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Simulation Model of Two-Robot Cooperation in Common Operating EnvironmentAug 22 2019The article considers a simulation modelling problem related to the chess game process occurring between two three-tier manipulators. The objective of the game construction lies in developing the procedure of effective control of the autonomous manipulator ... More
Auditing Radicalization Pathways on YouTubeAug 22 2019Non-profits and the media claim there is a radicalization pipeline on YouTube. Its content creators would sponsor fringe ideas, and its recommender system would steer users towards edgier content. Yet, the supporting evidence for this claim is mostly ... More
There is no Reliable Way to Detect Hacked Ballot-Marking DevicesAug 21 2019Election system vendors are marketing ballot-marking devices (BMDs) as a universal system, and some states are deploying them for all voters, not just those who need a BMD to vote independently. Like all devices with CPUs, BMDs can be hacked, misprogrammed, ... More
Case Study: Disclosure of Indirect Device Fingerprinting in Privacy PoliciesAug 21 2019Recent developments in online tracking make it harder for individuals to detect and block trackers. Some sites have deployed indirect tracking methods, which attempt to uniquely identify a device by asking the browser to perform a seemingly-unrelated ... More
Libra: Is it Really about Money?Aug 20 2019The announcement by Facebook that Libra will "deliver on the promise of 'the internet of money'" has drawn the attention of the financial world. Regulators, institutions, and users of financial products have all been prompted to react and, so far, no ... More
Libra: Is it Really about Money?Aug 20 2019Aug 22 2019The announcement by Facebook that Libra will "deliver on the promise of 'the internet of money'" has drawn the attention of the financial world. Regulators, institutions, and users of financial products have all been prompted to react and, so far, no ... More
Social media usage reveals how regions recover after natural disasterAug 20 2019The challenge of nowcasting and forecasting the effect of natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, floods, hurricanes) on assets, people and society is of primary importance for assessing the ability of such systems to recover from extreme events. Traditional ... More
Compliance Change Tracking in Business Process ServicesAug 20 2019Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business. Compliance officers responsible for maintaining adherence constantly struggle to keep up with the large amount of changes ... More
An Expert System Approach for determine the stage of UiTM Perlis Palapes Cadet Performance and Ranking SelectionAug 20 2019The palapes cadets are one of the uniform organizations in UiTM Perlis for extra-curricular activities. The palapes cadets arrange their organization in a hierarchy according to grade. Senior uniform officer (SUO) is the highest rank, followed by a junior ... More
Mobile community sensing with smallholder farmers in a developing nation; A scaled pilot for crop health monitoringAug 19 2019Previously, crowdsourcing experiments in surveillance of crop diseases and pest have been trialed as small scale community sensing campaigns with select cohort of smallholder farmers, extension and experts. While those pilots have demonstrated the viability ... More
Implications of Quantum Computing for Artificial Intelligence alignment researchAug 19 2019We introduce a heuristic model of Quantum Computing and apply it to argue that a deep understanding of quantum computing is unlikely to be helpful to address current bottlenecks in Artificial Intelligence Alignment. Our argument relies on the claims that ... More
Three Dimensions of Privacy PoliciesAug 19 2019Privacy policies are the main way to obtain information related to personal data collection and processing.Originally, privacy policies were presented as textual documents. However, the unsuitability of this format for the needs of today's society gave ... More
"Computer Science for all": Concepts to engage teenagers and non-CS students in technologyAug 19 2019Knowledge in Computer Science (CS) is essential, and companies have increased their demands for CS professionals. Despite this, many jobs remain unfilled. Furthermore, employees with computational thinking (CT) skills are required, even if they are not ... More
Assessing the Safety and Reliability of Autonomous Vehicles from Road TestingAug 19 2019There is an urgent societal need to assess whether autonomous vehicles (AVs) are safe enough. From published quantitative safety and reliability assessments of AVs, we know that, given the goal of predicting very low rates of accidents, road testing alone ... More
The Rise of Blockchain Technology in Agriculture and Food Supply ChainsAug 18 2019Blockchain is an emerging digital technology allowing ubiquitous financial transactions among distributed untrusted parties, without the need of intermediaries such as banks. This article examines the impact of blockchain technology in agriculture and ... More
Understanding Cyber Athletes Behaviour Through a Smart Chair: CS:GO and Monolith Team ScenarioAug 18 2019eSports is the rapidly developing multidisciplinary domain. However, research and experimentation in eSports are in the infancy. In this work, we propose a smart chair platform - an unobtrusive approach to the collection of data on the eSports athletes ... More
Sensors and Game Synchronization for Data Analysis in eSportsAug 18 2019eSports industry has greatly progressed within the last decade in terms of audience and fund rising, broadcasting, networking and hardware. Since the number and quality of professional team has evolved too, there is a reasonable need in improving skills ... More
Towards Understanding of eSports Athletes' Potentialities: The Sensing System for Data Collection and AnalysisAug 18 2019eSports is a developing multidisciplinary research area. At present, there is a lack of relevant data collected from real eSports athletes and lack of platforms which could be used for the data collection and further analysis. In this paper, we present ... More
eSports Pro-Players Behavior During the Game Events: Statistical Analysis of Data Obtained Using the Smart ChairAug 18 2019Today's competition between the professional eSports teams is so strong that in-depth analysis of players' performance literally crucial for creating a powerful team. There are two main approaches to such an estimation: obtaining features and metrics ... More
Robonomics: The Study of Robot-Human Peer-to-Peer Financial Transactions and AgreementsAug 18 2019The concept of a blockchain has given way to the development of cryptocurrencies, enabled smart contracts, and unlocked a plethora of other disruptive technologies. But, beyond its use case in cryptocurrencies, and in network coordination and automation, ... More
A Conceptual Framework for Successful E-commerce Smartphone Applications: The Context of GCCAug 17 2019Rapid expansion of online business has engulfed the GCC region. Such expansion causes competition among business entities, causing the need to identify the factors that the customers use to choose a suitable mobile business application. Instead of just ... More
Fairness Issues in AI Systems that Augment Sensory AbilitiesAug 16 2019Systems that augment sensory abilities are increasingly employing AI and machine learning (ML) approaches, with applications ranging from object recognition and scene description tools for blind users to sound awareness tools for d/Deaf users. However, ... More
A Survey on Computational PoliticsAug 16 2019Computational Politics is the study of computational methods to analyze and moderate users\textquotesingle behaviors related to political activities such as election campaign persuasion, political affiliation, and opinion mining. With the rapid development ... More
PHY Research Is Sick but Curable: An Empirical AnalysisAug 16 2019The controversy and argument on the usefulness of the physical layer (PHY) academic research for wireless communications are long-standing since the cellular communication paradigm gets to its maturity. In particular, researchers suspect that the performance ... More
Evaluating User Perception of Multi-Factor Authentication: A Systematic ReviewAug 16 2019Security vulnerabilities of traditional single factor authentication has become a major concern for security practitioners and researchers. To mitigate single point failures, new and technologically advanced Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) tools have ... More
All About Phishing: Exploring User Research through a Systematic Literature ReviewAug 16 2019Phishing is a well-known cybersecurity attack that has rapidly increased in recent years. It poses legitimate risks to businesses, government agencies, and all users due to sensitive data breaches, subsequent financial and productivity losses, and social ... More
Impact of Urban Micromobility Technology on Pedestrian and Rider Safety: A Field Study Using Pedestrian Crowd-SensingAug 16 2019The proliferation of micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters, as last-mile transportation solutions in our cities and urban communities has been rapidly rising. However, an unprepared urban infrastructure, combined with lack of specific laws and regulations ... More
A Reliable IoT-Based Embedded Health Care System for Diabetic PatientsAug 16 2019This paper introduces a reliable health care system for diabetic patients based on the Internet of Things technology. A diabetic health care system with a hardware implementation is presented. The proposed work employs Alaris 8100 infusion pump, Keil ... More
Natural Language Processing of Clinical Notes on Chronic Diseases: Systematic ReviewAug 15 2019Of the 2652 articles considered, 106 met the inclusion criteria. Review of the included papers resulted in identification of 43 chronic diseases, which were then further classified into 10 disease categories using ICD-10. The majority of studies focused ... More
A blockchain-based user-centric emission monitoring and trading system for multi-modal mobilityAug 15 2019Since the transport sector accounts for one of the highest shares of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, several existing proposals state the idea to control the by the transportation sector caused GHG emissions through an Emission Trading Systems (ETS). ... More
Producers of Popular Science Web Videos. Between New Professionalism and Old Gender IssuesAug 15 2019This article provides an overview of the web video production context related to science communication, based on a quantitative analysis of 190 YouTube videos. The authors explore the main characteristics and ongoing strategies of producers, focusing ... More
With Malice Towards None: Assessing Uncertainty via Equalized CoverageAug 15 2019An important factor to guarantee a fair use of data-driven recommendation systems is that we should be able to communicate their uncertainty to decision makers. This can be accomplished by constructing prediction intervals, which provide an intuitive ... More
When Your Friends Become Sellers: An Empirical Study of Social Commerce Site BeidianAug 15 2019Past few years have witnessed the emergence and phenomenal success of strong-tie based social commerce. Embedded in social networking sites, these E-Commerce platforms transform ordinary people into sellers, where they advertise and sell products to their ... More
Why Should the Q-method be Integrated Into the Design Science Research? A Systematic Mapping StudyAug 14 2019The Q-method has been utilized over time in various areas, including information systems. In this study, we used a systematic mapping to illustrate how the Q-method was applied within Information Systems (IS) community and proposing towards the integration ... More
Risk-Limiting TalliesAug 14 2019Many voter-verifiable, coercion-resistant schemes have been proposed, but even the most carefully designed systems necessarily leak information via the announced result. In corner cases, this may be problematic. For example, if all the votes go to one ... More
Modeling Personality vs. Modeling Personalidad: In-the-wild Mobile Data Analysis in Five Countries Suggests Cultural Impact on Personality ModelsAug 13 2019Sensor data collected from smartphones provides the possibility to passively infer a user's personality traits. Such models can be used to enable technology personalization, while contributing to our substantive understanding of how human behavior manifests ... More
A Survey of Challenges and Opportunities in Sensing and Analytics for Cardiovascular DisordersAug 12 2019Cardiovascular disorders account for nearly 1 in 3 deaths in the United States. Care for these disorders are often determined during visits to acute care facilities, such as hospitals. While the length of stay in these settings represents just a small ... More
BISTRO: Berkeley Integrated System for Transportation OptimizationAug 10 2019This article introduces BISTRO, a new open source transportation planning decision support system that uses an agent-based simulation and optimization approach to anticipate and develop adaptive plans for possible technological disruptions and growth ... More
Catching the Phish: Detecting Phishing Attacks using Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs)Aug 09 2019The emergence of online services in our daily lives has been accompanied by a range of malicious attempts to trick individuals into performing undesired actions, often to the benefit of the adversary. The most popular medium of these attempts is phishing ... More
Making GDPR Usable: A Model to Support Usability Evaluations of PrivacyAug 09 2019We introduce a new perspective on the evaluation of privacy, where rights of the data subjects, privacy principles, and usability criteria are intertwined. This new perspective is visually represented through a cube where each of its three axes of variability ... More
Decision Making with Argumentation GraphsAug 09 2019This work is about making decisions by digital means. Funds should be distributed by the students of Heinrich-Heine-University. The proposals were made by the students themselves without further influence. For this purpose, dialog-based argumentation ... More
Crowdsourcing real-time viral disease and pest information. A case of nation-wide cassava disease surveillance in a developing countryAug 09 2019In most developing countries, a huge proportion of the national food basket is supported by small subsistence agricultural systems. A major challenge to these systems is disease and pest attacks which have a devastating effect on the smallholder farmers ... More
Automatic Calibration of Dynamic and Heterogeneous Parameters in Agent-based ModelAug 09 2019While simulations have been utilized in diverse domains, such as urban growth modeling, market dynamics modeling, etc; some of these applications may require validations based upon some real-world observations modeled in the simulation, as well. This ... More
"Conservatives Overfit, Liberals Underfit": The Social-Psychological Control of Affect and UncertaintyAug 08 2019The presence of artificial agents in human social networks is growing. From chatbots to robots, human experience in the developed world is moving towards a socio-technical system in which agents can be technological or biological, with increasingly blurred ... More
"Conservatives Overfit, Liberals Underfit": The Social-Psychological Control of Affect and UncertaintyAug 08 2019Aug 16 2019The presence of artificial agents in human social networks is growing. From chatbots to robots, human experience in the developed world is moving towards a socio-technical system in which agents can be technological or biological, with increasingly blurred ... More
The Adoption of Robotics by Government Agencies: Evidence from Crime LabsAug 08 2019While firms and factories often adopt technologies like robotics and advanced manufacturing techniques at a fast rate, government agencies are often seen as lagging in their adoption of such tools. We offer evidence about the adoption of robotics from ... More
Exploring the Intersections of Web Science and AccessibilityAug 07 2019The web is the prominent way information is exchanged in the 21st century. However, ensuring web-based information is accessible is complicated, particularly with web applications that rely on JavaScript and other technologies to deliver and build representations; ... More
A 20-Year Community Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence Research in the USAug 07 2019Decades of research in artificial intelligence (AI) have produced formidable technologies that are providing immense benefit to industry, government, and society. AI systems can now translate across multiple languages, identify objects in images and video, ... More
Migrant mobility flows characterized with digital dataAug 07 2019Monitoring migration flows is crucial to respond to humanitarian crisis and to design efficient policies. This information usually comes from surveys and border controls, but timely accessibility and methodological concerns reduce its usefulness. Here, ... More
Secure Open Federation of IoT Platforms Through Interledger Technologies -- The SOFIE ApproachAug 07 2019The lack of interoperability among IoT platforms has led to a fragmented environment, where the users and society as a whole suffer from lock-ins, lack of privacy, and reduced functionality. This paper presents SOFIE, a solution for federating the existing ... More
From Crowdsourcing to Crowdmining: Using Implicit Human Intelligence for Better Understanding of Crowdsourced DataAug 07 2019With the development of mobile social networks, more and more crowdsourced data are generated on the Web or collected from real-world sensing. The fragment, heterogeneous, and noisy nature of online/offline crowdsourced data, however, makes it difficult ... More
Runtime Monitoring of Real time Safety Requirements in Smart CitiesAug 06 2019There is an increasing need for the runtime monitoring of real time safety and performance requirements in smart cities. In this paper, we present SaSTL, a novel Spatial Aggregation Signal Temporal Logic, to specify and monitor real time requirements ... More
Who's Tracking Sensitive Domains?Aug 06 2019We turn our attention to the elephant in the room of data protection, which is none other than the simple and obvious question: "Who's tracking sensitive domains?". Despite a fast-growing amount of work on more complex facets of the interplay between ... More
Towards Requirements for a Demand Side Response Energy Management System for HouseholdsAug 06 2019Aug 11 2019Demand response is considered to be one of the key means through which peak energy demand could be ameliorated. This report presents a requirements elicitation exercise (undertaken in collaboration with the Bristol City Council, UK) to elicit the requirements ... More
Towards Requirements for a Demand Side Response Energy Management System for HouseholdsAug 06 2019Demand response is considered to be one of the key means through which peak energy demand could be ameliorated. This report presents a requirements elicitation exercise (undertaken in collaboration with the Bristol City Council, UK) to elicit the requirements ... More
Abnormality Detection in Musculoskeletal Radiographs with Convolutional Neural Networks(Ensembles) and Performance OptimizationAug 06 2019Musculoskeletal conditions affect more than 1.7 billion people worldwide based on a study by Global Burden Disease, and they are the second greatest cause of disability[1,2]. The diagnosis of these conditions vary but mostly physical exams carried out ... More
Experiential AIAug 06 2019Experiential AI is proposed as a new research agenda in which artists and scientists come together to dispel the mystery of algorithms and make their mechanisms vividly apparent. It addresses the challenge of finding novel ways of opening up the field ... More
BackronymAug 05 2019The field of Machine Learning research is divided into subject areas, where each area tries to solve a specific problem, using specific methods. in recent years, borders have almost been erased, and many subject areas inherit methods from each other. ... More
BackronymAug 05 2019Aug 07 2019The field of Machine Learning research is divided into subject areas, where each area tries to solve a specific problem, using specific methods. In recent years, borders have almost been erased, and many areas inherit methods from other areas. This trend ... More
BackronymAug 05 2019Aug 08 2019The field of Machine Learning research is divided into subject areas, where each area tries to solve a specific problem, using specific methods. In recent years, borders have almost been erased, and many areas inherit methods from other areas. This trend ... More
Criteria for assessing grant applications: A systematic reviewAug 04 2019Criteria are an essential component of any procedure for assessing merit. Yet, little is known about the criteria peers use in assessing grant applications. In this systematic review we therefore identify and synthesize studies that examine grant peer ... More
Gender and Racial Diversity in Commercial Brands' Advertising Images on Social MediaAug 04 2019Gender and racial diversity in the mediated images from the media shape our perception of different demographic groups. In this work, we investigate gender and racial diversity of 85,957 advertising images shared by the 73 top international brands on ... More
Behavior Pattern and Compiled Information Based Performance Prediction in MOOCsAug 04 2019With the development of MOOCs massive open online courses, increasingly more subjects can be studied online. Researchers currently show growing interest in the field of MOOCs, including dropout prediction, cheating detection and achievement prediction. ... More
Industrial Artificial IntelligenceAug 04 2019Aug 20 2019Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a cognitive science to enables human to explore many intelligent ways to model our sensing and reasoning processes. Industrial AI is a systematic discipline to enable engineers to systematically develop and deploy AI algorithms ... More
Industrial Artificial IntelligenceAug 04 2019AI is a cognitive science to enables human to explore many intelligent ways to model our sensing and reasoning processes. Industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a systematic discipline to enable engineers to systematically develop and deploy AI algorithms ... More
Multi-node environment strategy for Parallel Deterministic Multi-Objective Fractal DecompositionAug 04 2019This paper presents a new implementation of deterministic multiobjective (MO) optimization called Multiobjective Fractal Decomposition Algorithm (Mo-FDA). The original algorithm was designed for mono-objective large scale continuous optimization problems. ... More
Predicting Dynamic Embedding Trajectory in Temporal Interaction NetworksAug 03 2019Modeling sequential interactions between users and items/products is crucial in domains such as e-commerce, social networking, and education. Representation learning presents an attractive opportunity to model the dynamic evolution of users and items, ... More
Knowledge Query Network: How Knowledge Interacts with SkillsAug 03 2019Aug 08 2019Knowledge Tracing (KT) is to trace the knowledge of students as they solve a sequence of problems represented by their related skills. This involves abstract concepts of students' states of knowledge and the interactions between those states and skills. ... More
Knowledge Query Network: How Knowledge Interacts with SkillsAug 03 2019Knowledge Tracing (KT) is to trace the knowledge of students as they solve a sequence of problems represented by their related skills. This involves abstract concepts of students' states of knowledge and the interactions between those states and skills. ... More
Research Opportunities in Sociotechnical Interventions for Health Disparity ReductionAug 02 2019Aug 07 2019The implicit and explicit biases built into our computing systems are becoming increasingly clear -- they impact everything from targeting of advertisements to how we are identified as people. These biases disproportionately affect marginalized groups ... More
Research Opportunities in Sociotechnical Interventions for Health Disparity ReductionAug 02 2019The implicit and explicit biases built into our computing systems are becoming increasingly clear -- they impact everything from targeting of advertisements to how we are identified as people. These biases disproportionately affect marginalized groups ... More
What is the Point of Fairness? Disability, AI and The Complexity of JusticeAug 02 2019Aug 06 2019Work integrating conversations around AI and Disability is vital and valued, particularly when done through a lens of fairness. Yet at the same time, analyzing the ethical implications of AI for disabled people solely through the lens of a singular idea ... More
