Fátima Cristina Canazaro Dargam
PhD, MSc, Eng., BA.
Email: F.Dargam (@) SimTechnology.com
Phone: +43-316-386278-45
Fax: +43-316-386278-15
Address: SimTech Simulation Technology
Riesstrasse 120
A-8010 Graz, Austria
Skype username: fatima.dargam

Last updated:  October, 2014

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Fátima Dargam is a senior IT professional at SimTech Simulation Technology and Coordinator of the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS). She joined SimTech in 1995, where she works on research projects and development of application software modules supporting computer-based simulation.

Fátima Dargam  holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences / Logic and Automated Reasoning from the Department of Computing at Imperial College, London (1996). She also holds a Master degree in Artificial Intelligence from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME), Rio de Janeiro (1989); an Engineering degree in Electronics from Universidade Santa Ursula (USU), Rio de Janeiro (1983); as well as a Bachelors degree (B.A.) in English (Teaching Didactics & Literature) from USU, Rio de Janeiro (1983).

Fátima Dargam is a founding member of the EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS) since 1989, and since 2007 she integrates its Coordination Board (http://ewgdss.wordpress.com/). She also cooperates as senior research consultant with the Institute of Logic, Philosophy and Theory of Science – ILTC, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since 1988. She was head of the Computer Graphics Division of the Informatics Group, in the Brazilian Naval Research Institute (IPqM), in Rio de Janeiro (1983-1990). During that period, she worked with CAE-CAD-CAM systems for electrical applications and also on research and development of Expert Systems and Decision Support Systems.

Fátima’s research interests reside mainly in the development of intelligent, distributed and cooperative web-based decision support systems for various applications; bridging the areas of  knowledge management and decision making. Other topics of her interest include: decision analysis; big data; social networks relation to decision making; ontology; belief revision and updates; knowledge representation; theory and applications of inconsistent knowledge; non-monotonic reasoning; multi-agent systems; expert systems as well as multi-criteria decision making and dynamic systems.

Fátima Dargam is Associate Editor of the IJDSST International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology; and belongs to the Editorial Board of Journals in the area of Decision Support Systems, like: IJDSST, IJDSS, and IJASCA. She acts as referee for several IT, OR and DSS Conferences and Journals, like: JDS, JSS, DSS/Elsevier, IJITDM, IJDSST, IJASCA, JKMEIT, EJOR, CEJOR, among others. As expert in the area of Decision Support System, Fátima Dargam also acts as project reviewer and evaluator for the EC European Commission.

Some of Fátima Dargam's selected publications can be found in www.fccdp.com/Publications.htm  and
in her Research Gate Page: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fatima_Dargam/ .

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