|10/88 - 01/96
College, University of Oxford, Oxford,
in Philosophy. Thesis submitted 1/96, viva voce examination
10/96 (no corrections requested). Thesis title: "Non-conceptual Content
and Psychological Explanation: Cognition and Computation". Examiners:
Tim Crane and BIll Brewer. Related topics: spatial representation,
connectionism, developmental psychology. Supervisor: Prof C. Peacocke.
Other supervisors: Dr. J. Campbell, Dr. A. Cussins, Dr. K. Wilkes,
Dr. D. Charles.
|09/87 - 06/88
University of Technology, Espoo, Finland. Fulbright
Scholar. Studied under Prof. T. Kohonen and assisted him in
research in neural networks and pattern recognition, with emphasis on speech
|09/83 - 06/87
University, Stanford, California. BS
87 (with honours, with distinction) in Symbolic Systems (an inter-departmental
course involving philosophy, logic, linguistics, mathematics, computer
science, artificial intelligence, and psychology).
|06/82 - 08/82
University, Ithaca, New York. Studied
Philosophy and International Relations.
|01/01 - Present
Sub-faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
|10/92 - Present
||Lecturer in Philosophy: School
of Cognitive & Computing Sciences, University of Sussex.
|09/96 - Present
||Occasional Visiting Lecturer
& Researcher: Department of Arts & Media/Department of
Humanities, University of Skövde, Sweden
|06/96 - 09/96
||Visiting Professor: Interactive
Cognition Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California
|09/92 - Present
||Occasional Visiting Lecturer
& Researcher: Conectionist Research Group, Department of Computer
Science, University of Skövde, Sweden
|10/91 - 03/92
||Philosophy Tutor, University
of Oxford: Taught Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Science for
New College; taught Philosophy of Psychology and History of Philosophy
for St. Anne's College; taught Hume for Worcester College.
|07/89 - 08/89
||Research Scientist: Employed
by the Hearing Department of the ATR Auditory and Visual Perception Research
Labs, Kyoto, Japan, to investigate alternative objective functions for
neural networks for speech recognition.
|06/88 - 10/90
||Research Intern and Consultant:
Employed by Xerox PARC's System Sciences Laboratory to work with Dr. B.C.
Smith on theoretical and philosophical problems in computation. During
summers, worked as an intern; during other two breaks of the year, worked
as a consultant.
|06/87 - 08/87
Employed by the Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science at the
NASA Ames Research Center. Prepared a technical report on some current
neural network approaches to optical character recognition.
|09/86 - 08/87
||AI Research Scientist: Employed
by Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science at the NASA Ames Research
Center, Aircraft Guidance and Navigation Branch. Explored the use
of hypothetical and temporal reasoning strategies in planning.
|07/86 - 09/86
||AI Programmer: Employed
by the San Jose State University Foundation at the NASA Ames Research Center,
Aircraft Guidance and Navigation Branch. Translated the Air Traffic
Control Advisor from MRS into ART, an expert system development tool.
|09/85 - 06/86
||AI Research Assistant:
Stanford University. Programmer for Dr. D. Sleeman's rule-based intelligent
tutoring system, PIXIE. Work included design and support of both
the software and the project as a whole.
|03/86 - 11/86
||Psychology Research Assistant:
Assisted Dr. M. Gluck of the Stanford University Psychology Department
in evaluating the ability of connectionist networks to model human categorisation
|01/87 - 08/87
||AI Planning: Completed
an Honours thesis under the supervision of Prof. N. Nilsson on integrating
the STRIPS planning system with the ATMS, an AI reasoning system.