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

Understanding the linking possibilities in Scottish Records and an algorithmic approach to full linkage

Dearle, A, Kirby, GNC, Lee, W & Dibben, C 2018, 'Understanding the linking possibilities in Scottish Records and an algorithmic approach to full linkage' Paper presented at International Conference for Administrative Data Research , Belfast, United Kingdom, 21/06/18 - 22/06/18, . DOI: 10.23889/ijpds.v3i2.508

Validating Synthetic Longitudinal Populations for evaluation of Population Data Linkage

Unikernel support for the deployment of light-weight, self-contained, and latency avoiding services

Jaradat, W, Dearle, A & Lewis, J 2018, 'Unikernel support for the deployment of light-weight, self-contained, and latency avoiding services' Third Annual UK System Research Challenges Workshop, United Kingdom, 21/03/18 - 23/03/18, .

Using metric space indexing for complete and efficient record linkage

Akgün, Ö, Dearle, A, Kirby, GNC & Christen, P 2018, Using metric space indexing for complete and efficient record linkage. in D Phung, VS Tseng, G Webb, B Ho, M Ganji & L Rashidi (eds), Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: 22nd Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2018, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, June 3-6, 2018, Proceedings, Part III. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), vol. 10939, Springer, Cham, pp. 89-101, 22nd Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Melbourne, Australia, 3/06/18. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-93040-4_8

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, .