Publications

(and related activities e.g. PhD completions and examining)

Refereed Publications

Journal Articles

Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon; Akhgar, Babak; Staniforth, Andrew; Fortune, Dave (2014) "The EMPRISES pan-European Framework: Monitoring and Combatting Serious Organised Economic Crime", International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA), 2(2), 76-87.

Polovina, Simon (2013) "A Transaction-Oriented Architecture for Enterprise Systems", International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies (IJIIT), 9(4), IGI-Global Publishing, 69-79.

Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon (2013) "CGs to FCA Including Peirce's Cuts", International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA), 1(1), IGI-Global Publishing, 90-103.

Stubbings, Gary; Polovina, Simon (2013) "Levering object-oriented knowledge for service-oriented proficiency"Computing, September, Volume 95Issue 9Springer, 817-835.

Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2009) "A Transactions Pattern for Structuring Unstructured Corporate Information in Enterprise Applications", International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies (IJIIT), 5(2), IGI-Global Publishing, 34-47.

Shaw, Stephen; Polovina, Simon (1999) "Practical Experiences of, and Lessons Learnt from, Internet Technologies in Higher Education", Journal of Educational Technology & Society, July, 16-24.

Polovina, Simon; Vile, Adam (1999) "A Gateway Too Far? Experiences on Integrating Accounting Information Systems with Strategic Knowledge", Journal of Financial Information Systems, Sheffield Hallam University.

Polovina, Simon; Mole, David (1998) "A Fruitful Taste of Java for Business IT Students", Java in the Computing Curriculum, Monitor: the CTI Centre for Computing Journal, Number 9, Spring, 38-39.

Polovina, Simon (1996) "WWW: trap or resource? (Weaving the Web: Designing for Universal Access)", Ability: The Journal of the British Computer Society Disability Group, Issue 18, 7-9.

Polovina, Simon (1996) "Student's Assignments as Tutor's Research", New Academic, Summer, 5(2), SEDA, 3-4.

Polovina, Simon; Heaton, John (1992) "An Introduction to Conceptual Graphs", AI Expert, 7(5), May, 36-43.

Polovina, Simon (1991) "Towards the Thought Machine", Accounting Technician: The Journal of the Association of Accounting Technicians, UK., October, 25-26.

Journal Special Editions

Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard; Akhgar, Babak (Eds.) (2009) International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies special edition: "Conceptual Structures: Tools and Applications", April-June 2009, Vol. 5, No. 2, IGI-Global Publishing, i-ii (Editorial).

Conference Papers

Polovina, Simon (2017) "From Enterprise Concepts to Formal Concepts", The IJCAI-17 Workshop on Graph Structures for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (GKR 2017 @ IJCAI), July 21, Melbourne, Australia.

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (2017) "Validating directed graphs by applying Formal Concept Analysis to Conceptual Graphs", The IJCAI-17 Workshop on Graph Structures for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (GKR 2017 @ IJCAI), July 21, Melbourne, Australia.

Woolliscroft, Tim; Polovina, Simon (2017) "Improving Healthcare Through Human City Interaction", In: Hammoudi, Slimane; Smialek, Michal; Camp, Olivier and Filipe, Joaquin (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, April 26-29, Porto, Portugal. Scitepress, 172-177.

Fallon, Richard; Polovina, Simon (2016) "Automated REA (AREA): A Software Toolset for a Machine-readable Resource-Event-Agent (REA) Ontology Specification", Proceedings of the Fifth Conceptual Structures Tools & Interoperability Workshop (CSTIW 2016), Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (Eds.), 5th-7th July, CEUR-WS, 10-18.

Polovina, Simon; Scheruhn, Hans-Jürgen; Weidner, Stefan; von Rosing, Mark (2016) "Highlighting the Gaps in Enterprise Systems Models by Interoperating CGs and FCA", Proceedings of the Fifth Conceptual Structures Tools & Interoperability Workshop (CSTIW 2016), Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (Eds.), 5th-7th July, CEUR-WS, 46-54.

