Paulo Cortez is Associate Professor (with Habilitation) at the Department of Information Systems and Coordinator of the Information Systems and Technologies (IST) research group of ALGORITMI Research Centre, University of Minho (Short CV).

Current research interests: 

  1. *Business Intelligence: Decision Support Systems, Data  Mining and Forecasting;

* Artificial Intelligence (AI): Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computation and AI Applications.

Co-author of more than 110 indexed (e.g., ISI, Scopus) publications in international scientific journals and conferences.


* Organizer of the Knowledge Discovery and Business Intelligence (KDBI) workshop of EPIA 2017.

  1. *Best Paper Award of the EPIA 2015 conference, 2015.

  2. *Author of the rminer R package (version 1.4.2, 9/2016).

* Springer book: Modern Optimization with R, 2014 (188 pages)

* Associate Editor of Expert Systems journal.

* New journal article: Using Sensitivity Analysis and Visualization Techniques to Open Black Box Data Mining Models

* Video interviews (in Portuguese) about Spam Email: RTP2, Porto Canal, UMinho.

* Portuguese book on Intelligent Data Analysis with Java (FCA).

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Research Collaboration with:

  1. -Intelligent Data Systems (IDS) research subgroup:

Manuel Filipe Santos; Henrique Santos; and Orlando Belo.

  1. -Intelligent Systems for Internet Optimization (ISNO) group:

Miguel Rio, UCL, UK; Miguel Rocha, DI, UMinho; and Pedro Sousa, DI, UMinho;

  1. -Other researchers:

  2. -Juan Peralta Donate (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain);

  3. -Martin Stepnicka (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic);

  4. -Mark Embrechts (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA);

- António Gomes Correia (DEC, UMinho, Portugal);

  1. -Paulo Rita (ISCTE-IUL, Portugal);

  2. -Nelson Areal (EEG, UMinho, Portugal);


Departamento de Sistemas de Informação

Universidade do Minho,

Campus Azurém,

4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal

Tel.: +351 253 510 313/319

Fax: +351 253 510 300

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Paulo Cortez

Associate Professor (Habilitation, PhD)