Academics: Prof Norman Foo (PhD, Michgan 1974), A/Prof Ron van der Meyden (PhD, Rutgers 1992), Dr. Maurice Pagnucco (PhD, Sydney 1996), Dr. Nandan Parameswaran (PhD, IIS Bangalore)
Researchers: Dr. Dongmo Zhang (PhD, Nanjing U. Aeronautics and Astronautics 1996), Dr. Samir Chopra (PhD, City University, New York 2000), Dr. Kaile Su (PhD, Nanjing 1995)
PG Research Students: 8
Visitors: Yoram Moses (Technion), Ramaswamy Ramamajan (Instit. for Math Sciences, Madras), Mark Reynolds (Murdoch), Mark Ryan (Birmingham)
The group conducts research in logic-based knowledge representation schemes and inference mechanisms, particularly with applications in cognitive robotics, distributed computing and multi-agent technology as motivations.
The key areas of work are:
Journal Papers: 31
Refereed Conference Papers: 62
Consulting: Mainly academic advice for Asian universities
Collaboration: University of Toronto, Dresden Technical University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Simon Fraser University, Cornell, Rice, Technion, Imperial College, Oxford, Korean Adv Instit for Science and Tech, Murdoch. We exchange academics and graduate students with these universities, and have supervised their theses students.
PhD Completions: 5
The group works in the AI and Software Engineering Labs of the School of CSE, and is principally software-focussed. It tests ideas, algorithms and paradigms using standard architectures, machines and platforms.