Phil Preston

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Ripple Down Rules (RDR) is a knowledge acquisition method which constrains the interactions between the expert and a shell to acquire only correct knowledge. Although RDR works well, it is only suitable for the problem of providing a single classification for a set of data. Multiple Classification Ripple Down Rules (MCRDR) is an extension of RDR which(More)
We describe our technical approach in competing at the RoboCup 2000 Sony legged robot league. The UNSW team won both the challenge competition and all their soccer matches, emerging the outright winners for this league against eleven other international teams. The main advantage that the UNSW team had was speed. The robots not only moved quickly, due to a(More)
Childhood trauma (CT) and psychosis may be associated. Drawing on the dissociation and social psychological literature, the current study examined the mediating role of structural aspects of self in explaining the relationship between childhood trauma and psychosis. Twenty-nine individuals with psychosis were compared with 31 healthy volunteers regarding(More)
Describes the mechanical, electronic and software design of a 10-DOF bipedal robot which has been constructed to study control, parameterisation and automatic expansion of the stability envelope of a complex real-time behaviour, namely, dynamically-balanced two-legged walking. The machine is physically complete and demonstrates reasonable reliability in(More)
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