Papers


Here is a list of my papers which are published or of a publishable quality. If you are interested, I have a separate page for less polished papers. For more information on a given paper, or to see it in the context of my research, click on the subject heading under which it falls.

Ethics

  'Probing the Improbable: methodological challenges for risks with low probabilities and high stakes' (with Rafaela Hillerbrand and Anders Sandberg), Journal of Risk Research 13(2):191–205, 2010.
  Beyond Action: Applying consequentialism to decision making and motivation, DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, 2009.
  'How to be a consequentialist about everything', presented at ISUS X, (Berkley, 11–13 Sep 2008).
  'The scourge: moral implications of natural embryo loss', American Journal of Bioethics 8(7) 12–19, 2008.
  'Response to open per commentaries on "The scourge: moral implications of natural embryo loss"', American Journal of Bioethics 8(7) W1–W3, 2008.
  'The reversal test: eliminating status quo bias in applied ethics' (with Nick Bostrom), Ethics 116:656–679, 2006.
  Consequentialism and Decision Procedures, BPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, 2005.
  'Exploitation and peacekeeping: introducing more sophisticated interactions to the iterated prisoner's dilemma' (with Alan Blair), presented at the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, (Honolulu, 12–17 May 2002).


Hypercomputation

  'Using biased coins as oracles' (with Tien Kieu), International Journal of Unconventional Computing, 5:253–65, 2009.
  'The many forms of hypercomputation', Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation 178:142–153, 2006.
  'The diagonal method and hypercomputation' (with Tien Kieu), British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 56:147–156, 2005.
  Hypercomputation: computing more than the Turing machine, Honours Thesis, University of Melbourne, 2002.


Algorithmic Randomness

  'Ω in number theory' (with Tien Kieu), in C. S. Calude (ed.) Randomness and Complexity, from Leibniz to Chaitin, (Singapore: World Scientific), 161–173, 2007.
  'On the existence of a new family of Diophantine equations for Ω' (with Tien Kieu), Fundamenta Informaticae 56:273–284, 2003.