Alun Preece's Publications

 

Refereed Journal Articles

M Innes, C Roberts, A Preece & D Rogers, Ten 'Rs' of Social Reaction: Using Social Media to Analyse the 'Post-Event' Impacts of the Murder of Lee Rigby, Terrorism and Political Violence, 2016. [more]

I Spasic, K Button, A Divoli, S Gupta, T Pataky, D Pizzocaro, A Preece, R van Deursen & C Wilson, TRAK application suite: A web-based intervention for delivering standard care for the rehabilitation of knee conditions, JMIR Research Protocols, in press [more].

L Williams, C Bannister, M Arribas-Ayllon, A Preece & I Spasic, The role of idioms in sentiment analysis, Expert Systems with Applications, 42(21):7375-7385, 2015 [more].

C Bannister, C Currie, A Preece & I Spasic, Automatic development of clinical prediction models with genetic programming: A case study in cardiovascular disease, Value in Health, 17(3):A200-A201, 2014. [more]

A Preece, D Braines, D Pizzocaro & C Parizas, Human-Machine Conversations to Support Multi-Agency Missions, ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, 18(1):75-84, 2014. [more]

A Preece, T Norman, G de Mel, D Pizzocaro, M Sensoy & T Pham, Agilely Assigning Sensing Assets to Mission Tasks in a Coalition Context, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 28(1):57-63, 2013. [more][preprint]

I Spasic, M Greenwood, A Preece, N Francis & G Elwyn, FlexiTerm: a Flexible Term Recognition Method, Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 4(27), 2013. [more]

C Gwilliams, A Preece, A Hardisty, B Goossens & L Ambu, Local and Global Knowledge to Improve the Quality of Sensed Data, International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications, 2(2):164-180, 2012. [more]

A Hardisty, S Peirce, A Preece, C Bolton, E Conley, W Gray, O Rana, Z Yousef, & G Elwyn, Bridging Two Translation Gaps: A New Informatics Research Agenda for Telemonitoring of Chronic Disease, International Journal of Medical Informatics, 80(10):734-744, 2011. [more]

S Peirce, A Hardisty, A Preece & G Elwyn, Designing and Implementing Telemonitoring for Early Detection of Deterioration in Chronic Disease: Defining the Requirements, Health Informatics Journal, 17(3):173-190, 2011. [more]

M P Johnson, H Rowaihy, D Pizzocaro, A Bar-Noy, S Chalmers, T La Porta & A Preece, Sensor-Mission Assignment in Constrained Environments, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 21(11):1692-1705, 2010. [more]

M Sensoy, T Le, W Vasconcelos, T J Norman & A Preece, Resource Determination and Allocation in Sensor Networks: A Hybrid Approach, The Computer Journal, 2010. [more]

S Embury, P Missier, S Sampaio, M Greenwood & A Preece, Incorporating Domain-Specific Information Quality Constraints into Database Queries, ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, 1(2), 2009. [more]

D A Stead, N W Paton, P Missier, S M Embury, C Hedeler, B Jin, A J P Brown & A Preece, Information Quality in Proteomics, Briefings in Bioinformatics, 9(2):174-188, 2008. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers, C McKenzie, J Pan & P Gray, A Semantic Web Approach to Handling Soft Constraints in Virtual Organisations, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 7:264-273, 2008. [more]

A Preece, P Missier, S Embury, B Jin & M Greenwood, An Ontology-Based Approach to Handling Information Quality in e-Science, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 20:253-264, 2008. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, Subjective Logic and Arguing with Evidence, Artificial Intelligence, 171:838-854, 2007. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers & C McKenzie, A Reusable Commitment Management Service using Semantic Web Technology, Knowledge-Based Systems, 20(2):143-151, 2007. [more]

J G Polhill, E Pignotti, N Gotts, P Edwards & A Preece, A Semantic Grid Service for Experimentation with an Agent-Based Model of Land-Use Change, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 10(2), 2007. [more]

D A Stead, A Preece & A J P Brown, Universal Metrics for Quality Assessment of Protein Identifications by Mass Spectrometry, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 5:1205-1211, 2006. [more]

D Nguyen, S G Thompson, J Patel, L W T Teacy, N R Jennings, M Luck, V Dang, S Chalmers, N Oren, T J Norman, A Preece, P Gray, G Shercliff, P J Stockreisser, J Shao, W A Gray & N J Fiddian, Delivering Services by Building and Running Virtual Organisations, BT Technology Journal, 24(1):141-152, 2006. [more]

J Patel, L Teacy, N Jennings, M Luck, S Chalmers, N Oren, T Norman, A Preece, P Gray, G Shercliff, P Stockreisser, J Shao, W Gray, N Fiddian & S Thompson, Agent-Based Virtual Organisations for the Grid, Multiagent and Grid Systems, 1(4) 237-249, 2006. [more]

Y Chen-Burger, K Hui, A Preece, P Gray & A Tate. Workflow Collaboration with Constraint Solving Capabilities. Expert Update, 8(1):48-60, 2005. [more]

T Norman, A Preece, S Chalmers, N Jennings, M Luck, V Dang, T Nguyen, V Deora, J Shao, W Gray & N Fiddian, CONOISE: Agent-Based Formation of Virtual Organisations, Knowledge-Based Systems, 17:103-111, 2004. [more]

A Hameed, D H Sleeman & A Preece, Detecting Mismatches in Experts' Ontologies Acquired Through Knowledge Elicitation, Knowledge-Based Systems, 5-6:265-273, 2002. [more]

A Preece, K Hui, A Gray, P Marti, T Bench-Capon, Z Cui & D Jones, KRAFT: An Agent Architecture for Knowledge Fusion, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, 10:171-195, 2001. [more]

A Preece, D H Sleeman, A N Flett, D Curry, N Meany & P Perry, Better Knowledge Management Through Knowledge Engineering, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 14:26-36, 2001. [more]

A Preece, K Hui, A Gray & P Marti, Designing for Scalability in a Knowledge Fusion System, Knowledge-Based Systems, 14:173-179, 2001. [more]

A Preece, Supporting Virtual Organisations Through Knowledge Fusion, International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management, 10:25-37, 2001. [more]

A Preece, K Hui, A Gray, P Marti, T Bench-Capon, D Jones & Z Cui, The KRAFT Architecture for Knowledge Fusion and Transformation, Knowledge-Based Systems, 13:113-120, 2000. [more]

N J Fiddian, P Marti, J-C Pazzaglia, K Hui, A Preece, D M Jones & Z Cui, A Knowledge Processing System for Data Service Network Design, BT Technology Journal, 14:117-130, 1999. [more]

A Preece, COVERAGE: Verifying Multiple-Agent Knowledge-Based Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, 12:37-44, 1999. [more]

A Waterson & A Preece, Verifying Ontological Commitment in Knowledge-Based Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, 12:45-54, 1999. [more]

A Preece, C Grossner, P G Chander & T Radhakrishnan, Structure-Based Validation of Rule-Based Systems, Data and Knowledge Engineering, 26:161-189, 1998. [more]

A Preece, S Talbot & L Vignollet, Evaluation of Verification Tools for Knowledge-Based Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 47:629-658, 1997. [more]

A D Preece, C Grossner & T Radhakrishnan, Validating Dynamic Properties of Rule-Based Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 44:145-169, 1996. [more]

R M O'Keefe & A D Preece, The Development, Validation and Implementation of Knowledge-Based Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, 92:458-473, 1996. [more]

C Grossner, A D Preece & T Radhakrishnan, Exploring the Structure of Rule-Based Systems, International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, 9:255-278, 1996.

P Meseguer & A Preece, Verification and Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems with Formal Specifications, Knowledge Engineering Review, 10:331-343, 1995. [more]

A D Preece, Validation of Knowledge Based Systems: Current Trends and Issues, Knowledge Engineering Review, 10:69-71, 1995. [more]

A D Preece, Towards a Quality Assessment Framework for Knowledge-Based Systems, Journal of Systems and Software, 29:219-234, 1995. [more]

A Preece & R Shinghal, Foundation and Application of Knowledge Base Verification, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 9:683-702, 1994. [more]

A D Preece, Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems: The State-of-the-Art in North America, Journal of Communication and Cognition - Artificial Intelligence, 11:381-413, 1994. [more]

N Zlatareva & A Preece, An Effective Logical Framework for Knowledge-Based Systems Verification, International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, 7:239-260, 1994.

A Preece, A New Approach to Detecting Missing Knowledge in Expert System Rule Bases, International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 38:161-181, 1993.

A Preece, Specifications and Tools for Building Reliable Expert Systems, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 3(1):17-52, 1993.

N Zlatareva & A Preece, State of the Art in Automated Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, 7(2):151-167, 1993.

A Preece, R Shinghal & A Batarekh. Verifying Expert Systems: A Logical Framework and a Practical Tool, Expert Systems with Applications, 5(2/3):421-436, 1992.

A Preece, R Shinghal & A Batarekh, Principles and Practice in Verifying Rule-Based Systems, Knowledge Engineering Review, 7(2):115-141, 1992.

P Grogono, A Preece, R Shinghal & C Suen. Evaluation of Expert Systems in Telecommunications, Expert Systems with Applications, 5(2/3):395-401, 1992.

P Grogono, A Batarekh, A Preece, R Shinghal & C Suen, Expert System Evaluation Techniques: A Selected Bibliography, Expert Systems, 227-239, 1992.

A Batarekh, A Preece, A Bennett & P Grogono, Specifying an Expert System, Expert Systems with Applications, 2(3):285-303, 1991.

A D Preece & L Moseley, Empirical Study of Expert System Development, Knowledge-Based Systems, 4(4):101-112, 1991.

A D Preece, Towards a Methodology for Evaluating Expert Systems, Expert Systems, 7(4):215-223, 1990.

A D Preece, Practical Issues in Specifying Expert Systems, Intelligent Systems Review, 2(3/4):3-26, 1990.

Refereed Conference & Workshop Publications

A Preece, W Webberley, D Braines, E Zaroukian & J Bakdash, Human Computer Collaboration at the Edge: Enhancing Collective Situation Understanding With Controlled Natural Language, 21st International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), 2016. [more]

A Preece, C Roberts, D Rogers, W Webberley, M Innes & D Braines, From Open Source Communications to Knowledge, Proc Next-Generation Analyst IV (SPIE Vol 9851), 2016. [more]

D Braines, A Bhattal, A Preece & G de Mel, Agile Development of Ontologies Through Conversation, Proc SPIE Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR VII (SPIE Vol 9831), 2016. [more]

A Toniolo, D Braines, A Preece, W Webberley, T Norman, P Sullivan & T Dropps, Conversational Intelligence Analysis, 17th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking, 2016. [more]

