Dr Steven Simpson

Senior Research Associate

Research Overview

I'm currently interested in multimedia, network resilience, DDoS attacks and spam.

Prior interests include programmable networks, active networking, URN resolution, quality-of-service (QoS), group communication and group management.

Towards zero packet loss with LISP Mobile Node
Isah, M., Simpson, S., Sani, Y., Edwards, C.J. 13/03/2017 In: 2017 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC): Wireless Networks. IEEE p. 265-271. 7 p. ISBN: 9781509045891. Electronic ISBN: 9781509045884.
Conference contribution

Closing the gap: human factors in cross-device media synchronization
Mu, M., Fawcett, L., Bird, J., Trench-Jellicoe, J.M.E., Simpson, S., Stokking, H., Race, N.J.P. 02/2017 In: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 11, 1, p. 180-195. 16 p.
Journal article

Towards policy refinement for resilience management in cloud
Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Simpson, S., Syeda, K.N., Mauthe, A.U., Hutchison, D. 13/09/2016 In: 2016 8th International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM). IEEE p. 260-266. 7 p. ISBN: 9781467390248. Electronic ISBN: 9781467390231.
Conference contribution

Evaluation of Anomaly Detection Techniques for SCADA Communication Resilience
Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Gouglidis, A., Syeda, K.N., Simpson, S., Mauthe, A.U., Stephanakis, I.M., Hutchison, D. 16/08/2016 In: Resilience Week (RWS), 2016. IEEE p. 140-145. 6 p. ISBN: 9781509020034. Electronic ISBN: 9781509020027.
Conference contribution

Anomaly detection in the cloud using data density
Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Simpson, S., Gouglidis, A., Mauthe, A.U., Hutchison, D. 27/06/2016 In: Cloud Computing (CLOUD), 2016 IEEE 9th International Conference on. IEEE p. 616-623. 8 p. ISBN: 9781509026203. Electronic ISBN: 9781509026197.
Conference contribution

QoE-aware inter-stream synchronization in open N-Screens cloud
Mu, M., Simpson, S., Stokking, H., Race, N. 1/01/2016 In: 2016 13th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications Networking Conference (CCNC). IEEE p. 907-915. 9 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781467392921.
Conference contribution

A Multi-Level Approach to Resilience of Critical Infrastructures and Services
Gouglidis, A., Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Simpson, S., Smith, P., Hutchison, D. 2016
Conference paper

Ethical challenges in collaborative storytelling
Mu, M., Rouncefield, M.F., El Khatib, Y., Simpson, S., Race, N.J.P., Taal, J. 08/2015 In: NS Ethics '15 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research. New York : ACM p. 29-32. 4 p.

Let’s share a story: socially-enhanced multimedia storytelling
Mu, M., Simpson, S., Race, N., Niamut, O., Koot, G., Kaptein, R., Taal, J., Mori, L. 07/2015 In: IEEE MultiMedia. 22, 3, p. 54-65. 12 p.
Journal article

User-level fairness delivered: network resource allocation for adaptive video streaming
Mu, M., Farshad, A., Simpson, S., Ni, Q., Race, N.J.P. 15/06/2015 In: 2015 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS). IEEE p. 85-94. 10 p.

A framework for resilience management in the cloud
Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Simpson, S., Oechsner, S., Mauthe, A.U., Hutchison, D. 4/03/2015 In: Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik. 132, 2, p. 122-132. 11 p.
Journal article

Assessing the impact of intra-cloud live migration on anomaly detection
Shirazi, S.N.U.H., Simpson, S., Marnerides, A., Watson, M., Mauthe, A., Hutchison, D. 10/2014 In: Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking, IEEE CloudNet 2014. IEEE p. 52-57. 6 p.

Storisphere: from TV watching to community story telling
Mu, M., Simpson, S., Bojko, C., Broadbent, M., Brown, J., Mauthe, A., Race, N., Hutchison, D. 08/2013 In: IEEE Communications Magazine. 51, 8
Journal article

Community media authoring and sharing made easy
Mu, M., Simpson, S., Trench-Jellicoe, J., Bojko, C., Wilson, R. 2013 In: DE2013: Open Digital - The Fourth Annual Digital Economy All Hands Meeting. Salford
Conference contribution

Quality Evaluation in Peer-to-Peer IPTV Services
Mu, M., Knowles, W., Georgopoulos, P., Simpson, S., Cerqueira, E., Race, N., Mauthe, A., Hutchison, D. 2013 In: Data Traffic Monitoring and Analysis: From Measurement, Classification and Anomaly Detection to Quality of Experience. Berlin : Springer p. 302-319. 18 p. ISBN: 978-3-642-36783-0. Electronic ISBN: 978-3-642-36784-7.

Storisphere: Let’s Make a Video Story Together
Mu, M., Simpson, S., Brown, J., Bojko, C., Broadbent, M. 2012
Conference paper

Identifying Legitimate Clients under Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks
Simpson, S., Lindsay, A., Hutchison, D. 1/09/2010 In: 4th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS), 2010 . IEEE p. 365-370. 6 p.

Improving Wireless Sensor Network Resilience with the INTERSECTION Framework
Tyson, G., Lindsay, A., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 10/05/2010 In: Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems . Berlin : Springer p. 415-426. 12 p.

A Semi-autonomic Framework for Intrusion Tolerance in Heterogeneous Networks
D'Antonio, S., Romano, S., Simpson, S., Smith, P., Hutchison, D. 10/2008 In: Self-Organizing Systems. Berlin : Springer p. 230-241. 12 p.

Locating Resources in a Programmable Networking Environment.
Smith, P., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 1/10/2006 In: Computer Networks. 50, 14, p. 2519-2531. 13 p.
Journal article

A performance study of RSVP with proposed extensions
Mathy, L., Hutchison, D., Schmid, S., Simpson, S. 1/12/2002 In: Computer Communications. 25, 18, p. 1782-1798. 17 p.
Journal article

Programmable resource discovery using peer-to-peer networks
Smith, P., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 12/2002
Other contribution

Peer-to-peer networking for discovering programmable resources
Smith, P., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 09/2002
Other contribution

Peer-to-peer networking for programmable service deployment
Smith, P., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 06/2002
Other contribution

Scalable adaptive hierarchical clustering
Mathy, L., Canonico, R., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 03/2002 In: IEEE Communications Letters. 6, 3, p. 117-119. 3 p.
Journal article

Component Selection for Heterogeneous Active Networking
Simpson, S., Banfield, M., Smith, P., Hutchison, D. 09/2001
Conference paper

Provision of Signalling for Programmable Services
Banfield, M., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 09/2000

Modelling and Improving Flow Establishment in RSVP
Mathy, L., Hutchison, D., Simpson, S. 2000 In: PfHSN '99: Proceedings of the IFIP TC6 WG6.1 WG6.4 / IEEE ComSoc TC on on Gigabit Networking Sixth International Workshop on Protocols for High Speed Networks VI. Deventer, The Netherlands, The Netherlands : Kluwer, B.V. p. 133-150. 18 p.

REDO RSVP: Efficient Signalling for Multimedia in the Internet
Mathy, L., Hutchison, D., Schmid, S., Simpson, S. 10/1999 In: IDMS '99 Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services. p. 17-30. 14 p.

Modelling & Improving Flow Establishment in RSVP
Mathy, L., Hutchison, D., Simpson, S. 08/1999 In: PfHSN '99 Proceedings of the IFIP TC6 WG6.1 & WG6.4 / IEEE ComSoc TC on on Gigabit Networking Sixth International Workshop on Protocols for High Speed Networks VI. p. 133-150. 18 p.

Application of media channels to large-scale group communication
Simpson, S. 01/1999 Lancaster University.
Doctoral Thesis

An Architecture for Flexible Group Management Services
Namuye, S., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 07/1996
Conference paper

Transition to High-Speed Networks — SuperJANET Experience
Kim, K., Simpson, S., Hutchison, D., Scott, A. 08/1995 In: ICCC '95 Proceedings of the 12th international conference on computer communication on Information highways : for a smaller world and better living: for a smaller world and better living. p. 793 - 797. 6 p.

Experiments with SuperJANET/SMDS
Simpson, S., Hutchison, D. 07/1995
Conference paper

A Situation Aware Information Infrastructure
02/11/2015 → 04/09/2017

Secure Cloud Computing for Critical Infrastructure
01/01/2013 → 31/12/2015

01/01/2008 → 31/12/2009