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Books

  1. Graeme S. Halford, William H. Wilson, Glenda Andrews, and Steven Phillips (2014). Categorizing Cognition: Towards Conceptual Coherence in the Foundations of Psychology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262028073 Publisher description

  2. Elizabeth J. Morgan, Deborah J. Street and William H. Wilson, Solution Manual to Combinatorial Theory: an Introduction, 68 pages, Winnipeg: Charles Babbage Research Centre, 1977.

Journal Papers

  1. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2016). Second-order systematicity of associative learning: a paradox for classical compositionality and a coalgebraic resolution PLOS ONE 11(8): e0160619. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160619 Link to paper

  2. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2016). Commentary: Experimental evidence for compositional syntax in bird calls. Frontiers in Psychology, section Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 7:1171. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01171 Link to article

  3. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2016). Systematicity and a categorical theory of cognitive architecture: universal construction in context. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1139. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01139. Link to article

  4. Graeme S. Halford, Glenda Andrews, Steven Phillips, and William H. Wilson (2013). The Role of Working Memory in the Subsymbolic-Symbolic transition, Current Directions in Psychological Science 22(3) 210-216. doi:10.1177/0963721412470132

  5. Graeme S. Halford, Glenda Andrews, William H. Wilson, and Steven Phillips (2012) Computational Models of Relational Processes in Cognitive Development, Cognitive Development 27 481-499 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.08.003

  6. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2012): Categorial compositionality III: F-(co)algebras and the systematicity of recursive capacities in human cognition. PLoS ONE, 7(4), e35028. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035028. Link to article. eISSN-1932-6203 Correction to this paper

  7. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2011). Categorial compositionality II: Universal constructions and a general theory of (quasi-)systematicity in human cognition. PLoS Computational Biology 7(8): e1002102. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002102 Link to article. eISSN 1553-7358, ISSN 1553-734X

  8. Graeme S. Halford, William H. Wilson, and Steven Phillips (2010). Relational Knowledge: The Foundation of Higher Cognition, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14(11) 497-505. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2010.08.005 ISSN: 1364-6613. Typographical correction here. Citations: Google Scholar: 100+.

  9. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2010).Categorial compositionality: A category theory explanation for the systematicity of human cognition. PLoS Computational Biology. 6(7): e1000858. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000858 Link to article. eISSN 1553-7358, ISSN 1553-734X

  10. Steven Phillips, William H. Wilson, Graeme S. Halford (2009): What Do Transitive Inference and Class Inclusion Have in Common? Categorical (Co)Products and Cognitive Development. PLoS Computational Biology 5(12): e1000599. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000599 Link to Article eISSN 1553-7358, ISSN 1553-734X

  11. Deborah J. Street and William H. Wilson, Resolvable designs for resolving disputes, Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing 38 139-148, 2001. Winnipeg, Ontario: Charles Babbage Research Center. ISSN 0835-3026. Keywords: design dispute resolution PDF(110K)

  12. G.S. Halford, W.H. Wilson and S. Phillips, Authors' response: Relational complexity metric is effective when assessments are based on actual cognitive processes, Behavioral and Brain Sciences vol. 21(6) (1998) 848-864. ISSN 0140-525X. PDF (180K).

  13. G.S. Halford, W.H. Wilson and S. Phillips, Processing capacity defined by relational complexity: Implications for comparative, developmental and cognitive psychology, Behavioral and Brain Sciences vol. 21(6) (1998) 803-831. ISSN 0140-525X. PDF version (376K) or GZipped postscript - 1.09Mb Citations: Thompson-ISI citations: 300+; Scopus: 300+; Google Scholar: 750+.

  14. Phillips, S., Halford, G. S., and Wilson, W. H. (1998). What changes in children's drawing procedures? Relational complexity as a constraint on representational redescription. Cognitive Studies: Bulletin of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society (認知料学) 5(2) 1998 33-42. ISSN 1341-7924. PDF (216K)

  15. Adnan Amin, Sankaran Iyer, William H. Wilson, Recognition of hand-printed Latin characters based on a structural approach with a neural network classifier, Journal of Electronic Imaging 6(3) 1997, 303-310. ISSN 1017-9909.

