Tony Fisher's Papers and Reports



Only a few of these papers and reports are currently available on-line. More will be available soon! In the meantime, if there is no link here to a paper you want, please send me email and I'll be happy to send you a copy by snail mail or fax.

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Wood-cut by John D. Batten (1891); pace B.K. Reid


Book In Progress

    Soft Modems: structured design and implementation
    (provisional title)

Published Papers & Reports

  1. The generation of parsers for two-level grammars
    Thesis, Prifysgol Cymru, Aberystwyth, Wales (1982)

  2. The syntax of user-defined dyadic operators
    Software -- Practice and Experience 12 623-625 (1982)

  3. * Algol 68 on the Prime: a manual for users
    University of Hull, Department of Computer Studies, Report 83/1 (1983)

  4. * Occam on the Prime: a manual for users
    University of Hull, Department of Computer Studies, Report 83/3 (Oct. 1983)

  5. * Book review of: Cole and Morrison, An Introduction to Programming with S-Algol
    IUCC Bulletin (Aug. 1983)

  6. Guarded and unguarded coroutines: an implementation in BCPL
    Software -- Practice and Experience 14(4) 369-376 (1984)

  7. * The implementation of a dialect of BCPL on a Prime computer
    University of Hull, Department of Computer Studies, Report 84/4 (1984)

  8. Practical LL(1)-based parsing of van Wijngaarden grammars
    Acta Informatica 21 559-584 (1985)

  9. * Proteus EPROM emulator
    Electronic Product Design 33-34 (Feb. 1985)

  10. * Occam on the Prime: a manual for users (revised)
    University of Hull, Department of Computer Studies (Apr. 1985)

  11. A new algorithm for generating Hilbert curves
    Software -- Practice and Experience 16(1) 5-12 (Jan. 1986)

  12. * An interpretive code for Occam
    Report YCS 82, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (Apr. 1986)

  13. A multi-processor implementation of Occam
    Software -- Practice and Experience 16(10) 875-892 (Oct. 1986)

  14. *# Final report I: The Grammar of Telephone Conversations
    (with C.J. Cullen, E.C. Fudge and R.A. Vaughan)
    Research report for British Telecom Research Laboratories (Jan. 1987)

  15. * Practical parsing of generalised phrase structure grammars
    Report YCS 95, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (1987)

  16. *# Final report II: The Grammar of Telephone Conversations
    (with J.S. Coleman, C.J. Cullen and E.C. Fudge)
    Research report for British Telecom Research Laboratories (Feb. 1988)

  17. * A parser for GPSG
    Internal report, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (Feb. 1988)

  18. A critique of Occam channel types
    Computer Languages 13(2) 95-105 (1988)

  19. * The Alpha text formatting system
    Report YCS 108, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (Nov. 1988)

  20. * Real-time digital sampling
    Electronic Product Design 22-23 (Jan. 1989)

  21. * A ring-based Occam multi-processor computer
    Report YCS 125, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (Aug. 1989)

  22. Practical parsing of generalised phrase structure grammars
    Computational Linguistics 15(3) 139-148 (Sept. 1989)

  23. Generalized generalized phrase structure grammar
    Lingua 85 17-40 (1991)

  24. Incremental algorithms for interactive text formatting
    J. Systems & Software 16 3-16 (Sept. 1991)

  25. A ``yo-yo'' parsing algorithm for a large class of van Wijngaarden grammars
    Acta Informatica 29 461-481 (1992)

  26. New algorithms for hyperbolic radionavigation
    IEE Proc. (part F) 140(2) 145-152 (April 1993)

  27. * Microprocessor-based Decca Navigator hyperbolic radionavigation receivers
    Report YCS 194, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (March 1993)

  28. Digital signal processing of Decca Navigator radionavigation signals
    IEE Proc. (part F) 142(2) 71-80 (April 1995)

  29. A new technique for decoding Loran-C radionavigation signals
    IEEE Trans. AES 32(4) 1457-1467 (Oct. 1996)

  30. * Battery charger regulates current into battery
    Electronic Product Design p.23 (Nov. 1996)

  31. *# An adaptive filter for processing electrophysiological signals
    Consultancy report for Axon Instruments Inc. (Feb. 1997)

  32. * A test-bed for low-frequency radionavigation
    Report YCS 301, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (May 1998)

  33. * The Loran-C cycle identification problem
    Report YCS 318, Dept. of Computer Science, University of York (July 1999)

  34. Loran-C cycle identification in hard-limiting receivers
    IEEE Trans. AES 36(1) 24-34 (Jan. 00) [in press]


*   Internal report or non-refereed paper
#   Company confidential

Tony Fisher / fisher@minster.york.ac.uk