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Publications:  Dr Athen Ma

Ma A(2018). Ecological networks reveal resilience of agro-ecosystems to changes in farming management. Nature Ecology and Evolution
Ma A, Bohan DA, Canard E, Derocles SAP, Gray C, Lu X, Macfadyen S, Romero GQ et al.(2018). A Replicated Network Approach to ‘Big Data’ in Ecology. Advances in Ecological Research
Xu X, Zhang HY, Luo J, Zhang DJ, Ma A(2017). Area-corrected species richness patterns of vascular plants along a tropical elevational gradient. Journal of Mountain Science vol. 14, (4) 694-704.
Xu X, Zhang H, Zhang D, Tian W, Huang H, Ma A(2017). Altitudinal patterns of plant species richness in the Honghe region of China. Pakistan Journal of Botany vol. 49, (3) 1039-1048.
Zhao L, Zhang H, O'Gorman EJ, Tian W, Ma A, Moore JC, Borrett SR, Woodward G(2016). Weighting and indirect effects identify keystone species in food webs. Ecology Letters vol. 19, (9) 1032-1040.
Lu X, Gray C, Brown LE, Ledger ME, Milner AM, Mondragón RJ, Woodward G, Ma A(2016). Drought rewires the cores of food webs. Nature Climate Change vol. 6, 875-878.
QUINTESSENCE Consortium(2016). Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision. Trends Ecol Evol vol. 31, (2) 105-115.
Gray C, Hildrew AG, Lu X, Ma A, McElroy D, Monteith D, O Gorman E, Shilland E et al.(2016). Chapter Ten - Recovery and Nonrecovery of Freshwater Food Webs from the Effects of Acidification. Advances in Ecological Research Large-Scale Ecology: Model Systems to Global Perspectives, Editors: Alex, JD, Academic Press
Ma A, Mondragón RJ, Latora V(2015). Anatomy of funded research in science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 112, (48) 14760-14765.
Gray C, Figueroa DH, Hudson LN, Ma A, Perkins D, Woodward G(2015). Joining the dots: An automated method for constructing food webs from compendia of published interactions. Food Webs vol. 5, 11-20.
Poslad S, Ma A, Wang Z, Mei H(2015). Using a smart city IOT to incentivise and target shifts in mobility behaviour—Is it a piece of pie?. Sensors (Switzerland) vol. 15, (6) 13069-13096.
Ma A, Mondragón RJ(2015). Rich-cores in networks. PLoS ONE vol. 10, (3)
Ma A, Mondragon RJ(2015). Rich-cores in Networks. PLoS One
Mulder C, Bennett EM, Bohan DA, Bonkowski M, Carpenter SR, Chalmers R, Cramer W, Durance I et al.(2015). 10 years later: Revisiting priorities for science and society a decade after the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Advances in Ecological Research, vol. 53,
Gray C, Baird DJ, Baumgartner S, Jacob U, Jenkins GB, O¿Gorman EJ, Lu X, Ma A et al.(2014). FORUM: Ecological networks: the missing links in biomonitoring science. Journal of Applied Ecology
Gray C, Baird DJ, Baumgartner S, Jacob U, Jenkins GB, O'Gorman EJ, Lu X, Ma A et al.(2014). Ecological networks: The missing links in biomonitoring science. Journal of Applied Ecology
Mei H, Ma A, Poslad S, Oshin TO(2013). Short Term Traffic Volume Prediction for Sustainable Transportation in Urban Area. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
Montoya LV, Ma A, Mondragon RJ(2013). Social Achievement and Centrality in MathOverflow. Complex Networks IV vol. 276, (2013) 27-38.
Oshin TO, Poslad S, Ma A (2012). A Method to Evaluate the Energy-Efficiency of Wide-Area Location Determination Techniques Used by Smartphones. Conference: 2012 IEEE 15th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) (Nicosia, Cyprus) from: 05/12/2012 to: 07/12/2012, 326-333.
Ma A, Mondragon RJ (2012). Beyond Centrality - Finding vulnerabilities in complex networks. Conference: NetSci (Evanston, Il, USA) from: 18/06/2012 to: 22/06/2012,
Ma A, Mondragon RJ(2012). Evaluation of network robustness using a node tearing algorithm. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications vol. 391, (24) 6674-6681.
Ma A, Poslad S, Oshin TO (2012). Improving the Energy-Efficiency of GPS based Location Sensing Smartphone Applications. Conference: 2012 IEEE 11th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom) (Liverpool, UK) from: 25/06/2012 to: 27/06/2012, 1698-1705.
Pinto FC, Videira A, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2011). Efficient big brother networks. EUROCON - International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), 2011 IEEE. Conference: IEEE EUROCOM (Lisbon, Portugal) from: 27/04/2011 to: 29/04/2011,
Wang Y, Shi S, Yang X, Ma A (2010). Bluetooth Indoor Positioning using RSSI and Least Square Estimation. Conference: International Conference on Future Computer and Communication (Shanghai, China) from: 09/2010
Yang X, Wu D, Wang Y, Ma A (2010). K-Means Based Clustering on Mobile Usage for Social Network Analysis Purpose. Conference: Advanced Information Management and Service (IMS), 2010 6th International Conference on (Seoul, Korea) from: 30/11/2010 to: 02/12/2010, 223-228.
Ariffin SHS, Schormans JA, Ma AHI(2009). Application of the generalised ballot theorem for evaluation of performance in packet buffers with non-first in first out scheduling. IET COMMUN vol. 3, (6) 933-944.
Wang Y, Yang X, Lu N, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2009). A Simulation Package for Hot-spot Traffic Relief in WCDMA Networks. 2009 5th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing , Volume 2. Conference: Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, 2009. WiCom '09. 5th International Conference on (Beijing) from: 2009802-806.
Wang L, De Vial E, Tokarchuk L, Wang Y, Ma A (2009). Blue Danger: Live action gaming over Bluetooth. 2009 6TH IEEE CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2. 1287-1291.
DONG R, TOKARCHUK LN, MA A (2009). Digging Friendship: Paper Recommendation in Social Networks. Conference: Proceedings of Networking & Electronic Commerce Research Conference (Lake Garda, Italy) from: 2009
Wang Y, Yang X, Ma A, Cuthbert LG (2009). Intelligent Resource Optimisation Using Semi-Smart Antennas in LTE OFDMA Systems. Conference: Communications Technology and Applications, 2009. ICCTA '09. IEEE International Conference on (Beijing, China) from: 10/2009173-179.
Tokarchuk L, Shoop K, Ma A (2009). Using Co-presence Communities to Enhance Social Recommendation. WONS 2009: SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WIRELESS ON-DEMAND NETWORK SYSTEMS AND SERVICES. 157-160.
Chew B, Wang J, Ma A, Bigham J (2008). Anomalous Usage in Web Applications. Conference: NAEC (Lake Garda, Italy) from: 09/2008
Wang Y, Wu J, Bigham J, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2006). Cooperative control of WCDMA system under geographically congested situations. Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet, and Information Technology, CIIT 2006. 295-299.
Wang Y, Ma A, Cuthbert L, Shoop K (2006). A Multi-agent Based Intelligent Wireless Passenger Support system. Conference: Networking and Electronic Commerce Research Conference (NAEC) (Lake Garda, Italy) from: 10/2006
Wang Y, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2006). Agent Based Cooperation Control over Wireless LAN networks with Semi-Smart Antennas’, IASTED Int’l Conference on Networks and Communication Systems (NCS). Conference: IASTED Int’l Conference on Networks and Communication Systems (NCS) (Chiang Mai, Thailand) from: 29/03/2006 to: 31/03/2006,
Wang Y, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2006). An Agent-based Passenger Support System over Heterogeneous Wireless Infrastructures in an Airport Environment. Conference: IASTED International Conference on Networks and Communication Systems (NCS) (Chiang Mai, Thailand) from: 29/03/2006 to: 31/03/2006,
Wang Y, Ma A, Wu J, Bigham B, Cuthbert L (2006). Cooperative control of WCDMA system under geographically congested situations. Conference: 4th IASTED Int’l Conference on Communications, Internet, and Information Technology (CIIT) (Virgin Islands, USA) from: 11/2006
Wang Y, Ma A, Cuthbert L (2006). IEEE 802.11 WLAN load balancing using adaptive antennas and cooperative controls. Conference: IET International Conference on Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks Proceedings (ICWMMN 2006) (Hanzhou, China) from: 2006
Ma AHI, Schormans JA(2005). Fast, stable simulation of power-law packet traffic using concatenated acceleration techniques. IEE P-COMMUN vol. 152, (4) 420-426.
Koutsouris N, Mitrou N, Wang Y, Ma A (2004). An agent-based system for supporting enhanced services over wireless infrastructures. Conference: CCCT'04 (Austin, Texas, USA) from: 08/2004
Ma A, Schormans J, Cuthbert L(2003). Aggregation technique for networks with power law traffic and application to accelerated simulation. IEE P-COMMUN vol. 150, (3) 177-183.
Leung CM, Schormans JA, Ma AHI(2002). Measurement-based queue length distribution estimation for power-law traffic. ELECTRON LETT vol. 38, (24) 1608-1610.
Ma AHI, Schormans JA(2002). Hybrid technique for analysis of multiplexed power-law traffic in broadband networks. ELECTRON LETT vol. 38, (6) 295-297.
Ma AHI, Schormans JA (2002). Accelerated simulation modelling of Power-law traffic via aggregation. Conference: ICT02 (Beijing, China) from: 06/2002
Ma AHI, Schormans JA (2002). Efficient simulation modelling for long range dependent traffic. Conference: RESIM’02 (Madrid, Spain) from: 04/2002
Ma AHI, Schormans JA (2001). A fast simulation method for modelling IP networks. Conference: 17th UKTS (Dublin, Ireland) from: 05/2001
Schormans JA, Pitts JM, Ma AHI, Mondragon R (2000). Accurate results for traffic engineering in the presence of LRD. Conference: 16th UKTS (Harlow, Essex UK) from: 05/2000
Ma AHI, Schormans JA, Pitts JM, Scharf EM, Pearmain AJ, Phillips CI(2000). Design rules and equivalent capacity for buffering of Pareto source. Elec Lett vol. 36, (15) 1274-1275.
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