, Sergei (Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41278-3_17, 2013-10)
    RATTADILOK, P., PETROVSKI, A. and PETROVSKI, S., 2013. Anomaly monitoring framework based on intelligent data analysis. In: H. YIN, K. TANG and Y. GAO, eds. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning -- IDEAL 2013: Proceedings. 20-23 October 2013. Heidelberg: Springer. Pp. 134-141.
    Real-time data processing has become an increasingly important challenge as the need for faster analysis of big data widely manifests itself. In this research, several methods of Computational Intelligence have been applied ...
  • Inferential measurements for situation awareness: enhancing traffic surveillance by machine learning. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIVEMSA.2013.6617402, 2013-07)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2013. Inferential measurements for situation awareness: enhancing traffic surveillance by machine learning. In: Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Virtual Environments for Measurement Systems and Applications (CIVEMSA). 15-17 July 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. 93 – 98.
    The paper proposes a generic approach to building inferential measurement systems. The large amount of data needed to be acquired and processed by such systems necessitates the use of machine learning techniques. In this ...
  • Self-learning data processing framework based on computational intelligence: enhancing autonomous control by machine intelligence. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EALS.2014.7009508, 2014-12)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2014. Self-learning data processing framework based on computational intelligence: enhancing autonomous control by machine intelligence. In: Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Evolving and Autonomous Learning Systems (EALS), 2014. 9-12 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 87-94.
    A generic framework for evolving and autonomously controlled systems has been developed and evaluated in this paper. A three-phase approach aimed at identification, classification of anomalous data and at prediction of its ...
  • Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. 

    Rattadilok, Prapa; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CICA.2014.7013256, 2014-12)
    RATTADILOK, P. and PETROVSKI, A., 2014. Automated inferential measurement system for traffic surveillance: enhancing situation awareness of UAVs by computational intelligence. In: Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Control and Automation (CICA) 2014. 9-12 December 2014. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. Pp. pp. 229-236.
    An adaptive inferential measurement framework for control and automation systems has been proposed in the paper and tested on simulated traffic surveillance data. The use of the framework enables making inferences related ...
  • Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. 

    Wang, Lei; Song, Dawei; Elyan, Eyad (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2398433, 2012-10)
    WANG, L., SONG, D. and ELYAN, E., 2012. Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management. 29 October – 2 November 2012. New York, NY: ACM. Pp. 1303-1312
    Most of the state-of-art approaches to Query-by-Example (QBE) video retrieval are based on the Bag-of-visual-Words (BovW) representation of visual content. It, however, ig- nores the spatial-temporal information, which ...
  • Automatic 3D face recognition using fourier descriptors. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Ugail, Hassan (IEEE Computer Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CW.2009.48, 2009-09)
    ELYAN, E. and UGAIL, H., 2009. Automatic 3D face recognition using fourier descriptors. In: H. UGAIL, R.S.R. QAHWAJI, R.A. EARNSHAW and P.J. WILLIS, eds. CYBERWORLDS 2009 : Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS ; CW 2009. 7-11 September 2009. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. pp. 246-252.
    3D face recognition is attracting more attention due to the recent development in 3D facial data acquisition techniques. It is strongly believed that 3D Face recognition systems could overcome the inherent problems of ...

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