The Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP) created the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy, an advisory body to be coordinated by the former Secretary of State for Youth, and current Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs of Microsoft Portugal, Pedro Duarte. It will be composed of 35 representatives of the sector. One of these elements will be Luís Filipe Antunes, researcher at the Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) of INESC TEC and President of the Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.
18th January 2018
The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Database Group and the University of Porto won the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) Best Paper award for the paper “TensorCast: Forecasting with Context using Coupled Tensors”, a novel method that forecasts time-evolving networks like Twitter, for example. The conference will be held between on November 18-21 in New Orleans, US.
10th November 2017
Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between INESC TEC and the National Institute of Informatics (NII), in Tokyo (Japan) in 2014, five INESC TEC researchers had the opportunity to do an internship at the Japanese institution.
02nd February 2016
ExpertBayes is the name of the software created by INESC TEC that can help health professionals, more specifically doctors, to diagnose illnesses such as breast and prostate cancer.
04th January 2016
INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) is involved in a multidisciplinary project that was approved as part of a call of the University of Texas/Austin – Portugal Programme.
08th April 2015
Ricardo Queirós, researcher at INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), has published and edited, in January 2015, a book about innovative teaching strategies and new learning paradigms in the Area of Computer Science. Published by IGI Global, the book is available on Amazon.
18th February 2015
In 2012, BIP featured several (good) news about researchers awarded for their work in different components. Literary awards, Best Papers Awards, winning projects and other distinctions, they all illustrate the research potential of this Associate Laboratory. The BIP team made a list of last year’s awards and we came up with a staggering number of 31 awards received by our collaborators. It is safe to say that excellence lives at INESC TEC!
24th January 2013
An article written by José Paulo Leal, Vânia Rodrigues and Ricardo Queiroz, researchers at INESC TEC’s Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), was awarded the "Best Paper Award" as part of the 2012 SLATE Conference, held in Braga, Portugal, on 21 and 22 June. As part of the same conference, CRACS researchers Ricardo Rocha and Miguel Areias received the award for best presentation.
06th August 2012
Ana Sequeira, Hélder Castro and Jaime Dias, researchers at INESC TEC’s Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit (UTM), have promoted a seminar on Security on 13 July. The aim was to discuss work from different Units in this area and try to adjust them to the European Call on Security (FP7-SEC-2013-1).
30th July 2012
INESC TEC’s exponential growth over the past years – the institution now integrates 12 R&D units and over 600 employees, including 200 PhD holders – has originated major challenges in terms of the efficient combination of expertise in the Associate Laboratory: could we use this diversity of skills to develop national and European multidisciplinary and added-value projects?
02nd July 2012
An article authored by Pedro Ribeiro and Fernando Silva, both researchers at the Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), received the Best Paper Award at the DBSocial 2012 - ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Databases and Social Networks, which took place last May.
02nd July 2012
On 30th and 31st January INESC TEC received a visit from the SAB - Scientific Advisory Board following the last evaluation three years ago. The SAB is a group of leading international researchers that the Directors invite to evaluate INESC TEC and offer suggestions for the continuous improvement of the institute. The evaluation this year could not have been more positive: according to the SAB, INESC TEC has suffered exponential growth, it continues to strive for high-quality science and publications and it is an institute we should be proud of.
06th March 2012
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