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Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international symposium on innovations in intelligent systems and applications (INISTA 2018), 3-5 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8466315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/INISTA.2018.8466315

A multitenant cloud-application that is designed to use several components needs to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when the workload changes. The highest degree of isolation results in high resource consumption and... Read More about Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications..

Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
FREZZA, S., DANIELS, M., PEARS, A., CAJANDER, A., KANN, V., KAPOOR, A., MCDERMOTT, R., PETERS, A.-K., SABIN, M. and WALLACE, C. 2018. Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines. In Rossling, G. and Scharlau, B. (eds.) Proceedings companion of the 23rd Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference 2018 (ITiCSE 2018), 02-04 July 2018, Larcana, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 148-174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3293881.3295782

How might the content and outcomes of tertiary education programmes be described and analysed in order to understand how they are structured and function? To address this question we develop a framework for modelling graduate competencies linked to t... Read More about Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines..

An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M., ABANDOH-SAM, J.A., ALSHAIGY, B., BOUVIER, D., GLASSEY, R., HUGHES, J. and RIEDESEL, C. 2018. An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) conference on innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE 2018), 2-4 July 2018, Larnaca, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 344-345. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3205842

The experience of transitioning into and starting higher education is a very individual one, with some applicants viewing the prospect of higher education as an unknown entity; for those who are first in their family or community to consider higher e... Read More about An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education..

Two enhancements for improving the convergence speed of a robust multi-objective coevolutionary algorithm. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZAVOIANU, A.-C., SAMINGER-PLATZ, S., LUGHOFER, E. and AMRHEIN, W. 2018. Two enhancements for improving the convergence speed of a robust multi-objective coevolutionary algorithm. In Aguirre, H. (ed.) Proceedings of the 2018 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO'18), 15-19 July 2018, Kyoto, Japan. New York: Association for Computing Machinery [online], pages 793-800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3205455.3205549

We describe two enhancements that significantly improve the rapid convergence behavior of DECM02 - a previously proposed robust coevolutionary algorithm that integrates three different multi-objective space exploration paradigms: differential evoluti... Read More about Two enhancements for improving the convergence speed of a robust multi-objective coevolutionary algorithm..

Zero-shot learning with matching networks for open-ended human activity recognition. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and SANI, S. 2018. Zero-shot learning with matching networks for open-ended human activity recognition. In Martin, K., Wiratunga, N. and Smith, L.S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2018 Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SCISA) workshop on reasoning, learning and explainability (ReaLX 2018), 27 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2151. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], session 2, paper 4. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2151/Paper_S9.pdf

A real-world solution for Human Activity Recognition (HAR) should cover a variety of activities. However training a model to cover each and every possible activity is not practical. Instead we need a solution that can adapt its learning to unseen act... Read More about Zero-shot learning with matching networks for open-ended human activity recognition..

Digital interpretation of sensor-equipment diagrams. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARC√ćA, C.F. 2018. Digital interpretation of sensor-equipment diagrams. In Martin, K., Wiratunga, N. and Smith, L.S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2018 Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SCISA) workshop on reasoning, learning and explainability (ReaLX 2018), 27 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2151. Aachen: CEUR Workshop ProceedingsCEUR-WS [online], session 2, paper 1. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2151/Paper_s2.pdf

A sensor-equipment diagram is a type of engineering drawing used in the industrial practice that depicts the interconnectivity between a group of sensors and a portion of an Oil & Gas facility. The interpretation of these documents is not a straightf... Read More about Digital interpretation of sensor-equipment diagrams..

Opinion context extraction for aspect sentiment analysis. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and LUHAR, R. 2018. Opinion context extraction for aspect sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of the 12th Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) international conference on web and social media (ICWSM 2018), 25-28 June 2018, Palo Alto, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 564-567. Available from: https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM18/paper/view/17859

Sentiment analysis is the computational study of opinionated text and is becoming increasing important to online commercial applications. However, the majority of current approaches determine sentiment by attempting to detect the overall polarity of... Read More about Opinion context extraction for aspect sentiment analysis..

Towards situational awareness of botnet activity in the Internet of Things (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, C.D., PETROVSKI, A.V. and MAJDANI, F. 2018. Towards situational awareness of botnet activity in the Internet of Things. In Proceedings of the 2018 International conference on cyber situational awareness, data analytics and assessment (Cyber SA 2018): cyber situation awareness as a tool for analysis and insight, 11-12 June 2018, Glasgow, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article number 8551408. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSA.2018.8551408

An IoT botnet detection model is designed to detect anomalous attack traffic utilised by the mirai botnet malware. The model uses a novel application of Deep Bidirectional Long Short Term Memory based Recurrent Neural Network (BLSTMRNN), in conjuncti... Read More about Towards situational awareness of botnet activity in the Internet of Things.

An e-learning recommender that helps learners find the right materials. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MBIPOM, B., MASSIE, S. and CRAW, S. 2018. An e-learning recommender that helps learners find the right materials. In Zilberstein, S., McIlraith, S., Weinberger, K., Youngblood, G.M., Myers, K., Eaton, E. and Wollowski, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Artificial intelligence conference (AAAI18), co-located with the 30th Innovative applications of artificial intelligence conference (IAAI18) and the 8th AAAI Educational advances in artificial intelligence (EAAI-18), 2-7 February 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 7928-7933. Available from: https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/AAAI/AAAI18/paper/view/16253

Learning materials are increasingly available on the Web making them an excellent source of information for building e-Learning recommendation systems. However, learners often have difficulty finding the right materials to support their learning goal... Read More about An e-learning recommender that helps learners find the right materials..