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., E.C. Garrido-Merchán, D. Hernández-Lobato, C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "Bayesian optimization of the PC algorithm for learning Gaussian Bayesian networks", Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence 2018, vol. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 11160: Springer, pp. 44-54, 2018.
Córdoba-Sánchez, I., G. Varando, C. Bielza, and P. Larrañaga, "A fast Metropolis-Hastings method for generating random correlation matrices", 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", Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, vol. 72, pp. 61-72, 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.