University of YorkDepartment of Computer Science
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Dr Sam Devlin

Research Fellow / Lecturer in
Artificial Intelligence and
Digital Games

About Me

I am a research fellow/lecturer in the Digital Creativity Labs based at the University of York working on Artificial Intelligence (AI), data mining and machine learning for digital games and interactive media. I am also a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Games groups, in the Department of Computer Science.

My research is focussed on using games to push boundaries in the capabilities of modern AI and making state of the art methods accessible to the industry to encourage a new generation of intelligent games.

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Adaptive, Learning Agents
    • Game Theory
      (Behavioural and Classic)
    • Multi-Agent Systems
    • Sequential Decision Making
  • Data Mining
    • Game Analytics
    • Player Modelling
  • Machine Learning
    • Reinforcement Learning
    • Unsupervised Feature Learning

Contact Details
Address:The Digital Creativity Labs,
University of York,
The Ron Cooke Hub,
YO10 5GH