Professor Janet Wiles

Professor

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
j.wiles@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52902

Overview

Janet Wiles's research interests are in: Complex systems biology, computational neuroscience, evolution of language, computational modeling methods, artificial intelligence and artificial life, human memory, language and cognition.

She received her PhD from Sydney University. She is a member of the Complex & Intelligent Systems Research Division (CIS) in UQ's School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Sydney
  • GCEd, The University of Queensland
  • PhD, The University of Sydney

Publications

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Grants

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Wyeth, Gordon, Milford, Michael, Schulz, Ruth and Wiles, Janet (2011). The RatSLAM project: Robot spatial navigation. In Jeffrey L. Krichmar and Hiroaki Wagatsuma (Ed.), Neuromorphic and brain-based robots (pp. 87-108) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

  • Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet H. (2008). Comparing Kurtosis Score to Traditional Statistical Metrics for Characterizing the Structure in Neural Ensemble Activity. In Maria Marinaro, Silvia Scarpetta and Yoko Yamaguchi (Ed.), Dynamic Brain - from Neural Spikes to Behaviors. Proceedings of: 12th International Summer School on Neural Networks (pp. 115-122) Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-88853-6-9

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). Evolutionary Algorithms. In Nadel and L (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science 1st ed. (pp. 40-47) London: Macmillan.

  • Wiles, J. H. and Hallinan, J. S. (2003). Evolutionary computation and cognitive science. In D. B. Fogel and C. J. Robinson (Ed.), Computational Intelligence: The Experts Speak 1st ed. (pp. 179-189) San Diego, USA: IEEE Press.

  • Tonkes, B. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). Methodological issues in simulating the emergence of language. In A. Wray (Ed.), The Transition to Language 1 ed. (pp. 226-251) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Wiles, J. H., Blair, A. D. and Boden, M. B. (2001). Representation beyond finite states: Alternatives to pushdown automata. In J.J. Kolen and S.C. Kremer (Ed.), A Field Guide to Dynamical Recurrent Networks 1 ed. (pp. 129-142) Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.A.: IEEE.

  • Burmeister, J. M., Saito, Y., Yoshikawa, A. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Memory performance of master go players. In van der Herick, Iisa (Ed.), Games in AI Research 1 ed. (pp. 271-286) Venlo, The Netherlands: Van Spijk.

  • Burmeister, J. M., Wiles, J. H. and Purchase, H. (1999). The integration of cognitive knowledge into a perceptual representation: Lessons from human and computer go. In J. Wiles and T. Dartnall (Ed.), Perspectives on Cognitive Science II: Theories, Experiments, and Foundations (pp. 239-257) Stamford, Connecticut: Ablex Publishing Company.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Rogers, Kris, Wiles, Janet, Heath, Scott, Hensby, Kristyn and Taufatofua, Jonathon (2016). Discovering patterns of touch: a case study for visualization-driven analysis in human-robot interaction. In: 2016 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Christchurch, New Zealand, (499-500). 7-10 March 2016. doi:10.1109/HRI.2016.7451825

  • Hensby, Kristyn, Wiles, Janet, Boden, Marie, Heath, Scott, Nielsen, Mark, Pounds, Paul, Riddell, Joshua, Rogers, Kristopher, Rybak, Nikodem, Slaughter, Virginia, Smith, Michael, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Worthy, Peter and Weigel, Jason (2016). Hand in hand: tools and techniques for understanding children's touch with a social robot. In: HRI 2016 - 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, (437-438). 7-10 March 2016. doi:10.1109/HRI.2016.7451794

  • Heath, Scott, Hensby, Kristyn, Boden, Marie, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Weigel, Jason and Wiles, Janet (2016). Lingodroids: investigating grounded color relations using a social robot for children. In: HRI 2016 - 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, (435-436). 7-10 March 2016. doi:10.1109/HRI.2016.7451793

  • Wiles, Janet, Worthy, Peter, Hensby, Kristyn, Boden, Marie, Heath, Scott, Pounds, Paul, Rybak, Nikodem, Smith, Michael, Taufotofua, Jonathon and Weigel, Jason (2016). Social cardboard: pretotyping a social ethnodroid in the wild. In: HRI 2016 - 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, (531-532). 7-10 March 2016. doi:10.1109/HRI.2016.7451841

  • Worthy, Peter, Boden, Marie, Karimi, Arafeh, Weigel, Jason, Matthews, Ben, Hensby, Kristyn, Heath, Scott, Pounds, Paul, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Smith, Michael, Viller, Stephen and Wiles, Janet (2015). Children's expectations and strategies in interacting with a Wizard of Oz Robot. In: Bernd Ploderer, Marcus Carter, Martin Gibbs, Wally Smith and Frank Vetere, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Australian Special Interest Group for Computer Human Interaction. OZCHI '15, Melbourne, Australia, (608-612). 7-10 December 2015. doi:10.1145/2838739.2838793

  • Hu, Xuelei, Gallagher, Marcus, Loveday, William, Connor, Jason P. and Wiles, Janet (2015). Detecting anomalies in controlled drug prescription data using probabilistic models. In: Stephan K. Chalup, Alan D. Blair and Marcus Randall, Artificial Life and Computational Intelligence: First Australasian Conference, ACALCI 2015, Proceedings. 1st Australasian Conference on Artificial Life and Computational Intelligence, ACALCI 2015, Newcastle, NSW Australia, (337-349). 5 - 7 February 2015.

  • Gibson, Tingting (Amy), Heath, Scott, Quinn, Robert P., Lee, Alexia H., Arnold, Joshua T., Sonti, Tharun S., Whalley, Andrew, Shannon, George P., Song, Brian T., Henderson, James A. and Wiles, Janet (2014). Event-based visual data sets for prediction tasks in spiking neural networks. In: Stefan Wermter, Cornelius Weber, Włodzisław Duch, Timo Honkela, Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, Sven Magg, Gunther Palm and Alessandro E. P. Villa, Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning, ICANN 2014 - 24th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Proceedings. 24th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, ICANN 2014, Hamburg, Germany, (635-642). 15 - 19 September 2014. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11179-7_80

  • Chenery, H. J., Liddle, J., Ireland, D., Brauer, S. G., Theodoros, D., Wiles, J., McBride, S., Karunanithi, M., Ding, H., Lamont, R. and Silburn, P. A. (2014). Monitoring the impact of Parkinson's disease on community life using everyday technology: Development of a remote monitoring platform using smartphones. In: 18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Stockholm Sweden, (S156-S156). Jun 08-12, 2014. doi:10.1002/mds.25914

  • Gibson, Tingting (Amy), Henderson, James A. and Wiles, Janet (2014). Predicting temporal sequences using an event-based spiking neural network incorporating learnable delays. In: 2014 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2014). Proceedings. IJCNN 2014: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, (3213-3220). 6-11 July, 2014. doi:10.1109/IJCNN.2014.6889850

  • Heath, Scott, Ball, David, Schulz, Ruth and Wiles, Janet (2013). Communication between Lingodroids with different cognitive capabilities. In: Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany, (490-495). 6 - 10 May 2013. doi:10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630619

  • Thanigaivelan, Balavelan, Wiles, Janet and Hamilton, Tara Julia (2012). A low power neural recording amplifier with programmable gain and bandwidth. In: 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS 2012: Proceedings. 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS 2012, Seoul, Korea, (2219-2222). 20 - 23 May 2012. doi:10.1109/ISCAS.2012.6271732

  • Salamanca, Linda P., Carini, Amber R., Lee, Monique A., Dykstra, Karmen, Whitehill, Jacob, Angus, Daniel, Wiles, Janet, Reilly, Judy S. and Bartlett, Marian S. (2012). Characterizing the temporal dynamics of student-teacher discourse. In: 2012 Ieee International Conference On Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (Icdl). IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego CA, United States, (). 07-09 November 2012. doi:10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400840

  • Schulz, Ruth, Whittington, Matthew and Wiles, Janet (2012). Language change in socially structured populations. In: Thomas C. Scott-Phillips, Mónica Tamariz, Erica A. Cartmill and James R. Hurford, The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (EVOLANG 9). 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Kyoto, Japan, (312-319). 13 - 16 March 2012.

  • Wright, Paul W. and Wiles, Janet (2012). Learning transmission delays in spiking neural networks: A novel approach to sequence learning based on spike delay variance. In: The 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN). WCCI 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia, (1-8). 10-15 June 2012. doi:10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252371

  • Heath, Scott, Schulz, Ruth, Ball, David and Wiles, Janet (2012). Lingodroids: learning terms for time. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference On Robotics and Automation (Icra). IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America, (1862-1867). 14-18 May, 2012. doi:10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225130

  • Wiles, Janet, Heath, Scott, Ball, David, Quinn, Laleh and Chiba, Andrea (2012). Rat meets iRat. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference On Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (Icdl). IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego, Ca, (6400870.1-6400870.2). 7-9 November 2012. doi:10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400870

  • Brian, Samuel A., Salamanca, Linda P., Whitehill, Jacob, Reilly, Judy S., Bartlett, Marian S., Angus, Daniel and Wiles, Janet (2012). Using recurrence plots to visualize the temporal dynamics of tutor/student interactions. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference On Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (Icdl). IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego, United States, (57-58). 7-9 November 2012. doi:10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400853

  • Heath, Scott, Cummings, Angus, Wiles, Janet and Ball, David (2011). A rat in the browser. In: ACRA 2011 Proceedings. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2011), Melbourne, Australia, (1-10). 7-9 December 2011.

  • Schulz, Ruth, Glover, Arren, Milford, Michael J., Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2011). Lingodroids: Studies in spatial cognition and language. In: 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011), Shanghai, China, (178-183). 9-13 May 2011. doi:10.1109/ICRA.2011.5980476

  • Ball, David, Heath, Scott, Milford, Michael, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). A navigating rat animat. In: Harold Fellermann, Mark Dörr, Martin M. Hanczyc, Lone Ladegaard Laursen, Sarah Maurer, Daniel Merkle, Pierre-Alain Monnard, Kasper Stoy and Steen Rasmussen, Artificial Life XII: Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Artificial Life XII: 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, Odense, Denmark, (804-811). 19-23 August 2010.

  • Thanigaivelan, Balavelan, Ball, David, Wiles, Janet and Hamilton, Tara Julia (2010). An 8-channel neural recording system with programmable gain and bandwidth. In: Proceedings of the Second APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (Student Symposium). APSIPA ASC 2010 - APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference, Biopolis, Singapore, (86-86). 14-17 December 2010.

  • Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet (2010). Complex Spiking Models: A role for diffuse thalamic projections in complex cortical activity. In: Kok Wai Wong, B. Sumudu U. Mendis and Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Neural Information Processing. Theory and Algorithms: ICONIP 2010, Proceedings Part I. ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, (41-48). 22-25 November 2010. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17537-4_6

  • Glover, Arren, Schulz, Ruth, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). Grounding action in visuo-haptic space using experience networks. In: Gordon Wyeth and Ben Upcroft, Proceedings of the 2010 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA2010), Brisbane, Australia, (1-8). 1-3 December.

  • Schulz, Ruth, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). Language change across generations for robots using cognitive maps. In: Harold Fellermann, Mark Dörr, Martin M. Hanczyc, Lone Ladegaard Laursen, Sarah Maurer, Daniel Merkle, Pierre-Alain Monnard, Kasper Stoy and Steen Rasmussen, Artificial Life XII. The Twelfth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, (581-588). 19-23 August 2010.

