Dr Tim Blackwell

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer
Department Computing
Email tim.blackwell (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7717 3372
Dr Tim Blackwell

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Physics 1980
  • DPhil Theoretical Physics 1984
  • MSc Computer Science 2001

Publications

Book Section

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Blackwell, Tim . 2016. Binary Tomography Reconstruction by Particle Aggregation. In: , ed. Evolutionary Computation in Image Analysis, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition (EvoIASP). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

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.

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.

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2012. Resource Allocation and Dispensation Impact of Stochastic Diffusion Search on Differential Evolution Algorithm. In: , ed. Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2011). 387 Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 21-40.

Jones, Daniel and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2011. Social Learning and Evolution in a Structured Environment. In: Tom Lenaerts; Hugues Bersini; Mario Giacobini; Paul Bourgine; Marco Dorigo and René Doursat, eds. Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2011 Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Massachusetts: MIT Press, pp. 380-387. ISBN 978-0-262-29714-1

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark and Blackwell, Tim . 2011. An Investigation Into the use of Swarm Intelligence for an Evolutionary Algorithm Optimisation. In: , ed. International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Application (ECTA 2011). IJCCI.

Blackwell, Tim M. and Jefferies, Janis K. . 2005. A Sound You Can Touch, Generative Arts Practice. In: , ed. Art work shown at Beta space, Powerhouse Museum. Sydney, Australia: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 125-133.

Blackwell, Tim M. and Jefferies, Janis K. . 2005. Tech-tiles: Exploring Texture. In: , ed. Creativity & Cognition: Proceedings 2005, 12-15 April, Goldsmiths' College, London. London: Creativity and Cognition Studios, pp. 248-252. ISBN 978-1595930255

Article

Blackwell, Tim M. and Kennedy, James. 2019. Impact of communication topology in particle swarm optimization. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 23(4), pp. 689-702. ISSN 1089-778X

de Fleurian, Remi ; Blackwell, Tim M. ; Ben-Tal, Oded and Müllensiefen, Daniel . 2017. Information-theoretic measures predict the human judgement of rhythm complexity. Cognitive Science, 41(3), pp. 800-813. ISSN 0364-0213

de Fleurian, Remi ; Blackwell, Tim M. ; Ben-Tal, Oded and Müllensiefen, Daniel . 2017. Information-Theoretic Measures Predict the Human Judgment of Rhythm Complexity. Cognitive Science, 41(3), pp. 800-813. ISSN 0364-0213

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2016. Reduced projection angles for binary tomography with particle aggregation. Evolutionary Intelligence, 9(3), pp. 67-79. ISSN 1864-5909

Javaheri Javid, Mohammed Ali; Blackwell, Tim M. ; Zimmer, Robert and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid . 2016. Correlation Between Human Aesthetic Judgement and Spatial Complexity Measure. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9596, pp. 79-91. ISSN 0302-9743

Blackwell, Tim M. and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid . 2016. Binary Tomography Reconstruction by Particle Aggregation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9597, pp. 754-769. ISSN 0302-9743

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(2), pp. 155-170. ISSN 0954-0091

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2016. Cognitive Bare Bones Particle Swarm Optimisation with Jumps. International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), 7(1), pp. 1-31.

Blackwell, Tim M. and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid . 2016. Cognitive Bare Bones Particle Swarm Optimisation with Jumps. International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research, 7(1), pp. 1-31. ISSN 1947-9263

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.

Blackwell, Tim M. . 2015. Information gain measure for structural discrimination of cellular automata configurations. Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), 2015 7th, pp. 47-52.

Blackwell, Tim and Müllensiefen, Daniel . 2014. Comparing Perceptual and Computational Complexity for Short Rhythmic Patterns. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 126, pp. 111-112. ISSN 1877-0428

Antoniou, Pavlos; Pitsillides, Andreas; Blackwell, Tim M. ; Engelbrecht, Andries and Michael, Loizos. 2013. Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks based on Bird Flocking Behaviour. Computer Networks, 57(5), pp. 1167-1191. ISSN 1389-1286

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2012. Information sharing impact of stochastic diffusion search on differential evolution algorithm. Memetic Computing, 4(4), pp. 327-338. ISSN 1865-9284

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2012. Resource Allocation and Dispensation Impact of Stochastic Diffusion Search on Differential Evolution Algorithm. Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimisation, Studies in Computational Intelligence, 387, pp. 21-40. ISSN 1860-949X

Blackwell, Tim M. . 2011. A Study of Collapse in Bare Bones Particle Swarm Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 16(3), pp. 354-372. ISSN 1089-778X

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2011. An Investigation Into the use of Swarm Intelligence for an Evolutionary Algorithm Optimisation; The Optimisation Performance of Differential Evolution Algorithm Coupled with Stochastic Diffusion Search. International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Application (ECTA 2011)(3), pp. 1-6.

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2011. An Investigation into the Merger of Stochastic Diffusion Search and Particle Swarm Optimisation. GECCO-2011: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, pp. 37-44.

Blackwell, Tim M. and Bratton, Daniel . 2008. Examination of Particle Tails. Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications, 2008, pp. 1-10. ISSN 1687-6229

Bratton, Daniel and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2008. A Simplified Recombinant PSO. Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications, 2008, pp. 1-10. ISSN 1687-6229

Blackwell, Tim M. ; Kennedy, J. and Poli, R.. 2007. Particle Swarm Optimization. Swarm Intelligence, 1(1), pp. 33-57. ISSN 19353812

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2006. Collaboration: a personal report. CoDesign International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts, 2(4), pp. 259-263. ISSN 1571-0882

Blackwell, Tim M. . 2005. Particle swarms and population diversity. Soft Computing, 9(11), pp. 793-802. ISSN 14327643

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2005. Tech-tiles. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 468-477. ISSN 0302-9743

Blackwell, Tim M. and Branke, Juergen. 2004. Multi-Swarms, Exclusion and Anti-Convergence in Dynamic Environments. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 10(4), pp. 459-472. ISSN 1089778X

Blackwell, Tim M. and Young, Michael W. . 2004. Self-Organised Music. Organised sound, 9(2), pp. 123-136. ISSN 1355-7718

Conference or Workshop Item

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.

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2012. 'Bare Bones Particle Swarms with Jumps'. In: ANTS 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Brussels, Belgium.

al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ; Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and Blackwell, Tim . 2011. 'An investigation into the merger of stochastic diffusion search and particle swarm optimisation'. In: Proceedings of the 13th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation. Dublin, United Kingdom.

Antoniou, Pavlos; Pitsillides, Andreas; Blackwell, Tim M. and Engelbrecht, Andries. 2009. 'Employing the flocking behavior of birds for controlling congestion in autonomous decentralized networks'. In: IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. Trondheim, Norway.

Blackwell, Tim M. and Richer, T.. 2006. 'When is a swarm necessary?'. In: IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. UNDEFINED 7/1/2006.

Project

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2006. A sound you can touch.

Show/Exhibition

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2006. Uneasy Spaces. In: "Uneasy Spaces", University of Plymouth, 80 Washington Square, New York, United States, September 12 –November 1.

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2006. Process Revealed. In: "Process Revealed: An exhibition of generative and digital works", Artpool artspace and research centre, Budapest, Hungary.

Other

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2006. Swarm Techtiles: swarming with micro-texture. UNSPECIFIED.

Jefferies, Janis K. and Blackwell, Tim M. . 2005. Woven Sound. UNSPECIFIED.

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