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Danilo Vasconcellos Vargas Last modified date:2019.10.25

Assistant Professor / Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
Department of Informatics
Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering


Graduate School
Undergraduate School
Other Organization
Other
Administration Post
Other


Homepage
http://danilovargas.org
Academic Degree
PhD
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Artificial General Intelligence, Cognitive Architecture, (Deep) Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computation, Global Optimization and Applications (Security, Robotics, among others).
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Outline Activities
Regarding research, I aim to develop a new generation of artificial intelligence. Additionally, I am applying the most recent artificial intelligence techniques to solve various problems in areas that range from security to electrical engineering. The results are published on top journals and conferences. In 2017, my research was published in the BBC news and in the same year my paper was published in the highest impact journal of the area of neural networks (IEEE Trans. Neural Networks).
To pursue research vigorously, I am also applying to various grants. In 2018 and 2017, I was awarded three grants, including the very competitive ACT-I.
In relation to education, I created two new courses (Artificial Intelligence I - Understanding the Basics and Artificial Intelligence II - Understanding the State of the Art), got accepted to present a tutorial in GECCO (which is a Core Rank A Conference) and also created a club for artificial intelligence in Kyushu University.
Research
Research Interests
  • Artificial General Intelligence, Cognitive Architecture;
    keyword : Artificial General Intelligence
    2016.11~2016.11.
  • Evolutionary Computation, Global Optimization;
    keyword : Evolutionary Computation
    2017.03~2017.03.
  • Machine Learning, (Deep) Neural Networks, Neuroevolution;
    keyword : (Deep) Neural Networks
    2017.03~2017.03.
  • Applications in Cybersecurity, Robotics, Economic dispatch, Brain Science, Medicine, etc.
    keyword : Cybersecurity, Robotics, Economic dispatch, Brain Science, Medicine,
    2017.03~2017.03.
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • IEEE
Educational
Educational Activities
2018, 2019
学部
情報科学 [単独] (英語)
大学院修士課程
Algorithms and the Law [分担] (英語)
Other Educational Activities
  • 2018.07, Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning: General Models and Adaptation
    Conference: GECCO 2018
    (Tutorial in Top Conference).
  • 2018.07, Introducing Learning Classifier Systems: Rules that Capture Complexity
    Conference: GECCO 2018
    (Tutorial in Top Conference).
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
To contribute back to society. I took part in events such as the Open Campus, laboratory for junior high school students, among others.
I organized both the materials and presentations together with the students of the laboratory to present in these events.
Regarding international cooperation, currently a cooperation with professors and students from India and Brazil is giving birth to many research results..