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Using data mining techniques to predict students at risk of poor performance


Authors:Alharbi, Zahyah., Cornford, James., Dolder, Liam., De La Iglesia, Beatriz,.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data
Year of publication: 2017
The achievement of good honours in Undergraduate degrees is important in the context of Higher Education (HE), both for students and for the institutions that host them. In this paper, we look at…Read More

15 February, 2017


A Generic Framework for Assessing the Performance Bounds of Image Feature Detectors


Authors:Ehsan, Shoaib and Clark, Adrian F and Leonardis, Ales and ur Rehman, Naveed and Khaliq, Ahmad and Fasli, Maria and McDonald-Maier, Klaus D.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data
Year of publication: 2017
Since local feature detection has been one of the most active research areas in computer vision during the last decade and has found wide range of applications…Read More

14 February, 2017


Integrating spatial data sources to develop a representation of green infrastructure for local government


Author: Lovett, Andrew., Sünnenberg, Gisela., Taigel, Sarah.,
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream: Mapping Public Access to Green Infrastructure
Working Paper number:WPS2016-20
Despite the recognised importance of green infrastructure (GI) there is no authoritative database that can be used by researchers in England to assess such provision…Read more

1 February, 2017


Survival prospects after acute myocardial infarction in the UK: a matched cohort study 1987–2011


Authors:Gitsels, Lisanne A,. Kulinskaya, Elena,. Steel, Nicholas.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data
Year of publication: 2017
Estimate survival after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the general population aged 60 and over and the effect of recommended treatments…Read More

26 January, 2017


The Impact of Business Support Services For Entrepreneurs And Small And Medium Sized Enterprises On Firm Performance In Norfolk And Suffolk: An Empirical Analysis Of The New Anglia Programme


Author: Malomo, Fola
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream: Local Economic Growth
Working Paper number:WPS2016-19
A lot of funding is going towards programmes to support entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Norfolk region based on the assumption that these individuals and businesses will…Read more

17 January, 2017


Survival Benefits of Statins for Primary Prevention: A Cohort Study


Authors: Gitsels , Lisanne A., Kulinskaya, Elena., Steel, Nicholas,.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Support for Vulnerable People, Methodologies for Big Data
Year of publication: 2016
Estimate the effect of statin prescription on mortality in the population of England and Wales with no previous history of cardiovascular disease…Read More

2 December, 2016


Is news related to GDP growth a risk factor for commodity futures returns?


Authors: Tsvetanov, Daniel and Coakley, Jerry and Kellard, Neil M
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2016
Expectations about future economic activity should theoretically affect the demand for inventory holdings and therefore commodity spot and futures prices. Consistent with these predictions, we find that news related to future GDP growth is a significant factor that…Read More

14 October, 2016


The predictive performance of commodity futures risk factors


Authors: Tsvetanov, Daniel and Ahmed, Shamim
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2016
This paper investigates the time-series predictability of commodity futures excess returns from factor models that exploit two risk factors – the equally weighted average excess return on long positions in a universe of futures contracts and the return difference between the high- and low-basis portfolios…Read More


Close Communications: Hedge Funds, Brokers and the Emergence of Herding


Authors: Kellard, Neil M and Millo, Yuval and Simon, Jan and Engel, Ofer
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2016
We examine how communication, evaluation and decision-making practices among competing market actors contribute to the establishment of herding and whether this has impact on market-wide phenomena such as prices and risk. Data are collected from interviews and observations with…Read More


A global optimisation approach to range-restricted survey calibration


Authors:Espuny-Pujol, F,. Morrissey, K,. Williamson, P,.
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream:Methodologies for Big Data, Support for Vulnerable People
Working Paper number:WPS2016-18
Survey calibration methods modify minimally unit-level sample weights to fit domain-level benchmark constraints (BC). This allows exploitation of …Read more

30 September, 2016


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