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
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Reinforcement learning Engineering & Materials Science
Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
Learning systems Engineering & Materials Science
Evolutionary algorithms Engineering & Materials Science
Data storage equipment Engineering & Materials Science
Human robot interaction Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1981 2019

An architecture for emotional facial expressions as social signals

Aylett, R., Ritter, C., Lim, M. Y., Broz, F., McKenna, P., Keller, I. & Rajendran, G., 19 Mar 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Affecticve Computing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

An efficient multi-objective optimization method for use in the design of marine protected area networks

Fox, A. D., Corne, D. W., Mayorga Adame, C. G., Polton, J. A., Henry, L-A. & Roberts, J. M., 5 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
system optimization
Multiobjective optimization
protected area
conservation areas

Proof-carrying plans

Schwaab, C., Komendantskaya, E., Hill, A., Farka, F., Petrick, R. P. A., Wells, J. & Hammond, K., 2019, Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages: PADL 2019. Alferes, J. J. & Johansson, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 204-220 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11372)

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

Open Access


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


Arabic Gold Standard Twitter Data for Sentiment Analysis

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



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)


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

Activities 2009 2017

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Publisher)

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

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

2nd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

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

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference