I am a lecturer in Operational Research at Cardiff University with research interests in Game theory and Queueing theory applied to healthcare systems.
I am not currently teaching any courses.
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:
- Rob Shone (PhD): Individually and Socially Optimal Policies in Queueing Systems with Multiple Heterogeneous Facilities (Finish: Sep 2014)
- Christina Thomas (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.
You can find my talks here.
Here is my latest blog post at Un peu de math:
Game Theory and Pavement Etiquette: I respond to a BBC article explaining how we seem to be stuck in a bad Nash equilibrium in Britain when it comes to walking on the pavement.
Here are my previous 5 posts:
- Using Github pages and Python to distribute my conference talks
- Three Days: Two Higher Ed Conferences
- My CSV python video gets 10000 views
- A gitignore file for Python (Sage) and LaTeX
- Using Sage in a treasure hunt
Here is my latest video on YouTube:
Here are my previous 5 videos:
- Debugging Python with pdb at the command line
- Embedded Enterprise in Mathematics
- The connection between optimal flows and Nash flows in routing games.
- Routing Games
- Cooperative Games and the Shapley value
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- July 29, 2014, 8:51 a.m.: A big Cardiff contingent presents at ORAHS 2014
- June 21, 2014, 8:47 a.m.: A great ESI 2014 comes to an end
- May 24, 2014, 8:41 a.m.: Rebekah, Rosie, Timothy and Anna get £500 bursary for their entrepreneurial project
- May 22, 2014, 7:10 p.m.: Good stuff spreads more on twitter
- May 2, 2014, 9:53 a.m.: Giving the Pythagoras Lecture 2014