Graduate Students

I am a professor at the Graduate Program in Computer Science at Centro de Informática (CIn) of Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE).

If you are looking forward to taking continuous education and are interested in joining my research team at CIn-UFPE, please send me an e-mail. My current graduate students are listed below.

Doctorate Students

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Diogo M. Almeida
Doctorate of Computer Science, CIn-UFPE
(Ago/2018 - present)
Research Interests: Machine learning, wind speed forecast time series.

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Lizandro N. Silva
Doctorate of Computer Science, CIn-UFPE
(Mar/2020 - present)
Research Interests: Location-based services, mobile networks, evolutionary computation.

Master's Students

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Douglas T. R. P. Silva
Master's of Computer Science, CIn-UFPE
(Sep/2021 - present)
Research Interests: Machine learning, mobile localization, wireless networks.

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Lucas Geraldo Cilento
Master's of Computer Science, CIn-UFPE
(Sep/2021 - present)
Research Interests: Time series prediction, software vulnerability forecasting.

Past Graduates

Gabriel W. A. Silva (Sep 2021)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: Dimensionality reduction applied to direct regression radiolocalization systems in regions with different levels of urbanization

Gustavo P. Bittencourt (Nov 2020)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: A study on the generation of irregular gridmaps for locating mobile stations in wireless environments

Robson D. A. Timoteo (Feb 2020)
Doctorate of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Thesis: Dynamic combination of regressors applied to mobile user location in wireless networks
Publications related to Robson's thesis:

  1. A novel combining-based method of pool generation for ensemble regression problems
    The 32nd Int. Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 32), Sarasota, USA, May 2019
    R. D. A. Timoteo, D. C. Cunha and P. S. G. Mattos Neto

Diogo M. Almeida (Aug 2018)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: Hybrid time series models applied to automotive on-board diagnostics systems
Publications related to Diogo's dissertation:

  1. Hybrid time series forecasting models applied to automotive on-board diagnostics systems
    IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2018), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 2018
    D. M. Almeida, P. S. G. Mattos Neto and D. C. Cunha

Eracildo A. Autran Neto (Apr 2018)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: An evaluation through computer simulation of routing protocols applied to vehicular networks

Diocleciano D. Neto (Sep 2017)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: An analysis of the implantation of intelligent transportation systems in the Metropolitan Region of Recife: Focus on vehicular networks architecture

Denis Paulo C. Reis (Jun 2017)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: An evaluation of the influence of propagation models of RF signals on the performance of a safety application using Veins

Lucas M. F. Harada (Feb 2017)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: A proposal of a dynamic wireless network interface-selection mechanism using machine learning
Publications related to Lucas dissertation:

  1. A machine learning regression-based approach for dynamic wireless network interface selection
    13th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2017), Venice-IT, Jun 2017
    L. M. F. Harada and D. C. Cunha

Robson D. A. Timoteo (Nov 2014)
Master's of Computer Science, CIn/UFPE
Dissertation: An evaluation of the use of support vector machines in radio frequency signal prediction for cellular networks
Publications related to Robson's dissertation:

  1. An approach using support vector regression for mobile location in cellular networks
    Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 95, pp. 51-61, 2016.
    R. D. A. Timoteo, L. N. Silva, D. C. Cunha and G. D. C. Cavalcanti

  2. A proposal for path loss prediction in urban environments using support vector regression
    10th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT 2014), Paris-FR, Jul 2014
    R. D. A. Timoteo, D. C. Cunha and G. D. C. Cavalcanti

Rodrigo M. D. Aguiar (Nov 2014)
Master's of System Engineering, POLI/UPE
Dissertation: An investigation of nonbinary turbo product codes applied to cooperative communication systems

Bruna Laís R. Melo (Jul 2013)
Master's of System Engineering, POLI/UPE
Dissertation: Nonbinary LDPC codes applied to cooperative communication systems with single relay
Publications related to Bruna's dissertation:

  1. Optimal power distribution in non-binary LDPC code-based cooperative wireless networks
    Elsevier Computer Networks, vol. 100, pp. 157-165, 2016.
    B. L. R. Melo, D. C. Cunha and C. Pimentel

  2. Códigos LDPC não binários aplicados a sistemas de comunicação cooperativa
    XXXI Simpósio Brasileiro de Telecomunicações (SBrT 2013), Fortaleza-CE, Sep 2013
    B. L. R. Melo, D. C. Cunha, C. Pimentel and I. M. Souza

Maxwell V. Silva (Jul 2013)
Master's of System Engineering, POLI/UPE
Dissertation: An analysis of the use of Reed-Solomon codes in digital watermarking systems
Publications related to Maxwell's dissertation:

  1. Códigos Reed-Solomon aplicados a sistemas de marca d’água digital no domínio da frequência
    XXXI Simpósio Brasileiro de Telecomunicações (SBrT 2013), Fortaleza-CE, Sep 2013
    M. V. Silva, D. C. Cunha and J. B. Lima

Rebecca Camile de Albuquerque (Feb 2012)
Master's of System Engineering, POLI/UPE
Dissertation: An evaluation of soft decision decoding algorithms applied to unequal error protection codes
Publications related to Rebecca's dissertation:

  1. On the complexity-performance trade-off in soft-decision decoding for unequal error protection block codes
    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (Online), vol. 2013: 28, pp. 1-16, 2013
    R. C. Albuquerque, D. C. Cunha and C. Pimentel

  2. An evaluation of the generalized Chase-2 algorithm applied to unequal error protection block codes
    IEEE 3rd Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM) 2011, Belém-PA, Brazil, Oct 2011
    R. C. Albuquerque, D. C. Cunha and C. Pimentel

  3. Decodificação por apagamento ponderado aplicada a códigos de bloco com proteção desigual de erros
    XXX Simpósio Brasileiro de Telecomunicações (SBrT 2012), Brasília-DF, Sep 2012
    R. C. Albuquerque, D. C. Cunha and C. Pimentel