Cardoso, Amilcar

Main research area: 
Artificial Intelligence
Other Research areas: 
Interactive media art
Pervasive Computing
Affiliation(s): 
University of Coimbra
Country: 
Portugal

PhD and Habillitation in Informatics Engineering, Full Professor at the University of Coimbra, where he teaches Artificial Intelligence, Computational Creativity, Programming for Design and other topics.

He leads the Cognitive and Media Systems (CMS) research group, devoted to make research on Artificial Intelligence, Pervasive Computing, Media Systems, and ICT for Education.

He developed pioneering work on Computational Creativity in the 90's, ever since assuming important roles in the area, including: Chair of the Working Group on Computational Creativity of Action COST 282 (2001-2003), co-founder of the series of workshops "Creative Systems" (2001 -2003), member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Computational Creativity (2006-present). His research interests also extend to the Affective Computing and Multi-Agent Systems, especially in contexts of human-computer confluence, creative systems, automatic music composition and social simulation.