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Associate Professor Nickolas Falkner

Nickolas Falkner
Associate Professor
School of Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Associate Professor Falkner is the Director of the Australian Smart Cities Consortium at the University of Adelaide and a member of the Computer Science Education Research Group.

He is an award-winning teacher and conducts research into a number of areas: computer network design and development, network security, privacy preservation, blockchain technologies, the Internet of Things and educational research, with a focus on increasing student participation, retention, and enthusiasm. He works extensively in education beyond the traditional borders of the University and is heavily involved in the University’s AdX initiative, as well as the Computer Science Educational Research centre’s series of Digital Technologies MOOCs to support teachers across Australia.

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Associate Professor Nickolas Falkner

Associate Professor Falkner is the Director of the Australian Smart Cities Consortium at the University of Adelaide and a member of the Computer Science Education Research Group.

He is an award-winning teacher and conducts research into a number of areas: computer network design and development, network security, privacy preservation, blockchain technologies, the Internet of Things and educational research, with a focus on increasing student participation, retention, and enthusiasm. He works extensively in education beyond the traditional borders of the University and is heavily involved in the University’s AdX initiative, as well as the Computer Science Educational Research centre’s series of Digital Technologies MOOCs to support teachers across Australia.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2017 Associate Professor The University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Wang, H., & Falkner, N. (2018). Organizing XML Data in a Wireless Broadcast System by Exploiting Structural Similarity. Wireless Personal Communications, 98(1), 1299-1329.
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2018 Ruan, W., Sheng, Q., Yao, L., Li, X., Falkner, N., & Yang, L. (2018). Device-free human localization and tracking with UHF passive RFID tags: A data-driven approach. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 104, 78-96.
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2017 Atapattu, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2017). A comprehensive text analysis of lecture slides to generate concept maps. Computers and Education, 115, 96-113.
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2017 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Yao, L., & Parkinson, S. (2017). Efficient computation of distance labeling for decremental updates in large dynamic graphs. World Wide Web, 20(5), 915-937.
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2016 Vivian, R., Falkner, K., Falkner, N., & Tarmazdi, H. (2016). A method to analyse computer science students’ teamwork in online collaborative learning environments. ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 16(2), 7-1-7-28.
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2016 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Dustdar, S., Wang, H., & Vasilakos, A. (2016). When things matter: a survey on data-centric internet of things. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 64, 137-153.
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2016 Ranathunga, R., Roughan, M., Nguyen, H., Kernick, P., & Falkner, N. (2016). Case studies of SCADA firewall configurations and the implications for best practices. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 13(4), 871-884.
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2014 Vivian, R., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2014). Addressing the challenges of a new digital technologies curriculum: MOOCs as a scalable solution for teacher professional development. Research in Learning Technology, 22, 24691-1-24691-19.
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2012 Knight, S., Falkner, N., Nguyen, H., Tune, P., & Roughan, M. (2012). I can see for miles: re-visualizing the internet. IEEE Network, 26(6), 26-32.
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2012 Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2012). Supporting and structuring "contributing student pedagogy" in computer science curricula. Computer Science Education, 22(4), 413-443.
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2012 Falkner, N., Sooriamurthi, R., & Michalewicz, Z. (2012). Teaching puzzle-based learning: development of basic concepts. Teaching Mathematics and Computer Sicence, 10(1), 183-204.
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2012 Falkner, N., Sooriamurthi, R., & Michalewicz, Z. (2012). Teaching puzzle-based learning: development of transferable skills. Teaching Mathematics and Computer Sicence, 10(2), 245-268.
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2011 Knight, S., Nguyen, H., Falkner, N., Bowden, R., & Roughan, M. (2011). The internet topology zoo. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 29(9), 1765-1775.
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2010 Falkner, N., Sooriamurthi, R., & Michalewicz, Z. (2010). Puzzle-based learning for engineering and computer science. Computer, 43(4), 20-28.
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2009 Falkner, N. (2009). Is comprehension or application the more important skill for first-year computer science students?. Ergo, 1(2), 15-26.

