Mr Lachlan Birdsey

Mr Lachlan Birdsey
 Position Postgraduate Research Student
 Org Unit School of Computer Science
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6196
 Location Floor/Room 4 52-53 ,  Ingkarni Wardli ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    I am a PhD candidate in Computer Science under the combined supervision of Dr. Claudia Szabo and A/Prof. Katrina Falkner.  I graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in 2014.  I am also involved in lecturing various Computer Science courses at University of Adelaide. Currently co-lecturer for Introduction to Programming (COMPSCI 1101).

    Through my PhD I have been developing the Complex Adaptive System Language (CASL) and its associated framework called CASTLE. Main project page is located at

  • Qualifications

    Advanced Diploma in Music - Technical Production
    SAE Adelaide - 2007

    Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) - First Class
    University of Adelaide - 2014

  • Research Interests

    My current research interests involve the study and use of agent-based modeling for analysing and predicting unexpected behaviours in complex systems and complex adaptive systems.

  • Research Funding

    2016 ACM SIGSIM WSC Travel Grant  ($US1,000)

  • Publications

    • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo, K. Falkner: Identifying Self-Organization and Adaptability in Complex Adaptive Systems, SASO 2017 (to appear)

    • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo, K. Falkner: Large-Scale Complex Adaptive Systems using Multi-Agent Modeling and Simulation, AAMAS 2017 (short paper)

    • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo, K. Falkner: CASL: A Declarative Domain Specific Language For Modeling Complex Adaptive Systems, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2016

    • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo, Y.M. Teo: Twitter Knows: Understanding The Emergence Of Topics In Social Networks, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2015 (Best Applied Paper Award)

    • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo: An Architecture for Identifying Emergent Behavior in Multi-Agent Systems, AAMAS 2014 (short paper) 

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