Publications

updated: 04/06/2021

Feel free to contact me for resources (pdf, code etc) not linked in this page.

International papers

 

2021

  • J. Leão, A. Laender, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Overcoming Bias in Community Detection Evaluation,” Journal of Information and Data Management (JIDM), 2021.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • Martins, K., Vaz-de-Melo, P. O., Santos, R. (2021, June). Why Do Document-Level Polarity Classifiers Fail?. In Proceedings of the 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL), 2021.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2020

  • C. Vieira, F. Ribeiro, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. Benevenuto, and E. Zagheni, “Using Facebook Data to Measure Cultural Distance between Countries: The Case of Brazilian Cuisine,” in Proceedings of The Web Conference, 2020, pp. 3091–3097.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • M. Silva, L. Santos de Oliveira, A. Andreou, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, O. Goga, and F. Benevenuto, “Facebook Ads Monitor: An Independent Auditing System for Political Ads on Facebook,” in Proceedings of The Web Conference, 2020, pp. 224–234. Honorable mention.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code and data][presentation][CNIL /Inria Privacy Award]
  • T. H. P. Silva, A. H. F. Laender, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “On knowledge-transfer characterization in dynamic attributed networks,” Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), vol. 10, no. 1, p. 47, Dec. 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • N. Neves, R. Assuncao, and P. O. S. Vaz-de-Melo, “Stop the Clock: Are Timeout Effects Real?,” in The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code and data][slides]
  • G. Borges, P. O. S. Vaz-de-Melo, F. Figueiredo, and R. Assuncao, “Networked Point Process Models Under the Lens of Scrutiny,” in The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code and data]
  • Moreira, R.C.N., Vaz-de-Melo, P.O.S. & Pappa, G.L., “Elite versus mass polarization on the Brazilian impeachment proceedings of 2016”, Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • Diniz, Raphaella Carvalho, Pedro OS Vaz-de-Melo, and Renato Assunção. “Evaluating the Evaluation Metrics for Spatial Disease Cluster Detection Algorithms.” Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL). 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf][video]
  • Oliveira, L. S. D., Vaz-de-Melo, P. O., Amaral, M. S., & Pinho, J. A. G. “Do Politicians Talk about Politics? Assessing Online Communication Patterns of Brazilian Politicians”. ACM Transactions on Social Computing (ACM TSC), 3(4), 1-28, 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2019

  • L. S. de Oliveira, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. C. Viana, “Measuring Power Relations Among Locations From Mobility Data,” in Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access – MobiWac ’19, 2019, pp. 41–48.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • A. C. S. A. Domingues, H. de S. Santana, F. A. Silva, P. O. S. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Are We Still Friends? Evaluating Tie Persistence in Mobility Traces,” in Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access – MobiWac ’19, 2019, pp. 1–8.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • P. de F. Melo, C. C. Vieira, K. Garimella, P. O. S. V. de Melo, and F. Benevenuto, “Can WhatsApp Counter Misinformation by Limiting Message Forwarding?,” in Complex Networks and Their Applications VIII, 2019, vol. 881, pp. 372–384.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • T. H. P. Silva, A. H. F. Laender, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Characterizing knowledge-transfer relationships in dynamic attributed networks,” in Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2019, pp. 234–241.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • M. A. de Almeida, C. C. Vieira, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and R. M. Assunção, “Random Playlists Smoothly Commuting Between Styles,” ACM Trans. Multimed. Comput. Commun. Appl. (TOMM), vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 1–20, Jan. 2020.
    [Bibtex][pdf][system]

