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  • MA Mathematics, University of Cambridge
  • Diploma in Computer Science, University of Cambridge
  • MSc Artificial Intelligence, University of Cranfield
  • PhD on Artificial Neural Network dynamics, Ecole des Mines, Paris


Francis Hunt joined the University of Glamorgan in January 2007. Prior to this he worked in Cambridge University Engineering Department, researching Technology Management issues, and teaching mathematics on Part IA of the Engineering Tripos. In 2005-2006 he was acting Director of Studies for Engineering for Newnham and Wolson colleges.


Student Work Experience Officer (Maths)


  • F. H. Hunt, S. Perkins and D. H. Smith (2013), Decoding mixed errors and erasures in permutation codes, Designs, Codes and Cryptography, Online First 1 September 2013 doi: 10.1007/s10623-013-9872-x ISSN: 0925-1022 (Print) 1573-7586 (Online)
  • F. H. Hunt and D. H. Smith (2013), The Assignment of CDMA Spreading Codes Constructed from Hadamard Matrices and Almost Bent Functions, Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 72(4) (October 2013), pp. 2215-2227, doi: 10.1007/s11277-013-1144-6 Print ISSN 0929-6212 Online ISSN 1572-834X
  • F.H. Hunt and D.H. Smith (2012), The Construction of Orthogonal Variable Spreading Factor Codes from Semi-Bent Functions, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 11,No. 8, (2012) pp. 2970-2975 (ISSN 1536-1276 ) doi: 10.1109/TWC.2012.062012.111928
  • R. Montemanni, M. Salani, D.H. Smith, and F. Hunt. (2012), A variable neighbourhood search heuristic for the design of codes, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (IC2IT 2012), 9-10 May 2012, Pattaya City, Thailand , pp 127-132. ISBN 978-616-7701-01-1
  • Derek H. Smith, Francis H. Hunt, Stephanie Perkins (2010), Exploiting Spatial Separations in CDMA Systems with Correlation Constrained Sets of Hadamard Matrices, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(11), Nov 2010
  • Mitchell, R., Hunt, F. and Probert, D.R.P, (2010) ‘Valuing and comparing small portfolios’, Research Technology Management, 53(2) , pp. 43-54
  • Probert D.R., F.H. Hunt, P. Fraser, A. Fleury and T. Holden, (2007) Sourcing software content for manufactured products, Journal of Engineering Manufacture Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Part B, 221(B5), May 2007
  • Hunt, F.H., V. Thorn, R. Mitchell, D. R. Probert and R. Phaal, (2007) Internal Technology Valuation: Real World Issues, PICMET 2007, Portland USA, August 5-9 2007
  • Hunt, F.H., (2007), Support solutions: implications for requirements engineering,Systems engineering for future capability conference, Loughborough University, 12-13 February 2007
  • Hunt, F.H., R. Mitchell, R. Phaal and D.R. Probert, (2004), Early valuation of technology: real options, hybrid models and beyond, Journal of Instrument and Control Engineers, 43(10) pp 730-735
  • Hunt, F.H., N. Shehabuddeen, C.J.P. Farrukh, D.R. Probert and S. Wilson, (2004) A process for Sourcing Software for Embedding in Products, PICMET 2004, Seoul Korea, August 1-4 2004
  • Hunt, F.H., D.R. Probert, J.C. Wong and Phaal, R. (2003) Valuation of technology: exploring a practical hybrid model, PICMET 2003, Portland USA, July 20-24 2003
  • Hunt, F.H., D.R Probert, S. Barratt, (2003) Adopting new technology: the case of open source at Marconi, International Association for the Management of Technology conference, Nancy, France, May 13-15 2003
  • Hunt, F.H. and P. Johnson, (2002) On the Pareto distribution of Sourceforge projects, International Workshop on Open Source Software Development, University of Newcastle, 25-26 February 2002
  • Hunt, F.H., C.J.P. Farrukh and R. Phaal , (2001), Technology Re-use: developing a practical approach to making the most of your technological assets IAMOT 2001, Lausanne
  • Francis Hunt, David Pearson (1996) A Condition for a Unique Equilibrium Point in a Recurrent Neural Network
    DOI:10.1109/ICNN.1996.549087 In proceeding of: IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, 1996., , Volume: 2
  • R. Swiniarski, F.Hunt, D. Chalvet, D. Pearson (1995) Intelligent data processing and dynamic process discovery using rough sets, statistical reasoning and neural networks in a highly automated production system. In Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Application of Neural Networks in Industry, Helsinki 1995.


Mathematical Association


Low correlation codes
Permutation codes

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