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Colloquium Coordinator: Demetris Zeinalipour

Colloquium: Data is a Social Butterfly, Dr. Mirella M. Moro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil), Friday, April 12, 2019, 11:00-12:00 EET.

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus cordially invites you to the Colloquium entitled:

Data is a Social Butterfly


Speaker: Dr. Mirella M. Moro
Affiliation: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Category: Colloquium
Location: Room 148, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences (FST-01), 1 University Avenue, 2109 Nicosia, Cyprus (directions)
Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 11:00-12:00 EET
Host: Dr. Demetris Zeinalipour (dzeina-AT-cs.ucy.ac.cy)
URL: https://www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/colloquium/index.php?speaker=cs.ucy.2019.moro

One crucial task of any Databases research or application is to process data and provide relevant information. This talk focuses on a different perspective of data: its social information. It considers social data from professional networks and what kind of information we can find out the networks and their participants.

Short Bio:
Mirella M. Moro is associate professor at the Computer Science department at UFMG (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of California Riverside - UCR), and MSc and BSc in Computer Science as well (UFRGS, Brazil). She was a member of the ACM Education Council (2012-2018) and the Education Director of SBC (Brazilian Computer Society, 2009-2015). Her research interests include social networks analysis, query optimization, and hybrid database modeling. She is also an advocate for increasing women participation in Computer Science.

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