05/03/2012 - 31/10/2013

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This project has resulted in a spin-out company which was incorporated on 17 January 2014. It has also generated a patent related to BDDs (Binary decision Diagrams).
sa.Fire is a Proof of Concept Fund project funded by Scottish Enterprise. Carried out in collaboration with and others. For further information please refer to .
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Project Team

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
+44 131 455 2759
Alistair Lawson
Associate Professor (Reader)
+44 131 455 2730
Lu Fan
Senior Research Fellow
+44 131 455 2438
Omair Uthmani
+44 131 455

Associated Publications

Buchanan, W., Uthmani, O., Fan, L., Burns, N., Lo, O., Lawson, A., varga, j., anderson, c. (2013). Modelling of Integrated Trust, Governance and Access Information Sharing Architecture. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 182, (), 91-101 .

Buchanan, W., Burns, N., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., varga, j., Lawson, A., anderson, c. (2013). Who Would You Trust To Identify You In Accessing Your Health Record?. Communications in Computer and Information Science, , (), .

Buchanan, W., Lewis, R., Fan, L., Uthmani, O. (2012, June). Information Sharing Around Child Protection. Paper presented at Information Sharing in the Public Sector, Edinburgh.