Dr Matthias Nickles

BSc, MSc, PhD



Dr Matthias Nickles is a Lecturer Above the Bar (≈ Assistant Professor with tenure) in the School of Computer Science at National University of Ireland, Galway. He commenced his current position after studying Computer Science with Psychology at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU), obtaining a PhD in 2006 in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence from Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany, and working in research and teaching positions at TUM and University of Bath (UK). His main research interests are in Artificial Intelligence, in particular Machine Learning (Statistical Relational Learning and Reinforcement Learning), Probabilistic Logics, Satisfiability Solving, Answer Set Programming, Semantic Technologies, and Multiagent Systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 publications in his research areas and has been a member of more than 40 program committees and 12 organization committees of international workshops or conferences. He was appointed a W3C Invited Expert on Web Uncertainty Reasoning and has been active in several collaborative research projects in his research areas.

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Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence (AI), in particular Logic, Machine Learning, Statistical-Relational Learning,  Reinforcement Learning, Semantic Technologies, Intelligent Agents