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Biography

I received my PhD in March 2012 from the University of Brescia, Italy. My supervisor was Alfonso Gerevini, co-supervisor Alessandro Saetti.

I worked at the planning group of the University of Brescia, as a postdoctoral research fellow, till September 2012.

In October 2012 I joined the PARK research group at the University of Huddersfield, as a research fellow in areas of automated planning. I then got a Senior Lecturership in May 2016.

Research Expertise and Interests

My main research interests are in Artificial Intelligence Planning and Argumentation. In particular I work on domain-independent planning, SAT-based planning, machine learning, abstract argumentation, portfolio approaches, heuristic search, genetic algorithms, and automatic algorithm configuration. I am also interested in the fields of innovative applications of AI in Medicine, and Computational Creativity.

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Projects 2015 2021

SimplifAI

McCluskey, T., Antoniou, G. & Vallati, M.

1/09/1531/08/16

Project: ResearchResearch Council

Research Output 2009 2019

AI to Facilitate Legal Analysis in the PESTLE Context

Vallati, M. & Grassi, A., 11 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) The EMerging Technology conference (EMiT). IET

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An ASP-Based Framework for the Manipulation of Articulated Objects using Dual-Arm Robots

Bertolucci, R., Capitanelli, A., Dodaro, C., Leone, N., Maratea, M., Mastrogiovanni, F. & Vallati, M., 13 May 2019, Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning: 15th International Conference, LPNMR 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA, June 3-7, 2019, Proceedings. Balduccini, M., Lierler, Y. & Woltran, S. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, Vol. LNAI 11481. p. 32-44 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 11481).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Robots
Manipulators
Traffic signals
traffic
Planning
Autonomous agents
planning

How to Plan Roadworks in Urban Regions? A Principled Approach Based on AI Planning

Vallati, M., Chrpa, L. & Kitchin, D., 23 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science. Springer Verlag

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Planning

Improving Planning Performance in PDDL+ Domains via Automated Predicate Reformulation

Franco Aixela, S., Vallati, M., Lindsay, A. & McCluskey, T., 23 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS). Springer Verlag

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Planning
Electric grounding

Activities 2014 2016

  • 9 Oral presentation

Planning Machine Activity Between Manufacturing Operations: Maintaining Accuracy While Reducing Energy Consumption

Simon Parkinson (Speaker), Mauro Vallati (Speaker), Andrew Longstaff (Speaker), Simon Fletcher (Speaker), Lukas Chrpa (Speaker)
14 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Towards a Protocol for Benchmark Selection in IPC

Mauro Vallati (Speaker), Tiago Vaquero (Speaker)
8 Jun 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Towards a Reformulation Based Approach for Efficient Numeric Planning: Numeric Outer Entanglements

Mauro Vallati (Speaker), Lukáš Chrpa (Speaker)
11 Jun 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A SCC Recursive Meta-Algorithm for Computing Preferred Labellings in Abstract Argumentation

Mauro Vallati (Speaker), Federico Cerutti (Speaker), Massimiliano Giacomin (Speaker), Marina Zanella (Speaker)
20 Jul 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Planning & Scheduling Applications in Urban Traffic Management

Lukáš Chrpa (Speaker), Mauro Vallati (Speaker), Thomas McCluskey (Speaker), Falilat Jimoh (Speaker)
15 Dec 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation