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  • Function Modelling using the System State Flow Diagram 

    Yildirim U, Campean F and Williams H (2017) Function Modelling using the System State Flow Diagram. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing. Accepted for publication July 2017.
    This paper introduces a rigorous framework for function modelling of complex multi-disciplinary systems based on the System State Flow Diagram (SSFD). The work addresses the need for a consistent methodology to support ...
  • Stochastic approach for active and reactive power management in distribution networks 

    Zubo RHA, Mokryani G, Rajamani H-S et al (2017) Stochastic approach for active and reactive power management in distribution networks. Presented at: CoDIT’17: The 4th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies, 5-7 April 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
    In this paper, a stochastic method is proposed to assess the amount of active and reactive power that can be injected/absorbed to/from grid within a distribution market environment. Also, the impact of wind power penetration ...
  • Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity 

    Vourdas A (2017) Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 50(32): 325207.
    A total set of states for which we have no resolution of the identity (a `pre-basis'), is considered in a finite dimensional Hilbert space. A dressing formalism renormalizes them into density matrices which resolve the ...
  • Similarity concept in theory lecturing: application to transportation studies. 

    Pu JH (2017) Similarity concept in theory lecturing: application to transportation studies. International Journal for Excogitation Education and Research. 1(1): 33-41.
    In this paper, a similarity concept is proposed to improve student understanding on difficult and complicated engineering theory. The planned application of this approach is for the Transportation Studies module (CSE6004-A) ...
  • Inclusive curriculum design: application to open channel hydraulics module 

    Pu JH (2017) Inclusive curriculum design: application to open channel hydraulics module. International Journal for Excogitation Education and Research. 1(1): 1-10.
    This study investigates an inclusive curriculum design based on student-centred approach. This proposed design approach has been applied to Open Channel Hydraulics module (CSE6008-A) at School of Engineering, University ...
  • Empirical study of the impact of e-government services on cybersecurity development 

    Onumo A, Cullen A and Awan IU (2017) Empirical study of the impact of e-government services on cybersecurity Development. Presented at: The 1st Annual Innovative Engineering Research Conference 2017, University of Bradford.
    This study seeks to investigate how the development of e-government services impacts on cybersecurity. The study uses the methods of correlation and multiple regression to analyse two sets of global data, the e-government ...
  • Empirical study of cultural dimensions and cybersecurity development 

    Onumo A, Cullen A and Awan IU (2017) Empirical study of cultural dimensions and cybersecurity development. Presented at: FiCloud 2017: The 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud, 21-23 Aug 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.
    This study seeks to investigate how the development of e-government services impacts on cybersecurity. The study uses the methods of correlation and multiple regression to analyse two sets of global data, the e-government ...
  • Simplified three-dimensional finite element hot-spotting modelling of a pin-mounted vented brake disc: an investigation of hot-spotting determinants 

    Tang J, Bryant D, Qi H et al (2017) Simplified three-dimensional finite element hot-spotting modelling of a pin-mounted vented brake disc: an investigation of hot-spotting determinants. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. Article in Press.
    Hot spotting is a thermal localisation phenomenon in which multiple hot regions form on a brake disc surface during high energy and/or high speed braking events. As an undesired problem, hot spots can result in high order ...
  • An approach to failure prediction in a cloud based environment 

    Adamu H, Bashir M, Maina AB, Cullen A and Awan I (2017) An approach to failure prediction in a cloud based environment. Presented at the IEEE 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud. (FiCloud 2017) 21-23 August 2017, Prague, Czech Republic.
    Failure in a cloud system is defined as an even that occurs when the delivered service deviates from the correct intended behavior. As the cloud computing systems continue to grow in scale and complexity, there is an urgent ...
  • A Systems Approach to the Development of Enhanced Learning for Engineering Systems Design Analysis 

    Henshall E, Campean F and Rutter B (2017) A Systems Approach to the Development of Enhanced Learning for Engineering Systems Design Analysis. Procedia CIRP. 60: 530–535.
    This paper considers the importance of applying sound instructional systems design to the development of a learning intervention aimed at developing skills for the effective deployment of an enhanced methodology for ...
  • Further results on generalised communicating P systems 

    Krishna SN, Gheorghe M, Ipate F et al (2017) Further results on generalised communicating P systems. Theoretical Computer Science. Article in Press.
    In this paper we consider four restricted cases of the generalised communicating P systems and study their computational power, by providing improved results, with respect to the number of compartments involved. We ...
  • Towards a Data Quality Framework for Heterogeneous Data 

    Micic N, Neagu D, Campean F and Habib Zadeh E (2017) Towards a Data Quality Framework for Heterogeneous Data. Presented at: The International Workshop on Engineering Data- & Model-driven Applications (EDMA-2017) within the IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) June 21-23, 2017, Exeter UK.
    Every industry has significant data output as a product of their working process, and with the recent advent of big data mining and integrated data warehousing it is the case for a robust methodology for assessing the quality ...
  • Towards an Integrated Approach to Verification and Model-Based Testing in System Engineering 

    Lefticaru R, Konur S, Yildirim U, Uddin A, Campean F and Gheorghe M (2017) Towards an Integrated Approach to Verification and Model-Based Testing in System Engineering. Presented at: The International Workshop on Engineering Data- & Model-driven Applications (EDMA-2017) within the IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) June 21-23, 2017, Exeter UK.
    Engineering design in general and system design of embedded software have a direct impact on the final engineering product and the software implementation, respectively. Guaranteeing that the models utilised meet the ...
  • Optimum design of a multi-stage reverse osmosis process for the production of highly concentrated apple juice 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2017) Optimum design of a multi-stage reverse osmosis process for the production of highly concentrated apple juice. Journal of Food Engineering. Article in Press.
    Reverse Osmosis (RO) membrane process has been commonly used for clarification and concentration of apple juice processes, due to significant advance in membrane technology, requirements for low energy and cost, and effective ...
  • A deterministic approach for active distribution networks planning with high penetration of wind and solar power 

    Mokryani G, Hu Y-F, Papadopoulos P et al (2017) A deterministic approach for active distribution networks planning with high penetration of wind and solar power. Renewable Energy. Accepted for Publication.
    In this paper, a novel deterministic approach for the planning of active distribution networks within a distribution market environment considering multi-configuration of wind turbines (WTs) and photovoltaic (PV) cells is ...
  • Optimal reverse osmosis network configuration for the rejection of dimethylphenol from wastewater 

    Al-Obaidi MA, Kara-Zaitri C and Mujtaba IM (2017) Optimal reverse osmosis network configuration for the rejection of dimethylphenol from wastewater. Journal of Environmental Engineering. Accepted for Publication.
    Reverse osmosis (RO) has long been recognised as an efficient separation method for treating and removing harmful pollutants, such as dimethylphenol in wastewater treatment. This research aims to study the effects of RO ...
  • Analysis of R/C frames considering cracking effect and plastic hinge formation 

    Kara IF, Ashour AF and Dundar C (2017) Analysis of R/C frames considering cracking effect and plastic hinge formation. Structural Engineering and Mechanics: An International Journal. Accepted for Publication.
    The design of reinforced concrete buildings must satisfy the serviceability stiffness criteria in terms of maximum lateral deflections and inter story drift in order to prevent both structural and non-structural damages. ...
  • The Prospects of E-government Implementation in Chaotic Environment – Government and Citizens’ Perspectives - Case Study of Libya 

    Khamallag MM, Kamala MMA and Tassabehji R (2017) The Prospects of E-government Implementation in Chaotic Environment – Government and Citizens’ Perspectives - Case Study of Libya. Presented at: 1st Conference of Industrial Technology, Mosrata, Libya, 17-18 May 2017.
    Using compulsory e-government services is increasingly difficult and challenging given the impact of corruption, political instability, armed conflict, and a chaotic environment. Post the 2011 uprising, Libya experienced ...
  • Automated labeling of unknown contracts in Ethereum 

    Norvill R, State R, Awan I, Pontiveros BBF and Cullen A (2017) Automated labeling of unknown contracts in Ethereum. The 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2017) July 31 -August 3, 2017, Vancouver, Canada.
    Smart contracts have recently attracted interest from diverse fields including law and finance. Ethereum in particular has grown rapidly to accommodate an entire ecosystem of contracts which run using its own crypto-currency. ...
  • A nonlinear appearance model for age progression 

    Bukar AM and Ugail H (2017) A nonlinear appearance model for age progression. In: Hassanien AE and Oliva DA (Eds.) Advances in soft computing and machine learning in image processing. London: Springer. Accepted for Publication in April 2017.
    Recently, automatic age progression has gained popularity due to its nu-merous applications. Among these is the search for missing people, in the UK alone up to 300,000 people are reported missing every year. Although many ...

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