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Conceição Amado

Institutional Address

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
Av. Rovisco Pais 1
1049-001 LISBOA


Phone: +351 218417045 | Email: conceicao.amado@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Position

Assistant Professor, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon

Area

Statistics and Stochastic Processes

Principal Area

Multivariate analysis, robust methods

Other Area

Applied statistics, data mining

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-6664-6486

Scopus ID: 7801356098

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Qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematics, IST, UTL, 2004
  • Master in Statistics and Operational Research, FCL, UL,1994

Papers in International Journals

Papers or Chapters in Edited Books

Communications in Conference Proceedings

Thesis

Papers in National Scientific Journals

PhD Thesis Supervision

  • Maria José Silva. Probability and Statistics Methods for Water Supply System Management (provisional title). PhD in Statistics and Stochastic Processes. IST/UL, Lisbon. Supervised by C. Amado, D. Loureiro (LNEC) and A. Pacheco (IST/UL). September 2017 - ...
  • Rita Alves. Water Consummation Forecasting (provisional title). PhD in Environmental Engineering. IST/UL, Lisbon. Supervised by D. Covas (IST/DEC/CERIS) and C. Amado. February 2017- ...
  • Teresa Risso. Confidence Intervals by the Minimum Distance Method. Ph.D Program in Statistics and Stochastic Processes. IST/UL, Lisbon. Co-supervised by A. Pires (IST/UL), September, 2017.
  • Eunice Carrasquinha. Principal Component Analysis and Circulant matrices. Ph.D Program in Statistics and Stochastic Processes. IST/UL, Lisbon. Co-supervised by A. Pires (IST/UL), July, 2015.
     

 MSc Thesis Supervision (completed):

  • João Brazuna. Anomaly Detection and Classification for Streaming Data. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. Dec, 2018. Supervisors:  C. Amado and P. Soares.
  • Ana Teresa Fernandes. Symbolic clustering and anomaly detection for business analytics. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. Dec, 2018. Supervisors: M. R. Oliveira and C. Amado.
  • Ana Marques. Mathematical modeling of garden watering demand. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. July, 2018. Co-supervised by D. Loureiro (LNEC).
  • Catarina Vaz. Clustering of Load Curves to Support Demand and Generation Forecast. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. November, 2017. Supervisors:  C. Amado and M. Pedro (EDP).
  • Joana Sousa. Analysis of pedestrian injury severity using Data Mining techniques. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. July, 2017. Supervisors:  C. Amado and J. Dias (DM/IST/IDMEC).
  • Manuel Goulão. Kinematic Data Filtering with Unscented Kalman Filter - Application to Senior Fitness Tests Using the Kinect Sensor. MSc in Biomedical Engineering, IST-UL, Lisbon.  November, 2017. Supervisors:  A. Bernardino (DEEC/IST/ISR) and C. Amado.
  • Nuno Lima. Development of an Aircraft Health Monitoring Program for Predictive Maintenance. MSc in Aerospace Engineering, IST/UL. November, 2017. Supervised by P. Serrão (DM/IST), A. Leite and C. Amado. 
  • Kenny Santos. Powered Two Wheelers Road Accidents: Identification of Risk Factors and Development of Computational Models for Scientific Reconstruction. MSc in Mechanical Engineering, IST/UL. Supervisors:  J. Dias (DM/IST/IDMEC) and C. Amado.
  • Patrícia Neves. Comparação estatística de medidas de qualidade de imagem: da visualização à quantificação. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. December, 2016. Co-supervised by E. Carrasquinha (IDMEC).
  • Maria Silva. Modelação da Incerteza e Deteção de Outliers para Melhoria do Diagnóstico de Perdas em Sistemas de Abastecimento de Água. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. December, 2016. Co-supervised by D. Loureiro (LNEC).
  • Xavier Henriques. Implementation of data mining techniques for attitude and orbit control systems. MSc in Aerospace Engineering. IST/UL. November, 2016. Co-supervised by F. Lau (IST/UL).
  • Ana Pereira. Analysis of the Claims Data of a Life Insurance Portfolio. MSc in Actuarial Science. ISEG/UL. July 2016. Co-supervised by O. Simões (ISEG-UL).
  • Irís Ferreira. Modelação de Taxas de Resgate em Seguros de Vida. MSc in Actuarial Science. ISEG/UL. May 2016. Co-orientadora: Ana Maria Martins Pereira (BPI).
  • Guilherme Carvalho. Data mining techniques to predict sewer condition. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon. June 2015. Co-supervised by R. Brito (LNEC).
  • Rui Barrela. Data reconstruction of flow time series in water distribution networks. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon, June 2015. Co-supervised by D. Loureiro (LNEC)
  • Catarina Diniz. Bootstrap Confidence Intervals on Symbolic Data Domain: A preliminary Study. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon, June 2015.
  • Pedro Santos. Decision support tools for urban drainage system management . MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon, November, 2013.
  • Tiago Matos. Statistical Methods for Classification of Musical Genres. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UL, Lisbon, July, 2013.
  • Marta Pinto. Credit rating. A multivariate ordering question? MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UTL, Lisbon, June, 2013. Co-supervised by A. M. Pires.
  • Marco Henriques. Planning and Control of Robotic Anthropomorphic Hands using Synergies. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UTL, Lisbon, June 2013. Co-supervised by A. Bernardino (DEEC/IST/ISR).
  • Fábio Ivan Maia Roque dos Reis. Pedestrian detection in images: a new approach based on dimensionality reduction and outliers detection rules. (Detecção de pedestres em imagens: Uma nova abordagem baseada na redução de dimensionalidade e regras de detecção de outliers.). In Portuguese. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UTL, Lisbon, December 2011. Co-supervised by A. Bernardino (DEEC/IST/ISR).
  • André Damião da Costa Martins. Stochastic models for prediction of pipe failures in water supply systems. MSc in Mathematics and Applications, IST/UTL, Lisbon, November 2011. Co-supervised by J. P. Leitão (LNEC).
  • Rodrigo Borba. Statistical modelling of household night water consumption. (Modelação Estatística do Consumo Nocturno Doméstico de Água.)In Portuguese. MSc in Applied Mathematics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. November 2009.
  • Raquel Escola. Obesity and childhood PHDA. (Obesidade e PHDA infantil: Modelo de Regressão Logística.) In Portuguese. MSc in Applied Mathematics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. November 2009.
  • Daniela Pontes. T and F tests: robust or not is the question! In Portuguese. ( Testes t e F: Robustos ou não, eis a questão!.) MSc in Applied Mathematics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. Co-supervised by João Branco, Mathematics Department, IST.
  • Sofia Raquel Cascais Ferreira Pinto. Robust Multivariate Regression. In Portuguese. (Regressão multivariada robusta.) MSc in Statistics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. Fevereiro 2009.
  • Helena Maria Aleixo Pereira. Robust Methods for Linear and Non-linear Regression. In Portuguese. (Métodos Robustos para Regressão Linear e Não Linear.) MSc in Statistics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. Janeiro 2008.
  • Carla Patrícia Fernandes dos Santos. Logistic Regression Model in the Study of Obesity in Portugal) Modelo de Regressão Logística no estudo da obesidade em Portugal. MSc in Mathematics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. October 2007.
  • Catarina Maria Miranda de Sousa Rego. Robust Methods for finite population sampling. In Portuguese. (Métodos Robustos em Amostragem em Populações Finitas.) MSc in Mathematics IST/UTL, Lisbon. October 2007.
  • Delfina Rosa Moura Barbosa, Methods for finite population sampling. In Portuguese. (Metodologias de amostragem em populações finitas.) MSc in Statistics, IST/UTL, Lisbon. July 2006.

Seminars and Communications in Scientific Meetings with no associated publication (since 2016)

  • Clustering and symbolic aggregation for outlier detection in many time series - application to water consumption. DSSV2018 – Data Science Statistics & Visualisation, Wien, Austria, July 9-11 (joint work with M. Silva and D. Loureiro)
  • Robust confidence intervals - a minimum distance approach. International Conference on Robust Statistics (ICORS 2018) Leuven, Belgium, July 2-6, 2018. Poster. (joint work with T. Risso and A.M. Pires)
  • Robustness in neural networks. XXV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2018, Almada, Portugal, 5-7 April, 2018 (joint work with J. A. Branco, A. M. Pires)
  • The Randomness in Space. Seminar. Department of Mathematics. University of Buenos Aires , Buenos Aires · Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Argentina, October 27, 2017 (joint work with J. Brazuna).
  • Outlier detection for improved diagnosis of losses in water supply systems. XXIV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2017, Porto, Portugal, 31 March-2 April, 2017 (joint work with M. Silva and D. Loureiro)
  • Statistical evaluation of image quality measures: from visualization to quantification. XXIV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2017, Porto, Portugal, 31 March-2 April, 2017 (joint work with P. Neves and E. Trigueirão)
  • Propagation of Uncertainty in the Water Balance.  National Meeting of the Portuguese Statistical Society (SPE), Lisboa, Portugal,  18-21 October, 2017 (join work with M. Silva and D. Loureiro)
  • Robust confidence intervals using the minimum distance method. XXIII Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD 2016, Évora, 31 March-2 April, 2016, Évora, Portugal (join work with Risso, T. and Pires, A. M.)
  • ANOVA - a robust approach using the Influence Function. Statistical Week 2016, 13-16 September, Augsburg, Germany, Invited Speaker. (joint work with J. A. Branco, A. M. Pires).

 

Organization of conferences (desde 2016)

  • XXVI Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2019, Viseu, Portugal, 11-13 April, 2019. (Chair of the Scientific Committee).  http://www.joclad.ipt.pt/joclad2019/pt/joclad2019/organizacao
  • XXV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2018, Almada, Portugal, 5-7 April, 2018. (Member of the Scientific Committee).  http://www.joclad.ipt.pt/joclad2018/pt/joclad2018/organizacao
  • DSSV2017-Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation, Lisbon, 12-14 July 2017. (Member of the Organizing Committee). http://iasc-isi.org/dssv2017/committees/local-organizing-committee/
  • XXIII Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística, Lisboa, Portugal, 18-21 October, 2017. (Member of the Scientific Committee).  http://spe2017.iscte-iul.pt/
  • XXIV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2017, Porto, Portugal, 20-22 April, 2017. (Member of the Scientific Committee).  http://www.joclad.ipt.pt/joclad2017/pt/joclad2017/organizacao
  • XXIII Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD2016, Évora, Portugal, 31 March-2 April, 2016. (Member of the Scientific Committee).  http://www.joclad.ipt.pt/joclad2017/pt/joclad2017/organizacao