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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

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    Personal profile


     I am a Lecturer in the Mathematics Group at Aston.

    I joined Aston in February 2004 as a post-doc under the supervision of Prof. D Saad, having spent the previous eight years in similar positions at Purdue University, Rhode Island University and Sao Paulo University.

    My research expertise ranks from Statistical Mechanics, Critical Phenomena, to Learning Theory.

    Research Interests

    Optimization problems, critical phenomena, learning theory.

    Teaching Activity

    I am in charge of the following modules:

    Real Analysis
    Calculus and ODEs


    • Licentiate in Physics, FaMAF, National University of Cordoba, Argentina, 1992

    • Doctor in Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1992


    • 2005-date: Lecturer, Aston University

    • 2004-2005: Postdoc, Aston University

    • 2001-2004: Postdoc, University of Sao Paulo

    • 1998-2000: Postdoc, University of Rhode Island

    • 1997-1998: Postdoc, Purdue University

    Contact Details

    Phone number: +44 (0)121 204 3657
    Room number: Main Building 310L

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    code division multiple access Physics & Astronomy
    Opinion Dynamics Mathematics
    Replication Mathematics

    Research Output 2005 2018

    Anisotropic opinion dynamics with an adaptive social rule

    Neirotti, J., 19 Nov 2018, In : Physical Review E. 98, 5, 052306 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Opinion Dynamics
    Fixed point
    Opinion Formation
    Stochastic Resonance

    Consensus formation times in anisotropic societies

    Neirotti, J., 19 Jun 2017, In : Physical Review E. 95, 6, 10 p., 062305.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    statistical mechanics
    Mean-field Approximation
    Statistical Mechanics

    Anisotropic opinion dynamics

    Neirotti, J., 15 Jul 2016, In : Physical Review E. 94, 1, 9 p., 012309.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Opinion Dynamics
    Online Learning
    Opinion Formation
    Social Influence

    Adaptive agents in changing environments, the role of modularity

    Calabretta, R. & Neirotti, J., 2015, In : Neural Processing Letters. 42, 2, p. 257-274 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Learning algorithms
    Weights and Measures

    Compression by replication

    Alamino, R. C., Neirotti, J. P. & Saad, D., 4 Mar 2014, In : Physical Review E. 89, 3, 7 p., 033301.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Message-passing Algorithms
    Online Algorithms


    Towards identifying salient patterns in genetic programming individuals

    Author: Joó, A., 12 Jun 2010

    Supervisor: Neirotti, J. P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy