Web archives and cities: mining the web to learn our cities
Dr E Tranos, Prof J Grieve
22 January 2019
This project will explore how the dynamics of cities are reflected in and, therefore, can be sensed by mining online content. Not only cities change, but they also change faster than the secondary data update pace.
EPSRC CDT in Web Science Innovation
Fully funded PhD opportunities available in the Web Science Centre for Doctoral Training. The Web is a foundational technology that supports a mobile infrastructure of social networks and big data services, powering the emerging digital economy.
Prof L Brown, Dr J Carrivick
7 January 2019
"Climate change poses a considerable threat to the biodiversity of high altitude ecosystems, with Arctic alpine regions across the world already beginning to show clear responses to warming (Milner et al., 2017).
The Complexity and Structure of Food Web Networks
Dr A Beckerman, Dr M Pocock
9 January 2019
The complexity and structure of food web networks underpin our understanding of biodiversity and the stability, persistence and functioning of ecological communities.
Interactive Sequential Pattern Mining of Web Logs
Dr M Vigo
Applications accepted all year round
Sequential pattern mining algorithms are extremely useful to identify the most salient patterns in sequences of events [1,2]. These events can be transactions on a database or time-series data.