last update: 13/11/2015

Journals

VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S. How Many Political Parties Should Brazil Have? A Data-Driven Method to Assess and Reduce Fragmentation in Multi-Party Political Systems. PLOS ONE. Published: October 14, 2015
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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., FALOUTSOS, Christos, ASSUNÇÃO, RENATO, ALVES, RODRIGO, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F.
Universal and Distinct Properties of Communication Dynamics. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data. , v.9, p.1 - 31, 2015.

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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO OLMO, VIANA, ALINE CARNEIRO, FIORE, MARCO, JAFFRÈS-RUNSER, KATIA, LE MOUËL, FRÉDÉRIC, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F., ADDEPALLI, LAVANYA, GUANGSHUO, CHEN. RECAST: Telling apart social and random relationships in dynamic networks. Performance Evaluation. , v.01, p.005 - , 2015.
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DIGIAMPIETRI, LUCIANO A., MENA-CHALCO, JESÚS P., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., MALHEIRO, ANA P. R., MEIRA, DÂNIA N. O., FRANCO, LARYSSA F., OLIVEIRA, LEONARDO B. BraX-Ray: An X-Ray of the Brazilian Computer Science Graduate Programs. Plos One. , v.9, p.e94541 - , 2014.
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SILVA, THIAGO, S. VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO, ALMEIDA, JUSSARA, F. LOUREIRO, ANTONIO. Large-scale study of city dynamics and urban social behavior using participatory sensing. IEEE Wireless Communications. , v.21, p.42 - 51, 2014.
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., SALLES, JULIANA, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F. Revealing the City That We Cannot See. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology. , v.14, p.1 - 23, 2014.
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. Uma Fotografia do Instagram: Caracterização e Aplicação. Revista Brasileira de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos. , v.06, p.19 - 30, 2014.

MAIA, GUILHERME ; VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S. ; GUIDONI, DANIEL L. ; SOUZA, FERNANDA S.H. ; SILVA, THIAGO H. ; ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M. ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. . On the analysis of the collaboration network of the Brazilian symposium on computer networks and distributed systems. Journal of The Brazilian Computer Society, v. 1, p. 1, 2013.
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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S. ; ALMEIDA, VIRGILIO A. F. ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. ; FALOUTSOS, Christos . Forecasting in the NBA and other team sports. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, v. 6, p. 1-27, 2012.
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Book chapters

SILVA, THIAGO H. ; Melo, Pedro Olmo S. Vaz ; ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M. ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. . Social Media as a Source of Sensing to Study City Dynamics and Urban Social Behavior: Approaches, Models, and Opportunities. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 1ed.: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, v. , p. 63-87.
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; FERNANDES, C. ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira ; ALMEIDA, V. A. F. . Game Theory in Wireless Sensor Networks. In: Yan Zhang; Mohsen Guizani. (Org.). Game Theory for Wireless Communications and Networking. 1ed.: CRC Press, 2010, v. , p. -.
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International Conferences

REIS, J. C., BENEVENUTO, F., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., PRATES, R. O., KWAK, H., AN, J.
Breaking the News: First Impressions Matter on Online News In: The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2015, Oxford.

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MACHADO, K., SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., CERQUEIRA, E. C., LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F.Urban Mobility Sensing Analysis Through a Layered Sensing Approach In: IEEE Mobile Services (MS) Special Track on 'Services for the Ubiquitous Web (SUW), 2015, New York. IEEE MS 2015. , 2015.
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., VIANA, ALINE C., SALLES, JULIANA, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. Participatory Sensor Networks as Sensing Layers In: IEEE Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom'14), 2014, Sydney. IEEE Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom'14). , 2014.
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., MUSOLESI, M., LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. What you Eat (and Drink): Identifying Cultural Boundaries by Analyzing Food & Drink Habits in Foursquare In:  Proceedings of the Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’14). Ann Arbor, MI, USA. June, 2014.
[pdf] [bibtex] On the media: MIT Tech Review, The Irish Times, INFO Exame, Encontro, Revista Fapesp, Boletim UFMG, Follow the Crowd

CASTILHO, D. D., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., QUERCIA, D., BENEVENUTO, F. Working with Friends: Unveiling Working Affinity Features from Facebook Data In:  Proceedings of the Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’14). Ann Arbor, MI, USA. June, 2014.
[pdf] [bibtex] On the media: Follow the Crowd

REIS, J.; GONÇALVES, P.; VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S.; PRATES, R; BENEVENUTO, F.;  Magnet News: You Choose the Polarity of What you Read. In Proceedings of the Int'l AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM’14). Ann Arbor, MI, USA. June, 2014. (Demo Paper)
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., SALLES, JULIANA, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. A comparison of Foursquare and Instagram to the study of city dynamics and urban social behavior In: the 2nd ACM SIGKDD International Workshop, Chicago. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGKDD International Workshop on Urban Computing - UrbComp '13. New York: ACM Press, 2013. 
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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., CUNHA, FELIPE D., LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. A distributed protocol for cooperation among different wireless sensor networks In:  IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'13), Budapest. 2013 
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SILVA, THIAGO H., MELO, PEDRO O.S. VAZ DE, ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., SALLES, JULIANA, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F. A Picture of Instagram is Worth More Than a Thousand Words: Workload Characterization and Application In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), Cambridge. 2013 
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SILVA, T., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA MARQUES DE, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. Challenges and opportunities on the large scale study of city dynamics using participatory sensing In: IEEE symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'13), 2013, Split. 
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F. On the use of participatory sensing to better understand city dynamics In: the 2013 ACM conference, Zurich. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct. New York: ACM Press, 2013. p.1347 -
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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., VIANA, ALINE C., FIORE, MARCO, JAFFRÈS-RUNSER, KATIA, LE MOUEL, FREDERIC, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F. RECAST:Telling apart social and random relationships in dynamic networks. In: the 16th ACM international conference, Barcelona. Proceedings of the 16th ACM international conference on Modeling, analysis & simulation of wireless and mobile systems - MSWiM '13. New York: ACM Press, 2013. p.327 (best paper runner-up)
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VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S. ; FALOUTSOS, Christos ; ASSUNCAO, R. ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. . The Self-Feeding Process: A Unifying Model for Communication Dynamics in the Web. In: WWW '13: 22nd International World Wide Web Conference, 2013, Rio de Janeiro.
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SILVA, THIAGO H. ; VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S. ; VIANA, ALINE C. ; ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M. ; SALLES, JULIANA ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. . Traffic condition is more than colored lines on a map: Characterization of Waze alerts. In: SocInfo 2013 : The Fifth International Conference on Social Informatics, 2013, Kyoto. 
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AKOGLU, Leman ; VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; FALOUTSOS, Christos . Quantifying Reciprocity in Large Weighted Communication Networks. In: Proceedings of the 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD'12), Kuala Lumpur , 2012.
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SILVA, THIAGO HENRIQUE ; VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO OLMO STANCIOLI ; ALMEIDA, JUSSARA MARQUES DE ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Uncovering properties in participatory sensor networks. In: the 4th ACM international workshop, 2012, Low Wood Bay. Proceedings of the 4th ACM international workshop on Hot topics in planet-scale measurement - HotPlanet '12. New York: ACM Press, 2012.
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SILVA, THIAGO H. ; MELO, PEDRO O.S. VAZ DE ; ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M. ; SALLES, JULIANA ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A.F. . Visualizing the Invisible Image of Cities. In: IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom'12),  Besancon. 2012 (best paper)
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 VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; FALOUTSOS, Christos ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Human Dynamics in Large Communication Networks. In: XI SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, 2011, Mesa/AZ. Proceedings of the Eleventh SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM'11), 2011.
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; AKOGLU, Leman ; FALOUTSOS, Christos ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Surprising Patterns for the Call Duration Distribution of Mobile Phone Users. In: The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), 2010, Barcelona. 
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; ALMEIDA, V. A. F. ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Can Complex Network Metrics Predict the Behavior of NBA Teams?. In: 14th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, 2008, Las Vegas. 
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; CUNHA, F. D. ; ALMEIDA, J. M. ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . The Problem of Cooperation Among Different Wireless Sensor Networks. In: The 11-th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM'08) , 2008, Vancouver. 
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MACHADO, Max do Val ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira ; GUIDONI, Daniel Ludovico ; VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S . Gossiping using the Energy Map in Wireless Sensor Networks. In: 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM'07), 2007, Chania, Crete Island, Greece. 
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Brazilian Conferences

LIMA, L. H., ARAUJO, G., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O.S., SILVA, A. P. C., BENEVENUTO, F.
Índice Gilberto-Arruda: Avaliação do Impacto Social-acadêmico de Pesquisadores In: Brazilian Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Mining (BraSNAM 2015), 2015, Recife.
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SILVA, THIAGO H., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., ALMEIDA, JUSSARA M., VIANA, ALINE C., SALLES, JULIANA, LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. Definição, Modelagem e Aplicações de Camadas de Sensoriamento Participativo In: Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos (SBRC'14), 2014, Florianópolis
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MINARDI, R., DIGIAMPIETRI, L., VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S., FRANCISCANE-JUNIOR, G., OLIVEIRA, L. Caracterização dos programas de pós-graduação em Bioinformática no Brasil. In: Brazilian Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Mining (BrasNam 2013), 2013, Maceió. Anais do XXXIII Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (CSBC 2013). , 2013.
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SILVA, T. ; VAZ DE MELO, PEDRO O. S. ; ALMEIDA, J. M. ; SALLES, J. ; LOUREIRO, ANTONIO A. F. . Uma Fotografia do Instagram: Caracterização e Aplicação. In: Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos (SBRC'13), 2013. (2nd best paper)
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; VIANA, A. C. ; FIORE, M. ; JAFFRÈS-RUNSER, K. ; MOUEL, F. L. ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Usando Redes Aleatórias na Análise de Mobilidade. In: XXX Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos, 2012, Ouro Preto. 
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; MACHADO, Max do Val ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas . Um Protocolo Baseado em Teoria dos Jogos para a Cooperação entre Diferentes Redes de Sensores Sem Fio. In: XXVII Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores, 2009, Recife.
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; CUNHA, F. D. ; ALMEIDA, J. M. ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . O Problema da Cooperação entre Redes de Sensores Sem Fio. In: XXVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos (SBRC'08), 2008, Rio de Janeiro.  (best paper runner-up)
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VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas ; MACHADO, Max do Val ; LOUREIRO, Antonio Alfredo Ferreira . Teoria dos Jogos na Comunicação de Dados em Redes de Sensores Sem Fio. In: XXV Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores (SBRC), 2007, Belém.
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URRUTIA, S. ; SOUZA, A. C. ; VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; RIBEIRO, C. C. . Maximização de Quebras em Torneios Round Robin Simples. In: Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional (SBPO), 2007, Fortaleza. 
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MUCELLI, E. ; VAZ DE MELO, P. O. S ; MINI, Raquel Aparecida de Freitas . Comunicação, Codificação e Fusão de Dados para uma Aplicação de Detecção de Incêndios utilizando Redes de Sensores sem Fio. In: I Workshop on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2007, Gramado. I Workshop on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2007.

Journal Reviewer

- Journal of Network and Systems Management   
- Sensors (Basel)
- iSys: Revista Brasileira de Sistemas de Informação
- ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data
- Convergence (London)
- IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems
- Ad Hoc Networks
- Social Network Analysis and Mining
- Journal of Computational Science
- Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Online)
- Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (Dordrecht. Online)
- IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking (TCCN)
- ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
- Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC)