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About - Publications, Patents and Awards

The following list shows the publications, patents and awards resulting from Megan's Computing PhD research. Much thanks to Prof. Emeritus Lee Flax, and Prof. Debbie Richards as academic supervisors for the PhD at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Publications

Publications by Vazey et. al. listed chronologically from the most recent to the earliest publication.

1. Vazey's PhD (2007): Case-driven Collaborative Classification

2. Vazey, M. (2006) Stochastic Foundations for the Case-driven Acquisition of Classification Knowledge in CBR systems. Proceedings of the 11th UK Workshop on Case-Based Reasoning, at the Twenty-sixth SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI-2006).

3. Reproduced in the (2006) book: Managing Knowledge in a World of Networks that is part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, ISSN, 0302-9743, Volume 4248/2006, 10.1007/11891451, Copyright 2006, ISBN, 978-3-540-46363-4, 10.1007/11891451_7, Pages 43-50.

4. Vazey, M. (2006) Stochastic Foundations for the Case-driven Acquisition of Classification Rules. Proceedings of the European Knowledge Acquisition Workshop (EKAW 2006), 2nd-6th October, Podebrady, Czech Republic. The acceptance rate at EKAW was 33 out of 119 submissions i.e. 28%. The paper was triple blind reviewed by 3 reviewers.

5. Reproduced as a book chapter in the (2006) journal: Advances in Knowledge Acquisition and Management that is part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, ISSN, 0302-9743, Volume 4303/2006, 10.1007/11961239, Copyright 2006, ISBN, 978-3-540-68955-3, 10.1007/11961239_10, Pages 108-119.

6. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2006) Evaluation of the FastFIX Prototype 5Cs CARD System. Proceedings of the Pacific Knowledge Acquisition Workshop (PKAW 2006), August 7th and 8th, Guilin, China. The acceptance rate for full papers at PKAW was 21 out of 78 i.e. 27%. The paper was blind reviewed by 3 reviewers.

7. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2006) A Case-Classification-Conclusion 3Cs Approach to Knowledge Acquisition - Applying a Classification Logic Wiki to the Problem Solving Process. International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM), Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp 72-88; article #ITJ3096, Jan-Mar 2006.

8. Richards, D. and Vazey, M. (2005) Closing the Gap Between Different Knowledge Sources and Types in the Call Centre. Proceedings of the Australian Conference in Information Systems (ACIS), November 2005, Sydney, Australia.

9. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2005) Intelligent Management of Call Centre Knowledge. Proceedings of the International Resource Management Association conference (IRMA), May 2005, San Diego, USA.

10. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2005) Trouble-shooting At The Call Centre: A Knowledge-Based Approach. Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA), February 14-16, Innsbruck, Austria.

11. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2004) Supporting Communities of Practice: A Ripple Down Rules Approach to Call Centre Management. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM), 13-15 December 2004, Singapore.

12. Richards, D. and Vazey, M. (2004) Managing Knowledge in IT Organisations - A Solution for Corporate Support Centres. Proceedings of the Australian Conference for Knowledge Management & Intelligent Decision Support (ACKMIDS), Melbourne, Australia, 29-30 November 2004.

13. Vazey, M. and Richards, D. (2004) Achieving Rapid Knowledge Acquisition. Proceedings of the Pacific Knowledge Acquisition Workshop (PKAW), in conjunction with The Eighth Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 9-13 2004, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 74-86.

Patent Application

14. Patent Application (2005): System for knowledge acquisition and re-use. Access Macquarie contracted Spruson & Ferguson to provide appropriate legal wording and patent advice. Many thanks to Assoc. Prof. Debbie Richards for support and review.

Patents referring to Vazey et. al.

Patent Application: Method and system for performing a search on a network.

Awards

1. APAI Scholarship for Masters of Computing Science at Macquarie Uni - 2H2003 to 1H2005.

2. MU-PGRF Competitive funding grant - 2004.

3. RAACE Conversion Scholarship to PhD in Computing Science at Macquarie Uni - 2H2005 to 1H2007.

4. EMC AU $20,000 Top-up Scholarship for PhD in Computing Science at Macquarie Uni - 2H2005 to 1H2007.

5. The Macquarie University Postgraduate Innovation Award open to all postgraduate students at Macquarie University - November 2005. The award included an AU $2,000 cash prize and bronze cast trophy.

6. Macquarie International Travel Scholarship - 2006

7. Dean's Prize for the best presentation in the research student seminar series in the Division of Information and Communication Sciences at Macquarie University - Semester 2, 2006. The award included an AU $500 cash prize.

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