Edward Tsang


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Co-founder and Deputy Director, Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA) at University of Essex
Founding Member, Centre for Computational Intelligence at University of Essex
Professor, Department of Computing and Electronic Systems at University of Essex
Founding Chair, IEEE Computational Finance and Economics Technical Committee, 2004 & 2005

CONSTRAINTS, published by Springer
Journal of Scheduling, published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management
International Journal of Automation and Computing (Special Issue on Computational Intelligence in Enterprise)


Constraint Satisfaction

Computational Finance

Selected Projects:

GENET (GENET is a neural network approach to constraint satisfaction)
Guided Local Search (GLS) (GLS is a general-purpose meta-heuristic method)
Guided Genetic Algorithm (GGA) (GGA applies GLS principles in Genetic Algorithm)
Adaptive Constraint Satisfaction (ACS) project (Changing search strategies dynamically)
Computer-aided Constraint Programming (CACP) (Modelling in constraint satisfaction)
Chance Discovery (Machine learning in situations where target instances are rare)
Economic Wind Tunnels (modelling and testing new markets, policies and strategies)
Flexible Workforce Management (market-based multi-objective scheduling)
The EDDIE Project (EDDIE is a genetic programming tool for financial forecasting)
Automatic Bargaining (Constraint-directed co-evolutionary in game theory)

Book contribution: Handbook of Constraint Programming

Book: Foundations of Constraint Satisfaction

Student Resources:
Constraint Satisfaction: basic information / Tutorial
Computational Finance: course material from Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCFEA)
Guides for preparation for your PhD Viva
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Contacts and Photos / Quotes / Profile

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