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Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World (2022)
Book
Urquhart, N. (2022). Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98108-2

This book explains classic routing and transportation problems and solutions, before offering insights based on successful real-world solutions. The chapters in Part I introduce and explain the traveling salesperson problem (TSP), vehicle routing pro... Read More about Nature Inspired Optimisation for Delivery Problems: From Theory to the Real World.

Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Ryan, B., Hall, H., & McGregor, I. (2022, August). Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format. Paper presented at Archives and Records Association Annual Conference 2022, Chester, UK

We report the findings of a research project funded by the AHRC, with support of the BBC, British Library, and a community museum. This exploits, augments, and exhibits a set of existing archive data by transforming a young woman’s personal testimony... Read More about Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format.

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland (2022)
Journal Article
Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. (in press). The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2022.06.005

This paper examines the determinants of changes in future public transport use in Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic. An online questionnaire was distributed to 994 Scottish residents in order to identify travel habits, attitudes and preferences du... Read More about The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland.

CEMA-LSTM: Enhancing Contextual Feature Correlation for Radar Extrapolation Using Fine-Grained Echo Datasets (2022)
Journal Article
Yang, Z., Liu, Q., Wu, H., Liu, X., & Zhang, Y. (in press). CEMA-LSTM: Enhancing Contextual Feature Correlation for Radar Extrapolation Using Fine-Grained Echo Datasets. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, https://doi.org/10.32604/cmes.2022.022045

Accurate precipitation nowcasting can provide great convenience to the public so they can conduct corresponding arrangements in advance to deal with the possible impact of upcoming heavy rain. Recent relevant research activities have shown their conc... Read More about CEMA-LSTM: Enhancing Contextual Feature Correlation for Radar Extrapolation Using Fine-Grained Echo Datasets.

Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2022, June). Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism. Paper presented at The 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

A novel flow-vector generation approach for malicious traffic detection (2022)
Journal Article
Hou, J., Liu, F., Lu, H., Tan, Z., Zhuang, X., & Tian, Z. (in press). A novel flow-vector generation approach for malicious traffic detection. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpdc.2022.06.004

Malicious traffic detection is one of the most important parts of cyber security. The approaches of using the flow as the detection object are recognized as effective. Benefiting from the development of deep learning techniques, raw traffic can be di... Read More about A novel flow-vector generation approach for malicious traffic detection.

Near-Data Prediction Based Speculative Optimization in a Distribution Environment (2022)
Journal Article
Liu, Q., Wu, X., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., & Hu, Y. (in press). Near-Data Prediction Based Speculative Optimization in a Distribution Environment. Mobile Networks and Applications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11036-021-01793-7

Hadoop is an open source from Apache with a distributed file system and MapReduce distributed computing framework. The current Apache 2.0 license agreement supports on-demand payment by consumers for cloud platform services, helping users leverage th... Read More about Near-Data Prediction Based Speculative Optimization in a Distribution Environment.

Modelling the Impact of Individual Preferences on Traffic Policies (2022)
Journal Article
Nguyen, J., Powers, S., Urquhart, N., Farrenkopf, T., & Guckert, M. (in press). Modelling the Impact of Individual Preferences on Traffic Policies. SN Computer Science,

Urban traffic is a system always prone to overload, often approaching breakdown during rush hour times. Well adjusted modifications of traffic policies, with appropriate interventions, promise potential improvements by inducing change in both individ... Read More about Modelling the Impact of Individual Preferences on Traffic Policies.

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world (2022)
Report
Zhang, L., Mora, L., Hasannudin, Z., Akgun, E., Zhang, J., & Godunova, M. (2022). Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world. Geneva: United Nations

This UN report focuses on the contribution that Science, technology and innovation (STI) practices make towards mitigating some of the most pressing sustainability challenges facing the urban sociotechnical systems in a post-covid world. The report a... Read More about Science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development in a post-pandemic world.

Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems (2022)
Journal Article
Zhao, H., Yu, H., & Peng, L. (in press). Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/tnnls.2022.3174885

In this study, we investigate the event-triggering time-varying trajectory bipartite formation tracking problem for a class of unknown nonaffine nonlinear discrete-time multiagent systems (MASs). We first obtain an equivalent linear data model with a... Read More about Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems.

"The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator) (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Kerr, G. (2022). "The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator). [Exhibition]. Exhibited at Cheltenham Science Festival, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham. 7 June 2022 - 12 June 2022. (Unpublished)

The game is on – get set for an awesome adventure in The Arcade and put your skills to the test in a series of fun, creative and cryptic challenges. Can you make, break and create? Can you work in a team and spot things others might have missed? If y... Read More about "The Arcade" at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator).

E-Government Information Search by English-as-a Second Language Speakers: The Effects of Language Proficiency and Document Reading Level   (2022)
Journal Article
Harvey, M., & Brazier, D. (2022). E-Government Information Search by English-as-a Second Language Speakers: The Effects of Language Proficiency and Document Reading Level  . Information Processing and Management, 59(4), Article 102985. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2022.102985

A rapid increase in the use of web-based technologies - and corresponding changes in government and local council policies - in recent years, means that many vital services are now provided solely online. While this has many potential benefits, it ca... Read More about E-Government Information Search by English-as-a Second Language Speakers: The Effects of Language Proficiency and Document Reading Level  .

Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement (2022)
Book Chapter
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (in press). Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement. In O. Bernardes, V. Amorim, & A. Carrizo Moreira (Eds.), Handbook of Research on the Influence and Effectiveness of Gamification in Education. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-4287-6

Gamification and Design Thinking can be thought of as part of Instructional Design (ID) in the Higher Education (HE) context. Each of these fields has much to learn from the others. For example, although there is a lack of agreed method to gamify lea... Read More about Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement.

Covid & Innovation within Edinburgh's Festivals: Post-Covid-19 Recovery, Innovation & Technology (2022)
Report
Stewart, H., Ali-Knight, J., Kerr, G., & Holmes, K. (2022). Covid & Innovation within Edinburgh's Festivals: Post-Covid-19 Recovery, Innovation & Technology. Edinburgh Napier University

The COVID-19 pandemic created a global hiatus for events and festivals. The requirement for whole countries to stay at home and avoid contact with other people led to numerous events and festivals being paused, cancelled or redeveloped into a virtual... Read More about Covid & Innovation within Edinburgh's Festivals: Post-Covid-19 Recovery, Innovation & Technology.

Three themes and PhD: Critical realism, social network analysis, and festival communities (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Jarman, D. (2022, May). Three themes and PhD: Critical realism, social network analysis, and festival communities. Paper presented at CHME 2022 (Council for Hospitality Management Education), Edinburgh Napier University

This paper explores some of the key themes from my PhD. In the paper I introduced the themes in the context of my work, exploring interpretations of "community" and "networks" in ways that are generally under explored in the festival and events liter... Read More about Three themes and PhD: Critical realism, social network analysis, and festival communities.

Learning-based Robust Bipartite Consensus Control for a Class of Multiagent Systems (2022)
Journal Article
Zhao, H., Shan, J., Peng, L., & Yu, H. (in press). Learning-based Robust Bipartite Consensus Control for a Class of Multiagent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, https://doi.org/10.1109/tie.2022.3174275

This paper studies the robust bipartite consensus problems for heterogeneous nonlinear nonaffine discrete-time multi-agent systems (MASs) with fixed and switching topologies against data dropout and unknown disturbances. At first, the controlled syst... Read More about Learning-based Robust Bipartite Consensus Control for a Class of Multiagent Systems.

An exploration of academic identity through the COVID-19 pandemic (2022)
Journal Article
Smith, S., Plum, K., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fabian, K. (in press). An exploration of academic identity through the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Further and Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2022.2072194

The COVID-19 global pandemic precipitated migration to online learning and teaching for students and universities. This study explored the change in self-identification in an academic role through the significant disruption caused by the urgent migra... Read More about An exploration of academic identity through the COVID-19 pandemic.

A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions (2022)
Journal Article
Kumar, A., Saha, R., Conti, M., Kumar, G., Buchanan, W. J., & Kim, T. H. (2022). A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 204, Article 103414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2022.103414

Internet of Thing (IoT) is one of the most influential technologies in the present time. People, processes, and things are connected with the Internet through IoT. With the increasing demands of user applications, the number of connections is also in... Read More about A comprehensive survey of authentication methods in Internet-of-Things and its conjunctions.

The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis (2022)
Journal Article
Appleton, L., & Hall, H. (in press). The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis. Journal of Documentation, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-02-2022-0031

The research was undertaken to explore the role of the UK public library as a public sphere, and the ways in which this role relates to the epistemic, community, and political functions of public libraries. A longitudinal, multi-location focus... Read More about The public library as public sphere: a longitudinal analysis.

A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks (2022)
Journal Article
Alahmadi, H., Bouabdallah, F., & Al-Dubai, A. (2022). A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks. Future Generation Computer Systems, 134, 287-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2022.04.003

Long Range (LoRa) networks provide long range, cost-effective and energy-efficient communications by utilising the free unlicensed ISM band, which makes them appealing for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. However, in high density networks, reli... Read More about A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks.