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Characterisation Of The Surface Topography Evolution Of An Ink-jet Printed Transparent Fluoroplastic With CSI (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gomez, C., Campanelli, C., Su, R., Lawes, S., & Leach, R. (2019, July). Characterisation Of The Surface Topography Evolution Of An Ink-jet Printed Transparent Fluoroplastic With CSI. Poster presented at 22nd International Conference on Metrology & Properties of Surfaces

We present the results of an empirical investigation into the evolution of the morphology of an ink jet printed trans parent polymer using coherence scanning interferometry (CSI). CSI is a high precision optical surface measuring technique, which ha... Read More

Microarray Feature Selection and Dynamic Selection of Classifiers for Early Detection of Insect Bite Hypersensitivity in Horses (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Maciel Guerra, A., Figueredo, G., Von Zuben, F., Marti, E., Twycross, J., & J. C. Alcocer, M. (2019, June). Microarray Feature Selection and Dynamic Selection of Classifiers for Early Detection of Insect Bite Hypersensitivity in Horses. Poster presented at 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation

Microarrays can be employed to better characterise allergies, as interactions between antibodies and allergens in mammals can be monitored. Once the joint dynamics of these elements in both healthy and diseased animals are understood, a model to pred... Read More

Micro product and process fingerprints for zero‐defect net‐shape micromanufacturing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Tosello, G., & Gulcar, M. (2019, June). Micro product and process fingerprints for zero‐defect net‐shape micromanufacturing. Paper presented at euspen’s 19th International Conference & Exhibition

Highly miniaturized systems find applications in key technological fields such as health‐care, mobility, communications and optics. Required innovations for precision manufacturing of micro components can be achieved through post‐process and in‐proce... Read More

Model Predictive Control for isolated DC/DC converters with fast dynamic stabilization in DC microgrids (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Chen, L., Zanchetta, P., Tarisciotti, L., Wheeler, P., Costabebber, A., & Dragičević, T. (2019, May). Model Predictive Control for isolated DC/DC converters with fast dynamic stabilization in DC microgrids. Paper presented at 3rd IEEEE ICDCM (International Conference on DC Microgrids)

The proposed control for DC/DC converters with high frequency isolation, on one hand, provides fast stabilization to the DC microgrids without introducing additional passive components. On the other hand, it can improve load transition performance. A... Read More

Co-creation of Virtual Reality Re-Usable Learning objectives for 360° video scenarios for the surgical excision of skin lesion (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Neokleous, K., Gkougkoudi, E., Hatziaros, M., Schiza, E., Matsangidou, M., Avramides, M., …Pattichis, C. (2019, May). Co-creation of Virtual Reality Re-Usable Learning objectives for 360° video scenarios for the surgical excision of skin lesion. Poster presented at IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI'19)

This short paper describes an educational scenario using a 360° video for the surgical excision of a skin lesion. This scenario, developed in the context of the CoViRR Erasmus+ project, offering new insights for the digital integration in learning an... Read More

Monitoring the Different Stages of Industrial Cleaning using Ultrasonic Sensors (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Watson, N. J., Escrig Escrig, J., Woolley, E., Rangappa, S., & Simeone, A. (2019, May). Monitoring the Different Stages of Industrial Cleaning using Ultrasonic Sensors. Paper presented at 7th International Symposium on Sensor Science

Clean-in-Place (CIP) technologies use a combination of time, temperature, chemicals and mechanical force (caused by flowing water) to clean processing equipment in the food and drink, pharmaceutical and fast moving consumer goods sectors. One of the... Read More

Identifying predictors of placebo response in osteoarthritis clinical trials of three agents with different routes of delivery: a meta-analysis using individual patient data (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stocks, J., Persson, M., van Middelkoop, M., Bierma-Zeinstra, S., Runhaar, J., Sawitzke, A., …Zhang, W. (2019, May). Identifying predictors of placebo response in osteoarthritis clinical trials of three agents with different routes of delivery: a meta-analysis using individual patient data. Presented at 2019 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

Disease Activity Flares and Pain Flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedants and sequelae (2019)
Presentation / Conference
McWilliams, D., Rahman, S., James, R., Ferguson, E., Kiely, P., Young, A., & Walsh, D. (2019, April). Disease Activity Flares and Pain Flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedants and sequelae. Poster presented at Rheumatology 2019

Background RA flares are common and disabling. They are described in terms of worsening pain, swelling, or other symptoms. We aimed to determine characteristics, antecedants and sequelae of painful and inflammatory flare subtypes during the first 11... Read More

Energy harvesting systems: Technologies, applications, designs, and simulation models | The reality and the challenges. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hafez, A. (2019, March). Energy harvesting systems: Technologies, applications, designs, and simulation models | The reality and the challenges. Presented at The International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy

This paper aims to show and classify the various types of energy harvesting technologies, and find out the potential pros and cons from the existing energy harvesting techniques with different applications. There are many energy-harvesting systems di... Read More

Community Energy Networks in the Making: Project SCENe, Nottingham (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rodrigues, L., Gillott, M., Waldron, J. A., Cameron, L., Tubelo, R., & Shipman, R. (2018, December). Community Energy Networks in the Making: Project SCENe, Nottingham. Paper presented at PLEA 2018 : Smart and Healthy within the 2-degree Limit, Hong Kong, China

‘Community Energy’ refers to people working together to reduce and manage energy use, and increase and support local energy generation. It can help promote the infrastructural, social and cultural changes we need to reduce the impact of climate chang... Read More

Imaging beyond the fundamental slope limit in surface metrology using fluorophore-aided scattering microscopy (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Liu, J., Liu, C., Li, L., Su, R., & Leach, R. (2018, November). Imaging beyond the fundamental slope limit in surface metrology using fluorophore-aided scattering microscopy. Paper presented at Special Interest Group Meeting: Structured & Freeform Surfaces

Topography measurement for smooth surfaces with high slopes, e.g. freeform optics, is a challenging task for optical measuring instruments as the light reflected by the tilted surface cannot be sufficiently collected by the objective, resulting in lo... Read More

A multi valued emotion lexicon created and evaluated by the crowd (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Haralabopoulos, G., Wagner, C., McAuley, D., & Simperl, E. (2018, October). A multi valued emotion lexicon created and evaluated by the crowd. Paper presented at Fifth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS-2018)

Sentiment analysis aims to uncover emotions conveyed through information. In its simplest form, it is performed on a polarity basis, where the goal is to classify information with positive or negative emotion. Recent research has explored more nuance... Read More

fNIRS and Neurocinematics (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramchurn, R., Maior, H. A., Wilson, M. L., Martindale, S., Benford, S., & Cai, M. (2018, October). fNIRS and Neurocinematics. Poster presented at fNIRS2018