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On-line anomaly detection with advanced independent component analysis of multi-variate residual signals from causal relation networks. (2020)
Journal Article
LUGHOFER, E., ZAVOIANU, A., POLLAK, R., PRATAMA, M., MEYER-HEYE, P., ZÖRRER, H., EITZINGER, C. and RADAUER, T. 2020. On-line anomaly detection with advanced independent component analysis of multi-variate residual signals from causal relation networks. Information sciences [online], 537, 425-451. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2020.06.034

Anomaly detection in todays industrial environments is an ambitious challenge to detect possible faults/problems which may turn into severe waste during production, defects, or systems components damage, at an early stage. Data-driven anomaly detecti... Read More about On-line anomaly detection with advanced independent component analysis of multi-variate residual signals from causal relation networks..

Through the lens: enhancing assessment with video-based presentation. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M. and BIRTLESKELMAN, J. 2020. Through the lens: enhancing assessment with video-based presentations. In Proceedings of the 25th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2020 (ITiCSE '20), 15-19 June 2020, Trondheim, Norway. New York: ACM [online], pages 187-192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3341525.3387376

This paper discusses a video-based approach trialled within Robert Gordon University. Students are typically asked to formally deliver presentations (either individually, or in groups) for summative assessment. Timetabling issues, large student numbe... Read More about Through the lens: enhancing assessment with video-based presentation..

Programming heterogeneous parallel machines using refactoring and Monte–Carlo tree search. (2020)
Journal Article
BROWN, C. JANJIC, V., GOLI, M. and MCCALL, J. 2020. Programming heterogeneous parallel machines using refactoring and Monte–Carlo tree search. International journal of parallel programming [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10766-020-00665-z

This paper presents a new technique for introducing and tuning parallelism for heterogeneous shared-memory systems (comprising a mixture of CPUs and GPUs), using a combination of algorithmic skeletons (such as farms and pipelines), Monte–Carlo tree s... Read More about Programming heterogeneous parallel machines using refactoring and Monte–Carlo tree search..

Deep learning for symbols detection and classification in engineering drawings. (2020)
Journal Article
ELYAN, E., JAMIESON, L. and ALI-GOMBE, A. 2020. Deep learning for symbols detection and classification in engineering drawings. Neural networks [online], 129, pages 91-102. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neunet.2020.05.025

Engineering drawings are commonly used in different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, and other types of engineering. Digitising these drawings is becoming increasingly important. This is mainly due to the need to improve business practic... Read More about Deep learning for symbols detection and classification in engineering drawings..

Overlap-based undersampling method for classification of imbalanced medical datasets. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P. and ELYAN, E. 2020. Overlap-based undersampling method for classification of imbalanced medical datasets. In Maglogiannis, I., Iliadis, L. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Artificial intelligence applications and innovations: AIAI 2020; proceedings of 16th International Federation for Information Processing working group (IFIP WG) 12.5 International artificial intelligence applications and innovations, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. IFIP advances in information and communication technology, 584. Cham: Springer [online], pages 358-369. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49186-4_30

Early diagnosis of some life-threatening diseases such as cancers and heart is crucial for effective treatments. Supervised machine learning has proved to be a very useful tool to serve this purpose. Historical data of patients including clinical and... Read More about Overlap-based undersampling method for classification of imbalanced medical datasets..

Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ZĂVOIANU, A.-C., LACROIX, B. and MCCALL, J. 2020. Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems. To be presented at 16th International Parallel problem solving from nature conference (PPSN 2020), 5-9 September 2020, Leiden, Netherlands. Lecture notes in computer science (LNCS). Cham; Springer, (accepted).

We propose a new class of multi-objective benchmark problems on which we analyse the performance of four well established multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) – each implementing a different search paradigm – by comparing run-time converge... Read More about Comparative run-time performance of evolutionary algorithms on multi-objective interpolated continuous optimisation problems..

Towards a reliable face recognition system. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ALI-GOMBE, A., ELYAN, E. and ZWIEGELAAR, J. 2020. Towards a reliable face recognition system. In Iliadis, L., Angelov, P.P., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st Engineering applications of neural networks conference 2020 (EANN 2020); proceedings of the EANN 2020, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society, 2. Cham: Springer [online], pages 304-316. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48791-1_23

Face Recognition (FR) is an important area in computer vision with many applications such as security and automated border controls. The recent advancements in this domain have pushed the performance of models to human-level accuracy. However, the va... Read More about Towards a reliable face recognition system..

Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ELYAN, E., MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and JOHNSTON, P. 2020. Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks. In Iliadis, L., Angelov, P.P., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st Engineering applications of neural networks conference 2020 (EANN 2020); proceedings of the EANN 2020, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society, 2. Cham: Springer [online], pages 215-224. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48791-1_16

Engineering drawings are common across different domains such as Oil & Gas, construction, mechanical and other domains. Automatic processing and analysis of these drawings is a challenging task. This is partly due to the complexity of these documents... Read More about Symbols in engineering drawings (SiED): an imbalanced dataset benchmarked by convolutional neural networks..

Predicting permeability based on core analysis. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
KONTOPOULOS, H., AHRIZ, H., ELYAN, E. and ARNOLD, R. 2020. Predicting permeability based on core analysis. In Iliadis, L., Angelov, P.P., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st Engineering applications of neural networks conference 2020 (EANN 2020); proceedings of the EANN 2020, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society, 2. Cham: Springer [online], pages 143-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48791-1_10

Knowledge of permeability, a measure of the ability of rocks to allow fluids to flow through them, is essential for building accurate models of oil and gas reservoirs. Permeability is best measured in the laboratory using special core analysis (SCAL)... Read More about Predicting permeability based on core analysis..

