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Clinical Scene Segmentation with Tiny Datasets (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, T. J., Sharkey, D., Crowe, J., & Valstar, M. (2019). Clinical Scene Segmentation with Tiny Datasets. In Proceedings of IEEE 17th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019)

Many clinical procedures could benefit from automatic scene segmentation and subsequent action recognition. Using Convolutional Neural Networks to semantically segment meaningful parts of an image or video is still an unsolved problem. This becomes e... Read More

A Bibliometric Overview of the Field of Type-2 Fuzzy Sets and Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Shukla, A. K., Kumar Bansal, S., Seth, T., Basu, A., John, R., & Muhuri, P. K. (in press). A Bibliometric Overview of the Field of Type-2 Fuzzy Sets and Systems. IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine,

Fuzzy Sets and Systems is an area of computational intelligence, pioneered by Lotfi Zadeh over 50 years ago in a seminal paper in Information and Control. Fuzzy Sets (FSs) deal with uncertainty in our knowledge of a particular situation. Research and... Read More

A novel framework for evaluating the impact of individual decision-making on public health outcomes and its potential application to study antiviral treatment collection during an influenza pandemic (2019)
Journal Article
Venkatesan, S., Nguyen-Van-Tam, J., & Siebers, P. (2019). A novel framework for evaluating the impact of individual decision-making on public health outcomes and its potential application to study antiviral treatment collection during an influenza pandemic. PLoS ONE, 14(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223946

Optimal Power Flow Based Architecture Design for Electrical Power System in More-Electric Aircraft (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Wang, X., Atkin, J., Bozhko, S., & Hill, C. I. (2019). Optimal Power Flow Based Architecture Design for Electrical Power System in More-Electric Aircraft. In Proceedings of the IEEE 45th Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'2019)

When designing an electric power system (EPS) architecture for a more electric aircraft (MEA), the total weight of the system is treated as one of the most important criteria. For the weight saving purpose, this paper proposes an optimal power flow (... Read More

RootNav 2.0: Deep Learning for Automatic Navigation of Complex Plant Root Architectures (2019)
Journal Article
Yasrab, R., Atkinson, J. A., Wells, D. M., French, A. P., Pridmore, T. P., & Pound, M. P. (in press). RootNav 2.0: Deep Learning for Automatic Navigation of Complex Plant Root Architectures. GigaScience, https://doi.org/10.1101/709147

We present a new image analysis approach that provides fully-automatic extraction of complex root system architectures from a range of plant species in varied imaging setups. Driven by modern deep-learning approaches, RootNav 2.0 replaces previously... Read More

Metaheuristic optimisation of sound absorption performance of multilayered porous materials (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Ramamoorthy, V. T., Özcan, E., Parkes, A. J., Luc, J., & Bécot, F. (2019). Metaheuristic optimisation of sound absorption performance of multilayered porous materials. In Proceedings of the ICA 2019 and EAA Euroregio 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, integrating 4th EAA Euroregio 2019 9 - 13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany, 3213-3220

The optimization of multilayered-sound-packaging is a challenging task which involves searching the best/op-timal settings for a number of acoustic parameters. The search space size becomes too large to handle by brute force, as the number of those p... Read More

Application of a MILP-based Algorithm for Power Flow Optimisation within More-Electric Aircraft Electrical Power Systems Acknowledgements (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Wang, X., Atkin, J., Bozhko, S., & Hill, C. (2019). Application of a MILP-based Algorithm for Power Flow Optimisation within More-Electric Aircraft Electrical Power Systems Acknowledgements. In Proceedings of EPE'19 ECCE Europe

This paper presents in detail how Mixed-Integer Linear Programming (MILP) can be used to solve the optimal power flow problem of Electrical Power Systems (EPSs) within More-Electric Aircraft (MEA). Continuous linear functions, integer variables and p... Read More

Probing IoT-based consumer services: 'insights' from the connected shower (2019)
Journal Article
Crabtree, A., Hyland, L., Colley, J., Flintham, M., Fischer, J. E., & Kwon, H. (2019). Probing IoT-based consumer services: 'insights' from the connected shower. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-019-01303-3

This paper presents findings from the deployment of a technology probe-the connected shower-and implications for the development of 'living services' or autonomous context-aware consumer-oriented IoT services that exploit sensing to gain consumer 'in... Read More

An Intelligent Computer-Aided Scheme for Classifying Multiple Skin Lesions (2019)
Journal Article
Hameed, N., Hameed, F., Shabut, A., Khan, S., Cirstea, S., & Hossain, A. (2019). An Intelligent Computer-Aided Scheme for Classifying Multiple Skin Lesions. Computers, 8(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/computers8030062

Skin diseases cases are increasing on a daily basis and are dicult to handle due to the global imbalance between skin disease patients and dermatologists. Skin diseases are among the top 5 leading cause of the worldwide disease burden. To reduce thi... Read More

Fast and scalable approaches to accelerate the fuzzy k nearest neighbors classifier for big data (2019)
Journal Article
Maillo, J., García, S., Luengo, J., Herrera, F., & Triguero, I. (2019). Fast and scalable approaches to accelerate the fuzzy k nearest neighbors classifier for big data. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/TFUZZ.2019.2936356

One of the best-known and most effective methods in supervised classification is the k nearest neighbors algorithm (kNN). Several approaches have been proposed to improve its accuracy, where fuzzy approaches prove to be among the most successful, hig... Read More

Comparing Performance Potentials of Classical and Intuitionistic Fuzzy Systems in Terms of Sculpting the State Space (2019)
Journal Article
Mendel, J. M., Eyoh, I., & John, R. (2019). Comparing Performance Potentials of Classical and Intuitionistic Fuzzy Systems in Terms of Sculpting the State Space. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, doi:10.1109/TFUZZ.2019.2933786

This paper provides new application-independent perspectives about the performance potential of an intuitionistic (I-) fuzzy system over a (classical) TSK fuzzy system. It does this by extending sculpting the state space works from a TSK fuzzy system... Read More

A Novel Autonomous Perceptron Model for Pattern Classification Applications (2019)
Journal Article
Sagheer, A., Zidan, M., & Abdelsamea, M. M. (2019). A Novel Autonomous Perceptron Model for Pattern Classification Applications. Entropy, 21(8), https://doi.org/10.3390/e21080763

Pattern classification represents a challenging problem in machine learning and data science research domains, especially when there is a limited availability of training samples. In recent years, artificial neural network (ANN) algorithms have demon... Read More

Measuring Inter-group Agreement on zSlice Based General Type-2 Fuzzy Sets (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Navarro, J., & Wagner, C. (2019). Measuring Inter-group Agreement on zSlice Based General Type-2 Fuzzy Sets

Recently, there has been much research into modelling of uncertainty in human perception through Fuzzy Sets (FSs). Most of this research has focused on allowing respondents to express their (intra) uncertainty using intervals. Here, depending on the... Read More

Fuzzy Integral Driven Ensemble Classification using A Priori Fuzzy Measures (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Agrawal, U., Wagner, C., Garibaldi, J. M., & Soria, D. (2019). Fuzzy Integral Driven Ensemble Classification using A Priori Fuzzy Measures

Aggregation operators are mathematical functions that enable the fusion of information from multiple sources. Fuzzy Integrals (FIs) are widely used aggregation operators, which combine information in respect to a Fuzzy Measure (FM) which captures the... Read More

New Entropy-Based Similarity Measure between Interval-Valued Intuitionstic Fuzzy Sets (2019)
Journal Article
Mohamed, S. S., Abdalla, A., & John, R. I. (2019). New Entropy-Based Similarity Measure between Interval-Valued Intuitionstic Fuzzy Sets. Axioms, 8(2), doi:10.3390/axioms8020073

In this paper we propose a new approach to construct similarity measures using the entropy 1 measure for Interval-Valued Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets. In addition, we provide several illustrative 2 examples to demonstrate the practicality and effectiven... Read More

Modelling the home health care nurse scheduling problem for patients with long-term conditions in the UK (2019)
Conference Proceeding
He, F., Chaussalet, T., & Qu, R. (2019). Modelling the home health care nurse scheduling problem for patients with long-term conditions in the UK

In this work, using a Behavioural Operational Research (BOR) perspective, we develop a model for the Home Health Care Nurse Scheduling Problem (HHCNSP) with application to renal patients taking Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) at their own homes as treatment... Read More

Combining clustering and classification ensembles: A novel pipeline to identify breast cancer profiles (2019)
Journal Article
Agrawal, U., Soria, D., Wagner, C., Garibaldi, J., Ellis, I. O., Bartlett, J. M. S., …Green, A. R. (2019). Combining clustering and classification ensembles: A novel pipeline to identify breast cancer profiles. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 97, 27-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2019.05.002

Breast Cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer death in women, representing a very complex disease with varied molecular alterations. To assist breast cancer prognosis, the classification of patients into biological groups is of great signi... Read More

Psychological interventions as vaccine adjuvants: A systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Vedhara, K., Ayling, K., Sunger, K., Caldwell, D. M., Halliday, V., Fairclough, L., …Royal, S. (2019). Psychological interventions as vaccine adjuvants: A systematic review. Vaccine, 37(25), 3255-3266. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.04.091

Objectives: The effectiveness of vaccines is known to be altered by a range of psychological factors. We conducted a systematic review to evaluate the effects of psychological interventions on the ability of vaccines to protect against disease, as me... Read More

The need for fuzzy AI (2019)
Journal Article
Garibaldi, J. M. (2019). The need for fuzzy AI. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, 6(3), 610-622. doi:10.1109/JAS.2019.1911465

Artificial intelligence (AI) is once again a topic of huge interest for computer scientists around the world. Whilst advances in the capability of machines are being made all around the world at an incredible rate, there is also increasing focus on t... Read More