Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Prof Alan Dearle

Prof Alan Dearle

Dean of Science

Position: Professor

Research profile

Email: alan.dearle@st-andrews.ac.uk

Office: JC1.16 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3250

Home page: http://al.host.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk

Recent Publications

Comparing relational and graph databases for pedigree data sets

Kirby, GNC , de Kerckhove, C, Shumailov, I , Carson, JK , Dearle, A , Dibben, CJL & Williamson, L 2014, ' Comparing relational and graph databases for pedigree data sets ' Paper presented at Workshop on Population Reconstruction, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19/02/14 - 21/02/14 , .

Automatic methods for coding historical occupation descriptions to standard classifications

Kirby, GNC , Carson, JK , Dunlop, FRJ , Dibben, CJL , Dearle, A , Williamson, L , Garrett, E & Reid, A 2014, ' Automatic methods for coding historical occupation descriptions to standard classifications ' Paper presented at Workshop on Population Reconstruction, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19/02/14 - 21/02/14 , .

Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications

Carson, JK , Kirby, GNC , Dearle, A , Williamson, L , Garrett, E, Reid, A & Dibben, CJL 2013, ' Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications '. in New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics. Eurostat, http://www.cros-portal.eu/content/ntts-2013-proceedings, pp. 598-607, New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS 2013), Brussels, Belgium, 5-7 March.

Minimising virtual machine support for concurrency

Dobson, SA , Dearle, A & Porter, BF 2013, ' Minimising virtual machine support for concurrency '. in Proceedings of 5th ETAPS workshop on Programming Language Approaches to Concurrency and Communication-cEntric Software.

A Dataflow Language for Decentralised Orchestration of Web Service Workflows

Jaradat, W , Dearle, A & Barker, AD 2013, ' A Dataflow Language for Decentralised Orchestration of Web Service Workflows '. in To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE 2013 7th International Workshop on Scientific Workflows, in conjunction with IEEE SERVICES 2013. pp. 13-20.

An Architecture for Decentralised Orchestration of Web Service Workflows

Jaradat, W , Dearle, A & Barker, AD 2013, ' An Architecture for Decentralised Orchestration of Web Service Workflows '. in Proceedings of the IEEE 20th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2013). IEEE Computer Society, pp. 603-604.

Channel and active component abstractions for WSN programming: A language model with operating system support

Harvey, P , Dearle, A , Lewis, JP & Sventek, J 2012, ' Channel and active component abstractions for WSN programming: A language model with operating system support '. in SENSORNETS 2012 - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sensor Networks. pp. 35-44, 1st International Conference on Sensor Networks, SENSORNETS 2012, Rome, Italy, 24-26 February.

Mission-oriented middleware for sensor-driven scientific systems

Dearle, A & Dobson, SA 2012, ' Mission-oriented middleware for sensor-driven scientific systems ' Journal of Internet Services and Applications , vol 3, no. 1, pp. 133-139.

Autonomic management of client concurrency in a distributed storage service

Tauber, MG , Kirby, GNC & Dearle, A 2011, ' Autonomic management of client concurrency in a distributed storage service '. in 2011 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2011) . IEEE, pp. 1109-1115, 4th IFIP/IEEE Distributed Autonomous Management Systems Workshop (DANMS 2011), Dublin, Ireland, 27 May.

Self-adaptation applied to peer-set maintenance in Chord via a generic autonomic management framework

Tauber, M , Kirby, GNC & Dearle, A 2010, ' Self-adaptation applied to peer-set maintenance in Chord via a generic autonomic management framework '. in 4th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2010), Workshop on Self-Adaptive Networking. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 9-16, Fourth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Workshop on Self-Adaptive Networking, Budapest, Hungary, 27 September.