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Developing Visualisations to Enhance an Insider Threat Product: A Case Study (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Graham, M., Kukla, R., Mandrychenko, O., Hart, D., & Kennedy, J. (2021, October). Developing Visualisations to Enhance an Insider Threat Product: A Case Study. Presented at 2021 IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec), New Orleans, USA

This paper describes the process of developing data visualisations to enhance a commercial software platform for combating insider threat, whose existing UI, while perfectly functional, was limited in its ability to allow analysts to easily spot the... Read More about Developing Visualisations to Enhance an Insider Threat Product: A Case Study.

MaTSE: the gene expression time-series explorer. (2013)
Journal Article
Craig, P., Cannon, A., Kukla, R., & Kennedy, J. (2013). MaTSE: the gene expression time-series explorer. BMC Bioinformatics, 14, https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-14-S19-S1

Background High throughput gene expression time-course experiments provide a perspective on biological functioning recognized as having huge value for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. There are however significant challenges to... Read More about MaTSE: the gene expression time-series explorer..

MaTSE: The microarray time-series explorer (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Craig, P., Cannon, A., Kukla, R., & Kennedy, J. (2012). MaTSE: The microarray time-series explorer. In 2012 IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis) (41-48). https://doi.org/10.1109/biovis.2012.6378591

This paper describes the design, development and evaluation of the Microarray Time-Series Explorer (MaTSE), a novel information visualization application for the exploratory analysis of large scale microarray timeseries data. The software combines a... Read More about MaTSE: The microarray time-series explorer.

Pattern browsing and query adjustment for the exploratory analysis and cooperative visualisation of microarray time-course data. (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Craig, P., Cannon, A., Kennedy, J., & Kukla, R. (2010, September). Pattern browsing and query adjustment for the exploratory analysis and cooperative visualisation of microarray time-course data. Presented at The 7th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualisation and Engineering

This paper presents work to support collaborative visualisation and data analysis in the microarray time-series explorer (MaTSE) software. We introduce a novel visualisation component called the ‘pattern browser’ which is used to support the annotati... Read More about Pattern browsing and query adjustment for the exploratory analysis and cooperative visualisation of microarray time-course data..

A new data, document and geospatial repository: knowledge base and project support for a major international railway project. (2008)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Wigan, M., Kukla, R., Benjamins, M., & Grashoff, P. (2008, April). A new data, document and geospatial repository: knowledge base and project support for a major international railway project. Poster presented at Third International Conference on Open Repositories

The simplicity of the basic design has proved to be robust to the changing and varied needs of different ?clients?, but the complexity of the intellectual property issues engendered by the mix of commercial, open source and hand rolled software has p... Read More about A new data, document and geospatial repository: knowledge base and project support for a major international railway project..

A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement (2007)
Thesis
Kukla, R. (2007). A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3927

A town planner, faced with the task of designing attractive walking spaces, needs a tool that will allow different designs to be compared in terms of their attractiveness as well as their effectiveness. PEDFLOW is an attempt to create such a tool. It... Read More about A software framework for the microscopic modelling of pedestrian movement.

RKB: A Knowledge base to support research documentation, data, GIS, spatial data and communications for a major rail freight project. (2007)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Wigan, M., Kukla, R., Benjamins, M., & Grashoff, P. (2007, October). RKB: A Knowledge base to support research documentation, data, GIS, spatial data and communications for a major rail freight project. Presented at European transport conference 2007

The paper places data and document access, use and exploration systems in the context of the Data Observatories movement, as well as the document repository systems now becoming mandated for universities. It will show how taking these developments in... Read More about RKB: A Knowledge base to support research documentation, data, GIS, spatial data and communications for a major rail freight project..

Developing a core ontology for taxonomic data. (2006)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kennedy, J., Gales, R., Hyam, R., Kukla, R., Wieczorek, J., Hagedorn, G., …Vieglais, D. (2006). Developing a core ontology for taxonomic data. In L. Belbin, A. Rissoné, & A. Weitzman (Eds.), Proceedings of TDWG (2006), St Louis, MI

Over recent years several sub-groups within the Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) have developed models and exchange standards to facilitate data sharing within the taxonomic community. These include ABCD, SDD, DwC, TCS and Spatial Data Standa... Read More about Developing a core ontology for taxonomic data..

Converting an existing taxonomic data resource to employ an ontology and LSIDs. (2006)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kennedy, J., Gales, R., & Kukla, R. (2006). Converting an existing taxonomic data resource to employ an ontology and LSIDs. In L. Belbin, A. Rissoné, & A. Weitzman (Eds.), Proceedings of TDWG (2006), St Louis, MI

Data sharing is fundamental to biodiversity and taxonomic data applications, however previous attempts at developing mechanisms to facilitate sharing within the community have had limited effect. Reasons for this include the lack of take up of data e... Read More about Converting an existing taxonomic data resource to employ an ontology and LSIDs..

A standard data model representation for taxonomic information. (2006)
Journal Article
Kennedy, J., Hyam, R., Kukla, R., & Paterson, T. (2006). A standard data model representation for taxonomic information. OMICS, 10, 220-230. https://doi.org/10.1089/omi.2006.10.220

The names used by biologists to label the observations they make are imprecise. This is an issue as workers increasingly seek to exploit data gathered from multiple, unrelated sources on line. Even when the international codes of nomenclature are fol... Read More about A standard data model representation for taxonomic information..

A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements. (2005)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kerridge, J., Kukla, R., Willis, A., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., & Lei, L. (2003, October). A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements. Presented at Traffic and Granular Flow '03

We provide a comparison of the relative merits of video and infrared based methods for collecting pedestrian movements from the real world and also from experimental environments. We describe the underlying technological basis of both methods and the... Read More about A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements..

Scientific names are ambiguous as identifiers for biological taxa: their context and definition are required for accurate data integration (2005)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kennedy, J., Kukla, R., & Paterson, T. (2005, July). Scientific names are ambiguous as identifiers for biological taxa: their context and definition are required for accurate data integration. Presented at Second International Workshop, DILS 2005

Biologists use scientific names to label the organisms described in their data; however, these names are not unique identifiers for taxonomic entities. Alternative taxonomic classifications may apply the same name, associated with alternative defi... Read More about Scientific names are ambiguous as identifiers for biological taxa: their context and definition are required for accurate data integration.

Human movement behaviour in urban spaces: Implications for the design and modelling of effective pedestrian environments. (2004)
Journal Article
Willis, A., Gjersoe, N., Havard, C., Kerridge, J., & Kukla, R. (2004). Human movement behaviour in urban spaces: Implications for the design and modelling of effective pedestrian environments. Environment and planning. B, Planning & design, 31(6), 805-828. https://doi.org/10.1068/b3060

Despite a burgeoning research effort directed at the design and modelling of effective urban spaces for pedestrians, remarkably little is known about how pedestrians actually negotiate urban spaces. This paper reports the results of a video-based obs... Read More about Human movement behaviour in urban spaces: Implications for the design and modelling of effective pedestrian environments..

Application of context-mediated behavior to a multi-agent pedestrian flow model (PEDFLOW). (2002)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kukla, R., Willis, A., & Kerridge, J. (2002). Application of context-mediated behavior to a multi-agent pedestrian flow model (PEDFLOW).

Developers of pedestrian models often overlook the fact that pedestrians are subjected to a multitude of influences when walking. The majority of existing models only focus on a single aspect, typically the avoidance of obstructions or other pedestri... Read More about Application of context-mediated behavior to a multi-agent pedestrian flow model (PEDFLOW)..

Laying the foundations: the use of video footage to explore pedestrian dynamics in PEDFLOW (2002)
Book Chapter
Willis, A., Kukla, R., Kerridge, J., & Hine, J. (2002). Laying the foundations: the use of video footage to explore pedestrian dynamics in PEDFLOW. In M. Schreckenberg, & S. Sharma (Eds.), Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics (181-186). Springer

This paper is concerned with how video footage of pedestrian activity in various urban environments can be used to inform the development of PEDFLOW - a microscopic, agent-based model of pedestrian flow that can be used to simulate the effects of an... Read More about Laying the foundations: the use of video footage to explore pedestrian dynamics in PEDFLOW.

PEDFLOW: development of an autonomous agent model of pedestrian flow. (2001)
Journal Article
Kukla, R., Kerridge, J., Willis, A., & Hine, J. (2001). PEDFLOW: development of an autonomous agent model of pedestrian flow. Transportation research record, 1774, 11-17. https://doi.org/10.3141/1774-02

The paper discusses the need for an autonomous agent approach for the modeling of pedestrians in urban environments and places PEDFLOW in the context of existing models. PEDFLOW is a microscopic model of pedestrians’ movement, where each pedestrian... Read More about PEDFLOW: development of an autonomous agent model of pedestrian flow..

Developing the behavioural rules for an agent-based model of pedestrian movement. (2000)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Willis, A., Kukla, R., & Kerridge, J. (2000, September). Developing the behavioural rules for an agent-based model of pedestrian movement. Paper presented at 25th European Transport Congress

The PEDFLOW project aims to develop a realistic and flexible planning tool capable of simulating the effects of microscopic environmental layout on various aspects of pedestrian movement. Behavioural research can help establish realistic values for s... Read More about Developing the behavioural rules for an agent-based model of pedestrian movement..

Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems (1997)
Journal Article
Kukla, R., & Kerridge, J. (1997). Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems. Future Generation Computer Systems, 12(5), 335-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0167-739X%2896%2900020-9

For most large commercial organisations the ability to store and manipulate massive volumes of data is a key operational requirement. Database systems are fundamental to the efficient provision of a range of business tasks from on-line transaction pr... Read More about Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems.

A plug-in disk-Interface-process for the WSQL data access controller. (1996)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kerridge, J., & Kukla, R. (1996, March). A plug-in disk-Interface-process for the WSQL data access controller. Presented at WoTUG '96 19th world occam and transputer user group technical meeting on Parallel processing developments

As part of the development of a disk based storage subsystem for a database machine, a disk interface process has been designed, exploiting parallel processing features of the transputer. In a step-by-step approach design-decisions are presented and... Read More about A plug-in disk-Interface-process for the WSQL data access controller..

Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems. (1996)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kukla, R., & Kerridge, J. (1996, April). Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems. Presented at International Conference and Exhibition HPCN EUROPE 1996, Brussels, Belgium

For most large commercial organisations the ability to store and manipulate massive volumes of data is a key operational requirement. Database systems are now fundamental to the efficient provision of a range of business tasks from on-line transactio... Read More about Intelligent storage devices for scalable information management systems..