Applications are invited for a 3-year Research Fellowship (postdoc) in
the theory of co-evolutionary computation at the University of
Birmingham. Co-evolutionary algorithms are heuristic optimisation
techniques, mimicking biological principles of natural selection, e.g.
for minimax/robust optimisation and learning game playing strategies.
Such algorithms have been successfully applied to various industrial
optimisation domains. However, the theoretical understanding of these
methods has been limited.
The successful candidate will contribute, together with other project
team members and international academic and industrial partners, towards
developing the theoretical foundation necessary for the design of
efficient and reliable co-evolutionary algorithms. When complete, the
project team will consist of two postdocs and two PhD students in
addition to the PI. The fellowship is funded by the UKRI Turing AI
Acceleration Fellowship project “Rigorous Time-Complexity Analysis of
co-Evolutionary Algorithms”, providing generous travel allowance,
computing facilities etc.
The ideal candidate will have a strong research track record in theory
of evolutionary computation, algorithmic game theory, and/or randomised
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The closing date is Aug 28th 2022.