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Department of Computer Science

Dr Paul Fergus

Dr Paul Fergus

Telephone: 0151 231 2629

Biography

Dr Paul Fergus is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Machine Learning in the Department of Computer at Liverpool John Moores University and a Visiting Professor at Supelec University in France. Paul has over five years’ experience as a senior software engineer in industry. He has been an active researcher for more than 14 years and has published over 200 international peer-reviewed papers on topics that include Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web, Signal Processing, Bioinformatics, and Data Science.

Degrees

2006, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, PhD
2001, The Open University, UK, MSc
1997, Middlesex University, UK, BSc

Publications

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Al Kafri AS, Sudirman S, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Al Smadi H, Khalaf M, Al-Jumaily M, Al-Rashdan W, Bashtawi M, Mustafina J. 2017. Lumbar spine discs labeling using axial view MRI based on the pixels coordinate and gray level features Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10363 LNAI :107-116 >DOI

Montañez CAC, Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Dorak MT, Abdullah R. 2017. Evaluation of phenotype classification methods for obesity using direct to consumer genetic data Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10362 LNCS :350-362 >DOI

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Keight R, Keenan R, Al Kafri AS, Chalmers C, Fergus P, Idowu IO. 2017. A performance evaluation of systematic analysis for combining multi-class models for sickle cell disorder data sets Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10362 LNCS :115-121 >DOI

Abdulaimma B, Hussain A, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Montañez CAC, Hind J. 2017. Association mapping approach into type 2 diabetes using biomarkers and clinical data Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10362 LNCS :325-336 >DOI

Montanez CAC, Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Abdulaimma B, Hind J, Radi N. 2017. Machine learning approaches for the prediction of obesity using publicly available genetic profiles Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2017-May :2743-2750 >DOI

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. Statistical Analysis Methods for Interdependency Communication in Distributed Systems Aljumeily D, Hussain A, Tawfik H, Hamdan H, Dawson T, Hind J. 2016 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2016), 9th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :273-278 >DOI >Link

Salih WM, Hussain AJ, Khalaf M, Lunn J, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Ealeifo T, Salih HM. 2016. The Effects of Premature Birth on Children Education Aljumeily D, Hussain A, Tawfik H, Hamdan H, Dawson T, Hind J. 2016 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2016), 9th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :51-55 >DOI >Link

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. A Cyber-Support System for Distributed Infrastructures The Eighth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence

Chalmers C, Hurst W, MacKay M, Fergus P. 2016. Smart Monitoring: An Intelligent System to Facilitate Health Care across an Ageing Population The Eighth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence

Aljaaf AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumaily M, Hamdan H. 2016. Partially Synthesised Dataset to Improve Prediction Accuracy Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :855-866 >DOI >Link

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 Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :820-831 >DOI >Link

Aljaaf A, Al-jumeily D, Hussain A, Fergus P, al-jumaily M, Hamdan H. 2016. Partially Synthesised Dataset to Improve Prediction Accuracy (Case Study: Prediction of Heart Diseases) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Computation

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Keight R, Keenan R, Fergus P, Al-Askar H, Shaw A, Idowu IO. 2016. Training Neural Networks as Experimental Models: Classifying Biomedical Datasets for Sickle Cell Disease Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :784-795 >DOI >Link

Al Kafri AS, Sudirman S, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Al-Jumaily M, Al-Askar H. 2016. A Framework on a Computer Assisted and Systematic Methodology for Detection of Chronic Lower Back Pain Using Artificial Intelligence and Computer Graphics Technologies Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :843-854 >DOI >Link

Montanez CAC, Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Abdulaimma B, Al-Askar H. 2016. A Genetic Analytics Approach for Risk Variant Identification to Support Intervention Strategies for People Susceptible to Polygenic Obesity and Overweight Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :808-819 >DOI >Link

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Mackay M, Fergus P. 2016. A Smart Health Monitoring Technology Huang DS, Bevilacqua V, Premaratne P. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATION, ICIC 2016, PT I, 12th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9771 :832-842 >DOI >Link

Alloghani M, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Abuelma'atti O, Hamden H. 2016. A Mobile Health Monitoring Application for Obesity Management and Control Using the Intemet-of-Things 2016 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATIONS (ICDIPC), 6th International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications (ICDIPC) :19-24 >Link

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Keight R, Al-Jumeily D, Keenan R, Fergus P, Idowu IO. 2016. The Utilisation of compsiste Machine Learning models for the Classification of Medical Datasets For Sickle Cell Disease 2016 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATIONS (ICDIPC), 6th International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications (ICDIPC) :37-41 >Link

Aljaaf AJ, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Przybyla A, Barton GJ. 2016. Evaluation of Machine Learning Methods to Predict Knee Loading from the Movement of Body Segments 2016 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS (IJCNN), International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) :5168-5173 >Link

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. A Support Network for Distributed Systems ElRhalibi A, Tian F, Pan Z, Liu B. E-Learning and Games, 10th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment) 9654 :318-330 >DOI >Link

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. Critical Infrastructure Automated Immuno-Response System (CIAIRS) 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTROL, DECISION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES (CODIT), 3rd International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT) :96-101 >Link

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Keenan R, Keight R, Fergus P, Idowu IO. 2015. Applied Difference Techniques of Machine learning Algorithm and Web-based Management System for Sickle Cell Disease Jumelly DA, Hussain A, Tawfik H, MacDermott A, Lempereur B. PROCEEDINGS 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING DESE 2015, International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :231-235 >DOI >Link

Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Pich A, Hind J. 2015. Teaching Primary School Children the Concept of Computer Programming Jumelly DA, Hussain A, Tawfik H, MacDermott A, Lempereur B. PROCEEDINGS 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING DESE 2015, International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :180-184 >DOI >Link

Lennon U, Hussain AJ, Francis H, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Khalaf M, Radi N. 2015. The Impact of Social Media and its Utilisation by Pharmaceutical Companies Jumelly DA, Hussain A, Tawfik H, MacDermott A, Lempereur B. PROCEEDINGS 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING DESE 2015, International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :14-19 >DOI >Link

dos Anjos JCS, Assuncao MD, Bez J, Geyer C, de Freitas EP, Carissimi A, Costa JPCL, Fedak G, Freitag F, Markl V, Fergus P, Pereira R. 2015. SMART: An Application Framework for Real Time Big Data Analysis on Heterogeneous Cloud Environments Wu YL, Min GY, Georgalas N, Hu J, Atzori L, Jin XL, Jarvis S, Liu L, Calvo RA. CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS - DEPENDABLE, AUTONOMIC AND SECURE COMPUTING - PERVASIVE INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING, IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information :199-206 >DOI >Link

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Keenan R, Fergus P, Idowu IO. 2015. Robust Approach for Medical Data Classification and Deploying Self-Care Management System for Sickle Cell Disease Wu YL, Min GY, Georgalas N, Hu J, Atzori L, Jin XL, Jarvis S, Liu L, Calvo RA. CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS - DEPENDABLE, AUTONOMIC AND SECURE COMPUTING - PERVASIVE INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING, IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information :575-580 >DOI >Link

Khalaf M, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Keenan R, Radi N. 2015. A Framework to Support Ubiquitous Healthcare Monitoring and Diagnostic for Sickle Cell Disease International Conference on Intelligent Computation 9226 2015 >DOI

Aljaaf AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumaily M, Abdel-Aziz K. 2015. Toward an Optimal Use of Artificial Intelligence Techniques within a Clinical Decision Support System 2015 SCIENCE AND INFORMATION CONFERENCE (SAI), Proceedings of the Science and Information Conference (SAI) :548-554 >Link

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Idowu IO. 2015. Advance Flood Detection and Notification System based on Sensor Technology and Machine Learning Algorithm Liatsis P, Uus A, Miah S. 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND IMAGE PROCESSING (IWSSIP 2015), 22nd International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP) :105-108 >Link

Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Lennon U, Khalaf M, Radi N. 2015. The Utilisation of Social Media for Bridging the Gap between Patients and Pharmaceutical companies Liatsis P, Uus A, Miah S. 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND IMAGE PROCESSING (IWSSIP 2015), 22nd International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP) :179-183 >Link

Aljaaf AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumaily M, Radi N. 2015. Applied Machine Learning Classifiers for Medical Applications: Clarifying the behavioural patterns using a variety of datasets Liatsis P, Uus A, Miah S. 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND IMAGE PROCESSING (IWSSIP 2015), 22nd International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP) :228-232 >Link

Hussain AJ, Connell L, Francis H, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Radi N. 2015. An investigation into Gender Disparities in the Field of Computing Jumelly DA, Hussain A, Tawfik H, MacDermott A, Lempereur B. PROCEEDINGS 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING DESE 2015, International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :20-25 >DOI >Link

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Mackay M, Fergus P. 2015. Smart Health Monitoring using the Advanced Metering Infrastructure Wu YL, Min GY, Georgalas N, Hu J, Atzori L, Jin XL, Jarvis S, Liu L, Calvo RA. CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS - DEPENDABLE, AUTONOMIC AND SECURE COMPUTING - PERVASIVE INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING, IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information :2301-2306 >DOI >Link

Aljaaf AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumaily M, Radi N. 2015. A Systematic Comparison and Evaluation of Supervised Machine Learning Classifiers Using Headache Dataset Huang DS, Han K. ADVANCED INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS, ICIC 2015, PT III, 11th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9227 :101-108 >DOI >Link

Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Alaskar H, Radi N. 2015. The Utilisation of Dynamic Neural Networks for Medical Data Classifications- Survey with Case Study Huang DS, Han K. ADVANCED INTELLIGENT COMPUTING THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS, ICIC 2015, PT III, 11th International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) 9227 :752-758 >DOI >Link

Idowu IO, Fergus P, Hussain A, Dobbins C, Khalaf M, Eslava RVC, Keight R. 2015. Artificial Intelligence for Detecting Preterm Uterine Activity in Gynacology and Obstertric Care Wu YL, Min GY, Georgalas N, Hu J, Atzori L, Jin XL, Jarvis S, Liu L, Calvo RA. CIT/IUCC/DASC/PICOM 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS - DEPENDABLE, AUTONOMIC AND SECURE COMPUTING - PERVASIVE INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTING, IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information :215-220 >DOI >Link

Aljaaf AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Dawson T, Fergus P, Al-Jumaily M. 2015. Predicting the Likelihood of Heart Failure with a Multi Level Risk Assessment Using Decision Tree 2015 Third International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (TAEECE), 3rd International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (TAEECE) :101-106 >Link

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Mackay M, Fergus P. 2015. Smart Meter Profiling For Health Applications 2015 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS (IJCNN), International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) >Link

Dabbins C, Fergus P. 2015. Knowledge Extraction Using Probabilistic Reasoning: An Artificial Neural Network Approach 2015 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS (IJCNN), International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) >Link

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2015. A User-Centred Approach to Reducing Sedentary Behaviour Proceedings of The 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC’14), 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC’14) :1-6 >DOI

Fergus P, Hignett D, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D. 2014. An advanced machine learning approach to generalised epileptic seizure detection Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8590 LNBI :112-118 >DOI

Al-Jumeily D, Iram S, Hussain AJ, Francois-Benois V, Fergus P. 2014. Early detection method of alzheimer's disease using EEG signals Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8590 LNBI :25-33 >DOI

Folksman D, Fergus P, Al-Jumeily D, Carter C. 2014. A Mobile Multimedia Application Inspired by a Spaced Repetition Algorithm for Assistance with Speech and Language Therapy Hussain A, AlJumeily D, Radi N, Tawk H, Radvan R. 2013 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE), Sixth International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :367-375 >DOI >Link

