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  • The 3D Menpo Facial Landmark Tracking Challenge 

    Zafeiriou, S; Chrysos, G; Roussos, A; Ververas, E; Deng, J; Trigeorgis, G (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-01-23)
    Recently, deformable face alignment is synonymous to the task of locating a set of 2D sparse landmarks in intensity images. Currently, discriminatively trained Deep Convolutional Neural Networks (DCNNs) are the state-of-the-art ...
  • A 3D morphable model learnt from 10,000 faces 

    Booth, J; Roussos, A; Zafeiriou, S; Ponniah, A; Dunaway, D (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-12-12)
    We present Large Scale Facial Model (LSFM) - a 3D Morphable Model (3DMM) automatically constructed from 9,663 distinct facial identities. To the best of our knowledge LSFM is the largest-scale Morphable Model ever constructed, ...
  • Accurate and generic sender selection for bulk data dissemination in low-power wireless networks 

    Zhao, Z; Dong, W; Bu, J; Gu, T; Min, G (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) / Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016)
    Data dissemination is a fundamental service offered by low-power wireless networks. Sender selection is the key to the dissemination performance and has been extensively studied. Sender impact metric plays a significant ...
  • Accurate range-free localization for anisotropic wireless sensor networks 

    Zhang, S; Liu, X; Wang, J; Cao, J; Min, G (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015-05-01)
    Position information plays a pivotal role in wireless sensor network (WSN) applications and protocol/ algorithm design. In recent years, range-free localization algorithms have drawn much research attention due to their ...
  • Achieving New Upper Bounds for the Hypergraph Duality Problem through Logic 

    Gottlob, G; Malizia, E (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2018-04-12)
    The hypergraph duality problem DUAL is defined as follows: given two simple hypergraphs G and H, decide whether H consists precisely of all minimal transversals of G (in which case we say that G is the dual of H, or, ...
  • Adaptive Locally Constrained Genetic Algorithm For Least-Cost Water Distribution Network Design 

    Johns, Matthew B.; Keedwell, Edward; Savic, Dragan (IWA Publishing, 2014)
    This paper describes the development of an adaptive locally constrained genetic algorithm (ALCO-GA) and its application to the problem of least cost water distribution network design. Genetic algorithms have been used ...
  • Additional degrees of parallelism within the Adomian decomposition method 

    Schmitt, A; Schreiber, M; Schäfer, M (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    The trend of future massively parallel computer architectures challenges the exploration of additional degrees of parallelism also in the time dimension when solving continuum mechanical partial differential equations. The ...
  • Alternative Infill Strategies for Expensive Multi-Objective Optimisation 

    Rahat, A; Everson, RM; Fieldsend, JE (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017-07-15)
    Many multi-objective optimisation problems incorporate computationally or financially expensive objective functions. State-of-the-art algorithms therefore construct surrogate model(s) of the parameter space to objective ...
  • An analysis of the interface between evolutionary algorithm operators and problem features for water resources problems. A case study in water distribution network design 

    McClymont, Kent; Keedwell, Edward; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2015-02-07)
    Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) have been widely employed to solve water resources problems for nearly two decades with much success. However, recent research in hyperheuristics has raised the possibility of developing ...
  • Ant Colony Optimisation for Exploring Logical Gene-Gene Associations in Genome Wide Association Studies. 

    Sapin, E; Keedwell, E; Frayling, TM (Copicentro Editorial, 2013)
    In this paper a search for the logical variants of gene-gene interactions in genome-wide association study (GWAS) data using ant colony optimisation is proposed. The method based on stochastic algorithms is tested on a ...
  • An Ant Colony Optimization and Tabu List Approach to the Detection of Gene-Gene Interactions in Genome-Wide Association Studies [Research Frontier] 

    Sapin, E; Keedwell, E; Frayling, T (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-11-01)
    © 2015 IEEE. In this paper, a novel ant colony optimization and tabu list approach for the discovery of gene-gene interactions in genome-wide association study data is proposed. The method is tested on a number of diseases ...
  • Applied Gaussian Process in Optimizing Unburned Carbon Content in Fly Ash for Boiler Combustion 

    Wang, C; Liu, Y; Everson, R; Rahat, AAM; Zheng, S (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2017-05-11)
    Recently, Gaussian Process (GP) has attracted generous attention from industry. This article focuses on the application of coal fired boiler combustion and uses GP to design a strategy for reducing Unburned Carbon Content ...
  • An Architecture for Accountable Anonymous Access in the Internet-of-Things Network 

    Ma, Y; Wu, Y; Ge, J; Li, J (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    With the rapid development of the Internet, more and more devices are being connected to the Internet, making up the Internet-of-Things (IoT). The accountability and privacy are two important but contradictory factors to ...
  • Artificial development of connections in SHRUTI networks using a multi-objective genetic algorithm 

    Townsend, J; Keedwell, EC; Galton, A (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2013-07-10)
    SHRUTI is a model of how first-order logic can be represented and reasoned upon using a network of spiking neurons in an attempt to model the brain’s ability to perform reasoning. This paper extends the biological ...
  • An artificial neural network-based rainfall runoff model for improved drainage network modelling 

    Walker, David; Keedwell, EC; Savić, Dragan; Kellagher, R (City University of New York (CUNY): CUNY Academic Works, 2014-08-17)
    Modelling rainfall-runoff processes enables hydrologists to plan their response to flooding events. Urban drainage catchment modelling requires rainfall-runoff models as a prerequisite. In the UK, one of the main software ...
  • Assessment and optimisation of STCA performance: Using the Pareto optimal receiver operating characteristic 

    Reckhouse, William; Everson, Richard M.; Fieldsend, Jonathan E.; Bush, David; Arnold, Trevor; Hayward, Richard; Slater, Keith (2008)
    Short Term Conflict Alert (STCA) systems are complex software programs, with many parameters that must be adjusted to achieve best performance. We describe a simple evolutionary algorithm for optimising the trade-off between ...
  • Automated construction of evolutionary algorithm operators for the bi-objective water distribution network design problem using a genetic programming based hyper-heuristic approach 

    McClymont, Kent; Keedwell, Edward; Savic, Dragan; Randall-Smith, Mark (IWA Publishing for IAHR-IWA-IAHS Joint Committee on Hydroinformatics, 2014)
    The water distribution network (WDN) design problem is primarily concerned with finding the optimal pipe sizes that provide the best service for minimal cost; a problem of continuing importance both in the UK and ...
  • Automatic shape optimisation of the turbine-99 draft tube 

    Daniels, SJ; Rahat, A; tabor, G; Fieldsend, J; Everson, R (OpenFOAM, 2017-07)
    INTRODUCTION The performance of a hydraulic reaction turbine is significantly affected by the efficiency of its draft tube. Factors which impede the tube’s performance include the geometrical shape (profile), and velocity ...
  • Automatic thresholding from the gradients of region boundaries 

    Landini, G; Randell, DA; Fouad, S; Galton, AP (Wiley, 2016-09-20)
    We present an approach for automatic threshold segmentation of greyscale images. The procedure is inspired by a reinterpretation of the strategy observed in human operators when adjusting thresholds manually and interactively ...
  • The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) 

    Marchi, A.; Salomons, E; Ostfeld, A.; Kapelan, Zoran; Simpson, A; Zecchin, A. C.; Maier, H.R.; Wu, Z; Elsayed, S; Song, Y; Walski, T.; Stokes, C; Wu, W; Dandy, G.C.; Alvisi, S; Creaco, Enrico; Franchini, Marco; Saldarriaga, J; Páez, D; Hernandez, David; Bohórquez, J; Bent, R; Coffrin, C; Judi, D; McPherson, T; van Hentenryck, P; Matos, J; Monteiro, A; Matias, N; Yoo, D; Lee, H; Kim, J; Iglesias-Rey, P; Martínez-Solano, F; Mora-Meliá, D; Ribelles-Aguilar, J; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Reed, P.M.; Wang, Qi; Liu, H; McClymont, K; Johns, Matthew B.; Keedwell, Edward; Kandiah, V; Jasper, M; Drake, K; Shafiee, E; Barandouzi, M; Berglund, A; Brill, D; Mahinthakumar, G; Ranjithan, R; Zechman, E; Morley, Mark S.; Tricarico, Carla; de Marinis, G.; Tolson, B; Khedr, A; Asadzadeh, M (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013-05-18)
    The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) is the latest of a series of competitions related to the design and operation of water distribution systems (WDSs) undertaken within the Water Distribution Systems Analysis ...