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Astrophysics Research Institute

Ross McWhirter

Publications

Highlighted publications

McWhirter P, Steele I, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Vellasco M. 2018. GRAPE: Genetic Routine for Astronomical Period Estimation Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479 :5196-5213 DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Burke C, McWhirter P, Veitch-Michaelis J, McAree O, Pointon H, Wich S, Longmore S. 2019. Requirements and Limitations of Thermal Drones for Effective Search and Rescue in Marine and Coastal Areas Drones, 78 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McWhirter PR, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Steele I, Vellasco M. 2019. Classifying Periodic Astrophysical Phenomena from non-survey optimized variable-cadence observational data Expert Systems with Applications, 131 :94-115 DOI Author Url Public Url

Spaan D, Burke C, McAree O, Aureli F, Rangel-Rivera C, Hutschenreiter A, Longmore S, McWhirter P, Wich S. 2019. Thermal Infrared Imaging from Drones Offers a Major Advance for Spider Monkey Surveys Drones, 3 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

McWhirter P, Steele I, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Vellasco M. 2018. GRAPE: Genetic Routine for Astronomical Period Estimation Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479 :5196-5213 DOI Author Url Public Url

McWhirter P, Kifayat K, Shi Q, Askwith R. 2018. SQL Injection Attack Classification through the Feature Extraction of SQL Query strings using a Gap-Weighted String Subsequence Kernel Journal of Information Security and Applications, 40 :199-216 DOI Author Url Public Url

Conference publication

McWhirter PR, Veitch-Michaelis J, Burke C, Lam MC, Longmore SN. 2019. Saving Endangered Animals with Astro-Ecology Teuben PJ, Pound MW, Thomas BA, Warner EM. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XXVIII, 28th Annual Conference on Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS XXVIII) 523 :95-98 Author Url

Lam MC, McWhirter PR. 2019. Data-Driven Pixelation with Voronoi Tessellation Teuben PJ, Pound MW, Thomas BA, Warner EM. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XXVIII, 28th Annual Conference on Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS XXVIII) 523 :539-542 Author Url

McWhirter P, Steele I, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Vellasco M. 2017. The classification of periodic light curves from non-survey optimized observational data through automated extraction of phase-based visual features Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2017 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2017) DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McWhirter PR, Wright S, Steele IA, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Fergus P. 2016. A Dynamic, Modular Intelligent-Agent framework for Astronomical Light Curve Analysis and Classification 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Computation DOI Author Url Public Url

Thesis/Dissertation

McWhirter PR. An Automated Pipeline for Variability Detection and Classification for the Small Telescopes Installed at the Liverpool Telescope Al-Jumeily D, Steele I, Hussain A. Public Url