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Dr Tom Kent

Dr Tom Kent

Dr Tom Kent

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Hierarchical Decision making for Tasking, Routing and Surveillance Problems

Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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A post-doctoral research associate in Bristol University's Computer Science Department. Currently working on the Thales Bristol Partnership in Hybrid Autonomous Systems Engineering (T-B Phase) project.

Previously worked on decision making and path-planning for autonomous cars on the Venturer Project.

PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bristol. Devloping an analytic, geometric approach to finding optimal routes for commercial formation flight.


  • Decision making
  • Path planning
  • Autonomous cars
  • Optimisation
  • multi-agent systems



Department of Computer Science

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