Professor and Associate Chair Research
Office: 345 Athabasca
Email (in domain ualberta.ca): mmueller
Activities and Interests
- main areas: Monte Carlo methods in game-tree search and planning; massively parallel search; combinatorial game theory.
, current and previous members and visitors
Research Project Ideas for prospective students
of my research group, and a few recent
. We meet Fridays at 3pm in CSC 2-49. Come join the club, and maybe you can go to the
ACM-ICPC world finals
too! In any case, you are guaranteed to have fun and learn a lot.
I have lived and my work experience.
My Blog and Press articles
about our Computer Go research.
Jul 17: Summer research projects are in full swing.
Jul 15: Associate Chair Research news: Preparations for NSERC discovery grants and RTI grants are starting.
Jul 6: Jacob Ridgway is joining us as a
student for the next six weeks.
Jul 5: Our computer Hex research group's program
wins Gold in both 11x11 and 13x13 Hex at the Computer Olympiad
. Congratulations Ryan!
Jun 15: Yeqin's thesis
TDS+: Improving Temperature Discovery Search
is now online on the era archive.
May 1: We have a great group of students doing board games research over the summer, including undergrads Andrew Jacobsen and Yunpeng Tang.
Apr 18: Fan Xie is starting an internship at Google Waterloo.
Apr 2: Our paper
Continuous Arvand: Motion Planning with Monte Carlo Random Walks
has been accepted as full paper for the
3rd ICAPS Workshop on Planning and Robotics
(PlanRob 2015). Congratulations Weifeng!
Apr 1: My NSERC Discovery grant got renewed, with a nice increase. So happy!
Feb and Mar: working on a first motion planning paper with Weifeng
Feb 3: 50
Jan 20: Our paper on "Understanding and Improving Local Exploration for GBFS" has been accepted for ICAPS. Congratulations Fan and Rob!
Jan: Yeqin is at AAAI presenting our TDS+ paper and demo-ing Fuego at the
Artificial Intelligence Open House
Jan 5: teaching Cmput 204, Algorithms I, and Cmput 657, Monte Carlo Methods in Games, Planning and Heuristic Search
Old news (up to 2014)
Created: Aug 7, 2000 Last modified: see above