Vicenc Torra

Professor of Informatics

School of Informatics

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Professor at the University of Skövde (2014-).

Previous positions. Assoc. Prof. Research Track (1999-2014) at the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA-CSIC), Assoc. Prof. (1991-1999) at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Visiting researcher at the University of Tsukuba (Japan).

ISI Elected member (2013), ECCAI Fellow (2010) and Senior Member of IEEE (2003).

Research interests include: approximate reasoning (fuzzy sets, belief functions and imprecise probabilities), data privacy (statistical disclosure control and privacy preserving data mining), aggregation operators and data fusion, decision making and game theory.

I have written the following books:

  • V. Torra, Y. Narukawa, Modeling Decisions: Information Fusion and Aggregation Operators, Springer, 2007.
  • V. Torra, Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (in Catalan), UOC Press, 2007.
  • V. Torra, From the Abacus to the digital Revolution, RBA Editores, 2010. Book in Spanish, translated into French, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, English, Russian.

Editor-in-chief of Transactions on Data Privacy (

Associate editor of Information Sciences. Editorial board member Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Progress in Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, Int. J. of Comput. Intel. Systems.

Founder and PC chair of the Modeling Decisions for Artificial Intelligence (MDAI) conference series (

I have served in the board of the European Soc. for Fuzzy Logic and Techn. (EUSFLAT, 2001-2009, 2013-), Assoc. Catalana d'Intel. Artificial (ACIA) (Founding member, board 1996-2000, president 2010-2014).