Monthly Archives: March 2017

TintVision: An app to improve use for those with vision impairments and specific learning disabilities

Edward McKnight,  BSc Software Engineering TintVision is an app designed to improve users’ experience on Android devices for those with vision impairments and specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Knowing what would be suitable for these users has been decided … Continue reading

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Forensic Data Visualisation – Android Mobile GPS Location Data

Jake Sloane, BSc Forensic Computing Forensics is coming under increased pressure to examine an ever-increasing amount of data. New techniques therefore need to be adopted to efficiently analyse this data. The hypothesis is that visualisation may be of benefit because … Continue reading

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Socially Engineered Hacking, why the Human element poses such a large security risk?

Ellis Bagley,  BSc Forensic Computing A poorly secured password has been compared to locking a door with sellotape. This would not be an acceptable form of security and yet still acceptable within passwords. Within the study project titled “Socially Engineered … Continue reading

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Investigating the Accuracy of Using Wi-Fi to Locate Mobile Devices

Jane Kelly, BSc Computer Science Museums and historical locations within Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard currently do not have efficient means of delivering information in multiple languages and print sizes. The need for producing a significant amount of paper leaflets to solve … Continue reading

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Internet of Things and Sustainability: Tesla Motors Electric Cars

Chrystalla Thrasyvoulou, Constantina Ioannou, Nurul Norli and Chandra Gurung,  MSc Information Systems In essence, the ‘the things’ referenced in IoT are machines embedded with sensors that gather, store and analyse data. Since they’re all linked to the internet, that data … Continue reading

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Simple, Fast, Secure: An Encrypted Messaging Application for Android

Joseph Dashwood,  BSc Forensic Computing FR:PoC is aimed at showing the viability of using Facial Recognition in Call Centre-based companies with Remote Workers to ensure that the user operating the station in the remote location is in fact the correct … Continue reading

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Agile Methodologies in the Workplace

Asana Choudhury,  BSc Software Engineering Businesses are increasingly adopting Agile methodologies to administer projects. Agile enables them to follow the fundamentals of software engineering whilst tailoring principles of project management to suit the needs of the team. Alongside this framework, … Continue reading

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Android Application: Portsmouth City Guide

Devraj Gurung,  BSc Computing Portsmouth is a diverse city. Without the help of a travel guide, getting lost in here can be very displeasing experience, especially for new students. There will be nerves and lot of excitement about starting university … Continue reading

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Using Business Intelligence to Analyse Profitability

Daniel Bilsborough,  BSc Computing As markets become ever more competitive, companies need to find ways to improve their business and increase their profitability. This can be problematic as a business can believe certain values and processes cause it to be … Continue reading

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Human Reviews Interaction – A Search Engine for Amazon Reviews

Daniel Walters BSc Computing Online reviews have been shown to affect a user’s purchasing behaviour on E-Commerce websites, helping them to find products that better fit their needs. Research by Iacob & Faily has identified categories for this behaviour, whereby … Continue reading

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