Irene Córdoba Sánchez



Phone: +34-910673093

E-mail: irene.cordoba (the symbol)

Regular mail:

  • Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial
  • Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos
  • Campus de Montegancedo
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
  • 28660 Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, España


Ph.D. student at the UPM's artificial intelligence department, supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport (FPU15/03797).

Short Bio

Irene Córdoba recieved her B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering and her B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2014. She obtained a M.Sc. degree in Artificial Intelligence from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2015. She has worked as a post-graduate researcher at the CASI-CAM project from 2015 to 2016.

Research interests

Gaussian graphical models, specially Bayesian networks and Markov networks. Bayesian optimization and Gaussian processes.


Córdoba-Sánchez, I., G. Varando, C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "A fast Metropolis-Hastings method for generating random correlation matrices (Slides)", International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning , vol. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11314: Springer, pp. 117-124, 2018.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., G. Varando, C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "A partial orthogonalization method for simulating covariance and concentration graph matrices (Slides)", Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, vol. 72, pp. 61-72, 2018.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., E.C. Garrido-Merchán, D. Hernández-Lobato, C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "Bayesian optimization of the PC algorithm for learning Gaussian Bayesian networks (Slides)", Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence 2018, vol. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 11160: Springer, pp. 44-54, 2018.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, Graphoids and separoids in model theory, , no. TR:UPM-ETSIINF/DIA/2016-1: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2016.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "Towards Gaussian Bayesian Network Fusion", Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty, LNAI 9161, vol. 9161: Springer International Publishing, pp. 519-528, July, 2015.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., Fusión de redes Bayesianas Gaussianas, , (supervised by C. Bielza and P. Larrañaga), Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2015.