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The event will be held on Friday 30th June 2017 in the Oculus. We look forward to seeing you there!

09:00 - 09:20 Registration (OC0.02)
09:20 - 09:30 Welcome from Professor Stephen Jarvis (OC0.02)
09:30 - 10:00

Guest Speaker (OC0.02)

Microbial communities: Understanding and exploiting the origins of cooperative behaviour

Dr. Sara Kalvala


Track 1 (OC1.07)
Computer Vision

Session Chair: Liam Steadman

Track 2 (OC1.08)

Session Chair: Richard Kirk

Track 3 (OC1.09)
Urban Science

Session Chair: David Purser

10:00 - 10:05 Staff Introduction: Dr. Abhir Bhalerao Staff Introduction: Dr. Steve Matthews Staff Introduction: Prof. Rob Procter
10:05 - 10:20

Context-aware Patch Classification in Whole Slide Tissue Images

Muhammad Shaban

Generating Question Templates from Course Ontology Elements for Automatic Question Generation

Noor Hasimah Ibrahim Teo

How does resilience-thinking make urban critical infrastructure management more effective?

Philipp Ulbrich

10.20 - 10:35

Face Recognition Against Ageing with Deep Learning

Haoyi Wang

Mobile Augmented Reality in Educational Environments

Ebtehal Quqandi

Urbanisation in the Arctic: Planning for Development and Change

Melissa Kenny

10:35 - 10:50

Detecting Realistic Events in Surveillance Videos

Roberto Leyva Fernandez

Global city quality of life and the built environment

Isy Slattery

10:50 - 11:10


11:10 - 11:25

Towards Stereo Vision ConvNets in Real-Time

Jamie Bayne

An Evaluation of E-learning from Users’ Perspective: The Case of Moodle at the University of Warwick

Dimah Al-Fraihat

The importance of geohazards for urban resilience: A study of Thessaloniki, Greece and its participation in the 100 Resilient Cities Network

Vangelis Pitidis

11:25 - 11:40

Deep Passenger State Monitoring

Ian Tu

Community-based Question Answering for Massively Open Online Courses

Nicole Peinelt

Use of Geo-Resources for Sustainable and Resilient Urban Design in Cities

Katherine Harris

11:40 - 11:55

Hierarchical convolutional neural network for segmentation of tumour rich areas in breast cancer histology images

Simon Graham

A New Model for the Adoption of Web-based Knowledge Sharing System Amongst Academics in Saudi Arabian Higher Education Institutions

Nouf Almujally

Increasing Complex Networks’ Resilience by taking Inspiration from Food Webs

Aseel Alturki

11:55 - 12:10

End-to-End Latent Relationship Learning of Mid-Level Deep Features for Person Re-ID

Shan Lin

Reflective Writing in Computer Science

Huda Alrashidi

Are changing management practices in urban parks and greenspaces increasing biodiversity, and are there trade-offs with amenity?

Corinne Muir

12:10 - 13:00


Posters on display:

Commuting and Well-Being

Zakiyya Adam

Predicting floods with Flickr tags?

Nataliya Tkachenko

Investigating high-achieving students' code-writing abilities through the SOLO taxonomy

Ayman Qahmash

Understanding Neighborhood Dynamics Through In-situ Sensing of the Urban

Nicholas Johnson

Concept change in machine learning

Adam Gelencser

A Green and Pleasant Land

John Rahilly

Combining Heterogeneous User Generated Data to Sense Well-being

Adam Tsakalidis

Sequential Approach to Rumour Stance Classification

Elena Kochkina

Person Re-Identification using Partial Least Squares Appearance Modelling

Greg Watson

Bringing Cities to Life: a multilevel spatial modelling approach to analysing
greenspace types, accessibility and mental wellbeing

Vikki Houlden

Bootstrapping Trust and Stereotypes with Tags

Caroline Player

Parallelizing the All-Pairs Shortest-Path Algorithm for Large Scale Graphs

Mohammed Alghamdi

TDParse: multi-target-specific sentiment recognition on Twitter

Bo Wang

Towards Selecting Routing Protocols for Source Location Privacy Aware Sensor

Chen Gu

Proactive Database Forensics: Chain of Custody Requirements for Database
Audit Records

Denys Flores Armas

Identifying data trends to support current and future service planning in Birmingham

Sarunkorn Chotvijit

Cross-Color Channel Perceptually Adaptive Quantization for HEVC

Lee Prangnell

A Spatio Temporal, Gaussian Process Regression, House Price Predictor

Henry Crosby

Performance Portability of a Representative Unstructured ALE mini-app

David Truby

Monitoring and Debugging in Wireless Sensor Networks - Survey

Al Alharbi

Using Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) to Improve Accuracy in Automatic Music Transcription

Martina Kluvancova

13:00 - 13:30

Guest Speaker (OC0.02)

Programming with Dependent Types

Vic Smith


Track 4 (OC1.07)

Session Chair: James Van Hinsbergh

Track 5 (OC1.08)

Session Chair: Richard Kirk

Track 6 (OC1.09)
Urban Analytics

Session Chair: Liam Steadman

13:30 - 13:35 Staff Introduction: Prof. Artur Czumaj Staff Introduction: Dr. Arshad Jhumka Staff Introduction: Prof. Graham Cormode
13:35 - 13:50

 Deterministic Distributed and Streaming Algorithms for Linear Algebra Problems

Charlie Dickens

Monitoring Recurrence of Salmonella Typhi in Outpatient

Betty Agbons

Understanding Happiness in Cities Using Social Media

Neha Gupta

13:50 - 14:05

Differential Privacy using Bisimulation

David Purser

Automating Cloud SLA Violation Prevention using Fair Exchange Protocol

Farrukh Qazi

Using the Weather Research and Forecasting model to validate and improve existing Unified Model mesoscale calculations

Timothy Sit

14:05 - 14:20

Privacy Preserving Data Aggregation And Marginal Release

Tejas Kulkarni

A Near-Optimal Source Location Privacy Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks

Matthew Bradbury

Locating food deserts and predicting diet-related health risks with social media

Elisabeth Titis

14:20 - 14:35

Compilers: the Practical Benefits of a Theoretical Approach

Eleanor Davies

On the Generation of TDMA Schedules in Source Location Privacy-Aware Wireless Sensor Networks

Jack Kirton

Spatial analyses of social media data to mitigate disease spread

Alex Caton

14:35 - 14:50

Resource and Makespan Minimization for Time-sharing DAG Application

Shenyuan Ren

Exploiting Spontaneous Transmissions for Broadcasting and Leader Election in Radio Networks

Peter Davies

14:50 - 15:10


15:10 - 15:40

Guest Speaker (OC0.02):

Innovation or Industry

Alex Haak (


Track 7 (OC1.07)
High Performance Computing

Session Chair: Matthew Bradbury

Track 8 (OC1.08)
Artificial Intelligence & Transport

Session Chair: David Purser

Track 9 (OC1.09)
Machine Learning

Session Chair: Greg Watson

15:40 - 15:45 Staff Introduction: Dr. James Davis Staff Introduction: Dr. Phil Taylor Staff Introduction: Dr. Theo Damoulas
15:45 - 16:00

A New Approach to Neural Cryptography - Utilizing One-Time Pad in an Audio Cryptosystem

Jack Jackson

Transfer Learning for Concept Drifting Data Streams

Helen McKay

Accelerating Training Process of Deep Neural Network via Improving Weight Updating Algorithm

Junyu Li

16:00 - 16:15

Predicting scaling performance of a production CFD solver

Andrew Owenson

Vehicle Visit Detection using In-car Data

James Van Hinsbergh

Mining similar subsequences in time sereis efficiently

Zhuoer Gu

16:15 - 16:30

Novel Data Structures and Parallelisations using Mini-Applications

Richard Kirk

Convention Emergence in Partially Observable Topologies

James Marchant

Verification of Outsourced Data Analysis

Christopher Hickey

16:30 - 16:45

Higher Order Algorithms for Particle-In-Cell Simulations

Dom Brown

Limiting Concept Spread in Environments with Interacting Concepts

James Archbold

Enabling Data-Driven Dependability Analysis from Cluster Log Data

Edward Chuah

16:45 - 17:00

All-Reduce for Distributed Machine Learning

Zhenyu Li

Methods for linking and analysing disparate data sets

Liam Steadman

Twitter Analysis to Predict the Satisfaction of Telecom Company Customer

Latifah Almuqren

17:10 - 17:20

Prizes (OC0.02)