Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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10 Gbit/s dispersion-managed soliton transmission over 13,400 km in a weak, symmetric non-zero dispersion shifted fiber dispersion map

Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., 2000, Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE, p. 237-238 2 p.

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solitary waves
fibers

10 Gbit/s OTDM to 4 x 2.5 Gbit/s WDM conversion using an SOA-NOLM, Bragg gratings and a supercontinuum pulse source

Ryan, D. M. & Doran, N., 1999, Nonlinear Guided Waves and their Applications: 1-3 September 1999, Dijon (FR). Washington (US): Optical Society of America, p. 328-330 3 p. (OSA Technical Digest).

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165 km ultra-long Raman fibre laser in the C-band

Karalekas, V., Kablukov, S. I., Harper, P., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Babin, S. A. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2008, 34th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2008. ECOC 2008. IEEE, Vol. 1.

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Raman lasers
C band
fiber lasers
spacing
cavities

40-Gbit/s dispersion-managed soliton transmission over 3000 km of standard fiber through optimization of the dispersion map parameters

Govan, D. S., Turitsyn, S. K. & Doran, N. J., 2000, Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE, p. 238-239 2 p.

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solitary waves
optimization
fibers
chirp
pulses

A basis function approach to Bayesian inference in diffusion processes

Shen, Y., Cornford, D. & Opper, M., 2009, IEEE/SP 15th Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, 2009. SSP '09. IEEE, p. 365-368 4 p.

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Bayesian inference
Gaussian Process
Diffusion Process
Basis Functions
Approximation algorithms

A Bayesian approach to on-line learning

Opper, M. & Winther, O., Jan 1999, On-line learning in neural networks. Saad, D. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 363-378 16 p. (Publications of the Newton Institute; vol. 17).

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Neural networks

A Boundary-Domain Integral Equation Method for an Elliptic Cauchy Problem with Variable Coefficients

Beshley, A., Chapko, R. & Johansson, B. T., 30 Apr 2019, Trends in Mathematics. Lindahl, K., Lindström, T., Rodino, L., Toft, J. & Wahlberg, P. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 493-501 9 p. (Trends in Mathematics).

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Integral Equation Method
Variable Coefficients
Elliptic Problems
Cauchy Problem
Integral Equations

A causal model of the influence of pre-construction decision-making on accident causation

Manu, P. A., Ankrah, N. A., Subashini, S. & Proverbs, D., 1 Feb 2013, A Compendium of International Real Estate and Construction Issues. Nova Science Publishers Inc, Vol. 1. p. 53-68 16 p.

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Causal model
Causation
Construction project
Decision making
Accidents

Adapting populations of agents

de Wilde, P., Chli, M., Correia, L., Ribeiro, R., Mariano, P., Abramov, V. & Goossenaerts, J., 2003, Adaptive agents and multi-agent systems. Alonso, E., Kudenko, D. & Kazakov, D. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 110-124 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 2636).

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Economics
Niche
Rationale
Software agents

Adaptive back-propagation in on-line learning of multilayer networks

West, A. H. L. & Saad, D., 1996, Proceedings of the neural information processing systems. Touretzky, D. S., Mozer, M. C. & Hasselmo, M. E. (eds.). Boston: MIT, Vol. 8.

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Backpropagation
Multilayers
Statistical mechanics
Backpropagation algorithms
Adaptive algorithms

A data structure for improved gp analysis via efficient computation and visualisation of population measures

Ekárt, A. & Gustafson, S., 1 Jan 2004, Genetic programming: 7th European Conference, EuroGP 2004, Coimbra, Portugal, April 5-7, 2004. Proceedings. Keijzer, M., O’Reilly, U-M., Lucas, S., Costa, E. & Soule, T. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 35-46 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ; vol. 3003).

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Data Structures
Visualization
Hypertree
Genetic Programming
Sufficient

Additives for Plastics

Al-malaika, S., Axtell, F., Rothon, R. & Gilbert, M., 2017, Brydson's Plastics Materials. Elsevier, p. 127-168

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Adhesives and interfacial phenomena in wound healing

Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A. M., 21 Jun 2011, Advanced wound repair therapies. Farrar, D. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 247-283 37 p.

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Adhesives
Wound Healing
Pressure
Tissue Adhesives
Biocompatible Materials

Adsorption Refrigeration

Rezk, A., Elsayed, A., Mahmoud, S. & Al-dadah, R., 2014, Advances in Engineering Research. Nova Science Publishers Inc, Vol. 8. p. 21-64 43 p. (Advances in Engineering Research; vol. 8).

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Refrigeration
Refrigerants
Adsorption
Sorption
Waste heat

Advances in femtosecond micromachining and inscription of micro and nano photonic devices

Smith, G., Kalli, K. & Sugden, K., Feb 2010, Frontiers in Guided Wave Optics and Optoelectronics. Pal, B. (ed.). Croatia: Sciyo, 674 p.

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A Faceted Approach to Service Specification

Walkerdine, J., Hutchinson, J., Sawyer, P., Dobson, G. & Onditi, V., May 2007, Internet and Web Applications and Services, 2007. ICIW '07. Second International Conference on. p. 20 1 p.

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Specifications

A flexible framework to experiment with ontology learning techniques

Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P. & Rayson, P., 2008, Proceedings of AI-2007 Twenty-seventh SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Springer, p. 153-166 14 p.

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Ontology
Experiments
Learning algorithms
Artificial intelligence
Learning systems

AFM oxidation of Ti for nanoscale IC applications

Hill, D., Sadewasser, S. & Aymerich, X., 1 Jan 2003, Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials 2003. CRC Press, p. 665-668 4 p.

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Atomic force microscopy
Oxidation
Anodic oxidation
Polysilicon
Integrated circuits

A hierarchical localization scheme for large scale underwater wireless sensor networks

Zhou, Y., Chen, K., He, J., Chen, J. & Liang, A., 2009, 11th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, 2009 : HPCC 2009. IEEE, p. 470-475 6 p.

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Elevators
Transceivers
Wireless sensor networks
Anchors
Global positioning system

A Homogeneous Actor-Based Monitor Language for Adaptive Behaviour

Clark, T., Kulkarni, V., Barat, S. & Barn, B. S., 7 Sep 2018, Programming with Actors: State-of-the-Art and Research Perspectives. ricci, A. & Haller, P. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 10789. p. 216-244 (Programming with Actors; vol. 10789).

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Temporal logic

Analysing time series structure with hidden Markov models

Azzouzi, M. & Nabney, I. T., 2 Sep 1998, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Signal Processing Society Workshop, Neural Networks for Signal Processing VIII, 1998. Constantinides, T., Kung, S. Y., Niranjan, M. & Wilson, E. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: IEEE, Vol. 8. p. 402-408 7 p. (Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Signal Processing Society Workshop).

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Hidden Markov models
Time series
Drilling
Oils

An area localization scheme for large scale underwater wireless sensor networks

Zhou, Y., He, J., Chen, K., Chen, J. & Liang, A., 2009, WRI International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing, 2009. CMC 2009. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 543-547 5 p.

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Elevators
Transceivers
Underwater equipment
Wireless sensor networks
Pressure sensors

An Australasian study of reading and comprehension skills in novice programmers, using the bloom and SOLO taxonomies

Whalley, J. L., Lister, R., Thompson, E., Clear, T., Robbins, P., Ajith Kumar, P. K. & Prasad, C., 2006, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series. Vol. 52. p. 243-252 10 p.

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Taxonomies
Students

An End-to-End Scalable Iterative Sequence Tagging with Multi-Task Learning

Gui, L., Du, J., Zhao, Z., He, Y., Xu, R. & Fan, C., 14 Aug 2018, CCF International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing. Springer, Vol. 11109. p. 288-298 (Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing; vol. 11109).

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Processing

An Exploratory Study of Information Retrieval Techniques in Domain Analysis

Alves, V., Schwanninger, C., Barbosa, L., Rashid, A., Sawyer, P., Rayson, P., Pohl, C. & Rummler, A., 2008, 12th International Software Product Line Conference, 2008. SPLC '08.. p. 67-76 10 p.

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Information retrieval
Specifications

A novel neural network technique for exploratory data analysis

Lowe, D. & Tipping, M. E., 1995, Proceedings of International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks '95. Paris: EC2 et Cie, Vol. 1. p. 339-344 6 p.

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Data visualization
Feature extraction
Neural networks

An Overview of Fast Pyrolysis

Bridgwater, A. V., Czernik, S. & Piskorz, J., 7 Apr 2008, Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 977-997 21 p.

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Renewable Energy
Liquid fuels
Hydrocarbons
Biomass
Oils

An Overview of Optical Wireless Communications

Ghassemlooy, Z., Uysal, M., Khalighi, M. A., Ribeiro, V., Moll, F., Zvanovec, S. & Belmonte, A., 26 Aug 2016, Optical Wireless Communications. Signals and Communication Technology. Springer, p. 1-23 (Optical Wireless Communications).

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Communication
Space optics
Communication systems
Bandwidth

Architectures for collective self-aware computing systems

Diaconescu, A., Bellman, K. L., Esterle, L., Giese, H., Götz, S., Lewis, P. & Zisman, A., 21 Feb 2017, Self-Aware Computing Systems. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 191-235 45 p.

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A Semantic Deconstruction of Session Types

Bartoletti, M., Scalas, A. & Zunino, R., 2014, International Conference on Concurrency Theory. Springer, Vol. 8704. p. 402-418 (CONCUR 2014 – Concurrency Theory; vol. 8704).

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Semantics

Assessing self-awareness

Esterle, L., Bellman, K. L., Becker, S., Koziolek, A., Landauer, C. & Lewis, P., 21 Feb 2017, Self-Aware Computing Systems. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 465-481 17 p.

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A Sullen Rumble

Wood, M. G., 2002, Wilful Murder: the sinking of the Lusitania. Preston, D. (ed.).

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A truncated boundary integral based Newton-CG procedure for sound-soft shape reconstruction

Johansson, B. T. & Sleeman, B. D., 2008, Spring conference of the Institute of Acoustics 2008: widening horizons in acoustics. Institute of Acoustics, p. 333-338 6 p. (Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics Institute of Acoustics; vol. 30, no. 2).

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Automated tactile sensory perception of contact using the distributive approach

Ma, X., Tongpadungrod, P. & Brett, P. N., 1 Dec 2008, Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Springer, p. 219-228 10 p.

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Control surfaces
Large scale systems

BIM Application and Adoption in the UK Housing Sector

Park, K. S. & Kim, K. P., 2017, Integrated Building Information Modelling. Bentham Science Publishers, p. 46 81 p.

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life cycle
refurbishment
environmental impact
affordable housing
economic impact

Biodiesel from Argentinean Soy

Thornley, P., 1 Dec 2017, Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems. Elsevier, p. 159-168 10 p.

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Biodiesel
Greenhouse gases
Environmental impact
Global warming
Agriculture

Biomass-based small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems: application and status in the United Kingdom

Bridgwater, A., Alcalá, A. & Gyftopoulou, M., 30 Jun 2011, Small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems: advanced design, performance, materials and applications. Beith, R. (ed.). Woodhead, p. 427-456 29 p. (Woodhead publishing series in energy; vol. 1, no. 18).

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Biomass
Energy policy
Gasification
Hot Temperature
Pyrolysis

Biomass conversion technologies: fast pyrolysis liquids from biomass: Quality and upgrading

Bridgwater, A. V., 1 Mar 2017, Biorefineries: targeting energy, high value products and waste valorisation. Rabaçal, M., Ferreira, A. F., Silva, C. A. M. & Costa, M. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 55-98 44 p. (Lecture Notes in Energy; vol. 57).

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Bioconversion
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biofuels

Bioplastics: New Routes, New Products

Ross, G., Ross, S. & Tighe, B. J., 11 Oct 2016, Brydson's Plastics Materials: Eighth Edition. Elsevier, p. 631-652 22 p. Chapter 23

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Plastics
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Acids
Biodegradation
Carbon Dioxide

Bloom's taxonomy for CS assessment

Thompson, E., Luxton-Reilly, A., Whalley, J. L., Hu, M. & Robbins, P., Jan 2008, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology Series. Vol. 78. p. 155-161 7 p.

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Taxonomies
Computer programming
Computer science
Concretes

Broad bandwidth, high extinction ratio in-fiber polarizers based on radiation mode coupling using 45º titled fibre Bragg gratings

Zhou, K., Chen, X. F., Simpson, G., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Jul 2005, Proceedings: 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology. Optical Society of America, p. 387-389 3 p.

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CADS*: Computer-Aided Development of self-* systems

Calinescu, R. C. & Kwiatkowska, M. Z., 28 Mar 2009, Fundamental Approaches to Software Engineering. Berlin (DE): Springer, Vol. 5503. p. 421-424 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5503).

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Markov processes
Software engineering
Markov chain
Transformation Model
Code Generation

Capacity of the upstart algorithm

West, A. H. L. & Saad, D., 1997, Mathematics of Neural Networks: Models, Algorithms and Applications. Ellacott, S. W., Mason, J. C. & Anderson, I. J. (eds.). Oxford: Kluwer, p. 372-378 7 p.

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replicas
broken symmetry
slopes
decay

Catalytic fast pyrolysis for improved liquid quality

Banks, S. W. & Bridgwater, A. V., 2016, Handbook of biofuels production: processes and technologies. Luque, R., Lin, C. S. K., Wilson, K. & Clark, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, p. 391-429 39 p.

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Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biomass
Catalysts
Climate change

Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass for Transportation Fuels

Lappas, A. A., Kalogiannis, K. G., Iliopoulou, E. F., Triantafyllidis, K. S. & Stefanidis, S. D., 18 Dec 2015, Advances in Bioenergy: The Sustainability Challenge. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 45-56 12 p.

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Biomass
Pyrolysis
Catalysts
Catalyst deactivation
Alkalinity

CFD for the Modelling of Entrainment in Fluidised Bed Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass

Gerhauser, H., Generalis, S. C., Hague, R. A. & Bridgwater, A. V., 7 Apr 2008, Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion. Bridgwater, A. V. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 1281-1295 15 p.

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Hydrodynamics
Biomass
Computational fluid dynamics
Pyrolysis
Trout

Combining data mining and text mining for detection of early stage dementia: the SAMS framework

Bull, C. N., Asfiandy, D., Gledson, A., Mellor, J., Couth, S., Stringer, G., Rayson, P. E., Sutcliffe, A. G. S., Keane, J., Zeng, X-J., Burns, A., Leroi, I., Ballard, C. & Sawyer, P. H., 23 May 2016, Resources and ProcessIng of linguistic and extra-linguistic Data from people with various forms of cognitive/psychiatric impairments (RaPID '16) workshop. p. 35-40 6 p.

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Open Access
Electronic mail
Data mining

Combining mouse and keyboard events with higher level desktop actions to detect mild cognitive impairment

Gledson, A., Asfiandy, D., Mellor, J., Omer Faraj Ba-Dhfari, T., Stringer, G., Couth, S., Burns, A., Leroi, I., Zeng, X-J., Keane, J., Bull, C. N., Rayson, P. E., Sutcliffe, A. G. S. & Sawyer, P. H., 4 Oct 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI). IEEE

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Security of data
Experiments
Monitoring

Combining the wavelet transform and forecasting models to predict gas forward prices

Nguyen, H. T. & Nabney, I. T., 11 Dec 2008, Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, 2008. ICMLA '08. IEEE, p. 311-317 7 p.

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Wavelet transforms
Gases
Multilayer neural networks
Linear regression
Electricity

Compressed-domain image retrieval based on colour visual patterns

Schaefer, G., Dec 2009, Semantic mining technologies for multimedia databases. Tao, D., Xu, D. & Li, X. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 407-418 12 p.

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coding
experiment
performance