Joel Uckelman on Sun, 18 Jul 2010 05:35:03 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [game-lang] Introductions and request for Lit review

Thus spake Marc Lanctot:
> Hello Joel,
> I'm curious about you.. are you a researcher? Academic? If not, what do 
> you do.. what's your story? :) Feel free to ignore any of those if 
> they're too personal, but maybe we should introduce ourselves.

I finished my PhD at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
at the University of Amsterdam in December 2009. My dissertaion was on
languages for compact preference representation, and I'm a logician by
training. If you'd like to see what I've worked on, here's my academic
site: My work so far fits in to
AI/multiagent systems and social choice. Presently, I'm looking for a

Additionally, I'm one of the developers of VASSAL, so I have an
immediate interest in applying whatever we develop.

> You mentioned AAAI; I was curious why you attended. 

I've had papers at the M-PREF workshop (preference handling).
> In or after your lit review, can you include your opinion about working 
> on a superset of GDL or GDL-II rather than starting from scratch.

Will do. Don't expect it before Wednesday, though.

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