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A Flow Sensitive Security Model for Cloud Computing Systems
A flow sensitive security model is presented to analyse information flow in federated cloud systems. Each cloud and the entities of the cloud system are classified into different security levels which form a security ...
Provably Correct Derivation of Algorithms Using FermaT
The transformational programming method of algorithm derivation starts with a formal specification of the result to be achieved, plus some informal ideas as to what techniques will be used in the implementation. The ...
A Normative Theory of the Information Society
This is a book review, no abstract.
Responsible innovation across borders: tensions, paradoxes and possibilities
In March 2014 a group of early career researchers and academics from São Paulo state and from the UK met at the University of Campinas to participate in a workshop on ‘Responsible Innovation and the Governance of Socially ...
Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Enterprise Information Security Technologies
By providing effective access control mechanisms, enterprise information security technologies have been proven successful in protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information in business organizations. However, such ...
The Method of Levels of Abstraction in Pluralism and Governance of Dialogical Interaction
This paper deploys elements of the philosophy of information (PoI) in order to explore ideas of dialogical governance. Dialogue in the governance of contentious issues is at least partly a response to the recognition of ...
Experience and Consciousness: Concepts from the outside in
(Springer International, 2014)
The ‘feel’ of driving a Porsche is unlike that of seeing red (O’Regan, J. Noë, A., 2000). Sensorimotor theory and enactivism hold that looking for mechanisms or something ‘inside the head’ is a mistake in accounting for ...
Micro-coolers fabricated as a component in an integrated circuit
(IOP Publishing, 2014-12)
The Future of Assisted Living and Intelligent Mobility
(AKTIVE Conference Leeds, 2014-05-09)
Consciousness, Perspective, Community
This paper seeks to clarify some aspects of the nature of consciousness by drawing some contrasts between objects and conscious beings. It is argued that consciousness requires an account of self-conscious perspective that ...