Myra Wilson BSc (Aberdeen), PhD (Edinburgh)


Contact Details

Room Number..........:  C52
Building....................:  Llandinam
Phone.......................:   +44 (0)1970 622928
E-Mail........................:   mxw
Home Page...............:   Personal

Research Groups

Teaching Areas

Modules Taught

  • CS18010: Professional and Personal Development
  • CS26020: Robotics and Embedded Systems
  • CS26520: Artificial Intelligence



Giagkos, A., Wilson, M., Tuci, E., Charlesworth, P.B. 2016. Comparing approaches for coordination of autonomous communications UAVs. 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Cadair


Giagkos, A., Tuci, E., Wilson, M. 2015. Advancing Evolutionary Coordination for Fixed-Wing Communications UAVs. In C. Dixon., K. Tuyls. (eds) Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: Proceedings 16th Annual Conference, TAROS 2015, Liverpool, UK, September 8-10, 2015. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) 16th Annual Conference, TAROS 2015. Springer Nature, Liverpool, UK pp. 124-135. 10.1007/978-3-319-22416-9 14 Cadair

Giagkos, A., Tuci, E., Wilson, M., Charlesworth, P.B. 2015. Autonomous coordinated flying for groups of communications UAVs. Austrian Robotics Workshop 2015. Other Cadair


Giagkos, A., Wilson, M.S. 2014. Honeybee-Inspired Quality Monitoring of Routing Paths in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. In A. P. del Pobil., E. Chinellato., E. Martinex-Martin. (eds) From Animals to Animats 13: : The 13th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB2014). LNAI, no. 8575 International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, SAB 2014. Springer Nature, Spain pp. 300-309. 10.1007/978-3-319-08864-8_29 Cadair

Giagkos, A., Wilson, M.S. 2014. BeeIP - A Swarm Intelligence Based Routing for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. Information Sciences 265 pp. 23-35. 10.1016/j.ins.2013.12.038 Cadair

Giagkos, A., Wilson, M.S., Tuci, E., Charlesworth, P.B. 2014. Evolutionary coordination system for fixed-wing communications unmanned aerial vehicles. In M. Mistry., A. Leonardis., M. Witkowski., C. Melhuish. (eds) 15th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2014). LNCS, no. 8717 Springer Nature pp. 48-57. Other Cadair


Giagkos, A., Wilson, M.S. 2013. Swarm intelligence to wireless ad hoc networks: adaptive honeybee foraging during communication sessions. Adaptive Behavior 21 (6) pp. 501-515. 10.1177/1059712313500797 Cadair

Burbidge, R.D., Wilson, M.S. 2013. Vector-valued function estimation by grammatical evolution for autonomous robot control. Information Sciences 10.1016/j.ins.2013.09.044 Cadair


Walker, J.H., Wilson, M.S. 2012. Endocrine Control for Task Distribution among Heterogeneous Robots. In A. Martinoli., F. Mondada., N. Correll., G. Mermoud., M. Egerstedt., M. A. Hsieh., L. E. Parker., K. Støy. (eds) Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems: The 10th International Symposium. Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, vol. 83 Springer Nature pp. 459-472. 10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_33 Other Cadair


Walker, J.H., Wilson, M.S. 2011. Task Allocation for robots using inspiration from hormones. Adaptive Behavior 19 (3) pp. 208-224. 10.1177/1059712311408126 Cadair


Wilson, M.S., Giagkos, A. 2010. BeeIP: Bee-Inspired Protocol for Routing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks. Cadair Other


Burbidge, R., Walker, J.H., Wilson, M.S. 2009. Grammatical evolution of a robot controller. 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009). 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354411 Other Cadair

Giagkos, A., Wilson, M.S. 2009. A Cross-layer Design for Bee-Inspired Routing Protocols in MANETs. Cadair


Wilson, M., Labrosse, F., Nehmzow, U., Melhuish, C., Witkowski, M. 2008. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems - Mobile Robotics in the UK. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 56 (12) pp. 1015. 10.1016/j.robot.2008.09.001 Cadair

Walker, J., Wilson, M. 2008. A performance sensitive hormone-inspired system for task distribution amongst evolving robots. 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. 10.1109/IROS.2008.4650951 Other Cadair


Walker, J.H., Garrett, S.M., Wilson, M.S. 2006. The balance between initial training and lifelong adaptation in evolving robot controllers. 36 (2) pp. 423-432. 10.1109/TSMCB.2005.859082 Cadair


Walker, J.H., Garrett, S.M., Wilson, M.S. 2003. Evolving Controllers for Real Robots: A Survey of the Literature. Adaptive Behavior 11 (3) pp. 179-203. 10.1177/1059712303113003 Cadair

Pattison, T., Wilson, M. 2003. Flocking in Simulation and Robots - A Review. Cadair


Walker, J., Wilson, M. 2002. Lifelong Evolution for Adaptive Robots. Cadair

Walker, J.H., Wilson, M.S. 2002. How Useful is Lifelong Evolution for Robotics. In B. Hallam., D. Floreano., J. Meyer., G. Hayes. (eds) From animals to animats 7: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior. 1st edn, MIT Press pp. 347-348. Cadair Other


Neal, M., Wilson, M. 2001. Diminishing Returns of Engineering Effort in Telerobotic Systems. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems 31 (5) pp. 459-465. 10.1109/3468.952720 Cadair

Wilson, M.S., Walker, J.H. 2001. Evolving mobile robot behaviours in simulation -- a comparison. Proceedings of the 3rd annual British conference on autonomous mobile robotics and autonomous systems (TIMR'01). Cadair


Wilson, M., Neal, M. 2000. Telerobotic Sheepdogs: how useful is autonomous behaviour? Cadair


Price, C., Pugh, D., Snooke, N., Hunt, J., Wilson, M. 1997. Combining Functional and Structural Reasoning for Safety Analysis of Electrical Designs. Knowledge Engineering Review 12 (3) pp. 271-287. Cadair Other