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A Deep Dive into Effects of Structural Bias on CMA-ES Performance along Affine Trajectories (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
van Stein, N., Thomson, S. L., & Kononova, A. V. (2024, September). A Deep Dive into Effects of Structural Bias on CMA-ES Performance along Affine Trajectories. Paper presented at Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN) 2024, Hagenberg, Austria

To guide the design of better iterative optimisation heuristics, it is imperative to understand how inherent structural biases within algorithm components affect the performance on a wide variety of search landscapes. This study explores the impact o... Read More about A Deep Dive into Effects of Structural Bias on CMA-ES Performance along Affine Trajectories.

Entropy, Search Trajectories, and Explainability for Frequency Fitness Assignment (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Thomson, S. L., Ochoa, G., van den Berg, D., Liang, T., & Weise, T. (2024, September). Entropy, Search Trajectories, and Explainability for Frequency Fitness Assignment. Presented at Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2024), Hagenberg, Austria

Local optima are a menace that can trap optimisation processes. Frequency fitness assignment (FFA) is an concept aiming to overcome this problem. It steers the search towards solutions with rare fitness instead of high-quality fitness. FFA-based algo... Read More about Entropy, Search Trajectories, and Explainability for Frequency Fitness Assignment.

Evaluating the Robustness of Deep-Learning Algorithm-Selection Models by Evolving Adversarial Instances (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hart, E., Sim, K., & Renau, Q. (2024, September). Evaluating the Robustness of Deep-Learning Algorithm-Selection Models by Evolving Adversarial Instances. Presented at 18th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature PPSN 2024, Hagenburg, Austria

Deep neural networks (DNN) are increasingly being used to perform algorithm-selection in combinatorial optimisation domains, particularly as they accommodate input representations which avoid designing and calculating features. Mounting evidence fro... Read More about Evaluating the Robustness of Deep-Learning Algorithm-Selection Models by Evolving Adversarial Instances.

Assessing the Performance of Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric Under DDoS Attacks for Cyber-Physical Systems (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Jayadev, V., Moradpoor, N., & Petrovski, A. (2024, July). Assessing the Performance of Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric Under DDoS Attacks for Cyber-Physical Systems. Paper presented at 19th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2024), Vienna, Austria

Blockchain technology offers a decentralized and secure platform for addressing various challenges in smart cities and cyber-physical systems, including identity management, trust and transparency, and supply chain management. However, blockchains ar... Read More about Assessing the Performance of Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric Under DDoS Attacks for Cyber-Physical Systems.

Relationship Between Remote Working and Work Outcomes of Constantly Connected BYOD Knowledge Workers (2024)
Book Chapter
Doargajudhur, M., Hosanoo, Z., & Huzooree, A. (2024). Relationship Between Remote Working and Work Outcomes of Constantly Connected BYOD Knowledge Workers. In H. C. Chandan (Ed.), Impact of Teleworking and Remote Work on Business: Productivity, Retention, Advancement, and Bottom Line (117-150). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1314-5.ch006

Remote working is growing in popularity globally, and the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to this trend. While the idea of remote work is not new, the reality is that it is now more common than ever in all industries and organisations where it can... Read More about Relationship Between Remote Working and Work Outcomes of Constantly Connected BYOD Knowledge Workers.

What do pulmonary rehabilitation participants want their educational sessions to comprise of? Exploring a participant-centered approach to designing pulmonary rehabilitation education (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Roberts, N. J., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Ring, N., Ray, E., Turnbull, L., Jelen, T., & Porter-Armstrong, A. (2024, May). What do pulmonary rehabilitation participants want their educational sessions to comprise of? Exploring a participant-centered approach to designing pulmonary rehabilitation education. Presented at American Thoracic Societey 2024, San Diego, US

Reliable and Fair Trustworthiness Evaluation Protocol for Platoon Service Recommendation System (2024)
Journal Article
Cheng, H., Tan, Z., Zhang, X., & Liu, Y. (online). Reliable and Fair Trustworthiness Evaluation Protocol for Platoon Service Recommendation System. Chinese Journal of Electronics, https://doi.org/10.23919/cje.2023.00.012

Aiming at the problems of the communication inefficiency and high energy consumption in vehicular networks, the platoon service recommendation systems (PSRS) are presented. Many schemes for evaluating the reputation of platoon head vehicles have been... Read More about Reliable and Fair Trustworthiness Evaluation Protocol for Platoon Service Recommendation System.

The trouble with trauma: interconnected forms of violence in the lives of repeatedly criminalised men (2024)
Journal Article
Anderson, S. (in press). The trouble with trauma: interconnected forms of violence in the lives of repeatedly criminalised men. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice,

Focus on the interconnection of interpersonal violence, “ACEs”, trauma and justice-involvement has increased interest internationally among policymakers and practitioners working within criminal justice contexts for ‘trauma-informed’ approaches and i... Read More about The trouble with trauma: interconnected forms of violence in the lives of repeatedly criminalised men.

What is the current use, classification and role of robotics in occupational therapy research, practice and education? A protocol for a scoping review (2024)
Other
Ryan, C., Porter-Armstrong, A., Maclean, F., & Abady, G. (2024). What is the current use, classification and role of robotics in occupational therapy research, practice and education? A protocol for a scoping review. Open Science Framework

Purpose: This scoping review aims to comprehensively identify, map and synthesise the current evidence on the use of robotics in occupational therapy research, practice, and education. The review will scope the current literature and focus upon the u... Read More about What is the current use, classification and role of robotics in occupational therapy research, practice and education? A protocol for a scoping review.

The energy-balance method for optimal control in renewable energy applications (2024)
Journal Article
Guiver, C., & Opmeer, M. R. (2024). The energy-balance method for optimal control in renewable energy applications. Renewable Energy Focus, 50, Article 100582. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ref.2024.100582

A theoretical method is presented, called the energy-balance method, for maximising the energy extracted from a renewable energy converter in terms of determination of an optimal control. The method applies to control systems specified by linear grap... Read More about The energy-balance method for optimal control in renewable energy applications.

Operator-valued multiplier theorems for causal translation-invariant operators with applications to control theoretic input-output stability (2024)
Journal Article
Guiver, C., Logemann, H., & Opmeer, M. R. (online). Operator-valued multiplier theorems for causal translation-invariant operators with applications to control theoretic input-output stability. Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00498-024-00387-4

We prove an operator-valued Laplace multiplier theorem for causal translation-invariant linear operators which provides a characterization of continuity from~$H^\alpha(\mR,U)$ to~$H^\beta(\mR,U)$ (fractional~$U$-valued Sobolev spaces, $U$ a complex H... Read More about Operator-valued multiplier theorems for causal translation-invariant operators with applications to control theoretic input-output stability.

The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy (2024)
Book Chapter
Hosanoo, Z., & Rughoobur-Seetah, S. (2024). The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy. In H. C. Chandan (Ed.), Impact of Teleworking and Remote Work on Business: Productivity, Retention, Advancement, and Bottom Line. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1314-5

This chapter investigates the impact of teleworking on the psychological health of employees in the new era of work shaped by the pandemic. Adopting a positivist approach in the post-pandemic world, this study aims to assess the employees’ perception... Read More about The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy.

A Change Severity Degree-based Dynamic Multi-Objective Optimization Algorithm with Adaptive Response Strategy (2024)
Journal Article
Kouka, N., Fourati, R., Fdhila, R., Hussain, A., & Alimi, A. M. (2024). A Change Severity Degree-based Dynamic Multi-Objective Optimization Algorithm with Adaptive Response Strategy. Information Sciences, 677, Article 120794. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2024.120794

Many real-world optimization problems are dynamic by nature, exhibiting temporal variations in objective functions, constraints, and parameters. These problems present significant challenges for algorithm convergence and diversity,... Read More about A Change Severity Degree-based Dynamic Multi-Objective Optimization Algorithm with Adaptive Response Strategy.

Gendering Narcissism: Different Roots and Different Routes to Intimate Partner Violence (2024)
Journal Article
Green, A., Hart, C. M., Day, N., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2024). Gendering Narcissism: Different Roots and Different Routes to Intimate Partner Violence. Sex Roles, 90, 723-741. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-024-01471-4

Research has only recently begun to explore narcissism in women using gender-inclusive assessments that move beyond traditional male-centric frameworks associated with grandiosity. Such work indicates gender differences in the onset and expression of... Read More about Gendering Narcissism: Different Roots and Different Routes to Intimate Partner Violence.

Effect of Particle Size on the Thermal Conductivity of Organic Phase Change Materials with Expanded Graphite (2024)
Journal Article
Jesus D'Oliveira, E., Azimov, U., Costa Pereira, C., & Lafdi, K. (2024). Effect of Particle Size on the Thermal Conductivity of Organic Phase Change Materials with Expanded Graphite. Journal of Energy Storage, 92, Article 112090. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2024.112090

Numerous studies have been conducted to enhance the thermal conductivity of phase change materials (PCMs) using various techniques. Among them, adding high-conductive particles, such as expanded graphite (EG). Nevertheless, in the published literatur... Read More about Effect of Particle Size on the Thermal Conductivity of Organic Phase Change Materials with Expanded Graphite.

Chester Brown (2024)
Book
Køhlert, F. B. (in press). Chester Brown. University Press of Mississippi

MoodFlow: Orchestrating Conversations with Emotionally Intelligent Avatars in Mixed Reality (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Casas, L., Hannah, S., & Mitchell, K. (2024, March). MoodFlow: Orchestrating Conversations with Emotionally Intelligent Avatars in Mixed Reality. Presented at ANIVAE 2024 : 7th IEEE VR Internal Workshop on Animation in Virtual and Augmented Environments, Orlando, Florida

MoodFlow presents a novel approach at the intersection of mixed reality and conversational artificial intelligence for emotionally intelligent avatars. Through a state machine embedded in user prompts, the system decodes emotional nuances, enabling a... Read More about MoodFlow: Orchestrating Conversations with Emotionally Intelligent Avatars in Mixed Reality.

DanceMark: An open telemetry framework for latency sensitive real-time networked immersive experiences (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Koniaris, B., Sinclair, D., & Mitchell, K. (2024, March). DanceMark: An open telemetry framework for latency sensitive real-time networked immersive experiences. Presented at IEEE VR Workshop on Open Access Tools and Libraries for Virtual Reality, Orlando, FL

DanceMark is an open telemetry framework designed for latency-sensitive real-time networked immersive experiences, focusing on online dancing in virtual reality within the DanceGraph platform. The goal is to minimize end-to-end latency and enhance us... Read More about DanceMark: An open telemetry framework for latency sensitive real-time networked immersive experiences.