Books

Year Citation
2014 Meyer, E. F., Falkner, N., Sooriamurthi, R., & Michalewicz, Z. (2014). Guide to Teaching Puzzle-based Learning (1 ed.). United Kingdom: Springer.

Book Chapters

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2018 Szabo, C., Falkner, N., Knutas, A., & Dorodchi, M. (2018). Understanding the effects of lecturer intervention on computer science student behaviour. In ITiCSE-WGR 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ITiCSE Conference on Working Group Reports Vol. 2018-January (pp. 105-124).
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2018 Matthews, R. H., Sorell, M., & Falkner, N. (2018). Thermal Effects of Dark Current on Blind Source Camera Identification. In Proceedings of the 4th Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Workshop 2018 (pp. 37-41). Tallinn University of Technology.
2017 Falkner, N., Szabo, C., & Knutas, A. (2017). Classifying the nature of lecturer intervention on computer science student behaviour. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (pp. 128-132).
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2017 Falkner, K., Vivian, R., Falkner, N., & William, S. (2017). Reflecting on three offerings of a community-centric MOOC for K-6 computer science teachers. In SIGCSE '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 195-200). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
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2017 Falkner, N., Szabo, C., & Falkner, K. (2017). Formal forum triage: Towards the strategic selection of responses to student discussion forums. In L@S 2017 - Proceedings of the 4th (2017) ACM Conference on Learning at Scale (pp. 173-176).
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2017 Matthews, R., Sorell, M., & Falkner, N. (2017). Isolating Lens Aberrations within Fixed Pattern Noise. In Proceedings of the 3rd Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Workshop 2017 (pp. 21-24). online: Tallinn University of Technology.
2017 Szabo, C., & Falkner, N. (2017). Silence, words, or grades: The effects of lecturer feedback in multi-revision assignments. In Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE Vol. Part F128680 (pp. 293-298).
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2017 La Vista, D., Falkner, N., & Szabo, C. (2017). Understanding the effects of intervention on computer science student behaviour in on-line forums. In Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE Vol. Part F128680 (pp. 200-205).
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2017 Falkner, K. E., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. (2017). Supporting Computational Thinking Development in K-6. In Proceedings of Latice 2017. Hong Kong.
2017 Le, K., Tarmazdi, H., Vivian, R., Falkner, K., Szabo, C., & Falkner, N. (2017). Directing Teacher Focus in Computer Science Online Learning Environments. In Proceedings of Latice 2017. Hong Kong.
2017 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Parkinson, S., & Falkner, N. (2017). Edge influence computation in dynamic graphs. In S. Candan, L. Chen, T. Pedersen, L. Chang, & W. Hua (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol. 10178 LNCS (pp. 649-660). Suzhou, PEOPLES R CHINA: SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG.
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2017 Ruan, W., Xu, P., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Li, X., & Zhang, W. (2017). Recovering missing values from corrupted spatio-temporal sensory data via robust low-rank tensor completion. In S. Candan, L. Chen, T. Pedersen, L. Chang, & W. Hua (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol. 10177 LNCS (pp. 607-622). Suzhou, PEOPLES R CHINA: SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG.
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2017 Le, B., Nguyen, H., Shen, H., & Falkner, N. (2017). GLFR: A generalized LFR benchmark for testing community detection algorithms. In 2017 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2017.
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2016 Ruan, W., Sheng, Q., Xu, P., Tran, N., Falkner, N., Li, X., & Zhang, W. (2016). Forecasting seasonal time series using weighted gradient RBF network based autoregressive model. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management Vol. 24-28-October-2016 (pp. 2021-2024). Indianapolis, IN: ACM.
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2016 Ruan, W., Xu, P., Sheng, Q., Tran, N., Falkner, N., Li, X., & Zhang, W. (2016). When sensor meets tensor: filling missing sensor values through a tensor approach. In Proceedings of the 25th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management Vol. 24-28-October-2016 (pp. 2025-2028). Indianapolis, IN: ACM.
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2016 Ranathunga, D., Roughan, M., Kernick, P., Falkner, N., Nguyen, H., McClintock, M., & Mihailescu, M. (2016). Verifiable policy-defined networking for security management. In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Vol. 4 (pp. 344-351). Lisbon, Portugal: SCITEPRESS.
