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Terry Lyle Zimmerman
Visiting Scientist, RI
No longer a member of RI.
Research Interests

My research interests lie broadly in artificial intelligence and
particularly focus on automated planning and scheduling. Recent work
has revolved around transportation and logistics problems and
distributed problem-solving in domains featuring high levels of
executional uncertainty as well as prominent human-computer interaction
issues. A common characteristic of these domains is the need to
maximize utility or reward in problem spaces that often defy optimal
solutions due to environmental uncertainty and/or the need to keep pace
with execution. I am also interested in the integration and
interleaving of automated planning methods into large-scale,
human-directed scheduling systems. I have adapted machine learning
methods to boost planning performance and am exploring adaptation of
such techniques to the scheduling aspect of an integrated system.

Research Interest Keywords
artificial intelligencemachine learningplanning and schedulingscheduling