19 May 2021 - 18:30

It's hard to go a day when we don't come across some reference to artificial intelligence. This happens whether in news and newspaper or magazine articles, whether in corporate advertising, or in some cafe conversation.

with friends. This fact seems to be linked to the so-called digital transition, associated with the 4th industrial revolution, and also to the large investments made by global technological giants. The truth is that intelligence

of machines seems to be entering into the most varied human activities, in a way that until now did not seem so evident and systematic. But what is meant by artificial intelligence nowadays?

What are its principles, how does it work, and what applications are typical? These are some of the questions that we will try to address at the conference “Thinking machines: perspectives in artificial intelligence”.

Interested parties must register in advance by sending an email to the



Prof. Doctor Mario Marques da Silva – moderator
Director of the Department of Sciences and Technologies of the Autonomous University of Lisbon

Artificial Intelligence: principles, interpretability and applications
Prof. Doctor Goncalo Valadao Matias
Professor at the Autonomous University of Lisbon

Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
Prof. Doctor Laercio Cruvinel
Professor at the Autonomous University of Lisbon

The artificial intelligence that learns to explain itself
Doctor Fernando Silva
Director of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Novo Banco


  • Date: May 19 (Wednesday) at 6:30 pm


Department of Science and Technologies