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Paul Rauwolf

Research Areas:

  • Explaining biases in human decision-making
  • The advantages of lacking veridical knowledge
  • Decision-making under uncertainty and ambiguity.


PhD, Computer Science, University of Bath, 2016.

  • Research Area: Explaining biases in human decision-making: the advantages of lacking veridical knowledge.

MSc., Informatics, University of Sussex, 2010.

  • Major: Artificial Intelligence focusing on Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems.
  • Graduated first in class with distinction

B.S., Major: Computer Science, Minor: Philosophy, University of Iowa, 2002. 

Awards and Honors:

  • David Parkin Scholarship, 2012 (full tuition for 3 years to pursue PhD)
  • Chancellor’s International Scholarship, 2009
  • Sun Certified Java Programmer, 2008
  • Qualified Member of the American Branch of Mensa (

Technical Skills:

Machine Learning Techniques Backpropagated Neural Networks, K-means clustering, PCA, Genetic Algorithms, Simulated Annealing, Reinforcement Learning
Probability Models: Bayesian Networks, Markov Models
Languages (years) Java(10 years), Matlab(2), Octave(1),, C#(1), VB 6.0, C++, VBA, SAS, ML, Prolog
Web Languages J2EE, PHP, Javascript, CSS, HTML
Databases Mysql, MS Access