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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 >>

Luc Steels
ICREA, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC) Barcelona

Brief Bio
Luc Steels is currently an ICREA research fellow at the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC) in Barcelona. He studied computer science at MIT (US) and became a a professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Brussels (VUB) in 1983. He founded the VUB AI Lab. In 1996 Steels founded the Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris. Steels is currently an ICREA fellow in Barcelona where he pursues his interests in modeling language evolution, more concretely, how autonomous robotic agents could develop their own language and ontologies in situated embodied interactions. ... More >>


Thomas Ågotnes, University of Bergen, Norway
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
Klaus-Dieter Althoff, Competence Center Case-Based Reasoning, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence / University of Hildesheim, Germany
Frédéric Amblard, IRIT - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Ilze Andersone, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Alla Anohina-Naumeca, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Jean-Michel Auberlet, COSYS - LEPSIS, IFSTTAR (French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France
Reyhan Aydogan, Computer Science, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Kerstin Bach, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Farshad Badie, Berlin School of Business and Innovation, Germany
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
Francesco Barile, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
Roman Barták, Charles University, Czech Republic
Teresa M. Basile, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Montserrat Batet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Nabil Belacel, Digital Technology, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Salem Benferhat, CRIL, France
Carole Bernon, IRIT, University of Toulouse III, France
Carlos Bobed, Supported Smart Innovation, everis / NTT Data & University of Zaragoza, Spain
Marco Botta, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Bruno Bouchard, Computer Science Department, LIARA Laboratory, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
Lars Braubach, City University of Hamburg, Germany
Joerg Bremer, Computing Science, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Ramon F. Brena, Computer Science, Tecnologico De Monterrey, Mexico
Paolo Bresciani, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Daniela Briola, DISCO, Università degli Studi Di Milano Bicocca, Italy
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
Valérie Camps, IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier, France
Antonio Camurri, DIBRIS, and Casa Paganini-InfoMus Research Centre, University of Genoa, Italy
Nicola Capodieci, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Javier Carbó Rubiera, Computer Science, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Henrique Lopes Cardoso, Engenharia Informática, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
John Cartlidge, Computer Science, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies - National Research Council, Italy
Wen-Chung Chang, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Mu-Song Chen, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Davide Ciucci, Dipartimento Di Informatica Sistemistica E Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Flavio S. Correa da Silva, Computer Science, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Paulo Cortez, Departamento De Sistemas De Informação, University of Minho, Portugal
Matteo Cristani, University of Verona, Italy
Dipankar Das, Computer Science & Engineering, Jadavpur University, India
Riccardo De Benedictis, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC), CNR - Italian National Research Council, Italy
Daniele De Martini, Engineering Science, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Alessandra De Paola, University of Palermo, Italy
Fernando F. de Souza, Informação e Sistemas, Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Enrico Denti, Dipartimento di Informatica - Scienza e Ingegneria (DISI), Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Bruno Di Stefano, Nuptek Systems Ltd., Canada
Dragan Doder, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Michel Dojat, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Ruggero Donida Labati, Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Kurt Driessens, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Thomas Eiter, Informationssysteme, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Fabrício Enembreck, Graduate Program on Informatics, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil
Fabrizio Falchi, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Petros Faloutsos, EECS, York University, Toronto, Canada
Maria Fasli, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Christophe Feltus, Chemin de la Rosière 31, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belgium
Stefano Ferilli, Computer Science, University of Bari, Italy
Edilson Ferneda, Mestrado em Governança, Tecnologia e Inovação, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil
Alexander Ferrein, MASCOR Institute, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Vladimir J. Filipovic, Faculty of Mathematics, Belgrade University, Serbia
Klaus Fischer, Multiagent Systems Group, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Germany
Roberto Flores, PCSE, Christopher Newport University, United States
Agostino Forestiero, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Claude Frasson, Informatique et recherche operationnelle, University of Montreal, Canada
Katsuhide Fujita, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Julián A. García García, Department of Computer Languages and Systems. University of Seville. Spain., Web Engineering and Early Testing (IWT2, Ingeniería Web y Testing Temprano), Spain
Leonardo Garrido, Departamento de Computación, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Alfredo Garro, DIMES, Università della Calabria, Italy
Serge Gaspers, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Benoit Gaudou, University Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Andrey Gavrilov, Computer Engineering, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russian Federation
Franck Gechter, IRTES-SeT, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbiliard, France
Herman Gomes, Unidade Acadêmica de Sistemas e Computação, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Francisco Gómez Vela, Computer Science division, Pablo de Olavide University, Spain
David G. Green, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia
Emmanuelle Grislin-Le Strugeon, Bat. Jonas, INSA Hauts-de-France, LAMIH-UMR CNRS 8201, France
Luciano H. Tamargo, Institute for Computer Science and Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
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
Samedi Heng, HEC Liège, Université de Liège, Belgium
Pedro R. Henriques, Departamento de Informática, University of Minho, Portugal
Vincent Hilaire, UTBM, France
Hanno Hildmann, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, TNO, Netherlands
Koen Hindriks, CIO, Interactive Robotics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rolf Hoffmann, Computer Science, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Sviatlana Höhn, Research, LuxAI, Luxembourg
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
Marc-Philippe Huget, University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France
Dieter Hutter, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Hiroyuki Iida, School of Information Science, JAIST, Japan
Luis Iribarne, Department of Informatics, CITE-III, University of Almería, Spain
Agnieszka Jastrzebska, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Michael Jenkin, EECS, York University, Canada
Luis Jiménez Linares, Information Technologies and Systems, University of de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Francisco José Domínguez Mayo, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Informática, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, University of Seville, Spain
Yasushi Kambayashi, Computer and Information Engineering, Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan
Norihiro Kamide, Department of Data Science, Nagoya City University, Japan
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
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Mare Koit, Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, Estonia
Martin Kollingbaum, Lakeside Labs, Austria
Pavel Kral, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Uirá Kulesza, Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics (DIMAp), Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil
Setsuya Kurahashi, Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Cat Kutay, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Daniel Ladley, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Divesh Lala, Kyoto University, Japan
Ramoni Lasisi, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Military Institute, United States
Nuno Lau, Dep. Electrónica, Telecomunicações e Informática, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Egons Lavendelis, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Marc Le Goc, Génie Informatique et Industriel, Polytech Marseille, France
Agapito Ledezma, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain
Ladislav Lenc, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Letizia Leonardi, Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Renato Levy, Distributed Intelligent Systems, Intelligent Automation, Inc, United States
Churn-Jung Liau, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Jianyi Lin, Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Francesca A. Lisi, Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Jonah Lissner, ATINER, United States
Stephane Loiseau, Informatique, LERIA, University of Angers, France
António Lopes, Desenvolvimento de Sistemas de Informação, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Noel Lopes, Informatics, IPG, Portugal
Daniela Lopéz De Luise, Engineering, CIIS Lab, Argentina
Audrone Lupeikiene, VU Institute of Data Science and Digital Technologies, Lithuania
Luis Macedo, Dept. Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Miralab, NTU, Singapore and MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Letizia Marchegiani, Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, Denmark
Jerusa Marchi, Departamento de Informática e Estatística, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Mourad Mars, Computer Science, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia
Philippe Mathieu, Computer Science, University of Lille, France
Eric Matson, Purdue University, United States
Toshihiro Matsui, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Fiona McNeill, School of Mathematics and Computing Science, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Paola Mello, Computer Science and Engineering, Università di Bologna, Italy
Marjan Mernik, Faculty of Electrical Engineerng and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Tamás Mészáros, Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Ambra Molesini, DISI, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Raul Monroy, Computer Science, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Manuela Montangero, Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Informatiche e Matematiche, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Valentin Montmirail, 27 Chemin de Terron, apt A17, French, France
Monica Mordonini, Diparimento di Ingegneria e Architettura , University of Parma, Italy
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
Andrea Morichetta, Unicam, Italy
Gildas Morvan, Université d'Artois, France
Bernard Moulin, Computer Science, Université Laval, Canada
Ahmed Mousatafa, Computer Science, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Santosh Kumar Nanda, Analytics and Consulting, Research and Development, Tonkabi India Pvt. Ltd., India
Luis Gustavo Nardin, Henri Fayol, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France
Juan Carlos Nieves, Department of Computing Science, Umeå Universitet, Sweden
Agris Nikitenko, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Antoine Nongaillard, CRIStAL lab, Lille University, France
Houssem Eddine Nouri, SOIE-COSMOS, École Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique, Université de la Manouba, Tunisia
Luis Nunes, Ciências e Tecnologias da Informação, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Portugal
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
Andrei Olaru, Computer Science, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, School of Computing and Engineering, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
Stanislaw Osowski, Electrical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Takanobu Otsuka, Takanobu Otsuka Lab., Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Hong-Seok Park, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea, Republic of
Andrew J. Parkes, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Krzysztof Patan, Institute Of Control And Computation Engineering, University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Manuel G. Penedo, Computer Science, Investigation Center CITIC, University of A Coruña, Spain
Loris Penserini, Independent Researcher, Italy
Danilo Pianini, Università di Bologna, Italy
Gauthier Picard, ONERA, France
Sébastien Picault, BIOEPAR, INRAE, France
Marcin Pietron, University of Science and Technology in Cracow, Poland
Anitha S. Pillai, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India
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
David Pynadath, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, United States
Riccardo Rasconi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Luís Paulo Reis, Faculty of Engineering / LIACC, University of Porto, Portugal
Lluís Ribas-Xirgo, Microelectronics and Electronic Systems, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Patrizia Ribino, ICAR- CNR, Italy
Alessandro Ricci, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Fátima Rodrigues, Departamento Engenharia Informática, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP), Portugal
Daniel Rodriguez, Dept Of Computer Science, University of Alcalá, Spain
Juha Röning, Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems, University of Oulu, Finland
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
Lorenza Saitta, Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica (DISIT), Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
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
Vitaly Schetinin, Computer Scienjce and Technology, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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
Michael Schumacher, Institute of Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
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
Shital Shah, Microsoft Research, United States
Denis Shikhalev, B. Galushkina str, 4, The State Fire Academy of EMERCOM of Russia, Russian Federation
Jaime Sichman, Poli, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Marius C. Silaghi, Computer Engineering and Science, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Giovanni Sileno, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ricardo A. Silveira, Informatica e Estatística, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Guillermo Simari, Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Gerardo I. Simari, Institute for Computer Science and Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
David Sislak, Department of Computer Science, Czech Technical University in Prague - Agent Technology Center, Czech Republic
Armando J. Sousa, CRIIS and DEEC, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
Gerasimos Spanakis, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Efstathios Stamatatos, Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece
Ioanna Stamatopoulou, Computer Science, The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, Greece
Bernd Steinbach, Computer Science, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Germany
Kathleen Steinhofel, Department of Informatics, King's College London, United Kingdom
Thomas Stützle, CoDE-IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Toshiharu Sugawara, Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
Zhaohao Sun, Department of Business Studies (1); School of Engineering and Information Technology (2), Federation University Australia, Australia and PNG University of Technology, Papua New Guinea
Thepchai Supnithi, NECTEC, Thailand
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Complex Systems Science, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Karim Tabia, CRIL (Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Lens - CNRS UMR 8188) Lab, France
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, Department Of Automatics and Biomedical Engineering, AGH University Science Technology, Poland
Nick Taylor, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Satoshi Tojo, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Michele Tomaiuolo, University of Parma, Italy
José M. Torres, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Paulo Urbano, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Marina V. Sokolova, Aristos Secondary School, Spain
Marco Valtorta, Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina, United States
Leo van Moergestel, Computer Science HBO-ICT, HU Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Harko Verhagen, Dept. of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden
Srdjan Vesic, CNRS, France
Emilio Vivancos, Sistemas Informáticos y Computación, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Marin Vlada, Academiei 14 , University of Bucharest, Romania
Wojciech Waloszek, Electronics, Telecommunication and Informatics, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Frank Wang, School of Computing, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Yves Wautelet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Rosina Weber, Information Science, Drexel University, United States
Jianshu Weng, AI Singapore, Singapore
Mark M. Winands, Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Bozena Wozna-Szczesniak, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland
Fusun Yaman, Raytheon BBN Technologies, United States
Kristina Yordanova, University of Rostock, Germany