Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Prof Alan Dearle

Prof Alan Dearle

Position: Professor

Research profile

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

Office: JC1.18 - 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

The Iona Machine

Dearle, A & Crawford, R (ed.) 2016, The Iona Machine. in R Crawford (ed.), The Book of Iona. Polygon, Edinburgh, pp. 150.

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