School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Giles Oatley - Research

Graduate research supervisions

  • 10 PhD Completions
  • Currently 1 PhD supervision at Federation University, and 1 PhD supervision at Murdoch University

Current research projects

  • Geospatial temporal analysis of tracklog data
  • Mobile app for cognitive appraisal
  • Smart textiles for people with dementia, for quality of life and non-invasive assessment of cognitive abilities
  • UK Biobank data – hormones and diabetes/cardiovascular diseases

Research publications/conferences

Journal articles

  1. (Accepted for publication) Shuo Yu, Qing Qing, Chen Zhang, Ahsan Shehzad, Mingliang Hou, Shiqin Tong, Xia Feng and Oatley Giles (2021). Data-Driven Decision Making in COVID-19 Response: A Survey. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, a special issue on COVID-19.
  2. (In submission) Xia, Feng; Wang, Lei; Tang, Tao; Kong, Xiangjie; Oatley, Giles; King, Irwin (2020). CenGCN: Centralized Convolutional Networks with Unequal Information for Scale-Free Graphs. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering.
  3. Mohamed A. Nassar, Len Luxford, Peter Cole, Giles Oatley, Polychronis Koutsakis, “Wifi-Based Localisation Datasets for No-GPS Open Areas Using Smart Bins,” Computer Networks, Vol. 180, 2020, 107422.
  4. Oatley, G, Chapman B & Speers J., (2020). Forensic Intelligence and the Analytic Process. WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 10 (3), May/June 2020 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/widm.1354
  5. Chapman, B., Keatley, D., Oatley, G., Coumbaros, J. and Maker, G. (2019), "A review and recommendations for the integration of forensic expertise within police cold case reviews", Journal of Criminal Psychology, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 79-91.   https://doi.org/10.1108/JCP-09-2019-0038
  6. Keatley, D. A., Arntfield, M., Gill, P., Clare, J., Oatley, G., Bouhana, N., & Clarke, D. D. (2019). Behaviour Tracking: Using geospatial and behaviour sequence analysis to map crime. Security Journal.March 2019 DOI: 10.1057/s41284-019-00216-3
  7. Mohamed A. Nassar, Len Luxford, Peter Cole, Giles Oatley, Polychronis Koutsakis. (2019). The Current and Future Role of Smart Street Furniture in Smart Cities. IEEE Communications Magazine 57(6) 68-73. DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2019.1800979
  8. G. Oatley, Williams S., G. C. Barnes, J. Clare & B. Chapman (2019) Crime concentration in Perth CBD: a comparison of officer predicted hot spots, data derived hot spots and officer GPS patrol data, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences,51:sup1, S136-S140, DOI: 10.1080/00450618.2019.1569141
  9. Rafferty, J., Ranson, C., Oatley, G.,Mostafa, M., Mathema, P., Crick, T., & Moore, I., 2018. On average, a professional rugby union player is more likely than not to sustain a concussion after 25 matches. British Journal of Sports Medicine. Published Online First: 12 March 2018. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098417
  10. Oatley, G. & Crick T. Measuring UK Crime Gangs: A Social Network Problem. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 5(1), Springer, 2015
  11. Oatley G., Mostafa, L., Khalifa N., & Rabie W., (2015). E-Advisor in Egyptian Educational Institutions. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research 2015 Vol 2. Issue 1, 11 -14
  12. Bowes, N., McMurran, M., Evans, C., Oatley, G., Williams, B. & David, S., (2014). Treating alcohol-related violence: a feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial in prisons. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, (2014), 25, 152-163. doi:10.1080/14789949.(2014).895025
  13. Hussien M.I., Aziz R.A., & Oatley G., (2014). Perception and Ranking of Internet Banking Service Quality from Banker perspective in Public and Private Banks in Egypt.  International Journal of Research Vol-1, Issue-8, September(2014) ISSN 2348-6848
  14. Oatley G., & Ewart B.W. (2011). Data mining and crime analysis. WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. Feb 04 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/widm.6
  15. McGarry, K., Chambers, J. & Oatley, G., (2007). A Multi-layered approach to protein data integration for diabetes research. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, (2007). Oct 41(2): 129-43
  16. Oatley, G., Ewart, B.W., & Zeleznikow, J., (2006). Decision Support Systems For Police: Lessons From The Application of Data Mining Techniques To ‘Soft’ Forensic Evidence. Artificial Intelligence and Law (2006) 14: 35-100.
  17. Oatley, G., McGarry, K. & Ewart, B.W., (2006). Offender network metrics. WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Issue 12, Volume 3, December (2006), pp. 2440-2448.
  18. Ewart, B.W., Oatley, G. & Burn K., (2005). Suspect retrieval system for burglary: A test of three models. International Journal of Police Science and Management 7(3), pp. 160-174.
  19. Mugambi, E., Hunter, A., Oatley, G., & Kennedy, L., (2004). Polynomial-fuzzy decision tree structures for classifying medical data. Knowledge Based Systems, vol 17, issue 2-4, pp. 81-87
  20. Oatley G.,C., & Ewart B., (2003). Crimes Analysis Software: 'Pins in Maps', Clustering and Bayes Net Prediction. Expert Systems with Applications 25 (4) Nov (2003) 569-588
  21. Ewart B.W., & Oatley G., (2003). Applying the concept of revictimization: using burglars' behaviour to predict houses at risk of future victimization. International Journal of Police Science and Management 5 (2) (2003)
  22. Oatley, G., MacIntyre, J., Ewart, B.W., & Mugambi, E., (2002). SMART Software for Decision Makers KDD Experience. Knowledge Based Systems 15 (2002) 323-333.
  23. Adgar, A., Marris, P., Oatley, G., Taylor, O., & MacIntyre, J., (1998). Current UK Research Activities in the Field of NDT and Condition Monitoring. INSIGHT Journal of the Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Vol:39, pp. 324-325

