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Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., MASSIE, S. and BOSWELL, R. 2011. Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music. In Proceedings of the 22nd International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-11), 16-22 July 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 2256-2261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5591/978-1-57735-516-8/IJCAI11-376

We have developed a novel hybrid representation for Music Information Retrieval. Our representation is built by incorporating audio content into the tag space in a tag-track matrix, and then learning hybrid concepts using latent semantic analysis. We... Read More about Finding the hidden gems: recommending untagged music..

Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. (2011)
Journal Article
REGNIER-COUDERT, O., MCCALL, J., LOTHIAN, R., LAM, T., MCCLINTON, S. and N'DOW, J. 2012. Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers. Artificial intelligence in medicine [online], 55(1), pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2011.11.003

Objectives: Prediction of prostate cancer pathological stage is an essential step in a patient's pathway. It determines the treatment that will be applied further. In current practice, urologists use the pathological stage predictions provided in Par... Read More about Machine learning for improved pathological staging of prostate cancer: a performance comparison on a range of classifiers..

Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance. (2011)
Thesis
BERESI, U.C. 2011. Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dissertation presents an investigation into the manifestations of relevance observed in the context of related scientific information. The main motivation is to observe if researchers, in the context of knowledge discovery, use different criteri... Read More about Related scientific information: a study on user-defined relevance..

Artificial reaction networks. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G.M. and MACLEOD, C. 2011. Artificial reaction networks. Presented at the 11th UK workshop on computational intelligence (UKCI 2011), 7-9 September 2011, Manchester, UK.

In this paper we present a novel method of simulating cellular intelligence, the Artificial Reaction Network (ARN). The ARN can be described as a modular S-System, with some properties in common with other Systems Biology and AI techniques, including... Read More about Artificial reaction networks..

Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. (2011)
Journal Article
BASS, J.M. and HEEKS, R. 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic journal of information systems in developing countries [online], 48(1), article 5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1681-4835.2011.tb00341.x

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related university education. Part of t... Read More about Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis..

Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research. (2011)
Journal Article
CLARK, M., KIM, Y., KRUSCHWITZ, U., SONG, D., ALBAKOUR, D., DIGNUM, S., BERESI, U. C., FASLI, M. and DE ROECK, A. 2012. Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research. Information processing and management [online], 48(3), pages 552-568. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2011.07.002

This paper presents an overview of automatic methods for building domain knowledge structures (domain models) from text collections. Applications of domain models have a long history within knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence. In the la... Read More about Automatically structuring domain knowledge from text: an overview of current research..

Plan recommendation for well engineering. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
THOMSON, R., MASSIE, S., CRAW, S., AHRIZ, H. and MILLS, I. 2011. Plan recommendation for well engineering. In Mehrotra, K.G., Mohan, C.K., Oh, J.C., Varshney, P.K. and Ali, M. (eds.) Modern approaches in applied intelligence: proceedings of the 24th International conference on industrial, engineering and other applications of applied intelligent systems (IEA/AIE 2011), 28 June - 1 July 2011, Syracuse, USA. Lecture notes in computer science, 6704. Berlin: Springer [online], part II, pages 436-445. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21827-9_45

Good project planning provides the basis for successful offshore well drilling projects. In this domain, planning occurs in two phases: an onshore phase develops a project plan; and an offshore phase implements the plan and tracks progress. The Perfo... Read More about Plan recommendation for well engineering..

Motivating all our students? (2011)
Conference Proceeding
BOUVIER, D., CARTER, J., CARDELL-OLIVER, R., HAMILTON, M., KURKOVSKY, S., MARKHAM, S., MCCLUNG, O.W., MCDERMOTT, R., RIEDESEL, C., SHI, J. and WHITE, S. 2011. Motivating all our students? In Proceedings of the 16th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference: working group reports (ITiCSE-WGR '11), 27-29 June 2011, Darmstadt, Germany. New York: ACM [online], pages 1-18. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2078856.2078858

Academics expend a large amount of time and effort to sustain and enhance the motivation of undergraduate students. Typically based on a desire to ensure that all students achieve their full potential, approaches are based on an understanding that st... Read More about Motivating all our students?.

Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
NWIABU, N., ALLISON, I., HOLT, P., LOWIT, P. and OYENEYIN, B. 2011. Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE international multi-disciplinary conference on cognitive methods in situation awareness and decision support (CogSIMA 2011), 22-24 February 2011, Miami, USA. New York: IEEE [online], article number 5753761, pages 9-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/COGSIMA.2011.5753761

Humans naturally reuse recalled knowledge to solve problems and this includes understanding the information that identify or characterize these problems (context), and the situation. Context-aware case-based reasoning (CBR) applications uses the cont... Read More about Situation awareness in context-aware case-based decision support..

A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming. (2011)
Thesis
MAMER, T. 2011. A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to investigate if the ideas behind compression principles, such as the Minimum Description Length, can help us to improve the process of learning biological grammars from protein sequences using Inductive Logic Programming (ILP). Con... Read More about A sequence-length sensitive approach to learning biological grammars using inductive logic programming..

Assessing professional skills in engineering education. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and VON KONSKY, B.R. 2011. Assessing professional skills in engineering education. In Hamer, J. and Raadt, M. de (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th Australasian computing education conference (ACE 2011), 17-20 January 2011, Perth, Australia. Sydney: Conferences in research and practice in information technology (CRPIT) [online], 114, pages 145-154. Available from: http://crpit.com/Vol114.html.

In this paper, we report the results of introducing a face-to- face Peer Assisted Study Scheme (PASS) and an electronic Peer Assisted Study Scheme (ePASS) into a first year introductory programming unit, core to four undergraduate IT degrees. PASS is... Read More about Assessing professional skills in engineering education..