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Pedro Manuel Corrêa Calvente de Barahona

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  • 255 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
19942016

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Pedro Barahona is Professor of Computer Science in the Departament of Computer Science (Departamento de Informática) of the Faculty of Science and Technology (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia) of the New University of Lisbon (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa), where he was the Head of Department (in 1999-2006) and Director of its Centre for Artificial Intelligence - CENTRIA (in 2008-2012).

His main research area is Constraint Programming, within the wider area of Artificial Intelligence, and in their applications, namely in Bioinformatics, Medicine, and Logistics, presenting regularly the result of his research in various scientific conferences and publications in these areas.

To support this research, he has been responsible or participated in a number of projects, both national and international, often with a leading role. He has also organised and/or collaborated in the organisation of several scientific events, and took responsibility in the management of national and international scientific associations.

In his teaching activity, he has been responsible for various courses, at graduate level as well as post-graduate, namely in Computer Science and Applied Artificial Intelligence, and supervised several M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, Doctorate

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Research Output at NOVA

Constraining redundancy to improve protein docking

Krippahl, L. & Barahona, P., 2016, Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - 22nd International Conference, CP 2016, Proceedings. Rueher, M. (ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer-Verlag, p. 721-732 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9892 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Protein docking with predicted constraints

    Barahona, P. M. C. C. D. & Krippahl, L., 20 Feb 2015, In : Algorithms For Molecular Biology. 10, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Safe reliability assessment through probabilistic constraint reasoning

    Carvalho, E., Cruz, J. & Barahona, P., 2015, Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications - Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 2269-2277 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Generation of classification trees from variable weighted features

    Barahona, P., Bel-Enguix, G., Dahl, V., Jiménez-López, M. D. & Krippahl, L., 1 Jan 2014, In : Natural Computing. 13, 2, p. 169-177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Probabilistic constraints for nonlinear inverse problems

    Carvalho, E., Cruz, J. & Barahona, P., 2014, Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - 20th International Conference, CP 2014, Proceedings. Springer-Verlag, Vol. 8656 LNCS. p. 913-917 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8656 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution