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.


I have wriiten a number of articles for TheConversation
How to teach Deep Blue to play poker and deliver groceries

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How Isaac Newton could help you beat the casino at roulette

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Improving/targeting my Twitter Feed


Choice Function based Hyper-heuristics for Multi-objective Optimization
Chapter 4: An Investigation of Automated Planograms Using a Simulated Annealing Based Hyper-Heuristic
The Application of a Dendritic Cell Algorithm to a Robotic Classifier
Automated code generation by local search

Graham Kendall: PhD Thesis

This is my PhD thesis. You can extract the various categories using the menu on the left.

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