CURRICULUM VITAE

Helder Manuel Ferreira Coelho

Lisbon and 1944.06.22

 

Portuguese

Tel.  +351  21 750 0122,
Fax. +351 21 750 0084,
hcoelho@di.fc.ul.pt
  Faculdade de Ciências,
Departamento de Informática,
Bloco C6, Piso 3,
Campo Grande,
1749-016 Lisboa,
Portugal, EC.

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Brief Curriculum

 

 

 

Aggregation in Mathematics (UTL, 1988), Ph. D. in Artificial Intelligence (University of Edinburgh, 1980), Specialist in Informatics (LNEC, 1980), Diplome of Studies in Signal Handling (Philips International Institute, 1969) and Graduation in Electronic and Electrical Enginering (IST/UTL, 1968).

 

Full Professor (University of Lisbon, August, 1995) at the Department of Informatics of the Faculty of Sciences (FCUL). Efective member of the National Academy of Engineering of Portugal. ECCAI fellow.

 

President of the Instituto das Ciências da Complexidade (2005-2008), Director of Laboratório de modelação de Agentes (LabMAg, 2004-2006), Director of Centro de Ciências da Complexidade (1998-2004) and of Laboratório de Modelos e Arquitecturas Computacionais (1998-2004). President of the Department of Informatics of the FCUL (November 1995, October 1997); Full Professor. at the Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Economics and Management (ISEG) of the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) from January 1990 till July 1995; Head of the Section of Technology and Science of Information of ISEG (UTL) from 1993 to 1995; Senior Research at LNEC (1985-89) and Head of the Section of Information Systems. of the Department of Informatics.

 

 

 

Research Interests and Key Topics:

 

Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent Systems: Models and Architectures.

 

Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Management, Agent-Based Computing,Natural Language Understanding.

 

Sciences of Complexity.

 

 

 

Recent Papers:

in Journals

(Virtual) Agents for Running Electricity Markets, com Paulo Trigo e Paulo Marques, Journal Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier, 2010.

Collaborative Groups in a Medical Learning Environment, com Elisa Boff, Cecília Flores, Ana Respício e Rosa Vicari, Intelligent Decision Technologies (IDT), an International Journal, IOS Press, Volume 4, Number 2, pp. 149-158, 2010.

Abstract Mental Descriptions for Agent Design, com Milton Corrêa, Intelligent Decision Technologies (IDT), an International Journal, IOS Press, Volume 4, Number 2, pp. 115-132, 2010.

Towards an Electricity Market Simulator, com Paulo Trigo, Journal of Physical Agents (JOPhA), Vol. 3, Nº 2, pp. 3-6, May, 2009.

Exchange Values and Social Power Supporting the Choice of Partners, com Márcia Franco e António Rocha Costa, Revista Pueblos y Fronteras Digital Nº 9, Programa de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias sobre Mesoamérica y el Sureste, IIA-UNAM, México, 2009.

Meta Agency and Individual Power, em colaboração com Francisco Coelho, Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal (WIAS), Volume 7, Nº 4, pp. 333-346, 2009.

An Analysis of the Insertion of Virtual Players in GMABS Methodology Using the Vip-JogoMan Prototype, com Diana Adamatti e Jaime Sichman, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, in press, 2009.

Decision Making with Hybrid Models: the Case of Collective and Individual Motivations, em colaboração com Paulo Trigo, International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), Volume 1, Nºs 2 and 3, Interscience Publishers, 2009.

AMPLIA: A Probabilistic Learning Environment, em colaboração com Rosa Vicari, João Gluz, Cecília Flores e Louise Seixas, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2008.

 

in Conferences

MABS for a Deregulated Electricity Market, com Paulo Trigo e Paulo Marques, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Simulation of Complex Social Systems (SiCoSSys2009), XIII Conferencia de la Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial (CAEPIA2009), Sevilla, November 9-13, 2009.

Context Switching versus Context Permeability in Multiple Social Networks, com Luis Antunes, D. Nunes, J. Balsa, e P. Urbano, Proceedings of the Encontro Português de Inteligência Artificial (EPIA-2009), October 12-15 Aveiro (Portugal), in L. S. Lopes, N. Lau, P. Mariano e L. M. Rocha (eds.), Progress in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag LNAI 5816, pp. 547-559, 2009.

Agent Inferencing meets the Semantic Web, com Paulo Trigo, Proceedings of the Encontro Português de Inteligência Artificial (EPIA-2009), October 12-15 Aveiro (Portugal), in L. S. Lopes, N. Lau, P. Mariano e L. M. Rocha (eds.), Progress in Artificial Intelligence, Springer-Verlag LNAI 5816, pp. 497-507, 2009.

On the Intelligence of Moral Agency, com A. R. Costa, Proceedings of the Encontro Português de Inteligência Artificial (EPIA-2009), October 12-15 Aveiro (Portugal), in L. S. Lopes, N. Lau, P. Mariano e L. M. Rocha (eds.), New Trends in Artificial Intelligence, pp. 439.450, 2009.

Knowledge Acquisition and Intelligent Agency on the Web of Data, com Elder Santos e Rosa Vicari, Proceedings of the Encontro Português de Inteligência Artificial (EPIA-2009), October 12-15 Aveiro (Portugal), N. Lau, P. Mariano e L. M. Rocha (eds.), New Trends in Artificial Intelligence, pp. 413-424, 2009.

Electricity Market (Virtual) Agents, com Paulo Trigo e Paulo Marques, Proceedings of Multi-Agents Logics, Languages, and Organisations Federated Workshops (MALLOW´s 09), Turin, September 7-10, 2009.

On the Empirical Evaluation of an Interdisciplinary Framework for Automated Negotiation, com Fernando Lopes, Proceedings of HoloMAS 2009, Linz (Austria), August 31- September 2, Springer-Verlag, 2009.

Teaching AI Courses having Learning in Mind, Keynote Speaker Talk at IFIP 9th World Conference on Computers in Education, Bento Gonçalves (Brazil), July 27-31, 2009.

TEMMAS: The Electricity Market Multi-Agent Simulator, em colaboração com Paulo Trigo e Paulo Marques, Proceedings of the Internatioal Work Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Special Session on Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems, Salamanca, June 10-12, and Bio-Inspired Systems: Computational and Ambient Intelligence, Part 1, J. Cabestany, F. Sandoval, A. Prieto and J. M. Corchado (Eds.), Springer-Verlag LNCS5517, pp. 569-576, 2009.

Filming the 2-Way Dynamics of Sociality: Relevance of Evaluation, in Proceedings of the Evolution Today and Tomorrow, Darwin Evaluated by Contemporary Evolutionary and Philosophical Theories Workshop, Lisbon, Centro de Filosofia das Ciências, FCUL, April 23-24, 2009.

Automated Bilateral Negotiation and Bargaining Impasse, em colaboração com Fernando Lopes e A. Q. Novais, Proceedings of AI-2008: The Twenty-eighth SGAI International Conference, Cambridge (UK), December 9-11, 2008.

Simulating Argumentation about Exchange Values in Multi-Agent Interactions, com Márcia Franco e António Rocha Costa, Proceedings of the 1st Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS 2008), 19th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (SBIA2008), Salvador. October 26-30, 2008.

Rehearsing Policies for GHGs Emission Control, com João Balsa, Luis Antunes e Luis Moniz, Proceedings of the 1st Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS 2008), 19th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (SBIA2008), Salvador. October 26-30, 2008.

Simulating a Multi-Agent Electricity Market, com Paulo Trigo, Proceedings of the 1st Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS 2008), 19th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (SBIA2008), Salvador. October 26-30, 2008.

Evaluation of Collaborative Annotation Systems and Simulation of User Behaviour on Social Networks, em colaboração com João Ferreira e Paulo Trigo, Proceedings of the 1st Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS 2008), 19th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (SBIA2008), Salvador. October 26-30, 2008.

The Evolution of Negotiation and Impasse in Two-Party Multi-Issue Bargaining, em colaboração com Fernando Lopes e A. Q. Novais, Proceedings of 11th Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IBERAMIA-2008), ISCTE (Lisboa), October 14-17, Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes on AI 5290, H. Geffner, R. Prada, I. M. Alexandre and N. David (Eds.), 2008.

Modelling Model Comparasions, com Luis Antunes e João Balsa, III of Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation, A Cross-Disciplinary Workshop (EPOS2008), ISCTE, Lisboa (Portugal), October 2-3, 2008.

Decisions with Multiple Simultaneous Goals and Uncertain Causal Effects, com Paulo Trigo, in Artificial Intelligence in Theory and Practice II, Proceedings of the IFIP AI´08 at IFIP World Computer Congress, September 7-10, Milan (Italy), Sptinger, 2008.

Negotiation under Complete and Incomplete Information, com Fernando Lopes e A. Q. Novais, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-Web´08), Politecnico di Torino, Turin, September 1-5, 2008.

A Hybrid Approach to Multi-Agent Decision-Making, em colaboração com Paulo Trigo, Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-2008), M. Ghallab, C. D. Spyropoulos, N. Fakotakis e N. Avouris (eds.), IOS Press, Patras (Greece), July 21-25, 2008.

Interdisciplinary Approach to Automated Negotiation: A Preliminary Report, com Fernando Lopes, IADIS Conference on Intelligent Systems and Agents, Amsterdam, July 22-24, 2008.

Exploring Context Permeability in Multiple Social Networks, com Luis Antunes, João Balsa e Paulo Urbano, World Congress on Social Simulation (WCSS-2008), George Mason University Fairfax (USA), July 14-17, 2008.

Interdisciplinary Approach to Automated Negotiation, com Fernando Lopes, 22th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS 2008), Nicosia (Cyprus), June 3-6, 2008.

Teamwork Decision-Making with MDP and BDI, com Paulo Trigo, Proceedings of the Adaptative Learning Agents and MAS, AAMAS-2008, Estoril, May 14-16, 2008.

Context Permeability, with Luis Antunes João Balsa and Paulo Urbano, Proceedings of the 1st ICC Workshop on Complexity in Social Systems, ISCTE, Lisbon, January 11-12, 2008.

Human Face Verification Based on Multidimension Polynomial Power of Sigmoid (PPS), with João Fernando Marar, Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF 2008), Funchal, January 28-31, 2008.

Multidimensional Polynomial Powers of Sigmoid (PPS) Wavelet Neural Networks, Proceedings of The International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS 2008), Funchal, January 28-31, 2008.

 

Recent Books:

Coelho, H. Teoria da Agência: Arquitectura e Cenografia, (Submitted to a publisher), Versão 1.0, 2008; Inteligência Artificial Distribuída, Sistemas Multi-Agente, Versão 2.0, 2010.

Future Challenges for Autonomous Systems, Chapter in State of the Art in AI, Bramer, M. (ed.), IFIP State of the Art Survey An International Perspective, LNAI 5640, Springer-Verlag, pp. 39-52, 2009.

Policy Decision Support Through Social Simulation, with Luis Antunes, Ana Respício and João Balsa, Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies, Frederic Adam, and Patrick Humphreys, (eds.), IGI Global, pp. 716-723, (ISBN: 978-1-59904-843-7), 2008.


Agent-Based Tutoring Systems by Cognitive and Affective Modeling, Rosa M. Vicari, Regna Verdin and Patricia A. Jaques (Eds.), with the Chapter Overview of Agent Modeling, Idea Group Publishers, 2008.

Worldviews, Science and Us: Philosophy and Complexity, with Simulation as Formal and Generative Social Science: The Very Idea, with Nuno David and Jaime Sichman, Carlos Gershenson, Diederik Aerts and Bruce Edmonds (Eds.), World Scientific, World, Science and US series, pp. 266-284, 2007.

Advances in Artificial Intelligence – IBERAMIA-SBIA 2006, 2nd International Joint Conference: Proceedings of 10th Ibero-American Conference on AI, 18th Brazilian AI Symposium, Jaime Simão Sichman, Helder Coelho, Solange Rezende Ribeirão (editors), Preto, Brazil, October, Springer-Verlag LNAI 4140, 2006.

Cognição e Conteúdo, Cognition and Content, Actas do Seminário de Filosofia Analítica 2003-2004, with Faces do Poder de um Agente, Organization of João Branquinho, Centro de Estudos de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa, 2005.

The Explanation of Human Interpretation, Proceedings of the Conference Mind and Action III, May 2001, with BVG – Agents that Use Values for Decision, with Luis Antunes, edited by João Sàágua, Edições Colibri, 2005.

Absolutely the Other, with images from Cláudia Amandi, in Cuidados Paliativos, Imagens Médicas, Novas Geografias do Discurso, Manuel Valente Alves e Armando Brito de Sá (eds), Lisboa, MVA Invent/APMCG, 2005.

Explorações, Ligações e Reflexões (Rede de 30 anos de pesquisas em IA com sentido prático), Série de Manuais Universitários, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2004.

No Renascimento de uma Nova Era, Preface of Inteligência Artificial,  Fundamentos e Aplicações, written by Ernesto Costa and Anabela Simões, FCA, 2004.

Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Agent-Based Simulation, with Bernard Espinasse (Eds.), SCS - Society for  Modelling and Simulation Internation, 2004.

Medicina Geral e Familiar: Da Vontade, 3º Caderno de Viagem, with As Vertentes do Complexo, Manuel Valente Alves and Vitor Ramos (eds.), MVA Invest Livros, 2004.

Diálogos Disciplinares, As Ciências e as artes na viragem do milénio, with O que é que a IA pode contribuir para os Estudos Linguísticos, Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa e Teresa de Ataíde Malafaia (eds.), IST Press, 2003.

 Crítica das Ligações na Era Técnica, Liaisons/Links, com a colaboração de A Atracção Irressistível pela Complexidade, J. Bragança de Miranda e Maria Teresa Cruz (eds.), Porto 2001, Tropismos 2002. 

 Imagens Médicas, série de ensaios Tripé da Imagem, com a colaboração A Instalação Mecânica como Arte, Manuel Valente Alves e Paulo Cunha e Silva (eds.), Porto 2001, Porto Editora, 2002. 

 Corpo Fast Forward/Fast Forward Body, with other authors, section A Body is not a Body, with Melhor é Provável, Paulo Cunha e Silva, Dinis Guarda and João Urbano (eds.), NúmeroMagazine, Porto 2001. 

 Estudos Ensino Superior e Competitividade, with other authors and Educação e Sociedade da Informação, with Ernesto Costa, Adriano Moreira and José Barata-Moura (eds.), CNAVES, 2001. 

 O Corpo na Era digital, with other authors, António Barbosa e Manuel Valente Alves (eds.), Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 2000.

Progress in Artificial Intelligence - IBERAMIA98, Proceedings of the 6th Ibero-American Conference on AI (Paper Track), Lisbon, Portugal, October, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1484, Springer-Verlag, 1998. 

 Progresso em Inteligência Artificial, IBERAMIA´98, Actas do 6º Congresso Iberoamericano de Inteligência Artificial (Discussion Track), Lisbon, Portugal, Outubro, Edições Colibri, 1998. 

 Sonho e Razão: Ao Lado do Artificial, Reflexões Pessoais sobre os Agentes Inteligentes, Círculo dos Leitores, 1996; 2nd edition, Relógio d’Água, 1999.

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