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Complexity mini-project proposal list 2008/9

Project ID Supervisor Department Co-supervisor Project title Availability Prospective PhD
59 Christian Franzke BAS Ellak Somfai (PHY) Extracting the Underlying Dynamics from Ice-Core Data period 2 only Yes
3 Nick Watkins BAS None The Empirical Mode Decomposition Method period 1 or period 2 Yes
10 James Bull BIO Matt Keeling (MAT) Developing Bayesian approaches to understand the role of observation error in mechanistic population dynamic models period 1 only Yes
17 Keith Briggs BT Robert Mackay (MAT) MSc project ideas period 1 or period 2 No
49 Mark Rodger CHE None Nucleation of Different Polymorphs: Emergent Behaviour in the Self Assembly of Metal-Organic Frameworks. period 1 or period 2 Yes
45 Andrew Marsh CHE Mark Rodger (CHE) Correlation of H-bond mediated self-assembly with experimental datasets period 1 or period 2 Yes
12 Yulia Timofeeva DCS None Dendritic democracy: the role of resonant currents period 1 or period 2 Yes
11 Yulia Timofeeva DCS None Propagation of intercellular calcium waves period 1 or period 2 Yes
41 Andres Carvajal ECO Herakles Polemarchakis (ECO) Identification of Fundamentals from the Equilibrium Manifold of an Economy period 1 or period 2 Yes
55 Mark Leeson ENG None Advanced Protocols via Emergence for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (APE-MANET) period 1 or period 2 Yes
29 Jonathan Seville ENG None Crowd movement using Discrete Element Methods period 1 or period 2 Yes
31 Jonathan Seville ENG None Particle motion in fluidised beds period 1 or period 2 Yes
35 Igor Khovanov ENG Nigel Stocks (ENG) Heart rate variability: what are essential ingredients to observe the HRV complexity period 1 or period 2 Yes
30 Ian Guymer ENG Mike Chappell (ENG) Developing Deconvolution - Challenges of including unsteadiness and bifurcations period 1 or period 2 Yes
26 Petr Denissenko ENG Colm Connaughton (MAT) Modelling Resonant Wave Interactions in Harbours period 1 or period 2 Yes
7 Annette Muetze ENG None Statistics for electro-mechanical energy converter design period 1 or period 2 Yes
1 Nigel Stocks ENG None Novel emergent dynamics in biologically inspired globally coupled stochastic networks period 1 or period 2 Yes
51 Peter Jones ENG Ross McMurran (WMG) Application of Complexity Science to the validation of automotive electronic systems of systems period 1 or period 2 No
6 Annette Muetze ENG None Bearing failure data analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes
52 EXT None Multilevel coarse-graining methods for sampling stochastic (particle) systems period 2 only No
16 H. Hinrichsen EXT Stefan Grosskinsky (MAT) Stat. mech. project with Haye Hinrichsen in Germany period 2 only Yes
42 Robert Mackay MAT None Calibration of assessors period 1 or period 2 No
50 Robert Mackay MAT None Aggregation of Markov processes period 1 or period 2 Yes
32 Robert Kerr MAT Colm Connaughton (MAT) Comparing upper level winds to the marine boundary layer period 1 or period 2 Yes
54 Oleg Zaboronski MAT Colm Connaughton (MAT) Arithmetic coding for constrained noiseless communication channels period 1 or period 2 Yes
4 Thomas House MAT Matt Keeling (MAT) Transmission dynamics on complex networks period 1 or period 2 Yes
23 Colm Connaughton MAT None Cluster-Cluster Aggregation with Levy Diffusion period 1 or period 2 Yes
18 Stefan Grosskinsky MAT None Metastability and extinction in birth-death systems period 1 only Yes
37 Stefan Grosskinsky MAT None Pattern formation in traffic flow period 1 only Yes
40 Markus Kirkilionis MAT None Dynamical Network Theory period 1 or period 2 Yes
39 Markus Kirkilionis MAT Robert MacKay (MAT) Characterising equilibria in dynamical games. With applications to treaties related to reducing the effects of climate change period 1 or period 2 Yes
25 George Rowlands PHY Phil Milsom (EXT) Laser retinal hazard assessment after beam propagation through a turbulent atmosphere period 1 only Yes
57 Ellak Somfai PHY None Dielectric breakdown model in 3 dimensions period 1 only No
48 Robin Ball PHY None Optimisation & Data Refinement under Uncertainty period 1 or period 2 Yes
47 Robin Ball PHY None The N-condition Problem in Healthcare period 1 or period 2 Yes
15 Mario Nicodemi PHY None Statistical Mechanics of granular media and non-thermal systems period 1 only Yes
38 Matthew Turner PHY None Economically optimised queueing period 1 only Yes
61 Matthew Turner PHY None Animal Behaviour in Quasi-One-Dimensional Systems period 1 only Yes
14 Mario Nicodemi PHY Sach Mukherjee (STA) The interaction network of Cis-Regulatory Modules in gene regulation period 1 only Yes
28 John Aston STA Bruno Frenguelli (BIO) Replacing the Fuzzy with the Hard: Quantitative interrogation of Drosophila eye phenotype in the context of Alzheimer's Disease. period 1 or period 2 Yes
8 Sach Mukherjee STA Mario Nicodemi (PHY) Fast-mixing Monte Carlo for Biological Networks period 1 only Yes
58 John Aston STA None Finding change points in fMRI time series data period 1 or period 2 Yes
22 Xavier Didelot STA Gareth Roberts (STA) Statistical analysis of adaptation in Salmonella period 1 or period 2 No
19 Vassili Kolokoltsov STA None Game theoretic modeling in economics period 1 only Yes
13 Sach Mukherjee STA None Network inference for cancer subtypes period 1 or period 2 Yes
5 Fabio Rigat STA Peter Sadler (CHE) Modelling of dose-response studies for novel organometallic anticancer complexes period 1 only Yes
56 Nikos Zygouras STA Stefan Grosskinsky (MAT) Random media, random polymers and random surfaces period 1 only Yes
21 Till Bretschneider SYSBIO None Modelling Actin/Myosin Dynamics in Cell Polarity Reversals period 1 or period 2 Yes
27 Nigel Burroughs SYSBIO None Development of a regulatory model for gene network inference. period 1 or period 2 No
36 Magnus Richardson SYSBIO None Two-variable stochastic models of neuronal integration period 1 or period 2 Yes
46 Vladimir Deineko WBS None Vehicle Routing in complex environment period 1 or period 2 No
2 Duncan Robertson WBS None Networks and the Publishing Industry period 1 or period 2 Yes
24 Yasmin Merali WBS Colm Connaughton (MAT) Opinion Dynamics Models of Radicalisation period 1 or period 2 Yes
60 Yasmin Merali WBS Rosemary Collier (HRI) Modelling the UK Lettuce Supply Chain period 1 or period 2 Yes
53 Sadie Creese WMG None Detecting Unacceptable Behaviour in Virtual Worlds period 1 or period 2 Yes
34 Michael Goldsmith WMG Yasmin Merali (WBS) Modelling and Analysis of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies for Anonymity period 1 or period 2 Yes
33 Sadie Creese WMG None Virus Propagation in Peer-to-Peer Networks period 1 or period 2 Yes
43 Aileen Clarke WMS Tim Friede (WMS) Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) in English and Scottish Secondary School Students ヨ Exploring factors affecting Mental Wellbeing in the school environment period 1 or period 2 Yes
9 Frances Griffiths WMS None Optimising the effect of a complex intervention in health care using the example of a behavioural approach to back pain period 1 or period 2 Yes