Program

October, 16

13:45 – 14:00

Reception

14:00 – 14:30

Amos Golan (Info-Metrics Institute, American University; Santa Fe Institute; Pembroke College, Oxford)
Foundations of Info-Metrics in Pictures

14:30 – 15:00

José P. Sande Lemos (CENTRA, Physics Department, Instituto Superior Ténico, University of Lisbon)
Black Hole Entropy and Fundamental Degrees of Freedom

15:00 – 15:30

Paulo Ferreira (IEETA, University of Aveiro)
Entropy, Complexity and Applications to the Measurement of Similarity

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

Elvira Silva (CEF.UP, University of Porto)
Maximum Entropy and Regulation in the Energy Sector

16:30 – 17:00

Andreia Dionísio (CEFAGE, University of Évora)
GME Versus OLS – Is It Worth the Effort?

17:00 – 17:30

Maria Conceição Costa (CIDMA, University of Aveiro)
Maximum Entropy in Inhomogeneous Large-scale Data

October, 17

09:00 – 10:30

Amos Golan (Info-Metrics Institute, American University; Santa Fe Institute; Pembroke College, Oxford)
Foundations of Info-Metrics — A Tutorial (Information-Theoretic Methods of Inference) (part I)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Amos Golan (Info-Metrics Institute, American University; Santa Fe Institute; Pembroke College, Oxford)
Foundations of Info-Metrics — A Tutorial (Information-Theoretic Methods of Inference) (part II)

Note: This tutorial will be based on the book “Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modelling, Inference, and Imperfect Information“.

The support page: http://www.info-metrics.org

Organizing Committee

Andreia Dionísio, CEFAGE, University of Évora

 

Maria Conceição Costa, CIDMA, University of Aveiro

Elvira Silva, CEF.UP, University of Porto

 

Pedro Macedo, CIDMA, University of Aveiro

Sponsors

This workshop is supported in part by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia), through CIDMA – Center for Research and Development in Mathematics and Applications, within project UID/MAT/04106/2013.