Robert Ghanea-Hercock

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Robert Ghanea-Hercock is a chief research engineer at the BT Group Pervasive ICT Research Centre (see also British Telecom). According to BT Group's website, "he is an experienced researcher and lecturer in a wide range of AI systems, including Software Agents, Mobile Robots and Evolutionary algorithms. He has several years industrial experience as a Senior Researcher in Intelligent Software Agents within BT research and Venturing. Prior to this position he was a lecturer at Salford University, teaching courses in AI, Robotics, Knowledge Based systems, and Analogue Electronics."[1]

In 2004, Robert Ghanea Hercock, was appointed team leader within the Data & Information Fusion project, as part of the Defence Technology Centre initiative of the United Kingdom MoD (Ministry Of Defence).[2]

He has served as Chair of the Cyber Security KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network), and was a 2008 Visiting Fellow at Imperial College, London[3]

He holds several international patents in the field of Mobile Software Agents and has published over seventeen papers in referred journals and international conferences.His qualifications include a Ph.D. in Multi-Agent and Robot control systems from Salford University: an MSc in Real-time Electronic Systems from Bradford University: and a First Class BSc Physics and Electronic Engineering Joint Hon's Degree at Keele University, England."[4]

Robert Ghanea Hercok is also an active member of the Baha'i Faith, teaching in the area of Science and Religion.[5]

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  1. Robert Ghanea Hercock at BT Labs, accessed June 22, 2009.
  2. "Computer Networks : Reliable sensor networks using decentralised channel selection", Computer Networks, Volume 46, Issue 5, 5 December 2004, Pages 651-663, Military Communications Systems and Technologies, accessed June 23, 2009.
  3. Bio at KTN Cyber Security Annual Conference, accessed June 23. 2009
  4. Robert Ghanea Hercock at BT Labs, accessed June 22, 2009.
  5. English Baha'i Residential Schools-Southern Summer School 2008 - Adult Courses List, accessed June 23, 2009.

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