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Progress in Artificial Intelligence

17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2015, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8-11, 2015. Proceedings

  • Francisco Pereira
  • Penousal Machado
  • Ernesto Costa
  • Amílcar Cardoso
Conference proceedings EPIA 2015

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9273)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 9273)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Ambient Intelligence and Affective Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. João Carneiro, Diogo Martinho, Goreti Marreiros, Paulo Novais
      Pages 3-14
    3. André Pimenta, Davide Carneiro, José Neves, Paulo Novais
      Pages 15-26
    4. Ana Raquel Faria, Ana Almeida, Constantino Martins, Ramiro Gonçalves, Lino Figueiredo
      Pages 27-32
    5. Fábio Silva, Cesar Analide
      Pages 33-38
  3. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Andrea Franco, Marco Correia, Jorge Cruz
      Pages 41-53
    3. Davide Bacciu, Stefano Chessa, Claudio Gallicchio, Alessio Micheli, Erina Ferro, Luigi Fortunati et al.
      Pages 54-66
    4. Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Cristiano Inácio Lemes, Cláudia Camila Dias, Ricardo Cruz-Correia
      Pages 91-102
    5. Roberto Gatta, Mauro Vallati, Nicola Mazzini, Diane Kitchin, Andrea Bonisoli, Alfonso E. Gerevini et al.
      Pages 103-109
    6. Lamine Benmimoune, Amir Hajjam, Parisa Ghodous, Emmanuel Andres, Samy Talha, Mohamed Hajjam
      Pages 110-115
    7. Sónia Pereira, Filipe Portela, Manuel F. Santos, José Machado, António Abelha
      Pages 116-121
    8. Sérgio Oliveira, Filipe Portela, Manuel F. Santos, José Machado, António Abelha, Álvaro Silva et al.
      Pages 122-127
    9. Antonis S. Billis, Nikos Katzouris, Alexander Artikis, Panagiotis D. Bamidis
      Pages 128-133
    10. Vassiliki Somaraki, Mauro Vallati, Thomas Leo McCluskey
      Pages 134-140
  4. Artificial Intelligence in Transportation Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Vítor Barbosa, Ana Respício, Filipe Alvelos
      Pages 143-156

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2015, held in Coimbra, Portugal, in September 2015. The 45 revised full papers presented together with 36  revised short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 131 submissions.
EPIA 2015, following the standard EPIA format, covers a wide range of AI topics as follows: ambient intelligence and affective environments, artificial Intelligence in medicine, artificial intelligence in transportation systems, artificial life and evolutionary algorithms, computational methods in bioinformatics and systems biology, general artificial intelligence, intelligent information systems, intelligent robotics, knowledge discovery and business intelligence, multi-agent systems: theory and applications, social simulation and modelling, text mining and applications.


Artificial Intelligence Distributed Artificial Intelligence Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Planning and Scheduling Search Methodologies Constraint Programming Control Methods Data Mining Evolutionary Algorithm Genetic Algorithm Health Services Heuristic Information Retrieval Machine Learning Multi-agent Systems Natural Language Processing Pattern Recognition Philosophical/theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence Recommender System Social and Behavioral Sciences

Editors and affiliations

  • Francisco Pereira
    • 1
  • Penousal Machado
    • 2
  • Ernesto Costa
    • 3
  • Amílcar Cardoso
    • 4
  1. 1.ISEC - Coimbra Institute of EngineeringPolytechnic Institute of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.CIUSC, Department of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  3. 3.CIUSC, Department of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  4. 4.CIUSC, Department of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal

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