  16. G.S. Halford, W.H. Wilson and S. Phillips, (1997), Abstraction: Nature, costs, and benefits, International Journal of Educational Research 27:1, 21-35. ISSN 0883-0355 0191-765X. PDF

  17. G.S. Halford, W.H. Wilson, and S. Phillips, Human analogical reasoning capacity: Towards a neural net model, International Journal of Psychology, 31(3/4) 1996, 443 ISSN 0020-7594.

  18. William H. Wilson, (1996): Learning Performance of Networks like Elman's Simple Recurrent Networks but having Multiple State Vectors, Cognitive Modelling Workshop, Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks, Australian National University Canberra, 9 April 1996. Case Study Number 4. Also a part of Noetica: Open Forum 2:7 (1996) Memory, Time, Change and Structure in ANNs: Distilling Cognitive Models into their Functional Components. (Papers written for the Cognitive Modelling Workshop of the Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks, Australian National University, Canberra, April 1996) Also published in AISB Quarterly 97 April 1997, 39-44. PDF

  19. Graeme S. Halford and William H. Wilson, Creativity and capacity for representation: Why are humans so creative, AISB Quarterly 85 Autumn 1993, 32-41. PDF [An expanded version was published as a book chapter in 2002, ed. Dartnall]

  20. Deborah J. Street, J.A. Eccleston, and William H. Wilson, Tables of small optimal repeated measurements designs, Australian Journal of Statistics 32(3) (1990) 345-359.

  21. Tao Li, Luyuan Fang, and William H. Wilson, Running rule-based expert systems on parallel processors, Knowledge Based Systems, 2 (1989) 27-36.

  22. William H. Wilson, Deborah J. Street and D.A. Maelzer, Hexagonal grids for choice experiments, Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing 5 (1989) 63-68. PDF

  23. Deborah J. Street and William H. Wilson, Balanced designs for two- variety competition experiments, Utilitas Mathematica 28 (1985) 113-120. PDF

  24. William H. Wilson, Christopher F. Burrows and Michael M. Sidhom, Design of an interactive financial planning package, Australian Computer Journal 14 (1982) 26-31.

  25. Deborah J. Street and William H. Wilson, On directed balanced incomplete block designs with block size five, Utilitas Mathematica 18 (1980) 161-174. PDF(222Kb)

  26. Graeme S. Halford and William H. Wilson, A category theory approach to cognitive development, Cognitive Psychology 12 (1980), 356-411. (PDF - about 135K) Keywords: structure mapping, cognitive development, cognitive system level. Here is the abstract. This paper has 80+ ISI citations and 150+ Google Scholar citations.

  27. William H. Wilson, On induced representations of Lie algebras, groups, and coalgebras, Journal of Algebra 58 (1979) 37-50. html (68K)

  28. William H. Wilson, On coinduced corepresentations, Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society 18 (1978) 99-103. PDF

  29. William H. Wilson, A functorial version of a construction of Hochschild and Mostow for representations of Lie algebras, Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society 18 (1978) 95-98. PDF

  30. William H. Wilson, When arbr divides (ab)s, Utilitas Mathematica 13 (1978) 139-141. PDF

Book Chapters

  1. Graeme S. Halford, Glenda Andrews, and William H. Wilson. (2014) Relational Processing in Reasoning: The role of Working Memory, pp. 34-52 in Aidan Feeney and Valerie Thompson (eds.) Reasoning as Memory. Hove, UK: Psychology Press. ISBN: 978-1848721487 Summary

  2. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2014). A category theory explanation for systematicity: universal constructions, pp. 227-249 in Paco Calvo & John Symons (eds) The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge, MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262027236

  3. Graeme S. Halford, Steven Phillips, William H. Wilson, J.E. McCredden, Glenda Andrews, Damian Birney, Rosemary Baker, John D. Bain, (2007). Relational processing is fundamental to the central executive and is limited to four variables Chapter 16, p. 261-280 in Naoyuki Osaka, Robert Logie & Mark D'Esposito (eds) The Cognitive Neuroscience of working memory: Behavioural and neural correlates, Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-857039-4.

  4. Yuk W. Cheng, Deborah J. Street, and W.H. Wilson, Two stage generalized simulated annealing for the construction of changeover designs, 69-79 in Designs 2002, ed. W.D. Wallis. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. ISBN 1-4020-7599-5.

  5. Graeme S. Halford and William H. Wilson, Creativity, Relational Knowledge and Capacity: Why are Humans So Creative? pages 153-180 in Terry Dartnall, ed. Creativity, Cognition and Knowledge: An Interaction. Praeger: Westport, Connecticut, 2002. ISBN 0-275-97680-7 0-275-97681-5 (pbk.)

  6. Wilson, W.H., Halford, G.S., Gray, B., and Phillips, S.A., The STAR-2 Model for Mapping Hierarchically Structured Analogs, pp. 125-159 in Gentner, D., Holyoak, K. J., & Kokinov, B. N. (Eds.) The analogical mind: Perspectives from cognitive science. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. ISBN 0-262-57139-0 PDF

  7. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Syntactic recovery and spelling correction of ill-formed sentences, pp. 293-306 in Perspectives on Cognitive Science: Theories, Experiments, and Foundations, vol. 2, edited by Janet Wiles and Terry Dartnall, Stanford, Connecticut: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1999. ISBN 1-56750-382-9 and 1-56750-383-7.

  8. Halford, G.S., Wilson, W.H. & Phillips, S. (1998) Relational processing in higher cognition: Implications for analogy, capacity and cognitive development. In K. Holyoak, D. Gentner, & B. Kokinov, (Eds.) Advances in analogy research: Integration of Theory and Data from the Cognitive, Computational, and Neural Sciences, pp. 57-73. Sofia, Bulgaria, New Bulgarian University. NBU Series in Cognitive Science. ISBN: 954-535-200-0. PDF

  9. Janet Wiles, Graeme S. Halford, Julie E.M. Stewart, Michael S. Humphreys, John D. Bain, and William H. Wilson, Tensor Models: a creative basis for memory retrieval and analogical mapping, pages 147-161 in Artificial Intelligence and Creativity: an Interdisciplinary Approach, edited by T. Dartnall, Kluwer, 1994 .

  10. Graeme S. Halford, William H. Wilson, Jian Guo, Ross W. Gayler, Janet Wiles, and J.E.M. Stewart, Connectionist implications for processing capacity limitations in analogies, pages 363-415 in K.J. Holyoak and J. Barnden (editors) Advances in Connectionist and Neural Computation Theory: Volume 2: Analogical Connections, Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994. Reprint (HTML format - about 550K including figures) This chapter has 120+ Google Scholar citations, and about 45 ISI citations.

  11. Graeme S. Halford, Janet Wiles, Michael S. Humphreys, and William H. Wilson, Parallel distributed processing approaches to creative reasoning: Tensor models of memory and analogy, pp. 57-60 in AI and Creativity ed.T. Dartnall, S. Kim, R. Levinson and D. Subramanian, Artificial Intelligence and Creativity, Papers from the 1993 Spring Symposium, Technical Report SS-93-01. Menlo Park, Ca: AAAI Press, 1993. 1993. PDF ISBN 0-92980-38-5.

  12. J. Wiles, G.S. Halford, J.E.M. Stewart, M.S. Humphreys, J.D. Bain, and W.H. Wilson, Tensor Models: a creative basis for memory retrieval and analogical mapping, page 46-48 in AI, Reasoning, and Creativity, edited T. Dartnall, Brisbane: Griffith University, 1991.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. William H. Wilson (2017). Metrics and the Cooperative Process of the Self-Organizing Map Algorithm. pp 502-510 in F. Cong et al. (Eds): Proceedings of the International Symposium on Neural Networks 2017, Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10261, Sapporo, Japan, 21-23 June 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59072-1

  2. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2015). Cognitive architecture and second-order systematicity: categorical compositionality and a (co)recursion model of systematic learning. pp. 1877-1882 in D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. 2015. Link to paper

  3. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson and Yoo-Jin Moon (2014). Impacts of Linked URLs in Social Media - Preliminary analysis of linked URLs for health-related social media postings. In Y.S. Kim, B.H. Kang, D. Richards (Eds): PKAW 2014 (Pacific Knowledge Acquisition Workshop 2014) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8863, 112-125. Gold Coast, Qld, Australia, December 1-2, 2014. ISBN: 978-3-319-13331-7 (Print) 978-3-319-13332-4 (Online)

