Staff Profile:Dr Mark Gasson

Name::
Dr Mark Gasson
Position / Job Title:
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Areas of Interest:

Could humans be infected by computer viruses?
Mobile users beware

Research groups / Centres:

Cybernetics Intelligence Research Group

Publications:

Select keynotes, public lectures and broadcast media

  • 'Through the wormhole with Morgan Freeman', Revelations Entertainment, broadcast July 2014
  • 'Matter of Time', Russia-2 Science, broadcast April 2013
  • 'Human implants: from invasive to pervasive', TEDx, Goodenough College, London, June 2012
  • 'Prisma Studio', YLE Finland, broadcast Nov 2011
  • 'Seeking Perfection' Zion Arts Centre, Manchester, October 2010.
  • 'Could you become infected with a Computer Virus?' (Keynote) IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, June 2010
  • 'From Pervasive to Invasive: Our Future with Technology' Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong, Australia, June 2010
  • 'Enhancement: Bodies in the Future' FutureEverything and the Manchester Science Festival, May 2010
  • 'Beyond the Body? Perspectives on Enhancement' Institute for Science Ethics and Innovation, University of Manchester, April 2010
  • 'Future Tracking' Annual AS Level IT Student Conference, London, November 2009
  • 'Biometric Humans', 6th IAPR/IEEE International Summer School for Advanced Studies on Biometrics, June 2009
  • 'Identity of the Mind, Body and Spirit' FIDIS Doctoral Consortium, Greece, June 2008
  • 'ICT Implants: The invasive future of identity?' (Keynote) 3rd International FIDIS/IFIP Summer School, Sweden, August 2007
  • 'Technologies of Body and Mind' Jyväskylä Arts Festival, Finland, July 2006
  • 'Homo Sapiens 2.0' (Keynote) NEMO Science Centre, Holland, Nov 2003

Select academic engagements

  • General chair: IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, June 2010
  • Program committee: 25th IFIP International Information Security Conference, Sep 2010
  • Program committee: 6th International PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School, Aug 2010
  • Associate Editor: IDentity in the Information Society journal (IDIS)

Publications

Number of items: 41.

Gasson, M. N. and Koops, B. J. (2013) Attacking human implants: a new generation of cybercrime. Law, Innovation and Technology, 5 (2). pp. 248-277. ISSN 1757-997X doi: 10.5235/17579961.5.2.248

Gasson, M. N., Kosta, E. and Bowman, D. M., eds. (2012) Human ICT implants: technical, legal and ethical considerations. Information technology and law series, 23. T.M.C. Asser Press, pp184. ISBN 9789067048699

Kosta, E. and Gasson, M. N. (2012) The processing of location data under the European Data Protection Legal Framework: behavioural profiling via location tracking. In: Janssen, K. and Crompvoets, J. (eds.) Geographic Data and the Law: Defining New Challenges. Leuven University Press, Leuven, pp. 91-108. ISBN 9789058679246

Gasson, M. N., Kosta, E., Royer, D., Meints, M. and Warwick, K. (2011) Normality mining: privacy implications of behavioral profiles drawn from GPS enabled mobile phones. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews), 41 (2). pp. 251-261. ISSN 1094-6977 doi: 10.1109/TSMCC.2010.2071381

Burgess, J. G., Warwick, K., Ruiz, V. F., Gasson, M. N., Aziz, T. Z., Brittain, J.-S. and Stein, J. (2010) Identifying tremor-related characteristics of basal ganglia nuclei during movement in the Parkinsonian patient. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 16 (10). pp. 671-675. ISSN 1353-8020 doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2010.08.025

Hameed, J., Harrison, I., Gasson, M. N. and Warwick, K. (2010) A novel human-machine interface using subdermal magnetic implants. In: 2010 IEEE 9th International Conference on Cybernetic Intelligent Systems (CIS), 1-2 September 2010, University of Reading, UK, pp. 106-110. doi: 10.1109/UKRICIS.2010.5898141 (IEEE London)

Valderrama-Gonzalez, G. D., Gasson, M. N., Warwick, K. and Whalley, B. J. (2010) Prosthesis grasp reflex via peripheral nerve control: an in vitro study. In: IEEE 2010 9th International Conference on Cybernetic Intelligent Systems (CIS), 1-2 September 2010, University of Reading, UK, pp. 20-25. (IEEE, London)

Gasson, M. N. (2010) Human enhancement: could you become infected with a computer virus? In: 2010 IEEE International Symposium onTechnology and Society (ISTAS), 7-9 June 2010, Wollongong, Australia, pp. 61-68.

Mitchell, R. J., Warwick, K., Browne, W. N. L., Gasson, M. N. and Wyatt, J. (2010) Engaging robots: innovative outreach for attracting cybernetics students. IEEE Transactions on Education, 53 (1). pp. 105-113. ISSN 0018-9359 doi: 10.1109/TE.2009.2024932

Wu, D., Warwick, K., Ma, Z., Gasson, M. N., Burgess, J. G., Pan, S. and Aziz, T. Z. (2010) Prediction of Parkinson’s Disease tremor onset using a radial basis function neural network based on particle swarm optimization. International Journal of Neural Systems, 20 (2). pp. 109-116. ISSN 1793-6462 doi: 10.1142/S0129065710002292

Gasson, M. N. and Meints, M. (2009) High-tech ID and emerging technologies. In: Rannenberg, K. R., Royer, D. and Deuker, A. (eds.) The Future of Identity in the Information Society: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer, pp. 129-189. ISBN 9783540884804

Kyberd, P., Murgia, A., Gasson, M. N., Tjerks, T., Metcalf, C., Chappell, P., Warwick, K., Lawson, S. and Barnhill, T. (2009) Case studies to demonstrate the range of applications of the Southampton Hand Assessment Procedure. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72 (5). pp. 212-218.

Burgess, J.G., Gasson, M. N., Aziz, T.Z., Warwick, K. and Stein, J.F. (2009) Next generation ‘on-demand’ deep brain stimulators and their appeal over ablative procedures [poster]. In: The 3rd world congress on controversies in neurology (CONy), October 8-11, Prague, Czech Republic, A-54.

Wyatt, J., Browne, W. N., Gasson, M. N. and Warwick, K. (2008) Consumer robotic products: studying the factors that influence market adoption. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 15 (1). pp. 71-79. ISSN 1070-9932 doi: 10.1109/M-RA.2007.907358

Gasson, M. N. (2008) ICT implants: the invasive future of identity? In: 3rd IFIP/FIDIS, Karlstad, Sweden, 4-10 August 2007, Karlstad, Sweden, pp. 287-295. (Fischer-Hubner, S., Duquenoy, P., Zuccato, A. and Martucci, L. (eds.) Future of identity in the information society. Springer, New York, pp. 287-295. ISBN 9780387790251 )

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Burgess, J. and Pan, S. (2008) Identification of Parkinson’s disease tremor onset using artificial neural networks. In: UKACC International Conference on Control (CONTROL 2008), 2-4 September, Manchester, UK.

Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2008) Implantable computing. In: Cai, Y. and Siekmann, J. (eds.) Digital human modeling: trends in human algorithms. Lecture notes in computer science, 4650. Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9783540894292 doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-89430-8

Gasson, M. N., Warwick, K., Burgess, J.G. and Aziz, T.Z. (2008) Intelligent brain interfaces: a novel treatment for neurological disorders. In: 2008 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems, 9-12 March, Athens, Greece, pp. 474-478. (DHMS08)

Anrig, B., Browne, W. and Gasson, M. N. (2008) The role of algorithms in profiling. In: Hildebrandt, M. and Gutwirth, S. (eds.) Profiling the European citizen: cross-disciplinary perspectives. Springer, London, pp. 65-87. ISBN 9781402069130

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N. and Spiers, A. (2007) Brain-computer interfacing: an overview of recent studies. Computer Society of India Communications, 31 (1). pp. 1-14. ISSN 0970-647X

Pan, S., Warwick, K., Stein, J., Gasson, M. N., Wang, S. Y., Aziz, T. Z. and Burgess, J. (2007) Prediction of Parkinson's disease tremor onset using artificial neural networks. In: Fifth IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 14-16 Feb, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 341-345. (In: Gardner, J. W. (ed.) Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Acta Press Anaheim, ISBN 9780889866485)

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N. and Spiers, A. (2007) Therapeutic potential of computer to cerebral cortex implantable devices. In: Sakas, D.S. and Simpson, B.A. (eds.) Operative Neuromodulation: Neural Networks Surgery. Acta Neurochirugica Supplement, 97 (2). Springer, New York, pp. 529-535. ISBN 9783211330807 doi: 10.1007/978-3-211-33081-4_61

Kosta, E., Meints, M., Hansen, M. and Gasson, M. N. (2007) An analysis of security and privacy issues relating to RFID enabled ePassports. In: 22nd International Information Security Conference, Sandton, South Africa, pp. 467-472. (IFIPSEC07 International Federation for Information Processing, Vol. 232)

Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2006) A question of identity - wiring in the human. In: The IET Wireless Sensor Networks Conference , 4th December 2006, London, 4/1-4/6.

Spiers, A., Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N. and Ruiz, V.F. (2006) Issues impairing the success of neural implant technology. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, 3 (4). pp. 297-304. ISSN 1176-2322 doi: 10.1533/abbi.2006.0055

Gasson, M. N. and Warwick, K. (2006) Utilising invasively recorded brain activity for adapting function via brain stimulation. In: 2nd International Conference on Augmented Cognition, 15-20 October, San Francisco, USA, pp. 184-188.

Spiers, A.J., Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2005) An Assessment of Invasive Neural Implant Technology. In: 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, pp. 737-744. (Schmorrow, D. D. (ed.) Foundations of Augmented Cognition, HC112005, 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Vol 11. Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc Publ, Mahwah, ISBN 0805858067 )

Spiers, A.J., Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2005) Determining the Characteristics of Neural Implant Technology. In: 3rd IEE International Seminar on Medical Applications of Signal Processing , 3-4 November 2005, London, UK, pp. 77-81.

Gasson, M. N. (2005) Extending human interaction via invasive neural implants. PhD thesis, The University of Reading.

Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2005) Human-machine symbiosis overview. In: Foundations of Augmented Cognition, HCII2005, 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, pp. 729-736. (Schmorrow, D. D. (ed.), Vol 11. Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc Publ, Mahwah, ISBN 0805858067 )

Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B. D., Goodhew, I., Kyberd, P. and Warwick, K. (2005) Invasive neural prosthesis for neural signal detection and nerve stimulation. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 19 (5). pp. 365-375. ISSN 0890-6327 doi: 10.1002/acs.854

Gasson, M. N., Wang, S.Y., Aziz, T.Z., Stein, J.F. and Warwick, K. (2005) Towards a Demand Driven Deep-Brain Stimulator for the Treatment of Movement Disorders. In: 3rd IEE International Seminar on Medical Applications of Signal Processing (MASP 2005), 3-4 November, London, UK, pp. 83-86.

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B. and Goodhew, I. (2005) An attempt to extend human sensory capabilities by means of implant technology. In: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC), 10-12 October, Waikoloa, Hawaii, pp. 1663-1668.

Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2004) Extending the human nervous system through Internet implants - Experimentation and impact. In: 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, 10-13 Oct 2004, The Hague, The Netherlands, pp. 2046-2052. (Vol 2., ISBN 0780385667)

Warwick, K. and Gasson, M. N. (2004) Practical interface experiments with implant technology. In: Sebe, N., Lew, M. S. and Huang, T. S. (eds.) Computer Vision in Human-Computer Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3058. Springer, pp. 7-16. (ECCV 2004 Workshop on HCI)

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I., Kyberd, P., Schulzrinne, H. and Wu, X. (2004) Thought communication and control: a first step using radiotelegraphy. IEE Proceedings-Communications, 151 (3). pp. 185-189. ISSN 1350-2425 doi: 10.1049/ip-com:20040409

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I., Andrews, B., Teddy, P. and Shad, A. (2003) Microelectrode Arrays: Results from an Application Study. In: 6th IBRO World Congress on Neuroscience, 10-15 July, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 351. (Proceedings)

Gasson, M. N., Kyberd, P.J., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I. and Warwick, K. (2003) Neural Implants for Artificially Generated Sensation and Feedback Control. In: HCI2003, 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 22-27 June, Crete, Greece, pp. 1275-1279. (22-27 June)

Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I., Kyberd, P., Andrews, B., Teddy, P. and Shad, A. (2003) The application of implant technology for cybernetic systems. Archives of Neurology, 60 (10). pp. 1369-1373. ISSN 0003-9942

Warwick, K., Kyberd, P. J., Gasson, M. N., Goodhew, I. and Hutt, B. D. (2003) A bi-directional interface between the human nervous system and the Internet. In: Proceedings of Interaction 2003, 27-28 February, 2003, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 1-8.

Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I., Kyberd, P. and Warwick, K. (2002) Bi-directional human machine interface via direct neural connection. In: IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 25-27 September, Berlin, Germany, pp. 265-270. doi: 10.1109/ROMAN.2002.1045633 (ISBN 0780375459 )

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