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Name Professor Sean Collins
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department School of Mathematics University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc(Leeds), MSc (Manc), PhD(Manc)
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Keywords optimisation under uncertainty
behavioural biology
applied probability
stochastic optimisation
game theory
reinforcement learning
behavioural ecology
Areas of expertise My research interests cover a variety of themes in the area of stochastic optimisation, including the theory of Markov decision processes, game theory and reinforcement learning. Much of my work concerns the applications ideas from these areas to problems in queuing theory and behavioural ecology.