D Braines, J Ibbotson, A Preece & D Shaw, Building a "Living Database" for Human-Machine Intelligence Analysis, Proc 18th International Conference on Information Fusion, 2015. [more]

A Preece, W Webberley & D Braines, Conversational Sensemaking, Proc Next-Generation Analyst III (SPIE Vol 9499), 2015. [more]

A Preece, W Webberley & D Braines, Tasking the Tweeters: Obtaining Actionable Information from Human Sensors, Proc SPIE Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR VI (SPIE Vol 9464), 2015. [more]

C Parizas, G de Mel, A Preece, M Sensoy, S Calo & T Pham, Interest-based Negotiation for Asset Sharing Policies, Proc Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems (COIN 2015), 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 2015. [more]

D Braines, A Preece, G de Mel & T Pham, Enabling CoIST Users: D2D at the Network Edge, Proc 17th International Conference on Information Fusion, 2014. [more]

J Bakdash, D Pizzocaro & A Preece, Soldier Decision-Making for Allocation of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Assets, Proc 19th ICCRTS, 2014. [more]

A Preece, C Gwilliams, C Parizas, D Pizzocaro, J Z Bakdash & D Braines, Conversational Sensing, Proc Next-Generation Analyst II (SPIE Vol 9122), 2014. [more]

C Parizas, D Pizzocaro, A Preece, & P Zerfos, Sharing Policies for Multi-Partner Asset Management in Smart Environments, in Proc IEEE NOMS, 2014. [more]

C Parizas, D Pizzocaro, A Preece, & P Zerfos, Sharing Smart Environment Assets in Dynamic Multi-Partner Scenarios, in Proc 6th IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Management of the Future Internet, 2014. [more]

A Preece, D Braines, D Pizzocaro & C Parizas, Human-Machine Conversations to Support Mission-Oriented Information Provision, in ACM MiSeNet, 2013. [more]

M Greenwood, G Elwyn, N Francis, A Preece, & I Spasic, Automatic Extraction of Personal Experiences from Patients' Blogs: A Case Study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, in Proc 3rd Int Conf on Social Computing and its Applications, 2013. [more]

N Hu, D Pizzocaro, M P Johnson, T La Porta, & A Preece, Resource Allocation With Non-Deterministic Demands and Profits, in Proc IEEE MASS, 2013. [more]

J Z Bakdash, D Pizzocaro, & A Preece, Human Factors in Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance: Gaps for Soldiers and Technology Recommendations, in Proc MILCOM, 2013. [more]

Y Chen, P Martin, H Schentz, B Magagna, Z Zhao, A Hardisty, A Preece, M Atkinson, R Huber, & Y Legre, A Common Reference Model for Environmental Science Research Infrastructures, in Proc EnviroInfo 2013, 2013. [more]

Y Chen, A Hardisty, A Preece, P Martin, M Atkinson, Z Zhao, B Magagna, H Schentz, & Y Legre, Analysis of Common Requirements for Environmental Science Research Infrastructures, in Proc International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC), 2013. [more]

D Pizzocaro, C Parizas, A Preece, D Braines, D Mott & J Bakdash, CE-SAM: a Conversational Interface for ISR Mission Support, in Proc Next-Generation Analyst (SPIE Vol 8758), 2013. [more]

C Parizas, D Pizzocaro, A Preece & P Zerfos, Managing ISR Sharing Policies at the Network Edge Using Controlled English, in Proc Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR IV (SPIE Vol 8742), 2013. [more]

N Hu, T La Porta, D Pizzocaro & A Preece, A System Architecture for Decision-Making Support on ISR Missions With Stochastic Needs and Profit, in Proc Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR IV (SPIE Vol 8742), 2013. [more]

A Preece, D Pizzocaro, D Braines, D Mott, G de Mel & T Pham, Integrating Hard and Soft Information Sources for D2D Using Controlled Natural Language, in Proc 15th International Conference on Information Fusion, 2012. [more]

C Gwilliams, A Preece & A Hardisty, Using Local and Global Knowledge in Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proc 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys 2012) Poster Track, 2012. [more]

C Gwilliams, A Preece, A Hardisty, B Goossens & L Ambu, K-HAS: An Architecture for Using Local and Global Knowledge in Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proc International Conference on Informatics and Applications, 2012. [more]

A Preece, D Pizzocaro, D Braines & D Mott, Tasking and Sharing Sensing Assets Using Controlled Natural Language, in Proc Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR III (SPIE Vol 8389), 2012. [more]

F Chen, T La Porta, D Pizzocaro, A Preece & M Srivastava, A System Architecture for Exploiting Mission Information Requirement and Resource Allocation, in Proc Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR III (SPIE Vol 8389), 2012. [more]

P Woznowski & A Preece, Rule-Based Semantic Sensing, in Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium and Poster Session of the 5th International Symposium on Rules (RuleML 2011@IJCAI), pages 9-16, 2011. [more]

D Pizzocaro, A Preece, F Chen, T La Porta & A Bar-Noy, A Distributed Architecture For Heterogeneous Multi Sensor-Task Allocation, in Proc 7th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS'11), 2011. [more]

F Chen, D Pizzocaro, M Johnson, A Bar-Noy, A Preece & T La Porta, Broadcast Scheduling with Data Bundles, in Proc Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR II (SPIE Vol 8047), 2011. [more]

H Al-Dossari, J Shao & A Preece, QoS Assessment over Multiple Attributes, in Proc IEEE 10th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2010), IEEE, pages 1456-1461, 2010. [more]

D Pizzocaro, A Preece, F Chen, T La Porta, M Johnson & A Bar-Noy, System Architectures for Multi-Sensor Task Allocation, in Proc 4th Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2010), 8 pages, 2010. [more]

A Preece, D Pizzocaro, K Borowiecki, G de Mel, W Vasconcelos, A Bar-Noy, M P Johnson, T La Porta & H Rowaihy, Knowledge-Driven Agile Sensor-Mission Assignment, in Proc 3rd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2009), 8 pages, 2009. [more]

H Rowaihy, M P Johnson, D Pizzocaro, A Bar-Noy, L Kaplan, T La Porta & A Preece, Detection and Localization Sensor Assignment With Exact and Fuzzy Locations, in Proc 5th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS'09), Springer, pages 28-43, 2009. [more]
Reprinted as: Exact and Fuzzy Sensor-Task Assignment, in Proc 3rd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2009), 8 pages, 2009. [more]

G de Mel, M Sensoy, W Vasconcelos & A Preece, Detection and Flexible Resource Assignment in Sensor Networks: A Hybrid Reasoning Approach, in 1st International Workshop on the Semantic Sensor Web (SemSensWeb 2009), 15 pages, 2009. [more]

H Rowaihy, M P Johnson, S Eswaran, D Pizzocaro, A Bar-Noy, T La Porta, A Misra & A Preece, Utility-Based Joint Sensor Selection and Congestion Control for Task-Oriented WSNs, in Proc 42nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 5 pages, 2008. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, G Polhill, N Gotts & A Preece, A Semantic Workflow Mechanism to Realise Experimental Goals and Constraints, Proc Workflows in Support of Large-Scale Science (WORKS08), 10 pages, 2008. [more]

A Preece, D Pizzocaro, K Borowiecki, G de Mel, M Gomez, W Vasconcelos, A Bar-Noy, M P Johnson, T La Porta, H Rowaihy, G Pearson & T Pham, Reasoning and Resource Allocation for Sensor-Mission Assignment in a Coalition Context, Proc MILCOM 2008, 7 pages, 2008. [more]

M Gomez, A Preece, M P Johnson, G de Mel, W Vasconcelos, C Gibson, A Bar-Noy, K Borowiecki, T La Porta, D Pizzocaro, H Rowaihy, G Pearson & T Pham, An Ontology-Centric Approach to Sensor-Mission Assignment, Proc 16th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2008), Springer, pages 347-363, 2008. [more]

D Pizzocaro, M P Johnson, H Rowaihy, S Chalmers, A Preece, A Bar-Noy & T La Porta, A Knapsack Approach to Sensor-Mission Assignment with Uncertain Demands, Proc Unmanned/Unattended Sensors and Sensor Networks V (SPIE Europe Security and Defence Symposium, SPIE Vol 7112), 12 pages, 2008. [more]

A Preece, M Jackson, G Pearson & T Pham, Sensor-mission assignment: A Scenario-Driven Walkthrough, Proc 2nd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2008), 7 pages, 2008. [more]

D Pizzocaro, M P Johnson, H Rowaihy, S Chalmers, A Preece, A Bar-Noy & T La Porta, Maximizing Utility of Sensor-Mission Assignment with Uncertain Demands, Proc 2nd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2008), 2 pages, 2008. [more]

P Smart, D Mott, E Gentle, D Braines, W Sieck, S Poltrock, P Houghton, C Giammanco, A Preece, M Nixon, M Strub, D Roberts, D Verma & N Shadbolt, Holistan Revisited: Demonstrating Agent- and Knowledge-Based Capabilities for Future Coalition Military Operations, Proc 2nd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2008), 8 pages, 2008. [more]

M P Johnson, H Rowaihy, D Pizzocaro, A Bar-Noy, S Chalmers, T La Porta & A Preece, Frugal Sensor Assignment, in Proc 4th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS'08), Springer, pages 219-236, 2008. [more]
Reprinted in Proc 2nd Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2008), 8 pages, 2008. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, A Preece, N Gotts & G Polhill, Enhancing Workflow with a Semantic Description of Scientific Intent, Proc 5th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2008), Springer, pages 644-658, 2008. [more]

G Grimnes, P Edwards & A Preece, Instance based Clustering of Semantic Web Resources, Proc 5th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2008), Springer, pages 303-317, 2008. [more]

A Preece, M Gomez, G de Mel, W Vasconcelos, D Sleeman, S Colley, G Pearson, T Pham & T La Porta, Matching Sensors to Missions using a Knowledge-Based Approach, Proc Defense Transformation and Net-Centric Systems 2008 (SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, SPIE Vol 6981), 12 pages, 2008. [more]

D Pizzocaro, S Chalmers & A Preece, Sensor Assignment In Virtual Environments Using Constraint Programming, Proc 27th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI 2007), Springer, pages 333-338, 2007. [more]

D Masato, S Chalmers & A Preece, Player Collaboration in Virtual Environments using Hierarchical Task Network Planning, Proc 27th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI 2007), Springer, pages 203-216, 2007. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, A Preece, G Polhill & N Gotts, Semantic Workflow Management for E-Social Science, Proc Third International Conference on e-Social Science, 10 pages, 2007. [more]

A Chorley, P Edwards, A Preece & J. Farrington, Tools for Tracing Evidence in Social Science, Proc Third International Conference on e-Social Science, 10 pages, 2007. [more]

P Missier, S M Embury, M Greenwood, A D Preece & B Jin, Managing Information Quality in e-Science: the Qurator Workbench, Proc ACM International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2007), ACM Press, pages 1150-1152, 2007. [more]

A Preece, M Gomez, G de Mel, W Vasconcelos, D Sleeman, S Colley & T La Porta, An Ontology-Based Approach to Sensor-Mission Assignment, Proc 1st Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2007), 9 pages, 2007. [more]

G Sukthankar, K Sycara, J Giampapa, C Burnett & A Preece, Towards a Model of Agent-Assisted Team Search, Proc 1st Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2007), 8 pages, 2007. [more]

J Allen, A Mowshowitz, T Norman, S Parsons & A Preece, Managing Collaboration in Hybrid-Agent Teams, Proc 1st Annual Conference of the International Technology Alliance (ACITA 2007), 7 pages, 2007. [more]

P Edwards, A Chorley, F Hielkema, E Pignotti, A Preece, C Mellish & J Farrington, Using the Grid to Support Evidence-Based Policy Appraisal in Social Science, Proc 6th e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM2007), 8 pages, 2007. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, Evidential Reasoning in Bipolar Argumentation Frameworks, Proc 4th International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems (ArgMAS 2007), 2 pages, 2007. [more]

S Potter, Y Kalfoglou, H Alani, M Bachler, S Buckingham Shum, R Carvalho, A Chakravarthy, S Chalmers, S Chapman, B Hu, A Preece, N Shadbolt, A Tate & M Tuffield, Advanced Knowledge Technologies for Emergency Response, Proc 4th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2007), pages 361-368, 2007. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, Argumentation Based Contract Monitoring in Uncertain Domains, Proc 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07), AAAI Press, pages 1434-1439, 2007. [more]

C McKenzie, A Preece & P Gray, A Semantic Web Blackboard System, Proc 26th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI 2006), Springer, pages 275-288, 2006. [more]

N Oren, A Preece & T J Norman, Argument Based Contract Enforcement, Proc 26th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI 2006), Springer, pages 145-158, 2006. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers & C McKenzie, A Reusable Commitment Management Service using Semantic Web Technology, Proc 26th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI 2006), Springer, pages 303-318, 2006. [more]

N Oren, A Preece & T J Norman, A Simple Argumentation Based Contract Enforcement Mechanism, Proc 10th International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents (CIA 2006), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, pages 347-359, 2006. [more]

P Missier, S Embury, M Greenwood, A Preece & B Jin, Quality Views: Capturing and Exploiting the User Perspective on Data Quality, Proc 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2006), pages 977-988, 2006. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, Arguing with Confidential Information, Proc 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2006), pages 280-284, 2006. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, A Utility and Information Based Heuristic for Argumentation, Proc 6th International Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument (CMNA 6), pages 58-63, 2006. [more]

M J Kollingbaum, T J Norman, A Preece & D Sleeman, Norm Refinement: Informing the Re-negotiation of Contracts, Proc ECAI 2006 Workshop on Coordination, Organization, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems (COIN@ECAI 2006), pages 46-51, 2006. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers, C McKenzie, J Pan & P Gray, A Semantic Web Approach to Handling Soft Constraints in Virtual Organisations, Proc 8th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2006), 2006. [more]

A Preece, B Jin, E Pignotti, P Missier, S Embury, D Stead & A Brown, Managing Information Quality in e-Science using Semantic Web Technology, Proc 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4011, Springer, pages 472-486, 2006. [more]

C McKenzie, A Preece & P Gray, Semantic Web Reasoning Using a Blackboard System, Proc 4th Workshop on Principles and Practice of Semantic Web Reasoning (PPSWR2006), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4187, Springer, pages 204-218, 2006. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers, C McKenzie, J Pan & P Gray, Handling Soft Constraints in the Semantic Web Architecture, Proc WWW 2006 Workshop on Reasoning on the Web (RoW 2006), 2006. [more]

C McKenzie, A Preece & P Gray, Implementing a Semantic Web Blackboard System using Jena, Proc Jena User Conference (JUC2006), 2006. [more]

N Oren, T J Norman & A Preece, Loose Lips Sink Ships: a Heuristic for Argumentation, Proc 3rd International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems (ArgMAS 2006), pages 127-140, 2006. [more]

A Preece, B Jin, P Missier, S Embury, D Stead & A Brown, Towards the Management of Information Quality in Proteomics, Proc 19th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2006), pages 936-940, 2006. [more]

A Preece, P Missier, S Embury, B Jin & M Greenwood, Managing Information Quality in e-Science with Semantic Web Technology, Proc 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005) Poster Track, 2 pages, 2005. [more]

N Oren, A Preece & T Norman, Service Level Agreements for Semantic Web Agents, Proc AAAI Fall Symposium on Agents and the Semantic Web, AAAI Press, pages 47-54, 2005. [more]

P Missier, A Preece, S Embury, B Jin, M Greenwood, D Stead & A Brown, Managing Information Quality in e-Science: A Case Study in Proteomics, Proc 1st Workshop on Quality of Information Systems (QoIS 2005), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3770, Springer, pages 423-432, 2005. [more]

P Missier, S Embury, M Greenwood, A Preece & B Jin, An Ontology-Based Approach to Handling Information Quality in e-Science, Proc 4th e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM2005), 8 pages, 2005. [more]

