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Peter Sawyer

Professor

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

    20042019
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    Research Output 2004 2019

    2019

    Abnormalities of saccadic eye movements in dementia due to Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment

    Wilcockson, T. D. W., Mardanbegi, D., Xia, B., Taylor, S., Sawyer, P., Gellersen, H. W., Leroi, I., Killick, R. & Crawford, T. J., 2 Aug 2019, In : Aging. 11, 15, p. 5389-5398 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Saccades
    Dementia
    Alzheimer Disease
    Eye Movements
    Biomarkers

    Oculomotor and inhibitory control in dyslexia

    Wilcockson, T., Mardanbegi, D., Sawyer, P., Gellersen, H., Xia, B. & Crawford, T., 8 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 12, p. 66 13 p., 66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Dyslexia
    Saccades
    Neural Pathways
    Eye Movements
    Reading
    2018

    Can you detect early dementia from an email? A proof of principle study of daily computer use to detect cognitive and functional decline

    Stringer, G., Couth, S., Brown, L. J. E., Montaldi, D., Gledson, A., Mellor, J., Sutcliffe, A., Sawyer, P., Keane, J., Bull, C., Zeng, X., Rayson, P. & Leroi, I., 9 Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Dementia
    Aptitude
    Cognitive Dysfunction
    Healthy Volunteers
    Software

    Effect of aging on post-saccadic oscillations

    Mardanbegi, D., Killick, R., Xia, B., Wilcockson, T., Gellersen, H., Sawyer, P. & Crawford, T., 1 Feb 2018, In : Vision Research. 143, p. 1-8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pupil
    Eye Movements
    Saccades
    Iris
    Eye Movement Measurements

    Known and unknown requirements in healthcare

    Sutcliffe, A., Sawyer, P., Stringer, G., Couth, S., Brown, L. J. E., Gledson, A., Bull, C., Rayson, P., Keane, J., Zeng, X. J. & Leroi, I., 30 Jul 2018, In : Requirements engineering. 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pathology
    Terminology
    Refining

    REFSQ 2018 doctoral symposium preface

    Ralyté, J. & Sawyer, P., 22 Mar 2018, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2075

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access

    Speculative Requirements: Design Fiction and RE

    Darby, A., Tsekleves, E. & Sawyer, P., 15 Oct 2018, 2018 IEEE 26th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE). IEEE, p. 388-393 6 p. (2018 IEEE 26th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Innovation
    2017

    Canary: an Interactive and Query-Based Approach to Extract Requirements from Online Forums

    Kanchev, G. M., Murukannaiah, P. K., Chopra, A. K. & Sawyer, P., 26 Sep 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference, RE 2017. IEEE, p. 470-471 2 p. 8049163. (2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Social aspects
    Requirements engineering
    Ontology
    Engineers
    Query

    Canary: Extracting Requirements-Related Information from Online Discussions

    Sawyer, P., Kanchev, G., Chopra, A. & Murukannaiah, P., 26 Sep 2017, Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2017 IEEE 25th International. IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Query languages
    Requirements engineering
    Application programs
    Semantics

    EyeGrip as a tool for assessing dementia

    Mardanbegi, D., Jalaliniya, S., Gellersen, H-W. G., Crawford, T. J. & Sawyer, P. H., 20 Aug 2017, 19th European Conference on Eye Movements.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    2016

    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.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    File
    Security of data
    Experiments
    Monitoring

    Monitoring dementia with automatic eye movements analysis

    Zhang, Y., Wilcockson, T., Kim, K. I., Crawford, T. J., Gellersen, H-W. G. & Sawyer, P. H., 9 Jun 2016, Intelligent Decision Technologies 2016. Springer, p. 299-309 11 p. (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Eye movements
    Monitoring
    Computational methods
    Deterioration
    Health
    2015

    Dementia and social sustainability: challenges for software engineering

    Sawyer, P., Sutcliffe, A. G. S., Rayson, P. E. & Bull, C. N., May 2015, Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE '15 ). IEEE, p. 527-530 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    Sustainable development
    Software engineering
    Monitoring
    Health

    Geographically distributed sensemaking: developing understanding in forum-based software development teams

    Shreeve, B., Sawyer, P., Ralph, P. & Stacey, P., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Revisiting goal-oriented models for self-aware systems-of-systems

    Cavalcante, E., Batista, T., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., Sep 2015, Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2015. Lalanda, P., Diaconescu, A., Cherkasova, L. & Kounev, S. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, p. 231-234 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    System of systems
    2014

    A holistic approach to feature modeling for product line requirements engineering

    Lee, J., Kang, K. C., Sawyer, P. & Lee, H., Nov 2014, In : Requirements engineering. 19, 4, p. 377-395 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Requirements engineering
    Scalability

    Self-explanation in adaptive systems based on runtime goal-based models

    Welsh, K., Bencomo, N., Sawyer, P. & Whittle, J., 27 Sep 2014, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XVI. Kowalczyk, R. & Nguyen, N. T. (eds.). Heidelberg (DE): Springer, p. 122-145 24 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 8780).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Adaptive systems
    Adaptive Systems
    Requirements
    Customers
    Model
    2013

    Modeling personalised adaptive systems

    Sutcliffe, A. & Sawyer, P., 2013, Advanced Information Systems Engineering. Springer, p. 178-192 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7908).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Adaptive systems
    Taxonomies
    Specifications

    Requirements elicitation: towards the unknown unknowns

    Sutcliffe, A. & Sawyer, P., 2013, Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE?13). IEEE, p. 92-104 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    prioritization
    modeling
    product

    Unpacking tacit knowledge for requirements engineering

    Gervasi, V., Gacitua, R., Rouncefield, M., Sawyer, P., Kof, L., Li, M., Piwek, P., De Roeck, A., Willis, A., Hui, Y. & Nuseibeh, B., 2013, Managing requirements knowledge. Springer, p. 23-47 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Tacit knowledge
    Requirements engineering
    Communication
    Software
    Common features
    2012

    Relaxing claims: coping with uncertainty while evaluating assumptions at run time

    Ramirez, A., H.C. Cheng, B., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., 1 Sep 2012, Model driven engineering languages and systems: 15th International Conference, MODELS 2012, Innsbruck, Austria, September 30–October 5, 2012. Proceedings. France, R. B., Kazmeier, J., Breu, R. & Atkinson, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 53-69 17 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 7590).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Adaptive systems
    Costs
    Uncertainty

    Self-explanation in adaptive systems

    Bencomo, N., Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Whittle, J., 2012, ICECCS '12 Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 17th International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems. IEEE, p. 157-166 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Testing
    Experiments

    The case for dumb requirements engineering tools

    Berry, D., Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P. & Tjong, S. F., 2012, Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings. Springer, p. 211-217 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7195).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Requirements engineering
    Processing

    Using Constraint Programming to Manage Configurations in Self-Adaptive Systems

    Sawyer, P., Mazo, R., Diaz, D., Salinesi, C. & Hughes, D., Oct 2012, In : Computer. 45, 10, p. 56-63 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Adaptive systems
    2011

    Relevance-based abstraction identification: technique and evaluation

    Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P. & Gervasi, V., Sep 2011, In : Requirements engineering. 16, 3, p. 251-265 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Requirements engineering
    Experiments

    Run-time resolution of uncertainty

    Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Bencomo, N., 1 May 2011, 2011 IEEE 19th International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 355-356 2 p. (IEEE conference publications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Monitoring
    Uncertainty

    Towards requirements aware systems: run-time resolution of design-time assumptions

    Welsh, K., Sawyer, P. & Bencomo, N., 2011, ASE '11: Proceedings of the 2011 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. IEEE, p. 560-563 4 p. (IEEE / ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Monitoring

    Tracing requirements for adaptive systems using claims

    Welsh, K., Bencomo, N. & Sawyer, P., 2011, TEFSE '11: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Traceability in Emerging Forms of Software Engineering. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 38-41 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Adaptive systems
    Specifications

    Unknown knowns: Tacit knowledge in requirements engineering

    Sawyer, P., Gervasi, V. & Nuseibeh, B., 2011, RE '11: Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE 19th International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 329 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    customer
    engineering
    human being
    Values
    2010

    Concept mapping as a means of requirements tracing

    Kof, L., Gacitua, R., Rouncefield, M. & Sawyer, P., 1 Sep 2010, 2010 Third International Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge (MARK). IEEE, p. 22-31 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Making Tacit Requirements Explicit

    Gacitua, R., Ma, L., Nuseibeh, B., Piwek, P., de Roek, A., Rouncefield, M., Sawyer, P., Willis, A. & Yang, H., Sep 2010, Second International Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge (MARK), 2009. IEEE, p. 40-44 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Requirements engineering

    Managing Testing Complexity in Dynamically Adaptive Systems: A Model-Driven Approach

    Welsh, K. & Sawyer, P., 2010, ICSTW '10: Proceedings of the 2010 Third International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation Workshops. IEEE, p. 290-298 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Adaptive systems
    Testing

    On the Effectiveness of Abstraction Identification in Requirements Engineering

    Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P. & Gervasi, V., 2010, RE '10: Proceedings of the 2010 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 5-14 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Requirements engineering
    Software engineering
    Profitability
    Experiments

    Ontology and Model Alignment as a Means for Requirements Validation

    Kof, L., Gacitua, R., Rouncefield, M. & Sawyer, P., 2010, ICSC '10: Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Semantic Computing. IEEE, p. 46-51 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Ontology
    Software engineering
    Feedback
    Processing

    RELAX: a language to address uncertainty in self-adaptive systems requirement

    Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Cheng, B. H. C. & Bruel, J-M., Jun 2010, In : Requirements engineering. 15, 2, p. 177-196 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Telecommunication systems
    Monitoring
    Fuzzy logic
    Uncertainty

    Requirements-aware systems: a research agenda for RE for self-adaptive systems

    Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Letier, E. & Finkelstein, A., 2010, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE '10). IEEE, p. 95-103 9 p. (International requirements engineering conference: proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Software architecture
    Machinery
    Uncertainty

    Requirements reflection: requirements as runtime entities

    Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Finkelstein, A. & Letier, E., May 2010, ICSE '10 Proceedings of the 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 2. New York, NY (US): ACM, Vol. 2. p. 199-202 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Software architecture
    Monitoring

    Understanding the Scope of Uncertainty in Dynamically Adaptive Systems

    Welsh, K. & Sawyer, P., 1 Jun 2010, Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 16th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2010, Essen, Germany, June 30?July 2, 2010. Proceedings. Springer, p. 2-16 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Adaptive systems
    Uncertainty
    2009

    A goal-based modeling approach to develop requirements of an adaptive system with environmental uncertainty

    Cheng, B. H. C., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N. & Whittle, J., Oct 2009, Model driven engineering languages and systems: 12th international conference, MODELS 2009, Denver, CO, USA, October 4-9, 2009 : proceedings. Schürr, A. & Selic, B. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 468-483 16 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; no. 5795).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Adaptive systems
    Specification languages
    Requirements engineering
    Uncertainty
    Monitoring

    How to use web services in your requirements process

    Sawyer, P. & Maiden, N., Jan 2009, In : IEEE Software. 26, 1, p. 76-78 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Web services
    Systems engineering
    Specifications

    RELAX: incorporating uncertainty into the specification of self-adaptive systems

    Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Cheng, B. H. C. & Bruel, J-M., 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 17th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 79-88 10 p. (IEEE conference publications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Specifications
    Telecommunication systems
    Monitoring
    Uncertainty

    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
    Open Access
    Adaptive systems
    Software architecture
    2008

    A flexible framework to experiment with ontology learning techniques

    Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P. & Rayson, P., Apr 2008, In : Knowledge based systems. 21, 3, p. 192-199 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ontology
    Experiments
    Learning algorithms
    Artificial intelligence
    Learning systems

    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

    A language for self-adaptive system requirements

    Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N. & Cheng, B., 8 Sep 2008, International Workshop on Service-Oriented Computing: Consequences for Engineering Requirements, 2008. SOCCER '08. IEEE, p. 24-29 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Adaptive systems
    Control systems
    Engineers
    Monitoring
    Industry

    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

    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