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1 September 2020
6 October 2020
B. Fernandes holds a Master’s degree in informatics engineering from the University of Minho, in Braga, Portugal. At this same university he is now concluding his PhD in informatics. He currently holds a doctoral grant, which allows him to be fully dedicated to his research at the ALGORITMI Centre, a research unit of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho. He is also an invited assistant professor at the same university, lecturing machine learning and intelligent systems. His current research interests include smart cities, internet of people, machine learning, multi-agent systems, blockchain, and road safety.
F. Silva obtained a PhD in informatics, in 2016, from the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal. Currently, he is a post-doc researcher at the ALGORITMI Centre at the same university. His current research interests include computational sustainability, smart cities, multi-agent support systems, and urban transportation.
H. Alaiz-Moreton received his degree in computer science, performing the final project at Dublin Institute of Technology, in 2003. He received his PhD in information technologies in 2008 (University of Leon). He has worked as a lecturer since 2005 at the school of engineering at the University of Leon. His research interests include knowledge engineering, machine and deep learning, networks communication, and security. He has several works published in international conferences, as well as books and scientific papers in peer reviewed journals. He has been a member of scientific committees in conferences. He has headed several PhD thesis and research projects.
P. Novais is a full professor of computer science at the Department of Informatics, in the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, and a researcher at the ALGORITMI Centre. He received a PhD in computer science from the same university, in 2003. He develops scientific research in the field of artificial intelligence, namely knowledge representation and reasoning, machine learning and multi-agent systems, with applications to the areas of law and ambient intelligence.
J. Neves is an emeritus professor at the Department of Informatics at the School of Engineering at the University of Minho and is a researcher at the ALGORITMI Centre. He has his graduation in chemical engineering, MSc, PhD and habilitation degrees, respectively, from the universities of University of Coimbra (1976), Portugal, Heriot Watt (1981, 1983), Edinburgh, Scotland, and the University of Minho, Portugal (1988). He was the founder of the artificial intelligence area at the University of Minho. His research interests include, among others, artificial intelligence, machine learning, knowledge representation and reasoning, and evolutionary computing.
C. Analide is a professor at the Department of Informatics of the University of Minho and a researcher and founder member of ISLab – Synthetic Intelligence Laboratory, a branch of the ALGORITMI Centre at University of Minho. His main interests are in the areas of knowledge representation, intelligent agents and multi-agent systems, and sensorization.