  4. Spyridon Revithis, William H. Wilson, and Nadine Marcus (2013). SOM Cognitive Modeling of Autistic and Schizophrenic Traits Using an Oscillating Topological Neighborhood Width Function, pp. 3287-3292 in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, July 31-Aug 3, 2013. PDF

  5. William H. Wilson and Steven Phillips (2012) Systematicity, accessibility, and universal properties. In Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sydney, 4-7 December 2012, M. Thielscher and D. Zhang (Eds.): AI 2012, LNCS 7691, pp. 555-566. Springer, Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-35101-3_47

  6. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2012) Categorial compositionality continued (further): A category theory explanation for the systematicity of recursive cognitive capacities. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles & R.P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 869-874). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. 2012. ISBN: 978-0-9768318-8-4. Abstract and link to paper

  7. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2011). Categorial compositionality continued: A category theory explanation for quasi-systematicity. In L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 348-353). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Abstract and link to paper.

  8. Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2010). A category theory explanation for systematicity. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1523-1528) Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Abstract and link to PDF

  9. Spyridon Revithis, William H. Wilson and Nadine Marcus (2010). A Neurocomputational Instructional Indicator of Working Memory Load in Cognitive Load Theory. pp. 298-305 in W. Christensen, E. Schier, and J. Sutton (Eds), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.5096/ASCS200945 URL: http://www.maccs.mq.edu.au/news/conferences/2009/ASCS2009/pdfs/Revithis.pdf

  10. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, (2007) Effectiveness of Methods for Syntactic and Semantic Recognition of Numeral Strings: Tradeoffs between Number of Features and Length of Word N-grams, pp. 445-455 in Mehmet A. Orgun and John Thornton (eds.) AI 2007: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 20th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Gold Coast, Australia, December 2007, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4830. ISBN 978-3-540-76926-5; ISSN 0302-9743.

  11. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Comparison of Numeral Strings Interpretation: Rule-based and Feature-based N-gram Methods. pp. 1226-1230 in AI 2006: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 19th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hobart, Australia, December 2006, edited by Abdul Sattar and Byeong-Ho Kang, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4304/2006. ISBN 978-3-540-49787-5, ISSN 0302-9743.

  12. Spyridon Revithis, William H. Wilson, and Nadine Marcus, IPSOM: A Self-Organizing Map Spatial Model of How Humans Complete Interlocking Puzzles. pp. 285-294 in AI 2006: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 19th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hobart, Australia, December 2006, edited by Abdul Sattar and Byeong-Ho Kang, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4304/2006. ISBN 978-3-540-49787-5, ISSN 0302-9743.

  13. Brett Gray, William H. Wilson, Graeme S. Halford, J.E. McCredden, Relcon: A Tensor Model of Relational Categorization. pp. 99-100 in R. Sun (Ed.) CogSci/ICCS 2006 Proceedings (28th. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, in cooperation with the 5th International Conference of Cognitive Science, Vancouver, BC, July 2006. Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum. ISBN 0-9768318-2-1.

  14. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, and Yoo-Jin Moon, Syntactic and Semantic Disambiguation of Numeral Strings Using an N-gram Method, pp. 82-91 in Shichao Zhang and Ray Jarvis (eds) AI 2005: Advances in Artificial Intelligence Proceedings of 18th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sydney, Australia, December 2005. Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3809. ISBN 3-540-30462-2; ISSN 0302-9743

  15. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, and Yoo-Jin Moon, Various Factors Influencing Document Classification, pp. 50-59, in M.Mohammadian, (ed.), CIMCA 2004 Proceedings, Gold Coast, Australia, 12-14 July 2004, ISBN 1-740-88188-5.

  16. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, and Yoo-Jin Moon, Korean Compound Noun Term Analysis Based on a Chart Parsing Technique pp. 186-195, in T.D. Gedeon and L.C.C. Fung, (eds), Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference of AI, Perth, Australia, December 2003, Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence 2903, Berlin: Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-20646-9.

  17. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, Effectiveness of Syntactic Information for Document Classification, pp. 992-1002, in T.D. Gedeon and L.C.C. Fung, (eds), Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference of AI, Perth, Australia, December 2003, Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence 2903, Berlin: Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-20646-9.

  18. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, and Yoo-Jin Moon, Preferred Document Classification for a Highly Inflectional/Derivational Language, 12-23 in McKay, Bob and Slaney, John (eds), AI2002: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 15th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra, Australia, December 2002. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2557, Springer, 2002. ISBN 3-540-00197-2.

  19. William H. Wilson, Nadine Marcus, and Graeme S. Halford, Access to relational knowledge: a comparison of two models, pp. 1142-1147 in Johanna D. Moore and Keith Stenning (eds) Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1-4 August 2001. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ISBN 0-8058-4152-0, ISSN 1047-1316. PDF (74K)

  20. Kyongho Min, William H. Wilson, and Yoo-Jin Moon, Typographical and orthographical spelling error correction, pp. 1781-1785, Proceedings of Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2000), Athens, Greece: European Language Resources Association, 2000. (PDF - about 90K)

  21. Wilson, W.H., Halford, G.S. & Phillips, S.A. (1999). The properties of higher order cognitive processes and how they can be modelled in neural networks, in Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society 1997, ed. R. Heath, B. Hayes, A. Heathcote, C. Hooker. file:///Cogsc97/wilson.pdf on Proceedings CD-ROM, available from Richard Heath, Dept of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW Australia. (heath@psychology.newcastle.edu.au). Note - the conference was held in Sept. 1997, but the proceedings were not published until a couple of years later. ISBN 0 7259 1059 3. PDF - 20KB

  22. Halford, G.S., Wilson, W.H. & Phillips, S.A. (1999). A conceptual complexity metric based on representational rank, in Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society 1997, ed. R. Heath, B. Hayes, A. Heathcote, C. Hooker. file:///Cogsc97/halford.pdf on Proceedings CD-ROM, available from Richard Heath, Dept of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW Australia. (heath@psychology.newcastle.edu.au). Note - the conference was held in Sept. 1997, but the proceedings were not published until a couple of years later. ISBN 0 7259 1059 3. (Postscript - about 133K)

  23. Gray, B., Halford, G.S., Wilson, W.H. & Phillips, S.A. (1999). A neural net model for mapping hierarchically structured analogs, in Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society 1997, ed. R. Heath, B. Hayes, A. Heathcote, C. Hooker. file:///Cogsc97/31half.pdf on Proceedings CD-ROM, available from Richard Heath, Dept of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW Australia. (heath@psychology.newcastle.edu.au). Note - the conference was held in Sept. 1997, but the proceedings were not published until a couple of years later. ISBN 0 7259 1059 3. (Postscript - about 98K)

  24. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Integrated control of chart items for error repair, ACL-Coling98 Proceedings (Proceedings of the Joint 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and 17th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, August 10-14, Universite de Montreal), 862-868, 1998. PDF - 41KB.

  25. W.H. Wilson, & G.S. Halford, Robustness of tensor product networks using distributed representations, Proceedings of the Ninth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, Brisbane, Australia, 11-13 February 1998, edited by Tom Downs, Marcus Frean, and Marcus Gallagher. pp. 47-51. ISBN 1-86499-026-0. PDF - about 29KB. ACNN98. This is a different paper from the 1994 paper of the same name.

  26. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Integrated correction of ill-formed sentences, pp. 369-378 in Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence 10th Australian Joint Conference on Artifical Intelligence (AI '97), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1342, edited by Abdul Sattar, Berlin: Springer, 1997. ISBN 3-540-63797-4. PDF (32K).

  27. T.D. Gedeon, G.A. Mann, W.H. Wilson, and R.A. Bustos, Separation of Basic Competency Acquisition from Deep Learning in Teaching and Assessment in an undergraduate Computing subject, Australasian Conference on Computer Science Education, Sydney, 1996. 287-294.

  28. Gedeon TD, Wilson, WH, Mann, GA and Bustos, RA Assessment of Basic Competency Acquisition versus Deep Learning in an undergraduate Computing subject, in Hewson, L and Toohey, S The Changing University, Proceedings UNSW Education '95 Conference, pp. 171-183, Sydney, 1995.

  29. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Hierarchical Multiple Error Recovery based on Chart Parsing, Proceedings of the Third Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium (NLPRS95), Edited by Key-Sun Choi, Seoul, Korea, 4-6 December, 1995, 314-319.

  30. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Are Efficient Natural Language Parsers Robust?, Proceedings of the Eighth Australian Joint Conference on Artifical Intelligence (AI '95), Canberra 13-17 November 1995, 283-290. Edited Xin Yao. World Scientific, Singapore, 1995. ISBN 981-02-2484-2

  31. William H. Wilson, Deborah J. Street and Graeme S. Halford, Solving proportional analogy problems using tensor product networks with random representations, 1995 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks Proceedings, ICNN'95, Perth, Australia, 27 November-1 December 1995, edited by Yianni Attikiouzel, 2971-2975, ISBN 0 646 26352 8 (CD-ROM), ISBN 0 780 32769 1 (paper). (PDF - about 172K)

  32. Steven Phillips, Graeme S. Halford, and William H. Wilson, The processing of associations versus the processing of relations and symbols: a systematic comparison, Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 22-25 July 1995, edited by J.D. Moore & J.F. Lehrman, 688-691. ISBN 0-8058-2159-7; ISSN 1047-1316, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (PDF - about 20K)

  33. Graeme S. Halford, William H. Wilson, and Matthew McDonald, Complexity of Structure Mapping in Human Analogical Reasoning: A PDP Model, Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 22-25 July 1995, edited by J.D. Moore & J.F. Lehrman, 597-601, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. ISBN 0-8058-2159-7; ISSN 1047-1316. (PDF - about 20K)

  34. Steven Phillips, Graeme S. Halford, and William H. Wilson, The processing of associations versus the processing of relations and symbols: a systematic comparison, 3rd Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'95), Brisbane, April 1995, 96.

  35. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Syntactic recovery and spelling correction of ill-formed sentences, 3rd Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society (CogSci'95), Brisbane, April 1995, 81. PDF(45K) or (Microsoft Word RTF format - about 137K)

  36. William H. Wilson, Stability of learning in classes of recurrent and feedforward networks, in Proceedings of the Sixth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, ACNN'95, edited by Margaret Charles & Cyril Latimer, Sydney, 6-8 February 1995, 142-145. (PDF - 95K)

  37. Kyongho Min and William H. Wilson, Chart parser for ill-formed input sentences, Language Teaching and Research, XXIII (August 1994), Language Research Centre, Chonnam National University, 141-154.

  38. William H. Wilson and Graeme S. Halford, Robustness of tensor product networks using distributed representations, p. 258-261 in Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, ACNN'94, edited by A.C. Tsoi & T. Downs. 31 January-2 February 1994. Brisbane: University of Queensland. (PDF - about 730K). This is a different paper from the 1998 paper of the same name.

  39. Adnan Amin and W.H. Wilson, Hand-printed character recognition system using artificial neural networks, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Japan, October 1993, (Los Alamitos CA: IEEE Computer Society Press) 943-946.

  40. William H. Wilson, A comparison of architectural alternatives for recurrent networks, Proceedings of the Fourth Australian Conference on Neural Networks, ACNN'93, Melbourne, 1-3 February 1993, 189-192. (PDF - 51K)

  41. William H. Wilson, Dealing with unknown words: Classifying unknown letter-strings using trigram analysis, Australian Computer Science Communications 14 No. 1 (February 1992) 981-988.

  42. A. Rahardja, A. Sowmya, and W.H. Wilson, A neural network approach to component versus holistic recognition of facial expressions in images, Proceedings of SPIE Symposium on Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision X: Algorithms and Techniques, (Boston, MA, November 1991) edited David P. Casasent, SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1607, pages 62-70.

  43. A. Rahardja, A. Sowmya, and W.H. Wilson, Component versus holistic approach to facial expression formation and recognition of facial expressions in images, Proceedings of the Conference on Neural Networks for Vision and Image Processing, Wang Institute, Boston University May 1991, 56-57.

  44. Luyuan Fang, William H. Wilson, and Tao Li, A neural network for job sequencing, pages 253-256 in Parallel Processing in Neural Systems and Computers, edited by Rolf Eckmiler, Georg Hartmann, and Gert Hauske, Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1990.

  45. Tao Li, Luyuan Fang, and William H. Wilson, Parallel approximate solution of 0/1 knapsack optimization on competitive neural networks, pages 281-286 in Parallel Computing 89, edited by D.J. Evans, G.R. Joubert, and F.J. Peters, North-Holland, 1990.

  46. Luyuan Fang, William H. Wilson, and Tao Li, Mean field annealing neural net for quadratic assignment, INNC-90-PARIS Proceedings, volume 1, 1990, 282-286.

  47. Luyuan Fang and William H. Wilson, Character recognition on a computational neural network, in Proceedings of the Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1988, 431-438. Also published in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science) 406, 424-431, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1990.

  48. Luyuan Fang and William H. Wilson, A study of sequential pattern processing on neural networks, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 1989 (Washington, D.C.) (IJCNN-89), 599.

  49. Luyuan Fang, William H. Wilson, and Tao Li, Experiments on sequence programming with neural networks, Proceedings of the Third Pan Pacific Computer Conference 1989 (Beijing), 164-170.

  50. Luyuan Fang, William H. Wilson, Tao Li, and Chris Barter, A computational neural network for recognizing character patterns, Proceedings of the International Computer Science Conference 1988 (Hong Kong), 1988, 401-405.

  51. Luyuan Fang, Tao Li, and William H. Wilson, Storing semantic information in stochastic neural nets, Australian Computer Science Communications 10 No. 1 (February 1988), 68-77.

  52. Luyuan Fang, Tao Li, and William H. Wilson, Implementing semantic networks in stochastic neural nets, Proceedings of the Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1987, 323-332. This paper is reprinted in Artificial Intelligence Developments and Applications, edited by J. Gero and R. Stanton, North Holland, 1988, pages 351-361.

  53. William H. Wilson, Context tracking for natural language processing, Australian Computer Science Communications 9 No. 1 (February 1987) 418-428.

  54. William H. Wilson, Induced representations of Lie algebras, in Topics in Algebra, Lecture Notes in Mathematics No. 697, 197-204, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1978.). doi:10.1007/BFb0103130

Commentaries

  1. Graeme S. Halford, Steven Phillips, and William H. Wilson, Processing capacity limits are not explained by storage limits, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24(1) (2001) 123. This item is a commentary on the following BBS Target article in the same issue: Nelson Cowan: The Magical Number 4 in Short-term Memory: a Reconsideration of Mental Storage Capacity. PDF

  2. Graeme S. Halford, Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson (2008): The missing link: Dynamic, modifiable representations in working memory, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (2), April 2008, pp 137-138. doi:10.1017/S0140525X080036304. ISSN: 0140-525X. EISSN: 1469-1825.

Technical Reports

Only reports that contain significant material not published elsewhere are listed.

  1. Jane Brennan, William Wilson (1999): "An approach to formalising relationships between speaker-relative and absolute spatial reference systems", Computer Science and Engineering Technical Report no. UNSW-CSE-TR-9908 (13 pages).

  2. Janet Wiles, Graeme S. Halford, Julie E.M. Stewart, Michael S. Humphreys, John D. Bain, and William H. Wilson (1992) "Tensor Models: a creative basis for memory retrieval and analogical mapping", Technical Report Number 218, Key Centre for Software Technology, Department of Computer Science, University of Queensland (39 pages). PDF

  3. Guy Smith and William H. Wilson (1989) "Back Propagation with Discrete Weights and Activations", School of Mathematical Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia (15 pages). PDF

  4. William H.Wilson and Deborah J. Street (1988) "Hexagonal grids for choice experiments", School of Mathematical Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia (16 pages). Includes extra tables not available in the JCMCC version. PDF

  5. William H. Wilson (1984) "Context and Linguistic Knowledge in Natural Language Processing", Technical Report 59, Department of Computer Science, University of Queensland (35 pages). PDF (580 Kb) Some of the content appeared in Wilson (1987).

  6. W.H. Wilson and C.F. Burrows (1980) "The MODELER User's Guide", University of Sydney Computing Centre (84 pages). An early financial modelling spreadsheet system. PDF

Theses

  1. William H. Wilson, Induced Representations of Lie Algebras, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney, 1976. PDF (560Kb)

  2. William H. Wilson, Primitive Irreducible Linear Groups, M.Sc. thesis, Australian National University, 1972. PDF (1.2 Mb)


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