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' current research projects focus on: Human-robot interactions, language technologies, bio-inspired computation, visualisation and artificial intelligence. Previous projects have been in complex systems modeling in biology and neuroscience, human memory, language and cognition.

She received her PhD from the University of Sydney. She is research leader of the Co-Innovation group in UQ's School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), and UQ node leader for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language.

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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Supervision

  • (2020) Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Wray, Robert E., Taatgen, Niels A., Lebiere, Christian, Pastra, Katerina, Pirolli, Peter, Rosenbloom, Paul S., Scheutz, Matthias, Stewart, Terrence C. and Wiles, Janet (2018). Functional knowledge requirements for interactive task learning. Interactive task learning: humans, robots, and agents acquiring new tasks through natural interactions. (pp. 19-51) edited by Kevin A. Gluck and John E. Laird. Cambridge, MA, United States: MIT Press.

  • Wyeth, Gordon, Milford, Michael, Schulz, Ruth and Wiles, Janet (2011). The RatSLAM project: Robot spatial navigation. Neuromorphic and brain-based robots. (pp. 87-108) edited by Jeffrey L. Krichmar and Hiroaki Wagatsuma. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511994838.006

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

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). Evolutionary Algorithms. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. (pp. 40-47) edited by Nadel and L. London: Macmillan.

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

  • Wiles, Janet and Hallinan, Jennifer (2003). Evolutionary computation and cognitive science. Computational Intelligence: The Experts Speak. (pp. 179-189) John Wiley and Sons Inc.. doi: 10.1109/9780470544297.ch13

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

  • Wiles, J. H., Blair, A. D. and Boden, M. B. (2001). Representation beyond finite states: Alternatives to pushdown automata. A Field Guide to Dynamical Recurrent Networks. (pp. 129-142) edited by J.J. Kolen and S.C. Kremer. 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. Games in AI Research. (pp. 271-286) edited by van der Herick, Iisa. 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. Perspectives on Cognitive Science II: Theories, Experiments, and Foundations. (pp. 239-257) edited by J. Wiles and T. Dartnall. Stamford, Connecticut: Ablex Publishing Company.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Taufatofua, Jonathon, Heath, Scott, Ramirez-Brinez, Carlos Andres, Sommer, Kristyn, Durantin, Gautier, Kong, Wilson, Wiles, Janet and Pounds, Pauline (2018). Designing for robust movement in a child-friendly robot. 25th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, 1-5 October 2018. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2018.8593414

  • Angus, Daniel, Yu, Yeyang, Vrbik, Paul, Back, Andrew and Wiles, Janet (2018). PauseCode: Computational conversation timing analysis. 4th Workshop on Multimodal Analyses Enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction, MA3HMI 2018 - In conjunction with ICMI 2018, Boulder, CO, United States, October 16, 2018. New York, NY, United States: Association for Computing Machinery. doi: 10.1145/3279972.3279975

  • Heath, Scott, Ramirez-Brinez, Carlos Andres, Arnold, Joshua, Olsson, Ola, Taufatofua, Jonathon, Pounds, Pauline, Wiles, Janet, Leonardis, Eric, Gygi, Emanuel, Leija, Estelita, Quinn, Laleh K. and Chiba, Andrea A. (2018). PiRat: an autonomous framework for studying social behaviour in rats and robots. 25th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, 1-5 October 2018. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2018.8594060

  • 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. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. 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. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/HRI.2016.7451794

  • Ireland, David, Atay, Christina, Liddle, Jacki, Bradford, Dana, Lee, Helen, Rushin, Olivia, Mullins, Thomas, Angus, Dan, Wiles, Janet, McBride, Simon and Vogel, Adam (2016). Hello Harlie: Enabling speech monitoring through chat-bot conversations. 24th Australian National Health Informatics Conference, HIC 2016, Melbourne, Australia, July 25 - 27, 2016. Amsterdam, Netherlands: I O S Press. doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-666-8-55

  • 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. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. 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. 11th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7-10 March 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. 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. OZCHI '15, Melbourne, Australia, 7-10 December 2015. New York, NY, United States: ACM. 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. 1st Australasian Conference on Artificial Life and Computational Intelligence, ACALCI 2015, Newcastle, NSW Australia, 5 - 7 February 2015. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-14803-8_26

  • 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. 24th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, ICANN 2014, Hamburg, Germany, 15 - 19 September 2014. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Verlag. 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. 18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden, 8-12 June 2014. Hoboken, NJ United States: John Wiley & Sons. 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. IJCNN 2014: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, 6-11 July, 2014. Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2014.6889850

  • Heath, Scott, Ball, David, Schulz, Ruth and Wiles, Janet (2013). Communication between Lingodroids with different cognitive capabilities. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany, 6 - 10 May 2013. Washington, DC United States: I E E E Computer Society. 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. 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS 2012, Seoul, Korea, 20 - 23 May 2012. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. 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. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego CA, United States, 07-09 November 2012. Piscataway NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400840

  • Schulz, Ruth, Whittington, Matthew and Wiles, Janet (2012). Language change in socially structured populations. 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Kyoto, Japan, 13 - 16 March 2012. Singapore: World Scientific.

  • 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. WCCI 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia, 10-15 June 2012. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2012.6252371

  • Heath, Scott, Schulz, Ruth, Ball, David and Wiles, Janet (2012). Lingodroids: learning terms for time. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America, 14-18 May, 2012. Washington, DC, United States: I E E E Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225130

  • Wiles, Janet, Heath, Scott, Ball, David, Quinn, Laleh and Chiba, Andrea (2012). Rat meets iRat. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego, Ca, 7-9 November 2012. Piscataway NJ, United States: IEEE. 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. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), San Diego, United States, 7-9 November 2012. Washington, United States: I E E E. doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400853

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

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

  • Ball, David, Heath, Scott, Milford, Michael, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). A navigating rat animat. Artificial Life XII: 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, Odense, Denmark, 19-23 August 2010. Cambridge, MA, United States: MIT Press.

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

  • Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet (2010). Complex Spiking Models: A Role for Diffuse Thalamic Projections in Complex Cortical Activity. 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney Australia, Nov 22-25, 2010. BERLIN: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN.

  • Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet (2010). Complex Spiking Models: A role for diffuse thalamic projections in complex cortical activity. ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, 22-25 November 2010. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. 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. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2010 (ACRA2010), Brisbane, Australia, 1-3 December. Brisbane, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

  • Schulz, Ruth, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2010). Language change across generations for robots using cognitive maps. The Twelfth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (ALife XII), Odense, Denmark, 19-23 August 2010. Cambridge, MA, United States: MIT Press.

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

  • 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. ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 22-25 November 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. ICONIP 2010 - 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Sydney, Australia, 22-25 November 2010. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.

  • 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. HIKM 2010: 4th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management, Brisbane, Australia, 18-21 January 2010. Sydney, Australia: Australian Computer Society.

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

  • Stratton, Peter, Wyeth, Gordon and Wiles, Janet (2009). A role for symmetric head-angular-velocity cells: Tuning the head-direction network. 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. ACRA'09: 2009 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2-4 December 2009. Sydney, NSW, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA).

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

  • Stratton, Peter and Wiles, Janet (2008). Comparing Kurtosis Score to Traditional Statistical Metrics for Characterizing the Structure in Neural Ensemble Activity. 12th International Summer School on Neural Networks, Erice Italy, Dec 05-12, 2007. BERLIN: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN.

  • 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. The 7th International Conference of the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG7), Barcelona, Spain, 12-15 March, 2008. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd..

  • Willadsen, Kai, Triesch, Jochen and Wiles, Janet (2008). Understanding robustness in Random Boolean Networks. Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Winchester, U.K., 5-8 August 2008. Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: MIT Press.

  • 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. Complex 07: 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 2-5 July, 2007. Canberra, ACT, Australia: COSNet.

  • Geard, N. and Wiles, J. (2007). Directed evolution of an artificial cell lineage. Progress in Artificial Life: Third Australian Conference, ACAL 2007, Gold Coast, Australia, 4-6 December 2007. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

  • Watson, J., Maetschke, S. and Wiles, J. (2007). Dsweep: A lightweight tool for distributed parameter sweeps. Seventh International Workshop on Information Processing in Cells and Tissues (IPCAT 2007), Oxford, United Kingdom, 29-31 August 2007. Brno, Czech Republic: Tribun EU.

  • Watson, James and Wiles, Janet (2007). Interactively exploring distributed computational models of biology. Complex 07: 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 2-5 July, 2007. Canberra, ACT, Australia: COSNet.

  • 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. 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, Canada, 16-21 July, 2006. New Jersey, USA: IEEE.

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

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J H (2006). Investigating ontogenetic space with developmental cell lineages. ALIFEx 10th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Indiana, USA, 3-7 June, 2006. Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: MIT Press.

  • Schulz, R, Stockwell, P, Wakabayashi, M and Wiles, J H (2006). Towards a spatial language for mobile robots. The 6th International Conference of the Evolution of Language, Rome, Italy, 12-15 April, 2006. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..

  • Sweetser, P. M. and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Combining influence maps and cellular automata for reactive game agents. 6th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2005), Brisbane, Australia, 6-8 July 2005. Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/11508069_68

  • Skellett, B., Cairns, B. J., Geard, N. L., Tonkes, B and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Maximally rugged NK landscapes contain the highest peaks. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2005), Washington DC, 25-29 June, 2005. Washington DC: ACM Press. doi: 10.1145/1068009.1068107

  • Wiles, Janet and Watson, James (2005). Patterns in complex systems modeling. Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2005), Brisbane, Australia, 6-8 July 2005. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. doi: 10.1007/11508069_69

  • Geard, N. L., Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2005). Perturbation analysis: A complex systems pattern. Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL'05), Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, 5-8 December, 2005. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

  • 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. GECCO'05: The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2005, Washington, DC, USA, 25-29 June, 2005. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery. 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. Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL'05), Sydney, Australia, 5-9 December 2005. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2004). Asynchronous dynamics of an artificial genetic regulatory network. Artificial Life IX, Boston, MA, USA, 12-15 September 2004. Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press.

  • Hallinan, J. S. and Wiles, J. H. (2004). Evolving genetic regulatory networks using an artificial genome. 2nd Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 18-22 January 2004. Sydney, Australia: Australian Computer Science Communications.

  • Johnson, Daniel and Wiles, Janet (2003). Effective affective user interface design in games. doi: 10.1080/00140130310001610865

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). A gene regulatory network for cell differentiation in caenorhabditis elegans. The Australian Conference on Artificial Life, Canberra, 6-7 December, 2003. Sydney: The University of New Wales.

  • Sweetser, Penelope, Johnson, Daniel, Sweetser, Jane and Wiles, Janet (2003). Creating Engaging Artificial Characters for Games. Second International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 8-10 May, 2003. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University.

  • Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2003). Dynamics of gene expression in an artificial genome. 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2003), Canberra, Australia, 8-12 December 2003. Piscataway, NJ, U.S.A.: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 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. 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC '03), Canberra, Australia, 8-12 December 2003. Piscataway, NJ, U.S.A.: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 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. The 1st Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003), Canberra, Australia, 6-7 December, 2003. Canberra, Australia: The University of New South Wales.

  • Geard, N. L., Wiles, J. H., Hallinan, J. S., Tonkes, B. and Skellett, B. (2002). A comparison of neural landscapes: NK, NKp and NKq. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, 12-17 May, 2002. Piscataway, NJ: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2002.1006234

  • Willadsen, K. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). All binary representations are equal: But some or more equal than others. 2002 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, 12-17 May, 2002. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2002.1006989

  • Geard, N. L. and Wiles, J. H. (2002). Diversity maintenance on neutral landscapes: An argument for recombination. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, 12-17 May, 2002. Piscataway, NJ: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2002.1006235

  • Wiles, Janet, Watson, James, Tonkes, Bradley and Deacon, Terrence (2002). Evolving Complex Integrated Behaviour by Masking and Unmasking Selection Pressures. 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. The 8th International Conference on Artificial Life (Artificial Life VIII), Sydney, Australia, 9-13 December, 2002. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press.

  • 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. First International Workshop on Entertainment Computing, Makuhari, Japan, 14-17 May 2002. USA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-35660-0

  • 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. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, 12-17 May, 2002. Piscataway, NJ: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

  • Watson, James and Wiles, Janet (2002). The rise and fall of learning: a neural network model of the genetic assimilation of acquired traits. The 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2002), Hawaii, United States, 12-17 May 2002. New York City, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2002.1006994

  • Wiles, J. H. and Tonkes, B. (2002). Visualisation of hierarchical cost surfaces for evolutionary computing. 2002 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Hawaii, 12-17 May, 2002. Canada: IEEE Press. doi: 10.1109/CEC.2002.1006226

  • Johnson, Daniel and Wiles, Janet (2001). Computer games with intelligence. 10th IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, , , December 2, 2001-December 5, 2001.

  • Johnson, D. M. and Wiles, J. H. (2001). Effective affective user interface design in games. International Conference on Affective Human Factors Design, Singapore, 27-29 June 2001. London, UK: Asean Academic Press Ltd.

  • Wiles, J. H., Tonkes, B. and Watson, J. R. (2001). How learning can guide evolution in hierarchical modular tasks. Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1-4 August, 2001. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

  • Wiles, J. H., Schulz, R., Hallinan, J. S., Bolland, S. and Tonkes, B. (2001). Probing the persistent question marks. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2001), San Francisco, 7-11 July, 2001. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

  • 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. Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1-4 August, 2001. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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

  • Wiles, J. H., Chenery, H. J., Hallinan, J., Blair, A. D. and Naumann, D. (2000). Effects of damage to the CDM Stroop Model. Fifth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Melbourne, 30 Jan - 2 Feb, 2000. Melbourne: Casual Productions.

  • Tonkes, B., Blair, A. D. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Evolving learnable language. Advances in NIPS 12, Denver, December 1999. USA: MIT Press.

  • Tonkes, Bradley, Blair, Alan and Wiles, Janet (2000). Evolving learnable languages. 13th Annual Neural Information Processing Systems Conference, NIPS 1999, Denver, CO, United States, 29 November-4 December 1999. Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

  • Hallinan, J. and Wiles, J. H. (2000). Modeling the spread of antibiotic resistance. Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2000, San Diego, USA, 16-19 July, 2000. N.S. USA: IEEE Neural Network Council.

  • Tonkes, Bradley, Blair, Alan and Wiles, Janet (1999). A paradox of neural encoders and decoders or why don’t we talk backwards?. Asia-Pacific Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning, Canberra, Australia, 24-27 November 1998. Berlin, United States: Springer Verlag.

  • Burmeister, J. M. and Wiles, J. H. (1999). AI techniques used in Computer Go. Fourth Biennial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Newcastle, 26-28 Sept 1997. Newcastle: The University of Newcastle.

  • Tonkes, B. and Wiles, J. H. (1999). Learning a context free task with a recurrent neural network. Fourth Biennnial Australasian Cognitive Science Conference, Newcastle, 26-18 Sept 1997. Newcastle: The University of Newcastle.

  • Boden, M, Wiles, J, Tonkes, B and Blair, A (1999). Learning to predict a context-free language: Analysis of dynamics in recurrent hidden units. 9th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN99), Edinburgh Scotland, Sep 07-10, 1999. EDISON: INST ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS INSPEC INC.

  • 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. ICANN'99, Edinburgh, UK, 7-10 September, 1999. London: IEE.

  • Boden, M. B., Wiles, J. H., Tonkes, B. and Blair, A. D. (1999). On the ability of recurrent nets to learn deeply embedded structures. IJCAI'99, Stockholm, 31 July - 6 August 1999. Stockholm: IJCAII.

  • Rodriguez, Paul and Wiles, Janet (1998). Recurrent neural networks can learn to implement symbol-sensitive counting. 11th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems,, Denver, CO, United States, 1-6 December 1997. Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

  • Majewski H. and Wiles J. (1997). Adding phase to recurrent backpropagation networks: An application to binding tasks in vision. 4th International Work-Conference on Artificial and Natural Neural Networks, IWANN 1997, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, June 4, 1997-June 6, 1997.

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

  • Burmeister, Jay, Wiles, Janet and Purchase, Helen (1995). On relating local and global factors: A case study from the game of Go. 3rd Australian and New Zealand Conference on Intelligent Information Systems, ANZIIS 1995, Perth, WA Australia, November 27 1995. Piscataway, NJ United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ANZIIS.1995.705738

  • Burmeister, Jay and Wiles, Janet (1995). The challenge of go as a domain for AI research: A comparison between go and chess. 3rd Australian and New Zealand Conference on Intelligent Information Systems, Perth, WA Australia, November 27 1995. Piscataway, NJ United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/ANZIIS.1995.705737

  • Lister Raymond, Bakker Paul and Wiles Janet (1993). Error signals, exceptions, and back propagation. Proceedings of 1993 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. Part 1 (of 3), Nagoya, Jpn, October 25, 1993-October 29, 1993. Publ by IEEE.

  • Phillips Steven and Wiles Janet (1993). Exponential generalizations from a polynomial number of examples in a combinatorial domain. Proceedings of 1993 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. Part 1 (of 3), Nagoya, Jpn, October 25, 1993-October 29, 1993. Publ by IEEE.

  • Wiles, Janet and Ollila, Mark (1993). Intersecting regions: the key to combinatorial structure in hidden unit space. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, Denver, CO, United States, 30 November 30-3 December 1992 . Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

  • Wiles, Janet and Bloesch, Anthony (1992). Operators and curried functions: training and analysis of simple recurrent networks. 5Th Conf On Neural Information Processing Systems - Natural and Synthetic ( NIPS-91 ), Denver, CO, United States, 2-5 December 1991. Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

Edited Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision