Harold Thimbleby — “General Interest” only

1.General Interest — Publications: refereed
1.1.Journal papers: refereed
1.2.Contributions to edited volumes: refereed
2.General Interest — Invited publications: not refereed
2.1.Forewords and keynotes
2.2.Articles in other journals
3.General Interest — Other publications
3.1.Correspondence and other communications
4.General Interest — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops
4.1.Gresham College lectures and videos
4.2.Invited lectures, webinars and seminars

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1. General Interest — Publications: refereed

1.1. Journal papers: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “The Reduced Enigma”, Computers & Security, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 624–642 (2003). URL PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0167-4048(03)00712-0

=T. Bell, =M. Fellows, =N. Koblitz, =M. Powell, =H. Thimbleby and =I. Witten, “Explaining Cryptographic Systems”, Computers & Education, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 199–215 (2003). PDF DOI: 10.1016/S0360-1315(02)00102-1

M. Jones and H. Thimbleby, “Obituary for a Fax”, Personal Technologies, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 151–152 (2002). PDF DOI: 10.1007/s007790200014

H. Thimbleby, “An Example of Distribution-Free Testing”, Mathematica Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 62–65 (1995).

T. C. Bell, A. Moffat, C. G. Nevill-Manning, T. C. Smith, H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “Semantic and Generative Models for Lossy Text Compression”, Computer Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 83–87 (1994). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/37.2.83

H. Thimbleby, “Computerised Parkinson's Law”, Computing & Control Engineering Journal, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 197–198 (1993).

H. Thimbleby, “A Personal View: Software Mechanics”, Software Engineering Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 110–111 (1993). DOI: 10.1049/sej.1993.0015

H. Thimbleby, “Genaille's Rods”, Mathematica Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 60–62 (1993). URL PDF

H. Thimbleby, “GenaillesRods.m package”, Mathematica Journal Electronic Supplement, vol. 3, no. 2 (1993). URL

H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “The “Worm” Programs — Early Experience with a Distributed Intelligence”, ACM SIGART Bulletin, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 14–17 (1990). DOI: 10.1145/84234.84254

H. Thimbleby, “The Leidenfrost Phenomenon”, Physics Education, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 300–303 (1989). PDF DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/24/5/312

H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “Worms and Bugs in the Church-Turing Thesis”, Canadian Artificial Intelligence, no. 21, pp. 3–4 (1989).

H. Thimbleby and I. H. Witten, “Bugs in the Church-Turing Thesis”, Canadian Artificial Intelligence, no. 19, pp. 17–18 (1989).

H. Thimbleby, “Optimising Self-Replicating Programs”, Computer Journal, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 475–476 (1987). PDF DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/30.5.475

H. Thimbleby, “Dreams”, Self and Society, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 601–608 (1979).

1.2. Contributions to edited volumes: refereed

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Critical Systems”, Wiley Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction, J. Kirakowski and K. L. Norman (editors), pp. 9–32, John Wiley & Sons (2018). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Write Now!”, Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction, P. Cairns and A. Cox (editors), pp. 196–211, Cambridge University Press (2008). PDF

2. General Interest — Invited publications: not refereed

2.1. Forewords and keynotes

T. Bell, M. Fellows, N. Koblitz, H. Thimbleby and I. Witten, “Explaining Cryptosystems to the General Public”, First IFIP World Conference on Information Security Education (WISE), Proceedings IFIP TC11 WG11.8 Conference, Keynote, S. Fischer-H\"ubner and L. Yngstgr\"om (editors), Report Series 99–008, pp. 221–233, Stockholm University/Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1999). PDF

2.2. Articles in other journals

H. Thimbleby, “Reaching to the Stars with IT Projects”, Public Service Review: UK Science & Technology, vol. 5, pp. 20–21 (2012). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Marks for the da Vinci Code: B-”, CS4FN (2008). URL

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Mathematics Today, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 107–108 (2002).

H. Thimbleby, “The Millenium Bug”, The Brewer, vol. 85, no. 1010, pp. 17–19 & 27 (1999).

H. Thimbleby, “Technological Hubris”, Elektron, Journal of The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 19–21 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Computerised Parkinson's Law”, Elektron, Journal of The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 5–7 (1995).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers are Best when Hidden”, The Times Higher Education Supplement: Multimedia, no. 1184, p. vii (14 July, 1995).

H. Thimbleby, “The Questionnaire”, British Computer Society HCI Newsletter, p. 24 (April, 1993).

H. Thimbleby, “Does Business Have an Attitude Problem?”, New Scientist, vol. 135, no. 1836, pp. 49–50 (1992).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Literacy”, SocInfo, no. 5, pp. 16–19 (1991).

H. Thimbleby, “What Does IT Mean?”, Time, vol. 135, no. 11, p. 2pp (March 12, 1990).

H. Thimbleby, “Thanks for Wiping the Memory”, New Scientist, vol. 126, no. 1717, p. 69 (1990).

H. Thimbleby, “No Way to Sell a Program”, New Scientist, vol. 124, no. 1693, pp. 84–85 (1989).

3. General Interest — Other publications

3.1. Correspondence and other communications

H. Thimbleby, “Judicial Decision”, Letter, The Times, p. 28 (7 November, 2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Time Bomb with a Longer Fuse”, Letter, Times Higher Education Supplement, no. 1425, p. 17 (3 March, 2000).

4. General Interest — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops

4.1. Gresham College lectures and videos

H. Thimbleby, “Future Computers”, Gresham College (24 January, 2002). Video PDF

4.2. Invited lectures, webinars and seminars

H. Thimbleby, “Modern lessons from the German Enigma”, University of Michigan, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and missed solutions to WWII Enigma design weaknesses”, Cambridge University (2015).


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