  • Schulz, Ruth, Glover, Arren, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). Robots, communication, and language: An overview of the Lingodroid project. In: Gordon Wyeth and Ben Upcroft, Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2010). Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA 2010), Brisbane, Australia, (). 1-3 December 2010.

  • Ball, David, Heath, Scott, Nolan, Chris, Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet (2010). Spike-time robotics: A rapid response circuit for a robot that seeks temporally varying stimuli. In: Kok Wai Wong, B. Sumudu U. Mendis and Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Neural Information Processing. Theory and Algorithms: ICONIP 2010, Proceedings. ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, (). 22-25 November 2010.

  • Wiles, Janet, Ball, David, Heath, Scott, Nolan, Chris and Stratton, Peter (2010). Spike-time robotics: A rapid response circuit for a robot that seeks temporally varying stimuli. In: ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (1-10). 22-25 November 2010.

  • Luo, Wei, Gallagher, Marcus, O'Kane, Di, Connor, Jason, Dooris, Mark, Roberts, Col, Mortimer, Lachlan and Wiles, Janet (2010). Visualising a state-wide patient data collection: A case study to expand the audience for healthcare data. In: Anthony Maeder, David Hansen, Vladimir Estivill-Castro and Simeon J. Simoff, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology. Health Informatics and Knowledge Management 2010: Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2010). HIKM 2010: 4th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management, Brisbane, Australia, (45-52). 18-21 January 2010.

  • Ball, David, Heath, Scott, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). iRat: Intelligent rat animat technology. In: Gordon Wyeth and Ben Upcroft, Proceedings of the 2010 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010, Brisbane, Australia, (). 1-3 December 2010.

  • Stratton, Peter, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2009). A role for symmetric head-angular-velocity cells: Tuning the head-direction network. In: Computational and systems neuroscience 2009, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, (). 26 February - 3 March, 2009. doi:10.3389/conf.neuro.06.2009.03.300

  • Stratton, Peter, Milford, Michael, Wiles, Janet and Wyeth, Gordon (2009). Automatic calibration of a spiking head-direction network for representing robot orientation. In: Steve Scheding, Proceedings of the 2009 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation. ACRA'09: 2009 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (). 2-4 December 2009.

  • Stockwell, Paul, Smith, Andrew E. and Wiles, Janet (2009). Displaying a framework in a concept map using network graph techniques. In: Information Visualisation, 2009 13th International Conference. 2009 13th International Conference on Information Visualisation, Barcelona, Spain, (661-666). 15-17 July 2009. doi:10.1109/IV.2009.36

  • Schulz, R, Prasser, D., Stockwell, P, Wyeth, G. and Wiles, J H (2008). The formation, generative power, and evolution of toponyms: Grounding a spatial vocabulary in a cognitive map. In: A. D. M. Smith, K. Smith and R. F. I. Cancho, The evolution of language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG7). The 7th International Conference of the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG7), Barcelona, Spain, (267-274). 12-15 March, 2008.

  • Willadsen, Kai, Triesch, Jochen and Wiles, Janet (2008). Understanding robustness in Random Boolean Networks. In: Seth Bullock, Jason Noble, Richard A. Watson and Mark A. Bedau, Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems. Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Winchester, U.K., (694-701). 5-8 August 2008.

  • Watson, James, Wakabayashi, Mark, Moore, Jared, Sanin Montoya, Andres, Willadsen, Kai, Geard, Nic, Bradley, Daniel and Wiles, Janet (2007). Computational techniques for modeling complex biological systems. In: The 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference: COMPLEX 07. Handbook & Abstracts. Complex 07: 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (46-46). 2-5 July, 2007.

  • Geard, N. and Wiles, J. (2007). Directed evolution of an artificial cell lineage. In: M. Randall, H. A. Abbass and J. Wiles, Proceedings of Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL). Progress in Artificial Life: Third Australian Conference, ACAL 2007, Gold Coast, Australia, (144-155). 4-6 December 2007.

