Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews crest

Prof Alan Dearle

Prof Alan Dearle

Dean of Science

Position: Professor

Research profile

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

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

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3250

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

Research Overview

Persistent Systems; Distributed systems; Operating Systems; XML

Recent Publications

Learning From Past Links: Understanding the Limits of Linkage Quality

Akgun, O, Dearle, A, Garrett, E & Kirby, GNC 2017, 'Learning From Past Links: Understanding the Limits of Linkage Quality' British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference 2017, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 6/09/17 - 8/09/17, .

Evaluating record linkage: creating longitudinal synthetic data to provide gold-standard linked data sets

Dalton, TS, Dearle, A, Kirby, GNC & Akgun, O 2017, 'Evaluating record linkage: creating longitudinal synthetic data to provide gold-standard linked data sets' Workshop for the Systematic Linking of Historical Records, Guelph, Canada, 11/05/17 - 13/05/17, .

Probabilistic linkage of vital event records in Scotland using familial groups

Akgun, O, Dalton, TS, Dearle, A, Garrett, E & Kirby, GNC 2017, 'Probabilistic linkage of vital event records in Scotland using familial groups' Workshop for the Systematic Linking of Historical Records, Guelph, Canada, 11/05/17 - 13/05/17, .

An identifier scheme for the Digitising Scotland project

Akgun, O, Al-Sidiqi, A, Christen, P, Dalton, TS, Dearle, A, Dibben, CJL, Garrett, E, Gray, A, Kirby, GNC & Reid, A 2017, 'An identifier scheme for the Digitising Scotland project' UK Administrative Data Research Network Annual Research Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1/06/17 - 2/06/17, .

Record linking using metric space similarity search

Dearle, A, Kirby, GNC, Akgun, O & Dalton, TS 2017, 'Record linking using metric space similarity search' UK Administrative Data Research Network Annual Research Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1/06/17 - 2/06/17, .

Evaluating population data linkage: assessing stability, scalability, resilience and robustness across many data sets for comprehensive linkage evaluation

Dalton, TS, Akgun, O, Al-Sediqi, A, Christen, P, Dearle, A, Garrett, E, Gray, A, Kirby, GNC & Reid, A 2017, 'Evaluating population data linkage: assessing stability, scalability, resilience and robustness across many data sets for comprehensive linkage evaluation' UK Administrative Data Research Network Annual Research Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1/06/17 - 2/06/17, .

Towards an autonomous decentralised orchestration system

Automatic extraction of multiple underlying causes from textual death records

Kirby, GNC, Hajiarabderkani, M, Dearle, A, Carson, JK, Dunlop, FRJ, Dibben, CJL & Williamson, L 2015, 'Automatic extraction of multiple underlying causes from textual death records' Farr Institute International Conference on Data Intensive Health Research and Care, St Andrews, United Kingdom, 26/08/15 - 28/08/15, .

Automatic methods for coding historical occupation descriptions to standard classifications

Kirby, GNC, Carson, J, Dunlop, F, Dibben, C, Dearle, A, Williamson, L, Garrett, E & Reid, A 2015, Automatic methods for coding historical occupation descriptions to standard classifications. in G Bloothooft, P Christen, K Mandemakers & M Schraagen (eds), Population Reconstruction. Springer, pp. 43-60. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-19884-2_3

Workflow partitioning and deployment on the cloud using Orchestra

Jaradat, W, Dearle, A & Barker, A 2014, Workflow partitioning and deployment on the cloud using Orchestra. in 7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2014). IEEE, pp. 251-260. DOI: 10.1109/UCC.2014.34