Thomas Hartley is a specialist in artificial intelligence (AI), in-game learning, computer games development and digital media. He is a senior lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton. He holds a BSc (Hons) in computer science and received his Ph.D from the University of Wolverhampton in 2010. His research interests include artificial intelligence, online learning / in-game learning, machine learning, virtual environments and computer games development.
Thomas Hartley is also actively engaged in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and in applying his research in games technology to non-entertainment areas and funding opportunities. In addition he is on the International Programme Committee for the annual CGAMES Conference and is a reviewer for the CGAMES Conference and the International Journal on Intelligent games and Simulation (IJIGS).
I conduct research in the area of artificial intelligence (AI) for virtual environments. My research interests include online learning / in-game learning, machine learning, interactive virtual environments, computer games development, computer games technology and non-entertainment uses for games technology.
Selected Earlier publications (pre-2008)