News

  • EVENT 21-11-2019
    SISCOG promotion in Japan

    SISCOG promotion in Japan

    SISCOG will showcase at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan 2019, a tradeshow specialized in railway technology taking place in Japan from 27-29 November. In its 6th edition, and taking place at Makuhari Messe, in Chiba City, this event is a platform for the promotion of railways and related industries and…
  • Event 22-10-2019

    “Optimising the next day planning” at the World Congress on Railway Research, Tokyo

    As co-authors with the Netherlands Railways (NS) and Erasmus University Rotterdam, SISCOG will be presenting a paper entitled “Reduced (winter) timetable in the Netherlands: Process, Mathematical Models and Algorithms” at the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR), taking place in Tokyo, October…
    “Optimising the next day planning” at the World Congress on Railway Research, Tokyo
  • Event 21-10-2019

    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22

    Looking for your first job? Longing for a career change? Then you should visit SISCOG’s spot at START POiNT, on October 22, at Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, and find out how we can help you. START POiNT is a job, entrepreneurship and training event taking place at University do Minho, a…
    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22
  • EVENT 26-09-2019

    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico

    SISCOG is part of the jury at Pitch Bootcamp and will give feedback and career advices to hundreds of University students @ IST, Taguspark, Saturday September 28th, 14.30h-19.00h. Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico is a career accelerator that connects companies, academia and young talents. It is a two-day adv…
    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico
  • Event 13-09-2019

    SISCOG Open Day

    Today we welcome the winner of the 2019 EstudIO SISCOG award. Together with other students from Applied Math degrees, she will witness life at SISCOG and learn about the secrets behind optimisation in SISCOG's products.
    SISCOG Open Day
  • EVENT 29-08-2019
    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    On September 3-6, the international conference on Artificial Intelligence EPIA 2019, will address a wide spectrum of Artificial Intelligence (AI) thematics, from transport to medicine and agriculture. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in all areas of AI, covering both theoret…
  • EVENT 11-07-2019
    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    The scientific program of the annual Portuguese Congress of Operations Research - IO2019 - will include 4 SISCOG presentations. Under the theme “OR meets Machine Learning”, the event takes place at Politécnico de Tomar, on July 22-24 2019, and promotes the reunion between students and academia to di…
  • Article 02-07-2019

    CREWS helps the Dutch Railways cope with extreme weather

    SISCOG's CREWS-based system, an advanced tool that includes Operations Research, helps to reschedule the Dutch Railways' (NS) crew and cope with extreme weather conditions. In an article from Impact Magazine, Pieter-Jan Fioole, Senior Research Leader, and Dennis Huisman, Expertise Manager Logistic…
    CREWS helps the Dutch Railways cope with extreme weather
  • EVENT 20-05-2019

    IO2019 sponsored by SISCOG

    SISCOG is the main sponsor of IO2019, the annual congress organised by the Portuguese Association of Operations Research. At Politécnico de Tomar, on July 22-24, students and academia join together to discuss and share Operations Research work and experiences.  SISCOG also sponsors the EstudIO Awar…
    IO2019 sponsored by SISCOG
  • News 30-04-2019
    The specific purpose of Artificial Intelligence

    The specific purpose of Artificial Intelligence

    Ricardo Saldanha, SISCOG’s Head of Innovation, was invited by IT Insight to speak about AI and share how the adoption of this technology by organizations has been increasing and evolving from AI to applied AI.
  • NEWS 17-04-2019

    Excellent, once again

    The SME Excellence Statute earned by SISCOG is an initiative by IAPMEI (Portuguese Institute for Support to Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation), in partnership with the main banks and Turismo de Portugal (Portuguese Tourism). This is an exclusive group and a public recognition for companies…
    Excellent, once again
  • Paper 26-03-2019
    The challenge of scheduling a safe arrival of trains

    The challenge of scheduling a safe arrival of trains

    This challenge is addressed in the paper “The train frequency compatibility problem” co-authored by SISCOG. In the rail transport area, line planning is the widely studied problem of designing line plans for a public transportation system that meet given passenger demands. After the line planning pr…