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People involved in the Cognition and Affect project.
The Cognition and Affect project,
at the University of Birmingham, England, UK is led by:
Others who have worked or are working on the project include:
Professor Glyn Humphreys, in the
School of Psychology.
Luc Beaudoin -- Started October 1990 (PhD completed 1994),
Currently in Canada. See
Tim Read -- Started October 1991 (PhD completed 1995)
Edmund Shing -- Started October 1991 (PhD completed 1996)
Christian Paterson -- Started October 1992 (MPhil completed 1996)
Ian Wright -- Started October 1993 (PhD completed 1997)
Chris Complin -- Started October 1994 (PhD completed 1997)
-- Started November 1995, then worked at DFKI (German Research Centre
for Artificial Intelligence) in Saarbruecken. Completed 2001.
His web page provides information about his draft thesis, and related
Started October 1997, working on evolutionary computation, e.g. the
various concepts of "fitness". Left to found a company.
-- Started July 1998, working on a biologically inspired
approach to anomaly detection: different agents monitor one another for
anomalies, including effects of intruders. PhD thesis completed 2003.
Catriona is now a research fellow.
-- Started October 1999, working on a project funded by Sony
Computer Entertainments Europe, to investigate adding intelligence
to synthetic entertainment agents.
-- Started January 2000, working on development of ontologies
- Dean Petters
-- Started October 2001, working on development
of attachment in infants and effects on adult life.
- Dave Gurnell
-- Started October 2001, working
architectures for situated, embodied cooperative agents.
Research fellows, present and past
Current research fellows are listed at the beginning.
(For more information on current projects in the School see
the School's research page.
Other academics associated with the project
Dr Riccardo Poli
joined the School in October 1994. Moved to a chair in the University
of Essex, October 2001.
Dr Mark Ryan
joined in January 1995.
Dr Manfred Kerber
joined in January 1996.
Professor John Barnden
joined the School of Computer Science in Sept 1997. His work is directly
Dr George Theodoropoulos
joined the School as lecturer in computer science in January 1998, and
has recently been working on distributed agents with Brian Logan.
There are others in the
School of Computer Science
School of Psychology.
with whom we interact, including
Jeremy Wyatt and
Related work here in Birmingham includes research on evolutionary
Additional past collaborators are based at DERA Malvern, notably Jeremy
Baxter, Richard Hepplewhite and Mike Kirton at DERA, who were using our
toolkit for a demonstration project on Computer Generated Forces
and made many use suggestions for extension of the toolkit.
The project home page is
Papers and PhD theses by people who have worked on the Cognition
and Affect project can be found in
Slide presentations are in
Our software tools are included in
the Free Poplog
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Aaron Sloman, and designed to be
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Last updated 6 Mar 2004