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Aimbot detection in online fps games using a heuristic method based on distribution comparison matrix (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Yu, S., Hammerla, N., Yan, J., & Andras, P. (2012, November). Aimbot detection in online fps games using a heuristic method based on distribution comparison matrix. Presented at 19th International Conference, ICONIP 2012, Doha, Qatar

Online gaming is very popular and has gained some recognition as the so called e-sport over the last decade. However, in particular First Person Shooter (FPS) games suffer from the development of sophisticated cheating methods such as aiming robots (... Read More about Aimbot detection in online fps games using a heuristic method based on distribution comparison matrix.

Computer Anxiety and the Big Five (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Crabbe, S. J., & Andras, P. (2012). Computer Anxiety and the Big Five. In PPIG 2012 - 24th Annual Workshop (12)

This paper explores the relationship between personality traits, as described by the Big Five Factors model, and the likelihood of someone suffering from computer anxiety. The research sample was a cohort of Business School Undergraduates. It was fou... Read More about Computer Anxiety and the Big Five.

Tackling the sheer scale of subjective QoE (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Menkovski, V., Exarchakos, G., & Liotta, A. (2012). Tackling the sheer scale of subjective QoE. In Mobile Multimedia Communications (1-15). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30419-4_1

Maximum Likelihood Difference Scaling (MLDS) used as a method for subjective assessment of video quality alleviates the inconveniencies associated with high variation and biases common in rating methods. However, the number of tests in a MLDS study r... Read More about Tackling the sheer scale of subjective QoE.

Towards a Chinese common and common sense knowledge base for sentiment analysis (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cambria, E., Hussain, A., Durrani, T., & Zhang, J. (2012, June). Towards a Chinese common and common sense knowledge base for sentiment analysis. Presented at 25th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, IEA/AIE 2012, Dalian, China

To date, the majority of sentiment analysis research has focused on English language. Recent studies, however, show that non-native English speakers heavily support the growing use of Internet. Chinese, specifically, is poised to outpace English as t... Read More about Towards a Chinese common and common sense knowledge base for sentiment analysis.

Towards IMACA: Intelligent multimodal affective conversational agent (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hussain, A., Cambria, E., Mazzocco, T., Grassi, M., Wang, Q., & Durrani, T. (2012, November). Towards IMACA: Intelligent multimodal affective conversational agent. Presented at International Conference on Neural Information Processing: ICONIP 2012, Doha, Qatar

A key aspect when trying to achieve natural interaction in machines is multimodality. Besides verbal communication, in fact, humans interact also through many other channels, e.g., facial expressions, gestures, eye contact, posture, and voice tone. S... Read More about Towards IMACA: Intelligent multimodal affective conversational agent.

The use of ASM feature extraction and machine learning for the discrimination of members of the fish ectoparasite genus gyrodactylus (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ali, R., Hussain, A., Bron, J. E., & Shinn, A. P. (2012, November). The use of ASM feature extraction and machine learning for the discrimination of members of the fish ectoparasite genus gyrodactylus. Presented at ICONIP 2012: 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Doha, Qatar

Active Shape Models (ASM) are applied to the attachment hooks of several species of Gyrodactylus, including the notifiable pathogen G. salaris, to classify each species to their true species type. ASM is used as a feature extraction tool to select in... Read More about The use of ASM feature extraction and machine learning for the discrimination of members of the fish ectoparasite genus gyrodactylus.

The hourglass of emotions (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cambria, E., Livingstone, A., & Hussain, A. (2011, February). The hourglass of emotions. Presented at COST 2102 International Training School on Cognitive Behavioural Systems, Dresden, Germany

Human emotions and their modelling are increasingly understood to be a crucial aspect in the development of intelligent systems. Over the past years, in fact, the adoption of psychological models of emotions has become a common trend among researcher... Read More about The hourglass of emotions.

Single LFP sorting for high-resolution brain-chip interfacing (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mahmud, M., Travalin, D., Hussain, A., Girardi, S., Maschietto, M., Felderer, F., & Vassanelli, S. (2012, July). Single LFP sorting for high-resolution brain-chip interfacing. Presented at BICS 2012: 5th International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems, Shenyang, China

Understanding cognition has fascinated many neuroscientists and made them put their efforts in deciphering the brain’s information processing capabilities for cognition. Rodents perceive the environment through whisking during which tactile informati... Read More about Single LFP sorting for high-resolution brain-chip interfacing.

SenticNet 2: A semantic and affective resource for opinion mining and sentiment analysis (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cambria, E., Havasi, C., & Hussain, A. (2012, May). SenticNet 2: A semantic and affective resource for opinion mining and sentiment analysis. Presented at 25th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, FLAIRS-25, Florida, US

Web 2.0 has changed the ways people communicate, collaborate, and express their opinions and sentiments. But despite social data on the Web being perfectly suitable for human consumption, they remain hardly accessible to machines. To bridge the cogni... Read More about SenticNet 2: A semantic and affective resource for opinion mining and sentiment analysis.

Sentic neural networks: A novel cognitive model for affective common sense reasoning (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mazzocco, T., Cambria, E., Hussain, A., & Wang, Q. (2012). Sentic neural networks: A novel cognitive model for affective common sense reasoning. In Advances in Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (12-21). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_2

In human cognition, the capacity to reason and make decisions is strictly dependent on our common sense knowledge about the world and our inner emotional states: we call this ability affective common sense reasoning. In previous works, graph mining a... Read More about Sentic neural networks: A novel cognitive model for affective common sense reasoning.

Sentic maxine: Multimodal affective fusion and emotional paths (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hupont, I., Cambria, E., Cerezo, E., Hussain, A., & Baldassarri, S. (2012). Sentic maxine: Multimodal affective fusion and emotional paths. In Advances in Neural Networks – ISNN 2012 (555-565). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31362-2_61

The capability of perceiving and expressing emotions through different modalities is a key issue for the enhancement of human-agent interaction. In this paper, an architecture for the development of intelligent multimodal affective interfaces is pres... Read More about Sentic maxine: Multimodal affective fusion and emotional paths.

Semantically inspired electronic healthcare records (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Farooq, K., Hussain, A., Leslie, S., Eckl, C., MacRae, C., & Slack, W. (2012). Semantically inspired electronic healthcare records. In Advances in Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (42-51). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_5

The adoption of Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs) holds the key for the success of next generation intelligent healthcare systems to improve the quality of healthcare and patient safety by facilitating the exchange of critical patient’s episodic i... Read More about Semantically inspired electronic healthcare records.

Road sign detection and recognition from video stream using HSV, contourlet transform and local energy based shape histogram (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Zakir, U., Edirishinghe, E., & Hussain, A. (2012, July). Road sign detection and recognition from video stream using HSV, contourlet transform and local energy based shape histogram. Presented at 5th International Conference, BICS 2012, Shenyang, China

This paper describes an efficient approach towards road sign detection and recognition. The proposed system is divided into three sections namely; Colour Segmentation of the road traffic signs using the HSV colour space considering varying lighting c... Read More about Road sign detection and recognition from video stream using HSV, contourlet transform and local energy based shape histogram.

Retrieval of semantic concepts based on analysis of texts for automatic construction of ontology (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Krishnan, R., Hussain, A., & Sherimon, P. (2012). Retrieval of semantic concepts based on analysis of texts for automatic construction of ontology. In Neural Information Processing (524-532). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_63

Ontology together with Semantic Web has a vital role in knowledge management on a global scale. Since manual construction of ontology leads to complex, time consuming and inconsistent results, automatic construction of ontology is more preferred. Thi... Read More about Retrieval of semantic concepts based on analysis of texts for automatic construction of ontology.

Off-line handwritten Arabic word recognition using SVMs with normalized poly kernel (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Alalshekmubarak, A., Hussain, A., & Wang, Q. (2012). Off-line handwritten Arabic word recognition using SVMs with normalized poly kernel. In Neural Information Processing (85-91). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34481-7_11

Handwriting recognition is a complicated process that many applications rely on, such as mail sorting, cheque processing, digitalisation and translation. The recognition of handwritten Arabic is still an ongoing challenge mainly due to the similarity... Read More about Off-line handwritten Arabic word recognition using SVMs with normalized poly kernel.

Neurobiologically-inspired soft switching control of autonomous vehicles (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Yang, E., Hussain, A., & Gurney, K. (2012). Neurobiologically-inspired soft switching control of autonomous vehicles. In Advances in Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (82-91). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31561-9_9

A novel soft switching control approach is presented in this paper for autonomous vehicles by using a new functional model for Basal Ganglia (BG). In the proposed approach, a family of fundamental controllers is treated as each of a set of basic cont... Read More about Neurobiologically-inspired soft switching control of autonomous vehicles.

Merging SenticNet and WordNet-Affect emotion lists for sentiment analysis (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Poria, S., Gelbukh, A., Cambria, E., Yang, P., Hussain, A., & Durrani, T. (2012). Merging SenticNet and WordNet-Affect emotion lists for sentiment analysis. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICoSP.2012.6491803

SenticNet is currently one of the most comprehensive freely available semantic resources for opinion mining. However, it only provides numerical polarity scores, while more detailed sentiment-related information for its concepts is often desirable. A... Read More about Merging SenticNet and WordNet-Affect emotion lists for sentiment analysis.

Massive tenting at the Ryder Cup (2012)
Journal Article
Hussain, A. (2012). Massive tenting at the Ryder Cup. InTents, 19,

Long before the U.S. and European teams could begin their match play for the 2012 Ryder Cup, the course had to be prepared with temporary environments that could accommodate players and fans. The popular, biennial golf event—held in 2012 at Medinah C... Read More about Massive tenting at the Ryder Cup.

Decoding network activity from LFPS: A computational approach (2012)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Mahmud, M., Travalin, D., & Hussain, A. (2012). Decoding network activity from LFPS: A computational approach. In Neural Information Processing (584-591). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34475-6_70

Cognition is one of the main capabilities of mammal brain and understanding it thoroughly requires decoding brain’s information processing pathways which are composed of networks formed by complex connectivity between neurons. Mostly, scientists rely... Read More about Decoding network activity from LFPS: A computational approach.