• Agent-based Persuasive Route Recommendation for Public Goods

      Sengvong, Sotsay (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Over many decades, the transport sector has played a significant role in contributing to economic growth. Unfortunately, this sector has not only provided positive effects, but also has produced a number of negative impacts ...
    • Agent-based Safety Protection in Online Social Networks

      Tao, Yingying (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      With the development of the Internet, more and more people actively interact with others via online social networks. Potentially, people can hide themselves in the dark and continually gather information from other users ...
    • Automated Knowledge Enrichment for Semantic Web Data

      Barati, Molood (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The Semantic Web is an effort to interchange unstructured data over the Web into a structured format that is processable not only by human beings but also computers. The Semantic Web creates a distributed framework to ...
    • An Automated Privacy Information Detection Approach For Online Social Media

      Wu, Jiaqi (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Online Social Networks (OSNs) have become ubiquitous in the activities of people recently. However, a large number of disclosing private information are posted by online social network users unconsciously every day, and ...
    • Comprehensive Modelling of Influence Diffusion in Complex Social Networks, an Agent-based Perspective

      Li, Weihua (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Influence diffusion modelling, analysis and applications draw tremendous attention to both researchers and practitioners since many organisations attempt to utilise its power to achieve business or political goals. A great ...
    • Discovery of High Quality Knowledge for Clinical Decision Support Systems by Applying Semantic Web Technology

      Zolhavarieh, Seyedjamal (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      While the discovery of new clinical knowledge is always a good thing, it can lead to difficulties. Health experts are required to actively ensure they are informed about the latest accurate knowledge in their field. Many ...
    • Distributed Trust-based Routing Decision Making for WSN

      Khalid, Nor Azimah (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis describes novel approaches to deal with routing in distributed wireless sensor networks (WSNs) decision making and proposes new distributed protocols based on trust. The trust is defined as the level of belief ...
    • Intelligent collision detection and avoidance techniques for autonomous agents

      Fan, Liu (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Collision is one of the main problems in distributed task cooperation involving multiple moving agents or robots. The collision avoidance problem arises when the environment is dynamic and to reach their destination agents ...
    • Intelligent influence maximisation in online social networks

      Jiang, Chang (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      An online social network can be defined as a set of socially relevant individuals with some patterns of interactions or contacts among them, which are connected by one or more online relations [1][2]. Online social networks ...
    • Network trustworthiness evaluation in P2P networks

      Xiang, Ming (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Trust and reputation management emerges as a significant research trend, in term of soft security to tackle the security issues in computer networks. It is different from the traditional security mechanisms such as ...
    • Towards the Adaptability of Service-based Systems: Measurement, Requirements Variability, and Context-aware Recommendation

      Botangen, Khavee Agustus (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      The recent advances in technologies supporting ambient, ubiquitous, and mobile computing have motivated the integration of service-based software systems into people’s everyday lives. This integration requires software ...
    • Transformation and Synthesis of Artifact-centric Business Processes

      Kunchala, Naga Jyothi (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      In today’s dynamic business environment, business process modeling (BPM) has become a fundamental tool in many organizations to gain operational benefits and stay competitive with their rivals. Thus, there is always an ...
    • Trust Management for Complex Agent Groups

      Nguyen, Doan Tung (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      In Multi-agent Systems, there are complex problems that cannot be solved by a single agent. Therefore, agent groups are formed to deal with the problems more effectively. These groups can have various types, structures, ...
    • Trust Mining and analysis in complex systems

      Jiang, Jing (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      A complex system, as a collection of loosely coupled interacting components, can group and create functioning units together. Complex systems have become a powerful framework for describing, analysing, modelling systems ...
    • Trust-based energy aware geographical routing for smart grid communications networks

      Xiang, Ming (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Smart Grid is the trend of next generation power distribution and management network that enable interactive communication and operation between consumers and suppliers, so as to achieve intelligent resource allocation ...
    • Trust-based protocols for secure collaborative routing in wireless mobile networks

      Usman, Aminu Bello (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      In the context of Mobile Wireless Networks, researchers have proposed different collaborative routing schemes with fundamental objectives to maximise packet delivery, and minimise latency through improving peer routing ...
    • Truth Discovery in Streaming Data and Crowdsourcing Applications

      Yang, Yi (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      [NOTE: Chapter 6 is embargoed until June 16, 2021] With the development of Internet and cellular network, it becomes much easier for people to receive information from multiple data sources. However, the data from ...