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: JC1.27 - 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: third International Conference, iLRN 2017, Coimbra, Portugal, June 26–29, 2017, Proceedings

Beck, D, Allison, C, Morgado, L, Pirker, J, Khosmood, F, Richter, J & Gütl, C (eds) 2017, Immersive Learning Research Network: third International Conference, iLRN 2017, Coimbra, Portugal, June 26–29, 2017, Proceedings. Communications in computer and information science, vol. 725, Springer-Verlag, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60633-0

A case study in user support for managing OpenSim based multi user learning environments

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, Springer-Verlag, Switzerland. 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, New York, 8th International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria, 10/05/16. 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, 27/06/16. 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, pp. 242-251, The 10th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC 2015), Belfort, France, 17/08/15.

Immersive Installation: “A Virtual St Kilda”

McCaffery, JP, Kennedy, SE, Miller, AHD, Oliver, IA, Watterson, A & Allison, C 2015, Immersive Installation: “A Virtual St Kilda”. in M Ebner, K Erenli, R Malaka, J Pirker & AE Walsh (eds), Immersive Education: 4th European Summit, EiED 2014, Vienna, Austria, November 24-26, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 486, Springer, Cham, pp. 101-113, 4th European Immersive Education Summit, Vienna, Austria, 24/11/14. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22017-8_9

Mobile exploration of medieval St Andrews

Fabola, A, Davies, C, Kennedy, S, Miller, A & Allison, C 2015, Mobile exploration of medieval St Andrews. in M Ebner, K Erenli, R Malaka, J Pirker & AE Walsh (eds), Immersive Education: 4th European Summit, EiED 2014, Vienna, Austria, November 24-26, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 486, Springer, Cham, pp. 114-124, 4th European Immersive Education Summit, Vienna, Austria, 24/11/14. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22017-8_10

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, 13/07/15. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-530-2-281