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Biography

Bernd Meyer is a Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University.

Research interests

  • Self-Organized Systems and Natural Computation
  • Collective Behaviour and Collective Decision Making
  • Optimization in Nature
  • Nature-inspired Algorithms (specifically Meta-Heuristics for Stochastic Optimization)

Supervision interests

  • collective behaviour and decision making
  • natural computation

Monash teaching commitment

Professor Bernd Meyer has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1042 Algorithms, computation and intelligence
  • FIT9059 Algorithms and data structures
  • MON1002 The changing face of science: how computational science helps us make sense of the world
  • FIT2004 Data Structures and Algorithms

Bernd has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1042 Algorithms, computation and intelligence
  • FIT9059 Algorithms and data structures
  • FIT4012 Advanced Topics in Computational Science
  • MON1002 The changing face of science: how computational science helps us make sense of the world
  • FIT2004 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • FIT3082 (Programming languages and paradigms)

Keywords

  • Collective Behaviour and Collective Decision Making
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Natural Computing
  • Nature Inspired Algorithms
  • Optimisation and Constraint Solving
  • Biomimicry in Computing

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Projects 2001 2021

Research Output 1996 2019

Infrastructure construction without information exchange: the trail clearing mechanism in Atta leafcutter ants

Bochynek, T., Burd, M., Kleineidam, C. & Meyer, B., 23 Jan 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1895, 9 p., 20182539.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Authoring diagrams that adapt to their viewing context

McCormack, C., Marriott, K. & Meyer, B., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Visual Languages and Computing. 46, p. 20-34 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Energetics of trail clearing in the leaf-cutter ant Atta

Bochynek, T., Meyer, B. & Burd, M. C., 1 Jan 2017, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 71, 1, 10 p., 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Optimal information transfer and stochastic resonance in collective decision making

Meyer, B., 1 Jun 2017, In : Swarm Intelligence. 11, 2, p. 131-154 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Parallel foraging cycles for different resources in leaf-cutting ants: a clue to the mechanisms of rhythmic activity

Bochynek, T., James, T. L., Meyer, B. & Burd, M., Dec 2017, In : Ecological Entomology. 42, 6, p. 849-852 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2010 2016

  • 6 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
  • 5 External research and teaching
  • 2 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries
  • 1 Thesis Examination

Director - Educational Outreach - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Bernd Meyer (Fellow)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

Curriculum Writer - Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority

Bernd Meyer (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

Member - Association for Computer Machinery

Bernd Meyer (Fellow)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

2015 Course Reviewer - Australian National University

Bernd Meyer (Member)
2015

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

2015 Exam Vetter - Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority

Bernd Meyer (Examiner)
2015

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination