Edinburgh Research Explorer

David Robertson

Vice-Principal & Head of College of Science & Engineering

  1. 2008
  2. Bounded Ontological Consistency for Scalable Dynamic Knowledge Infrastructures

    Zurawski, M., Smaill, A. & Robertson, D., 2008, The Semantic Web: 3rd Asian Semantic Web Conference, ASWC 2008, Bangkok, Thailand, December 8-11, 2008. Proceedings.. p. 212-226 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5367).

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

  3. Constraint Relaxation Approach for Over-Constrained Agent Interaction

    Hassan, F. & Robertson, D., 2008, PRICAI 2008: Trends in Artificial Intelligence: 10th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 15-19, 2008. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 668-677 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5351).

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

  4. Distributed Workflows: the OpenKnowledge Experience

    Besana, P., Patkar, V., Glasspool, D. & Robertson, D., 2008, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Extensions to Middleware. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 965-975 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5333).

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

  5. Open Knowledge: Coordinating Knowledge Sharing Through Peer--to--Peer Interaction

    Robertson, D., Giunchiglia, F., van Harmelen, F., Marchese, M., Sabou, M., Schorlemmer, M., Shadbolt, N., Siebes, R., Sierra, C., Walton, C., Dasmahapatra, S., Dupplaw, D., Lewis, P., Yatskevich, M., Kotoulas, S., Perreau de Pinninck, A. & Loizou, A., 2008, Proceedings of Languages, Methodologies and Development Tools for Multi-agent Systems workshop. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 1-18 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5118).

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

  6. Probabilistic Dialogue Models for Dynamic Ontology Mapping

    Besana, P. & Robertson, D., 2008, Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web I: ISWC International Workshops, URSW 2005-2007, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. da Costa, P., d'Amato, C., Fanizzi, N., Laskey, K., Laskey, K., Lukasiewicz, T., Nickles, M. & Pool, M. (eds.). Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 41-51 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5327).

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

  7. 2007
  8. The OpenKnowledge System: an interaction-centered approach to knowledge sharing

    Siebes, R., Dupplaw, D., Kotoulas, S., Perreau de Pinninck, A., van Harmelen, F. & Robertson, D., Nov 2007, On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2007: CoopIS, DOA, ODBASE, GADA, and IS: OTM Confederated International Conferences CoopIS, DOA, ODBASE, GADA, and IS 2007, Vilamoura, Portugal, November 25-30, 2007, Proceedings, Part I. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 381-390 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 4803).

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 2005
  16. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 2004
  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  33. 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

  34. 2003
  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  39. 2002
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. Flexible Multi-Agent Protocols

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

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

  44. 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

  45. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  46. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  47. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 2001
  51. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  52. 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

  53. 2000
  54. 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

  55. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  56. 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

  57. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  58. 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