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Agent-Based Traffic Operator Training Environments for Evacuation Scenarios
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By David Handford,Alex Rogers,Kevin Cross
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 438-441
Realistic simulation environments play a vital role in the effective training of traffic controllers to respond to large-scale events such as natural disasters or terrorist threats. BAE SYSTEMS is developing a training environment that comprises of: a phys...
 
Agent Technologies for Sensor Networks
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Alex Rogers, Daniel D. Corkill, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 13-17
Wireless sensor networks are increasingly seen as a solution to the problem of performing continuous wide-area monitoring in many environmental, security, and military scenarios. The distributed nature of such networks and the autonomous behavior expected ...
 
Selfish Sensors in Wireless Micro-Sensor Networks
Found in: Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, International Joint Conference on
By Alex Rogers, Esther David, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 1322-1323
In this paper we develop an energy aware decentralised routing algorithm for adhoc networking of battery-powered wireless microsensors. The useful life of such networks is limited by the battery life of individual sensors and thus the goal of any networkin...
   
Towards a Smart Home Framework
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys'13)
By Alex Rogers, Muddasser Alam, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-2
We present our Smart Home Framework (SHF) which simplifies the modelling, prototyping and simulation of smart infrastructure (i.e., smart homes and smart communities). It provides the buildings blocks (e.g., home appliances) that can be extended and assemb...
     
Towards a Smart Home Framework
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys'13)
By Alper T. Alan, Muddasser Alam, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Alex Rogers
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-2
We present our Smart Home Framework (SHF) which simplifies the modelling, prototyping and simulation of smart infrastructure (i.e., smart home and smart communities). It provides the buildings blocks (e.g., home appliances) that can be extended and assembl...
     
A Scalable Low-Cost Solution to Provide Personalised Home Heating Advice to Households
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys'13)
By Reuben Wilcock, Alex Rogers, Nicholas R. Jennings, Siddhartha Ghosh
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-8
In this paper, we present a deployed prototype of a scalable low-cost solution providing personalised home heating advice to households. Our solution, named MyJoulo (www.myjoulo.com), uses intelligent algorithms to analyse data collected from a specially d...
     
Modelling heterogeneous location habits in human populations for location prediction under data sparsity
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international joint conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing (UbiComp '13)
By Alex Rogers, James McInerney, Jiangchuan Zheng, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 469-478
In recent years, researchers have sought to capture the daily life location behaviour of groups of people for exploratory, inference, and predictive purposes. However, development of such approaches has been limited by the requirement of personal semantic ...
     
Interdependent multi-issue negotiation for energy exchange in remote communities
Found in: Joint Proceedings of the Workshop on AI Problems and Approaches for Intelligent Environments and Workshop on Semantic Cities (AIIP '13)
By Alex Rogers, Muddasser Alam, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
Issue Date:August 2013
pp. 15-15
We present a novel negotiation protocol to facilitate energy exchange between off-grid homes that are equipped with renewable energy generation and electricity storage. Our protocol imposes restrictions over negotiation such that it reduces the complex int...
     
A scalable low-cost solution to provide personalized home heating advice to households
Found in: Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Buildings (BuildSys '12)
By Alex Rogers, Nicholas R. Jennings, Reuben Wilcock, Siddhartha Ghosh
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 211-212
In this demonstration, we present a scalable low-cost solution to provide personalized home heating advice to house-holds. Our solution uses a specially designed USB temperature logger, placed on top of the thermostat, to infer the operation of the heating...
     
Real-time information processing of environmental sensor network data using bayesian gaussian processes
Found in: ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN)
By Alex Rogers, Michael A. Osborne, Nicholas R. Jennings, Stephen J. Roberts
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 1-32
In this article, we consider the problem faced by a sensor network operator who must infer, in real time, the value of some environmental parameter that is being monitored at discrete points in space and time by a sensor network. We describe a powerful and...
     
Improving location prediction services for new users with probabilistic latent semantic analysis
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '12)
By Alex Rogers, James McInerney, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 906-910
Location prediction systems that attempt to determine the mobility patterns of individuals in their daily lives have become increasingly common in recent years. Approaches to this prediction task include eigenvalue decomposition [5], non-linear time series...
     
Putting the 'smarts' into the smart grid: a grand challenge for artificial intelligence
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Alex Rogers, Nicholas R. Jennings, Perukrishnen Vytelingum, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 86-97
A research agenda for making the smart grid a reality.
     
A negotiation protocol for multiple interdependent issues negotiation over energy exchange
Found in: Proceedings of the AI for an Intelligent Planet (AIIP '11)
By Alex Rogers, Muddasser Alam, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1-6
We present a novel negotiation protocol to facilitate energy exchange between off-grid homes that are equipped with renewable energy generation and electricity storage. Our solution imposes additional constraints on negotiation such that it reduces a compl...
     
Agent-based homeostatic control for green energy in the smart grid
Found in: ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)
By Alex Rogers, Nicholas R. Jennings, Nicholas R. Jennings, Perukrishnen Vytelingum, Perukrishnen Vytelingum, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1-28
With dwindling nonrenewable energy reserves and the adverse effects of climate change, the development of the smart electricity grid is seen as key to solving global energy security issues and to reducing carbon emissions. In this respect, there is a growi...
     
Decentralized control of adaptive sampling in wireless sensor networks
Found in: ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN)
By Alex Rogers, Johnsen Kho, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-35
The efficient allocation of the limited energy resources of a wireless sensor network in a way that maximizes the information value of the data collected is a significant research challenge. Within this context, this article concentrates on adaptive sampli...
     
The effects of proxy bidding and minimum bid increments within eBay auctions
Found in: ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
By Alex Rogers, Esther David, Jeremy Schiff, Nicholas R. Jennings
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 9-es
We present a mathematical model of the eBay auction protocol and perform a detailed analysis of the effects that the eBay proxy bidding system and the minimum bid increment have on the auction properties. We first consider the revenue of the auction, and w...
     
Rumours and reputation: evaluating multi-dimensional trust within a decentralised reputation system
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '07)
By Alex Rogers
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. N/A
In this paper we develop a novel probabilistic model of computational trust that explicitly deals with correlated multi-dimensional contracts. Our starting point is to consider an agent attempting to estimate the utility of a contract, and we show that thi...
     
An advanced bidding agent for advertisement selection on public displays
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '07)
By Alex Rogers
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. N/A
In this paper we present an advanced bidding agent that participates in first-price sealed bid auctions to allocate advertising space on BluScreen - an experimental public advertisement system that detects users through the presence of their Bluetooth enab...
     
Optimal design of english auctions with discrete bid levels
Found in: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
By Alex Rogers, Esther David, Jeremy Schiff, Michael H. Rothkopf, Nicholas R. Jennings, Sarit Kraus
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 12-es
This article considers a canonical auction protocol that forms the basis of nearly all current online auctions. Such discrete bid auctions require that the bidders submit bids at predetermined discrete bid levels, and thus, there exists a minimal increment...
     
Competing sellers in online markets: reserve prices, shill bidding, and auction fees
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '06)
By Alex Rogers, Enrico H. Gerding, Nicholas R. Jennings, Rajdeep K. Dash
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 1208-1210
In this paper, we consider competition between sellers offering similar items in concurrent online auctions, where each seller must set its individual auction parameters (such as the reserve price) in such a way as to attract buyers. We show that there exi...
     
Designing a successful trading agent for supply chain management
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems (AAMAS '06)
By Alex Rogers, Minghua He, Nicholas R. Jennings, Xudong Luo
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 1159-1166
This paper describes the design and evaluation of Southampton-SCM, the runner-up in the 2005 International Trading Agent Supply Chain Management Competition (TAC SCM). In particular, we focus on the way in which our agent purchases components using a mixed...
     
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