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Ph.D. Departments of Creative Writing and Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2013.
B.A. (Hons) Department of English, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1998.
B.C.A. Department of Creative Writing, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1997.
2016 – present Consultant, Disney Research, The Walt Disney Company and Affiliates.
2013 – present Principal Narrative Modeler, Sirius-Beta Inc., Virginia.
2009 Principal investigator and trainer on Narrative Dynamics, Earl Industries (now General Dynamics), Virginia.
2007 – 2008 Narrative consultant and trainer, Earl Industries, Virginia.
2004 – 2006 Manager, Editorial and Publishing Data, Project Syndicate, Prague.
2001 – 2004 Senior Media Analyst and Trainer, Media Monitors (now iSentia), Sydney.
1997 – 2002 Teacher (part-time), Foundation Studies, Sydney Institute of Technology, Sydney.
2016 Writer, Principal Investigator on Design in Information Flow, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, $50,000.
2016 Writer, Key Personnel on The Innernet, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, $100,000.
2009 Principal Investigator on Narrative Dynamics for artificial intelligence system, Sheherazade, Earl Research, US Navy grant contracts N00024-06-C-440X to Earl Industries, LLC, US $40,000.
2009 Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship, to collaborate with Keith Devlin, Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University. Awarded by the University of Melbourne, $5,000.
2009 Travel grant, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, $500.
2009 Research grant, Department of Information Systems, University of Melbourne, $500.
2007 Traveling Research International Postgraduate Scholarship, University of Melbourne, $2,000.
2007 Melbourne Abroad Traveling Scholarship, University of Melbourne, $1,000.
2007 Travel Grant, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, $500.
CREATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS
1995 Cardier, B., Malsberger, K., Henschell, D., The Berkeley Guide to Mexico 1996, New York: Random House, ISBN 0679029878.
Non-Fiction in Newspaper Articles and Magazines
2014 Cardier, B., Goranson, H.T., The Future of Storytelling, Stabroek News, Guyana,
September 27, Features.
This syndicated article was published in 5 other newspapers in English.
2013 Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., The Curing Machine, Al Jarida, Kuwait, May 8, 10.
This syndicated article was published in 17 other newspapers and in six languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Somali and Spanish.
2007 Shooting Scripts, Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., Taipei Times, Taiwan, May 13, 9.
This article was also published in The Reporter, Ethiopia, May 12, Opinion.
2005 A Symmetric Tourist in Tihany, Mathematical Intelligencer, Springer, 41-43, ISSN: 0343-6993.
Fiction in Books
1996 Sleepwalker, Versions: Ways of Knowing (limited edition 100 handmade copies), Wollongong: Womangong Press, pp. 18-33.
1994 Station, Not Patting the Dog: An Anthology of Illawarra Womem’s Writing, ed. Baker, R., Wollongong: Womangong Press, pp. 56-63, ISBN 0646182102.
Fiction in Peer-Reviewed Literary Journals and Magazines
2009 Seerstory, Traffic: Fact or Fiction, ed. Smith, M., 11, pp. 147-159, ISSN 1447-2538.
2005 Accidental Kiss, Mathematical Intelligencier, Springer, p. 44, ISSN: 0343-6993.
1998 Theories of Everything, HQ magazine, May-June, pp. 117-121, ISSN 01-19940621-
1997 Tongues, scarp, ed. R. Pretty, Vol. 31, November, ISSN 0728-7372.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
2015 Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., Devlin, K., Pragmatic Phenomenological Types, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, eds. P. Simeonov, Gare, A. and Cottram, R., 420-436, Elsevier, ISSN: 0079-6107.
2013 Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., A Two-sorted Logic for Structurally Modeling Systems, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, eds. P. Simeonov, K. Matsuno, R. Root-Bernstein, Elsevier, 141-178, ISSN: 0079-6107.
2012 Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., Science-Based Research for Advanced Interoperability,
Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations, eds. Y. Charalabidis, Lampathaki, F. and Jardim-Goncalves, R., 322-335. ISBN 978-1466651425.
2011 Cardier, B., Goranson, H.T., Storymaking across Contexts: How a Fiction Writer and a Team of Computer Scientists Came to Terms, Kunapipi: Journal of Post-Colonial Writing and Culture, ed. A. Collett, 31, 37-51, ISSN: 0106-5734.
How Higher-Level Interpretive Structures Evolve to Account for Unexpected Concepts in Fantasy Stories, for Discourse Processes, ed. D. Rapp, ISSN 0163-853X.
Select Conference Proceedings
2015 The Evolution of Interpretive Contexts in Narrative, Sixth International Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative, eds. M. Finlayson, B. Miller, A. Lieto and R. Ronfard, Cognitive Systems Foundation, OASICS, V. 45, 23-38, ISSN 2190-6807.
2014 Narrative Causal Impetus: Situational Governance in Game of Thrones, Intelligent Narrative Technologies 7, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, eds. J. Zhu, I. Horswill and N. Wardrip-Fruin. AAAI Press: Palo Alto, California, 2-8, ISBN: 978-1577356899.
2009 Seismic Semantic Federation: The View From Machu Picchu, Intelligent Narrative Technologies 2: 2009 AAAI Spring Symposium, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, eds. S. Louchart, M. Menta and D. Roberts. AAAI Press: Palo Alto, California, 12-19.
2008 Goranson, H.T., Takaki, R., Cardier, B., “Kutachi” as an Approach to Design a Narrative Dissymmetry Metric, Bulletin of the Society for the Science on Form. 23 (2), 240-241. Published in Japanese only.
2007 The Story Molecule: Narrative as Information, Intelligent Narrative Technologies: 2007 AAAI Fall Symposium, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, eds. B. Magerko, M. Riedl, AAAI Press: Palo Alto, California, 21-24.
2007 Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., Scheherazade’s Will – Quantum Narrative Agency, Quantum Interaction, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, eds. P. Bruza, W. Lawless and C. van Rijsbergen, AAAI Press: Palo Alto, California, 63-70.
2009 From Right to Left: The Story, Topoiesis Project, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, October 5.
2003 Core Structures Across Art and Science, the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (ISIS-S) Mini-Symposium, Galeria IX, Budapest, Hungary, August 24.
Select Conference Presentations
2015 The Evolution of Interpretive Contexts in Stories, 6th Workshop on the Computational Models of Narrative, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, May 29-31.
2015 Machines and the Human Biome at the Frontier of Medicine workshop, Art-Science, Engineering and Medicine Conference, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, Irvine, California, Nov 11-14.
2014 Narrative Causal Impetus: Governance through Situational Shift in ‘Game of Thrones’,
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence – Intelligent Narrative Technologies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 17-18.
2009 Seismic Semantic Federation: The View From Machu Picchu, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence – Intelligent Narrative Technologies II, Stanford University, Menlo Park, California, March 23-25.
2008 Kutachi as an Approach to Design a Narrative Dissymmetry Metric, 6th Congress of the
Japanese Society for the Science of Form, University of Kyoto, Japan, November 1-3.
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2007 Australian Postgraduate Award (Ph.D. full tuition and $21,000 p.a. stipend).
2003 First Place in Best Use of Communication Planning, Awards for the Association of Media Evaluation Companies, London.
1999 Resident Fellow, Eleanor Dark Foundation, Varuna Writer’s Centre, NSW.
1998 Resident Mentorship Fellow, Eleanor Dark Foundation, Varuna Writer’s Centre, NSW.
1996 The University Day Student Award, University of Wollongong.
1995 First place in The Eisner Prize, for the novella Fall and Other Qualities of Angels.
Earl Industries LLC., Portsmouth, Narrative Consultant and Trainer.
Taught elite programming team narrative structures for privately funded artificial
intelligence system development ($2 million program) (2007 – 2009).
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Teaching Assistant – Instructor of Record.
Creative Writing Ideas and Practice (1st semester, 2008).
Sydney Institute of Technology, Sydney, Sole Instructor.
Computer Studies, Adult Literacy (full year, 2000-2001)
Tutorial Support (1997 – 2002)
University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Teaching Assistant.
Creative writing workshop (temporary teacher, 1996)
Cert IV Certificate in Workplace Training and Assessment (Australian Community College
teaching qualification), Sydney Institute of Technology, Sydney, 2001.
2016 Manuscript reviewer for the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Los Angeles Nov 15-18.
2014 Manuscript reviewer for Text: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses.
2012 Manuscript reviewer for interdisciplinary journal Symmetry: Art and Science.
2007 Manuscript reviewer for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.
Advisory Board, International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, 2004 – present.
Program Committee for the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Los Angeles Nov 15-18.
Association for Women in Science, 2015 – present.
American Association for University Women, 2015 – present.
Hampton Roads Writers, 2014 – present.
Association for Writing Professionals, 2014 – present.
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2005 – 2010.
The International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, 2001 – present.
The Varuna Writer’s Centre, 1997- 2000.
Goranson, H.T., Cardier, B., A System and Method for Ontology Derivation.
This is a system for formally modeling narrative information. It can support advanced situated reasoning and emphasizes engagement, ambiguity and reinterpretation. US 14/093,229.
Professor of Creative Writing
University of Melbourne
Parkville, VIC 3010
Phone: +61 3 8344-8425
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Collaboration and Infrastructure)
Department of Computing and Information Systems
University of Melbourne
Parkville, VIC 3010
Phone: +61 3 9035-8619
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Departments of Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science and Radio/Television/Film
2133 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: +1 847-467-1256