Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof David Robertson

Vice-Principal & Head of College of Science & Engineering

  1. 2007
  2. How Service Choreography Statistics Reduce the Ontology Mapping Problem

    Besana, P. & Robertson, D., 1 Jul 2007, The Semantic Web: 6th International Semantic Web Conference, 2nd Asian Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2007 + ASWC 2007, Busan, Korea, November 11-15, 2007. Proceedings. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 44-57 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 4825).

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

  3. Adaptive Agent Model: an Agent Interaction and Computation Model

    Xiao, L., Robertson, D., Croitoru, M., Lewis, P., Dashmapatra, S., Dupplaw, D. & Hu, B., 2007, Computer Software and Applications Conference, 2007. COMPSAC 2007. 31st Annual International. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 153-158 6 p.

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

  4. Constraint Relaxation to Reduce Brittleness in Agent Interaction Protocol

    Hassan, F., Robertson, D. & Walton, C., 2007, Proceedings of the European workshop on Multi-Agent Systems.

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

  5. Decentralised Clinical Guideline Modelling with the Lightweight Coordination Calculus

    Hu, B., Dupplaw, D., Robertson, D. & Lewis, P., 2007, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Languages in Biology and Medicine. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 14 p. 1

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

  6. Dynamic Verification of Trust in Distributed Open Systems

    Osman, N. & Robertson, D., 2007, Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

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

  7. Peer-to-Peer Experimentation in Protein Structure Prediction: an Architecture, Experiment and Initial Results

    Quang, X., Walton, C., Gerloff, D., Sharman, J. & Robertson, D., 2007, Distributed, High-Performance and Grid Computing in Computational Biology: International Workshop, GCCB 2006, Eilat, Israel, January 21, 2007. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 75-98 24 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 4360).

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

  8. 2005
  9. The Role of Agent Interaction in Models of Computing: Panelist Reviews

    Wegner, P., Arbab, F., Goldin, D., McBurney, P., Luck, M. & Robertson, D., 22 Dec 2005, In : Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science. 141, 5, p. 181 - 198 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Exploiting Interaction Contexts in P2P Ontology Mapping

    Besana, P., Robertson, D. & Rovatsos, M., 1 Jul 2005, 2nd International Workshop on Peer to Peer Knowledge Management. 9 p. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; vol. 139).

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

  11. Addressing Constraint Failures in an Agent Interaction Protocol

    Hassan, F., Robertson, D. & Walton, C., 2005, Proceedings of the 8th Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems.

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

  12. Automating Business Modelling: A Guide to Using Logic to Represent Informal Methods and Support Reasoning

    Chen-Burger, Y-H. & Robertson, D., 2005, Springer-Verlag London. 322 p. (Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing; no. 1)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  13. Conducting The Agile Negotiation Processes Involved In The BPEL4WS Model On a Multi-agent Platform

    Guo, L., Robertson, D., Chen-Burger, Y-H. & Wang, J., 2005, The proceedings of China Association for Information Systems (CNAIS2005). 5 p.

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

  14. Contexts in Dynamic Ontology Mapping

    Besana, P. & Robertson, D., 2005, 2005 AAAI Workshop. Shvaiko, P. (ed.). AAAI Press, 4 p.

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

  15. Discovery and Uncertainty in Semantic Web Services

    Recuerda, F. & Robertson, D., 2005, Proceedings of the ISWC 2005 Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 173. 11 p.

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

  16. Enacting the Distributed Business Workflows Using BPEL4WS on the Multi-agent Platform

    Guo, L., Robertson, D. & Chen-Burger, Y-H., 2005, Multiagent System Technologies: Third German Conference, MATES 2005, Koblenz, Germany, September 11-13, 2005. Proceedings. Eymann, T., Klügl, F., Lamersdorf, W., Klusch, M. & Huhns, M. N. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 35-46 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3550).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  17. Matchmaking and Brokering Multi-Party Interactions Using Historical Performance Data

    Lambert, D. & Robertson, D., 2005, Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-agent Systems.

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

  18. Run-Time Model Checking of Interaction and Deontic Models for Multi-Agent Systems

    Osman, N., Robertson, D. & Walton, C., 2005, Proceedings of the Third European Workshop on Multi-agent Systems. p. 248-259 12 p.

