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A deep learning digitisation framework to mark up corrosion circuits in piping and instrumentation diagrams. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
TORAL, L., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ELYAN, E. and MEMON, S. 2021. A deep learning digitisation framework to mark up corrosion circuits in piping and instrumentation diagrams. In Barney Smith, E.H. and Pal, U. (eds.) Document analysis and recognition: ICDAR 2021 workshops, part II: proceedings of 16th International conference on document analysis and recognition 2021 (ICDAR 2021), 5-10 September 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland. Lecture notes in computer science, 12917. Cham: Springer [online], pages 268-276. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-86159-9_18

Corrosion circuit mark up in engineering drawings is one of the most crucial tasks performed by engineers. This process is currently done manually, which can result in errors and misinterpretations depending on the person assigned for the task. In th... Read More about A deep learning digitisation framework to mark up corrosion circuits in piping and instrumentation diagrams..

Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., JAYNE, C. and ELYAN, E. 2021. Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of 2021 International joint conference on neural networks (IJCNN 2021), 18-22 July 2021, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article 9533603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN52387.2021.9533603

Significant progress has been made in the area of text classification and natural language processing. However, like many other datasets from across different domains, text-based datasets may suffer from class-imbalance. This problem leads to model's... Read More about Class-decomposition and augmentation for imbalanced data sentiment analysis..

Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
DANG, T., NGUYEN, T.T., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ELYAN, E. and MCCALL, J. 2021. Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation. In Proceeding of 2021 IEEE (Institute of electrical and electronics engineers) Congress on evolutionary computation (CEC 2021), 28 June - 1 July 2021, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 744-751. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC45853.2021.9504929

In recent years, deep learning has rapidly becomea method of choice for segmentation of medical images. Deep neural architectures such as UNet and FPN have achieved high performances on many medical datasets. However, medical image analysis algorithm... Read More about Weighted ensemble of deep learning models based on comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization for medical image segmentation..

Face detection with YOLO on edge. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
ALI-GOMBE, A., ELYAN, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ZWIEGELAAR, J. 2021. Face detection with YOLO on edge. In Iliadis, L., Macintyre, J., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 22nd Enginering applications of neural networks conference (EANN2021), 25-27 June 2021, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS), 3. Cham: Springer [online], pages 284-292. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80568-5_24

Significant progress has been achieved in objects detection applications such as Face Detection. This mainly due to the latest development in deep learning-based approaches and especially in the computer vision domain. However, deploying deep-learnin... Read More about Face detection with YOLO on edge..

Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
PIRIE, C. and MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. 2021. Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection. In Iliadis, L., Macintyre, J., Jayne, C. and Pimenidis, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 22nd Enginering applications of neural networks conference (EANN2021), 25-27 June 2021, Halkidiki, Greece. Proceedings of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS), 3. Cham: Springer [online], pages 220-231. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80568-5_19

Inspection engineering is a highly important field in the Oil & Gas sector for analysing the health of offshore assets. Corrosion, a naturally occurring phenomenon, arises as a result of a chemical reaction between a metal and its environment, causin... Read More about Image pre-processing and segmentation for real-time subsea corrosion inspection..

A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
RODRIGUEZ-TIRADO, A., MAGALLAN-RAMIREZ, D., MARTINEZ-AGUILAR, J.D., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., BALDERAS, D. and LOPEZ-CAUDANA, E. 2020. A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols. In Proceedings of 13th Developments in eSystems engineering international conference 2020 (DeSe 2020), 13-17 December 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 152-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/DeSE51703.2020.9450731

Maze navigation is a recurring challenge in robotics competitions, where the aim is to design a strategy for one or several entities to traverse the optimal path in a fast and efficient way. To do so, numerous alternatives exist, relying on different... Read More about A pipeline framework for robot maze navigation using computer vision, path planning and communication protocols..

Applying acceptance requirements to requirements modeling tools via gamification: a case study on privacy and security. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
PIRAS, L., CALABRESE, F. and GIORGINI, P. 2020. Applying acceptance requirements to requirements modeling tools via gamification: a case study on privacy and security. In Grabis, J. and Bork, D. (eds.) The practice of enterprise modeling: proceedings of 13th International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Practice of enterprise modelling working conference 2020 (Poem 2020), 25-27 November 2020, Riga, Latvia. Lecture notes in business information processing, 400. Cham: Springer [online], pages 366-376. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-63479-7_25

Requirements elicitation, analysis and modeling are critical activities for software success. However, software systems are increasingly complex, harder to develop due to an ever-growing number of requirements from numerous and heterogeneous stakehol... Read More about Applying acceptance requirements to requirements modeling tools via gamification: a case study on privacy and security..

DEFeND DSM: a data scope management service for model-based privacy by design GDPR compliance. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
PIRAS, L., AL-OBEIDALLAH, M.G., PAVLIDIS, M., MOURATIDIS, H., TSOHOU, A., MAGKOS, E., PRAITANO, A., IODICE, A. and CRESPO, B. G.-N. 2020. DEFeND DSM: a data scope management service for model-based privacy by design GDPR compliance. In Gritzalis, S., Weippl, E.R., Kotsis, G., Tjoa, A.M. and Khalil, I. (eds.) Trust, privacy and security in digital business: proceedings of 17th Trust and privacy in digital business international conference 2020 (TrustBus 2020), 14-17 September 2020, Bratislava, Slovakia. Lecture notes in computer science, 12395. Cham: Springer [online], pages 186-201. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58986-8_13

The introduction of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has brought significant benefits to citizens, but it has also created challenges for organisations, which are facing with difficulties interpreting it and properly applying it... Read More about DEFeND DSM: a data scope management service for model-based privacy by design GDPR compliance..

Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MORENO-GARCÍA, C.F., JOHNSTON, P. and GARKUWA, B. 2020. Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks. In Proceedings of the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International joint conference on neural networks (IEEE IJCNN 2020), part of the 2020 IEEE World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 19-24 July 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9207479. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN48605.2020.9207479

One of the key features of most document image digitisation systems is the capability of discerning between the main components of the printed representation at hand. In the case of engineering drawings, such as circuit diagrams, telephone exchanges... Read More about Pixel-based layer segmentation of complex engineering drawings using convolutional neural networks..

Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
JAMIESON, L, MORENO-GARCIA, C.F. and ELYAN, E. 2020. Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams. In Proceedings of the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International joint conference on neural networks (IEEE IJCNN 2020), part of the 2020 IEEE World congress on computational intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2020) and co-located with the 2020 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (IEEE CEC 2020) and the 2020 IEEE International fuzzy systems conference (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), 19-24 July 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9207127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN48605.2020.9207127

Engineering drawings such as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams contain a vast amount of text data which is essential to identify shapes, pipeline activities, tags, amongst others. These diagrams are often stored in undigitised format, such as paper... Read More about Deep learning for text detection and recognition in complex engineering diagrams..

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..

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..

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, vol 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..

Privacy, security, legal and technology acceptance requirements for a GDPR compliance platform. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
TSOHOU, A., MAGKOS, M., MOURATIDIS, H., CHRYSOLORAS, G., PIRAS, L., PAVLIDIS, M., DEBUSSCHE, J., ROTOLONI, M. and GALLEGO-NICASIO CRESPO, B. 2019. Privacy, security, legal and technology acceptance requirements for a GDPR compliance platform. In Katsikas, S., Cuppens, F., Cuppens, N. et.al (eds.) Computer security: revised and selected papers of 24th European symposium on research in computer security international workshops 2019 (ESORICS 2019), co-located with 5th Security of industrial control systems and cyber-physical systems international workshops (CyberICPS 2019), 3rd Security and privacy requirements engineering international workshops (SECPRE 2019), 1st Security, privacy organizations and systems engineering international workshops (SPOSE 2019) and 2nd Attacks and defences for Internet-of-Things international workshops (ADIoT 2019), 26-27 September 2019, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Lecture notes in computer science, 11980. Cham: Springer [online], pages 204- 223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42048-2_14

GDPR entered into force in May 2018 for enhancing user data protection. Even though GDPR leads towards a radical change with many advantages for the data subjects it turned out to be a significant challenge. Organizations need to make long and comple... Read More about Privacy, security, legal and technology acceptance requirements for a GDPR compliance platform..

A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CORTÉS-GALLARDO, E., MORENO-GARCIA, C.F., ZHU, A., CHÍPULI-SILVA, D., GONZÁLEZ-GONZÁLEZ, J.A., MORALES-ORTIZ, D., FERNÁNDEZ, S., URRIZA, B., VALVERDE-LÓPEZ, J., MARÍN, A., PÉREZ, H., IZQUIERDO-REYES, J. and BUSTAMANTE-BELLO, R. 2019. A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous care architecture. In Proceedings of 2019 International conference on mechatronics, electronics and automotive engineering (ICMEAE 2019), 26-29 November 2019, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Piscataway: IEEE [online], page 50-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMEAE.2019.00017

Panorama stitching consists on frames being put together to create a 360o view. This technique is proposed for its implementation in autonomous vehicles instead of the use of an external 360o camera, mostly due to its reduced cost and improved aerody... Read More about A comparison of feature extractors for panorama stitching in an autonomous car architecture..

Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, C.D., JEANNELLE, B. and ISAACS, J.P. 2019. Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things. In Proceedings of the 2019 International Cyber science on cyber situational awareness, data analytics and assessment (Cyber SA): pioneering research and innovation in cyber situational awareness, 3-4 June 2019, Oxford, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], chapter 6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSA.2019.8899580

A conversational agent to detect anomalous traffic in consumer IoT networks is presented. The agent accepts two inputs in the form of user speech received by Amazon Alexa enabled devices, and classified IDS logs stored in a DynamoDB Table. Aural anal... Read More about Towards a conversational agent for threat detection in the internet of things..

Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
PIRAS, L., DELLAGIACOMA, D., PERINI, A., SUSI, A., GIORGINI, P. and MYLOPOULOS, J. 2019. Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software. In Kolp, M., Vanderdonckt, J., Snoeck, M. and Wautelet, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of 13th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Research challenges in information science international conference 2019 (RICS 2019): towards a design science for information systems, 29-31 May 2019, Brussels, Belgium. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 81-92. Available from: https://doi.org/10/1109/RCIS.2019.8876973

Gamification is increasingly applied to engage people in performing tool-supported collaborative tasks. From previous experiences we learned that available gamification guidelines are not sufficient, and more importantly that motivational and accepta... Read More about Design thinking and acceptance requirements for designing gamified software..

Use of 3D visualisation tools for representing urban greenspace spatial planning. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
WANG, C., MILLER, D., JIANG, Y. and DONALDSON-SELBY, G. 2015. Use of 3D visualisation tools for representing urban greenspace spatial planning. In Proceedings of the 2nd International information science and control engineering conference 2015 (ICISCE 2015), 24-26 April 2015, Shanghai, China. Piscataway: IEEEE [online], pages 525-532. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICISCE.2015.123

The objective of this paper is to report on the development of prototype models for use in raising public awareness of changes in urban areas, focusing on green spaces, and testing responses to scenarios of change. Specifically, the focus is on the d... Read More about Use of 3D visualisation tools for representing urban greenspace spatial planning..