Research


Interests

My research interest is the result of an overlap between natural language processing, data science, and machine learning applied to text mining to extract semantic features.

  • Natural Language Processing
    • Semantic feature extraction
    • Natural Language Understanding
    • Language Modeling
    • Paraphrase Generation/Detection
    • Attention mechanisms
    • Text Summarization
    • Meeting Summarization
    • Word embeddings (Contextual and Static)
    • Fake News detection
  • Scientometrics
  • Bibliometrics
  • Recommender Systems
  • Machine Learning

Service

  • ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), JCDL, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 2023.
  • 2nd Workshop of Generation, Evaluation & Metrics (Reviewer), GEM, at EMNLP, Abu Dahbi, United Arab Emirates, 2022.
  • 3rd Workshop on Scholarly Document Processing (Reviewer), SDP, at COLING, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, 2022.
  • ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), JCDL, Cologne, Germany, 2022.
  • ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), JCDL, Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2021.
  • 16th International Symposium for Information Science, ISI, Doctoral Consortium Reviewer, University Regensburg, 2021.
  • 2nd Workshop on Scholarly Document Processing (Reviewer), SDP, at NAACL, 2021.
  • 11th International Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval (Reviewer), BIR, at ECIR, Lucca, 2021.
  • Expert Systems With Applications: An International Journal (Reviewer), ESWA, Elsevier, 2020.
  • ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), JCDL, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, 2020.
  • International Journal on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), IJDL, Springer, 2020.
  • 3rd Workshop on Multimedia Pragmatics: A Cross-Fertilization of Content-Based Retrieval and Natural Language Processing (Reviewer), MMPrag, ACM, Shenzhen, China, 2020.
  • ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), JCDL, Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2019.
  • 2nd Workshop on Multimedia Pragmatics: A Cross-Fertilization of Content-Based Retrieval and Natural Language Processing (Reviewer), MMPrag, ACM, San Jose, USA, 2019.
  • International Journal on Digital Libraries (Reviewer), IJDL, Springer, 2019.
  • Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Reviewer), JASIST, WILEY, 2019.
  • 12th International Conference on Semantic Computing (Sub Reviewer), ICSC, IEEE, 2018.
  • 1st Workshop on Multimedia Pragmatics: A Cross-Fertilization of Content-Based Retrieval and Natural Language Processing, MMPrag, ACM, 2018.
  • 9th International Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems (Student Track Reviewer), MEDES, ACM, 2017.
  • 12th International Conference on Digital Information Management, ICDIM, IEEE, 2017.
  • 11th International Conference on Semantic Computing, ICSC, IEEE, 2017.
  • 11th International Conference on Digital Information Management, ICDIM, IEEE, 2016.
  • International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies, CSNT, IEEE, 2012.
  • First International Conference on Integrated Intelligent Computing, CIIC, IEEE, 2010.
  • ReadWriteBuffer; National Institute of Industrial Property - Patent: Computer Software. Registry number: BR512014000077-0; Brazil; 2014.
  • FixDate; National Institute of Industrial Property - Patent: Computer Software. Registry number: BR512014000078-8; Brazil 2014.

Talks

  • Detecting Machine Obfuscated Plagiarism. In: iConference 2020 Sustainable Digital Communities (virtual), Boras, Sweden, 2020.

  • Plenary Panel Speaker - Research and Experience. CECS Open Lab Day. University of Michigan - Dearborn, MI, USA, 2018.

  • Semantic Feature Structure Extraction From Documents Based on Extended Lexical Chains. In: Ninth Global WordNet Conference (GWC 2018). Singapore, 2018.

  • Keyword Extraction Through Contextual Semantic Analysis of Documents. In: The 9th International Conference on ManagEment of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES 2017). Bangkok, Thailand, 2017.

  • Semantic-Based Document Retrieval Through Extended Lexical Chains. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center - Information Technology Laboratory (ERDC – ITL). Jackson, MS, USA, 2017.

  • Using Fixed Lexical Chains and Wordnet in Semantic Extraction for Documents. Guest Lecture, Bishop Heber College. Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, 2017.

  • Flexible Lexical Chains to Fixed Lexical Chains using Wordnet. Guest Lecture, Veltech Dr.RR & Dr.SR University. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2017.

  • Science, Technology and Innovation Exploration in Biophotonics Through a Scientometric Approach. ICSTM 2017, Veltech Dr.RR & Dr.SR University. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2017.

  • Exploring Lexical Chains in Semantic Document Retrieval. Seminars in Computer Science, Federal University of ABC (UFABC). Santo Andre, SP, Brazil, 2017.

  • Semantic-Based Document Retrieval Through Fixed Lexical Chains. 1st Software Engineering Research Lab Workshop, University of Michigan - Dearborn. Dearborn, MI, USA, 2017.

  • Text Similarity Using Multilevel Fixed Lexical Chains. BRASCON, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017.

  • Concepts of Scientometrics. Research Seminars for the Master Program in Information Engineering, Federal University of ABC (UFABC). Santo Andre, SP, Brazil, 2014.

  • Simulating the Diffusion of Innovation Process: A Multi-Agent Approach. The International Workshop on Applied Modeling and Simulation (WAMS 2013). Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013.

  • The Strategic Role of Visualizing Networks of Scientific Research for Innovation}. IBM Research Brazil Colloquium. Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013.

  • An Agent-Based Model for the Spread of the Dengue Fever: A Swarm Platform Simulation Approach}, Spring Simulation Multi-Conference/Agent-Directed Simulation. Orlando, FL, USA, 2010.

  • Modeling and Simulation of the Spread of Dengue: A Multi-Agent Approach, 17th International Symposium of Scientific Initiation of University of Sao Paulo. Sao Carlos, Brazil, 2009.

  • Multi-Agent Simulation on Fire Propagation : An Approach via RoboCup Rescue Simulation Environment, II Undergraduate Scientific Research Symposium. Santo Andre, SP, Brazil, 2009.