Graham Kendall
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Professor Graham Kendall

Professor Graham Kendall is the Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). He is also a Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham.

He is a Director of MyResearch Sdn Bhd, Crops for the Future Sdn Bhd. and Nottingham Green Technologies Sdn Bhd. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS).

He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers. He is an Associate Editor of 10 journals and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions of Computational Intelligence and AI in Games.

News

I have wriiten a number of articles for TheConversation
http://bit.ly/1yWlOkE
I am involved with a spin out company that specialises in Strategic Resource Planning
http://bit.ly/eTPZO2

Latest Blog Post

Snooker: Celebrating 40 years at the Crucible

Random Blog Post

INFORMS 2010: Buenos Aires

Publication(s)

A Parallel Branch-and-Bound Approach to the Rectangular Guillotine Strip Cutting Problem
http://bit.ly/fVXMjm
A hyper-heuristic methodology to generate adaptive strategies for games
http://bit.ly/1ipWJDQ
Academic Timetabling: Linking Research and Practice
http://bit.ly/eroN3m
Complete and robust no-fit polygon generation for the irregular stock cutting problem
http://bit.ly/fwKSfE

Graham Kendall: Details of Requested Publication


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Dror, M and Kendall, G Repeated Goofspiel: A Game of Pure Strategy. IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 5 (4): 312-324, 2013.


Abstract

In this paper, we examine a pure strategy game known as Goofspiel and report on the results of round-robin competitions between 14 programs designed to play this game. Goofspiel is a two-person card game that is easy to play. However, playing this game successfully has proven to be a difficult task. There is no known “good” strategy for Goofspiel. This is the first time that playing Goofspiel has been examined in a context of a round-robin competition between programs. None of the participating programs won consistently against its rivals. Thus, no clear dominating strategy of play has emerged. In this respect, Goofspiel is similar to the Prisoner's Dilemma where Tit-for-Tat has proven to be a good strategy against many but not against all. This paper introduces Repeated Goofspiel and presents preliminary experimental results. We hope it will motivate further research into this fascinating game.


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2014 (1.481), 2013 (1.167), 2012 (1.694), 2011 (1.617)

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Bibtex

@ARTICLE{dk2013, author = {M. Dror and G. Kendall},
title = {Repeated Goofspiel: A Game of Pure Strategy},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games},
year = {2013},
volume = {5},
pages = {312--324},
number = {4},
abstract = {In this paper, we examine a pure strategy game known as Goofspiel and report on the results of round-robin competitions between 14 programs designed to play this game. Goofspiel is a two-person card game that is easy to play. However, playing this game successfully has proven to be a difficult task. There is no known “good” strategy for Goofspiel. This is the first time that playing Goofspiel has been examined in a context of a round-robin competition between programs. None of the participating programs won consistently against its rivals. Thus, no clear dominating strategy of play has emerged. In this respect, Goofspiel is similar to the Prisoner's Dilemma where Tit-for-Tat has proven to be a good strategy against many but not against all. This paper introduces Repeated Goofspiel and presents preliminary experimental results. We hope it will motivate further research into this fascinating game.},
doi = {10.1109/TCIAIG.2013.2257773},
issn = {1943-068X},
owner = {Graham},
timestamp = {2013.07.28},
webpdf = {http://www.graham-kendall.com/papers/dk2013.pdf} }