Aleš Tavčar is a Researcher at the Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, where he is the Head of the Intelligent Agent’s group. He is involved in several international projects designing advanced software solutions using methods of Artificial Intelligence. His area of expertise includes Agent Technologies, Data Mining, Human Behavior Analysis, Extraction and Creation of Behavior Patterns, as well as other fields with a strong focus on Data Science. He was involved in the design and implementation activities of several web platforms and services, among which some were based on recommendation systems. He is a Committee Member and the Representative of the Internet of Services (IoS) group within the Smart Cities and Communities area of application as part of the Strategic Research and Innovation Partnerships (SRIP) initiative (Slovenian S4 strategy).

He graduated from the Faculty of Computer and Information Science at the University of Ljubljana and is currently concluding his PhD in Computer Science (September 2018) from the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School.