**CEMAT** (*Center for Computational and Stochastic Mathematics*) is a Research Unit of Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (IST-UL), hosted by the Department of Mathematics and with a research/management Pole at Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa (FC-UL). CEMAT was founded in 1996 with the original name of *Center for Applied Mathematics,* and later named *Center for Mathematics and its Applications.* The Center is funded by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), Project UID/Multi/04621/2013 and is a member of *CIM (International Mathematics Cente*r). Presently, it has 40 PhD Members from several institutions, 9 PhD Students and 41 Collaborators.

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The maximum likelihood problem for Hidden Markov Models is usually numerically solved by the Baum-Welch algorithm, which uses the Expectation-Maximization algorithm to find the estimates of the parameters. This algorithm has a recursion depth equal to the data sample si...

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Dynamic event prediction, using joint modeling of survival time and longitudinal variables, is extremely useful in personalized medicine. However, estimating joint models that include multiple longitudinal markers remains a computational challenge due to the large numbe...

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Lymph nodes (LNs) are organs scattered throughout the lymphatic system which play a vital role in our immune response by breaking down bacteria, viruses, and waste; the interstitial fluid, called lymph once inside the lymphatic system, is of fundamental importance in th...

Manuel Scotto (President) | Carlota Rebelo Gonçalves (Coordinator of the Scientific Council)

Manuel Scotto (President) | Carlota Rebelo | Conceição Amado | Ana Leonor Silvestre (Vice-President)

Alfio Quarteroni (Chair) | Ivan Graham | Jean-Éric Pin | Peter Rousseeuw