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Research interests

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Robot Ethics

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath

1 Jun 20141 Apr 2018

Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Master of Engineering, University of Bath

1 Sep 19811 Jun 1986

Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Bachelor of Science, University of Bath

1 Sep 19811 Jun 1985

External positions

Standards Committee Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

1 Jul 2017 → …

Director & Treasurer, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour

1 Aug 2016 → …

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Embedded systems Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2016 2017

Transparency in AI through 'muttering' robots

Wortham, R. & Rogers, V.


Project: Research-related funding

When AI Goes to War: Youth Opinion, Modern Conflict, and Autonomous Weapons

Perez Vallejos, E., Wortham, R. & Miakinkov, E.


Project: Research-related funding

Research Output 2016 2019

Improving Robot Transparency: An Investigation With Mobile Augmented Reality

Rotsidis, A., Theodorou, A., Bryson, J. J. & Wortham, R. H., 2019. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


Robots That Make Sense: Transparent Intelligence Through Augmented Reality

Rotsidis, A., Theodorou, A. & Wortham, R. H., 15 Mar 2019. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Downloads (Pure)


Wortham, R. H. & Bryson, J. J., 26 Apr 2018, Living Machines: A Handbook of Research in Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Prescott, T. J., Lepora, N. & Verschure, P. F. M. J. (eds.). Oxford, U. K.: Oxford University Press, p. 312-326

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Instinct: A Biologically Inspired Reactive Planner for Intelligent Embedded Systems

Wortham, R. H., Gaudl, S. E. & Bryson, J. J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Cognitive Systems Research. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Embedded systems
Costs and Cost Analysis
14 Citations (Scopus)
220 Downloads (Pure)

Designing and implementing transparency for real time inspection of autonomous robots

Theodorou, A., Wortham, R. H. & Bryson, J. J., 30 May 2017, In : Connection Science. 29, 3, p. 230-241 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Intelligent agents


Using Other Minds: Transparency as a Fundamental Design Consideration for Artificial Intelligent Systems

Author: Wortham, R., 22 May 2018

Supervisor: Bryson, J. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD