computer science


Publications in 2016

These are the publications by staff of the Computer Science department in 2016.

Also available: 2015 publications | 2014 publications | 2013 publications | 2012 publications2011 publications | 2010 publications | 2009 publications | Technical reports.

This list was extracted (15/03/17) from the University of Otago staff publications database which is available here.

Scroll down to see links to individual staff member publication pages, where available.

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Research Output: 240331
Botterill, T., Signal, M., Mills, S., & Green, R. (2016). Design and calibration of multi-camera
systems for 3D computer vision: Lessons learnt from two case studies. In F. Huang & A. Sugimoto
(Eds.), Image and video technology: 7th Pacific Rim symposium on video and image technology
(PSIVT) 2015 workshops: Lecture notes in computer science (Vol. 9555). (pp. 206-219). Springer.
doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30285-0_17
Research Output: 239019
Wang, Z., Gu, H., Yang, Y., Zhang, H., & Chen, Y. (2016). An adaptive partition-based multicast
routing scheme for mesh-based Networks-on-Chip. Computers & Electrical Engineering, 51,
235-251. doi: 10.1016/j.compeleceng.2016.01.021
Research Output: 238945
Ott, C., Robins, A., & Shephard, K. (2016). Translating principles of effective feedback for students
into the CS1 context. ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 16(1), 1. doi: 10.1145/2737596
Research Output: 240971
Li, Y., Wu, J., Chen, Y., Mair, J., Eyers, D., & Huang, Z. (2016). Power neighboring interval
matching based PMC integration. Journal of Circuits, Systems & Computers, 27(8), 1650086 . doi:
Research Output: 242019
Liu, X., Gu, H., Zhang, H., Liu, F., Chen, Y., & Yu, X. (2016). Energy-aware on-chip virtual
machine placement for cloud-supported cyber-physical systems. Microprocessors & Microsystems.
Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.micpro.2016.07.013
Research Output: 243989
Hou, R., Wu, J., Chen, Y., & Zhang, H. (2016). Note on edge-colored graphs for networks with
homogeneous faults. Computer Journal, 59(10), 1470-1478. doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxw012
Research Output: 243776
Botterill, T., Paulin, S., Green, R., Williams, S., Lin, J., Saxton, V., Mills, S., Corbett-Davies, S.
(2016). A robot system for pruning grape vines. Journal of Field Robotics. Advance online
publication. doi: 10.1002/rob.21680
Research Output: 241323
Wu, X., Bancal, J.-D., McKague, M., & Scarani, V. (2016). Device-independent parallel self-testing
of two singlets. Physical Review A, 93, 062121. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.93.062121
Research Output: 244442
Kennedy, E., Albert, M., & Nicholson, H. (2016). e fascicular anatomy and peak force
capabilities of the sternocleidomastoid muscle. Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy. Advance online
publication. doi: 10.1007/s00276-016-1768-9
Research Output: 241324
McKague, M. (2016). Interactive proofs for BQP via self-tested graph states. Theory of Computing,
12(3). doi: 10.4086/toc.2016.v012a003
Research Output: 240673
Peng, L., Zhang, H., Chen, Y., & Yang, B. (2016). Imbalanced traffic identification using an
imbalanced data gravitation-based classication model. Computer Communications. Advance
online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.comcom.2016.05.010
Research Output: 238469
Gray, S., Bennani, H., Kieser, J. A., & Farella, M. (2016). Morphometric analysis of cervical
vertebrae in relation to mandibular growth. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial
Orthopedics, 149(1), 92-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2015.06.028
Research Output: 237428
Hananeia, N., & Benuskova, L. (2016). Computational simulation of dentate gyrus granule cell:
The role of metaplasticity. Neurocomputing, 175, 300-309. doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2015.10.063
Research Output: 243863
Rahim, A., Javed, A., & Iqbal, M. J. (2016). Advances in security of networks and internet [Guest
editorial]. Journal of Internet Technology, 17(4), 797-798.
Research Output: 238285
Hassan, H., Yang, L. T., Zhang, H., & Santambrogio, M. D. (2016). Special issue on: Multicore and
many-core architectures for future generation embedded systems [Editorial]. Future Generation
Computer Systems, 56, 169-170. doi: 10.1016/j.future.2015.11.017
Research Output: 241468
Albert, M., & Jelinek, V. (2016). Unsplittable classes of separable permutations. Electronic Journal
of Combinatorics, 23(2), P2.49. Retrieved from
Research Output: 242945
Park, J. E., Gray, S., Bennani, H., Antoun, J. S., & Farella, M. (2016). Morphometric growth
changes of the nasopharyngeal space in subjects with different vertical craniofacial features.
American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 150(3), 451-458. doi: 10.1016/
Research Output: 239144
Balaji, P., & Huang, Z. (2016). Programming models and applications for multicores and
manycores [Editorial]. Concurrency & Computation, 28(2), 453-454. doi: 10.1002/cpe.3624
Research Output: 240865
Singh, J., Pasquier, T., Bacon, J., Ko, H., & Eyers, D. (2016). Twenty security considerations for
cloud-supported internet of things. IEEE Internet of ings Journal, 3(3), 269-284. doi: 10.1109/
Research Output: 240344
McKague, M. (2016). Self-testing in parallel. New Journal of Physics, 18(4), 045013. doi:

Research Output: 240585
Albert, M., & McKague, M. (2016). Quantum vs. classical parallelism. In A. B. Deb & N.
Kjaergaard (Eds.), Proceedings of the Matariki Workshop on Quantum Science. (pp. 22). Retrieved
Research Output: 244869
Crane, P., Mason, M., Pietsch, H., & Eyers, D. (2016). Helping support energy management
systems at the University of Otago. Proceedings of the 10th Otago Energy Research Centre
Symposium & Transport Colloquium. (pp. 18). Retrieved from
Research Output: 245346
Ariyasinghe, L., Huang, Z., Zhang, H., & Eyers, D. (2016, December). VPAP: VBR pattern aware
playback buffering for video streaming. Verbal presentation at the International
Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Dunedin, New Zealand.
Research Output: 241857
Mesbah, R., McCane, B., & Mills, S. (2016). Myelin and axon segmentation with convolutional neural networks.
In M. Andersen & A. Deb (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Annual Dodd-Walls
Symposium. (pp. 7). Retrieved from
Research Output: 244137
Peng, L., Zhang, H., Yang, B., Chen, Y., & Zhou, X. (2016). Early stage internet traffic identification
using data gravitation based classification. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on
Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC), 14th International Conference on Pervasive
Intelligence and Computing (PiCom), 2nd International on Big Data Intelligence and Computing
(DataCom) and Cyber Science and Technology Congress (CyberSciTech). (pp. 504-511). IEEE. doi:
Research Output: 243869
Mair, J., Huang, Z., & Eyers, D. (2016). Manila: Using a densely populated PMC-space for power
modelling within large-scale systems. Proceedings of the 45th International Conference on Parallel
Processing Workshops. (pp. 210-219). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/icppw.2016.41
Research Output: 245301
Lin, J., Crane, M., Trotman, A., Callan, J., Chattopadhyaya, I., Foley, J., Vigna, S. (2016). Toward
reproducible baselines: The open-source IR reproducibility challenge. In N. Ferro, F. Crestani, M.-
F. Moens, J. Mothe, F. Silvestri, G. M. Di Nunzio, G. Silvello (Eds.), Advances in information
retrieval: Lecture notes in computer science (Vol. 9626). (pp. 408-420). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30671-1
Research Output: 246422
Chakraborty, T., McCane, B., Mills, S., & Pal, U. (2016). Collaborative representation based negrained
species recognition. In D. Bailey, G. Sen Gupta & S. Marsland (Eds.), Proceedings of the
Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) International Conference. (pp. 42-47). IEEE.
doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804421
Research Output: 241053
Pasquier, T. F. J.-M., Singh, J., Bacon, J., & Eyers, D. (2016). Information Flow Audit for PaaS
Clouds. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E). (pp. 42-51).
IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ic2e.2016.19
Research Output: 245305
Trotman, A., & Lin, J. (2016). In Vacuo and In Situ evaluation of SIMD codecs. Proceedings of the
21st Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS). New York: ACM. doi:
Research Output: 243875
Feng, H., Eyers, D., Mills, S., Wu, Y., & Huang, Z. (2016). PCAF: Scalable, high precision k-NN
search using principal component analysis based filtering. Proceedings of the 45th International
Conference on Parallel Processing. (pp. 638-647). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/icpp.2016.79
Research Output: 244147
Arghavani, A., Zhang, H., & Huang, Z. (2016). LPA: Learning-based power aware communication
protocol in WBANs. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic
and Secure Computing (DASC), the 14th International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and
Computing(PiCom), and the 2nd International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing
(DataCom) and Cyber Science and Technology (CyberSciTech) Congress. (pp. 512-519). IEEE. doi:
Research Output: 241586
Pasquier, T., Bacon, J., Singh, J., & Eyers, D. (2016). Data-centric access control for cloud
computing. Proceedings of the 21st ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies
(SACMAT). (pp. 81-88). New York: ACM. doi: 10.1145/2914642.2914662
Research Output: 246403
Baker, L., Mills, S., Langlotz, T., & Rathbone, C. (2016). Power line detection using Hough
transform and line tracing techniques. Proceedings of the Image and Vision Computing New
Zealand (IVCNZ) International Conference. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804438
Research Output: 246386
Mills, S., Green, D., Longnecker, N., Brundell, J., Rodger, C. J., & Brook, P. (2016). Embodied
earth: Experiencing natural phenomena. Proceedings of the Image and Vision Computing New
Zealand (IVCNZ) International Conference. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804425
Research Output: 246416
Zollmann, S., Poglitsch, C., & Ventura, J. (2016). VISGIS: Dynamic situated visualization for
geographic information systems. In D. Bailey, G. Sen Gupta & S. Marsland (Eds.), Proceedings of
the Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) International Conference. (pp. 146-151).
IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804440
Research Output: 246382
Mesbah, R., McCane, B., & Mills, S. (2016). Deep convolutional encoder-decoder for myelin and
axon segmentation. Proceedings of the Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ)
International Conference. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804455
Research Output: 242141
Xiao, G., Zhang, H., Huang, Z., & Chen, Y. (2016). Decentralized cooperative piggybacking for
reliable broadcast in the VANET. Proceedings of the IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference
(VTC Spring). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/VTCSpring.2016.7504184
Research Output: 238992
Eskandari, L., Huang, Z., & Eyers, D. (2016). P-Scheduler: Adaptive hierarchical scheduling in
Apache Storm. Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference (ACSW).
26. New York, NY: ACM. doi: 10.1145/2843043.2843056
Research Output: 245972
Liu, F., Zhang, H., Chen, Y., Huang, Z., & Gu, H. (2016). Dynamic ring-based multicast with
wavelength reuse for optical network on chips. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on
Embedded Multicore/Many-core Systems-on-Chip (MCSOC). (pp. 153-160). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/
Research Output: 244806
Suomalainen, K., Jack, M., & Eyers, D. (2016). Household power proles: Insights from demand
data. Proceedings of the 10th Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium & Transport Colloquium.
(pp. 7-8). Retrieved from
Research Output: 246387
Crane, P., Huang, Z., & Zhang, H. (2016). Emender: Signal filter for trilateration based indoor
localisation. Proceedings of the Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 27th
Annual International Symposium. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/pimrc.2016.7794742
Research Output: 246398
Gu, X., Deng, J. D., & Purvis, M. K. (2016). A hierarchical segmentation tree for superpixel-based
image segmentation. Proceedings of the Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ)
International Conference. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ivcnz.2016.7804454
Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report
Research Output: 241216
Ariyasinghe, L., Huang, Z., & Eyers, D. (2016). The impact of IP network impairments on optimal
playback buffer size in video streaming [Technical Report OUCS-2016-02]. Dunedin, New Zealand:
Department of Computer Science, University of Otago. 11p.
Research Output: 244344
Fu, X., McCane, B., Mills, S., Albert, M., & Szymanski, L. (2016). Auto-JacoBin: Auto-encoder
Jacobian binary hashing. arXiv. 17p. Retrieved from
Research Output: 241215
Takac, M., & Knott, A. (2016). A simulationist model of episode representations in working memory
[Technical Report OUCS-2016-01]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Computer Science,
University of Otago. 51p.


Staff publications by individual

Professor Michael Albert

Full publications list.

Emeritus Professor Mike Atkinson

Publications and full text links.

Emeritus Professor Geoff Wyvill

More about Geoff Wyvill.

Professor Anthony Robins

Other publications by Professor Anthony Robins

Associate Professor Ali Knott

Publications by Associate Professor Ali Knott, and full text links

Associate Professor Brendan McCane

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Associate Professor Zhiyi Huang

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Associate Professor Andrew Trotman

Other publications, and full text links.

Dr Willem Labuschagne

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Dr Yawen Chen

Publications list.

Dr David Eyers

Selected publications are listed here.

Dr Steven Mills

All publications.

Dr Richard O'Keefe

More about Richard O'Keefe.

Dr Haibo Zhang

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Dr Lech Szymanski

Selected publications are here

Dr Stefanie Zollmann

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