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SAM-Net: semantic probabilistic and attention mechanisms of dynamic objects for self-supervised depth and camera pose estimation in visual odometry applications. (2021)
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YANG, B., XU, X., REN, J., CHENG, L. GUO, L. and ZHANG, Z. 2022. SAM-Net: semantic probabilistic and attention mechanisms of dynamic objects for self-supervised depth and camera pose estimation in visual odometry applications. Pattern recognition letters [online], 153, pages 126-135. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2021.11.028

3D scene understanding is an essential research topic in the field of Visual Odometry (VO). VO is usually built under the assumption of a static environment, which does not always hold in real scenarios. Existing works fail to consider the dynamic ob... Read More about SAM-Net: semantic probabilistic and attention mechanisms of dynamic objects for self-supervised depth and camera pose estimation in visual odometry applications..

Interventions to prevent obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review. (2021)
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ACEVES-MARTINS, M., LÓPEZ-CRUZ, L., GARCÍA-BOTELLO, M., GUTIERREZ-GÓMEZ, Y.Y. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2022. Interventions to prevent obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review. Prevention science [online], 23(4), pages 563-586. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-021-01316-6

The prevalence of overweight and obesity has been rising among Mexican children and adolescents in the last decades. To systematically review obesity prevention interventions delivered to Mexican children and adolescents. Thirteen databases and one s... Read More about Interventions to prevent obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review..

FedSim: similarity guided model aggregation for federated learning. (2021)
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PALIHAWADANA, C., WIRATUNGA, N., WIJEKOON, A. and KALUTARAGE, H. 2022. FedSim: similarity guided model aggregation for federated learning. Neurocomputing [online], 483: distributed machine learning, optimization and applications, pages 432-445. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2021.08.141

Federated Learning (FL) is a distributed machine learning approach in which clients contribute to learning a global model in a privacy preserved manner. Effective aggregation of client models is essential to create a generalised global model. To what... Read More about FedSim: similarity guided model aggregation for federated learning..

Multi-segment majority voting decision fusion for MI EEG brain-computer interfacing. (2021)
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PADFIELD, N., REN, J., QING, C., MURRAY, P., ZHAO, H. and ZHENG, J. 2021. Multi-segment majority voting decision fusion for MI EEG brain-computer interfacing. Cognitive computation [online], 13(6), pages 1484-1495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-021-09953-3

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) based on the electroencephalogram (EEG) generated during motor imagery (MI) have the potential to be used in brain-controlled prosthetics, neurorehabilitation and gaming. Many MI EEG classification systems segment EEG... Read More about Multi-segment majority voting decision fusion for MI EEG brain-computer interfacing..

PCA-domain fused singular spectral analysis for fast and noise-robust spectral-spatial feature mining in hyperspectral classification. (2021)
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YAN, Y., REN, J., LIU, Q., ZHAO, H., SUN, H. and ZABALZA, J. 2021. PCA-domain fused singular spectral analysis for fast and noise-robust spectral-spatial feature mining in hyperspectral classification. IEEE geoscience and remote sensing letters [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2021.3121565

The principal component analysis (PCA) and 2-D singular spectral analysis (2DSSA) are widely used for spectral domain and spatial domain feature extraction in hyperspectral images (HSI). However, PCA itself suffers from low efficacy if no spatial inf... Read More about PCA-domain fused singular spectral analysis for fast and noise-robust spectral-spatial feature mining in hyperspectral classification..

Detection of the deep-sea plankton community in marine ecosystem with underwater robotic platform. (2021)
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WANG, J., YANG, M., DING, Z., ZHENG, Q., WANG, D., KPALMA, K. and REN, J. 2021. Detection of the deep-sea plankton community in marine ecosystem with underwater robotic platform. Sensors [online], 21(20), article 6720. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21206720

Variations in the quantity of plankton impact the entire marine ecosystem. It is of great significance to accurately assess the dynamic evolution of the plankton for monitoring the marine environment and global climate change. In this paper, a novel... Read More about Detection of the deep-sea plankton community in marine ecosystem with underwater robotic platform..

A data-driven decision support tool for offshore oil and gas decommissioning. (2021)
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VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P., TUNG, A. and ELYAN, E. 2021. A data-driven decision support tool for offshore oil and gas decommissioning. IEEE access [online], 9, pages 137063-137082. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3117891

A growing number of oil and gas offshore infrastructures across the globe are approaching the end of their operational life. It is a major challenge for the industry to plan and make a decision on the decommissioning as the processes are resource exh... Read More about A data-driven decision support tool for offshore oil and gas decommissioning..

Harris Tweed: a glocal case study. (2021)
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CROSS, K., STEED, J. and JIANG, Y. 2021. Harris Tweed: a global case study. Fashion, style and popular culture [online], 8(4), pages 475-494. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/fspc_00102_1

Fast and effectively disposable fashion has seen clothing reduced to transient items, worn for a short period of time then discarded. This has pushed down prices, moving textile and clothing production to low-cost labour countries and decimating the... Read More about Harris Tweed: a glocal case study..

SpaSSA: superpixelwise adaptive SSA for unsupervised spatial-spectral feature extraction in hyperspectral image. (2021)
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SUN, G., FU, H., REN, J., ZHANG, A., ZABALZA, J., JIA, X. and ZHAO, H. 2022. SpaSSA: superpixelwise adaptive SSA for unsupervised spatial-spectral feature extraction in hyperspectral image. IEEE transactions on cybernetics [online], 52(7), pages 6158-6169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCYB.2021.3104100

Singular spectral analysis (SSA) has recently been successfully applied to feature extraction in hyperspectral image (HSI), including conventional (1-D) SSA in spectral domain and 2-D SSA in spatial domain. However, there are some drawbacks, such as... Read More about SpaSSA: superpixelwise adaptive SSA for unsupervised spatial-spectral feature extraction in hyperspectral image..

Multi-head attention-based long short-term memory for depression detection from speech. (2021)
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ZHAO, Y., LIANG, Z., DU, J., ZHANG, L., LIU, C. and ZHAO, L. 2021. Multi-head attention-based long short-term memory for depression detection from speech. Frontiers in neurorobotics [online], 15, article 684037. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2021.684037

Depression is a mental disorder that threatens the health and normal life of people. Hence, it is essential to provide an effective way to detect depression. However, research on depression detection mainly focuses on utilizing different parallel fea... Read More about Multi-head attention-based long short-term memory for depression detection from speech..

An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation. (2021)
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MOHAMMED, A.I., BARTLETT, M., OYENEYIN, B., KAYVANTASH, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 95, article 104221. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104221

This paper proposes a novel way to study the casing structural integrity using two approaches of finite element analysis (FEA) and machine learning. The approach in this study is unique, as it captures the pertinent parameters influencing the casing... Read More about An application of FEA and machine learning for the prediction and optimisation of casing buckling and deformation responses in shale gas wells in an in-situ operation..

Sparse learning of band power features with genetic channel selection for effective classification of EEG signals. (2021)
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PADFIELD, N., REN, J., MURRAY, P. and ZHAO, H. 2021. Sparse learning of band power features with genetic channel selection for effective classification of EEG signals. Neurocomputing [online], 463, pages 566-579. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2021.08.067

In this paper, we present a genetic algorithm (GA) based band power feature sparse learning (SL) approach for classification of electroencephalogram (EEG) (GABSLEEG) in motor imagery (MI) based brain-computer interfacing (BCI). The band power in the... Read More about Sparse learning of band power features with genetic channel selection for effective classification of EEG signals..

