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Chefbot: A Novel Framework for the Generation of Commonsense-enhanced Responses for Task-based Dialogue Systems (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Strathearn, C., & Gkatzia, D. (2021). Chefbot: A Novel Framework for the Generation of Commonsense-enhanced Responses for Task-based Dialogue Systems. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (46-47)

Conversational systems aim to generate responses that are accurate, relevant and engaging, either through utilising neural end-to-end models or through slot filling. Human-to-human conversations are enhanced by not only the latest utterance of the in... Read More about Chefbot: A Novel Framework for the Generation of Commonsense-enhanced Responses for Task-based Dialogue Systems.

An Attribute Weight Estimation Using Particle Swarm Optimization and Machine Learning Approaches for Customer Churn Prediction (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kanwal, S., Rashid, J., Kim, J., Nisar, M. W., Hussain, A., Batool, S., & Kanwal, R. (2021, November). An Attribute Weight Estimation Using Particle Swarm Optimization and Machine Learning Approaches for Customer Churn Prediction. Presented at 2021 International Conference on Innovative Computing (ICIC), Lahore, Pakistan

One of the most challenging problems in the telecommunications industry is predicting customer churn (CCP). Decision-makers and business experts stressed that acquiring new clients is more expensive than maintaining current ones. From current churn d... Read More about An Attribute Weight Estimation Using Particle Swarm Optimization and Machine Learning Approaches for Customer Churn Prediction.

Decentralised Privacy: A Distributed Ledger Approach (2021)
Book Chapter
Papadopoulos, P., Pitropakis, N., & Buchanan, W. J. (2021). Decentralised Privacy: A Distributed Ledger Approach. In C. Mustansar Hussain, & P. Di Sia (Eds.), Handbook of Smart Materials, Technologies, and Devices (1-26). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58675-1_58-1

Our world due to the technological progress became fast-paced and is constantly evolving, thus changing every single day. Consequently, the most valuable asset on earth is not gold or oil anymore but data. Big data companies try to take advantage of... Read More about Decentralised Privacy: A Distributed Ledger Approach.

Using IOTA as an Inter-Vehicular Trust Mechanism in Autonomous Vehicles (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Cutajar, O., Moradpoor, N., & Jaroucheh, Z. (2021, December). Using IOTA as an Inter-Vehicular Trust Mechanism in Autonomous Vehicles. Presented at SINCONF 2021: 14th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, Edinburgh (Online)

In a perfect world, coordination and cooperation across distributed autonomous systems would be a trivial task. However, incomplete information, malicious actors and real-world conditions can provide challenges which bring the trust-worthiness of par... Read More about Using IOTA as an Inter-Vehicular Trust Mechanism in Autonomous Vehicles.

VNWTS: A Virtual Water Chlorination Process for Cybersecurity Analysis of Industrial Control Systems (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Robles Durazno, A., Moradpoor, N., McWhinnie, J., & Porcel-Bustamante, J. (2021, December). VNWTS: A Virtual Water Chlorination Process for Cybersecurity Analysis of Industrial Control Systems. Presented at SINCONF 2021: 14th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, Edinburgh (Online)

The rapid development of technology during the last decades has led to the integration of the network capabilities in the devices that are essential in the operation of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). Consequently, the attack surface of these asset... Read More about VNWTS: A Virtual Water Chlorination Process for Cybersecurity Analysis of Industrial Control Systems.

How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., & Smith, S. (2021). How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education

Degree apprentices are recruited by employers, rather than universities, reflecting their status as paid employees, first and foremost. This study analysed job adverts for IT degree apprenticeship roles to investigate the: skills, attributes, and qua... Read More about How are we positioning degree apprenticeships? Analysis of adverts.

Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Taylor-Smith, E., & Fabian, K. (2021). Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home. In SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education

During the first UK lockdown period, degree apprentices in two universities in Scotland were invited to complete a short qualitative survey with their reflections on starting to work and study from home. They were encouraged to complete the survey o... Read More about Degree Apprentices’ Lockdown Survey: Reflections on working and studying from home.

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on "Advance in Mobile Edge Computing" (2021)
Journal Article
Yang, X., Tan, Z., & Xu, Y. (2021). Guest Editorial: Special Issue on "Advance in Mobile Edge Computing". Journal of Internet Technology, 22(5),

Cloud computing has a problem for communication-intensive applications, which need to meet the delay requirements. The problem becomes more intense with the huge application of the Internet of Things. Mobile Edge Computing processes data at the neare... Read More about Guest Editorial: Special Issue on "Advance in Mobile Edge Computing".

From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research (2021)
Book Chapter
Di Donato, B. (2021). From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research. In C. Vear (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Practice-Based Research (642-649). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429324154-50

This chapter describes the author’s practice and experience in transitioning from being a PhD in Music Technology candidate to a research assistant on a large-scale funded project. Both research works were delivered in a multidisciplinary environment... Read More about From a PhD to Assisting BioMusic Research.

A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things (2021)
Book Chapter
Farhad, A., Woolley, S. I., & Andras, P. (2021). A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things. In J. Mantas, L. Stoicu-Tivadar, C. Chronaki, A. Hasman, P. Weber, P. Gallos, M. Crişan-Vida, E. Zoulias, & O. Sorina Chirila (Eds.), Public Health and Informatics (504-505). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210216

This paper presents a scoping review of federated learning for the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and demonstrates the limited amount of research work in an area which has potential to improve patient care. Federated Learning and IoMT – as standal... Read More about A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things.

The Task2Dial Dataset: A Novel Dataset for Commonsense-enhanced Task-based Dialogue Grounded in Documents (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Strathearn, C., & Gkatzia, D. (2021, November). The Task2Dial Dataset: A Novel Dataset for Commonsense-enhanced Task-based Dialogue Grounded in Documents. Presented at 4th International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing (ICNLSP 2021), Trento, Italy [Online]

This paper describes the Task2Dial dataset, a novel dataset of document-grounded task-based dialogues in the food preparation domain , where an Information Giver (IG) provides instructions to an Information Follower (IF) so that the latter can succes... Read More about The Task2Dial Dataset: A Novel Dataset for Commonsense-enhanced Task-based Dialogue Grounded in Documents.

Tracking Stream Quality Issues in Combined Physical and Radar Sensors for IoT-based Data-driven Actuation (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bamgboye, O., Liu, X., Cruickshank, P., Liu, Q., & Zhang, Y. (2021, December). Tracking Stream Quality Issues in Combined Physical and Radar Sensors for IoT-based Data-driven Actuation. Presented at 2021 CIE International Conference on Radar (Radar), Haikou, Hainan, China

In this paper, a stream quality tracking for measurements from combined radar and physical sensors is developed. The authors proposed the use of RDF stream processing system and semantic rules to provide semantic reasoning for tracking erroneous data... Read More about Tracking Stream Quality Issues in Combined Physical and Radar Sensors for IoT-based Data-driven Actuation.

Underreporting of errors in NLG output, and what to do about it (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
van Miltenburg, E., Clinciu, M., Dušek, O., Gkatzia, D., Inglis, S., Leppänen, L., Mahamood, S., Manning, E., Schoch, S., Thomson, C., & Wen, L. (2021, September). Underreporting of errors in NLG output, and what to do about it. Presented at 14th International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Aberdeen, UK

We observe a severe under-reporting of the different kinds of errors that Natural Language Generation systems make. This is a problem, because mistakes are an important indicator of where systems should still be improved. If authors only report overa... Read More about Underreporting of errors in NLG output, and what to do about it.

Using Semantic Technology to Model Persona for Adaptable Agents (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Nguyen, J., Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M., Powers, S., & Urquhart, N. (2021, June). Using Semantic Technology to Model Persona for Adaptable Agents. Presented at ECMS 2021

In state of the art research a growing interest in the application of agent models for the simulation of road traffic can be observed. Software agents are particularly suitable for the representation of travellers and their goal-oriented behaviour. A... Read More about Using Semantic Technology to Model Persona for Adaptable Agents.

The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Lapidge, L., & Hausel, K. (2021). The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors. In Design Culture(s) | Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021, Volume #2 (3823-3837)

The use of metaphor for communicating conceptual models of interactive systems has a well-documented history in Interaction Design practice. Although metaphors can primarily be understood as linguistic devices, designers incorporate t... Read More about The Tree and The Room: Co-Designing DIY WiFi Networks with Emergent Local Metaphors.

The Multimodal Turing Test for Realistic Humanoid Robots with Embodied Artificial Intelligence (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Strathearn, C., & Ma, M. (2020, July). The Multimodal Turing Test for Realistic Humanoid Robots with Embodied Artificial Intelligence. Presented at Lifelike Computing Systems: 8th Edition in the Evolution of the Series of Autonomously Learning and Optimizing Systems (SAOS), Online

Alan Turing developed the Turing Test as a method to determine whether artificial intelligence (AI) can deceive human interrogators into believing it is sentient by competently answering questions at a confidence rate of 30%+. However, the Turing Tes... Read More about The Multimodal Turing Test for Realistic Humanoid Robots with Embodied Artificial Intelligence.

Lost in translation: Qualitative data collecting and translating challenges in multilingual settings in information systems research (2021)
Journal Article
Demeke, W., & Ryan, B. (2021). Lost in translation: Qualitative data collecting and translating challenges in multilingual settings in information systems research. University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal, 16(2), 105-118

In this paper under-researched methodological issues in information systems research of multilingual interview data collection and translation using translators explored. Observations field notes were collected during the study of the role of ICT for... Read More about Lost in translation: Qualitative data collecting and translating challenges in multilingual settings in information systems research.

Transfer learning-based method for detection of COVID-19 using X-Ray Images (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Rehman, A., Tariq, Z., Jan, S. U., Aziz, S., Khan, M. U., & Chaudry, H. N. (2021, October). Transfer learning-based method for detection of COVID-19 using X-Ray Images. Presented at 2021 International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Industry (ICRAI), Rawalpindi, Pakistan

In this paper, we have performed transfer learning using different pre-trained convolutional neural networks for binary classification of X-ray images into COVID-19 disease and normal. The dataset is gathered from two open sources. Our dataset is con... Read More about Transfer learning-based method for detection of COVID-19 using X-Ray Images.

An Integrated Approach for Cancer Survival Prediction Using Data Mining Techniques (2021)
Journal Article
Kaur, I., Doja, M. N., Ahmad, T., Ahmad, M., Hussain, A., Nadeem, A., & Abd El-Latif, A. A. (2021). An Integrated Approach for Cancer Survival Prediction Using Data Mining Techniques. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2021, Article 6342226. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6342226

Ovarian cancer is the third most common gynecologic cancers worldwide. Advanced ovarian cancer patients bear a significant mortality rate. Survival estimation is essential for clinicians and patients to understand better and tolerate future outcomes.... Read More about An Integrated Approach for Cancer Survival Prediction Using Data Mining Techniques.

Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks (2021)
Journal Article
Liu, Q., Zhang, J., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Xu, X., Khosravi, M., & Bilal, M. (2022). Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks. Physical Communication, 51, Article 101584. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phycom.2021.101584

The intensification of the greenhouse effect is driving the implementation of energy saving and emission reduction policies, which lead to a wide variety of energy saving solutions benefiting from the advancement of emerging technologies such as Wire... Read More about Improving wireless indoor non-intrusive load disaggregation using attention-based deep learning networks.