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 director 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.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Exploring the influence of ethical leadership on voice behavior: How leader-member exchange, psychological safety and psychological empowerment influence employees' Willingness to Speak Out'
Hu Y.;Zhu L.;Zhou M.;Li J.;Maguire P.;Sun H.;Wang D. (2018) 'Exploring the influence of ethical leadership on voice behavior: How leader-member exchange, psychological safety and psychological empowerment influence employees' Willingness to Speak Out'. Frontiers in Psychology, 9 (SEP) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2018 'Why the Conjunction Effect Is Rarely a Fallacy: How Learning Influences Uncertainty and the Conjunction Rule'
Maguire, P., Moser, P, Maguire R. & Keane, M.T. (2018) 'Why the Conjunction Effect Is Rarely a Fallacy: How Learning Influences Uncertainty and the Conjunction Rule'. Frontiers in Psychology, 9 :1011-1-1011-12 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2018 'Using automatic machine assessment to teach computer programming'
Maguire, P; Maguire, R; Kelly, R. (2018) 'Using automatic machine assessment to teach computer programming'. Computer Science Education, [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2019 'Seeing Patterns in Randomness: A Computational Model of Surprise'
Maguire P;Moser P;Maguire R;Keane MT; (2019) 'Seeing Patterns in Randomness: A Computational Model of Surprise'. Topics in Cognitive Science, 11 (1):103-118 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 'Assessing the Factorial Validity of the Attitudes and Belief Scale 2-Abbreviated Version: A Call for the Development a Gold Standard Method of Measuring Rational and Irrational Beliefs'
Hyland P.;Fox R.;Treacy G.;Maguire P.;Boduszek D.;Vallières F. (2017) 'Assessing the Factorial Validity of the Attitudes and Belief Scale 2-Abbreviated Version: A Call for the Development a Gold Standard Method of Measuring Rational and Irrational Beliefs'. Journal of Rational - Emotive and Cognitive - Behavior Therapy, 35 (2):111-124 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
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] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'The influence of social comparison and peer group size on risky decision-making'
Wang D.;Zhu L.;Maguire P.;Liu Y.;Pang K.;Li Z.;Hu Y. (2016) 'The influence of social comparison and peer group size on risky decision-making'. Frontiers in Psychology, 7 (AUG) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'Understanding consciousness as data compression'
Maguire P.;Moser P.;Maguire R. (2016) 'Understanding consciousness as data compression'. Cognitive Science, 17 (1):63-94 [full-text] [Details]
2016 'A robust house price index using sparse and frugal data'
Maguire P.;Miller R.;Moser P.;Maguire R. (2016) 'A robust house price index using sparse and frugal data'. Journal of Property Research, 33 (4):293-308 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'The effects of cognitive style and emotional trade-off difficulty on information processing in decision-making'
Wang D.;Hao L.;Maguire P.;Hu Y. (2016) 'The effects of cognitive style and emotional trade-off difficulty on information processing in decision-making'. International Journal of Psychology, [DOI] [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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 [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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] [full-text] [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 [full-text] [Details]