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Paula Brito

Full Name:

Maria Paula de Pinho de Brito Duarte Silva


 

 


Associate Professor in Statistics and Data Analysis at the Faculty of Economics (Group of Mathematics and Information Systems) of the University of Porto.

Member of the Laboratory in Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support (LIADD

 INESC TEC) of the University of Porto.


v  Scientific Interests

v  Contact

v  Academic Degrees

v  Publications

Ø Papers in international scientific periodicals

Ø Refereed chapters in books

Ø Books (editor)

Ø Special Issues (editor)

Ø Refereed papers in conference proceedings

Ø Working Papers

Ø Book Chapters

v  Software

v Invited talks

v  Communications at Conferences

Ø Forthcoming

Ø Recent

v Seminars

Ø Forthcoming

Ø Recent

v Scientific Supervision

Ø PhD

Ø Master

v Teaching

Ø University Teaching

Ø Short Courses

v Professional Activities

Ø Academic Coordination

Ø Scientific Societies

Ø Editorial Activities

Ø Evaluation Panels

Ø Conference Organization

v  Projects

v  Language Skills

 

Scientific Interests

Multivariate data analysis, in particular clustering methods.

Analysis of multidimensional complex data, known as symbolic data.

Data Analysis using Galois Lattices.

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Contact

E-mail : mpbrito at fep.up.pt

Surface mail : Faculdade de Economia do Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-464 Porto, Portugal

Fax : (+351) 225505050

Linkedin : http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paula-brito/40/970/a97/en

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Academic Degrees

1984 - BSc in Applied Mathematics, University of Porto, Portugal.

1989 - Master in Probability and Statistics, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

1991 - PhD in Mathematics, University Paris-IX Dauphine, France.

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Publications

 

Papers in international scientific periodicals

Dias, S., Brito, P. (2016). “Off the beaten track: a new linear model for interval data”. European Journal of Operational Research, Available online 9 September 2016, ISSN 0377-2217, DOI : 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.09.006. In press.

Hron, K., Brito, P., Filzmoser, P. (2016). “Exploratory data analysis for interval compositional data”. Advances in Data Analysis and Classification.                                    DOI: 10.1007/s11634-016-0245-y. In press.

Duarte Silva A.P., Brito, P. (2015). “Discriminant Analysis of Interval Data: An Assessment of Parametric and Distance-Based Approaches”. To appear in: Journal of Classification, Volume 32, Issue 3, 516-541. DOI:10.1007/s00357-015-9189-8

Teles, P., Brito, P. (2015). “Modelling Interval Time Series with Space-Time Processes”. Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, Vol. 44, Issue 17. DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2013.782200

Dias, S., Brito, P. (2015). “Linear Regression Model with Histogram-Valued Variables”. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, vol. 8, issue 2, 75-113. DOI: 10.1002/sam.11260.

Brito, P., Duarte Silva A.P., Dias, J.G. (2015): “Probabilistic Clustering of Interval Data”. Intelligent Data Analysis, vol. 19, no. 2. DOI: 10.3233/IDA-150718.

Brito, P. (2014): “Symbolic Data Analysis: another look at the interaction of Data Mining and Statistics”. WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Volume 4, Issue 4, July/August 2014, 281–295. DOI: 10.1002/widm.1133.

Brito, P., Duarte Silva, A. P. (2012): "Modelling Interval Data with Normal and Skew-Normal Distributions”. Journal of Applied Statistics, Volume 39, Issue 1, 3-20.

Brito, P. and Polaillon, G. (2012): "Classification Conceptuelle avec Généralisation par Intervalles  [Conceptual clustering with generalization by intervals]". Revue des Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information E.23, 35-40.

Noirhomme-Fraiture, M., Brito, P. (2011): "Far Beyond the Classical Data Models: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, Volume 4, Issue 2, 157-170.

Santos, L. D., Martins, I., Brito, P. (2007): "Measuring Subjective Quality of Life: a Survey to Porto's Residents". Applied Research in Quality of Life, Vol. 2, Nb. 1, 51-64.

Duarte Silva, A. P. , Brito, P. (2006). "Linear Discriminant Analysis for Interval Data". Computational Statistics, 21, 2, 289-308.

De Carvalho, F., Brito, P., Bock, H.-H. (2006). "Dynamic Clustering for Interval Data Based on L2 Distance". Computational Statistics, 21, 2, 231-250.

Silva, H. B., Brito, P., Costa, J. (2006) . "A Partitional Clustering Algorithm Validated by a Clustering Tendency Index based on Graph Theory", Pattern Recognition, 39 (5), 776-788.

Brito, P., Polaillon, G. (2005). "Structuring Probabilistic Data by Galois Lattices", Mathématiques et Sciences Humaines - Mathematics and Social Sciences, (43ème année) nº169, (1), 77-104.

Brito, P. (2002). "Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering for Symbolic Data", Journal of the Japanese Society of Computational Statistics, Vol. 15, 2, 231-244.

Rodriguez, O., Brito, P., Diday, E. (2001). "Algoritmos para la Classificación Piramidal Simbólica", Revista de Matemática: Teoría y Aplicaciones , Vol. 7, 1/2, 23-42.

Brito, P. (1995). "Symbolic Objects : Order Structure and Pyramidal Clustering", Annals of Operations Research, 55, 277-297.

Brito, P. (1994). "Order Structure of Symbolic Assertion Objects", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 6, 5, 830-835.

Brito, P., Chabanon, C. (1994). "Analyse de Données Numérique et Symbolique appliquée au confort automobile", Revue de Statistique Appliquée, Vol. XLII, 4, 39-59.

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Refereed chapters in books

Astorino, A., Bomze, I. M., Brito, P. and Gaudioso, M. (2012): “Two-Sphere Separation Procedures via Non-Smooth Optimization”. In: “Recent Advances in Nonlinear Optimization and Equilibrium Problems: a Tribute to Marco D’Apuzzo”, De Simone, V., di Serafino, D. and Toraldo, G. (Eds.), Quaderni di Matematica, Dipartimento di Matematica della Seconda Universita' di Napoli, vol. 27, Aracne, ISBN 978-88-548-5687-5.

Brito, P. and Polaillon, G. (2011): "Homogeneity and Stability in Conceptual Analysis". In: Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications, Nancy, France, Napoli, A and Vychodil, V. (Eds.), INRIA, Nancy, 251-263.

Brito, P. (2007): "Modelling and Analysing Interval Data". In: "Advances in Data Analysis", Decker, R., Lenz, H.-J. (Eds.), Series "Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization", Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New-York, 197-208.

Brito, P. (2007) - On the Analysis of Symbolic Data. In: "Selected Contributions in Data Analysis and Classification", Brito, P., Bertrand, P., Cucumel, G., De Carvalho, F. (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp.13-22.

Campos, P., Brazdil, P., Brito, P. (2006): "Organizational Survival in Cooperation Networks: The Case of Automobile Manufacturing". In:  Proceedings of the 7th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, Volume 224, page 77-84.

Brito, P., De Carvalho, F. (2002): "Symbolic Clustering of Constrained Probabilistic Data". In: "Exploratory Data Analysis in Empirical Research", Opitz, O., Schvaiger, M., (Eds.), Series "Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization", Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 12-21.

Brito, P. (2000): "Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering with Complete Symbolic Objects". In: "Analysis of Symbolic Data", Bock, H.-H., Diday, E., (Eds.), Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 312-324.

Brito, P. (1998): "Symbolic Clustering of Probabilistic Data". In: "Advances in Data Science and Classification", Rizzi, A., Vichi, M., Bock, H.-H. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 385-390.

Brito, P. (1994): "Use of Pyramids in Symbolic Data Analysis". In: "New Approaches in Classification and Data Analysis", Diday, E. et al. (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 378-386.

Costa Nicolau, F., Brito, P.(1989): "Improvements in NHMEAN Method". In: "Data Analysis, Learning Symbolic and Numerical Knowledge", Diday, E. (Ed.), Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, 109-116.

Diday, E., Brito, P.(1989): "Symbolic Cluster Analysis". In: "Conceptual and Numerical Analysis of Data", Opitz, O. (Ed.). Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 45-84.

Brito, P., Diday, E. (1989): "Pyramidal Representation of Symbolic Objects". In: "Knowledge, Data and Computer-Assisted Decisions", Schader, M., Gaul, W. (Eds.), NATO ASI Series, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 3-16.

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Books (editor)

Brito, P. (2008): "COMPSTAT: Proceedings in Computational Statistics" - 18th Symposium Held in Porto, Portugal (ISBN: 978-3-7908-2083-6),  with CD-ROM. Springer, Heidelberg, 574 pages.

Brito, P., Bertrand, P., Cucumel, G., De Carvalho, F. (2007): "Selected Contributions in Data Analysis and Classification" (ISBN: 978-3-540-73558-8). Series "Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization". Springer, Heidelberg, 634 pages.

Brito, P., Figueiredo, A., Sousa, F., Teles, P., Rosado, F. (2003): "Literacia e Estatística" (ISBN: 972-98619-8-6). Proc. of the X Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística, SPE Editions, Portugal, 702 pages.

Diday, E., Kodratoff, Y., Brito, P., Moulet, M. (2000) : "Induction Symbolique-Numérique à Partir de Données" (ISBN: 2.85428.502.6). Cepadues Editions, Toulouse, France, 446 pages.

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Special Issues (editor)

Brito, P., Noirhomme-Fraiture, M. , Arroyo, J. (2015): "Symbolic Data Analysis". Special Issue of "Advances in Data Analysis and Classification", Volume 9, Issue 1.

Brito, P., Noirhomme-Fraiture, M. (2006): "Symbolic and Spatial Data Analysis: Mining Complex Data Structures". Special Issue of "Intelligent Data Analysis", Volume 10, Number 4.

Brito, P., Malerba, D. (2003): "Mining Official Data". Special Issue of "Intelligent Data Analysis", Volume 7, Number 6.

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Refereed papers in conference proceedings

Tavares, A., Rodrigues, J., Bastos, C., Pinho, A., Ferreira, P., Brito, P., Afreixo, V. (2016). Detection of exceptional genomic words: a comparison between species. In : Proc. 22nd International Conference on Computational Statistics - COMPSTAT 2016, Oviedo, Spain.

Giordano,G., and Brito, P. (2014), "Social Networks as Symbolic Data".  In: Analysis and Modeling of Complex Data in Behavioral and Social Sciences, D. Vicari, A. Okada, G. Ragozini, and C. Weihs, (Eds.), Springer.

Brito, P, Duarte Silva, A.P. and Dias, J.G. (2013). "Identifying Special Structures in Interval-Data via Model-Based Clustering". Proceedings of the 59th ISI World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong.

Brito, P, Duarte Silva, A.P. and Dias, J.G. (2013). "Multivariate Parametric Analysis of Interval Data". In: “Advances in Latent Variables” (Electronic Book), Proc. SIS 2013 Statistical Conference on Advances in Latent Variables - Methods, Models and Applications; Brentari E., Carpita M., Vita e Pensiero (Eds.), Milan, Italy, ISBN 978 88 343 2556 8.

Brito, P. and Chavent, M. (2012): "Divisive Monothetic Clustering for Interval and Histogram-Valued Data". In: Proc. ICPRAM 2012 – 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Vilamoura, Portugal.

Polaillon, G. and Brito, P. (2011): "Homogénéité dans l'Analyse Conceptuelle: un Cadre Commun pour Variables Numériques, Ordinales et Modales". In : Compte rendus des 18èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, SFC 2011, Orléans, France.

Dias, S., Brito, P. (2011). "A New Linear Regression Model for Histogram-Valued Variables". In: Proceedings of the 58th ISI World Statistics Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

Silva, H. B., Brito, P., Costa, J. (2007): "Classification avec des Multigraphes. Application à la classification de données décrites par des variables de différents types". In : Compte rendus des 14èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, Hudry, O., Charon, I., Hébrail, G. (Eds.), Paris, France, 35-38.

Teles, P., Brito, P. (2005): "Modeling Interval Time Series Data”. Proc. 3rd IASC World Conference on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Limassol, Chyprus.

Brito, P., Sousa, F., Tavares Pinto, S. (2005): "Modèles VL en Classification Non-Hiérarchique". In : Compte rendus des 12èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, Makarenkov, V., Cucumel, G., Lapointe, J.-F. (Eds.), Montréal, Canadá, 88-91.

Brito, P., De Carvalho, F., Polaillon, G. (2004): "Analyse de données probabilistes: Treillis de concepts et classification". Compte rendus des 11èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, Bordeaux, France.

De Carvalho, F., Brito, P., Bock, H.-H. (2003): "Une Méthode type Nuées Dynamiques pour des Données Symboliques Quantitatives". In: "Méthodes et Perspectives en Classification", Compte rendus des 10èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, Dodge, Y., Melfi, G. (Eds.), Presses Académiques Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 79-82.

Santos, L. Delfim, Martins, I., Brito, P. (2003): "A Qualidade de Vida na Cidade do Porto: Percepções e Aspirações". In: Proc. X Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento Regional, Évora, Portugal.

Silva, H., Brito, P., Costa, J. (2003): "Um Método de Classificação não Hierárquica Validado por um Índice de Classificabilidade, Baseados em Teoria de Grafos". In : Proc. X Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD 2003, Aveiro, Portugal, 149-154.

Marcelo, C., Brito, P. (2003): "Symbolic Data Analysis for Official Statistics. The SODAS Software". In : Proc. X Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD 2003, Aveiro, Portugal, 182-188.

Brito, P., Malerba, D. (2000): "Symbolic Data Analysis and Machine Learning : Bridging the Gap". Long Abstract, Proc. Workshop "Dealing with Structured Data in Machine Learning and Statistics", European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML-2000), Barcelona, 30-32.

Brito, P., De Carvalho, F. (1999): "Symbolic Clustering in the Presence of Hierarchical Rules". In: Proc. of KESDA’98 - Conference on Knowledge Extraction and Symbolic Data Analysis, Volume in Series "Studies and Research", Eurostat, European Commission, Luxembourg, 119-128.

Brito, P. (1997): "Symbolic Pyramidal Clustering". In: Proc. of the Indo-French Workshop on Symbolic Data Analysis and its Applications, Diday, E., Gowda, K. C. (Eds.), Paris, France, Vol. II, 304-310.

Diday, E., Brito, P. (1996): "Pyramides et Treillis d’Objets Probabilistes Basés sur des Capacités". In: Proc. des XXVIII Journées de Statistique, Université de Laval, Québec, Canada, Genest, C., Massé, J. C. (Eds.), 316-319.

Brito, P., Chabanon, C. (1994) : "Analyse de Données Numérique et Symbolique Appliquée au Confort Automobile". In: Actes des XXVI Journées de Statistique de l´ASU, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Dodge, Y. (Ed.), 157-160.

Diday, E., Brito, P., Mfoumoune, E. (1993): "Modelling Probabilistic Data by Conceptual Pyramidal Clustering". Proc. 4th International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, Fort Lauderdale, USA, 213-218.

Brito, P., Mennessier, M. O., Boughaleb, H. (1992): "Comparing Numerical and Symbolic Clustering: Application to Pseudoperiodic Light Curves of Stars". Proc. 10th Symposium on Computational Statistics (COMPSTAT), Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Dodge, Y., Whittaker, J. (Eds.). Vol. 1, 215-220.

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Working Papers

Rocha, C.,  Jorge, A.M.,  Oliveira, M., Brito, P., Gama, J.,  Pimenta, C. (2014). “From Entity Extraction to Network Analysis: a Method and an Application to a Portuguese Textual Source”. Working Paper # 32, Edições Húmus & OBEGEF - Observatório de Economia e Gestão de Fraude, Porto, Portugal.

Correia, S., Brito, P., Brandão, E. (2014). “Corporate Debt Maturity: An International Comparison of Firm Debt Maturity Choices”. Report number: 544, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

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Book Chapters

Santos Silva, A. ; Brito, P. ; Santos, H. ; Abreu, P. (2001): "As Práticas e os Gostos: Uma Sondagem do Lado das Procuras de Cultura e Lazer". In:, “O Projecto e a Circunstância”, Santos Silva, A., Fortuna, C. (Eds.), Vol. VII, editado no âmbito do projecto "A sociedade portuguesa perante os desafios da globalização", coord. Boaventura Sousa Santos, Afrontamento, Porto, 109-162.

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Software

Ø Duarte Silva, A.P.; Brito, P. MAINT.Data: Modeling and Analyzing Interval data. R  Package, available at CRAN.

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Invited talks

Ø  Brito, P. " Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis". CoDA Summer School, University of Girona, Spain, July 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., Chavent, M. " Divisive Monothetic Clustering for Interval and Histogram-Valued Data". Journée en hommage à Yves Lechevallier “Stratégies de Classification Non-Supervisées",  IHP, Paris, April 2nd 2014

Ø  Brito, P. "Multivariate Analysis of Distributional Data". Joint Meeting of the IASC Satellite Conference for the 59th ISI WSC and the 8th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC, Seoul, South Korea, August  2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Complex World Tutorials, TU Delft, 21st June 2012.

Ø  Brito, P. “ Au delà des résumés d'observations individuelles: analyse de distributions”. Workshop in honour of Monique Noirhomme-Fraiture, Namur, Belgium, May 16th 2012.

Ø  Brito, P.  "Introduction to Symbolic Data Analysis. An interaction movement between statistics and data processing”. Invited talk (90 min) at the 11th Workshop on Large-Scale Data Analysis at the University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan, February 2011.

Ø  Brito, P.  "Symbolic Data in Statistics : a Tutorial". Invited tutorial at the 16th Annual meeting of the Belgian Statistical Society, Wépion-Namur, Belgium, October 2008.

Ø  Brito, P. "Análise de Dados Simbólicos: Questões e Perspectivas. O caso particular dos Dados Intervalares". XV Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, JOCLAD 2008, Setúbal, Portugal, March 2008.

Ø  Brito, P. "On the Analysis of Symbolic Data". Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies,  IFCS 2006 - "Data Science and Classification", Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2006.

Ø  Brito, P. "Modelling and Analysing Interval Data". GfKl 2006 - 30th Annual Conference of the German Classification Society - "Advances in Data Analysis", Berlin, Germany, March 2006.

Ø  Brito, P. (with G. Polaillon & F. de A. T. de Carvalho) "Analyse de Données Probabilistes : Treillis de Concepts et Classification". 11èmes Rencontres de la Société Francophone de Classification, SFC-2004, Bordeaux, France, September 2004.

