Dr Tony Hirst
Tony Hirst is a Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Systems at The Open University and regular blogger at OUseful.info. With a background in electronics and artificial intelligence, he has authored on OU courses ranging from robotics to information skills, and most recently a course on computer game design and appreciation. He has been The Open University's academic representative on BBC Radio's Click On and Digital Planet. Read more about Dr Tony Hirst
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Hopgood, A. A. and Hirst, A. J. (2007). Keeping a distance-education course current through elearning and contextual assessment. IEEE Transactions on Education, 50(1), pp. 85–96.
Johnson, Jeff and Hirst, Tony (2005). Robots, art and complexity science. In: Complexity Symposium: Art, Complexity and Technology: Their Interaction in Emergence, 5-6 May 2005, Torino, Italy.
Latif-Shabgahi, G. and Hirst, A. J. (2005). A fuzzy voting scheme for hardware and software fault tolerant systems. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 150(3), pp. 579–598.
Rosewell, Jonathan; Johnson, Jeffrey; Hirst, Tony and Price, Blaine (2005). Robotics and the meaning of life: a practical guide to things that think. In: CAL '05 'Virtual Learning?', 4-6 April 2005, Bristol, UK.
Johnson, Jeffrey; Hirst, Tony and Garner, Steven (2003). Learning from designing the RoboFesta - Blue Peter robots. Artificial Life and Robotics, 7 pp. 22–27.