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Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning

Expert ID: 729576 United Kingdom

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Expert is the author of a book series on Artificial Intelligence. He is an expert at the NetLogo programming language. He has also done leading research in a number of areas in Artificial Intelligence, including natural language processing, informational retrieval, machine learning and evolutionary algorithms (specifically Grammatical Evolution, a method related to Genetic Programming). He also maintains expertise in text compression, text classification and text mining.

KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) and ESF (European Science Fund) projects with local companies in North Wales and Chester.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: PhD Subject: Computer Science Institution: Waikato, New Zealand
Year: 1984 Degree: MSc Subject: Computer Science Institution: Massey University
Year: 2004 Degree: Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education Subject: Teaching in Higher Education Institution: Bangor University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to 2011 Employer: Bangor University, U.K. Title: Lecturer Department: School of Computer Science Responsibilities: Director of Postgraduate Studies, Admissions Tutor
Years: 2000 to 2001 Employer: The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, U.K. Title: Research Fellow Department: School of Computer & Math. Sciences Responsibilities: Research for Information Retrieval, part of Information Retrieval research group.
Years: 2000 to 2000 Employer: Lund University, Sweden Title: Invited Researcher Department: Department of Information Technology Responsibilities: Researcher (text compression).
Years: 1997 to 1998 Employer: University of Waikato, NZ Title: Research Assistant Department: School of Computer Science Responsibilities: Research assistant in the Machine Learning / Digital Libraries Research groups.
Years: 1984 to 1995 Employer: University of Waikato, NZ Title: Systems Programmer Department: Information Services Department Responsibilities: System administrator, software development for University.

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Publications and Patents Summary
He has a recently published book series on Artificial Intelligence.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Training courses for Python, NetLogo, Artificial Intelligence
Other Relevant Experience
Modelling and simulation using NetLogo. Rapid prototyping in NetLogo.

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