Academic Background

  • Visiting Researcher at Translated
          Secondment via the European funded project EXPERT (nº317471)
          Local Supervisor: Dr. Eduard Barbu
          Oct. 2015 - Dec. 2015
          Rome, Italy
  • Visiting Researcher at University of Wolverhampton [pdf]
          Secondment via the European funded project EXPERT (nº317471)
          Research Group of Computational Linguistics
          Local Supervisor: Dr. Constantin Orasan
          Sep. 2014 - Dec. 2014
          University of Wolverhampton, UK
  • MSc
          Thesis: "Automatic Extraction and Validation of Lexical Ontologies from text"
          MSc in Computer Science, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
          Advisor: Prof. Paulo Gomes, Co-advisor: Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira
          Judges: Prof. Licínio Roque and Prof. Amilcar Cardoso
  • Erasmus
          Sep. 2007 to Sep. 2008
          Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Informática (ESEI)
          Universidade de Vigo, Campus de Ourense
          Ourense, Spain
  • BSc
          BSc in Informatics Engineering
          University of Coimbra
          Coimbra, Portugal

Betta Tester

  • Getting Started with Python [http]
          September, 2015


Honours & Awards & Scholarships

  • Scholarship: PatrimoniUN10 (June, 2014) [pdf]

          Campus de Excelencia Internacional en Pratimonio, PatrimoniUN10, beca de ayuda a la movilidad para la realización de estancias en 2014 para la obtención de la mención internacional en el título de Doctor. Funding entity: CEI (Campus of International Excellence in Heritage, PatrimoniUN10, integrated by the ten Andalusian public universities and coordinated by the University of Jaén, Spain), May 2014. Scholarship for the time period between September, 2014 and December, 2014 for research activities at the Research Institute in Information and Language Processing (RIILP), University of Wolverhampton, UK.
          University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

  • Scholarship: BII (October, 2009)

          Research Integration Scholarship. Scholarship for the time period between October, 2009 and October, 2010 for research activities at Centre for Informatics and Systems (CISUC), University of Coimbra, Portugal.
          University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

  • Award: Scientific Excellence (May, 2013) [pdf]

          Costa, Hernani and Furtado, Barbara and Pires, Durval and Macedo, Luis and Cardoso, Amilcar: "Recommending POIs Based on the User's Context and Intentions", Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS'13), Salamanca, Spain [paper]
          University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

  • Honour: Nominated for Best Paper Award (October, 2011) [pdf]

          Costa Pereira, Hernani, Gonçalo Oliveira, Hugo and Gomes, Paulo: "Using the Web to Validate Lexico-Semantic Relations", Proc. 15th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA'11), Lisboa, Portugal [paper]
          University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Curriculum Vitae

  • Short CV [pdf]
          Last updated on November, 2014
  • EuroPass format [pdf]
          Last updated on March, 2014

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