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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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Instinct: A Biologically Inspired Reactive Planner for Intelligent Embedded Systems

Wortham, R. H., Gaudl, S. E. & Bryson, J. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Cognitive Systems Research. 57, p. 207-215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Embedded systems
Costs and Cost Analysis

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

12 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
16 Citations (Scopus)
286 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