Andrea G. B. Tettamanzi
Andrea Tettamanzi is a full professor at the
Nice Sophia Antipolis University,
where his research affiliation is with the I3S Laboratory
and his teaching affiliation is with the
He is head of the SPARKS research team
and a member of the
Wimmics joint research project
between the I3S Laboratory and
His major research interests are: evolutionary algorithms,
fuzzy logic, and soft computing (or computational intelligence)
in general; knowledge representation and extraction; the Semantic Web;
and the logical foundations of cognitive agents.
In 1995, he was one of the founders of
Genetica S.r.l. - Advanced
Software Architectures, a Milan-based company specializing in
soft computing consulting and applications, of which he finally
sold his share in 2008.
He is a member of
Current Organizational Activities
General Chair of the 10th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM 2016),
which will be held on the French Riviera in September 2016.
Deputy coordinator of the EMMA 2014
Erasmus Mundus Mobility Programme, funded by the
Member of the IFIP
Working Group 12.1 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.
Read about the book "Soft Computing:
Integrating Evolutionary, Neural, and Fuzzy Systems"
Talks and Seminars
PDF slides of the seminar "A Conceptual Representation of Documents
and Queries for Information Retrieval Based on Light Ontologies" given on Tuesday, April 3, 2012
for the WIMMICS Research Team of INRIA, CNRS,
Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis.
PDF slides of a short presentation about
agent-based modeling of human stupidity
for the 25th anniversary of the I3S Laboratory.
PDF slides (in French) of a longer
c@fé-in seminar about
agent-based modeling of human stupidity.
Internship Opportunities - Offres de Stages - Proposte di Stage
If you are looking for a PhD thesis proposal, the following is a list of open
PhD thesis topics that are available under the advice of Prof. Tettamanzi:
- Somsack Inthasone,
supported by EMMA (Erasmus Mundus).
Research Title: Biodiversity Knowledge Extraction Techniques (BioKET)
(jointly supervised with
Nicolas Pasquier and
Célia da Costa Pereira, of the
of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis),
defended on April 2, 2015.
- Mauro Dragoni,
now a post-doc researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler.
Thesis: Computational Intelligence Methods for Improving Information Retrieval,
defended on March 26, 2010.
- Andrea Bazzoli,
now a post-doc researcher at University of Kansas.
Thesis: Protein Structure Prediction and Protein Design with Evolutionary Algorithms,
defended on April 22, 2009.
- Antonia Azzini,
now a post-doc researcher at the
Information Technology Department of the
University of Milan.
Thesis: An evolutionary approach for neural network design and optimization,
defended on March 8, 2007.
- Mario Giacobini,
now an assistant professor at the
Computational Biology Unit,
Molecular Biotechnology Center
of the University of Turin.
Thesis (jointly supervised with
Marco Tomassini of the
University of Lausanne):
Artificial Evolution on Network Structures: How Time and Space Influence Dynamics,
defended on October 14, 2005.
Classes - Enseignement
Material relevant to the classes:
Page de la Licence 2 Info de l'UFR Sciences.
Page de la Licence 3 Info, parcours MIAGE.
Slides of the graduate class on Soft Computing and Evolutionary Algorithms
held for the Dottorato di Ricerca in Informatica of the University of Milan
Permanence semestre impair de l'année universitaire 2012/2013 -
Consulting hours for the 1st semester of Academic Year 2011/2012 :