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Peter Blanchfield

Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science

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Teaching Summary

Programming

Software Engineering

Signal Processing

Research Summary

Dr Peter Blanchfield's main research interest lies in the area of Computer Games used in education and therapy for mental illness in children. He also has some research in the area of adaptive… read more

Recent Publications

  • MD SABRI, M., I., HOPKINS, G. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2015. Kinaesthetic Literacy Game In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies (CGAT 2015). 127-132
  • AL-WASHMI, R., BLANCHFIELD, P. and HOPKINS, G., 2015. The Efficacy of Digital Games to Teach Mathematics In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies (CGAT 2015). 148-154
  • SAARI, E. M., BLANCHFIELD, P. and HOPKINS, G. T., 2015. Learning Computational Thinking through the use of Flash Action Scripts: Preparing Trainee Elementary School teachers for Teaching Computer Programming In: CSEDU 2015, The 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education.
  • BLANCHFIELD, P., LA VALLE P, NGUYEN T, BRADLEY M and LIU D, 2015. Aspects of Development of Computer Games for Therapeutic Purposes. In: ALLA KRAVETS, MAXIM SHCHERBAKOV, MARINA KULTSOVA and OLGA SHABALINA, eds., Creativity in Intelligent Technologies and Data Science 535. 535. Springer. 748-754

Current Research

Dr Peter Blanchfield's main research interest lies in the area of Computer Games used in education and therapy for mental illness in children. He also has some research in the area of adaptive hypertext for e-learning.

Past Research

In the past he has been involved in areas of image processing, particularly for medical purposes.

  • MD SABRI, M., I., HOPKINS, G. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2015. Kinaesthetic Literacy Game In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies (CGAT 2015). 127-132
  • AL-WASHMI, R., BLANCHFIELD, P. and HOPKINS, G., 2015. The Efficacy of Digital Games to Teach Mathematics In: Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies (CGAT 2015). 148-154
  • SAARI, E. M., BLANCHFIELD, P. and HOPKINS, G. T., 2015. Learning Computational Thinking through the use of Flash Action Scripts: Preparing Trainee Elementary School teachers for Teaching Computer Programming In: CSEDU 2015, The 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education.
  • BLANCHFIELD, P., LA VALLE P, NGUYEN T, BRADLEY M and LIU D, 2015. Aspects of Development of Computer Games for Therapeutic Purposes. In: ALLA KRAVETS, MAXIM SHCHERBAKOV, MARINA KULTSOVA and OLGA SHABALINA, eds., Creativity in Intelligent Technologies and Data Science 535. 535. Springer. 748-754
  • REEM AL WASHMI, MATTHEW BAINES, SIMON ORGAN, GAIL HOPKINS and PETER BLANCHFIELD, 2014. Mathematics Problem Solving Through Collaboration: Game Design and Adventure In: The 8th European Conference on Games Based Learning ECGBL 2014. 1. 1-9
  • AL WASHMI, R., BANA, J., KNIGHT, I., E. BENSON, AFOLABI, A., KERR, A., BLANCHFIELD, P. and HOPKINS, G., 2014. Design of a Math Learning Game Using a MinecraftMod In: Proceedings of The 8th European Conference on Games Based Learning ECGBL 2014. 1. 10-17
  • CHOWANDA, A., BLANCHFIELD, P., FLINTHAM, M. and VALSTAR, M., 2014. ERiSA: Building Emotionally Realistic Social Game-Agents Companions In: Proceedings 14th International Conference, IVA 2014. 134-143
  • AL-WASHMI R, HOPKINS G and BLANCHFIELD P, 2013. Investigating Collaborative Games to Teach Mathematics-Based Problem Solving in the Classroom. In: European Conference on Games Based Learning. Porto Portugal Oct 2013. 617-625
  • MD SABRI M I, BLANCHFIELD P and HOPKINS G, 2013. The Influence of Digital Games on Learning Reading: A Closer Look In: Proceedings of The 7th European Conference on Games Based Learning – ECGBL 2013. 730 - 739
  • BLANCHFIELD P., PETRIDOU M. and ALABBADI R., 2012. Non-visual Presentation of Graphs Using the Novint Falcon In: Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 13th International Conference.
  • BLANCHFIELD P, MADARSHA K. B. and HAMZAH M. S., 2012. The Use of Computer Games in Training Spatial Reasoning. In: CSEDU 2012 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Volume 2, Porto, Portugal,. 525-530
  • MISMAN, A. F. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2011. Adapting Web Images for Blind People In: 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2011). 430 - 437
  • CARR, J. and BLANCHFIELD,P., 2011. Engaging the Un-Engageable. In: FELICIA P., ed., Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidisciplinary Approaches 633-657
  • MARIA PETRIDOU, PETER BLANCHFIELD, REHAM ALABADI and TIM BRAILSFORD, 2011. User Centred Design and Development of an Educational Force-Feedback Haptic Game for Blind Students In: 5th European Conference on Games Based Learning. 465-475
  • PETRIDOU M, BLANCHFIELD P and BRAILSFORD T J, 2011. Involving the user with low or no vision in the design of an audio-haptic learning environment for learning about 3D shapes: The first approach In: Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), 2011 3rd. 29-34
  • CHE PEE, N., BLANCHFIELD, P. and KING E., 2010. A Computer Game Environment to Encourage Collaborative Learning In: 4th European Conference on Games Based Learning. 438-446
  • BLANCHFIELD, P and CHEN, X L, 2010. Improving the automatic measurement of plant root growth In: Melecon 2010 - 15th IEEE Mediteranean Electrotechnical Conference. 363-367
  • YING, LIANGZHONG, BLANCHFIELD, PETER and STONE, REBECCA, 2010. A Study of Primary Children Learning Communication Skills by Making Cartoon Film In: International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE), 2010 Wuhan, China 10-12 Dec 2010. 1 - 4
  • YING, L. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2010. Learning Communication Skills by Making Cartoon Films In: 4th European Conference on Games Based Learning. 487-495
  • BLANCHFIELD P, ELLIMAN D and ALBAKAA, A, 2010. Integrity Check for Printed Binary Document Images Communications in Computer and Information Science. 87(2), 523
  • BENZELTOUT B and BLANCHFIELD P., 2009. Computer Game to Teach Programming Constructs In: The 3rd European Conference on Games Based Learning, Graz, Austria, October 12-13 2009. 17-23
  • OBEIDAT, H., MECCAWY, M. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2009. Authoring for Adaptive Web-Based Learning Systems: A Case Study International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. 4,
  • ALSHANQITI H and BLANCHFIELD P., 2009. Parameters for Video Games for the Treatment of Mental Illness in Children In: The 3rd European Conference on Games Based Learning, Graz, Austria 12-13 October 2009. 1-7
  • BLANCHFIELD P, 2009. Using Educational Game Design to Teach Software Engineering In: The 3rd European Conference on Games Based Learning Graz Austria, 12-13 October 2009. 24-29
  • CARR J and BLANCHFIELD P., 2009. A Game to Aid Behavioural Education In: The 3rd European Conference on Games Based Learning, Graz, Austria, 12-13 October 2009. 78 - 85
  • MECCAWY, M., BLANCHFIELD, P., ASHMAN, H., BRAILSFORD, T. and MOORE, A., 2008. WHURLE 2.0: Adaptive Learning Meets Web 2.0. In: Times of Convergence. Technologies Across Learning Contexts 5192/2008. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. 274-279
  • CHEN, Z., ISA, D. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2008. A Hybrid Data Mining and Case-Based Reasoning User Modeling System Architecture In: World Congress on Engineering 2008, International Conference of Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Systems, Volume I. 76-79
  • LEE, Y. K., BISTER, M., SALLEH, Y. M. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2008. Assessment of computerized analysis algorithms for one dimension physiologic data with multiple databases In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. 5004 - 5007
  • AL-SHAQINTI, H., CARR, J. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2008. Study to Inform the Design of a Psycho-Educational Game: Children and the magical Do Better In: 2nd European Conference on Games Based Learning. 1-8
  • CELIK, I, ASHMAN, H, BLANCHFIELD, P and BRAILSFORD, T., 2008. An interoperability system for User Models in Adaptive Educational Hypermedia In: 6th International Workshop on Ubiquitous User Modelling with the focus on User Model Integration (UMI 2008). 33-37
  • CHEN, Z., ISA, D. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2008. Column Vectorizing Algorithms for Support Vector Machines International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Analysis 2008. 799-803
  • LEE, Y.K., BISTER, M., SALLEH, Y.M. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2007. Effect of Amplitude Criteria on Operating Characteristic of Detection for OSAH Events with Oxygen Saturation In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. 4645 - 4648
  • CHE PEE N., BLANCHFIELD P. and HIGGINS C., 2007. Teaching Climate Change in Year 8! In: The European Conference on Games Based Learning. 65-70
  • MANSOR, W, CROWE, J A, WOOLFSON, M, HAYES-GILL, B R, BLANCHFIELD, P and BISTER, M, 2006. Simulation of the Generation and Processing of Doppler Ultrasound Fetal Heart Signals to obtain Directional Motion Information. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference. 1, 1383-6
  • HALLAM, N., KENDALL, G. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2006. Solving Multi-objective Optimisation Problems Using the Potential Pareto Regions Evolutionary Algorithm LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE. NUMB 4193, 503-512
  • HALLAM, N., BLANCHFIELD, P. and KENDALL, G., 2005. Handling Diversity in Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimisation In: 2005 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC'05). 2233-2240
  • LEE, Y.K. BISTER, M. BLANCHFIELD, P. SALLEH, Y.M, 2005. A Web-based Wavelet Application to Reduce One Dimensional Physiological Data with Infrequent Short Duration Event for Remote Display In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 3767-70
  • CHUA, H.-N., SCOTT, S. D., NG, S.-L., GARDNER, M., SHAHI, A. and BLANCHFIELD, P., 2004. Adapting Web-Pages for Mobile / PC Collaboration LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE. ISSU 3160, 421-425
  • HALLAM, N., HARTLEY, M., BLANCHFIELD, P. and KENDALL, G., 2004. Optimisation In a Road Traffic System Using Collaborative Search IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS MAN AND CYBERNETICS. VOL 2, 2008-2012
  • MANSOR, W., BLANCHFIELD, P., CROWE, J.A., HAYES-GILL, B.R., WOOLFSON, M.S., SIDDIQUI, F. and JAMES, D.K., 2002. Extraction of fetal cardiac timing information using time-frequency analysis In: 2nd European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference. 1538-1539
  • ELLIS, I.O., LAMBROU, C., CROWE, J.A., HAYES-GILL, B.R., BLANCHFIELD, P. and PEARSON, D., 2000. An internet based Java virtual microscope slide browser Journal of Pathology. 192, 31A-31A

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