Ethics and Brain Implants in the Military [Commentary]
Wigan, M. (2017)
Ethics and Brain Implants in the Military [Commentary]. IEEE technology & society magazine, 36(1), 65-68. https://doi.org/10.1109/mts.2017.2654292
Definitions are a key factor when discussing the ethics of brain implants in the military. There is a world of difference between a permanent embedded rewritable chip and an a...
Technology enhancement - a full role for the elderly.
Wigan, M. (2014)
Technology enhancement - a full role for the elderly
An invited address to the University of Melbourne's Graduate House Seminar program, covering the interactions between technology and the elderly from the point of view of the ...
Consequences of big data on the individual: interview.
Wigan, M. (2013)
Consequences of big data on the individual: interview
The speed with which data has moved from being scarce, expensive and valuable, thus justifying detailed and careful verification and analysis to a situation where the streams ...
Financial anatomy of E4 Helsinki-Lahti shadow toll PPP-project
Leviäkangas, P., Wigan, M., & Haapasalo, H. J. O. (2013)
Financial anatomy of E4 Helsinki-Lahti shadow toll PPP-project. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 3, 165-180. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-04-2012-0017
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the returns to the investors and the state in private finance of road infrastructure. It uses an empirical case of the E4...
Smart meter technology tradeoffs.
Wigan, M. (2012)
Smart meter technology tradeoffs. https://doi.org/10.1109/TSAsia.2012.6397987
Smart meters have become a matter of concern for
many populations, although the technology is as always
politically neutral. The focus on electricity rather than all
Process validation of urban freight and logistics models
Donnelly, R., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2012)
Process validation of urban freight and logistics models. Procedia, social and behavioral sciences, 39, 400-408. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.117
A number of innovative modelling approaches for the analysis of urban freight demand and its impact upon the built environment and transport infrastructure have been proposed ...
The kinematic features of motorcycles in congested urban networks
Lee, T., Polak, J. W., Bell, M. G. H., & Wigan, M. (2012)
The kinematic features of motorcycles in congested urban networks. Accident analysis and prevention, 49, 203-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2011.04.002
The aim of this paper is to compare the kinematic features of motorcycles with those of passenger cars in urban traffic. The hypothesis that motorcycles’ capability to swerve ...
A stochastic-based performance prediction model of road network pavement maintenance
Mandiartha, P., Duffield, C. F., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2012)
A stochastic-based performance prediction model of road network pavement maintenance. Road and Transport Research Journal, 21, 34-52
This paper presents details of the development and implementation of a stochastic-based performance-prediction model using the Markov chains method for road network pavement m...
Contestability, democracy and trust in the anti-terror age
Wigan, M. (2012)
Contestability, democracy and trust in the anti-terror age. IEEE technology & society magazine, 31, 26-32. https://doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2012.2185730
Checks and balances in government are always difficult to resolve, and as both societal and governmental complexity have increased, the degree to which expertise and policy re...
Wigan, M., & Legacy, C. (2011)
Disseminating learning. In N. Low (Ed.), Transforming urban transport: the ethics, politics and practices of sustainable mobilityRoutledge
Central to achieving sustainable transport are the processes of dissemination of learning and engagement with the public necessary to generate the motive force to transform tr...