INForum 2017

Date: 24/10/2017

The 2017 INForum – Simpósio de Infomática edition, the most renowned National event in computer Science, received, as common since its first edition, a strong LASIGE participation with 14 authored/co-authored articles and 17 registrants from the unit taking part at the sympsosium, held in Aveiro, Portugal, October 12-13, 2017.

The Best Student Paper Award was granted to Carlos Carvalho, IST MSc student and IRCoC project fellowship grantee, with a work co-advised and co-authored by Alysson Bessani.
The prize , sponsored by MaxData, was awarded to the article “Adaptação Dinâmica de Protocolos de Consenso Bizantino” by Carlos Carvalho, Daniel Porto, Luis Rodrigues and Alysson Bessan, presented at the Parallel, Distributed and Large-Scale Computing session.

Two other LASIGE articles were on the nomination list for the above mentioned award, namely:

  • Can the Wisdom of the Crowd Be Used to Improve the Creation of Gold-standard for Text Mining applications?, Luís Campos, André Lamúrias and Francisco Couto (BioInformatics session)
  • Especificação de Interfaces Aplicacionais REST, Fábio Ferreira, Telmo Santos, Francisco Martins, Antónia Lopes and Vasco T. Vasconcelos (SOFT-PT session)