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Dr. Vasile Palade is a Reader in Pervasive Computing in the Faculty of Engineering and Computing and a member of the Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre at Coventry University. He previously held academic and research positions at the University of Oxford, UK (Departmental Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science), University of Hull, UK (Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering) and the University of Galati, Romania (Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering).

His research interests lie in the area of machine learning/computational intelligence, and encompass mainly neuro-fuzzy systems, various nature inspired algorithms such as swarm optimization algorithms, hybrid intelligent systems, ensemble of classifiers, class imbalance learning. Application areas include Bioinformatics problems, fault diagnosis, and web usage mining, among others.

Dr. Palade is author and co-author of more than 100 papers in journals and conference proceedings as well as books on computational intelligence and applications. He has also co-edited several books including conference proceedings. He is an Associate Editor for several journals, such as Knowledge and Information Systems (Elsevier), International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (World Scientific), International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems (IOS Press), Neurocomputing (Elsevier). He has delivered keynote talks to international conferences on machine learning and applications. Dr. Vasile Palade is an IEEE Senior Member and a member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.

Research Interests

Machine Learning; Computational Intelligence

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Neural networks Engineering & Materials Science
Classifiers Engineering & Materials Science
Particle swarm optimization (PSO) Engineering & Materials Science
Learning systems Engineering & Materials Science
Screening Engineering & Materials Science
Genes Engineering & Materials Science
Websites Engineering & Materials Science
Failure analysis Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2000 2017

Advances in Combining Intelligent Methods

Hatzilygeroudis, I. (ed.), Palade, V. (ed.) & Prentzas, J. (ed.) 2017 Switzerland: Springer Verlag.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or Edited Book

Open Access

Arabic Language Sentiment Analysis on Health Services

Alayba, A., Palade, V., England, M. & Iqbal, R. 16 Oct 2017 2017 1st International Workshop on Arabic Script Analysis and Recognition (ASAR). IEEE Computer Society, p. 114-118 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Open Access
Learning algorithms
Support vector machines
Learning systems

Emergency management using geographic information systems: application to the first Romanian traveling salesman problem instance

Crişan, G. C., Pintea, C-M. & Palade, V. Jan 2017 In : Knowledge and Information Systems. 50, 1, p. 265-285 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Traveling salesman problem
Geographic information systems
Mobile phones
4 Citations

Ant-Based System Analysis on the Traveling Salesman Problem Under Real-World Settings

Crişan, G. C., Nechita, E. & Palade, V. 28 Jan 2016 Combinations of Intelligent Methods and Applications: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop, CIMA 2014, Limassol, Cyprus, November 2014 (at ICTAI 2014). Hatzilygeroudis, I., Palade, V. & Prentzas, J. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer Verlag, p. 39-59

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Traveling salesman problem
Decision support systems
Systems analysis

Automatic Detection Of Microaneurysms In Colour Fundus Images For Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Rahim, S. S., Jayne, C., Palade, V. & Shuttleworth, J. Jul 2016 In : Neural Computing and Applications. 27, 5, 15 p., 1149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hough transforms
Decision support systems
Feature extraction

Activities 2003 2015

  • 9 Participation in conference

Advances in interactive Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in complex and big data sets

Palade, V. (Co-chair)
24 Jul 201526 Jul 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

2015 IEEE 14th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications

Palade, V. (Co-chair)
9 Dec 201511 Dec 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

ICTAI 2015 (IEEE Int. Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence)

Palade, V. (Member of Programme Committee)
9 Nov 201511 Nov 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

ICTAI 2014 (IEEE Int. Conf. on Tools with Artificial Intelligence)

Palade, V. (Member of Programme Committee)
10 Nov 201412 Nov 2014

Activity: Participation in conference