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Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE international workshop on evolving security and privacy requirements engineering (ESPRE 2016). (2016)
Conference Proceeding
BECKERS, K., FAILY, S., LEE, S.-W. and MEAD, N. (eds.) 2016. Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE international workshop on evolving security and privacy requirements engineering (ESPRE 2016), co-located with the 24th IEEE international requirements engineering conference (RE 2016), 12 September 2016, Beijing, China. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE 24th international requirements engineering conference workshops. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], pages 53-91. Available from: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/7801359/proceeding

ESPRE 2016 was a multi-disciplinary, one-day workshop, co-located with the RE'16 conference. The ESPRE workshop series brings together practitioners and researchers interested in security and privacy requirements. This workshop probed the interfaces... Read More about Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE international workshop on evolving security and privacy requirements engineering (ESPRE 2016)..

Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. (2016)
Journal Article
ARMSTRONG, M., BROWN, A., CRABB, M., HUGHES, C., JONES, R. and SANDFORD, J. 2016. Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape. SMPTE motion imaging journal [online], 125(9), pages 33-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5594/JMI.2016.2614919

Audiences are increasingly using services, such as video on demand and the Web, to watch television programs. Broadcasters need to make subtitles available across all these new platforms. These platforms also create new design opportunities for subti... Read More about Understanding the diverse needs of subtitle users in a rapidly evolving media landscape..

Ethics in computer science. (2016)
Book Chapter
HERON, M.J. 2016. Ethics in computer science. In Laplante, P.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of computer science and technology. Second edition. Boca Raton: CRC Press [online], Available at: https://www.crcpress.com/Encyclopedia-of-Computer-Science-and-Technology-Second-Edition-Print/Laplante/p/book/9781482208191

Ethics within the field of computer science represents a rich and vibrant topic with almost universal applicability both within and without the profession. In this chapter, the author discusses some of features that combine to give the topic unique n... Read More about Ethics in computer science..

Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. [Journal Article] (2016)
Journal Article
FAVALE, M., MCDONALD, N., FAILY, S. and GATZIDIS, C. 2016. Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. SCRIPTed [online], 13(3), pages 289-304. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2966/scrip.130316.289

Legal norms and social behaviours are some of the human aspects surrounding the effectiveness and future of DRM security. Further exploration of these aspects would help unravel the complexities of the interaction between rights protection security a... Read More about Human aspects of digital rights management: the perspective of content developers. [Journal Article].

Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. (2016)
Journal Article
BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., DEEPAK, P. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification. Pattern recognition letters [online], 93, pages 133-142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.009

General Purpose Emotion Lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion analysis of text. However the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them inadequate for extracting effective fe... Read More about Lexicon based feature extraction for emotion text classification..

Acceptance requirements and their gamification solutions. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
PIRAS, L., GIORGINI, P. and MYLOPOULOS, J. 2016. Acceptance requirements and their gamification solutions. In Proceedings of 24th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Requirements engineering international conference 2016 (RE 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Beijing, China. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 365-370. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/re.2016.43

We live in the days of social software where social interactions, from simple notifications to complex business processes, are supported by software platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. But for any social software to be successful, it must be used... Read More about Acceptance requirements and their gamification solutions..

MARAM: tool support for mobile app review management. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
IACOB, C., FAILY, S. and HARRISON, R. 2016. MARAM: tool support for mobile app review management. In Kawsar, F., Zhang, P. and Musolesi, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th International conference on mobile computing, applications and services (MobiCase 2016), 30 November - 1 December 2016, Cambridge, UK. Brussels: Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), pages 42-50.

Mobile apps today have millions of user reviews available online. Such reviews cover a large broad of themes and are usually expressed in an informal language. They provide valuable information to developers, such as feature requests, bug reports, an... Read More about MARAM: tool support for mobile app review management..

A graph repository for learning error-tolerant graph matching. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., CORTÉS, X. and SERRATOSA, F. 2016. A graph repository for learning error-tolerant graph matching. In Robles-Kelly, A., Loog, M., Biggio, B., Escolano, F. and Wilson, R. (eds.) Structural, syntactic and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of 2016 Joint International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Structural and syntactic pattern recognition internaional workshops (SSPR 2016), and Statistical techniques in pattern recognition (SPR 2016) (S+SSPR 2016), 20 November - 2 December 2016, Mérida, Mexico. Lecture notes in computer science, 10029. Cham: Springer [online], pages 519-529. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49055-7_46

In the last years, efforts in the pattern recognition field have been especially focused on developing systems that use graph based representations. To that aim, some graph repositories have been presented to test graph-matching algorithms or to lear... Read More about A graph repository for learning error-tolerant graph matching..

Generalised median of a set of correspondences based on the hamming distance. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., SERRATOSA, F. and CORTÉS, X. 2016. Generalised median of a set of correspondences based on the hamming distance. In: Robles-Kelly A., Loog M., Biggio B., Escolano F., Wilson R. (eds.) Structural, syntatic and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of the 2016 Joint International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) structural, syntatic and statistical pattern recognition international workshop (S+SSPR 2016), 29 November - 2 December 2016, Mérida, Mexico. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10029. Cham: Springer, pages 507-518. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49055-7_45

A correspondence is a set of mappings that establishes a relation between the elements of two data structures (i.e. sets of points, strings, trees or graphs). If we consider several correspondences between the same two structures, one option to defin... Read More about Generalised median of a set of correspondences based on the hamming distance..

SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2016. SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV: proceedings of the 36th SGAI nternational conference on innovative techniques and applications of artificial intelligence (SGAI 2016), 13-15 December 2016, Cambridge, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 281-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4_21

Low back pain (LBP) is the most significant contributor to years lived with disability in Europe and results in significant financial cost to European economies. Guidelines for the management of LBP have self-management at their cornerstone, where pa... Read More about SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain..

Emotion-corpus guided lexicons for sentiment analysis on Twitter. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and MASSIE, S. 2016. Emotion-corpus guided lexicons for sentiment analysis on Twitter. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV: proceedings of the 36th SGAI nternational conference on innovative techniques and applications of artificial intelligence (SGAI 2016), 13-15 December 2016, Cambridge, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 71-86. Available from: https://doi.org/10.10007/978-3-319-47175-4_5

Research in Psychology have proposed frameworks that map emotion concepts with sentiment concepts. In this paper we study this mapping from a computational modelling perspective with a view to establish the role of an emotion-rich corpus for lexicon-... Read More about Emotion-corpus guided lexicons for sentiment analysis on Twitter..

Harnessing background knowledge for e-learning recommendation. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
MBIPOM, B., CRAW, S. and MASSIE, S. 2016. Harnessing background knowledge for e-learning recommendation. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV: proceedings of the 36th SGAI nternational conference on innovative techniques and applications of artificial intelligence (SGAI 2016), 13-15 December 2016, Cambridge, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-17. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4_1

The growing availability of good quality, learning-focused content on the Web makes it an excellent source of resources for e-learning systems. However, learners can find it hard to retrieve material well-aligned with their learning goals because of... Read More about Harnessing background knowledge for e-learning recommendation..

CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. (2016)
Thesis
LLORET PEREZ, J.M. 2016. CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

Computer-Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI) is the new mode of conducting surveys through web browsers. This on-line solution extends the traditional paper questionnaire with functionality to inform the order of questions, the logic to guide question r... Read More about CAWIML: a computer assisted web interviewing mark-up language..

A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. (2016)
Thesis
SHATNAWI, S.M.I. 2016. A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allows massive volume of registrants to enrol in these MOOCs. This research aims to offer MOOCs registrants with automatic content related feedback to fulfil their cognitive needs. A framework is prop... Read More about A data mining approach to ontology learning for automatic content-related question-answering in MOOCs..

On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests. (2016)
Thesis
FAWAGREH, K. 2016. On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Random Forest (RF) is an ensemble classification technique that was developed by Leo Breiman over a decade ago. Compared with other ensemble techniques, it has proved its accuracy and superiority. Many researchers, however, believe that there is stil... Read More about On pruning and feature engineering in Random Forests..

Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. (2016)
Journal Article
WANG, C., JIANG, Y., XIE, H., MILLER, D. and BROWN, I. 2016. Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood. In Lang, M., Klijn, F. and Samuels, P. (eds.) E3S web of conferences [online], 7: proceedings of the 3rd European flood risk management conference (FLOODrisk 2016), 17-21 October 2016, Lyon, France, article ID 18021. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718021.

Many flood warning systems were developed for 2D environments and limited on specific flood hazard. With the purpose of overcoming these disadvantages, it is necessary to propose new methodologies and techniques for 3D real time flood simulation. In... Read More about Development of a flood warning simulation system: a case study of 2007 Tewkesbury flood..

IT controls in the public cloud: success factors for allocation of roles and responsibilities. (2016)
Journal Article
KHAN, S., NICHO, M. and TAKRURI, H. 2016. IT controls in the public cloud: success factors for allocation of roles and responsibilities. Journal of information technology case and application research [online], 18(3): big data analytics, pages 155-180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15228053.2016.1237218

The rapid adoption of cloud computing by organizations has resulted in the transformation of the roles and responsibilities of staff in managing the information technology (IT) resources (via IT governance controls) that have migrated to the cloud. H... Read More about IT controls in the public cloud: success factors for allocation of roles and responsibilities..

A framework for writing learning agreements. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
CLEAR, T., MCDERMOTT, R., PARSJÖ, E., CAJANDER, Å., DANIELS, M. and LAGERQVIST, N. 2016. A framework for writing learning agreements. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electonic Engineers (IEEE) frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 7757718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757718.

Active learning is a popular concept for motivating learning. Learning agreements are one strategy towards this goal. They can be used to aid the students to take ownership of their learning and in becoming more active in a course. Learning Agreement... Read More about A framework for writing learning agreements..

Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
JONSSON, B.T., LAUSDOTTIR, M.K., DANIELS, M., CLEAR, A. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2016. Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electonic Engineers (IEEE) frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 7757419. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757419.

Quality assurance is a subject that has grown dramatically in importance in recent times. In previous work, we have described how the ACM Curricula can be used to support the Quality Assurance process of educational programs, using the Computer Scien... Read More about Aligning quality assurance at the course unit and educational program levels..

Students envisioning the future. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
LIND, T., CAJANDER, Å., SANDBLAD, B., DANIELS, M., LÁRUSDÓTTIR, M., MCDERMOTT, R. and CLEAR, T. 2016. Students envisioning the future. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electonic Engineers (IEEE) frontiers in education 2016 conference (FIE 2016): the crossroads of engineering and business, 12-15 October 2016, Erie, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 7757701. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2016.7757701.

How can students be included as critical stakeholders in the systems and services provided by a university? To address the whole student experience, we engaged students and employees at a large Swedish university in a vision seminar process to elicit... Read More about Students envisioning the future..