• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

19972019
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Personal profile

Research Interests

  • The nature and development of expertise
  • Psychological classification and decision-making
  • Reasoning with uncertainty
  • Clinical decision making
  • Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Clinical decision support systems

Qualifications

  • BSc in Psychology ( Southampton University)
  • MSc in Computer Science ( Birmingham University)
  • PhD in Computer Science ( Birmingham University)

Contact Details

Phone number: +44 (0)121 204 3450
Email:  c.d.buckingham@aston.ac.uk
Room Number: MB 211N

Education/Academic qualification

MSc

PhD

BSc, University of Southampton

External positions

Associate Editor

2010 → …

Keywords

  • Q Science (General)
  • cognitive science
  • artificial intelligence
  • psychological classification
  • human expertise
  • intelligent knowledge based systems
  • clinical decision support systems
  • mental health

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Selected Research Output 1997 2019

Developing a hierarchical fuzzy rule-based model with weighted linguistic rules: A case study of water pipes condition prediction

Amaitik, N. M. & Buckingham, C. D., 8 Jan 2018, Proceedings of Computing Conference 2017. IEEE, Vol. 2018-January. p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fuzzy rules
Linguistics
Pipe
Water
Service life

Capturing human intelligence for modelling cognitive-based clinical decision support agents

Rezaei-Yazdi, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 19 Apr 2018, Artificial Life and Intelligent Agents - Second International Symposium, ALIA 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, Vol. 732. p. 105-116 12 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 732).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Cognitive Modeling
Decision Support
Risk Evaluation
Intelligent Agents
Risk Assessment

Policy based generic autonomic adapter for a context-aware social-collaborative system

Hussain, N., Wang, H. & Buckingham, C. D., 7 May 2018, 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Computer Vision (ISCV). IEEE, p. 1-9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health
Intelligent agents
Adaptive systems
Information technology

Emotion Recognition using Spatiotemporal Features from Facial Expression Landmarks

Golzadeh, H., Faria, D., Manso, L. J., Ekárt, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 26 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems . 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Communication
Support vector machines
Feature extraction
Classifiers

A Deep Evolutionary Approach to Bioinspired Classifier Optimisation for Brain-Machine Interaction

Bird, J., Faria, D., Manso, L. J., Ekárt, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 13 Mar 2019, In : Complexity. 2019, 14 p., 4316548.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Electroencephalography
Brain
Classifiers
Multilayer neural networks
Evolutionary algorithms

Uses and Attitudes of Old and Oldest Adults towards Self-Monitoring Health Systems

D’Haeseleer, I., Gerling, K., Vanrumste, B., Schreurs, D., Buckingham, C. D. & Vanden Abeele, V., 23 May 2019, Pervasive Health ’19: EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, May 20–23, 2019, Trento, Italy..

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Self Care
Health
Biomedical Technology
Budgets
Interpersonal Relations

Moderating the Influence of Current Intention to Improve Suicide Risk Prediction

Zaher, N. A. & Buckingham, C. D., 10 Feb 2017, In : AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2016, p. 1274-1282 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Suicide
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Mental Health Services
England
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Integrating service user and practitioner expertise within a web-based system for collaborative mental-health risk and safety management

Buckingham, C. D., Adams, A., Vail, L., Kumar, A., Ahmed, A., Whelan, A. & Karasouli, E., Oct 2015, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 98, 10, p. 1189-1196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety Management
Risk Management
Mental Health
Focus Groups
Suicide

How doctors' communication style and race concordance influence African-Caribbean patients when disclosing depression

Adams, A., Realpe, A., Vail, L., Buckingham, C. D., Erby, L. H. & Roter, D., Oct 2015, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 98, 10, p. 1266–1273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Communication
Depression
Referral and Consultation
Antidepressive Agents
Therapeutics

Talking about depression: an analogue study of physician gender and communication style on patient disclosures

Roter, D. L., Erby, L. H., Adams, A., Buckingham, C. D., Vail, L., Realpe, A., Larson, S. & Hall, J. A., Sep 2014, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 96, 3, p. 339–345 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disclosure
Communication
Depression
Physicians
Patient Participation

Investigating the influence of African American and African Caribbean race on primary care doctors' decision making about depression

Adams, A., Vail, L., Buckingham, C. D., Kidd, J., Weich, S. & Roter, D., Sep 2014, In : Social science and medicine. 116, p. 161-168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
African Americans
Primary Health Care
Decision Making
Depression
decision making

A solution for information management in logistics operations of modern manufacturing chains

Ilie-Zudor, E., Kemény, Z., Ekárt, A., Buckingham, C. D. & Monostori, L., 2014, In : Procedia CIRP. 25, p. 337-344 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Information management
Logistics
Observability
Visibility
Industry

Handling varying amounts of missing data when classifying mental-health risk levels

Saleh, S. N. & Buckingham, C. D., 31 Dec 2014, Innovation in Medicine and healthcare 2014. Graña, M., Toro, C., Howlett, R. J. & Jain, L. C. (eds.). IOS, p. 92-101 10 p. (Studies in health technology and informatics; vol. 207).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health risks
Mental Health
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Decision support systems
Research

Representing human expertise by the OWL web ontology language to support knowledge engineering in decision support systems

Ramzan, A., Wang, H. & Buckingham, C., 1 Jan 2014, Innovation in Medicine and healthcare 2014. Graña, M., Toro, C., Howlett, R. J. & Jain, L. C. (eds.). IOS, p. 290-299 10 p. (Studies in health technology and informatics; vol. 207).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Knowledge engineering
Decision support systems
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Psychological Models
Ontology

Designing multiple user perspectives and functionality for clinical decision support systems

Buckingham, C. D., Ahmed, A. & Adams, A., 2013, 2013 Federated conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS 2013. IEEE, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Decision support systems
Health risks
XML
Logistics

Understanding data collection behaviour of mental health practitioners

Rezaei-Yazdi, A. & Buckingham, C. D., 31 Dec 2014, Innovation in Medicine and healthcare 2014. Graña, M., Toro, C., Howlett, R. J. & Jain, L. C. (eds.). IOS, p. 193-202 10 p. (Studies in health technology and informatics; vol. 207).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mental Health
Decision support systems
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Health
Risk management

A multiple pheromone ant clustering algorithm

Chircop, J. & Buckingham, C. D., 31 Dec 2014, Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2013): learning, optimization and interdisciplinary Aapplications. Terrazas, G., Otero, F. E. B. & Masegosa, A. D. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 13-27 15 p. (Studies in computational intelligence; vol. 512).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Clustering algorithms
Ant colony optimization
Cluster analysis
Innovation

The multiple pheromone ant clustering algorithm and its application to real world domains

Chircop, J. & Buckingham, C. D., 2013, 2013 Federated conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS 2013. IEEE, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Clustering algorithms
Logistics
Vehicle routing
Ant colony optimization
Health risks

Investigating mental health risk assessment in primary care and the potential role of a structured decision support tool, GRiST

Vail, L., Adams, A., Gilbert, E., Nettleingham, A. & Buckingham, C. D., Mar 2012, In : Mental Health in Family Medicine. 9, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Primary Health Care
Mental Health
General Practice
Safety
Psychology

Examining the relationship between risk assessment and risk management in mental health

Gilbert, E., Adams, A. & Buckingham, C. D., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 18, 10, p. 862-868 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Management
Mental Health
Nurses
Mentally Ill Persons
Inpatients

Developing a probabilistic graphical structure from a model of mental-health clinical risk expertise

Obembe, O. & Buckingham, C. D., 2010, Knowledge-based and intelligent information and engineering systems: 14th International Conference, KES 2010, Cardiff, UK, September 8-10, 2010, Proceedings. Setchi, R., Jordanov, I., Howlett, R. J. & Jain, L. C. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, Vol. Part IV. p. 88-97 10 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 6279).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health risks
Health
Semantics
Fuzzy sets
XML

Modulating membership grades to gain consensus for fuzzy set uncertainty values in a clinical decision support system

Hegazy, S. E. & Buckingham, C. D., 2010, Proceedings - The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies and Services, CENTRIC 2010. IEEE, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fuzzy sets
Decision support systems
Knowledge engineering
Health risks
Medical problems
Open Access
Decision support systems
Knowledge engineering
Medical problems
Health
Uncertainty

Defining an OWL ontology that could be used to integrate mental-health risk information within a decision support system

Wrighton, N. & Buckingham, C. D., 2009, Proceedings: International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, eTELEMED 2009. Clarke Conley, E., Doarn, C. & Hajjam-El-Hassani, A. (eds.). Los Alamitos, CA (US): IEEE, p. 245-250 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health risks
Decision support systems
Ontology
Screening
Interchanges

Cues and knowledge structures used by mental-health professionals when making risk assessments

Buckingham, C. D., Adams, A. & Mace, C., Jun 2008, In : Journal of mental health. 17, 3, p. 299-314 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Cues
Mental Health
Suicide
Motivation
Consensus

Using XML and XSLT for flexible elicitation of mental-health risk knowledge

Buckingham, C. D., Ahmed, A. & Adams, A. E., Dec 2007, In : Medical Informatics and the Internet in Medicine. 32, 1, p. 65-81 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mental Health
Cues
Software
Technology
Qualitative Research

The influence of patient and doctor gender on diagnosing coronary heart disease

Adams, A., Buckingham, C. D., Lindenmeyer, A., McKinlay, J. B., Link, C., Marceau, L. & Arber, S., Jan 2008, In : Sociology of health and illness. 30, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heart disease
Coronary Disease
gender
Quality of Health Care
decision making

The influence of patient's age on clinical decision-making about coronary heart disease in the USA and the UK

Adams, A., Buckingham, C. D., Arber, S., McKinlay, J. B., Marceau, L. & Link, C., 1 Mar 2006, In : Ageing and Society. 26, 2, p. 303-321 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
heart disease
Coronary Disease
decision making
diagnostic
Ageism
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Cues
Psychology
Psychological Models
Suicide

Classifying clinical decision making: a unifying approach

Buckingham, C. D. & Adams, A., Oct 2000, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 32, 4, p. 981-989 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Nursing
Decision Theory
Terminology
Nurses

Classifying clinical decision making: interpreting nursing intuition, heuristics and medical diagnosis

Buckingham, C. D. & Adams, A., Oct 2000, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 32, 4, p. 990-998 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
Nursing
Nurses
Decision Theory
Decision Making
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Psychotherapy
Computer Simulation
Cost-Benefit Analysis

Introducing a pilot data collection model for real-time evaluation of data redundancy

Rezaei-Yazdi, A. & Buckingham, C., 4 Sep 2016, 96, p. 577-586 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Redundancy
Risk assessment
Health risks
Decision support systems
Health

Advanced predictive-analysis-based decision support for collaborative logistics networks

Ilie-Zudor, E., Ekárt, A., Kemény, Z., Buckingham, C., Welch, P. & Monostori, L., 2015, In : Supply Chain Management. 20, 4, p. 369-388 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Decision support
Logistics
Transparency
Business networks
Resources

Pre-processing for improved query routing in super-peer P2P systems

Mohamed, R. & Buckingham, C. D., 24 Sep 2008, 2008 IEEE Region 5 Conference. 4562755

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Processing

Barriers to the use of e-health technology in nurse practitioner-patient consultations

Adams, A. E., Adams, R., Thorogood, M. & Buckingham, C., 20 Aug 2007, In : Informatics in Primary Care. 15, 2, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biomedical Technology
Nurse Practitioners
Referral and Consultation
Primary Health Care
Mentors

Medical case-based reasoning: A review of retrieving, matching and adaptation processes in recent systems

Yusof, M. M. & Buckingham, C. D., 1 Dec 2009, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, AIA 2009. p. 72-76 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Case based reasoning
Decision support systems
Planning

iARRIVE: an incremental algorithm for robust relative influence values elicitation

Hegazy, S. E. & Buckingham, C. D., 10 Apr 2009, Proceedings, International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, eTELEMED 2009. Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, p. 239-244 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision support systems
Parameter estimation
Data storage equipment
Weights and Measures

How caching queries at client-peers affects the loads of super-peer P2P systems

Mohamed, R. & Buckingham, C. D., 12 Dec 2008, Proceedings - International Symposium on Information Technology 2008, ITSim. Vol. 3. 4631882

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Query processing
Resource allocation
Costs

How caching queries at client-peers affects the loads of super-peer P2P systems

Mohamed, R. & Buckingham, C. D., 1 Dec 2008, 2008 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications, ICPCA08. Vol. 2. p. 875-881 7 p. 4783733

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Resource allocation

An algorithm for robust relative influence values elicitation (ARRIVE)

Hegazy, S. E. & Buckingham, C. D., 26 Sep 2008, Proc. - The 3rd Int. Multi-Conf. Computing in the Global Information Technology, ICCGI 2008 in Conjunction with ComP2P 2008: The 1st Int. Workshop on Computational P2P Networks: Theory and Practice. p. 91-96 6 p. 4591351

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Knowledge engineering
Medical problems
Decision support systems
Health

Towards the use of mediated knowledge-based and user-defined views in super-peer P2P systems

Mohamed, R., Buckingham, C. D., Al-Mourad, M. B. & Khalifa, Y. M. A., 1 Dec 2007, Innovations and Advanced Techniques in Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering. Springer, p. 433-438 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data integration
Query processing

Thesis

An investigation into inductive parameter learning in complex hierarchical knowledge structures representing clinical expertise

Author: Hegazy, S., 4 Jul 2012

Supervisor: Buckingham, C. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A novel dynamic feature selection and prediction algorithm for clinical decision involving high-dimensional and varied patient data

Author: Saleh, S., 7 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Ekart, A. (Supervisor) & Buckingham, C. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

Development of a probabilistic graphical structure from a model of mental health clinical expertise

Author: Obembe, O., 20 Feb 2013

Supervisor: Buckingham, C. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

Discovering knowledge structures in mind maps of mental health risks

Author: Priscott, K., 1 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Buckingham, C. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Enhancing the interactivity of a clinical decision support system by using knowledge engineering and natural language processing

Author: Islam, M. A., 18 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Buckingham, C. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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