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Conference Chair


Joaquim Filipe
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal / INSTICC
Portugal


Brief Bio
Joaquim B L Filipe is currently a Coordinator Professor of the School of Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (EST-Setúbal), Portugal. He got his Ph.D. at the School of Computing of the Staffordshire University, U.K, in 2000. His main areas of research involve Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent System theory and applications to different domains, with an emphasis on social issues in activity coordination, especially in organizational modeling and simulation, where he has been actively involved in several R&D projects, including national and international programs. He represented EST-Setúbal in several European projects. He has over 100 publications including papers in conferences and journals, edited books and conference proceedings. He started several conference series, sponsored by INSTICC and technically co-sponsored or in cooperation with major International Associations. He participated in more than 40 conference and workshop program committees and he is in the editorial board of several international scientific journals. ... More >>

 

ECTA Program Co-Chairs


Agostinho Rosa
ISR - Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica
Portugal
http://www.laseeb.org/projects/laseebpublic/wiki/Agostinho_Rosa


Brief Bio
Agostinho Claudio da Rosa received the Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Lisbon. Doctoral training at Clinical Neurophysiology University of Leiden - Netherlands and University of Budapest - Hungary. Associate Professor at Department of Electronic Engineering and Computers of the Instituto Superior Técnico of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, recently moved to the Department of Bioengineering at the same university. Founding director of Evolutionary Systems and Biomedical Engineering Lab (LaSEEB)of the Systems and Robotics Institute (ISR) of Lisbon. Visiting Professor at CMS - University of Parma, HSRC - University of Stanford, Psicobio - Federal University of Sao Paulo, University of Macao, Neurology Dep - State University of Sao Paulo-Botucatu, Brazil. Main Research and Development interests are acquisition and analysis of neurophysiological signals and image systems, modeling and simulations of brain signals, Evolutionary Computation theory and applications, Artificial Life modeling, simulation and optimization. ... More >>


Juan Julian Merelo
University of Granada
Spain


Brief Bio
Juan Julian Merelo is professor at the University of Granada, where he has been working since 1988. His main interests are evolutionary algorithms, distributed/parallel computing and computational intelligence in games.

 

FCTA Program Co-Chairs


António Dourado
University of Coimbra
Portugal
www.dei.uc.pt/~dourado


Brief Bio
Full Professor of FCTUC/Scientific Director of Soft Computing and Automation Group of Center for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC), since 2002. Has been and is teaching courses on Systems Engineering, Automatic Control, Instrumentation, Fuzzy Systems, Neural Networks, Theory of Computation, General Management, to Engineering Students and MSc Students, in Informatics Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Has been and is involved in international (namely in EU FP7 ) and national projects (in collaboration with industry) , including some Networks of Excellence. He was the coordinator of the European project EPILEPSIAE- Evolving Platform for improving the Living Expectations of Patients Suffering from Ictal Events, researching algorithms for EEG-ECG processing for epileptic seizures prediction. He is author or co-author of more than 200 international publications in referred journals, book chapters and conferences. He is member of IEEE and has been co-founder of European Control Association and Portuguese Association of Automatic Control (IFAC National Member), has been active in the international scientific community, organizing conferences, integrating Technical and Program Committees, reviewing projects and papers. Main research interests: Computational Intelligence, Signal Processing, data mining for medical and industrial applications, and intelligent control. ... More >>


José M. Cadenas
University of Murcia
Spain


Brief Bio
José M. Cadenas is currently a Professor in Computer Science in the Department of Information Engineering and Communications of the University of Murcia, Spain. He received the Ph.D. in Sciences from the University of Granada, Spain. He is head of HeuriMind Lab (laboratory of "Heuristic models for Intelligent Decision Systems") and member of the research group “Intelligent Systems and Telematic” of the University of Murcia. He has published extensively in the areas of Fuzzy Systems, Heuristics Algorithms in Uncertain Environments, Soft Computing applied to Optimization Problems, Data Mining and Machine Learning, and Intelligent Cooperative Systems, including more than 165 refereed original research papers in journals, book chapters, and in conference proceedings; and he is a member and has coordinated more than 25 national and international research projects. He is member of international associations related to his area of interest (IEEE-CI, IEEE-SMC, EUSFLAT, …) and member of several networks related to Data Mining and Soft Computing. He also participates in various scientific activities as organizing conferences, member of program committees, reviewing projects and papers. ... More >>

 

NCTA Program Co-Chairs

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