Dr Nick Hawes


Dr Nick Hawes

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Telephone: (+44) (0)121 414 3739

Office: 133 (Y9 Computer Science Building)

Email: N.A....@cs.bham.ac.uk

Web: http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~nah/

School of Computer Science

University of Birmingham



B15 2TT



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My research interests lie in the integration of AI techniques in robots to create autonomous systems for challenging application scenarios. I am interested in AI techniques such as planning, inference, learning, and probabilistic reasoning, applied to the understanding of a robot’s environment and how spatial or conceptual changes occur in it over time, and the creation of task plans for single or multiple robots in dynamic environments. Using these techniques I work on applications such as long-term autonomy, service robots in everyday environments, mixed initiative control, and logistics.