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News by Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support


INESC TEC seeks to help companies embrace digital transformation at lower costs

Digital transition, innovation, business empowerment, financing, disruptive technologies; and a certainty: 2024 will be a year of opportunities for companies that are willing to take risks. Close to 100 participants gathered at Palácio do Freixo to get to know ATTRACT project, coordinated by INESC TEC. 

08th February 2024


Collaboration with Austrian university awarded at international conference

An unsupervised approach that summarises and orders the main changes verified in two versions of the same document – this is the research work that earned Ricardo Campos, a researcher at INESC TEC, Adam Jatowt and Lukas Éder, researchers at the University of Innsbruck (Austria), the Best Demo Paper Award at CIKM'23 - ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management.

10th November 2023


Research made in INESC TEC earns award for pioneering work to extract events from texts written in Portuguese

The paper "Event Extraction for Portuguese: A QA-driven Approach using ACE-2005" won the Best Student Paper Award at the 22nd Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA’23). This research work led to the development of an event extraction framework for the Portuguese language. The solution differs not only by targeting Portuguese texts, but by allowing (in addition to the identification and classification of event triggers) the extraction of the arguments associated with the event, namely participants and attributes.  

29th September 2023


INESC TEC researcher appointed editor-in-chief of international publication on data analysis and science

Over the next three years, João Gama, researcher at INESC TEC, will act as the editor-in-chief of JSDA – International Journal of Data Science and Analytics. This journal promotes the presentation and discussion of new trends and opportunities, and the exchange of ideas and practices, encouraging collaboration between domains towards leveraging the analysis and data science domains.

12th July 2023


INESC TEC researcher won third place at the Award

Ricardo Campos, researcher at INESC TEC and professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, together with Diogo Correia, was one of the winners of the Award. The duo won the third place and an honourable mention by the newspaper Público, thanks to the project Arquivo Público, a web interface focused on the contents published on the newspaper's website over time, and preserved by

05th December 2022


INESC TEC researcher leads one of the finalist teams of the European Innovation Academy

Tiago Neves, an INESC TEC researcher, is the team leader of “MetaFitGame”, one of the 10 contender start-ups of the European Innovation Academy (EIA) 2022. “MetaFitGame” is a mobile fitness app that aims to encourage people to practice sports in a fun way, transforming physical exercises into a game.

27th September 2022


New book on Artificial Intelligence authored by INESC TEC

"Metalearning: Applications to Automated Machine Learning and Data Mining" is the title of the new book by Pavel Brazdil and Carlos Soares, researchers at INESC TEC, written in partnership with Jan N. van Rijn and Joaquin Vanschoren.

29th August 2022


INESC TEC researcher collaborated with the winner of the Abel Prize in Mathematics

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awarded Dennis Sullivan the Abel Prize in Mathematics, the highest award in the field, comparable to the Nobel Prize. The north American mathematician is one of the world's leading experts in the development of the Theory of Renormalization in Dynamic Systems. INESC TEC researcher Alberto Adrego Pinto had the opportunity to collaborate with Dennis Sullivan in the 1990s. This collaboration led to scientific work with great impact on the researcher’s career. 

06th April 2022


Technology that reduces treatment time for cancer patients wins digital innovation award

The Gentil – Text Mining project won the Portugal Digital Awards in the Best Future of Work Project category, which acknowledges the best initiative related to employees' productivity and effectiveness.

06th January 2022


INESC TEC part of a project to develop a Smart Process Management System

INESC TEC, through the Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) and the Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Laboratory (LIAAD), participates in the SIGIPro project, in partnership with the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto and the company Expandindustria, SA.

01st July 2021


INESC TEC researchers acknowledged for scientific excellence in machine learning and data mining

The European programme IACOBUS granted the "Scientific Publications (Papers)" award to a team of researchers from INESC TEC’s Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Laboratory (LIAAD), led by João Gama.

23rd June 2021


INESC TEC participates in an initiative for global digital inclusion

INESC TEC, through the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support (LIAAD), contributes to a project focusing on identifying and classifying people’s opinions and feelings about products and services, included in texts written in different Nigerian languages.  

18th June 2021

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