• About

    José Machado

    José Manuel Ferreira Machado

    Centro ALGORITMI - Department of Informatics

    University of Minho - Portugal

    José Machado is Director of Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho,

    member of the research group "Computer Science and Technology" and

    member of the Knowledge Engineering Group.

    He is member of the Department of Informatics, School of Engineering of the "Universidade do Minho".

  • Education

    Academic Degrees

    Baccalauréat C
    Académie de Versailles - France

    Systems Engineering and Informatics
    University of Minho - Portugal

    PAPCC - Informatics
    University of Minho - Portugal

    PhD- Informatics
    University of Minho - Portugal

    Habilitation - Informatics
    UTAD - Portugal

  • Repositories

    RESEARCH Id: B-5887-2009

    SCOPUS Author Id: 56196003100

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    ORCID: 0000-0003-4121-6169

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Knowledge Engineering, Health Informatics and Business Intelligence in Centro ALGORITMI

Research Interests

Knowledge Engineering, in particular in domains where knowledge is incomplete;
Quality of information in relational or deductive database systems;
Kowledge Representation and Reasoning;
Knowledge Discovery and Embedded Analytics;
Soft Computing;
Health and Biomedical Informatics;
Healthcare Information Systems, Interoperability, Security and Efficiency;
Electronic Medical and Health Records

Artificial Intelligence and Law;
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine;


Cooperation with Macau attorney (1997-1999) and Braga attorney (1995-2002).
Cooperation between the "Universidade do Minho", "Centro Hospitalar do Porto" in Oporto (since 2002), "Hospital Padre Américo e Vale do Sousa" in Penafiel (since 2006), "Unidade Local de Saúde do Norte Alentejano (since 2008), Centro Hospitalar do Alto Ave (since 2010) and Unidade Local de Saúde de Castelo Branco (since 2014).
Member of the project team Telemedicine - Distance Diagnostic and Therapeutics , in the area of Dermatology, 1998.
Co-author of the AIDA platform.


INTCARE II - Intelligent Decision Support System for Intensive Care,
TIARAC: Telematics and Artificial Intelligence in Alternative Conflict Resolution,
INTCARE - Intelligent Decision Support System for Intensive Care,
Intelligent Agents and Legal Relations, ArgEmotionAgents - Argumentative Agents with Emotional Behaviour Modelling for Participants´ Support in Group Decision-Making Meetings, 2004-2015.

Others Projects

Member of the project team MAD, Decision Support System in Legal Area, project nº PCSH/C/CJU/924/95, 1995.

Member of the project team - Web based Information System for Jurisprudence Access, Praxis/P/EEI/13096/1998

Member of the project team, CALENO - Telemedicine in Castela and Leão and the Nordeste Transmontano, 2003

Member of project Plustex, Policy Learning to Unlock Skills in the Textile Sector, INTERREG project, 2012-2014.
Member of the project "HMIEXCEL", a partnership between Bosch and the University of Minho, 2013-15.
Member of the Project ""iFACTORY" and "INNOVCAR", a partnership between Bosch and the University of Minho, since 2015.
Member of the Project Deus ex-Machine, a partnership between Fraunhofer, UTAD, University of Oporto and the University of Minho, since 2016.
Member of the Project Development and Research on Innovative Vocational Education Skills (DRIVES), a partnership between 24 european institutions or organizations, since 2017.


Institutional address:

Universidade do Minho - Departamento de Informática
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga

Contact data:

Phone: +351253604430
Fax: +351253604471
Email: jmac@di.uminho.pt

Internet Address (url): http://www.di.uminho.pt/~jmac

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