Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Honorary Principal Research Fellow



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Richard Evans is an Honorary Principal Research Fellow at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London. He is also a Staff Research Scientist at DeepMind. 

His research is focused on program synthesis, cognition, and philosophical aspects of artificial intelligence. He is particularly interested in the application of ideas from Kant's Critique of Pure Reason to high-level perception. 

Self-Legislating Machines, 2022. Kant Studien.

Making Sense of Raw Input, 2021, Artificial Intelligence.

Apperception, 2021, Human-Like Machine Intelligence, Oxford University Press.

Making Sense of Sensory Input, 2020, Artificial Intelligence.

Formalizing Kant's Rules, 2019, Journal of Philosophical Logic.

Inductive General Game Playing, 2019, Machine Learning.

Can Neural Networks Understand Logic Entailment?, 2018, ICLR.

Learning Explanatory Rules from Noisy Data, 2018, JAIR.

Kant on Constituted Mental Activity, 2017, APA.

A Kantian Cognitive Architecture, 2016, Philosophical Studies.

Versu - A Simulationist Storytelling System, 2014. IEEE.