2018

  • [DOI] I. O. Nunes, C. Celes, I. Nunes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Combining Spatial and Social Awareness in D2D Opportunistic Routing,” IEEE Communications Magazine, 2018.
    [Bibtex]
  • L. S. Oliveira, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, M. S. Amaral, and J. A. G. Pinho, “When Politicians Talk About Politics: Identifying Political Tweets of Brazilian Congressmen,” in International conference on web and social media (ICWSM), 2018.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. C. Loures, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. Veloso, “Is it possible to describe television series from online comments?” Journal of internet services and applications (JISA), 2018.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] J. C. Leão, M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. H. F. Laender, “Who is really in my social circle?”, Journal of internet services and applications (JISA), 2018.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] F. R. de Souza, A. C. S. A. Domingues, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Mocha”, in Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on modeling, analysis and simulation of wireless and mobile systems (MSWIM), 2018
    [Bibtex]
  • F. Figueiredo, G.R. Borges, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, R. Assunção. “Fast Estimation of Causal Interactions using Wold Processes,” in Neural information processing systems (Neurips),  2018.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code]
  • M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, M. M. Moro, “STACY: Strength of Ties Automatic-Classifier over the Years”, in Journal of Information and Data Management (JIDM), 2018.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • T. H. P. Silva, A. H. F. Laender, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo. “Social-Based Classification of Multiple Interactions in Dynamic Attributed Networks”, in IEEE International Conference on Big Data BigGraphs Workshop (BigGraphs Workshop), 2018.
    [Bibtex]

2017

  • [DOI] L. Cotta, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. Benevenuto, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Using fifa soccer video game data for soccer analytics,” in the SIGKDD Workshop on large scale sports analytics (KDD Workshop), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] D. Castilho, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and F. Benevenuto, “The strength of the work ties,” Information sciences, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, M. Musolesi, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “A large-scale study of cultural differences using urban data about eating and drinking preferences”, Information systems, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and M. M. Moro, “Tie strength persistence and transformation,” in AMW, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and M. M. Moro, “Tie strength dynamics over temporal co-authorship social networks,” in Proceedings of the international conference on web intelligence (WI), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] R. Y. S. Aoki, R. M. Assuncao, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Luck is Hard to Beat,” in Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Sigkdd International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2017.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code][video]
  • [DOI] L. Cotta, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Understanding the role of mobility in real mobile ad-hoc networks connectivity,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] I. O. Nunes, C. Celes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “GROUPS-NET: Group meetings aware routing in multi-hop D2D networks,” Computer networks, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] I. O. Nunes, C. Celes, M. D. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo and A. A. F. Loureiro, “GRM: Group Regularity Mobility Model,” in Proceedings of the 20th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM), 2017.
    [Bibtex][code]

2016

  • [DOI] R. A. S. da Alves, R. M. Assuncao, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Burstiness Scale,” in Proceedings of the 22nd acm sigkdd international conference on knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD), 2016.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code (R)]
  • [DOI] K. Machado, A. Boukerche, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, E. Cerqueira, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Exploring seasonal human behavior in opportunistic mobile networks,” in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] G. S. Araújo, L. H. C. Lima, S. Schneider, T. P. Leal, A. P. C. {Da Silva}, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, E. Tarazona-Santos, M. O. Scliar, and M. R. Rodrigues, “Integrating, summarizing and visualizing GWAS-hits and human diversity with DANCE (Disease-ANCEstry networks),” Bioinformatics, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] I. O. Nunes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Group mobility: Detection, tracking and characterization,” in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, C. S. F. S. Celes, J. B. B. Neto, V. F. S. Mota, F. D. da Cunha, A. P. G. Ferreira, A. I. J. T. Ribeiro, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Users in the urban sensing process: Challenges and research opportunities,” in Pervasive computing: next generation platforms for intelligent data collection (Book chapter), Academic Press, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] I. O. Nunes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Leveraging D2D multihop communication through social group meeting awareness,” IEEE wireless communications, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] K. Machado, A. Boukerche, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, E. Cerqueira, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Pervasive forwarding mechanism for mobile social networks,” Computer networks, 2016.
    [Bibtex]

2015

  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, A. C. Viana, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Participatory sensor networks as sensing layers,” in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE international conference on social computing and networking (SocialCom), 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, C. Faloutsos, R. Assunção, R. Alves, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Universal and Distinct Properties of Communication Dynamics,” ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 2015.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “How many political parties should Brazil have? A data-driven method to assess and reduce fragmentation in multi-party political systems,” Plos One, 2015.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code][data]
  • [DOI] K. Machado, T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, E. Cerqueira, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Urban Mobility Sensing Analysis through a Layered Sensing Approach,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 3rd international conference on mobile services (MS), 2015.
    [Bibtex]
  • J. Reis, F. Benevenuto, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, R. Prates, H. Kwak, and J. An, “Breaking the News: First Impressions Matter on Online News,” in Proceedings of the 9th international aaai conference on web-blogs and social media (ICWSM), Oxford, UK, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, A. C. Viana, M. Fiore, K. Jaffrès-Runser, F. {Le Mouël}, A. A. F. Loureiro, L. Addepalli, and C. Guangshuo, “RECAST: Telling apart social and random relationships in dynamic networks,” Performance evaluation, 2015.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code and tutorial]

