Background and activities

Edgar obtained his PhD in Computer Science at Blekinge Institute of Technology and his research area is fraud detection and related interest topics: Multi-Agent Based Simulation, Machine Learning techniques with applied Visualization in the domain of retail stores, mobile payments and  Anti Money Laundering (AML) for financial transactions. Edgar has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from EAFIT University in Colombia and a Masters degree in Computer Science from Linköping University in Sweden.

Important Links:

Personal website: http://edgarlopez.net

Projects:

PaySim

RetSim

MULTIMaus

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Lopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Gultemen, Dincer; Zoto, Erjon. (2018) On the GDPR introduction in EU and its impact on financial fraud research. European Modeling and Simulation Symposium, EMSS 2018.
  • Lopez-Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Franke, Katrin. (2017) Bootstrapping the Paysim Financial Simulator for Open Source. THE 29TH EUROPEAN MODELING & SIMULATION SYMPOSIUM (EMSS 2017).
  • Zintgraf, Luisa; Lopez-Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Roijers, Diederik; Nowe, Ann. (2017) MultiMAuS: A Multi-Modal Authentication Simulator for Fraud Detection Research. THE 29TH EUROPEAN MODELING & SIMULATION SYMPOSIUM (EMSS 2017).
  • Lopez-Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Axelsson, Stefan. (2016) A Review of Computer Simulation for Fraud Detection Research in Financial Datasets. 2016 Future Technologies Conference (FTC)- Proceedings.
  • Lopez-Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Elmir, Ahmad; Axelsson, Stefan. (2016) Paysim: a financial mobile money simulator for fraud detection. 28th European Modeling and Simulation Symposium (EMSS 2016) -Proceedings.
  • Lopez-Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Axelsson, Stefan. (2015) Using the RetSim Fraud Simulation Tool to Set Thresholds for Triage of Retail Fraud. Secure IT Systems: 20th Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems (NordSec 2015).