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Main research interests:  electronic government, knowledge representation, logic programming, multiagent systems, non-monotonic reasoning, defeasible argumentation, formal models of negotiation, machine learning, datamining,  constraint-based programming. Applications of datamining and machine learning techniques. I am also interested in computer science education.

DCIC/ICIC Building, Campus Altos del Palihue, Bahìa Blanca
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My contact details:

Email ICIC:  dir.icic [at] cs.uns.edu.ar       
Academic email : cic [at] cs.uns.edu.ar

Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS)
San Andrés 800 - Campus Altos del Palihue 
8000 Bahía Blanca, 

Tel:+54-291-459-5135  ext.2611  /  Fax: +54-291-459-5136        

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INFORMACION para alumnos de la materia "Teoría de la Computabilidad" (Primer Cuat. 2018)

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Consultas: lunes, 11.00 hs, Hall DCIC/ICIC, S.Andrés 800, Campus Palihue 
Fechas exámenes finales: solicitar información via email 
> Calendario Académico UNS 2018 (Res. 744/2017)

Now organizing & coordinating:
> Co-Leading Bilateral Project SLO-14-04 Argentina-Slovenia "Trust Management and Reputation Systems"   (along with Denis Trček, Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia), 
Funded by MINCyT  (Argentina) and MHEST (Slovenija), 2015-2017.
> Co-Chairing Track Digitization and Transformation - ICEGOV 2018 (Galway, Ireland). 4 - 6  April 2018.

Some recent events:

> Primer Maratón Académico de Becarios del ICIC - CONICET UNS (6 y 7 de julio de 2017)
> ICEGOV 2017 - New Dehli, India, 7-9 March 2017. Co-chairing Track: Digitization
> SKUNK TALKS 2016 (3rd. Workshop of Researchers in Computer Science) - Bahía Blanca, Argentina, 21 October 2016.

Some recent bookchapters / journal articles:
> "Intelligent query processing in P2P networks: semantic issues and routing algorithms" (A. Nicolini, C. Lorenzetti, A. Maguitman, C.Chesñevar).
Accepted to appear in ComSIS (Computer Science and Information Systems), ISSN: 1820-0214 (Print) 2406-1018 (Online), 2018.
> "Argumentation-based Personal Assistants for Ambient Assisted Living" (S. Heras, J. Palanca, C.Chesñevar), pp. 19-36,
(2018) In: Costa A., Julian V., Novais P. (eds) Personal Assistants: Emerging Computational Technologies. Intelligent Systems Reference Library, vol 132. Springer, Cham

> "Defeasible Argumentation over Relational Databases" (C. Deagustini, S. Fulladoza Dalibon, S. Gottifredi, M. Falappa, C. Chesñevar, and G.Simari) In Argument&Computation, IOS Press, 2017, 8(1), 35-59(2017)

"Intelligent Algorithms for Improving Communication Patterns in Thematic P2P Search(A. Nicolini, C.Lorenzetti, A. Maguitman, C.Chesñevar). In Information Processing & Management,  Elsevier, Vol. 53, pp. 388-404, 2017.

> "Assessing Communication Strategies in Argumentation-based Negotiation Agents Equipped with Belief Revision" (A. Casali, P.Pilotti, C.Chesñevar). In Argument&Computation7(2-3)175-200 (2016), ISSN 1946-2166, IOS Press.

"Opinion Aggregation and Conflict Resolution in E-Government PLatforms: Contrasting Social Media Information through Argumentation" (C. Chesñevar, A. Maguitman, M. González, E. Estévez).   Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Conflict Resolution.” (Eds. P.Novais, D.Carneiro), DOI 10.4018/978-1-5225-0245-6.ch011, pp. 183-203, IGI Global, N.York, USA, 2016
"Ciencias de la Computación" (C. Areces, N. Aguirre, V. Becher, L. Benotti, C. Chesñevar, S. Uchitel). En "Estado y Perspectivas de las Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales en la Argentina". Editores: P. Depetris, R. Rossi, J. Tirao (Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Argentina) y E. Charreau, R.Cignoli, M. Mariscotti (Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Argentina). Editado por MINCyT, Argentina, pp.129-173, ISBN 978-987-98313-9-7, Publicado en 2015.

Some recent conference papers:

“Datamining y Turismo: Un enfoque integral para potenciar la imagen de marca argentina" CitymisVis: A Tool for the Visual Analysis and Exploration of Citizen Requests and Complaints" (Magdalena de Lucca, Patricia Ercolani, Carlos Chesñevar). Proc. of 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations. Oviedo, Spain, 25-27 June 2018. 
“CitymisVis: A Tool for the Visual Analysis and Exploration of Citizen Requests and Complaints" (R. Hubert, A. Maguitman, C. Chesñevar, M. Malamud). To appear in Proc. ICEGOV 2017, New Dehli, India, 5-7 March 2017 
> "From Open Government to Open City: Lessons Learnt from Institutionalizing Open Government Practices in Bahía Blanca, Argentina" (E. Quartucci, J. Fernández Ardáiz, C. Chesñevar, E. Estevez). To appear in Proc. ICEGOV 2017, New Dehli, India, 5-7 March 2017 
> “Citymis OpTree: Intelligent Citizen Management Using Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Trees” (F.Gamboa, M. Malamud, A. Maguitman, C. Chesñevar). In Proc. ICEGOV 2016, pp. 250-253, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 1-3, 2016.
> "HLMC: A Hybrid Logic Tool for Model Checking  in  Verification of Administrative Processes" (A.Goron, C. Chesñevar). In Proc. ICEGOV 2016, pp. 376-377, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 1-3, 2016..
> "ArgP2P:  An argumentative approach for intelligent query routing in P2P networks" (A. Nicolini, A. Maguitman, C. Chesñevar). In Proc. TAFA 2015. Buenos AIres, Argentina, 25-26 July 2015. LNAI  Springer Vol. 9524, pp. 1–17, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-28460-6 12
 "An Argumentative Approach to Model User Profiles Through Sentiment Segmentation" (M. Gonzalez, C. Chesñevar, R. Brena) - 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI 2015), 2-7 August 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. To appear in LNCS Springer.

Some recent academic activities:
> Guest editor with S.Ossowski, G. Vouros, E. Onaindia /  Special Issue on Agreement Technologies, Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, 2014. 
> Program Chair with Eva Onaindia / 2nd Intl. Conf. on Agreement Technologies (AT 2013). Beijing, China, Aug. 1-2, 2013. Colocated with IJCAI 2013.  Proceedings published as LNCS/LNAI  (Springer Verlag). 
> PC Coordinator @ IJCAI 2015 (workshops) / Senior PC Member in IJCAI 2013 and IJCAI 2011 

> PC Member in COMMA 2018 / KR 2018 /  PAAMS 2018 /  IDC 2017 /  IJCAI 2017 / TAFA 2017 / IDC 2017 /  IBERAMIA 2016 / ICEGOV 2016 / COMMA 2016 KR 2016AT 2015 / ICEGOV 2015 / TAFA 2015 / ICEGOV 2014 / ArgMAS 2014 /  ECAI 2014 / Iberamia 2014WL4AI @ IJCAI 2013 /  Rueda Seminar 2013AT2013 / ICEGOV 2013 / CAEPIA 2013 / ENC 2013 / CACIC 2013 / TAFA 2013 / ArgMAS 2013 /  AT 2012CLEI 2012 /  PRIMA 2012 /  SUM 2012 /  Iberamia 2012ArgMAS 2012 /  COMMA 2012 /  ECAI 2012 / KR 2012 /  AAMAS 2012 / BCI 2012 / ASAI 2012ASAI 2011TAFA 2011 / ECSQARU 2011 / AAMAS 2011 AAMAS 2010, / COMMA 2010 / NMR 2010 / SUM 2010 / ASAI 2010  ...
> Member of the Comisión Asesora de Informática y Comunicaciones  / CONICET (Argentinean Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation) for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018.
>Co-organizer of  special Thematic Session on Intelligent Information Systems for Government Organizations at ICEGOV 2016 
(Montevideo, Uruguay, March 1-3, 2016), along with Edy Portmann (Univ.Bern, Switzerland).
> Leading LACCIR Project "DECIDE 2.0 - Intelligent Decision Making based on Social Media Use in e-Government through Context-Based Information Retrieval and Argumentation" during 2012-2014, together with Dr. Ramón Brena. Funded by Microsoft Research, IDB and CONACyT (Mexico).
> Researcher in the project PICT-2014-0624 "Combining Context-Based Search and Argumentation for Delivering Information in E-Gov Infraestructures". Funded by ANPCyT. Issued 2015-2017. 
Project leader: Dra. Ana Maguitman. 
> Participating as Project Evaluator for Research Calls from CONICET,  Agencia, and Catalan Agency for Research (Agaur) from 2011.
> Participating as Reviewer for 
among others.
> Argentinean representative @COST Action IC0801 on "Agreement Technologies" , European Science Foundation, 2008-2012. Supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme.

>  Member of Editorial Board of "Argumentation and Computation"  (IOS Press, Netherlands; indexed by Scopus) and "Computer Science and Information Systems (ComSIS)" (MPN, Serbia; indexed by Scopus & Science Citation Index)
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