Professor Leon Sterling

  • Room: Level: 09 Room: 9.21
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Agent-oriented software engineering

Personal webpage


Professor Leon Sterling is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne.

Recent publications

  1. Wachtler, C.; Coe, A.; Davidson, S.; Fletcher, S.; Mendoza, A.; Sterling, L.; Gunn, J. Development of a mobile clinical prediction tool to estimate future depression severity and guide treatment in primary care: User-centered design. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. JMIR Publications. 2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. e95-. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.9502
  2. Martí Carrillo, F.; Butchart, J.; Knight, S.; Scheinberg, A.; Wise, L.; Sterling, L.; Mccarthy, C. In-situ design and development of a socially assistive robot for paediatric rehabilitation. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. 2017, pp. 199-200. DOI: 10.1145/3029798.3038382
  3. Pedell, S.; Keirnan, A.; Priday, G.; Miller, T.; Mendoza, A.; Lopez-lorca, A.; Sterling, L. Methods for Supporting Older Users in Communicating Their Emotions at Different Phases of a Living Lab Project. Technology Innovation Management Review. CARLETON UNIV GRAPHIC SERVICES. 2017, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 7-19.
  4. Goschnick, SB.; Sterling, L.; Sonenberg, E. Modelling Human Activity in People-Oriented Programming with Metamodels. International Journal of People-Oriented Programming. IGI Global. 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 1-24. DOI: 10.4018/IJPOP.2015070101
  5. Thomas, N.; Farhall, J.; Foley, F.; Leitan, ND.; Villagonzalo, K-A.; Ladd, E.; Nunan, C.; Farnan, S.; Frankish, R.; Smark, T.; Rossell, SL.; Sterling, L.; Murray, G.; Castle, DJ.; Kyrios, M. Promoting Personal Recovery in People with Persisting Psychotic Disorders: Development and Pilot Study of a Novel Digital Intervention. Frontiers in Psychiatry. FRONTIERS MEDIA SA. 2016, Vol. 7, Issue DEC. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00196
  6. Miller, T.; Pedell, S.; Lopez-lorca, AA.; Mendoza, A.; Sterling, L.; Keirnan, A. Emotion-led modelling for people-oriented requirements engineering: The case study of emergency systems. Journal of Systems and Software. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 2015, Vol. 105, pp. 54-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.03.044
  7. Pedell, S.; Vetere, F.; Miller, T.; Howard, S.; Sterling, L. Tools for Participation: Intergenerational Technology Design for the Home. International Journal of Design. NATL TAIWAN UNIV SCI & TECHNOL. 2014, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 1-14.
  8. Miller, T.; Pedell, S.; Sterling, LS.; Lu, B. Engaging stakeholders with agent-oriented requirements modelling. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). SpringerLink. 2011, Vol. 6788, pp. 62-+. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22636-6_4
  9. Lopez-lorca, A.; Beydoun, G.; Sterling, LS.; Miller, T. Ontology-mediated validation of software models. Information Systems Development - Business Systems and Services: Modeling and Development. Springer. 2011, pp. 455-468. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-9790-6_36
  10. Lopez-lorca, A.; Beydoun, G.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T. Ontology-based validation of agent oriented modelling. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2010, Vol. 674.
  11. Pedell, S.; Vetere, F.; Howard, S.; Miller, T.; Sterling, L. Shared artefacts as participatory Babel fish.. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. ACM Press. 2010, pp. 167-170. DOI: 10.1145/1900441.1900468
  12. Taveter, .; Sterling, L. A logic programming perspective on rules. . IGI Global. 2009, pp. 195-214.
  13. Ben-david, .; Tran, .; Sterling, L. Adding monotonicity to learning algorithms may impair their accuracy. Expert Systems with Applications. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2009, Vol. 36, Issue 3 part 2, pp. 6627-6634. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2008.08.021
  14. Sterling, L.; Taveter, . Design of an Environment for Agent-based Simulation of Air-to-Air Business Processes. EUMAS 2009: 7th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems. European Association for Multiagent Systems. 2009, pp. 1-14.
  15. Sterling, L.; Cheah, WS. Developing Knowledge Models for Multi-Agent Mediator Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag. 2009, Vol. 5044, pp. 440-445. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01639-4_44
  16. Paay, J.; Sterling, L.; Vetere, F.; Howard, S.; Boettcher, S. Engineering the social: The role of shared artifacts. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2009, Vol. 67, Issue 5, pp. 437-454. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.12.002
  17. Sterling, L.; Taveter, . Event-based Optimization of Air-to-Air Business Processes. AAAI Spring Symposium - Technical Report. The AAAI Press. 2009, Vol. SS-09-05, pp. 80-85.
  18. Pedell, S.; Miller, T.; Vetere, F.; Sterling, L.; Howard, S.; Paay, . Having fun at home: interleaving fieldwork and goal models. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group - Design: Open 24/7, OZCHI '09. ACM Press. 2009, Vol. 411, pp. 309-312. DOI: 10.1145/1738826.1738882
  19. Sterling, L.; Taveter, K. The Art of Agent-Oriented Modelling. . MIT Press. 2009.
  20. Sterling, L. Agent-Oriented Modelling: Declarative or Procedural?. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag. 2008, Vol. 4897, pp. 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-77564-5_1

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