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This issue of Science Scotland focuses on some of the research challenges for Computing Science and Informatics, and advances made by researchers in these areas across Scotland.The main focus of the issue is on the Scott…

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Science Scotland 10 - InformaticsForeword - Professor Muffy CalderThe net worth of networksCommercialisation: From Blue Sky to Real WorldSICSA research project - Vijay JohnSICSA research project - Yolanda Vazquez-AlvarezSICSA research project - Intelligent MinutesSICSA ShowcaseIn search of the invisible computer Model behaviourModelling & AbstractionThe system of systems of systemsCSE: The Scottish perspectiveInteraction in actionMultimodal InteractionTangible resultsAlways On or Never-Never?Next Generation InternetFrom Big Bang to getting more bang for the buckHow it all startedEPCC today and tomorrowUnknown territoryWhat is the SBF?

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Science Scotland 10 - Informatics This issue of Science Scotland focuses on some of the research challenges for Computing Science and Informatics, and advances made by researchers in t...


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Foreword - Professor Muffy Calder This issue of Science Scotland focuses on some of the research challenges for Computing Science and Informatics, and advances made by researchers in t...


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The net worth of networks The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) is helping Scotland punch above its weight in the highly competitive world of computing...


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Commercialisation: From Blue Sky to Real World The primary purpose of SICSA is to strengthen Scotland's research capabilities and encourage the informatics community to collaborate more, but comme...


Low-carbon Computing: The Challenge One of the biggest worries in technology today is the amount of energy consumed by information and communications technology (ICT). The levels of ICT ...


SICSA research project - Ben Horsburgh “The music industry used to be controlled by record labels and radio – now it is being controlled by you.”...


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SICSA research project - Vijay John Vijay John is doing a PhD project with the Computer Vision and Image Processing group of the School of Computing at the University of Dundee...


SICSA research project - Andrew Macvean SICSA-funded PhD student Andrew Macvean of Heriot-Watt University is designing and developing an affective location-aware game....


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SICSA research project - Yolanda Vazquez-Alvarez Yolanda Vazquez-Alvarez of the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, is designing Spatial Audio Interfaces...


SICSA research project - Yasmeen Ahmad Life sciences have traditionally relied on manual analysis of experimental datasets to determine biological significance....


SICSA research project - Miguel Lurgi Miguel Lurgi of the University of Edinburgh is doing an MSc project which focuses on artificial or “intelligent” agents. ...


SICSA research project - Lars Kotthoff Lars Kotthoff of the University of St Andrews is developing smarter software that “adapts itself to the problem it solves.” ...


SICSA research project - Zahra Zohoor In a joint project between the school of computing and the school of nursing at the University of Dundee, PhD student Zahra Zohoor...


SICSA research project - Three SICSA-funded PhD students Three SICSA-funded PhD students at the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews, are working on a joint project...


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SICSA research project - Intelligent Minutes Dr Mike Lincoln, a Research Fellow from the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, is working on a revolutionary technology that could ...


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SICSA Showcase Computer scientists and researchers from universities all over Scotland recently showcased their work at DEMOfest, an event organised by SICSA. ...


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In search of the invisible computer Professor Jon Oberlander talks about his experience as the founding director of SICSA and how it mirrors his own academic career – bringing dive...


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Model behaviour Understanding vast amounts of data from experiments is always a challenge, and sometimes we can’t see the wood for the trees – or see what...


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Modelling & Abstraction The development and use of predictive models is a common strategy in the analysis of complex systems of interacting elements. ...


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The system of systems of systems Most computer users never stop to think about what's in the box or “out there” in the corporate network, but there is more to it than har...


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CSE: The Scottish perspective The fundamental economic, governmental and social infrastructure in society depends on large and complex systems. As hardware and networking capabilit...


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Interaction in action If we were designing computers from scratch, using all the different interfaces and other technologies available now, the mouse and the keyboard would...


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Multimodal Interaction Personal ubiquitous interfaces require research enabling multiple, rich communication channels between people and vast bodies of information. ...


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Tangible results You don't need 3D holograms, surround-sound and a simulated fairground ride to stimulate a child's imagination – sometimes reading bedtime sto...


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Always On or Never-Never? Everybody wants to use the Internet whenever they want and wherever they are, but no one seems willing to pay to ensure that it always stays on, wheth...


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Next Generation Internet As the Internet evolves towards ubiquity, the key research targets include security and trust, programmability, manageability and mobility. ...


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From Big Bang to getting more bang for the buck The EPCC, the supercomputing centre at the University of Edinburgh, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. It was time to reflect on the quantum le...


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How it all started According to EPCC director Professor Arthur Trew, EPCC was conceived over a period of six or seven years in the early 1980s’ by a small group of...


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EPCC today and tomorrow As well as expanding into Europe and writing the roadmap for the future of high-performance computing, the EPCC also continues to focus on industry pr...


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Unknown territory When he first became director of the Scottish Bioinformatics Forum (SBF), Chris Janssen knew he was about to enter terra incognita.  Four years l...


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What is the SBF? The vision of the Scottish Bioinformatics Forum (SBF) is: “To establish Scotland as a globally-recognised and leading location for conducting cu...


 

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