Polovina, Simon; Scheruhn, Hans-Jürgen; Weidner, Stefan; von Rosing, Mark (2016) "Discovering the Gaps in Enterprise Systems via Conceptual Graphs & Formal Concept Analysis", The 22nd International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2016), Haemmerlé, Ollivier; Stapleton, Gem; Zucker, Catherine Faron (Eds.), Poster Proceedings, 5th-7th July, 5-8.

Brewster, Ben; Polovina, Simon; Rankin, Glynn; Andrews, Simon (2014) "Knowledge Management and Human Trafficking: Using Conceptual Knowledge Representation, Text Analytics and Open-Source Data to Combat Organized Crime", Graph-Based Representation and Reasoning (21st International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2014 Iași, Romania, July 27-30), Hernandez, Nathalie; Jäschke, Robert; Croitoru, Madalina (Eds.), LNAI 8577, Springer Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 104-117.

Brewster, Ben; Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon; Hirsch, Laurence; Akhgar, Babak (2014) "Environmental Scanning and Knowledge Representation for the Detection of Organised Crime Threats", Graph-Based Representation and Reasoning (21st International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2014 Iași, Romania, July 27-30), Hernandez, Nathalie; Jäschke, Robert; Croitoru, Madalina (Eds.), LNAI 8577, Springer Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 275-280.

Polovina, Simon; von Rosing, Mark; Laurier, Wim (2014) "Conceptual Structures in LEADing and Best Enterprise Practices", Graph-Based Representation and Reasoning (21st International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2014 Iași, Romania, July 27-30), Hernandez, Nathalie; Jäschke, Robert; Croitoru, Madalina (Eds.), LNAI 8577, Springer Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 293-298.

Fallon, Richard; Polovina, Simon (2013) "REA Analysis of SAP HCM; Some Initial Findings", CUBIST-WS 2013: Proceedings of the 3rd CUBIST (Combining and Uniting Business Intelligence with Semantic Technologies) Workshop co-located with the 11th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA 2013) Dresden, Germany, May 22, Andrews, Simon; Dau, Frithjof (Eds.), Vol-1040, CEUR, 31-43.

Watmough, Martin; Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon (2013) "Designing Learning to Research the Formal Concept Analysis of Transactional Data", Conceptual Structures for STEM Research and Education (The 20th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2013), January 2013, Mumbai, India, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7735, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 231-238.

Polovina, Simon (2012) "The Transaction Concept in Enterprise Systems", Proceedings of the 2nd CUBIST workshop, The 10th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA 2012), May 2012, Leuven, Belgium. Dau, Frithjof; Andrews, Simon (Eds.), 43-52.

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (2011) "A Mapping from Conceptual Graphs to Formal Concept Analysis". In: Conceptual Structures for Discovering Knowledge (The 19th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2011, Derby, UK) Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard; Akhgar, Babak (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6828 (Subseries: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), Springer, 63-76.

Polovina, Simon; Stalker, Iain Duncan (2010) "TOASTIE: Transaction-Oriented Architecture for Structuring the Totally Integrated Enterprise. In: Xhafa, Fatos; Demetriadis, Stavros; Caballé, Santi; Abraham, Ajith (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, Thessaloniki, Greece, IEEE Computer Society,  333-334.

Bridges, Shaun; Polovina, Simon (2010). "An OpenSEA Framework using ISO24707 Common Logic", In: Xhafa, Fatos; Demetriadis, Stavros; Caballé, Santi; Abraham, Ajith (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, Thessaloniki, Greece, IEEE Computer Society, 335-336.

Watmough, Martin; Polovina, Simon; Khazaei, Babak; Hill, Richard (2010) "Future Supply Chain Processes and Data for Collective Intelligence", In: Xhafa, F., Barolli, L., Nishino, H., Aleksy, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3GPCIC), Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, IEEE Computer Society, 179-185.

Andrews, Simon; Orphanides, Constantinos; Polovina, Simon (2010) "Visualising Computational Intelligence through Converting Data into Formal Concepts", In: Bessis, N., Xhafa, F. (eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Emerging Data Technologies for Collective Intelligence (EDTCI) 2010, in: Xhafa, F., Barolli, L., Nishino, H., Aleksy, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3GPCIC), Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, IEEE Computer Society, 302-307.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon; Khazaei, Babak (2010) "Learning Perspectives of Enterprise Architectures through TrAM", Proceedings of the First Conceptual Structures - Learning, Teaching and Assessment Workshop (CS-LTA) at the 18th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2010), July 26-31, Kuching, Malaysia, Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon; Hill, Richard; Scharfe, Henrik; Øhrstrøm, Peter (Eds.), Published by MIMOS BERHAD Technology Thrust Areas, Knowledge Technology, 29-41.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2010) "Semantics and Pragmatics in Enterprise Architecture through Transaction Agent Modelling", Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, 19-21 July, Reading, UK, Jorna, Rene; Liu, Kecheng; Jiang, Guorui; Nakata, Keiichi; Sun, Lily (Eds.), SciTePress, 285-291.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon; Khazaei, Babak (2010) "Case Studies as Simulation of Industrial Practice", Proceedings of the CPLA Enquiry, Autonomy & Graduateness Conference, Chris Corker (Ed.), Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Alpha Books, 73-88.

Polovina, Simon; Cooke, James; Loke, Jeremy (2009) "A Practical Exploration of Ontology Interoperability", Conceptual Structures: Leveraging Semantic Technologies, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2009), Moscow, Russia, July 26-31, Sebastian Rudolph; Frithjof Dau; Sergei O. Kuznetsov (Eds.), Springer, LNAI Volume 5662, 247-256.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2009) "The Transaction Pattern through Automating TrAM", Supplementary Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, Moscow, Russia, 26 - 31 July, Sebastian Rudolph; Frithjof Dau; Sergei O. Kuznetsov (Eds.), CEUR-WS, 40-53.

Kabbaj, Adil; Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon (2009) "Standard CGIF Interoperability in Amine", Proceedings of the Fourth Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2009) at the 17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2009), July 25, Moscow, Russia, Madalina Croitoru, Jérôme Fortin, Robert Jäschke (Eds.), 24-32.

Mizzi, Doreen; Browa, Wolfgang; Loke, Jeremy; Polovina, Simon (2009) "A Commentary on Standardization in the Semantic Web, Common Logic and Multi Agent Systems", Proceedings of the Fourth Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2009) at the 17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2009), July 25, Moscow, Russia, Madalina Croitoru, Jérôme Fortin, Robert Jäschke (Eds.), 33-41.

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (2008) "Operational Specification for FCA using Z", Supplementary Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2008): Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Visualization and Reasoning, Toulouse, France, July 2008; Eklund, Peter; Haemmerlé, Ollivier (Eds.), Published by CEUR-WS, Vol-354, 9-16.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon (2008) "An Automated Conceptual Catalogue for the Enterprise", Supplementary Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2008): Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Visualization and Reasoning, Toulouse, France, July 2008; Eklund, Peter; Haemmerlé, Ollivier (Eds.), Published by CEUR-WS, Vol-354, 99-106.

Abdulrub, Saleh; Polovina, Simon; Sandberg-Petersen, Ulrik; Hill, Richard (2008) "Implementing Interoperability through an Ontology Importer for Amine", Proceedings of the Third Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2008): "Conceptual Structures Tools and the Web" co-located with the 16th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2008), Croitoru, Madalina; Jäschke, Robert; Rudolph, Sebastian (Eds.), Published by CEUR-WS, Vol-352, 1-6.

Adams, Neil; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2008) "The Role of FLIPP Explainers as a Tool to Assist the Visual Composition of Web Services for Enterprise Systems", Proceedings of the Third Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2008): "Conceptual Structures Tools and the Web" co-located with the 16th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2008), Croitoru, Madalina; Jäschke, Robert; Rudolph, Sebastian (Eds.), Published by CEUR-WS, Vol-352, 7-12.

Polovina, Simon (2007) "An Introduction to Conceptual Graphs", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2007): Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Architectures for Smart Applications, July 2007, Sheffield, UK; Priss, Uta; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (Eds.); Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 4604), Springer, 1-15.

Cox, David; Polovina, Simon (2007) "Helping System Users to Be Smarter by Representing Logic in Transaction Frame Diagrams", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2007): Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Architectures for Smart Applications, July 2007, Sheffield, UK; Priss, Uta; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (Eds.); Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 4604), Springer, 460-463.

French, Tim; Huang, Wei; Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon (2007) "Semiotic Models of Trust and Usability for Agent-Managed Grid Services", ICCS 2007: Proceedings of the 15th International Workshops on Conceptual Structures; Akhgar, Babak (Ed.), London: Springer, 25-30.

Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2007) "A Transactions Framework for Effective Enterprise Knowledge Management", ICCS 2007: Proceedings of the 15th International Workshops on Conceptual Structures; Akhgar, Babak (Ed.), London: Springer, 221-225.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2007) "Mobile Transactional Modelling: From Concepts to Incremental Knowledge", ICCS 2007: Proceedings of the 15th International Workshops on Conceptual Structures; Akhgar, Babak (Ed.), London: Springer, 232-236.

Maybery, Peter; Polovina, Simon (2007) "The Extent to which Interoperability between CG and non-CG Tools can be Assessed against the Semiotic Ladder", ICCS 2007: Proceedings of the 2nd Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2007), July 2007, Sheffield, UK; Pfeiffer, Heather; Kabbaj, Adil; Benn, David (Eds.), Research Press International, 35-44.

Razafimbelo, Tiana; Polovina, Simon (2007) "Context Identification to Improve Search Engine Results", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Organisational Semiotics (ICOS 2007): Complexity in Organisational and Technological Systems, July 2007, Sheffield, UK; Liu, Kecheng; Connolly, John; O'Neill; Shaleph (Eds.), Printed in Reading, UK, 139-144.

Razafimbelo, Tiana; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2006) "Can the Pragmatic Web Assist Search Engine Optimisation", Proceedings of the First International Conference on the Pragmatic Web, September 21-23, 2006, Stuttgart, Germany; Mareike Schoop, Aldo de Moor, Jan Dietz (Eds.); Lecture Notes of Informatics by the German Computer Society (GI), 81-96.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Shadija, Dharmendra (2006) "Transaction Agent Modelling: From Experts to Concepts to Multi-Agent Systems", Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS '06): Conceptual Structures: Inspiration and Application, July 16-21, 2006, Aalborg, Denmark; Schärfe, Henrik; Hitzler, Pascal; Øhrstrøm, Peter (Eds.); Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 4068), Springer, 247-259.

Spence-Hill, Craig; Polovina, Simon (2006) "Enhancing Software Engineering with Trikonic for the Knowledge Systems Architecture of CG Tools", Proceedings of the First Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2006), July 16, 2006, Aalborg, Denmark; de Moor, Aldo; Polovina, Simon; Delugach, Harry (Eds.); Aalborg University Press, 18-31.

Brady, Neil; Polovina, Simon; Shadija, Dharmendra; Hill, Richard (2006) "Experiences and Lessons from the Practical Interoperation of CharGer with SeSAm", Proceedings of the First Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2006), July 16, 2006, Aalborg, Denmark; de Moor, Aldo; Polovina, Simon; Delugach, Harry (Eds.); Aalborg University Press, 32-47.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Beer, Martin D. (2006) "Improving AOSE with an enriched modelling framework", Agent-Oriented Software Engineering VI: Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE) Workshop, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 25-29 July 2005; Müller, Jörg P.; Zambonelli, Frank (Eds.); Springer, 94-108.

Roast, Chris; Polovina, Simon (2005) "Getting the GIST of Websites", Interactive Experiences, Proceedings Volume 2 of The 19th British HCI Group Annual Conference, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK,  5-9 September 2005, 306-310.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Beer, Martin D. (2005) "Managing Healthcare Workflows in a Multi-Agent System Environment", Proceedings of the Agents Applied in Healthcare Workshop, Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Edinburgh, Scotland.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Beer, Martin D. (2005) "From concepts to agents: Towards a framework for multi-agent system modelling", Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Utrecht University, Netherlands, ACM Press, 1155-1156.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Beer, Martin D. (2005) "Managing community healthcare information in a multi-agent system environment", Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS): BIOMED Workshop, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 35-49.

Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (2005) "Enhancing the Initial Requirements Capture of Multi-Agent Systems through Conceptual Graphs", Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS '05): Conceptual Structures: Common Semantics for Sharing Knowledge, July 18-22, 2005, Kassel, Germany; Dau, Frithjof; Mugnier, Marie-Laure; Stumme, Gerd (Eds.); Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 3596), Springer, 439-452.

Polovina, Simon; Bird, David; French, Tim (2005) "Can Transactions and Organisational Semiotics Help Chronic, Wicked Problems through Interaction Design?", Proceedings of the "Designer, User, Meaning Maker: Rethinking Relationships for a More Creative HCI" workshop, The 18th British HCI Group Annual Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK, 3 pages.

Hill, Richard; Polovina, Simon; Beer, Martin D. (2004) "Towards a Deployment Framework for Agent-Managed Community Healthcare Transactions", The Second Workshop on Agents Applied in Health Care, 23-24 Aug 2004, Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2004), Valencia, Spain, IOS Press, 13-21.

Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard; Crowther, Paul; Beer, Martin D. (2004) "Multi-Agent Community Design in the Real, Transactional World: A Community Care Exemplar", Conceptual Structures at Work: Contributions to ICCS 2004 (12th International Conference on Conceptual Structures), Pfeiffer, Heather; Wolff, Karl Erich; Delugach, Harry S. (Eds.), Shaker Verlag, 69-82.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon; Vile, Adam; Park, Jack (2003) "Shared Meanings Requirements Elicitation (SMRE): towards Intelligent, Semiotic, Evolving Architectures for stakeholder e-mediated communication", Using Conceptual Structures: Contributions to ICCS 2003, Bernhard Ganter, Aldo de Moor (Eds.), Shaker Verlag, 57-68.

Polovina, Simon; Strang, Duncan (2003) "Facilitating Useful Object-Orientation for Virtual eBusiness Organisations Though Semiotic", Proceedings of The 6th International Workshop on Organisational Semiotics: Virtual, Distributed and Flexible Organisations, 11-12 July 2003, Reading, UK, 317-330.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon (2003) "xCulture for the eEnterprise: an elementary 4-tier architecture for site localisation", Second British Computer Society HCI and Culture Workshop on "Culture and HCI: Bridging Cultural and Digital Divides", June 2003, Karen Gunter, Andy Smith, Tim French (Eds.), 89-96.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon (2002) "Shared Meanings Requirements Elicitation and Evolution (SMREE): A Candidate Semiotic DNA for Software Development Success?", Symposium on Software Evolution and Evolutionary Computation, C. L. Nehaniv, M. Loomes, P. Marrow, P. Wernick (Eds.), EPSRC Network on Evolvability in Biological & Software Systems, 7-8 February 2002, 24-25.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon (2001) "WAP Through the Semiotic Lens", Mobilize! Workshop, 29-30 May 2001, Digital World Research Centre, University of Surrey, 10 pages.

Polovina, Simon; Khatri, Bhavin Shantilal; Singh, Steven (2000) "Culture and Web3D: Experiences in Building a Virtual Beer Festival Site in 3DML", Proceedings of British Computer Society HCI Cultural Issues in HCI Workshop, Putteridge Bury, University of Luton, 5 December 2000, 10 pages.

Vile, Adam, Polovina, Simon; French, Tim (2000) "eFinance: Strategy, Architecture and Semiotic", BIT 2000, 1-2 November, Electronic Proceedings: "e-futures", Ray Hackney (Ed.), 72.1-72.9.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon (2000) "The Shared Meanings Design Framework (SMDF): Semiotics in HCI Design and Development at Last?", Proceedings of Human Computer Interaction 2000, University of Sunderland, 5-8 September 2000, volume II, BCS.

Polovina, Simon; Strang, Duncan (2000) "NetCARE: A Practical Conceptual Graphs Software Tool", Working with Conceptual Structures: Contributions to ICCS 2000, Gerd Stumme (Ed.), Shaker Verlag, 229-242.

Polovina, Simon (2000) "The Use of Reflective Commentaries in Computer Science Teaching", Proceedings of The European Learning Styles Information Network (ELSIN) 5th Annual Learning Styles Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Hertford, 26-27 June 2000, 190-198.

French, Tim; Polovina, Simon; Vile, Adam (1999) "Semiotics for E-commerce: Shared Meanings and Generative Futures", Proceedings of BIT-99 (http://www.man-bus.mmu.ac.uk/confs/bit99/), 3-4 November, 47.1-47.20.

Vile, Adam; Polovina, Simon  (1998) "Thinking of or thinking through diagrams? The case of conceptual graphs", Thinking with Diagrams Conference, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 22-23 August 1998, 5 pages.

Vile, Adam; Polovina, Simon. (1998) "Possibilities in Peirce's Existential Graphs for Logic Education", Proceedings of British Society for Research into the Learning of Mathematics, Birmingham, June, 103-109.

Polovina, Simon (1997) "Assessing Sowa's Conceptual Graphs for Effective Strategic Management Decisions, Based on a Comparative Study with Eden's Cognitive Mapping", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS '97), Conceptual Structures: Fulfilling Peirce's Dream, August 3-8, 1997, Seattle, Washington, USA, Conceptual Structures: Fulfilling Peirce's Dream, Dickson Lukose, Harry Delugach, Mary Keeler, Leroy Searle, and John F. Sowa, (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 1257), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 566-580.

Elliott, Geoffrey; Polovina, Simon; Rourke, Grahame; Tyrell, Terry (1997) "Breaking the barriers of resistance to electronic journal entry: Experiences of BIToday", ICCC/IFIP Conference: Electronic Publishing '97: New Models and Opportunities, April 14-16, University of Kent at Canterbury.

O'Brien, Stella; Polovina, Simon (1997) "Web design and information architecture" and "The Intranet and workers with print disabilities", Web Access '97, Sixth International World Wide Web Conference, April 7-11, Santa Clara, California, USA.

Polovina, Simon; Delugach, Harry S. (1993) "The Economics Of Supply And Demand: An Important Challenge For Conceptual Graphs", Proceedings of the First International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2003): Theory and Applications, Guy L. Mineau and Bernard Moulin (Eds.), Quebec City, Canada, 4-7 August 1993, 98-108.

Polovina, Simon (1993) "Bridging Accounting and Business Strategic Planning Using Conceptual Graphs", Proceedings of the Annual Conceptual Graphs Workshop, 1992, New Mexico State University, USA, Conceptual Structures: Theory and Implementation, Pfeiffer, Heather D; Nagle, Timothy E. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 312-321.

Polovina, Simon (1991) "Tomorrow's Spreadsheets: Conceptual Graphs as the Knowledge Based Decision Support Tool for the Management Accountant", Proceedings of the Annual Conceptual Graphs Workshop, 11-13 July 1991, State University of New York at Binghamton, NY, USA (Sponsored by AAAI), 375-385.

Edited Books & Proceedings

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon (Eds.) (2016), Proceedings of the Fifth Conceptual Structures Tools & Interoperability Workshop (CSTIW 2016), 5th-7th July, CEUR-WS.

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard; Akhgar, Babak (Eds.) (2011) Conceptual Structures for Discovering Knowledge (The 19th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2011, Derby, UK) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6828 (Subseries: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), Springer.

Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon; Hill, Richard; Scharfe, Henrik; Øhrstrøm, Peter (Eds.) (2010) Proceedings of the First Conceptual Structures - Learning, Teaching and Assessment Workshop (CS-LTA) at the 18th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2010), July 26-31, Kuching, Malaysia, Published by MIMOS BERHAD Technology Thrust Areas, Knowledge Technology.

Priss, Uta; Polovina, Simon; Hill, Richard (Eds.) (2007) Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Architectures for Smart Applications (The 15th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2007, Sheffield, UK), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI 4604), Springer.

de Moor, Aldo; Polovina, Simon; Delugach, Harry (Eds.) (2006) Proceedings of the First Conceptual Structures Tool Interoperability Workshop (CS-TIW 2006), Aalborg University Press.

Book Chapters

Polovina, Simon; Scheruhn, Hans-Jürgen; von Rosing, Mark (2018). "Modularising the Complex Meta-Models in Enterprise Systems Using Conceptual Structures". In Sugumaran, Vijayan (Ed.),Developments and Trends in Intelligent Technologies and Smart Systems (pp. 261-283). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3686-4.ch013

von Rosing, Mark; ...; Polovina, Simon; ... (2015) "Business Process Trends", The BPM Way of Thinking, The Complete Business Process Handbook: Body of Knowledge from Process Modeling to BPM, Volume I, von Rosing, Mark; Scheer, August-Wilhelm; von Scheel, Henrik (Eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (an Imprint of Elsevier), 187-216.

von Rosing, Mark; Laurier, Wim; Polovina, Simon (2015) "The Value of Ontology", and "The BPM Ontology", The BPM Way of Thinking, The Complete Business Process Handbook: Body of Knowledge from Process Modeling to BPM, Volume I, von Rosing, Mark; Scheer, August-Wilhelm; von Scheel, Henrik (Eds.), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (an Imprint of Elsevier), 91-121.

Andrews, Simon; Polovina, Simon; Akhgar, Babak; Staniforth, Andrew; Fortune, Dave; Stedmon, Alex (2015) "Tackling Financial and Economic Crime through Strategic Intelligence Management", Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorism: Human Factors Theory and Application (Human Factors in Defence Series), Stedmon, Alex; Lawson, Glyn (Eds.), Ashgate Publishing, 161-176.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon (2013) "Security policy reasoning with the automated transaction graph for financial crime", Akhgar, Babak; Yates, Simeon, (eds.) Strategic intelligence management, Butterworth-Heinemann, 150-166.

Polovina, Simon; Andrews, Simon (2011) "A Transaction-Oriented Architecture for Structuring Unstructured Information in Enterprise Applications", Sugumaran, V. (Ed.) Intelligent, Adaptive and Reasoning Technologies: New Developments and Applications, IGI-Global Publishing, 285-299.

Bridges, Shaun; Schiffel, Jeffrey; Polovina, Simon (2011) "OpenSEA: A Framework for Semantic Interoperation Between Enterprises", Next Generation Data Technologies for Collective Computational Intelligence, Bessis, Nik; Xhafa, Fatos (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence book series, Springer, 61-86.

Andrews, Simon; Orphanides, Constantinos; Polovina, Simon (2011) "Visualising Computational Intelligence through converting Data into Formal Concepts", Next Generation Data Technologies for Collective Computational Intelligence, Bessis, Nik; Xhafa, Fatos (eds.), Studies in Computational Intelligence book series, Springer, 139-166.

Launders, Ivan; Polovina, Simon (2010) "Case studies as simulation of industrial practice", Case Studies: Volume 1, Published by the Centre for Promoting Learner Autonomy, Sheffield Hallam University, 89-104.

Polovina, Simon; Pearson, Will (2006) "Communication + Dynamic Interface = Better User Experience", Encyclopaedia of Human Computer Interaction, Ghaoui, Claude (Ed.), Idea Group Publishing, 85-91. (Reprinted as: Polovina, Simon; Pearson, Will (2009) "Communication + Dynamic Interface = Better User Experience", Human Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, Zaphiris, Panayiotis; Chee Siang Ang (Eds.), IGI-Global Publishing, 220-227.)

Polovina, Simon; Strang, Duncan (2004) "Facilitating useful object-orientation for virtual business organizations through semiotics",  Virtual, Distributed and Flexible Organisations - Studies in Organisational Semiotics, Liu, K. (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 183-184.

Polovina, Simon; Veneziano, Vito (2000) "Adding Knowledge to Accounting Systems for Virtual Enterprises", Internet-Based Organizational Memory and Knowledge Management, Schwartz, Divitini and Brasethvik (Eds.), Idea Group Publishing, 103-122.

Other Publications

Position Papers

Wernick, Paul; Polovina, Simon (2000) "The Shared Meanings Design Framework for Developing Museum Websites", Culture Track, Ninth International World Wide Web Conference, May 15 - 19, Amsterdam.

