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Twitter has become a viable platform for spammers, who often form networks to further their reach. Troublesomely, targeted users become increasingly frustrated, or worse, view content resulting in computer virus infection. We build on previous work around detecting spam on Twitter, proposing that subcategorising spammers can increase our understanding of… (More)
Nuclear power appears be a future technology whose time is past. This was evident as far back as 1978 – the last year that a CANDU nuclear plant was ordered in North America. In that year the Ontario Royal Commission on Electric Power Planning – in its Report on Nuclear Power entitled " A Race Against Time " – summed up two years of hearings by saying: "… (More)
RÉSUMÉ /ABSTRACT Social participation of persons with disabilities represents a challenging problem for Canadian and international societies. According to Health Canada, over 3,300,000 Canadians report some level of disability that poses a unique problem to their health . Recent data published by Statistics Canada reveals that the proportion of people… (More)
Problem solving and research methods apparently sit within different traditions of development evidenced by disparate sources of literature. However, in the graduate education of engineers taking an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) Program in Systems there is a need for their integration in such a way as to make their relationship clear. We argue from… (More)