Activities

Research Activities

PhD Students

  • Nathan Brooks

    • PhD Title: “Responsible social policy formation within complex socio-technical systems with heterogeneous social substructures”

    • Co Supervisor: Dr Alastair Channon; Keele University

    • Start Date: September 2019

    • Completed: Ongoing

Programme Committee Memberships

Reviewer Activity and Editorships

  • Artificial Life Journal (reviewer 2017 - ongoing)

https://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/artl

  • Adaptive Behavior Journal (reviewer 2018 - ongoing)

http://journals.sagepub.com/home/adb

  • Cognitive Systems Research Journal (guest editor 2018)

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/cognitive-systems-research

https://bit.ly/2wkiqnh (special issue on Social Learning and Cultural Evolution with Cognitive Systems)

  • Journal of Artificial General Intelligence (reviewer 2018 - ongoing)

https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/jagi/jagi-overview.xml

  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine (reviewer 2019 - ongoing)

https://technologyandsociety.org/

  • Future Generation Computer Systems (reviewer 2019 - ongoing)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/future-generation-computer-systems


Workshop and Event Organisation

  • Cultural Evolution Online

    • Discord Group, 2020 - ongoing

email me for an invite link

  • Workshop on the Emergence and Evolution of Social learning, Communication, Language and Culture in Natural and Artificial Agents (EVOSLACE)

    • Artificial Life conference, 2018, Tokyo, Japan

https://sites.google.com/view/evoslace/home

  • 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Social Learning and Cultural Evolution

    • Keele University, UK, 2017

https://bit.ly/2NTeNO7

Invited Talks and Participation

  • York Cross-disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis Seminar Series

    • University of York (virtual), 18 March 2021

    • Nature: Invited Talk

    • Talk Title: “Coloured noise and the evolution of environmental tolerance in artificial evolutionary systems”

    • Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mjBYnKU3lU

  • 3rd Trusting Intelligence Machines (TIM) Workshop

    • Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Germany, 26 -29 May 2020

    • Primary Organiser(s): Prof Michael Guckert, University of Applied Sciences Mittelhessen; Dr Simon Powers, Edinburgh Napier University

    • Nature: Invited Participation

  • 2nd Trusting Intelligence Machines (TIM) Workshop

    • Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Germany, 27 -29 May 2019

    • Primary Organiser(s): Prof Michael Guckert, University of Applied Sciences Mittelhessen; Dr Simon Powers, Edinburgh Napier University

    • Nature: Invited Participation (unable to attend)

  • Workshop on Evolution and Dynamics of Institutions 2019

    • Edinburgh Napier University, UK, 20 - 22 May 2019