Projects

Integrating Mobility Scooters with Smart Homes                             [2009-10]
 iNET Transport funded project, in collaboration with DMU, investigating improving the technology support for Mobility scooters for out of home activities.See a demo here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGQm4GKfgN0
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SUS-IT:  Sustaining IT use by Older people to promote autonomy and independence.                                                                                                      [2009-12]
A multidisciplinary Collaboration Project, New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) program, (Joint funded by ESRC/BBSRC/EPSRC/AHRC) {This is 1 out of only 6 projects , all over the UK, funded by the NDA this round}.  Partners include Universities of Loughborough, Surrey, Nottingham Trent, Dundee, Middlesex, Anglia Ruskin. 
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Interactive Mixed Reality Clinical Training System/Framework                                                                                                      
In collaboration with Acupuncture studies, and funded by internal FED grant. This project is to contribute to the improvement of the skills of Acupuncture students/trainees by developing an interactive mixed reality computer system for clinical training.
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Mastering DHS                                                                                                   
In collaboration with Prof. M. Maqsood, NHS  (United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust).  The project aims to facilitate a safe (off patient) training to improve the Hands, Eyes and Brain coordination of trainees and junior surgeons, through a computer-based training system. 

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QR Context-aware Mobile navigation [2010]
Utilising mobile phones, with QR codes, for indoor (and outdoor) navigation.http://amrahmed.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/2010/10/04/qr-context-aware-mobile-navigation-inout-door/ 

Path drawn in red, Mobile in-door navigation (iPhone App, QR)

 

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Stylistic Analysis and mining of textual contents                      [2008-2012]
Full Ph.D. scholarship funded by the University of Damascus, Syria.
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Virtual Pets                                                                                                    [2008]
Virtual Pets: Multilayered Influence Maps for Developing Spatio-Temporal Memory for Virtual Agents in Artificial Life Games”, UROS’08
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Semantic Video Analysis and Event Detection                             [2007-2011]
Full Ph.D. scholarship funded by the University of Damascus, Syria.
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NDA Preparatory Network (SUS-IT)                                                   [2007-2008]
New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) Preparatory Network, (Joint ESRC/BBSRC/EPSRC/AHRC), “(Preparatory Network) SUS-IT:  Sustaining IT use by Older people to promote autonomy and independence”; Amr Ahmed is a named investigator on this network grant whose partners include Universities of Loughborough, Surrey, Nottingham Trent, Dundee, Middlesex, Anglia Ruskin, amongst 30 other partners.
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LIT                                                                                                   [2009]
LIT: Lincon Interaction ToolKit, EROS’09
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vCSI                                                                                                  [2007]
vCSI: Virtual Crime Scene Investigation Using GameEngines.  UROS’07
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Amr welcomes any potential collaborators and/or potential researchers/students to contact him to discuss any potential research ideas. {See “Vacancies” page for current vacancies}

Contact details On the Web:
Dr Amr Ahmed
School of Computer Science
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln LN6 7TS
United Kingdom
On Academia:
http://ulincoln.academia.edu/AmrAhmed
On ResearchID:
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-4585-2009
Email: aahmed@lincoln.ac.uk
Tel.: +44 (0) 1522 837376
Fax.: +44(0) 1522 886974
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