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Biography

After obtaining a BSc and MSc in Mathematics, I started work as a commercial scientist modelling heat flow through metals using analytical and numerical methods. Following this I led the development of a computer-aided design software package which was sold commercially to mechanical engineering companies and used as an aid to technical drawing and design. By this time I was interested in Computing as a subject area, and so moved to my first job as a lecturer in Computer Science at (what was then) Hatfield Polytechnic. After only two years at Hatfield I moved on to lecturing at City University, where I obtained a PhD by Publication. My research there in the area of Artificial Intelligence led to contract research with the Civil Aviation Authority and later NATS Ltd. This involved formalising air traffic separation criteria for flight plans over the North Atlantic. After 8 years in London I moved to Huddersfield where I hold the Chair of Software Technology.

When not being an academic, I am an active fell runner, and I sing and perform in a local community choir.

For details see my homepage at http://scom.hud.ac.uk/scomtlm/ or Google "TL McCluskey "

Research & Scholarship

I lead the department's Informatics Research Group and the Knowledge Engineeing and Intelligent Interfaces sub-group. My research interests include automated plan generation, semantic technologies, information extraction, knowledge engineering, machine learning, data mining, requirements validation and formal specification.

Research Events Organisation

  • Program co-chair for ICAPS-12: International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, San Paulo, Brazil June 2012
  • Co-Organiser of Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling Workshop (KEPS), ICAPS-11, Frieburg, Germany, June, 2011
  • Co-Organiser of Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling Workshop (KEPS), ICAPS-10, Toronto, Canada, June 2010
  • Co-Organiser of International Competition on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling Thessaloniki, Greece, Septembe, 2009
  • September 2008: co-chair of ICAPS Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), Sydney, Australia
  • September 2007: co-chair of The International Workshop on Moving Planning and Scheduling Systems into the Real World, Prvidence, Rhode Island.
  • June 2006: co-chair of The International Workshop on Plan Analysis and Management, Ambleside, Cumbria
  • June 2006: invited speaker at the International Summer School on AI Planning and Scheduling, University of Central Lancashire, Penrith"
  • June 2006: conference co-chair (with Prof D. Borrajo of UCIII Madrid) of ICAPS-06, the 16th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, Ambleside, Cumbria
  • June 2005: programme co-chair for the ICAPS International Competition in Knowledge Engineering for Planning
  • June 2005: member of the scientific organizing committee for ICAPS-05, Monterey, California.
  • August 2004: member of the organising committee of the ECAI Workshop: Planning and Scheduling: Bridging Theory to Practice, Valencia, Spain
  • June 2004: member of the organising committee of the ICAPS-04 Workshop: Knowledge Capture for Planning Applications, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
  • June 2004: member of the organising committee of the ICAPS-04 Workshop: Connecting Planning Theory with Practice, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
  • June 2003: member of the organising committee for the ICAPS-03 Workshop: PDDL, Trento, Italy
  • July 2002: joint programme chair with Afredo Milani (University of Perugia), Daniel Barrojo (University of Madrid) of Web-based Resources and Knowledge Interchange Formats for AI Planning and Scheduling', Lyon, France (Workshop co-located with ECAI'02)
  • April 2002: programme chair of: AIPS-2002 workshop: Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques for AI Planning, Toulouse, France
  • September 2001: joint chair with Afredo Milani (University of Perugia) for Automated Planning and Scheduling Technologies in New Methods of Electronic, Mobile and Collaborative Work, at Toledo, Spain (Workshop co-located with the 6th European Conference on Planning)
  • April 2001: member of the organising committee of Analysing and Exploring Domain Knowledge for Efficient Planning, AIPS-2000 Workshop, Colorado
  • January 2001: joint convener with Tony Wren (University of Leeds) The CPHC Research Workshop in Planning, Scheduling and Optimisation

External Support Won

  • Leader of the EPSRC AIS programme project: "Machine Learning and Adaptation of Domain Models to Support Real Time Planning in Autonomous Systems" with partners University of Edinburgh and Schlumberger Research Cambridge, project worth approx £1M, 2012-2016.
  • Leading: COST Network Action "Autonomic Road Transport Support Systems" (ARTS), (EU/ESF funded, c.0.5 million Euro, 2011-2015)
  • Leading: "Visualisation of Research Strengths" Business Intelligence Project ((JISC-funded project,2011-12, c.£50,000 ext. funding)
  • Supporting as Project Manager, "Research Information Management", (JISC-funded project,2010, c.£50,000 ext. funding)
  • Leading: Automated Procesing of Text Messages (2008-9, Blink Media and Common, £3,000)
  • Supporting: Redeveopment of Information Systems (2007-10, DTI and Polyseam, £110,000)
  • Leading: View-based Semantic Systems (2006, DTI and View Based Systems, £100,000)
  • Supporting: Planet2 EU Network of Excellence in AI Planning (2000 – 2003, EU Network of Excellence, 500,000 Euro)
  • Leading: Planform - An open environment for building AI planners (2000-2002, collaborative award - £289,340 from EPSRC).
  • Supporting: Planet1 EU Network of Excellence in AI Planning (1998 – 2000, EU Network of Excellence)
  • Leading: AI Planning for Aircraft Conflict Resolution (1996-1998, award £10,500 from NATS Ltd)
  • Leading: Impress - Improving the quality of formal requirements specifications using machine learning techniques (1995 – 1998, £155,000 from EPSRC plus c.£100,000 in kind support from NATS Ltd).
  • Leading: Animation and Validation of the Conflict Prediction Separation (1993 – 1994, £119,000 from the CAA)
  • Leading: Evaluation of the B-Tool Proof Assistant (1993, £18,000 from the CAA)
  • Leading: Formalisation and Animation of rules for Oceanic Aircraft Separation (Faroas) (1992 – 1993, £110,000 from the CAA)
  • Leading: AI Planning in En-route ATC, (1990-1993, c. £13,000 from the CAA)

Other Contributions

  • I am one of 12 members of the ICAPS council who oversee the yearlt ICAPS international conference series
    on planning and scheduling, including its satellite workshops, competitions and doctoral events. ICAPS was the
    amalgamation of the AIPS and ECP conferences.
  • I have twice served on the EPSRC electoral college.
  • I have played a leading role the foundation of a research area called "knowledge
    engineering for AI planning" through the development of a comprehensive EU roadmap, a new biannual international
    competition, a special issue on the subject in the Knowledge Engineering Review journal, and the production of the
    award winning software ‘GIPO’.
  • I supervise 7 PhD students, have had 9 past succesful supervisons, and I have been a PhD examiner 8 times.
  • My group's software called GIPO was the winner in the ‘general tools’ category of the 1st International Competition on Knowledge
    Engineering for AI Planning, Monterey, California, June 2005. GIPO was a legacy of the Planform project, its main
    author being Mr Ron Simpson

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2014

Mohammad, R., Thabtah, F. and McCluskey, T. (2014) ‘Predicting phishing websites based on self-structuring neural networkNeural Computing and Applications , 25 (2), pp. 443-458. ISSN 0941-0643

Jimoh, F., Chrpa, L. and McCluskey, T. (2014) ‘The Application of Planning to Urban Traffic Control’. In: 24th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 21st to 26th of June 2014, Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Chrpa, L., Vallati, M. and McCluskey, T. (2014) ‘MUM: A Technique for Maximising the Utility of Macro-operators by Constrained Generation and Use’. In: The 24th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), 21st-26th June 2014, Portsmouth, USA

Wickler, G., Chrpa, L. and McCluskey, T. (2014) ‘Creating Planning Domain Models in KEWI’. In: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling. Portsmouth, USA: ICAPS . pp. 54-60.

Mohammad, R., McCluskey, T. and Thabtah, F. (2014) ‘Intelligent Rule based Phishing Websites ClassificationIET Information Security , 8 (3), pp. 153-160. ISSN 1751-8709

2013

Jimoh, F. and McCluskey, T. (2013) ‘Self-management in road traffic networks’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2013 : CEARC'13. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 73-79. ISBN 9781862181212

Jimoh, F., Chrpa, L., McCluskey, T. and Shah, M. (2013) ‘Towards Application of Automated Planning in Urban Traffic Control’. In: 2013 16th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2013). : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ( IEEE ). pp. 985-990. ISBN 9781479929139

Chrpa, L., Vallati, M. and McCluskey, T. (2013) ‘Determining Linearity of Optimal Plans by Operator Schema Analysis’. In: Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium on Abstraction, Reformulation and Approximation. Leavenworth, Washington, USA: AAAI Press. pp. 34-41. ISBN 978-1-57735-630-1

Shah, M., Chrpa, L., Kitchin, D., McCluskey, T. and Vallati, M. (2013) ‘Exploring Knowledge Engineering Strategies in Designing and Modelling a Road Traffic Accident Management Domain’. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Beijing, China: AAAI Press / International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence. pp. 2373-2379. ISBN 978-1-57735-633-2

Mohammad, R., McCluskey, T. and Thabtah, F. (2013) ‘Predicting Phishing Websites using Neural Network trained with Back-Propagation’. In: Proceedings of the 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing . Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing . pp. 682-686. ISBN 1601322461

Chrpa, L., Vallati, M., Kitchin, D. and McCluskey, T. (2013) ‘Generating Macro-operators by Exploiting Inner Entanglements’. In: Proceedings / The Tenth Symposium on Abstraction, Reformulation, and Approximation (SARA 2013). Palo Alto, Calif: AAAI Press. . ISBN 9781577356301

Cresswell, S., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2013) ‘Acquiring planning domain models using LOCMKnowledge Engineering Review , 28 (2), pp. 195-213. ISSN 0269-8889

2012

Jimoh, F., McCluskey, T., Chrpa, L. and Gregory, P. (2012) ‘Enabling Autonomic Properties in Road Transport System’. In: 30th Workshop of the UK Planning And Scheduling Special Interest Group PLANSIG 2012, 13th and 14th of December 2012, Teeside University

Mohammad, R., McCluskey, T. and Thabtah, F. (2012) ‘An Assessment of Features Related to Phishing Websites using an Automated Technique’. In: International Conferece For Internet Technology And Secured Transactions. London, UK: IEEE. pp. 492-497. ISBN 978-1-4673-5325-0

Chrpa, L., McCluskey, T. and Osborne, H. (2012) ‘Determining Redundant Actions in Sequential Plans’. In: Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2012 IEEE 24th International Conference on . : IEEE. pp. 484-491. ISBN 9781479902279

Shah, M., McCluskey, T., Gregory, P. and Jimoh, F. (2012) ‘Modelling Road Traffic Incident Management Problems for Automated Planning’. In: 13th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems. Sofia, Bulgaria: The International Federation of Automatic Control IFAC. pp. 138-143. ISBN 978-3-902823-13-7

Shah, M., Chrpa, L., Gregory, P., McCluskey, T. and Jimoh, F. (2012) ‘OCL Plus:Processes and Events in Object-Centred Planning’. In: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. Monpellier, France: IOS Press. pp. 282-293. ISBN 978-1-61499-095-6

Chrpa, L. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘On Exploiting Structures of Classical Planning Problems: Generalizing Entanglements’. In: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Proceedings of ECAI 2012 . : IOS Press. pp. 240-245. ISBN 978-1-61499-097-0

Tachmazidis, I., Antoniou, G., Flouris, G., Kotoulas, S. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘Large-scale Parallel Stratified Defeasible Reasoning’. In: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Proceedings of ECAI 2012 . : IOS Press. pp. 738-743. ISBN 978-1-61499-097-0

Cai, D. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘A Simple Method for Estimating Term Mutual InformationJournal of Computing , 4 (6), pp. 1-6. ISSN 2151-9617

Chrpa, L., McCluskey, T. and Osborne, H. (2012) ‘Optimizing Plans through Analysis of Action Dependencies and Independencies’. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling. California, USA: AAAI Press. pp. 338-342. ISBN 978-1-57735-562-5

Chrpa, L., McCluskey, T. and Osborne, H. (2012) ‘Reformulating Planning Problems: A Theoretical Point of View’. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. Palo Alto, CA: AAAI Press. . ISBN 978-1-57735-558-8

Fanan, A. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘Towards Learning Operator Schema from Free Text’. In: PlanSIG 2011: The 29th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group, 8th-9th December 2011, University of Huddersfield

