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Explainable AI and Deep Autoencoders Based Security Framework for IoT Network Attack Certainty (Extended Abstract) (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Sampath Kalutharage, C., Liu, X., & Chrysoulas, C. (2022, September). Explainable AI and Deep Autoencoders Based Security Framework for IoT Network Attack Certainty (Extended Abstract). Presented at 27th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark

Over the past few decades, Machine Learning (ML)-based intrusion detection systems (IDS) have become increasingly popular and continue to show remarkable performance in detecting attacks. However, the lack of transparency in their decision-making pro... Read More about Explainable AI and Deep Autoencoders Based Security Framework for IoT Network Attack Certainty (Extended Abstract).

A framework for live host-based Bitcoin wallet forensics and triage (2022)
Journal Article
Holmes, A., & Buchanan, W. J. (2023). A framework for live host-based Bitcoin wallet forensics and triage. Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, 44, Article 301486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsidi.2022.301486

Organised crime and cybercriminals use Bitcoin, a popular cryptocurrency, to launder money and move it across borders with impunity. The UK and other countries have legislation to recover the proceeds of crime from criminals. Recent UK case law has r... Read More about A framework for live host-based Bitcoin wallet forensics and triage.

Accelerating neural network architecture search using multi-GPU high-performance computing (2022)
Journal Article
Lupión, M., Cruz, N. C., Sanjuan, J. F., Paechter, B., & Ortigosa, P. M. (2023). Accelerating neural network architecture search using multi-GPU high-performance computing. Journal of Supercomputing, 79, 7609-7625. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11227-022-04960-z

Neural networks stand out from artificial intelligence because they can complete challenging tasks, such as image classification. However, designing a neural network for a particular problem requires experience and tedious trial and error. Automating... Read More about Accelerating neural network architecture search using multi-GPU high-performance computing.

Quantum Dynamic Optimization Algorithm for Neural Architecture Search on Image Classification (2022)
Journal Article
Jin, J., Zhang, Q., He, J., & Yu, H. (2022). Quantum Dynamic Optimization Algorithm for Neural Architecture Search on Image Classification. Electronics, 11(23), Article 3969. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11233969

Deep neural networks have proven to be effective in solving computer vision and natural language processing problems. To fully leverage its power, manually designed network templates, i.e., Residual Networks, are introduced to deal with various visio... Read More about Quantum Dynamic Optimization Algorithm for Neural Architecture Search on Image Classification.

Internet of drones security: taxonomies, open issues, and future directions (2022)
Journal Article
Derhab, A., Cheikhrouhou, O., Allouch, A., Koubaa, A., Qureshi, B., Ferrag, M. A., Maglaras, L., & Khan, F. A. (2023). Internet of drones security: taxonomies, open issues, and future directions. Vehicular Communications, 39, Article 100552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vehcom.2022.100552

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, have recently become one of the most important technological breakthroughs. They have opened the horizon for a vast array of applications and paved the way for a diversity of innovative solutions... Read More about Internet of drones security: taxonomies, open issues, and future directions.

An Efficient Optimization of Battery-Drone-Based Transportation Systems for Monitoring Solar Power Plant (2022)
Journal Article
Jemmali, M., Bashir, A. K., Boulila, W., Melhim, L. K. B., Jhaveri, R. H., & Ahmad, J. (2023). An Efficient Optimization of Battery-Drone-Based Transportation Systems for Monitoring Solar Power Plant. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 24(12), 15633 - 15641. https://doi.org/10.1109/tits.2022.3219568

Nowadays, developing environmental solutions to ensure the preservation and sustainability of natural resources is one of the core research topics for providing a better life quality. Using renewable energy sources, such as solar energy, is one of th... Read More about An Efficient Optimization of Battery-Drone-Based Transportation Systems for Monitoring Solar Power Plant.

Circuit Modelling of Broadband Antenna Using Vector Fitting and Foster Form Approaches for IoT Applications (2022)
Journal Article
Ez-zaki, F., Belaid, K. A., Ahmad, S., Belahrach, H., Ghammaz, A., Al-Gburi, A. J. A., & Parachin, N. O. (2022). Circuit Modelling of Broadband Antenna Using Vector Fitting and Foster Form Approaches for IoT Applications. Electronics, 11(22), Article 3724. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11223724

Computation of the broadband antenna impedance behavior requires the wideband lumped equivalent circuit. This work aims to provide a comprehensive study of broadband antenna equivalent circuit models over broad frequency ranges for Internet of Things... Read More about Circuit Modelling of Broadband Antenna Using Vector Fitting and Foster Form Approaches for IoT Applications.

Multi-Agent Modelling Notation (MAMN): A multi-layered graphical modelling notation for agent-based simulations (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Nguyen, J., Powers, S., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (2022, November). Multi-Agent Modelling Notation (MAMN): A multi-layered graphical modelling notation for agent-based simulations. Presented at 24th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Valencia, Spain

Cause-effect graphs have been applied in non agent-based simulations, where they are used to model chained causal relations between input parameters and system behaviour measured by appropriate indicators. This can be useful for the analysis and inte... Read More about Multi-Agent Modelling Notation (MAMN): A multi-layered graphical modelling notation for agent-based simulations.

Forensic Analysis of Blackhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks/Internet of Things (2022)
Journal Article
Hasan, A., Khan, M. A., Shabir, B., Munir, A., Malik, A. W., Anwar, Z., & Ahmad, J. (2022). Forensic Analysis of Blackhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks/Internet of Things. Applied Sciences, 12(22), Article 11442. https://doi.org/10.3390/app122211442

The internet of things (IoT) is prone to various types of denial of service (DoS) attacks due to their resource-constrained nature. Extensive research efforts have been dedicated to securing these systems, but various vulnerabilities remain. Notably,... Read More about Forensic Analysis of Blackhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks/Internet of Things.

