Associate Professor William Wilson

Associate Professor William Wilson

Fields of research: Cognitive Science, Category Theory, K Theory, Homological Algebra
Campus: Kensington
Tag: Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

Associate Professor in School of Computer Science and Engineering

Research interests

Level 1: I use mathematics and computing to model mind processes

Level 2: I use the mathematical theory of categories, and neural network simulations, to model mind processes

Level 3: I use basic categorical concepts like functors, adjunctions, monads, and universal objects to model systematicity of thought, and I use tensor product networks and self-organising maps to model aspects of...

Associate Professor in School of Computer Science and Engineering

Research interests

Level 1: I use mathematics and computing to model mind processes

Level 2: I use the mathematical theory of categories, and neural network simulations, to model mind processes

Level 3: I use basic categorical concepts like functors, adjunctions, monads, and universal objects to model systematicity of thought, and I use tensor product networks and self-organising maps to model aspects of cognition.

Lectures/Courses taught 

Before retirement, I taught artificial intelligence and neural networks

Professional Organisations and Consulting positions

Cognitive Science Society

Education

PhD/postgraduate

MSc in Mathematics, Australian National University

PhD in Mathematics, University of Sydney

Diploma of Computer Science, University of Queensland

Undergraduate

BSc(Hons1) in Mathematics, Australian National University

Location

Computer Science and Engineering (K17)
Level 4, Room 405
Kensington Campus

Contact

+61 2 9385 6876