Nigel Hardy BSc (Wales)


Contact Details

Room Number..........:  C53
Building....................:  Llandinam
Phone.......................:   +44 (0)1970 622434
E-Mail........................:   nwh
Home Page...............:   Personal

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Research Groups

Teaching Areas

Modules Taught

  • CC12020: Cyflwyniad i Raglennu
  • CHM1320: Advanced Software Engineering
  • CS12020: Introduction to Programming
  • CS22220: Software Engineering for the Web
  • CS22620: Web Design and the User Experience
  • CS27020: Modelling Persistent Data
  • SEM1020: Advanced Software Engineering
  • SEM5640: Developing Advanced Internet-Based Applications


Office gel sonovaginography for the prediction of posterior deep infiltrating endometriosis: a multicenter prospective observational studyReid, S., Lu, C., Hardy, N., Casikar, I., Reid, G., Cario, G., Chou, D., Almashat, D. & Condous, G. 2014 In : Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.44, 6, p. 710-7189 p.
Analyzing gene expression data in mice with the Neuro Behavior OntologyHoehndorf, R., Hancock, J. M., Hardy, N. W., Mallon, A-M., Schofield, P. N. & Gkoutos, G. V. 2014 In : Mammalian Genome.25, 1-2, p. 32.409 p.
Is there a correlation between aberrant embryonic crown-rump length growth velocities and subsequent birth weightsMongelli, M., Lu, C., Reid, S., Stamatopoulos, N., Sankaralingam, K., Casikar, I., Hardy, N. W. & Condous, G. 2013 In : Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.42, s1, p. 13-131 p.
Systematic analysis of experimental phenotype data reveals gene functionsHoehndorf, R., Hardy, N. W., Osumi-Sutherland, D., Tweedie, S., Schofield, P. N. & Gkoutos, G. 2013 In : PLoS One.8, 4, e60847
Mouse model phenotypes provide information about human drug targetsHoehndorf, R., Hiebert, T., Hardy, N. W., Schofield, P. N., Gkoutos, G. V. & Dumontier, M. 2013 In : Bioinformatics.n/a, n/a, p. n/a
A Strategy for Selecting Data Mining Techniques in MetabolomicsBaniMustafa, A. H. & Hardy, N. W. 2012 Plant Metabolomics: Methods and Protocols. Hardy, N. W. & Hall, R. D. (eds.). 2012 ed.Springer Nature, p. 317-33317 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 860)
Meeting Report from the Second 'Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations (MIBBI) workshopKettner, C., Field, D., Sansone, S., Taylor, C., Aerts, J., Binns, N., Black, A., Britten, C. M., de Marco, A., Fostel, J., Gaudet, P., Gonzalez-Beltran, A., Hardy, N., Hellmans, J., Hermjakob, H., Juty, N., Leebens-Mack, J., Maguire, E., Neumann, S., Orchard, S., Parkinson, H., Piel, W., Ranganathan, S., Rocca-Serra, P., Santarsiero, A., Shotton, D., Sterk, P., Untergasser, A. & Whetzel, P. L. 2012 In : Standards in Genomic Sciences.3, 3, p. 259-2668 p.
Practical Applications of Metabolomics in Plant BiologyHall, R. D. & Hardy, N. W. 2012 Plant Metabolomics: Methods and Protocols. Hardy, N. & Hall, R. (eds.). 2012 ed.Springer Nature, p. 1-1010 p.
Promoting coherent minimum reporting guidelines for biological and biomedical investigations: the MIBBI projectTaylor, C. F., Field, D., Sansone, S-A., Aerts, J., Apweiler, R., Ashburner, M., Ball, C. A., Binz, P-A., Bogue, M., Booth, T., Brazma, A., Brinkman, R. R., Michael Clark, A., Deutsch, E. W., Fiehn, O., Fostel, J., Ghazal, P., Gibson, F., Gray, T., Grimes, G., Hancock, J. M., Hardy, N. W., Hermjakob, H., Julian, Jr., R. K., Kane, M., Kettner, C., Kinsinger, C., Kolker, E., Kuiper, M., Novère, N. L., Leebens-Mack, J., Lewis, S. E., Lord, P., Mallon, A-M., Marthandan, N., Masuya, H., McNally, R., Mehrle, A., Morrison, N., Orchard, S., Quackenbush, J., Reecy, J. M., Robertson, D. G., Rocca-Serra, P., Rodriguez, H., Rosenfelder, H., Santoyo-Lopez, J., Scheuermann, R. H., Schober, D., Smith, B., Snape, J., Stoeckert, Jr., C. J., Tipton, K., Sterk, P., Untergasser, A., Vandesompele, J. & Wiemann, S. 2008 In : Nature Biotechnology.26, 8, p. 889-8968 p.
The First RSBI (ISA-TAB) Workshop: “Can a Simple Format Work for Complex Studies?”Sansone, S-A., Rocca-Serra, P., Brandizi, M., Brazma, A., Field, D., Fostel, J., Garrow, A. G., Gilbert, J., Goodsaid, F., Hardy, N., Jones, P., Lister, A., Miller, M., Morrison, N., Rayner, T., Sklyar, N., Taylor, C. F., Tong, W., Warner, G. & Wiemann, S. 2008 In : OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology.12, 2, p. 143-1497 p.
Reporting standardsHardy, N. & Jenkins, H. 2007 Metabolomics: A Powerful Tool in Systems Biology. Jewett, M. C. & Nielsen, J. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 53-7320 p. (Topics in Current Genetics Series; vol. 18)
The Functional Genomics Experiment model (FuGE): an extensible framework for standards in functional genomics.Jones, A. R., Miller, M., Aebersold, R., Apweiler, R., Ball, C. A., Brazma, A., DeGreef, J., Hardy, N., Hermjakob, H., Hubbard, S. J., Hussey, P., Igra, M., Jenkins, H., Julian Jr, R. K., Laursen, K., Oliver, S. G., Paton, N. W., Sansone, S-A., Sarkans, U., Stoeckert Jr, C. J., Taylor, C. F., Whetzel, P. L., White, J. A., Spellman, P. & Pizarro, A. 2007 In : Nature Biotechnology.25, p. 1127-11337 p.
A roadmap for the establishment of standard data exchange structures for metabolomicsHardy, N. & Taylor, C. F. 2007 In : Metabolomics.3, 3, p. 243-2486 p.
Proposed Reporting Requirements for the Description of NMR-Based Metabolomics ExperimentsRubtsov, D. V., Jenkins, H., Ludwig, C., Easton, J., Viant, M. R., Günther, U., Griffin, J. L. & Hardy, N. 2007 In : Metabolomics.3, 3, p. 223-2297 p.
Proposed minimum reporting standards for chemical analysisSumner, L. W., Amberg, A., Barrett, D., Beale, M. H., Beger, R., Daykin, C., Fan, T., Fiehn, O., Goodacre, R., Griffin, J. L., Hankemeier, T., Hardy, N., Harnly, J., Higashi, R., Kopka, J., Lane, A. N., Lindon, J. C., Marriott, P., Nicholls, A. W., Reily, M. D., Thaden, J. J. & Viant, M. R. 2007 In : Metabolomics.3, 3, p. 211-22111 p.
The Metabolomics Standards Initiative (MSI)Fiehn, O., Robertson, D., Griffin, J. L., van der Werf, M., Nikolau, B., Morrison, N., Sumner, L. W., Goodacre, R., Hardy, N., Taylor, C. F., Fostel, J., Kristal, B., Kaddurah-Daouk, R., Mendes, P., van Ommen, B., Lindon, J. C. & Sansone, S-A. 2007 In : Metabolomics.3, 3, p. 175-1784 p.
GC-MS Peak Labeling Under ArMetJenkins, H. A., Beckmann, M., Draper, J. & Hardy, N. W. 2007 Concepts in Plant Metabolomics. Nikolau, B. J. & Wurtele, E. S. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer Nature, p. 19-2810 p.
Establishing Reporting Standards for Metabolomic and Metabonomic Studies: A Call for ParticipationFiehn, O., Kristal, B., Ommen, B. V., Sumner, L. W., Sansone, S-A., Taylor, C. F., Hardy, N. & Kaddurah-Daouk, R. 2006 In : OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology.10, 2, p. 158-1636 p.
MeMo: a hybrid SQL/XML approach to metabolomic data management for functional genomicsSpasić, I., Dunn, W. B., Velarde, G., Tseng, A., Jenkins, H., Hardy, N., Oliver, S. G. & Kell, D. B. 2006 In : BMC Bioinformatics.7, 281
Hierarchical metabolomics demonstrates substantial compositional similarity between genetically-modified and conventional potato cropsCatchpole, G., Beckmann, M., Enot, D. P. L., Mondhe, M., Zywicki, B., Taylor, J., Hardy, N. W., Smith, A. R., King, R. D., Kell, D. B., Fiehn, O. & Draper, J. 2005 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.102, 40, p. 14458-144625 p.
Towards supportive data collection tools for plant metabolomicsJenkins, H., Johnson, H. E., Kular, B., Wang, T. & Hardy, N. 2005 In : Plant Physiology.138, 1, p. 67-7711 p.
Summary recommendations for standardization and reporting of metabolic analysesLindon, J. C., Nicholson, J., Holmes, E., Keun, H., Craig, A., Pearce, J., Bruce, S., Hardy, N., Sansone, S-A., Antti, H., Jonsson, P., Daykin, C., Navarange, M., Beger, R., Verheij, E. R., Amberg, A., Baunsgaard, D., Cantor, G., Lehman-McKeeman, L., Earll, M., Wold, S., Johansson, E., Haselden, J., Kramer, K., Thomas, C., Lindberg, J., Schuppe-Koistinen, I., Wilson, I., Reily, M., Robertson, D. G., Senn, H., Krotzky, A., Kochhar, S., Powell, J., van der Ouderaa, F., Plumb, R., Schaefer, H. & Spraul, M. 2005 In : Nature Biotechnology.23, p. 833-8386 p.
A proposed framework for the description of plant metabolomics experiments and their resultsJenkins, H. A., Hardy, N. W., Beckmann, M., Draper, J., Smith, A. R., Taylor, J., Fiehn, O., Goodacre, R., Bino, R. J., Hall, R. D., Kopka, J., Lane, G. A., Lange, . M., Liu, J. R., Mendes, P., Nikolau, B. J., Oliver, S. G., Paton, N. W., Rhee, S., Roessner-Tunali, U., Saito, K., Smedsgaard, J., Sumner, L. W., Wang, T., Walsh, S., Wurtele, E. S. & Kell, D. B. 2004 In : Nature Biotechnology.22, 12, p. 1601-16066 p.
Plant Metabolomics: The Missing Link in Functional Genomics StrategiesHall, R. D., Beale, M. H., Fiehn, O., Hardy, N., Sumner, L. W. & Bino, R. J. 2002 In : Plant Cell.14, 7, p. 1437-14404 p.
Databases, data modelling and schemasHardy, N. & Fuell, H. 2002 Metabolic Profiling: Its Role in Biomarker Discovery and Gene Function Analysis. Harrigan, G. G. & Goodacre, R. (eds.). 2003 ed.Springer Nature, p. 277-292
Virtual Sensors for Real Time ApplicationsHardy, N. & Armstrong, E. 2001 Robot Control 2000: Proceedings from the 6th Ifac Symposium, Vienna, Austria, 21-23 September, 2000 . Kopacek, P. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 0-08081 p. (IPV-IFAC Proceedings Volume Series)
Behavioural Modules for Force Control of Robot ManipulatorsWilliams, T. & Hardy, N. 2001 Robot Control 2000 (SYROCO'00): A Proceedings Volume from the 6th IFAC Symposium.Elsevier, p. 0-08081 p.
ViSIAr - A Virtual Sensor Integration ArchitectureHardy, N. & Ahmad, A. 1999 In : Robotica.17, 6, p. 635-64713 p.
De-Coupling for Re-Use in Design and Implementation Using Virtual Sensors Autonomous RobotsHardy, N. & Ahmad, A. 1999 In : Autonomous Robots.6, 3, p. 265-28016 p.
A behaviour-based architecture for force control of robot manipulatorsWilliams, T. & Hardy, N. 1998 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) 1998.p. 3532-35376 p.
The application of behaviour-based methodologies to compliant motion controlWilliams, T. & Hardy, N. 1997 International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Machines. Gray, J. & Caldwell, D. (eds.). Telford Research Institute of Cybernetics, p. 25 - 27
Handling behavioursLush, A., Rowland, J. J. & Hardy, N. W. 1996 Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Manufacturing. Mayorga, R. V. (ed.). p. 353-3564 p.
Supervisory and sensing software for an integrated flexible assembly machineHardy, N. W., Rowland, J. J. & Nicholls, H. 1995 Intelligent Assembly Systems. Lee, M. H. & Rowland, J. J. (eds.). World Scientific, Vol. 12, p. 181-20727 p.
Knowledge-based robot supervisionBarnes, D. P. & Hardy, N. 1995 Intelligent Assembly Systems. Lee, M. H. & Rowland, J. J. (eds.). World Scientific, Vol. 12, p. 165-18016 p.
The effect of the product cost factor on error handling in industrial robotsHardy, N. & Lee, M. 1994 p. 59-646 p.
CLAWS, Ada and software componentsGorman, P. & Hardy, N. 1993 Corpus-based Computational Linguistics (Language & Computers). Souter, C. & Atwell, E. (eds.). Brill, p. 163-180
Supervision and sensing in flexible assemblyHardy, N. W., Nicholls, H. & Rowland, J. J. 1993 RoManSy 9: Proceedings of the Ninth CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators. Morecki, A., Bianchi, G. & Jaworek, K. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 385-3906 p. (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences; vol. 187)
Supervisory systems softwareHardy, N. W., Nicholls, H. & Rowland, J. J. 1992 InFACT: Project, Concepts, Machine. Loughlin, C. (ed.). MCB University Press, p. 20-223 p.
Generic robot programming as reuseHardy, N. 1992
The design of sensing commands in the InFACT assembly machineHardy, N. W., Nicholls, H. & Rowland, J. J. 1992 p. 47-526 p.
Distributed touch sensingNicholls, H. & Hardy, N. 1992 Advanced Tactile Sensing for Robots. Nicholls, H. R. (ed.). World Scientific, p. 107-12216 p.
Experts co-operate for flexible assemblyHardy, N. 1992 In : Assembly Automation.12, 4, p. 28-314 p.
An application of a multiple agent system for flexible assemble tasksOrgill, C., Hardy, N., Lee, M. & Sharpe, K. 1989 IEE Colloquium on Knowledge Based Environments for Industrial Applications Including Co-Operating Expert Systems in Control.IEEE Press, p. 3/1-3/99 p.
Automatic diagnosis of task faults in flexible manufacturing systemsHardy, N., Barnes, D. P. & Lee, M. 1989 In : Robotica.7, 1, p. 25-3511 p.
A software development package for intelligent supervisory systemsBarnes, D. P., Hardy, N., Lee, M., Orgill, C. & Sharpe, K. 1988 1988 Research Conference: Proceedings, Nottingham University: Science and Engineering Research Council (Great Britain). ACME Directorate. Research Conference.
Declarative sensor knowledge in a robot monitoring systemHardy, N., Barnes, D. P. & Lee, M. 1987 Languages for Sensor-Based Control in Robotics. Rembold, U. & Hörmann, K. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 169-18820 p.
Experiences with a knowledge engineering toolkit: an assessment in industrial roboticsRobinson, V., Hardy, N., Barnes, D. P., Price, C. & Lee, M. 1987 In : Knowledge Engineering Review.21, 1, p. 43-5412 p.
Research into error recovery for sensory robotsLee, M., Barnes, D. P. & Hardy, N. 1985 In : Sensor Review.5, 4, p. 194-1974 p.
Research into automatic error recoveryLee, M., Hardy, N. & Barnes, D. P. 1984 p. 65-695 p.
Knowledge engineering in robot controlLee, M., Hardy, N. & Barnes, D. P. 1983 p. 70-778 p.
Error recovery in robot applicationsLee, M., Hardy, N. & Barnes, D. P. 1983 p. 217-2226 p.
Knowledge based error recovery in industrial robotsLee, M., Barnes, D. P. & Hardy, N. 1983 p. 824-8263 p.
A control and monitoring system for multiple-sensor industrial robotsBarnes, D. P., Lee, M. & Hardy, N. 1983 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Robot Vision and Sensory Controls: November 6-10, 1983, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA.Institute for Fiscal Studies, p. 471-4799 p.