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The segment ontology: Bridging music-generic and domain-specific
Found in: Multimedia and Expo, IEEE International Conference on
By Ben Fields,Kevin Page,David De Roure,Tim Crawford
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1-6
Existing semantic representations of music analysis encapsulate narrow sub-domain concepts and are frequently scoped by the context of a particular MIR task. Segmentation is a crucial abstraction in the investigation of phenomena which unfold overtime; we ...
 
Why Linked Data is Not Enough for Scientists
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Sean Bechhofer, John Ainsworth, Jiten Bhagat, Iain Buchan, Philip Couch, Don Cruickshank, David De Roure, Mark Delderfield, Ian Dunlop, Matthew Gamble, Carole Goble, Danius Michaelides, Paolo Missier, Stuart Owen, David Newman, Shoaib Sufi
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 300-307
Scientific data stands to represent a significant portion of the linked open data cloud and science itself stands to benefit from the data fusion capability that this will afford. However, simply publishing linked data into the cloud does not necessarily m...
 
The Evolution of myExperiment
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By David De Roure, Carole Goble, Sergejs Aleksejevs, Sean Bechhofer, Jiten Bhagat, Don Cruickshank, Paul Fisher, Nandkumar Kollara, Danius Michaelides, Paolo Missier, David Newman, Marcus Ramsden, Marco Roos, Katy Wolstencroft, Ed Zaluska, Jun Zhao
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 153-160
The myExperiment social website for sharing scientific workflows, designed according to Web 2.0 principles, has grown to be the largest public repository of its kind. It is distinctive for its focus on sharing methods, its researcher-centric design and its...
 
Why workflows break — Understanding and combating decay in Taverna workflows
Found in: 2012 IEEE 8th International Conference on E-Science (e-Science)
By Jun Zhao,Jose Manuel Gomez-Perez,Khalid Belhajjame,Graham Klyne,Esteban Garcia-Cuesta,Aleix Garrido,Kristina Hettne,Marco Roos,David De Roure,Carole Goble
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-9
Workflows provide a popular means for preserving scientific methods by explicitly encoding their process. However, some of them are subject to a decay in their ability to be re-executed or reproduce the same results over time, largely due to the volatility...
 
myExperiment: Defining the Social Virtual Research Environment
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By David De Roure, Carole Goble, Jiten Bhagat, Don Cruickshank, Antoon Goderis, Danius Michaelides, David Newman
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 182-189
The myExperiment Virtual Research Environment supports the sharing of research objects used by scientists, such as scientific workflows. For researchers it is both a social infrastructure that encourages sharing and a platform for conducting research, thro...
 
A Categorisation of Cloud Computing Business Models
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Victor Chang, David Bacigalupo, Gary Wills, David De Roure
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 509-512
This paper reviews current cloud computing business models and presents proposals on how organisations can achieve sustainability by adopting appropriate models. We classify cloud computing business models into eight types: (1) Service Provider and Service...
 
Neurons, Viscose Fluids, Freshwater Polyp Hydra-and Self-Organizing Information Systems
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Steffen Staab, Francis Heylighen, Carlos Gershenson, Gary William Flake, David M. Pennock, Daniel C. Fain, David De Roure, Karl Aberer, Wei-Min Shen, Olivier Dousse, Patrick Thiran
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 72-86
<p>The idea of self-organization is more vivid than ever in computer science, becoming apparent in diverse fields relevant for intelligent systems. The transfer of self-organization from a descriptive approach in the sciences to an engineering approa...
 
Guest Editors' Introduction
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Arun K. Iyengar, David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 769-770
No summary available.
 
The Collaborative Semantic Grid
Found in: Collaborative Technologies and Systems, International Symposium on
By David De Roure, Jeremy Frey, Danius Michaelides, Kevin Page
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 411-418
Grid and Semantic Web technologies both enable heterogeneous resources to be joined up to achieve new functionality and capability, and their combined effectiveness has been demonstrated through a number of ?Semantic Grid? projects. These typically apply S...
 
The Web Science Observatory
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Thanassis Tiropanis,Wendy Hall,Nigel Shadbolt,David De Roure,Noshir Contractor,Jim Hendler
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 100-104
To understand and enable the evolution of the Web and to help address grand societal challenges, the Web must be observable at scale across space and time. That requires a globally distributed and collaborative Web Observatory.
 
Guest Editors' Introduction: E-Science
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By David De Roure, Yolanda Gil, James A. Hendler
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 24-25
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An Agent-Based Decentralisation Approach for the Electricity Power Market
Found in: Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference
By Jaime Cerda Jacobo, David De Roure
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 666-671
This document proposes a agent-based decentralisation methodology for the electricity power market. To this end a graph is built where the nodes represent each variable and the values associated to it. The links are those non-diagonal elements within ??(?(...
 
A Review of Cloud Business Models and Sustainability
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Victor Chang, Gary Wills, David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 43-50
This paper reviews current cloud computing business models and presents proposals on how organisations can achieve sustainability by adopting appropriate models. Using the Jericho Forum’s Cloud Cube Model (CCM), we classify cloud computing business models ...
 
Extending Pervasive Devices with the Semantic Grid: A Service Infrastructure Approach
Found in: Computer and Information Technology, International Conference on
By Tao Guan, Ed Zaluska, David De Roure
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 113
Pervasive computing devices are gradually becoming increasingly prevalent in our everyday life, enabling the users in the physical world to interact with the digital world. Grid computing provides a vision of accessing computational resources automatically...
 
E-Science: The Grid and the Semantic Web
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By David De Roure, James A. Hendler
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 65-71
<p>For several years, the visions of grid computing and the Semantic Web have developed separately, in distinct communities, with only a few researchers exploring the interaction between the two. In this article, we explore the work needed to bring t...
 
The Software Sustainability Institute: Changing Research Software Attitudes and Practices
Found in: Computing in Science & Engineering
By Stephen Crouch,Neil Chue Hong,Simon Hettrick,Mike Jackson,Aleksandra Pawlik,Shoaib Sufi,Les Carr,David De Roure,Carole Goble,Mark Parsons
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 74-80
To effect change, the Software Sustainability Institute works with researchers, developers, funders, and infrastructure providers to identify and address key issues with research software.
 
Software Design for Empowering Scientists
Found in: IEEE Software
By David De Roure, Carole Goble
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 88-95
Scientific research is increasingly digital. Some activities, such as data analysis, search, and simulation, can be accelerated by letting scientists write workflows and scripts that automate routine activities. These capture pieces of the scientific metho...
 
Towards Computational Abstractions over a RESTful Architecture
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By David De Roure
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 719-722
The scalability of the Web as a large scale distributed system can be attributed to the REST architectural style. Although originally established to support hypermedia document browsing, here we ask whether this same style can provide a programming abstrac...
 
Fostering Scientific Workflow Preservation through Discovery of Substitute Services
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Khalid Belhajjame,Carole Goble,Stian Soiland-Reyes,Davide De Roure
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 97-104
Scientific workflows are increasingly gaining momentum as the new paradigm for modeling and enacting scientific experiments. The value of a workflow specification does not end once it is enacted. Indeed, workflow specifications encapsulate knowledge that d...
 
Providing Map and GPS Assistance to Service Composition in Bioinformatics
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Wei Tan,Jia Zhang,Ravi Madduri,Ian Foster,David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 608-615
The wide use of Web services and scientific workflows has enabled bioinformaticians to reuse experimental resources and streamline data processing in a Web-scale manner. This paper presents a follow-up work of our network analysis on my Experiment, an onli...
 
ServiceMap: Providing Map and GPS Assistance to Service Composition in Bioinformatics
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Wei Tan,Jia Zhang,Ravi Madduri,Ian Foster,David De Roure,Carole Goble
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 632-639
The wide use of Web services and scientific workflows has enabled bioinformaticians to reuse experimental resources and streamline data processing. This paper presents a follow-up work of our network analysis on my Experiment, an online scientific workflow...
 
A Model-Driven Architecture Approach to the Efficient Identification of Services on Service-Oriented Enterprise Architecture
Found in: Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops, IEEE International
By Saad Alahmari, David de Roure, Ed Zaluska
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 165-172
efficient development of loosely-coupled and interoperable sets of services. Existing design approaches do not always take full advantage of the value and importance of the engineering invested in existing legacy systems. This paper proposes an approach to...
 
A Service Identification Framework for Legacy System Migration into SOA
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Saad Alahmari, Ed Zaluska, David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 614-617
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enables the re-engineering and migration of legacy software systems into loosely-coupled and interoperable sets of services. Existing approaches focus mainly on defining coarse-grained services corresponding to the key b...
 
e-Science and the Web
Found in: Computer
By David De Roure
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 90-93
No summary available.
 
Supporting the Running and Analysis of Trials of Web-Based Behavioural Interventions: The LifeGuide
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Yang Yang, Adrian Osmond, Xiaoyu Chen, Mark Weal, Gary Wills, David De Roure, Judith Joseph, Lucy Yardley
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 50-57
Behavioural interventions - packages of advice and support for behaviour change - are one of the most important methodologies and technologies employed by social scientists for understanding and changing behaviour. A typical web-based behavioural intervent...
 
Effects of language fluency and graphic animation on modality choices by adults when following online explanatory demonstrations
Found in: International Professional Communication Conference
By Patricia Wright, Stefan Dimov, Anthony Soroka, Helen Petrie, Steve Belt, David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 1-6
This study examined the combinations of audio, text, and graphics that 96 paid adult volunteers selected when they followed an online demonstration of setting an alarm on a virtual cellphone on a touch-screen. The volunteers either had English as their fir...
 
A Dynamic Size Distributed Program Image Cache for Wireless Sensor Networks
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Joshua Ellul, Kirk Martinez, David De Roure
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 810-814
Reprogramming node software over-the-air is an essential requirement in many wireless sensor network applications due to the inaccessibility of the deployed sensor nodes. Transmitting whole software images consumes a high amount of energy in proportion to ...
 
Designing the <sup>my</sup>Experiment Virtual Research Environment for the Social Sharing of Workflows
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By David De Roure, Carole Goble, Robert Stevens
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 603-610
Many scientific workflow systems have been developed and are serving to benefit science. In this paper we look beyond individual systems to consider the use of workflows within scientific practice, and we argue that the tremendous scientific potential of w...
 
Taverna Workflows: Syntax and Semantics
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Daniele Turi, Paolo Missier, Carole Goble, David De Roure, Tom Oinn
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 441-448
This paper presents the formal syntax and the operational semantics of Taverna, a workflow management system with a large user base among the e-Science community. Such formal foundation, which has so far been lacking, opens the way to the translation betwe...
 
Grid 3.0: Services, semantics and society
Found in: Grid Computing, IEEE/ACM International Workshop on
By Carole Goble, David De Roure
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 1
No summary available.
 
An Autonomic Service Discovery Mechanism to Support Pervasive Device Accessing Semantic Grid
Found in: Autonomic Computing, International Conference on
By Tao Guan, Ed Zaluska, David De Roure
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 8
An important challenge of integrating pervasive devices into Grid environment to enhance pervasive device capabilities is that pervasive devices need to locate, find, select and invoke the appropriate Grid services in an autonomic and flexible way. However...
   
Co-Presence Communities: Using Pervasive Computing to Support Weak Social Networks
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Jamie Lawrence, Terry R. Payne, David De Roure
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 149-156
Although the strongest social relationships feature most prominently in our lives, we also maintain a multitude of much weaker connections: the distant colleagues that we share a coffee with in the afternoon; the waitress at a our regular sandwich bar; or ...
 
Memetic: Semantic Meeting Memory
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Danius Michaelides, Simon Buckingham Shum, Ben Juby, Clara Mancini, Roger Slack, Michelle Bachler, Rob Procter, Michael Daw, Andrew Rowley, Tim Chown, David De Roure, Terry Hewitt
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 382-387
This paper introduces the Memetic toolkit for recording meetings held over Internet-based video conferencing technologies, and making these navigable in linear and nonlinear ways. We introduce the tools and technologies that form the toolkit and discuss th...
 
Experiences with GRIA — Industrial Applications on a Web Services Grid
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Mike Surridge, Steve Taylor, David De Roure, Ed Zaluska
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 98-105
The GRIA project set out to make the Grid usable by industry. The GRIA middleware is based on Web Services, and designed to meet the needs of industry for security and business-to-business (B2B) service procurement and operation. It provides well-defined B...
 
Grid-Enabling an Existing Instrument-Based National Service
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Jeremy G. Frey, Sam Peppe, Mike Surridge, Ken Meacham, Simon Coles, Mike Hursthouse, Mark E. Light, Hugo Mills, David De Roure, Graham Smith, Ed Zaluska
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 570-577
Recent work by the ?CombeChem? project together with the UK National Crystallography Service (NCS) has integrated the NCS into an e-Science environment. The existing high-throughput crystallography facility is enhanced by on-line feedback with the ability ...
 
On the Use of Agents in BioInformatics Grid
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Luc Moreau, Simon Miles, Carole Goble, Mark Greenwood, Vijay Dialani, Matthew Addis, Nedim Alpdemir, Rich Cawley, David De Roure, Justin Ferris, Rob Gaizauskas, Kevin Glover, Chris Greenhalgh, Peter Li, Xiaojian Liu, Phillip Lord, Michael Luck, Darren Marv
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 653
MyGrid is an e-Science Grid project that aims to help biologists and bioinformaticians to perform workflow-based in silico experiments, and help them to automate the management of such workflows through personalisation, notification of hange and publicatio...
 
Integration of Diverse Hypermedia Link Servers Using Request Routing
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By David de Roure, Nigel Walker, Les Carr
Issue Date:September 1999
pp. 667
Hypermedia link servers are a powerful infrastructure component for creation and delivery of network based information applications. The Distributed Link Service is an established design for a link service on the Internet using the WWW infrastructure and h...
 
Distributed Multimedia Information Systems
Found in: IEEE Multimedia
By David De Roure, Wendy Hall
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 68-73
No summary available.
 
ReputationNet: Reputation-based Service Recommendation for e-Science
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Jinhui Yao,Wei Tan,Surya Nepal,Shiping Chen,Jia Zhang,David De Roure,Carole Goble
Issue Date:February 2015
pp. 1
In the paradigm of service oriented science, scientific computing applications and data are all wrapped as web accessible services. Scientific workflows further integrate these services to answer complex research questions. However, our earlier study condu...
 
UbiComp in opportunity spaces: challenges for participatory design
Found in: Proceedings of the ninth conference on Participatory design: Expanding boundaries in design - Volume 1 (PDC '06)
By Danius Michaelides, David De Roure, David Millard, Don Cruickshank, Eva Hornecker, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, John Halloran, Mark Weal
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 47-56
The rise of ubiquitous computing (UbiComp), where pervasive, wireless and disappearing technologies offer hitherto unavailable means of supporting activity, increasingly opens up 'opportunity spaces'. These are spaces where there is no urgent problem to be...
     
Unfolding understandings: co-designing UbiComp In Situ, over time
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Designing Interactive systems (DIS '06)
By Danius Michaelides, David De Roure, David Millard, Don Cruickshank, Eva Hornecker, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, John Halloran, Mark Weal
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 109-118
A key challenge in co-designing UbiComp is that users may have limited understanding or experience of these technologies. While the value of situated co-design activities for promoting understanding is known, the role of time is less well researched. Here ...
     
The literacy fieldtrip: using UbiComp to support children's creative writing
Found in: Proceeding of the 2006 conference on Interaction design and children (IDC '06)
By Danius Michaelides, David De Roure, David Millard, Don Cruickshank, Eva Hornecker, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, John Halloran, Mark Weal
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 17-24
Fieldtrips, traditionally associated with science, history and geography teaching, have long been used to support children's learning by allowing them to engage with environments first-hand. Recently, ubiquitous computing (UbiComp) has been used to enhance...
     
Towards computational research objects
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Digital Preservation of Research Methods and Artefacts (DPRMA '13)
By David De Roure
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 16-19
Research Objects are bundles of the digital bits and pieces that make up the reusable record of a piece of research; they are identifiable, citable and sharable. The evolution of this idea within digital research practice has led to the development of work...
     
Exploiting music structures for digital libraries
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Andreas F. Ehmann, David De Roure, Ichiro Fujinaga, J. Stephen Downie, Mert Bay
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 479-480
This demonstration presents a music structure-based audio/visual interface for the navigation of very large scale music digital libraries. This work is a product of the Structural Analysis of Large Amounts of Music Information (SALAMI) project.
     
When open hypermedia meets peer-to-peer computing
Found in: Proceedings of the fifteenth ACM conference on Hypertext & hypermedia (HYPERTEXT '04)
By David De Roure, Jing Zhou, Wendy Hall
Issue Date:August 2004
pp. 266-267
We describe the extension to our previous work on a Web-based peer-to-peer open hypermedia system, the DDLS. We enrich the peer model by introducing query history, and propose the use of the naive estimator which utilises the local knowledge of peers to es...
     
Linking in context
Found in: Proceedings of the twelfth ACM conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (HYPERTEXT '01)
By David De Roure, Leslie Carr, Samhaa R. El-Beltagy, Wendy Hall
Issue Date:August 2001
pp. 151-160
This paper explores the idea of dynamically adding multi-destination links to Web pages, based on the context of the pages and users, as a way of assisting Web users in their information finding and navigation activities. The work does not make any preconc...
     
Its about time: link streams as continuous metadata
Found in: Proceedings of the twelfth ACM conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (HYPERTEXT '01)
By David De Roure, Don Cruickshank, Kevin R. Page
Issue Date:August 2001
pp. 93-102
As enabling technologies become available there is an increasing use of temporal media streams, such as audio and video, within a hypertext context. In this paper we present the rationale and requirements for delivering continuous metadata alongside the me...
     
Architectural design of a multi-agent system for handling metadata streams
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth international conference on Autonomous agents (AGENTS '01)
By David De Roure, Don Cruickshank, Luc Moreau
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 505-512
We have designed a multi-agent architecture to deliver metadata streams synchronously with multimedia streams over a wide-area network. To this end, we have devised a simple protocol for synchronising agents to a media clock. This protocol defines the con...
     
A multiagent system for content based navigation of music
Found in: Proceedings of the seventh ACM international conference on Multimedia (Part 2) (MULTIMEDIA '99)
By David De Roure, Samhaa El-Beltagy, Steven Blackburn, Wendy Hall
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 63-66
In this paper we propose and implement an efficient scheme for automatically detecting the abrupt shot changes in a video stream compressed in MPEG video format. In the proposed scheme, the type of each macroblock in a B-frame is compared with the type of ...
     
Microcosm TNG: a distributed architecture to support reflexive hypermedia applications
Found in: Proceedings of the eighth ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '97)
By David De Roure, Jonathan Dale, Stuart Goose, Wendy Hall
Issue Date:April 1997
pp. 226-227
This paper discusses a semantic database approach to museum hypermedia systems based upon binary relations, with a restricted set of abstraction relationships. We describe examples of schema, queries and naviagaion aids for a prototype system designed as a...
     
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