Evaluating the transferability of personalised exercise recognition models. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2020. Evaluating the transferability of personalised exercise recognition models. In Iliadis, L., Angelov, P.P., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st Engineering applications of neural networks conference 2020 (EANN 2020): proceedings of the EANN 2020, 5-7 June 2020, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society, 2. Cham: Springer [online], pages 32-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48791-1_3

Exercise Recognition (ExR) is relevant in many high impact domains, from health care to recreational activities to sports sciences. Like Human Activity Recognition (HAR), ExR faces many challenges when deployed in the real-world. For instance, typica... Read More about Evaluating the transferability of personalised exercise recognition models..

Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion. (2020)
Journal Article
NGUYEN, T.T., DANG,M.T., BAGHEL, V.A., LUONG, A.V., MCCALL, J. and LIEW, A.W.-C. 2020 Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion. Knowledge-based systems [online], 201-202, article ID 106034. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2020.106034

Designing an ensemble of classifiers is one of the popular research topics in machine learning since it can give better results than using constitute member. Furthermore, the performance of ensemble can be improved using the selection or adaptation a... Read More about Evolving interval-based representation for multiple classifier fusion..

Augmented reality procedural guide system. (2020)
Digital Artefact
ELYAN, E. 2020. Augmented reality procedural guide system. [Video recording]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://youtu.be/SM15leaKbJY

This video provides a brief demonstration of an augmented reality (AR) system for the provision of guidance on correct procedures during the handling of complex equipment. This system was created as part of a project that aimed to replace user guides... Read More about Augmented reality procedural guide system..

Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K. and BACH, K. 2020. Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. In Barták, R. and Bell, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) 2020 conference (FLAIRS-33), 17-20 May 2020, Miami Beach, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 347-352. Available from: https://aaai.org/ocs/in...AIRS20/paper/view/18460

Globally, Low back pain (LBP) is one of the top three contributors to years lived with disability. Self-management with an active lifestyle is the cornerstone for preventing and managing LBP. Digital interventions are introduced in the recent past to... Read More about Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain..

Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. (2020)
Journal Article
VUTTIPITTAYAMONGKOL, P. and ELYAN, E. [2020]. Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. International journal of neural systems [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/S012906572050043

Classification of imbalanced datasets has attracted substantial research interest over the past decades. Imbalanced datasets are common in several domains such as health, finance, security and others. A wide range of solutions to handle imbalanced da... Read More about Improved overlap-based undersampling for imbalanced dataset classification with application to epilepsy and Parkinson's disease..

On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ZĂVOIANU, A.-C., KITZBERGER, M., BRAMERDORFER, G. and SAMINGER-PLATZ, S. 2020. On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks. In Moreno-Díaz, R., Pichler, F. and Quesada-Arencibia, A. (eds.) Computer aided systems theory: EUROCAST 2019: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 17th International conference on computer aided systems theory (EUROCAST 2019), 17-22 February 2019, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Part I. Lecture notes in computer science, 12013. Cham: Springer [online], pages 319-326. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-45093-9_39

We describe initial attempts to model the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines by evaluating the ability of linear and non-linear (regression) modeling techniques to replicate the performance of simulations carried out using a lumped param... Read More about On modeling the dynamic thermal behavior of electrical machines using genetic programming and artificial neural networks..

Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., WIJEKOON, A. and COOPER, K. 2020. Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. In Proceedings of the 28th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2020), 8-12 June 2020, Salamanca, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (forthcoming).

Recent advances in meta-learning provides interesting opportunities for CBR research, in similarity learning, case comparison and personalised recommendations. Rather than learning a single model for a specific task, meta-learners adopt a generalist... Read More about Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition..

Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., PALIHAWADANA, C., RECIO-GARCIA, J.A. and CORSAR, D. 2020. Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning. In Proceedings of the 28th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR2020), 8-12 June 2020, Salamanca, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).

CBR applications have been deployed in a wide range of sectors, for example from pharmaceuticals to defence and aerospace, and from the Internet of Things and transportation, to poetry and music generation. However, a majority of these have been buil... Read More about Clood CBR: towards microservices oriented case-based reasoning..

A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding. (2020)
Journal Article
HU, C., ZHAO, Y., YU, L., JIANG, Y. and XIONG, Y. 2020. A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding. Multimedia tools and applications [online], (Online First). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-08811-y

Rate-distortion (RD) performance of distributed video coding (DVC) is considerably less than that of conventional predictive video coding. In order to reduce the performance gap, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve the coding ef... Read More about A simple encoder scheme for distributed residual video coding..

Racing strategy for the dynamic-customer location-allocation problem. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
ANKRAH, R., LACROIX, B., MCCALL, J., HARDWICK, A., CONWAY, A. and OWUSU, G. 2020. Racing strategy for the dynamic-customer location-allocation problem. To be presented at 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020), part of the 2020 (IEEE) World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 19-24 July 2020, Glasgow, UK.

In previous work, we proposed and studied a new dynamic formulation of the Location-allocation (LA) problem called the Dynamic-Customer Location-allocation (DC-LA) prob­lem. DC-LA is based on the idea of changes in customer distribution over a define... Read More about Racing strategy for the dynamic-customer location-allocation problem..

WEC: weighted ensemble of text classifiers. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
UPADHYAY, A., NGUYEN, T.T., MASSIE, S. and MCCALL, J. 2020. WEC: weighted ensemble of text classifiers. To be presented at the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020), part of the 2020 (IEEE) World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 18-24 July 2020, Glasgow, UK.

Text classification is one of the most important tasks in the field of Natural Language Processing. There are many approaches that focus on two main aspects: generating an effective representation; and selecting and refining algorithms to build the c... Read More about WEC: weighted ensemble of text classifiers..


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