Somaraki, V. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘A robust validation framework for trend mining : a study in diabetic retinopathy’. In: Proceedings of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers’ Conference 2012: CEARC’12. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 63-68. ISBN 978-1-86218-106-9

Jimoh, F. and McCluskey, T. (2012) ‘Using automated planning to enable autonomic properties in computer systems’. In: Proceedings of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers’ Conference 2012: CEARC’12. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. p. 150. ISBN 978-1-86218-106-9

2011

Shoeeb , S. and McCluskey, . (2011) ‘On Comparing Planning Domain Models’. In: The 29th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group PlanSIG 2011, 8-9 Dec 2011, University of Huddersfield, UK , pp. 92-94

Naveed, M., Crampton, A., Kitchin, D. and McCluskey, T. (2011) Real-Time Path Planning using a Simulation-Based Markov Decision Process . Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXVIII Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXVIII. London: Springer. ISBN 978-1-4471-2317-0

McCluskey, T (2011) ‘A New COST Action: Autonomic Road Transport Support (ARTS) SystemsAISB Quarterly (132), pp. 4-5. ISSN 0258-4179

Olszewska, J. and McCluskey, T. (2011) ‘Ontology-Coupled Active Contours for Dynamic Video Scene Understanding’. In: Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems (INES),. Poprad, High Tatras, Slovakia: IEEE. pp. 369-374. ISBN 978-1-4244-8954-1

Olszewska, J., Simpson, R. and McCluskey, T. (2011) ‘Appendix A: ePrOnto: OWL-Based Ontology for Research Information Management’. In: JISC final Report: BRIM project Version: 1.0. : JISC. pp. 24-31.

2010

Bartak, R., Cesta, A., McCluskey, T. and Salido, M. (2010) ‘Preface to special issue on planning and schedulingKnowledge Engineering Review , 25 (3), pp. 247-248. ISSN 0269-8889

Thabtah, F., Hadi, W., Abu-Mansour, H. and McCluskey, T. (2010) ‘A new rule pruning text categorisation method ’. In: 2010 7th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices. London, UK: IEEE. pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781424475322

Bartak, R., Fratini, S. and McCluskey, T. (2010) ‘The Third Competition on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and SchedulingAI Magazine , 31 (1), pp. 95-98. ISSN 0738-4602

Abu-Mansour, H., Hadi, W., McCluskey, T. and Thabtah, F. (2010) ‘Associative text categorisation rules pruning method’. In: Linguistic And Cognitive Approaches To Dialog Agents Symposium, AISB 2010 Convention, 29 March – 1 April 2010, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Thabtah, F., Mahmood, Q., McCluskey, T. and Abdel-Jaber, H. (2010) ‘A New Classification Based on Association AlgorithmJournal of Information & Knowledge Management , 9 (1), pp. 55-64. ISSN 0219-6492

McCluskey, T., Cresswell, S., Richardson, N. and West, M. (2010) ‘Action Knowledge Acquisition with Opmaker2’. In: Agents and Artificial Intelligence. : Springer. pp. 137-150. ISBN 978-3-642-11818-0

2009

Shah, M., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2009) ‘A study of synthesizing artificial intelligence (AI) planning domain models by using object constraints.’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 64-69. ISBN 9781862180857

Shah, M., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2009) ‘An Investigation into Using Object Constraints to Synthesize Planning Domain’. In: ICAPS 2009 Doctoral Consortium, September 19th 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece , pp. 53-56

Cresswell, S., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2009) ‘Acquisition of Object-Centred Domain Models from Planning Examples’. In: Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling. Menlo Park, California, USA: AAAI Press. pp. 338-341. ISBN 9781577354079

McCluskey, T., Cresswell, S., Richardson, N. and West, M. (2009) ‘Automated acquisition of action knowledge’. In: International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART), 19-21st January 2009, Porto, Portugal , pp. 93-100

McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2009) ‘Ontological Engineering and ATCAir Traffic Technology International 2009 , pp. 63-65. ISSN 1366-7041

Mustafa, F. and McCluskey, T. (2009) ‘Dynamic web services composition: current issuesInternational Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology, 2009. ICCET '08 , 2, pp. 463-467.

2008

McCluskey, T., Cresswell, S., Richardson, N., Simpson, R. and West, M. (2008) ‘An evaluation of Opmaker2’. In: The 27th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group, December 11-12th, 2008, Edinburgh , pp. 65-72

Mustafa, F. and McCluskey, T. (2008) ‘Dynamic web services composition: current issues’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2008: CEARC’08. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 48-54. ISBN 978-1-86218-067-3

Barnes, A., McCluskey, T. and Osborne, H. (2008) ‘Benefits of associative classification within text categorisation’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2008: CEARC’08. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 34-39. ISBN 978-1-86218-067-3

Bartak, R. and McCluskey, T. (2008) ‘Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS)’. In: Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS), at ICAPS-08, 14-18 September 2008, Sydney, Australia

Thabtah, F., Mahmood, Q. and McCluskey, T. (2008) ‘Looking at the Class Associative Classification Training AlgorithmFifth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, 2008. ITNG 2008. , pp. 426-431.

2007

Mahmood, Q., Thabtah, F. and McCluskey, T. (2007) ‘Looking at the class associative classification training algorithm’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-9.

McCluskey, T (2007) ‘Feasibility criteria for investigating potential application areas of AI planning’. In: The 26th Workshop of the UK PLANNING AND SCHEDULING Special Interest Group - PlanSIG 2007, 17th-18th December 2007, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic , pp. 93-100

McCluskey, T., Cresswell, S., Richardson, N. and West, M. (2007) ‘Opmaker2: efficient action schema acquisition’. In: The 26th Workshop of the UK PLANNING AND SCHEDULING Special Interest Group - PlanSIG 2007, 17th-18th December 2007, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic , pp. 86-92

Myers, K., Frank, J., McCluskey, T. and Yorke-Smith, N. (2007) ‘International Workshop on Moving Planning and Scheduling Systems into the Real World’. In: International Workshop on Moving Planning and Scheduling Systems into the Real World in conjunction with ICAPS'07: 17th International Conference on Automated Planning & Scheduling, September 22-26th, 2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Frank, J., McCluskey, T., Myers, K. and Yorke-Smith, N. (2007) ‘Moving planning and scheduling systems into the real world’. In: International Workshop on Moving Planning and Scheduling Systems into the Real World To be held in conjunction with ICAPS'07: 17th International Conference on Automated Planning & Scheduling, September 22-26th, 2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Simpson, R., Kitchin, D. and McCluskey, T. (2007) ‘Planning domain definition using GIPO Knowledge Engineering Review , 22 (2), pp. 117-134. ISSN 0269-8889

Bartak, R. and McCluskey, T. (2007) ‘Introduction to the Special Issue on Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques for Automated Planning and Scheduling SystemsKnowledge Engineering Review , 22 (2), pp. 115-116. ISSN 0269-8889

2006

Richardson, N., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2006) ‘Towards inducing HTN domain models from examples’. In: 25th Annual Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG), 14th-15th December, 2006, Nottingham

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2006) ‘Combining constraint based and classical formulations for planning domains Proceedings of The 25th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG2006) , pp. 55-65. ISSN 1368-5708

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2006) ‘Tool support for planning and plan analysis within domains enbodying continuous change’. In: Workshop on Plan Analysis and Management held in conjunction with The 16th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, (ICAPS 2006), June 6-10, 2006, The English Lake District, U.K

Srivastava, B., Blythe, J., Myers, K., Kambhampati, S. and McCluskey, T. (2006) ‘Workshop on plan analysis and management ’. In: Workshop on Plan Analysis and Management held in conjunction with The 16th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, (ICAPS 2006), June 6-10, 2006, The English Lake District, U.K

Bartak, R. and McCluskey, T. (2006) ‘The first competition on knowledge engineering for planning and schedulingAI Magazine , Spring, pp. 97-98. ISSN 0738-4602

Long, D., Smith, S., Borrajo, D. and McCluskey, T. (2006) Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, ICAPS 2006 . : AAAI. ISBN 978-1-57735-270-9

2005

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2005) ‘Using GIPO to support learning in knowledge acquisition and automated planning ’. In: The Twenty-fifth SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence - Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Education, 12th-14th December 2005, Peterhouse College, Cambridge, UK

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2005) ‘Towards an Algebraic Formulation of Domain Definitions using Parameterised MachinesProceedings of the Annual PLANSIG Conference . ISSN 1368-5708

Cresswell, S. and McCluskey, T. (2005) ‘A Hospital Placement Allocation ProblemProceedings of the Annual PLANSIG Conference . ISSN 1368-5708

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2005) ‘The use of an integrated tool to support teaching and learning in artificial IntelligenceJournal of Innovations in Teaching and Learning in Information and Computer Sciences , 4 (3). ISSN 1473-7507

Bartak, R. and McCluskey, T. (2005) ‘KE Competition: an overview’. In: Proceedings of the First International Competition on Knowledge Engineering. : . .

McCluskey, T. and Cresswell, S. (2005) ‘Importing ontological information into planning domain models’. In: ICAPS 05 Workshop on the Role of Ontologies in Planning and Scheduling. : AAAI Press. pp. 5-12.

Bartak, R. and McCluskey, T. (2005) ‘Competition on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling ’. In: ICAPS 2005: The International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 5th - 10th June 2005, Monterey, California, USA

Kitchin, D., McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2005) ‘B vs OCL: comparing specification languages for Planning Domains’. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2005). : AAAI Press. . ISBN 978-1-57735-220-4

2004

Simpson, R. and McCluskey, T. (2004) ‘Synthesising domain descriptions from object-life histories’. In: PLANSIG 23, 20th/21st Dec 2004, University of Cork, Ireland

McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2004) ‘Knowledge formulation for AI planning ’. In: Engineering Knowledge in the Age of the SemanticWeb. Heidelberg: Springer Berlin. pp. 449-465. ISBN 9783540233404

Refanidis, I., McCluskey, T. and Dimopoulos, Y. (2004) ‘Planning services for individuals: a new challenge for the planning community’. In: 14th International Conference on Automated Planning & Scheduling - ICAPS '04 - Workshop on “Connecting Planning Theory with Practice", June 3-7 2004, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

2003

Simpson, R. and McCluskey, T. (2003) ‘Plan authoring with continuous effects’. In: PlanSIG 22, 9th/10th Dec 2003, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Dinh, T., Smith, B. and McCluskey, T. (2003) ‘CPPlanner: A Domain-Independent Temporal Planner with Critical Paths ’. In: PlanSIG 22, 9th/10th Dec 2003, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Biundo, S., Aylett, R., Beetz, M., Borrajo, D., Cesta, A., Grant, T., McCluskey, T., Milani, A. and Verfaille, G. (2003) Technological roadmap on AI planning and scheduling Ulm, Germany: European Community under the Information Society Technology Programme

McCluskey, T (2003) ‘PDDL: A language with a purpose?’. In: ICAPS-03, 13th International Conference on Automated Planning & Scheduling, June 9-13 2003, Trento, Italy

McCluskey, T., Liu, D. and Simpson, R. (2003) ‘GIPO II: HTN planning in a tool-supported knowledge engineering environment ’. In: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling. Menlo Park, California: AAAI Press. pp. 92-101. ISBN 1577351878

McCluskey, T (2003) ‘Knowledge Engineering (Roadmap)’. In: PLANET General Network Meeting, 20th-21st February, 2003, University of Ulm, Germany

2002

McCluskey, T., Fox, M. and Aylett, R. (2002) ‘Planform: An open environment for building plannersPLANET Newsletter of the European Network of Excellence in AI Planning (5), pp. 38-45. ISSN 1610-0204

West, M., Kitchin, D. and McCluskey, T. (2002) ‘Validating planning domain models using B-AMN’. In: PlanSIG 2002, 21st/22nd Nov 2002, Delft University of Technology, Holland

Biundo, S., Borrajo, D. and McCluskey, T. (2002) ‘Planning and scheduling - for improving flexibility in eCommerce and electronic work’. In: eBusiness and eWork 2002 Conference and Exhibition, 16-18 October 2002, Prague, Czech Republic

Simpson, R., Long, D., McCluskey, T. and Fox, M. (2002) ‘Generic types as design patterns for planning domain specifications ’. In: The AIPS-2002 Workshop on Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques for AI Planning, April 24th, 2002, Toulouse, France

McCluskey, T (2002) ‘Knowledge engineering: issues for the AI planning community ’. In: The AIPS-2002 Workshop on Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques for AI Planning, April 24th, 2002, Toulouse, France

McCluskey, T., Richardson, N. and Simpson, R. (2002) ‘An interactive method of inducing operator descriptions’. In: Proceedings of the sixth international conference on articial intelligence planning systems. : AAAI Press. pp. 121-130. ISBN 9781577351429

Simpson, R. and McCluskey, T. (2002) ‘A tool supported structured method for planning domain acquisition’. In: Foundations of Intelligent Systems. : Springer. pp. 544-552. ISBN 9783540437857

2001

McCluskey, T. and Richardson, N. (2001) ‘The induction of operator descriptions from examples and structural domain knowledge’. In: PlanSIG 2001, 13th/14th Dec 2001, Edinburgh University

West, M. and McCluskey, T. (2001) ‘The application of machine learning tools to the validation of an air traffic control domain theory International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools , 10 (4), pp. 613-637. ISSN 0218-2130

McCluskey, T. and West, M. (2001) ‘The automated refinement of a requirements domain theory Journal of Automated Software Engineering , 8 (2), pp. 195-218. ISSN 1573-7535

Simpson, R., McCluskey, T., Zhao, W., Aylett, R. and Doniat, C. (2001) ‘A tools environment for developing planning domain models ’. In: 20th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduking Special Interest Group (PLANSIG-2001), 13 - 14 December 2001, Edinburgh , pp. 200-216

Simpson, R., McCluskey, T., Zhao, W., Aylett, R. and Doniat, C. (2001) ‘An integrated graphical tool to support knowledge engineering in AI planning’. In: 6th European Conference on Planning, September 2001, Toledo, Spain

2000

McCluskey, T (2000) Knowledge Engineering for Planning ROADMAP University of Leeds (Unpublished)

McCluskey, T (2000) A formal specification and rigorous implementation of an AI planner (Unpublished)

Simpson, R., McCluskey, T. and Liu, D. (2000) ‘OCLGraph: Exploiting Object Structure in a Plan Graph Algorithm ’. In: ECAI 2000 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence 14th Workshop New Results in Planning, Scheduling and Design (PUK 2000), 21st - 22nd August 2000, Berlin, germany

Kitchin, D., McCluskey, T. and Simpson, R. (2000) ‘Foundations of an object-centred approach to knowledge engineering for AI planning applications’. In: Knowledge based computer systems:proceedings of the international conference KBCS 2000. : Allied Publishers. pp. 434-445. ISBN 9788177641103

West, M. and McCluskey, T. (2000) ‘The application of a machine learning tool to the validation of an air traffic control domain theory ’. In: Tools With Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2000) conference proceedings. : IEEE. pp. 414-421. ISBN 0769509096

McCluskey, T (2000) ‘Object Transition Sequences: A New Form of Abstraction for HTN Planners ’. In: 5th International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling (AIPS-2000) , April 2000, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

Simpson, R., McCluskey, T., Liu, D. and Kitchin, D. (2000) ‘Knowledge representation in planning: a PDDL to OCL h translation’. In: Foundations of intelligent systems. : Springer. pp. 610-618. ISBN 9783540410942

1999

McCluskey, T., Jarvis, P. and Kitchin, D. (1999) OCLh: A Sound and Supportive Planning Domain Modelling Language University of Huddersfield (Unpublished)

Simpson, R. and McCluskey, T. (1999) ‘An Object-Graph Planning Algorithm ’. In: 18th Annual UK Planning and Scheduling Workshop (PLANSIG), 15th - 16th December 1999, Salford, UK

1998

McCluskey, T. and West, M. (1998) ‘A case study in the use of theory revision in requirements validation ’. In: Machine learning: proceedings of the fifteenth international conference (ICML '98). : Morgan Kaufmann. pp. 368-376. ISBN 9781558605565

McCluskey, T. and West, M. (1998) ‘Towards the Automated Debugging and Maintenance of Logic-based Requirements Models’. In: Proceedings, 13th IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. : IEEE Computer Society. . ISBN 9780818687501

McCluskey, T. and Kitchin, D. (1998) ‘A Tool-Supported Approach to Engineering HTN Planning Models’. In: Tenth IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, 1998, Taiwan

1997

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1997) ‘Engineering and compiling planning domain models to promote validity and efficiencyArtificial Intelligence , 95 (1), pp. 1-65. ISSN 0004-3702

McCluskey, T., Porteous, J., West, M. and Bryant, C. (1997) ‘The validation of formal specifications of requirements’. In: BCS-FACS Northern Formal Methods Workshop: proceedings of the BCS-FACS Northern Formal Methods Workshop, Ilkley, UK, 23-24 September 1996. : Springer. pp. 8-9. ISBN 9783540761174

1996

McCluskey, T., Kitchin, D. and Porteous, J. (1996) ‘Object-centred planning: lifting classical planning from the literal level to the object level’. In: Proceedings Eighth IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence. : IEEEPress. pp. 346-353. ISBN 0-8186-7686-8

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1996) ‘Planning speed-up via domain model compilation’. In: New directions in AI planning. : IOS Press. pp. 233-246. ISBN 9051992378

1995

McCluskey, T. and Porteus, J. (1995) ‘On extracting goal structure from planning domain specifications ’. In: 14th Annual Planning and Scheduling Workshop, 22nd - 23rd November 1995, Colchester, Essex, UK

McCluskey, T., Porteous, J., Naik, Y., Taylor, C. and Jones, S. (1995) ‘A requirements capture method and its use in an air traffic control applicationSoftware: Practice and Experience , 25 (1), pp. 47-71. ISSN 0038-0644

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1995) ‘The use of sort abstraction in planning domain theories’. In: Planning & Learning: Onto Real Application Papers from the 1994 Fall Symposium. : AAAI Press. . ISBN 9780929280752

1994

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1994) ‘Learning heuristics for ordering plan goals through static operator analysis’. In: Methodologies for intelligent systems. : Springer. pp. 406-415. ISBN 9783540584957

Turner, J. and McCluskey, T. (1994) The construction of formal specifications : an introduction to the model-based and algebraic approaches. . : McGraw-Hill. ISBN 9780077077358

1993

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1993) ‘Two complementary techniques in knowledge compilation for planning’. In: Proceedings of KCSL '93. : KCSL. .

1992

McCluskey, T. and Porteous, J. (1992) ‘Empirical results in planning speed-up using combinations of on-line learning techniques’. In: Proceedings of the ML92 Workshop on Knowledge Compilation & Speedup Learning. : Oregon State University Dept. of Computer Science. .

McCluskey, T., Porteous, J. and Smith, T. (1992) ‘Research into the possibility of automated planning for en route air traffic control ’. In: IEE Colloquium on Software in Air Traffic Control Systems - The Future, , June 2002, London

1991

Goker, A. and McCluskey, T. (1991) ‘Towards an adaptive information retrieval system’. In: Methodologies for intelligent systems. : Springer. pp. 348-357. ISBN 9783540545637

1990

McCluskey, T (1990) ‘Empirical results from applying machine learning techniques to planning’. In: IEE Colloquium on Machine Learning. : IEEE Press. pp. 6/1-6/3.

McCluskey, T (1990) ‘Explanation-based and similarity-based heuristic acquisition in a general planner’. In: Proceedings of the Fourth European Working Session on Learning. : Pitman. pp. 139-150. ISBN 9780273088110

McCluskey, T (1990) ‘Explanation-based learning’. In: Intelligent systems: state of the art and future directions. : E. Horwood. . ISBN 9780134659312

1989

McCluskey, T (1989) ‘The refinement of heuristics in a heuristic acquiring planner’. In: Methodologies for intelligent systems, 4: proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, held October 12-14, 1989, in Charlotte, North Carolina, Issue 3. : North-Holland. pp. 466-475. ISBN 9780444015167

1987

McCluskey, T (1987) ‘Combining weak learning heuristics in general problem solvers ’. In: 10th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 1987, Milan, Italy

McCluskey, T (1987) ‘The anatomy of a weak learning method for use in goal directed search’. In: Proceedings of the fourth international workshop on machine learning. : Morgan Kaufmann. pp. 134-140.

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