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.

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Hyperheuristics: A Robust Optimisation Method Applied to Nurse Scheduling
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Frequency analysis for dendritic cell population tuning
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An Investigation of an Adaptive Poker player
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Hybrid Heuristic for Multi-carrier Transportation Plans
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Graham Kendall: Details of Requested Publication


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Kendall, G; Parkes, A.J and Spoerer, K A Survey of NP-Complete Puzzles. International Computer Games Association Journal, 31 (1): 13-34, 2008.


Abstract

Single-player games (often called puzzles) have received considerable attention from the scientific community. Consequently, interesting insights into some puzzles, and into the approaches for solving them, have emerged. However, many puzzles have been neglected, possibly because they are unknown to many people. In this article, we survey NP-Complete puzzles in the hope of motivating further research in this fascinating area, particularly for those puzzles which have received little scientific attention to date.


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@ARTICLE{kps2008, author = {G. Kendall and A.J. Parkes and K. Spoerer},
title = {A Survey of NP-Complete Puzzles},
journal = {International Computer Games Association Journal},
year = {2008},
volume = {31},
pages = {13--34},
number = {1},
abstract = {Single-player games (often called puzzles) have received considerable attention from the scientific community. Consequently, interesting insights into some puzzles, and into the approaches for solving them, have emerged. However, many puzzles have been neglected, possibly because they are unknown to many people. In this article, we survey NP-Complete puzzles in the hope of motivating further research in this fascinating area, particularly for those puzzles which have received little scientific attention to date.},
issn = {1389-6911},
keywords = {Games, NP-Complete, Puzzles, Survey, Review},
webpdf = {http://www.graham-kendall.com/papers.kps2008.pdf} }