Dr Trevor Collins

KMI Research Fellow

Publications

 

Journal papers

Stokes, A., Collins, T.D., Maskall, J., Lea, J., Lunt, P. and Davies S.J.M. (2012). Enabling remote access to fieldwork: Gaining insight into the pedagogic effectiveness of 'direct' and 'remote' field activities. Journal of Geography in Higher Education. Volume 36, Issue 2, 2012. pp. 197-222. Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group.

Gaved, M., Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P., Kerawalla, L.J., Jones, A., Scanlon, E., Littleton, K., Blake, C., Petrou, M., Clough, G. and Twiner A. (2010). Using netbooks to support mobile learners' investigations across activities and places. Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning. Volume 25, Issue 3, pp. 187-200. Routledge.

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P., and Zdrahal, Z. (2009). Using mobile phones to map online community resources to a physical museum space. International Journal of Web Based Communities. Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 18-32.

Whitlelaw, L., Collins, T.D., Zdrahal, Z., Mulholland, P., Potter, L., Scantlebury, N., and Taylor, J. (2009). Supporting taxonomy-based annotation of structured digital documents. The Electronic Library. The international journal for the application of technology in the information environment. Volume 27, Number 5, pp. 755-767.

Mulholland, P., Wolff, A., Zdrahal, Z., and Collins, T.D. (2008) Blending coherence and control in the construction of interactive educational narratives from digital resources. Interactive Learning Environments Journal. Volume 16, Number 3, pp. 283-296. Routlege, Taylor and Francis.

Dzbor, M., Stutt, A., Motta, E., and Collins, T.D. (2007). Representations for semantic webs: Semantic web technology in learning support. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. Volume 23, Number 1, February 2007, pp. 69-82.

Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D. and Zdrahal, Z. (2005). Bletchley Park Text: Using mobile and semantic web technologies to support the post-visit use of online museum resources. Journal of Interactive Media in Education (Portable Learning: Experiences with Mobile Devices. Special Issue, eds. A. Jones, A. Kukulska-Hulme and D. Mwanza), 2005/24. ISSN:1365-893X [jime.open.ac.uk/2005/24].

Collins, T.D. (2003). Applying Software Visualization Technology to support the use of Evolutionary Algorithms. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. Volume 14, Number 2. pp. 123-150.

Collins, T.D. and Fung, P. (2002). A visual programming approach for teaching cognitive modelling. Computers and Education. Volume 39, Number 1. pp. 1-18.

Book chapters and published reports

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P. and Gaved, M.B. (2012). Scripting Personal Inquiry. In: K.Littleton, E. Scanlon and M. Sharples (Ed.), Orchestrating Inquiry Learning. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-60113-9.

Holliman, R., Collins, T.D., Jensen, E. and Taylor, P. (2009). Isotope: Informing Science Outreach and Public Engagement. Final Report of the Nesta-funded Isotope Project. Milton Keynes, The Open University. ISBN: N978-1-84873-414-2.

Collins, T.D., Jones, A. and Potter, S. (2006). Research presentations. In S. Potter (Ed.), Doing postgraduate research. Sage Publications Ltd, UK. ISBN 1412-924057.

Collins, T.D. (2003). Visualizing Evolutionary Computation. In A. Ghosh and S. Tsutsui (Ed.), Advances in evolutionary computation: Theory and Applications. Springer Verlag, UK. (pp. 95-116). ISBN 3540-433309.

Conference papers

Collins, T.D., Joiner, R., White, A. and Braidley, L. (2011). School trip photomarathons: Engaging primary school visitors using a topic focused photo competition. In: The Proceedings of the 18th Association for Learning Technology Conference ALT-C 2011. 6th-8th September 2011. Leeds, UK.

Coughlan, T., Adams, A., Collins, T.D., Davies, S.J. Lea, J. and Rogers, Y. (2011). Working with "Mission Control" in Scientific Fieldwork: Supporting Interactions between In Situ and Distanced Collaborators. In: The 2011 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 19 - 23 Mar 2011, Hangzhou, China.

Sharples, M., Collins, T., Feisst, M., Gaved, M., Mulholland, P., Paxton, M., Wright, M. (2011) A "Laboratory of Knowledge-Making" for Personal Inquiry Learning. In G. Biswas, S. Bull, J. Kay & A. Mitrovic (eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education: Proceedings of 15th The International Conference, AIED 2011, Auckland New Zealand, June/July 2011. Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 6738. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 312-319.

Adams, A., Davies, S.J., Collins, T.D. and Rogers, Y. (2010). Out there and in here: design for blended scientific inquiry learning. In: The Proceedings of the 17th Association for Learning Technology Conference ALT-C 2010. 7th-9th September 2010. Nottingham, UK.

Scanlon, E., Kerawalla, L., Twiner, A., Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D., Jones, A., Gaved, M.B., Littleton, K., Blake, C. and Conole, G. (2010). Personal Inquiry: scripting support for inquiry learning by participatory design. In: Computer-Based Learning in Science. 7th-10th July 2010, Warsaw, Poland.

Kerawalla, L., Scanlon, E., Twiner, A., Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D., Jones, A., Gaved, M.B., Littleton, K., Blake, C., and Conole, G. (2010). The challenge of supporting networked personal inquiry learning across the contexts of school club and home. In: The Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning, 3-4 May 2010, Aalborg, Denmark.

Knoth, P., Collins, T.D., Sklavounou, E. and Zdrahal, Z. (2010). EUROGENE: multilingual retrieval and machine translation applied to human genetics. In: The 32nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2010), 28th-31st March 2010, Milton Keynes, UK.

Collins, T.D., Lea, J. and Gaved, M.B. (2010). Remote fieldwork: Using portable wireless networks and backhaul links to participate remotely in fieldwork. In The Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. 19th-22nd October 2010. Valletta, Malta.

Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D. and Gaved, M.B. (2010). nQuire: A Customizable Toolkit for Inquiry Learning across School, Home and Field Trip Locations. In The Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. 19th-22nd October 2010. Valletta, Malta.

Gaved, M., Mulholland, P., Kerawalla, L.J., Collins, T.D. and Scanlon, E. (2010). More notspots than hotspots: strategies for undertaking networked learning in the real world. In The Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. 19th-22nd October 2010. Valletta, Malta.

Kerawalla L.J., Scanlon, E., Gaved, M.B., Jones, A., Littleton, K., Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D., Twiner, A., Clough, G., Blake, C., Petrou, M. and Conole., G. (2010) Being a Geographer: the role of mobile, scripted inquiry in mediating embodied meaning-making during Geography fieldtrips. In The Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. 19th-22nd October 2010. Valletta, Malta.

Kerawalla, L., Scanlon, E., Jones, A., Collins, T.D., Conole, G., Gaved, M., Littleton, K., Mulholland, P., Twiner, A. and Tosunoglu Blake, C. (2009). Characterising participation trajectories and the negotiation of personalised inquiry learning in the secondary school geography classroom. In Proceedings of the British Educational Research Association Conference. September 2009. Manchester, UK.

Kerawalla, L., Scanlon, E., Twiner, A., Gaved, M., Jones, A., Littleton, K., Conole, G., Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D., Blake, C. and Clough, G. (2009). Technological mediation of personal inquiry in UK GCSE geography: opportunities and challenges. In Proceedings of CAL'09 Learning in Digital Worlds. Brighton, UK. 23rd-25th March 2009.

Zdrahal, Z., Knoth, P., Collins, T.D. and Mulholland, P. (2009). Reasoning across Multilingual Learning Resources in Human Genetics, In The proceedings of the International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning (ICL 2009), Villach, Austria.

Novakova, L., Collins, T.D. and Zdrahal, Z. (2009). Document annotations in genetics domain for Eurogene project. Znalosti 2009, Brno, Czech Republic. pp. 155-166, Vydavatel'stvo STU, Bratislava, 2009. ISBN 978-80-227-3015-0.

Zdrahal, Z., Mulholland, P. and Collins, T.D. (2008). 'Exploring pathways across stories'. In IEEE 2008 International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems, 10th-12th March 2008, Athens, Greece.

Mulholland, P., Zdrahal, Z. and Collins, T.D. (2008). 'Investigating the Effects of Exploratory Semantic Search on the Use of a Museum Archive'. In IEEE 2008 International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems, 10th-12th March 2008, Athens, Greece.

Collins, T.D., Gaved, M.B., Mulholland, P., Kerawalla, L.J., Twiner, A., Scanlon, E., Jones, A., Littleton, K., Conole, G., and Tosunoglu, C. (2008). Supporting location-based inquiry learning across school, field and home contexts. In The Proceedings of the 7th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn-2008). Telford, Shropshire, UK. 8th-10th October 2008.

Scanlon, E., Jones, A., Collins, T.D., Conole, G., Gaved, M., Kerawalla, L., Littleton, K., Mulholland, P., Twiner, A. and Blake, C. (2008). Investigating Personal Inquiry: An Activity Theory Approach. In The Proceedings of the 7th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn-2008). Telford, Shropshire, UK. 8th-10th October 2008.

Gaved, M.B., Collins, T.D., Bartlett, J.M., Davies, S.J., Valentine, C.P., McCann, L.D.D.H. and Wright, M. (2008). ERA: On-the-fly networking for collaborative geology fieldwork. In The Proceedings of the 7th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn-2008). Telford, Shropshire, UK. 8th-10th October 2008.

Whitelaw, L. and Collins, T.D. (2007). Pragmatic support for taxonomy-based annotation of structured digital documents. In 2nd International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR 2007) - Advances in Metadata and Semantics Research. Corfu, Greece. 11th-12th October 2007. Springer-Verlag.

Zdrahal, Z., Paul Mulholland, P. and Collins, T.D. (2006). Exploring Paths Across Stories. In 15th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2006). Podebrady, Czech Republic. 2nd-6th October 2006.

Mulholland, P., Gaved, M.B., Collins, T.D., Zdrahal, Z. and Heath, T. (2006). Using ICT to support public and private community memories: Case studies and lessons learned. In The Proceedings of Constructing and sharing memory: Community Informatics, identity and empowerment. Prato, Italy. September 2006.

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P. and Zdrahal, Z. (2005). Semantic Browsing of Digital Collections. The Semantic Web - ISWC 2005: 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005), Galway, Ireland, 6th-10th November, 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3729. pp. 127-141. ISSN: 0302-9743.

Mulholland, P., Collins T.D and Zdrahal, Z. (2005). Spotlight browsing of resource archives. ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (HT2005), Salzburg, Austria. September 2005.

Mulholland, P., Collins, T.D. and Zdrahal, Z. (2004) Story Fountain: Intelligent support for story research and exploration. In The Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2004). Madeira, Portugal. January 2004.

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P. and Watt, S.N.K. (2001). Using genre to support active participation in learning communities. In The Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (EuroCSCL 2001). Maastricht, The Netherlands. May 2001.

Collins, T.D. and Fung, P. (1999). Cognitive Modelling for Psychology Students: The Evaluation of a Pragmatic Approach to Computer Programming for Non-Programmers. In The Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 99). Osaka, Japan. November 1999.

Collins, T.D. (1999). Henson: A Visualization Framework for Genetic Algorithm Users. In P.J. Angeline (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 1999). Washington, DC: IEEE Press. July 1999.

Collins, T.D. (1998). Understanding Evolutionary Computing: A Hands on Approach. In D.B. Fogel (Ed.), The Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC 98), part of the 1998 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 1998). Anchorage, Alaska: Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, CA. May 1998.

Collins, T.D. (1997). Using Software Visualization Technology to Help Evolutionary Algorithm Users Validate Their Solutions. In T. Baeck (Ed.), The Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA 1997). East Lansing, MI.: Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, CA. August 1997.

Dybowski, R., Collins, T.D. and Weller, P.R. (1996). Visualization of Binary String Convergence by Sammon Mapping. In L.J. Fogel, P.J. Angeline, and T. Baeck (Ed.), The Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference on Evolutionary Programming (EP 1996), (pp. 377-383). San Diego, CA. MIT Press. August 1996.

Routen, T.W. and Collins, T.D. (1993). Visualization of AI Techniques. In The Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computational Graphics and Visualization Techniques (COMPUGRAPH 1993), pp. 274-282. Alvor, Portugal: ACM Press. December 1993.

Workshop papers

Knoth, P., Collins, T.D., Sklavounou, E., and Zdrahal, Z. (2010) Facilitating cross-language retrieval and machine translation by multilingual domain ontologies. In Workshop on Supporting eLearning with Language Resources and Semantic Data at LREC 2010, Valletta, Malta.

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P. and Zdrahal, Z. (2004). Community Story Exchange. In The Proceedings of the IEEE International workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web (PEH 2004) in conjunction with the 15th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2004), (pp 74-78). Zaragoza, Spain. September, 2004.

Mulholland, P., Zdrahal, Z. and Collins, T.D. (2004). Supporting the Exploration and Use of Heritage Stories. In The Proceedings of the IEEE International workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web (PEH 2004) in conjunction with the 15th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2004), (pp 79-83). Zaragoza, Spain. September, 2004.

Collins, T.D., Mulholland, P., Bradbury, D.C. and Zdrahal, Z. (2003). Methodology and Tools to Support Storytelling in Cultural Heritage Forums. In The Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web (PEH 2003) in conjunction with the 14th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2003), (pp 105-109). Prague, Czech Republic. September, 2003.

Mulholland, P. and Collins, T.D. (2002). Using Digital Narratives to Support the Collaborative Learning and Exploration of Cultural Heritage. In The Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web (PEH 2002) in conjunction with the 13th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2002). Aix-En-Provence, France. September, 2002.

Collins, T.D. and P. Mulholland. (2002). A Cultural Heritage Forum Celebrating Technological Innovation at Station X. In The Proceedings of the IEEE International workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web (PEH 2002) in conjunction with the 13th International Conference and Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2002). Aix-En-Provence, France. September, 2002.

Collins, T.D. (1999). Evaluating Hank, A Cognitive Modelling Language for Psychologists. In The Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Workshop of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG'99). Leeds, UK. January 1999.

Collins, T.D. (1997). Using Software Visualization Technology to Help Genetic Algorithm Designers. In The Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Workshop of the Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG 1997), (pp. 43-51). Sheffield, UK. January 1997.

Collins, T.D. (1996). The Visualization of Genetic Algorithms - Design Survey. In M. Ireland (Ed.), The Proceedings of the First Psychology of Programming Interest Group Postgraduate Student Workshop, (pp. 35-52). Matlock, Derbyshire, UK. Group D Publications Limited, Sheffield, UK. September 1996.

Theses

Collins, T.D. (1998). The Application of Software Visualization Technology to Evolutionary Computation: A Case Study in Genetic Algorithms. PhD Thesis. Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Collins, T.D. (1993). The Visualisation of Genetic Algorithms. MSc Thesis. Department of Computer Science, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Technical reports

Collins, T.D. and Fung, P. (2000). Visual programming for cognitive modelling: A teaching perspective (CALRG Technical Report Number 194). Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK. October 2000.

Collins, T.D. and Fung, P. (2000). Novice cognitive modellers using a visual programming language (CALRG Technical Report Number 193). Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK. October 2000.

Collins, T.D. and Fung, P. (2000). Hank - a visual programming language: Its use as an introduction to cognitive modelling (CITE Technical Report Number 259). Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK. June 2000.

Collins, T.D. (1999). A Critique of Search Space Visualization Techniques (Technical report No. SRC-171). Student Research Centre, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. April 1999

Collins, T.D. (1996). Genotypic-Space Mapping: Population Visualization for Genetic Algorithms (Technical Report No. KMi-TR-39b). Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. September 1996.

Collins, T.D. (1995). The Visualization of Genetic Algorithms - Related Work (Technical Report No. KMi-TR-19). Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. September 1995.