AI and Autonomous Systems

Patrick Doherty is a Professor and leads the Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Computer Systems Division at the Department of Computer and Information Science.

He has over 30 years experience in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems and is Editor-in-Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Journal and a EURAI (ECCAI) fellow (European AI Association). 

He has over 200 refereed publications with over 6000 citations (Google scholar) in diverse areas of AI and Autonomous Systems.

His main areas of interest are knowledge representation, automated planning, intelligent autonomous systems, collaborative systems and multi-agent systems. A major area of application is with unmanned aircraft systems and their use in emergency rescue in addition to disaster and crisis informatics. 

Short facts about Patrick Doherty

His research group has successfully designed and deployed many autonomous UAV systems and won a number of international competitions pertaining to UAVs and to automated planning. 
He has given many keynote and invited talks at leading international conferences such as IJCAI, KR and ECAI.

He is a member of

  • The Knowledge Processing Laboratory (KPLAB)
  • The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Laboratory (UASTECH)





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