Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Dr Colin Allison

Dr Colin Allison

Position: Reader

Research profile

Email (@st-andrews.ac.uk): ca

Office: JC0.12 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3239

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

Research Overview

Distributed Systems; Technology Enhanced Learning; Computer Networks; QoS; Pervasive Computing;

Recent Publications

Immersive Learning Research Network: Second International Conference, iLRN 2016 Santa Barbara, CA, USA, June 27 – July 1, 2016 Proceedings

Allison, C, Morgado, L, Gütl, C, Pirker, J, Beck, D & Richter, J (eds) 2016, Immersive Learning Research Network: Second International Conference, iLRN 2016 Santa Barbara, CA, USA, June 27 – July 1, 2016 Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 621, vol. 621, Springer-Verlag. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-41769-1

Measuring QoS in Web-Based Virtual Worlds: an evaluation of Unity 3D web builds

Bakri, H & Allison, C 2016, Measuring QoS in Web-Based Virtual Worlds: an evaluation of Unity 3D web builds. in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments., 1, ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, New York, 8th International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria, 10-13 May. DOI: 10.1145/2910659.2910660

Virtual Worlds and the 3D Web – time for convergence?

Bakri, H, Allison, C, Miller, AHD & Oliver, IA 2016, Virtual Worlds and the 3D Web – time for convergence? in CA, L Morgado, J Pirker, D Beck, J Richter & C Guetl (eds), Immersive Learning Research Network: Second International Conference, iLRN 2016, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, June 27 - July 1, 2016, Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 621, Springer, pp. 29-42, iLRN 2016 Conference, Santa Barbara, United States, 27-1 July. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-41769-1_3

How the Web was Won: Keeping the computer networking curriculum current with HTTP/2

Allison, C & Bakri, H 2015, How the Web was Won: Keeping the computer networking curriculum current with HTTP/2. in Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) 2015, Proceedings. IEEE, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2015.7344059

HTTP/2 and QUIC for virtual worlds and the 3D Web?

Bakri, H, Allison, C, Miller, AHD & Oliver, IA 2015, HTTP/2 and QUIC for virtual worlds and the 3D Web? in Procedia Computer Science: The 10th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2015) / The 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC 2015) Affiliated Workshops. vol. 56, Elsevier B.V, pp. 242-251, The 10th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2015), Belfort, France, 17-20 August.

Self-regulated learning in virtual worlds – an exploratory study in OpenSim

Perera, GIUS & Allison, C 2015, Self-regulated learning in virtual worlds – an exploratory study in OpenSim. in D Preuveneers (ed.), Workshop Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Environments. Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, vol. 19, IOS Press, pp. 281-288, 11th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'15), Prague, Czech Republic, 13-14 July. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-530-2-281

Enhancing assisted learning with 3D virtual environments

Ogbo, E, Miller, AHD, Dow, L & Allison, C 2014, Enhancing assisted learning with 3D virtual environments. in J Pirker, M Ebner, K Erenli, R Malaka & A Walsh (eds), E-iED 2014, Proceedings. Immersive Education Initiative, pp. 58 - 66, E-iED 2014, Vienna, Austria, 24-26 November.

A view from the hill: Where cross reality meets virtual worlds

Davies, CJ, Miller, AHD & Allison, C 2014, A view from the hill: Where cross reality meets virtual worlds. in Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST. pp. 213. DOI: 10.1145/2671015.2671138

User support for managed immersive education: an evaluation of in-world training for OpenSim

An immersive platform for collaborative projects

Dow, L, Campbell, A, Miller, AHD, McCaffery, JP, Oliver, IA, Davies, CJ, Kennedy, SE & Allison, C 2014, An immersive platform for collaborative projects. in 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE): Opening Doors to Innovation and Internationalization in Engineering Education. IEEE, 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Madrid, Spain, 22-25 October. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2014.7044168