Poole HM, Round S, Fergus P, Bimson C, Simcock L, Wallace R, Lees C. 2014. 'Keeping in Touch': Using the internet in speech and language therapy Int J Integr Care 2014; Inter Digital Health Suppl, International Digital Health and Care Congress 14

Iram S, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Hussain A. 2014. Exploring the Hidden Challenges Associated with the Evaluation of Multi-class Datasets using Multiple Classifiers 2014 EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPLEX, INTELLIGENT AND SOFTWARE INTENSIVE SYSTEMS (CISIS),, 8th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS) :346-352 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. A SURVEY OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY Butts J, Shenoi S. CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION VIII, 8th Annual IFIP Working Group (WG) 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection (ICCIP) 441 :127-138 >Link

Idowu IO, Fergus P, Hussain A, Dobbins C, Al-Askar H. 2014. Advance Artificial Neural Network Classification Techniques Using EHG for Detecting Preterm Births 2014 EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPLEX, INTELLIGENT AND SOFTWARE INTENSIVE SYSTEMS (CISIS),, 8th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS) :95-100 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. Big Data Analysis Techniques for Cyber-Threat Detection in Critical Infrastructures Barolli L, Li KF, Enokido T, Xhafa F, Takizawa M. 2014 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS (WAINA), 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (IEEE WAINA) :916-921 >DOI >Link

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2014. The Big Data Obstacle of Lifelogging Barolli L, Li KF, Enokido T, Xhafa F, Takizawa M. 2014 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS (WAINA), 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (IEEE WAINA) :922-926 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2013. Behavioural Observation for Critical Infrastructure Security Support AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Xie Z. UKSIM-AMSS SEVENTH EUROPEAN MODELLING SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (EMS 2013), UKSim-AMSS 7th European Modelling Symposium on Computer Modelling and Simulation (EMS) :36-41 >DOI >Link

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2013. Creating human digital memories for a richer recall of life experiences 2013 10th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2013, :246-251 >DOI

Hadi AS, Fergus P, Dobbins C, Al-Bakry AM. 2013. A machine learning algorithm for searching vectorised RDF data Proceedings - 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, WAINA 2013, :613-618 >DOI

Shamaila I, Al-Jumeily D, Lamb DJ, Fergus P. 2013. On the Early Detection of Neurodegenerative Diseases from Gait and EEG Signals: A Machine Learning Approach BCS IITC

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Managing critical infrastructures through behavioural observation Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012, >DOI

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2012. Augmenting human digital memories with physiological data Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012, >DOI

Dobbins C, Fergus P, Merabti M, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2012. Remotely monitoring and preventing the development of pressure ulcers with the aid of human digital memories IEEE International Conference on Communications, :6101-6105 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Operational support for critical infrastructure security Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, HPCC-2012 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, ICESS-2012, :1473-1478 >DOI

Dobbins C, Fergus P, Merabti M, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2012. Monitoring and measuring sedentary behaviour with the aid of human digital memories 2012 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC'2012, :395-398 >DOI

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2012. Capturing and sharing human digital memories with the aid of ubiquitous Peer-to-Peer mobile services 2012 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PERCOM Workshops 2012, :64-69 >DOI

Iram S, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Randles M, Davies M. 2011. E-health: The potential of linked data and stream reasoning for personalised healthcare Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :46-49 >DOI

Arshad F, Fergus P, Appleton S. 2010. Evaluating remote mobile technology in a clinical environment Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2010, :17-22 >DOI

Haroon A, Fergus P, Shaheed A, Merabti M. 2010. A Wireless Home and Body Sensor Network Platform for the Early Detection of Arthritis 2010 7TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE-CCNC 2010, 7th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :886-890 >Link

Shaheed A, Fergus P, Abuelma'atti OE, Merabti M. 2010. Visualisation of Ubiquitous Home Devices and Services 2010 7TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE-CCNC 2010, 7th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :277-281 >Link