Ø  Brito, P. "Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering for Symbolic Data". International Conference on New Trends in Computational Statistics with Biomedical Applications, ICNCB, Osaka, Japan, August 2001.

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Communications at Conferences

Forthcoming

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Recent

Ø  Brito, P., Filzmoser, P., Hron, K. “Statistical analysis of interval compositional data.” 7th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics (ERCIM 2014), University of Pisa, Italy, December 6th-8th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., “The Symbolic Approach for Survey Analysis: From Micro-Data to Macro-Data”. Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders. ROME, Sapienza University, Dpt. of Statistical Sciences, November 24th-25th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., De Carvalho, F.A.T. “ Classification hiérarchique de données distributionnelles contraintes”. XXIème Rencontre de la Société Francophone de Classification, Rabat-Maroc, September 10th-12th 2014.

Ø  Noirhomme-Fraiture, M., Brito, P., Amouh, T. “Deux visualisations de quantiles pour des données symboliques”. XXIème Rencontre de la Société Francophone de Classification, Rabat-Maroc, September 10th-12th 2014.

Ø  Filzmoser, P., Brito, P., Duarte Silva, A.P. “Outlier Detection in Interval Data”. 21st International Conference on Computational Statistics – COMPSTAT 2014, Geneva, Switzerland, August 19th-22nd 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., Ichino, M. “The Data Accumulation Graph (DAG):  Visualization of High Dimensional Complex Data”. 21st International Conference on Computational Statistics – COMPSTAT 2014, Geneva, Switzerland, August 19th-22nd 2014.

Ø  Brito, P. “Multivariate Analysis of Distributional Data”. Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM 2014), Boston, USA, August 2nd-7th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., Filzmoser, P., Hron, K. “Exploratory data analysis for interval compositional data.” 4th Workshop in Symbolic Data Analysis (SDA 2014). Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, June 14th-16th 2014.

Ø  Ichino, M., Brito, P. “The Data Accumulation Graph (DAG) to Visualize Multi-Dimensional Symbolic Data”. 4th Workshop in Symbolic Data Analysis (SDA 2014). Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, June 14th-16th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P., “From Micro-Data to Macro-Data: Symbolic Data Analysis”. European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics (Q2014), Vienna, Austria, June 3rd-5th 2014.

Ø  Duarte Silva, A.P., Brito, P. “Discriminant analysis of interval data: Parametric versus distance-based approaches.” JOCLAD 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, April 10th-12th 2014.

Ø  Ichino, M., Brito, P. “A hierarchical conceptual clustering based on the quantile method for mixed data.” JOCLAD 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, April 10th-12th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P. Duarte Silva A.P., Dias, J.G. “Identifying Special Structures in Interval-Data via Model-Base Clustering”. 59th ISI World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong, August 25th-30th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Multivariate Analysis of Distributional Data”. Joint Meeting of IASC Satellite and IASC-ARS, Seoul, Korea, August 22nd-23rd 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. and Polaillon, G. “Conceptual Clustering with Interval Representation“. IFCS 2013, Tilburg, The Netherlands, July 15th-17th 2013.

Ø   Brito, P. Duarte Silva A.P., Dias, J.G. “Multivariate Parametric Analysis of Interval Data”. SIS 2013 International Meeting, Brescia, Italy, June 19th-21st 2013.

Ø  Giordano, G., Brito, P. “Analysing Network Data with Symbolic Data Analysis”. JOCLAD 2013, XX Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados. Guimarães, Portugal, April 11th-13th, 2013.

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Seminars 

Forthcoming

Recent

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Department of Applied Mathematics, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan, June 18th 2014

Ø  Brito, P. “Multivariate Analysis of Distributional Data”. LIAAD – INESC TEC, University of Porto, March 26th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P. “Conceptual Clustering of Symbolic Data Using a Quantile Representation”. Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM), Tokyo, Japan, March 4th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Dep. Mathematics, University of Aveiro, February 19th 2014.

Ø  Brito, P. “Conceptual Clustering of Symbolic Data Using a Quantile Representation: Discrete and Continuous Approaches”. Palacký University Olomouc, December 13th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. TH Wien, May 8th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Representation and Analysis of Multivariate Distributional Data: an Approach by Symbolic Data Analysis”. Palacký University Olomouc, May 6th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Symbolic Data Analysis in Survey Studiess., Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada (ISPA), Lisbon, April 8th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Dep. Mathematics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, April 5th 2013.

Ø  Brito, P. “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. DEI Lecture Series, Fac. Engineering, University of Porto. Thursday, March 21st 2013.

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Scientific Supervision

PhD

·        Helena Cristina Mendes Brás Silva.

     PhD in Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, 2005.

     Title: “Métodos de Validação em Análise Classificatória” (“Validation Methods in Clustering Analysis”).

