FEUP - LIACC

Specification and construction of machine learning models for pathology detection and sleep quality assessment. Design and development of the algorithm for classifying individuals in relation to circadian rhythm. Promotion and wide dissemination of results.

LIACC has extensive experience in the field of machine learning with an emphasis on the application of data mining algorithms in the health field. Regarding the human resources / researchers concerned, these will be:

Luís Paulo Reis
Degree, Master and Doctor in Electrical and Computer Engineering from FEUP - Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. He is Director of LIACC and has been in the management for more than 10 years (since 2007).Within the scope of LIACC, since 2007, he also coordinates the HMIC group - Human-Machine Intelligent Cooperation Group - combining the areas of Intelligent Systems and Interaction. Additionally, he is currently an Associate Professor at DEI / FEUP - Department of Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. Conducts research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, Intelligent Robotics, Serious Games, Health Informatics, Decision Support Systems and Information Systems. He is the author of more than 320 publications in international magazines and conferences, indexed in SCOPUS. He was responsible researcher for more than 10 national and international R&D projects with emphasis on the FC Portugal Project - Robotic Football Team and Intellwheels - Intelligent Wheelchair with Multimodal Interface. He supervised 18 doctoral theses and 100 completed master's theses and is currently supervising 7 doctoral theses. Organized more than 50 international scientific events with emphasis on the international conference series CISTI, WorldCIST and CIAIQ, EPIA 2013, IEEE ICARSC 2013 and the IROBOT series. He belonged to more than 150 International Conference Program Commissions. He was President of SPR - Sociedade Portuguesa de Robótica and is currently Vice-President of APPIA - Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence and Senior Member of IEEE. He also regularly performs expert functions at the European Commission, Foundation for Science and Technology, National Innovation Agency, among other entities. Throughout his career he won more than 50 scientific and pedagogical awards.

Henrique Lopes Cardoso
Degree in Management Informatics from Universidade Portucalense, Master in Artificial Intelligence and Computing from the University of Porto, and PhD in Informatics Engineering also from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at FEUP, and an integrated researcher at LIACC, where he conducts research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Multi-Agent Systems and Computational Learning. He is the author and co-author of dozens of scientific articles in international journals and conferences (most of which are indexed in the ISI Web of Science and SCOPUS), as well as several chapters published in scientific books. He participated in several national research projects, also involving companies, as well as in some European scientific networks (namely Agreement Technologies and SINTELNET). He is co-supervisor of 3 doctoral theses, and has supervised 21 master's dissertations successfully completed. He co-organized several workshops at international conferences and was part of the scientific committee of several international conferences and workshops. He is part of the current board of the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (APPIA).

Daniel Castro Silva
Graduated by FEUP in Computer Engineering with a final average of 19 points, Doctorate in Computer Engineering by FEUP in 2011 in the area of ​​Artificial Intelligence, he develops research in the areas of multi-agent systems, simulation based on agents and health informatics. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) since 2013, he has supervised several master's theses, including theses on the development of information systems for the health area and the extraction of information from clinical data. In the last 10 years, he published 40 articles in conferences (28) and journals (12), including several works related to the extraction of information from clinical data. In the last four years, it has organized workshops related to the use of technology in the health area, namely the MASH'14 (MultiAgent Systems in HealthCare, held at AAMAS 2014), A2HC 2015 (IX workshop on Agents Applied in HealthCare, held together AAMAS 2015), and also the 'special issue' entitled 'Agent-Empowered HealthCare Systems', published in the Journal of Medical Systems.

Brígida Mónica Faria
He has a degree in Mathematics from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (2002), a Master's Degree in Multimedia Technology from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (2008) and a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Aveiro (2013). She is a researcher at LIACC - Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory at the University of Porto. He has extensive teaching experience in the areas of Data Analysis, Statistics, Mathematics and Informatics, having created / collaborated in the creation of programs and taught 43 different curricular units in these areas, having always obtained very good pedagogical results. Conducts research in the areas of Computer Learning, Data-Mining, Statistics, Intelligent Robotics, Human-Machine Interfaces, Intelligent Simulation and Information Systems. Participated in 10 research projects and developed 3 prototypes in these areas. He also supervised 7 master's dissertations and is currently supervising / co-supervising 5 dissertations. She has published 14 magazine articles, 3 book chapters and 56 articles in international conference proceedings (including a total of 50 articles indexed in the ISI web of Knowledge or Scopus. She was co-editor of IEEE ICARSC 2014 proceedings and editor of several special issues indexed magazines. He was co-chair of several international conferences and Workshops such as IEEE ICARSC, ICAART and ASDACS. It also won seven research awards including the best paper award at the renowned IEEE ICARSC 2013 conference.