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The unbanked and poverty: predicting area-level socio-economic vulnerability from M-Money transactions (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Engelmann, G., Smith, G., & Goulding, J. (2018). The unbanked and poverty: predicting area-level socio-economic vulnerability from M-Money transactions

Emerging economies around the world are often characterized by governments and institutions struggling to keep key demographic data streams up to date. A demographic of interest particularly linked to social vulnerability is that of poverty and socio... Read More

Governance and financial performance in China's charitable foundations (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Zhou, Q., & Nguyen, T. (2018). Governance and financial performance in China's charitable foundations

The study aims at investigating the relationship between non-profit governance and financial performance based on the top 50 most transparent China's charitable foundations in a period of 5 years (2013-2017). Underlying by a mixed theories (agency th... Read More

Managers' perceptions of modern slavery risk in a UK health-care supply network (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Emberson, C. A., & Trautrims, A. (2018). Managers' perceptions of modern slavery risk in a UK health-care supply network

In this paper we argue that, to fully understand managers’ perceptions of modern slavery risk in the context of a UK health-care supply chain, it is necessary to adopt a ‘labour’ supply chain lens that puts the employment relationship at the heart of... Read More

How do board and chief executive characteristics influence executive compensation in non-profit organizations? The case of UK charities (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, T., & Soobaroyen, T. (2017). How do board and chief executive characteristics influence executive compensation in non-profit organizations? The case of UK charities

This paper examines the influence of trustee board composition and chief executive officer (CEO) characteristics on the CEO compensation levels in the UK charitable sector. We find that a higher extent of board diversity and the existence of a remune... Read More

Retailer supply networks: an anlysis and research perspective (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Ben-Ammar, O., Chutani, A., Delorme, X., & Dolgui, A. (2017). Retailer supply networks: an anlysis and research perspective. In Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference 2017

With their vast logistics, a large array of products, and large number of suppliers, retailer groups face challenges in optimization of their supply networks. Growing competition, more demanding consumes, increasing price pressures, fluctuating energ... Read More

Authentic assessment to prepare students for employability skills (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Le Thi Viet, H., & Bouilheres, F. (2017). Authentic assessment to prepare students for employability skills. In Proceedings of the SEAMEO RETRAC in collaboration with British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) Annual International Conference 2017

Employability has become one of the biggest concerns of higher education institutions (Osborne, Dunne & Farrand, 2013). Some authors believe that there should be a focus on bridging the gap between real world and higher education through changing the... Read More

Exploring the capabilities of Projection Augmented Relief Models (PARM) (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Priestnall, G., Goulding, J., Smith, A., & Arss, N. (2017). Exploring the capabilities of Projection Augmented Relief Models (PARM)

This paper explores the broad capabilities of physical landscape models when augmented by projection, termed Projection Augmented Relief Models (PARM). This includes experiences of developing PARM displays in public settings such as museums and visit... Read More

Can non-profit boards adequately constrain earnings management? The case of UK charities (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, T., & Soobaroyen, T. (2016). Can non-profit boards adequately constrain earnings management? The case of UK charities

This paper aims to investigate the monitoring ability of a typically unpaid board of directors (or trustees) in the context of not-for-profit organizations (NFPOs). More specifically, since it has been found that NFPOs may be involved in managing the... Read More

21st Century life and career skills: building an employability pathway in an international University in Vietnam (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Bouilheres, F. (2016). 21st Century life and career skills: building an employability pathway in an international University in Vietnam. In Towards Excellence in Leadership and Management in Higher Education, 103-111

The P21’s Framework for 21st Century Learning was developed to illustrate the skills that 21st Century students need to thrive in a changing world including life and career skills. Employability is ‘a set of achievements – skills, understandings and... Read More

Decisions as Units of Organisational Knowledge to Manage Complexity (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Pasley, R., & macCarthy, B. L. (2016). Decisions as Units of Organisational Knowledge to Manage Complexity. In Information Systems Architecture and Technology: Proceedings of 36th International Conference on Information Systems Architecture and Technology – ISAT 2015 – Part III, 153-161. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28564-1_13

Effective decision making can help organizations to manage complexity. Here we argue that considering decisions as units of organizational knowledge and providing a means for decision storage, retrieval and reuse can facilitate effective decision mak... Read More

A novel symbolization technique for time-series outlier detection (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, G., & Goulding, J. (2015). A novel symbolization technique for time-series outlier detection. In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)doi:10.1109/BigData.2015.7364037

The detection of outliers in time series data is a core component of many data-mining applications and broadly applied in industrial applications. In large data sets algorithms that are efficient in both time and space are required. One area where sp... Read More

AMP: a new time-frequency feature extraction method for intermittent time-series data (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Barrack, D. S., Goulding, J., Hopcraft, K., Preston, S., & Smith, G. (2015). AMP: a new time-frequency feature extraction method for intermittent time-series data

The characterisation of time-series data via their most salient features is extremely important in a range of machine learning task, not least of all with regards to classification and clustering. While there exist many feature extraction techniques... Read More

Engagement in Motion: Exploring Short Term Dynamics in Page-Level Social Media Metrics (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Lucas, B., Arefin, A. S., Vries, N. J. D., Berretta, R., Carlson, J., & Moscato, P. (2015). Engagement in Motion: Exploring Short Term Dynamics in Page-Level Social Media Metrics. In 2014 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computingdoi:10.1109/bdcloud.2014.56

Using page-level metrics of a randomly selected group of 15,625 among the top 100,000 Facebook check-in locations which rank high in terms of customer engagement, we explore if the short-term dynamical information on these metrics could deliver, via... Read More

The potential of electromyography to aid personal navigation (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Pinchin, J., Smith, G., Hill, C., Moore, T., & Loram, I. (2014). The potential of electromyography to aid personal navigation

This paper reports on research to explore the potential for using electromyography (EMG) measurements in pedestrian navigation. The aim is to investigate whether the relationship between human motion and the activity of skeletal muscles in the leg mi... Read More

A refined limit on the predictability of human mobility (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, G., Wieser, R., Goulding, J., & Barrack, D. (2014). A refined limit on the predictability of human mobility. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom)doi:10.1109/PerCom.2014.6813948

It has been recently claimed that human movement is highly predictable. While an upper bound of 93% predictability was shown, this was based upon human movement trajectories of very high spatiotemporal granularity. Recent studies reduced this spatiot... Read More

Group Decision Support and Social Software Techniques for PLM Decision Making (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Pasley, R., & MaCarthy, B. (2013). Group Decision Support and Social Software Techniques for PLM Decision Making

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is a common concern in industry. The whole cycle view allows faster product development with more control of risks and processes. Through PLM quality and effectiveness of product development and planning can be impr... Read More

Towards optimal symbolization for time series comparisons (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, G., Goulding, J., & Barrack, D. (2013). Towards optimal symbolization for time series comparisons. In 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Data Mining Workshopsdoi:10.1109/ICDMW.2013.59

The abundance and value of mining large time series data sets has long been acknowledged. Ubiquitous in fields ranging from astronomy, biology and web science the size and number of these datasets continues to increase, a situation exacerbated by the... Read More

Configuring an open pipeline fulfilment system - a simulation study in an automotive context (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Brabazon, P. G., Woodcock, A., & MacCarthy, B. L. (2008). Configuring an open pipeline fulfilment system - a simulation study in an automotive context

Automotive producers are adopting multi-modal fulfillment models in which customers can be fulfilled by products from stock, by allocating as yet unmade products that are in the planning pipeline, or by building a product to order. This study explore... Read More

Parametric factory simulation for the responsive enterprise (2007)
Conference Proceeding
Farr, R., Tannock, J., & Holm, S. (2007). Parametric factory simulation for the responsive enterprise

Simulation offers a powerful way to investigate the boundaries of what can be achieved by a manufacturing system, demonstrating the impact of schedules and policy decisions such as the placement of buffers and the size of safety stocks. Unfortunately... Read More

Streamlining the formation of virtual enterprises in the aerospace industry (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Farr, R., Buxton, D., Bovik, C., & MacCarthy, B. L. (2006). Streamlining the formation of virtual enterprises in the aerospace industry

The virtual enterprise is an ideal solution to the pace of change in modern markets, where increasingly well-informed customers demand high performance, customised products, with continuing downward pressure on prices and lead times. In meeting custo... Read More