Book/book chapters

  1. [Book] Jayal, A., McRobert, A., Oatley, G. and Peter O’Donoghue: Sports Analytics - Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-415-78942-4
  2. [Chapter] Oatley, G.C., 2018. Geospatial Data Analysis. In: (Eds.) Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley and Peter O’Donoghue: Sports Analytics - Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-415-78942-4
  3. [Chapter] Oatley, G.C., 2018. Machine Learning and Sports. In: (Eds.) Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley and Peter O’Donoghue: Sports Analytics - Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-415-78942-4
  4. [Chapter] Oatley, G., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2008). The Gang Gun-Crime Problem - Solutions from Social Network Theory, Epidemiology, Cellular Automata, Bayesian Networks and Spatial Statistics. Accepted (unpublished): book chapter for IEEE publication ‘Computational Forensics’.
  5. [Chapter] Bokma, A., Tektonidis, D., Oatley, G. & Salampasis, M., (2005). ONAR: An ontologies-based service oriented application integration framework. In: Interoperability of Enterprises Software and Applications. Springer, pp. 65-74. ISBN 1846281512
  6. [Chapter] Oatley, G., (2004). Case-based reasoning. In: D., Addison & J., MacIntyre (Eds.), ‘Intelligent Computing Techniques; A Review’, Springer-Verlag

Referred national and international conference papers

  1. Nassar, M.A., Luxford, L., Cole, P., Oatley G., Koutsakis P. (2019). Adaptive Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network Architecture for Smart Street Furniture-Based Crowd and Environmental Measurements. 20th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM ).
  2. Nassar, M.A., Luxford, L., Cole, P., Oatley G., Koutsakis P. (2019). Secure and Privacy-Preserving Real-time Dynamic Crowd Measurement System using Smart Street Furniture. Technology Surprise Forum. 9 May 2019 - at Hotel QT Canberra.
  3. Oatley, G.C., Speers J., & Chapman B., 2018. (Keynote) Forensic Intelligence and the Analytic Process. ANZFSS 24th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Perth, Western Australia, 9-13 September 2018.
  4. Oatley, G.C., Chapman B., Williams, S., Barnes, G., & Clare, J., 2018. Geospatial Predictive Policing. ANZFSS 24th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Perth, Western Australia, 9-13 September 2018.
  5. Oatley, G., Corcorran, J., Schwartz, D., & Zeleznikow, J., 2017. A Geospatial-based Recommender System using Social Networks which assists People with Dementia. Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, 11-14 July, 2017, Brisbane, Queensland.
  6. Mann, G. & Oatley, G., 2017. Positive Design of Smart Interactive Fabric Artifacts for People with Dementia. 5th IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH 2017, Perth, Western Australia, 2 - 4 April 2017
  7. M. Mostafa, G. Oatley, T. Crick, & A. C. Calderon. ‘Incorporating Emotion and Personality-Based Analysis in User- Centered Modelling.’ 36th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-2016), 2016
  8. Tryfona C., Oatley G., Calderon A., & Thorne S. ‘M-Health Solutions to support the National Health Service in the diagnosis and monitoring of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Young Children.’ HCII2016
  9. Oatley, G., Crick T., & Bolt D. CCTV as Smart Sensor Networks. 13th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-2015), 1878-1885, ISBN 978-1-5090-0154-5
  10. Oatley G., Crick T., & Mostafa, M. (2015). Digital Footprints: Detecting and Analysing Online Behaviour. In Proceedings of 2015 Symposium on Social Aspects of Cognition and Computing Symposium (SSAISB 2015)
  11. Oatley G., Crick T., &  Howell R, (2015). Data Exploration with GIS Viewsheds and Social Network Analysis. In Proceedings of 23rd GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2015)
  12. Oatley G., & Crick, T., (2014). Changing Faces: Identifying Complex Behavioural Profiles. In Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII (2014), volume 8533 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 282–293. Springer, (2014). Available from:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2602484
  13. Oatley G., & Crick, T., (2014). Measuring UK Crime Gangs. In (2014) IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM (2014). IEEE Press, (2014).
  14. Oatley G., & Crick, T., (2014). Exploring UK Crime Gangs. In (2014) International Symposium on Foundations of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics (FOSINT SI (2014). IEEE Press, (2014).
  15. Mostafa, M., Oatley G., & Crick, T., (2014). Profiling Complex Behaviours: What can you infer from your digital footprint? In 7th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom2014), (2014).
  16. Mostafa , L., Oatley, G., Khalif, N., & Rabie, W., (2014). E-Advisor in Egyptian Educational Institutions Proc. of the Second Intl. Conf. on Advances In Social Science, Economics and Management Study SEM (2014), Page(s): 32 – 35  DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-052-1-75
  17. El Ahmar P., Oatley, G., & Tantawi, P. (2014). Government regulations and online shopping behaviour: an exploratory study on Egyptian online consumers
  18. Blamey, B., Crick T. and Oatley G. (2013). ‘The First Day of Summer’: Parsing Temporal Expressions with Distributed Semantics. In Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXX, Proceedings of the 33rd SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-(2013), pages 389– 402, (2013). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02621-3_29
  19. Blamey, B.,  Oatley, G. & Crick T., (2012). R U :-) or :-( ? Character- vs. Word-Gram Feature Selection for Sentiment Classification of OSN Corpora.  In proceeding of: AI-(2012): The Thirty-second SGAI International Conference, Cambridge, Springer London, Limited
  20. Ewart B.W., & Oatley G., (2009). The criminal patterns of retail offending gangs: Some lessons from the integration of social network and geographical analyses. Paper presented to the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology Conference, University of Central Lancashire. 23rd – 25th June, (2009).
  21. Lewis, C., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). Mathematical applications in Criminal Justice: Symposium at the European Society of Criminology conference, Bologna, Italy, 25-28 September (2007)
  22. Lewis, C., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). Gun crime: results of a preliminary analysis. British Society of Criminology conference, London, 18-20 September.
  23. Meier, P., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). Modelling Gun Crime in Manchester. British Psychological Society Forensic Psychology Branch. Manchester, 10 March
  24. Meier, P., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). “Mind-mapping: a tool for eliciting and representing knowledge held by diverse informants”, Social Research Updates, Issue 52: Autumn (2007)
  25. Santhanam, J., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). Can Epidemic Models Assist in Controlling Rising Gun Crime and Prison Populations? Royal Statistical Society Conference, York, 16-20 July
  26. Santhanam, J., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., Santhanam, J., and Squires, P., (2007). Use of Epidemic Models Assist in Controlling Rising Gun Crime. British Society of Criminology conference, London, 18-20 September.
  27. Squires, P., Belem, B., Fernandes, K., Hoggarth, E., Holland, B., Lewis, C., Meier, P., Morgan, K., Oatley, G., and Santhanam, J., (2007). The construction of police knowledge on gun crime. British Society of Criminology conference, London, 18-20 September.
  28. Solomon, N., Oatley, G. & McGarry, K., (2007). A Dynamic Method for the Evaluation and Comparison of Imputation Techniques, International Conference of Computational Statistics and Data Engineering (ICCSDE'07), London, U.K., 2-4 July, (2007)
  29. Solomon, N., Oatley, G. & McGarry, K., (2007). A fast multivariate nearest neighbour imputation algorithm, International Conference of Computational Statistics and Data Engineering (ICCSDE'07), London, U.K., 2-4 July, (2007), pp. 940-947
  30. Hall, L., Padmore, K., Hodge, M. & Oatley, G., (2006). Designing a Virtual Learning Environment to support the study of crime and its prevention for teenagers, in R. Aylett, T. Diener and Z. Pan (Eds), Edutainment (2006) (Hangzhou, China, April 16-19), Springer-Verlag: Amsterdam, (2006).
  31. Oatley, G., McGarry, K. & Ewart, B.W., (2006). Prioritizing of Offenders in Networks. In: The 6th WSEAS International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation (SMO '06), Lisbon, Portugal, September 22-24, (2006).
  32. Oatley, G. & Ewart, B.W., (2005). The meaning of links. In: D. Nelson, S. Stirk, H. Edwards and K. McGarry (eds.), Data mining and knowledge discovery in databases workshop, 22nd British National Conference on Databases, Vol. 2, pp.68-76
  33. Oatley, G., Zeleznikow, J. and Ewart, B.W., (2005). Criminal Networks and Spatial Density. The Tenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL-05), Bologna, Italy, (2005)
  34. Oatley, G., Zeleznikow, J. and Ewart, B.W., (2005). Criminal networks. Workshop on Data Mining, Information Extraction, and Evidentiary Reasoning for Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism, The Tenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL-05), Bologna, Italy, June 11, (2005)
  35. Oatley, G., Zeleznikow, J., Leary, R. & Ewart, B.W., (2005). From Links to Meaning: A Burglary Data Case Study. In: Invited session on Knowledge-Based Technology on Crime Matching, Modelling and Prediction, KES (2005) 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
  36. Zeleznikow, J., Oatley, G. & Leary, R., (2005). A Methodology for constructing Decision Support Systems for Crime Detection. In: Invited session on Knowledge-Based Technology on Crime Matching, Modelling and Prediction, KES (2005) 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
  37. Tektonidis, D., Bokma, A., Oatley, G. & Salampasis, M., (2005). ONAR: An ontologies-based service oriented application integration framework. In proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Interoperability of Enterprise Software and Applications. Geneva, Switzerland, 23-25 February, Springer
  38. Oatley, G., Zeleznikow, J. and Ewart, B.W., (2004). Matching and Predicting Crimes. In: Macintosh, A., Ellis, R. and Allen, T. (eds.), Applications and Innovations in Intelligent Systems XII. Proceedings of AI(2004), The Twenty-fourth SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Springer: 19-32. ISBN 1-85233-908-X
  39. Mugambi, E., Hunter, A., Oatley, G., & Kennedy, L., (2003). Polynomial-fuzzy decision tree structures for classifying medical data. In: Proceedings of AI-(2003), Peterhouse College, Cambridge, UK, 15th-17th December (2003).
  40. Oatley G.,C., & Ewart B., (2002). Constructing a Bayesian Belief Network to determine the likelihood of burglary. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Forensic Statistics (ICFS5), Isola di San Servolo, Venice, Italy, August 30 - September 2, (2002)
  41. Oatley G., & Ewart B.W., (2002). A Bayesian Belief Network Predictive System for Burglary Reduction. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of the Division of Forensic Psychology, April 3rd-5th, (2002).
  42. Oatley, G., & Ewart, B.W., (2002). “Pins in Maps”: Visualisation of crime data, as a basis for a predictive model. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of the Division of Forensic Psychology, April 3rd-5th, (2002).
  43. Ewart B.W., Oatley G., & Wilbert, M.N., (2002). Applying the Concept Of Revictimisation: Using Burglars’ Behaviour to Predict Houses At Risk of Future Victimisations. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference of the Division of Forensic Psychology, April 3rd-5th, (2002).
  44. Oatley, G., MacIntyre, J., Ewart, B.W., & Mugambi, E., (2001). SMART Software for Decision Makers KDD Experience. In: A., Macintosh, M. Moulton & A., Preece (eds.), Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference of the British Computer Specialist Group on Expert Systems (ES'(2001) - Applications and Innovations in Expert Systems VI, Cambridge, 14-16 December, pp. 43-65.
  45. Grey, D.J., Dunne, P., Ferguson, R.I., & Oatley, G., (2000). On Searching the WWW with Mobile, Collaborative Agents. In: Proceedings of the World Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI(2000). July 23-26, (2000), Orlando, Florida, USA, Volume III, pp. 59-64.
  46. Oatley, G., Tait, J., MacIntyre, J., & Elliot, S., (1999). Implementing Case-Based Reasoning Technology in the Ill-Structured Domain of Vibration Analysis. In: J.D., MacIntyre, & R.B.K.N., RAO, eds. Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM '99), University of Sunderland, UK, 7th - 9th July, (1999), Coxmoor Publishing Company, pp. 185-201.
  47. Oatley, G., Tait, J., & MacIntyre, J., (1998). A Case-Based Reasoning Tool for Vibration Analysis. In: R., MILNE, A., MACINTOSH, & M., BRAMER, eds. Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference of the British Computer Specialist Group on Expert Systems (ES'98) - Applications and Innovations in Expert Systems VI, Cambridge, 14-16 December, pp. 132-146.

Professional memberships and associations

  • FHEA FBCS CITP MACS CP
  • CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL
    Registered with the ACS, Australian Computing Society, 2016
  • MEMBER, ACS
    Awarded Membership of ACS, Australian Computing Society, 2016
  • CHARTERED IT PROFESSIONAL
    Registered with the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 2007
  • FELLOW, BCS
    Awarded Fellowship of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 2007
  • FELLOW, HEA
    Awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, 2006