Andrea G. B. TETTAMANZI's Home Page

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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 Département Informatique.

He is head of the SPARKS research team and a member of the Wimmics joint research project between the I3S Laboratory and Inria.

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 ACM, AFIA, and EUSFLAT.

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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 European Commission.

Member of the IFIP Working Group 12.1 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.




Comprehensive list:

See also:

Read about the book "Soft Computing: Integrating Evolutionary, Neural, and Fuzzy Systems" co-authored with Marco Tomassini.


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

PhD Students

Prospective: Thesis Topics - Sujets de Thèse

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:



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 : ??.


May 23-28, 2016
Portorož, Slovenia, to present a paper at the 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016).

Affiliations and Contact Details



I3S Laboratory UMR 7271 - UNS/CNRS/INRIA Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis
SPARKS Team, WIMMICS Joint Project UFR Sciences, Département Informatique
930 route des Colles - Bât. Les TempliersParc Valrose
06903 Sophia Antipolis CEDEX, FRANCE06108 Nice CEDEX 2, FRANCE
Tel.: +33 (0)4 92 96 50 77Tel.: +33 (0)4 92 07 66 73
Fax: +33 (0)4 92 94 26 80Fax: +33 (0)4 92 07 66 55

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