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

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.

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., 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., 10.1109/FIE.2014.7044168

MOOCs with attitudes: Insights from a practitioner based investigation

Chadaj, M, Baxter, G & Allison, C 2014, 'MOOCs with attitudes: Insights from a practitioner based investigation'. in 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE): Opening Doors to Innovation and Internationalization in Engineering Education. IEEE, pp. 1-9, 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Madrid, Spain, 22-25 October., 10.1109/FIE.2014.7044101

Augmented learning roads for internet routing

McCaffery, JP, Miller, AHD, Oliver, IA & Allison, C 2014, 'Augmented learning roads for internet routing'. in 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE): Opening Doors to Innovation and Internationalization in Engineering Education. IEEE, pp. 1-9, 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Madrid, Spain, 22-25 October., 10.1109/FIE.2014.7044337

Measuring server QoS in open virtual worlds: relating QoS to QoE for OpenSim Servers on the Hyper-GRID

Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds: The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318

Kennedy, SE, Fawcett, R, Miller, AHD, Sweetman, RJ, Dow, L, Campbell, A, Oliver, IA, McCaffery, JP & Allison, C 2013, 'Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds: The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318'. in Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHeritage), 2013 . vol. 2, IEEE, pp. 273 - 280 , Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, 28-1 November., 10.1109/DigitalHeritage.2013.6744764

Mobile cross reality for cultural heritage

Davies, CJ, Miller, AHD & Allison, C 2013, 'Mobile cross reality for cultural heritage'. in Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHeritage), 2013 . vol. 1, IEEE, pp. 331 - 338 , Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, 28-1 November., 10.1109/DigitalHeritage.2013.6743757

From Metaverse to MOOC: Can the Cloud meet scalability challenges for Open Virtual Worlds?

Oliver, IA, Miller, AHD, McCaffery, JP, Davies, CJ & Allison, C 2013, 'From Metaverse to MOOC: Can the Cloud meet scalability challenges for Open Virtual Worlds?'. in Proceedings of the Immersive Education Summit Boston 2013. iED, iED 2013, Boston, United States, 3-6 June.