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Environmental temperatures shape thermal physiology as well as diversification and genome-wide substitution rates in lizards (2019)
Journal Article
García-Porta, J., Irisarri, I., Kirchner, M., Rodriguez, A., Kirchhof, S., Brown, J. L., …Wollenberg Valero, K. C. (2019). Environmental temperatures shape thermal physiology as well as diversification and genome-wide substitution rates in lizards. Nature communications, 10, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11943-x

Climatic conditions changing over time and space shape the evolution of organisms at multiple levels, including temperate lizards in the family Lacertidae. Here we reconstruct a dated phylogenetic tree of 262 lacertid species based on a supermatrix... Read More

Variability management in safety-critical systems design and dependability analysis (2019)
Journal Article
de Oliveira, A. L., Braga, R., Masiero, P., Parker, D., Papadopoulos, Y., Habli, I., & Kelly, T. (2019). Variability management in safety-critical systems design and dependability analysis. Journal of software : evolution and process, 31(8), https://doi.org/10.1002/smr.2202

Safety-critical systems are of paramount importance for many application domains, where safety properties are a key driver to engineer critical aspects and avoid system failures. For the benefits of large-scale reuse, software product lines (SPL) hav... Read More

A nine months follow-up study of hemodynamic effect on bioabsorbable coronary stent implantation (2019)
Journal Article
Lan, Y., Zhou, Y., Lu, Y., Wang, H., Liu, Q., Ng, E. Y. K., …Che, W. (2019). A nine months follow-up study of hemodynamic effect on bioabsorbable coronary stent implantation. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 112564-112571. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2934155

Coronary artery disease has emerged as one of the major diseases causing death worldwide. Coronary stent has great effect to improve blood flow to the myocardium subtended by that artery, in which bioresorbable vascular scaffolds are new-generation s... Read More

Ensemble MultiBoost Based on RIPPER Classifier for Prediction of Imbalanced Software Defect Data (2019)
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He, H., Zhang, X., Wang, Q., Ren, J., Liu, J., Zhao, X., & Cheng, Y. (2019). Ensemble MultiBoost Based on RIPPER Classifier for Prediction of Imbalanced Software Defect Data. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 110333-110343. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2934128

Identifying defective software entities is essential to ensure software quality during software development. However, the high dimensionality and class distribution imbalance of software defect data seriously affect software defect prediction perform... Read More

Web3D learning framework for 3D shape retrieval based on hybrid convolutional neural networks (2019)
Journal Article
Zhou, W., Jia, J., Huang, C., & Cheng, Y. (2020). Web3D learning framework for 3D shape retrieval based on hybrid convolutional neural networks. Tsinghua Science and Technology, 25(1), 93-102. https://doi.org/10.26599/TST.2018.9010113

With the rapid development of Web3D technologies, sketch-based model retrieval has become an increasingly important challenge, while the application of Virtual Reality and 3D technologies has made shape retrieval of furniture over a web browser feasi... Read More

A new dynamic path planning approach for unmanned aerial vehicles (2018)
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Huang, C., Lan, Y., Liu, Y., Zhou, W., Pei, H., Yang, L., …Peng, Y. (2018). A new dynamic path planning approach for unmanned aerial vehicles. Complexity, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8420294

Dynamic path planning is one of the key procedures for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to successfully fulfill the diversified missions. In this paper, we propose a new algorithm for path planning based on ant colony optimization (ACO) and artificial... Read More

Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers (2018)
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Zafeiridi, P., Paulson, K., Dunn, R., Wolverson, E., White, C., Thorpe, J. A., …Tzovaras, D. (2018). Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers. JMIR Formative Research, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.2196/formative.9083

Background: The increasing number of People with Dementia (PwD) drives research exploring web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, 620911) was designed... Read More

Facilitating learning resource retrieval for students with disabilities through an ontology-driven and disability-aware Virtual Learning Environment (2015)
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Nganji, J. T., & Brayshaw, M. (2015). Facilitating learning resource retrieval for students with disabilities through an ontology-driven and disability-aware Virtual Learning Environment. International Journal of Information Retrieval Research, 5(3), 75-98. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJIRR.2015070105

Existing virtual learning environments VLEs in educational institutions are not designed with the expectation that students with disabilities will use them. Consequently, retrieving relevant information by some students with disabilities is a challen... Read More

Sustainable development as a framework for ethics and skills in higher education computing courses (2014)
Book Chapter
Gordon, N. (2015). Sustainable development as a framework for ethics and skills in higher education computing courses. In W. Leal Filho, L. Brandli, O. Kuznetsova, & A. Maria Finisterra do Paço (Eds.), Integrative Approaches to Sustainable Development at University Level, 345-357. Springer Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10690-8_24

The impact of sustainable development on the curriculum remains variable, and in some disciplines the inclusion is considered by some to be inappropriate or not relevant. This paper considers the ways in which sustainable development can be embedded... Read More

Fuzzy rule-based system applied to risk estimation of cardiovascular patients (2013)
Journal Article
Bohacik, J., & Davis, D. (2013). Fuzzy rule-based system applied to risk estimation of cardiovascular patients. Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing, 20(5-6), 445-466

Cardiovascular decision support is one area of increasing research interest. On-going collaborations between clinicians and computer scientists are looking at the application of knowledge discovery in databases to the area of patient diagnosis, based... Read More

XML document design via GN-DTD (2010)
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Zainol, Z., & Wang, B. (2010). XML document design via GN-DTD. European Journal of Scientific Research, 44(2), 314-336

Designing a well-structured XML document is important for the sake of readability and maintainability. More importantly, this will avoid data redundancies and update anomalies when maintaining a large quantity of XML based documents. In this paper, w... Read More

Data mining applied to cardiovascular data (2010)
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Bohacik, J., & Davis, D. (2010). Data mining applied to cardiovascular data. Journal of information technologies, 3(2), 14 - 21

Medical decision support is one area of increasing research interest. Ongoing collaborations between cardiovascular clinicians and computer scientists are looking at the application of data mining techniques to the area of individual patient diagnosi... Read More

Education for sustainable development in computer science (2010)
Journal Article
Gordon, N. (2010). Education for sustainable development in computer science. Innovation in teaching and learning in information and computer sciences, 9(2), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.11120/ital.2010.09020003

In this paper we will consider some of the aspects related to the teaching of sustainable development within the Higher Education computing curriculum - including students' views on the relevance of this to their education, grounded on the outcome fr... Read More

A plant documentation information system design (2010)
Journal Article
Wang, B., & Feicheng, M. (2010). A plant documentation information system design. International journal of computer science & information technology, 2(5), 134-148. https://doi.org/10.5121/ijcsit.2010.2510

Traditional systems do not have the descriptive ability to represent the complex, multi-faceted nature of complex documentation structures such as engineering systems descriptions. This has led to significant information management difficulties in ma... Read More

Immersive visualization training of radiotherapy treatment (2005)
Journal Article
Phillips, R., Ward, J. W., & Beavis, A. W. (2005). Immersive visualization training of radiotherapy treatment. Studies in health technology and informatics, 111, 390 - 396

External radiation beam treatment of cancer tumours involves delivery of invisible radiation beams through the body where internal structures can not be seen. Beam targeting of patient anatomy has to very accurate to achieve the desired therapeutic r... Read More