What is the Point of Fairness? Disability, AI and The Complexity of JusticeAug 02 2019Work integrating conversations around AI and Disability is vital and valued, particularly when done through a lens of fairness. Yet at the same time, analyzing the ethical implications of AI for disabled people solely through the lens of a singular idea ... More
What is the Point of Fairness? Disability, AI and The Complexity of JusticeAug 02 2019Aug 09 2019Work integrating conversations around AI and Disability is vital and valued, particularly when done through a lens of fairness. Yet at the same time, analyzing the ethical implications of AI for disabled people solely through the lens of a singular idea ... More
Above the Clouds: A Brief SurveyAug 02 2019Cloud Computing is a versatile technology that can support a broad-spectrum of applications. The low cost of cloud computing and its dynamic scaling renders it an innovation driver for small companies, particularly in the developing world. Cloud deployed ... More
Above the Clouds: A Brief SurveyAug 02 2019Aug 09 2019Cloud Computing is a versatile technology that can support a broad-spectrum of applications. The low cost of cloud computing and its dynamic scaling renders it an innovation driver for small companies, particularly in the developing world. Cloud deployed ... More
Exploring Challenges and Opportunities in Cybersecurity Risk and Threat Communications Related To The Medical Internet Of Things (MIoT)Aug 02 2019As device interconnectivity and ubiquitous computing continues to proliferate healthcare, the Medical Internet of Things (MIoT), also well known as the, Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) or the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT), is certain to play ... More
Robby is Not a Robber (anymore): On the Use of Institutions for Learning Normative BehaviorAug 01 2019Future robots should follow human social norms in order to be useful and accepted in human society. In this paper, we leverage already existing social knowledge in human societies by capturing it in our framework through the notion of social norms. We ... More
Auditing News Curation Systems: A Case Study Examining Algorithmic and Editorial Logic in Apple NewsAug 01 2019This work presents an audit study of Apple News as a sociotechnical news curation system that exercises gatekeeping power in the media. We examine the mechanisms behind Apple News as well as the content presented in the app, outlining the social, political, ... More
Clinical acceptance of software based on artificial intelligence technologies (radiology)Aug 01 2019There is a methodological framework for the process of clinical trials of algorithms and software based on the artificial intelligence. The authors describe approaches to evaluate accuracy and efficiency of the AI algorithms for radiology.
GrfKids: Development of a Greek language teaching platform via a Learning Management System for primary school pupils with Russian as a mother tongueAug 01 2019Aug 02 2019This study aims to develop an online Greek language learning platform via a learning management system based on the WordPress platform for primary school pupils with Russian as a mother tongue. The subject was chosen with a view to aid both the communication ... More
GrfKids: Development of a Greek language teaching platform via a Learning Management System for primary school pupils with Russian as a mother tongueAug 01 2019This study aims to develop an online Greek language learning platform via a learning management system based on the WordPress platform for primary school pupils with Russian as a mother tongue. The subject was chosen with a view to aid both the communication ... More
Optimal Deployments of Defense Mechanisms for the Internet of ThingsAug 01 2019Internet of Things (IoT) devices can be exploited by the attackers as entry points to break into the IoT networks without early detection. Little work has taken hybrid approaches that combine different defense mechanisms in an optimal way to increase ... More
Cultural association based on machine learning for team formationAug 01 2019Culture is core to human civilization, and is essential for human intellectual achievements in social context. Culture also influences how humans work together, perform particular task and overall lifestyle and dealing with other groups of civilization. ... More
FairSight: Visual Analytics for Fairness in Decision MakingAug 01 2019Data-driven decision making related to individuals has become increasingly pervasive, but the issue concerning the potential discrimination has been raised by recent studies. In response, researchers have made efforts to propose and implement fairness ... More
Anti-Money Laundering in Bitcoin: Experimenting with Graph Convolutional Networks for Financial ForensicsJul 31 2019Anti-money laundering (AML) regulations play a critical role in safeguarding financial systems, but bear high costs for institutions and drive financial exclusion for those on the socioeconomic and international margins. The advent of cryptocurrency has ... More
Software-Enhanced Teaching and Visualization Capabilities of an Ultra-High-Resolution Video WallJul 31 2019This paper presents a modular approach to enhance the capabilities and features of a visualization and teaching room using software. This approach was applied to a room with a large, high resolution (7680$\times$4320 pixels), tiled screen of 13 $\times$ ... More
What do the founders of online communities owe to their users?Jul 30 2019We discuss the organisation of internet communities, focusing on what we call the principle of "bait and switch": founders of internet communities often find it advantageous to recruit members by promising inducements which are later not honoured. We ... More
EVO* 2019 -- Late-Breaking Abstracts VolumeJul 30 2019This volume contains the Late-Breaking Abstracts submitted to the EVO* 2019 Conference, that took place in Leipzig, from 24 to 26 of April. These papers where presented as short talks and also at the poster session of the conference together with other ... More
The Challenge of Imputation in Explainable Artificial Intelligence ModelsJul 29 2019Explainable models in Artificial Intelligence are often employed to ensure transparency and accountability of AI systems. The fidelity of the explanations are dependent upon the algorithms used as well as on the fidelity of the data. Many real world datasets ... More
Road Accidents in the UK (Analysis and Visualization)Jul 29 2019Analysis of road accidents is crucial to understand the factors involved and their impact. Accidents usually involve multiple variables like time, weather conditions, age of driver, etc. and hence it is challenging to analyze the data. To solve this problem, ... More
Secure Exchange of Digital Goods in a Decentralized Data MarketplaceJul 29 2019We are tackling the problem of trading real-world private information using only cryptographic protocols and a public blockchain to guarantee honest transactions. In this project, we consider three types of agents --buyers, sellers and notaries-- interacting ... More
Exploring Perceptions of VeganismJul 29 2019This project examined perceptions of the vegan lifestyle using surveys and social media to explore barriers to choosing veganism. A survey of 510 individuals indicated that non-vegans did not believe veganism was as healthy or difficult as vegans. In ... More
Augmented Reality Applied to LEGO Construction: AR-based Building Instructions with High Accuracy & Precision and Realistic Object-Hand OcclusionsJul 29 2019BRICKxAR is an Augmented Reality-based construction method applied to LEGO as a case study. With BRICKxAR, real LEGO brick construction is guided by virtual bricks in the right place at the right time, step by step. Virtual and real object occlusions ... More
Augmented Reality Applied to LEGO Construction: AR-based Building Instructions with High Accuracy & Precision and Realistic Object-Hand OcclusionsJul 29 2019Aug 11 2019BRICKxAR is an Augmented Reality-based construction method applied to LEGO as a case study. With BRICKxAR, real LEGO brick construction is guided by virtual bricks in the right place at the right time, step by step. Virtual and real object occlusions ... More
Augmented Reality Applied to LEGO Construction: AR-based Building Instructions with High Accuracy & Precision and Realistic Object-Hand OcclusionsJul 29 2019Jul 30 2019BRICKxAR is an Augmented Reality-based construction method applied to LEGO as a case study. With BRICKxAR, real LEGO brick construction is guided by virtual bricks in the right place at the right time, step by step. Virtual and real object occlusions ... More
Micro-accounting for optimizing and saving energy in smart buildingsJul 29 2019Energy management, and in particular its optimization, is one of the hot trends in the current days, both at the enterprise level (optimization of whole corporate/government buildings) and single citizens' homes. The current trend is to provide knowledge ... More
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Psychiatry: Insights from a Global Physician SurveyJul 29 2019Futurists have predicted that new technologies, embedded with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), will lead to substantial job loss in many sectors disrupting many aspects of healthcare. Mental health appears ripe for such disruption ... More
The Challenges of Investigating Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Related CrimeJul 29 2019We increasingly live in a world where there is a balance between the rights to privacy and the requirements for consent, and the rights of society to protect itself. Within this world, there is an ever-increasing requirement to protect the identities ... More
Coercion, Consent, and Participation in Citizen ScienceJul 29 2019Throughout history, everyday people have contributed to science through a myriad of volunteer activities. This early participation required training and often involved mentorship from scientists or senior citizen scientists (or, as they were often called, ... More