Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof David Robertson

Vice-Principal & Head of College of Science & Engineering

  1. 1999
  2. Contract-based Negotiation via Argumentation

    Carbogim, D. & Robertson, D., 1999, Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems in Logic Programming (MAS-99) at the 16th International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP-99).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Evaluating Focus Theories for Dialogue Management

    Lecoeuche, R., Robertson, D., Barry, C. & Mellish, C., 1999, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 52, 1, p. 23-76 54 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Managing Ontological Constraints

    Kalfoglou, Y. & Robertson, D., 1999, Proceedings of the IJCAI-99 workshop on Ontologies and Problem-Solving Methods (KRR5). Benjamins, V. R. (ed.). CEUR Publications, Vol. 18. 13 p. 5

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  5. Pragmatics in the Synthesis of Logic Programs

    Robertson, D. & Agusti, J., 1999, Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation: 8th International Workshop, LOPSTR’98 Manchester, UK, June 15–19, 1998 Selected Papers. Flener, P. (ed.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 41-60 20 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 1559).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  6. Software Blueprints: Lightweight Uses of Logic in Conceptual Modelling

    Robertson, D. & Agusti, J., 1999, Addison Wesley/ACM Press. 220 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  7. Symbolic knowledge encoding using a dynamic binding mechanism and an embedded inference mechanism

    Park, N. S., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., 1999, Oscillations in Neural Systems. Levine, D., Brown, B. & Shirey, T. (eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 343-368 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. Use of Formal Ontologies to Support Error Checking in Specifications

    Kalfoglou, Y. & Robertson, D., 1999, Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition, Modelling and Management (EKAW-99), Germany. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 207-221 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. Using Focus Rules in Requirements Elicitation Dialogues

    Lecoeuche, R., Robertson, D. & Barry, C., 1999, Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-99), Stockholm, Sweden. William Kaufmann Inc., Vol. 1. p. 649-654 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. Why Ontologies are not Enough for Knowledge Sharing

    Correa da Silva, F. S., Vasconcelos, W. W., Agusti, J., Robertson, D. S. & Melo, A. C. V., 1999, Multiple Approaches to Intelligent Systems: 12th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems IEA/AIE-99, Cairo, Egypt, May 31 - June 3, 1999. Proceedings. Imam, I., Kodratoff, Y., El-Dessouki, A. & Ali, M. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 520-529 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 1611).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. 1998
  12. Domain-specific synthesis of simulation models

    Castro, A., Muetzelfeldt, R. & Robertson, D., 9 Aug 1998, 27 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  13. A Framework for Requirements Elicitation Through Mixed-Initiative Dialogue

    Lecoeuche, R., Mellish, C. & Robertson, D., 1 Apr 1998, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering, Colorado Springs, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 190-196 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  14. Graphical Input Sketches for Producing Formalised Behavioural Requirements

    Funk, P. & Robertson, D., 1 Apr 1998, Workshop on Visual Issues for Formal Methods (Visual'98) - part of TAPSoft'98. 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  15. A Visual Syntax for Logic and Logic Programming

    Agusti, J., Puigsegur, J. & Robertson, D., 1998, In : Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. 9, 4, p. 399-427 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. An Empirical Study of the LSS Specification Toolkit in Use

    Robertson, D., 1998, In : Journal of Systems and Software. 42, 2, p. 115-123 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Cooperation Between Knowledge Based Systems

    Correa da Silva, F., Vasconcelos, W. & Robertson, D., 1998, Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Expert Systems. Cantu, F., Soto, R., Liebowitz, J. & Sucar, E. (eds.). Monterey, Mexico: Cognizant Communication Corporation, p. 819-825 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  18. Formal Support for an Informal Business Modelling Method

    Chen-Burger, J. & Robertson, D., 1998, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, San Francisco, USA. Knowledge Systems Institute, Illinois

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  19. Pitfalls of Formality in Early System Design

    Robertson, D., 1998, Proceedings of the ARO/NSF Monterey Workshop on Increasing the Practical Impact of Formal Methods for Computer-Aided Software Development.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  20. User-System Dialogues and the Notion of Focus

    Lecoeuche, R., Mellish, C., Barry, C. & Robertson, D., 1998, In : Knowledge Engineering Review. 13, 4, p. 381-408 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. 1997
  22. A localist network architecture for logical inference