Multi-Chaos-Based Lightweight Image Encryption-Compression for Secure Occupancy Monitoring (2022)
Journal Article
Ghadi, Y. Y., Alsuhibany, S. A., Ahmad, J., Kumar, H., Boulila, W., Alsaedi, M., Khan, K., & Bhatti, S. A. (2022). Multi-Chaos-Based Lightweight Image Encryption-Compression for Secure Occupancy Monitoring. Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 2022, Article 7745132. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/7745132

With the advancement of camera and wireless technologies, surveillance camera-based occupancy has received ample attention from the research community. However, camera-based occupancy monitoring and wireless channels, especially Wi-Fi hotspot, pose s... Read More about Multi-Chaos-Based Lightweight Image Encryption-Compression for Secure Occupancy Monitoring.

A Proposal of a New Chaotic Map for Application in the Image Encryption Domain (2022)
Journal Article
Abu-Amara, F., & Ahmad, J. (2023). A Proposal of a New Chaotic Map for Application in the Image Encryption Domain. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 22(2), Article 2250088. https://doi.org/10.1142/s0219649222500885

Several chaos-based image encryption schemes have been proposed in the last decade. Each encryption scheme has pros and cons regarding its speed, complexity, and security. This paper proposes a new chaotic map called Power-Chaotic Map (PCM). Characte... Read More about A Proposal of a New Chaotic Map for Application in the Image Encryption Domain.

TAFFO: The compiler-based precision tuner (2022)
Journal Article
Cattaneo, D., Chiari, M., Agosta, G., & Cherubin, S. (2022). TAFFO: The compiler-based precision tuner. SoftwareX, 20, Article 101238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2022.101238

We present taffo, a framework that automatically performs precision tuning to exploit the performance/accuracy trade-off. In order to avoid expensive dynamic analyses, taffo leverages programmer annotations which encapsulate domain knowledge about th... Read More about TAFFO: The compiler-based precision tuner.

A robust deep learning approach for tomato plant leaf disease localization and classification (2022)
Journal Article
Nawaz, M., Nazir, T., Javed, A., Masood, M., Rashid, J., Kim, J., & Hussain, A. (2022). A robust deep learning approach for tomato plant leaf disease localization and classification. Scientific Reports, 12(1), Article 18568. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-21498-5

Tomato plants' disease detection and classification at the earliest stage can save the farmers from expensive crop sprays and can assist in increasing the food quantity. Although, extensive work has been presented by the researcher for the tomato pla... Read More about A robust deep learning approach for tomato plant leaf disease localization and classification.

A Multi-robot Distributed Collaborative Region Coverage Search Algorithm Based on Glasius Bio-inspired Neural Network (2022)
Journal Article
Chen, B., Zhang, H., Zhang, F., Liu, Y., Tan, C., Yu, H., & Wang, Y. (2023). A Multi-robot Distributed Collaborative Region Coverage Search Algorithm Based on Glasius Bio-inspired Neural Network. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 15(3), 1449-1462. https://doi.org/10.1109/tcds.2022.3218718

There are many constraints for a multi-robot system to perform a region coverage search task in an unknown environment. To address this, we propose a novel multi-robot distributed collaborative region coverage search algorithm based on Glasius bio-in... Read More about A Multi-robot Distributed Collaborative Region Coverage Search Algorithm Based on Glasius Bio-inspired Neural Network.

A Trimodel SAR Semisupervised Recognition Method Based on Attention-Augmented Convolutional Networks (2022)
Journal Article
Yan, S., Zhang, Y., Gao, F., Sun, J., Hussain, A., & Zhou, H. (2022). A Trimodel SAR Semisupervised Recognition Method Based on Attention-Augmented Convolutional Networks. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 15, 9566-9583. https://doi.org/10.1109/jstars.2022.3218360

Semisupervised learning in synthetic aperture radars (SARs) is one of the research hotspots in the field of radar image automatic target recognition. It can efficiently deal with challenging environments where there are insufficient labeled samples a... Read More about A Trimodel SAR Semisupervised Recognition Method Based on Attention-Augmented Convolutional Networks.

Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Salzano, R., Hall, H., Webster, G., & Brazier, D. (2022, May). Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland. Presented at Conceptions of Library and Information Science, Oslo, Norway

Introduction - Library and information science researchers identify public library roles in the integration of forced migrants into local communities. Here an analysis of formal documentation issued by local authorities allowed for an exploration of... Read More about Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland.

A Review on Cadmium and Lead Contamination: Sources, Fate, Mechanism, Health Effects and Remediation Methods (2022)
Journal Article
Bouida, L., Rafatullah, M., Kerrouche, A., Qutob, M., Alosaimi, A. M., Alorfi, H. S., & Hussein, M. A. (2022). A Review on Cadmium and Lead Contamination: Sources, Fate, Mechanism, Health Effects and Remediation Methods. Water, 14(21), Article 3432. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14213432

Cadmium and lead soil contamination is a widespread environmental problem that requires profound and sustainable solutions. These toxic elements can be naturally occurring on the Earth’s crust or from man-made origins. Cadmium and lead could accumula... Read More about A Review on Cadmium and Lead Contamination: Sources, Fate, Mechanism, Health Effects and Remediation Methods.