ISG group member A. Abanda won the award for the best doctoral thesis project

First publication date: 09/11/2018

Our group member Amaia Abanda won the award for the best doctoral thesis project at the XVIII Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA) that took place in Granada on October 23-26. Amaia was awarded for her work entitled "A study on the discriminatory capacity of the temporal information on supervised time series classification problems".

Amaia Abanda Elustondo received a BSc degree in Mathematics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 2013 and a masters degree in Computational Engineering and Intelligent Systems at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in 2015. She worked as a software developer in Urolalde and in 2016 she was granted a Global Training scholarship by the Basque Government in order to research on Computer Vision at Pattern Recognition and Applications Lab (PRALab), University of Cagliari (Italy). Currently, she is a PhD student at Basque Center of Applied Mathematics (BCAM) and a member of the Intelligent Systems Group at UPV/EHU. Her research interests include time series classification and kernel methods.