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Publications: Dr Athen Ma

Sun Y, Livan G, Ma A, Latora V ( 2021 ) . Interdisciplinary researchers attain better long-term funding performance . Communications Physics vol. 4 , ( 1 )
GRAY C, Ma A, McLaughlin O, Petit S, Woodward G, Bohan D ( 2021 ) . Ecological plasticity governs ecosystem services in multilayer networks . Communications Biology
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 .
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
Bohan DA, Landuyt D, Ma A, Macfadyen S, Martinet V, Massol F, McInerny G, Montoya JM et al. ( 2016 ) . Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision . Trends in Ecology and Evolution vol. 31 , ( 2 ) 105 - 115 .
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 ,
Mulder C, Bennett EM, Bohan DA, Bonkowski M, Carpenter SR, Chalmers R, Cramer W, Durance I et al. ( 2015 ) . Chapter One 10 Years Later Revisiting Priorities for Science and Society a Decade After the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment . Ecosystem Services - From Biodiversity to Society, Part 1 , 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 .