Staff Profile:Dr Ian Bland

Dr Ian Bland
Job Title:
Technical Support Manager

Management of computing, electronics and mechanical support for the School.

Areas of Interest:

Parallel/Grid Computing, Operating Systems, Application Specific Hardware, Systolic Arrays, 3D printing, Management.

Research groups / Centres:


Number of items: 7.

Megson, G. M. and Bland, I. M. (1998) Synthesis of a systolic array genetic algorithm. In: Proceedings of the first merged International Parallel Processing Symposium & Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing. IEEE, pp. 316-320. ISBN 0818684038 doi: 10.1109/IPPS.1998.669933

Bland, I. M. and Megson, G. M. (1998) The systolic array genetic algorithm, an example of systolic arrays as a reconfigurable design methodology. In: Pocek, K. L. and Arnold, J. M. (eds.) IEEE symposium on FPGAs for custom computing machines, 1998. IEEE, pp. 260-261. ISBN 0818689005 doi: 10.1109/FPGA.1998.707907

Megson, G. M. and Bland, I. M. (1997) Mapping a generic systolic array for genetic algorithms onto FPGAs: theory and practice. In: D'Hollander, E. H., Joubert, G. R., Peters, F. J. and Trottenburg, U. (eds.) Parallel Computing: Fundamentals, Applications and New Directions. Advances in parallel computing, 12. Elsevier, Bonn, pp. 723-726. ISBN 0-4448-2882-6

Bland, I. M. and Megson, G. (1997) Efficient operator pipelining in a bit serial genetic algorithm engine. Electronic Letters, 33 (12). pp. 1026-1028. ISSN 0013-5194

Megson, G. and Bland, I. M. (1997) Generic systolic array for genetic algorithms. IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques' , 144 (2). pp. 107-119. ISSN 1350-2387 doi: 10.1049/ip-cdt:19971126

Bland, I. M. and Megson, G. (1996) Implementing a generic systolic array for genetic algorithms. In: Chawdhury, P. and Roy, R. (eds.) Proc. First On-Line Workshop on Soft Computing. Springer Verlag. ISBN 3540762140

Bland, I. M. and Megson, G. M. (1996) Systolic random number generation for genetic algorithms. Electronic Letters, 32 (12). pp. 1069-1070. ISSN 0013-5194 doi: 10.1049/el:19960709

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Dr Ian Bland

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 8612
+44 (0) 118 975 1994
Systems Engineering, Room G61

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