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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..

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..

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..

Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2020. Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. In Domenech, J., Merello, P., de la Poza, E. and Peña-Ortiz, R. (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th International Higher education advances conference 2020 (HEAd'20), 2-5 June 2020, València, Spain. València: Universitat Politècnica de València [online], pages 993-1000. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4995/HEAd20.2020.11185

International trade, enabled by rapid technological advances, has had a profound effect on the way employees work and communicate in a borderless, virtual environment. Within this context, classroom collaboration through online virtual teams can be a... Read More about Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online..

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..

Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D. and VOSPER, H. [2020]. Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds.). Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2020: proceedings of the 2020 Ergonomics and human factors conference (EHF 2020), co-located with the 13th International organisational design and management conference (ODAM 2020), 27-29 April 2020, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham: CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...ial-therapy-service.pdf

The Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) service was developed to cater for hospitalised patients receiving antimicrobial treatment and who are stable enough to be discharged to an outpatient or home setting. The authors have used the S... Read More about Staff team perceptions of the Maltese outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service..

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..

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..

Evolved ensemble of detectors for gross error detection. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NGUYEN, T.T., MCCALL, J., WILSON, A., OCHEI, L., CORBETT, H. and STOCKTON, P. 2020. Evolved ensemble of detectors for gross error detection. To presented at 2020 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO 2020), 8-12 July 2020, Cancun, Mexico. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3377929.3389906

In this study, we evolve an ensemble of detectors to check the presence of gross systematic errors on measurement data. We use the Fisher method to combine the output of different detectors and then test the hypothesis about the presence of gross err... Read More about Evolved ensemble of detectors for gross error detection..

Multi-layer heterogeneous ensemble with classifier and feature selection. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NGUYEN, T.T., PHAM, N.V., DANG, M.T., LUONG, A.V., MCCALL, J. and LIEW, A. W.-C. [2020]. Multi-layer heterogeneous ensemble with classifier and feature selection. To presented at 2020 Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO 2020), 8-12 July 2020, Cancun, Mexico. New York: ACM [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3377930.3389832

Deep Neural Networks have achieved many successes when applying to visual, text, and speech information in various domains. The crucial reasons behind these successes are the multi-layer architecture and the in-model feature transformation of deep le... Read More about Multi-layer heterogeneous ensemble with classifier and feature selection..

Locality sensitive batch selection for triplet networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, K., WIRATUNGA, N. and SANI, S. [2020]. Locality sensitive batch selection for triplet networks. To be presented at the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) World computational intelligence congress (WCCI 2020), co-located with 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2020), 2020 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), and IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2020), 19-24 July 2020, Glasgow, UK.

Triplet networks are deep metric learners which learn to optimise a feature space using similarity knowledge gained from training on triplets of data simultaneously. The architecture relies on the triplet loss function to optimise its weights based u... Read More about Locality sensitive batch selection for triplet networks..

Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and COOPER, K. [2020]. Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition. To be presented at the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) World computational intelligence congress (WCCI 2020), co-located with 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2020), 2020 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), and IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2020), 19-24 July 2020, Glasgow, UK.

Exercise adherence is a key component of digital behaviour change interventions for the self-management of musculoskeletal pain. Automated monitoring of exercise adherence requires sensors that can capture patients performing exercises and Machine Le... Read More about Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition..

Confidence in prediction: an approach for dynamic weighted ensemble. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
DO D.T., NGUYEN T.T., NGUYEN T.T., LUONG A.V., LIEW A.W.-C. and MCCALL J. 2020. Confidence in prediction: an approach for dynamic weighted ensemble. In Nguyen N., Jearanaitanakij K., Selamat A., Trawiński B. and Chittayasothorn S. (eds.) Intelligent information and database systems: proceedings of the 12th Asian intelligent information and database systems conference (ACIIDS 2020), 23-26 March 2020, Phuket, Thailand, part I. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 12033. Cham: Springer [online], pages 358-370. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41964-6_31

Combining classifiers in an ensemble is beneficial in achieving better prediction than using a single classifier. Furthermore, each classifier can be associated with a weight in the aggregation to boost the performance of the ensemble system. In this... Read More about Confidence in prediction: an approach for dynamic weighted ensemble..


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