Research Interests: theory
of data and data types; programming and specification methods;
logical and algebraic methods for modelling and specification; computability
theory
for
topological data types; synchronous concurrent algorithms; computablility
and physical systems. History of computing. Technical, social, and cultural aspects of technological development. History of science in Wales. Applications: microprocessors, spatially extended dynamical systems, volume graphics, whole heart modelling, algorithms and experiments and analogue systems. Teaching Interests: theory of data types and programming languages; algebraic methods for modelling systems; synchronous concurrent algorithms; history of computation. Tel.: (+44) 01792 295649 |
Research
Classified list of publications of J V Tucker
Book
B. Möller and J. V. Tucker (editors), Prospects for
hardware foundations, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
Vol 1546, Springer Verlag, 1998, pp. x+468.
K. Meinke and J. V. Tucker, Universal Algebra, Handbook
of Logic for Computer Science. Volume I: Mathematical Structures,
in S. Abramsky, D. Gabbay and T. Maibaum (eds.), Oxford University Press,
Oxford, 1992, 189-411
V. Stoltenberg-Hansen and J.V. Tucker, Effective Algebra, Handbook of
Logic for Computer Science. Volume IV Semantic Modelling in S.
Abramsky, D. Gabbay and T. Maibaum (eds.), Oxford University Press,
Oxford, 1994, 357-526
V. Stoltenberg-Hansen and J. V. Tucker, Computable rings and fields, in E
Griffor (ed.), Handbook of Computability Theory, Elsevier, 1999,
363-447.
J. V. Tucker and J. I. Zucker, Computable functions and semicomputable sets on many sorted algebras, in S. Abramsky, D. Gabbay and T Maibaum (eds.), Handbook of Logic for Computer Science. Volume V Logic and Algebraic Methods, 2000, Oxford University Press, 317-523.
V Stoltenberg-Hansen and J V Tucker, Computability on topological spaces via domain representations, in S B Cooper, B Lowe and A Sorbi (eds), New Computational Paradigms: Changing Conceptions of What is Computable, Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp.153-194.
A.V. Holden, M. Poole and J.V. Tucker, Reconstructing the heart, Chaos,
Solitons
and Fractals, 5 (1995) 691-704
N.A. Harman and J.V. Tucker, Algebraic models of microprocessors:
architecture and organisation, Acta Informatica,33 (1996) 421-456
J.A. Bergstra and J.V. Tucker, Equational specifications, complete term
rewriting systems, and computable and semicomputable algebras, Journal
of the Association for Computing Machinery,42 (1995) 1194-1230
N.A. Harman and J.V. Tucker, Algebraic models of microprocessors: the
verification of a simple computer, Mathematics for dependable systems
II, Proceedings of the Second IMA Conference, Oxford
University Press, 1997, 135-169
A.V. Holden, M.J. Poole and J.V. Tucker, An algorithmic model of the
mammalian heart: propagation, vulnerability, re-entry and fibrillation, International
Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 6 (1996) 1623-1635
J. V. Tucker and J. I. Zucker, Computation by while programs on
topological partial algebras, Theoretical Computer Science, 219
(1999) 379-421
V. Stoltenberg-Hansen and J. V. Tucker, Concrete models of computation for
topological algebras, Theoretical Computer Science, 219 (1999)
347-378
J. Blanck, V. Stoltenberg-Hansen and J. V. Tucker, Streams, stream
transformers and domain representations, in B. Möller and J. V. Tucker
(editors), Prospects for hardware foundations, Springer Lecture
Notes in Computer Science, Vol 1546, 1998, 27-68
M. J. Poole, J. V. Tucker and A. V. Holden, Hierarchies of spatially
extended systems and synchronous concurrent algorithms, in B. Möller and
J. V. Tucker (editors), Prospects for hardware foundations,
Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol 1546, 1998, 184-235
J. Blanck, V. Stoltenberg-Hansen and J. V. Tucker,Domain
representations of partial functions, with applications to spatial
objects and constructive volume geometry,Theoretical Computer
Science, 284 (2002) 207-24.
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Abstract
computability
and algebraic specification, ACM Transactions on Computational
Logic 3 (2002), 279-333.
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Infinitary initial algebraic
specifications for stream algebras, in W Sieg, R Somer, C Talcott
(editors), Reflections on the foundations of mathematics: Essays in
honour of Solomon Feferman, Lecture Notes in Logic, volume 15,
Association for Symbolic Logic, 2002, 234-253.
M Chen and J V Tucker, Constructive
volume geometry, Computer Graphics Forum, 19 (2000) 281-293.
M J Poole, A V Holden and J V Tucker, Hierarchical reconstructions of
cardiac tissue, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 13 (2002) 1581-1612.
