Edinburgh Research Explorer

David Robertson

Vice-Principal & Head of College of Science & Engineering

  1. 1999
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

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

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

    Research output: Working paper

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 1997
  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 1996
  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. Declarative Specification

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 1995
  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 1994
  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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