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A number of fully funded PhD studentships are available in the Computer Science group at Aston University. For more information on proposed projects and supervisors, click here.

Our paper, A taxonomy of heterogeneity and dynamics in particle swarm optimisation was accepted for publication at PPSN 2014, the 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature, to be held in Ljubljana, Solvenia, in September 2014.

The EPiCS Project was in the leading Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten today, thanks to our collaborators at the University of Oslo. The original article (in Nowegian) is here. You can read an automatic English translation here.

Our paper, What Are Dynamic Optimization Problems? was accepted for publication at CEC 2014, the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, to be held as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) in Beijing, China in July 2014.

Our paper, A Novel Adaptive Weight Selection Algorithm for Multi-Objective Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning was accepted for publication at ICJNN 2014, the annual IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, to be held as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) in Beijing, China in July 2014.

Our magazine article, Self-aware and Self-expressive Systems was published in the Awareness Magazine, the official magazine of the "Awareness: Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems" Future and Emerging Technologies Proactive Initiative of the European Union.

Our paper, Architecting Self-aware Software Systems was accepted for publication at WICSA 2014, the 11th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture, to be held in Syndey, Australia in April 2014.

The EPiCS Project was rated "excellent" by the external reviewers, at our third year project review in Brussels.

In October 2013, I left the University of Birmingham after eight years, and am now a Lecturer in Computer Science at Aston University, also in Birmingham.

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