Profile

Hatem Ahriz
Title: Dr
First Name: Hatem
Surname: Ahriz
Position: Course Leader
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 262787
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ORCID: ORCID Icon http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1389-3886

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Course Leader: /MSc Information Network Security & MSc Computer Science
  • Subject Team Leader: Information System

Academic Background

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science, MSc Artificial Intelligence, PhD Artificial Intelligence

Research Interests

Research interests are in using Artificial Intelligence techniques to solve real-life combinatorial and optimisation problems. Current research projects include:

  1. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Consultancy and Short Courses in Database Development, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  2. Research interests are in using Artificial Intelligence techniques to solve real-life optimisation problems as well as security/privacy related problems.

Previous research projects were in Engineering Redesign and Model-based reasoning and diagnosis

Professional Memberships

  • British Computer Society

Publications

Magaji, A.S. ; Arana, I. ; Ahriz, H., Local Search for DisCSPs with Complex Local Problems, 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), doi:10.1109/wi-iat.2014.150
Arana, I, Ahriz, H, Basharu, M, Solving Coarse-Grained DisCSPs with Local Search. In Web Intelligence and Agent Systems - An International Journal, IOS Press, Vol. 8, No. 4. December 2010, pp. 363-376, ISSN 1570-1263, DOI 10.3233/WIA-2010-0197.

Lee, D., Arana, I., Ahriz, H. and Hui, K., Multi-HDCS: Solving DisCSPs With Complex Local Problems Cooperatively. In Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT 2010). 31August-3 September 2010. Toronto, Canada, pp. 295-302, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4191-4, IEEE Computer Society, DOI 10.1109/WI-IAT.2010.141    http://hdl.handle.net/10059/525

Lee, D., Arana, I., Ahriz, H. and Hui, K., Multi-Hyb: A Hybrid Algorithm for Solving DisCSPs with Complex Local Problems. In: Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2009). 15th-18th September 2009. Milan: Italy. pp. 379-382. 
ISBN: 9780769538013, http://hdl.handle.net/10059/499

Basharu, M, Arana, I, & Ahriz, H. Solving coarse-grained DisCSPs with Multi-DisPeL and DisBO-wd. In the Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2007), California, USA, 2-5 November 2007, pp. 335-341, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN 0-7695-3027-3, DOI 10.1109/IAT.2007.68. http://hdl.handle.net/10059/305

Renker, G., Ahriz, H., An introduction to interval-based constraint processing, Archives of Control Sciences (ACS) Journal, Special Issue on Constraint Programming for Decision and Control, (Prof. Bartak, Guest Editor), Vol 16, No 2, pages 161-190, 2006, ISSN 0004-072X. 
http://hdl.handle.net/10059/285

Basharu, M, Arana, I, Ahriz, H. Solving DisCSPs with Penalty-Driven Search. In the Proceedings of the Twentieth National Conference of Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2005, pages 47-52, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 9-11 July, 2005. http://hdl.handle.net/10059/288

G. Renker, H. Ahriz, Building models through formal specification, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems, CP-AI-OR’04, pages 395-401, Nice, France, April 20-22, 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3011, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-21836-X. doi:10.1007/b96957 http://hdl.handle.net/10059/281