Pieter Simoens obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Ghent University in 2011. Since 2014, he holds a position as assistant professor at Ghent University. He is also affiliated with the imec research institute. Pieter Simoens is responsible for various courses on software engineering, mobile application development, system design and applied machine learning. His research interests include artificial intelligence for distributed and resource-constrained agents, and collective intelligence. He is author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications in journals or conference proceedings.
Keywords: Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing, Algorithms for Neuromorphic Computing, Collective Intelligence, Symbolic AI
DIANNE: a modular framework for designing, training and deploying deep neural networks on heterogeneous distributed infrastructure By: De Coninck, Elias; Bohez, Steven; Leroux, Sam; et al. JOURNAL OF SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE Volume: 141 Pages: 52-65 Published: JUL 2018
The cascading neural network: building the Internet of Smart Things By: Leroux, Sam; Bohez, Steven; De Coninck, Elias; et al. KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS Volume: 52 Issue: 3 Pages: 791-814 Published: SEP 2017
“Architecture for incorporating Internet-of-Things sensors and actuators into robot task planning in dynamic environments,” H. Harman, K. Chintamani and P. Simoens, 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors (IRIS), Ottawa, ON, 2017, pp. 13-18. doi: 10.1109/IRIS.2017.8250091
“Internet of robotic things: converging sensing/actuating, hypoconnectivity, artificial intelligence and IoT platforms” O. Vermesean, A. Bröring, E. Tragos, M. Serrano, D. Bacciu, P. Simoens et al. Cognitive Hyperconnected Digital Transformation: Internet of Things Intelligence Evolution, River Publishers, 2017, p. 97-155
The impact of interaction models on the coherence of collective decision making : a case study with simulated locusts Y. Khaluf, I. Rausch and Pieter Simoens 11th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS) Rome, 2018