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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

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

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

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

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

Untangling multi-stakeholder perspectives in digital mental healthcare (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Vallejos, E. P., Nilsson, T., Siebers, O., Siebert, P., Craven, M., & Fuentes, C. (2019). Untangling multi-stakeholder perspectives in digital mental healthcare

Digital mental healthcare constitutes a complex area for development of novel technological solutions. Designers are frequently forced to deal with requirements posed by a range of different stakeholders with particular needs, goals and interests whi... Read More

New Directions for the IoT: Automate, Share, Build, and Care (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Fuentes, C., Porcheron, M., Fischer, J. E., Costanza, E., Verdezoto, N., Herskovic, V., …Takayama, L. (2019). New Directions for the IoT: Automate, Share, Build, and Care. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemsdoi:10.1145/3290607.3299000

As the IoT is taking hold in the home, in healthcare, factories, and industry, new challenges and approaches arise for HCI research and design. For example, HCI is exploring agency delegation and automation to support the user in managing the deluge... Read More

Measuring similarity between discontinuous intervals : challenges and solutions (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Kabir, S., Wagner, C., Havens, T. C., & Anderson, D. T. (2019). Measuring similarity between discontinuous intervals : challenges and solutions. In Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Conference on Fuzzy Systems

Discontinuous intervals (DIs) arise in a wide range of contexts, from real world data capture of human opinion to α-cuts of non-convex fuzzy sets. Commonly, for assessing the similarity of DIs, the latter are converted into their continuous form, fol... Read More

A measure of structural complexity of hierarchical fuzzy systems adapted from software engineering (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Razak, T. R., Garibaldi, J. M., & Wagner, C. (in press). A measure of structural complexity of hierarchical fuzzy systems adapted from software engineering

Hierarchical fuzzy systems (HFSs) have been seen as an effective approach to reduce the complexity of fuzzy logic systems (FLSs), largely as a result of reducing the number of rules. However, it is not clear completely how complexity of HFSs can be m... Read More

Enhancing supervised classifications with metamorphic relations (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Xu, L., Towey, D., French, A. P., Benford, S., Zhou, Z. Q., & Chen, T. Y. (2018). Enhancing supervised classifications with metamorphic relations. In MET '18: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Metamorphic Testing, 46-53. doi:10.1145/3193977.3193978

We report on a novel use of metamorphic relations (MRs) in machine learning: instead of conducting metamorphic testing, we use MRs for the augmentation of the machine learning algorithms themselves. In particular, we report on how MRs can enable enha... Read More

AR Fighter: using HMDs to create vertigo play experiences (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Marshall, J., Byrne, R., & Mueller, F. ". (in press). AR Fighter: using HMDs to create vertigo play experiences

Game designers working with Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs) are usually advised to avoid causing disorientation in players. However, we argue that disorientation is a key element of what makes “vertigo play” (such as spinning in circles until dizzy, bal... Read More

Lookahead policy and genetic algorithm for solving nurse rostering problems (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Peng, S., & Dario, L. (2018). Lookahead policy and genetic algorithm for solving nurse rostering problems. In n/a

Previous research has shown that value function approximation in dynamic programming does not perform too well when tackling difficult combinatorial optimisation problem such as multi-stage nurse rostering. This is because the large action space that... Read More

A preliminary study on automatic algorithm selection for short-term traffic forecasting (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Angarita-Zapata, J. S., Triguero, I., & Masegosa, A. D. (2018). A preliminary study on automatic algorithm selection for short-term traffic forecasting. In Intelligent Distributed Computing XII, 204-214. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99626-4_18

Despite the broad range of Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, there are no clear baselines to find the best method and its configuration given a Short-Term Traffic Forecasting (STTF) problem. In ML, this is known as the Model Selection Problem (MSP).... Read More

Designing musical soundtracks for Brain Controlled Interface (BCI) systems (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Ramchurn, R., Chamberlain, A., & Benford, S. (2018). Designing musical soundtracks for Brain Controlled Interface (BCI) systems. doi:10.1145/3243274.3243288

This paper presents research based on the creation and development of two Brain Controlled Interface (BCI) based film experiences. The focus of this research is primarily on the audio in the films; the way that the overall experiences were designed,... Read More

Surfing with sound: an ethnography of the art of no-input mixing (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chamberlain, A. (2018). Surfing with sound: an ethnography of the art of no-input mixing. doi:10.1145/3243274.3243289

The idea of No-Input Mixing may appear at first difficult to understand, after all there is no input, yet artists, performers and sound designers have used a variety of approaches using such feedback systems to create music. This paper uses ethnograp... Read More

The design of future music technologies: ‘sounding out’ AI, immersive experiences & brain controlled interfaces (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Chamberlain, A., Bødker, M., Kallionpää, M., Ramchurn, R., De Roure, D., Benford, S., …Gasselseder, H. (2018). The design of future music technologies: ‘sounding out’ AI, immersive experiences & brain controlled interfaces. In n/adoi:10.1145/3243274.3243314

This paper outlines some of the issues that we will be discussing in the workshop “The Design of Future Music Technologies: ‘Sounding Out’ AI, Immersive Experiences & Brain Controlled Interfaces.” Musical creation, performance and consumption is at a... Read More