Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA)

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) is a collaboration of Scottish Universities whose goal is to develop and extend Scotland's position as a world leader in Informatics and Computer Science research and education.

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Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Reinforcement learning Engineering & Materials Science
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Evolutionary algorithms Engineering & Materials Science
Data storage equipment Engineering & Materials Science
Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
Learning systems Engineering & Materials Science
Feedback Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1981 2018

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

An Agglomerative Layout Algorithm

Chantler, M. J. 2018 (Unpublished) p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Application of mass balancing theorem to multi-commodity flow network with multi-separators

Ursani, Z. & Corne, D. W. 11 Jan 2018 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control Systems (ICICCS). IEEE, p. 1338-1343 6 p.

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

Flow Network
Multicommodity Flow


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



Amazon Alexa Challenge

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

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award

Nicholas Kenelm Taylor (Recipient), 13 Apr 2008

Prize: Other distinction

Dr-Eduard-Martin prize

Verena Rieser (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Activities 2009 2017

2nd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

Just, M. (Member of programme committee)
26 Apr 201728 Apr 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Publisher)

Stewart, R. J. (Editor), Michaelson, G. J. (Editor)
4 Feb 2017

Activity: Editorial activity