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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A New Placement Heuristic for the Orthogonal Stock-Cutting Problem
A honey-bee mating optimization algorithm for educational timetabling problems
On Nash equilibrium and evolutionarily stable states that are not characterised by the folk theorem
Ant Colonies Discover Knight's Tours

Graham Kendall: PhD Thesis

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PhD Thesis


  1. Kendall, G Applying Meta-Heuristic Algorithms to the Nesting Problem Utilising The No Fit Polygon. Ph.D. Thesis, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK, 2001.

    I started my PhD in September 1997 and graduated in July 2001. My viva took place on 1st December 2000

    More details for this paper (incl. download information, abstract, bibtex, journal ranking (if applicable) etc.) is available here