Dr Rodger Lea

Senior Research Fellow

Research Overview

Distributed and Mobile Computing. Systems and Middleware. Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities. Innovation and technology transfer.

Special issue on “Internet of Things: Research challenges and Solutions”
Borgia, E., Gomes, D.G., Lagesse, B., Lea, R.J., Puccinelli, D. 1/09/2016 In: Computer Communications. 89-90, 4 p.
Editorial

Developing IoT applications in the Fog: a distributed dataflow approach
Giang, N., Lea, R.J., Blackstock, M. 28/10/2015 In: Internet of Things (IOT), 2015 5th International Conference on the. Seoul, South Korea : IEEE p. 155-162. 7 p.
Paper

Smart cities: engaging users and developers to foster innovation ecosystems
Lea, R., Blackstock, M., Vogt, D., Giang, N. 7/09/2015 In: UbiComp '15 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers . New York : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Press p. 1535-1542. 8 p.
Paper

City Hub: a cloud based IoT platform for Smart Cities
Lea, R., Blackstock, M. 8/12/2014 In: Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), 2014 IEEE 6th International Conference on. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 799-804. 6 p.
Paper

IoT interoperability: a hub-based approach
Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 8/10/2014 In: Internet of Things (IOT), 2014, 4th International Conference on the . IEEE p. 79-84. 6 p.
Paper

Toward a distributed data flow platform for the web of things (distributed node-RED)
Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 8/10/2014 In: WoT '14 . New York : IEEE p. 34-39. 6 p.
Paper

Smart Cities: an IoT-centric approach
Lea, R., Blackstock, M. 8/09/2014 In: IWWISS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 International Workshop on Web Intelligence and Smart Sensing. New York, NY : ACM p. 1-8. 8 p.
Paper

RED: a framework for prototyping multi-display applications using web technologies
Calderon, R., Blackstock, M., Lea, R., Fels, S., de Oliveira Bueno, A., Anacleto, J. 3/06/2014 In: PerDis '14 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Pervasive Displays. New York : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Press p. 148-153. 6 p.
Paper

Cross-tier application and data partitioning of web applications for hybrid cloud deployment
Kaviani, N., Wohlstadter, E., Lea, R. 12/2013 In: Middleware 2013. Berlin : Springer p. 226-246. 21 p.
Paper

HyperCat: an IoT interoperability specification
IoT Ecosystem Demonstrator Interoperability Working Group 17/09/2013 IoT ecosystem demonstrator interoperability working group. 9 p.
Other report

Toward interoperability in a web of things
Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 09/2013 In: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication. New York : ACM p. 1565-1574. 9 p.
Paper

WebGL programming guide: interactive 3D graphics programming with WebGL
Matsuda, K., Lea, R. 9/07/2013 Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Addison Wesley Publishing Company. 516 p. ISBN: 978-0-321-90292-4.
Book

MANTICORE: a framework for partitioning software services for hybrid cloud
Kaviani, N., Wohlstadter, E., Lea, R. 6/12/2012 In: Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom),. IEEE p. 333-340. 8 p.
Paper

IoT Mashups with the WoTKit
Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 22/10/2012 In: Third International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2012). IEEE p. 159-166. 8 p.
Paper

Investigating a Design Space for Multidevice Environments
Kaviani, N., Lea, R., Fels, S., Finke, M. 28/09/2012 In: International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. 28, 11, p. 722-729. 8 p.
Journal article

WoTKit: A Lightweight Toolkit for the Web of Things
Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 06/2012 In: WoT 2012 - Third International Workshop on the Web of Things. 6 p.
Paper

Investigating the design space for multi-display environments
Kaviani, N., Finke, M., Lea, R., Fels, S. 2011 In: Distributed user interfaces. London : Springer p. 103-112. 10 p. ISBN: 9781447122708. Electronic ISBN: 9781447122715.
Chapter

Profiling-as-a-Service: Adaptive Scalable Resource Profiling for the Cloud in the Cloud
Kaviani, N., Wohlstadter, E., Lea, R. 2011 In: Service-Oriented Computing 9th International Conference, ICSOC 2011, Paphos, Cyprus, December 5-8, 2011 Proceedings. Berlin : Springer p. 157-171. 15 p.
Paper

Uniting online social networks with places and things
Blackstock, M., Lea, R., Friday, A. 2011 In: Proceeding WoT '11 Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Web of Things . New York : ACM p. 5:1–5:6.
Paper

Initializing relationships between devices in a network
Prohel, A., McKay, P., Wibisono, H., Hoch, M., Liu, J., Gauba, R., Wang, S., Tambata, I., Coppinger, E., Harwayne, M., Lea, R. 1/12/2010
Patent

MAGIC Broker 2: An open and extensible platform for the Internet of Things
Blackstock, M., Kaviani, N., Lea, R., Friday, A. 1/12/2010 In: Internet of Things (IOT), 2010. IEEE p. 1-8. 8 p.
Paper

Investigating distributed user interfaces across interactive large displays and mobile devices
Finke, M., Kaviani, N., Wang, I., Tsao, V., Fels, S., Lea, R. 2010
Other chapter contribution

ReCoIn: A Framework for Dynamic Integration of Remote Services in a Service-Oriented Component Model
Mohabbati, B., Kaviani, N., Lea, R., Gasevic, D., Hatala, M., Blackstock, M. 11/2009 In: Services Computing Conference, 2009. APSCC 2009. IEEE Asia-Pacific. IEEE p. 502-507. 6 p.
Paper

Encouraging Crowd Interaction with Large Displays using Handheld Devices
Kaviani, N., Finke, M., Lea, R. 2009
Other chapter contribution

What goes where?: designing interactive large public display applications for mobile device interaction
Kaviani, N., Finke, M., Fels, S., Lea, R., Wang, H. 2009 In: ICIMCS '09 Proceedings of the First International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service. New York : ACM p. 129-138. 10 p.
Paper

Designing for bystanders: reflections on building a public digital forum
Tang, A., Finke, M., Blackstock, M., Leung, R., Deutscher, M., Lea, R. 2008 In: CHI '08 Proceedings of the twenty-sixth annual SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. New York : ACM p. 879-882. 4 p. ISBN: 9781605580111 .
Conference contribution

Evaluation and Analysis of a Common Model for Ubiquitous Systems Interoperability
Blackstock, M., Lea, R., Krasic, C. 2008 In: Pervasive Computing. Berlin : Springer p. 180-196. 17 p. ISBN: 978-3-540-79575-9.
Chapter

MAGIC broker: a middleware toolkit for interactive public displays
Erbad, A., Blackstock, M., Friday, A., Lea, R., Al-Muhtadi, J. 2008 In: Sixth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Los Alamitos, California : IEEE Computer Society p. 509-514. 6 p.
Paper

Studying Vision-Based Multiple-User Interaction with In-home Large Displays
You, W., Fels, S., Lea, R. 2008 In: Proceeding of the 3rd ACM international workshop on Human-centered computing - HCC '08. New York : ACM p. 19-26. 8 p.
Paper

Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context.
Kortuem, G., Finney, J., Lea, R., Sundramoorthy, V. 10/2007 Springer.
Book

Managing an Integrated Ubicomp Environment Using Ontologies and Reasoning
Blackstock, M., Lea, R., Krasic, C. 1/03/2007 In: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, 2007. PerCom Workshops '07. Fifth Annual IEEE International Conference on. IEEE p. 45-52. 8 p.
Paper

Deployment experience toward core abstractions for context aware applications
Finke, M., Blackstock, M., Lea, R. 2007 In: Smart Sensing and Context Second European Conference, EuroSSC 2007, Kendal, England, October 23-25, 2007. Proceedings. Berlin : Springer Verlag p. 239-254. 16 p.
Paper

United States Patent: 6560635 - System and method for locally caching remote query replies in an electronic network
Lea, R.J., Lau, C.K., Sony Corporation (Tokyo JP) Sony Electronics Inc. (Park Ridge, N. 6/05/2003
Patent

HJA: Java programming for CE devices
Lea, R., Gibbs, S. 2001 In: Consumer Electronics, 2001. ICCE. International Conference on. IEEE p. 302-303. 2 p.
Paper

Havi Example by Example: Java Programming for Home Entertainment Devices
Lea, R., Gibbs, S., Gauba, R., Balaraman, R. 2001 Prentice Hall PTR. 300 p. ISBN: 0130600350.
Book

Home audio/video network with two level device control
Lea, R., Ludke, A. 28/02/2000
Patent

Community Place: architecture and performance
Lea, R., Honda, Y., Matsuda, K., Matsuda, S. 1997 In: VRML '97 Proceedings of the second symposium on Virtual reality modeling language . New York : ACM p. 41-50. 10 p.
Paper

Using spatial techniques to decrease message passing in a distributed VE system
Hagsand, O., Lea, R., Stenius, M. 1997 In: VRML '97 Proceedings of the second symposium on Virtual reality modeling language . New York : ACM 7 p.
Paper

Virtual Society: Collaboration in 3D Spaces on the Internet
Lea, R., Honda, Y., Matsuda, K. 1997 In: Computer Supported Cooperative Work. 6, 2-3, p. 227-250. 24 p.
Journal article

Java for 3d and VRML Worlds
Lea, R., Matsuda, K., Miyashita, K. 12/1996 Berkeley, Calif. : New Riders Publishing. 399 p. ISBN: 1562056891, 978-1562056896.
Book

Adaptive operating system design using reflection
Lea, R., Yokote, Y., Itoh, J. 1996 In: Object-Based Parallel and Distributed Computation France-Japan Workshop, OBPDC '95 Tokyo, Japan, June 21–23, 1995 Selected Papers. Berlin : Springer Verlag p. 205-218. 14 p.
Paper

Using meta-objects to support optimisation in the Apertos operating system
Itoh, J., Lea, R., Yokote, Y. 1995 In: COOTS'95 Proceedings of the USENIX Conference on Object-Oriented Technologies on USENIX Conference on Object-Oriented Technologies (COOTS). Berkeley, Calif. : USENIX Association p. 1-11. 11 p.
Paper

COOL: system support for distributed programming
Lea, R., Jacquemot, C., Pillevesse, E. 09/1993 In: Communications of the ACM. 36, 9, p. 37-46. 10 p.
Journal article

The impact of distribution on support for object-oriented software development
Blair, G.S., Lea, R. 1992 In: Software Engineering Journal. 7, 2, p. 130-138. 9 p.
Journal article

COOL-2: an object oriented support platform built above the Chorus micro-kernel
Lea, R., Amaral, P., Jacquemot, C. 1/10/1991 In: Object Orientation in Operating Systems, 1991. Proceedings., 1991 International Workshop on. IEEE p. 68 -72. 5 p.
Paper

Supporting object interaction in heterogeneous distributed systems
Lea, R., Walpole, J. 06/1990 In: Computer Communications. 13, 6, p. 365-373. 9 p.
Journal article