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Personalised human activity recognition using matching networks. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Personalised human activity recognition using matching networks. In Cox, M.T., Funk, P. and Begum, S. (eds.) Case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Lecture notes in computer science, 11156. Cham: Springer [online], pages 339-353. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01081-2_23

Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is typically modelled as a classification task where sensor data associated with activity labels are used to train a classifier to recognise future occurrences of these activities. An important consideration when trai... Read More about Personalised human activity recognition using matching networks..

Case based reasoning as a model for cognitive artificial intelligence. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
CRAW, S. and AAMODT, A. 2018. Case based reasoning as a model for cognitive artificial intelligence. In Cox, M.T., Funk, P. and Begum, S. (eds.) Case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Lecture notes in computer science, 11156. Cham: Springer [online], pages 62-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01081-2_5

Cognitive Systems understand the world through learning and experience. Case Based Reasoning (CBR) systems naturally capture knowledge as experiences in memory and they are able to learn new experiences to retain in their memory. CBR's retrieve and r... Read More about Case based reasoning as a model for cognitive artificial intelligence..

FITsense: employing multi-modal sensors in smart homes to predict falls. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MASSIE, S., FORBES, G., CRAW, S., FRASER, L. and HAMILTON, G. 2018. FITsense: employing multi-modal sensors in smart homes to predict falls. In Cox, M.T., Funk, P. and Begum, S. (eds.) Case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Lecture notes in computer science, 11156. Cham: Springer [online], pages 249-263. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01081-2_17

As people live longer, the increasing average age of the population places additional strains on our health and social services. There are widely recognised benefits to both the individual and society from supporting people to live independently for... Read More about FITsense: employing multi-modal sensors in smart homes to predict falls..

Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the (SPIE), 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974

Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ever since the advanceme... Read More about Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications..

Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
AMBADIYIL, S., JAYARAIAN, R., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the SPIE, 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 108020H. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346

Reliable personal authentication is a critical and vital obligation to the security in all the real-world applications. Nevertheless, biometric features are effectively used for the personal authentication, in some cases the criminal impersonation is... Read More about Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern..

Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
AINSLIE, R., MCCALL, J., SHAKYA, S. and OWUSU, G. 2018. Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8477701. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477701

The service chain planning process is a critical component in the operations of companies in the service industry, such as logistics, telecoms or utilities. This process involves looking ahead over various timescales to ensure that available capacity... Read More about Tactical plan optimisation for large multi-skilled workforces using a bi-level model..

An analysis of indirect optimisation strategies for scheduling. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
NEAU, C., REGNIER-COUDERT, O. and MCCALL, J. 2018. An analysis of indirect optimisation strategies for scheduling. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8477967. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477967

By incorporating domain knowledge, simple greedy procedures can be defined to generate reasonably good solutions to many optimisation problems. However, such solutions are unlikely to be optimal and their quality often depends on the way the decision... Read More about An analysis of indirect optimisation strategies for scheduling..

A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design: connecting the blockchain. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
DOUNAS, T. and LOMBARDI, D. 2018. A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design. In Kępczyńska-Walczak, A. and Bialkowski, S. (eds.) Computing for a better tomorrow: proceedings of the 36th International conference on Education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe (eCAADe 2018), 19-21 September 2018, Lodz, Poland. Hong Kong: CumInCAD [online], Volume 1, pages 223-230. Available from: http://papers.cumincad....ks/paper/ecaade2018_226

We present a proof of concept implementation of an integration strategy for connecting CAD with Blockchain. We explain the components of most blockchains and the value they bring to the built environment ecosystem, the potential impact a complete int... Read More about A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design: connecting the blockchain..

The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
VOSPER, H., BOWIE, P. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2018: proceedings of the Ergonomic and human factors conference 2018 (EHF 2018), 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Birmingham: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors [online], pages 31-37. Available from: https://publications.er...g-hfe-competencies.html

Patient safety is an emergent property of complex sociotechnical healthcare systems. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE), with its design-based systems focus, offers frameworks for developing resilient systems, although use in healthcare has been limi... Read More about The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies..

Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. In Steiner, M., Anton, I. and Steiner, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th International conference on concentrator photovoltaic systems (CPV-14), 16-18 April 2018, Puertollano, Spain. Melville, NY: AIP Publishing [online], volume 2012, article number 030006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505

Off-grid solar chargers are one of the ways forward to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern electricity. To achieve this goal, the sustainability aspect of the solar chargers must be further improved. Nonimaging, s... Read More about Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms..

CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
OGUNSESAN, O.A., HOSSAIN, M., IYI, D. and DHROUBI, M.G. 2018. CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 2018), 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Volume 2: numerical modelling in mechanical and materials engineering. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 274-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_22

Erosion caused by sand particles is a serious problem facing the oil and gas industry. Predicting pipe erosion due to sand transport is a complex process in multiphase flows due to the complex nature of the flow. Existing erosion studies are however... Read More about CFD modelling of pipe erosion due to sand transport..

Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, M.G. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 2018), 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Volume 2: numerical modelling in mechanical and materials engineering. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 124-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11

The local interactions and fluctuations of multiphase flow properties present in upward slug/churn flow patterns through a 900 pipe bend has been investigated. Numerical modelling technique using the Volume of Fluid method (VOF) and Reynolds Average... Read More about Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow..

Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ALAITA, D., HOSSAIN, M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 2018), 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Volume 2: numerical modelling in mechanical and materials engineering. Lecture notes in mechanical engineering. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 300-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24

Investigations of gas-liquid-solid flows in large diameter vertical pipes are scarce and detailed three phase flow study is still required to understand the flow interactions. Further investigation using high fidelity modelling is thus necessary due... Read More about Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method..

BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? (2018)
Conference Proceeding
PAPADONIKOLAKI, E., LEON, M. and MAHAMADU, A.M. 2018. BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? In Karlshoj, J. and Scherer, R (eds.) eWork and ebusiness in architecture, engineering and construction: proceedings of the 12th European conference on product and process modelling 2018 (ECPPM 2018), 12-14 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark. Boca Raton: CRC Press, pages 321-328. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429506215.

Building information Modelling (BIM) lies at the centre of construction industry’s interest nowadays, with a revolutionary impact on the ways that professionals work, collaborate and conduct business. The application of BIM is not as straightforward... Read More about BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future?.

Creative tips to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
VOSPER, H., HIGHNETT, S. and BOWIE, P. 2018. Creative tips to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. In Bagnara, S., Tartaglia, R., Albolino, S., Alexander, T. and Fujita, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), 26-30 August 2018, Florence, Italy. Advances in intelligent systems and computing, 818. Cham: Springer [online], volume 1: healthcare ergonomics, pages 97-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96098-2_14

The goal of these 12 tips is to enhance the effectiveness of safety and improvement work in frontline healthcare practice by providing a framework for integration of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) theory and approaches within undergraduate curric... Read More about Creative tips to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education..

An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M. and SIEGEL, A.A. 2018. An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education. In Cristea, A.I., Bittencourt, I.I. and Lima, F. (eds.) Revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 1st Higher education for all international workshop on social, semantic, adaptive and gamification techniques and technologies for distance learning (HEFA 2017): from challenges to novel technology-enhanced solutions, 20-24 March 2017, Maceió, Brazil. Communications in computer and information science, 832. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97934-2_1

Transitioning to higher education is often a stressful experience, with incoming students facing similar issues year after year. This chapter presents two years of data collection regarding the concerns of Computing secondary school pupils when consi... Read More about An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education..

Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F. and SERRATOSA, F. 2018. Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance. In Bai, X., Hancock, E.R., Ho, T.K., Wilson, R.C., Biggio, B. and Robles-Kelly, A. (eds.) Structural, syntactic, and statistical pattern recognition: proceedings of the 2018 Joint International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) international workshops on structural and syntactic pattern recognition (SSPR 2018), and statistical techniques in pattern recognition (SPR 2018) (S+SSPR 2018), 17-19 August 2018, Beijing, China. Lecture notes in computer science, 11004. Cham: Springer [online], pages 271-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97785-0_26

On the one hand, classification applications modelled by structural pattern recognition, in which elements are represented as strings, trees or graphs, have been used for the last thirty years. In these models, structural distances are modelled as th... Read More about Modelling the generalised median correspondence through an edit distance..

Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNSTON, P., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Communications in computer and information science, 893. Cham: Springer [online], pages 44-57, Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_4

Video tampering detection remains an open problem in the field of digital media forensics. Some existing methods focus on recompression detection because any changes made to the pixels of a video will require recompression of the complete stream. Rec... Read More about Toward video tampering exposure: inferring compression parameters from pixels..

Deep imitation learning with memory for robocup soccer simulation. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HUSSEIN, A., ELYAN, E. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Deep imitation learning with memory for robocup soccer simulation. In Pimenidis, E. and Jayne, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International conference on engineering applications of neural networks (EANN 2018), 3-5 September 2018, Bristol, UK. Communications in computer and information science, 893. Cham: Springer [online], pages 31-43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98204-5_3

Imitation learning is a field that is rapidly gaining attention due to its relevance to many autonomous agent applications. Providing demonstrations of effective behaviour to teach the agent is useful in real world challenges such as sparse rewards a... Read More about Deep imitation learning with memory for robocup soccer simulation..

Matching networks for personalised human activity recognition. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Matching networks for personalised human activity recognition. In Bichindaritz, I., Guttmann, C., Herrero, P., Koch, F., Koster, A., Lenz, R., López Ibáñez, B., Marling, C., Martin, C., Montagna, S., Montani, S., Reichert, M., Riaño, D., Schumacher, M.I., ten Teije, A. and Wiratunga, N. (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Joint workshop on artificial intelligence in health, organized as part of the Federated AI meeting (FAIM 2018), co-located with the 17th International conference on autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS 2018), the 35th International conference on machine learning (ICML 2018), the 27th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI 2018), and the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 13-19 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2142. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 61-64. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2142/short4.pdf

Human Activity Recognition (HAR) has many important applications in health care which include management of chronic conditions and patient rehabilitation. An important consideration when training HAR models is whether to use training data from a gene... Read More about Matching networks for personalised human activity recognition..