Speakers


Dr. Yves Demazeau

Dr. Yves Demazeau


Biography: Director of Research at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Visiting Professor at University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Yves Demazeau is EurAI Fellow and Doctor Honoris Causa of SDU. He is one of the founders of the field of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), one of the ten themes of Artificial Intelligence (AI), in which he has been practicing for 40 years. It is recognized there for his original applications in many fields: autonomous robotics, bio-inspired robotics, computer vision, energy management, financial modeling, geographic information, interactive games, personal assistance, support for artistic creation, telecommunications, natural language processing, web intelligence. His current theoretical research activities in AI focus on three themes: ethical design, observation and evaluation, user-centration. Its current areas of application are also three in number: energy management, reconfiguration of websites, swarms of drones. Some research is carried out in collaboration within LIG, others with SDU (DK-Odense), UM1 (MA-Oujda), and UNICEN (AR-Tandil). He has taught MAS in Europe and South America. He orchestrated the series of PAAMS conferences from 2009 to 2020. He was President of the French Association for Artificial Intelligence (AFIA) from 2011 to 2020 and orchestrated the French Artificial Intelligence Platforms (PFIA) from 2013 to 2021. He is consultant for A2I Systems (DK-Odense).


Dr. Carlos Fernando da Silva Ramos

Dr. Carlos Fernando da Silva Ramos


Biography: Carlos Ramos got a BSc Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1986, a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computers in 1993 and the Maturity Habilitation Title level (Agregação) in 2001, all from the University of Porto, Portugal. Carlos Ramos was Assistant and Professor at the University of Porto till 1995, and Coordinator Professor at the Institute of Engineering of the Polytechnic of Porto from 1993 to 2018 when he assumed the position of Main Coordinator Professor. From 2010 to 2018 he was Vice-President of the Polytechnic Porto, being responsible for the areas of Research, Innovation and Internationalization. His R&D is centered on Artificial Intelligence. He has around 500 scientific publications (90 in scientific journals and around 5000 citations, hindex 29), participated in 58 international and national R&D projects, coordinating 25, and supervised 13 PhD works. He was the founder and former Director of GECAD (Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development, UIDP/00760/2020), a R&D unit ranked as Excellent by the Portuguese Science&Technology Foudation. He is member of LASI (Associated Laboratory of Intelligent Systems LA/P/0104/2020), the Portuguese AI Associated Lab. He was the former proposer and is Director of the Master on Artificial Intelligence Engineering of the Institute of Engineering - Polytechnic of Porto.

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