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

  19. 2004
  20. A Lightweight Method for Coordination of Agent Oriented Web Services

    Robertson, D., 2004, Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies II: Second International Workshop, DALT 2004, New York, NY, USA, July 19, 2004, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 183-197 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3476).

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

  21. Constraint Relaxation to Reduce Brittleness of Distributed Agent pPotocols

    Hassan, F. & Robertson, D., 2004, Proceedings of the ECAI Workshop on Coordination in Emergent Agent Societies.

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

  22. Dynamic and Distributed Interaction Protocols

    McGinnis, J. & Robertson, D., 2004, Adaptive Agents and Multi-Agent Systems II: Adaptation and Multi-Agent Learning. Kudenko, D., Kazakov, D. & Alonso, E. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 167-184 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3394).

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

  23. Mapping a Business Process Model to a Semantic Web Services Model

    Li, G., Chen-Burger, J. & Robertson, D., 2004, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services. p. 746-749 4 p.

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

  24. Multi-agent Coordination as Distributed Logic Programming

    Robertson, D., 2004, Logic Programming: 20th International Conference, ICLP 2004, Saint-Malo, France, September 6-10, 2004. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 416-430 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3132).

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

  25. Rapid Prototyping of Large Multi-Agent Systems Through Logic Programming

    Vasconcelos, W., Robertson, D., Sierra, C., Esteva, M., Sabater, J. & Wooldridge, M., 2004, In : Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence. 41, 2-4, p. 135-169 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Realizing Agent Dialogues with Distributed Protocols

    McGinnis, J. & Robertson, D., 2004, Agent Communication: International Workshop on Agent Communication, AC 2004, New York, NY, USA, July 19, 2004, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. van Eijk, R. M., Huget, M-P. & Dignum, F. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 106-119 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3396).

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

  27. 2003
  28. Knowledge management using business process modeling and workflow techniques

    Kuo, H-L., Chen-Burger, Y-H. & Robertson, D., 2003, 18th International Joint conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Workshop on Knowledge Management and Organizational Memories. 13 p.

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

  29. Ontology Extraction in Distributed Environments

    Sleeman, D., Potter, S., Robertson, D. & Schorlemmer, M., 2003, Knowledge Transformation for the Semantic Web. Omelayenko, B. & Klein, M. (eds.). IOS Press, Vol. 95. p. 80-91 12 p. (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  30. Using Distributed Protocols as an Implementation of Dialogue Games

    McGinnis, J., Robertson, D. & Walton, C., 2003, Proceedings of the First European workshop on Multi-Agent Systems.

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

  31. Web Site Synthesis based on Computational Logic

    Cavalcanti, J. & Robertson, D., 2003, In : Information Systems Journal. 5, 3, p. 263-287 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. 2002
  33. A Lifecycle for Models of Large Multi-Agent Systems

    Vasconcelos, W., Robertson, D., Agusti, J., Sierra, C., Wooldridge, M., Parsons, S., Walton, C. & Sabater, J., 2002, Agent-Oriented Software Engineering II Second International Workshop, AOSE 2001 Montreal, Canada, May 29, 2001 Revised Papers and Invited Contributions. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 297-317 21 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 2222).

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

  34. Enabling Services for Distributed Environments: Ontology Extraction and Knowledge Base Characterisation

    Sleeman, D., Potter, S., Robertson, D. & Schorlemmer, W. M., 2002, Proceedings of the Workshop on Knowledge Transformation for the Semantic Web KTSW 2002. Omelayenko, B. & Klein, M. (eds.). p. 85-92 8 p.

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

  35. Enterprise Modelling: A Declarative Approach for FBPML

    Chen-Burger, Y-H., Tate, A. & Robertson, D., 2002, ECAI 2002 Workshop #5 on Knowledge Management and Organizational Memories. 9 p.

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

  36. Flexible Multi-Agent Protocols

    Walton, C. & Robertson, D., 2002, Proceedings of UKMAS 2002. 12 p.