  • Watson, J., Maetschke, S. and Wiles, J. (2007). Dsweep: A lightweight tool for distributed parameter sweeps. In: Nigel Crook and Tjeerd olde Scheper, Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Information Processing in Cells and Tissues 2007 (IPCAT 2007). Seventh International Workshop on Information Processing in Cells and Tissues (IPCAT 2007), Oxford, United Kingdom, (400-408). 29-31 August 2007.

  • Watson, James and Wiles, Janet (2007). Interactively exploring distributed computational models of biology. In: The 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference: COMPLEX 07. Handbook & Abstracts. Complex 07: 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (). 2-5 July, 2007.

  • Hallinan, J. S., Bradley, D R, Mattick, J S and Wiles, J H (2006). Effects of an RNA control layer on the state space of boolean models of genetic regulatory networks. In: 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, Canada, (2551-2555). 16-21 July, 2006.

  • Hallinan, J. S., Bradley, D R and Wiles, J H (2006). Effects of constitutive gene expression on the dynamics of random boolean networks. In: G.G Yen, 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, Canada, (2355-2361). 16-21 July, 2006.

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J H (2006). Investigating ontogenetic space with developmental cell lineages. In: L.M.Rocha, L.S. Yaeger, M.A.Bedau, D.Floreano, R.L.Goldstone and A. Vespignani, Artificial Life X: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems. ALIFEx 10th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Indiana, USA, (56-62). 3-7 June, 2006.

  • Schulz, R, Stockwell, P, Wakabayashi, M and Wiles, J H (2006). Towards a spatial language for mobile robots. In: A. Cangelosi, A.D.M. Smith and K. Smith, The evolution of language: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference (EVOLANG6). The 6th International Conference of the Evolution of Language, Rome, Italy, (291-298). 12-15 April, 2006.

  • Sweetser, P. M. and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Combining influence maps and cellular automata for reactive game agents. In: M. Gallagher, J. Hogan and F. Maire, Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning - IDEAL 2005. 6th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2005), Brisbane, (524-531). 6-8 July, 2005.

  • Skellett, B., Cairns, B. J., Geard, N. L., Tonkes, B and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Maximally rugged NK landscapes contain the highest peaks. In: H. Beyer and U. O'Reilly, 2005 Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2005), Washington DC, (579-584). 25-29 June, 2005.

  • Wiles, Janet and Watson, James (2005). Patterns in complex systems modeling. In: M. Gallagher, J. Hogan and F. Maire, Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning IDEAL 2005. Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2005), Brisbane, Australia, (532-539). 6-8 July 2005. doi:10.1007/11508069_69

  • Geard, N. L., Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Perturbation analysis: A complex systems pattern. In: H.A. Abbass, T. Bossomaier and J. Wiles, Recent Advances in Artificial Life: Advances in Natural Computation Volume 3. Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL'05), Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, (69-84). 5-8 December, 2005.

  • Wiles, Janet, Geard, Nicholas L., Watson, James, Willadsen, Kai, Mattick, John, Bradley, Daniel and Hallinan, Jennifer (2005). There's more to a model than code: understanding and formalizing in silico modeling experience. In: Proceedings of the 2005 Workshops on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. GECCO'05: The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2005, Washington, DC, USA, (281-288). 25-29 June, 2005. doi:10.1145/1102256.1102318

  • Watson, J. R., Hawkins, J. C., Bradley, D. R., Dassanayake, D., Wiles, J. H. and Hanan, J. S. (2005). Towards a network pattern language for complex systems. In: H.A. Abbass, T. Bossomaier and J. Wiles, Recent Advances in Artificial Life. Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL'05), Sydney, Australia, (309-317). 5-9 December 2005.

