University of Nottingham Ningbo China
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Jiawei Li (Michael)

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Computer Science , School of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Qualifications

PhD in Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, 1999
Bachelor in Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, 1992

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Jiawei Li

Biography

Dr Jiawei Li is an assistant professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC). Before joining UNNC, he was a research fellow at the University of Stirling from 2016-2017 and the University of Nottingham from 2008-2015. He was a senior lecturer and research fellow at Robotics Institute of Harbin Institute of Technology from 1999 to 2008.

Dr Jiawei Li’s research work has focused on decision making methodologies such as evolutionary game theory, fuzzy logic and interval probability theory and their applications. Special interests include developing new theory for strategic interactions among multiple decision makers and integrating multiple methodologies to solve complicated real world problems. 

 

Expertise Summary

  • Evolutionary game theory
  • Fuzzy logic
  • Economic risk and benefit analysis
  • Hyper-heuristics

 

Teaching

  • Programming and Algorithms
  • Mathematics for Computer Science

 

Major research interests

Dr Jiawei Li’s current research interests include relationship model of games, decision making in extreme situations, and search based decision support.

 

Recent publications

Book Chapters

  • Jiawei Li (2007) How to design a strategy to win an IPD tournament, Kendall, G.;The Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: 20 Years On, World Scientific
  • Yew Chong, S.; Humble, J.; Kendall, G.; Li, J. & Yao, X. (2007), The Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: 20 Years On, World Scientific, chapter Chapter 1: The Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: 20 Years On.
  • Yew Chong, S.; Humble, J.; Kendall, G.; Li, J. & Yao, X. (2007), The Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: 20 Years On, World Scientific, chapter Chapter 2: Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma and Evolutionary Game Theory.
  • Yew Chong, S.; Humble, J.; Kendall, G.; Li, J. & Yao, X. (2007), The Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: 20 Years On, World Scientific, chapter Chapter 3: Learning IPD Strategies Through Coevolution.

 

Refereed Journal Paper

  1. Li J, John R, Coupland S & Kendall G (2017) On Nie-Tan operator and type-reduction of interval type-2 fuzzy sets, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. DOI: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2017.2666842
  2. Li J & Kendall G (2017) A hyper-heuristic methodology to generate adaptive strategies for games, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 9 (1): 1-10.
  3. Li J., Kendall G. and John R. (2016) Computing Nash equilibria and evolutionarily stable states of evolutionary games, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation,20(3): 460-469.
  4. Kendall G, Bai R, Blazewicz J, Causmaecker P, Gendreau M, John R, Li J, McCollum B, Pesch E., Qu R.,Sabar N, Berghe G and Yee A, (2016) Good Laboratory Practice for optimization Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 67(4): 676-689.
  5. Li J. and Kendall G. (2015) On Nash equilibrium and evolutionarily stable states that are not characterized by the folk theorem, Plos One, 10(8): e0136032.
  6. Li J. and Kendall G. (2014) The effect of memory size on the evolutionary stability of strategies in iterated prisoner’s dilemma, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 18(6): 819-826.
  7. Davies G.J., Kendall, G., Soane, E., Li, J., Rocks, S.A., and Pollard, S.J.T. (2014) Regulators as ‘agents’: modelling personality and power as evidence is brokered to support decisions on environmental risk, Science of the Total Environment, 466-467:74-83. 
  8. Philips T, Li J. and Kendall G. (2014) The effects of extra-somatic weapons on the evolution of human cooperation towards non-kin, Plos One, 9(5): e95742.
  9. Li J. and Kendall G. (2013) Evolutionary stability of discriminating behaviours with the presence of kin cheaters, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2013.2239986
  10. Li J., Kendall G. and Vasilakos A. (2013) Backward induction and repeated games with strategy constraints – An inspiration from the surprise exam paradox, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence & AI in Games. DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2013.2261894
  11. Bai R., Li J., Atkin J. and Kendall G. (2013) A novel approach to independent taxi scheduling problem based on stable matching, Journal of the Operational Research Society, doi:10.1057/jors.2013.96
  12. Kendall G. and Li J. (2012) Competitive traveling salesmen problem and a hyper-heuristic approach. Journal of Operational Research Society, 64: 208–216.
  13. Li, J; Davies, G.J; Kendall, G; Soane, E; Bai, R; Rocks, S.A. and Pollard, S.J.T, (2012) Evidence and belief in regulatory decisions – Incorporating expected utility into decision modelling, Expert Systems with Applications. 39 (10): 8604–8610.
  14. Li J., Kingston P. and Kendall G. (2011) Engineering design of wining strategies for iterated prisoner’s dilemma competitions, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 3(4): 348-360.
  15. Li J. and Kendall G. (2010) Collective behaviour and kin selection in evolutionary iterated Prisoners’ Dilemma, Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing,16(6): 509-525.
  16. Davies, G.J; Kendall, G; Soane, E; Li, J; Charnley, F and Pollard, S.J.T (2010) Regulators as ‘agents’: power and personality in risk regulation and a role for agent-based simulation. Journal of Risk Research, 13 (8): 961-982.
  17. Li J. and Kendall G. (2009) A strategy with novel evolutionary features for the iterated prisoner’s dilemma, Evolutionary Computation, 17(2): 257-274.
  18. Li J., Pollard S., Kendall G., Soane E. and  Davies G. (2009) Optimising risk reduction: an expected utility approach for marginal risk reduction during regulatory decision making, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 94(11): 1729-1734.
  19. Li J. (2005) On cheap talk in games, Economics Bulletin, 3(2): 1-5.
  20. Li J., Liu H., Cai H., (2003) On computing three-finger force-closure grasps of 2D and 3D objects, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol 19, No 1: 155-161.
  21. Li J., Liu H., Cai H. (2001) Fuzzy logic control of the mini-linear driver, Progress in Natural Science, 11(1): 11-16. 

 

Recent papers at Conferences, Workshops & Seminars

Conference Papers

  1. Bai, R; Li, J; Atkin, J. and Kendall, G A Game Theoretic Approach for Taxi Scheduling Problem with Street Hailing. In Proceedings of the 5th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, pages 161-172, 2011.
  2. Li J. and Kendall G. (2010) Finite iterated prisoner's dilemma revisited: belief change and end-game effect, Behavioral and Quantitative Game Theory: Conference on Future Directions, pp 1-5. DOI: 10.1145/1807406.1807454
  3. Li J., Kendall G., Pollard S., Soane E., Davies G. and Bai R., A decision support approach for group decision making under risk and uncertainty, 2010 International Conference on Logistics Systems and Intelligent Management, 2010.
  4. Kendall G.. and Li J., Combining examinations to accelerate timetable construction, in Proceedings of the 7th international conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2008), August 2008.
  5. Wang H., Li J., Liu H., Practical limitations of an algorithm for the singular value decomposition as applied to redundant manipulators, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent System, 2006
  6. Wang B., Jiang L., Li J., Cai H., and Liu H., Grasping unknown objects based on 3D model reconstruction, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2005
  7. Hu H., Li J., Liu H., and Hirzinger G., A robot arm/hand teleoperation system with telepresence and shared control, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2005
  8. Hu H., Gao X., Li J., Wang J., and Liu H., Calibrating human hand for teleoperating the HIT/DLR hand, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004
  9. Li J., Liu H., and Cai H., A new algorithm for three-finger force-closure grasps polygonal objects, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2003
  10. Li J., Liu H., Cai H., Fuzzy logic control of the mini-linear driver, Chinese Post-doctorate Conference, 2000
  11. Liu X., Peng L., Li J., and Xu Y., Obstacle avoidance using fuzzy neural networks, IEEE International Symposium on Underwater Technology, 1998