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Loïc Cerf
Associate professor
DCC - ICEx - UFMG
38 years old, French
email: lcerf@dcc.ufmg.br
GPG key (id: 5CF04396)
Phone: +55.31.3409.7589

Here is a short resume. For a more complete one, please look at my Lattes CV.

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Professional background

Research

2020-2021 Associate professor. DCC - ICEx - UFMG, Belo Horizonte (Brazil).
2012-2020 Assistant professor. DCC - ICEx - UFMG, Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Inductive queries of local patterns: for more expressiveness and scalability.
2010-2012 Post-doc research in data mining. DCC - ICEx - UFMG, Belo Horizonte (Brazil). FAPEMIG project. Constraint-based mining of actionable patterns in n-dimensional datasets.
2007-2010 PhD within a data mining research team. Team led by Prof. Jean-François Boulicaut, LIRIS laboratory - INSA-Lyon, Villeurbanne (France). European project IST-FET FP6-516169 IQ then French project ANR-07-MDCO-014 Bingo2. Design, implementation, evaluation and application of constraint-based complete extractors of closed patterns in noisy n-ary relations.
2006-2007 One-year internship within a robotics research team. Team led by Prof. Renato Zaccaria, Genova Robot SRL, Genoa (Italy). Design and implementation of a navigation strategy inspired by animal behaviors.

Administration

2021-2023 Member of the "colegiado". Mathematic department of UFMG.
2017-2021 Member of the permanent commission for the revalidation of foreign diplomas (president since 2019). Information systems department of UFMG.
2017-2019 Member of the assessing committee for earth and exact science. Computer science department of UFMG.
2014-2018 Member of the commission for the support of foreign candidates to post-graduate studies. Computer science department of UFMG.
2013-2019 Member of the "colegiado". Mathematic department of UFMG.

Teaching

2012-2021 Numeric computation and analysis. Computer science department of UFMG.
2011-2019 Applied data mining. Computer science department of UFMG.
2009-2010 Data mining. Computer science department of INSA-Lyon.
2008-2009 Artificial intelligence. Computer science department of INSA-Lyon.
2007-2008 From a model to a reality. First cycle of INSA-Lyon.

Post-graduate advising

2021-2023 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. Alessandra Alpino Costa.
2021-2023 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. Natália Tereza Soares Cesário.
2018-2021 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. Bernardo de Almeida Abreu.
2017-2018 Master. Computer science department of INSA-Lyon. Aurélien Coussat.
2017-2018 Master. Computer science department of INSA-Lyon. Nicolas Nadisic.
2016-2018 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. João Vitor Tenório.
2016-2018 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. Lucas Maciel.
2015-2017 Master. Computer science department of UFMG. Vaux Gomes.
2012-2015 PhD (co-advising with Wagner Meira Jr.). Computer science department of UFMG. Renê R. Veloso.

Reviewing

2021 ECML/PKDD 2021 journal track and ICDM 2021. Guest editor and member of the program committee.
2020 ECML/PKDD 2020 journal track and ICDM 2020. Guest editor and member of the program committee.
2019 ECML/PKDD 2019 journal and conference tracks and ICDM 2019. Guest editor and member of the program committees.
2018 ECML/PKDD 2018 journal and conference tracks, IDA 2018, and FCA4AI 2018. Guest editor and ember of the program committees.
2017 ECML/PKDD 2017 journal and conference tracks, SDM 2017, and ICDM 2017. Guest editor and member of the program committees.
2016 ECML/PKDD 2016 journal and conference tracks, SDM 2016, IDA 2016, FCA4AI 2016, and ICDM 2016. Guest editor and member of the program committees.
2015 ECML/PKDD 2015, IDA 2015, and ICDM 2015. Member of the program committees.
2014 ECML/PKDD 2014, IBERAMIA 2014, and ICDM 2014. Member of the program committees.
2013 ECML/PKDD 2013. Member of the program committee.
2012 CIKM 2012 and ICDM 2012. Member of the program committees.
2008-2011 DMKD, TKDE, ICDM, KDD, SDM, CIKM, DaWaK, etc. More than 20 reviews.

Academic background

2005-2006 Research Master 2 speciality Knowledge and Reasoning. INSA-Lyon, Villeurbanne (France).
2004-2005 Research Master 1 speciality Knowledge and Data Engineering. One-year academic exchange, Aalborg (Denmark).
2003-2006 Engineer cycle in Computer science. INSA-Lyon, Villeurbanne (France).
2001-2003 Preparatory classes to French "Grandes Écoles". Mathematics-Physics section. Lycée La Martinière Monplaisir, Lyon (France).

Languages

Natural Excellent command of French (mother tongue) and English. Proficient in (Brazilian) Portuguese and Italian. School German (studied for 10 years). Very basic knowledge of Danish.
Programming Excellent level in C++, Java and Bash. Knowledgeable in C, SQL, CamL, PROLOG, Eiffel, AspectJ, LISP, UML.
Typography LaTeX mastered. Good level in HTML+CSS.

Main interests

Camp supervising BAFA diploma, speciality in expression activities.
FLOSS Free software militant (organization of seminars), GNU/Linux mastered.
Art Cinema and electronic music enthusiast.
Sport Badminton, diabolo.
Relief work Former vice-chairman of the Lato Sensu student humanitarian association.
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