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 a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne, serving as an Academic teaching Specialist in Software Engineering.

Recent publications

  1. Mendoza, A.; Burrows, R.; Pedell, S.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T.; Lopez-lorca, A. Co-Creating Technology for Societal Change: A Mobile App addressing Homelessness. . European Network of Living Labs. 2019.
  2. Burrows, R.; Mendoza, A.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T. Evaluating Ask Izzy: A Mobile Web App for People Experiencing Homelessness. . Springer. 2019.
  3. 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, INC. 2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.9502
  4. Sterling, L.; Lopez Lorca, A. Making a Year-Long Software Engineering Project Agile. . Session only in workshop. 2018.
  5. Burrows, R.; Pedell, S.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T.; Mendoza, A. Motivational Goals for using Electronic Health Record Applications. . European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL). 2018. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1434908
  6. Lopez Lorca, A.; Burrows, R.; Sterling, L. Teaching Motivational Models in Agile Requirements Engineering. . Presentation in Workshop. 2018.
  7. 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. Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction - HRI '17. ACM Press. 2017, pp. 199-200. DOI: 10.1145/3029798.3038382
  8. 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 University. 2017, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 7-19.
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. Miller, T.; Pedell, S.; Sterling, L.; 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). SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. 2011, Vol. 6788, pp. 62-+. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22636-6_4
  14. Lopez-lorca, AA.; Beydoun, G.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T. Ontology-mediated validation of software models. Information Systems Development - Business Systems and Services: Modeling and Development. Springer New York. 2011, pp. 455-467. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-9790-6_36
  15. Lopez-lorca, A.; Beydoun, G.; Sterling, L.; Miller, T. Ontology-based validation of agent oriented modelling. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2010, Vol. 674.
  16. Pedell, S.; Vetere, F.; Howard, S.; Miller, T.; Sterling, L. Shared artefacts as participatory Babel fish. Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Participatory Design Conference 2010. ACM Press. 2010, pp. 167-170. DOI: 10.1145/1900441.1900468
  17. Taveter, .; Sterling, L. A logic programming perspective on rules. . IGI Global. 2009, pp. 195-214.
  18. Ben-david, A.; Sterling, L.; Tran, T. Adding monotonicity to learning algorithms may impair their accuracy. Expert Systems with Applications. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2009, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 6627-6634. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2008.08.021
  19. 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.
  20. Shiang, CW.; Sterling, L. Developing Knowledge Models for Multi-agent Mediator Systems. Agent Computing and Multi-Agent Systems (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence). SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. 2009, Vol. 5044, pp. 440-445. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01639-4_44

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