    Park, N. S. & Robertson, D., 1997, Connectionist-Symbolic Integration. Sun, R. & Alexandre, F. (eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 245-263 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. Reliable and Accountable System Design

    Krause, P., Hesketh, J. & Robertson, D., 1997, In : Knowledge Engineering Review. 12, 3, p. 289-305 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 1996
  25. A connectionist representation of symbolic components, dynamic bindings and basic inference operations

    Park, N. S. & Robertson, D., 1 Aug 1996, Proceedings of the ECAI-96 Workshop on Neural Networks and Structured Knowledge. 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  26. Distributed Specification

    Robertson, D., 1 Aug 1996, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Wahlster, W. (ed.). John Wiley & Sons Inc., p. 390-394 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  27. A Visual Logic Programming Language

    Puigsegur, J., Agusti, J. & Robertson, D., 1996, Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 214-221 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  28. An Empirical Study of the LSS Specification Toolkit in Use

    Robertson, D., 1996, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Nevada, USA. Knowledge Systems Institute, Illinois, p. 153-160 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Automating reasoning support for design

    Hesketh, J., Robertson, D., Fuchs, N. & Bundy, A., 1996, School of Informatics , 36 p. (Division of Informatics Research Papers; no. 823).

    Research output: Working paper

  30. Declarative Specification

    Fuchs, N. & Robertson, D., 1996, In : Knowledge Engineering Review. 11, 4, p. 317-331 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Domain Specific Problem Description

    Robertson, D., 1996, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Nevada, USA. Knowledge Systems Institute, Illinois, p. 206-213 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. NatureTime: Temporal Granularity in Simulation of Ecosystems

    Mota, E., Robertson, D. & Smaill, A., 1996, In : Journal of Symbolic Computation. 22, 5-6, p. 665-698 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Representing Interaction of Agents at Different Time Granularities

    Mota, E. & Robertson, D., 1996, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning. Key West, Florida: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 72-79 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. Visual Logic Programming Through Set Inclusion and Chaining

    Agusti, J., Puigsegur, J., Robertson, D. & Schorlemmer, W. M., 1996, Proceedings of the CADE-13 Visual Reasoning Workshop.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  35. 1995
  36. Extension of the temporal synchrony approach to dynamic variable bindingin a connectionist inference system

    Park, N. S., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., Dec 1995, In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 8, 6, p. 345 - 357 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. A localist network architecture for logical inference based on temporal synchrony approach to dynamic variable binding

    Park, N. S. & Robertson, D., 1 Aug 1995, Proceedings of IJCAI95 Workshop on Connection-Symbolic Integration: From Unified to Hybrid Approaches.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  38. Capturing and Matching Dynamic Behaviour in Case-Based Reasoning

    Funk, P. & Robertson, D., 1 Jan 1995, Progress in Case-Based Reasoning: First United Kingdom Workshop Salford, UK, January 12, 1995 Proceedings. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 85-90 6 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 1020).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  39. A Case-Based Reasoning System to Support the Relaxation of Building Regulations

    Yang, S. & Robertson, D., 1995, In : International Journal of Construction Information Technology. 3, 2, p. 29-48 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Application of logic programming to decision support systems in ecology

    Robertson, D., Haggith, M., Kendon, G., Agusti, J. & Goldsborough, D., 1995, In : AI Applications. 3, 9, p. 23-38 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Case-Based Support for the Design of Dynamic System Requirements

    Funk, P. & Robertson, D., 1995, Advances in Case-Based Reasoning: Second European Workshop, EWCBR-94 Chantilly, France, November 7–10, 1994 Selected Papers. Haton, J., Keane, M. & Manago, M. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 211-225 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 984).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  42. Extension of the temporal synchrony approach to dynamic variable binding in a connectionist inference system

    Park, N. S., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., 1995, In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 8, 6, p. 345-357 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. KBST: A Support Tool for Business Modelling in BSDM

    Chen-Burger, Y., Robertson, D., Fraser, J. & Lissoni, C., 1995, Proceedings of BCS Expert Systems-95. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  44. Lightweight Formal Specification

    Robertson, D., 1995, Proceedings of ONR/ARPA/AFOSR/ARO/NSF workshop on Increasing the Practical Impact of Formal Methods for Software Architectures.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  45. Supporting Customised Reasoning in the Agroforestry Domain

