José Machado

José Machado concluded Habilitation degree in February 2019 at University of Minho, Portugal. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering – Automation, from University of Minho, Portugal and, in simultaneous, from Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France, in 2006. He is Deputy Director of Metrics Research Center and Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering department of University of Minho. He has authored, or co-authored, more than 220 refereed journal and conference proceedings papers. He coordinates and has coordinated - and participated as collaborator - in several Research and Technology Transfer Projects on Mechatronics and Automation domains. His main interests are related with Industry 4.0, more specifically, on the design and development of Cyber-Physical Systems; design and analysis of dependable controllers for obtaining dependable mechatronic systems; and mechatronic systems design with special focus on medical or biomedical applications, wellbeing and/or rehabilitation. He is member of IEEE and member of IFAC.

Publications

Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry
José Machado, Hugo Peixoto, Regina Sousa. © 2022. 360 pages.
Developing new approaches and reliable enabling technologies in the healthcare industry is needed to enhance our overall quality of life and lead to a healthier, innovative, and...
Machine Learning Applied to Health Information Exchange
Filipe Miranda, Ana Regina Sousa, Julio Duarte, António Carlos Abelha, José Machado. © 2022. 17 pages.
The interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has grown in the last few years. The healthcare community is no exception. The present work is focused on the exchange of medical...
Classification of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Based on Correlation Weight Using Machine Learning
Marcelo Marreiros, Diana Ferreira, Cristiana Neto, Deden Witarsyah, José Machado. © 2022. 27 pages.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine pathology in reproductive-age women worldwide. Research has shown that the application of machine learning (ML)...
Design, Applications, and Maintenance of Cyber-Physical Systems
Pierluigi Rea, Erika Ottaviano, José Machado, Katarzyna Antosz. © 2021. 314 pages.
Cyber-physical systems (CPS) can be defined as systems in which physical objects are represented in the digital world and integrated with computation, storage, and communication...
Health Information Systems (HIS) Privacy Restrictions for GDPR: Assessing Initial Impacts Perceived by Patients and Healthcare Professionals
Marcelo Carvalho, Paulo Bandiera-Paiva, Eduardo Marques, José Manuel Machado. © 2021. 13 pages.
The personal health information (PHI) that a health information system (HIS) stores and processes requires special caution to ensure authorized manipulation by system users. A...
A Proof of Concept of a Business Intelligence Platform to Support the Decision-Making Process of Health Professionals in Waiting Lists
Marisa Esteves, Márcia Esteves, António Abelha, José Machado. © 2021. 20 pages.
In the last years, the increase of the average waiting times in waiting lists has been an issue felt in several health institutions worldwide. Therefore, this problematic...
Step Towards Interoperability in Nursing Practice
Daniela Oliveira, Júlio Duarte, António Abelha, José Machado. © 2020. 14 pages.
Hospital inpatient care compromises one of the most demanding services in health institutions for providing a careful and continuous healthcare assistance. Such demands require a...
Categorize Readmitted Patients in Intensive Medicine by Means of Clustering Data Mining
Rui Veloso, Filipe Portela, Manuel Filipe Santos, José Machado, António da Silva Abelha, Fernando Rua, Álvaro Silva. © 2020. 16 pages.
With a constant increasing in the health expenses and the aggravation of the global economic situation, managing costs and resources in healthcare is nowadays an essential point...
The Clinical Informatization in Portugal: An Approach to the National Health Service Certification
Soraia Pereira, Lara Silva, José Machado, Alexandra Cabral. © 2020. 14 pages.
In the context of the Technological Revolution, people are forced to change their way of being in order to survive in an increasingly competitive and efficient society. The...
Business Intelligence for Nutrition Therapy
Rita Reis, Ana Mendonça, Diana Lisandra Azevedo Ferreira, Hugo Peixoto, José Machado. © 2019. 16 pages.
The assessment of health status in communities throughout the world is a massive information technology challenge. Data warehousing provides a flexible environment to support the...
Applied Business Intelligence in Surgery Waiting Lists Management
Cristiana Neto, Inês Dias, Maria Santos, Hugo Peixoto, José Machado. © 2019. 15 pages.
With the advent of computer science in hospitals, Electronic Health Record comes up, with the aim of bringing the new information technologies to the hospital environment with...
A Proof of Concept of a Business Intelligence Platform to Support the Decision-Making Process of Health Professionals in Waiting Lists
Marisa Esteves, Márcia Esteves, António Abelha, José Machado. © 2019. 19 pages.
In the last years, the increase of the average waiting times in waiting lists has been an issue felt in several health institutions worldwide. Therefore, this problematic...
Applied Business Intelligence in Surgery Waiting Lists Management
Cristiana Neto, Inês Dias, Maria Santos, Hugo Peixoto, José Machado. © 2018. 15 pages.
With the advent of computer science in hospitals, Electronic Health Record comes up, with the aim of bringing the new information technologies to the hospital environment with...
Business Intelligence for Nutrition Therapy
Rita Reis, Ana Mendonça, Diana Lisandra Azevedo Ferreira, Hugo Peixoto, José Machado. © 2018. 16 pages.
The assessment of health status in communities throughout the world is a massive information technology challenge. Data warehousing provides a flexible environment to support the...
Improving Quality of Services in Maternity Care Triage System
António Abelha, Eliana Pereira, Andreia Brandão, Filipe Portela, Manuel Filipe Santos, José Machado, Jorge Braga. © 2017. 20 pages.
The main objectives in triage are to improve the quality of care and reduce the risks associated to the waiting time in emergency care. Thus, an efficient triage is a good way to...
Preface
José Machado, António Abelha. © 2016. 10 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Applying Business Intelligence to Clinical and Healthcare Organizations.
Clinical Business Intelligence to Prevent Stroke Accidents
Nuno Gonçalves, Cesar Quintas, José Machado. © 2016. 15 pages.
Stroke is considered the third main cause of death among all population, without distinguishing genders, led by heart diseases in first place. In other hand, despite representing...
Prototype Implementation and Automatic Determination of Pre-Transfusion Tests Based on Image Processing
Ana Silva Ferraz, Vitor Hugo Carvalho, José Machado. © 2016. 15 pages.
Knowledge Acquisition Process for Intelligent Decision Support in Critical Health Care
Filipe Portela, Alexandra Cabral, António Abelha, Maria Salazar, César Quintas, José Machado, José Neves, Manuel Filipe Santos. © 2013. 14 pages.
An efficient triage system is a good way to avoid some future problems and benefit the patient. However, a limitation still exists. The triage system is general and not specific...
Agents, Trust and Contracts
Paulo Novais, Francisco Andrade, José Machado, José Neves. © 2010. 12 pages.
Inter-systemic contracting may be based upon autonomous intelligent behaviour. Autonomy is an important advantage of software agents. Yet, it brings along several issues...