Rhead I, Merabti M, Mokhtar H, Fergus P. 2009. A Hierarchically Structured Worldwide Sensor Web Architecture 2009 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS: WAINA, VOLS 1 AND 2, 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops :570-575 >DOI >Link

Rhead I, Merabti M, Mokhtar H, Fergus P. 2009. A Hierarchically Structured Global Data Collection Network 2009 6TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2, 6th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :605-606 >Link

Shaheed A, Fergus P, El Rhalibi A, Abuelma'atti OE, Merabti M, Price M. 2009. A 3D internet interactive commerce framework Proceedings of the 5th IASTED European Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, EuroIMSA 2009, :28-35

Fergus P, Kafiyat K, Merabti M, Taleb-bendiab A, Rhalibi AE. 2009. Remote physiotherapy treatments using wireless body sensor networks Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2009, :1191-1197 >DOI

Rhalibi AE, Merabti M, Carter C, Dennett C, Cooper S, Sabri MA, Fergus P. 2009. 3D java web-based games development and deployment International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems -Proceedings, :553-559 >DOI

Fergus P, Kifayat K, Cooper S, Merabti M, El Rhalibi A. 2009. A framework for physical health improvement using wireless sensor networks and gaming 2009 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare - Pervasive Health 2009, PCTHealth 2009, >DOI

El Rhalibi A, Merabti M, Carter C, Dennett C, Cooper S, Sabri MA, Fergus P. 2009. 3D Java Web-Based Games Development and Deployment 2009 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MULTIMEDIA COMPUTING AND SYSTEMS (ICMCS 2009), International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems :552-558 >Link

England D, Randles M, Fergus P, Taleb-Bendiab A. 2009. Towards an Advanced Framework for Whole Body Interaction Shumaker R. VIRTUAL AND MIXED REALITY, PROCEEDINGS, 3rd International Conference on Virtual and Mixed Reality held at the HCI International 2009 5622 :32-40 >Link

Merabti M, El Rhalibi A, Shaheed A, Fergus P, Price M. 2008. Virtual environments with content sharing Pan ZG, Zhang XP, ElRhalibi A, Woo W, Li Y. TECHNOLOGIES FOR E-LEARNING AND DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT, PROCEEDINGS, 3rd International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment 2008) 5093 :328-+ >Link

Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D, Shaheed A, Merabti M, El Rhalibi A. 2008. Networked appliances: Manipulation of 3D multimedia streams 2008 5TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-3, 5th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :1117-1122 >DOI >Link

El Rhalibi A, Merabti M, Fergus P, Shen Y. 2008. Perceptual user interface as games controller 2008 5TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-3, 5th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :1059-1064 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D, Merabti M, Haroon A. 2008. Networked appliances for home healthcare and lifestyle management Agha KA, Carcelle X, Pujolle G. HOME NETWORKING, 1st Home Networking Conference :313-328 >Link

Muhammad A, Merabti M, Askwith B, Fergus P. 2007. Ad hoc gateway service for automatic package delivery using networked appliances 2007 IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-9, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference :2578-2583 >Link

Haggerty J, Shi Q, Fergus P, Merabti M. 2006. Data authentication and trust within distributed intrusion detection system inter-component communications Blyth A. EC2ND 2005, PROCEEDINGS, 1st European Conference on Computer Network Defence (EC2ND) :197-+ >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Merabti M, Hanneghan MB, Taleb-Bendiab A, Mingkhwan A. 2005. A semantic framework for self-adaptive networked appliances CCNC: 2005 2ND IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE, 2nd IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference :229-234 >Link

Fergus P, Merabti M, Hanneghan M, Taleb-Bendiab A. 2004. Controlling Networked Devices In Ubiquitous Computing Environments using Biofeedback 5th EPSRC Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNet 2004) :91-96

Mingkhwan A, Fergus P, Abuelmaatti O, Merabti M. 2004. Implicit functionality: Dynamic services composition for home networked appliances 2004 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATIONS, VOLS 1-7, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2004) :43-47 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Mingkhwan A, Merabti M, Hanneghan M. 2003. Distributed Emergent Semantics in P2P Networks 2nd IASTED International Conference on Information and Knowledge Sharing (IKS2003) :75-82

Fergus P, Mingkhwan A, Merabti M, Hanneghan M. 2003. DiSUS: Mobile ad hoc network unstructured services Conti M, Giordano S, Gregori E, Olariu S. PERSONAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS, 8th International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications 2775 :484-491 >Link

Curbelo Montañez A, Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-jumeily D. Introduction to the Evaluation and Classification of Biomarkers using Direct to Consumer Genetic Data Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Computing

chalmers C, Hurst W, mackay M, fergus P. Profiling Users in the Smart Grid EMERGING 2015

Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D, Merabti M, El Rhalibi A. Bridging the gap between networked appliances and virtual worlds 2

Journal Articles

Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Huang D-S, Bouguila N. 2017. Classification of caesarean section and normal vaginal deliveries using foetal heart rate signals and advanced machine learning algorithms BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE, 16 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Hussain AJ, Hearty J, Fairclough S, Boddy L, Mackintosh K, Stratton G, Ridgers N, Al-Jumeily D, Aljaaf AJ, Lunn J. 2017. A machine learning approach to measure and monitor physical activity in children Neurocomputing, >DOI

Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, kaky A, Lunn J. 2017. A Data Science and Machine Learning Approach to Measure and Monitor Physical Activity in Children Neurocomputing, >DOI

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Keight R, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Keenan R, Tso P. 2017. Machine learning approaches to the application of disease modifying therapy for sickle cell using classification models NEUROCOMPUTING, 228 :154-164 >DOI >Link

Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Abuelmaatti O, Fergus P, Lunn J. 2016. An open learning system for special needs education Knowledge Management and E-Learning, 8 :68-85

Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Abuelmaatti O, fergus P, Lunn J. 2016. An open learning system for special needs education Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 8 :153-169

Fergus P, Hussain A, Hignett D, Al-Jumeily D, Abdel-Aziz K, Hamdan H. 2016. A machine learning system for automated whole-brain seizure detection Applied Computing and Informatics, 12 :70-89 >DOI

Fergus P, Idowu I, Hussain A, Dobbins C. 2016. Advanced artificial neural network classification for detecting preterm births using EHG records NEUROCOMPUTING, 188 :42-49 >DOI >Link

Iram S, Fergus P, Jumeily DA, Hussain A, Randles M. 2015. A classifier fusion strategy to improve the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, 5 :23-23 >DOI

Al-Jumeily D, Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Radi N. 2015. Self-organized neural network inspired by the immune algorithm for the prediction of speech signals Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 9226 :654-664 >DOI

Khalaf M, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Keenan R, Radi N. 2015. A framework to support ubiquitous healthcare monitoring and diagnostic for sickle cell disease Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 9226 :665-675 >DOI

Fergus P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Radi N. 2015. A position paper on predicting the onset of nocturnal enuresis using advanced machine learning Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 9226 :689-700 >DOI

Fergus P, Hussain A, Hearty J, Fairclough S, Boddy L, Mackintosh KA, Stratton G, Ridgers ND, Radi N. 2015. A machine learning approach to measure and monitor physical activity in children to help fight overweight and obesity Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 9226 :676-688 >DOI

Fergus P, Hignett D, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Abdel-Aziz K. 2015. Automatic Epileptic Seizure Detection Using Scalp EEG and Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, >DOI >Link

Al-Jumeily D, Iram S, Vialatte FB, Fergus P, Hussain A. 2015. A novel method of early diagnosis of alzheimer's disease based on EEG signals Scientific World Journal, 2015 >DOI

Hussain AJ, Fergus P, Al-Askar H, Al-Jumeily D, Jager F. 2015. Dynamic neural network architecture inspired by the immune algorithm to predict preterm deliveries in pregnant women NEUROCOMPUTING, 151 :963-974 >DOI >Link

Hussain AJ, Knight L, Al-Jumeily D, Fergus P, Hamdan H. 2014. Block Matching Algorithms for Motion Estimation - A Comparison Study Thampi SM, Gelbukh A, Mukhopadhyay J. ADVANCES IN SIGNAL PROCESSING AND INTELLIGENT RECOGNITION SYSTEMS, 264 :359-369 >DOI >Link

Attwood A, Abuelmatti O, Fergus P. 2014. M2M Rendezvous Redundancy for the Internet of Things Hussain A, AlJumeily D, Radi N, Tawk H, Radvan R. 2013 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE), :46-50 >DOI >Link

Abdel-Aziz K, Riding P, Woodham S, Rey JB, Maddocks S, Wainwright L, Aljaaf A, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Al-Jumaily M, Fergus P. 2014. A novel mobile health application for patients with chronic headache JOURNAL OF HEADACHE AND PAIN, 15 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. Behaviour analysis techniques for supporting critical infrastructure security International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 10 :267-287 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Iram S, Fergus P. 2014. Protecting critical infrastructures through behavioural observation International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 10 :174-192 >DOI

Fergus P, Idowu IO, Hussain AJ, Dobbins C, Al-Askar H. 2014. Evaluation of Advanced Artificial Neural Network Classification and Feature Extraction Techniques for Detecting Preterm Births Using EHG Records Huang DS, Han K, Gromiha M. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING IN BIOINFORMATICS, 8590 :309-314 >Link

Al-Jumeily D, Iram S, Hussain AJ, Francois-Benois V, Fergus P. 2014. Early Detection Method of Alzheimer's Disease Using EEG Signals Huang DS, Han K, Gromiha M. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING IN BIOINFORMATICS, 8590 :25-33 >Link

Fergus P, Hignett D, Hussain AJ, Al-Jumeily D. 2014. An Advanced Machine Learning Approach to Generalised Epileptic Seizure Detection Huang DS, Han K, Gromiha M. INTELLIGENT COMPUTING IN BIOINFORMATICS, 8590 :112-118 >Link

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2013. Creating human digital memories with the aid of pervasive mobile devices Pervasive and Mobile Computing, >DOI

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D, Bouhafs F. 2013. Exploiting linked data to create rich human digital memories Computer Communications, >DOI

Al-Askar H, Lamb DJ, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Randles M, Fergus P. 2013. Predicting Financial Time Series Data Using Artificial Immune System-Inspired Neural Networks International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing,

Dobbins C, Fergus P, Stratton G, Rosenberg M, Merabti M. 2013. Monitoring and reducing sedentary behavior in the elderly with the aid of human digital memories. Telemed J E Health, 19 :173-185 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Attwood A, Dobbins C, Stratton G, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Randles M. 2012. Monitoring and measuring physical activity and sedentary behaviour International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 13 :283-303 >DOI

Stratton G, Murphy R, Rosenberg M, Fergus P, Attwood A. 2012. Creating intelligent environments to monitor and manipulate physical activity and sedentary behavior in public health and clinical settings IEEE International Conference on Communications, :6111-6115 >DOI

Fergus P, Iram S, Al-Jumeily D, Randles M, Attwood A. 2012. Home-Based Health Monitoring and Measurement for Personalised Healthcare JOURNAL OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND HEALTH INFORMATICS, 2 :35-43 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, El Rhalibi A, Carter C, Cooper S. 2012. Towards an avatar mentor framework to support physical and psychosocial treatments Health and Technology, 2 :17-31 >DOI

Fergus P, Taylor M, Merabti M, Haggerty J, Bracegirdle L. 2011. Expanding tele-care: Using motion sensors for monitoring purposes Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :19-23 >DOI

Attwood A, Merabti M, Fergus P, Abuelmaatti O. 2011. SCCIR: Smart cities critical infrastructure response framework Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :460-464 >DOI

Taylor M, Haggerty J, Gresty D, Fergus P. 2010. Forensic investigation of peer-to-peer networks Network Security, 2010 :12-15 >DOI

Fergus P, Taylor M, Haggerty J, Bracegirdle L, Merabti M. 2010. Next generation body area networks and smart environments for healthcare :46-74 >DOI

Muhammad A, Fergus P, Merabti M, Askwith B. 2010. Peer-to-peer overlay gateway services for home automation and management 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, WAINA 2010, :880-886 >DOI

Kifayat K, Fergus P, Cooper S, Merabti M. 2010. Body area networks for movement analysis in physiotherapy treatments 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, WAINA 2010, :866-872 >DOI

Merabti M, Fergus P, Abuelma'atti O, Yu H, Judice C. 2008. Managing distributed networked appliances in home networks PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, 96 :166-185 >DOI >Link

Merabti M, Fergus P, Abuelma'atti O. 2007. Networked appliances and home networking: Internetworking the home :367-374 >DOI

Mingkhwan A, Fergus P, Abuelma'atti O, Merabti M, Askwith B, Hanneghan MB. 2006. Dynamic service composition in home appliance networks MULTIMEDIA TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS, 29 :257-284 >DOI >Link

Fergus P, Malarvizhi S, Chalmers C. Machine learning Ensemble Modelling to classify caesarean section and vaginal delivery types using cardiotocography traces Ciaccio EJ. Computers in Biology and Medicine,

Fergus P. A Smart Framework for Predicting the Onset of Nocturnal Enuresis (PrONE) in Children and Young People International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research,

Fergus P. A Machine Learning System for Automatic Detection of Preterm Activity Using Artificial Neural Networks and Uterine Electromyography Data International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems, 2

Poole HM, Round S, Fergus P, Brimson C, Simcock L, Wallace R. Keeping in Touch:Using the Internet in Speech and Language Therapy, International Journal of Interegrated Care,

Fergus P, Hussain A, Hignett D, Al-Jumeily D, Abdel-Aziz K, Hamdan H. Using Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Automated Whole-Brain Seizure Detection Aboalsamh H. Applied Computing and Informatics,

Fergus P, Cheung P, Hussain A, Al-Jumeily D, Dobbins C, Iram S. Prediction of Preterm Deliveries from EHG Signals using Machine Learning PLoS One, 8 :e77154-e77154 >DOI

Books

England D. 2011. Whole Body Interaction Springer-Verlag New York Inc 9780857294326

Chapters

Dobbins C, Merabti M, Fergus P, Llewellyn-Jones D. Capturing Human Digital Memories for Assisting Memory Recall Fairclough S, Gilleade K. Advances in Physiological Computing :211-234 Springer London >DOI

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

Bupa Seed Corn Grant, Exploring Strategies to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour and Promote Physical Activity among Young People with Cystic Fibrosis, Grant value (£): 19,990

North West Regional Innovation Fund, Keeping in Touch: Face-to-face with the Speech and Language Therapist via the Internet, Grant value (£): 5,000

Liverpool Community Health, Perceptions of Stakeholders in the use of Visual Technologies to Enhance Integrated Services with Specific Focus on Children with Cochlear Implants and Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Grant value (£): 6,950

• Al-Khawarizmi International College (UAE), Medical Data Image Compression for Mobile Devices, Grant value (£): 52,350

Al Dar University College, A Big Data Inspired Decision Support Methodology to Combat Overweight and Obesity Using Advanced Artificial Neural Networks, Grant value (£): 60,000

Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Data Analytics in the Tourist Industry, Grant value (£): 60,000

SBRI Healthcare, Warn Dry, Grant value (£): 1,000,000

Royal Academy of Engineering Newton Fund, Blueprint for a Decision Support System for Classification and Early Prediction of Polygenic Obesity in Humans Using Genetic Loci, Grant value (£): 5,995

HEFCE ICURe, Personalised Health Care Monitoring Using Smart Meter Energy Readings, Grant value (£): 35,000, Duration of research project: 6 Months

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy