Biography

Hi, I'm Joseph Walton-Rivers. I'm a lecturer at the University of Essex. My work focuses on artificial intelligence for games, focusing on believability and non-player characters. I run the Hanabi competition, aimed at creating co-operative agents for partially observable card games at CIG for the the past two years. He spends his free time providing programming support and technical consultancy to Nysko Games, a games company created by former students at the University of Essex.

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Featured Research

The 2018 Hanabi competition

Hexboard: A generic game framework for turn-based strategy games

Evaluating and Modelling Hanabi-Playing Agents