Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our 30+ academics, supported by a similar number of research staff, conduct world leading and internationally recognised research across the spectrum of computer science. This enables us to adopt a research-led approach to our teaching which ensures that our students are fully prepared to generate the next wave of innovations when they graduate

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    Research Output

    Accuracy, Training Time and Hardware Efficiency Trade-Offs for Quantized Neural Networks on FPGAs

    Bacchus, P., Stewart, R. & Komendantskaya, E., 2020, Applied Reconfigurable Computing. Architectures, Tools, and Applications: ARC 2020. Springer, p. 121-135 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 12083).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Adapting Movements and Behaviour to Favour Communication in Human-Robot Interaction

    Lohan, K. S., Ahmad, M., Dondrup, C., Ardon, P., Pairet Artau, È. & Vinciarelli, A., 15 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) Springer Book on Modelling Human Motion. Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    An Efficient v-minimum Absolute Deviation Distribution Regression Machine

    Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Song, Y., Xie, X., Huang, L., Pang, W. & Coghill, G. M., 2020, In : IEEE Access. 8, p. 85533-85551 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    3 Downloads (Pure)


    The E2E Challenge Dataset

    Novikova, J. (Creator), Dusek, O. (Creator), Rieser, V. (Creator), Heriot-Watt University, Nov 2017


    Human Ratings of Natural Language Generation Outputs

    Novikova, J. (Creator), Dusek, O. (Creator), Cercas Curry, A. (Creator), Rieser, V. (Creator), Heriot-Watt University, 2017



    2017/18 Teaching Excellence Awards (Global Learning and Teaching Award, Highly Commended))

    Manuel Maarek (Recipient), Mohammad Mahmoud Mohammad Hamdan (Recipient), Smitha Kumar (Recipient), Talal Shaikh (Recipient), Joseph Brian Wells (Recipient) & Hind Zantout (Recipient), 21 May 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • ADMA 2016 Best Paper Runner Up

    Wei Pang (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Amazon Alexa Challenge

    Verena Rieser (Recipient) & Oliver Lemon (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

    Fiona McNeill (Chair)
    May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Implementing Inclusive Active Learning Spaces

    Tessa Berg (Consultant)
    1 Jan 20191 Jan 2020

    Activity: Consultancy

    ISCRAM (External organisation)

    Fiona McNeill (Member)
    May 2018May 2020

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    Press / Media

    A new algorithm for detecting the side-effects of Parkinson's medication

    Michael Adam Lones


    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Native Scientist 2017

    Katrin Solveig Lohan, Christian Dondrup & Christian Saemann


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research