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  • Best Paper Award, 16th Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web, 2010 Belo Horizonte, ``Detecting Evangelists and Detractors on Twitter'' Carolina Bigonha, Thiago N. C. Cardoso, Virgílio A. F. de Almeida, Marcos Gonçalves.

  • Best Paper Award, 19th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering, 2010 San Francisco, ``Mining Redundant Industrial Alarm Occurrences with Association Rules Extraction and Complex Networks Modeling'',Leandro Pfleger, Virgilio Almeida and Wagner Meira,

  • Best paper nominee, International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, 2007, Colorado, ``Traffic Characteristics and Communication Patterns in Blogosphere'', Fernando Duarte, Bernardo Mattos, Azer Bestavros, Virgilio Almeida and Jussara Almeida begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlighting

  • Second place (with the undergraduate student Fernando Duarte O. Castro) on the XXIV Scientific Initiation Contest of 2005 (CTIC) promoted by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC), received for the work entitled: ``Understanding the Effects of Reference Locality in Web Caches''

  • Best Paper Finalist ``Fractal Characterization of Web Workloads''(with D. Menascé, B. Abrahao, D. Barbará and F. Ribeiro), The Eleventh International World Web Conference, Hawaii, USA, May 2002.

  • Recipient (with Mark Crovella and Azer Bestravos) of an Award from Compaq/Brazil for the paper "Characterizing Reference Locality in the WWW, 1997."

  • Winner (with Daniel Menasce) of the V National Prize in Informatics, awarded by the Presidential Science and Technology Secretariat, Roberto Marinho Foundation (Globo Network) and Moddata Inc., 1991

  • Best Monograph in Computer Science (with Daniel Menasce), Special Secretariat of Informatics (SEI) Contest, sponsored by the CNPq (National Science and Technology Foundation) 1983.

Contact Info: Virgílio Augusto Fernandes de Almeida - DCC - ICEx - UFMG - +55-31-3409-5860 Fax: +55-31-3409-5858 Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha 31270-010 - Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil