September 8
September 9
September 10
September 11
Registration Registration Registration
Helder Coelho
Ricard Solé
Ariadna Quattoni
Registration Coffee Break
Opening Session IR 1 ALEA 2 TEMA 1 ALEA 3 AIAE TEMA 2
Coffee Break
François Pachet
18:00 Social Event APPIA Meeting Closing Session
19:00 Welcome Reception
20:00 Conference Dinner

Detailed Program

Tuesday, September 8, 14:20-16:00

Room Feedzai
14:20-14:45 Variable elimination approaches for data-noise reduction in 3D QSAR calculations
Rafael Dolezal, Agata Bodnarova, Richard Cimler, Martina Husakova, Lukas Najman, Veronika Racakova, Jiri Krenek, Jan Korabecny, Kamil Kuca and Ondrej Krejcar
14:45-15:10 Pattern-based Biclustering with Constraints for Gene Expression Data Analysis
Rui Henriques and Sara Madeira
15:10-15:35 A Critical Evaluation of Methods for the Reconstruction of Tissue-Specific Models
Sara Correia and Miguel Rocha
15:35-16:00 Fuzzy Clustering for Incomplete Short Time Series Data
Lucia P. Cruz, Susana M. Vieira and Susana Vinga
Room Thinkware
14:20-14:45 Evolution of a Metaheuristic for Aggregating Wisdom from Artificial Crowds
Christopher Lowrance, Omar Abdelwahab and Roman Yampolskiy
14:45-15:10 A Differential Evolution Algorithm for Optimization Including Linear Equality Constraints
Helio Barbosa, Rodrigo Araujo and Heder Bernardino
15:10-15:35 Multiobjective Firefly Algorithm for Variable Selection in Multivariate Calibration
Lauro de Paula and Anderson Soares
15:35-16:00 Memetic Algorithm for Solving The 0-1 Multidimensional Knapsack problem
Abdellah Rezoug, Dalila Boughaci and Mohamed Badr-El-Den

Wednesday, September 9, 10:30-12h35

Room Feedzai
10:30-10:55 Allowing Cyclic Dependencies in Modular Logic Programming
João Moura and Carlos Viegas Damásio
10:55-11:20 Probabilistic Constraint Programming for Parameters Optimisation of Generative Models
Massimiliano Zanin, Marco Correia, Pedro A. Sousa and Jorge Cruz
11:20-11:45 Reasoning over Ontologies and Non-monotonic Rules
Vadim Ivanov, Matthias Knorr and João Leite
11:45-12:10 On the cognitive surprise in risk management: an analysis of the Value-at-Risk (VaR) historical
Davi Baccan, Elton Sbruzzi and Luis Macedo
12:10-12:35 Logic Programming Applied to Machine Ethics
Ari Saptawijaya and Luís Moniz Pereira
Room Thinkware
10:30-10:55 Reasoning with Uncertainty in Biomedical Models
Andrea Franco, Marco Correia and Jorge Cruz
10:55-11:20 Predicting within-24h visualisation of hospital clinical reports using Bayesian networks
Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Cristiano Inácio Lemes, Claudia Camila Dias and Ricardo Correia
11:20-11:45 Predicting Preterm Birth in Maternity Care by means of Data Mining
Sónia Pereira, Filipe Portela, António Abelha, Manuel Filipe Santos and José Machado
11:45-12:10 Clinical Decision Support for Active and Healthy Ageing: an intelligent monitoring approach of daily living activities
Antonis Billis, Nikos Katzouris,Alexander Artikis and Panagiotis Bamidis

Wednesday, September 9, 14:00-16:05

Room Feedzai
14:00-14:25 A New Approach for Dynamic Strategic Positioning in RoboCup Middle-Size League
António J. R. Neves, Filipe Amaral, Ricardo Dias, João Silva and Nuno Lau
14:25-14:50 Intelligent Wheelchair Driving: Bridging the Gap between Virtual and Real Intelligent Wheelchairs
Brígida Mónica Faria, Luis Paulo Reis, Nuno Lau, Antonio P. Moreira, Marcelo Petry and Luis Miguel Ferreira
14:50-15:15 Adaptive Behavior of a Biped Robot using Dynamic Movement Primitives
José Rosado, Filipe Silva and Vitor Santos
15:15-15:40 Probabilistic Constraints for Robot Localization
Marco Correia, Olga Meshcheryakova, Pedro Sousa and Jorge Cruz
Room Thinkware
14:00-14:25 Electricity Demand Modelling with Genetic Programming
Mauro Castelli, Matteo De Felice, Luca Manzoni and Leonardo Vanneschi
14:25-14:50 The Optimization Ability of Evolved Strategies
Nuno Lourenço, Francisco B. Pereira and Ernesto Costa
14:50-15:15 Semantic Learning Machine: A Feedforward Neural Network Construction Algorithm Inspired by Geometric Semantic Genetic Programming
Ivo Gonçalves, Sara Silva and Carlos M. Fonseca
15:15-15:40 Learning from Play: Facilitating character design through genetic programming and human mimicry
Swen Gaudl, Joseph Carter Osborn and Joanna Bryson
15:40-16:05 Synthesis of In-place Iterative Sorting Algorithms using GP: A Comparison Between STGP, SFGP, G3P and GE
David Pinheiro, Alberto Cano and Sebastián Ventura

Wednesday, September 9, 16:30-18:10

Room Feedzai
16:30-16:55 Analysing the Influence of the Cultural Aspect in the Self-regulation of Social Exchanges in MAS Societies: an evolutionary game-based approach
Andressa von Laer, Graçaliz Dimuro and Diana Francisca Adamatti
16:55-17:20 Modelling Agents’ Perception: Issues & Challenges in Multi-Agents Based Systems
Nuno Magessi and Luis Antunes
17:20-17:45 Agent-Based Modelling for a resource management problem in a Role-Playing Game
José Cascalho and Pinto Mabunda
17:45-18:10 An Agent-Based MicMac model for forecasting of the Portuguese population
Renato Fernandes, Pedro Campos and A. Rita Gaio
Room Thinkware
16:30-16:55 An Experimental Study on Predictive Models using Hierarchical Time Series
Ana Silva, Rita Ribeiro and João Gama
16:55-17:20 Distance-based decision tree algorithms for Label Ranking
Cláudio Rebelo De Sá, Carla Rebelo, Carlos Soares and Arno Knobbe

17:20-17:45 CTCHAID: extending the application of the consolidation methodology
Igor Ibarguren, Jesús María Pérez and Javier Muguerza
17:45-18:10 Geocoding Textual Documents Through a Hierarchy of Linear Classifiers
Fernando Melo and Bruno Martins

Thursday, September 10, 10:30-12h10

Room Feedzai
10:30-10:55 A Proactive Intelligent Decision Support System for Predicting the Popularity of Online News
Kelwin Fernandes, Pedro Vinagre and Paulo Cortez
10:55-11:20 Forecasting the Correct Trading Actions
Luís Baía and Luís Torgo
11:20-11:45 Ramex-Forum: Sequential Patterns of Prices in the Petroleum Production Chain
Nuno C. Marques, Pedro Tiple and Luís Cavique
11:45-12:10 Optimized Multi-Resolution Indexing and Retrieval Scheme of Time Series
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad
Room Thinkware
10:30-10:55 A Column Generation Based Heuristic for a Bus Driver Rostering Problem
Vitor Barbosa, Ana Respício and Filipe Alvelos
10:55-11:20 A Conceptual MAS Model for Real-time Traffic Control
Cristina Vilarinho, José Pedro Tavares and Rosaldo Rossetti
11:20-11:45 Prediction of Journey Destination in Urban Public Transport
Vera Costa, Tânia Fontes, Pedro Maurício Costa and Teresa Galvão
11:45-12:10 Demand Modelling for Responsive Transport Systems Using Digital Footprints
Paulo Silva, Francisco Nibau Antunes, Rui Gomes and Carlos Bento

Thursday, September 10, 14:00-16:05

Room Feedzai
14:00-14:25 Classification and Selection of Translation Candidates for Parallel corpora Alignment
Kavitha Mahesh, Luís Gomes, José Aires and José Lopes
14:25-14:50 Towards the Improvement of a Topic Model with Semantic Knowledge
Adriana Ferrugento, Ana Alves, Hugo Oliveira and Filipe Rodrigues
14:50-15:15 RAPPORT – A Portuguese Question-Answering System
Ricardo Rodrigues and Paulo Gomes
15:15-15:40 Automatic Distinction of Fernando Pessoas’ Heteronyms
João Teixeira and Marco Couto
15:40-16:05 How does irony affect Sentiment Analysis Tools?
Leila Weitzel, Raul Freire Aguiar, Paulo Quaresma, Teresa Gonçalves and Ronaldo Prati
Room Thinkware
14:00-14:25 A Case Study on the Scalability of Online Evolution of Robotic Controllers
Fernando Silva, Luis Correia and Anders Lyhne Christensen
14:25-14:50 Spatial Complexity Measure for Characterising Cellular Automata Generated 2D Patterns
Mohamamd Ali Javaheri Javid, Tim Blackwell, Robert Zimmer and Mohmmad Majid Al-Rifaie
14:50-15:15 The influence of topology in coordinating collective decision-making in bio-hybrid societies
Rob Mills and Luis Correia
15:15-15:40 Eager Random Search for Diferential Evolution in Continuous Optimization
Miguel Leon and Ning Xiong

Thursday, September 10, 16:30-18:10

Room Feedzai
16:30-16:55 A Skill-based Architecture for Pick & Place Manipulation Tasks
Eurico Pedrosa, Nuno Lau, Artur Pereira and Bernardo Cunha
16:55-17:20 Detecting Motion Patterns in Dense Flow Fields: Euclidean versus Polar Space
Andry Pinto, Paulo Costa and Antonio P. Moreira
17:20-17:45 Swarm Robotics Obstacle Avoidance: A Progressive Minimal Criteria Novelty Search-based Approach
Nesma Rezk, Yousra Alkabani, Hassan Bedour and Sherif Hammad
Room Thinkware
16:30-16:55 Smart environments and context-awareness for lifestyle management in a healthy active ageing framework
Stefano Chessa, Davide Bacciu, Alessio Micheli, Claudio Gallicchio,Filippo Palumbo, Erina Ferro, Luigi Fortunati, Oberdan Parodi, Federico Vozzi, Sten Hanke, Kropf Johannes and Karl Kreiner
16:55-17:20 Towards diet management with automatic reasoning and persuasive natural language generation
Luca Anselma and Alessandro Mazzei

17:20-17:45 Characterizing Barotrauma Patients in ICU – Clustering Data Mining using ventilator variables
Sérgio Oliveira, Filipe Portela, Manuel Filipe Santos, António Abelha, José Machado, Álvaro Silva and Fernando Rua Martins
17:45-18:10 Ontology Based Information Gathering System for Patients with Chronic Diseases: Lifestyle Questionnaire Design
Lamine Benmimoune, Amir Hajjam, Parisa Ghodous, Emmanuel Andres, Samy Talha and Mohamed Hajjam

Friday, September 11, 10:30-12h10

Room Feedzai
10:30-10:55 Crime prediction using regression and resources optimization
Bruno Cavadas, Paula Branco and Sérgio Pereira
10:55-11:20 Periodic Episode Discovery over Event Streams
Julie Soulas and Philippe Lenca
11:20-11:45 Towards Interactive Visualization of Time Series Data to Support Knowledge Discovery
Jan Géryk
11:45-12:10 A Domain-Specific Language for ETL Patterns Specification in Data Warehousing Systems
Bruno Oliveira and Orlando Belo
Room Thinkware
10:30-10:55 Bringing Constitutive Dynamics to Situated Artificial Institutions
Maiquel De Brito, Jomi Fred Hubner and Olivier Boissier
10:55-11:20 Checking WECTLK Properties of Timed Real-Weighted Interpreted Systems via SMT-based Bounded Model Checking
Agnieszka Zbrzezny and Andrzej Zbrzezny
11:20-11:45 SMT-based Bounded Model Checking for Weighted Epistemic ECTL
Agnieszka Zbrzezny, Bozena Wozna-Szczesniak and Andrzej Zbrzezny
11:45-12:10 Minimal Change in Evolving Multi-Context Systems
Ricardo Gonçalves, Matthias Knorr and João Leite

Friday, September 11, 14:00-16:05

Room Feedzai
14:00-14:25 Defining Agents’ Behaviour for Negotiation Contexts
João Carneiro, Diogo Martinho, Goreti Marreiros and Paulo Novais
14:25-14:50 Improving User Privacy and the Accuracy of User Identication in Behavioral Biometrics
André Pimenta, Davide Carneiro, José Neves and Paulo Novais
14:50-15:15 Including Emotion in Learning Process
Ana Faria, Ana Almeida, Constantino Martins, Ramiro Gonçalves and Lino Figueiredo
15:15-15:40 Ambient Intelligence: Experiments on Sustainability Awareness
Fábio Silva and Cesar Analide
Room Thinkware
14:00-14:25 Multilingual Open Information Extraction
Pablo Gamallo and Marcos Garcia
14:25-14:50 A SMS Information Extraction Architecture to Face Emergency Situations
Douglas Monteiro and Vera Lúcia Strube De Lima
14:50-15:15 Cross-lingual Word Sense Clustering for Sense Disambiguation
João Casteleiro, Joaquim Silva and José Lopes
15:15-15:40 Social Impact – identifying quotes of literary works in social networks
Carlos Barata, Mónica Abreu, Pedro Torres, Jorge Teixeira, Tiago Guerreiro and Francisco Couto
15:40-16:05 Fractal Beauty in Text
João Cordeiro, Pedro Inácio and Diogo Fernandes

Friday, September 11, 16:30-17:45

Room Feedzai
16:30-16:55 Gradient: A User-Centric Lightweight Smartphone-Based Standalone Pervasive Fall Detection System
Ajay Bhatia, Suman Kumar and Vijay Mago
16:55-17:20 On the Efficient Allocation of Diagnostic Activities in Modern Imaging Departments
Roberto Gatta, Mauro Vallati, Nicola Mazzini, Diane Kitchin, Andrea Bonisoli, Alfonso Emilio Gerevini and Vincenzo Valentini
17:20-17:45 Discovering Interesting Trends in Real Medical Data: A study in Diabetic Retinopathy
Vassiliki Somaraki, Mauro Vallati and Thomas Leo McCluskey
Room Thinkware
16:30-16:55 Sound Visualization Through a Swarm of Fireflies
Ana Rodrigues, Amílcar Cardoso, Penousal Machado and Pedro Martins
16:55-17:20 Dynamic Selection of Learning Objects Based on SCORM Communication
João Amorim and Ricardo Silveira

17:20-17:45 Are Collaborative Filtering Methods Suitable for Student Performance Prediction?
Hana Bydzovská