Organization profile

Organisation profile

We are a team of leading academics in computer science and the mathematical sciences who attract researchers and students from all over the world. We are strongly oriented towards research and advanced postgraduate programmes. Our research has been independently assessed as being of international or national excellence and we provide advanced learning in the core skills required for science, technology and industry.

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Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
gauge theory Physics & Astronomy
Model Mathematics
algebra Physics & Astronomy
Ising model Physics & Astronomy
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Boundary Value Problem Mathematics

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Research Output 1966 2018

A chemotaxis model of feather primordia pattern formation during avian development

Painter, K. J., Ho, W. & Headon, D. J. 21 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 437, p. 225-238 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematical models
Linear stability analysis
Cell proliferation

Adaptive multivariate double sampling and variable sampling interval Hotelling's T2 charts

Khatun, M., Khoo, M. B. C., Yeong, W. C., Teoh, W. L. & Chong, Z. L. 2 Apr 2018 In : Quality and Reliability Engineering International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


A dialogue based mobile virtual assistant for tourists: The SpaceBook Project

Bartie, P., Mackaness, W., Lemon, O., Dalmas, T., Chandrasekaran Janarthanam, S., Hill, R., Dickinson, A. & Liu, X. Jan 2018 In : Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 67, p. 110-123 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mobile computing
Mobile devices
User interfaces


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


Arabic Gold Standard Twitter Data for Sentiment Analysis

Refaee, E. (Creator), Rieser, V. (Creator), European Language Resources Association, 2014


Activities 1998 2018

Royal Statistical Society Member and Fellow (External organisation)

Peters, G. (Chair)
1 Jan 20181 Jan 2019

Activity: Membership of network

Rebuilding Macroeconomics

Johnson, T. (Invited speaker)
23 Jan 2018

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Scottish Financial Enterprise (External organisation)

Peters, G. (Chair)
1 Jan 20181 Jan 2020

Activity: Membership of committee

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


Careers event at Edinburgh German School

Verena Rieser (Participant)

Impact: Social Impacts