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IC3K Conference Chair

Joaquim Filipe
Polytechnic Institute of Setubal / INSTICC

Brief Bio
Joaquim B L Filipe is currently a Coordinator Professor of the School of Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (EST-Setúbal), Portugal. He got his PhD at the School of Computing of Staffordshire University, U.K, in 2000.
His main areas of research involve Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent System theory and applications to different domains, with an emphasis on social issues in activity coordination, especially in organizational modelling and simulation, where he has been actively involved in several R&D projects, including national and international programs. He represented EST-Setúbal in
several European projects.
He has over 200 publications, including papers in conferences and journals, edited books, and conference proceedings. He started several conference series, sponsored by INSTICC and technically co-sponsored or in cooperation with major International Associations.
He took part in over 100 conference and workshop program committees and he is on the editorial board of a Springer book series.
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Program Co-Chairs

Rita Cucchiara (honorary)
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Brief Bio
Rita Cucchiara is Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Engineering ‘Enzo Ferrari’. In Modena, she coordinates the AImagelab research lab, which gathers more than 35 researchers in AI, Artificial Vision, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition and Multimedia. She is in charge of the joint laboratory with Ferrari, Red-Vision and from 2020 of the NVIDIA AI Technology Center (NVAITC@UNIMORE) and is the director of Modena@ELLIS Unit that is one of the ELLIS European network. She coordinates several international, european and national projects in topics rela ted to AI applied to human-AI Interaction, video-surveillance, automotive, industry 4.0 and cultural heritage. Since 2018, Rita Cucchiara heads the National Lab. CINI of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems (AIIS). She has been President of the Italian Association in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning from 2016 to 2018. Since 2017, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Institute of Technology. She is currently responsible for the working group on Artificial Intelligence of the National Research Plan PNR2021-2027 of the Ministry of University and Research. She has more than 450 scientific publications in international journals and conferences. She is Associate Editor of T-PAMI and will be GC of ECCV2022. ... More >>

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon)

Brief Bio
Ana Fred received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, in 1989 and 1994, respectively, both from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is a Faculty Member of IST since 1986, where she has been a professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and more recently with the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a researcher at the Pattern and Image Analysis Group of the Instituto de Telecomunicações. Her main research areas are on pattern recognition, both structural and statistical approaches, with application to data mining, learning systems, behavioral biometrics, and biomedical applications. She has done pioneering work on clustering, namely on cluster ensemble approaches. Recent work on biosensors hardware (including BITalino – and ECG-based biometrics (Vitalidi project) have been object of several nacional and internacional awards, as well as wide dissemination on international media, constituting a success story of knowledge transfer from research to market. She has published over 160 papers in international refereed conferences, peer reviewed journals, and book chapters. ... More >>