Denton Cockburn is a Ph.D. student at the University of Windsor. His primary research area is artificial intelligence systems, with a focus on understanding the emergence of agent specialization in heterogeneous agent populations. Denton has already presented his thesis defense and is scheduled to graduate in June 2012.
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Stefani A. Crabtree
Stefani Crabtree is a PhD student in anthropology at Washington State University and a doctorale student in Archéologie, Territoires and Environnement at Université de Franche-Comté. Her research interests include understanding how prehistoric peoples developed methods for cooperation (such as food-sharing practices), how the networks that formed from these cooperative endeavors influenced group identity, and how ideas of group identity can develop into violent conflict with other groups. She is additionally an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and a Chateaubriand Fellow.
Department of Anthropology
Washington State University
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Ziad Kobti is an associate professor and director of the School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, ON, and an adjunct researcher with the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University, Pullman, WA. He received his Ph.D. in 2004 from Wayne State University. He is the research director of the Centre for Applied Social Intelligent Systems (CenAppSIS) at Windsor. His areas of interest include artificial social systems and building agent based inter-disciplinary applications for decision support models.
School of Computer Science
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Timothy A. Kohler
Tim Kohler is an archaeologist and a Regents Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University. His research interests include the sociopolitical processes allowing Neolithic social groups to expand in size while coordinating their actions; and how these larger and newly sedentary groups manage their interactions with their environments. He is also an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, a Research Associate at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, and the lead PI on the Village Ecodynamics Project.
R. Kyle Bocinsky
R. Kyle Bocinsky is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology, Washington State University; a trainee in the IGERT Program in Evolutionary Modeling; and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. His M.A. thesis- titled "Is a Bird in Hand Really Worth Two in the Bush? Models of Turkey Domestication on the Colorado Plateau"-integrated turkey use as a protein resource into the VEP simulation framework. Kyle's current research concerns faunal exploitation, domestication, and optimal foraging in the ancestral Puebloan Southwest.
Department of Anthropology
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