Barry G Blundell FBCS - Research and writing
PUBLICATIONS
 
BOOKS (some reviews)

Research and postgraduate
  1. B.G. Blundell, Ethical Issues in Computing, Engineering and Technology: A Student's Introduction to Professional Practice (accepted for publication by Springer Nature 2017).
  2. B.G. Blundell, About 3D Volumetric Displays (158 pages), ISBN 9780473193768, Walker & Wood Limited (2011). Download here.
  3. B.G. Blundell, 3D Displays and Spatial Interaction: Exploring the Science, Art, Evolution, and Use of 3D Technologies,Volume I: From Perception to Technologies (408 pages), ISBN 9780473177003, Walker & Wood Limited (2011) (reviewed here). Download here.
  4. B.G.Blundell, Echoes of the Third Reich: The Spectre of Omnipotence (250 pages) (to be published 2015).
  5. B.G. Blundell, Enhanced Visualization: Making Space for 3-D Images. John Wiley NY/IEEE (Interscience series) (432 pages) ISBN 0471786292 (2007).
  6. B.G. Blundell and A.J.Schwarz, Creative 3-D Display and Interaction Interfaces: A Trans-Disciplinary Approach, (371 pages, main author), John Wiley NY/IEEE (Interscience series), ISBN 0-471-48271-4 (2006). Download here.
  7. B.G. Blundell and A. J. Schwarz, Volumetric Three-Dimensional Display Systems. John Wiley/IEEE (330 pages, main author), ISBN: 0-471-23928-3 (2000). Download here.
 
Teaching - postgraduate and undergraduate
  1. B.G. Blundell, An Introduction to Computer Graphics and Creative 3-D Environments, Springer-Verlag London, ISBN 978-1848000414 (501 pages) (2008, showcased at SIGGRAPH 2008). Download here.
  2. P. Duquenoy, S. Jones, and B.G. Blundell (ed. and co-author), Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Computing. Cengage Learning EMEA (FastTrack series), ISBN 978-1844807499 (2008).
  3. B.G. Blundell, Introduction to Computing Hardware, Middlesex University Press (220 pages), ISBN 1-904750-19-2 (2006). Subsequently published in revised form by Cengage Learning EMEA (FastTrack series) ISBN 978-1844807512 (2008).
  4. R.Belavkin, B.G. Blundell, P.Cairns, C.Huyck, I.Mitchell and T.Stockman, Management Support Systems, Middlesex University Press (327 pages, main author), ISBN 1-898-25368-4 (2005).
  5. B.G. Blundell and N. Khan, Computer Systems and Networks, Middlesex University Press (333 pages, main author), ISBN 1-904-75024-9 (2005). Subsequently published as Cengage Learning EMEA (FastTrack series) (300 pages, main author) ISBN 1844806391 (January 2007).
 
Technical
  1. B.G. Blundell and C. N. Daskalakis (eds), Using and Administering an Apollo Network, (main editor, 270 pages), Macmillan Education (Macmillan Computer Science Series), ISBN 0-333-468-04X (1988). 
  2. B.G. Blundell, C.N. Daskalakis, N.A.E. Heyes and T.P. Hopkins  (eds), An Introductory Guide to Silvar Lisco and Hilo Simulators, (main editor, 208 pages), Macmillan Education (Macmillan Computer Science Series), ISBN 0-333-448-480 (1987).

PAPERS, CONFERENCES AND ARTICLES

  1. B.G. Blundell, On the Uncertain Future of the Volumetric 3D Display Paradigm, 3D Research (Springer) 8 (11) (2017).DOI 10.1007/s13319-017-0122-2
  2. B.G. Blundell, Volumetric 3D Displays, Invited contribution, in Handbook of Visual Display Technology (2nd edn) (eds. J Chen, W Cranton, and M Fihn), Springer International Publishing, in association with Canopus Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-14347-7 (2016).
  3. B.G. Blundell and M. Fihn, Introduction to 3D Displays, Invited contribution, in Handbook of Visual Display Technology (2nd edn) (eds. J Chen, W Cranton, and M Fihn), Springer International Publishing, in association with Canopus Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-14347-7 (2016).
  4. B.G. Blundell, Education: When Investment in Technology is Not Enough, ITNow (OUP) 58 (2), pp.42-43 (2016). Doi 10.1093/itnow/bww048.
  5. B.G. Blundell, Digitally Enhanced Learning: Facing up to the Camera, ITNow (OUP), 57 (2), pp40-41 (2015). Doi 10.1093/itnow/bwv046.
  6. B.G. Blundell and L W Lu, Ethical and Professional Issues: Reflections on Course Evolution, Innovation and Student Engagement, in: Proceedings BCS INSPIRE 2015 (20th International Conference for Process Improvement, Research and Education), "Outlook on Computing Education", eds. J King, R Lock, R Dawson, M Ross, G Staples, J Uhomoibhi. ISBN 978-0-9926958-6-6 (2015).
  7. B.G. Blundell, On Alternative Approaches to 3D Image Perception: Monoscopic 3D Techniques, 3D Research, 6 (2) (2015). Doi 10.1007/s13319-015-0047-6.
  8. B.G. Blundell, "Curious 3D Perception Phenomena: Stereoscopy - By Default (Discussion Paper) (2015).
  9. B.G. Blundell and L W Lu, Ethical and Professional Issues: Transcending the Obstacles to Student Engagement, in: Proceedings BCS INSPIRE 2013 (18th International Conference for Process Improvement, Research and Education), “Education Inspires”, eds. J Uhomoibhi, S Barikzai, M Ross and G Staples, ISBN 978-0-9563140-9-3 (2013).
  10. B.G. Blundell, On Aspects of Glasses-Free 3D Cinema 70 Years Ago, 3rd Dimension, Veritas et Visus (published in four parts) (2013), 8 (4), pp. 52-71), Nov 2013, 8 (5), pp. 58-66, Dec 2013, 8 (6), pp. 60-67, Feb 2014, 8 (7), pp. 61-70 (invited). Originally published as a White Paper, available for download here.
  11. B.G. Blundell, 3D Technology, ITNow (OUP) 55 (3), pp.42-43 (2013).
  12. B.G. Blundell, On Exemplar 3D Displays Techniques: Summary Discussion, 3rd Dimension, Veritas et Visus (invited) (published in three parts, Apr 2013, 7 (5), pp.65-66, Jul 2013, 7 (6), pp.56-71, and Aug 2013, 7 (7), pp.59-67). Originally published as a White Paper, available for download here.
  13. B.G. Blundell, A Hundred Years of Volumetric Research – Where to Now?, 3rd Dimension, Veritas et Visus, (invited contribution), 7 (4), pp. 70-73 (2012).
  14. B.G. Blundell, 3D Graphic Displays, Invited contribution, in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 2012, McGraw-Hill Companies (2011).
  15. B.G. Blundell, Are we getting 3D right?, ITNow (OUP) 53 (3), pp.30-31 (2011).
  16. B.G. Blundell, Volumetric 3D Displays, Invited contribution, in Handbook of Visual Display Technology (eds. W Cranton, M Fihn and J Chen), Canopus Academic Publishing and Springer Verlag GmbH (2011).
  17. B.G. Blundell, On Volume Based 3D Display Techniques, Information Resources Management Journal 24 (4), pp50-60 (2011).
  18. B.G. Blundell, Volumetric Displays, Invited contribution, in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 2009, McGraw-Hill Companies, ISBN 9780071605625 (2008).
  19. B.G. Blundell, Images in Space: Emerging 3-D Technologies, ITNow (OUP) (invited article), 50 (6), pp8-11 (2008).
  20. B.G. Blundell, An Uncertain Voyage, ITNow (OUP), 49 (3), pp.32-33 (May 2007).
  21. B.G. Blundell, Images in Space: From Baird to the Internet, Electronics World, 112, pp.26-29 (January 2007).
  22. B.G. Blundell, 3-D Display Systems: Myth and Reality, ITNow (OUP), 48 (1), pp.32-33 (2006).
  23. B.G. Blundell, Baird and the Volumetric Display, Engineering and Technology (IET), pp.36-40 (2006).
  24. B.G. Blundell and A.J. Schwarz,The classification of volumetric display systems: characteristics and predictability of the image space,IEEE Trans.Visualization and Computer Graphics, 8, pp. 66-75 (2002).
  25. B.G. Blundell and A.J. Schwarz, An Alternative Approach to Human-Computer Interaction, Interfaces, No. 41, pp. 12-15 (1999).
  26. L. Pazdernik and B.G. Blundell, Teaching Chemistry and Physics at AUS, 44 ICASS, Ontario, Canada, 13-17 August (1998).
  27. B.G. Blundell, On the Development of Higher Performance Volumetric Display Systems, Invited Paper, Spring Conference on Computer Graphics and its Applications, April 23-25, Budmerice, Slovakia (1998).
  28. A.J. Schwarz and B.G. Blundell, Optimizing dot-graphics for volumetric displays, IEEE Trans. Computer Graphics and Applications, 17 (Feature article) pp. 72-78 (1997).
  29. B.G. Blundell and A. J. Schwarz, Volumetric three-dimensional displays, especially those based on gaseous media or crystals, Invited contribution, in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 1996, McGraw-Hill Companies (1995).
  30. B.G. Blundell and A. J. Schwarz, Visualization of complex system dynamics on a volumetric 3D display device, Proc. “Visualisierung – Dynamik und Komplexitaet”, Bremen, Germany, 24-26 September (1995).
  31. B.G. Blundell and A.J. Schwarz, A graphics hierarchy for the visualization of 3D images by means of a volumetric display system, Proc. IEEE Tencon, Singapore ’94, pp.1-5 (1994).
  32. A.J. Schwarz and B.G. Blundell, Regions of extreme image distortion in rotating screen volumetric display systems, Computers and Graphics, 18 (5) pp. 643-652 (1994).
  33. A.J. Schwarz and B.G. Blundell, Considerations for accurate voxel positioning on a rotating-screen volumetric display system, IEE Proc. J.Optoelectronics, 141 (5) pp.336-344 (1994).
  34. B.G. Blundell, A. J. Schwarz and D. K. Horrell, The Cathode Ray Sphere: A prototype system to display volumetric three-dimensional images, Optical Engineering, 33 (1) pp. 180-186 (1994).
  35. B.G. Blundell, A.J. Schwarz and D.K. Horrell, The Cathode Ray Sphere: A prototype volumetric display system, Proc. Eurodisplay ‘93, Strasbourg, France (Late News papers) pp.593-6 (1993).
  36. B.G. Blundell, A.J. Schwarz and D.K. Horrell, Visualization of and interaction with spatial information by means of a volumetric three-dimensional graphics peripheral, Proc. SPIE 1993, Budapest, Hungary, pp.207-8 (1993).
  37. A.J. Schwarz and B.G. Blundell, Considerations regarding voxel brightness in volumetric displays utilizing two-step excitation processes, Optical Engineering, 32 (11) pp. 2818-2823 (1993).
  38. B.G. Blundell, A. J. Schwarz and D. K. Horrell, Volumetric three-dimensional display systems - their past, present and future, IEE Science and Engineering Education Journal, 2 (5) pp. 196-200 (1993).
  39. P.J. Bones and B.G. Blundell, Software engineering for electrical engineers, Int.J.Elect.Eng. Educ., 29 (2), April, pp. 183-185 (1992).
  40. A.J. Schwarz and B.G. Blundell, Volumetric image presentation on the Cathode Ray Sphere, Proc. 7th New Zealand Image Processing workshop, pp.95-100 (1992).
  41. B.G. Blundell and A.J. Schwarz, The Cathode Ray Sphere: A volumetric three-dimensional display system, Proc. Applied Optics and Optoelectronics ‘92 (Institute of Physics, Leeds, UK), pp.252-4 (1992).
  42. B.G. Blundell and W. King, Outline of a low-cost prototype system to display three-dimensional images, IEEE Trans.on Instr.and Measurement, 40 (4), pp. 792-793 (1991).
  43. P.J. Bones and B.G. Blundell, Introduction of a software engineering course for electrical engineering undergraduates, Proc. 3rd Triennial Conf. AEESEAP, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp.281-5 (1991).
  44. B.G. Blundell, G.J. Crombie and A.J. Schwarz, The development of a three-dimensional display system: The Cathode Ray Sphere, NELCON Proc., New Zealand 28 pp.7-12 (awarded Best Conference Paper) (1991).
  45. J. Meaburn, B.G. Blundell and D. Gregory, An Echelle spectrograph for use at the Anglo-Australian Telescope, Mon. Notes Roy. Astro. Soc. (1983).
  46. D. A. Andrews, J. G. Baker, B.G. Blundell and G. C. Petty, Spectroscopic application of three level microwave double resonance, J. Mol. Struct. 97, pp. 271-283 (1983).
 
PATENTS GRANTED
  1. B.G. Blundell, US5703606, granted 30 December 1997. 
  2. B.G. Blundell, US6054817, granted 25 April 2000.
  3. B.G. Blundell, EP659323B1, 14 July 1999, DE69325659T2, 16 March 2000, CN1059512B, 13 December 2000.   

GENERAL
  1. B.G. Blundell, E-waste: the irresponsible dumping of hazardous materials in our landfills, Gulf News (31st December 2008).
  2. B.G. Blundell, Working in a three-dimensional world, IOP Medical Physics newsletter (2004).
  3. B.G. Blundell, A quest for innovative 3D technologies, IOP Engineering Physics newsletter (2004).
  4. B.G. Blundell, E-learning: Adapting to the Future, Times Higher Educational Supplement (November 2003).

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