Vicent Costa, PhD student at IIIA under the supervision of Prof. Pilar Dellunde, has received the Best Award Paper of the 9th European Starting AI Researchers Symposium (STAIRS) in the 2020 Edition of the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI).
Francisco Salas Molina, que va fer la tesi doctoral supervisat per Joan Antonio Rodriguez, Francisco Martín i Pablo García ha rebut el premi a la millor tesi doctoral en Multicriteria Decision-making de la Societat Espanyola d'Estadística i Investigació Operativa (SEIO) per la tesi
"Data-driven decision-making and its application to the corporate cash management problem"
La resolució a la pàgina de la SEIO es pot trobar aquí:
This award acknowledges the contributions of outstanding researchers in the field of autonomous agents, and is granted each year to one individual whose work is influencing and setting the direction for the field.
Ramon López de Mántaras, Director de nuestro Instituto, recibe el Premio Nacional "Julio Rey Pastor" de Investigación 2018 en Matemáticas y Tecnologias de la Información por ser pionero en el estudio de la Inteligencia Artificial y por su liderazgo internacional en esta disciplina.
Hybrid metaheuristics in combinatorial optimization: A survey.
Blum, Christian, Jakob Puchinger, Günther R. Raidl, and Andrea Roli.
Applied Soft Computing 11, no. 6 (2011): 4135–4151.
At the opening ceremony of IJCAI-17on August 22 in Melbourne, the Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award will be given to Ramon Lopez de Mantaras, Research Professor of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of the CSIC. Professor Lopez de Mantaras is recognized for his substantial contributions, as well as his extensive service to the field of Artificial Intelligence throughout his career.
For her thesis: "On modal expansions of t-norm based logics with rational constants", supervised by Félix Bou, Frances Esteva and Lluis Godo. The award ceremony will take place during the gala dinner, on September the 13th, 2017, of the forthcoming EUSFLAT 2017 Conference which will be held in Warsaw.
The paper "An Argument-based Creative Assistant for Harmonic Blending " by Maximos Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, Roberto Confalonieri (IIIA postdoc), Joseph Corneli, Asterios Zacharakis and Emilios Cambouropoulos, has been distinguished as the best paper of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, held in Paris from June 27 to July 1 2016.
Este concurso de relatos de ciencia ha sido organizado por PAR Explora CONICYT región de Coquimbo (Chile) y la Facultad de Ciencias del mar de la Universidad Católica del Norte.
The paper: “Generalize and Blend: Concept Blending Based on Generalization, Analogy, and Amalgams” by Tarek R. Besold and Enric Plaza, has been awarded the Best Paper Award at ICCC 2015.
The PhD Thesis "Facing the challenge of automated negotiation with humans" by Angela Fabregues has received the "Outstanding PhD Award" from the Computer Science Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) for theses defended in 2012 and 2013.
The purpose of the competition is to steer the research in the area bilateral multi-issue closed negotiation. Closed negotiation, when opponents do not reveal their preferences to each other, is an important class of real-life negotiations.
The PhD Theses: "Intelligent Generation and Control of Interactive Virtual Worlds" by Tomas Trescak, and "Social Norms for Self-policing Multi-agent Systems and Virtual Societies" by Dani Villatoro, have received the "Outstanding PhD Award" from the Computer Science Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). These awards are given to outstanding PhD theses defended within the period 2009-2012.
The paper "Cognitive Prognosis of Acquired Brain Injury Patients Using Machine Learning Techniques" by Joan Serrà, Josep Lluis Arcos, Alejandro Garcia-Rudolph, Alberto García-Molina, Teresa Roig, and Josep Maria Tormos has been selected as one of the best papers of the the The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Cognitive Technologies and Applications COGNITIVE 2013
Josep Lluis Arcos and Joan Serra together with two collaborators from the Max Plank Institute in Germany participated to the annual MIREX international evaluation framework for Music Information Retrieval algorithms, where participants submit their algorithms as binary executables and they run such algorithms on different public and pivate datasets.
Our spin-off COGNICOR (the third spin-off from the IIIA) wins the BDIGITAL Award for Digital Innovation in the category of Small companies and entrepreneurs. To know more about COGNICOR, see: http://www.cognicor.com
The paper "Automated Generation of Cross-Domain Analogies via Evolutionary Computation" by A. G. Baydin, R. Lopez de Mantaras, and S. Ontanon, has been selected as the "Best Student Paper" of the Third International Conference on Computational Creativity. This award is presented by the Cognitive Science Society and the Association for Computational Creativity.
Daniel Villatoro's PhD thesis "Social Norms for Self-policing Multi-agent Systems and Virtual Societies" has been awarded the "IFAAMAS-11 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award". This thesis has been done at the IIIA under the supervision of Dr. Jordi Sabater
The paper "Distinguished algebraic semantics for t-norm based fuzzy logics: Methods and algebraic equivalencies", by Cintula, P., Esteva, F., Gispert, J., Godo, L., Montagna, F., Noguera, C., is the most cited paper of the journal "Annals of Pure and Applied Logic" since 2007.
The PhD Theses: "Action Selection in Cooperative Robot Soccer using Case-Based Reasoning" by Raquel Ros, "Ensemble Case-Based Learning for Multi-Agent Systems" by Santi Ontañon, and "Contributions to Record Linkage for Disclosure Risk Assessment" by Jordi Nin, have received the "Outstanding PhD Award" from the Computer Science Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). A total of 11 theses, among the 50+ PhD theses defended within the period 2005 to 2008, have received this distinction.
"Distinguished algebraic semantics for t-norm based fuzzy logics: Methods and algebraic equivalencies" by Cintula, P.; Esteva, F.; Gispert, J.; Godo, L.; Montagna, F.; Noguera, C.
The paper "A Case-Based Approach for Coordinated Action Selection in Robot Soccer" by Ros, Arcos, Lopez de Mantaras, and Veloso is among the "Top 25 Hottest Articles in Artificial Intelligence" of the academic year October 2009 - September 2010, according to ScienceDirect.
The paper entitled "Engineering open environments with electronic institutions", published by the IIIA authors: J.L. Arcos, M. Esteva, P. Noriega, J.A. Rodriguez-Aguilar, and C. Sierra, has been the most cited paper of the journal "Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence" during the period 2005-2010
The IIIA members: Marc Esteva and Javier Morales together with Jordi Campos and Maite López-Sánchez, from the University of Barcelona, have been awarded the "Best Demo Award" at the 10th International Workshop "Engineering Societies in the Agents' World" (ESAW 2009) for their work "An organisational adaptation simulator for P2P networks"
The paper "Distinguished algebraic semantics for t-norm based fuzzy logics: Methods and algebraic equivalencies" by Cintula, P.; Esteva, F.; Gispert, J.; Godo, L.; Montagna, F.; Noguera, C. is number 1 in the "Top 25 Hottest Articles in Annals of Pure and Applied Logic" list for the April-June 2009 period according to ScienceDirect.
The paper "A Case-Based Approach for Coordinated Action Selection in Robot Soccer" by Ros, Arcos, Lopez de Mantaras, and Veloso is number 1 in the "Top 25 Hottest Articles in Artificial Intelligence" list for the April-June 2009 period according to ScienceDirect.
Francesc Esteva has been selected Honorary Member of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to fuzzy and many-valued logics and for his tireless activities to advance the EUSFLAT society as a
co-founder of the society, its first president (1997-2001), and a
faithful long-time member. He is the first member to receive this distinction.
The University of Salamanca has awarded the "2007-2008 Outstanding PhD
thesis Prize" to Enrico Marchioni for his PhD entitled: "Functional
definability issues in logics based on triangular norms", done under the supervision of Prof. Lluis Godo (IIIA) and Prof. Mara manzano (Univ. of Salamanca).
Angela Fabregues, a PhD student at the IIIA, has been awarded one of the 12 european Anita Borg Scholarships. Google awards these scholarships to encourage female students to excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders.