Plenary Sessions

Hammer or Tongs: How Best to Build Agent-Based Models?

Michael North, Vice President, Decision Sciences, Conversant LLC (USA)
Wednesday, 20th June, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Paraninfo de Envases de Cartón
Chair: Yves Demazeau, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)

On Data-Driven Agent-Based Modeling of Complex Systems

Jiming Liu, Chair Professor of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University (China)
Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Paraninfo de Envases de Cartón
Chair: Bo An, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Towards Autonomous AI Systems for Resource Management: Applications in Industry and Lessons Learned

Petr Skobelev, Smart Solutions / Samara State Airspace and Technical Universities / Institute of Control of Complex Systems of Russian Academy of Science (Russia)
Friday, 22nd June, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Paraninfo de Envases de Cartón
Chair: Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca (Spain)

Main Track

Session 1: Machine Learning in Bioinformatics

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018, 11:30 - 13:30, Room 1.14

Chair: Miguel Rocha, University of Minho (Portugal)

  • Feature Selection and Polydispersity Characterization for QSPR Modelling: Predicting a Tensile Property - Fiorella Cravero, Santiago Schustik, María Jimena Martínez, Carlos Barranco, Mónica Díaz and Ignacio Ponzoni
  • QSAR Modelling for Drug Discovery: Predicting the Activity of LRRK2 inhibitors for Parkinson’s Disease using Cheminformatics Approaches - Víctor Sebastián-Pérez, María Jimena Martínez, Carmen Gil, Nuria Campillo, Ana Martínez and Ignacio Ponzoni
  • Improving the use of deep convolutional neural networks for the prediction of molecular properties - Niclas Ståhl, Göran Falkman, Alexander Karlsson, Gunnar Mathiason and Jonas Boström
  • Deep Learning Analysis of binding behavior of virus displayed peptides to AuNPs - Haebom Lee, Jun Jo, Yong Oh Lee, Nuriye Korkmaz Zirpel and Leon Abelmann
  • A Framework for the Automatic Combination and Evaluation of Gene Selection Methods - Bastien Grasnick, Cindy Perscheid and Matthias Uflacker
  • A genetic programming approach applied to feature selection from medical data - José A. Castellanos Garzón, Juan Ramos, Yeray Mezquita Martín, Juan F. de Paz and Ernesto Costa

Session 2: Systems Biology

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00, Room 1.14

Chair: Marcelo Maraschin, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis (Brazil)

  • A Hybrid of Simple Constrained Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm and Flux Balance Analysis for Enhancing Lactate and Succinate in Escherichia Coli - Mei Kie Hon, Mohd Saberi Mohamad, Abdul Hakim Mohamed Salleh, Yee Wen Choon, Safaai Deris, Muhammad Akmal Remli, Mohd Arfian Ismail and Sigeru Omatu
  • In Silico Modeling and Simulation Approach for Apoptosis Caspase Pathways - Pedro Pablo González-Pérez and Maura Cárdenas-García
  • Methods to Create Knowledge Graph by Linking Biological Databases - Nazar Zaki, Chandana Tennakoon, Hany Al Ashwal, Alanoud Al Jaberi and Amel Al Ameri
  • In silico predictions for fucoxanthin production by the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum - Claudia Bauer, Paulo Vilaça, Fernanda Ramlov, Eva Regina Oliveira, Débora Cabral, Caroline Schmitz, Rafaela Gordo Correia, Miguel Rocha and Marcelo Maraschin
  • Metabolite integration pipeline for the improvement of human metabolic models - Vítor Vieira, Jorge Ferreira, Ruben Rodrigues and Miguel Rocha

Session 3: Omics data analysis and mining

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 11:30 - 13:30, Room 1.14

Chair: Armando Pinho, Universty of Aveiro (Portugal)

  • A Bioinformatics Protocol for Quickly Creating Large-Scale Phylogenetic Trees - Hugo López-Fernández, Pedro Duque, Sílvia Henriques, Noé Vázquez, Florentino Fdez-Riverola, Cristina P. Vieira, Miguel Reboiro-Jato and Jorge Vieira
  • EvoPPI: a Web Application to Compare Protein-Protein Interactions (PPIs) From Different Databases and Species - Noé Vázquez, Sara Rocha, Hugo López-Fernández, André Torres, Rui Camacho, Florentino Fdez-Riverola, Jorge Vieira, Cristina P. Vieira and Miguel Reboiro-Jato
  • A review on metabolomics data analysis for cancer applications - Sara Cardoso, Delora Baptista, Rebeca Santos and Miguel Rocha
  • MOSCA: an automated pipeline for integrated metagenomics and metatranscriptomics data analysis - João Sequeira, Andreia Salvador, Miguel Rocha and Madalena Alves
  • 17-Ethinylestradiol analysis into endo- and exometabolome of Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) by 1H NMR spectroscopy and bioinformatics tools - Debora Cabral, Sara Cardoso, Silvana Rocco, Maurício Sforça, Simone Fanan Hengeltraub, Marcelo Maraschin and Miguel Rocha

Session 4: Biomedical applications

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00, Room 1.14

Chair: Juan F. de Paz, University of Salamanca (Spain)

  • Fetal heart rate detection from single and multi- abdominal leads - Fatima Zohra Ourais, Malika Djahéda Kedir-Talha, Chahinez Chaouchi and Hamida Beladjelet
  • Parameter Estimation of Essential Amino Acids in Arabidopsis thaliana using Hybrid of Bees Algorithm and Harmony Search - Mei Yee Aw, Mohd Saberi Mohamad, Chuii Khim Chong, Safaai Deris, Muhammad Akmal Remli, Mohd Arfian Ismail and Sigeru Omatu
  • Molecular Dynamic simulations suggest that P152R mutation within MeCP2 can lead to higher DNA binding affinity and loss of selective binding to methylated DNA - Dino Franklin
  • Impact of genealogical features in Transthyretin Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy Age of Onset Prediction - Maria Pedroto, Alipio Jorge, João Mendes-Moreira and Teresa Coelho
  • Simple Pattern-only Heuristics Lead To Fast Subgraph Matching Strategies on Very Large Networks - Antonino Aparo, Vincenzo Bonnici, Giovanni Micale, Alfredo Ferro, Dennis Shasha, Alfredo Pulvirenti and Rosalba Giugno
  • A Parallel Cellular Automaton Tumor Growth Model with Dynamic Load Balancing for Multicore Programming - Alberto G. Salguero, Manuel I. Capel Tuñón and Antonio J. Tomeu-Hardasmal

Session 5: Sequences

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 17:45 - 19:45, Room 1.14

Chair: Florentino Riverola, University of Vigo (Spain)

  • An analysis of symmetric words in human DNA: adjacent vs non-adjacent word distances - Carlos Bastos, Vera Afreixo, João Rodrigues and Armando Pinho
  • Compression of amino acid sequences - Diogo Pratas, Morteza Hosseini and Armando Pinho
  • NET-ASAR: a tool for DNA sequence search based on data compression - Manuel Gaspar, Diogo Pratas and Armando Pinho
  • Can an integrative approach substitute standard haplotype based selection in GWAS case/control studies? - Anna Papiez, Marcin Skrzypski, Amelia Szymanowska-Narloch, Ewa Jassem, Agnieszka Maciejewska, Ryszard Pawlowski, Rafal Dziadziuszko, Jacek Jassem, Witold Rzyman and Joanna Polanska
  • A DNA sequence corpus for compression benchmark - Diogo Pratas and Armando Pinho

Doctoral Consortium

Session I: Doctoral Consortium

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00, Room 21.1.15

Chair: Sara Rodríguez, University of Salamanca (Spain)

  • An on-going framework for easily experimenting with deep learning models for bioimaging analysis - Manuel García, César Domínguez, Jónathan Heras, Eloy Mata and Vico Pascual
  • Towards Integrating ImageJ with deep biomedical models - Adrián Inés, César Domínguez, Jónathan Heras, Eloy Mata and Vico Pascual
  • Integrating Biological Context into the Analysis of Gene Expression Data - Cindy Perscheid and Matthias Uflacker
  • Applying scale-invariant dynamics to improve consensus achievement of agents in motion - Ilja Rausch, Yara Khaluf, and Pieter Simoens
  • Towards to secure an IoT Adaptive Environment System - Pedro Oliveira, Tiago Pedrosa, Paulo Novais and Paulo Matos
  • Matlab GUI Application for Moving Object Detection and Tracking - Beibei Cui and Jean-Charles Creput
  • Software Defined Networks and Data Distribution Service as key features for the 5G Control Plane - Alejandro Llorens-Carrodeguas, Cristina Cervelló-Pastor and Irian Leyva-Pupo
  • Towards Computer-Aided Differential Diagnosis: A Holonic Multi-Agent Based Medical Diagnosis System - Zohreh Akbari and Rainer Unland
  • Automatic screening of glaucomatous optic papilla based on smartphone images and patient's anamnesis data - Jose Carlos Raposo Da Camara

Session II: Doctoral Consortium

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 17:45 - 19:45, Room 21.1.15

Chair: María Navarro, University of Salamanca (Spain)

  • The Resources Placement Problem in a 5G Hierarchical SDN Control Plane - Irian Leyva-Pupo, Cristina Cerelló-Pastor and Alejandro Llorens-Carrodeguas
  • Computational Analysis of Multiple Instance Learning-based Systems for Automatic Visual Inspection: A Doctoral Research Proposal - Eduardo-Jose Villegas-Jaramillo and Mauricio Orozco-Alzate
  • An Agent-Based model for Energy Management of Smart Home: Residences’ Satisfaction Approach - Mahoor Ebrahimi and Amin Hajizade
  • Interaction Analysis in Asperger through virtual media of text communication - Manuel Arroyave, Luis Fernando Castillo, Gustavo Isaza and Manuel Bedia
  • A Novel Agent-Based Platform for Wide-Area Monitoring and Control in Power Systems - Amin Nassaj
  • An Agent-Based Model for Optimal Voltage Control and Power Quality by Electrical Vehicles in Smart Grids - Amirabbas Hadizade
  • Stock recommendation platform based on the environment. INSIDER - Elena Hernández Nieves
  • A self-organized multiagent system for Industry 4.0 - Inés Sittón Candanedo
  • Blockchain-based distributed cooperative control algorithm for WSN monitoring - Roberto Casado-Vara

Short Papers

Thursday, 21st June, 2018, 17:45 - 18:45, Clock Room

Chair: Sara Rodríguez, University of Salamanca (Spain)

  • Administration 4.0: The challenge of institutional competitiveness as a requisite for development - Pedro T. Nevado-Batalla Moreno
  • Programmed physical activity for the elderly as motor of the active aging - Galo Sánchez, Valeria Lobina
  • Visualizing History: a Virtual Timeline for Teaching and Learning Historical Sciences - Elena Llamas-Pombo
  • Analysis of Quality of live in the deaf community from a blog - María Cruz Sánchez-Gómez, Ariana Castillo Alzuguren and María Victoria Martín-Cilleros
  • A data mining approach applied to wireless sensor net-works in greenhouses - José Antonio Castellanos Garzón, Yeray Mezquita Martín, José Luis Jaimes S. and Santiago M. López G.
  • Towards an adaptive and personalized assessment model based on ontologies, context and collaborative filtering - Oscar Mauricio Salazar Ospina, Demetrio Arturo Ovalle Carranza and Fernando De La Prieta