Project EntNets - Entropic neural networks for the analysis of medical data
POSC/EIA/56918/2004, financed by FCT, POSC and FEDER.

Start date: 2005-06-01
End date: 2008-11-30
Financing: 77.000 €

Host Institution: University of Beira Interior (UBI)
Participating Institution: INEB - Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica


The goal of the project is the development of new neural networks using entropy as a cost function and their application to the analysis of medical data.


  • Luís Filipe Barbosa de Almeida Alexandre (project coordinator)
  • Carlos Alexandre da Silva Felgueiras
  • Alexandra Alves Oliveira
  • Joaquim Pontes Marques Sá
  • Jorge Manuel Fernandes dos Santos
  • Fernando Augusto Carneiro Sereno
  • Luis Miguel Almeida da Silva

Most of the team members are researchers at the Neural Network Interest Group (NNIG).

Organized events

The Neural Network Summer Schools of 2005, 2006 and 2008 had the support of ENTNETS.
The ICANN 2007 also had the support of ENTNETS.


The following is the list of publications that originated from ENTNETS.

Ph.D. Thesis


International Journals

International Conferences

National Conferences

Technical Reports

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