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Nondestructive phenolic compounds measurement and origin discrimination of peated barley malt using near-infrared hyperspectral imagery and machine learning. (2021)
Journal Article
YAN, Y., REN, J., TSCHANNERL, J., ZHAO, H., HARRISON, B. and JACK, F. [2021]. Nondestructive phenolic compounds measurement and origin discrimination of peated barley malt using near-infrared hyperspectral imagery and machine learning. IEEE transactions on instrumentation and measurement [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIM.2021.3082274

Quantifying phenolic compound in peated barley malt and discriminating its origin are essential to maintain the aroma of high-quality Scottish whisky during the manufacturing process. The content of the total phenol varies in peated barley malts, whi... Read More about Nondestructive phenolic compounds measurement and origin discrimination of peated barley malt using near-infrared hyperspectral imagery and machine learning..

ConfIs: a tool for privacy and security analysis and conflict resolution for supporting GDPR compliance through privacy-by-design. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
ALKUBAISY, D., PIRAS, L., AL-OBEIDALLAH, M.G., COX, K. and MOURATIDIS, H. 2021. ConfIs: a tool for privacy and security analysis and conflict resolution for supporting GDPR compliance through privacy-by-design. In Ali, R., Kaindl, H. and Maciaszek, L. (eds.) Proceedings of 16th Evaluation of novel approaches to software engineering international conference 2021 (ENASE 2021), 26-27 April 2021, [virtual conference]. Setúbal, Portugal: SciTePress [online], pages 80-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5220/0010406100800091

Privacy and security requirements, and their potential conflicts, are increasingly having more and more importance. It is becoming a necessary part to be considered, starting from the very early stages of requirements engineering, and in the entire s... Read More about ConfIs: a tool for privacy and security analysis and conflict resolution for supporting GDPR compliance through privacy-by-design..

A review of state-of-the-art in face presentation attack detection: from early development to advanced deep learning and multi-modal fusion methods. (2021)
Journal Article
ABDULLAKUTTY, F., ELYAN, E. and JOHNSTON, P. 2021. A review of state-of-the-art in face presentation attack detection: from early development to advanced deep learning and multi-modal fusion methods. Information fusion [online], 75, pages 55-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2021.04.015

Face Recognition is considered one of the most common biometric solutions these days and is widely used across a range of devices for various security purposes. The performance of FR systems has improved by orders of magnitude over the past decade. T... Read More about A review of state-of-the-art in face presentation attack detection: from early development to advanced deep learning and multi-modal fusion methods..

Burst detection-based selective classifier resetting. (2021)
Journal Article
WARES, S., ISAACS, J. and ELYAN, E. 2021. Burst detection-based selective classifier resetting. Journal of information and knowledge management [online], 20(2), article 2150027. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219649221500271

Concept drift detection algorithms have historically been faithful to the aged architecture of forcefully resetting the base classifiers for each detected drift. This approach prevents underlying classifiers becoming outdated as the distribution of a... Read More about Burst detection-based selective classifier resetting..

Effective detection of cyber attack in a cyber-physical power grid system. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
OTOKWALA, U., PETROVSKI, A. and KALUTARAGE, H. 2021. Effective detection of cyber attack in a cyber-physical power grid system. In Arai, K. (ed) Advances in information and communication: proceedings of Future of information and communication conference (FICC 2021), 29-30 April 2021, Vancouver, Canada. Advances in intelligent systems and computing, 1363. Cham: Springer [online], 1, pages 812-829. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-73100-7_57

Advancement in technology and the adoption of smart devices in the operation of power grid systems have made it imperative to ensure adequate protection for the cyber-physical power grid system against cyber-attacks. This is because, contemporary cyb... Read More about Effective detection of cyber attack in a cyber-physical power grid system..

Modeling and dynamic analysis of spiral bevel gear coupled system of intermediate and tail gearboxes in a helicopter. (2021)
Journal Article
ZHU, H., CHEN, W., ZHU, R., ZHANG, L., FU, B. and LU, X. [2021]. Modeling and dynamic analysis of spiral bevel gear coupled system of intermediate and tail gearboxes in a helicopter. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part C: journal of mechanical engineering science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406221992798

The coupled dynamic model of the intermediate and tail gearboxes’ spiral bevel gear-oblique tail shaft-laminated membrane coupling was established by employing the hybrid modeling method of finite element and lumped mass. Among them, the dynamic equa... Read More about Modeling and dynamic analysis of spiral bevel gear coupled system of intermediate and tail gearboxes in a helicopter..

Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
CARLOTO, I., JOHNSTON, P., PESTANA, C.J. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks. [Dataset]. Science of the total environment [online], 784, article 146956. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896972102026X#s0105

The presence of harmful algal bloom in many reservoirs around the world, alongside the lack of sanitation law/ordinance regarding cyanotoxin monitoring (particularly in developing countries), create a scenario in which the local population could pote... Read More about Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks. [Dataset].

Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks. (2021)
Journal Article
CARLOTO, I., JOHNSTON, P., PESTANA, C.J. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks. Science of the total environment [online], 784, article 146956. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146956

The presence of harmful algal bloom in many reservoirs around the world, alongside the lack of sanitation law/ordinance regarding cyanotoxin monitoring (particularly in developing countries), create a scenario in which the local population could pote... Read More about Detection of morphological changes caused by chemical stress in the cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii using convolutional neural networks..

VEGAS: a variable length-based genetic algorithm for ensemble selection in deep ensemble learning. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
HAN, K., PHAM, T., VU, T.H., DANG, T., MCCALL, J. and NGUYEN, T.T. 2021. VEGAS: a variable length-based genetic algorithm for ensemble selection in deep ensemble learning. In Nguyen, N.T., Chittayasothorn, S., Niyato, D. and Trawiński, B. (eds.) Intelligent information and database systems: proceedings of the 13th Asian conference on intelligent information and database systems 2021 (ACCIIDS 2021), 7-10 April 2021, [virtual conference]. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 12672. Cham: Springer [online], pages 168–180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-73280-6_14

In this study, we introduce an ensemble selection method for deep ensemble systems called VEGAS. The deep ensemble models include multiple layers of the ensemble of classifiers (EoC). At each layer, we train the EoC and generates training data for th... Read More about VEGAS: a variable length-based genetic algorithm for ensemble selection in deep ensemble learning..

A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. (2021)
Journal Article
SNAITH, M., CONWAY, N., BEINEMA, T., DE FRANCO, D., PEASE, A., KANTHARAJU, R., JANIER, M., HUIZING, G., PELACHAUD, C. and OP DEN AKKER, H. [2021]. A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals. Language resources and evaluation [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10579-020-09526-0

Language resources for studying doctor–patient interaction are rare, primarily due to the ethical issues related to recording real medical consultations. Rarer still are resources that involve more than one healthcare professional in consultation wit... Read More about A multimodal corpus of simulated consultations between a patient and multiple healthcare professionals..

Landscape features and automated algorithm selection for multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
LIEFOOGHE, A., VEREL, S., LACROIX, B., ZĂVOIANU, A.-C. and MCCALL, J. [2021]. Landscape features and automated algorithm selection for multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. To be presented at the 2021 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO 2021), 10-14 July 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3449639.3459353

In this paper, we demonstrate the application of features from landscape analysis, initially proposed for multi-objective combinatorial optimisation, to a benchmark set of 1 200 randomly-generated multiobjective interpolated continuous optimisation p... Read More about Landscape features and automated algorithm selection for multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems..

Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems. (2021)
Journal Article
MEDINA, E.C.G., ESPITIA, V.M.V., SILVA, D.C., DE LAS CUEVAS, S.F.R., HIRATA, M.P., CHEN, A.Z., GONZÁLEZ, J.A.G., BUSTAMANTE-BELLO, R. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2021. Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems. Applied sciences [online], 11(7), article 2925. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/app11072925

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming a necessary trend towards building the smart cities of the future. Numerous proposals have been presented in recent years to tackle particular aspects of the working pipeline towards creating a functional... Read More about Object detection, distributed cloud computing and parallelization techniques for autonomous driving systems..

Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, H., ZHANG, L., LIM, C.P., YU, Y. and LIU, H. 2021. Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models. Sensors [online], 21(5), article 1816. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21051816

In this research, we propose two Particle Swarm Optimisation (PSO) variants to undertake feature selection tasks. The aim is to overcome two major shortcomings of the original PSO model, i.e., premature convergence and weak exploitation around the ne... Read More about Feature selection using enhanced particle swarm optimisation for classification models..

Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization. (2021)
Journal Article
ZHANG, L., LIM, C.P. and YU, Y. 2021. Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization. Knowledge-based systems [online], 220, article ID 106918. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2021.106918

Automatic interpretation of human actions from realistic videos attracts increasing research attention owing to its growing demand in real-world deployments such as biometrics, intelligent robotics, and surveillance. In this research, we propose an e... Read More about Intelligent human action recognition using an ensemble model of evolving deep networks with swarm-based optimization..

Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. (2021)
Thesis
WIJEKOON, A. 2021. Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358224

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) have been the primary contributor to the global disease burden, with increased years lived with disability. Such chronic conditions require self-management, typically in the form of maintaining an active lifestyle whil... Read More about Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders..

Fusion of infrared and visible images for remote detection of low-altitude slow-speed small targets. (2021)
Journal Article
SUN, H., LIU, Q., WANG, J., REN, J., WU, Y., ZHAO, H. and LI, H. 2021. Fusion of infrared and visible images for remote detection of low-altitude slow-speed small targets. IEEE journal of selected topics in applied earth observations and remote sensing [online], 14, pages 2971-2983. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3061496

Detection of the low-altitude and slow-speed small (LSS) targets is one of the most popular research topics in remote sensing. Despite of a few existing approaches, there is still an accuracy gap for satisfying the practical needs. As the LSS targets... Read More about Fusion of infrared and visible images for remote detection of low-altitude slow-speed small targets..

A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF. (2021)
Journal Article
XIE, G., REN, J., MARSHALL, S., ZHAO, H. and LI, H. 2021. A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF. IEEE access [online], 9, pages 30604-30614. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3059690

As an essential tool for secure communications, adaptive steganography aims to communicate secret information with the least security cost. Inspired by the Ranking Priority Profile (RPP), we propose a novel two-step cost function for adaptive stegano... Read More about A new cost function for spatial image steganography based on 2D-SSA and WMF..

LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
HAJAR, M.S., AL-KADRI, M.O. and KALUTARAGE, H. 2020. LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks. In Wang, G., Ko, R., Bhuiyan, M.Z.A. and Pan, Y. (eds.). Proceedings of 19th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Trust, security and privacy in computing and communication international conference 2020 (TrustCom 2020), 29 Dec 2020 - 1 Jan 2021, Guangzhou, China. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 1783-1790. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom50675.2020.00245

Wireless Medical Sensor Networks (WMSNs) offer ubiquitous health applications that enhance patients' quality of life and support national health systems. Detecting internal attacks on WMSNs is still challenging since cryptographic measures can not pr... Read More about LTMS: a lightweight trust management system for wireless medical sensor networks..

Evaluating explainability methods intended for multiple stakeholders. (2021)
Journal Article
MARTIN, K., LIRET, A., WIRATUNGA, N., OWUSU, G. and KERN, M. [2021]. Evaluating explainability methods intended for multiple stakeholders. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13218-020-00702-6

Explanation mechanisms for intelligent systems are typically designed to respond to specific user needs, yet in practice these systems tend to have a wide variety of users. This can present a challenge to organisations looking to satisfy the explanat... Read More about Evaluating explainability methods intended for multiple stakeholders..

A survey on wireless body area networks: architecture, security challenges and research opportunities. (2021)
Journal Article
HAJAR, M.S., AL-KADRI, M.O. and KALUTARAGE, H.K. 2021. A survey on wireless body area networks: architecture, security challenges and research opportunities. Computers and security [online], 104, article ID 102211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2021.102211

In the era of communication technologies, wireless healthcare networks enable innovative applications to enhance the quality of patients’ lives, provide useful monitoring tools for caregivers, and allows timely intervention. However, due to the sensi... Read More about A survey on wireless body area networks: architecture, security challenges and research opportunities..