Dr. Kovacs is a senior lecturer in computer science. He holds a BA in psychology and an MSc and PhD in computer science. Most of his work involves the analysis of complex adaptive systems. He has written about learning classifier systems, artificial immune systems, ensembles, methodological issues in machine learning, the complexity of learning, network intrusion detection, artificial intelligence for game playing, the design of software for reinforcement learning, social insect biology, and education. He co-chaired AISB 2006, IWLCS 2005 and 2006, was a track chair for GECCO 2007, 2012 and 2013 and an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation from 2004-10. He was programme director of Bristol's MSc in machine learning, data mining and high-performance computing from 2006 to 2012.
Dr Tim Kovacs, Senior Lecturer
COMSM0103: Object Oriented Programming with Java (lecturer, unit director)