Alan Blair

Senior Lecturer

Dr Alan Blair is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Computer Science and Engineering.

publications

Conference Papers
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Purwanto R; Paly A; Blair A; Jha S, 2020, 'PhishZip: A New Compression-based Algorithm for Detecting Phishing Websites', in 2020 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security, CNS 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CNS48642.2020.9162211
2020
Iyer S; Sowmya A; Blair A; White C; Dawes L; Moses D, 2020, 'A Novel Approach to Vertebral Compression Fracture Detection Using Imitation Learning and Patch Based Convolutional Neural Network', in Proceedings - International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, pp. 726 - 730, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI45749.2020.9098714
2020
Hadjiivanov A; Blair A, 2019, 'Epigenetic evolution of deep convolutional models', in 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), IEEE, presented at 2019 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 10 June 2019 - 13 June 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/cec.2019.8790327
2019
Blair A, 2019, 'Adversarial Evolution and Deep Learning – How Does an Artist Play with Our Visual System?', in Ekárt A; Liapis A; Castro Pena ML (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Leipzig, pp. 18 - 34, presented at International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design, Leipzig, 24 April 2019 - 26 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16667-0_2
2019
Soderlund J; Blair A, 2018, 'Adversarial Image Generation using Evolution and Deep Learning', in 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), IEEE, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, presented at 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 08 July 2018 - 13 July 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2018.8477754
2018
Vickers D; Soderlund J; Blair A, 2017, 'Co-evolving line drawings with hierarchical evolution', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Geelong, VIC, Australia, pp. 39 - 49, presented at Third Australasian Conference, ACALCI 2017, Geelong, VIC, Australia, 31 January 2017 - 02 February 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51691-2_4
2017
Blair AD; collien D; ripley D; griffith S, 2017, 'Constructivist simulations for path search algorithms', in Huda N; Inglis D; Tse N; Town G (eds.), 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, pp. 990 - 998, presented at 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, 10 December 2017 - 13 December 2017, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=390856596118724;res=IELENG
2017
hadjiivanov AL; Blair AD, 2016, 'Complexity-based speciation and genotype representation for neuroevolution', in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2016 IEEE Congress on, IEEE Press, Vancouver, pp. 3092 - 3101, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, 24 July 2016 - 29 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2016.7744180
2016
Real DM; Blair AD, 2016, 'Learning a multi-player chess game with TreeStrap', in 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), IEEE, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 617 - 623, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, Canada, 24 July 2016 - 29 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2016.7743850
2016
Soderlund JN; Vickers DJ; Blair AD, 2016, 'Parallel Hierarchical Evolution of String Library Functions', in Handl J (ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Edinburgh, pp. 281 - 291, presented at Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, Edinburgh, 17 September 2016 - 21 September 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45823-6_26
2016
Blair AD, 2015, 'Transgenic Evolution for Classification Tasks with HERCL', in Chalup SK; Blair AD; Randall M (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 185 - 195, presented at Australasian Conference on Artificial Life and Computational Intelligence, Newcastle, Australia, 05 February 2015 - 07 February 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14803-8_15
2015
Knittel A; Blair A, 2014, 'Coarse and Fine Learning in Deep Networks', in 2014 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks Conference, IEEE, Beijing, pp. 792 - 799, presented at International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, 06 July 2014 - 11 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2014.6889499
2014
Blair AD, 2014, 'Incremental evolution of HERCL programs for robust control', in Proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion, ACM, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 27 - 28, presented at Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 12 July 2014 - 16 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2598394.2598424
2014
Coleman OJ; Blair AD; Clune J, 2014, 'Automated generation of environments to test the general learning capabilities of AI agents', in GECCO 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, pp. 161 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2576768.2598257
2014
Blair AD, 2013, 'Learning the Caesar and Vigenere Cipher by Hierarchical Evolutionary Re-Combination', in 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2013), IEEE, Cancun, Mexico, pp. 605 - 612, presented at 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Cancun, Mexico, 20 June 2013 - 23 June 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2013.6557624
2013
Gurto D; Ryan MR; Blair A, 2013, 'Crafty: Dynamic vendor pricing in computer role-playing games', in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 286 - 288, presented at 7th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, Chania, Crete, 13 May 2013 - 17 May 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2159365.2159414
2013
Anthony EK; Blair A, 2012, 'An Abstract Deep Network for Image Classification', in Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Springer Verlag, Sydney, Australia, pp. 156 - 169, presented at 25th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sydney, Australia, 04 December 2012 - 07 December 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35101-3_14
2012
Coleman O; Blair AD, 2012, 'Evolving Plastic Neural Networks for Online Learning: Review and Future Directions', in Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Springer Verlag, Sydney, Australia, pp. 326 - 337, presented at 25th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sydney, Australia, 04 December 2012 - 07 December 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35101-3_28
2012
Blair AD; Li G, 2009, 'Training of Recurrent Internal Symmetry Networks by Backpropagation', in International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) 2009, IEEE, Atlanta, USA, pp. 353 - 358, presented at International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2009, Atlanta, USA, 14 June 2009 - 19 June 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2009.5178870
2009
Blair AD, 2008, 'Learning position evaluation for go with internal symmetry networks', in 2008 IEEE symposium on computational intelligence and games, Proceedings, Perth, Australia, pp. 199 - 204, presented at 2008 IEEE symposium on computational intelligence and games, Perth, Australia, 15 December 2008 - 18 December 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIG.2008.5035640
2008
Veness JW; Silver D; Uther WT; Blair AD, 2008, 'Bootstrapping from Game Tree Search', in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 1937 - 1945, presented at 22nd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, NIPS 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 08 December 2008 - 11 December 2008, http://books.nips.cc/papers/files/nips22/NIPS2009_0508.pdf
2008
Tonkes BJ; Blair AD, 2007, 'Decentralised data fusion with exponentials of polynomials', in 20 Years of Innovative Robotics, San Diego, CA, pp. 3727 - 3732, presented at 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, 29 October 2007 - 02 November 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2007.4399072
2007
Blair AD; Veness JW, 2007, 'Effective use of transposition tables in stochastic game tree search', in 2007 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2007), Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 112 - 116, presented at IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG 2007) 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, 01 April 2007 - 05 April 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIG.2007.368086
2007
Tonkes BJ; Blair AD, 2007, 'Deriving sensor models and non-linear filtering for exponentials of polynomials', in 2007 Australasian conference on robotics and automation, Brisbane, Qld, presented at Australasian conference on robotics and automation 2007, Brisbane, Qld, 10 December 2007 - 12 December 2007
2007
Kiang K; Willgoss RA; Blair AD, 2006, 'Texture and distinctness analysis for natural feature extraction', in Proceedings of the Australasian conference on robotics and automation, Australasian conference on robotics and automation 2006, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at Australasian conference on robotics and automation 2006, Auckland, New Zealand, 06 December 2006 - 08 December 2006
2006
Harper RT; Blair AD, 2006, 'A self-selecting crossover operator', in 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2006), The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Vancouver BC Canada, pp. 1405 - +, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2006), Vancouver BC Canada, 16 July 2006 - 21 July 2006, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000245414202041&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2006
Phua C; Blair AD, 2006, 'An improved minibrain that learns through both positive and negative feedback', in 2006 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2006, Vancouver BC Canada, pp. 812 - 819, presented at International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2006, Vancouver BC Canada, 16 July 2006 - 21 July 2006
2006
Harper RT; Blair AD, 2006, 'Dynamically Defined Functions in Grammatical Evolution', in 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2006), The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Vancouver BC Canada, pp. 2623 - 2630, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2006), Vancouver BC Canada, 16 July 2006 - 21 July 2006, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000245414204056&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2006
Kiang K; Willgoss RA; Blair AD, 2006, 'Distinctness analysis on natural landmark descriptors', in International Conference on Field and Service Robotics 2005, Port Douglas, Australia, pp. 67 - 78, presented at International Conference on Field and Service Robotics 2005, Port Douglas, Australia, 28 July 2006 - 31 July 2006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11736592_7
2006
Kiang K; Willgoss RA; Blair AD, 2005, 'Texture and distinctness analysis for natural feature extraction', in Proceedings of the Australasian conference on robotics and automation, University of New South Wales, presented at Australasian conference on robotics and automation 2005, University of New South Wales, 05 December 2005 - 07 December 2005
2005
Kiang K; Willgoss RA; Blair AD, 2005, 'Distinctness analysis on natural landmark descriptors', in Field and Service Robotics 2005, Field and Service Robotics 2005, Port Douglas, Australia, presented at Field and Service Robotics 2005, Port Douglas, Australia, 28 July 2005 - 31 July 2005
2005
Harper RT; Blair AD, 2005, 'A structure preserving crossover in grammatical evolution', in 2005 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Munchen, Germany, pp. 2537 - 2544, presented at 7th IEEE international conference on e-commerce technology (CEC 2005), Munchen, Germany, 19 July 2005 - 22 July 2005
2005
Kiang K; Willgoss RA; Blair AD, 2004, 'Distinctive feature analysis of natural landmarks as a front end for SLAM applications.', in Autonomous Robots and Agents, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, presented at Autonomous Robots and Agents, Massey University, New Zealand, 13 December 2004 - 15 December 2004
2004
Chalup SK; Blair AD, 2002, 'Software for analysing recurrent neural nets that learn to predict non-regular languages', in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science), pp. 296 - 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45790-9_25
2002
Ord T; Blair AD, 2002, 'Exploitation and peacekeeping: introducing more sophisticated interactions to the Iterated Prisoner`s Dilemma', in Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 1606 - 1611, presented at World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, 12 May 2002 - 17 May 2002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2002.1004482
2002
Boden M, 1999, 'Learning to predict a context-free language: analysis of dynamics in recurrent hidden units', in 9th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks: ICANN '99, IEE, presented at 9th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks: ICANN '99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/cp:19991135
1999
Chalup S; Blair AD, 'Hill climbing in recurrent neural networks for learning the a/sup n/b/sup n/c/sup n/ language', in ICONIP'99. ANZIIS'99 & ANNES'99 & ACNN'99. 6th International Conference on Neural Information Processing. Proceedings (Cat. No.99EX378), IEEE, presented at ICONIP'99. ANZIIS'99 & ANNES'99 & ACNN'99. 6th International Conference on Neural Information Processing. Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/iconip.1999.845646
Blair AD; Sklar E, 'Exploring evolutionary learning in a simulated hockey environment', in Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation-CEC99 (Cat. No. 99TH8406), IEEE, presented at 1999. Congress on Evolutionary Computation-CEC99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/cec.1999.781926
Journal articles
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Blair A; Saffidine A, 2019, 'AI surpasses humans at six-player poker', Science, vol. 365, pp. 864 - 865, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aay7774
2019
Coleman OJ; Blair AD, 2013, 'Models of brains: What should we borrow from biology?', AAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report, vol. FS-13-02, pp. 10 - 15
2013
Fogel D; Blair AD; Miikkulainen R, 2005, 'Special issue: Evolutionary computation and games', IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 9, pp. 537 - 539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2005.856201
2005
Fogel DB; Blair AD; Miikkulainen R, 2005, 'Guest editorial special issue: Evolutionary computation and games', IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 9, pp. 537 - 539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEVC.2005.856201
2005
Chalup SK; Blair AD, 2003, 'Incremental training of first order recurrent neutral networks to predict a context-sensitive language', Neural Networks, vol. 16, pp. 955 - 972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0893-6080(03)00054-6
2003
Blair AD; Ingram J, 2003, 'Learning to Predict the Phonological Structure of English Loanwords in Japanese', Applied Intelligence, vol. 19, pp. 101 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1023872824700
2003
Boden M; Blair AD, 2003, 'Learning the Dynamics of Embedded Clauses', Applied Intelligence, vol. 19, pp. 51 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1023816706954
2003
2000, 'Poster Session 1', Brain and Language, vol. 74, pp. 315 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/brln.2000.2359
2000
Wiles J; Chenery HJ; Hallinan J; Blair A; Naumann D, 2000, 'Stroop performance in Alzheimer's disease: A preliminary test of theories of damage using a connectionist simulation', BRAIN AND LANGUAGE, vol. 74, pp. 341 - 344, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000089547200010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2000
Pollack JB; Blair AD, 1998, 'Co-evolution in the successful learning of backgammon strategy', MACHINE LEARNING, vol. 32, pp. 225 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1007417214905
1998
Blair AD; Pollack JB, 1997, 'Analysis of dynamical recognizers', NEURAL COMPUTATION, vol. 9, pp. 1127 - 1142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/neco.1997.9.5.1127
1997
BLAIR AD, 1995, 'ADELIC PATH SPACE INTEGRALS', REVIEWS IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS, vol. 7, pp. 21 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129055X95000037
1995
Long A; Mason J; Blair A; Wang W, 'Multi-hop Reading Comprehension via Deep Reinforcement Learning based Document Traversal', , http://arxiv.org/abs/1905.09438v1
Knittel A; Blair A, 'Sparse, guided feature connections in an Abstract Deep Network', , http://arxiv.org/abs/1412.4967v1
Book Chapters
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Versteeg S; Blair A, 2001, 'Getting the Job Done in a Hostile Environment', in AI 2001: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 507 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45656-2_44
2001
Blair AD; Sklar E; Funes P, 1999, 'Co-evolution, Determinism and Robustness', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 389 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-48873-1_50
1999
Tonkes B; Blair A; Wiles J, 1999, 'A Paradox of Neural Encoders and Decoders or Why Don’t We Talk Backwards?', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 357 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-48873-1_46
1999