Publications


Works submitted and awaiting review or publication


Books, book chapters, edited works

Winfield AFT, Kernbach S and Schmickl T, Collective Foraging: Cleaning, Energy Harvesting and Trophallaxis, pp 351-409 in Handbook of Collective Robotics - Fundamentals and Challenges, Ed. S Kernbach, Pan Stanford, 2013.

Haasdijk E, Eiben AE and Winfield AFT, Individual, Social and Evolutionary Adaptation in Collective Systems, pp 411-469 in Handbook of Collective Robotics - Fundamentals and Challenges, Ed. S Kernbach, Pan Stanford, 2013.

Liu W and Winfield AFT, Distributed Autonomous Morphogenesis in a Self-Assembling Robotic System, pp 89-113 in Morphogenetic Engineering: Toward Programmable Complex Systems, Eds. Doursat R, Sayama H, and Michel O, Springer series "Understanding Complex Systems", Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.

Winfield AFT and Nembrini J, Emergent Swarm Morphology Control of Wireless Networked Mobile Robots, pp 239-271 in Morphogenetic Engineering: Toward Programmable Complex Systems, Eds. Doursat R, Sayama H, and Michel O, Springer series "Understanding Complex Systems", Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.

Winfield AFT, Robotics: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-969598-0, 168pp, 2012.

Winfield AFT and Griffiths F, 'Towards the Emergence of Artificial Culture in Collective Robot Systems', pp 431-439 in Symbiotic Multi-robot Organisms, Eds. P Levi and S Kernbach, Springer-Verlag, 2010.

Baele G, Yao Y, Van de Peer Y, Winfield AFT and Kernbach S, 'Adaptive Control Mechanisms: General Controller Framework', pp 231-242 in Symbiotic Multi-robot Organisms, Eds. P Levi and S Kernbach, Springer-Verlag, 2010.

Winfield AFT, Liu W and Bjerknes JD, 'Functional and Reliability Modelling of Swarm Robotic Systems', pp 56-79 in Symbiotic Multi-robot Organisms, Eds. P Levi and S Kernbach, Springer-Verlag, 2010.

Winfield AFT, 'You really need to know what your bot(s) are thinking about you', pp 201-208 in Close Engagements with Artificial Companions: Key Social, Psychological, Ethical and Design Issues, Ed. Y Wilks, John Benjamins, 2010.

Winfield AFT, 'Foraging Robots', pp 3682-3700 in Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science, Editor in chief RA Meyers, Springer, ISBN: 978-0-387-75888-6, 2009. Pre-publication draft.

F. De Pellegrini, M. Egerstedt, L. Schenato, J. Redi, and A. Winfield (guest editors), MONET ROBOCOMM 2007 Special Issue in ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, 14 (3), 2009.

Şahin E and Winfield AFT (guest editors), Special Issue on Swarm Robotics, Swarm Intelligence, 2 (2-4), 2008.

Dorigo M, Birattari M, Blum C, Clerc M, Stutzle T and Winfield AFT (eds), Ant Colony Optimisation and Swarm Intelligence, Proceedings of 6th International Conference ANTS 2008, Springer-Verlag LNCS 5217, ISBN 978-3-540-87526-0, 414pp, 2008.

Winfield AFT, Redi J (eds), Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination, ROBOCOMM 2007, Athens, Greece, October 15-17, 2007. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 318 IEEE 2008, ISBN 978-963-9799-08-0.

Şahin E, Spears W and Winfield AFT (eds), SAB'06 Swarm Robotics Workshop, Springer-Verlag LNCS 4433, ISBN 978-3-540-71540-5, 221pp, 2007.

Pope NV, Osborne AD and Winfield AFT (eds), Immediate Distant Action and Correlation in Modern Physics: The Balanced Universe, Edwin Mellen Press, ISBN 0-7734-6064-0, 328pp, 2005.

Winfield AFT, 'Future directions in tele-operated robotics', pp 147-162 in Telerobotic Applications, ed. T Schilling, Wiley, ISBN 1-86058-235-4, 1999.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Stable Manipulator Trajectory Control Using Neural Networks', pp 117-151 in Neural Systems for Robotics, eds. O Omidvar & P van der Smagt, Academic Press, ISBN 0-12-526280-9, 1997.

Winfield AFT, The Complete Forth, Sigma Press (UK) 1983, and John Wiley & Sons (NY), ISBN 0-471-88235-6, 130pp, 1985. Dutch translation 'Flitsend Forth', Academic Press, ISBN 90-6233-115-7, 1984. Japanese translation, Modern Science Companies, ISBN4-7649-0152-8 C3050, 1989.

Journal papers

Woodman R, Winfield AFT, Harper C and Fraser M, Building Safer Robots: Safety Driven Control, International Journal of Robotics Research. 31 (13), 1603-1626, Nov 2012. Download pdf (accepted version).

Dixon C, Winfield A, Fisher M and Zheng C, Towards Temporal Verification of Swarm Robotic Systems, Robotics and Autonomous Systems,
60 (11), 1429-1441, Nov 2012. Download pdf (accepted version).

Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., and Winfield, A., Open science: a new "trust technology"? Science Communication, 34 (5), 679-689, 2012. doi: 10.1177/1075547012443021.

Bredeche N, Montaniera J-M, Liu W and Winfield AFT, Environment-driven Distributed Evolutionary Adaptation in a Population of Autonomous Robotic Agents, Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 18 (1) 2012, doi: 0.1080/13873954.2011.601425

Winfield AFT and Erbas MD, On embodied memetic evolution and the emergence of behavioural traditions in robots, Memetic Computing, 3 (4), 261-270, 2011, doi: 10.1007/s12293-011-0063-x. Final accepted version (pdf).

Jens Krause, Alan F.T. Winfield, Jean-Louis Deneubourg, Interactive robots in experimental biology, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 26 (7), 369-375, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2011.03.015.

Liu W, Winfield AFT, Open-hardware e-puck Linux extension board for experimental swarm robotics research, Microprocessors and Microsystems,
35 (1), 2011, doi:10.1016/j.micpro.2010.08.002. Final accepted version (pdf).

Liu W and Winfield AFT, 'A Macroscopic Probabilistic Model for Collective Foraging with Adaptation', International Journal of Robotics Research, 29 (14), 1743-1760, 2010. doi:10.1177/0278364910375139. Final accepted version (pdf).

Wu ZC, Zhu QM, Winfield A, and Chen SZ. 'Study of fuzzy control for controllable suspension based on ADAMS and MATLAB co-simulation', Int. J. Modelling, Identification and Control, 9 (1-2), 190-198, 2010.

Ma Y, Zhu QM, Winfield A and Yan Q. 'Simulation research on braking performance of hydrodynamic torque converter and retarder based on automatic shifting rules', Int. J. Modelling, Identification and Control, 8 (1), 80–87, 2009.

Winfield AFT, Liu W, Nembrini J and Martinoli A, 'Modelling a Wireless Connected Swarm of Mobile Robots', Swarm Intelligence, 2 (2-4), 241-266, 2008. Final accepted version (pdf).

Liu W, Winfield AFT, Sa J, Chen J and Dou L, 'Towards Energy Optimisation: Emergent Task Allocation in a Swarm of Foraging Robots', Adaptive Behaviour, 15 (3), 289-305, 2007.

Winfield AFT and Nembrini J, 'Safety in Numbers: Fault Tolerance in Robot Swarms', Int. J. Modelling Identification and Control, 1 (1), 30-37, 2006.

Harper CJ and Winfield AFT, 'A Methodology for Provably Stable Behaviour-based Intelligent Control', Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 54 (1), 52-73, 2006.

Winfield AFT, Sa J, Gago MC, Dixon C and Fisher M, 'On Formal Specification of Emergent Behaviours in Swarm Robotic Systems', Int. J. Advanced Robotic Systems, 2 (4), 363-370, 2005.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for MIMO Nonlinear Systems Based on Fuzzy Logic Scheme', Int. J. of Automation and Computing, 1 (1), 51-62, 2004.

Ellery, A., Barnes, D., Buckland, R., Welch, C., Garry, J., Zarnecki, J., Gebbie, J., Green, A., Smith, M., Hall, D., McInnes, C., Winfield, A., Nehmzow, U. and Ball, A., 'The UK Space & Planetary Robotics Network', J. Brit. Interplan. Soc. 56 (9/10), 328-337, 2003.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A, and Melhuish C, 'Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control for Discrete Time Nonlinear Systems', Computing Technology and Automation (Transactions of China Automation Society), 22 (2) (Sum No. 86), 311-316, 2003.

Randall MJ, Winfield AFT, and Pipe AG, 'Stable on-line neural control of systems with closed kinematic chains', IEE Proc-Control Theory Appl., 147 (6), 619-632, 2000.

Winfield AFT and Holland OE, 'The Application of Wireless Local Area Network technology to the control of Mobile Robots', Microprocessors and Microsystems, 23 (10), 597-607, 2000.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'Stable Neural Network Control for Manipulators', IEEE Journal of Intelligent System Engineering (extended version), 2 (4), 213-222, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'Neural Networks for Prediction and Control of Discrete Systems', Invited article International Journal of Neural, Parallel & Scientific Computations, 1, 395-420, 1993.

Winfield AFT, 'Software engineering for electronic engineers', International journal of electrical engineering education, 21, 301-307, 1984.

Goodman RMF, Taylor GE and Winfield AFT, 'An advanced electronics teaching laboratory', International journal of electrical engineering education, 19, 357-366, 1982. Also in Microelectronics and microcomputer applications, Manchester University Press, 221-230, 1983.

Goodman RMF and Winfield AFT, 'A soft-decision minimum-distance sequential decoding algorithm for convolutional codes', Proc. IEE, 128, Pt F, no 3, June 1981, pp179-186.

Refereed conference papers

Lachlan Murray, Wenguo Liu, Alan Winfield, Jon Timmis, and Andy Tyrrell, Analysing the Reliability of a Self-reconfigurable Modular Robotic System, in Proc. 2011 International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems (BIONETICS 2011), York, December 2011.

O’Dowd P, Winfield A and Studley M (2011), The Distributed Co-Evolution of an Embodied Simulator and Controller for Swarm Robot Behaviours, in Proc IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011) (full paper oral presentation), San Francisco, September 2011.

Dixon C, Winfield A and Fisher M (2011), Towards Temporal Verification of Emergent Behaviours in Swarm Robotic Systems, in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2011), Sheffield, September 2011.

Guest A, Sapeluk A, Winfield A and Bown J (2011). Promoting Meme Diversity and Transmission Fidelity in Artificial Proto-Cultures. In Proc. of the Eleventh European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL 2011). T. Lenaerts, M. Giacobini, H. Bersini, P. Bourgine, M. Dorigo and R. Doursat, (eds.), pp 286-293, MIT Press.

Erbas MD and Winfield AFT (2011). On the Emergence of Structure in Behaviours Evolved through Embodied Imitation in a Group of Robots. In Proc. of the Eleventh European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ECAL 2011). T. Lenaerts, M. Giacobini, H. Bersini, P. Bourgine, M. Dorigo and R. Doursat, (eds.), pp 219-226, MIT Press.

Erbas MD, Winfield AFT and Bull L, Towards Imitation-enhanced Reinforcement Learning in Multi-Agent Systems, in Proc. 2011 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Paris, April 2011.

Bjerknes JD and Winfield AFT, 'On Fault-tolerance and Scalability of Swarm Robotic Systems', in Proc. Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS 2010), Lausanne, November 2010.

Grand A, Wilkinson C, Bultitude K and Winfield A, 'On Open Science Public Engagement with Engineering', in Proc. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST 2010), Trento, September 2010.

Liu W and Winfield AFT, 'Autonomous morphogenesis in self-assembling robots using IR-based sensing and local communications', in Dorigo M et al (eds) ANTS 2010. LNCS vol. 6234, pp 107-118, Springer, September 2010.

Owen J, Stepney S, Timmis J and Winfield A, 'Exploiting Loose Horizontal Coupling in Evolutionary Swarm Robotics', in Dorigo M et al (eds) ANTS 2010. LNCS vol. 6234, pp 432-439, Springer, September 2010.

O'Dowd P, Winfield A and Studley M, 'Towards Accelerated Distributed Evolution for Adaptive Behaviours in Swarm Robotics', in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2010), Plymouth, August 2010.

Kernbach S, Schmickl T, Hamann H, Stradner J, Schwarzer C, Schlachter F, Winfield AFT and Matthias R, 'Adaptive Action Selection Mechanisms for Evolutionary Multimodular Robotics', in Proc. Artificial Life XII (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, pp 781-788, MIT Press (open access), 2010.

Kernbach, S., Hamann, H., Stradner, J., Thenius, R., Schmickl, T., van Rossum, A.C., Sebag, M., Bredeche, N., Yao, Y., Baele, G., de Peer, Y. Van, Timmis, J., Mohktar, M., Tyrrell, A., Eiben, A.E., McKibbin, S.P., Liu, W., & Winfield, A.F.T. 'On adaptive self-organization in artificial robot organisms', In Proc. 1st IEEE International Conference on Adaptive and Self-adaptive Systems and Applications (IEEE ADAPTIVE 2009), 2009.

Liu W and Winfield AFT, 'Implementation of an IR approach for Autonomous Docking in a self-configurable Robotics System', in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2009), Ulster, 31 August – 2 September 2009.

Winfield AFT, 'Towards an Engineering Science of Robot Foraging', in Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 8, eds. H Asama, H Kurokawa, J Ota and K Sekiyama, Springer, pp 185-192, 2009. Invited plenary talk, editor refereed. Pre-publication draft.

Liu W, Winfield AFT, Sa J. 'A macroscopic probabilistic model of adaptive foraging in swarm robotics systems'. In Proc. 6th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (Mathmod 2009), Special Session on Modelling the Swarm, Vienna, February 11 – 13, 2009.

Goodwin J and Winfield A, 'A Unified Design Framework for Mobile Robot Systems', In Workshop Proc. Int. Conf. on SIMULATION, MODELING and PROGRAMMING for AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS (SIMPAR 2008), Venice (Italy), 3-4 November 2008 November, ISBN 978-88-95872-01-8 pp. 513-524.

Sindi, Y., Pipe, A., Winfield, A., Dogramadzi, S. and Melhuish, C. (2008) A feasibility study for energy autonomy in multi robot search and rescue operations. In: Marques, L., Almeida, A., Tokhi, M. and Virk, G., eds. Advances in Mobile Robotics: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, Coimbra, Portugal, 8-10 September 2008. World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 1146-1153.

Feng Qiao, Quanmin Zhu, Alan Winfield and Chris Melhuish, 'T-S Fuzzy Sliding Mode Controllers for Nonlinear Systems', Dynamics of continuous, discrete and impulsive systems, Series B: Applications and Algorithms, Volume 14(S4) Supplementary, in Proc. Int. Conf. on Life System Modeling and Simulation, pp.300-304, September 14-17, 2007, Shanghai, China.

Liu W, Winfield AFT and Sa J, 'Modelling Swarm Robotic Systems: A Case Study in Collective Foraging', in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2007), pp 25-32, Aberystwyth, 3-5 September 2007.

Bjerknes JD, Liu W, Winfield AFT and Melhuish C, 'Low Cost Ultrasonic Positioning System for Mobile Robots', in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2007), pp 107-114, Aberystwyth, 3-5 September 2007.

Feng Qiao. Quanmin Zhu, Alan Winfield, Chris Melhuish and Lifeng Zhang, 'Indirect Fuzzy Adaptive Control of Robotic Manipulator Based on Sliding Mode Scheme', in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, pp.3310-3315, August 5-8, 2007, Harbin, China.

Liu W, Winfield A, Sa J, Chen J and Dou L, 'Strategies for Energy Optimisation in a Swarm of Foraging Robots', in SAB'06 Swarm Robotics Workshop, eds. Şahin E, Spears W and Winfield AFT, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 4433, pp 14-26, 2007.

Bjerknes JD, Winfield AFT and Melhuish C, 'An Analysis of Emergent Taxis in a Wireless Connected Swarm of Mobile Robots', in Proc. IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium (SIS 2007), Hawaii, April 2007.

Liu W, Winfield A, Sa J, Chen J and Dou L, 'Strategies for Energy Optimisation in a Swarm of Foraging Robots', in SAB'06 Swarm Robotics Workshop, Rome, September 2006. Extended paper here.

Harper CJ and Winfield AFT, 'Designing intelligent control systems for safety-critical applications', in Proc. IEE 1st International Conference on System Safety Engineering, London, June 2006.

Winfield AFT, Harper CJ and Nembrini J, 'Towards the application of swarm intelligence in safety-critical applications', in Proc. IEE 1st International Conference on System Safety Engineering, London, June 2006.

Reeves N, Poncet E, Nembrini J, Martinoli A and Winfield A, '[VOILES|SAILS], Self Assembling Intelligent Lighter-than-air Structures', in Proc. 8th Int. Conference on Generative Art, Milan, December 2005. (Invited, editor reviewed)

Winfield AFT, Sa J, Gago MC, Dixon C and Fisher M, 'Using Temporal Logic to Specify Emergent Behaviours in Swarm Robotic Systems', in Proc. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2005), pp 243-250, London, September 2005.

Julien Nembrini, Nicolas Reeves, Eric Poncet, Alcherio Martinoli and Alan Winfield, 'MASCARILLONS: Flying Swarm Intelligence for Architectural Research', in Proc. IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium (SIS 2005), Pasadena, June 2005.

Bultitude K, Johnson B, Burnet F, Evans D and Winfield A, 'Robot Thought - A dialogue event for family audiences', in Proc. AISB 2005 Creative Robotics Symposium, Hatfield England, April 2005.

Winfield AFT, Harper CJ and Nembrini J, 'Towards Dependable Swarms and a New Discipline of Swarm Engineering', in SAB'04 Swarm Robotics workshop, eds. Sahin E and Spears W, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 3342, pp 126-142, 2005.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Controller Design for Active Vehicle Suspension Systems', in Proc. 10th Chinese Automation and Computer Science Conference in the UK, Liverpool, England, September, 2004.

Winfield AFT, 'Towards Dependable Swarms', Invited paper, in Proc. SAB '04 Workshop on Swarm Robotics, Santa Monica, July 2004. Extended paper here.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A, and Melhuish C, 'Fuzzy Tracking Control for Discrete Time Nonlinear Systems' Honoured paper, in Proc. 9th Chinese Automation and Computer Science Conference in the UK, Luton, England, pp. 18-23, September 2003.