2014

  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Large-scale study of city dynamics and urban social behavior using participatory sensing,” IEEE Wireless Communications, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • D. Castilho, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, D. Quercia, and F. Benevenuto, “Working with Friends: Unveiling Working Affinity Features from Facebook Data,” in AAAI conference on weblogs and social media (ICWSM), 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • Silva, T., Vaz-de-Melo, P., Almeida, J., Musolesi, M., & Loureiro, A. (2014, May). You are what you eat (and drink): Identifying cultural boundaries by analyzing food and drink habits in foursquare. In Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2014.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Revealing the City That We Cannot See,” ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] L. A. Digiampietri, J. P. Mena-Chalco, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, A. P. R. Malheiro, D. N. O. Meira, L. F. Franco, and L. B. Oliveira, “BraX-ray: An X-ray of the Brazilian computer science graduate programs,” Plos One, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • Rodrigues, M. R., de Araujo, G. S., Lima, L. H. C., Paula, A., da Silva, C., Vaz de Melo, P. O., Tarazona-Santos, E. . A NETWORK-BASED VIEW OF ANCESTRY DIFFERENTIATION IN GWAS PHENOTYPES. Bioinformatics: Integrating data, teams and disciplines, 27, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
  • Silva, T. H., Vaz-de-Melo, P. O. V., Almeida, J. M., Viana, A. C., Salles, J., & Loureiro, A. A. Participatory sensor networks as sensing layers. In 2014 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computing (pp. 386-393), 2014.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • Reis, J., Gonçalves, P., Vaz-de-Melo, P., Prates, R., & Benevenuto, F. Magnet news: You choose the polarity of what you read. In Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2014.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2013

  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, A. C. Viana, J. M. Almeida, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Traffic condition is more than colored lines on a map: Characterization of Waze alerts,” International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, C. Faloutsos, R. Assunção, and A. Loureiro, “The self-feeding process: a unifying model for communication dynamics in the web,” in Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW), 2013.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. D. Cunha, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “A distributed protocol for cooperation among different wireless sensor networks,” in Ieee international conference on communications (ICC), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Social media as a source of sensing to study city dynamics and urban social behavior: Approaches, models, and opportunities,” In: Ubiquitous Social Media Analysis (book chapter), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “A comparison of Foursquare and Instagram to the study of city dynamics and urban social behavior,” in Proceedings of the 2nd acm sigkdd international workshop on urban computing (Urbcomp), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Challenges and opportunities on the large scale study of city dynamics using participatory sensing”, in the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, A. C. Viana, M. Fiore, K. Jaffrès-Runser, F. {Le Mouel}, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “RECAST: Telling apart social and random relationships in dynamic networks” in Proceedings of the 16th acm international conference on modeling, analysis & simulation of wireless and mobile systems (MSWIM), 2013. Best paper runner up.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] G. Maia, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, D. L. Guidoni, F. S. H. Souza, T. H. Silva, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “On the analysis of the collaboration network of the Brazilian symposium on computer networks and distributed systems: 30 Editions of history,” Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society (JBCS), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “On the use of participatory sensing to better understand city dynamics,” in Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication (ubicomp ’13 adjunct), 2013.
    [Bibtex]

2012

  • [DOI] L. Akoglu, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and C. Faloutsos, “Quantifying reciprocity in large weighted communication networks,” in Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), 2012.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Visualizing the invisible image of cities,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conf. on cyber, physical and social computing (CPSCOM), 2012. Best paper award.
    [Bibtex] [pdf]
  • [DOI] T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. de Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Uncovering properties in participatory sensor networks,” in Proceedings of the 4th acm international workshop on hot topics in planet-scale measurement (Hotplanet), 2012.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, V. A. F. Almeida, A. A. F. Loureiro, and C. Faloutsos, “Forecasting in the NBA and other team sports,” ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 2012.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code (Java)]
  • Silva, T. H., de Melo, P. O. S. V., Almeida, J. M., & Loureiro, A. A. “Social media as a source of sensing to study city dynamics and urban social behavior: Approaches, models, and opportunities”. In Ubiquitous Social Media Analysis (pp. 63-87), 2012.
    [Bibtex]

2011

  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, C. Faloutsos, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Human Dynamics in Large Communication Networks,” in Proceedings of the 2011 siam international conference on data mining (SDM), 2011.
    [Bibtex]
  •  P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, C. Fernandes, R. A. F. Mini, A. A. F. Loureiro, and V. A. F. Almeida, “Game Theory in Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Game theory for wireless communications and networking (book chapter), 2011.
    [Bibtex]

2010

  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, L. Akoglu, C. Faloutsos, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Surprising patterns for the call duration distribution of mobile phone users,” in Joint European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD), 2010.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code]

2008

  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. D. da Cunha, J. M. Almeida, A. A. F. Loureiro, and R. A. F. Mini, “The problem of cooperation among different wireless sensor networks,” in Proceedings of the 11th international symposium on modeling, analysis and simulation of wireless and mobile systems (MSWIM), 2008.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, V. A. F. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Can Complex Network Metrics Predict the Behavior of NBA Teams ?,” in Proceeding of the 14th acm sigkdd international conference on knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD), 2008.
    [Bibtex][pdf][code (Java)]

2007

  • [DOI] M. do Val Machado, R. A. F. Mini, A. A. F. Loureiro, D. L. Guidoni, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Gossiping using the energy map in wireless sensor networks,” in Proceedings of the 10th acm symposium on modeling, analysis, and simulation of wireless and mobile systems (MSWIM), 2007.
    [Bibtex]

Brazilian papers

 

2019

  • C. C. Vieira, T. C. Loures, P. O. S. V. de Melo, and R. M. Assunção, “The times they are a-changin’ (or not): song lyrics analysis over the years,” in Proceedings of the 25th Brazillian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web – WebMedia, 2019, pp. 237–244.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • C. C. Vieira, P. F. Melo, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and F. Benevenuto, “O Paradoxo da Viralização de Informação Criptografada no WhatsApp,” in Anais do XXXVII Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos (SBRC 2019), 2019, pp. 403–416.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • K. S. Martins and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Characterization of the discrepancies between scores and texts of movie reviews,” in Proceedings of the 25th Brazillian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web – WebMedia ’19, 2019, pp. 229–236.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • J. Leão, A. Laender, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “A Multi-Strategy Approach to Overcoming Bias in Community Detection Evaluation,” in Anais do Simpósio Brasileiro de Banco de Dados (SBBD), 2019, pp. 13–24. Best student paper.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2018

  • F. R. de Souza, A. C. S. A. Domingues, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “MOCHA: Um framework para caracterização e comparação de traces de mobilidade,” Anais do simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2018.
    [Bibtex]
  • I. Soares, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, R. Assunção, “Entendendo a evolução das habilidades de jogadores de futebol através das pontuações do jogo eletrônico FIFA”, Symposium on Knowledge Discovery, Mining and Learning (KDMiLe), 2018.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2017

  • [DOI] M. A. de Almeida, C. C. Vieira, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and R. Assunção, “The Fast and Winding Roads that Lead to The Doors,” in Proceedings of the 23rd Brazillian symposium on multimedia and the web (Webmedia), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • [DOI] T. T. C. Loures, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. A. Veloso, “Generating Entity Representation from Online Discussions: challenges and an evaluation framework,” in Simpósio brasileiro de sistemas multimídia e web (Webmedia), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • J. Leão, M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. F. Laender, “Classificação de Relações Sociais para Melhorar a Detecção de Comunidades,” Proceedings of the Brazilian workshop on social network analysis and mining (Brasnam), 2017. Best paper award.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • T. C. T. C. Loures, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. A. Veloso, “É possível descrever episódios de séries de televisão a partir de comentários online?,” in Brazilian workshop on social network analysis and mining (Brasnam), São Paulo, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and M. M. Moro, “STACY: Um Novo Algoritmo para Automaticamente Classificar a Força dos Relacionamentos ao Longo dos Anos,” in Simpósio Brasileiro de Bancos de Dados (SBBD), 2017. Honorable mention.
    [Bibtex][pdf]
  • J. C. Leão, M. A. Brandão, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. H. F. Laender, “Mineração de Perfis Sociais em Redes Temporais.,” in Simpósio Brasileiro de Bancos de Dados (SBBD), 2017.
    [Bibtex]
  • I. D. O. Nunes, C. Celes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. Loureiro, “Modelo de Mobilidade para Encontros de Grupos,” in Proceedings Workshop of Urban Computation (CoUrb),  2017. Best paper award.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2016

  • A. H. G. Leite, L. P. D. Corrêa, R. Prates, F. Benevenuto, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Carona Universitária App: Investigando as Relações de Troca, Segurança e Recompensa no Desenvolvimento de uma Aplicação Móvel Voltada a uma Comunidade,” in Simpósio brasileiro de sistemas colaborativos (SBSC), Brazil, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • R. Y. S. Aoki, R. M. Assunção, and P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, “Medindo o tamanho da caixinha de surpresas em ligas de futebol.,” in Simpósio Brasileiro de Bancos de Dados (SBBD), 2016.
    [Bibtex]
  • I. O. Nunes, C. Celes, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “GROUPS-NET: Roteamento Ciente de Encontros de Grupos em Redes Móveis D2D,” in Simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2016.
    [Bibtex]

2015

  • L. Lima, G. Araújo, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. Benevenuto, and A. P. Silva, “Índice Gilberto-Arruda: Avaliação do Impacto Social-acadêmico de Pesquisadores,” in Proceedings of the Brazilian workshop on social network analysis and mining (Brasnam), 2015.
    [Bibtex]

2014

  • T. H. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, A. Viana, J. Sales, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Definição, Modelagem e Aplicações de Camadas de Sensoriamento Participativo,” in Simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2014.
    [Bibtex]

2013

  • R. Minardi, L. Digiampietri, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, G. Franciscane-Junior and L. Oliveira, “Caracterização dos programas de pós-graduação em Bioinformática no Brasil,” in Brazilian workshop on social network analysis and mining (Brasnam), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
  • T. Silva, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, J. M. Almeida, J. Salles, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Uma Fotografia do Instagram: Caracterização e Aplicação,” in Simpṕsio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2013. Best paper runner up.
    [Bibtex]

2012

  • G. Maia, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, D. L. Guidoni, F. S. H. Souza, T. H. Silva, J. M. Almeida, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Análise da Rede de Colaboração do Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos: As Primeiras 30 Edições (SBRC – invited paper),” 2012.
    [Bibtex]

2009

  •  P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, A. A. F. Loureiro, M. {do V. Machado}, and R. A. F. Mini, “Um Protocolo Baseado em Teoria dos Jogos para a Cooperação entre Diferentes Redes de Sensores Sem Fio,” in Simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2009.
    [Bibtex]

2008

  •  P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, F. D. Cunha, J. M. Almeida, R. A. Mini, and A. A. Loureiro, “O Problema da Cooperação entre Redes de Sensores Sem Fio,” in Simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores e sistemas distribuídos (SBRC), 2008. Honorable mention.
    [Bibtex][pdf]

2007

  • S. Urrutia, A. C. Souza, P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, and C. C. Ribeiro, “Maximização de Quebras em Torneios Round Robin Simples,” in Simpósio brasileiro de pesquisa operacional (SBPO),  2007.
    [Bibtex]
  •  P. O. S. Vaz de Melo, R. A. {de Freitas Mini}, M. {do Val Machado}, and A. A. F. Loureiro, “Teoria dos Jogos na Comunicação de Dados em Redes de Sensores Sem Fio,” in Simpósio brasileiro de redes de computadores (SBRC), 2007.
    [Bibtex]