University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

Research Director of Brussels AI Lab receives Honory Doctorate

Marco Dorigo, a research director for the Belgian Funds for Scientific Research (FNRS) and a co-director of IRIDIA, the artificial intelligence lab of the Université Libre de Bruxelles will be receiving an honoury doctorate from the University of Pretoria in April 2015. Marco Dorigo has collaborated extensively with CIRG, the Computational Intelligence Research Group of the Department of Computer Science, University of Pretoria. This has resulted in a series of ground breaking papers in swarm intelligence.

Mardo Dorigo will be presenting a talk on Swarm robotics research at IRIDIA at 15h30 on 20 April (see second news item). Read More
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