Goodwin J, Winfield A and Zhu Q, 'Towards a Generic Architecture for Autonomous Landing Systems', in Proc. Towards Intelligent Mobile Robotics (TIMR 03), Bristol, August 2003.

Harper C and Winfield A, 'Direct Lyapunov Design - A Synthesis Procedure for Motor Schema Using a Second-Order Lyapunov Stability Theorem', in Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2002), Lausanne, October 2002.

Ellery, A., Ball, A., Cockell, C. S., Coste, P., Dickensheets, D., Edwards, H. G. M., Hu, H., Kolb, C., Lammer, H., Lorenz, R., McKee, G., Richter, L., Winfield, A. and Welch, C., Robotic Astrobiology - The Need for Sub-surface Penetration of Mars. In: Proc. 2nd European Workshop on Exo/Astrobiology, Graz, 16-19 September 2002. ESA SP-518, pp. 313-318, 2002. Abstract in meeting abstracts volume, p. 136-137, also in Int. J. Astrobiol. 1 (3), 231, 2002.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, and Winfield A, 'An Improved Fuzzy Dynamic Model Based State Estimator', in Proc. CASIA Annual Conference on Automation and Information Technology and the 8th. Annul Conference of Chinese Automation and Computer Society in the UK, Beijing, China, pp. 1-6, September 19-20, 2002.

Nembrini J, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Minimalist Coherent Swarming of Wireless Connected Autonomous Mobile Robots', in Proc. Simulation of Artificial Behaviour '02, Edinburgh, August 2002.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Li SY and Winfield A, 'Torsional Vibration Suppression of a 2-Mass Main Drive System of Rolling Mill with KF Enhanced Pole Placement', in Proc. 4th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Shanghai, China, June 2002.

Mudie I, Melhuish C and Winfield A, 'Ongoing Experiments in Autonomous 2D Shape Formation, With A View to Developing Autonomous 3D Formations With Unmanned Dirigibles', in Proc. Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots 2001 (TIMR 01), Technical Report Series, Department of Computer Science, Manchester University, report no. UMCS-01-4-1, 2001.

Harper C and Winfield A, 'Designing Behaviour Based Systems using the Space-time Distance Principle', in Proc. Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots 2001 (TIMR 01), Technical Report Series, Department of Computer Science, Manchester University, report no. UMCS-01-4-1, 2001.

Winfield AFT, 'Distributed sensing and data collection via broken ad hoc wireless connected networks of mobile robots', in Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 4, eds. LE Parker, G Bekey & J Barhen, Springer-Verlag, pp 273-282, 2000.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG, Winfield AFT, and Jin Y, 'Adaptive Neural Control of Walking Robots with Guaranteed Stability', in Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Climbing and Walking Robots, Portsmouth, September 1999, pp 111-121.

Adamatzky A, Holland O, Rambidi N and Winfield A, 'Lazy + Busy + Sensitive = Structure', in Proc. of the European Conference on Artificial Life, Lausanne, September 1999.

Adamatzky A, Holland O and Winfield AFT, 'BZ-Brain: How to Control a Robot with Excitable Media', in Proc. 11th Int. Congress on Systems and Cybernetics, London, August 1999, pp 283-286.

Winfield AFT, 'Wireless Video Tele-operation using Internet Protocols', in Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Unmanned Air Vehicles, Bristol, April 1999.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'Blueprint for Autonomy in CLAWAR Machines', in Proc. 1998 Int. Conf. on Climbing and Walking Robots, Brussels, November 1998, pp 131-136.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'An Intelligent Mechatronic Architecture for Hexapod Control', in Adolfsson J and Karlsen J (eds) Mechatronics '98, Elsevier Science, 1998.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'Adaptive Neural Control of Hexapod Leg Trajectories', in Adolfsson J and Karlsen J (eds) Mechatronics '98, Elsevier Science, 1998.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'Stable On-line Neural Control of Hexapod Joint Trajectories', IEEE Control Applications, Trieste, Italy, 1998.

Randall MJ, Pipe AG, Winfield AFT and Muttalib A Md Gh, 'Intelligent Hexapod Bio-Robotics', in Proc. Euromech 375: Biology and Technology of Walking, Munich, March 1998, pp124-132.

Pipe AG, Carse B and Winfield AFT, 'A Topological Map based Navigation System for Mobile Robots', in Proc. 1997 IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 1997, pp 4394-4399.

Dawkins R, Holland O, Winfield A, Greenway P and Stephens A, 'An Interacting Multi-Robot System and Smart Environment for Studying Collective Behaviours', in Proc. Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics ICAR '97, Monterey, July 1997.

Macfarlane J and Winfield A, 'Tracking and Navigation of Remotely Piloted Vehicles using Spread Spectrum Techniques', in Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Remotely Piloted Vehicles, University of Bristol, September 1996.

Pipe AG and Winfield AFT, 'An Autonomous System for Extracting Fuzzy Behavioural Rules in Mobile Robotics', in Proc. Simulation of Artificial Behaviour '96, Cape Cod, September 1996.

Pipe AG, Sullivan JCW, Winfield AFT, Fogarty TC, 'Building Cognitive Maps in Mobile Robotics via a Synthesis of Evolutionary and Neural Network Methods', in Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Evolutionary Computation and its Applications, pp87-98, Moscow, June 1996.

Pipe AG, Fogarty TC, Winfield AFT, 'An Experiment in Knowledge Abstraction from Cognitive Maps to Behaviours', in Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Control '96, pp 65-70, University of Plymouth Engineering Design Centre, March 1996.

Pipe AG, Carse B, Fogarty TC, Winfield A, 'Learning Subjective Cognitive Maps in the presence of Sensory-Motor Errors', in Proc. 3rd European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL95), June 1995, Granada, Spain.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Manipulator Trajectory Control using Neural Networks - From Applications to Theory and back again', invited paper: in Proc. Symposium on Application and Science of Artificial Neural Networks at SPIE Orlando, April 1995.

Scanlan, JP, Winfield A & Smith G, 'Modelling the Design Process within the Aerospace Industry', Factory 2000 - Advanced Factory Automation, 3-5 October 1994, York, Conference Publication No. 398, IEE, pp 645-650.

Pipe AG, Fogarty TC, Winfield A, 'Hybrid Adaptive Heuristic Critic Architectures for Learning in Mazes with Continuous Search Spaces', in Proc. Int. Conf. on Evolutionary Computation (PPSN III), October 1994, Jerusalem Israel.

Scanlan JP, Winfield AFT and Smith G, 'The Application of Quality Function Deployment within the Design Process', in Proc. 10th National Conf. on Manufacturing Research, Loughborough, September 1994.

Pipe AG, Fogarty TC, Winfield A, 'A Hybrid Adaptive Heuristic Critic Architecture for Learning in Large Static Search Spaces', in Proc. 9th IEEE Int. Symposium on Intelligent Control, August 1994, Columbus Ohio

Pipe AG, Fogarty TC, Winfield A, 'A Hybrid Architecture for Learning Continuous Environmental Models in Maze Problems', in Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Simulation of Adaptive Behaviour, August 1994, Brighton

Pipe AG, Fogarty TC, Winfield A, 'Balancing Exploration with Exploitation - Solving Mazes with Real Numbered Search Spaces', in Proc. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (Symposium on Evolutionary Computation), June 1994, Florida

Pipe AG, Jin Y, Winfield A, 'An Adaptive Heuristic Critic based Architecture for Exploring Mazes with Large Search Spaces', in Proc. World Congress on Neural Networks, June 1994, San Diego.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Robot Trajectory Control Using Neural Networks - Theory & Puma Simulations', in Proc. IEEE Int. Symposium on Intelligent Control, August, 1994.

Winfield AFT and Skinner LA, 'Catalysts for Technology Transfer in SMEs', in Proc. Technology Transfer and Innovation Conference, London, July 1994.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Neural Networks for Manipulator Control: Methodology, Stability and Simulations', in Proc. World Congress on Neural Networks, June, 1994, San Diego.

Scanlan J, Winfield A, Smith G, 'The Modelling of Repetitive Design Activities in the Development of Mature Products', in Proc. 10th Conf. on Irish Manufacturing (IMC 10), Galway, September 1993.

Scanlan J, Winfield A, Smith G, 'Modelling of the Design Process', in Proc. 9th National Conf. on Manufacturing Research, Bath, September 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Stable Neural Adaptive Control for Discrete Systems', in Proc. World Congress on Neural Networks, Portland, USA, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Prediction and Control of Discrete Systems Using Neural Networks', in Proc. Int. Joint Conf. on Neural Networks, Nagoya, Japan, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Stable Neural Network Control for Manipulators', in Proc. Int. Joint Conf. on Neural Networks, Nagoya, Japan, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Stable Manipulator Control using Discrete Neural Networks' in Proc. IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Manufacturing, Oxford, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe AG and Winfield A, 'Stable Neural Control of Discrete Systems', in Proc. Int. Symposium on Intelligent Control, Chicago, 1993.

Jin Y, Pipe A and Winfield AFT, 'Dynamic DBP Learning Algorithm for Real Time Applications', in Proc. IEE Third Int. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks, Brighton, June 1993, pp247-251.

Jin Y, Pipe A and Winfield AFT, 'DBP Learning Law for Real Time Neural Control', in Proc. Int. Conf. on Automation Robotics and Computer Vision, Singapore 1992.

Goodman RMF and Winfield AFT, 'Asymptotically Maximum Likelihood Sequential Decoders,' in Proc. of 1985 IEEE Int. Symposium on Information Theory, Brighton, UK, June 1985.

Winfield AFT, 'Software engineering for electronic engineers', in Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on the teaching of electronic engineering, University of Hull, March 1984. Also published as a journal paper (see above).

Goodman RMF and Winfield AFT, 'Soft-decision direct mapping decoding of convolutional codes', in IEEE Int. symposium on information theory, Grignano, Italy, June 1979.

Goodman RMF, Green AD and Winfield AFT, 'Soft-decision error-correction coding schemes for HF data transmission', in Proc. IEE conf. on recent advances in HF communication systems and techniques, London, Feb. 1979.

Conference contributions; un-refereed colloquia papers, abstracts and posters

Harper C, Giannaccini M, Woodman R, Dogramadzi S, Pipe T and Winfield A, Environmental Survey Analysis – A new hazard identification process for autonomous mobile robots. Abstract (refereed) for Human Friendly Robotics Workshop (HFR 2011), University of Twente.

Griffiths F, Bown J, Durie R, Sutcliffe A, Jackson JT and Winfield A (2011). Embodied Simulation of Social Interaction, poster (refereed) at European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS'11), Vienna, September 2011.

Woodman R, Winfield AFT, Harper C, and Fraser M (2011), Online Hazard Analysis for Autonomous Robots, poster (refereed) at Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2011), Sheffield, September 2011.

Liu W and Winfield AFT (2011), abstract (refereed) for ECAL11 workshop on Morphogenetic Engineering, Paris, August 2011.

Winfield AFT, Sutcliffe AG, Griffiths FE, Durie R, Bown J, Tennant Jackson J, Erbas MD, Wang D, Bhamjee S and Guest A., First steps toward Artificial Culture in Robot Societies, Poster presented at Future Emerging Technologies (FET11), Budapest, May 2011. (Poster abstract refereed).

Grand A, Bultitude K, Wilkinson C and Winfield A, 'Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium', In Proc. Int. Conf. on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST 2010), New Delhi India, 6-10 December 2010. (extended abstract refereed.)

Woodman R, Winfield A, Harper C and Fraser M, 'Safety Control Architecture for Personal Robots: Behavioural Suppression with Deliberative Control', In Proc. 7th IARP Workshop on Dependable Robots in Human Environments, Toulouse, June 2010. (extended abstract refereed)

Clare Dixon, Alan Winfield and Michael Fisher, 'Verification of Swarm Robots: the Alpha Algorithm', In Proc. Automated Reasoning Workshop 2010 – Bridging the gap between theory and practice (ARW 2010), University of Westminster, pp 15-16, 30-31 March 2010.

Nembrini J and Winfield A, 'Intelligence Collective pour Robot Multi-Cellulaire', Art and Biotechnology colloquium, Montreal, October 2004 (in French).

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Adaptive Sliding Mode Control Based on Fuzzy Logic Scheme', Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Adaptive Computing in Design and Manufacture (ACDM2004), Poster Presentation, Bristol, England, pp. 31-34, April, 2004.

Qiao F, Zhu QM, Winfield A and Melhuish C, 'Design of Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Model Based Sliding Mode Controllers for Nonlinear Systems', Proceedings of the 2nd Postgraduate Student Conference in CEMS, UWE, Bristol, England, pp. 31-34, October, 2003.

Ellery, A., Ball, A., Coste, P., Dickensheets, D., Hu, H., Lorenz, R., Nehmzow, H., McKee, G., Richter, L. and Winfield, A., A Robotic Triad for Mars Surface & Sub-Surface Exploration. Poster EU-23 at the 7th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Nara, Japan, 19-23 May 2003.

Winfield AFT, 'Linux: an Embedded Operating System for Mobile Robots', invited paper, IEE Embedded and Real-time Systems Professional Network colloquium on Developing Embedded Real-Time Systems, London, May 2003.

F. Qiao, Q.M. Zhu, A. Winfield, and C. Melhuish, A Novel Neuro-Fuzzy State Estimator For Nonlinear Systems, Proceedings of the Postgraduate Research Conference in Electronics, Photonics, Communications and Software (PREP), Exeter, England, pp. 224-225, April 14-16, 2003.

Ellery, A., Ball, A., Cockell, C., Coste, P., Dickensheets, D., Edwards, H., Hu, H., Lammer, H., Lorenz, R., McKee, G., Richter, L., Welch, C. and Winfield, A., Vanguard - A Proposal for a European Post-Beagle 2 Robotic Mars Mission. Presented at the 7th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation, ESTEC, 19-21 November 2002. Slides in: van Winnendael, M. (Ed.), ASTRA 2002, pp. 159-170. ESA-WPP 204, 2002.

Randall MJ, Winfield AFT, Pipe AG, 'Kinematic Gait and Foot Trajectory Generation for a Biologically Inspired Autonomous Hexapod Robot', IEE Colloquium on Information Technology for Walking and Climbing Robotics, IEE Digest no. 96/167, October 1996, Portsmouth.

Scanlan JP, Smith G and Winfield AFT, 'Project Management for Simultaneous Engineering', IEE Colloquium on Concurrent Engineering, London, June 1995.

Harper C and Winfield AFT, 'A behaviour-based approach to the design of safety-critical systems', IEE Colloquium on Knowledge based systems for safety critical applications, London, May 1994.

Winfield AFT, 'Preparing EC Research and Development Proposals: A University Experience', IMechE symposium: EC R&D Contracts '93, London, February 1993.

Goodman RMF and Winfield AFT, 'Forth Primitive Pairs Profiled,' Proceedings of the 7th Annual FORML Conference, Asilomar, California, USA, November 1985.

Winfield AFT, Goodman RMF and Pountain RJ, 'Profiling FORTH', Rochester Forth conference, Rochester NY, June 1985.

Winfield AFT, 'FORTH - a new language for software engineering?', IEE colloquium on languages for programming microprocessors, Digest no 1982/65, London, Oct. 1982.

Commissioned popular journal articles

Winfield AFT, 'Rise of the LinuxBot', Linux Format, Issue 11, Feb. 2001, pp14-20.

Winfield AFT, 'Pascal in Forth', SOFT, Vol 1, no 4, Sept. 1983, pp59-63 and Vol 1, no 5, Oct. 1983, pp46-51.

Winfield AFT, 'Inside the interpreter', Personal Computer World, Vol 5, no 1, Jan. 1982, pp79-83.

Other public output

Alan Winfield (2011). Roboethics – for humans, New Scientist, 210 (2811), 32-33.

Preface for: Light-speed, Gravitation and Quantum Instantaneity, AD Osborne and NV Pope, Philosophical Enterprises, 2007.

Book Review: Almost Human - Making Robots Think, Times Higher Education Supplement, 20 July 2007.

Ellery A, Barnes D, McInnes C, Winfield A and Nehmzow U, 'Space and Planetary Robotics', in Paul Newman and Lionel Tarassenko (eds) Robotics and Cognition, Foresight Cognitive Systems Project Research Review, Nov 2004.

Ellery A, Barnes D, Buckland R, Welch C, Garry J, Zarnecki J, Gebbie J, Green A, Smith M, Hall D, McInnes C, Winfield A, Nehmzow U and Ball A, 'The Multi-Disciplinary Field of Space Robotics Comes of Age in the UK', IEE Computing and Control Technical Articles online, 2002.

LinuxBot Library HOWTO v1.0, Technical Report, Intelligent Autonomous Systems lab, UWE Bristol, 2001.

Winfield AFT and Channon R, 'Mobile Robots Travelling on Powered Floor', PCT Patent Application, IPN WO 01/41976, June 2001.

Rascal/LinuxBot Slackware v3.1 Installation Manual v1.0, Technical Report, Intelligent Autonomous Systems lab, UWE Bristol, 2000.

Winfield AFT, 'Publish or Collaborate: the Academic's Plight', Invited article: Physics in Business, Institute of Physics, Feb 1997, No 13, pp 4-5.

'The academic's dilemma: industry versus the RAE', Research Fortnight, Vol 3, No 2, October 1996.

Winfield AFT and Goodman RMF, 'Data processing system', United States Patent No 4,974,157, Nov. 27 1990.

Winfield AFT, 'Maximum-Likelihood Sequential Decoding of Convolutional Error-Correcting Codes', PhD Thesis, University of Hull, 1984.

Public and invited lectures (public lectures marked P, academic marked A)

Directions in Artificial Cognition: new thoughts on thinking’, talk for FP7UK Cognitive Systems and Robotics: forthcoming EU research funding event, BIS, London, 2 December 2012 (A).

Jointly with Professor Lilian Edwards ‘Regulating Robots: Re-writing Asimov’s Laws for the Real World’, Lecture to launch the Centre for Internet Law and Policy, University of Strathclyde, 15 November 2011 (P)

Swarm Robotics: a case study in the Design and Modelling of a Self-Organising system’, talk for Doctoral Workshop on Cybernetics, Architecture & Robotics, Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, Copenhagen, 8 November 2011 (A)

Robot Bodies and how to Evolve them’, talk for Robots at Bathcamp meeting, Bath, 2 November 2011 (P)

Robot Bodies and how to Evolve them’, keynote for York Doctoral Symposium, University of York, 20 October 2011 (A)

The Ethical Roboticist’, IET Public Lecture, Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2011), Sheffield, 2 September 2011 (P)

The Ethical Roboticist’, Inaugural lecture of FET public lecture series, Faculty of Environment and Technology, UWE Bristol, 19 July 2011 (P)

Artificial Culture in Robot Societies’, Philosophy Group, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath, 5 July 2011 (P)

Can Robots Teach us anything about Culture?’, Bristol Festival of Ideas, Arnolfini, Bristol, 22 May 2011 (P)

Dances with Robots’, Ignite 20x20 talk, Spike Island, Bristol, 12 May 2011 (P)

Revisiting Asimov: the ethical roboticist’, talk for Ethical, Legal and Societal Issues workshop, European Robotics Forum, Vasteraas, Sweden, 8 April 2011 (A)

We can build robot bodies, but can we build robot brains?’ One of six short talks for IET public debate ‘Pervasive Robots: Where are they?’ UWE Bristol, 14 Mar 2011 (P)

Talk for Retired Professional Engineers' Club, Bristol, 9 March 2011 (P)

`Functional and Reliability Modelling of Swarm Robotic Systems’, seminar for Automatic Control and Systems Eng. Dept, University of Sheffield, 2 March 2011 (A)

Let’s get Physical: robot bodies and how to evolve them’, IoP Physics in Perspective lecture, Royal Institution, London, 22 Feb 2011 (P)

'Can Biology learn anything from Robotics', Technion Isreal Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal, 13 December 2010.

'Swarm Robotics: A short review', invited talk for Complex Systems Dynamics (CoSyDy) meeting, University of Warwick, Coventry, 15 November 2010.

Keynote talk for the Association for Science Education meeting for Science Teachers, At-Bristol, Bristol, 13 November 2010.

Jointly with Dr Alon Wolf, Ron Arad lecture for the British Technion Society, Royal College of Physicians, London, 18 October 2010.

'Next Generation Intelligent Robots', talk at Broadlands School Science Technicians Meeting, Bristol, 9 July 2010.

Plenary talk at the 2010 International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2010), Granada, Spain, 14 May 2010.

'Swarm Engineering: a bio-inspired approach to resilient multi-robot systems', Invited lecture at workshop on Software Engineering for Resilient Systems (SERENE 2010), Birkbeck College, London, 16 April 2010.

'Functional and Reliability Modelling of Swarm Robotic Systems', University of Wales, Newport, 19 March 2010.

'The Intelligent Robotics Research of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', Sheffield Hallam University, 22 February 2010.

'Swarm Robotics: Current Potential and Future Possibilities', Culham Science Centre, Oxfordshire, 12 February 2010.

'The Intelligent Robotics Research of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', Sheffield Hallam University, 22 February 2010.

'Mimesis and Emergence in Robot Collectives', TRANSIT seminar, University of York, Friday 15 January 2010.

'Mimesis and Emergence in Robots', talk at workshop on Mimetic Factors in Health and Wellbeing, University of Warwick, Monday 14 December 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: present reality and future possibilities', Evening Christmas Lecture, Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society, Nottingham, Friday 10 December 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: present reality and future possibilities', Durdham Hall, Bristol University, Monday 16 November 2009.

'The Intelligent Robotics Research of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', Technical Festival, Honda, Swindon, Wednesday 11 November 2009.

'When will we have robot friends and what will they be like?', Ikeda Elementary School, Osaka, Japan, Saturday 7 November 2009.

'The Intelligent Robotics Research of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', International Robot Workshop, Osaka, Japan, Friday 6 November 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: present reality and future possibilities', Red Maids' School, Bristol, Thursday 22 October 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: present reality and future possibilities', Tomorrow's Technology 2009, Royal Institution, London, Friday 16 October 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: present reality and future possibilities', University of the 3rd Age (U3A), Weston super Mare, Friday 9 October 2009.

'Modelling Emergence in Wirelessly Networked Swarms of Mobile Robots', invited plenary at EmergeNet workshop, Warwick, Thursday 24 September 2009.

'Swarm Robotics: models for life, intelligence and culture', Wells Scientific and Engineering Society (SCIENGSOC), Wells, Thursday 18 June 2009.

'Grey Walter's Machina Speculatrix: the World's first electromechanical robot', The Bristol Medico Historical Society, Bristol, Monday 15 June 2009.

Robotopia, National Space Centre, Leicester, Saturday 13 June 2009.

Society of Ordained Scientists, Redcliffe, Bristol, Wednesday 27 May 2009.

'Modelling Emergence in Wirelessly Networked Swarms of Mobile Robots', Warwick Centre for Complexity Science, Warwick, Wednesday 13 May 2009.

'First Steps Toward the Emergence of Artificial Culture in Robot Societies', Future Emerging Technologies conference FET'09 parallel session on Collective Robotics, Adaptivity, Co-evolution and Robot Society, Prague, 22 April 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: Present Reality and Future Possibilities', Vietnam National University Hochiminh City University of Science, Vietnam, 17th April 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: Present Reality and Future Possibilities', Portsmouth and District Physical Society, Portsmouth, 11th March 2009.

'Intelligent Robots: Present Reality and Future Possibilities', Royal Institution Science for Schools talk, Disneyland, Paris, 27th January 2009.

'The Potential and the Challenges of Swarm Robotics in Safety Critical Applications', invited keynote talk at Robots for risky Interventions and Environmental Surveillance (RISE 09), Brussels, 13th January 2009.

Science Café: Could you ever love a robot?, Arnolfini, Bristol, 5th December 2008.

'Biological Robots, Humanoid Robots and Swarm Robots: the work of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', talk at Trends in Assisted Living seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, 25th November 2008.

'Towards an Engineering Science of Robot Foraging', invited plenary talk at DARS 2008, Tsukuba, Japan, 19th November 2008.

Seminar at DISAL, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 6th November 2008.

'Intelligent Robots: Current Reality and Future Possibilities', talk for Tiverton & Mid Devon Astronomy Society, 3rd October 2008.

'Symbrion: from Swarm to Multi-cellular Organism', invited talk at ANTS 2008, Brussels, September 2008.

