Stephen Gilmore is professor at the University of Edinburgh, he is the Chair of Software Systems Modelling in the School of Informatics and a member of the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science.
His principal area of research is centred on the application of stochastic process algebras, as concise modelling languages for quantitative analysis of concurrent systems
Thomas Schmickl is currently affiliated as associate professor at the Department for Zoology at the University of Graz (Austria). In this lab, he founded the Artificial Life Lab Graz.
His research interests concern: Bio-inspired artificial collective intelligence within robot swarms, Application and re-embodiment of self-organized animal behavior in autonomous robots, Study of animal behavior, with strong emphasis on social insects, Investigating the phenomena of self-organization and of swarm intelligence, Creating multi-agent models and simulations.
Onofrio Gigliotta received his Ph.D in Psychology at the University of Palermo and currently he is researcher at the University of Naples "Federico II" in Italy. He has a special interest in Evolutionary Robotics, Psychology and Cognitive Science.