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

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, 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, 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, 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