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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-GARC√ćA, 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..