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. 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 Uhealth. JMIR Publications. 2018, Vol. 6, Issue 4. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.9502
  2. Sterling L, Lopez Lorca A. Making a Year-Long Software Engineering Project Agile. 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development. 2018.
  3. Lopez Lorca A, Burrows R, Sterling L. Teaching Motivational Models in Agile Requirements Engineering. 26th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. 2018.
  4. 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. DOI: 10.1145/3029798.3038382
  5. 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. 2017, Vol. 7, Issue 2.
  6. 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. DOI: 10.4018/IJPOP.2015070101
  7. Thomas N, Farhall J, Foley F, Leitan ND, Villagonzalo K-A, Ladd E, Nunan C, Farnan S, Frankish R, Smark T, Rossell S, Sterling L, Murray G, Castle D, Kyrios M. Promoting Personal Recovery in People with Persisting Psychotic Disorders: Development and Pilot Study of a Novel Digital Intervention. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY. Frontiers Research Foundation. 2016, Vol. 7, Issue DEC. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00196
  8. Miller T, Pedell S, Lopez Lorca A, 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. 2015, Vol. 105. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.03.044
  9. Pedell S, Vetere F, Miller T, Howard S, Sterling L. Tools for Participation: Intergenerational Technology Design for the Home. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DESIGN. National Taiwan University. 2014, Vol. 8, Issue 2.
  10. Miller T, Pedell S, Sterling L, Lu B. Engaging Stakeholders with Agent-Oriented Requirements Modelling. 11th International Workshop on Agent-Oriented Software Engineering. Springer Verlag. 2011, Vol. 6788. Editors: Weyns D, Gleizes MP.
  11. Lopez-Lorca AA, Beydoun G, Sterling L, Miller T. Ontology-mediated validation of software models. 19th International Conference on Information Systems. 2011. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-9790-6_36
  12. Lopez-Lorca A, Beydoun G, Sterling L, Miller T. Ontology-based validation of agent oriented modelling. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen * Lehrstuhl Informatik V. 2010, Vol. 674.
  13. Pedell S, Vetere F, Howard S, Miller T, Sterling L. Shared artefacts as participatory Babel fish. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. 2010. DOI: 10.1145/1900441.1900468
  14. Taveter K, Sterling L. A logic programming perspective on rules. Handbook of Research on Emerging Rule-Based Languages and Technologies: Open Solutions and Approaches. IGI Global. 2009.
  15. Ben-David A, Sterling L, Tran T. Adding monotonicity to learning algorithms may impair their accuracy. EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS. Pergamon. 2009, Vol. 36, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2008.08.021

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