Artificial intelligence surgery: how do we get to autonomous actions in surgery? (2021)
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GUMBS, A.A., FRIGERIO, I., SPOLVERATO, G., CRONER, R., ILLANES, A., CHOUILLARD, E. and ELYAN, E. 2021. Artificial intelligence surgery: how do we get to autonomous actions in surgery? Sensors [online], 21(16), article 5526. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21165526

Most surgeons are skeptical as to the feasibility of autonomous actions in surgery. Interestingly, many examples of autonomous actions already exist and have been around for years. Since the beginning of this millennium, the field of artificial intel... Read More about Artificial intelligence surgery: how do we get to autonomous actions in surgery?.

Visualising personas as goal models to find security tensions. (2021)
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FAILY, S., IACOB, C., ALI, R. and KI-ARIES, D. 2021. Visualising personas as goal models to find security tensions. Information and computer security [online], 29(5), pages 787-815. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/ICS-03-2021-0035

This paper aims to present a tool-supported approach for visualising personas as social goal models, which can subsequently be used to identify security tensions. The authors devised an approach to partially automate the construction of social goal m... Read More about Visualising personas as goal models to find security tensions..

Spectral-spatial self-attention networks for hyperspectral image classification. (2021)
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ZHANG, X., SUN, G., JIA, X., WU, L., ZHANG, A., REN, J., FU, H. and YAO, Y. 2022. Spectral-spatial self-attention networks for hyperspectral image classification. IEEE transactions on geoscience and remote sensing [online], 60, article 5512115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2021.3102143

This study presents a spectral-spatial self-attention network (SSSAN) for classification of hyperspectral images (HSIs), which can adaptively integrate local features with long-range dependencies related to the pixel to be classified. Specifically, i... Read More about Spectral-spatial self-attention networks for hyperspectral image classification..

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. (2021)
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SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. 2021. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. JAMA internal medicine [online], 181(10), pages 1288-1296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4097

Importance: Lower back pain (LBP) is a prevalent and challenging condition in primary care. The effectiveness of an individually tailored self-management support tool delivered via a smartphone app has not been rigorously tested. Objective: To invest... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial..

Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
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ACEVES-MARTINS, A., LÓPEZ-CRUZ, L., GARCÍA-BOTELLO, M., GUTIERREZ-GÓMEZ, Y.Y. and MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. 2022. Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews [online], 80(3), pages 544-560. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuab041

Context: Prevalence of overweight and obesity has been rising in the past 3 decades among Mexican children and adolescents. Objective: To systematically review experimental studies evaluating interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and ado... Read More about Interventions to treat obesity in Mexican children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis..

A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest x-ray images. (2021)
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FANG, Z., REN, J., MACLELLAN, C., LI, H., ZHOA, H., HUSSAIN, A. and FORTINO, G. 2022. A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest X-ray images. IEEE transactions on molecular, biological and multi-scale communications [online], 8(1), pages 17-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/tmbmc.2021.3099367

To suppress the spread of COVID-19, accurate diagnosis at an early stage is crucial, chest screening with radiography imaging plays an important role in addition to the real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab test. Due... Read More about A novel multi-stage residual feature fusion network for detection of COVID-19 in chest x-ray images..

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CHEN, R., ZHENG, Z., ZHAO, H., REN, J. and TAN, H. 2021. ???????????QR ????? ?????. = [Fast blind restoration of QR code images based on blurred imaging mechanism]. Guangzi xuebao/Acta photonica sinica [online], 50(7), article 0710003. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3788/gzxb20215007.0710003

A fast blind restoration method of QR code images was proposed based on a blurred imaging mechanism. On the basis of the research on the centroid invariance of the blurred imaging diffuse light spots, the circular finder pattern is designed. When the... Read More about ???????????QR??????????..

A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. (2021)
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SMITH, S., TAYLOR-SMITH, E., FABIAN, K., ZARB, M., PATERSON, J., BARR, M. and BERG, T. 2021. A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships. Journal of education and work [online], 34(4), pages 488-503. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.1946494

This mixed-method study at six universities asked degree apprentices about their trajectories into the apprenticeship, to better understand the social mobility potential of apprenticeships. The degree apprenticeship offers a route to a degree for app... Read More about A multi-institutional exploration of the social mobility potential of degree apprenticeships..