Pedro Fialho

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Pedro Fialho

Pedro Fialho has a Master thesis from University of Évora with logical QA applied to medical ontologies as thesis subject and he's now enrolled in the NICE PhD program in Computer Science. His research interests also include speech technologies, logic programming, linguistics and NLP, mostly with AI as main target. He's a proud member of the Spoken Language Systems Lab since 2011, when he was introduced to Luísa Coheur and the QA@L2F team. Pedro also likes music, bicycle rides and occasional guitar playing.

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International Conferences


  • Pedro Fialho, Luísa Coheur, ChatWoz: chatting through a Wizard of Oz, In The 17th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility ASSETS, demo paper, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2015



  • Pedro Fialho, Luísa Coheur, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Pedro Miguel Abrunhosa Cláúdio, Angela Costa, Alberto Abad, Hugo Meinedo, Isabel Trancoso, MEET EDGAR, A TUTORING AGENT AT MONSERRATE, In ACL, series Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association f, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2013


  • Pedro Fialho, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Ana Cristina Mendes, Luísa Coheur, Extending a wordnet framework for simplicity and scalability, In Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC12), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012
  • Pedro Fialho, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Luísa Coheur, Ricardo Ribeiro, E-TUTOR: a tutoring agent, In International Conference on Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language (Propor) , Demo paper, Coimbra, Portugal, April 2012

National Journals


  • Pedro Fialho, Ricardo Miguel Machado Marques, Bruno Martins, Luísa Coheur, Paulo Quaresma, INESC-ID@ASSIN: Medição de Similaridade Semântica e Reconhecimento de Inferência Textual}, Linguamática, pages 33-42, December 2016

Research Interests

  • QA, Speech technologies, NLP