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Agent based Autonomic Computing Ontologies for Digital Forensics Pedagogy of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

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  • 28 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Research Interests

My primary interest is in applying ML to real world problems in the area of cyber security, digital forensics and systems administration. I have particular interest in using AI/ML to protect the data centre (especially autonomic computing) and I have worked on a variety of projects to that end, including work to detect atacks on the UK's WHOIS infrastructure.

Other interests include smart jewellery with an emphasis on practicality and aethetics, pedagogy of computer science, equality and diversity in computer science, and religion and IT 

Education/Academic qualification

Machine Learning, Doctorate

1 Oct 19931 Mar 1998

Computer Science, MSc, University of Aberdeen

1 Oct 199230 Sep 1993

Computer Science, Degree, University of St Andrews

1 Oct 19881 Jun 1992

External positions

External Examiner, Royal Holloway, University of London

1 Jan 2018 → …


  • QA76 Computer software
  • Cyber Security
  • digital forensics
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomic Computing
  • Knowledge Acquisition
  • Pedagogy of computer science
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Smart Jewellery
  • Equality and Diversity in Computer Science
  • Religion and Computer Science
  • Systems Administration

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Research Output

Pilet: an interactive learning tool to teach python

Alshaigy, B., Kamal, S., Mitchell, F., Martin, C. & Aldea, A., 2015, Proceedings of the Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 76-79 4 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    An overview of artificial intelligence based pattern matching in a security and digital forensic context

    Mitchell, F. R., 2014, Cyberpatterns. Springer, p. 215-222 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Demo Abstract: Data Center Monitoring on a Budget

    Haban, P., Mitchell, F. & Sengul, C., 2014, In : EWSN 2014: Posters and Demos. p. 4-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Open Access
  • 9 Downloads (Pure)

    Typo-Squatting: The Curse''of Popularity

    Linari, A., Mitchell, F., Duce, D. & Morris, S., 2009, WebSci’09: Society On-Line.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding