Congratulations, Dr Alasdair Hill!

LAIV PhD Alasdair Hill has successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Planning Problems as Types, Plans as Programs: A Dependent Types Infrastructure for Verification and Reasoning about Automated Plans in Agda” , examiners Andreas Abel, Chalmers and Manuel Maarek, HWU. Conratualtions, Ali!

LAIV Seminars restarting this week!

Happy New Year! LAIV Seminars are restarting this week with a talk by Henning Basold on “Guarded Recursion for Coinductive, Higher-Order Stochastic Systems”. Full program of talks is on Join us!

New LAIV PhD students

We are happy to welcome two new PhD students this Autumn: Remi Desmartin, who will work with supervisors Komendantskaya, Stark and Passmore (from on neural network libraries in Imandra and Aina Centelles Tarres, who will work with supervisors Gabbay and Komendantskaya on nominal logic for neural network verification. Remi and Aina, have a great and productive time during your PhD studies!

ACCV success of Daniel Kienitz

LAIV PhD student, Daniel Kienitz, has just had his paper accepted at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2022): D. Kienitz, E. Komendantskaya and M. Lones.  Comparing Complexities of Decision Boundaries for Robust Training: A Universal Approach. Many congratulations, Daniel!

LAIV MSc student success

  • MSc dissertation marks have been released, and MSc students supervised by the LAIV team: Youssef, Henri-Louis, Assya, Samuel, Sinead, Haoran, all got excellent marks (one B and five As). Many congratulations to the students, but also their supervisors: Luca, Matthew, Marco, Natalia, Yuhui! Well done all. If curious to see the final titles and supervisory teams, check them here.
  • in addition, Henri-Louis Boisvert got a prize for the best MSc dissertation award for his thesis “Evaluating the Performance of Different Reinforcement Learning Methods for Autonomous Racing“. Many congratulations Henri-Louis and Luca (the main supervisor)!