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2016 Ranathunga, D., Roughan, M., Kernick, P., & Falkner, N. (2016). The mathematical foundations for mapping policies to network devices. In C. Callegari, M. VanSinderen, P. Sarigiannidis, P. Samarati, E. Cabello, P. Lorenz, & M. Obaidat (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Vol. 4 (pp. 197-206). Lisbon, Portugal: SCITEPRESS.
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2016 Ranathunga, D., Roughan, M., Kernick, P., & Falkner, N. (2016). Towards standardising firewall reporting. In A. Becue, N. CuppensBoulahia, F. Cuppens, S. Katsikas, & C. Lambrinoudakis (Eds.), Security of Industrial Control Systems and Cyber Physical Systems Vol. 9588 (pp. 127-143). Vienna, Austria: Springer.
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2016 Falkner, K., Falkner, N., Szabo, C., & Vivian, R. (2016). Applying validated pedagogy to MOOCs: an introductory programming course with media computation. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Vol. 11-13-July-2016 (pp. 326-331). Arequipa, Peru: ACM New York.
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2016 Ranathunga, D., Roughan, M., Kernick, P., & Falkner, N. (2016). Malachite: firewall policy comparison. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications Vol. 2016-August (pp. 310-317). Messina, Italy: IEEE.
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2015 Tarmazdi, H., Vivian, R., Szabo, C., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2015). Using learning analytics to visualise computer science teamwork. In V. Dagiene, C. Schulte, & T. Jevsikova (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Vol. 2015-June (pp. 165-170). Vilnius, Lithuania: ACM.
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2015 Vivian, R., Tarmazdi, H., Falkner, K., Falkner, N., & Szabo, C. (2015). The development of a dashboard tool for visualising online teamwork discussions. In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering Vol. 2 (pp. 380-388). Florence, Italy: IEEE.
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2015 Falkner, K., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. (2015). Teaching computational thinking in K-6: the CSER digital technologies MOOC. In Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Computing Education Conference (pp. 63-72). Sydney, Australia: Australian Computer Society Inc..
2015 Falkner, K., Szabo, C., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. (2015). Evolution of software development strategies. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering Vol. 2 (pp. 243-252). Firenze, Italy: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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2015 Atapattu, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2015). Educational question answering motivated by question-specific concept maps. In C. Conati, N. Heffernan, A. Mitrovic, & M. F. Verdejo (Eds.), Artificial Intelligence in Education, 17th International Conference, AIED 2015 Vol. 9112 (pp. 13-22). Madrid, Spain: Springer.
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2015 Yao, L., Sheng, Q., Ruan, W., Gu, T., Li, X., Falkner, N., & Yang, Z. (2015). RF-care: device-free posture recognition for elderly people using a passive RFID tag array. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (pp. 120-129). Coimbra, Portugal: EAI.
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2015 Atapattu, T., Falkner, K. E., & Falkner, N. (2015). Task-adapted concept map scaffolding to support quizzes in an online environment. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Vol. 2015-June (pp. 272-277). Vilnius, Lithuania: Association for Computing Machinery.
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2015 Ranathunga, D., Roughan, M., Kernick, P., Falkner, N., & Nguyen, H. (2015). Identifying the missing aspects of the ANSI/ISA best practices for security policy. In Proceedings of the 1st ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical System Security (pp. 37-48). Singapore, Republic of Singapore: ACM.
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2015 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Shemshadi, A., & Curry, E. (2015). Batch matching of conjunctive triple patterns over linked data streams in the internet of things. In A. Gupta, & S. Rathbun (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management Vol. 29-June-2015 (pp. 41-1-41-6). La Jolla, CA: ACM.
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2014 Yao, L., Ruan, W., Sheng, Q., Li, X., & Falkner, N. (2014). Exploring tag-free RFID-based passive localization and tracking via learning-based probabilistic approaches. In X. Wang (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (pp. 1799-1802). Shanghai, China: ACM.
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2014 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Zhang, W., & Wang, H. (2014). Indexing linked data in a wireless broadcast system with 3D Hilbert space-filling curves. In X. Wang (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (pp. 1775-1778). Shanghai, China: ACM.
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2014 Qin, Y., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., Shemshadi, A., & Curry, E. (2014). Towards efficient dissemination of linked data in the internet of things. In X. Wang (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (pp. 1779-1782). Shanghai, China: ACM.
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2014 Atapattu Mudiyanselage, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2014). Acquisition of triples of knowledge from lecture notes: a natural language processing approach. In Stamper, J., Pardos, Z., & M. Mavrikis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (pp. 193-196). London, United Kingdom: International Educational Data Mining Society (IEDMS).
2014 Ruan, W., Yao, L., Sheng, Q. Z., Falkner, N. J. G., & Li, X. (2014). TagTrack: device-free localization and tracking using passive RFID tags. In MobiQuitous 2014 - 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (pp. 80-89). London, Great Britain: ICST.
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2014 Yao, L., Sheng, Q., Falkner, N., & Ngu, A. (2014). ThingsNavi: finding most-related things via multi-dimensional modeling of human-thing interactions. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (pp. 20-29). London, UK: EAI.
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2014 Falkner, K., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. (2014). The Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum: challenge and opportunity. In Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Computing Education Conference Vol. 148 (pp. 3-12). Auckland, New Zealand: Australian Computer Society Inc..
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2014 Atapattu Mudiyanselage, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2014). Evaluation of concept importance in concept maps mined from lecture notes: computer vs human. In S. Zvacek, M. T. Restivo, J. Uhomoibhi, & M. Helfert (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education Vol. 2 (pp. 75-84). Barcelona, Spain: SciTePress.
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2014 Falkner, N., Vivian, R., Piper, D., & Falkner, K. (2014). Increasing the effectiveness of automated assessment by increasing marking granularity and feedback units. In Proceedings of the 45th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 9-14). Atlanta, Georgia: ACM New York.
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2014 Falkner, K., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. J. G. (2014). Identifying computer science self-regulated learning strategies. In ITICSE 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference (pp. 291-296). Uppsala, Sweden: Association for Computing Machinery.
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2014 Szabo, C., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2014). Experiences in course design using neo-piagetian theory. In Proceedings of the 14th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research Vol. 2014-November (pp. 81-90). Koli ,Finland: ACM.
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2014 Falkner, N., & Falkner, K. (2014). “Whither, badges?” or “wither, badges!”: a metastudy of badges in Computer Science education to clarify effects, significance and influence. In Proceedings of 14th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research Vol. 2014-November (pp. 127-135). Koli, Finland: ACM New York.
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2013 Vivian, R., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2013). Computer science students' causal attributions for successful and unsuccessful outcomes in programming assignments. In Proceedings of the 13th Koli Calling International conference on computing education research (pp. 125-134). Finland: ACM.
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2013 Vivian, R., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2013). Analysing computer science students' teamwork role adoption in an online self-organised teamwork activity. In Proceedings of the 13th Koli Calling International conference on computing education research (pp. 105-114). Finland: ACM.
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2013 Haig, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2013). Visualisation of learning management system usage for detecting student behaviour patterns. In A. Carbone, & J. Whalley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE) Vol. 136 (pp. 107-115). Australia: Australian Computer Society.
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2013 Falkner, K., Chiprianov, V., Falkner, N., Szabo, C., & Puddy, G. (2013). Modeling scenarios for the performance prediction of distributed real-time embedded systems. In 2013 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS) (pp. 1-6). United States: IEEE.
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2013 Knight, S., Nguyen, H., Maennel, O., Phillips, I., Falkner, N., Bush, R., & Roughan, M. (2013). An automated system for emulated network experimentation. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, CoNEXT 2013 (pp. 235-246). USA: Association for Computing Machinery.
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2013 Vivian, R., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2013). Building consensus: Students' cognitive and metacognitive behaviours during wiki construction. In Proceedings of the IEEE 2013 Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering, LaTiCE (pp. 154-161). USA: IEEE.
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2013 Falkner, N., Vivian, R., & Falkner, K. (2013). Computer science education: The first threshold concept. In 2013 Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (pp. 39-46). USA: IEEE.
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2013 Falkner, K., Vivian, R., & Falkner, N. (2013). Neo-piagetian forms of reasoning in software development process construction. In Proceedings of the 2013 Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (pp. 31-38). USA: IEEE.
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2013 Falkner, K., Chiprianov, V., Falkner, N., Szabo, C., Hill, J., Puddy, G., . . . Wallis, A. (2013). Model-driven performance prediction of distributed real-time embedded defence systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, ICECCS (pp. 155-158). USA: IEEE.
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2013 Ranasinghe, D., Falkner, N., Pan, C., & Wu, H. (2013). Wireless sensing platform for remote monitoring and control of wine fermentation. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, IEEE ISSNIP 2013 Vol. 1 (pp. 503-508). CD: IEEE.
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2013 Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2013). Designing and supporting collaborative learning activities. In Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE 2013 (pp. 537-538). online: ACM Digital Library.
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2013 Falkner, K., Falkner, N., & Vivian, R. (2013). Collaborative learning and anxiety a phenomenographic study of collaborative learning activities. In SIGCSE 2013 - Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 227-232). USA: ACM.
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2012 Falkner, N., & Falkner, K. (2012). Teaching tools as teaching tools: contextualised authentic learning examples. In Proceedings of the 2012 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference, AAEE 2012 (pp. 1-9). Melbourne: ESER Group.
2012 Falkner, N., & Willis, C. (2012). E-enhancement of existing courses: Is it worth it?. In Proceedings of the 2012 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference, AAEE 2012 (pp. 1-8). online: Australasian Association for Engineering Education.
2012 Atapattu Mudiyanselage, T., Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2012). Automated extraction of semantic concepts from semi-structured data: supporting computer-based education through the analysis of lecture notes. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2012 Vol. 7446 LNCS (pp. 161-175). Germany: Springer-Verlag.
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2012 Falkner, N., & Falkner, K. (2012). A fast measure for identifying at-risk students in computer science. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research, ICER 2012 (pp. 55-62). Australia: ACM.
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2012 Falkner, K., & Falkner, N. (2012). Integrating communication skills into the computer science curriculum. In Proceedings of the 43rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE'12 (pp. 379-384). USA: ACM.
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2011 Parsonage, E., Nguyen, H., Bowden, R., Knight, S., Falkner, N., & Roughan, M. (2011). Generalized graph products for network design and analysis. In Proceedings of the 19th EEE International Conference on Network Protocols (pp. 79-88). USA: IEEE.
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2011 Bowden, R., Nguyen, H., Falkner, N., Knight, S., & Roughan, M. (2011). Planarity of data networks. In Proceedings of the 2011 23rd International Teletraffic Congress (pp. 254-261). USA: ITC Press.
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2010 Michalewicz, Z., Falkner, N., & Sooriamurthi, R. (2010). Puzzle-based learning: An introduction to critical thinking and problem solving. In Proceedings of 2010 Decision Sciences Institute annual meeting (pp. 3101-3106). www: DSJIE.
2010 Nguyen, H., Roughan, M., Knight, S., Falkner, N., Maennel, O., & Bush, R. (2010). How to build complex, large-scale emulated networks. In Proceedings of TridentCom 2010 Vol. 46 (pp. 1-14). www: ICST.
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2009 Falkner, N., & Sheng, Q. (2009). Significance-based failure and interference detection in data streams. In Proceedings of DEXA 2009 Vol. 5690 LNCS (pp. 645-659). Germany: Springer-Verlag.
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2009 Falkner, N., Sooriamurthi, R., & Michalewicz, Z. (2009). Puzzle-based learning: The first experiences. In Proceedings of the 2009 AaeE Conference (pp. 1-6). Australia: AAEE.
2008 Falkner, N. (2008). Ontologically-based context checking in arbitrary programming languages. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (pp. 1-5). CD: IEEE.
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2006 Falkner, N., Coddington, P., & Wendelborn, A. (2006). Using ontologies to support customisation and maintain interoperability in distributed information systems with application to the Domain Name System. In Hai Zhuge (Ed.), Proceedings of SKG2006 (pp. www1-www6). www: IEEE.
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2006 Falkner, N., Coddington, P., & Wendelborn, A. (2006). Bridging the gap between the semantic web and existing network services. In E. Gahleitner, J. Kepler, & W. Woss (Eds.), Proceedings of DEXA 2006 (pp. 329-333). USA: IEEE.
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2006 Falkner, N., Coddington, P., & Wendelborn, A. (2006). Optimising performance in network-based information systems: Virtual organisations and customised views. In P. D. M. Takizawa, & P. D. L. Barolli (Eds.), Proceedings of DEXA 2006 (pp. 71-76). USA: IEEE.
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2006 Falkner, N., Coddington, P., & Wendelborn, A. (2006). Capturing and using the operational semantics of large distributed systems: Sharing common application requirements in virtual organisations. In S. Stumpf, & N. Koenderink (Eds.), Proceedings of DEXA 2006 (pp. 151-155). USA: IEEE.
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2005 Falkner, N., Coddington, P., & Wendelborn, A. (2005). Developing an ontology for the domain name system. In A. Min Tjoa, & R. R. Wagner (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications Vol. 2006 (pp. 562-566). USA: IEEE.
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1998 Falkner, N. J. G., & Oudshoorn, M. J. (1998). Congress: A dynamic distributed task allocation environment. In C. McDonald (Ed.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE 21ST AUSTRALASIAN COMPUTER SCIENCE CONFERENCE, ACSC'98 Vol. 20 (pp. 475-488). PERTH, AUSTRALIA: SPRINGER-VERLAG SINGAPORE PTE LTD.

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Co-Supervisor Unified Theory of Sensor Pattern Noise for Forensic Image Provenance Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Richard Henry Edwin Matthews
2016 Co-Supervisor Computer Aided Formative Assessment in Collaborative Software Development Assignments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hamid Tarmazdi
2014 Co-Supervisor Botnet Command and Control Structures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Lachlan Kang
2012 Co-Supervisor Software Architectures and Model Driven Engineering Master of Science in Mathematical and Computer Sciences Master Part Time Mr Amir Kanan Kashefi

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2014 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Device-free Human Localization and Activity Recognition for Supporting the Independent Living of the Elderly Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Wenjie Ruan
2014 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Auto Configuration of Critical Network Infrastructure Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Dinesha Ranathunga
2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Privacy Preserving Neighbourhood-based Collaborative Filtering Recommendation Algorithms Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Zhigang Lu
2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor A computational model for task-adapted knowledge organisation: improving learning through concept maps extracted from lecture slides Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Thushari Atapattu
2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Managing Data Dynamics, Streams and Sharing in the Internet of Things Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yongrui Qin
Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83136185
Fax
8313 4366
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Ingkarni Wardli, floor 4
Room Number
4 39
Org Unit
School of Computer Science

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