School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham

John A. Barnden

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

John Barnden

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School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT

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My research is within Artificial Intelligence and has the following main aspects:
  1. understanding (and generating) metaphorical utterances
  2. representing and reasoning about mental states of agents
The work mainly uses symbolic AI techniques.
See the separate ATT-Meta project and Gen-Meta project pages.

Selected Publications

Metaphor-of-Mind Databank

I have been building a databank of examples of metaphors of mind in real text and speech.
This databank is a product of the ATT-Meta project.

Opportunities for Projects: PhD, MSc and Undergraduate

I would welcome additional MSc and PhD students. I can offer several types of project, mainly in various areas of Artificial Intelligence.

Degrees and Positions

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