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Andy Laws

Andy Laws

Telephone: 0151 231 2270

Biography

Degrees

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Computer Studies

Academic appointments

Programme Leader - Multimedia Computing routes, Computer Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - present

Publications

Other

Bradley PS, Evans M, Laws A, Ade J. 2018. ‘Context is King’ when Interpreting Match Physical Performances Public Url

Bradley PS, Laws A, Ade J. 2018. How AI could help football managers spot weak links in their teams Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Al-Shabandar R, Hussain A, Laws A, Keight R, Lunn J. 2017. Machine Learning Approaches to Predict Learning Outcomes in Massive Open Online Courses 2017 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2017) DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Kapasa RM, Forsyth H, Laws A, Lempereur B. 2015. Predictive Analytics as a Security Management Tool in Virtualised Environment 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) :102-106 DOI Author Url

Al-Jumeily B, Al-lawati D, Lunn J, Laws A. 2011. An adoptive technology acceptance model within the Oman secondary system for geography teaching and learning Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :282-286 DOI

Thompson RJ, Laws AG, Reilly DJ, Taleb-Bendiab A, Llewellyn-Jones D. 2010. An open-bounded cybernetic case study of viable computing systems: Applying directive correlation to an algorithmic hot-swapping scenario 2010 IEEE 9th International Conference on Cybernetic Intelligent Systems, CIS 2010, DOI

Laws AG, Forsyth HL, Baskett M. 2009. MUVE, the Future of E-Learning Building a Virtual Learning World AlJumeily D, Nagar AK, Tawfik H, Hussain A, Lisboa P. 2009 SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2009), 2nd International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering :307-313 DOI Author Url

Forsyth H, Bendiab AT, Laws A. 2009. e-Learning: Managing the opportunity of virtual worlds and their environments AlJumeily D, Nagar AK, Tawfik H, Hussain A, Lisboa P. 2009 SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2009), 2nd International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering :300-306 DOI Author Url

Laws AG, Taleb-Bendiab A, Wade SJ. 2006. Genetically modified software: Realizing viable autonomic agency Hinchey MG, Rago P, Rash JL, Rouff CA, Sterritt R, Truszkowski W. INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS FOR AUTONOMIC AND AGENT-BASED SYSTEMS, 2nd International Workshop on Radical Agent Concepts 3825 :184-+ Author Url

Taleb-Bendiab A, Bustard DW, Sterritt R, Laws AG, Keenan F. 2005. Model-based self-managing systems engineering Sixteenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Proceedings, 16th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications :155-159 DOI Author Url

Randles M, Taleb-Bendiab A, Miseldine P, Laws A. 2005. Adjustable deliberation of self-managing systems Rozenblit J, ONeill T, Peng J. 12TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ON THE ENGINEERING OF COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS, 12th IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems :449-456 DOI Author Url

Bustard D, Sterritt R, Taleb-Bendiab A, Laws A, Randles M, Keenan F. 2005. Towards a systemic approach to autonomic systems engineering Rozenblit J, ONeill T, Peng J. 12TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ON THE ENGINEERING OF COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS, 12th IEEE International Conference and Workshop on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems :465-472 DOI Author Url

Reilly D, Taleb-Bendlab A, Laws A, Badr N. 2002. An Instrumentation and Control-Based Approach for Distributed Application Management and Adaptation Proceedings of the first ACM SIGSOFT Workshop on Self-Healing Systems (WOSS'02), :61-66 DOI

Laws AG, Taleb-Bendiab A, Wade SJ, Reilly D. 2001. From wetware to software: A cybernetic perspective of self-adaptive software Laddaga R, Robertson P, Shrobe H. SELF-ADAPTIVE SOFTWARE: APPLICATIONS, 2nd International Workshop on Self-Adaptive Software (IWSAS 2001) 2614 :257-280 DOI Author Url

Thompson RJ, LAws AG, Reilly DJ, Taleb-Bendiab A, Llewellyn-Jones D. Towards Viable Computer Systems: a Set Theory Interpretation of Ecological Dependence within Beer’s Self-Organizing Viable System Model ACM , IEEE , SIGAPP , France SIGAPP, IFIP , Lyon INSAD. Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems France, The International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems MEDES 11 DOI Publisher Url

Thompson RJ, Laws AG, Reilly DJ, Taleb-Bendiab A, Llewellyn-Jones D. A Cybernetic Case Study of Viable Computing Systems: A Framework for Requisite Variety via Algorithmic Hot-Swapping Chapter IEEESMCSUKRI, IEEE Systems MCSPO. 8th IEEE International Conference on Cybernetic Intelligent Systems 2009 DOI Author Url

Evans M, Laws AG. Self Organisation Characteristics in Footballs Teams as opposing agent-based Viable Systems IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century, IEEE 2014 Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century :1-8 Publisher Url

Al-Shabandar R, Hussain A, Laws A, Keight R, Lunn J. Towards the Differentiation of Initial and Final Retention in Massive Open Online Courses Lecture Notes in Computer Science, International Conference on Intelligent Computing DOI Author Url Public Url

Alshabandar R, Hussain A, Keight R, Laws A, Lunn J, Shamsa T. The Application of Gaussian Mixture Models for the Identification of At-Risk Learners in Massive Open Online Courses The bi-annual IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI), 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) DOI Author Url Public Url

Al-Shabandar R, Hussain A, Keight R, Laws A. The bi-annual IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence

Journal article

Taylor MJ, Stables R, Matata B, Lisboa PJG, Laws A, Almond P. 2014. Website design: Technical, social and medical issues for self-reporting by elderly patients HEALTH INFORMATICS JOURNAL, 20 :136-150 DOI Author Url Public Url

Al-Jumeily D, Murtada A, Lunn J, Laws A. 2011. Research 2.0: e-Learning support framework to assist research degree programmes Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :261-266 DOI

Forsyth H, Laws A, Bendiab AT. 2011. Evolutionary environmental modelling in self-managing software systems Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE 2011, :370-375 DOI

Taylor MJ, Matata B, Stables R, Laws A, England D, Lisboa PJG. 2011. Issues in online patient self-reporting of health status HEALTH INFORMATICS JOURNAL, 17 :5-14 DOI Author Url

Taylor MJ, Moynihan EP, Laws A. 1998. Training for software maintenance JOURNAL OF SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE-RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, 10 :381-393 DOI Author Url

Laws AG, Taleb-Bendiab A, Wade SJ. Towards a Viable Reference Architecture for Multi-Agent Supported Holonic Manufacturing Systems Journal of Applied Systems Science, 2