School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
Stage tutor for stage 2:
BSc (Hons) Computing.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Computing and Games Development
Member of Faculty of Science and Environment Ethics Committee.
BA (Hons) Psychology
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
MSc Intelligent Systems for Engineering Design
SOFT144: Software Engineering for Games Development
AINT206: Artificial Intelligence for Games Development
AINT301: Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life
SOFT234: Network Programming II
SOFT141: Network Programming 1
SOFT221: Server-side Programming and Development
SOFT232: Software Development for Digital Arts
AINT203: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
SOFT504: Programming for Intelligent Interactive Systems
ISAD503: Human Computer Interaction
Involved with the Arch-OS project
Rafiq, Y., Beck, M., Packham, I and Denham S., (2005) Evolutionary Computation and Visualisation as Decision Support tools for Conceptual Building Design. (Invited paper) In Topping, B. H. V (Ed) Innovation In Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, chapter 3, pp 49-74, Saxe-Coburg Publications, http://www.saxe-coburg.co.uk/pubs/descrip/sl2005.htm
Parmee, I. C. and Beck, M. A. (1997) An Evolutionary, Agent-Assisted Strategy For Conceptual Design Space Decomposition. In D. Corne and J. L. Shapiro (eds.), Evolutionary Computing: Selected Papers from the 1997 AISB International Workshop, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science. .
Journals De Wilde, P., Rafiq, Y., and Beck, M. (2008) Uncertainties in Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Thermal Performance of Domestic Buildings in the UK. Building Services Engineering Research & Technology, 29 (1), 7-26
Rafiq, Y, and Beck, M. (in press) A Decision Support Tool for Multi-Disciplinary Conceptual Design. The Structural Engineer
Martinez Ortiz, C., M. Beck., N. Barlow, and P.de Wilde, (2011). EWMA based approaches for automated building energy analysis. IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Bilbao, Spain, December 14-17 2011 (USB)
Martinez Ortiz, C., D. Pearson, M. Beck, N. Barlow and P.de Wilde, (2012). Developing automated energy management tools. Paper accepted for CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium - Buildings Systems and Services for the 21st Century, London, UK, April 18 2012
Martinez Ortiz, C., D. Pearson, I. Beynon, M. Beck, N. Barlow and P. de Wilde, (2012). Intelligent analysis of monitored utility data. Abstract accepted and paper currently under completion for EG-ICE 2012, Conference on Intelligent Computing in Engineering, Herrsching, Germany, July 4-6 2012
Rafiq, M. Y., Beck, M. & Hughes, N. (2008), “Interactive visualisation as a powerful decision support tool for conceptual design”, Proceeding of the 25th CBI W78 Int. conf. on information technology ‘improving the management of construction projects through IT adoption’, Eedt (Rischmoller, R) 15-15 July, Santiago Chile, pp 156-165. ISBN 978-956-319-361-9
Rafiq, M. Y. & Beck, M. (2008), “A scenario based exploration of multi-disciplinary solution space using a visualisation tool”, Proceeding of the Intelligent Computing in Engineering Conf. edt (Rafiq, Borthwick & de Wilde), Plymouth UK, 2-4 July, pp 46-56. ISBN 978-1-84102-191-1 www.eg-ice.org/Workshops/ICE08/default.htm
Phillips, M., Beck, M., Bugman, G., and Speed, C. (2007) The Arch-OS System. IBPSA England Symposium Plymouth, UK.
De Wilde, P., Beck, M., and Rafiq, Y. (2007) Development of a Framework for the Assessment of Climate Change on the Thermal Performance of Buildings. IBPSA England Symposium Plymouth, UK.
De Wilde, P., Beck, M., and Rafiq, Y. (2007) Simulating the Impact of Long Term Change Scenarios on Thermal Performance of Buildings. 10th IBPSA Conference Beijing, China
Rafiq, Y., Beck, M., and De Wilde, P. (2007) How Visualisation Enhances Better Understanding of Thermal Performance of Domestic Buildings. 14th European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE) Workshop
Rafiq, Y., Beck, M., and Packham, I. (2006) Interactive Visualisation Systems for Conceptual Building Design: A Practical Approach. International Conference on Advances in Engineering Structures, Mechanics and Construction, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Rafiq, Y, Packham, I and Beck, M. (2005) Importance of Visualisation in Decision Making Process in Engineering Design. International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE2005) Cancun, Mexico.
Rafiq, Y., Ekwe, A., Beck, M., and Wigginton, M. (2005) Optimising Intelligent Facades using a Genetic Algorithm. In Keiller, A., Ledbetter, S and Wilkinson, M (Eds.) Glass in Buildings 2, University of Bath.
Beck, M. A. and Parmee, I. C. (1999) Design Exploration: Extending the Bounds of the Search Space. In Proceedings of IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC),Washington D.C.
Beck, M. A. and Parmee, I. C. (1999) Extending the Bounds of the Search Space: A Multi-Population Approach. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-99, Orlando Florida.
Beck, M. A. and Parmee, I. C. (1999) A Hybrid Adaptive Search Technique for Design Space exploration. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED99) Munich, Germany.
Beck, M. A. and Parmee, I. C. (1997) An Evolutionary Approach to Conceptual Design Exploration. Workshop on Strategic Knowledge and Concept Formation, Loughborough University.