Prof Derek Partridge
Telephone: 01626 832180
Derek Partridge was educated within the University of London, receiving a PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College in 1972. For the next fifteen years he pursued an academic career in Computer Science in universities abroad Kenya, Australia, but mostly in the USA. In 1987 he returned to the UK to the Chair of Computer Science at the University of Exeter where he was department head from 1989 to 1994.
- inductive programming,
- multiversion software engineering,
- neural computing,
- data mining,
- software reliability
Teaching interests are very broad but mainly centre around artificial intelligence and software engineering with an emphasis on technical communication skills both verbal and written. I also teach Research Methodology to postgraduate students.