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Hybrid Recommendation System for Tourism
Found in: 2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE)
By Jen-Hsiang Chen, Kuo-Ming Chao,Nazaraf Shah
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 156-161
This paper adopts item-based collaborative filtering to predict the interests of an active tourist by collecting preferences or taste information from a number of other tourists. Our proposed mechanism is able to predict a set recommended tourism places of...
A Profile Based Energy Management System for Domestic Electrical Appliances
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Kuo-Ming Chao, Nazaraf Shah, Raymond Farmer, Adriana Matei, Ding-Yuan Chen, Heike Schuster-James, Richard Tedd
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 415-420
Climate change is one of the driving forces behind a new wave of energy management systems. Most of the currently available energy management systems in domestic environment are concerned with real-time energy consumption monitoring, and display of statist...
E-Marketing Strategy for Businesses
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Adam Grzywaczewski, Rahat Iqbal, Nazaraf Shah, Anne James
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 428-434
The Internet provides an easy and uniform way for businesses to make their brands and products visible to their customers. Due to the vast number of companies that take advantage of the Internet to conduct their business, it is very challenging for them to...
User-centred design and evaluation of support management system
Found in: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
By Rahat Iqbal, Nazaraf Shah, Anne James, Jacob Duursma
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 155-160
An important aspect of redesign for usability is to evaluate the system with its real users in order to explore implications for better design. In this paper we discuss the redesign of a support management system deployed in a small and medium sized enterp...
User-Centered Design and Evaluation of WAP-Based Systems
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Rahat Iqbal, Nazaraf Shah, Kuo-Ming Chao, Konstantian Karatsivi
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 528-533
WAP technology has proliferated in the last few years, and due to this fact, many businesses have been compelled to adopt the m-commerce paradigm. However, the usability aspects of the WAP-based m-commerce systems have not yet been thoroughly addressed. In...
Development of Context-Aware Systems to Support Human-Human Communication and Collaboration
Found in: Information Technology: New Generations, Third International Conference on
By Rahat Iqbal, Kashif Iqbal, Nazaraf Shah, Jawed Siddiqui, Anne James
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 206-211
The development of context-aware systems such as groupware or CSCW and ubiquitous systems require a significant understanding of specific tasks that the users will perform seamlessly in their everyday work.??In order to do this, we need to understand the u...
A System for Semantically Enhanced, Multifaceted, Collaborative Access: Requirements and Architecture
Found in: Information Technology: New Generations, Third International Conference on
By Jawed Siddiqi, Babak Akhghar, Nazaraf Shah, Fazilatur Rahman, Nahum Korda, Raphael Attias, Maria Teresa Andrade, Judy Dori, Boas Hashavia, Norbert Benamou
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 1051-1056
Requirement analysis is an important process in the design and development of information systems. Various tools and methodologies are used to gather the user requirements. These methodologies have their own strength and weakness. In this paper we will app...
An Empirical Evaluation of a Sentinel Based Approach to Exception Diagnosis in Multi-Agent Systems
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications, International Conference on
By Nazaraf Shah, Kuo-Ming Chao, Nick Godwin, Anne James, C-F Tasi
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 379-386
Multi-agent systems (MAS) are one of the complex applications of distributed artificial intelligence. They are prone to different kinds of exception due to their characteristic of operating in a complex and dynamic environment. The dynamism and unpredictab...
A Framework for Energy Monitoring and Management System for Educational Institutions
Found in: 2013 International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS)
By Ahmad Al-daraiseh,Eyas El-Qawasmeh,Nazaraf Shah
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 1-4
Excessive utilization of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment in Higher Education Institutes (HEI) in addition to variation in occupancy patterns are the main reasons behind the ever...
Monitoring Appliances Sensor Data in Home Environment: Issues and Challanges
Found in: E-Commerce Technology, IEEE International Conference on
By Nazaraf Shah, Chen-Fang Tsai, Kuo-Ming Chao
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 439-444
In this paper our focus is on issues and challengesfaced in monitoring energy consumption in thedomestic sector and way forward to deal with thesechallenges. Implementing a sensor network to monitorenergy consumption of household appliances in ameaningful ...
The degree of dynamism for workforce scheduling problem with stochastic task duration
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th annual conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation conference (GECCO '09)
By Abdullah Alsheddy, Edward Tsang, Nazaraf Shah, Yossi Borenstein
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 1-8
Real time dispatching strategies in a dynamic environment is a growing area of interest. Most of current work focuses mainly on two dynamic aspects of the problem, namely dynamic arrival of jobs and dynamic travel time. The degree of dynamism, for example ...