Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos

Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos
MSc., PhD.

Personal Chair


Contact Details

work +44 (0)1224 272283
fax +44 (0)1224 273422
The University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen
Department of Computing Science
Meston Building, Room 232
Old Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3UE
United Kingdom
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Research Interests

Computational logic, software engineering, distributed computing and systems, multi-agent systems


  • Informatics, University of Edinburgh (Prof. Dave Robertson)
  • AGH University, Cracow, Poland (Dr. Bartlomiej Sniezynski)
  • Carnegie-Melon, USA (Prof. Katia Sycara and Dr. Felipe Meneguzzi)
  • King's College, London, UK (Prof. Michael Luck and Dr. Simon Miles)
  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Dr. Flavio Soares Correa da Silva)
  • University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (Dr. Stephen Cranefield and Dr. Michael Winikoff)

Research Grants

  • Scrutable Autonomous Systems (SASSY). EPSRC. 2012-2015. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 1.1M
  • ALIVE Research Project. The European Commission (FP7). 2008-2010. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 350,000
  • International Technology Alliance (ITA). The Department of Defence (USA) and Ministry of Defence (UK). 2006-2011. Co-Investigator. Amount GBP 2,900,000.
  • Conference Grant. The Royal Society. May 2007. Amount: GBP 500.
  • International Exchange Programme. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Jan–Feb 2005. Amount: GBP 1,500

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Peer-to-Peer and Agent-Based Computing (CS4027)
  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Computer Programming and Principles (CS1022)


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  • Nieves , JC, Padget, J, Vasconcelos, WW, Staikopoulos, A, Cliffe, O, Dignum, F, Vázquez-Salceda, J, Clarke , S & Reed, C 2011, Coordination, organisation and model-driven approaches for dynamic, flexible, robust software and services engineering. in S Dustdar & F Li (eds), Service engineering: European research results. Springer-Verlag, Vienna, pp. 85-115. [Online] DOI:
  • Omicini, A, Sardina, S & Vasconcelos, WW (eds) 2011, Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies VIII: 8th International Workshop, DALT 2009, Toronto, Canada, May 10, 2010, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. 1 edn, Springer .
  • Masato, D, Norman, TJ, Vasconcelos, WW & Sycara, K 2011, 'Incremental, team-oriented activity and plan recognition for software agents', Paper presented at Proceedings of the Eight European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS), Paris, France, 20/10/11. <> [Online] DOI:
  • Sensoy, M, Norman, TJ, Vasconcelos, WW & Sycara, KP 2011, OWL-POLAR: semantic policies for agent reasoning. in PF Patel-Schneider, Y Pan, P Hitzler, P Mika, L Zhang, JZ Pan, I Horrocks & B Glimm (eds), The Semantic Web: 9th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2010, Shanghai, China, November 7-11, 2010, Revised Selected Papers, Part I. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 6496, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Berlin, pp. 679-695. [Online] DOI:
  • Sensoy, M, Mel, GD, Vasconcelos, W & Norman, T 2011, Ontological Logic Programming. in WIMS '11 International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining Sogndal, Norway - May 25-27, 2011. ACM Press, New York. [Online] DOI:
  • Sensoy, M, Vasconcelos, WW, Norman, TJ & Sycara, K 2011, 'Reasoning Support for Flexible Task Resourcing', Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 1998-2010. [Online] DOI:
  • Sensoy, M, Le, T, Vasconcelos, WW, Norman, TJ & Preece, AD 2011, 'Resource determination and allocation in sensor networks: a hybrid approach', The Computer Journal, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 356-372. [Online] DOI:
  • De Mel, GR, Pham, T, Damarla, T, Vasconcelos, WW & Norman, TJ 2011, Semantically Enriched Data for Effective Sensor Data Fusion. in SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS 2011). SPIE, 2011 Defense Security and Sensing, Orlando, United Kingdom, 25/04/11.
  • De Mel, GR, Vasconcelos, WW, Norman, TJ, Bergamaschi, F & Pham, T 2011, Service-Oriented Reasoning Architecture For Resource-Task Assignment In Sensor Networks. in SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS 2011). vol. SPIE 8047, SPIE, 2011 Defense Security and Sensing, Orlando, United Kingdom, 25/04/11. [Online] DOI:
  • Riveret, R, Rotolo, A, Contissa, G, Sartor, G & Vasconcelos, W 2011, Temporal accommodation of legal argumentation. in 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, ICAIL 2011 - Proceedings of the Conference. pp. 71-80, 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, ICAIL 2011, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 6/06/11. [Online] DOI:
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