Professor Seth Bullock

BA Hons (Sus.), DPhil (Sus.)

  • BS8 1UB

1992 …2020

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Research Output

2020

A Network Perspective On Assessing System Architectures: Robustness to Cascading Failure

Potts, M. W., Sartor, P. A., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 23 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Systems Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Assaying the importance of system complexity for the systems engineering community

Potts, M. W., Sartor, P. A., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 15 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Systems Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Deriving Key Features of a System-of-Systems Complexity Evaluation Framework from an Industrial Case Study Analysis

Potts, M. W., Sartor, P. N., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 6 Feb 2020, 2019 International Symposium on Systems Engineering (ISSE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

The robustness-fidelity trade-off in Grow When Required neural networks performing continuous novelty detection

Pitonakova, L. & Bullock, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Neural Networks. 122, p. 183-195 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Downloads (Pure)
2019

A Network Perspective On Assessing System Architectures: Foundations and Challenges

Potts, M. W., Sartor, P., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 30 Oct 2019, In : Systems Engineering. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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Does attractiveness influence condom use intentions in women who have sex with men?

Eleftheriou, A., Bullock, S., Graham, C. A., Skakoon-Sparling, S. & Ingham, R., 23 May 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 5, 13 p., e0217152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term memory-induced synchronisation can impair collective performance in congested systems

Saffre, F., Gianini, G., Hildmann, H., Davies, J., Bullock, S., Damiani, E. & Deneubourg, JL., 15 Jun 2019, In : Swarm Intelligence. 13, 2, p. 95-114 20 p.

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57 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
121 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Behaviour-Data Relations Modelling Language For Multi-Robot Control Algorithms

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., Feb 2018, 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 24-28 September 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 727-732 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
177 Downloads (Pure)

Information Exchange Design Patterns for Robot Swarm Foraging and Their Application in Robot Control Algorithms

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., 7 Jun 2018, In : Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 5, 23 p., 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
275 Downloads (Pure)

The Importance of Information Flow Regulation in Preferentially Foraging Robot Swarms

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., 3 Oct 2018, Swarm Intelligence: 11th International Conference, ANTS 2018, Rome, Italy, October 29–31, 2018, Proceedings. Springer, Cham, p. 277-289 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11172).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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94 Downloads (Pure)

Through a Glass, Darkly? Taking a Network Perspective on System-of-Systems Architectures.

Potts, M., Sartor, P., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 20 Nov 2018, Complex Systems Design & Management. CSD&M 2018.. Bonjour, E., Krob, D., Palladino, L. & Stephan, F. (eds.). Springer, Cham, p. 121-132 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2017

Coupled Societies are More Robust Against Collapse: A Hypothetical Look at Easter Island

Roman, S., Bullock, S. & Brede, M., Feb 2017, In : Ecological Economics. 132, p. 264-278 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
239 Downloads (Pure)

Dispersal and the Movius Line: Testing the effect of dispersal on population density through simulation

Romanowska, I., Gamble, C., Bullock, S. & Sturt, F., 28 Feb 2017, In : Quaternary International. 431 Part B, p. 53–63 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
578 Downloads (Pure)

Hidden Structures: Using Graph Theory to Explore Complex System of Systems Architectures

Potts, M., Sartor, P., Johnson, A. & Bullock, S., 12 Dec 2017. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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Infection dynamics on spatial small-world network models

Iotti, B., Antonioni, A., Bullock, S., Darabos, C., Tomassini, M. & Giacobini, M., 30 Nov 2017, In : Physical Review E. 96, 5, 7 p., 052316.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
209 Downloads (Pure)

Minimally sufficient conditions for the evolution of social learning and the emergence of non-genetic evolutionary systems

Gonzalez, M., Watson, R. & Bullock, S., Nov 2017, In : Artificial Life. 23, 4, p. 493-517 25 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
229 Downloads (Pure)

The Information-Cost-Reward framework for understanding robot swarm foraging

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., 17 Nov 2017, In : Swarm Intelligence. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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10 Citations (Scopus)
239 Downloads (Pure)

Using Computer Simulations for Investigating a Sex Education Intervention: An Exploratory Study

Eleftheriou, A., Bullock, S., Graham, C. A. & Ingham, R., Jun 2017, In : JMIR Serious Games. 5, 2, 11 p., e9.

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2016

Alife as a Model Discipline for Policy-Relevant Simulation Modelling: Might "Worse" Simulations Fuel a Better Science-Policy Interface? (Extended Abstract)

Bullock, S., Jul 2016, Artificial Life XV: Proceedings of The Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Froese, T. (ed.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 28-29 2 p.

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Does attractiveness influence condom use intentions in heterosexual men? An experimental study

Eleftheriou, A., Bullock, S., Graham, C. A., Stone, N. & Ingham, R., Jun 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 6, 11 p., e010883.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
285 Downloads (Pure)

Information flow principles for plasticity in foraging robot swarms

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., Mar 2016, In : Swarm Intelligence. 10, p. 33-63 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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20 Citations (Scopus)
309 Downloads (Pure)

Planar growth generates scale-free networks

Haslett, G., Bullock, S. & Brede, M., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Complex Networks. 4, 4, p. 500-516 17 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
275 Downloads (Pure)

"Shit Happens": The Spontaneous Self-Organisation of Communal Boundary Latrines via Stigmergy in a Null Model of the European Badger, Meles meles

Bullock, S., Jul 2016, Artificial Life XV: Proceedings of The Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Froese, T. (ed.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press

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539 Downloads (Pure)

Task Allocation in Foraging Robot Swarms: The Role of Information Sharing

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., Jul 2016, Artificial Life XV: Proceedings of The Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Froese, T. (ed.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 306-313 8 p.

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151 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding Language Evolution in Overlapping Generations of Reinforcement Learning Agents

Brace, L. & Bullock, S., Jul 2016, Artificial Life XV: Proceedings of The Fifteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Froese, T. (ed.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 492-499 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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138 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Achieving compositional language in a population of iterated learners

Brace, L., Bullock, S. & Noble, J., 2015, Advances in Artificial Life: Proceedings of the Thirteenth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015). Andrews, P., Caves, L., Doursat, R., Hickinbotham, S., Polack, F., Stepney, S., Taylor, T. & Timmis, J. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

A System Dynamics Simulator for Decision Support in Risk-Based IT Outsourcing Capabilities Management

Bezerra, T. R., Moura, A., Bullock, S. & Pfahl, D., 2015, Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications: International Conference, SIMULTECH 2014 Vienna, Austria, August 28-30, 2014 Revised Selected Papers. Obaidat, M. S., Ören, T., Kacprzyk, J. & Filipe, J. (eds.). Springer, p. 131-152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Contagion on networks with self-organised community structure

Antonioni, A., Bullock, S., Darabos, C., Giacobini, M., Iotti, B. N., Moore, J. H. & Tomassini, M., 2015, Advances in Artificial Life: Proceedings of the Thirteenth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015). Andrews, P., Caves, L., Doursat, R., Hickinbotham, S., Polack, F., Stepney, S., Taylor, T. & Timmis, J. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 183-190 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Emergence of competition between different dissipative structures for the same free energy source

Bartlett, S. & Bullock, S., 2015, Advances in Artificial Life: Proceedings of the Thirteenth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015). Andrews, P., Caves, L., Doursat, R., Hickinbotham, S., Polack, F., Stepney, S. & Taylor, T. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 415-422 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Improving measures of topological robustness in networks of networks and suggestion of a novel way to counter both failure propagation and isolation

Khoury, M., Bullock, S., Fu, G. & Dawson, R., 30 Apr 2015, In : Infrastructure Complexity. 2, 20 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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Modelling the role of trail pheromone in the collective construction of termite royal chambers

Hill, N. & Bullock, S., 2015, Advances in Artificial Life: Proceedings of the Thirteenth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015). Andrews, P., Caves, L., Doursat, R., Hickinbotham, S., Polack, F. & Stepney, S. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 43-50 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2014

Afterward: A comma on the wall

Bullock, S., 2014, Beta Life: Stories From an A-Life Future. Page, R. & Amos, M. (eds.). Comma Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

A model of spatially constrained social network dynamics

Erbach-Schoenberg, E. Z., Bullock, S. & Brailsford, S., Jun 2014, In : Social Science Computer Review. 32, 3, p. 373-392 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

A simulation model for risk management support in IT outsourcing

Bezerra, T. R., Bullock, S. & Moura, A., 2014, SIMULTECH 2014: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications. Obaidat, M. S., Kacprzyk, J. & Ören, T. (eds.). SciTePress, p. 339-351 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Complexity at the social science interface

Gilbert, N. & Bullock, S., 2014, In : Complexity. 19, 6, p. 1-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Interdependent networks: Vulnerability analysis and strategies to limit cascading failure

Fu, G., Dawson, R., Khoury, M. & Bullock, S., 2014, In : The European Physical Journal B. 87, 7, p. 148-157 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Levins and the lure of artificial worlds.

Bullock, S., 2014, In : The Monist. 97, 3, p. 301-320 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Natural convection of a two-dimensional Boussinesq fluid does not maximize entropy production

Bartlett, S. & Bullock, S., 2014, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 90, 2, p. 023014

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

REDS: An energy-constrained spatial social network model

Antonioni, A., Bullock, S. & Tomassini, M., 2014, Artificial Life XIV: Proceedings of The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Lipson, H., Sayama, H., Rieffel, J., Risi, S. & Doursat, R. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 368-375 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

The origin of culture: Selective conditions for horizontal information transfer

Gonzalez, M., Watson, R. A., Noble, J. & Bullock, S., 2014, Artificial Life XIV: Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Lipson, H., Sayama, H., Rieffel, J., Risi, S. & Doursat, R. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 408-414 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Understanding the role of recruitment in collective robot foraging

Pitonakova, L., Crowder, R. & Bullock, S., 2014, Artificial Life XIV: Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Lipson, H., Sayama, H., Rieffel, J., Risi, S. & Doursat, R. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 264-271 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2013

Avenues for emergent ecologies

Bartlett, S. & Bullock, S., 2013, Emergence in Chemical Systems 3.0.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Competition and cascades in the financial markets: An agent-based model of endogeneous mergers

Zedan, C., Ianni, A. & Bullock, S., 2013, In : Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management. 20, 1, p. 39-51 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Controlling ant-based construction

Pitonakova, L. & Bullock, S., 2013, Advances in Artificial Life: Proceedings of the Twelfth European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2013). Liò, P., Miglino, O., Nicosia, G., Nolfi, S. & Pavone, M. (eds.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press, p. 151-158 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Self-organising agent communities for autonomic resource management

Jacyno, M., Bullock, S., Geard, N., Payne, T. R. & Luck, M., Feb 2013, In : Adaptive Behavior. 21, 1, p. 3-28 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Stabilising Merger Waves: An Agent-Based Networked Model of Market Stability

Zedan, C., Bullock, S. & Ianni, A., 2013, Nineteenth International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2012

Linked lives: The utility of an agent-based approach to modelling partnership and household formation in the context of social care

Noble, J., Silverman, E., Bijak, J., Rossiter, S., Evandrou, M., Bullock, S., Vlachantoni, A. & Falkingham, J., 2012, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2012 (WSC2012). Laroque, C., Himmelspach, J., Pasupathy, R., Rose, O. & Uhrmacher, A. M. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

19 Citations (Scopus)