The GIAS Group

Juan Méndez
Senior Researcher of The GIAS Group
Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence and Systems Group
Departamento de Informatica y Sistemas
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
35017-Las Palmas

Tel:+34-28-458-746 / 758 / 700

Was born in May/10th/1958, and received Industrial Engineer degree in 1980. He received the Ph.D. in 1983. He was associated profesor of a lot of matters: Physics, Electronic, Programing and so on. From 1986 is academic related with courses in Artificial Intelligence. Was full profesor in 1992 on Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. He is a founder member of the GIAS Group .
His current research interest are in Pattern Recognition, Artificial Intelligence applications, Computer vision, Distributed Processing, and Autonomous Systems.
Now, he is mainly involved in research related to applications of AI methods and tools to Computer Vision. He design and programing the first version of SVEX, a Tool to construct image proccesing systems based on rules and objects.
He is member of IEEE Computer Society, "Asociación Espanola para la Inteligencia Arificial" AEPIA and "Asociación Espanola de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes" AERFAI. He like walking in Gran Canaria mountains. Currently is the Director of Departamento de Informática y Sistemas since Jun. 1994.

A Image in Mind: GIAS's founders around 1985. From left to right: Antonio Falcón, Mario Hernández and Juan Méndez

Current tasks

The Medicine Corner . A basic guide to main links on Health and Medicine around World Wide Web.
Now, I am making a flight image data-base.
I will write here other profesional data. When ?