Fourteenth Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Important Dates

  • Deadline for track proposals: November 15, 2008
  • Notification of track acceptance: January 10, 2009
  • Extended deadline for paper submission: April 29, 2009
  • Notification of paper acceptance: June 15, 2009
  • Deadline for final versions: July 15, 2009
  • Conference dates: October 12-15, 2009





September 16, 2009, Provisional version of Detailed Schedule has been published.

September 15, 2009, General Schedule has been published.

September 8, 2009, list of accepted papers has been announced.

June 19, 2009, registration is open.

June 15, 2009, paper decision was sent.

April 9, 2009, paper submission deadline was extended.

February 10, 2009, announcement of accepted tracks.

February 10, 2009, call for papers was added.

October 7, 2008 call for thematic tracks announcement.

October 6, 2008 site announcement.

Online edition of:

New Trends in Artificial Intelligence
14th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2009
Aveiro, October 12-15, 2009

Title: New Trends in Artificial Intelligence. 14th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence. EPIA 2009. Aveiro, October 12-15, 2009. Proceedings
Volume editors: Luís Seabra Lopes, Nuno Lau, Pedro Mariano, Luís M. Rocha
ISBN: 978-972-96895-4-3
Depósito legal: 298966/09
©2009 Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

New Trends in Artificial Intelligence cover

Complete book

pages I-XXIV,1-608, Full text: pdf (28MB)


Cover: pdf (6.7MB)
Front Matter
Title pages pages I-II, Full text: pdf (2.7MB) Preface pages III-VI, Full text: pdf (92kB) EPIA 2009 Conference Organization pages VII-XIV, Full text: pdf (92kB) Table of Contents pages XV-XXIV, Full text: pdf (140kB)
Chapter 1
AITUM - Artificial Intelligence in Transportation and Urban Mobility
pages 1-2, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Minimizing Airport Peaks Problem by Improving Airline Operations Performance through an Agent Based System António J. M. Castro, António Mota, Luís Paulo Reis, Eugénio Oliveira pages 3-14, Full text: pdf (308kB) Prediction of Congested Traffic on the Critical Density Point using Machine Learning and Decentralised Collaborating Sensors Wouter Labeeuw, Kurt Driessens, Danny Weyns, Tom Holvoet, Geert Deconinck pages 15-26, Full text: pdf (900kB) Intelligent Transportation Systems: a Ubiquitous Perspective Lúcio Sanchez Passos, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti pages 27-38, Full text: pdf (140kB) Evaluating Policies for Reservation-based Intersection Control Matteo Vasirani and Sascha Ossowski pages 39-50, Full text: pdf (412kB)
Chapter 2
ALEA - Artificial Life and Evolutionary Algorithms
pages 51-52, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Genetic Algorithms using Populations based on Multisets António Manso, Luís Correia pages 53-64, Full text: pdf (452kB) How to Build the Network of Contacts Pedro Mariano, Luís Correia, Carlos Grilo pages 65-76, Full text: pdf (192kB) A Tool for Automatic Routing of Auxiliary Circuits in Ships Paulo Triunfante Martins, Victor J. A. S. Lobo pages 77-86, Full text: pdf (1.2MB) Predicting the Outcome of Mutation in Genetic Algorithms Sandeep Rajoria, Carlos Soares, Jorge Pinho de Sousa, Joydip Dhar pages 87-97, Full text: pdf (316kB)
Chapter 3
CMBSB - Computational Methods in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
pages 99-100, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Approximate 3D Motif Search in Proteins with Domain Specific Knowledge Arno Formella, Thorsten Pöschel, Cástor Sánchez Chao pages 101-112, Full text: pdf (1.2MB)
Chapter 4
COLA - Computational Logic with Applications
pages 113-114, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Tabling for P-log Probabilistic Query Evaluation Han The Anh, Carroline Kencana Ramli, Carlos Viegas Damásio pages 115-126, Full text: pdf (168kB) Learning and Reasoning about Uncertainty in the Semantic Web Pedro Oliveira, Paulo Gomes pages 127-138, Full text: pdf (120kB) Using a Contextual Logic Programming Language to Acess Data in Warehousing Systems Valéria Pequeno, Salvador Abreu, João Carlos Moura Pires pages 139-151, Full text: pdf (352kB)
Chapter 5
EAC - Emotional and Affective Computing
pages 153-154, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Personality, Emotion and Mood Simulation in Decision Making Ricardo Santos, Goreti Marreiros, Carlos Ramos, José Neves, José Bulas-Cruz pages 155-166, Full text: pdf (172kB) An Emotion-Driven Interactive System Francisco Ventura, António Oliveira, Amílcar Cardoso pages 167-178, Full text: pdf (420kB)
Chapter 6
GAI - General Artificial Intelligence
pages 179-180, Cover: pdf (8kB)
An Intelligent Interface Agent for an Airline Company Web Portal Luís Barbosa, António J. M. Castro, Luís Paulo Reis pages 181-192, Full text: pdf (160kB) Restoring CSP Satisfiability with MaxSAT Inês Lynce, Joao Marques-Silva pages 193-204, Full text: pdf (468kB) An Evaluation of Heuristic Functions for Bicriterion Shortest Path Problems E. Machuca, L. Mandow and J.L. Pérez de la Cruz pages 205-216, Full text: pdf (196kB) Bringing Relevant Topics to Foster Learning with the Aid of Ontologies Elaine Harada Teixeira de Oliveira, Erika Handa Nozawa, Rosa Maria Vicari, Alberto Nogueira de Castro Júnior pages 217-228, Full text: pdf (120kB)
Chapter 7
IROBOT - Intelligent Robotics
pages 229-230, Cover: pdf (8kB)
Intelligent Robotic Mapping and Exploration with Converging Target Localization João Certo, João Lobato Oliveira, Luís Paulo Reis pages 231-242, Full text: pdf (680kB) Robustness and Precision Analysis in Map-Matching based Mobile Robot Self-Localization Manuel Gouveia, António Paulo Moreira, Paulo Costa, Luís Paulo Reis, Marcos Ferreira pages 243-253, Full text: pdf (592kB) MODEN: Obstacle-driven Elastic Network for Line-of-Sight Communication Francisco S. Melo, Manuela Veloso pages 254-266, Full text: pdf (552kB) Environment Mapping using the Lego Mindstorms NXT and leJOS NXJ Gerardo Oliveira, Ricardo Silva, Tiago Lira, Luís Paulo Reis pages 267-278, Full text: pdf (492kB) NeatSqueak on Wheels: Neural Networks Applied to Movement Optimization Hugo Peixoto, João Portela, Rui Teixeira, Filipe Castro, Luís Paulo Reis pages 279-287, Full text: pdf (224kB) Using Accelerometers To Command A Cleaning Service Robot Armando Sousa, Luís Paulo Reis pages 288-299, Full text: pdf (432kB) Using Barcodes for Robotic Landmarks Armando Sousa, Catarina Santiago, Paulo Malheiros, Paulo Costa, António Paulo Moreira pages 300-311, Full text: pdf (1.4MB)
Chapter 8
KDBI - Knowledge Discovery and Business Intelligence
pages 313-314, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Exploiting Generalized Association Rules Marcos Aurélio Domingues, Solange Oliveira Rezende pages 315-318, Full text: pdf (188kB) An Extension of the Core Method for Continuous Values: Learning with Probabilities Nuno C. Marques pages 319-328, Full text: pdf (380kB) Histogram Based Payload Processing for Unsupervised Anomaly Detection Systems in Network Intrusion Iñigo Perona, Iñaki Albisua, Olatz Arbelaitz, Ibai Gurrutxaga, José I. Martín, Javier Muguerza, Jesús M. Pérez pages 329-340, Full text: pdf (216kB) Knowledge Discovery Methodology for Medical Reports Vitor Pinheiro, Victor Alves pages 341-352, Full text: pdf (248kB) A Study on Change Detection Methods Raquel Sebastião, João Gama pages 353-264, Full text: pdf (300kB)
Chapter 9
MASTA - Multi-Agent Systems: Theory and Applications
pages 365-366, Cover: pdf (12kB)
A Formal Notion of Objective Expectations in the Context of Multiagent Systems Routines Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Graçaliz Pereira Dimuro pages 367-378, Full text: pdf (244kB) Towards a Learning Agent Architecture for Cross-Map Transfer Cédric Herpson, Vincent Corruble pages 379-390, Full text: pdf (316kB) A Flexible Agent-Based Framework to Control Virtual Characters Luís Moniz, Graça Gaspar, Ricardo Abreu, Ana Paula Cláudio, Maria Beatriz Carmo pages 391-401, Full text: pdf (696kB) Telecommunications Fraud: Problem Analysis - an Agent-based KDD Perspective Eugénio Rosas and Cesar Analide pages 402-412, Full text: pdf (148kB) Knowledge Acquisition and Intelligent Agency on the Web of Data Elder Rizzon Santos, Rosa Maria Vicari, Helder Coelho pages 413-424, Full text: pdf (136kB) A Study of Agents with Self-awareness for Collaborative Behavior Sheng-Wen Wang, Chuen-Tsai Sun, Chung-Yuan Huang pages 425-435, Full text: pdf (692kB)
Chapter 10
SSM - Social Simulation and Modelling
pages 437-438, Cover: pdf (8kB)
On the Intelligence of Moral Agency Helder Coelho, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa pages 439-450, Full text: pdf (92kB) Fuzzy Evaluation of Social Exchanges Between Personality-based Agents Graçaliz Pereira Dimuro, A.V. Santos, B.C. Bedregal, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa pages 451-462, Full text: pdf (276kB) A Multi-agent Model for Panic Behavior in Crowds Robson dos Santos França, Maria das Graças Bruno Marietto, Margarethe Born Steinberger pages 463-474, Full text: pdf (360kB) A Critical Study of the Coherence between EBMs and ABMs in the Simulation of the Hawks-Doves-LawAbiders Society Fernanda Mendez Jeannes, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa pages 475-486, Full text: pdf (288kB)
Chapter 11
TEMA - Text Mining and Applications
pages 487-488, Cover: pdf (12kB)
Combining Unigrams and Bigrams in Semi-Supervised Text Classification Igor Assis Braga, Maria Carolina Monard, Edson Takashi Matsubara pages 489-500, Full text: pdf (180kB) Extraction of Definitions in Portuguese: An Imbalanced Data Set Problem Rosa Del Gaudio, António Branco pages 501-512, Full text: pdf (136kB) Parallel Texts Alignment Luís Gomes, José Aires, Gabriel Pereira Lopes pages 513-524, Full text: pdf (256kB) Recognizing Polarity and Attitude of Words in Text Laritza Hernández, A. López-Lopez, José E. Medina pages 525-536, Full text: pdf (120kB) Standardisation of Hotel Descriptions Nuno Miranda, Ricardo Raminhos, Pedro Seabra, José Saias, Teresa Gonçalves, Paulo Quaresma pages 537-540, Full text: pdf (172kB) Relations Extracted from a Portuguese Dictionary: Results and First Evaluation Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira , Diana Santos , Paulo Gomes pages 541-552, Full text: pdf (192kB) Multi-label Hierarchical Text Classification using the ACM Taxonomy António Paulo Santos, Fátima Rodrigues pages 553-564, Full text: pdf (416kB) The Design of OPTIMISM, an Opinion Mining System for Portuguese Politics Mário J. Silva, Paula Carvalho, Luís Sarmento, Pedro Magalhães, Eugénio Oliveira pages 565-576, Full text: pdf (116kB)
Chapter 12
WNI - Web and Network Intelligence
pages 577-578, Cover: pdf (12kB)
An Ultra-Fast Modularity-Based Graph Clustering Algorithm Leonardo Jesus Almeida, Alneu de Andrade Lopes pages 579-588, Full text: pdf (772kB) An Updated Portrait of the Portuguese Web João Miranda, Daniel Gomes pages 589-600, Full text: pdf (236kB) Improving Web User Experience with Document Activity Sparklines Sérgio Nunes, Cristina Ribeiro and Gabriel David pages 601-604, Full text: pdf (264kB)
Back Matter
Author Index pages 605-608, Full text: pdf (40kB)