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Dr Frank Glavin
T: Ext. 2032
I am a member of the Data Mining and Machine Learning research group, led by Dr. Michael Madden, in NUI Galway. Some specific research topics in the DM&ML group include: ·
- Artificial intelligence, data mining & machine learning ·
- Algorithms for classification and numeric prediction ·
- New methods for combining domain knowledge with data mining ·
- Time series data analysis ·
- Probability, reasoning under uncertainty, and Bayesian networks ·
- Reinforcement learning ·
- Practical applications of data mining and machine learning in science, engineering & medicine.
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2015)|| 'Adaptive Shooting for Bots in First Person Shooter Games using Reinforcement Learning'
Frank G. Glavin, Michael G. Madden (2015) 'Adaptive Shooting for Bots in First Person Shooter Games using Reinforcement Learning'. Ieee Transactions On Computational Intelligence And Ai In Games, 7 (2) [Details]
|(2015)|| Towards Inherently Adaptive First Person Shooter Agents using Reinforcement Learning.
Frank Glavin (2015) Towards Inherently Adaptive First Person Shooter Agents using Reinforcement Learning. NUI Galway: PhD Thesis. [Details]
|(2009)|| A One-Sided Classification Toolkit with Applications in the Analysis of Spectroscopy Data.
Frank Glavin (2009) A One-Sided Classification Toolkit with Applications in the Analysis of Spectroscopy Data. NUI Galway: Master's Thesis. [Details]
|(2015)|| IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games
Frank G. Glavin, Michael G. Madden (2015) Learning to Shoot in First Person Shooter Games by Stabilizing Actions and Clustering Rewards for Reinforcement Learning IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games Taiwan, , pp.344-351 [Details]
|(2012)|| 17th International Conference on Computer Games (CGAMES)
Frank G. Glavin, Michael G. Madden (2012) DRE-Bot: A Hierarchical First Person Shooter Bot using Multiple SARSA (λ) Reinforcement Learners 17th International Conference on Computer Games (CGAMES) Kentucky, , pp.148-152 [Details]
|(2011)|| GAMEON 2011, the 12th annual European Conference on Simulation and AI in Computer Games
Frank G. Glavin, Michael G. Madden (2011) Incorporating Reinforcement Learning into the Creation of Humanlike Autonomous Agents in First Person Shooter Games GAMEON 2011, the 12th annual European Conference on Simulation and AI in Computer Games , pp.16-21 [Details]
|(2009)|| 20th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science
Frank G. Glavin, Michael G. Madden (2009) Analysis of the Effects of Unexpected Outliers in the Classification of Spectroscopy Data 20th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Dublin, , pp.124-133 [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2012||Best Paper Award||International Conference on Computer Games (CGames)|
|2009||Best Paper Award||Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS)|
|2006||NUI Galway||BACHELOR OF SCIENCE||Information Technology|
|2016||NUI Galway||PhD in Computer Science||Artificial Intelligence|
|2010||NUI Galway||MASTERS OF SCIENCE||Applied Computing and Information Technology|
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|2016-2017||Computer Systems and Organisation||CT213||2nd Year CS&IT|
|2016-2017||Computer Systems||CT1100||1st Year Arts and IT|
|2016-2017||Computing Systems||CT101||1st Year CS&IT|
|2015-2016||Computer Systems||CT1100||1st Year Arts and IT|
|2016-2017||Programming Paradigms||CT331||3rd Year CS&IT|