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Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. Together these will prov... Read More about Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor..

Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., HUI, K.-Y., HEAVEN, R. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation. In Kampus, J., Tsakonas, G., Manolopoulos, Y., Iliadis, L. and Karydis, I. (eds.) Proceedings of the 21st International conference on theory and practice of digital libraries (TPDL 2017): research and advanced technology for digital libraries, 18-21 September 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. Lecture notes in computer science, 10450. Cham: Springer [online], pages 49-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67008-9_5

Semantic annotation is an enabling technology which links documents to concepts that unambiguously describe their content. Annotation improves access to document contents for both humans and software agents. However, the annotation process is a chall... Read More about Taxonomic corpus-based concept summary generation for document annotation..

Learning deep and shallow features for human activity recognition. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., MASSIE, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and COOPER, K. 2017. Learning deep and shallow features for human activity recognition. In Li, G., Ge, Y, Zhang, Z., Jin, Z. and Blumenstein, M. (eds.) Knowledge science, engineering and management: proceedings of the 10th International knowledge science, engineering and management conference (KSEM 2017), 19-20 August 2017, Melbourne, Australia. Lecture notes in computer science, 10412. Cham: Springer [online], pages 469-482. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63558-3_40

selfBACK is an mHealth decision support system used by patients for the self-management of Lower Back Pain. It uses Human Activity Recognition from wearable sensors to monitor user activity in order to measure their adherence to prescribed physical a... Read More about Learning deep and shallow features for human activity recognition..

Learning deep features for kNN-based human activity recognition. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and MASSIE, S. 2017. Learning deep features for kNN-based human activity recognition. In Sanchez-Ruiz, A.A. and Kofod-Petersen, A. (eds.) Workshop proceedings of the 25th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2017), 26-29 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2028. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], session 2: case-based reasoning and deep learning workshop (CBRDL-2017), pages 95-103. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2028/paper9.pdf

A CBR approach to Human Activity Recognition (HAR) uses the kNN algorithm to classify sensor data into different activity classes. Different feature representation approaches have been proposed for sensor data for the purpose of HAR. These include sh... Read More about Learning deep features for kNN-based human activity recognition..

A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
MARTIN, K., WIRATUNGA, N., SANI, S., MASSIE, S. and CLOS, J. 2017. A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset. In Sanchez-Ruiz, A.A. and Kofod-Petersen, A. (eds.) Workshop proceedings of the 25th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2017), 26-29 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2028. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], session 2: case-based reasoning and deep learning workshop (CBRDL-2017), pages 85-94. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2028/paper8.pdf

The Siamese Neural Network (SNN) is a neural network architecture capable of learning similarity knowledge between cases in a case base by receiving pairs of cases and analysing the differences between their features to map them to a multi-dimensiona... Read More about A convolutional Siamese network for developing similarity knowledge in the SelfBACK dataset..

kNN sampling for personalised human recognition. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2017. kNN sampling for personalised human recognition. In Aha, D.W. and Lieber, J. (eds.) Case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 25th International case-based reasoning conference (ICCBR 2017), 26-28 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway. Lecture notes in computer science, 10339. Cham: Springer [online], pages 330-344. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61030-6_23

The need to adhere to recommended physical activity guidelines for a variety of chronic disorders calls for high precision Human Activity Recognition (HAR) systems. In the SelfBACK system, HAR is used to monitor activity types and intensities to enab... Read More about kNN sampling for personalised human recognition..

mHealth optimisation for education and physical activity in Type 1 diabetes: MEDPAT1. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
HALL, J., STEPHEN, K., CROALL, A., MACMILLAN, J., MURRAY, L., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and MACRURY, S. 2017. mHealth optimisation for education and physical activity in Type 1 diabetes: MEDPAT1. Presented at the 2017 Diabetes UK professional conference, 8-10 March 2017, Manchester, UK.

Aims: To develop and evaluate usability of prototype personalised prediction algorithms for people with Type 1 diabetes to optimise blood glucose control associated with physical activity using smart phone technology. To explore the potential to buil... Read More about mHealth optimisation for education and physical activity in Type 1 diabetes: MEDPAT1..

Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. (2017)
Journal Article
BANDHAKAVI, A., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and PADMANABHAN, D. 2017. Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text. IEEE intelligent systems [online], 32(1), pages 102-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2017.22

General-purpose emotion lexicons (GPELs) that associate words with emotion categories remain a valuable resource for emotion detection. However, the static and formal nature of their vocabularies make them an inadequate resource for detecting emotion... Read More about Lexicon generation for emotion detection from text..

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..

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..