Stochastic diffusion processes, new agent-based approach to search and optimisation, cybernetic approaches to artificial intelligence, the philosophy of artificial intelligence.
Dr Mark Bishop BSc PhD (Reader)
Artificial intelligence, algorithms inspired from natural systems, live algorithms in music performance, digital creativity, swarm intelligence, evolutionary computation, global optimisation.
Dr Tim Blackwell BSc MSc DPhil
Signal processing (audio/speech/music), machine learning/pattern recognition, generalised sound recognition, applications of MPEG-7, multimedia descriptions, real-time music performance systems, generative music systems, and music structure analysis.
Professor Michael Casey BA MA PhD
Modelling, program transformation, program slicing, programming language semantics, declarative languages, music notation processing, object-orientation, formal methods and Java.
Dr Sebastian Danicic BSc MSc PhD
Computer graphics, image display, visual perception, archaeological computing – visualisation and representation.
Dr Kate Devlin BA MSc PhD
The theory and application of intelligent agent systems – biological modelling, art and design. Current projects include the modelling of stem cells, online electronic institutions for e-commerce, smart devices for energy conservation, and the interactive analysis of musical composition and performance.
Professor Mark d’Inverno MA MSc PhD
Interactive and end-user machine learning, technologies for computer music performance and composition, real-time analysis of gesture and audio, embodied interaction, laptop and mobile music, interactive technologies for the digital humanities.
Dr Rebecca Fiebrink BSc BA MA PhD
Interactive virtual characters for social virtual environment and games. Computer animation with a focus on motion capture and data driven animation. Expressive non-verbal communication for virtual characters.
Dr Marco Gillies MA PhD
Cognition and perception, computer-aided audiovisual art and composition, signal processing and segmentation, brain-computer interfaces (EEG), information retrieval, gaming, live electronics, accessibility, experimental electronic improvisation, live cinema, sound and cinema, avant-garde and experimental cinema.
Dr Mick Grierson BA PhD
Artificial intelligence, formal and computational semantics of natural language, natural language generation and theories of rational agency.
Dr Rodger Kibble BA MA MSc PhD
Artist, writer and curator with particular research interests in digital art and sound. Current research investigates the relationship between text, textiles and technology as well as access to cultural artifacts through haptic devices.
Professor Janis Jefferies BA MFA
A designer of computer games, a computer artist and entrepreneur. Expertise in evolutionary art, graphics, generative art, genetics, and the entertainment and video games industries.
Professor William Latham BA MA
Three-dimensional shape representation in computer vision and perception, computational geometry, architectural information systems, information visualisation and arts computing in general.
Professor Frédéric Fol Leymarie BEng MEng PhD
Evolutionary computation, genetic algorithms and genetic programming, neural networks, biocomputation, machine learning, applications to time-series prediction, financial engineering and data mining.
Dr Nikolai Nikolaev BSc MSc PhD
Adaptive and personalisable hypermedia, hypertext telecommunications systems and e-commerce, user interface design and web-based database systems.
Dr James Ohene-Djan BSc MSc PhD
Digital art and media, art-science collaboration, interdisciplinary research.
Professor Jane Prophet BA MA PhD
Probabilistic and average case algorithms, data structures, networks and communications and complexity theory.
Dr Ida Pu BSc PhD
Statistical modelling and inference, music analysis and representation, user interfaces and language design and implementation.
Dr Christophe Rhodes MA PhD
One of the leading UK artists working at the cutting edge of computer technology. He is founder of the Greyworld movement which has a rich track record of creating innovative artworks in public spaces.
Professor Andrew Shoben ARBS
Soft computing and uncertainty modelling, data science, big data management and analytics, data mining and machine learning, computational statistics
Dr Daniel Stamate MSc PhD
Artificial intelligence, knowledge-based systems, knowledge representations, ontologies, the semantic web, applications of artificial intelligence to design, tutoring and the cultural sector including museums and interactive TV.
Dr Marian Ursu DipIng PhD
Artificial intelligence, theorem proving with applications to hardware and software design and verification, safety-critical systems, humanities computing, and digital multimedia with applications.
Professor Robert Zimmer MA MPhil PhD