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

  37. Formal Knowledge Management in Distributed Environments

    Schorlemmer, W. M., Potter, S., Robertson, D. & Sleeman, D., 2002, Workshop on Knowledge Transformation for the Semantic Web, 15th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence ECAI-2002. 1 p.

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

  38. Knowledge Life-Cycle Management over a Distributed Architecture

    Schorlemmer, M., Potter, S., Robertson, D. & Sleeman, D., 2002, In : Expert Update. 5, 3, p. 2-19 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. On the Insufficiency of Ontologies: Problems in Knowledge Sharing and Alternative Solutions

    Correa da Silva, F. S., Vasconcelos, W. W., Robertson, D. S., Brilhante, V., Melo, A. C. V., Finger, M. & Agusti, J., 2002, In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 15, 3, p. 147-167 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Pitfalls of Formality in Early System Design

    Robertson, D., 2002, In : Science of Computer Programming. 42, 1, p. 29-38 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Using Web Site Synthesis in an Experiment on the Causal Perception of Aviation Accidents

    Lee, J., Robertson, D., Leung, S. W. & Johnson, C., 2002, Workshop on the Investigation and Reporting of Incidents and Accidents (IRIA 2002). Glasgow, UK: Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, p. 221-230 10 p.

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

  42. Verifying Web Site Properties Using Computational Logic

    Cavalcanti, J. & Robertson, D., 2002, Information Modelling for Internet Applications. van Bommel, P. (ed.). Idea Group Publishing, p. 22-39 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. 2001
  44. Basic Gene Grammars and DNA-ChartParser for language processing of Escherichia coli promoter DNA sequences

    Leung, S. W., Mellish, C. & Robertson, D., 2001, In : Bioinformatics. 17, 3, p. 226-236 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Synthesis of Web Sites from High Level Descriptions

    Cavalcanti, J. & Robertson, D., 2001, Web Engineering: Managing Diversity and Complexity in Web Application Development. Murugesan, S. & Deshpande, Y. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 190-203 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 2016).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. 2000
  47. WaRP - A Reactive Planner Integrated in an Environmental Decision-support System for Wastewater Treatment Plant Management

    Ceccaroni, L. & Robertson, D., 1 Aug 2000, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence. IOS Press, p. 491-495 5 p.

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

  48. A Heuristic Approach to Modelling Thinnings

    Daume, S. & Robertson, D., 2000, In : Silva Fennica. 34, 3, p. 237-249 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. A Lightweight Capability Communication Mechanism

    Robertson, D., Agusti, J., Correa da Silva, F., Vasconcelos, W. & de Melo, A. C. V., 2000, Intelligent Problem Solving. Methodologies and Approaches: 13th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, IEA/AIE 2000 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 19–22, 2000 Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 660-672 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 1821).

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

  50. An Architecture for the Deployment of Mobile Decision Support Systems

    Daume, S. & Robertson, D., 2000, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 19, 4, p. 305-318 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Applying Experienceware to Support Ontology Deployment

    Kalfoglou, Y. & Robertson, D., 2000, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Chicago.

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

  52. Argument-based Applications to Knowledge Engineering

    Carbogim, D., Robertson, D. & Lee, J., 2000, In : Knowledge Engineering Review. 15, 2, p. 119-149 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Industrial Use of Safety-Related Expert Systems

    Robertson, D. & Fox, J., 2000.

    Research output: Working paper

  54. 1999
  55. Desert Island Column: The Books Don't Work

    Robertson, D., Oct 1999, In : Automated Software Engineering. 6, 4, p. 441-443 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. A Case Study in Applying Ontologies to Augment and Reason About the Correctness of Specifications

    Kalfoglou, Y. & Robertson, D., 1999, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Germany. p. 64-71 8 p.

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

  57. A Case-Based Reasoning Approach to Supporting Novice Programmers

    Bowles, A., Robertson, D. & Brna, P., 1999, Learning to Build and Comprehend Complex Information Structures: Prolog as a Case Study. Brna, P., Du Boulay, B. & Pain, H. (eds.). Ablex Publishing Corporation, p. 197-216 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  58. Can Formal Argumentation Raise our Confidence in Safe Design?

    Robertson, D., 1999, Towards System Safety: Proceedings of the Seventh Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Huntingdon, UK. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 225-238 14 p.

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