Awards and Honours

Personal


Research prize, Technical University of Madrid

Concha Bielza, 2014

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Aritmel prize, Spanish Scientific Computing Society

Pedro Larrañaga, 2013

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Fellowship of the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-Fellow)

 Pedro Larrañaga, 2012


Best reviewer, XIII Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA)

Concha Bielza, 2009

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PhD Thesis


Extraordinary PhD Thesis Award, Technical University of Madrid

Contributions to Bayesian network learning with applications to neuroscience

P.L. López Cruz, 2013-2014


Best PhD thesis, Spanish Mathematics Society
Inteligencia Artificial para Predicción y Control del Acabado Superficial en Procesos de Fresado a Alta Velocidad

M. Correa, 2011


Research in Life Sciences and Health Award, Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors
IctNeo: Un sistema de Ayuda a la Decisión para el Tratamiento de la Ictericia en Recién Nacidos

M. Gómez, 2002


Extraordinary PhD Thesis Award, Technical University of Madrid

Contributions to the Analysis of Decision-Making Supercomplex Problems

C. Bielza, 1996


Extraordinary PhD Thesis Award, University of the Basque Country

Structural Learning and Triangulation of Bayesian Networks by Genetic Algorithms

P. Larrañaga, 1995


Best Paper in Conferences


Doctoral Consortium, CAEPIA 2015, best thesis project ex-aequo. Albacete November 2, 2015.

Theoretical studies and new approaches to Bayesian network classifiers

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Machine Learning for Cyber Physical Systems, October 2015

Development of a Cyber-Physical System based on selective dynamic Gaussian naïve Bayes model for a self-predict laser surface heat treatment process control

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15th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2013 (best student paper)

Towards Optimal Neuronal Wiring through Estimation of Distribution Algorithms

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14th conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, AIME 2013

Semi-Supervised Projected Clustering for Classifying GABAergic Interneurons


23rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, IEA-AIE 2010

Synergies between Network-Based Representation and Probabilistic Graphical Models for Classification, Inference and Optimization Problems in Neuroscience


8th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2009

Probabilistic Graphical Markov Model Learning: An Adaptive Strategy


Best Book


Yearly Best Textbook Award, Fundación de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2004

Modelos Determinísticos y Estocásticos


X Edition of National Awards on Informatics and Health, Spanish Society of Health Informatics, 2004

Manual de Informática Médica


Competitions


Second position, MEG Mind Reading Challenge, PASCAL2 and the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, ICANN 2011

An ensemble of classifiers approach with multiple sources of information


First prize, Biomag Data Analysis Competition, International Conference on Biomagnetism, BIOMAG 2010

Multivariate Classification of MEG brain data


Finalist, IV Decision Analysis Society Practice Award Competition, Decision Analysis Society of the INstitute For Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), 2002

IctNeo: A Decision Support System for Neonatal Jaundice Management


Student Paper Competition, Decision Analysis Society of the INstitute For Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), 1996 (first time awarded to a non-US researcher)

Monte Carlo Methods for Decision Analysis with Applications to Influence Diagrams