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Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes (2012)
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Bull, L. (2012). Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 16(6), 817-828. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2011.2173578

This paper presents an abstract, tunable model by which to explore aspects of artificial genetic regulatory networks and their design by simulated evolution. The random Boolean network formalism is combined with the NK and $NKCS$ models of fitness la... Read More about Evolving boolean networks on tunable fitness landscapes.

Elegant object-oriented software design via interactive, evolutionary computation (2012)
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Parmee, I. C., Simons, C. L., Simons, C., & Parmee, I. (2012). Elegant object-oriented software design via interactive, evolutionary computation. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, 42(6), 1797-1805. https://doi.org/10.1109/TSMCC.2012.2225103

Design is fundamental to software development but can be demanding to perform. Thus, to assist the software designer, evolutionary computing is being increasingly applied using machine-based, quantitative fitness functions to evolve software designs.... Read More about Elegant object-oriented software design via interactive, evolutionary computation.

A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports (2012)
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Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2012). A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports. International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 7(3), 222-235. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMSO.2012.050183

The paper discusses a prototype investigation of semantic annotation, a form of metadata assigning conceptual entities to textual instances; in the case of archaeological grey literature. The use of Information Extraction (IE), a Natural Language Pro... Read More about A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports.

Lump localisation through a deformation-based tactile feedback system using a biologically inspired finger sensor (2012)
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Pipe, T., Roke, C., Melhuish, C., Pipe, A. G., Drury, D., & Chorley, C. (2012). Lump localisation through a deformation-based tactile feedback system using a biologically inspired finger sensor. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 60(11), 1442-1448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2012.05.002

The ability to localise harder areas in soft tissues is often desired during robot-assisted surgical operations. A deformation-based tactile feedback system was tested for the detection of objects within soft tissues, after being chosen over common p... Read More about Lump localisation through a deformation-based tactile feedback system using a biologically inspired finger sensor.

Ontology-driven relational query formulation using the semantic and assertional capabilities of OWL-DL (2012)
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McClatchey, R., Odeh, M., Munir, K., Munir, K., Odeh, M., & McClatchey, R. (2012). Ontology-driven relational query formulation using the semantic and assertional capabilities of OWL-DL. Knowledge-Based Systems, 35, 144-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2012.04.020

This work investigates the extent to which domain knowledge, expressed in a domain ontology, can assist end-users in formulating relational queries that can be executed over a complex relational database. In this regard, an ontology-driven query form... Read More about Ontology-driven relational query formulation using the semantic and assertional capabilities of OWL-DL.

Towards hierarchical blackboard mapping on a whiskered robot (2012)
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Prescott, T. J., Pearson, M. J., Evans, M. H., Fox, C. W., Fox, C. W., Evans, M., …Prescott, T. J. (2012). Towards hierarchical blackboard mapping on a whiskered robot. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 60(11), 1356-1366. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2012.03.005

The paradigm case for robotic mapping assumes large quantities of sensory information which allow the use of relatively weak priors. In contrast, the present study considers the mapping problem for a mobile robot, CrunchBot, where only sparse, local... Read More about Towards hierarchical blackboard mapping on a whiskered robot.

Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval (2012)
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Zhou, D., Truran, M., Brailsford, T., Wade, V., & Ashman, H. (2012). Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval. ACM Computing Surveys, 45(1), 1-44. https://doi.org/10.1145/2379776.2379777

Cross-language information retrieval (CLIR) is an active sub-domain of information retrieval (IR). Like IR, CLIR is centered on the search for documents and for information contained within those documents. Unlike IR, CLIR must reconcile queries and... Read More about Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval.

Evolution of plastic learning in spiking networks via memristive connections (2012)
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Adamatzky, A., Howard, G., Howard, D., Gale, E., Bull, L., De Lacy Costello, B., & Adamatzky, A. (2012). Evolution of plastic learning in spiking networks via memristive connections. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 16(5), 711-729. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2011.2170199

This paper presents a spiking neuroevolutionary system which implements memristors as plastic connections, i.e., whose weights can vary during a trial. The evolutionary design process exploits parameter self-adaptation and variable topologies, allowi... Read More about Evolution of plastic learning in spiking networks via memristive connections.

Efficient two-move blind signatures in the common reference string model (2012)
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Ghadafi, E., & Smart, N. P. (2012). Efficient two-move blind signatures in the common reference string model. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 7483 LNCS, 274-289. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33383-5_17

Blind signatures provide a mechanism for achieving privacy and anonymity whereby a user gets the signer to sign a message of his choice without the signer learning the message, or being able to link a signature to the protocol run via which it was ob... Read More about Efficient two-move blind signatures in the common reference string model.

E-commerce transactions in a virtual environment: Virtual transactions (2012)
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Scarle, S., Arnab, S., Dunwell, I., Petridis, P., Protopsaltis, A., & de Freitas, S. (2012). E-commerce transactions in a virtual environment: Virtual transactions. Electronic Commerce Research, 12(3), 379-407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10660-012-9098-4

E-commerce is a fundamental method of doing business, such that for a firm to say it is trading at all in the modern market-place it must have some element of on-line presence. Coupled with this is the explosion of the "population" of Massively Multi... Read More about E-commerce transactions in a virtual environment: Virtual transactions.

Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC (2012)
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Adler, V., Wickens, J., Wang, J., Vanlaer, P., Vander Velde, C., Thomas, L., …McClatchey, R. (2012). Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC. Physics Letters B, 716(1), 30-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2012.08.021

Results are presented from searches for the standard model Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at s=7 and 8 TeV in the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the LHC, using data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities of up to 5.1 fb-1 at 7... Read More about Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC.

Glueing grids and clouds together: A service-oriented approach (2012)
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Anjum, A., Hill, R., McClatchey, R., Branson, A., & Bessis, N. (2012). Glueing grids and clouds together: A service-oriented approach. International Journal of Web and Grid Services, 8(3), 248-265. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWGS.2012.049169

Scientific communities are actively developing services to exploit the capabilities of service-oriented distributed systems. This exploitation requires services to be specified and developed for a range of activities such as management and scheduling... Read More about Glueing grids and clouds together: A service-oriented approach.

A study of wireless sensor network architectures and projects for traffic light monitoring (2012)
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Kafi, M. A., Challal, Y., Djenouri, D., Bouabdallah, A., Khelladi, L., & Badache, N. (2012). A study of wireless sensor network architectures and projects for traffic light monitoring. Procedia Computer Science, 10, 543-552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2012.06.069

Vehicular traffic is increasing around the world, especially in urban areas. This increase results in a huge traffic congestion, which has dramatic consequences on economy, human health, and environment. Traditional methods used for traffic managemen... Read More about A study of wireless sensor network architectures and projects for traffic light monitoring.

From inconsistency handling to non-canonical requirements management: A logical perspective (2012)
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Mu, K., Hong, J., Jin, Z., & Liu, W. (2013). From inconsistency handling to non-canonical requirements management: A logical perspective. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 54(1), 109-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijar.2012.07.006

As a class of defects in software requirements specification, inconsistency has been widely studied in both requirements engineering and software engineering. It has been increasingly recognized that maintaining consistency alone often results in som... Read More about From inconsistency handling to non-canonical requirements management: A logical perspective.

Context caches in the clouds (2012)
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Liaquat Kiani, S., Anjum, A., Antonopoulos, N., Munir, K., & McClatchey, R. (2012). Context caches in the clouds. Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications, 1(7), https://doi.org/10.1186/2192-113X-1-7

In context-aware systems, the contextual information about human and computing situations has a strong temporal aspect i.e. it remains valid for a period of time. This temporal property can be exploited in caching mechanisms that aim to exploit such... Read More about Context caches in the clouds.

Time-dependent wave selection for information processing in excitable media (2012)
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Costello, B. D. L., Stevens, W. M., Adamatzky, A., Jahan, I., & de Lacy Costello, B. (2012). Time-dependent wave selection for information processing in excitable media. Physical Review E, 85(6), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.85.066129

We demonstrate an improved technique for implementing logic circuits in light-sensitive chemical excitable media. The technique makes use of the constant-speed propagation of waves along defined channels in an excitable medium based on the Belousov-Z... Read More about Time-dependent wave selection for information processing in excitable media.

Exploring the complexity of understanding, managing and marketing codes for sustainability in the current economic climate-issues for the small builder (2012)
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Geelhoed, E., Morrell, A., Caleb-Solly, P., & Sun, M. (2012). Exploring the complexity of understanding, managing and marketing codes for sustainability in the current economic climate-issues for the small builder. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27509-8_5

In the UK the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) is set to become mandatory in 2016. However current attitudinal research highlights unwillingness within the major construction industry although there is some promising research regarding occupier aware... Read More about Exploring the complexity of understanding, managing and marketing codes for sustainability in the current economic climate-issues for the small builder.

Automated evolutionary synthesis matching: Advanced evolutionary algorithms for difficult sound matching problems (2012)
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Mitchell, T. J. (2012). Automated evolutionary synthesis matching: Advanced evolutionary algorithms for difficult sound matching problems. Soft Computing, 16(12), 2057-2070. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-012-0873-x

This paper discusses the subject of automatic evolutionary sound matching: systems in which evolutionary algorithms are used to automatically derive the parameters of a synthesiser to produce a sound that matches a specified target sound. The paper d... Read More about Automated evolutionary synthesis matching: Advanced evolutionary algorithms for difficult sound matching problems.