Dr.  Antonio Lieto

Based in Turin, Italy
Antonio Lieto


Dr. Antonio Lieto is a researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Turin (Italy) and a research associate at the ICAR-CNR  Institute in Palermo (Italy), where he is member of the Cognitive Robotics Lab.  Previously, (2016-2017) he was Research Associate and Scientific Consultant at the MEPhI (National Research Nuclear University, Moscow, Russia) and Adjunct Professor and Post-doc researcher (2012-2018) at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Turin. He received his Ph.D. in 2012 by the University of Salerno with a thesis concerning the problem of "non classical" conceptual representation and reasoning in formal ontologies. He has been Visiting Researcher at the University of Haifa (Israel), Carnegie Mellon University (USA) and Lund University (Sweden). 

His research focuses on the following areas: Knowledge Representation and Automated Reasoning, Commonsense Reasoning, Semantic/Language Technologies, Cognitive Systems and Architectures, Persuasive Technologies. On these topics he has published more than 70 papers in international conferences, journals and books. 

Since 2015 he is a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Robotics and he is currently Vice-President of the Italian Association of Cognitive Sciences (AISC, 2017-2022), Deputy Editor in Chief of JETAI (Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Taylor & Francis) and Associate Editor for Cognitive Systems Research (Elsevier). He regularly serves in the PC of the main AI and Cognitive Science conferences (IJCAI, ECAI, AAAI, COGSCI).

Antonio Lieto is a member of the ACM SIGAI (ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence) and an ACM Distinguished Speaker. Check also his website: https://www.antoniolieto.net, his Twitter stream at @antoniolieto and his slideshare presentations at https://www.slideshare.net/AntonioLieto.

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