     (Co-supervised by : Joaquim Pinto da Costa, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto).

·        Pedro José Ramos Moreira de Campos.

PhD in Managerial Sciences,  Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto, 2008.

Title: “Análise de Fenómenos Evolutivos em Demografia das Empresas com Recurso a Decomposição e Simulação Multi-Agente" (“Analysis of Evolving Phenomena in Companies’ Demography using Decomposition and Multi-Agent Simulation”).

(Co-supervised with : Pavel Brazdil, Faculty Economics, University of Porto).

·        Sónia Manuela Mendes Dias

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Porto, 2014.

Title: “Liner Regression with Empirical Distributions”.

·        Paula Maria das Dores Cheira

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Porto.

Title: “Análise Fatorial de dados de tipo Intervalar e Histograma” (“Factorial Analysis of Interval and Histogram Data”).

(Co-supervised by A.P. Duarte Silva, FEG, Portuguese Catholic University at Porto)

Ongoing.

·        Cristina Isabel Raimundo Lucas

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Porto.

Title: “Classificação Conceptual de Dados Simbólicos em Redes Sociais baseada em Reticulados de Galois” (“Conceptual Clsutering of Symbolic Data in Social Networks, based on Galois Lattices”).

Ongoing.

·        Hélder Fernando Cerqueira Alves

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Porto.

Title: “Blockmodeling: New developments and application to social networks”.

(Co-supervised by P. Campos, FEP University of Porto)

Ongoing.

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Master

·        Sara Lúcia Ferreira Tavares

Master in Applied Statistics and Modelling and, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 2005.

Title: “Modelos Probabilísticos em Classificação Não-Hierárquica”.

(Co-supervised by : Fernanda Sousa, Faculdade of Engineering, University of Porto).

·        Isabel Maria da Silva Machado

Master  in Science, Innovation and Technlogy Managment, Departament of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering, University of Aveiro, 2005.

Title: “As Tecnologias da Informação como Factor de Inovação no Acesso à Informação Estatística”.

(Co-supervised by : Carlos Ferreira, Departament of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering, University of Aveiro).

·        Vera Maria Fernández de Campos

Master in Statistics and Information Management,Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão da Informação, New University of Lisbon, 2008.

Title: “Análise Simbólica de Dados e a sua aplicação na extracção de Informação de Estatísticas Oficiais: análise do Inquérito da Ocupação do Tempo."

·        Marta Alexandra Dias Afonso

Master in Statistics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, 2008.

Title:Classificação Aplicada à Segmentação de Imagem."

(Co-supervised by : Helena Brás Silva, ISEP, Instituto Politécnico do Porto).

·        José Manuel Costa Couto

Master in Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2012.

Title: “Múltiplos de mercado – um estudo empírico”

(Co-supervised by: António Melo Cerqueira, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto).

·        Tiago Filipe Pacheco Pereira

Master in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2013.

Title: “Redes Sociais e Classificação Conceptual: Abordagem Complementar para um Sistema de Recomendação de Co-autorias”.

·        Caxemira Kekhasharú Tavaria Lemos

Master in Marketing, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2013

Title: “Rico Manto de Trapos - Nova Idade, Nova Fonte de Riqueza para o Retalho”.

(Co-supervised with Catarina Roseira, of Economics, University of Porto).

·        Eduarda Maria Portela Guimarães de Sousa

Master in Modeling, Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2014.

Title: “Evolução de Redes Ponderadas e Conexas: Análise de uma rede de preferências musicais”.

(Co-supervised with Pedro Campos, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto).

·        Avelina Maria Moura Palhares Fernando

Master in Modeling, Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2014.

Title: “Análise Fatorial para Variáveis Ordinais”.

·        Dóris Daniela Ramos de Sá

Master in Modeling, Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2014.

Title: “Análise Classificatória Conceptual de Dados Simbólicos. Uma abordagem com representação por intervalos”.

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Teaching

University teaching (last 15 years)

·            Undergradute level

Ø  Undergradute course in Management

ü  Statistics (one year course): from 1996/1997 to 2002/2003.

ü  Probability and Statistics (one semester course): in 2005-2006.

ü  Mathematical Statistics (one semester course): from 2004-2005 to 2007-2008.

ü  Statistics I (one semester course): 2008-2009,  2011-2012, 2014-2015.

ü  Statistics II (one semester course) : 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.

·       Master Programs

Ø  Master Program in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems

ü  Data Analysis  -  since 1997-1998 to the present

Ø  Master Progam in Management Sciences

ü  Data Analysis  – from 1997-1998 to 2006-2007 (end of the Program)

Ø  Master Progam in Finance (pre-Bolonha)

ü  Data Analysis – from  2005-2006, to  2007-2008.