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Origins
of our theory of computation on abstract data types at the Mathematical
Centre,
Amsterdam, 1979-80, in F de Boer et al, Liber Amicorum: J W de
Bakker, CWI Amsterdam, 2002.
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Abstract
versus
concrete models of computation on partial metric algebras, ACM
Transactions on Computational Logic, 5 (2004) 611-668.
Min Chen, R H Clayton, A V Holden and J V Tucker, Visualising cardiac
anatomy using constructive volume geometry, in I E Magnin, J
Montagnat, P Clarysse, J Nenonen, T Katila (eds) Functional Imaging
and Modeling of the Heart, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume
2674, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2003, pp.30-38.
Min Chen, R H Clayton, A V Holden and J V Tucker, Constructive volume
geometry applied to visualisation of cardiac anatomy and
electrophysiology, International J of Bifurcation and Chaos, 13
(2003) 3591-3604.
K Stephenson, D Rees and J V Tucker, The
algebraic structure of interfaces, Science of Computer
Programming, 49 (2003), pp. 47-88
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Computable
total functions on metric algebras, universal algebraic specifications
and dynamical systems, Journal of Algebraic and Logic
Programming, 62 (2005) 71-108.
V Stoltenberg-Hansen and J V Tucker, Computable
and continuous partial homomorphisms on metric partial algebras, Bulletin
of
Symbolic Logic, Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2003, pages 299 - 334.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Computations
via
experiments with kinematic systems, Technical Report 5-2004,
Department of Computer Science, University of Wales Swansea, March 2004.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Embedding
infinitely
parallel computation in Newtonian kinematic systems, Applied
Mathematics and Computation, 178 (2006) 25-43.
J V Tucker and J I Zucker, A network model of analogue computation over metric algebras, in S B Cooper, B Lowe, L Torenvliet (eds), Computability in Europe 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3526, Springer Verlag, 2005, pages 515-529.
J.V. Tucker, J.I. Zucker, Computability
of analog networks, Theoretical Computer Science 371 (2007), 115-146
[doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2006.10.018] Here.
J A Bergstra and J V Tucker, The
rational
numbers as an abstract data type, Journal
of the ACM, 54 (2) Article 7 (April 2007). Here.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Can
Newtonian systems, bounded in space, time, mass and energy compute
all functions?, Theoretical
Computer Science, 371 (2007) 4-19. Here.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Experimental computation of real numbers by Newtonian machines, Proceedings Royal Society Series A, 463 (2007) 1541-1561. Here.
J A Bergstra and J V Tucker, Meadows, Technical Report CSR??-2007, Department of Computer Science, University of Wales Swansea, April 2007.E J Beggs, J F Costa, B Loff and J V Tucker, Computational complexity with experiments as oracles, Proceedings Royal Society Series A, 464 (2008) 2777-2801. Here.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Programming experimental procedures for Newtonian kinematic machines, in A Beckmann, C Dimitracopoulos and B Lowe (eds), Computability in Europe, Athens, 2008, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5028, Springer, 2008, 52-66.
E J Beggs, J F Costa and J V Tucker, Oracles and advice as measurements, in C S Calude et al (eds), Unconventional Computing 2008, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5204, Springer, 2008, 33-50.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, B Loff, and J V Tucker, The complexity of
measurement in classical physics, in M Agrawal, D Du,
Z Duan, A Li (eds), Theory and
Applications of Models of Computation, Springer Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, Volume 4978, Springer, 2008, 20-30.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, and J V Tucker, Physical Experiments as Oracles, Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science, Volume 97, 137-151, February 2009.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, B Loff and J V Tucker, Computational complexity with experiments as oracles II: Upper bounds, Proceedings Royal Society Series A, 465 (2009) 1453-1465.
E J Beggs and J V Tucker, Computations via Newtonian and relativistic
kinematic systems, Applied Mathematics
and Computation, 215 (2009) 1311-1322.
B C Thompson, J V Tucker and J I Zucker, Unifying computers and dynamical
systems using the theory of synchronous concurrent algorithms, Applied
Mathematics and Computation, 215 (2009) 1386-1403.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, and J V Tucker, Unifying science through
computation: Reﬂections on computability and physics, In Olga Pombo, Juan
Manuel Torres, John Symons, and S. Rahman, editors, New Approaches
to the Unity of Science, Vol. II: Special Sciences and the Unity of
Science, volume 24 of Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science, pages
53-80. Springer, 2012.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, and J V Tucker, Computational models of measurement and Hempel's axiomatization, A Carsetti (ed.), Causality, meaningful complexity and embodied cognition, Theory and Decision Library, A 46, Springer-Verlag, 2010, 155-183. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3529_9.
E J Beggs, J F Costa, and J V Tucker, Physical oracles: the Turing
machine and the Wheatstone bridge, Studia
Logica, 95 (2010) 279-300. DOI: 10.1007/s11225-010-9254-6
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