Paulo Novais, PhD
Position: Scientific Committee
Dr. Paulo Novais is a lecturer of Computer Sciences at the Department of Informatics, in the University of Minho and he is a member of the Artificial Intelligence research group at CCTC (Sciences and Computing Technologies Centre), a research centre from the same university. In the last years he has tough and been responsible for a number of courses on Multiagent Systems and on Intelligent Systems at the graduate and postgraduate level.
His current research directions span the fields of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Systems, Agent and Multiagent Systems and Learning applied to Ambient Intelligence and AI and Law.
He has co-chaired numerous events (workshops and conferences), namely PRO-VE 2007, ISAmI 2010, SOCO 2010. He has published more than one hundred papers in books, journal, conferences and workshops and seven books. He is Vice-president of APPIA, the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence.