Education and Qualifications
Fellow of the British Computer
M.Sc. in Mathematics: London University 1971
B.Sc.(Hons) in Applied & Pure Mathematics: Hull University 1969
Industrial Professor of
Requirements Engineering at De Montfort University (1998-2001).
Member of the London Mathematical
Society. Secretary of the British Computer Society Specialist Group on Expert
Systems (1991-1996) and committee member of the Specialist Group in Object Oriented
Programming and Systems. Chairman of the Leonardo Users Group (1989-1991).
Member of the editorial
boards of the international journals Expert Systems and Fuzzy Sets and Systems
(1986-1998). Has served on the programme committees of a number of international
conferences including SCOOP, AIS, AIEng, OOIS, ES9x (Programme chair 1991, Applications
chair 1993), Object Expo Europe (Technical chair 1994 and 1995), TOOLS Europe
(Programme co-chair 1995 and 1996, Tutorials chair 2001) and others. Referee for
several journals including Expert Systems, Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Journal
of Theoretical Politics and Fuzzy Sets and Systems. Editorial board of Knowledge
Based Systems Management Review 1990-91.