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Department of Computer Science

Andy Symons

Andy Symons

Telephone: 0151 231 2635

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Biography

The majority of my time is scheduled for teaching. I teach programming, web development, multimedia development as well as for my main research interest; which is usability engineering and HCI.

I am currently working on the development of a voice for the computer through a combination of articulatory synthesis and fluid dynamics.

Degrees

1994, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Studies

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer of Computing, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 1997 - present

Postgraduate training

Research Assistant, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 1994 - 1997

Publications

Highlighted publications

Burke C, Rashman M, Wich S, Symons A, Theron C, Longmore S. 2019. Optimizing observing strategies for monitoring animals using drone-mounted thermal infrared cameras International Journal of Remote Sensing, 40 :439-467 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Burke C, Rashman M, Wich S, Symons A, Theron C, Longmore S. 2019. Optimizing observing strategies for monitoring animals using drone-mounted thermal infrared cameras International Journal of Remote Sensing, 40 :439-467 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Alghamdi M, Symons A, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A. 2015. Supporting the Learning of Computer programming in Early Years Schooling International Journal of Information Systems, 3 Publisher Url

Symons A, Merabti M, Bamford C. 1997. Maintaining multimedia information quality in distributed environments with resource poor computers: Using machine independence to send dynamic methods to adapt with the dynamic media data IEE Colloquium (Digest),

Conference publication

Trongtortam S, Taylor M, Symons A, Francis H, Sudirman S. 2018. Development of a Preliminary Model Guide for Using Mobile Learning Technology in Resource - Limited Primary Schools in Thailand 2018 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2018), 11th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :83-88 DOI Author Url

Trongtortam S, Francis H, Taylor M, Sudirman S, Symons A. 2017. The Attitude towards the Use of Mobile Learning Technology Enhanced Teaching Hamdan H, AlJumeily D, Hussain A, Tawfik H, Hind J. 2017 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2017), 10th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :135-138 DOI Author Url

Symons A. 2016. "If we can't beat them, join them": Using Video to Support Kinaesthetic Learning & The Need For Big Data Teaching and learning Conference 2016 Publisher Url

Symons A. 2015. Designing the Student Assessment Experience Teaching and Learning Conference 2015 Publisher Url

Symons A. 2015. Academic Misconduct Awareness: Confirming Understanding via Blackboard Teaching and learning Conference 2015 Publisher Url

Al-Zawi M, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Symons A, Taleb-Bendiab A. 2007. A Survey: Autonomic Computing 1st International Conference on Digital Communications and Computer Applications (DCCA2007) :973-979

Other

Symons A, Al-Jumeily D. 2004. eLearning: The Automatic Assessment of Computer Programs

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Fellowships:

Fellow, Higher Education Academy. 2014

Membership of professional bodies:

Professional Member, British Computer Society. 2014

Professional activities

Fellowships:

Fellow, Higher Education Academy. 2014

Membership of professional bodies:

Professional Member, British Computer Society. 2014