Ø  Master Progam in Finance (post-Bolonha)

ü  Quantitative Methods – 2008-2009 to 2011-2012.

Ø  Master Progam in Marketing  (pre-Bolonha)

ü  Data Analysis  - from 2005-2006, to  2007-2008.

Ø  Master Progam in Marketing  (post-Bolonha)

ü  Quantitative Methods – 2008-2009 to 2011-2012.

Ø  Master Progam in Accounting (pre-Bolonha)

ü  Data Analysis  from 2005-2006 to 2007-2008.

·       PhD Programs

Ø  Doctoral Programme in Business and Management Studies

ü  Multivariate Data Analysis – since 2005-2006 to the present.

Ø  Doctoral Programme Applied Mathematics

ü  Data Classification: Methodology, Validation and Consensus: since 2008-2009 to the present.

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Short Courses (since 2000)

Ø  “Taking Variability in Data into Account: Symbolic Data Analysis”. Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy, April 2014.

Ø  “Análise de Dados Simbólicos” (7 hours). CLAD Course Series. Lisbon, Portugal, February 2013.

Ø  Course: “Hierarchical and Pyramidal Clustering for Symbolic Data”, in the framework of the Course on Knowledge Discovery and Interval Data Analysis, organized by the Consortium Inter-Universities, "Nova Universitas", Caserta, Italy, November 2006.

Ø  Courses in Statistique Approfondie  at Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), Paris, France, during a sabbatical leave in 2004.

Ø  Participation, teaching, in the “Curso de Análise Simbólica de Dados. A Aplicação Sodas 1.04”, organized by the Portuguese Association for Classification and Data Analysis (CLAD)  and Statistics Portugal, Porto, May 2002.

Ø   “Correspondence Analysis with com SPAD” (9 hours), for the Portuguese Sociology Association, Porto, February 2002.

Ø  Participation, teaching, in the “First Finish Workshop on Symbolic Data Analysis”, organized by Statistics Finland, STATFI, Helsinki, January 2002.

Ø  Participation, teaching, in the Workshop “An Introduction to Symbolic Data Analysis and the Sodas Software”, organized by Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, November 2001.

Ø  Participation, teaching, in the “Workshop on Symbolic Data Analysis”, organized by Bask Country Statistics Institute, EUSTAT, Bilbao, September 2001.

Ø  Participation, teaching, in the European Course  “Symbolic Data Analysis: A Tool For Data Warehouse and Data Mining” organised by TES INSTITUTE, LISE-CEREMADE (University Paris-IX Dauphine) and EUROSTAT, University Paris-IX Dauphine, February 2000.

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Professional Activities

Academic Coordination

Ø Member of the Scientific Board of the Master in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems (MADSAD), Faculty of Economics, University of Porto.

Ø Member of the Scientific Board of the Master in Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto; Director (2008-2010).

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Scientific Societies

Ø  President of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC); President-Elect (2011-2013); Vice-President and Council member (2009-2011); Scientific Secretary (2005-2007).

Ø  Member of the Board of Directors of the European Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC-ERS) (2006-2010).

Ø  Vice-President of the Portuguese Statistical Society (SPE) (2009-2011); member of the Board (2003-2008). Speech delivered on the 1st World Statistics Day (in Portuguese).

Ø  Elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).

Ø  Ordinary member of the following societies:

·        Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM).

·        Portuguese Association for Classification and Data Analysis (CLAD).

·        Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (APPIA).

·        Francophone Classification Society (SFC).

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Editorial Activities

Ø  Associate Editor of "Computational Statistics and Data Analysis" (ISSN: 0167-9473) (2006-2010).

Ø  Associate Editor of "Advances in Data Analysis and Classification" (ISSN: 1862-5347).

Ø  Associate Editor of the "Journal of Symbolic Data Analysis" (ISSN: 1723-5081).

Ø   Editorial committee of the Modulad Journal, "La revue Modulad".

Ø  Referee for

§  Computational Statistics

§  Computational Statistics and Data Analysis

§  European Journal of Operational Research

§  Expert Systems

§  IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)

§  IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI)

§  Journal of Classification

§  Journal of Forecasting

§  Pattern Recognition

§  Pattern Recognition Letters

§  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

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Evaluation Panels

Ø  Member of the pool of scientific peer reviewers of the Scientific Board of the Spanish National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP).

Ø  Member of the pool of scientific peer reviewers of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

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Conference Organization

Ø  Co-organization, with M. Noirhomme-Fraiture (Univ. Namur, Belgium), of the Workshop “Symbolic Data Analysis, SDA11”, Namur, Belgium, June 2011. Organizers. Participants.

Ø  Co-organization, with M. Noirhomme-Fraiture (Univ. Namur, Belgium), of the Workshop “Symbolic Data Analysis”, Wienerwaldhof, Vienna, Austria, October 2009. Participants.

Ø  Chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the COMPSTAT 2008 Symposium, held in Porto, Portugal, August 2008. (Some of the) organizers.

Ø  Co-organization of the “Workshop on Data Analysis and Classification”, in honor if Edwin Diday, Paris, France, 2007

Ø  Co-organization of the track on “Symbolic and Structured Data Analysis” in the framework of the 3rd World Conference on Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.

Ø  Co-organization, with M. Noirhomme-Fraiture (Univ. Namur, Belgium), of the Workshop “Symbolic and Structured Data Analysis”, in the framework of the 15th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML 2004) and 8th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD'04), Pisa, Italy, 2004.

Ø  Chair of the Organizing Committee, and member of the Program Committee of the 10th Conference of the Portuguese Statistical Society, Porto, 2002 (about 250 participants).

Ø  Co-organization, with D. Malerba (Univ. Bari, Italy), of the Workshop “Mining Official Data”, in the framework of the 13th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML 2002) and 6th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD'02), Helsinki, August, 2002.

Ø  Co-organization, with R. Verde (II Univ. Naples, Italy) and F. De Carvalho (Univ. Fed. Pernambuco, Brazil), of the Workshop “Symbolic Data Analysis”, in the framework of the 8th Conference of the International Federation of the Classification Societies, IFCS-2002, Krakow, July 2002.

Ø  Co-organization, with J. Costa (Univ. Porto) and D. Malerba (Univ. Bari, Italy), of the Workshop “Dealing with Structured Data in Machine Learning and Statistics”, in the framework of the European Conference on Machine Learning, ECML-2000, Barcelone, May 2000.

Ø  Chair of the Organizing Committee of the 5th Meeting of the Portuguese Association for Classification and Data Analysis, Porto, 1997 (about 120 participants).

Ø  Program Committee of the following international conferences and workshops:

§  SLDS 2015

§  EGC 2015

§  ICPRAM 2015

§  EGC 2014

§  ICPRAM 2014

§  EGC 2013

§  ICPRAM 2013

§  SFC 2012

§  ICPRAM 2012

§  EGC 2012

§  HCSDA 11

§  ECML – PKDD 2011

§  SFC 2011

§  EGC 2011

§  COMPSTAT 2010

§  GfKl 2010

§  SFC 2010

§  EGC 2010

§  SFC 2009

§  EGC 2009

§  EURISBIS ' 09

§  IFCS 2009

§  COMPSTAT ' 08

§  IASC 2008

§  EGC 2008

§  SFC 2007

§  IASC 07

§  56th Session of the ISI

§  EGC 2007

§  AC 2007

§  MCD'06

§  COMPSTAT 2006

§  AC 2006

§  MCD’05

§  SFC 2005

§  AC 2005

§  CEIO 2005

§  MOD’04

§  SFC 2003

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Projects

Ø Project oRANKI - Detection of outliers with limited resources. FCT R& D Projects, PTDC/EIA/68322/2006. 2007-2009.

Ø   European IST Project: ASSO "Analysis System of Symbolic Official Data", project IST-2000-25161, 2001-2003.

Ø   European Project: SODAS - "Symbolic Objects Data Analysis", project DOSIS Nº20821, 1996-1999.

Ø  Franco-Portuguese Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program: "Statistic Models for Data Mining".- Project ICCTI – French Embassy in Portugal, 2001-2003-2005.

Ø  Franco-Portuguese Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program: "Validation of Classification Structures, Extensions of Hierarchical Methods"- Project ICCTI – French Embassy in Portugal, 1998-2000.

Ø  ECO (Praxis XXI): "Knowledge Extraction from Databases and Symbolic Learning", 1997-1999.

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Language Skills

Ø  Portuguese – Mother tongue

Ø  English – Oral and Written Understanding, Speaking, Redaction – Excellent.

·        “First Certificate in English”, British Institute at Porto, Portugal, 1978, grade “Very Good”.

·        “Certificate of Proficiency in English”, British Institute at Porto, Portugal, 1981, grade “Good”.

Ø  French - Oral and Written Understanding, Speaking, Redaction – Excellent.

Ø  German - Oral and Written Understanding - Excellent; Speaking – Good; Redaction – Reasonable.

·        Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Goethe Institute at Porto, Portugal, 1982, grade “Good”.

·       “Deutsche Mittelstufe Prüfung, Goethe Institute at Porto, Portugal, 1985, grade “Good”.

Ø  Spanish - Oral and Written Understanding - Excellent; Speaking – Very Good; Redaction - Reasonable.

Ø  Italian - Oral and Written Understanding - Very Good; Speaking – Good; Redaction - Reasonable.

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