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Mr Mick Ridley

Mr Mick Ridley

BIOGRAPHY +

Member of ACM, HEA
Main Teaching Responsibilities:
Database Systems, Advanced Database Systems (PG), Large Scale Data Driven Applications.
PG Projects
Research Interests:
Databases, different types Object XML NoSQL, Web access to them, Big Data (spot the trendy key word)

GRANTS +

Current, and significant recent, funded projects

YIF with Macmillan Environmental Ltd 2014

HEIF Dementia Care Mapping International database development 2013

FP7-HEALTH (Computational modelling and estimation techniques) COSMOS (2011-2015): Integrated In Silico Models for the Prediction of Human Repeated Dose Toxicity of COSMetics to Optimise Safety

KTP (with Sovereign Health Care) (2011-2013)

KTP (with Syngenta) (2010-2013): Data and Model Governance with Applications in Predictive Toxicology

BBSRC PhD CASE (2010-2013): Data Mining Applications in Product Safety

RESEARCH STUDENTS +

Najat Ali
Hatem Aziz
Ebtasem Taktek

Completed
Shagufta Scanlon (Dec 2015)
Thesis Title: A Comparative Study of Data Transformations for Efficient XML and JSON Data Compression

Mohamad Nagi (June 2015)
Thesis title: Integrating Network Analysis and Data Mining Techniques into Effective Framework for Web Mining and Recommendation

Iyad Suleiman (May 2014)
Thesis title:Integrating Data Mining and Social Network Techniques into the Development of a Web-based Adaptive Play-based Assessment tool for School Readiness

Anna Palczewska (March 2014)
Thesis title: Interpretation, Identification and Reuse of Models:
Theory and Algorithms with Applications in Predictive Toxicology

Yasmina Bashon (May 2013)
Thesis Title: Contributions to Fuzzy Object Comparison and Applications

Atia Albhbah (Apr 2013)
Thesis title: Dynamic Web Forms Development using RuleML

Mokhairi Makhtar (May 2012)
Thesis title: Contributions to ensembles of models for predictive toxicology applications.

Sophia Alim (Feb 2012)
Thesis Title: Vulnerability in Online Social Network Profiles

Taher Naser (Feb 2012)
Thesis Title: A flexible approach for mapping between object-oriented databases and XML.

Mohamed A. Mgheder (Oct 2010)
Thesis Title: Database Metadata Requirements for Automated Web Development

Mohammad Rifaie (June 2010)
Thesis Title: Strategy and Methodology for Enterprise Data Warehouse Development: Integrating Data Mining and Social Networking Techniques for Identifying Different Communities within the Data Warehouse

Yaser Al-Lahham as Yaser Hasan (Sept 2009)
Thesis Title: Equivalence Class Model for Structured Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval Systems

Mohammed Mosbah Elsheh (Dec 2008)
Thesis Title: Integration of Relational Database Metadata and XML Technology to develop an abstract framework to generate automatic and dynamic web entry forms

Haider Al-Ameed (Jan 2007)
Thesis Title: A proposed new model using a light stemmer for increasing the success of search in Arabic terms

Abdurraouf Ali M Elbibas (Dec 2005)
Thesis Title: The Use of Database Metadata to Build Adaptable Dynamic Database Interfaces for Web Applications

Mohammed A Hassan (2003)
Thesis Title: Keyword-Based Approach for Solving the Database Selection Problem in a Distributed Heterogeneous Autonomous Relational Database Environment

PUBLICATIONS

Published Books +

Journal Publications +

  • Suleimann I, Aslan M and Alhajj R (2016): "The power of online genetic algorithm in stealth assessment for school readiness" Journal of Computers in Education, Springer, Berlin, 3 (2): 209-246.
    For more information see: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s40692-016-0054-5.pdf
  • Peng P, Addam O, Elzohbi M, Ozyer S and Elhajj A (2013): "Reporting and analyzing alternative clustering solutions by employing multi-objective genetic algorithm and conducting experiments on cancer data" Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, 56 108-122.
    For more information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950705113003535#
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  • Palczewska A.M, Neagu D. and Ridley M.J. (2013): "Using Pareto Points for Model Identification in Predictive Toxicology" Journal of Cheminformatics, 5 (16).
    For more information see: http://www.jcheminf.com/content/5/1/16/
  • Palczewska A., Fu X., Trundle P.T., Yang L. and Neagu D. (2013): "Towards Model Governance in Predictive Toxicology" International Journal of Information Management, Elsevier, 33 (3): 567-582.
    For more information see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02684012/33/3
  • Bashon Y., Neagu D. and Ridley M.J. (2013): "A Framework for Comparing Heterogeneous Objects: on the Similarity Measurements for Fuzzy, Numerical and Categorical Attributes" Soft Computing, Springer, Heidelberg, 17 (9): 1595-1615.
    For more information see: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00500-012-0974-6
  • NAGI M., ELHAJJ A., ADDAM O., QABAJA A. and ZUROUR 0 (2012): "Robust Framework for Recommending Restructuring of Websites by Analysing Web Usage and Web Structure Data" International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Inderscience, London, 7 (1/2): 4-20.
  • ALIM S., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M (2012): "A Vulnerability Evaluation Framework for Online Social Network Profiles: Axioms and Propositions" International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions , Inderscience, London, 4 (2/3): 178-206.
  • ALBHBAH A.M. and RIDLEY M.J. (2011): "An extended rule framework for web forms: adding to metadata with custom rules to control appearance" International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing, IACSIT, Singapore, 1 (5): 466-472.
  • FU X., WOJAK A., NEAGU D., RIDLEY M. and TRAVIS K. (2011): "Data governance in predictive toxicology: A review" Journal of Cheminformatics, Chemistry Central, 3 (24).
    For more information see: http://www.jcheminf.com/content/3/1/24
  • ADNAN M., NAGI M., KIANMEHR K., TAHBOUB R. and RIDLEY M.J. (2011): "Promoting where, when and what? An analysis of web logs by integrating data mining and social network techniques to guide ecommerce business promotions" Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer, Wein, 1 (3): 173-185.
  • ALIM S., ADBULRAHMAN R., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M M(2011): "Online Social Network Profile Data Extraction for Vulnerability Analysis" International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, Inderscience, 3 (2): 194-209.
  • NASER T., ALHAJJ R. and RIDLEY M.J. (2009): "Two-Way Mapping between Object-Oriented Databases and XML" Informatica, 33 (3): 297-308.
  • RIFAIE M., KIANMEHR K., ALHAJJ R. and RIDLEY M. (2009): "Data modelling for effective data warehouse architecture and design" International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, Inderscience, 1 (3): 282-300.
  • Hasan Y., Hassan M. and Ridley M. (2008): "Incremental Transitivity Applied to Cluster Retrieval" International Arab Journal of Information Technology, Zarqa Private University, Zarqa, 5 (3): 311-319.
  • AYRES F.H. and RIDLEY M.J. (2007): "Twenty five years of bibliographic control research at the University of Bradford" Cataloguing & Classification Quarterly, Howarth Press, Binghampton, 44 (1/2): 113-130.
  • COENEN F., EAGLESTONE B. and RIDLEY M. (2001): "Verification, Validation, and Integrity Issues in Expert and Database Systems: Two Perspectives" International Journal of Intelligent Systems, John Wiley, New York, USA, 16 (3): 425-447.
  • RIDLEY M. (1999): "Practical Clumping" Ariadne, UKOLN, Bath, UK (20).
  • AYRES F.H. and RIDLEY M.J. (1999): "BOPAC2: a new dimension in OPAC display" Vine, LITC, London, UK (114): 50155.
  • AYRES F.H., NIELSEN L.P. and RIDLEY M.J. (1999): "BOPAC2: a New Concept in OPAC Design and Bibliographic Control" Cataloguing and Classification Quarterly, Haworth Information Press, Binghampton, NY, 28 (2): 17-44.
  • AYRES F.H., NIELSEN L.P. and RIDLEY M.J. (1997): "Design and Display Issues for a Manifestation Based Catalogue at Bradford" Program, ASLIB, London, UK, 31 (2): 95-113.

Chapters in Books +

  • JARADA T.N, ELSHEIKH A.M, NASER T., CHUNG K and et al (2011): "Rules for Effective Mapping between two Data Environments: Object Database Language and XML", Recent Trends in Information Reuse and Integration, T.Ozyer, K. Kianmehr, M. Tan (ed.), Springer-Verlag ISBN: 978-3-7091-0737-9, pp. 143-166.
  • SULEIMAN I., GAO S., SALMAN T., POLAT F. and et al (2011): "Effectiveness of Automated Learning in Assessment of School Readiness", Recent Trends in Information Reuse and Integration, T.Ozyer, K. Kianmehr, M. Tan (ed.), Springer-Verlag ISBN: 978-3-7091-0737-9, pp. 97-114.
  • NAJI G., NAGI M., ELSHEIKH A.M., GAO S. and KIANMEHR K. (2011): "Effectiveness of Social Networks for Studying Biological Agents and Identifying Cancer Biomarkers", Counterterrorism and Open Source Intelligence (Lecture Notes in Social Networks 2), U. K. Wiil (ed.), Springer, Wein New York ISBN: 978-3-7091-0387-6, pp. 285-313.
  • NAGI M., GUERBAS A., KIANMEHR K., KARAMPELAS P. and ET. AL. (2010): "Employing Social Network Construction and Analysis in Web Structure Optimization", From Sociology to Computing in Social Networks, Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Vol. 1, N. Memon and R. Alhajj (eds.) ISBN: 978-3-7091-0293-0 , pp. 13-34.
    For more information see: http://www.springer.com/computer/information+systems+and+applications/book/978-3-7091-0293-0
  • COENEN F., EAGLESTONE B. and RIDLEY M (1999): "Verification, Validation and Integrity in Knowledge and Database Systems :Future Directions", Validation and Verification of Knowledge-Based Systems: Theory, Tools and Practice, A. Vermesan and F. Coenen (eds.), Kluwer ISBN: 0792386450, pp. 297-312.
  • RIDLEY M. (1998): "Beyond MARC", The Principles and Future of AACR, J. Weihs (ed.), CLA LA ALA ISBN: 1856043037, pp. 229-239.

Conference Contributions +

  • Aziz H and Ridley M (2016): "Adaptive Polling for Responsive Web Applications", Information Science and Applications (ICISA) 2016, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering Vol. 376 pp 1157-1167.
    For more information see: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-0557-2_110
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  • Albhbah A, Mgheder M and Ridley M (2015): "Extending the use of RuleML to store metadata and database semantics", 3rd International Conference on Automation, Control Engineering and Computer Science (ACECS 16), Hammamet, Tunisia.
    For more information see: http://ipco-co.com/PET_Journal/Acecs-2016/32.pdf
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  • XIN F., TRAVIS K., NEAGU D., RIDLEY M. and QIANG S. (2012): "Fuzzy Complex Number Aided Evaluation of Predictive Toxicology Models", The 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI 2012), Brisbane, Australia.
    For more information see: http://www.ieee-wcci2012.org/programv3.pdf
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  • MAKHTAR M., YANG L., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M (2012): "Optimisation of Classifier Ensemble for Predictive Toxicology Applications", Procs of the 2012 UKSim 14th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation(UKSim2012), pp.236-241., Cambridge, UK.
  • BASHON Y., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2011): "Fuzzy Set-Theoretical Approach for Comparing Objects with Fuzzy Attributes", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications ISDA 2011, pp. 754-759, Cordoba, Spain.
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  • WOJAK A., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2011): "Double Min-Score (DMS) Algorithm for Automated Model Selection in Predictive Toxicology", Procs of the 11th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence UKCI 2011 , Manchester, UK.
    For more information see: http://ukci.cs.manchester.ac.uk/files/Proceedings.pdf
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  • MAKHTAR M., NEAGU D.C. and RIDLEY M.J. (2011): "Binary Classification Models Comparison: on the Similarity of Datasets and Confusion Matrix for Predictive Toxicology Applications", 2nd International Conference on Information Technology in Bio- and Medical Informatics - ITBAM 2011 (DEXA 2011), Toulouse, France.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/9644l1868577j713/fulltext.pdf
  • MAKHTAR M., NEAGU D.C. and RIDLEY M.J. (2011): "Comparing Multi-Class Classifiers: on the Similarity of Confusion Matrices for Predictive Toxicology Applications", Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, Springer-Verlag LNCS, Norwich, UK.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/m115k157064k11lk/fulltext.pdf
  • NAGI M., ELSHEIKH A., RIFAIE M., SULEIMAN I. and et al (2011): "Association rules mining based approach for Web usage mining ", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI) 2011, Las Vegas, USA.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6009540
  • ABDULRAHMAN R., HOLTON D., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2011): "Formal Specification of Multi Agent System for Historical Information Retrieval from Online Social Networks", 5th KES International Conference, KES-AMSTA 2011, June 29-July 1, 2011, Manchester, UK.
  • ALIM S., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2011): "Axioms for Vulnerability Measurement of Online Social Network Profiles", 2011 International Conference on Information Society (i-Society), London, UK.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=5966376
  • ALBHBAH A.M. and RIDLEY M.J. (2011): "A Rule Framework for Automatic Generation of Web Forms", 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (IEEE ICCSIT 2011), Chengdu, China.
  • ELSHEH M. and RIDLEY M. (2010): "Generation and Validation of Web Forms Using Database Metadata and XForms", Symposium on Progress in Information and Communication Technology(SPICT 10) , Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia.
  • ALBHBAH A. and RIDLEY M.J. (2010): "Using RuleML and Database Metadata for Automatic Generation of Web Forms", Procs of the 10th Int Conf on Intelligent Systems and Applications (ISDA), Cairo, Egypt.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=05687166
  • MAKHTAR M., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2010): "Predictive Model Representation and Comparison: Towards Data and Predictive Models Governance", Proceedings of the 10th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence UKCI 2010, Colchester, UK.
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  • ABDULRAHMAN R., ALIM S., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2010): "Algorithms for Data Retrieval from Online Social Network Graphs", Procs of the 10th IEEE Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2010), Bradford, UK.
  • BASHON Y., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M. (2010): "A New Approach for Comparing Fuzzy Objects", 13th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU-2010, Dortmund, Germany.
    For more information see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/q71565j4327g150j/fulltext.pdf
  • RIFAIE M., ALHAJJ R and RIDLEY M.J. (2009): "Data Governance Strategy: A Key Issue in Building Enterprise Data Warehouse ", Emerging Research and Projects Applications and Services symposium (ERPAS2009), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • ALIM S., ABDUL-RAHMAN R., NEAGU D. and RIDLEY M (2009): "Data Retrieval from Online Social Networking Profiles for Social Engineering Applications", Procs of the 4th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions ICITST-2009, London, UK.
    For more information see: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5402568
  • Blas E.J., Muhsen A.M., Mok T., Rifaie M. and Kienmehr K. (2008): "Data Warehouse Architecture for GIS Applications", International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, Linz, Austria.
  • Naser T, Allhajj R. and Ridley M. (2008): "Flexible Approach for Representing Object-Oriented Databases in XML Format", International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, Linz, Austria.
  • Naser T., Allhajj R. and Ridley M.J. (2008): "Reengineering XML into Object-Oriented Databases", IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Rifaie M., Kianmehr K., Alhajj R. and Ridley M.J. (2008): "Data Warehouse Architecture and Design", IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Mgheder M.A. and Ridley M.J. (2008): "Automatic Generation of Web User Interfaces in PHP Using Database Metadata", Third International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services, iciw, Athens, Greece.
    For more information see: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ICIW.2008.100
  • HASAN Y.A., HASSAN M.A. and RIDLEY M.J. (2007): "Selecting and Evaluating a Hierarchical Cluster Representative'", 4th IEEE-GCC 2007, Bahrain.
  • ELSHEH M.M. and RIDLEY M.J. (2007): "Using Database Metadata and its Semantics to Generate Automatic and Dynamic Web Entry", World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2007 (WCECS 2007), San Francisco, USA.
  • ELSHEH M.M. and RIDLEY M.J. (2007): "Developing an Abstract Representation for User Interface Elements Based on Database Metadata", IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2007, Vila Real, Portugal.
  • NASER T., RIDLEY M.J., ALHAJJ R. and KEIHMEHR K. (2007): "Transforming Object-Oriented Databases into XML", EEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration 2007, Las Vegas, USA.
  • AL-AMEED H.K., RIDLEY M.J. and RADAIDAH M.A. (2006): "A Proposed new Approach for Improving the Execution of Arabic Light Stemming Algorithm", Prep 2005, Lancaster, UK.
  • HASSAN M.A., ALHAJJ R. and RIDLEY M.J. (2005): "Mechanism for Locating Relevant Structured Databases in Multidatabase Environment,", Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Integration and Web-Based Applications and Services, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia.
  • RIDLEY M.J. (2005): "Object Databases: What Can We Learn and What Should We Teach", HEA-ICS Workshop on Teaching Learning and Assessment in Databases (TLAD05), Sunderland, UK.
  • ELBIBAS A.A. and RIDLEY M.J. (2005): "Using Database Metadata to Build Adaptable HTML Forms", Lpep 2005, Lancaster, UK.
  • RIDLEY M.J. (2004): "Database Texts and the Database Curriculum", LTSN-ICS Workshop on Teaching Learning and Assessment in Databases (TLAD04), Edinburgh, UK.
  • RIDLEY M.J. (2003): "Assessing SQL", LTSN-ICS Workshop on Teaching Learning and Assessment in Databases (TLAD, Coventry, UK.
  • RIDLEY M.J. (2003): "Database Systems or Database Theory- or 'Why Don't You Teach Oracle", LTSN-ICS Workshop on Teaching Learning and Assessment in Databases (TLAD), Coventry, UK.
  • EAGLESTONE B. and RIDLEY M. (1998): "Verification, Validation and Integrity Issues in Expert and Database Systems :The Database Perspective", First International Workshop on Verification, Validation and Integrity Issues in Expert and Database Systems, at Ninth International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'98), Vienna, Austria.

Research Reports +

  • AL AMEED H.K. and RIDLEY M.J. (2006): "Text-based vs. Concept-based approaches for Arabic IR: A hard-headed enhancement", Research Report, School of Informatics, University of Bradford.
  • AYRES F.H., NIELSEN L.P. and RIDLEY M.J. (1998): "The Bradford OPAC 2: Managing and Displaying Retrievals from a Distributed Search in Z39.50, British Library Research and Innovation Report 103, ISBN 0 7213 9710 8 ISSN 1366-8218", Research Report, London, UK.
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