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News by Advanced Computing Systems


New coordination of R&D centres in INESC TEC

As a result of the election of the new associative bodies of INESC TEC, resulting in the nomination of some Coordinators of Centres to the Board, there was the need to identify new leaderships for the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) and for the Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM).

05th July 2018

Computer Science

Former INESC TEC coordinator elected vice-rector of the University of Porto

Fernando Silva, former coordinator of the Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), is the new vice-rector of the University of Porto (U.Porto) for the Information and Communication Technologies field.

29th June 2018

Computer Science

INESC TEC project applied to citizen card

On 24 May, a project of INESC TEC developed in partnership with the Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office (INCM) was one of the highlighted presentations of the innovative ideas exhibition, that have already been implemented or that are still being developed by INCM.

18th June 2018

Computer Science

REMINDS project provides an automatic learning system on relevance detection

The REMINDS project (Relevance Mining and Detection System) aims to make an automatic learning system with web interface, capable of detecting potentially relevant content on social networks.

07th June 2018

Computer Science

New book on Cybersecurity with INESC TEC’s authorship

«Introduction to Cybersecurity - the Internet, the legal aspects and the analysis of digital forensics» is the title of the new book by Mário Antunes, researcher of INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), in partnership with Baltazar Rodrigues, inspector of the Portuguese Criminal Police.

11th May 2018

Computer Science

INESC TEC’s researcher considered the most valuable hacker

André Baptista, researcher of INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) was awarded the title of “The Most Valuable Hacker” at the international live hacking event H1-202, that took place on 24 and 25 March in Washington D.C.

21st April 2018


New book on advanced Android programming

Ricardo Queirós, full member at INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), has published a new book on advanced programming for mobile devices.

23rd March 2018

Computer Science

INESC TEC is part of the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy

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

Computer Science

Team with INESC TEC researchers wins the 2017 ICDM best paper award

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


Protocol between INESC TEC and National Institute of Informatics takes researchers to Japan

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

Computer Science

INESC TEC develops software to diagnose breast and prostate cancer

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 participates in project to control quality of frying oils

INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) and Centre for Applied Photonics are involved in a project – together with AMBIFOOD, the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto (FFUP) and ASAE’s (health and safety authority) Chemistry Laboratory – where the goal is to create technology to control the quality of frying oils. This work has an impact on public health as there is a causal link between the ingestion of oils used for frying food, their degradation, and the emergence of certain pathologies.

14th July 2015

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