Professor
Computer Science
2-64
Insight Centre For Data Analytics, Department of Computer Science
University College Cork
College Road

T: +353 21 420 5952
E: k.brown @ cs.ucc.ie
W: http://www.cs.ucc.ie/~kb11

BSc (Hons) Mathematics, University of Glasgow 1986; MSc Mathematical Logic and the Foundations of Computation, University of Manchester 1987; PhD Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, University of Bristol 1991; Post-doctoral research associate, University of Bristol 1991-1994; Visiting research fellow, Carnegie Mellon University 1994-1995; Lecturer, Computing Science Department, University of Aberdeen 1995-2003; Senior Lecturer, Dept of Computer Science, University College Cork, 2003-2014; Professor, Dept of Computer Science, University College Cork, 2014 - now.

CTVR, the telecommunications research centre: UCC PI and member of national executive committee, 2006-now.

Insight Centre for Data Analytics: PI, Deputy Director of Insight@UCC, 2013- now.


Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence, decision support, constraint programming, optimisation, and distributed reasoning.

Applications in wireless networking, sensor networking, and dynamic resource management.

Current projects include:

INSIGHT - the centre for data analytics (SFI)

CTVR - the Telecommunications Research Centre (SFI)

Authentic: Autonomous home area networks for energy management (EI/IERC)


Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Centre for Telecommunications Value Chain-Driven ResearchScience Foundation of Ireland14-JUL-0430-SEP-09€1,933,367.00
SFI "15/CW/2863" Prof K Brown [X]Science Foundation of Ireland01-JUN-1530-NOV-15€9,000.00
Maintainance Management Data Analytics.Enterprise Irl05-DEC-1401-JUL-15€6,500.00
Pattern detection in an archival set of network related events.Enterprise Irl01-JUN-1531-OCT-16€6,500.00
IRCSET Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme - Multi-Agent Planning & Plan RepairIrish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)01-MAY-0630-APR-08€96,300.00
[EI SC/2003/81] {Brown Dr. Ken} NEnterprise Irl01-OCT-0331-JAN-07€143,100.00
IRCSET "Maintaining arc consistency in a distributed constraint network" Muhammed BasharuIrish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)20-FEB-0630-NOV-07€41,065.00
IRCSET Scholarship "Adversarial Constraints"Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)01-OCT-0531-AUG-09€80,915.00
Centre for Telecommunications Value-Chain ResearchScience Foundation of Ireland01-OCT-0931-MAY-11€360,748.00
Avego - SFIScience Foundation of Ireland01-APR-1431-MAR-16€44,327.00
SFI 12/RC/2289 INSIGHT TP UNALLOCATED SFI - DAWP1 - Ken BrownScience Foundation of Ireland01-JUL-1330-JUN-19€356,799.00
UTRC - INDSFI Industry26-AUG-1425-AUG-17€120,000.00
SFI 12/RC/2289 INSIGHT TP4 UTRC SFI - DAWP1 - Ken BrownScience Foundation of Ireland26-AUG-1425-AUG-17€96,907.00
Centre for Telecommunications Value-chain Researach Second Term Funding CTVR-IIScience Foundation of Ireland01-JUN-1131-DEC-16€2,274,323.00
Platform - DAWP1Science Foundation of Ireland01-JUL-1330-JUN-19€671,664.00
NembesHigher Education Authority (HEA)20-SEP-0720-SEP-12€500,000.00
ItoboScience Foundation Ireland01-DEC-0731-MAY-13€800,000.00
AuthenticEnterprise Ireland01-SEP-1230-JUN-15€157,000.00

Contract Researchers

 Researcher NameProjectRoleFunding Body
Walid TrabelsiAuthenticPostdoctoral ResearcherHigher Education Authority
Tatiana TabircaNembesPostdoctoral ResearcherHigher Education Authority
Tarik HadzicNembesSenior Postdoctoral ResearcherHigher Education Authority
Xiuchao WuNembesSenior Postdoctoral ResearcherHigher Education Authority
Xiuchao WuCTVRResearch FellowScience Foundation Ireland
Vincent ArmantInsightPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Vivien RooneyItoboPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Lanny SitanayahCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Mustafa Al-BadoCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Mohamed WahbiInsightPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
David StynesCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Thuy TruongCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Omer FarooqCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Walter O'GradyItoboPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Ted ScullyCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Amir AzaronCTVRPostdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Damien FayItoboSenior Postdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Joe BaterCTVRSenior Postdoctoral ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Sean Og MurphyAuthenticPostdoctoral ResearcherEnterprise Ireland
Roman van der KrogtIRCSET FellowshipPostdoctoral ResearcherIrish Research Council
Muhammed BasharuIRCSET FellowshipPostdoctoral ResearcherIrish Research Council

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2016)'Evaluation of available bandwidth as a routing metric for delay-sensitive IEEE 802.15.4-based ad-hoc networks'
Muhammad Omer Farooq and Thomas Kunz and Cormac J. Sreenan and Kenneth N. Brown (2016) 'Evaluation of available bandwidth as a routing metric for delay-sensitive IEEE 802.15.4-based ad-hoc networks'. Ad Hoc Networks, 37, Part 2 :526-542 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Modelling revenue generation in a dynamically priced mobile telephony service'
Wang, Han and Fay, Damien and Brown, Kenneth N. and Kilmartin, Liam (2015) 'Modelling revenue generation in a dynamically priced mobile telephony service'. Telecommunication Systems, :1-24 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'A Constraint Programming Approach to the Additional Relay Placement Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks'
Luis Quesada, Lanny Sitanayah, Kenneth N. Brown, Barry O'Sullivan, and Cormac J. Sreenan (2015) 'A Constraint Programming Approach to the Additional Relay Placement Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks'. Constraints, [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Multi-Objective Hierarchical Algorithms In Restoring Wireless Sensor Network Connectivity in Known Environments'
Truong, T.; Brown, K. N.; Sreenan, C. J. (2015) 'Multi-Objective Hierarchical Algorithms In Restoring Wireless Sensor Network Connectivity in Known Environments'. Ad Hoc Networks, 33 :190-208 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Contact Probing Mechanisms for Opportunistic Sensor Data Collection in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks'
Wu, X; Brown, K.N; Sreenan, C.J (2015) 'Contact Probing Mechanisms for Opportunistic Sensor Data Collection in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks'. The Computer Journal, 58 (8):1792-1810 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Data Pre-Forwarding for Opportunistic Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks'
Wu, XC,Brown, KN,Sreenan, CJ (2014) 'Data Pre-Forwarding for Opportunistic Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks'. Acm Transactions On Sensor Networks, 11 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Planning the deployment of multiple sinks and relays in wireless sensor networks'
Sitanayah, Lanny and Brown, Kenneth N and Sreenan, Cormac J (2014) 'Planning the deployment of multiple sinks and relays in wireless sensor networks'. Journal of Heuristics, :1-36 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Graph metrics as summary statistics for Approximate Bayesian Computation with application to network model parameter estimation'
Damien Fay and Andrew Moore and Kenneth N. Brown and Michele Filosi and Giuseppe Jurman (2014) 'Graph metrics as summary statistics for Approximate Bayesian Computation with application to network model parameter estimation'. Journal of Complex Networks, [Details]
(2014)'A Fault-Tolerant Relay Placement Algorithm for Ensuring k Vertex-Disjoint Paths in Wireless Sensor Networks'
Lanny Sitanayah and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan (2014) 'A Fault-Tolerant Relay Placement Algorithm for Ensuring k Vertex-Disjoint Paths in Wireless Sensor Networks'. Ad Hoc Networks, [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Cognitive Radio for Disaster Response Networks: Survey, Potential and Challenges'
Ghafoor, S; Sutton, P.D; Sreenan, C.J, Brown, K.N (2014) 'Cognitive Radio for Disaster Response Networks: Survey, Potential and Challenges'. IEEE Wireless Communications, 21 (5):70-80 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'A Hybrid MAC Protocol for Emergency Response Wireless Sensor Networks'
Sitanayah, L; Sreenan, C.J.; Brown, K.N. (2014) 'A Hybrid MAC Protocol for Emergency Response Wireless Sensor Networks'. Ad Hoc Networks, 20 :77-95 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Analysis of Smartphone User Mobility Traces for Opportunistic Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks'
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2013) 'Analysis of Smartphone User Mobility Traces for Opportunistic Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks'. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, [Details]
(2011)'Snapshot Centrality Indices in Dynamic FIFO Networks'
Tabirca, T; Brown, K; Sreenan C.J (2011) 'Snapshot Centrality Indices in Dynamic FIFO Networks'. Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, 10 (4):371-391 [Details]
(2009)'A Constraint Programming Approach for Solving a Queueing Design and Control Problem'
Terekhov, D., Beck, J. C., & Brown, K. N.; (2009) 'A Constraint Programming Approach for Solving a Queueing Design and Control Problem'. Informs Journal On Computing, 21 (4):549-561 [Details]
(2009)'An Efficient Mip Model For The Capacitated Lot-Sizing and Scheduling Problem With Sequence-Dependent Setups'
Kovacs, A, Brown, KN, Tarim, SA; (2009) 'An Efficient Mip Model For The Capacitated Lot-Sizing and Scheduling Problem With Sequence-Dependent Setups'. International Journal of Production Economics, 118 (1):282-291 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Wireless LAN Load-Balancing With Genetic Algorithms'
Scully, T, Brown, KN; (2009) 'Wireless LAN Load-Balancing With Genetic Algorithms'. Knowledge Based Systems, 22 (7):3-16 [Details]
(2009)'Scheduling With Uncertain Durations: Modeling Beta-Robust Scheduling With Constraints'
Wu, CW, Brown, KN, Beck, JC; (2009) 'Scheduling With Uncertain Durations: Modeling Beta-Robust Scheduling With Constraints'. Computers & Operations Research, 36 (8):2348-2356 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Value Ordering For Quantified CSPs'
Stynes, D. and Brown, K. N. (2009) 'Value Ordering For Quantified CSPs'. Constraints, 14 (1):16-37 [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'Learning Market Prices In Real-Time Supply Chain Management'
Burke, DA, Brown, KN, Tarim, SA, Hnich, B; (2008) 'Learning Market Prices In Real-Time Supply Chain Management'. Computers & Operations Research, 35 (11):3465-3478 [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'A Multi-Objective Stochastic Programming Approach For Supply Chain Design Considering Risk'
Azaron, A, Brown, KN, Tarim, SA, Modarres, M; (2008) 'A Multi-Objective Stochastic Programming Approach For Supply Chain Design Considering Risk'. International Journal of Production Economics, 116 (1):129-138 [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Using Relaxations to Improve Search In Distributed Constraint Optimisation'
Burke, DA, Brown, KN; (2007) 'Using Relaxations to Improve Search In Distributed Constraint Optimisation'. Artificial Intelligence Review, 28 (1):35-50 [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Managing Restaurant Tables Using Constraints'
Vidotto, A, Brown, KN, Beck, JC; (2007) 'Managing Restaurant Tables Using Constraints'. Knowledge Based Systems, 20 (2):160-169 [DOI] [Details]
(2003)'Branching constraint satisfaction problems and Markov Decision Problems compared'
Fowler, D. W. and Brown, K. N.; (2003) 'Branching constraint satisfaction problems and Markov Decision Problems compared'. Annals of Operations Research, 118 (1-4):85-100 [Details]
(1997)'Optimized process planning by generative simulated annealing'
KN Brown, J Cagan (1997) 'Optimized process planning by generative simulated annealing'. Ai Edam (Artificial Intelligence For Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing), 11 (3):219-235 [Details]
(1997)'Grammatical Design'
KN Brown (1997) 'Grammatical Design'. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 12 (2):27-33 [Details]
(1996)'Describing process plans as the formal semantics of a language of shape'
KN Brown, CA McMahon, JH Sims Williams (1996) 'Describing process plans as the formal semantics of a language of shape'. Artificial Intelligence In Engineering, 10 (2):153-169 [Details]
(1995)'Features, aka the semantics of a formal language of manufacturing'
KN Brown, CA McMahon, JH Sims Williams (1995) 'Features, aka the semantics of a formal language of manufacturing'. Research in Engineering Design, 7 (3):151-172 [Details]
(1995)'Conceptual geometric reasoning by the manipulation of models based on prototypes'
KN Brown, JH Sims Williams, CA McMahon (1995) 'Conceptual geometric reasoning by the manipulation of models based on prototypes'. Ai Edam (Artificial Intelligence For Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing), 9 (5):367-386 [Details]
(1994)'A knowledge-based approach to design for durability in concurrent engineering'
CA McMahon, KN Brown, JH Sims Williams, Y Yang (1994) 'A knowledge-based approach to design for durability in concurrent engineering'. Journal of systems engineering, 4 (1):13-22 [Details]
(1990)'Reasoning with Geometry: Predicting Stress Concentration Factors'
KN Brown, JH Sims Williams, J Devlukia, CA McMahon (1990) 'Reasoning with Geometry: Predicting Stress Concentration Factors'. Artificial Intelligence In Engineering, 5 (4):182-188 [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2015)IDA 2015: 14th Intl. Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis
Armant, Vincent and Horan, John and Mabub, Nahid and Brown, Kenneth N. (2015) Data analytics and optimisation for assessing a ride sharing system IDA 2015: 14th Intl. Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis [Details]
(2015)ICT-DM 2015: 2nd IEEE conference on ICT for Disaster Management
Saim Ghafoor and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan (2015) Experimental Evaluation of a Software Defined Radio-based Prototype for a Disaster Response Cellular Network ICT-DM 2015: 2nd IEEE conference on ICT for Disaster Management [Details]
(2015)ATC'15: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing
Cheng Qiao and Mingming Lu and Yong Zhang and Kenneth N. Brown (2015) An Efficient Dispatch and Decision-making Model for Taxi-booking Service ATC'15: 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing [Details]
(2015)SEB'15: 7th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings
Trabelsi, Walid and Brown, Kenneth N and O'Sullivan, Barry (2015) Preference Elicitation and Reasoning While Smart Shifting Of Home Appliances SEB'15: 7th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings [Details]
(2015)CP 2015, 21st Intl Conf on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Cork, September, G. Pesant (Ed.)
Wahbi, Mohamed and Mechqrane, Younes and Bessiere, Christian and Brown, Kenneth N. (2015) A General Framework for Reordering Agents Asynchronously in Distributed CSP CP 2015, 21st Intl Conf on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Cork, September, G. Pesant (Ed.) [Details]
(2015)IEEE ICC 2015: IEEE International Conference on Communications
Jerome A. Arokkiam, Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan (2015) Refining Giant-MAC for XG-PON IEEE ICC 2015: IEEE International Conference on Communications [Details]
(2015)IEEE Secon 2015: 12th IEEE Intl Conf. on Sensing, Communications and Networks
Truong, T. T.; Bisol, R.V.; Giller, J.; Whelan, H.;, Brown, K. N.; Sreenan, C. J. (2015) Demonstration of Robotic Repair for Wireless Networks IEEE Secon 2015: 12th IEEE Intl Conf. on Sensing, Communications and Networks , pp.184-186 [Details]
(2015)WiMob2015: The 11th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications
Muhammad Omer Farooq and Cormac J. Sreenan and Kenneth N. Brown and Thomas Kunz (2015) RPL-Based Routing Protocols For Multi-Sink Wireless Sensor Networks WiMob2015: The 11th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications [Details]
(2015)ICTAI 2015: Proc 27th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence
Vincent Armant and Nahid Mahbub and Kenneth N. Brown (2015) Maximising the number of participants in a ride sharing scheme MIP versus CP formulations ICTAI 2015: Proc 27th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence [Details]
(2015)CP 2015: 21st Intl. Conf. on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming
Seán Óg Murphy, Òscar Manzano, Ken Brown (2015) Design and Evaluation of a Constraint-Based Energy Saving and Scheduling Recommender System CP 2015: 21st Intl. Conf. on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming [Details]
(2014)ICTAI 2014, Proc 26th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Cyprus
Vincent Armant and Kenneth N. Brown (2014) Minimizing the Driving Distance in Ride Sharing Systems ICTAI 2014, Proc 26th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Cyprus [Details]
(2014)CP'14: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lyon, September 2014
Mohamed Wahbi and Kenneth N. Brown (2014) Global Constraints in Distributed CSP: Concurrent GAC and Explanations in ABT CP'14: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lyon, September 2014 [Details]
(2014)CP'14: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lyon, September 2014
Mohamed Wahbi and Kenneth N. Brown (2014) The impact of wireless communication on distributed constraint satisfaction CP'14: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lyon, September 2014 [Details]
(2014)IEEE Globecom 2014, Austin, Texas, December 2014
Jerome A. Arokkiam and Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan (2014) Experimental Evaluation of TCP Performance over 10Gb/s Passive Optical Networks (XG-PON) IEEE Globecom 2014, Austin, Texas, December 2014 [Details]
(2014)LANMAN'14 (20th IEEE International Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Networks)
David Stynes and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan (2014) Using Opportunistic Caching to Improve the Efficiency of Handover in LTE with a PON Access Network Backhaul LANMAN'14 (20th IEEE International Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Networks) [Details]
(2013) CCNC 2013, 10th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, USA
David Stynes and Kenneth N. Brown and Eric Jul  (2013) Cooperative Code-sharing for UMTS Femtocells  CCNC 2013, 10th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, USA Las Vegas, , 11-JAN-13 - 14-JAN-13 , pp.432-437 [Details]
(2013) WNS3 2013, 4th Workshop on ns-3, in conjunction with 6th Intl conf on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2013)
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan and Pedro Alvarez and Marco Ruffini and Nicola Marchetti and David Payne and Linda Doyle  (2013) An XG-PON Module for the NS-3 Network Simulator  WNS3 2013, 4th Workshop on ns-3, in conjunction with 6th Intl conf on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2013) [Details]
(2013) SMARTGREENS 2013, 2nd Intl Conf on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems, Aachen, Germany
Carlo Manna and Nic Wilson and Kenneth N. Brown  (2013) Personalized Thermal Comfort Forecasting for Smart Buildings via Locally Weighted Regression with Adaptive Bandwidth  SMARTGREENS 2013, 2nd Intl Conf on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems, Aachen, Germany [Details]
(2013) Comadem2013, 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Helsinki, Finland
Ena Tobin and Damien Fay and Kenneth N. Brown  (2013) Anomaly detection for Building Service Components using performance data  Comadem2013, 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Helsinki, Finland [Details]
(2013)Ad-hoc, Mobile and Wireless Network, Proc. ADHOC-NOW 2013, 12th Intl Conf, Wroclaw, Poland, eds. J. Cichon, M. Gebala and M. Klonowski, Springer LNCS 7960
Thuy Truong and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2013) Repairing wireless sensor network connectivity with mobility and hop-count constraints Ad-hoc, Mobile and Wireless Network, Proc. ADHOC-NOW 2013, 12th Intl Conf, Wroclaw, Poland, eds. J. Cichon, M. Gebala and M. Klonowski, Springer LNCS 7960 , pp.75-86 [Details]
(2013)SCSC 2013, 45th Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Toronto, Canada
Sean Og Murphy and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2013) The EvacSim Pedestrian Evacuation Agent Model: Development and Validation SCSC 2013, 45th Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Toronto, Canada [Details]
(2013) LCN 2013, The 38th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, Sydney, Australia
Thuy Truong and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2013) Autonomous Discovery and Repair of Damage in Wireless Sensor Networks  LCN 2013, The 38th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, Sydney, Australia [Details]
(2013)AI2013, 33rd SGAI Intl Conf on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, England
Conor Ryan and Kenneth N. Brown  (2013) Predicting Occupant Locations Using Association Rule Mining AI2013, 33rd SGAI Intl Conf on Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, England [Details]
(2013) ICTAI 2013, Proc 25th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Washington D.C., USA
Carlo Manna and Damien Fay and Kenneth N. Brown and Nic Wilson  (2013) Learning Occupancy in Single Person Offices with Mixtures of Multi-lag Markov Chains  ICTAI 2013, Proc 25th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Washington D.C., USA [CORA Link] [Details]
(2013)2013 IEEE 25th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2013
Luis Qusada and Kenneth N. Brown and Barry O'Sullivan and Lannay Sitanayah and and Cormac J. Sreenan (2013) A Constraint Programming Approach to the Additional Relay Placement Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks 2013 IEEE 25th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2013 VA, , 04-NOV-13 - 06-NOV-13 , pp.1052-1059 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) AIIE (Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Environments, workshop at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France
Conor Ryan and Kenneth N. Brown (2012) Occupant Location Prediction Using Association Rule Mining  AIIE (Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Environments, workshop at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France [Details]
(2012) BuildSys 2012, 4th ACM Workshop On Embedded Sensing Systems For Energy-Efficiency In Buildings, Toronto, Canada
Damian Fay and Kenneth N. Brown and Liam O'Toole  (2012) Lies, Damn lies and Preferences; a Gaussian Process Model for Ubiquitous Thermal Preference Trials  BuildSys 2012, 4th ACM Workshop On Embedded Sensing Systems For Energy-Efficiency In Buildings, Toronto, Canada [Details]
(2012) DS-RT 2012, Proceedings of the 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, Dublin, Ireland
Sean Og Murphy and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2012) Problem decomposition for evacuation simulation using network flow  DS-RT 2012, Proceedings of the 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications, Dublin, Ireland , pp.101-108 [Details]
(2012) WAITS 2012 (Workshop on AI in Telecommunications and Sensor Networks, at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France
Lanny Sitanayah and Kenneth N. Brown and and Cormac J. Sreenan (2012) Multiple Sink and Relay Placement in Wireless Sensor Networks  WAITS 2012 (Workshop on AI in Telecommunications and Sensor Networks, at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France [Details]
(2012) Procedia Computer Science 10, 1134-1139, 2012(RoboSense, Intl Workshop on Cooperative Robots and Sensor Networks, Niagara Falls, Canada
Thuy Truong and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac Sreenan  (2012) Restoring Wireless Sensor Network Connectivity in Damaged Environments  Procedia Computer Science 10, 1134-1139, 2012(RoboSense, Intl Workshop on Cooperative Robots and Sensor Networks, Niagara Falls, Canada , pp.1134-1139 [Details]
(2012) CompSust2012, 3rd Intl Conf on Computational Sustainability, Copenhagen, Denmark
Carlo Manna and Nic Wilson and Kenneth N. Brown  (2012) Using Robust Locally Weighted Regression with Adaptive Bandwidth to Predict Occupant Comfort  CompSust2012, 3rd Intl Conf on Computational Sustainability, Copenhagen, Denmark [Details]
(2012) Nokia Mobile Data Challenge Newcastle, U.K
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2012) Analysis of Smart Phone User Mobility Traces for Opportunistic Data Collection  Nokia Mobile Data Challenge Newcastle, U.K [Details]
(2012) INSS'12 (9th Intl Conf on Networked Sensing Systems), Antwerp, Belgium
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2012) Data Pre-Forwarding for Opportunistic Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks  INSS'12 (9th Intl Conf on Networked Sensing Systems), Antwerp, Belgium [Details]
(2012) AIIE (Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Environments, workshop at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France
Carlo Manna and Nic Wilson and and Kenneth N. Brown  (2012) Learning Individual Thermal Comfort using Robust Locally Weighted Regression with Adaptive Bandwidth  AIIE (Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Environments, workshop at ECAI 2012), Montpelier, France [Details]
(2012) EWSN 2012: 9th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, University of Trento, Italy, LNCS7158
Lanny Sitanayah and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2012) Fault-Tolerant Relay Deployment Based on Length-Constrained Connectivity and Rerouting Centrality in Wireless Sensor Networks  EWSN 2012: 9th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, University of Trento, Italy, LNCS7158 , pp.115-130 [Details]
(2011) ICTAI 2011: Proceedings 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Boca Raton, Florida
Tarik Hadzic and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) Real-Time Pedestrian Evacuation Planning During Emergency  ICTAI 2011: Proceedings 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Boca Raton, Florida [Details]
(2011) Wireless Days 2011: 4th IFIP Wireless Days conference, Niagara Falls, Canada
Lanny Sitanayah and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) Fault-Tolerant Relay Deployment for k Node-Disjoint Paths in Wireless Sensor Networks  Wireless Days 2011: 4th IFIP Wireless Days conference, Niagara Falls, Canada [Details]
(2011) AICS 2011: Proceedings 22nd Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Sean Og Murphy and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) Predictive Simulation and Evacuation Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks  AICS 2011: Proceedings 22nd Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science [Details]
(2011) AAAI 2011: Proceedings of the 25th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, USA
Alie El-Din Mady and Gregory Provan and Conor Ryan and Kenneth N. Brown  (2011) Stochastic Model-predictive Controller for the Integration of Building Use and Temperature Regulation  AAAI 2011: Proceedings of the 25th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, USA , pp.1371-1376 [Details]
(2011) Proceedings 4th Intl Workshop on Sensor Networks, in conjunction with IEEE ICDCS 2011. 
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) Exploiting Rush Hours for Energy-Efficient Contact Probing in Opportunistic Data Collection  Proceedings 4th Intl Workshop on Sensor Networks, in conjunction with IEEE ICDCS 2011.  [Details]
(2011) PlanSIG 2011, The 29th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group, Huddersfield, UK 
Thuy Truong and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) Integration of Node Deployment and Path Planning in Restoring Network Connectivity  PlanSIG 2011, The 29th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group, Huddersfield, UK  [Details]
(2011) MOBISENSE 2011: Proceedings 1st Intl Workshop on Opportunistic Sensing and processing in Mobile Wireless Sensor and Cellular Networks 
Xiuchao Wu and Cormac J. Sreenan and Kenneth N. Brown  (2011) A Shared Opportunistic Infrastructure for Long-lived Wireless Sensor Networks  MOBISENSE 2011: Proceedings 1st Intl Workshop on Opportunistic Sensing and processing in Mobile Wireless Sensor and Cellular Networks  [Details]
(2011) CPNS 2011: Proceedings 1st Intl Workshop on Cyber-Physical Networking Systems 
Xiuchao Wu and Kenneth N. Brown and Cormac J. Sreenan  (2011) SNIP: A Sensor Node-Initiated Probing Mechanism for Opportunistic Data Collection in Sparse Wireless Sensor Networks  CPNS 2011: Proceedings 1st Intl Workshop on Cyber-Physical Networking Systems  [Details]
(2010) ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press
K. Menzel and E. Freuder and K. Brown and G. Provan and D. Pesch and M. Keane and C. O'Mathuna  (2010) A Platform for the Optimization of Building Operation  ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press , pp.272-282 [Details]
(2010) ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press
Conor Ryan and Kenneth N. Brown and Alie El-Din Mady and Menouer Boubekeur and Gregory Provan  (2010) A constraint-based intelligent controller for lighting systems  ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press , pp.311-316 [Details]
(2010)ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press
Aliaa M. Badr and Kenneth N. Brown (2010) Building Maintenance Scheduling using Cost-based Reasoning and Constraint programming Techniques  ECPPM 2010: Proc European Conf on Process and Product Modelling, eds. K. Menzel and R. Scherer, CRC press , pp.323-330 [Details]
(2010) ModRef2010 : Proc 9th International Workshop on Constraint Modelling and Reformulation. 
Aliaa M. Badr and Arnaud Malapert and Kenneth N. Brown (2010) Modelling a Maintenance Scheduling Problem with Alternative Resources  ModRef2010 : Proc 9th International Workshop on Constraint Modelling and Reformulation.  [Details]
(2010) SENSORCOMM 2010 : Proceedings of the 4th Intl Conf on Sensor Technologies and Applications
Lanny Sitanayah and Cormac J. Sreenan and Kenneth N. Brown (2010) ER-MAC: A Hybrid MAC Protocol for Emergency Response Wireless Sensor Networks  SENSORCOMM 2010 : Proceedings of the 4th Intl Conf on Sensor Technologies and Applications , pp.244-249 [Details]
(2010) SOCO2010 : Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications, 5th International Worksho, Advances in Soft Computing, Vol 73/2010, Springer
Alie El-Din Mady and Menouer Boubekeur and Gregory Provan and Conor Ryan and Kenneth N. Brown  (2010) Intelligent Hybrid Control Model for Lighting Systems Using Constraint-Based Optimisation  SOCO2010 : Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications, 5th International Worksho, Advances in Soft Computing, Vol 73/2010, Springer , pp.249-259 [Details]
(2010) Proc. of Royal Irish Academy Research Colloquium on Wireless as an Enabling Technology, April 2010, ISBN: 978-1-904890-68-3 
Thuy Truong and Kenneth N Brown and Cormac J Sreenan  (2010) Using mobile sinks in wireless sensor networks to improve building emergency response  Proc. of Royal Irish Academy Research Colloquium on Wireless as an Enabling Technology, April 2010, ISBN: 978-1-904890-68-3  [Details]
(2010)eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Proceedings of the European Conference on Product and Process Modelling 2010, Cork, Republic of Ireland, 14-16 September 2010
Menzel, K and Freuder, E and Brown, K and Provan, G and Pesch, D and Keane, M and O’Mathuna, C (2010) A Platform for the Optimisation of Building Operation eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Proceedings of the European Conference on Product and Process Modelling 2010, Cork, Republic of Ireland, 14-16 September 2010 [Details]
(2009)ISPDC'09, the 8th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing
Tabirca, T. M. and Brown, K. N. and Sreenan, C. J. (2009) A Dynamic Model for Fire Emergency Evacuation Based on Wireless Sensor Networks ISPDC'09, the 8th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing Lisbon, , pp.29-36 [Details]
(2009)CP'09: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lisbon, September 2009, Springer LNCS 5732/2009
Stynes, D. and Brown, K. N. (2009) Realtime Online Solving of Quantified CSPs CP'09: Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lisbon, September 2009, Springer LNCS 5732/2009 , pp.771-786 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)IEEE SECON 2009, the Sixth Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks
Bater, J. and Brown, K. N. and Doyle, L. E. (2009) On the Impact of Introducing Advanced Devices into a Cognitive Radio Network IEEE SECON 2009, the Sixth Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks [DOI] [Details]
(2009)9th Information Technology & Telecommunications Conference (IT&T)
Zeng, Y.; Murphy, S.; Sitanayah, L.; Tabirca, T.; Truong, T.; Brown, K.N.; Sreenan, C.J. (2009) Building Fire Emergency Detection and Response Using Wireless Sensor Networks 9th Information Technology & Telecommunications Conference (IT&T) Dublin, Ireland, , pp.163-170 [Details]
(2008)28th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence
Scully, T. and Brown, K. N.; (2008) Wireless LAN Load-Balancing with Genetic Algorithms - Proceedings AI-2008 28th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence [Details]
(2008)QiCP'08: Second International Workshop on Quantification in Constraint Programming
Stynes, D. and Brown, K. N.; (2008) Realtime Online Solving of Quantified CSPs QiCP'08: Second International Workshop on Quantification in Constraint Programming Sydney, Australia, [Details]
(2007)9th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning
Basharu, M., Brown, K. N. and Hamadi, Y.; (2007) Avoiding slow links in distributed constraint satisfaction - Proceedings 9th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning Providence, Rhode Island, [Details]
(2007)8th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning
Basharu, M., Brown, K. N. and Hamadi, Y.; (2007) Delegation in Tree-search for Distributed Constraint Satisfaction - Proceedings IJCAI'07 8th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning Hyderabad, India, [Details]
(2007)Twenty-Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Terekhov, D., Beck, J. C., & Brown, K. N.; (2007) Solving a Stochastic Queueing Design and Control Problem with Constraint Programming -Proceedings AAAI-07 Twenty-Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence [Details]
(2007)Proceedings IEEE CogNets-2007
Bater, J., Tan, H.-P., Brown, K. N. and Doyle, L. E.; (2007) Modelling Interference Temperature Constraints for Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks Proceedings IEEE CogNets-2007 [Details]
(2007)18th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Burke, D. A. and Brown, K. N.; (2007) Using Relaxations to Improve Search in Distributed Constraint Optimisation AICS - Proceedings 18th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Dublin, , pp.11-20 [Details]
(2007)2nd Intl Conf Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications
Bater, J., Tan, H.-P., Brown, K. N. and Doyle, L. E.; (2007) Maximising Access to a Spectrum Commons using Interference Temperature Constraints 2nd Intl Conf Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications Florida, [Details]
(2007)9th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning
Burke, D. A., Brown, K. N., Dogru, M. and Lowe, B.; (2007) Supply-chain coordination through distributed constraint optimisation - Proceedings 9th Intl Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning Providence, Rhode Island, [Details]
(2006)26th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence
Vidotto, A., Brown, K. N. and Beck, J. C.; (2006) Managing Restaurant Tables using Constraints, Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XIV - Proceedings AI-2006 26th SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence , pp.3-16 [Details]
(2006)2nd International Workshop on Interdisciplinary Software Engineering Research, at ICSE
Kollingbaum, M., Norman, T., Mehandjiev, N. & Brown, K. N.; (2006) Engineering Organisation-Oriented Software 2nd International Workshop on Interdisciplinary Software Engineering Research, at ICSE Shanghai, China, [Details]
(2006)17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Burke, D. A. and Brown, K. N.; (2006) Efficient Handling of Complex Local Problems in Distributed Constraint Optimization . In: * eds. 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence Riva del Garda, Italy, , 28-AUG-06 - 02-SEP-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2006)ICAPS 2006 Workshop on Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for Planning and Scheduling Problems
Wu, C. W., Brown, K. N. and Beck, J. C.; (2006) Scheduling with uncertain durations: generating B-robust schedules using constraint programming ICAPS 2006 Workshop on Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for Planning and Scheduling Problems [Details]
(2006)Proceedings ECAI'06
Burke, D. A. and Brown, K. N.; (2006) Efficient Handling of Complex Local Problems in Distributed Constraint Optimization Proceedings ECAI'06 , pp.701-702 [Details]
(2006)7th International workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning, at AAMAS'06
Burke, D. A. & Brown, K. N.; (2006) Applying Interchangeability to Complex Local Problems in Distributed Constraint Reasoning 7th International workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning, at AAMAS'06 Hakodate, Japan, [Details]
(2006)TADA/AMEC VIII, Proceedings of joint workshop on Trading Agent Analysis and Design / Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce at AAMAS'06
Burke, D. A., Brown, K. N., Tarim, S. A., & Hnich, B.; (2006) Learning Market Prices for a Real-time Supply Chain Management Trading Agent TADA/AMEC VIII, Proceedings of joint workshop on Trading Agent Analysis and Design / Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce at AAMAS'06 Hakodate, Japan, [Details]
(2005)K-CAP05: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Knowledge Capture
Nordlander, T. E., Sleeman, D. H. & Brown, K. N.; (2005) Knowledge Base Reuse through Constraint Relaxation . In: * eds. K-CAP05: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Knowledge Capture Banff, Canada, , 02-OCT-05 - 05-OCT-05 , pp.59-66 [Details]
(2005)AICS'05: 16th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Vidotto, A., Brown, K. N. & Beck, J. C.; (2005) Robust constraint solving using multiple heuristics . In: * eds. AICS'05: 16th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Portstewart, Northern Ireland, , 07-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 , pp.203-212 [Details]
(2005)AICS'05: 16th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Wu, C. W., Brown, K. N. & Beck, J. C.; (2005) Scheduling with Uncertain Release Dates . In: * eds. AICS'05: 16th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Portstewart, Northern Ireland, , 07-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 , pp.397-408 [Details]
(2005)IT&T 2005: Information Technology and Telecommunications conference
Bater, J., Brown, K. N., Doyle, L., Forde, T. & Mullany, F.; (2005) Applying Iterated Local Search to Reduce the Costs of Backhaul in Telecommunications Network Design . In: * eds. IT&T 2005: Information Technology and Telecommunications conference Cork, Ireland, , 26-OCT-05 - 27-OCT-05 , pp.89-100 [Details]
(2005)Workshop on Modelling and Solving Problems with Constraints
Brown, K. N., Prosser, P., Beck, C. J. & Wu, C. W.; (2005) Exploring the use of constraint programming for enforcing connectivity during graph generation - Proceedings IJCAI Workshop on Modelling and Solving Problems with Constraints Edinburgh, Scotland, , pp.26-31 [Details]
(2004)ECAI'04: 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Brown, K. N., Little, J., Creed, P. J. & Freuder, E. C.; (2004) Adversarial Constraint Satisfaction by Game-tree Search . In: * eds. ECAI'04: 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence Valencia, Spain, , 23-AUG-04 - 27-AUG-04 , pp.151-155 [Details]
(2003)5th International Workshop on Soft Constraints
Brown, K. N.; (2003) Soft Consistencies for Weighted CSPs - Proceedings of Soft'03 5th International Workshop on Soft Constraints Kinsale, Ireland, [Details]
(2003)AI2003: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX
Brown, K. N.; (2003) Max-A-CSP: Maximum Partial Assignments for Over-Constrained Problems . In: Coenen, Preece and Macintosh eds. AI2003: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX Cambridge, U. K, , 15-DEC-03 - 17-DEC-03 , pp.83-96 [Details]
(2003)AI2003: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX
Nordlander, T. E., Brown, K. N. and Sleeman, D. H.; (2003) Constraint Relaxation Techniques to Aid the Reuse of Knowledge Bases and Problem Solvers . In: Coenen, Preece and Macintosh eds. AI2003: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XX Cambridge, U. K, , 15-DEC-03 - 17-DEC-03 , pp.323-335 [Details]
(2003)ECSQARU 2003: European Conference on Symbolic and Qualitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty
Brown, K. N., Lucas, P. & Fowler, D. W.; (2003) Decision Network Semantics of Branching Constraint Satisfaction Problems . In: * eds. ECSQARU 2003: European Conference on Symbolic and Qualitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty Aalborg, Denmark, , 02-JUL-03 - 05-JUL-03 , pp.230-242 [Details]
(2000)Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming–CP 2000
D Fowler, K Brown (2000) Branching Constraint Satisfaction Problems for Solutiuons Robust Under Likely Changes Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming–CP 2000 , pp.500-504 [Details]
(1999)Evolutionary Computation and Parallel Processing Workshop at GECCO'99
R Bradwell, KN Brown (1999) Parallel Asynchronous Memetic Algorithms Evolutionary Computation and Parallel Processing Workshop at GECCO'99 , pp.157-159 [Details]
(1996)Advances in Formal Design Methods for CAD
KN Brown, J Cagan (1996) Modified Shape Annealing for Optimally-Directed Generation: Initial Results Advances in Formal Design Methods for CAD , pp.59-73 [Details]
(1995)ASME-DE: 7th international conference on design theory and methodology
C McMahon, X Meng, K Brown, J Sims Williams (1995) A parallel multi-attribute transformation model of design ASME-DE: 7th international conference on design theory and methodology , pp.341-350 [Details]
(1994)Artificial Intelligence in Design'94
KN Brown, CA McMahon, JH Sims Williams (1994) Constraint Unification Grammars: Specifying Languages of Parametric Design . In: J. Gero eds. Artificial Intelligence in Design'94 Lausanne, Switzerland, , pp.239-256 [Details]
(1994)IFIP TC5/WG5. 2 Workshop on Formal Design Methods for CAD
KN Brown, CA McMahon, JH Sims Williams (1994) A formal language for the design of manufacturable objects IFIP TC5/WG5. 2 Workshop on Formal Design Methods for CAD Tallinn, Estonia, , pp.135-155 [Details]
(1993)International Conference on Engineering Design
CA McMahon, JH Sims Williams, KN Brown (1993) A Transformation Model for the Integration of Design Computing International Conference on Engineering Design [Details]
(1992)Artificial Intelligence in Design'92
KN Brown, JH Sims Williams, CA McMahon (1992) Grammars of Features in Design . In: J. Gero eds. Artificial Intelligence in Design'92 , pp.287-306 [Details]
(1990)Fatigue'90
C McMahon, JH Sims Williams, KN Brown, J Sisson, J Davies, J Devlukia (1990) Knowledge Based Systems For Design For Fatigue Fatigue'90 , pp.2461-2466 [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2008)Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, 2008
Bridge, DG; Brown, KN; O'Sullivan, B; Sorensen, H (Ed.). (2008) Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, 2008 Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, 2008. Ireland: UCC. [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2006)'Uncertainty and Change'
Brown, K. N. and Miguel, I.; (2006) 'Uncertainty and Change' In: HANDBOOK OF CONSTRAINT PROGRAMMING. Netherlands: Elsevier. [Details]

Other

YearPublication
(2003)Decision network semantics of branching constraint satisfaction problems.
Brown, K,Lucas, P,Fowler, D (2003) Decision network semantics of branching constraint satisfaction problems. Other [Details]

Unpublished Reports

YearPublication
(1996)Grammatical Design and Bounded Creativity.
KN Brown, J Cagan (1996) Grammatical Design and Bounded Creativity. Pittsburgh, USA: Unpublished Reports Globe icon [Details]

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Member01-JAN-09 / 31-DEC-14

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2015IEEE SECON 2015 Best Demonstration IEEE SECON 2015
20142014 TAOS Best Paper Award in Access Networks and Systems TAOS (IEEE Communications Society, Transmission, Access & Optical Systems Technical Committee)
2013Best paper, SMARTGREENS 2013 2nd Intl Conf on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems
2011Enterprise Ireland Lifescience and Food Commercialisation Award Enterprise Ireland
2008Best Application Paper, AI2008 BCS SGAI (at UK AI conference)
2006Best Application Paper, AI2006 BCS SGAI (at UK AI conference)
2004Best paper nomination, ECAI 2004 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
1994Best Paper, Intl Conf AI in Design Intl Conf. on Artificial Intelligence in Design

Patents

 Patent NumberTitleGranted
1application: A prescription Decision Support System 01-MAR-16
2application: Minimising errors in geriatric prescribing 01-MAR-16

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2008)AICS (Irish Conference on AI and Cognitive Science),
Brown, K.; (2008) co-chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], AICS (Irish Conference on AI and Cognitive Science), Cork , 01-JAN-08 - 01-JAN-08. [Details]
(2005)Changes'05: International Workshop on Constraint Solving under Change and Uncertainty,
Brown, K. N. and Verfaillie, G.; (2005) workshop co-chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Changes'05: International Workshop on Constraint Solving under Change and Uncertainty, Stiges, Spain , 01-OCT-05 - 01-OCT-05. [Details]
(2004)Changes'04: Constraint Solving under Change and Uncertainty,
Beck, J. C., Brown, K. N. and Verfaillie, G.; (2004) workshop co-chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Changes'04: Constraint Solving under Change and Uncertainty, Toronto, Canada , 27-SEP-04 - 27-SEP-04. [Details]
(2004)PlanSIG (UK Special Interest Group on Planning and Scheduling Annual conference),
Brown, K.; (2004) chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], PlanSIG (UK Special Interest Group on Planning and Scheduling Annual conference), Cork , 01-JAN-04 - 01-JAN-04. [Details]
(2003)Online-2003: Online Constraint Solving - Handling Change and Uncertainty,
Beck, J. C., Brown, K. N., and Verfaillie, G.; (2003) workshop co-chair. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Online-2003: Online Constraint Solving - Handling Change and Uncertainty, Kinsale, Ireland , 29-SEP-03 - 29-SEP-03. [Details]

Licensing

 TitleInventorLicensee
A Prescription Decision Support System Brown, Murphy, Sreenan, O'Mahony, Byrne, RyanCSIS
Minimising inappropriate prescribing for geriatric patients using constraint-based technology Brown, Murphy, Sreenan, O'Mahony, Byrne, RyanCSIS

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
AICS (Irish AI conference) Program committee member2004 / 2012
IJCAI (Intl Joint Conf on AI) Program committee member2005 / 2011
AAAI Program committee member2008 / 2015
AI (UK BCS AI conference) Program committee member2004 / 2014
CP (Intl conf on constraint programming) Senior Program Committee2014 / 2014
TADA (Trading Agents Analysis and Design conf) Program committee member2007 / 2011
IJCAI (Intl Joint Conf on AI) Senior Program Committee2013 / 2013
ECAI (European AI conf) Program committee member2004 / 2012
PlanSIG Program committee member2004 / 2012

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Professor01-OCT-14 /
University College Cork Senior Lecturer01-APR-03 / 30-SEP-14
University of Aberdeen Lecturer01-SEP-95 / 31-MAR-03
Carnegie Mellon University Research Fellow01-SEP-94 / 30-AUG-95
University of Bristol Research Associate01-SEP-91 / 31-AUG-94
University of Bristol Research Assistant07-JAN-88 / 06-JAN-91

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1991University of Bristol PhDArtificial Intelligence
1987University of Manchester MScLogic and Computation
1986University of Glasgow BSC (HONS)Mathematics

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Computational Intelligence Referee-
Building And Environment Referee-
Computer Networks Referee-
Artificial Intelligence Referee-
Journal Of Systems And Software Referee-
Ai Edam (Artificial Intelligence For Engineering Design, Analysis And Manufacturing) Referee-
European Journal Of Operations Research Referee-
Journal Of Artificial Intelligence Research Referee-
Vehicular Technology, Ieee Transactions On Referee-
Computers And Operations Research Referee-
Annals Of Operations Research Referee-
Artificial Intelligence Review Referee-
Ieee Transactions On Computers Referee-
Ai Communications Referee-
Wireless Communications, Ieee Transactions On Referee-
Artificial Intelligence In Medicine Referee-
Constraints Referee-
Ieee Transactions On Industrial Informatics Referee-
Applied Mathematical Modelling Referee-
Journal Of Scheduling Referee-
Ieee Transactions On Evolutionary Computing Referee-
Ieee Transactions On Mobile Computing Referee-
Engineering Applications Of Artificial Intelligence Referee-
Journal Of Automated Reasoning Referee-

Other Activities

 Description

UK EPSRC Peer Review College Member, 1997 to 2014

Reviewer for Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

Reviewer for Fondecyt (Chilean national Science & Technology Foundation)

PhD External Examiner: UCC, Durham, Essex, Glasgow, CIT, St Andrews, Aberdeen, Uppsala

Teaching Interests

Algorithms and Data Structures I, to 2nd year Computer Science Students. Examples using Python. 24 lectures, 40 hours of lab classes.

Algorithms and Data Structures II, to 2nd year Computer Science Students. Examples using Python. 24 lectures, 40 hours of lab classes.
                         
Introduction to discrete foundations of computer science, to 1st year Computer Science students. Emphasises the importance of clear and precise communication. Illustrated with examples from research applications, and media clippings. 48 lectures, 96 hours of lab classes, 16 written assignments.

Constraint programming and Optimisation, as a final year option. Covers fundamentals of constraint satisfaction, constraint modeling, underlying algorithms, and alternative techniques. practical exercises in Choco. 24 lectures.

Data Mining, as a module on various MSc programs: fundamentals of data mining. 24 lectures.

Web Programming II, to Higher Diploma students. Introduction to dynamic websites through integration of html, php and mysql. 48 lectures.






Recent Postgraduates

 Graduation YearStudent NameInstitutionDegree TypeThesis Title
2015Conor Ryan UCCPHDOccupant location prediction in smart buildings using association rule mining
2015Ena Tobin UCCPHDA Facilities Maintenance Management Process based on Degradation Prediction using Sensed Data
2014Sean Og Murphy University College CorkPHDIntegration of Micro- and Macroscopic Models for Pedestrian Evacuation Simulation
2014Thuy Truong University College CorkPHDRepairing wireless sensor network connectivity in damaged environments
2012Lanny Sitanayah University College CorkPHDPlanning the deployment of fault-tolerant wireless sensor networks
2011Wang Yi University College CorkMScWireless Access Point Ranking System
2010Aliaa M. Badr University College CorkMScConstraint based Scheduling of Maintenance Activities with Alternative Resources
2009David Stynes University College CorkPHDValue Ordering for Offline and Realtime-Online Solving of Quantified Constraint Satisfaction Problems
2009Sean Og Murphy University College CorkMScConstraint-based Clinical Decision Support for Medicine Prescription
2008David Burke University College CorkPHDExploiting Problem Structure in Distributed Constraint Optimisation with Complex Local Problems
2007Alfio Vidotto University College CorkPHDManaging Restaurant Tables Using Constraint Programming
2004Tomas Nordlander University of AberdeenPHDConstraint Relaxation Techniques & Knowledge Base Reuse
2002David Fowler University of AberdeenPHDBranching Constraint Satisfaction Problems: Sequential Constrained Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Florentino Liano Blanca Doctoral Degree
Arokkiam Jerome Antonyraj Doctoral Degree
Desmond Daniel Anthony Doctoral Degree
Naeem Ali Azzam Doctoral Degree
Umer Samreen Doctoral Degree
Ghafoor Saim Doctoral Degree
Qiao Cheng Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2016Special Topics in Computing II CS4093Special Topics in Computing II
2016Foundations of Computer Science II CS1113Foundations of Computer Science II