    Kendon, G., Walker, D., Robertson, D., Haggith, M., Sinclair, F. & Muetzelfeldt, R., 1995, In : The New Review of Applied Expert Systems. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. The Application of Logic Programming to Decision Support Systems in Ecology

    Robertson, D., Haggith, M., Kendon, G., Agusti, J. & Goldsborough, D., 1995, In : Artificial Intelligence Applications in Resource Management. 9, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Time Granularity in Simulation Models of Ecosystems

    Mota, E., Haggith, M., Smaill, A. & Robertson, D., 1995, Proceedings of the IJCAI-95 Workshop on Executable Temporal Logics.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  48. Use of Case-Based Reasoning in the Domain of Building Regulations

    Yang, S., Robertson, D. & Lee, J., 1995, Advances in Case-Based Reasoning: Second European Workshop, EWCBR-94 Chantilly, France, November 7–10, 1994 Selected Papers. Haton, J., Keane, M. & Manago, M. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 292-306 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 982).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. 1994
  50. Automated Reasoning with Uncertainties

    Correa da Silva, F., Robertson, D. & Hesketh, J., 1 Dec 1994, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Under Uncertainty: Logic at Work. Masuch, M. & Polos, L. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 57-79 23 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 808).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. An Environment for Building Prolog Programs Based on Knowledge about their Construction

    Vargas-Vera, M. & Robertson, D., 1 Oct 1994, Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Logic Programming (WLP 94), Zurich.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Applying Prolog Programming Techniques

    Bowles, A. W., Robertson, D., Vasconcelos, W. W., Vargas-Vera, M. & Bental, D., 1 Sep 1994, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 41, 3, p. 329-350 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Reasoning with Limited Unification in a Connectionist Rule-Based System

    Park, N. S., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., 1 Jun 1994, Proceedings of ILP Workshop on Logic and Reasoning with Neural Networks.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. From dynamic bindings to symbolic knowledge representation using synchronous activity of neurons

    Park, N. S., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., 1 May 1994, Proceedings of conference on oscillations in neural systems.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  55. A case-based reasoning system for regulatory information

    Yang, S. A. & Robertson, D., 1 Mar 1994, Case Based Reasoning: Prospects for Applications (Digest No. 1994/057), IEE Colloquium on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 3/1-3/3 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  56. Case-based Selection Requirements Specifications for Telecommunication Systems

    Funk, P. & Robertson, D. S., 1994, Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on Case-Based Reasoning (EWCBR 94).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  57. Expressing Program Requirements using Refinement Lattices

    Robertson, D., Agusti, J., Hesketh, J. & Levy, J., 1994, In : Fundamenta Informaticae. 21, 3, p. 163-183 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Layered Design of KBS from Specification to Hardware

    Robertson, D., Park, N. S. & Agusti, J., 1994, Proceedings of ECAI workshop on formal specification of knowledge-based systems. 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  59. Making Specification Design more Accountable

    Robertson, D. & Hesketh, J., 1994, Proceedings of ONR/ARPA/AFOSR/ARO/NSF workshop on Increasing the Practical Impact of Formal Methods for Computer-Aided Software Development. 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  60. Representing the Structure of Reserve Selection Arguments Using Logic Programs

    Goldsborough, D. & Robertson, D., 1994, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Symposium on Geographical Information systems. Sawayama, G. (ed.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  61. Requirements Specification of Telecommunication Services Assisted by Case-Based Reasoning

    Funk, P. & Robertson, D., 1994, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, Modelling and Analysis.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  62. 1993
  63. On the Relation Between Incidence Calculus and ATMS

    Liu, W., Bundy, A. & Robertson, D., 1 Nov 1993, Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning and Uncertainty: European Conference ECSQARU '93 Granada, Spain, November 8–10, 1993 Proceedings. Clarke, M., Kruse, R. & Moral, S. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, Vol. 747. p. 249-256 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 747).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  64. Building Large-Scale Prolog Programs using a Techniques Editing System

    Vargas-Vera, M., Vasconcelos, W. W. & Robertson, D., 1 Oct 1993, Proceedings of the International Logic Programming Symposium. MIT Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  65. Combining Prolog Programs in a Techniques Editing System

    Vargas-Vera, M., Robertson, D. & Inder, R., 1 Jul 1993, Proceedings of Third International Workshop on Logic Programming Synthesis and Transformation. Springer-Verlag GmbH

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  66. An Extension of the Temporal Synchrony Solution to Dynamic Variale Bindings in a Connectionist System

    Park, NS., Robertson, D. & Stenning, K., 1993, University of Edinburgh, Department of Artificial Intelligence.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  67. Building large-scale Prolog programs using a techniques editing system

    Vargas-Vera, M., Vasconcelos, W. & Robertson, D., 1993, Logic Programming, Proceedings of the 1993 International Symposium (ILPS 1993). p. 636 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  68. Expressing Program Requirements using Refinement Lattices

    Robertson, D., Agusti, J., Hesketh, J. & Levy, J., 1993, Methodologies for Intelligent Systems: 7th International Symposium, ISMIS'93 Trondheim, Norway, June 15–18, 1993 Proceedings. Komorowski, J. & Ras, Z. W. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 245-254 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 689).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  69. KICS: A Knowledge-Intensive Case-Based Reasoning System for Building Regulations and Case Histories

    Yang, S., Robertson, D. & Lee, J., 1993, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on AI and Law. ACM, p. 254-263 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  70. Recovering Incedence Functions

    Liu, W., Bundy, A. & Robertson, D. S., 1993, Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning and Uncertainty: European Conference ECSQARU '93 Granada, Spain, November 8–10, 1993 Proceedings. London, UK, UK: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 241-248 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  71. Representing Design Information and Safety Constraints

    Chung, P., Abbas, S. & Robertson, D., 1993, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems. Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, p. 201-208 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  72. The Application of Knowledge-Based Techniques to Support Resource Management Decisions

    Robertson, D., Haggith, M., Kendon, G., Agusti, J. & Goldsborough, D., 1993, Proceedings of IJCAI workshop on AI in Agriculture.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  73. 1991
  74. Automated Reasoning about an Uncertain Domain

    Correa da Silva, F., Robertson, D. & Chung, P., 1 Oct 1991, Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Uncertainty: European Conference ECSQAU Marseille, France, October 15–17, 1991 Proceedings. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 141-145 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 548).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  75. A Simple Prolog Techniques Editor for Novice Users

    Robertson, D., 1 Apr 1991, Proceedings of 3rd Annual Conference on Logic Programming. Wiggins, G. A., Mellish, C. & Duncan, T. (eds.). Edinburgh: Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 190-205 16 p. (Workshops in Computing).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  76. Prolog Programming Techniques

    Brna, P., Bundy, A., Dodd, T., Eisenstadt, M., Looi, C. K., Pain, H., Robertson, D., Smith, B. & van Someren, M., Mar 1991, In : Instructional Science. 20, 2-3, p. 111-133 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. Multi-level cooperative dialogue in intelligent front-ends

    Robertson, D., Jan 1991, In : Artificial Intelligence in Engineering. 6, 1, p. 17 - 21 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Eco-Logic: Logic-Based Approaches to Ecological Modelling

    Robertson, D., Bundy, A., Meutzelfeldt, R., Haggith, M. & Uschold, M., 1991, MIT Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  79. 1989
  80. The Use of Prolog for Improving the Rigour and Accessibility of Ecological Modelling

    Muetzelfeldt, R., Robertson, D., Bundy, A. & Uschold, M., Jul 1989, In : Ecological Modelling. 46, 1-2, p. 9–34 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. 1988
  82. The ECO Program Construction System: Ways of Increasing Its Representational Power and Their Effects on the User

    Robertson, D., Bundy, A., Uschold, M. & Muetzelfeldt, B., 1988, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  83. 1987
  84. 1986
  85. 1985
  86. Eco: An Intelligent Front End for Ecological Modelling

    Bundy, A., Uschold, M., Muetzelfeldt, R., Harding, N. & Robertson, D., 1985, In : Proceedings of the Working Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Simulation.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Running ECO simulation in PROLOG.

    Robertson, D., 1985, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  88. 1984
  89. An Intelligent Front End for Ecological Modelling

    Uschold, M., Muetzelfeldt, R., Bundy, A., Harding, N. & Robertson, D., 1984, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI-84, Pisa, Italy, September 5-7, 1984. North-Holland, 1985. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), p. 13-22

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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