**Dr Taha Doğan Güneş** _Co-founder & CTO_ _[Asset Dynamics Group, UK](https://www.assetdynamicsgroup.com)_ _tdgunes [at] gmail.com_ ![ ](./me.jpeg width="150px" align=left) Currently working at [Asset Dynamics Group](https://www.assetdynamicsgroup.com) (ADG), UK. My broad research interests are in the field of **Artificial Intelligence**, specifically: sequential decision making under uncertainty, trust and reputation systems, probabilistic modelling and machine learning. **Recent News:** * _December 2022_: Co-founded and started working for ADG in the UK to bring data centric decision making in industrial environments! * _March 2022_: Started working as a software engineer consultant for a large international invesment bank! * _23 April 2022_: Our paper "Scalable Resource Allocation Techniques for Edge Computing Systems" has been accepted to [ICCCN 2022](http://www.icccn.org/icccn22/wp-content/uploads/2022/ICCCN22-Combined-Final-Program-7-5-2022.pdf)! 🥳 * _26 January 2021_: I passed **my viva** with **minor corrections**! 😅 * _23 October 2020_: UoS ECS released a news article for the project that I worked as a postdoctorial researcher ["Proactive cyber risk platform developed to defend UK military systems"](https://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/news/6823) [`[video]`](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c91NSO3s3RM&feature=emb_logo) * _May 2019_: "Identifying vulnerabilities in Trust Models" got accepted in IJCAI 2019. **Record low acceptance rate, 14%.** * _July 2018_: AAMAS/ICML/IJCAI 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden 🇸🇪 * _May 2018_: Prepared a non-technical [poster](./overallresearchshowcase20180701.pdf) about my research. You can view my [Google Scholar page](https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=3X3wc2MAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao) and my [GitHub](https://github.com/tdgunes) page. * ![](./orcid_16x16.gif width="10px") http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2774-7027 **Extras:** * 🏓⛷🏊🏂🎣🎮🎸⛵️{_spearfishing_, _certified CMAS 2* scuba-diver_, _holds a certificate of competency for sailing_} * Apparently, my name can be pronounced in Mandarin as 塔哈 多昂 各內希. * Countries visited so far during PhD: 🇸🇪🇧🇷🇵🇱🇲🇴🇳🇱🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇹🇷 Education =============================================================================== ![](./soton.svg width="80px" align=left height="23.5px" style="object-fit: contain;") **PhD in Computer Science**, _[University of Southampton](http://www.southampton.ac.uk)_, _Southampton, UK_
 _2016-2021_, *Supervisors*: [Tim J. Norman](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/people/5xgv5h/professor-tim-norman) and [Long Tran-Tranh](https://human-agentlearning.github.io/)
![](./ozu.jpg width="80px" align=left height="23.5px") **BSc in Computer Science**, _[Özyeğin University](https://www.ozyegin.edu.tr/en)_, _Istanbul, Turkey_
 _2012-2016_, *Supervisor*: [Murat Şensoy](https://faculty.ozyegin.edu.tr/muratsensoy/)
Teaching Experience =============================================================================== I was a demonstrator througouht my PhD in these modules: - [COMP3222/COMP6246](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/modules/comp6246.page) (2019, 2018 Fall): **Machine Learning Technologies** * Prepared [lab sessions](https://tdgunes.com/COMP6246-2018Fall/) ([3](https://tdgunes.com/COMP6246-2018Fall/lab3/index.html) - [6](https://tdgunes.com/COMP6246-2018Fall/lab6/index.html)). * Maintaining [lab sessions](https://tdgunes.com/COMP6246-2019Fall/) - [COMP6203](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/modules/comp6203.page) (2019, 2018, 2017 Fall): **Intelligent Agents** * 2018: Prepared [lab sessions](https://tdgunes.com/COMP6203-2018Fall/) this semester. * 2017: Prepared [materials for the module](https://github.com/tdgunes/ExampleAgent/wiki). * Used [IRIDIS 4 HPC](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/isolutions/staff/iridis.page) to run an internal negotiation competition for MSc students. - [COMP1201](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/modules/comp1201.page) (2018, 2017 Spring): **Algorithmics** - [COMP2211](https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/modules/comp2211.page) (2017 Spring): **Software Engineering Group Project** Research Experience =============================================================================== * Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK, _2020-2022_ - **PrEAFs**: Worked on a software package on probabilistic evidential argumentation (PrEAFs) frameworks for tweety project funded by UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL). ([Released as open source here.](https://github.com/UoS-ECS-AIC-Argumentation/tweetyPrEAF/tree/preaf/org-tweetyproject-arg-peaf)) - **Flexible Resource Allocation**: Worked on a decentralized resource allocation problem where the resource allocation can be done flexibly, resulted a conference paper, funded by DAIS-ITA. - **TUnDRA: Trust Understanding of Data and Reasoning Algorithms:** National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) supported project on explainability and verifiability of AI algorithms. - **CyPrIAAn**: Cyber Predictive Intelligence for Asset-based Analytics, which allow cyber analysts to predict both future attacks and the next steps of evolving cyber-attacks under UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) funding. [`[video]`](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c91NSO3s3RM&feature=emb_logo) * Undergraduate Research Assistant, _Ozyegin University_, _Turkey_, _2013-2016_ * Research Assistant, _University of Aberdeen_, _Scotland_, _UK_, _June 2016_ - Trust-based fusion of uncertain information from diverse sources I was a reviewer for [AAMAS 2022](https://aamas2022-conference.auckland.ac.nz/reviewers/). Publications =============================================================================== Sorted by date: **Conference Papers:** [Rublein C., Mehmeti F., **Güneş T.D.**, Stein S., Porta T. F. (2022) Scalable Resource Allocation Techniques for Edge Computing Systems in 2022 International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), July 25 - July 27 2022](https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9868909) **[Güneş T.D.**, Tran-Thanh L., Norman T.J. (2019) Identifying vulnerabilities in trust and reputation systems. In: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. IJCAI 2019. (**Accepted, acceptance rate, 14%.**), Macao, China on August 10-16, 2019.](https://www.ijcai.org/proceedings/2019/44) [`[code]`](https://doi.org/10.5258/SOTON/D0937) [`[presentation]`](https://tdgunes.com/ijcai2019/final.pdf) [`[poster]`](https://tdgunes.com/ijcai2019/poster.pdf) [**Güneş T.D.**, Norman T.J., Tran-Thanh L. (2017) Budget Limited Trust-Aware Decision Making. In: Sukthankar G., Rodriguez-Aguilar J. (eds) Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. AAMAS 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10643. Springer, Cham](https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-71679-4_7) *{picked as one of the visionary workshop papers in AAMAS 2017}* [`[presentation]`](./trust2017presentation.pdf) [**Güneş T. D.**, Arditi E., and Aydoğan R., “Collective Voice of Experts in Multilateral Negotiation,” in PRIMA 2017: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems: 20th International Conference, Nice, France, October 30 – November 3, 2017, Proceedings, B. An, A. Bazzan, J. Leite, S. Villata, and L. van der Torre, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp. 450–458.](https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-69131-2_27) [`[poster]`](./prima2017poster.pdf) [`[presentation]`](./prima2017presentation.pdf) [M. Şensoy, L. Kaplan, G. de Mel and **T. Gunes**, Source behavior discovery for fusion of subjective opinions, 2016 19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Heidelberg, 2016, pp. 138-145.](https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7527881/) **Workshop Papers:** [**Güneş T.D.**, Tran-Thanh L., Norman T.J. (2018) Strategic Attacks on Trust Models via Bandit Optimization. In: International TRUST Workshop at AAMAS/IJCAI/ECAI/ICML 2018, Stockholm, Sweden on July 14, 2018.](https://sites.google.com/site/trustworkshop2018/TRUST2018_paper_10.pdf?attredirects=0) [`[presentation]`](./trust2018presentation.pdf) **Extended Abstracts:** [Murat Sensoy, Lance Kaplan, Geeth de Mel, and **Taha D. Gunes**. 2016. SOBE: Source Behavior Estimation for Subjective Opinions In Multiagent Systems (Extended Abstract). In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents: Multiagent Systems (AAMAS '16). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Richland, SC, 1433-1434.](http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas2016/pdfs/p1433.pdf)