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Jaap van den Herik
Leiden University

Brief Bio
Jaap van den Herik is one of the Founders of the Netherlands Foundation of Artificial Intelligence (1981), nowadays called *BNVKI – Benelux Association for Artificial Intelligence (Honorary member). See He is a visionary professor who predicted in 1991 that machines would judge court cases and replace judges in the future (1991). He started as a frontrunner in computer-chess research (1983). He was able to attract many talented researchers and has been the successful supervisor of 93 Ph.D. researchers. As Professor of Law and Computer Science at Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands, he is now finalising by the supervision of four Ph.D students. For ICAART Jaap has been active in all possible roles (from participant to keynote speaker and session chair, and later to program chair and conference chair). His current research interests are: Legal Technologies, and Intelligent Systems for Law Applications, e-discovery, Computer Games, Serious Games, Big Data, Machine Learning, Adaptive Agents, Neural Networks, Information Retrieval, and e-Humanities. ... More >>

Ana Paula Rocha
Informatics Engineering, LIACC / FEUP, University of Porto

Brief Bio
Ana Paula Rocha is an Auxiliary Professor at the Department of Computing Engineering, University of Porto. She participated in European as well as national funded projects involving advanced features of intelligent agents for applications. She is member of DAIAS (Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Agent-based Simulation) group at LIACC (Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science) since 1990. She is also member of APPIA (Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence). Her main current research topics of interest include Agent-based frameworks for B2B electronic commerce, Multi-Agent Learning, Negotiation, Argumentation and Trust. She participated in the organization of workshops related to Artificial Intelligence and Multi Agent Systems, as well as in the Program Committee of several conferences in these areas. ... More >>


Varol Akman, Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey
Isabel M. Alexandre, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Vicki Allan, Computer Science, Utah State University, United States
Frédéric Amblard, IRIT - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Andreas Andreou, Dept. of Computer Engineerign & Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Diana Arellano, R&D Department - Institute of Animation , Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Tsz-Chiu Au, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Jean-Michel Auberlet, COSYS - LEPSIS, IFSTTAR (French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France
Kerstin Bach, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Irene Barba Rodriguez, Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Federico Barber, Sistemas Informáticos y Computación, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Suzanne Barber, Center for Identity, The University of Texas, United States
John Barnden, School Of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senén Barro, CiTIUS, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Roman Barták, Department of Theoretical Computer Science and Mathematical Logic, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Czech Republic
Teresa M. Basile, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Punam Bedi, Computer Science, University of Delhi, India
Carole Bernon, IRIT, University of Toulouse III, France
Daniel Berrar, School of Mathematics & Statistics, The Open University, United Kingdom
El H. Bezzazi, Faculté Droit Lille, France
Elise Bonzon, , France
Ludovico Boratto, Independent Researcher, Spain
Rafael Bordini, FACIN, PUCRS, Brazil
Marco Botta, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Lars Braubach, City University of Hamburg, Germany
Ramon F. Brena, Computer Science, Tecnologico De Monterrey, Mexico
Paolo Bresciani, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Lucian Busoniu, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Aleksander Byrski, Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Giacomo Cabri, Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Informatiche e Matematiche, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Patrice Caire, NYU, Luxembourg
Silvia Calegari, Dipartimento Di Informatica Sistemistica E Comunicazione, Università Degli studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
David Camacho, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Erik Cambria, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Murray Campbell, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, United States
Valérie Camps, IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier, France
Javier Carbó Rubiera, Computer Science, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Ana Casali, Computer Science (FCEIA), Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) and CIFASIS, Argentina
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies - National Research Council, Italy
Christine Chan, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Regina, Canada
Wen-Chung Chang, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Amitava Chatterjee, Electrical Engg. Deptt, Jadavpur University, India
Mu-Song Chen, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Rung-Ching Chen, Chao-Yang University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Adam Cheyer, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International, United States
Marco Chiarandini, IMADA, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Davide Ciucci, Dipartimento Di Informatica Sistemistica E Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Carlo Combi, Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Flavio S. Correa da Silva, Computer Science, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gabriella Cortellessa, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Paulo Cortez, Departamento De Sistemas De Informação, University of Minho, Portugal
Darryl N. Davis, Computer Science, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Patrick De Causmaecker, Computer Science Kortrijk, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Fernando F. de Souza, Informação e Sistemas, Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Andreas Dengel, Smart Data & Knowledge Services, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH), Germany
Enrico Denti, Dipartimento di Informatica - Scienza e Ingegneria (DISI), Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Ioan Despi, School of Science and Technology, UNE, Australia
Nicola Di Mauro, Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Bari, Italy
Bruno Di Stefano, Nuptek Systems Ltd., Canada
Dragan Doder, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Stefan Edelkamp, Universität Bremen, Germany
Thomas Eiter, Informationssysteme, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Fabrício Enembreck, Graduate Program on Informatics, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil
Floriana Esposito, Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Christophe Feltus, Chemin de la Rosière 31, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belgium
Alberto Fernández, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Antonio Fernández-Caballero, Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad de Castilla-la Mancha, Spain
Alexander Ferrein, MASCOR Institute, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Roberto Flores, PCSE, Christopher Newport University, United States
Agostino Forestiero, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Katsuhide Fujita, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Naoki Fukuta, Department of Computer Science, Shizuoka University, Japan
Catherine Garbay, Laboratoire LIG, CNRS, France
Leonardo Garrido, Departamento de Computación, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Alfredo Garro, DIMES, Università della Calabria, Italy
Benoit Gaudou, University Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Jean-Pierre Georgé, University of Toulouse - IRIT, France
Jorge Gomez Sanz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Emmanuelle Grislin-Le Strugeon, Bat. Jonas, INSA Hauts-de-France, LAMIH-UMR CNRS 8201, France
Perry Groot, Intelligent Systems, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
James Harland, School of Computer Science and IT, RMIT University, Australia
Hisashi Hayashi, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Emma Hayes, Computer Science, University of the Pacific, United States
Pedro R. Henriques, Departamento de Informática, University of Minho, Portugal
Vincent Hilaire, UTBM, France
Hanno Hildmann, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, TNO, Netherlands
Rolf Hoffmann, Computer Science, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Joerg Hoffmann, Saarland University, Germany
Wladyslaw Homenda, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Wei-Chiang Hong, Department of Information Management, Asia Eastern University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Mark Hoogendoorn, Department of Artificial Intelligence, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ales Horak, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Jane Y. Hsu, Intel-NTU Connected Context Computing Center, Taiwan, Republic of China
Marc-Philippe Huget, University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France
Luke Hunsberger, Computer Science, Vassar College, United States
Dieter Hutter, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Carlos A. Iglesias, Ingeniería de Sistemas Telemáticos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Hiroyuki Iida, School of Information Science, JAIST, Japan
Jun-Ichi Imai, Department of Computer Science, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Thomas Ioerger, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, United States
Luis Iribarne, Department of Informatics, CITE-III, University of Almería, Spain
Francisco José Domínguez Mayo, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Informática, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, University of Seville, Spain
Ozgur Kafali, Computer Science, North Carolina State University, United States
Habib M. Kammoun, Ecole Nationale d'ingenieurs de Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Geylani Kardas, Ege University International Computer Institute, Turkey
Petros Kefalas, Computer Science, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus, Greece
Gabriele Kern-Isberner, Computer Science, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Sung-Dong Kim, Computer Engineering, Hansung University, Korea, Republic of
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Ah-Lian Kor, School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Hristo Koshutanski, Research and Innovation, Atos, Spain
Andrew Koster, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Igor Kotenko, Research Laboratory of Computer Security Problems, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
Pavel Kral, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Amruth N. Kumar, Computer Science, Ramapo College of New Jersey, United States
Setsuya Kurahashi, Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Ramoni Lasisi, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Military Institute, United States
Egons Lavendelis, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Letizia Leonardi, Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Churn-Jung Liau, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Francesca A. Lisi, Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Juan Liu, School of Computer, Wuhan University, China
Stephane Loiseau, Informatique, LERIA, University of Angers, France
António Lopes, Desenvolvimento de Sistemas de Informação, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Daniela Lopéz De Luise, Engineering, CIIS Lab, Argentina
Manuel López-Ibáñez, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Emiliano Lorini, IRIT-CNRS, Toulouse University, France
Bernd Ludwig, Lehrstuhl für Informationswissenschaft, University Regensburg, Germany
Letizia Marchegiani, Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, Denmark
Jerusa Marchi, Departamento de Informática e Estatística, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Philippe Mathieu, Computer Science, University of Lille, France
Eric Matson, Purdue University, United States
Paola Mello, Computer Science and Engineering, Università di Bologna, Italy
Marjan Mernik, Faculty of Electrical Engineerng and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Elena Messina, Intelligent Systems Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
Loizos Michael, Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Ambra Molesini, DISI, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Raul Monroy, Computer Science, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
José Moreira, Departamento de Electrónica, Telecomunicações e Informática, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Maxime Morge, Research Center in Computer Science, Signal and Automatics of Lille (CRIStAL), Université de Lille, France
Bernard Moulin, Computer Science, Université Laval, Canada
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Juan Carlos Nieves, Department of Computing Science, Umeå Universitet, Sweden
Jens Nimis, Dept. of Mgmt Science and Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany
Toyoaki Nishida, Intelligence Science and Technology, Kyoto University, Japan
Farid Nouioua, Computer science, LSIS UMR 7296 du CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France
Paulo Novais, Departamento de Informática, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Luis Nunes, Ciências e Tecnologias da Informação, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Portugal
Andreas Oberweis, Institute Of Applied Informatics And Formal Description Methods, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Michel Occello, LCIS Valence, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Akihiko Ohsuga, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications (UEC), Japan
Haldur Õim, Deparment of Philosophy, University of Tartu, Estonia
Sancho Oliveira, Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias da Informação, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
Stanislaw Osowski, Electrical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Nandan Parameswaran, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, University of New South Wales, Australia
Andrew J. Parkes, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Krzysztof Patan, Institute Of Control And Computation Engineering, University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Taillandier Patrick, Geography, Université de Rouen - UMR IDEES, France
Manuel G. Penedo, Computer Science, Investigation Center CITIC, University of A Coruña, Spain
Célia C. Pereira, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Aske Plaat, Communication and Information Sciences, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Agostino Poggi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Architettura, University of Parma, Italy
Enrico Pontelli, Computer Science, New Mexico State University, United States
Filipe Portela, Information System, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Roberto Posenato, Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Mariachiara Puviani, DIEF, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
David Pynadath, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, United States
Riccardo Rasconi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Marcello Restelli, Department Of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Patrizia Ribino, ICAR- CNR, Italy
Alessandro Ricci, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Mark Roberts, Code 5514, NRC Postdoc, Naval Research Laboratory, United States
Fátima Rodrigues, Departamento Engenharia Informática, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP), Portugal
Daniel Rodriguez, Dept Of Computer Science, University of Alcalá, Spain
Andrea Roli, Dept. of Engineering and Computer Science, Università di Bologna, Italy
Juha Röning, Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems, University of Oulu, Finland
Danielle D. Rousy Silva, Departamento de Sistemas em Computação, UFPB, Brazil
Alvaro Rubio-Largo, University of Extremadura, Spain
Ruben Ruiz, Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Aplicadas y Calidad, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Luca Sabatucci, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Fariba Sadri, Computing, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Francesco Santini, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università di Perugia, Italy
Fabio Sartori, Dept of Computer Science, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Jurek Sasiadek, Carleton University, Canada
Domenico Fabio Savo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale dell'Informazione e della Produzione, Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
Francesco Scarcello, DIMES, Università della Calabria, Italy
Stefan Schiffer, Chair Individual and Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Christoph Schommer, ILIAS Research Lab, Dept. of Computer Science and Communication, University Luxembourg, Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre, Luxembourg
Stefan Schulz, Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Michael Schumacher, Institute of Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
Martijn Schut, Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frank Schweitzer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Valeria Seidita, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Gestionale, Informatica, Meccanica, University of Palermo, Italy
Emilio Serrano, Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Manik Sharma, computer Science and Applications, DAV University Jalandhar, India
Mohammad Shojafar, Via Dei Sabelli, 189, INT C, University Sapienza of Rome, Italy
Ricardo A. Silveira, Informatica e Estatística, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
David Sislak, Department of Computer Science, Czech Technical University in Prague - Agent Technology Center, Czech Republic
Alexander Smirnov, SPC RAS, Russian Federation
Antoine Spicher, Faculté des sciences et technologie, LACL - Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
Pieter Spronck, Tilburg Center for Cognition & Communication, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Bernd Steinbach, Computer Science, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Germany
Daniel Stormont, Independent Researcher, United States
Hannes Strass, Leipzig University, Germany
Thomas Stützle, CoDE-IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Toshiharu Sugawara, Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
Thepchai Supnithi, NECTEC, Thailand
Samarth Swarup, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute,, United States
Mark Terwilliger, Computer Science and Information Systems, University of North Alabama, United States
Michele Tomaiuolo, University of Parma, Italy
Viviane Torres da Silva, IBM Research, Brazil
Jan Tozicka, ATG, Dep. of Computer Science, CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Long Tran-Thanh, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Franco Turini, Dipartimento di Informatica, KDD Lab, University of Pisa, Italy
Paulo Urbano, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Visara Urovi, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre (HES-SO), Switzerland
Marina V. Sokolova, Aristos Secondary School, Spain
Eloisa Vargiu, EURECAT, Spain
Carmine Ventre, Teesside University, United Kingdom
Srdjan Vesic, CNRS, France
Ioannis Vetsikas, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR "Demokritos", Greece
Marin Vlada, Academiei 14 , University of Bucharest, Romania
Yves Wautelet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Gerhard Weiss, Department of Knowledge Engineering, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Stephan Weiss, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Mark M. Winands, Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Franz Wotawa, Institute for Software Technology, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Bozena Wozna-Szczesniak, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland
Feiyu Xu, Independent Researcher, Germany
Neil Yorke-Smith, TU Delft, Netherlands
Jing Zhao, ECNU, China