Vincenzo De Florio

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About Vincenzo De Florio

Vincenzo De Florio is an affiliated member of the MOSAIC (formerly, PATS) research group of the University of Antwerp and the iMinds research institute. There he is responsible for the MOSAICtask force on adaptive-and-dependable systems, namely software, devices, and services that are built so as to sustain an agreed-upon quality-of-service and quality-of-experience despite the occurrence of potentially significant and sudden changes or failures in their infrastructures and environments.

Vincenzo De Florio received in 2013 the prestigious IBM Faculty Award for innovative research. In 2014 he was invited speaker at the SERENE 2014 Workshop and at the iMinds SuperMinds event (a video of his presentation is available here). In 2015 he has been invited speaker at

Vincenzo has published three books (one as author, two as editor), 28 journal papers, 3 book chapters, and 88 conference papers. His H-index is 18 (Google Scholar). He is member of several program committees for international conferences and workshops. He was co-founder and co-organizer of the international workshop ADAMUS (on Adaptive and DependAble Mobile Ubiquitous Systems), for which he also served as co-chair in its third and fifth editions. He is co-inventor of a European/US patent. Vincenzo was co-proposer and local team leader of project ARFLEX (Adaptive Robots for FLEXible manufacturing systems, IST-NMP2-016680) and is co-proposer and local team leader of the iMinds project "Little Sister" (started in January 2013). Vincenzo is the Editor-in-chief of IJARAS, the International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Autonomic Systems.

Vincenzo launched and is chair of ANTIFRAGILE - the International Workshop on Computational Antifragility and Antifragile Engineering, currently in its third edition. Moreover, he is guest editor for the special issue on "resilient and antifragile ambient systems" of the Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, edited by Springer.

More information on Vincenzo may be found through the following links:

Latest news: A pleasure to announce that I have contributed to the book "Exploring the Practice of Antifragility", Amazon #1 Best Seller in One-Hour Business & Money Short Reads.

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