All of our academic staff are research active, working with a team of post-graduate and post-doctoral researchers and a lively population of research students. Our research focuses on core themes of theoretical and practical computer science: artificial intelligence and symbolic computation, networked and distributed systems, systems engineering, and human computer interaction.

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  • Sensorimotor interfaces : towards enactivity in HCI 

    Carson, Iain (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-15) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the application of enactive techniques to human computer interaction, focusing on how devices following ‘sensorimotor’ principles can be blended with interface goals to lead to new perceptual ...
  • Automatically exploiting high-level problem structure in local-search 

    Attieh, Saad (University of St Andrews, 2021-11-30) - Thesis
    Constraint Programming is the study of modelling and solving complex combinatorial problems. Systematic-search and local-search are both well-researched approaches to solving constraint problems. Systematic-search ...
  • Streamlined constraint reasoning : an automated approach from high level constraint specifications 

    Spracklen, Patrick (2022-11-29) - Thesis
    Constraint Programming (CP) is a powerful technique for solving large-scale combinatorial (optimisation) problems. Solving a problem proceeds in two distinct phases: modelling and solving. Effective modelling has a huge ...
  • Homeostatic action selection for simultaneous multi-tasking 

    Symons, David Andrew (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-29) - Thesis
    Mobile robots are rapidly developing and gaining in competence, but the potential of available hardware still far outstrips our ability to harness. Domain-specific applications are most successful due to customised ...
  • Co-creating data protection solutions through a commons 

    Wong, Janis (2022-11-29) - Thesis
    In our data-driven society, personal data affecting individuals as data subjects is increasingly being collected and processed by sizeable, international companies. While data protection laws and privacy technologies attempt ...

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