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SUPERVISIONS


PHD THESIS

 

In Progress

 

Co-Supervision of Sovan Sahoo's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the Indian Institute of Technology of Patna (India) on Deep Learning Techniques for General-Purpose Word Embeddings. His supervisor is Asif Ekbal. This thesis aims at building word embeddings that take into account both denotation and connotation aspects of semantics. The thesis started in 2017.

 

Concluded

Supervision of José Moreno's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Caen Basse-Normandie on Text-Based Ephemeral Clustering for Web Image Retrieval on Mobile Devices. His jury was formed by Adam Jatowt (University of Kyoto, Japan), Massih-Reza Amini (University Joseph Fourier, France), Marc Spaniol (University of Caen Basse-Normandie, France), Béatrice Daille (University of Nantes, France), Olivier Ferret (CEA, France) and Guillaume Cleuziou (University of Orléans, France). He obtained his PhD by unanimity in 2014. This thesis was funded by the French Ministry of Superior Education and Research. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Sebastião Pais's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior and Ecole des Mines de Paris (France) on Asymmetric Distributional Similarity Measures to Recognize Textual Entailment by Generality. His co-supervisors are Robert Mahl from the Ecole des Mines (France) and Katarzyna Wegrzyn-Wolska from ESIGETEL (France). His jury was formed by Witold Kosinski (Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Poland), Antoine Doucet (University of Caen Basse-Normandie, France), João Paulo Cordeiro (University of Beira Interior, Portugal) and Zornitsa Kozareva (University of Southern California, USA). He obtained his PhD by unanimity in 2013. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Ricardo Campos's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Porto on Disambiguating Implicit Temporal Queries for Temporal Information Retrieval Applications. His jury was formed by António Branco (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Ricardo Baeza-Yates (University of Chile, Chile), Luís Torgo (University of Porto, Portugal), Cristina Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), António Porto (University of Porto, Portugal) and Alípio Jorge (Co-supervisor, University of Porto, Portugal). He obtained his PhD by unanimity with Very Good mark in 2013. This thesis was funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the reference SFRH/BD/63646/2009. [pdf] [Winner of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2013 PhD Contest]

 

Supervision of Rumen Moraliyski's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior on Discovery of Word Semantic Relations based on Sentential Context Analysis. His jury was formed by Antoine Doucet (University of Caen Basse Normandie, France), José Gabriel Lopes (New University of Lisbon, Portugal), António Branco (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Pablo Gamallo (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain). He obtained his PhD by unanimity (maximum mark) in 2013. This thesis is funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the reference SFRH/BD/19909/2004. [pdf]

 

Co-Supervision of Isabel Marcelino's PhD Thesis in Linguistics at the University of Beira Interior on "Lexique Médical Unifié pour le Portugais". Her jury was formed by Maria da Graça Pinto (University of Porto, Portugal), Teresa Lino (New University of Lisbon, Portugal), António Santos Pereira (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Paulo Osório (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), João Malaca Casteleiro (University of Lisbon, Portugal) and José Martinez (University of Beira Interior, Portugal). She obtained her PhD with the Very Good mark in 2012. This thesis was funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the reference SFRH/BD/29625/2006.

 

Supervision of João Paulo Cordeiro's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior on "Rule Induction for Sentence Reduction". His co-supervisor was Pavel Brazdil from the University of Porto, LIACC, Portugal. His jury was formed by Marie-Francine Moens (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium), Paulo Quaresma (University of Evora, Portugal), Luísa Coheur (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal) and Abel Gomes (University of Beira Interior, Portugal). He obtained his PhD by unanimity (maximum mark) in 2011. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Dinko Lambov's PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior on "Cross Domain Multi-View Sentiment Classification". His jury was formed by Mohand Boughanem (University Paul Sabatier, France), Pavel Brazdil (University of Porto, Portugal), Nuno Marques (New University of Lisbon, Portugal), João Graça (INESC-ID, Portugal), Veska Noncheva (University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria) and Abel Gomes (University of Beira Interior, Portugal). He obtained his PhD by unanimity (maximum mark) in 2011. This thesis was funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the reference SFRH/BD/31532/2006. [pdf]

 


MASTER THESIS

 

Concluded

 

Supervision of Sotra Belkhir's Master Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Caen Basse-Normandie on Analysis of the Dynamics of Terminological Ontologies. 2013.

 

Supervision of Ruben Costa's Master Thesis in Computer Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Escul@pio: Uma plataforma Colaborativa de Acesso ao UMLP. 2010. His jury was formed by Paul Quaresma (University of Evora, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 15/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Tiago Barbosa's Master Thesis in Computer Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Construção Automática de Micro-Ontologias para a Personalização na Web. 2010. His jury was formed by Miguel Sales Dias (Microsoft Language Data Center, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 17/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Nuno Guimarães's Master Thesis in Computer Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Detecção Automática da Negação. 2009. His jury was formed by Vitor Rocio (Open University, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 14/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Manuel Lourenço's Master Thesis in Computer Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Extracção de Palavras Compostas por Bootstrapping. 2009. His jury was formed by Alberto Simões (Minho University, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 14/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of David Machado's Master Thesis in Computer Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Procura Estruturada de Textos para Perfis de Utilizadores. 2009. His jury was formed by Gabriel Lopes (New University of Lisbon, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 19/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Daniel Rodrigues's Master Thesis in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Construção Automática de um Dicionário Emocional para o Portuguâs. 2009. His jury was formed by Luísa Coheur (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal). Obtained with final mark of 17/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Sónia Bastos's Master Thesis in Information Technology at the University of Beira Interior on Unsupervised Learning of Ontology in the Medical Domain. 2009. Her jury was formed by Guillaume Cleuziou (University of Orléans, France). Obtained with final mark of 17/20.

 

Supervision of Sebastião Pais's Master Thesis in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Beira Interior on Classification of Opinionated Texts by Analogy. 2007. His jury was formed by Katarzyna Wegrzyn-Wolska  (ESIGETEL, France). Obtained with final mark of 17/20. [pdf]

 

Supervision of Claúdia Santos's Master Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior on Sentence Selection for Automatic Summarization using Soft Clustering Techniques. 2006. Her jury was formed by Guillaume Cleuziou (University of Orléans, France). Obtained with maximum mark. [pdf]


Supervision of Ricardo Campos's Master Thesis in Computer Science at the University of Beira Interior on Web Document Clustering using Web Content Mining Techniques. 2005. His jury was formed by Gabriel Lopes (New University of Lisbon, Portugal). Obtained with maximum mark. [pdf]

 

Co-Supervision of Alexandre Gil's Master Thesis in Computer Science at the New University of Lisbon on Efficient Mining of Mutliword Units. Alexandre Gil defended his thesis under José Gabriel Pereira Lopes's supervision. 2003. Obtained with maximum mark. [pdf]