Now a researcher in the
Research School of Computer Science,
within the College of Engineering and
Computer Science at the
Australian National University,
I am also part-time seconded to NICTA's
Optimisation Research Group where I lead the
Diagnosis & Planning project.
NICTA, also in
And before that a PhD student at
Linköpings Universitet (where
I worked with these
...and still working on planning.
What is Planning?
"Planning is the art and practice of thinking before acting.""Planning" is the name used in AI for computational problems that have to do with choosing a course of action. This may be for the purpose of creating a "plan", e.g., for a pair of robots to assemble a (simulated) IKEA table, for moving a sheet of paper through a printer, or exploiting IT security weaknesses. However, problems like model checking or computing genome edit distance are, in a computational sense, essentially the same. For more information, see, e.g.,
A quote for the day...