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Dr. Daniel Polani

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

President of the RoboCup Federation (2017-2019)

Department of Computer Science
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield AL10 9AB
United Kingdom

President of the RoboCup Federation
Editor of Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
Associate Editor of Advances in Complex Systems
Editor of Paladyn. Journal of Behavioral Robotics
Phone: +44/1707/28-4380
Fax: +44/1707/28-4303



Online Lectures and Interviews

Research Questions

Publication List

The Adaptive Systems Research Group

Meeting schedule of the Artificial Life, Intelligence and Adaptive Systems discussion group

Meeting schedule of the SEPIA unit


Martin Biehl The Structure of Agents
Tom Anthony Empowerment and its Dynamics
Andrés Burgos Information-Theoretic Models for Biological Systems PhD viva passed February 2017
Malte Harder Information-Driven Self-Organization of Agents and Agent Collectives PhD viva passed October 2013
Sander van Dijk Informational Constraints and Organization of Behaviour, PhD viva passed October 2013
Christoph Salge Informational models of Social Interaction
Philippe Capdepuy Emergence of Cooperation in Agent Collectives through a Potential Entropy Maximization Principle, PhD awarded December 2010
Dorothee Francois Facilitating children's play with robots: a developmental robotics approach, PhD awarded February 2009
Tobias Jung Fast Reinforcement Learning with Kernel Machines; remote supervision, PhD awarded February 2008
Alexander Klyubin Organization of Information Flow through the Perception-Action Loop, PhD awarded May 2007
Robert Lowe Multiagent Systems/Evolution of Expression, PhD awarded February 2007

Visiting Researchers/Alumni

Are you interested in a student project?

The Artificial Neural Networks Research Group

Workshops, Symposia and Conferences (Selection)

Coming Events

Past Events

Before 2006

Seminars of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German National Academic Foundation)

The slides on the following 2 links are only available in German Also please check out the following opportunities by the Studienkolleg zu Berlin.




Older courses, no longer updated, only here for reference






To avoid duplicates, lectures that still run appear only in the current year. Other lectures that may be of interest for reference and interest purposes appear in the last year in which they were running.

Multiagent Projects and Software

Travel Directions

Former Addresses

UH and Beyond


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