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Jonathan Lawry 

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Head of Engineering Mathematics Department

Department of Engineering Mathematics,

University Of Bristol,
Queen's Building, University Walk,
Bristol BS8 1TR, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)117 331 5629
Fax: +44 (0)117 331 5636
E-mail: j.lawry@bristol.ac.uk
WWW: http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/ai/enjl/jonathan.html 


Brief Career History

  • 1987-1990 BSc Mathematics at Plymouth Polytechnic. Graduated with first class honours
  • 1990-1994 PhD Mathematics and Logic at the University of Manchester.
  • 1994-1997 Research Assistant in the Artificial Intelligence Group at the University of Bristol
  • 1997-2004 Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing. Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol
  • 2004- Reader in Artificial Intelligence. Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol

Research Interests 

  • Random sets and fuzzy sets.
  • Label Semantics for Modelling Vague Concepts.
  • Foundations of uncertain reasoning in Artificial Intelligence .
  • Combining probability, fuzzy sets and random sets in data analysis.
  • Computing and modelling with words.
  • Imprecise probabilities.

Research Projects

  • AI Techniques for real-time flood forecasting.
  • Maritime Collision avoidance.
  • Evolution of language and meaning in robotic systems.


Book Announcement!

Jonathan Lawry, Modelling and Reasoning with Vague Concepts, Springer, 2006


Workshops and Conferences

  • IUM 2010: Integrated Uncertainty Management and Applications, JAIST, Japan, 9-11, 2010






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