Dr Guido Bugmann
Profiles

Dr Guido Bugmann

Visiting Associate Professor (Reader)

School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

Programme Manager and Admission Tutor for the MSc Robotics

Teaching in the areas of Computing and Robotics

Researching in the areas of Brain Modelling and Robotics.

See my home page for further information and a brief CV.

 

Teaching interests

Undergraduate Level

  • AINT101 - Computer Science Workshop
  • ROCO103 - Robot Build and Design
  • AINT205 - Alternative Computing Paradigms
  • AINT303 - Neural Computation

Postgraduate Level

  • AINT507 - Natural Language Interfaces
  • AINT503 - Interactive Intelligent Systems Workshop

Extracurricular

  • Robotics Club

 

Research interests

     See my home page for further information. 

Please see my home page for a full list of publications. 

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Loesche F, Goslin J & Bugmann G 2018 'Paving the Way to Eureka-Introducing "Dira" as an Experimental Paradigm to Observe the Process of Creative Problem Solving' Frontiers in Psychology 9, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G & Escudero J 2018 'Adaptive windowing framework for surface electromyogram-based pattern recognition system for transradial amputees' Sensors (Switzerland) 18, (8) , DOI PEARL
Denton A, Bunn L, Hough A, Bugmann G & Marsden J 2016 'Superficial warming and cooling of the leg affects walking speed and neuromuscular impairments in people with spastic paraparesis' Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 59, (5-6) 326-332 , DOI PEARL
Koutsou A, Bugmann G & Christodoulou C 2015 'On learning time delays between the spikes from different input neurons in a biophysical model of a pyramidal neuron' Biosystems 136, 80-89 , DOI PEARL
Al-Timemy AH, Khushaba RN, Bugmann G & Escudero J 2015 'Improving the Performance Against Force Variation of EMG Controlled Multifunctional Upper-Limb Prostheses for Transradial Amputees' IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 24, (6) 650-661 , DOI PEARL
Terzakis G, Culverhouse PF, Bugmann G & Sutton R 2015 'Fitting multiple projective models using clustering-based Markov chain Monte Carlo inference' IMAGE AND VISION COMPUTING 33, 15-25 Author Site , DOI
Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, sharma S & sutton R 2014 'On quaternion based parametrization of orientation in computer vision and robotics' Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review (1) 82-93 PEARL
Bugmann G, Goslin J & Duchamp-Viret P 2013 'The speed of learning instructed stimulus-response association rules in human: experimental data and model' Brain Res 1536, 2-15 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Bugmann G & Taylor JG 2013 'Activity Propagation in a Network of Coincidence-Detecting Neurons' COGNITIVE COMPUTATION 5, (3) 307-326 Author Site , DOI
Ford CC, Bugmann G & Culverhouse P 2013 'Modelling the human blink: a computational model for use within human-robot interaction' International Journal of Humanoid Robotics 10, (1) 1-31 Publisher Site , DOI
Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G, Escudero J & Outram N 2013 'Classification of Finger Movements for the Dexterous Hand Prosthesis Control with Surface Electromyography' IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics 17, 608-618 , DOI
Nazarpour K, Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G & Jackson A 2013 'A note on the probability distribution function of the surface electromyogram signal' Brain Res Bull 90, 88-91 Author Site , DOI
Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G, Escudero J & Outram N 2013 'A preliminary investigation of the effect of force variation for myoelectric control of hand prosthesis' Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2013, 5758-5761 Author Site , DOI
Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, Sharma S & Sutton R 2013 'On quaternion based parameterization of orientation in computer vision and robotics' Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review 6, (5) 15-24
Al-Timemy AH, Escudero J, Bugmann G & Outram N 2013 'Protocol for site selection and movement assessment for the myoelectric control of a multi-functional upper-limb prosthesis' Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2013, 5817-5820 Author Site , DOI
Koutsou A, Christodoulou C, Bugmann G & Kanev J 2012 'Distinguishing the causes of firing with the membrane potential slope' Neural Comput 24, (9) 2318-2345 Author Site , DOI
Bugmann G 2012 'Modeling fast stimulus–response association learning along the occipito-parieto-frontal pathway following rule instructions' Brain Research 1434, 73-89 , DOI
Bugmann G 2012 'One-shot pattern recognition learning in a deep multilayer neural network of biological inspiration' PERCEPTION 41, (10) 1273-1274 Author Site
Adams SV, Wennekers T, Bugmann G, Denham S & Culverhouse PF 2011 'Application of arachnid prey localisation theory for a robot sensorimotor controller' NEUROCOMPUTING 74, (17) 3335-3342 Author Site , DOI
Bugmann G 2007 'Determination of the fraction of active inputs required by a neuron to fire' Biosystems 89, (1-3) 154-159
Bugmann G, Robinson P & Koay KL 2006 'Stable encoding of robot paths using normalised radial basis networks: Application to an autonomous wheelchair' International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems 4, (2-4) 239-249
Zhou GC, Rafiq MY, Bugmann G & Easterbrook DJ 2006 'Cellular automata model for predicting the failure pattern of laterally loaded masonry wall panels' Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering 20, (6) 400-409
Rafiq Y, Sui CF, Easterbrook D & Bugmann G 2006 'Prediction of the behaviour of masonry wall panels using evolutionary computation and cellular automata' Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture 4200, 534-544
Bugmann G & Taylor JG 2005 'A model of visual backward masking' Biosystems 79, (1-3) 151-158
Bugmann G, Wolf JC & Robinson P 2005 'The impact of spoken interfaces on the design of service robots' Industrial Robot-An International Journal 32, (6) 499-504
Bugmann G 2005 'The what and when of service robotics' Industrial Robot-An International Journal 32, (6) 437-437
Kyriacou T, Bugmann G & Lauria S 2005 'Vision-based urban navigation procedures for verbally instructed robots' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 51, (1) 69-80
Zhou GC, Rafiq MY, Easterbrook DJ & Bugmann G 2003 '“Application of cellular automata in modelling laterally loaded masonry panel boundary effects”' Masonry International 16, (3) 104-114
Bugmann G 2002 'Synaptic depression increases the selectivity of a neuron to its preferred pattern and binarizes the neural code' Biosystems 67 (1-3), 17-25 , DOI
Christodoulou C, Bugmann G & Clarkson TG 2002 'A spiking neuron model: applications and learning' Neural Networks 15, (7) 891-908
Lauria S, Bugmann G, Kyriacou T & Klein E 2002 'Mobile robot programming using natural language' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 38, (3-4) 171-181
Borisyuk R & Bugmann G 2002 'Special issue - Papers presented at the International Workshop on NEURONAL CODING '01 - Plymouth, UK 9-14 September, 2001 - Foreword' Biosystems 67, (1-3) 1-2
Kyriacou T, Bugmann G & Lauria S 2002 'Vision-based urban navigation procedures for verbally instructed robots' 2002 Ieee/Rsj International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vols 1-3, Proceedings 51, 1326-1331
Christodoulou C & Bugmann G 2001 'Coefficient of variation vs. mean interspike interval curves: What do they tell us about the brain?' Neurocomputing 38, 1141-1149
Rafiq MY, Bugmann G & Easterbrook DJ 2001 'Neural network design for engineering applications' Computers & Structures 79, (17) 1541-1552
Lauria S, Bugmann G, Kyriacou T, Bos J & Klein E 2001 'Personal robot training via natural-language instructions' Ieee Intelligent Systems 16, (3) 38-45
Lauria S, Bugmann G, Kyriacou T, Bos J & Klein E 2001 'Training personal robots using natural language instruction' Ieee Intelligent Systems 16, (5) 38-45
Lauria S, Bugmann G, Kyriacou T, Bos J & Klein A 2001 'Training personal robots using natural language instruction' IEEE Intelligent Systems 16, (5) 38-45 , DOI
Bugmann G & Bapi RS 2000 'Modelling relative recency discrimination tasks using a stochastic working memory model' Biosystems 58, (1-3) 195-202 Author Site
Christodoulou C & Bugmann G 2000 'Near Poisson-type firing produced by concurrent excitation and inhibition' Biosystems 58, (1-3) 41-48 Author Site
Rafiq M Y BG & Easterbrook DJ 2000 'Artificial Neural Networks to Aid Conceptual Design' The Structural Engineer 78, 25-32-25-32
Bugmann G 2000 'Is working memory stochastic?' EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 12, 168-168 Author Site
Bugmann G & Bapi RS 2000 'Modelling Relative Recency Discrimination Tasks using a Stochastic Working Memory Model' Biosystems 58, 195-202-195-202
Christodoulou C & Guido BG 2000 'Near-Poisson firing induced by concurrent excitation and inhibition' Biosystems 58, 41-148-41-148
Bugmann G 1999 'Computational delays and habits' IEE Colloquium (Digest) (49)
Bugmann G 1998 'Towards a neural model of timing' Biosystems 48, (1-3) 11-19 Author Site
Bugmann G 1998 'Normalized Gaussian Radial Basis Function networks' Neurocomputing 20, (1-3) 97-110 , DOI
Bugmann G 1998 'Normalized Radial Basis Function Networks' Neurocomputing 20, 97-110-97-110
Bugmann G 1998 'Towards a Neural Model of Timing' Biosystems 48, 11-19-11-19
Bugmann G 1997 'Binding by synchronisation: A task-dependence hypothesis' Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20, (4) 685-686 , DOI
Bugmann G 1997 'Binding by Synchronisation: A Task Dependence Hypothesis' Brain and Behaviour Sciences 20, 685-686-685-686
Bugmann G 1997 'Biologically Plausible Neural Computation' Biosystems 40, 11-19-11-19
Bugmann G 1997 'Biologically plausible neural computation' Biosystems 40, (1-2) 11-19 Author Site
D Cruz B BR & Bugmann G 1997 'Neuro-resistive grid approach to trainable controllers: A pole balancing example' Neural Computing and Application Journal 5, 33-44-33-44
Bapi RS, D'Cruz B & Bugmann G 1997 'Neuro-Resistive Grid approach to trainable controllers: A pole balancing example' Neural Computing & Applications 5, (1) 33-44 , DOI
Bugmann G CC & Taylor JG 1997 'Role of Temporal Integration and Fluctuation Detection in the highly irregular firing of a Leaky Integrator Neuron Model with Partial Reset' Neural Computation 9, 985-1000-985-1000
Bugmann G, Christodoulou C & Taylor JG 1997 'Role of Temporal Integration and Fluctuation Detection in the Highly Irregular Firing of a Leaky Integrator Neuron Model with Partial Reset' Neural Computation 9, (5) 985-1000 , DOI
ALTHOFER K, FRASER DA & BUGMANN G 1995 'RAPID PATH PLANNING FOR ROBOTIC MANIPULATORS USING AN EMULATED RESISTIVE GRID' ELECTRONICS LETTERS 31, (22) 1960-1961 Author Site , DOI
Bugmann G 1992 'Multiplying with neurons: compensation for irregular input spike trains by using time-dependent synaptic efficiencies' Biol Cybern 68, (1) 87-92 Author Site
Bugmann G 1991 'Summation and multiplication: two distinct operation domains of leaky integrate-and-fire neurons' Network: Computation in Neural Systems 2, (4) 489-509 , DOI
Bugmann G, Lister JB & Von Stockar U 1991 'Characterizing bubbles in bioreactors using light or ultrasound probes: Data analysis by classical means and by neural networks' The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 69, (2) 474-480 , DOI
Bugmann G 1991 'Summation and multiplication: two distinct operation domains of leaky integrate-and-fire neurons' Network: Computation in Neural Systems 2, (4) 489-509 , DOI
BUGMANN G & VONSTOCKAR U 1989 'CHARACTERIZING BUBBLES IN BIOREACTORS BY ULTRASOUND' TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 7, (7) 166-169 Author Site , DOI
BUGMANN G & VONSTOCKAR U 1989 'MEASURING THE MEAN DIAMETER OF GAS-BUBBLES USING THE DEVIATION-TYPE METHOD' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 62, (2-3) 314-317 Author Site
BUGMANN G 1987 'OPTICAL-EMISSION PROFILES USED FOR A-SI-H DEPOSITION RATE CALCULATION' JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS 97-8, 1423-1426 Author Site , DOI
BUGMANN G, ERNI D & KOCIAN P 1987 'CHARACTERISTICS OF ANODIC DEPOSITION OF A-SI-H IN THE NEGATIVE LIGHT OF DC-SILANE-HELIUM PLASMA' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 60, (2) 185-185 Author Site
KOCIAN P, ERNI D & BUGMANN G 1986 'OPTIMIZATION OF SI-A DISSOCIATION IN AN ELECTRICAL-DISCHARGE' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 59, (6-7) 1026-1026 Author Site
KOCIAN P, ERNI D & BUGMANN G 1985 'REVERSIBLE AND IRREVERSIBLE PLASMA-CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN ELECTRICAL-DISCHARGE' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 58, (5) 870-870 Author Site
BUGMANN G, ERNI D & KOCIAN P 1985 'STUDY OF ALUMINUM CONTACT ON A-SI-H' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 58, (5) 861-864 Author Site
KOCIAN P, BUGMANN G, ERNI D & BOURQUARD S 1984 'SOME SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DEPOSITION OF A-SI LAYERS IN THE DC DISCHARGE IN SILANES' HELVETICA PHYSICA ACTA 57, (2) 276-277 Author Site
KOCIAN P, BUGMANN G, ERNI D & BOURQUARD S 1983 'INFLUENCE OF GAS-FLOW DIRECTION ON DC GLOW-DISCHARGE DEPOSITED A-SI FILMS' JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS 59-6, (DEC) 675-678 Author Site , DOI
Nallet J-P, Ramaciotti D, Bugmann G & Pittard J 1978 'Présentation d'un manche-réponse pour un simulateur d'aptitudes visuelles' Sozial- und Prāventivmedizin SPM 23, (4) 293-294 , DOI
NALLET JP, RAMACIOTTI D, BUGMANN G & PITTARD J 1978 'PRESENTATION OF A RESPONSE LEVER FOR SIMULATION OF VISUAL IMAGES' SOZIAL-UND PRAVENTIVMEDIZIN 23, (4) 293-294 Author Site , DOI
Books
Cangelosi A, Bugmann G & Borisyuk R 2005 Modeling language, cognition and action. Singapore World Scientific
Chapters
Robinson P, Bugmann G, Kyriacou P, Culverhouse PF & Norman M 2002 'MIROSOT: A teaching and learning tool' in Ju-Jangn Lee Proc of 2002 FIRA Robot World Congress Korea Robot Soccer Association 309-314
Bugmann G 2001 'Role of the cerebellum in time-critical goal-oriented behaviour: Anatomical basis and control principle' 2036/2001 Emergent Neural Computational Architectures Based on Neuroscience: Towards Neuroscience-Inspired Computing 255-269
0 'Part III: Learning' Robots that Talk and Listen DE GRUYTER , DOI
Conference Papers
Bugmann G, Cassidy D, Doyle P & Singh Mann K 2017 'An Open-Source Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator: CHAP V1' Springer International Publishing 199-210 , DOI PEARL
Wallbridge CD & Bugmann G 2017 'Recovery of a Humanoid Robot from a Destabilising Impact' Springer International Publishing 32-40 , DOI PEARL
Bugmann G 2015 'Joint Torques and Velocities in a 3-mass Linear Inverted Pendulum Model of Bipedal Gait' Springer International Publishing 82-93 , DOI
Al-Timemy AH, Brochard A, Bugmann G & Escudero J 2014 'Development of a Highly Dexterous Robotic Hand with Independent Finger Movements for Amputee Training' 291-293 , DOI
Garton H, Bugmann G, Culverhouse P, Roberts S, Simpson C & Santana A 2014 'Humanoid Robot Gait Generator: Foot Steps Calculation for Trajectory Following' Springer International Publishing 251-262 , DOI
Al-Timemy A, Bugmann G, Outram N, Escudero J & Li H 2012 'Finger Movements Classification for the Dexterous Control of Upper Limb Prosthesis Using EMG Signals' Springer Berlin Heidelberg 434-435 , DOI
Bugmann G, Siegel M, Burcin R & IEEE 2011 'A Role for Robotics in Sustainable Development?'
Bugmann G & Copleston SN 2011 'What Can a Personal Robot Do for You?' Springer Berlin Heidelberg 360-371 , DOI
Bugmann G 2009 'A neural architecture for fast learning of stimulus-response associations' 828-841
Wolf J, Vicente A, Gibbons P, Gardiner N, Tilbury J, Bugmann G & Culverhouse P 2009 'BunnyBot: Humanoid Platform for Research and Teaching' 25-+
Wolf JC, Bugmann G & IEEE 2008 'Converting Multi-Modal Task Instructions to Rule-Based Robot Instructions' 586-591
Rafiq MY, Sui C, Easterbrook DJ & Bugmann G 2007 '“Generality of using Correctors to Predict the Behaviour of Masonry Wall Panels”' Proc. of the 24th W78 conference, 14th Int. EG-ICE Workshop and 5th ITC@EDU workshop, Maribor, Slovenia, June 669-674
Wolf JC & Bugmann G 2007 'Understanding rules in human-robot instructions' 2007 Ro-Man: 16Th Ieee International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Vols 1-3 709-714
Wolf JC & Bugmann G 2007 'Understanding Rules in Human-Robot Instructions' IEEE 714-719 Publisher Site
Sui C, Rafiq MY, Easterbrook D, Bugmann G & Zhou G 2006 '“Using Timoshenko Formula to Modify the Experimental Error of Masonry Panels”' CD-Rom Proc. of the 7th Int. Masonry Conference, London, British Masonry Society, Paper 47
Sui C, Rafiq MY, Easterbrook D, Bugmann G & Zhou G 2006 'An investigation into numerical model updating of masonry panels subjected to lateral load' CD-Rom Proc. of the 7th Int. Masonry Conference, London, British Masonry Society, Paper 33
Sui C, Rafiq MY, Easterbrook D, Bugmann G & Zhou G 2006 'More accurate prediction of the behaviour of masonry panel subjected to lateral loads”' CD-Rom Proc. of the 7th Int. Masonry Conference, London, British Masonry Society, Paper 19
Sui C, Rafiq MY, Easterbrook D, Bugmann G & Zhou G 2006 'Uniqueness study of updating the FEA model of laterally loaded masonry panel by genetic algorithm”,' CD-Rom Proc. of the 7th Int. Masonry Conference, London, British Masonry Society, Paper 36
Wolf J & Bugmann G 2006 'Linking Speech and Gesture in Multimodal Instruction Systems' ROMAN 2006 - The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication 06/09/2006 08/09/2006 IEEE , DOI
Bugmann G 2005 'Effective spoken interfaces to service robots: Open problems' 18-22
Rafiq MY, Zhou GC, Easterbrook DJ & Bugmann G 2003 'Predicting the behaviour of laterally loaded masonry wall panels using cellular automata' 165-166
Lauria S, Bugmann G, Kyriacou T, Bos J, Klein E, IEEE & IEEE 2002 'Converting natural language route instructions into robot executable procedures' 223-228
Christodoulou C, Clarkson TG, Taylor JG & Bugmann G 2000 'Analysis of Fluctuation-Induced Firing in the Presence of Inhibition' 115-120 , DOI
Taylor JG, Taylor NR, Bapi RS, Bugmann G & Levine DS 2000 'The Frontal Lobes and Executive Function' 41-46 , DOI
Bugmann G 1999 'Computational delays and habits' 13-17
Bugmann G 1999 'Classification using networks of normalized radial basis functions' 435-444
Rafiq MY, Bugmann G & Easterbrook DJ 1999 'Guidelines for designing neural networks for civil engineering applications' 109-115
Rafiq MY, Bugmann G & Easterbrook DJ 1998 'Artificial neural networks for modelling some of the activities of the conceptual stage of the design process' 631-643
Boitano JJ, Bugmann G, Bapi RS, McCabe SL, Dokla CPJ & Denham MJ 1997 'Effects of medial septal lesions - Implications for models of hippocampal function' 577-583
Althofer K, Fraser DA, Bugmann G & Turan J 1995 'Configuration space transformation for articulated manipulators: A novel approach based on RBF-networks' 245-249
CHRISTODOULOU C, CLARKSON TG, BUGMANN G, TAYLOR JG & IEEE 1994 'MODELLING OF THE HIGH FIRING VARIABILITY OF REAL CORTICAL NEURONS WITH THE TEMPORAL NOISY-LEAKY INTEGRATOR NEURON MODEL' 2239-2244
Christodoulou C, Bugmann G, Clarkson TG & Taylor JG 1993 'The temporal noisy-leaky integrator neuron with additional inhibitory inputs' 465-470
CHRISTODOULOU C, TAYLOR JG, CLARKSON TG & BUGMANN G 1992 'A TEMPORAL NOISY-LEAKY INTEGRATOR NEURON CONSTRUCTED USING PRAMS' 1475-1478
BUGMANN G, SOJKA P, REISS M, PLUMBLEY M & TAYLOR JG 1992 'DIRECT APPROACHES TO IMPROVING THE ROBUSTNESS OF MULTILAYER NEURAL NETWORKS' 1063-1066
BUGMANN G 1992 'THE NEURONAL COMPUTATION TIME' 861-864
Rafiq MY, Sui C, Zhou GC, Easterbrook DJ & Bugmann G 0 'Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Predict the Behaviour of Masonry Panels”' CD-Rom Proceedings of The Eighth International Conference on the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Rome 30/08/2005 02/09/2005
Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G, Outram N & Escudero J 0 'Single channel-based myoelectric control of hand movements with Empirical Mode Decomposition' 6059 -6062-6059 -6062 , DOI
Other Publications
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Other academic activities

Artificial Neural Networks and their Applications.
Biological Neural Networks and models of Brain Functions.
Artificial vision.
Spoken Interfaces with Machines.
 

 

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