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2004). Asynchronous dynamics of an artificial genetic regulatory network. In: J. Pollack, M. Bedau, P. Husbands, T. Ikegami and R. Watson, Ninth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems. Artificial Life IX, Boston, MA, USA, (399-403). 12-15 September 2004.

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2004). Evolving genetic regulatory networks using an artificial genome. In: Chen and Y-P, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology. 2nd Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, (291-296). 18-22 January 2004.

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). A gene regulatory network for cell differentiation in caenorhabditis elegans. In: H. Abbass and J. Wiles, Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Artificial Life. The Australian Conference on Artificial Life, Canberra, (86-100). 6-7 December, 2003.

  • Sweetser, Penelope, Johnson, Daniel, Sweetser, Jane and Wiles, Janet (2003). Creating Engaging Artificial Characters for Games. In: D. Marinelli, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Entertainment Computing. Second International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, (1-8). 8-10 May, 2003.

  • Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). Dynamics of gene expression in an artificial genome. In: R. Sarker, R. Reynolds and H. Abbass, 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2003), Canberra, Australia, (185-190). 8-12 December 2003. doi:10.1109/CEC.2003.1299573

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). Structure and dynamics of a gene network model incorporating small RNAs. In: R. Sarker, R. Reynolds and H. Abbass, 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC '03), Canberra, Australia, (199-206). 8-12 December 2003. doi:10.1109/CEC.2003.1299575

  • Watson, James, Wiles, Janet and Hanan, Jim (2003). Towards More Relevant Evolutionary Models: Integrating an Artificial Genome With a Developmental Phenotype. In: H. Abbass and J. Wiles, Proceedings of the 1st Australian Conference on Artificial Life. The 1st Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003), Canberra, Australia, (288-298). 6-7 December, 2003.

  • Geard, N. L., Wiles, J. H., Hallinan, J. S., Tonkes, B. and Skellett, B. (2002). A comparison of neural landscapes: NK, NKp and NKq. In: D. Fogel and M. El-Sharkawi et al., Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, (205-210). 12-17 May, 2002.

  • Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). All binary representations are equal: But some or more equal than others. In: X. Yao, Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2002 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, (570-575). 12-17 May, 2002.

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). Diversity maintenance on neutral landscapes: An argument for recombination. In: D. Fogel and M. El-Sharkawi et al., Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, (211-213). 12-17 May, 2002.

  • Wiles, Janet, Watson, James, Tonkes, Bradley and Deacon, Terrence (2002). Evolving Complex Integrated Behaviour by Masking and Unmasking Selection Pressures. In: International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS2002), Nashua, NH, United States, (). 9-14 June 2002.

  • Watson, James, Geard, Nicholas and Wiles, Janet H. (2002). Stability and Task Complexity: A Neural Network Model of Evolution and Learning. In: Standish, R. K., Bedau, M. A. and Abbass, H. A., Artificial Life VIII: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Artificial Life. The 8th International Conference on Artificial Life (Artificial Life VIII), Sydney, Australia, (153-156). 9-13 December, 2002.

  • Johnson, D. M., Gardner, J.M.J., Wiles, J. H., Sweetser, P. M. and Hollingsworth, K. A. (2002). The inherent appeal of physically controlled peripherals. In: R. Nakatsu and J. Hoshino, Entertainment Computing: Technologies and Applications. First International Workshop on Entertainment Computing, Makuhari, Japan, (371-378). 14-17 May 2002.

  • Watson, J. R. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). The rise and fall of learning: A neural network model of the genetic assimilation of aquired traits. In: D. Fogel and M. El-Sharkawi et al., Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, (600-605). 12-17 May, 2002.

  • Watson, James and Wiles, Janet (2002). The rise and fall of learning: a neural network model of the genetic assimilation of acquired traits. In: D. Fogel, M. El-Sharkawi and et al., Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. The 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2002), Hawaii, United States, (600-605). 12-17 May 2002.

  • Wiles, J. H. and Tonkes, B. (2002). Visualisation of hierarchical cost surfaces for evolutionary computing. In: X. Yao, Proceedings of the 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, (157-162). 12-17 May, 2002.

  • Johnson, D. M. and Wiles, J. H. (2001). Effective affective user interface design in games. In: M. Helander, H. Khalid and T. Po, Proceedings of the International Conference on Affective Human Factors Design. International Conference on Affective Human Factors Design, Singapore, (219-226). 27-29 June 2001.

  • Wiles, J. H., Tonkes, B. and Watson, J. R. (2001). How learning can guide evolution in hierarchical modular tasks. In: J.D. Moore and K. Stenning, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, (1130-1135). 1-4 August, 2001.

  • Wiles, J. H., Schulz, R., Hallinan, J. S., Bolland, S. and Tonkes, B. (2001). Probing the persistent question marks. In: L. Spector, E. Goodman and A. Wu et al., Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2001). Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2001), San Francisco, (710-717). 7-11 July, 2001.

  • Wiles, J. H., Schulz, R., Bolland, S., Tonkes, B. and Hallinan, J. S. (2001). Selection procedures for module discovery: Exploring evolutionary algorithms for cognitive science. In: J.D. Moore and K. Stenning, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, (1124-1129). 1-4 August, 2001.

  • Bolland, S. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Adapting Copycat to context-dependent visual object recognition. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference. Fifth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Melbourne, (1-8). 30 Jan - 2 Feb, 2000.

  • Wiles, J. H., Chenery, H. J., Hallinan, J., Blair, A. D. and Naumann, D. (2000). Effects of damage to the CDM Stroop Model. In: Davis, Van Gelder and and Wales, Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference. Fifth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Melbourne, (103-112). 30 Jan - 2 Feb, 2000.

  • Tonkes, B., Blair, A. D. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Evolving learnable language. In: Solla, Leen and Muller, Advances in Neural Info Processing Systems 12. Advances in NIPS 12, Denver, (66-72). December 1999.

  • Hallinan, J. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Modeling the spread of antibiotic resistance. In: Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2000. Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2000, San Diego, USA, (1152-1159). 16-19 July, 2000.

  • Burmeister, J. M. and Wiles, J. H. (1999). A1 techniques used in Computer Go. In: Dynamical Cognitive Science: Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Cognitive Science Society Conference. Fourth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Newcastle, (1-6). 26-28 Sept 1997.

  • Tonkes, B. and Wiles, J. H. (1999). Learning a context free task with a recurrent neural network. In: Dynamical Cognitive Science Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Cognitive Science Society Conference. Fourth Biennnial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Newcastle, (1-7). 26-18 Sept 1997.

  • Boden, M. B., Wiles, J. H., Tonkes, B. and Blair, A. D. (1999). Learning to predict a context-free language: Analysis of dynamics in recurrent hidden units. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks. ICANN'99, Edinburgh, UK, (359-364). 7-10 September, 1999.

  • Boden, M, Wiles, J, Tonkes, B and Blair, A (1999). Learning to predict a context-free language: Analysis of dynamics in recurrent hidden units. In: Ninth International Conference On Artificial Neural Networks (icann99), Vols 1 and 2. 9th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN99), Edinburgh Scotland, (359-364). Sep 07-10, 1999.

  • Boden, M. B., Wiles, J. H., Tonkes, B. and Blair, A. D. (1999). On the ability of recurrent nets to learn deeply embedded structures. In: CL Giles and R Sun, Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Joint conference on Artificial Intelligence. IJCAI'99, Stockholm, (67-72). 31 July - 6 August 1999.

  • Rodriguez, P. and Wiles, J. H. (1997). Towards a grounding of simple recurrent networks in analog computation theory. In: Dynamic Cognitive Science Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Cognitive Science Conference. Fourth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Newcastle, (1-6). 26-28 Sept 1997.

Edited Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision