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
algebra Physics & Astronomy
Model Mathematics
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Data storage equipment Engineering & Materials Science
Communication Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1966 2020

A Business Card Reader Application for iOS devices based on Tesseract

Dangiwa, B. A. & Kumar, S. S., 18 Feb 2019, 2018 International Conference on Signal Processing and Information Security (ICSPIS). IEEE, 8642727

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

Optical character recognition
Mobile phones

A Cellular Automata-Based Path-Planning for a Cooperative and Decentralized Team of Robots

Oliveira, G. M. B., Silva, R. G. O., Ferreira, G. B. S., Couceiro, M. S., Do Amaral, L. R., Vargas, P. A. & Martins, L. G. A., 8 Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC). IEEE, p. 739-746 8 p.

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

Cellular automata
Path Planning
Motion planning
Cellular Automata


Human Ratings of Natural Language Generation Outputs

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


The E2E Challenge Dataset

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

university teacher

Activities 1998 2020

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

Scientific Committee Member

Laura Ciobanu Radomirovic (Recipient)
Jul 2019

Activity: Other

Implementing Inclusive Active Learning Spaces

Tessa Berg (Consultant)
1 Jan 20191 Jan 2020

Activity: Consultancy

Press / Media

How do dandelions spread their seeds?

Cathal Cummins


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

The uplifting science of how dandelion seeds stay aloft

Cathal Cummins


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Drifting Dandelion Seeds Produce a Vortex Never Before Seen

Cathal Cummins


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research