Dr Phil Maguire

Computer Science

Lecturer

Eolas Building
1st
108
(01) 708 6082

Biography

Phil Maguire completed a BAI in Engineering in TCD, followed by an MSc and PhD in Cognitive Science in UCD. He has a DipPysch in Psychology from the OU and PGDHE from Maynooth. Phil joined the Computer Science department in Maynooth in 2006. He is a coordinator of the BSc in Computational Thinking.

Research Interests

Phil Maguire's main research interests are in the area of cognitive science and theoretical computer science. In particular he is interested in representation, uncertainty, standards of measurement and the foundations of mathematics, with applications to the fintech industry.

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2007 'Understanding surprise: Can less likely events be less surprising?'
Maguire, R., Maguire, P. & Keane, M. T. (2007) 'Understanding surprise: Can less likely events be less surprising?' In: Proceedings of 2nd European Cognitive Science Conference. London: Routledge. [Details]
2007 'In search of the frog’s tail: investigating the time course of conceptual knowledge activation'
Maguire, P., Maguire, R. & Cater, A. W. (2007) 'In search of the frog’s tail: investigating the time course of conceptual knowledge activation' In: Proceedings of 2nd European Cognitive Science Conference. London: Routledge. [Details]
2007 'A corpus analysis of conceptual combination'
Maguire, P., Wisniewski, E. J., & Storms, G. (2007) 'A corpus analysis of conceptual combination' In: Proceedings of 2nd European Cognitive Science Conference. London: Routledge. [Details]
2006 'An Investigation of the Productivity of Abstract and Concrete Nouns in Combination'
Maguire, P., Wisniewski, E. J. & Storms, G. (2006) 'An Investigation of the Productivity of Abstract and Concrete Nouns in Combination' In: Proceedings of 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, Canada. Hillsdale: Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. [Details]
2006 'The role of ambiguity in the comprehension of noun–noun combinations'
Maguire, P., Cater, A. W., & Wisniewski, E. J. (2006) 'The role of ambiguity in the comprehension of noun–noun combinations' In: Proceedings of 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, Canada. Hillsdale: Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. [Details]
2006 'A Re-Analysis of the CARIN model'
Devereux, B., Maguire, P., Costello, F. & Cater, A. (2006) 'A Re-Analysis of the CARIN model' In: Proceedings of 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, Canada. Hillsdale: Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. [Details]
2005 'Turnip Soup: Head Noun Influence on the Comprehension of Noun-Noun Combinations'
Maguire, P. & Cater, A. W. (2005) 'Turnip Soup: Head Noun Influence on the Comprehension of Noun-Noun Combinations' In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Stresa, Italy. [Details]
2005 'Interpreting Noun-Noun Compounds with Rare Modifiers'
Maguire, P. & Cater, A. W. (2005) 'Interpreting Noun-Noun Compounds with Rare Modifiers' In: Proceedings of the German Cognitive Science Conference, Basel, Switzerland. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'Engaging students emotionally: the role of emotional intelligence in predicting cognitive and affective engagement in higher education'
Maguire, R;Egan, A;Hyland, P;Maguire, P (2017) 'Engaging students emotionally: the role of emotional intelligence in predicting cognitive and affective engagement in higher education'. Higher Education Research and Development, 36 :343-357 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Enhancing Collaborative Learning Using Pair Programming: Who Benefits?'
Maguire, P., Maguire, R., Hyland, P., Marshall, P. (2014) 'Enhancing Collaborative Learning Using Pair Programming: Who Benefits?'. ALL IRELAND JOURNAL OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 6 (2):1411-14125 [Details]
2013 'Can Clickers Enhance Team Based Learning? Findings From A Computer Science Module'
Maguire, P. & Maguire, R. (2013) 'Can Clickers Enhance Team Based Learning? Findings From A Computer Science Module'. ALL IRELAND JOURNAL OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 4 (3):142 1-142 17 [Details]
2011 'Making Sense of Surprise: An Investigation of the Factors Influencing Surprise Judgments'
Maguire, R;Maguire, P;Keane, MT (2011) 'Making Sense of Surprise: An Investigation of the Factors Influencing Surprise Judgments'. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 37 :176-186 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'The Influence of Interactional Semantic Patterns on the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Compounds'
Maguire, P;Maguire, R;Cater, AWS (2010) 'The Influence of Interactional Semantic Patterns on the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Compounds'. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 36 :288-297 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'A corpus study of semantic patterns in compounding'
Maguire, P;Wisniewski, EJ;Storms, G (2010) 'A corpus study of semantic patterns in compounding'. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 6 :49-73 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'A Re-Analysis of the CARIN model'
Maguire, P., Devereux, B., Costello, F. and Cater, A.W. (2007) 'A Re-Analysis of the CARIN model'. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: LEARNING, MEMORY AND COGNITION, 33 :811-821 [Details]
2007 'A Reanalysis of the CARIN Theory of Conceptual Combination'
Maguire P.;Devereux B.;Costello F.;Cater A. (2007) 'A Reanalysis of the CARIN Theory of Conceptual Combination'. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 33 (4):811-821 [DOI] [Details]
2006 'The role of experience in the interpretation of noun–noun combinations'
Maguire, P;Cater, AWS;Maguire, R (2006) 'The role of experience in the interpretation of noun–noun combinations'. Artificial Intelligence Review, 25 :139-160 [DOI] [Details]
2006 'The role of experience in the interpretation of noun-noun compounds'
Maguire, P., Cater, A. W., and Maguire, R. (2006) 'The role of experience in the interpretation of noun-noun compounds'. Artificial Intelligence Review, 25 :139-160 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2016 A robust house price index using sparse and frugal data
Maguire P. and Miller R. and Moser P. and Maguire R. (2016) A robust house price index using sparse and frugal data International Conference on Data Mining, New York [Details]
2016 Exploiting the low-volatility anomaly by optimizing historical portfolio volatility
Maguire P. and Kelly S. and Miller R. and Moser P. and Maguire R. and Hyland P. (2016) Exploiting the low-volatility anomaly by optimizing historical portfolio volatility International Conference on Data Mining, New York [Details]
2014 Maximizing Positive Porfolio Diversification
Maguire, P;Moser, P;Reilly, KO;McMenamin, C;Kelly, R;Maguire, R (2014) Maximizing Positive Porfolio Diversification 2104 IEEE CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR FINANCIAL ENGINEERING & ECONOMICS (CIFER) , pp.174-181 [Details]
2014 A Deep Context Grammatical Model For Authorship Attribution
Fuller, S;Maguire, P;Moser, P (2014) A Deep Context Grammatical Model For Authorship Attribution LREC 2014 - NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE RESOURCES AND EVALUATION , pp.4488-4492 [Details]
2014 Maximizing positive porfolio diversification
Maguire P.;Moser P.;O'Reilly K.;McMenamin C.;Kelly R.;Maguire R. (2014) Maximizing positive porfolio diversification IEEE/IAFE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering, Proceedings (CIFEr) , pp.174-181 [DOI] [Details]
2013 A Probabilistic Risk-to-Reward Measure for Evaluating the Performance of Financial Securities
Maguire, P;Moser, P;McDonnell, J;Kelly, R;Fuller, S;Maguire, R (2013) A Probabilistic Risk-to-Reward Measure for Evaluating the Performance of Financial Securities PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2013 IEEE CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR FINANCIAL ENGINEERING & ECONOMICS (CIFER) , pp.102-109 [Details]
2013 A probabilistic risk-to-reward measure for evaluating the performance of financial securities
Maguire P.;Moser P.;McDonnell J.;Kelly R.;Fuller S.;Maguire R. (2013) A probabilistic risk-to-reward measure for evaluating the performance of financial securities Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics, CIFEr 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013 , pp.102-109 [DOI] [Details]
2012 Risk-adjusted portfolio optimisation using a parallel multi-objective evolutionary algorithm
Maguire P.;O'Sullivan D.;Moser P.;Dunne G. (2012) Risk-adjusted portfolio optimisation using a parallel multi-objective evolutionary algorithm 2012 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics, CIFEr 2012 - Proceedings , pp.293-300 [DOI] [Details]
2012 Risk-adjusted portfolio optimisation using a parallel multi-objective evolutionary algorithm
Maguire, P;O'Sullivan, D;Moser, P;Dunne, G (2012) Risk-adjusted portfolio optimisation using a parallel multi-objective evolutionary algorithm 2012 IEEE CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR FINANCIAL ENGINEERING & ECONOMICS (CIFER) , pp.293-300 [Details]
2009 Investigating the Difference between Surprise and Probability Judgments
Maguire, P. & Maguire, R. (2009) Investigating the Difference between Surprise and Probability Judgments Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society [Details]
2008 A Computational Model of Conceptual Combination
Maguire, P., A.W. Cater and R. Maguire (2008) A Computational Model of Conceptual Combination Proceedings of the Thirtieth Conference of the Cognitive Science Society [Details]
2007 Understanding surprise: Can less likely events be less surprising?
Maguire, R., Maguire, P., & Keane, M.T. (2007) Understanding surprise: Can less likely events be less surprising? Proceedings of the 29th Cognitive Science Society Conference [Details]
2008 Factors Influencing the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Compounds
Maguire, P., A.W. Cater and R. Maguire (2008) Factors Influencing the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Compounds Proceedings of the Thirtieth Conference of the Cognitive Science Society [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
2009 Investigating the difference between surprise and probability judgments.
Maguire, P. and Maguire, R. (2009) Investigating the difference between surprise and probability judgments. Conference Paper [Details]
2005 The Role of Experience in the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Combinations.
Maguire, P. & Cater, A. W. (2005) The Role of Experience in the Interpretation of Noun-Noun Combinations. Conference Paper [Details]
2004 Is Conceptual Combination Influenced by Word Order?.
Maguire, P. & Cater, A. W. (2004) Is Conceptual Combination Influenced by Word Order?. Conference Paper [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2007 A reanalysis of the CARIN theory of conceptual combination.
Maguire, P;Devereux, B;Costello, F;Cater, A (2007) A reanalysis of the CARIN theory of conceptual combination. WASHINGTON: Editorial [DOI] [Details]

Other

  Year Publication
2011 Making sense of surprise: An investigation of the factors influencing surprise judgments.
Dr Phil Maguire Rebecca Maguire Mark Keane (2011) Making sense of surprise: An investigation of the factors influencing surprise judgments. Other [IR Link] [Details]