| This page gives you additional
information about myself (and my family: my artistic
wife and my enterprising son),
some of my activities, e.g., my recent and future
talks, my role in creating Puzzle-Based Learning methodology,
my relationship with Springer-Verlag, my role as a member of
Evolutionary Computation group in my School, my standing in the "complex network"
of evolutionary computation authors and computer science authors,
the places I have visited, books and some
papers I have written. Be sure to have a look at my favourite three books,
"Winning Credibility: A guide for building a business from
rags to riches", "Adaptive Business Intelligence", and "Puzzle-Based Learning: An introduction to
critical thinking, mathematics, and problem solving."
Also, I serve as the Chief Scientist at SolveIT Software - an
Australian company (recently aquired by Schneider Electric) specialising in supply & demand optimisation,
modelling and mining
solutions. They provide mining consulting
services and mining software applications covering
to port logistics, mining simulation software
and mine planning software.
Customers include Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Rio Tinto Simandou, Xstrata Coal, Xstrata Copper, Xstrata Zinc,
BHP Billiton Iron Ore, BMA Coal, Fortescue Metals Group, Hancock Prospecting and Pacific National Coal.