Publications/invited presentations by year.


In Press
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001 and previous

Publications listed according to type of publication


In Press

54 D. Petters, E. Waters and F. Schönbrodt, (Accepted). Measurement and modelling: Complementary approaches to understanding the organization and underpinnings of attachment behavior. In Measuring Attachment: Observational and Developmental Analysis of Behavior, Mental Representations, and Biological Processes. In press with Guilford Publishers, NY.

2014


53 D. Petters (2014). Losing Control Within the H-CogAff Architecture. In: J. Wyatt, D. Petters, and D. Hogg (Eds.) 'From Animals to Robots and Back: reflections on hard problems in the study of cognition'. Cognitive Systems Monographs, Springer: London.
52 J. Wyatt, D. Hogg, and D. Petters (2014). Foreword. In: J. Wyatt, D. Petters, and D. Hogg (Eds.) 'From Animals to Robots and Back: reflections on hard problems in the study of cognition'. Cognitive Systems Monographs, Springer: London.
51 J. Wyatt, D. Petters, and D. Hogg (2014) 'From Animals to Robots and Back: reflections on hard problems in the study of cognition'. Cognitive Systems Monographs, Springer: London.
50 D. Petters (2014). Bringing together different pieces to better understand whole minds. In: J. Wyatt, D. Petters, and D. Hogg (Eds.) 'From Animals to Robots and Back: reflections on hard problems in the study of cognition'. Cognitive Systems Monographs, Springer: London.
49 D. Petters (2014). Towards an Enactivist Approach to Social and Emotional Attachment. ABSTRACTS, pp 70-71. AISB50. The 50th annual convention of the AISB. Goldsmiths University of London.
48 D. Petters, J. Hummel, M. Juttner, E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff (2014). How Different are the Visual Representations used for Object Recognition in Middle Childhood and Adulthood? To be presented at 'Representation of Reality: Humans, Animals and Machines ', Symposium at AISB Convention 2014, Goldsmiths College, London.

2013


47 E. Waters, D. Petters, C. Facompre (2013). Some Reflections in a Special Issue of Attachment and Human Development in Mary Ainsworth's 100th year. Attachment and Human Development. 15, 5-6, 673-681
46 M. Juttner, E. Wakui, D. Petters, J. Hummel, and J. Davidoff, (2013). Developmental dissociation of analytical and holistic object recognition in adolescence. Perception 42 supplement 19 (Presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, Bremen, Germany).
45 D. Petters, (2013). Beyond the Tropic Approach in Attachment Modelling', Invited talk for the Intelligent Robotics Group at Imperial College, London, June 2013, (talk abstract)
44 D. Petters, (2013). Agent-based Models Inspired by Bowlby-Ainsworth Attachment Theory. AISB Quarterly, 136, 23-27.
43 D. Petters and E. Waters, (2013). Epistemic Actions in Attachment Relationships and the Origin of the Socially Extended Mind. In Proceedings of 'Re-conceptualizing Mental "Illness": The View From Enactivist Philosophy and Cognitive Science', AISB Convention 2013 , (pp. 17-23).
42 E. Wakui, M. Juttner, D. Petters, S. Kaur, J. Hummel, and J. Davidoff, (2013). Earlier development of analytic than holistic object recognition in adolescence PLoS ONE 8(4): e61041. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061041
41 M. Juttner, E. Wakui, D. Petters, S. Kaur, and J. Davidoff, (2013). Developmental Trajectories of Part-based and Configural Object Recognition in Adolescence. Developmental Psychology 49 (1) 161-176 (Online first publication March 26, 2012)
40 M. Juttner, D. Petters, E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff, (2013). Dissociation of part-specific and part-relational processing in object recognition during early adolescence. Experimental Psychology Society meeting (UCL, London)

2012

39 M. Juttner, D. Petters, E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff, (2012). Dissociating developmental trajectories of part-specific and part-relational processing on object recognition. Perception 41, Supplement 68 (Presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, Alghero, Italy.)
38 S. Bull, M.D. Johnson, P. Ganesan, W. Byrne, L. Munoz, D. Petters, T. Duff, P. Reimann, R. Vatrapu, U. Tanveer, M. Kickmeier-rust, B. Wasson and G Meissl-Egghart, (2012). Student Model Tools R2, NEXT-TELL Research Report D4.4.:European Commission
37 W. Halb, M. Kossowski, W. Utz, F. Giorgini, D. Petters, M. Johnson, and S. Bull (2012). Activity Capturing Tools R2, NEXT-TELL Research Report D3.4.:European Commission
36 S. Bull, B. Wasson, M.D. Johnson, D. Petters, and C. Hanson, (2012). Helping Teachers Effectively Support Group Learning. Presented at Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups - Workshop at the 11th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (Chania, Crete)
35 D. Petters, M. Johnson, S. Bull, R. Vatrapu, G. Cierniak, G. Meissl-Egghart, B. Wasson, and C. Hanson, (2012). Methods and Specification for Student Model Tools V2. NEXT-TELL Research Report D4.3.: European Commission
34 W. Halb, R. Unterburger, M. Kossowski, W. Utz, F. Giorgini, D. Petters, M. Johnson, and S. Bull (2012). Methods and Specification for Activity Capturing Tools V2. NEXT-TELL Research Report D3.3.: European Commission

2011


33 D. Petters (2011). Loss of Control Arising From Public Passions and Hidden Agendas. Invited Presentation at International Symposium in Honour of Aaron Sloman. September 2011, University of Birmingham.
32 D. Petters, E. Waters, and A, Sloman (2011). Modelling Machines which can Love: From Bowlby's Attachment Control System to Requirements for Romantic Robots. Emotion Researcher 26, (2), 5-7
31 S. Kaur E. Wakui, J. Davidoff, D. Petters, and M. Juttner (2011) Trajectories of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Experimental Psychology Society meeting, (University College, London).
30 M. Juttner, D. Petters, S. Kaur E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff, (2011) Trajectories of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Perception 40, ECVP Abstract Supplement 72 (Presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2010 Toulouse)

2010

29 D. Petters, E. Waters, and F. Schönbrodt, (2010). Strange Carers: Robots as Attachment Figures and Aids to Parenting. Interaction Studies: Social Behaviour and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems. 11:2, 246-252.
(Preprint of target article: Sharkey, N., and Sharkey, A. The crying shame of robot nannies: an ethical appraisal. can be downloaded from here )
28 D. Petters (2010) Attachment Theory as a Multi-disciplinary Programme: Retrospect and Prospect. Working Paper Draft
27 D. Petters and E. Waters (2010). AI, Attachment Theory, and Simulating Secure Base Behaviour: Dr. Bowlby meet the Reverend Bayes. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on 'AI-Inspired Biology', AISB Convention 2010, (pp. 51-58). University of Sussex, Brighton: AISB Press.
26 E. Wakui, J. Davidoff, D. Petters, M. Juttner, and S. Kaur (2010). Trajectories of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Presented at the BPS Developmental Section Conference (Goldsmiths College, London).
25 E. Wakui, D. Petters, J. Davidoff, and M. Juttner,(2010), The development of part-based and analytical object recognition in adolescence. Journal of Vision 10 (7): 957. (Presented at the Vision Sciences Society (VSS) annual meeting, May 2010, Naples).
24 J. Davidoff, E. Wakui, D. Petters, S. Kaur, and M. Juttner (2010). Trajectories of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Presented at the BPS Cognitive Section Conference (Cardiff),
23 M. Juttner, E. Wakui, S. Kaur, D. Petters, and J. Davidoff, (2010), Analytic and holistic object representations in adolescence. Perception 39, Supplement 102. (Presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception, August 2010 Lausanne)

2009

22 D. Petters and E. Waters (2009). Modeling, Simulating, and Simplifying Links Between Stress, Attachment, and Reproduction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 1, 39-40.
Preprint of target article: Marco Del Giudice: 'Sex, attachment, and the development of reproductive strategies.' can be downloaded from here .
21 M. Juttner, D. Petters, E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff, (2009), The development of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Perception 38, Supplement 165. Presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception (August 2009, Regensburg).
20 J. Davidoff, M. Juttner, D. Petters, and E. Wakui, (2009), Developmental trajectories for part- and configural-based Object Recognition. Presented at the BPS Developmental Section Conference, (September 2009, Nottingham).
19 E. Wakui, D. Petters, J. Davidoff, and M. Juttner, (2009), The development of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Presented at the Conference on Object Perception, Attention, and Memory (OPAM), (November 2009, Boston).
18 D. Petters (2009), Measurement and Modelling of Attachment Phenomena: Simplicity within Complexity. Working Paper Draft
17 D. Petters (2009). A task taxonomy for activities to help typically developing and autistic children develop social competencies within Virtual Reality Environments. Presented at Technical Development Workshop (October 2009, Nottingham University)
16 E. Wakui, D. Petters, J. Davidoff, and M. Juttner, (2009), The development of part-based and configural object recognition in adolescence. Presented at the BPS Cognitive Section Conference, University of Hertfordshire).
15 M. Juttner, D. Petters, E. Wakui, and J. Davidoff, (2009), Object recognition in adolescence. In ESCOP 2009 - Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology(p 109) University of Krakow.

2008

14 M. Juttner, D. Petters, E. Wakui, I. Rentschler, and J. Davidoff (2008). The development of object representations into adolescence. Presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Symposium (July 2008, Liverpool).
13 D. Petters and E. Waters (2008). Epigenetic Development of Attachment Styles in Autonomous Agents. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics. Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotics Systems, pages 153-154 (July 2008, Brighton). Lund University Cognitive Studies, 139.
12 D. Petters (2008). Attachment Theory and Artificial Cognitive Systems. Cognition Briefing for EUCognition, at www.euCognition.org (original submitted October 2008).

2007

11 D. Petters (2007). Using Software Agents to Simulate Infant Secure-Base Behaviour. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2007 Biennial Meeting, (April 2007, Boston).

2006

10 D. Petters (2006). Designing Agents to Understand Infants. Ph.D. thesis in Cognitive Science, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham.
9 D. Petters (2006). Implementing a Theory of Attachment: A Simulation of the Strange Situation with Autonomous Agents, In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modelling (April 2006, Trieste), pages 226-231, Trieste: Edizioni Golardiche.

2005

8 D. Petters (2005). Building Agents to Understand Infant Attachment Behaviour, In Proceedings of the workshop: Modelling Natural Action Selection (July 2005, Edinburgh), pages 158-165, University of Sussex, Brighton: AISB Press.

2004

7 D. Petters (2004). Simulating Infant-Carer Relationship Dynamics, In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium, (March 2004, Stanford): Architectures for Modelling Emotion - Cross-Disciplinary Foundations, number SS-04-02 in AAAI Technical reports, pages 114-122, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.

2003

6 D. Petters (2003). The Selection of Goals and Action in the Attachment System. Thesis research report (November 2003) abstract
5 D. Petters (2003). Simulating Attachment Relationship Dynamics. Thesis research report (May 2003) abstract

2002

4 D. Petters (2002). Applying Developmental Constraints To Emotional Architectures. Presented at the School of Computer Science PhD Research Exhibition (March 2002, University of Birmingham).

2001 and previous

3 D. Petters (2001). Flocking as adaptation in the sim-sheep environment. M.Sc. Project Report in Cognitive Science, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham. (Download movies of running simulations from this project)
2 D. Petters (1996). Calixarene Derivatives as Templates in the Synthesis of Novel Metal Clusters. M.Phil thesis in Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham.
1 D. Petters (1994). Synthesis of Functionalised Macrocyclic Cyclophane Ligands with Mixed Oxygen/Sulfur Donor Sets. Presented at the UK Inorganic Chemistry Symposium, University of Reading (March 1994, Reading)