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
    3. Cristina Vilarinho, José Pedro Tavares, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti
      Pages 157-168
    4. Vera Costa, Tânia Fontes, Pedro Maurício Costa, Teresa Galvão Dias
      Pages 169-180
    5. Paulo Silva, Francisco Antunes, Rui Gomes, Carlos Bento
      Pages 181-186
  5. Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Fernando Silva, Luís Correia, Anders Lyhne Christensen
      Pages 189-200
    3. Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid, Tim Blackwell, Robert Zimmer, Mohammad Majid Al-Rifaie
      Pages 201-212
    4. Mauro Castelli, Matteo De Felice, Luca Manzoni, Leonardo Vanneschi
      Pages 213-225
    5. Nuno Lourenço, Francisco B. Pereira, Ernesto Costa
      Pages 226-237
    6. Christopher J. Lowrance, Omar Abdelwahab, Roman V. Yampolskiy
      Pages 238-249
    7. Helio J. C. Barbosa, Rodrigo L. Araujo, Heder S. Bernardino
      Pages 262-273
    8. Lauro Cássio Martins de Paula, Anderson da Silva Soares
      Pages 274-279
    9. Swen E. Gaudl, Joseph Carter Osborn, Joanna J. Bryson
      Pages 292-297
    10. Abdellah Rezoug, Dalila Boughaci, Mohamed Badr-El-Den
      Pages 298-304
  6. Computational Methods in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 311-311
    2. Rafael Dolezal, Agata Bodnarova, Richard Cimler, Martina Husakova, Lukas Najman, Veronika Racakova et al.
      Pages 313-325
    3. Lúcia P. Cruz, Susana M. Vieira, Susana Vinga
      Pages 353-359
  7. General Artificial Intelligence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. João Moura, Carlos Viegas Damásio
      Pages 363-375
    3. Massimiliano Zanin, Marco Correia, Pedro A. C. Sousa, Jorge Cruz
      Pages 376-387
    4. Vadim Ivanov, Matthias Knorr, João Leite
      Pages 388-401
    5. Ari Saptawijaya, Luís Moniz Pereira
      Pages 414-422
  8. Intelligent Information Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23484-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23485-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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