I am a lecturer in Operational Research at Cardiff University with research interests in Game theory and Queueing theory applied to healthcare systems.
Here are courses I am currently teaching:
A full list of all my courses can be found here
Here is a list of my latest papers (click on the title to see the abstract and any other material):
- Selfish routing in public services in European Journal of Operational Research
- Comparisons between observable and unobservable M/M/1 queues with respect to optimal customer behavior in European Journal of Operational Research
- Using Singular Spectrum Analysis to obtain staffing level requirements in emergency units in Journal of the Operational Research Society
- Modelling emergency medical services with phase-type distributions in Health Systems (Open access)
- How efficient can an emergency unit be? A perfect world model. in Emergency Medecine Journal
A full list of all my papers can be found here
Here are some projects I am currently working on:
Here is a list of current research students I am working with:
- Jason Young (MMath): Optimal Control of Stochastic Queueing Systems (Finish: Jun 2014)
- Marc John (BSc): Rankings in sport and match selection with an application to rugby (Finish: Jun 2014)
- Rhys Jones (BSc): Modelling Rugby Lineout Strategies Using Game Theory (Finish: Jun 2014)
- Angelico Fetta (PhD): Agent Based Simulation for Complex Health Systems Interventions (Finish: Jul 2014)
- Rob Shone (PhD): Individually and Socially Optimal Policies in Queueing Systems with Multiple Heterogeneous Facilities (Finish: Aug 2014)
- James Campbell (Summer): Building Game Theoretical Software in a Research Environment (Finish: Sep 2014)
- ? (BSc): Modelling a game of rugby using Markov processes (Finish: Jun 2015)
- Imogen Dunne (BSc): Understanding student learning in a large scale flipped classroom (Finish: Jul 2015)
For a full list of research students I've worked with take a look here.
Here is my latest blog post at Un peu de math:
A list of stuff for my student to look at before getting down to some Sage development: An email I sent to a student with a list of development stuff he could learn before starting his Summer placement.
Here are my previous 5 posts:
- Scheduling group presentations using Graph Theory and Sage
- Basketball and cooperative games in class
- Matching games in class
- Playing Stochastic/Markov games in class
- Playing a game with incomplete information in class
Here is my latest video on YouTube:
Here are my previous 5 videos:
- The connection between optimal flows and Nash flows in routing games.
- Routing Games
- Cooperative Games and the Shapley value
- Matching Games
- Stochastic Games
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- MeetMe: my availability
- April 10, 2014, 10:36 p.m.: Staff v students soccer game: loads of fun.
- March 31, 2014, 2:08 p.m.: James Campbell is my CUROP student for 2014
- March 27, 2014, 8:40 p.m.: 'Why did I have to wait to come to University to learn how to code?'
- March 26, 2014, 8:18 a.m.: My talk for the Embedded Enterprise Exchange
- March 19, 2014, 4:42 p.m.: I got to ask a question at Voice of the Future 2014!