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Researcher: Montgomery, J (Dr James Montgomery)

Fields of Research

Neural networks
Distributed systems and algorithms
Pattern recognition
Human information interaction and retrieval
Cybersecurity and privacy
Software testing, verification and validation
Intelligent robotics
Conservation and biodiversity
Service oriented computing
Natural language processing
Theoretical and applied mechanics
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Cloud computing
Information systems
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Health informatics and information systems
Health care administration
Computer vision
Public health
Forestry product quality assessment
Decision support and group support systems
Wood fibre processing
Forestry management and environment
Education systems
Oenology and viticulture
Terrestrial ecology
Pollution and contamination
Networking and communications
Astronomical instrumentation
Health services and systems

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Information systems, technologies and services
Terrestrial biodiversity
Application software packages
Information services
Teaching and instruction technologies
Computer systems
Horticultural crops
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Space transport
Mental health
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Hardwood plantations
Wine grapes
Health policy evaluation
Terrestrial systems and management
Road passenger movements (excl. public transport)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health and support services
Environmentally sustainable information and communication services
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Inpatient hospital care
Other education and training
Native forests

Career Best Publications

Measuring the curse of dimensionality and its effects on particle swarm optimization and differential evolution; Applied Intelligence
Risk prediction using natural language processing of electronic mental health records in an Inpatient forensic psychiatry setting; Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Scalable preprocessing of high volume environmental acoustic data for bioacoustic monitoring; PLoS One
Scoring users’ privacy disclosure across multiple online social networks; IEEE Access
Solution bias in ant colony optimisation: lessons for selecting pheromone models; Computers and Operations Research

Research Publications

A computational comparison of evolutionary algorithms for water resource planning for agricultural and environmental purposes; IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
A framework for integrating concept maps into higher-order learning units in IT education; 26th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2014)
A generic stochastic model for resource availability in fog computing environments; IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
A privacy-enhanced friending approach for users on multiple online social networks; Computers
A simple strategy for maintaining diversity and reducing crowding in differential evolution; 2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
A simple strategy to maintain diversity and reduce crowding in particle swarm optimization; 24th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Acoustic index-based models for determining time of day in long duration environmental audio recordings; Ecological Indicators
AcoustiCloud: A cloud-based system for managing large-scale bioacoustics processing; Environmental Modelling and Software
Agile development spikes applied to computer science education; IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2013
Alternative solution representations for the job shop scheduling problem in ant colony optimisation; Third Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL07)
An adaptive generative representation for evolutionary computation; 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)
An analysis of the operation of differential evolution at high and low crossover rates; WCCI 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence
An analysis on the effect of selection on exploration in particle swarm optimization and differential evolution; 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
An automated model to score the privacy of unstructured information - social media case; Computers and Security
An efficient resource monitoring service for fog computing environments; IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
An introduction to temporal optimisation using a water management problem; Journal of Computational Science
Anatomy of a learning problem; 25th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems Workshop: Relations Between Machine Learning Problems
Anti-pheromone as a tool for better exploration of search space; 3rd International Workshop on Ant Algorithms (ANTS 2002)
Applying an adaptive generative representation to the investigation of affordances in puzzles; 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Applying the biased form of the adaptive generative representation; 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Automated selection of appropriate pheromone representations in ant colony optimisation; 1st Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL 2003)
Automated selection of appropriate pheromone representations in ant colony optimization; Artificial Life
Automatic and efficient denoising of bioacoustics recordings using MMSE STSA; IEEE Access
Automatic rain and cicada chorus filtering of bird acoustic data; Applied Soft Computing
B2P2: A scalable big bioacoustic processing platform; 18th International Conference on High Performance Computing & Communications; 14th International Conference on Smart City; 2nd International Conference on Data Science & Systems
Bioacoustics data analysis - a taxonomy, survey and open challenges; IEEE Access
Calling for citizen scientists to recognise bird calls
Calling for citizen scientists to recognise bird calls
Candidate set strategies for ant colony optimisation; 3rd of the International Workshop on Ant Algorithms (ANTS 2002)
Clouds selection for network appliances based on trust credibility; International Telecommunication Network and Applications Conference
Crossover and the different faces of differential evolution searches; IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2010
Differential evolution for RFID antenna design: a comparison with ant colony optimisation; Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2011
Differential evolution with thresheld convergence; 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Differential evolution: difference vectors and movement in solution space; IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2009
Evolution strategies with thresheld convergence; 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Extending the front: designing RFID antennas using multiobjective differential evolution with biased population selection; 14th International Conference on Computational Science 2014
Fog Platforms for IoT Applications: Requirements, Survey, and Future Directions; IoT: Security and Privacy Paradigm
Higher order pheromone models in ant colony optimisation; 5th International Workshop on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2006)
Hybridization of particle swarm optimization with adaptive genetic algorithm operators; 2013 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications
Identifying and exploiting the scale of a search space in differential evolution; 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Implementing phenotypic plasticity with an adaptive generative representation; 2019 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB)
Improved exploration and exploitation in particle swarm optimization; 31st International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems
Improving exploration in ant colony optimisation with antennation; WCCI 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence
Integrating continuous differential evolution with discrete local search for meander line RFID antenna design; PLoS ONE
Investigation of unsupervised models for biodiversity assessment; 31st Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Invited paper: a review of thresheld convergence; GECONTEC: Revista Internacional de Gestión del Conocimiento y la Tecnología
Long term implications of climate change on crop planning; 2019 International Conference on Computational Science
Measuring the curse of dimensionality and its effects on particle swarm optimization and differential evolution; Applied Intelligence
Parallel constraint handling in a multiobjective evolutionary algorithm for the automotive deployment problem; 6th IEEE International Conference on E-Science Workshops 2010
Particle swarm optimization with thresheld convergence; 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Population-ACO for the automotive deployment problem; Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2011
Protocols and Structures for Inference Project
Protocols and structures for inference: a RESTful API for machine learning; 2nd International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps (PAPIs '15)
Representation matters: real-valued encodings for meander line RFID antennas; 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Risk prediction using natural language processing of electronic mental health records in an Inpatient forensic psychiatry setting; Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Scalable Bioacoustics Pre-Processing: a platform to efficiently pre-process and reduce noise from large scale bioacoustics recordings in a distributed system
Scalable preprocessing of high volume environmental acoustic data for bioacoustic monitoring; PLoS One
Scoring users’ privacy disclosure across multiple online social networks; IEEE Access
Search bias in constructive metaheuristics and implications for ant colony optimisation; 4th International Workshop (ANTS 2004)
Selection strategies for initial positions and initial velocities in multi-optima particle swarms; Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2011
Semi-formal, not semi-realistic: a component description manager; Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems Eastern Europe (TOOLS EE) 2000 and 2002
Similarity matching of computer science unit outlines in higher education; 29th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI 2016)
Simulated annealing with thresheld convergence; 2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation
Solution bias in ant colony optimisation: lessons for selecting pheromone models; Computers and Operations Research
Solution biases and pheromone representation selection in ant colony optimisation
Solution representation for job shop scheduling problems in ant colony optimisation; Fifth International Workshop on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2006)
Some measurements on the effects of the curse of dimensionality; 2014 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
Storing and retrieving software components: a component description manager; 12th Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2000)
Structural advantages for ant colony optimisation inherent in permutation scheduling problems; 18th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IEA/AIE 2005)
The accumulated experience ant colony for the travelling salesman problem; Inaugural Workshop on Artificial Life (AL 01)
The accumulated experience ant colony for the travelling salesman problem; International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications
The effects of different kinds of move in differential evolution searches; 4th Australian Conference on Artificial Life 2009
Towards the effective use of multiple displays in teaching and learning environments; 26th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2014)
User’s Privacy in Recommendation Systems Applying Online Social Network Data: A Survey and Taxonomy; Big Data Recommender Systems - Volume 1: Algorithms, Architectures, Big Data, Security and Trus

Research Projects

A forest resource characterisation of Tasmania Stage 1 of 2 Feasibility; FWPA - National Institute for Forest Products Innovation (FWPA - NIFPI)
An Investigation to Detect and Map Internal and External Defects in the Commercial Eucalypt Timber Species Using Non-destructive Techniques ; Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA)
Citizen Science Based Data Collection to Enable Automatic Ecoacoustic Analysis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Machine learning insight generation for the Virtuoso enterprise learning platform; Australian Institute of Mathematics & Science Pty Ltd (AMSI)
PhD scholarship offer - Machine Learning Applications in the Detection and Classification of Debris in Low Earth Orbit; CSIRO Data61 (Data61)
Sense-T Stage 2: Viticulture

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