RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

2013

  • Bragg, Y, Yimyam, P., Sinclair, M.C. & Clark A.F., Learning to Classify Galaxy Zoo Imagery, BMVA Symposium on Quantitative Image Analysis for Astronomical Applications, October 2013.

 

2007

  • Sum, S. & Sinclair, M.C., Classification Rule Mining for Automatic Credit Approval using Genetic Programming, Proc. Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'07), Singapore, September 2007.

 

2000

  • Pagonis, J. & Sinclair, M.C., Evolving User Profiles to Reduce Internet Information Overload, Proc. Intl. Conf. on Recent Advances in Soft Computing 2000, Leicester, UK, June 2000.

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Dimensioning All-optical Dual-homing Hierarchical Multi-ring Networks with Various Connectivities, Proc. Second Intl Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks(DRCN2000), Munich, Germany, April 2000.

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Design and Dimensioning of Dual-homing Hierarchical Multi-ring Networks, IEE Proceedings Communications v147 n2 April 2000 pp.96-104.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Node-Pair Encoding Genetic Programming for Optical Mesh Network Topology Design in Corne, D.W., Oates, M.J. & Smith, G.D. (Ed.), Telecommunications Optimization: Heuristic and Adaptive Techniques, Wiley, 2000, Ch.6, pp.99-114.

 

1999

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Impact of Topology on Wavelength and Switch-port Requirements in All optical Hierarchical Multi-ring Networks, Proc. IEEE Global Telecom. Conf. (GLOBECOM'99), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1999, pp.1035-1041.

  • Pagonis, J. & Sinclair, M.C., Evolving Personal Agent Environments to Reduce Internet Information Overload: Initial Considerations, Proc. IEE Colloquium on Lost in the Web: Navigation on the Internet, Digest No. 1999/169, London, UK, November 1999, pp.2/1-2/10.

  • Shami, S.H. & Sinclair, M.C., Co-evolutionary Agents for Telecommunication Network Restoration, Proc. Recent Advances in Soft Computing'99, Leicester, UK, July 1999, pp.146-151.

  • Navarro Varela, G. & Sinclair, M.C., Ant Colony Optimisation for Virtual-Wavelength-Path Routing and Wavelength Allocation, Proc. Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'99), Washington DC, USA, July 1999, pp.1809-1816.

  • Moore, S.J. & Sinclair, M.C., Design of Routing Tables for a Survivable Military Communications Network using Genetic Algorithms, Proc. Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'99), Washington DC, USA, July 1999, pp.1788-1795.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Corne, D. & Smith, G.D., Evolutionary Telecommunications: Past, Present and Future, Proc. GECCO'99 Workshop on Evolutionary Telecommunications: Past, Present and Future, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 1999, p.208.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Evolutionary Telecommunications: A Summary, Proc. GECCO'99 Workshop on Evolutionary Telecommunications: Past, Present and Future, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 1999, pp.209-212.

  • Sinclair, M.C. & Clark, A.F., Evolving an Artificial Vision System: Initial Considerations, Proc. GECCO'99 Workshop on Evolution of Sensors in Nature, Hardware and Simulation, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 1999, pp.191-195.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Optical Mesh Topology Design using Node-Pair Encoding Genetic Programming, Proc. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-99), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 1999, pp.1192-1197.

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Interconnection Strategies for Dual-homing Multi-ring Networks, Proc. 16th International Teletraffic Conference (ITC-16), Edinburgh, UK, June 1999, pp.169-181.

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Wavelength Routing in All-optical Dual-homing Hierarchical Multi-ring Networks, Proc. European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications - Core Networks and Network Management (NOC'99), Delft, The Netherlands, June 1999, pp.52-59.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Minimum Cost Wavelength-path Routing and Wavelength Allocation Using a Genetic-algorithm/Heuristic Hybrid Approach, IEE Proceedings Communications v146 n1 February 1999 pp.1-7.

 

1998

  • Sinclair, M.C., NOMaD: An Optical Network Optimisation, Modelling and Design Toolset, Proc. IEE Colloquium on Multiwavelength Optical Networks: Devices, Systems and Network Implementations, Digest No. 1998/296, London, UK, June 1998, pp.6/1-6/6.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Operator-probability Adaptation in a Genetic-algorithm/Heuristic Hybrid for Optical Network Wavelength Allocation, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC'98), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 1998, pp.840-845.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Minimum Cost Routing and Wavelength Allocation Using a Genetic-algorithm/Heuristic Hybrid Approach, Proc. Sixth IEE Conf. on Telecommunications, Edinburgh, UK, March/April 1998, pp.67-71.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Minimum Network Wavelength Requirement Design Using a Genetic-algorithm/Heuristic Hybrid, Electronics Letters v34 n4 February 1998 pp.388-389.

 

1997

  • Aiyarak, P., Saket, A.S. & Sinclair, M.C., Genetic Programming Approaches for Minimum Cost Topology Optimisation of Optical Telecommunication Networks, Proc. IEE/IEEE Intl. Conf. on Genetic Algorithms in Engineering Systems: Innovations and Applications (GALESIA'97), Glasgow, September 1997, pp.415-420.

  • Sinclair, M.C. & Shami, S.H., Evolving Simple Software Agents: Comparing Genetic Algorithm and Genetic Programming Performance, Proc. IEE/IEEE Intl. Conf. on Genetic Algorithms in Engineering Systems: Innovations and Applications (GALESIA'97), Glasgow, September 1997, pp.421-426.

  • Shami, S.H., Kirkwood, I.M.A., & Sinclair, M.C., Evolving Simple Fault-tolerant Routing Rules using Genetic Programming, Electronics Letters v33 n17 August 1997 pp.1440-1441.

  • Segkhoonthod, S. & Sinclair, M.C., Design of Fault-tolerant ATM Switch Based on Parallel Architecture, Electronics Letters v33 n15 July 1997 pp.1289-1290.

  • Stevens, R.D. & Sinclair, M.C., Finite-source Analysis of Traffic on Private Mobile Radio Systems, Electronics Letters v33 n15 July 1997 pp.1292-1293.

  • Jackson, E., Spindley, R., Sinclair, M.C. & Reader, S., SS7 Network Management using Link Monitors, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Commun. (ICC'97), Montreal, Canada, June 1997, pp.883-888.

  • Kirkwood, I.M.A., Shami, S.H. & Sinclair, M.C., Discovering Simple Fault-tolerant Routing Rules using Genetic Programming Proc. Intl. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms (ICANNGA'97), Norwich, UK, April 1997, pp.285-288.

  • Sinclair, M.C., NOMaD: Applying a Genetic-algorithm/Heuristic Hybrid Approach to Optical Network Topology Design Proc. Intl. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms (ICANNGA'97), Norwich, UK, April 1997, pp.299-303.

  • Ghanbari, M., Hughes, C.J., Sinclair, M.C. & Eade, J.P., Principles of Performance Engineering for Telecommunication and Information Systems IEE, 1997.

 

1996

  • Griffith, P.S., Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Heuristic Topological Design of Low-cost Optical Telecommunication Networks, Proc. 12th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Edinburgh, September 1996, pp.129-140.

  • Parnis, N., Jones, E.V., Sinclair, M.C. & O'Mahony, M.J., Hierarchical Network Design for ACTS OPEN: Initial Considerations, Proc. 12th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Edinburgh, September 1996, pp.141-155.

  • Sinclair, M.C., NOMaD: Initial Architecture of an Optical Network Optimisation, Modelling and Design Tool, Proc. 12th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Edinburgh, September 1996, pp.157-167.

  • Proestaki, A. & Sinclair, M.C., Initial Survey of Heuristics for Optical Core Network Design in ACTS WOTAN, Proc. 13th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Glasgow, March 1996, pp.20/1-20/8.

 

1995

  • Robson, S.R. & Sinclair, M.C., Reduction of Channel Idle Time in a Trunked Mobile Radio Network, Proc. 11th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Liverpool, September 1995, pp.355-369.

  • Brander, A.W. & Sinclair, M.C., A Comparative Study of k-Shortest Path Algorithms, Proc. 11th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Liverpool, September 1995, pp.370-379.

  • Tan, L.G. & Sinclair, M.C., Wavelength Assignment between the Central Nodes of the COST 239 European Optical Network, Proc. 11th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Liverpool, September 1995, pp.235-247.

  • Segkhoonthod, S. & Sinclair, M.C., Performance Analysis of a Fault-tolerant ATM Switch in Single-fault Conditions, Proc. 11th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Liverpool, September 1995, pp.48-63.

  • Segkhoonthod, S. & Sinclair, M.C., Re-routing Analysis of a Fault-Tolerant ATM Switch Based on a Parallel Architecture, Proc. 3rd Workshop on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of ATM Networks, Ilkley, July 1995, pp.73/1-73/12.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Minimum Cost Topology Optimisation of the COST 239 European Optical Network Proc. Intl. Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms, Ales, France, April 1995, pp.26-29.

  • Robson, S.R. & Sinclair, M.C., An Improved Channel Resource Queueing Algorithm for Trunked Mobile Radio, Proc. 12th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Old Windsor, March 1995, pp.17/1-17/10.

  • Segkhoonthod, S. & Sinclair, M.C., Analysis of a Fault-Tolerant ATM Switch Based on a Parallel Architecture, Proc. 12th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Old Windsor, March 1995, pp.22/1-22/9.

 

1994

  • Chng, R.S.K., Botham, C.P., Johnson, D., Brown, G.N., Sinclair, M.C., O'Mahony, M.J., & Hawker, I., A Multi-layer Restoration Strategy for Reconfigurable Networks, Proc. IEEE Global Telecom. Conf. (GLOBECOM'94), San Francisco, USA, November 1994, pp.1872-1878.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Improved Model for European International Telephony Traffic, Electronics Letters v30 n18 September 1994 pp.1468-1470.

  • Stevens, R.D., Sinclair, M.C. & Dilworth, I.J., Finite Source Analysis and Simulation of Private Mobile Radio Systems, Proc. 10th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, Edinburgh, September 1994, pp.39-45.

  • Stevens, R., Dilworth, I. & Sinclair, M., Fading and its Effects on Private Mobile Radio Systems, Philips Telecom Review v52 n2 August 1994 pp.24-27.

  • Stevens, R.D., Dilworth, I.J. & Sinclair, M.C., Fading and its Effects on the Planning of Private Mobile Radio Systems Proc. 11th National Radio Science Colloquium, Liverpool, July 1994.

  • Johnson, D., Brown, G.N., Beggs, S.L., Botham, C.P., Hawker, I., Chng, R.S.K., Sinclair, M.C. & O'Mahony, M.J., Distributed Restoration Strategies in Telecommunications Networks, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Commun., New Orleans, USA, May 1994, pp.483-488

  • Stevens, R.D., Sinclair, M.C. & Dilworth, I.J., Finite Source Modelling of Private Mobile Radio Systems, Proc. 11th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Cambridge, March 1994, pp.12B/1-12B/7.

 

1993

  • Chng, R.S.K., Sinclair, M.C., Botham, C.P. & O'Mahony, M.J., Multi-layer Real-time Restoration for Survivable Networks, Proc. IEE Colloquium on Safety Critical Distributed Systems, Digest No. 1993/189, London, UK, October 1993, pp.8/1-8/5.

  • Sinclair, M.C. & O'Mahony, M.J., COST239: Initial Network Design and Analysis, Proc. 36th RACE Concertation, Brussels, July 93, pp.89-94.

  • Chng, R.S.K., Sinclair, M.C., Donachie, S.J. & O'Mahony, M.J., Distributed Restoration Algorithm for Multiple Failures in a Reconfigurable Network, Proc. 5th Bangor Symposium on Communications, University of Wales - Bangor, June 1993, pp.203-206.

  • Sinclair, M.C., The Application of a Genetic Algorithm to Trunk Network Routing Table Optimisation, Proc. 10th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Martlesham Heath, April 1993, pp.2/1-2/6.

  • O'Mahony, M., Sinclair, M.C. & Mikac, B., Ultra-High Capacity Optical Transmission Network: European Research Project COST 239, Information, Telecommunications, Automata Journal v12 n1-3 1993 pp.33-45.

 

1992

  • Sinclair, M.C., Single-Moment Analysis of Unreliable Trunk Networks Employing K-Shortest-Path Routing, Proc. IEE Colloquium on Resilience in Optical Networks, Digest No. 1992/189, London, UK, October 1992, pp.3/1-3/6.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Trunk Network Fault-Tolerance through Network Augmentation, Proc. 4th Bangor Symposium on Communications, University of Wales - Bangor, May 1992, pp.252-256.

  • Sinclair, M.C., Trunk Network Fault-Tolerance through Routing Table Updating in the Event of Trunk Failure, Proc. 9th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Guildford, April 1992, pp.17/1-17/9.

 

1991

  • Sinclair, M.C., Single-Moment Analysis of Unreliable Trunk Networks: Two Methods for the Network Grade-of-Service, Proc. 8th UK Teletraffic Symposium, Beeston, April 1991, pp.8/1-8/11.

 
 
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