J Patel, L Teacy, N Jennings, M Luck, S Chalmers, N Oren, T Norman, A Preece, P Gray, G Shercliff, P Stockreisser, J Shao, W Gray & N Fiddian, Monitoring, Policing and Trust for Grid-Based Virtual Organisations, Proc 4th e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM2005), 8 pages, 2005. [more]

J G Polhill, E Pignotti, N Gotts, P Edwards & A Preece, An Ontology for Experimentation with a Social Simulation of Land Use Change, Proc 3rd Annual Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA), 7 pages, 2005. [more]

J Patel, L Teacy, M Luck, N R Jennings, S Chalmers, N Oren, T J Norman, A Preece, P M D Gray, P J Stockreisser, G Shercliff, J Shao, W A Gray, N J Fiddian & S Thompson, Agent-Based Virtual Organisations for the Grid, Proc 1st International Workshop on Smart Grid Technologies, 8 pages, 2005. [more]

P Edwards, A Preece, E Pignotti, G Polhill & N Gotts, Lessons Learnt from Deployment of a Social Simulation Tool to the Semantic Grid, Proc 1st International Conference on eSocial Science, 11 pages, 2005. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, A Preece, G Polhill & N Gotts, Providing Ontology Support for Social Simulation, Proc 1st International Conference on eSocial Science, 11 pages, 2005. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, A Preece, G Polhill & N Gotts, Semantic Support for Computational Land-Use Modelling, Proc 5th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), IEEE Press, pages 840-847, 2005. [more]

N Oren, T Norman, A Preece & S Chalmers, Policing Virtual Organizations, Proc 2004 European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS 2004), 10 pages, 2004. [more]

E Pignotti, P Edwards, A Preece, N Gotts & G Polhill. FEARLUS-G: A Semantic Grid Service for Land-Use Modelling, Proc ECAI-04 Workshop on Semantic Intelligent Middleware for the Web & the Grid, CEUR-WS-Vol.111, 15 pages, 2004. [more]

G A Grimnes, P Edwards & A Preece, Learning Meta-Descriptions of the FOAF Network, Proc 3rd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2004), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, pages 152-165, 2004. [more]

C McKenzie, P Gray & A Preece, Extending SWRL to Express Fully-Quantified Constraints, Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web (RuleML 2004), pages 139-154, Springer, 2004. [more]

Y Chen-Burger, K Hui, A Preece, P Gray & A Tate, Supporting Collaboration Through Semantic-Based Workflow and Constraint Solving, Engineering Knowledge in the Age of the Semantic Web (Proc EKAW 2004), pages 487-488, Springer, 2004. [more]

J Shao, W Gray, N Fiddian, V Deora, G Shercliff, P Stockreisser, T Norman, A Preece, P Gray, S Chalmers, N Oren, N Jennings, M Luck, V Dang, T Nguyen, J Patel, W Teacy & S Thompson, Supporting Formation and Operation of Virtual Organisations in a Grid Environment, Proc UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2004, EPSRC, 2004. [more]

G A Grimnes, P Edwards & A Preece, Learning from Semantic Flora and Fauna, Proc AAAI-04 Semantic Web Personalisation Workshop, AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, USA, pages 35-44, 2004. [more]

S Chalmers, A Preece, T Norman & P Gray, Commitment Management Through Constraint Reification, Proc 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004), volume 1, pages 430-437, 2004. [more]

T Norman, A Preece, S Chalmers, P Gray, N Jennings & W Gray, Conoise: Agent-based Formation of Virtual Organisations, Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX, Springer, pages 353-366, 2003.

G A Grimnes, S Chalmers, P Edwards & A Preece, GraniteNights: A Multi-Agent Visit Scheduler Utilising Semantic Web Technology, Cooperative Information Agents VI (LNAI 2782), Springer, pages 137-151, 2003. [more]

K Hui, S Chalmers, P Gray & A Preece, Experience in using RDF in Agent-mediated Knowledge Architectures, Agent-Mediated Knowledge Management: Papers from the 2003 AAAI Spring Symposium, pages 82-89, AAAI Press, 2003. [more]

S Chalmers, P Gray & A Preece, Supporting Virtual Organisations Using BDI Agents and Constraints, Cooperative Information Agents VI (LNAI 2446), Springer, pages 226-240, 2002. [more]

P Edwards, G Grimnes & A Preece, An Empirical Investigation of Learning from the Semantic Web, Proc ECML/PKDD-2002 Workshop on Semantic Web Mining, pages 71-89, 2002. [more]

P Gray, K Hui & A Preece, Mobile Constraints for Semantic Web Applications, Intelligent Information Processing 2002, Kluwer, pages 117-128, 2002. [more]

A Hameed, D Sleeman & A Preece, OntoManager: A Workbench Environment to facilitate Ontology Management and Interoperability, EKAW-2002 Workshop on Evaluation of Ontology-based Tools (EON-2002), 2002. [more]

A Hameed, D H Sleeman & A Preece, Detecting Mismatches in Experts' Ontologies Acquired Through Knowledge Elicitation, Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XVIII, Springer, pages 9-22, 2001. [Best Technical Paper award] [more]

K Hui, P Gray, G Kemp & A Preece, Constraints as Mobile Specifications in e-Commerce Applications, Proc 9th IFIP 2.6 Working Conference on Database Semantics (DS-9): Semantic Issues in e-Commerce Systems, Kluwer, pages 357-379, 2001. [more]

P Gray, K Hui & A Preece, An Expressive Constraint Language for Semantic Web Applications, E-Business and the Intelligent Web: Papers from the IJCAI-01 Workshop, AAAI Press, pages 46-53, 2001. [more]

A Preece, A Mediator-Based Infrastructure for Virtual Organisations, Agents-2001 Workshop on Intelligent Agents in B2B E-Commerce, Montreal, Canada, May 2001. [more]

A Preece, K Hui, A Gray & P Marti, Designing for Scalability in a Knowledge Fusion System, Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XVII, Springer, 2000. [more]

A Preece, A Flett, D Sleeman, D Curry, N Meany & P Perry, Better Knowledge Management Through Knowledge Engineering: A Case Study in Drilling Optimisation, Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems VIII, pages 63-76, Springer, 2000. [more]

A Gray, P Marti & A Preece, Towards a Scalable Architecture for Knowledge Fusion, in Infrastructure for Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, LNAI 1887, pages 279-292, Springer-Verlag, 2000. [more]

A Preece, K Hui, A Gray, P Marti, T Bench-Capon, D Jones & Z Cui, The KRAFT Architecture for Knowledge Fusion and Transformation, Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XVI, Springer, pages 23-38, 1999. [Best Technical Paper award] [more]

A Preece, K Hui & P Gray, KRAFT: Supporting Virtual Organisations Through Knowledge Fusion, Artificial Intelligence for Electronic Commerce: Papers from the AAAI-99 Workshop, AAAI Press, pages 33-38, 1999. [more]

P M D Gray, K Y Hui & A D Preece, Finding and Moving Constraints in Cyberspace, AAAI Spring Symposium on Intelligent Agents in Cyberspace (SS-99-03), AAAI Press, pages 121-127, 1999. [more]

A Preece, Building the Right System Right: Evaluating V&V Methods in Knowledge Engineering, Verification and Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems: Papers from the AAAI-98 Workshop, AAAI Press, pp 38-45, 1998. [more]

A Preece, A Borrowman & T Francis, Reusable Components for Knowledge Base and Database Integration, ECAI-98 Workshop on Intelligent Integation of Information, Brighton, August 1998. [more]

P M D Gray, A Preece, N J Fiddian, W A Gray, T J M Bench-Capon, M J R Shave, N Azarmi, M Wiegand, et al, KRAFT: Knowledge Fusion from Distributed Databases and Knowledge Bases, Proc 8th Intl Workshop on Databases and Expert Systems Applications, IEEE Press, pages 682-691, 1997. [more]

A Preece & N Lamb, Verification of Multi-Agent Systems using COVERAGE, AAAI-97 Workshop on Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, AAAI Press, 1997. [more]

A Waterson & A Preece, Knowledge Reuse and Knowledge Validation, AAAI-97 Workshop on Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, AAAI Press, pages 33-39, 1997.

N Lamb & A Preece, Verification of Multi-Agent Knowledge-Based Systems, ECAI-96 Workshop on Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, pages 114-119, 1996.

P Meseguer & A Preece, Assessing the Role of Formal Specifications in Verification and Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, Proc 3rd IFIP International Conference on Achieving Quality in Software (AQuIS'96), pages 317-328, Chapman and Hall, 1996. [more]

A Preece, C Grossner, and T Radhakrishnan, Validating Rule-Based Systems that Operate with Incomplete Data, Proc European Symposium on Verification and Validation of KBS, 1995.

A Preece, On the Role of Formal Specifications in Verification and Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems, Modelling Languages for Knowledge-Based Systems, University of Amsterdam Technical Report, The Netherlands, 1995.

A Preece, C Grossner, P Gokul Chander & T Radhakrishnan, Structural Validation of Expert Systems: Experience Using a Formal Model, Proc Second World Congress on Expert Systems, Macmillan, 1994.

P Grogono, A Preece, R Shinghal, and C Suen, Building Expert Systems: from Specification to Evaluation, Proc Second World Congress on Expert Systems, Macmillan, 1994.

C Grossner, A Preece, P Gokul Chander, T Radhakrishnan & C Suen, Exploring the Structure of Rule Based Systems, Proc 11th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-93), pages 704-709, MIT Press, 1993.

P Grogono, A Preece, R Shinghal & C Suen, A Review of Expert Systems Evaluation Techniques, Proc AAAI-93 Workshop on Validation and Verification of Knowledge Based Systems, AAAI Press, 1993.

A Preece, C Grossner, P Gokul Chander & T Radhakrishnan, Structural Validation of Expert Systems Using a Formal Model, Proc AAAI-93 Workshop on Validation and Verification of Knowledge Based Systems, AAAI Press, 1993.

A D Preece & R Shinghal, Verifying and Testing Expert System Conceptual Models, Proc IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference, IEEE Press, pages 922-927, 1992.

A D Preece & R Shinghal, Verifying Knowledge Bases by Anomaly Detection: An Experience Report, Proc 10th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-92), pages 835-839, John Wiley, 1992.

A D Preece, R D Bell & C Y Suen, Verifying Knowledge-Based Systems Using the COVER Tool, Proc 12th IFIP Congress, pages 231-237, North-Holland, 1992.

A Preece & R Shinghal, Practical Approach to Knowledge Base Verification, Proc Applications of Artificial Intelligence IX, pages 608-619, SPIE, 1991.

P Grogono, A Preece, R Shinghal & C Suen, Evaluation of Expert Systems in Telecommunications, Proc 1st Expert Systems World Congress, pages 755-763, Pergamon, 1991.

A Batarekh, A Preece, A Bennett & P Grogono, Specification of Expert Systems, Proc 2nd IEEE International Conference on Tools for Artificial Intelligence (TAI-90), pages 103-109, IEEE Press, 1990.

A Preece, Verifying Expert Systems Using Conceptual Models, Proc 5th Annual Knowledge-Based Software Assistant (KBSA) Conference, pages 280-289, Rome Air Development Center (RADC), 1990.

A Preece, C Suen & C Yu, Performance Assessment of a Character Recognition Expert System, Proc 2nd Expert Systems Applications World Conference (EXPERSYS-90), pages 295-300, IITT-International, 1990.

A D Preece, Verification of Rule-Based Expert Systems in Wide Domains, Research and Development in Expert Systems VI: Proc Expert Systems 89, pages 66-77, Cambridge University Press, 1989. [Best Technical Paper award]

A Preece, Designing Usable Expert Systems: A Case Study in Primary Health Care, Proc Human and Organisational Issues of Expert Systems Conference, ICL/British Ergonomics Society, 1988.

Contributions to Edited Volumes

C Parizas, G de Mel, A Preece, M Sensoy, S Calo & T Pham, Interest-Based Negotiation for Policy-Regulated Asset Sharing, Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Normes in Agent Systems XI (LNCS 9628), Springer, 2016. [more]

C Roberts, M Innes, A Preece & I Spasic, Soft Facts and Spontaneous Community Mobilisation: The Role of Rumour After Major Crime Events, in P Baeck (ed), Data for Good, pages 37-43, Nesta, 2015. [more]

A Preece, T J Norman, M Gomez & N Oren, Managing Intelligence Resources Using Semantic Matchmaking and Argumentation, in M Pechoucek, S G Thompson & H Voos (eds), Defense Industry Applications of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Birkhauser, pages 33-50, 2007. [more]

K Hui, S Chalmers, P M D Gray & A Preece, Experience in Using RDF in Agent-mediated Knowledge Architectures, in L van Elst, V Dignum & A Abecker (eds), Agent-Mediated Knowledge Management (LNAI 2926), Springer, pages 177-192, 2004.

A Preece, K Hui & P Gray, An FDM-Based Constraint Language for Semantic Web Applications, in P Gray, L Kerschberg, P King & A Poulovassilis (eds), The Functional Approach to Data Management, Springer, pages 417-434, 2004.

A Hameed, A Preece & D Sleeman, Ontology Reconciliation, in S Staab & R Studer (eds), Handbook on Ontologies, Springer, pages 231-250, 2003. [more]

K Hui, P Gray, G Kemp & A Preece, Constraints as Mobile Specifications in e-Commerce Applications, in R Meersman, K Aberer & T Dillon (eds), Semantic Issues in E-Commerce Systems, Kluwer, pages 327-341, 2003.

A Preece, Evaluating Verification and Validation Methods in Knowledge Engineering, in R Roy (ed), Micro-Level Knowledge Management, Morgan-Kaufman, pages 123-145, 2001. [more]

A Preece, Specification of Expert Systems, in A Kent & J G Williams (eds), Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, vol 16, 301-322, 1995.

A D Preece, DISPLAN: Designing a Usable Medical Expert System, in Expert Systems: Human Issues, pages 25-47, MIT Press, Boston MA, 1990.

Magazine Articles

A Preece & W R Sieck, The International Technology Alliance in Information Sciences, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 22(5):18-19, 2007. [more]

A Preece, S Chalmers, N Oren, T Norman, A Preece, P Gray, G Shercliff, P J Stockreisser, J Shao, A Gray, N Fiddian, J Patel, L Teacy, N Jennings, M Luck & S Thompson, Managing Virtual Organisations on the Grid using Agent Technology, AgentLink News, issue 17, pages 14-17, 2005. [more]

Edited Volumes

C Hopfe, Y Rezgui, E Metais, A Preece & H Li (eds), Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, Springer, 2010. [more]

F Coenen, A Preece & A Macintosh (eds), Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX, Springer, 2004. [more]

M Bramer, A Preece & F Coenen (eds), Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XIX, Springer, 2003. [more]

S Craw & A Preece (eds), Advances in Case-Based Reasoning (LNAI 2416), Springer, 2002. [more]

M Bramer, F Coenen & A Preece (eds), Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XVIII, Springer, 2001. [more]

A Macintosh, M Moulton & A Preece (eds), Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems IX, Springer, 2001. [more]

A Preece & D O'Leary, E-Business and the Intelligent Web: Papers from the IJCAI-01 Workshop, AAAI Press, 2001. [more]

M Bramer, A Preece & F Coenen (eds), Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XVII, Springer, 2000. [more]

D O'Leary & A Preece (eds), Verification and Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems: Papers from the AAAI-98 Workshop, AAAI Press Technical Report WS-98-11, 1998. [more]

A Preece (ed), Validation and Verification of Knowledge-Based Systems: Papers from the AAAI-93 Workshop, AAAI Press Technical Report WS-93-05, 1993. [more]

Journal Special Issue Editorships

A Preece & S Decker (eds), Special Issue on Intelligent Web Services, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Jan/Feb, 2002. [more]

A Preece (ed), Special Issue on Intelligent Services for the Knowledge Lifecycle, Expert Update, 4, 2002.

R Plant & A Preece (eds), Special Issue on Validation and Verification of Knowledge-Based Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 44, 1996. [more]

A Preece & C Suen (eds), Special Issue on Verification and Validation, International Journal of Expert Systems: Research and Applications, 6(2/3), 1993.

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