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Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2019), 20-22 August 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2020)
Conference Proceeding
RIFFAT, S., SU, Y., ISMAIL, N., & IDAYU AHMAD, M. (2020). Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2019), 20-22 August 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In S. RIFFAT, N. ISMAIL, Y. SU, & M. IDAYU AHMAD (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2019), 20-22 August 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A Local Search for Numerical Optimisation based on Covariance Matrix Diagonalisation (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Neri, F., & Rostami, S. (in press). A Local Search for Numerical Optimisation based on Covariance Matrix Diagonalisation

Pattern Search is a family of optimisation algorithms that improve upon an initial solution by performing moves along the directions of a basis of vectors. In its original definition Pattern Search moves along the directions of each variable. Amongst... Read More about A Local Search for Numerical Optimisation based on Covariance Matrix Diagonalisation.

A Local Search with a Surrogate Assisted Option for Instance Reduction (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Neri, F., & Triguero, I. (in press). A Local Search with a Surrogate Assisted Option for Instance Reduction

In data mining, instance reduction is a key data pre-processing step that simplifies and cleans raw data, by either selecting or creating new samples, before applying a learning algorithm. This usually yields to a complex large scale and computationa... Read More about A Local Search with a Surrogate Assisted Option for Instance Reduction.

"It's small talk, jim, but not as we know it.": engendering trust through human-agent conversation in an autonomous, self-driving car (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Large, D. R., Clark, L., Burnett, G., Harrington, K., Luton, J., Thomas, P., & Bennett, P. (2019). "It's small talk, jim, but not as we know it.": engendering trust through human-agent conversation in an autonomous, self-driving car. In CUI '19 Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Conversational User Interfaces Article No. 22https://doi.org/10.1145/3342775.3342789

The use of speech has been popularised as a human-vehicle interface in the automotive domain. While this is most often associated with alleviating concerns of driver distraction and cognitive load, the study explores whether the presence of conversat... Read More about "It's small talk, jim, but not as we know it.": engendering trust through human-agent conversation in an autonomous, self-driving car.

Comparison of transmission loss prediction using condensed equivalent plate models (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Uthayasuriyan, A., Chevillotte, F., Luc, J., Chronopoulos, D., & Gourdon, E. (2019). Comparison of transmission loss prediction using condensed equivalent plate models. 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, 273-280

Equivalent plate models are commonly used in order to simulate multilayer system as one single layer. This kind of approach enables for instance to reduce the mesh size and thus the number of degrees of freedom in finite element models. Usual condens... Read More about Comparison of transmission loss prediction using condensed equivalent plate models.

Lessons from Oz: design guidelines for automotive conversational user interfaces (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Large, D. R., Burnett, G., & Clark, L. (2019). Lessons from Oz: design guidelines for automotive conversational user interfaces. In AutomotiveUI '19: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications: Adjunct Proceedings, 335-340. https://doi.org/10.1145/3349263.3351314

This paper draws from literature and our experience of conducting Wizard-of-Oz (WoZ) studies using natural language, conversational user interfaces (CUIs) in the automotive domain. These studies have revealed positive effects of using in-vehicle CUIs... Read More about Lessons from Oz: design guidelines for automotive conversational user interfaces.

Sensory Alignment in Immersive Entertainment (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Marshall, J., Benford, S., Byrne, R., & Tennent, P. (2019). Sensory Alignment in Immersive Entertainment. In CHI '19 Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemshttps://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300930

When we use digital systems to stimulate the senses, we typically stimulate only a subset of users' senses, leaving other senses stimulated by the physical world. This creates potential for misalignment between senses, where digital and physical stim... Read More about Sensory Alignment in Immersive Entertainment.

The use of free-space microwave non-destructive techniques: simulation of damage detection in carbon fibre reinforced composites (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Munalli, D., Dimitrakis, G., Chronopoulos, D., Greedy, S., & Long, A. (2019). The use of free-space microwave non-destructive techniques: simulation of damage detection in carbon fibre reinforced composites

Microwave non-destructive testing (MNDT) methods represent an effective solution in detecting defects within composite structures with relatively low electrical conductivity. They offer the advantage to overcome the problems of traditional NDT techni... Read More about The use of free-space microwave non-destructive techniques: simulation of damage detection in carbon fibre reinforced composites.

MeMa: Designing the Memory Machine (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Price, D., Jacobs, R., Darzentas, D., Perez Vallejos, E., Chadborn, N., Martindale, S., & Urquhart, L. (2019). MeMa: Designing the Memory Machine. In Companion Publication of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2019 Companion, 271--276. doi:10.1145/3301019.3323882

The Memory Machine is an ambitious project that aims to develop a device to capture people's memories to create a blend of personal and factual data that builds identities, and contextualizes personal recollections. The Memory Machine has been guided... Read More about MeMa: Designing the Memory Machine.

Heat Transfer of Couette Flow in Micro-channels: an Analytical Model of Seals (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Shabbir, S., Garvey, S. D., Dakka, S. M., & Rothwell, B. C. (in press). Heat Transfer of Couette Flow in Micro-channels: an Analytical Model of Seals

Analytical solutions of the temperature profile of a fluid in a Couette flow between two parallel plates are reported. The upper plate moves in the direction of the flow with a constant velocity and the lower plate is stationary, to simulate the cond... Read More about Heat Transfer of Couette Flow in Micro-channels: an Analytical Model of Seals.

Healing runes (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Jesch, J., & Lee, C. (2019). Healing runes. In Viking Encounters: Proceedings of the 18th Viking Congress

Invariance and identifiability issues for word embeddings (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Carrington, R., Bharath, K., & Preston, S. (2019). Invariance and identifiability issues for word embeddings. In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 32 (NIPS 2019)

Word embeddings are commonly obtained as optimisers of a criterion function f of 1 a text corpus, but assessed on word-task performance using a different evaluation 2 function g of the test data. We contend that a possible source of disparity in 3 pe... Read More about Invariance and identifiability issues for word embeddings.

The AIR model (Activities, Internal world, Relationships): a pragmatic framework for evaluating co-design (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Gosling, J., Craven, M. P., Dening, T., Coleston-Shields, D., Aberturas, A. G., Martín, S. G., …Abrilahij, A. (2019). The AIR model (Activities, Internal world, Relationships): a pragmatic framework for evaluating co-design. In K. Niedderrer, G. Ludden, R. Cain, & C. Wölfel (Eds.),

A pragmatic model, AIR (Activities; Internal world; Relationships), is presented for co-design of technologies and products to support well-being of people living with dementia. This model, co-developed with people with lived experience, is aimed at... Read More about The AIR model (Activities, Internal world, Relationships): a pragmatic framework for evaluating co-design.

Crowdsourcing in China: Exploring the Work Experiences of Solo Crowdworkers and Crowdfarm Workers (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Wang, Y., Papangelis, K., Khan, V., Lykourentzou, I., Chamberlain, A., & Saker, M. (in press). Crowdsourcing in China: Exploring the Work Experiences of Solo Crowdworkers and Crowdfarm Workers

Recent research highlights the potential of crowdsourcing in China. Yet very few studies explore the workplace context and experiences of Chinese crowdworkers. Those that do, focus mainly on the work experiences of solo crowdworkers but do not deal w... Read More about Crowdsourcing in China: Exploring the Work Experiences of Solo Crowdworkers and Crowdfarm Workers.

Surrogate Thermal Model for Power Electronic Modules using Artificial Neural Network (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Xu, Z., Gao, Y., Wang, X., Tao, X., & Xu, Q. (2019). Surrogate Thermal Model for Power Electronic Modules using Artificial Neural Network. In IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2019.8927494

Virtual prototyping of power electronic modules aims to allow rapid evaluation of potential designs without building and testing physical prototypes. Among the interests in thermal models of the virtual modules, process of compact thermal models need... Read More about Surrogate Thermal Model for Power Electronic Modules using Artificial Neural Network.

Enhancing Drivers’ Awareness of Passing Pedestrians with Exocentric Digital Mirrors (2019)
Conference Proceeding
LARGE, D., Viputsakul, S., & Burnett, G. (in press). Enhancing Drivers’ Awareness of Passing Pedestrians with Exocentric Digital Mirrors

Digital mirrors are expected to feature in next generation cars. Ongoing technological developments in on-board cameras, sensors and sensor-fusing algorithms means that future drivers could be provided with novel visualisations that are not limited t... Read More about Enhancing Drivers’ Awareness of Passing Pedestrians with Exocentric Digital Mirrors.

Towards Future Driver Training: Analysing Human Behaviour in Level 3 Automated Cars (2019)
Conference Proceeding
LARGE, D., Shaw, E., & Burnett, G. (in press). Towards Future Driver Training: Analysing Human Behaviour in Level 3 Automated Cars

Automation capability of future Level 3 vehicles will extend to tactical as well as control levels of the driving task. However, if systems fail or boundary limitations are exceeded the human driver must be ready to take over control of the vehicle.... Read More about Towards Future Driver Training: Analysing Human Behaviour in Level 3 Automated Cars.

Modulated Model Predictive Current Control for PMSM Operating With Three-level NPC Inverter (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Wang, Q., Rivera, M., Riveros, J. A., & Wheeler, P. (2019). Modulated Model Predictive Current Control for PMSM Operating With Three-level NPC Inverter

In finite control set model predictive control (FCS-MPC) strategy only one basic voltage vector is to be selected in per periodic time, which causes big current ripple as well as the torque ripple of permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM). To solv... Read More about Modulated Model Predictive Current Control for PMSM Operating With Three-level NPC Inverter.

Integrating a Single Z-Source Network with a Modular Multilevel Converter for Voltage Boosting (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Khera, F. A., Wheeler, P. W., & Klumpner, C. (2019). Integrating a Single Z-Source Network with a Modular Multilevel Converter for Voltage Boosting

This paper proposes the integration of a Z-source network with the modular multilevel converter (MMC) to add voltage boosting capability to a voltage step down converter. To limit the increase in complexity, the proposed Z-source modular multilevel c... Read More about Integrating a Single Z-Source Network with a Modular Multilevel Converter for Voltage Boosting.