Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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CONNECT challenges: towards emergent connectors for eternal networked systems

Issarny, V., Steffen, B., Jonsson, B., Blair, G., Grace, P., Kwiatowska, M., Calinescu, R. C., Inverardi, P., Tivoli, M., Bertolino, A. & Sabetta, A., 2 Jun 2009, 2009 14th IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems. Postdam, Germany: IEEE, p. 154-161 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interoperability

Effective and efficient browsing of large image databases

Schaefer, G., Dec 2009, Handbook of research on digital libraries: design, development, and impact. Theng, Y-L., Foo, S. & et al (eds.). IGI Global, p. 142-148 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

visualization
time experience

Effect of fibre base and reflectors profile on the efficiency of ultra- long laser cavities

Karalekas, V., Harper, P., El-Taher, A., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Shu, X., Bennion, I. & Turitsyn, S. K., 16 Oct 2009, 35th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2009. ECOC '09. IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Laser resonators
Wavelength
Fibers
Lasers

Electronic integration of supply chain operations: context, evolution and practices

Matopoulos, A., Vlachopoulou, M. & Manthou, V., 28 Nov 2009, Supply chain management and knowledge management: integrating critical perspectives in theory and practice. Dwivedi, A. & Butcher, T. (eds.). London (UK): Palgrave Macmillan, p. 217-231 15 p.

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Open Access
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End-to-end versus hop-by-hop soft state refresh for multi-hop signalling systems

He, J., Fu, X. & Tang, Z., 2009, 17th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, 2009. ICNP 2009. IEEE, p. 171-180 10 p.

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Synchronization
Analytical models
Costs

Energy forward price prediction with a hybrid adaptive model

Nguyen, H. T. & Nabney, I. T., 30 Mar 2009, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering, 2009. CIFEr '09. IEEE, p. 66-71 6 p.

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Conditional Model
Forecasting
Autoregressive Model
Prediction
Energy

Enhanced supercontinuum generation using multi-fibre ultra-long Raman cavities

El-Taher, A., Alcon-Camas, M., Ania-Castañón, J. D. & Harper, P., 20 Apr 2009, IEEE/LEOS Winter Topicals Meeting Series, 2009. IEEE, p. 203-204 2 p.

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Supercontinuum generation
Laser resonators
Fiber lasers
Bandwidth
Fibers

Establishing a framework for dynamic risk management in 'intelligent' aero-engine control

Kurd, Z., Kelly, T., McDermid, J. A., Calinescu, R. C. & Kwiatkowska, M. Z., 3 Sep 2009, Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security 28th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2009, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2009. Proceedings. Berlin (DE): Springer, Vol. 5775/2009. p. 326-341 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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Engine Control
Aeroengine
Risk Management
Risk management
Engines

Extended wear contact lenses

Tighe, B. J., 2009, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 304-336 33 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials).

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Contact lenses
Wear of materials
Oxygen
Polymers
Hydrogels

Face recognition and semantic features

Zhou, H., Yuan, Y. & Shi, C., Dec 2009, Semantic mining technologies for multimedia databases. Tao, D., Xu, D. & Li, X. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 80-98 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

semantics
performance
Values

Fuzzy C-means techniques for medical image segmentation

Zhou, H., Schaefer, G. & Shi, C., Jan 2009, Fuzzy systems in bioinformatics and computational biology. Jin, Y. & Wang, L. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 257-271 15 p. (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing; vol. 242).

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Fuzzy C-means
Medical imaging
Medical Image
Image segmentation
Image Segmentation

Gene expression analysis by fuzzy and hybrid fuzzy classification

Schaefer, G., Nakashima, T. & Ishibuchi, H., 15 Jan 2009, Fuzzy systems in bioinformatics and computational biology. Jin, Y. & Wang, L. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 127-140 14 p. (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing; vol. 242).

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Fuzzy If-then Rules
Gene Expression Analysis
Fuzzy Classification
Gene expression
Classifier

General-purpose autonomic computing

Calinescu, R. C., 12 Jun 2009, Autonomic Computing and Networking. Denko, M. K., Yang, L. T. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). Springer, p. 3-30 28 p.

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Large scale systems
Costs
Availability
Engines
System of systems

High frequency sensing interrogation system using fiber Bragg grating based microwave photonic filtering

Fu, H., Zhang, W., Mou, C., Shu, X., Zhang, L., He, S. & Bennion, I., 4 Aug 2009, Conference on Optical Fiber Communication 2009. OFC 2009. IEEE, p. 3161

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Frequency modulation
Fiber Bragg gratings
Photonics
Microwaves
Wavelength

Impact of RFID in reverse logistics

Aggarwal, R. & Lim, M. K., 2009, Proceeedings of 11th International Conference on the Modern Information Technology in the Innovation Processes of the Industrial Enterprises. Macchi, M. & Pinto, R. (eds.). Bergamo (IT): Università degli Studi di Bergamo

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Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Logistics
Supply chains

Implementation challenges of application of radio frequency identification (RFID) in warehouse

Bahr, W. & Lim, M. K., 2009, Proceeedings of 11th International Conference on the Modern Information Technology in the Innovation Processes of the Industrial Enterprises. Macchi, M. & Pinto, R. (eds.). Bergamo (IT): Università degli Studi di Bergamo

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Warehouses
Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Supply chains
Radio waves
Materials handling

Improved supercontinuum generation by dispersion tuning and dual wavelength pumping

El-Taher, A., Alcon-Camas, M., Karalekas, V., Ania-Castañón, J. D. & Harper, P., 16 Oct 2009, 35th European Conference on Optical Communication, 2009. ECOC '09. IEEE, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Supercontinuum generation
Pumping (laser)
Laser resonators
Fiber lasers
Dispersions

Intuitive image database navigation by hue-sphere browsing

Schaefer, G. & Ruszala, S., 1 Dec 2009, Semantic mining technologies for multimedia databases. Tao, D., Xu, D. & Li, X. (eds.). IGI Global, p. 263-270 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

visualization
experiment

Microchanneled chirped fibre Bragg gratings for simultaneous refractive index and temperature measurements

Saffari, P., Fu, H., Zhou, K., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 18 May 2009, Optical Sensors 2009 : proceedings. Baldini, F., Homola, J. & Lieberman, R. A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 9 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7356).

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Bragg gratings
temperature measurement
refractivity
microchannels
fibers

Multi-wavelength switchable fibre ring laser based on polarisation selective tilted fibre gratings capable of strain and temperature sensing

Saffari, P., Mou, C., Fu, H., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 18 May 2009, Optical Sensors 2009: Proceedings. Baldini, F., Homola, J. & Lieberman, R. A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, Vol. 7356. 10 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7356).

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Ring lasers
Fiber Grating
ring lasers
Fiber lasers
fiber lasers

On the use of software models during software execution

Bencomo, N., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 31st International Conference on Software Engineering and ICSE Workshops. p. 62-67 6 p.

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Open Access
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Optical bend sensor for vector curvature measurement based on Bragg grating in eccentric core polymer optical fibre

Chen, X., Zhang, C., Webb, D. J., Suo, R., Peng, G. D. & Kalli, K., Oct 2009, 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Jones, J., Culshaw, B., Ecke, W., López-Higuera, J. M. & Willsch, R. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 7503. 4 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7503).

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Polymer Optical Fiber
fiber orientation
Plastic optical fibers
Bragg gratings
eccentrics

Putting SCM theory into practice: towards a re-engineering roadmap

Sweeney, E., 20 Sep 2009, Supply chain management and logistics in a volatile global environment. Sweeney, E. (ed.). Dublin (IE): Blackhall, p. 99-111 13 p.

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Quantum dot-polymer bead composites for biological sensing applications

Behrendt, J. M. & Sutherland, A. J., 15 May 2009, Biosensing using nanomaterials. Merkoçi, A. (ed.). Hoboken, NJ (US): Wiley, p. 291-332 42 p. (Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Series).

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Requirements tracing to support change in dynamically adaptive systems

Welsh, K. & Sawyer, P., 2009, Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality. Springer, p. 59-73 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5512).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Adaptive systems
Specifications
Large scale systems

RFID adoption issues in the warehouse

Bahr, W. & Lim, M. K., 2009, 19th International Conference on Material Handling, Constructions and Logistics. Bosnjak, S. & Zrnic, N. (eds.). Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Warehouses
Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Legacy systems

Semantic annotation and retrieval of images in digital libraries

Osman, T., Thakker, D. & Schaefer, G., Dec 2009, Handbook of research on digital libraries: design, development, and impact. Theng, Y-L., Foo, S. & et al (eds.). IGI Global, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

semantics
ontology
statistical analysis

Symmetry of coherent vortices in plane couette flow

Itano, T., Generalis, S. C., Toh, S. & Fletcher, J. P., 27 Nov 2009, Advances in Turbulence XII: Proceedings of the 12th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference, September 7-10, 2009, Marburg, Germany. Eckhardt, B. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, Vol. 132. p. 649-652 4 p. (Springer Proceedings Physics).

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Couette flow
horseshoe vortices
numerical method
vortex
symmetry

Towards the sustainable supply chain of the future

Sweeney, E. & Parks, D., 20 Sep 2009, Supply chain management and logistics in a volatile global environment. Sweeney, E. (ed.). Dublin (IE): Blackhall, p. 223-231 9 p.

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Visualisation of large image databases

Schaefer, G. & Ruszala, S., Dec 2009, Handbook of research on digital libraries: design, development, and impact. Theng, Y-L., Foo, S. & et al (eds.). IGI Global, p. 352-359 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

visualization
literature

Visual pattern based compressed domain image retrieval

Schaefer, G., Dec 2009, Handbook of research on digital libraries: design, development, and impact. Theng, Y-L., Foo, S. & et al (eds.). IGI Global, p. 441-447 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

efficiency
present
experiment

Water detection in jet fuel using a polymer optical fibre Bragg grating

Zhang, C., Chen, X. F., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., Oct 2009, 20th international conference on optical fibre sensors. Jones, J., Culshaw, B., Ecke, W., López-Higuera, J. M. & Willsch, R. (eds.). SPIE, p. 750380.1-750380.4 4 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7503).

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Plastic optical fibers
Jet fuel
Fiber Bragg gratings
Water
Fuel tanks
2008

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Raman lasers
C band
fiber lasers
spacing
cavities

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ontology
Experiments
Learning algorithms
Artificial intelligence
Learning systems

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Information retrieval
Specifications

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Renewable Energy
Liquid fuels
Hydrocarbons
Biomass
Oils

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Control surfaces
Large scale systems

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Taxonomies
Computer programming
Computer science
Concretes

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydrodynamics
Biomass
Computational fluid dynamics
Pyrolysis
Trout

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

Constrained Optimization based on Quadratic Approximations in Genetic Algorithms

Wanner, E., Araujo, M. C., G Guimaraes, F. & Takahashi, R. H. C., 2008, Constraint-Handling in Evolutionary Optimization. Mezura-Montes, E. (ed.). Springer, Vol. 198. p. 193 217 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 198).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Constrained optimization
Genetic algorithms
Linear matrix inequalities

Development of a Novel, Reverse-Flow, Slagging Gasifier

Van De Beld, B., Assink, D., Brammer, J. & Bridgwater, A. V., 7 Apr 2008, Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion. Bridgwater, A. V. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 298-306 9 p.

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Ashes
Biomass
Slags
Hot Temperature
Gases

e-CAF: flexible marking schemes for electronic coursework assessment and feedback

Wong, S. H. S., Sellers, A. J. & Beaumont, A. J., 2008, Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008. Chesapeake, VA (US): AACE, p. 2289-2297 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Feedback
Students
Communication

Ensemble Methods for Ontology Learning - An Empirical Experiment To Evaluate Combinations Of Concept Acquisition Techniques

Gacitua, R. & Sawyer, P., 14 May 2008, Seventh IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science, 2008. ICIS 08.. p. 328-333 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ontology
Experiments
Knowledge acquisition
Taxonomies

Exchanging uncertainty: interoperable geostatistics?

Williams, M., Cornford, D., Bastin, L. & Ingram, B. R., 2008, geoENV VII – Geostatistics for Environmental Applications. Springer, Vol. 16. p. 321-331 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
XML
Web services
Interoperability
Statistics
Markup languages

Femtosecond laser writing of buried waveguides in erbium III-Doped oxyfluoride glasses and nano-glass-ceramics

Wong, Y-L., Furniss, D., Tikhorairov, V. K., Romanova, E. A., Dubov, M., Allsop, T. D. P., Mezentsev, V., Bennion, I., Benson, T. M. & Seddon, A. B., 22 Jun 2008, ICTON 2008: proceedings : 2008 10th anniversary of the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. Marciniak, M. (ed.). IEEE, Vol. 3. p. 234-238 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Erbium
Glass ceramics
Ultrashort pulses
Waveguides
Glass

Fuzzy classification for gene expression data analysis

Schaefer, G., Nakashima, T. & Yokota, Y., 15 Jan 2008, Studies in Computational Intelligence. Vol. 94. p. 209-218 10 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 94).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microarrays
Gene expression
Fuzzy rules
Medicine
Classifiers

Genie: supporting the model driven development of reflective, component-based adaptive systems

Bencomo, N., Grace, P., Flores, C., Hughes, D. & Blair, G., 2008, Proceedings : ICSE '08 proceedings of the 30th international conference on software engineering . New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 811-814 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

warning system
software
engineering
modeling
services

Highly thermally responsive hybrid in-fiber slab waveguide grating structure with a plastic core and a silica cladding

Zhou, K., Chen, X. F., Lai, Y., Sugden, K., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., May 2008, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies. Optical Society of America, p. Paper CMK2 (OSA Technical Digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fiber Bragg gratings
Ultrashort pulses
Silicon Dioxide
Curing
Waveguides