Premi tesi doctoral SEIO | IIIA CSIC

13 Jun 2019

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:
http://mcdm.seio.es/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10&Itemid=14
 




Prof. Carles Sierra has been selected as the recipient of the "2019 ACM/SIGAI Award for Excellence in Autonomous Agents Research" | IIIA CSIC

06 Mar 2019

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.


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Ramon López de Mántaras: Premio Nacional "Julio Rey Pastor" de Investigación 2018 | IIIA CSIC

10 Dec 2018

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.


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The spin-off WEAR TECHNOLOGIES received an award from the ROTARY Club | IIIA CSIC

14 Dec 2017

The spin-off WEAR TECHNOLOGIES received an award from the ROTARY Club | IIIA CSIC



A paper co-authored by Christian Blum in the top 1% of highly cited publications (from 2011) in its field (Web of Science) | IIIA CSIC

02 Nov 2017

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.




Prof. Ramon Lopez de Mantaras receipient of the 2017 "Donald E. Walker Award" from IJCAI | IIIA CSIC

19 Jul 2017

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.




Amanda Vidal receipient of the 2015 EUSFLAT Best PhD Thesis Award | IIIA CSIC

19 Jul 2017

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.

 




Prof. Francesc Esteva elected Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA) | IIIA CSIC

04 Jul 2017

At the 2017 World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA) that took place in Otsu, Japan, Prof. Francesc Esteva was selected as IFSA Fellow




Prof. Ramon López de Mántaras has been elected member of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans" | IIIA CSIC

04 Jul 2017

The Institut d'Estudis Catalans is the Catalan Academy of Sciences and Humanities




Best Paper Award published in the journal NOVATICA in 2015 | IIIA CSIC

28 Oct 2016

The paper "Algunas reflexiones sobre el presente y futuro de la Inteligencia Artificial" by Ramon Lopez de Mantaras has beeen distinguished as the Best Paper published in NOVATICA during 2015




The EurAI Distinguished Service Award presented to Ramon Lopez de Mantaras | IIIA CSIC

13 Oct 2016

This award, presented during the opening of the ECAI 2016 Conference in The Hague on August 31 2016, recognizes extraordinary contributions and outstanding service to the AI community




Best paper award of the Int. Conference on Computational Creativity | IIIA CSIC

04 Jul 2016

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.




Special Issue of Fuzzy Sets and Systems in Honor of Francesc Esteva on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday | IIIA CSIC

30 Apr 2016

The prestigious journal "Fuzzy Sets and Systems" has published a special issue to celebrate the 70th birthday of Prof. Francesc Esteva.




Pedro Meseguer galardonado con el primer premio de microrrelatos en el “Primer Concurso de Relatos de Ciencia 2016" | IIIA CSIC

23 Mar 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.




Dave de Jonge and Carles Sierra authors of the Best Paper at the Agreement Technologies Conference | IIIA CSIC

22 Dec 2015

Dave de Jonge and Carles Sierra authors of the Best Paper at the Agreement Technologies Conference | IIIA CSIC



Dr. Pedro Meseguer has received the AEPIA (Spanish AI Association) Prize of 2015 | IIIA CSIC

12 Nov 2015

Dr. Pedro Meseguer has received the AEPIA (Spanish AI Association) Prize of 2015 | IIIA CSIC



Dr. Francisco Cazorla receives the medal of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering | IIIA CSIC

12 Nov 2015

Dr. Cazorla has been distinguished with one of the 10 medals that the Royal Academy of Engineering awards every year to outstanding Spanish young engineers (less than 40 years old).




The software D-Brane, developed by IIIA member Dave de Jonge, wins the Computer Diplomacy Challenge at the Computer Olimpyad | IIIA CSIC

27 Jul 2015

The software D-Brane, developed by IIIA member Dave de Jonge, wins the Computer Diplomacy Challenge at the Computer Olimpyad | IIIA CSIC



Enric Plaza co-author of a paper that received the Best Paper Award at the Int. Conf. on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2015) | IIIA CSIC

13 Jul 2015

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.




Angela Fabregues has received an Outstanding PhD Award 2012-2013 from the Autonomous University of Barcelona | IIIA CSIC

22 May 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.




According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (march 2015) nearly 50000 citations | IIIA CSIC

19 Apr 2015

According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (march 2015) nearly 50000 citations | IIIA CSIC



Dave de Jonge and Carles Sierra win the second prize at the Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC) 2014 | IIIA CSIC

20 May 2014

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 project to create the spin-off "Social Browsing" receives and award from the Generalitat de Catalunya | IIIA CSIC

02 Apr 2014

The project to create the spin-off "Social Browsing" receives and award from the Generalitat de Catalunya | IIIA CSIC



According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (01/16/2014) over 30000 citations and have a global H-index of 71 | IIIA CSIC

17 Jan 2014

According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (01/16/2014) over 30000 citations and have a global H-index of 71 | IIIA CSIC



Two IIIA PhD Theses receive the "Outstanding PhD Award 2009-2012" from the CS Dept of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona | IIIA CSIC

19 Dec 2013

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.




Juan Antonio Rodriguez Aguilar elected ECCAI Fellow. | IIIA CSIC

11 Sep 2013

He is the seventh IIIA scientist elected ECCAI Fellow. The IIIA is the European organization that has more ECCAI fellows




Best Paper Award at COGNITIVE 2013 | IIIA CSIC

11 Sep 2013

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




Marco Cerami wins the 2012 EUSFLAT Best PhD Award | IIIA CSIC

05 Jun 2013

EUSFLAT, the European Society of Fuzzy Logic and Technology has awarded the 2012 Best PhD Award to the former IIIA PhD student Marco Cerami.




2012 National Computer Science Award to Ramon Lopez de Mantaras, IIIA Director. | IIIA CSIC

31 May 2013

The Spanish Computer Society has awarded the 2012 "Jose Garcia Santesmases" National Computer Science Award to Ramon Lopez de Mantaras.




A team of IIIA and MPI für Informatik scientists wins the 2012 MIREX Structure Segmentation task competition | IIIA CSIC

02 Oct 2012

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.




We are in the top 0.8% (53d out of 6295 organizations) in the "Microsoft Academic Search" 10 years citation rankings in AI | IIIA CSIC

01 Oct 2012

We are in the top 0.8% (53d out of 6295 organizations) in the "Microsoft Academic Search" 10 years citation rankings in AI | IIIA CSIC



Cognicor, an IIIA spin-off, wins the prestigious European "Tech All Stars" award to the 2012 most innovative digital start-up | IIIA CSIC

25 Jun 2012

Cognicor (http://www.


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Our spin-off COGNICOR wins the 2012 BDIGITAL Award | IIIA CSIC

12 Jun 2012

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 IIIA PhD student A. Gunes Baydin wins the "Best Student Paper Award" of the 2012 Int. Conf. on Computational Creativity | IIIA CSIC

01 Jun 2012

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, former IIIA PhD student, wins the "IFAAMAS-11 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award" | IIIA CSIC

02 May 2012

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




According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (3/15/2012) over 25000 citations and have a global H-index of 64 | IIIA CSIC

04 Apr 2012

According to Scholarometer, IIIA scientists have received (3/15/2012) over 25000 citations and have a global H-index of 64 | IIIA CSIC



Most cited paper of the Annals of Pure and Applied Logic journal | IIIA CSIC

09 Feb 2012

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.




Ramon Lopez de Mantaras Wins Major AI Award | IIIA CSIC

17 Aug 2011

Ramon Lopez de Mantaras has been selected as the ninth recipient of the AAAI Robert S. Engelmore Memorial Lecture Award, sponsored by IAAI and AI Magazine.


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IJCAI-11 Best AI Video Award | IIIA CSIC

24 Jul 2011

The video "Using Experience to Generate New Regulations" by Javier Morales (IIIA-CSIC & UB), Maite López-Sánchez (UB), and Marc Esteva (IIIA-CSIC), has received the "Best Artificial Intelligence Video" award at the IJCAI 2011 Conference.




Three IIIA PhD Theses receive the "Outstanding PhD Award" from the CS Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona | IIIA CSIC

11 Jan 2011

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.




Two IIIA papers among the "Top 25 Hottest Articles in Annals of Pure and Applied Logic" of the academic year 2009-2010 | IIIA CSIC

05 Dec 2010

The papers:
"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.




One IIIA paper among the "Top 25 Hottest Articles in Artificial Intelligence" of the academic year 2009-2010 | IIIA CSIC

26 Nov 2010

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.




According to Scholarometer, the IIIA scientists have (3/15/2011) a total of nearly 22000 citations and a global H-index of 62 | IIIA CSIC

09 Nov 2010

According to Scholarometer, the IIIA scientists have (3/15/2011) a total of nearly 22000 citations and a global H-index of 62 | IIIA CSIC



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20 Aug 2010

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




New ECCAI Fellow | IIIA CSIC

09 Jun 2010

Vicenç Torra has been elected Fellow of ECCAI. The IIIA has now 6 ECCAI Fellows and is the only european institution having 6 ECCAI Fellows.




Best Demo Award | IIIA CSIC

23 Nov 2009

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"




ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles in Annals of Pure and Applied Logic | IIIA CSIC

28 Oct 2009

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.




ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles in Artificial Intelligence | IIIA CSIC

03 Sep 2009

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 becomes the first Honorary Member of the EUSFLAT Society | IIIA CSIC

30 Jul 2009

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.




Best "Student Software" Award | IIIA CSIC

15 May 2009

The IIIA members: Isaac Pinyol, Dani Villatoro, Ismel Brito and Jordi Sabater have been awarded the "Best Student software Award" at the AAMAS-2009 (International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems) held in Budapest.




Best "Industrial Software" Award | IIIA CSIC

15 May 2009

The IIIA members Armando Robles and Pablo Noriega have been awarded the "Best Industrial Software Award" at the
AAMAS-2009 (International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and
Multiagent Systems) held in Budapest.




"Outstanding PhD thesis Prize" awarded to Enrico Marchioni | IIIA CSIC

04 Feb 2009

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).




New ECCAI Fellow | IIIA CSIC

08 Oct 2008

Pedro Meseguer has been elected Fellow of ECCAI. The IIIA has now 5 ECCAI Fellows and is the only institution having 5 ECCAI Fellows.




The Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship | IIIA CSIC

31 Dec 2007

Angela Fabregues, a PhD student at the IIIA, is one of the 12 outstanding young women recipients of The Google Europe Anita Borg Scholarship 2007.




Best Paper Award | IIIA CSIC

31 Oct 2007

Claudio Baccigalupo and Enric Plaza have received the Best Application Paper Award of the 2007 International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning.




ECCAI Fellow | IIIA CSIC

31 Aug 2007

Lluís Godo has been elected ECCAI Fellow.




The Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2007 for female students | IIIA CSIC

31 Jul 2007

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.




The Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship | IIIA CSIC

01 Jun 2007

IIIA PhD students Àngela Fàbregues and Sindhu Joseph have been selected as finalists for the Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2007 for female students.