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
learning Earth & Environmental Sciences
Model Mathematics
Robot Mathematics
Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
Feedback Engineering & Materials Science
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Experiments Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1981 2018

Improving User Confidence in Concept Maps: Exploring Data Driven Explanations

Le Bras, P., Robb, D., Methven, T., Padilla, S. & Chantler, M. J. 8 Jan 2018 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM

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

Open Access

A New Framework for Personal Name Disambiguation

Georgieva, L. & Buatongkue, S. 15 Nov 2017 Computing Conference 2018. IEEE, 9 p.

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

A Review of Evaluation Techniques for Social Dialogue Systems

Cercas Curry, A., Hastie, H. & Rieser, V. 28 Aug 2017 Investigating Social Interactions with Artificial Agents: ICMI 2017 satellite workshop.

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


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

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Publisher)

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

Activity: Editorial activity

2nd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

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

Activity: Participation in conference


Verena Rieser (Participant)

Impact: Social Impacts