'The Robots of the Bristol Robotics Lab', talk for Creative Technology Network event 'Real Robots', The Watershed, Bristol, September 2008.

'The Problem of Modelling Adaptive Foraging in a Robot Swarm', seminar at IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, September 2008.

'Intelligent Robots: Current Reality and Future Possibilities', talk for Open University Residential School, University of Bath, August 2008.

Invited public debate with Noel Sharkey on Robot Ethics, Cheltenham Science Festival, June 2008.

Café scientifique, Festival of the Mind, Devizes, June 2008.

'Intelligent Robots: Current Reality and Future Possibilities', South West Institute of Physics (IoP) Festival of Physics, Redland Green School, Bristol, March 2008.

'Intelligent Robots: Current Reality and Future Possibilities', The Women's Institute, Warwickshire Federation, Warwick, February 2008.

'The Bristol Robotics Lab Ecobot: towards true energy autonomy', Dana Centre, London, January 2008.

'Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems', invited talk Bristol Centre for Complexity Science, November 2007.

'From Behaviour-based Control to Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems, invited talk Bristol Neuroscience Mathematical Models of Cognitive Behaviour Workshop, November 2007.

'Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems' and 'Swarm Engineering for Real-World Applications', invited talks EAIA'07 Summer School on Collective Robotics, Lisbon, August 2007.

'Intelligent Robots: Current Reality and Future Possibilities', U3A, Bath, July 2007.

'Artificial Hermeneutics: are you sure you know what your robots are doing?', Workshop on the Practices of Anthropomorphism, Maison Francaise D'Oxford, May 2007.

'Walking with Robots: A new kind of engagement between robots and people', Hewlett-Packard Science Lecture, HP Labs, Bristol, January 2007.

'Swarm Intelligence: realities, possibilities and ethics', invited talk at the BCS SGAI workshop on the Ethics of AI, Peterhouse College Cambridge, December 2006.

'Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems', invited lecture at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), November 2006.

'Please don't switch me off!', evening talk at Bristol Science Café, November 2006.

Invited Keynote talk, ROBOFESTA annual meeting, Open University, Milton Keynes, November 2006.

Invited Plenary address, IEEE RO-MAN conference, University of Hertfordshire, November 2006.

'Biological Robotics research at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory', invited talk at the Laboratory of Complex Systems and Intelligence Science, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, June 2006.

'Specification and Modelling of Emergence in Swarm Robotic Systems', invited talk Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, June 2006.

'W Grey Walter's Machina Speculatrix: the world's first electromechanical robot', invited talk at the Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale (CRCA) at the Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, March 2006.

'Robot Swarms: constructionist science or real-world engineering?', Invited talk, Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution, February 2006.

'Intelligent Robots: from lab to Science Centre', Invited talk, BCS SGAI Workshop 'Reaching out with Intelligent Robots', Cambridge, December 2005.

'Why Physics isn't finished, a constructionist approach', One-day workshop on Phenomenalism, information science & the interpretation of fundamental physics, UWE Bristol, September 2005.

'From Swarm Intelligence to Swarm Engineering: out of the lab and into the real; world', Invited lecture, Summer Research Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, July 2005.

'Swarm Intelligence: Research in theory and practice', Invited talk, Bath Institute for Complex Systems, Bath University, June 2005.

'Swarm Intelligence: Theory and Practice', Invited talk, BAE SYSTEMS Advanced Technology Centre, February 2005.

'Swarm Intelligence: a new paradigm for distributed systems engineering, or, a new constructionist approach to understanding non-linear phenomena?' Department of Engineering Maths, University of Bristol, December 2004.

'Towards Dependable Swarms and a new discipline of Swarm Engineering', Invited talk, Swarm Intelligent Systems Research Group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, December 2004.

'A Robot Swarm: Network of Autonomous Agents, or Multicellular Organism?' Invited talk, EU IST LEURRE Project Workshop: From solitary animals to social robots, Amsterdam, March 2004.

'W Grey Walter's Machina Speculatrix: the world's first autonomous electromechanical robot', Frenchay Tuckett Society, March 2004.

'Linux: An Operating System for Wireless-Networked Mobile Robots', Invited talk, IEE PN Developing Embedded Real-Time Systems Seminar, Reading, October 2003.

'Industrial Robots or Artificial Animals?' Invited Lecture, Research Seminar in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bath, November 2002.

'Robots or Artificial Animals: the Creatures of the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Laboratory', Invited Lectures at the Inaugural workshop of the Hexagram Research Institute for Artificial Life and the Robotic Arts, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada, November 2002.

'Industrial Robots or Artificial Animals?' Invited Lecture, IEE Bristol Branch, Bristol, October 2002.

'The LinuxBot: A Platform for Planetary Rover Development', Invited talk, Late Summer workshop of the Space and Planetary Robotics Network, Aberystwyth, September 2002.

'The Application of Wireless LAN Technology to the Control of Mobile Robots', Invited talk, SEA UEP Workshop on Wireless Communication, Beckington, July 2002.

'Experimental Collective Robotics at UWE Bristol's Intelligent Autonomous Systems Laboratory', Invited talk, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, January 2002.

'Electronic Music Synthesis', Invited Guest Lecture; IEE Bristol Branch, Bristol, November 2001.

'Industrial Robots or Artificial Animals?: The Engineering of Intelligent Autonomous Systems', Invited Lecture, Bristol Scientific Club, December 2000.

'From Complexity to Simplicity: the Engineering of Intelligent Autonomous Systems', Professorial Lecture, University of the West of England, May 1998.

'Industrial Robots or Artificial Animals?', Invited talk, IEE Western Centre Seminar Programme, April 1997, Bristol.

'Wireless Control of Mobile Robots: a Case Study', Invited Address: Digital Equipment Corporation VNP Academy, Amsterdam, March 1997.

'Enabling Industry University Collaboration - A University Perspective', Invited Address: AURIL 2nd National Conference on Foresight & Partnership, Keele, September 1996. Also published in Research Fortnight, October 1996.

'Biologically Inspired Gait and Foot Trajectory Generation for Hexapod Walking Robots', Invited Lecture: California Institute of Technology - Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering, April 1996.

'Intelligent Autonomous Systems Research at UWE', Invited Lecture: Hokkaido University, Japan, April 1995.



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