Polovina, Simon (1997) "Explaining Prolog in simple terms so that we can save the Web", Position Paper, Workshop: Logic Programming and the Web, Sixth International World Wide Web Conference, April 7-11, Santa Clara, California, USA.

Polovina, Simon; van Kleef, Mike (1995) "Living Books: An Internet Based Approach", Position Paper, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Writing and Computers, Christina Preston and Mary Scott (Eds.), Institute of Education, London University, London, UK, 7-9 September.

Technical Reports, White Papers and Others

Polovina, Simon (2000) "Conceptual Graphs: An Overview, Software and Issues", A nearplanet.com White Paper, 11 pages.

Vile, Adam; Polovina, Simon (2000) Making Accessible Web Sites With Semiotics, Short Paper, 3 pages.

Polovina, Simon (1996) "Reviewing the Practical Integration of the Web with Distance Education", School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics, South Bank University, London, Technical Report SBU-CISM-96-15.

Tyrell, Terry; Polovina, Simon (1996) "Using the Web to Empower a Child's Independent Learning", School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics, South Bank University, London, Technical Report SBU-CISM-96-10.

Polovina, Simon (1995) "Enhancing the Teacher's Knowledge Too: An Experiment in Process-Driven Student Assessment", School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics, South Bank University, Technical Report SBU-CISM-95-28.

Polovina, Simon (1995) "On The Practicalities of Distance Learning Using the World Wide Web", School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics, South Bank University, Technical Report SBU-CISM-95-21.

Polovina, Simon (1992) "An Initial User Experiment with Linear Form Conceptual Graphs for Strategic Planning", Loughborough University of Technology Department of Computer Studies, Technical Report No. 720. 

Related activities

Research student completions

Nwagwu, Honour Chika (2015), "Dealing with Inconsistent and Incomplete Data in a Semantic Technology Setting" (PhD), School of Computing / Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University.

Watmough, Martin (2013) "Discovering the Hidden Knowledge in Transaction Data through Formal Concept Analysis" (PhD), School of Computing / Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University.

Launders, Ivan (2011) "The Transaction Graph for Requirements Capture in Semantic Enterprise Architectures" (PhD), School of Computing / Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University. Now available as: Launders, Ivan (2011) The Transaction Graph: Requirements Capture in Semantic Enterprise Architectures, Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-8473-4148-2.

Chang, Tsen-Yao (2006) "Designing an enhanced web user experience: the use of emotional probes as a user-centred methodology for designing emotionally-engaged web interaction" (PhD), The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

Research Degrees External/Internal Examiner

External

Crosbie, Tess (2017) "A Computer Assisted Analysis of Literary Text: From Feature Analysis to Judgements of Literary Merit", Institute for Research in Applicable Computing (IRAC), University of Bedfordshire.

Nwokeji, Joshua C. (2016) "Information Systems Framework for Enterprise Agility" (PhD), Department of Computer Science, School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University.

Budree, Adheesh (2015) "A Conceptual Model for determining the Value of Business-Intelligence Systems" (PhD), Department of Information Systems, University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

Shaaban, Hussein (2014) "Enhancing the Governance of Information Security in Developing Countries: the case of Zanzibar" (PhD), Institute for Research in Applicable Computing (IRAC), University of Bedfordshire.

Melo, Cassio (2013) "Real-time Distributed Computation of Formal Concepts and Analytics" (PhD), MAS Laboratoire, École Centrale Paris.

Rashid, Shaista (2008) "An Exploratory Empirical Investigation on Computer-Based Note Taking" (PhD), School of Informatics, University of Bradford.

Croitoru, Madalina (2006) "Conceptual Graphs at Work: Efficient Reasoning and Applications" (PhD), Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen.

Basyouni, Ahmed M. (2001) "Inventory Control Strategies for Steel Industry Supply Chain" (MPhil), School of Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University.

Internal

Khmeleva, Elena (2016) "Evolutionary Algorithms for Scheduling Operations" (PhD), Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University.

Wilson, Richard S. (2013) "Using Business Intelligence to Predict Student Behaviour" (PhD), School of Computing / Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University.

Makhmali, Hassan (2012) "A Holistic Framework for eHealth Strategic Planning in Iran" (PhD), School of Computing / Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University.


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