Amol Mali, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Computer Science

Education:

  • Ph.D.,  Computer Science, May 1999, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • M.S.,  Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Robotics, June 1994, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • B.S., Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, July 1991, Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute (VJTI), University of Bombay, India

Research Focus:

  • Artificial Intelligence Planning
  • Autonomous Agents
  • Computer Game Design
  • Robot Motion Planning
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

 Publications:

  • Amol D. Mali, Motion planning in computer games,  Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, 2019
  • Amol D. Mali, Public health education via computer games, Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, 2019
  • Amol D. Mali, Symbolic planning in computer games, Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, 2019
  • Amol D. Mali and Nan Yang, On automated generation of keyboard layout to reduce finger-travel distance, International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR), 5(2), 2017, pp. 29-43
  • Amol D. Mali, Recent advances in minimally-obtrusive monitoring of people’s health, International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR), 5(2), 2017, pp. 44-56
  • Nan yang and Amol D. Mali, Modifying keyboard layout to reduce finger-travel distance, Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2016, pp. 165-168
  • Amol D. Mali, Expressing user intent in planning by instance rewriting, Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2016, pp. 130-133
  • Amol D. Mali, An approach to planning multi-phase projects, Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2016, pp. 460-463
  • Amol D. Mali, Probabilistic roadmaps with higher expressive power,  International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT), 25(4),  Aug. 2016, 16 pages
  • Amol D. Mali and Minh Tang, Path-cost bounds for parameterized centralized variants of A* for static and certain environments, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT), 25(4), Aug. 2016, 18 pages
  • Amol D. Mali, Evaluation criteria for transformative computer games,  ACM Computers in Entertainment, Feb. 2016
  • Amol D. Mali, On computer games promoting green living, ACM Computers in Entertainment, Jan. 2016
  • Amol D. Mali, New player-centered choices in computer game design, ACM Computers in Entertainment, Dec. 2013
  • Amol D. Mali and Ravi Puthiyattil, Fully-automated instance decomposition and subplan synthesis for parallel execution, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2013, pp.  322-329
  • Brandon Ellenberger and Amol D. Mali, Motion-driven action-based planning, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2013. pp. 841-848
  • Amol D. Mali, New directions in enhancing computer games, ACM Computers in Entertainment, Oct. 2013
  • Amol D. Mali, New choices in opponent design in computer games, ACM Computers in Entertainment, Dec. 2012
  • Amol D. Mali, Advances in automated assistance in computer game design,  ACM Computers in Entertainment, August 2012
  • Amol D. Mali, Michael Osowski, Improving concurrency in temporal plans, Artificial Intelligence Review, 35(3), 2011, pp. 191-209
  • Amol D. Mali, Marker-augmented robot-environment interaction, Control and Intelligent Systems journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2007, pp. 1-8
  • Amol D. Mali and Ying Liu, T-SATPLAN: A SAT-based temporal planner, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 15, No. 5, October 2006, pp. 779-802
  • Amol D. Mali and Minh Tang, State-space planning with variants of A*, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, pp. 433-464
  • Amol D. Mali, On Quantified weighted MAX-SAT, Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce journal, Vol. 40, Issue 2, August 2005, pp. 257-268
  • Amol Mali, On the evaluation of agent behaviors, Artificial Intelligence journal, Vol. 143, No. 1, January 2003, pp. 1-17 (4th most-downloaded paper in the 10 most-downloaded papers from the 82 papers published in AI journal in year 2003).