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Prof Robert Zimmer

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PositionProfessor (Head of Department)
Department Computing
Email r.zimmer (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7717 2209
Prof Robert Zimmer

Areas of supervision

A.I., theorem proving with applications to hardware/software design & verification, safety-critical systems, humanities computing, digital multimedia with applications.

Publications

Book

Metadata and media theory. (Forthcoming)
Bachmann, Goetz; Lash, Scott and Zimmer, Robert. 2012. Metadata and media theory. (Forthcoming). SAGE Publications.

Book Section

A Comparative Analysis of Detecting Symmetries in Toroidal Topology
Javaheri Javid, Mohammad Ali; Zimmer, Robert and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2016. A Comparative Analysis of Detecting Symmetries in Toroidal Topology. In: , ed. Studies in Computational Intelligence. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Correlation Between Human Aesthetic Judgement and Spatial Complexity Measure
Javaheri Javid, Mohammad Ali; Blackwell, Tim; al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Zimmer, Robert. 2016. Correlation Between Human Aesthetic Judgement and Spatial Complexity Measure. In: , ed. Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Spatial Complexity Measure for Characterising Cellular Automata Generated 2D Patterns
Javid, Mohammad Ali Javaheri; Blackwell, Tim; Zimmer, Robert and Al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2015. Spatial Complexity Measure for Characterising Cellular Automata Generated 2D Patterns. In: , ed. Progress in Artificial Intelligence. Springer, pp. 201-212.

A Quantitative Approach for Detecting Symmetries and Complexity in 2D Plane
Javid Javaheri, Mohammad Ali; Zimmer, Robert; Ursyn, Anna and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2015. A Quantitative Approach for Detecting Symmetries and Complexity in 2D Plane. In: , ed. Theory and Practice of Natural Computing. 9477 Springer International Publishing, pp. 150-160.

Touch technologies and museum access
Jefferies, Janis K.; Zimmer, Robert and Srinivasan, Mandayam. 2008. Touch technologies and museum access. In: Helen J. Chatterjee, ed. Touch in Museums : Policy and Practice in Object Handling. Oxford: BERG, pp. 150-162. ISBN 9781847882387

Conceiving ShapeShifting TV: A Computational Language for Truly-Interactive TV
Ursu, Marian F.; Cook, J.J.; Zsombori, Vilmos; Zimmer, Robert; Kegel, Ian; Williams, Doug; Thomas, M.; Wyver, John and Mayer, Harald. 2007. Conceiving ShapeShifting TV: A Computational Language for Truly-Interactive TV. In: Pablo Cesar, ed. Interactive TV: A Shared Experience: 5th European Conference, EuroITV 2007, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 24-25, 2007, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in ... Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI). Springer, pp. 96-106. ISBN 978-3540725589

On the Notion of Compliance in Critiquing Intelligent Design Assistants: Representing Duty and Contrary-to-Duty Statements
Ursu, Marian F. and Zimmer, Robert. 2002. On the Notion of Compliance in Critiquing Intelligent Design Assistants: Representing Duty and Contrary-to-Duty Statements. In: , ed. Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Information Visualisation; Symposium on Computer Aided Design, London, UK, 10-12 July 2002. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 644-649.

Compliance in Critiquing Intelligent Design Assistants: Isomorphic Representation of General Norms and Exceptions
Ursu, Marian F. and Zimmer, Robert. 2002. Compliance in Critiquing Intelligent Design Assistants: Isomorphic Representation of General Norms and Exceptions. In: E Damiani, ed. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Crema, Italy, 16-18 September 2002. IOS Press, pp. 98-104.

Article

Analysis of information gain and Kolmogorov complexity for structural evaluation of cellular automata configurations
Javid Javaheri, Mohammad Ali; Blackwell, Tim M.; Zimmer, Robert and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2016. Analysis of information gain and Kolmogorov complexity for structural evaluation of cellular automata configurations. Connection Science, 28(1), ISSN 0954-0091

Spatial Complexity Measure for Characterising Cellular Automata Generated 2D Patterns
Javid Javaheri, Mohammad Ali; Blackwell, Tim M.; Zimmer, Robert and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2015. Spatial Complexity Measure for Characterising Cellular Automata Generated 2D Patterns. Progress in Artificial Intelligence: 17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2015, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8-11, 2015. Proceedings, pp. 210-212.

Detecting Symmetry in Cellular Automata Generated Patterns Using Swarm Intelligence
Javaheri Javid, Mohammad Ali; al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Zimmer, Robert. 2014. Detecting Symmetry in Cellular Automata Generated Patterns Using Swarm Intelligence. LNCS, 3rd International Conference on theTheory and Practice of Natural Computing (TPNC 2014), pp. 83-94.

Heavy-tailed mixture GARCH volatility modeling and Value-at-Risk estimation
Nikolaev, Nikolay; Boshnakov, Georgi N. and Zimmer, Robert. 2013. Heavy-tailed mixture GARCH volatility modeling and Value-at-Risk estimation. Expert Systems with Applications, 40(6), pp. 2233-2243. ISSN 0957-4174

‘Digital Interventions in Social Research’
Barth, Jenn; Brauer, Christopher and Zimmer, Robert. 2011. ‘Digital Interventions in Social Research’. Sociological Review, ISSN 0038-0261

Accessing material art through technologies of mediation and immediation
Zimmer, Robert and Jefferies, Janis K.. 2007. Accessing material art through technologies of mediation and immediation. Futures, 39(10), pp. 1178-1190. ISSN 00163287

Letter from the Editors
Jefferies, Janis K. and Zimmer, Robert. 2005. Letter from the Editors. Textile, 3(1), pp. 1-5. ISSN 1475-9756

Letter from the Editors
Jefferies, Janis K. and Zimmer, Robert. 2004. Letter from the Editors. Textile, 2(3), ISSN 1475-9756

A personalisable electronic book for video-based sign language education
Ohene-Djan, James; Gorle, M.; Naqvi, S. and Zimmer, Robert. 2003. A personalisable electronic book for video-based sign language education. Educational Technology & Society, 6(4), pp. 86-99. ISSN 11763647

Abstraction in art with implications for perception
Zimmer, Robert. 2003. Abstraction in art with implications for perception. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 358(1435), pp. 1285-1291. ISSN 09628436

Project

Culture Mining: Time-based cultural documents and online audio/video (re)search tools
Zimmer, Robert. 11/15/2007 Culture Mining: Time-based cultural documents and online audio/video (re)search tools.

Series of haptics projects
Jefferies, Janis K.; Zimmer, Robert; Srinivisan, Prof. and Weston, Helen. 2007. Series of haptics projects.

Show/Exhibition

Experiments (Taste)
Zimmer, Robert and Shoben, Andrew. 2012. Experiments (Taste). In: "Exhibition and Poster Campaign", Menier Chocolate Factory, London, United Kingdom.

Words
Zimmer, Robert and Shoben, Andrew. 2009. Words. In: "BBC Free Thinking Festival", Gateshead, United Kingdom.

Bins and Benches
Zimmer, Robert and Shoben, Andrew. 2005. Bins and Benches. In: "Bins and Benches", The Junction, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 8/3/2005 - 1/1/2007.

Art Object

Signs
Zimmer, Robert and Shoben, Andrew. 2012. Signs.

Conference or Workshop Item

Swarm intelligence approach in detecting spatially-independent symmetries in cellular automata
Javid, Mohammad Ali Javaheri; al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Zimmer, Robert. 2015. 'Swarm intelligence approach in detecting spatially-independent symmetries in cellular automata'. In: SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys), 2015. London, United Kingdom.

An Informational Model for Cellular Automata Aesthetic Measure
Javid, Mohammad Ali Javaheri; al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Zimmer, Robert. 2015. 'An Informational Model for Cellular Automata Aesthetic Measure'. In: The AISB15's 2nd International Symposium on Computational Creativity (CC2015). University of Kent, Canterbury,, United Kingdom.

Information gain measure for structural discrimination of cellular automata configurations
Javid, Mohammad Ali Javaheri; Blackwell, Tim; Zimmer, Robert and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 2015. 'Information gain measure for structural discrimination of cellular automata configurations'. In: Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), 2015 7th. Essex, United Kingdom.

Digital

Sense Challenge
Zimmer, Robert and Shoben, Andrew. 2013. Sense Challenge.