CFP AMCIS 2018 – Digital Transformation & Big Data

25 de November de 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS =================================================== Minitrack on Digital Transformation & Big Data 25th The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2018) August 16-18, 2018, New Orleans, LA, USA Deadline for paper submissions: February 28th, 2018 Description of Minitrack =================================================== Organizations require accurate data for gaining insights of existing threats or business opportunities. With the […]

CFP ISCRAM 2018 – GIS Track

CALL FOR PAPERS 15th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2018) May 20-23, 2018, Rochester, NY, USA Track: Geospatial Technologies and Geographic Information Science for Crisis Management (GIS) Deadline for paper submissions: December 03, 2017 * Track Description With disasters and disaster management being an “inherently spatial” problem, […]

Problem for installing eGit on Eclipse Luna

26 de October de 2015

During the last days, I’ve been trying to install eGit on Eclipse Luna but it didn’t work by any chance. When I launched the Eclipse, it simply didn’t show the git features. So, after looking into the internet, I could manage it by the solution described on the link below. Looks like that the newer […]

Mastering in Latex (4)

6 de August de 2014

During the writing of my PhD mid-term exam text, I dealt with some common and usual issues with latex language. Because of this, I decide to share the most relevant and those which are difficult to find an alternative in the internet. 1) How can I put a citation at the caption in a figure? […]

Mastering in Latex (3)

18 de February de 2014

The link below presents a tool to convert tables built in the graphic interface to latex instructions. More details in:

Mastering in Latex (2)

The link below presents an easy way to build equations in Latex which uses a WYSIWYG  concept. More detail in:

Mastering in Latex (1)

How to use strikethrough in Latex? Use package: \package{ulem} And the follow instruction to customize your text: \text{\sout{$text$}} More details in:

VGI in Disaster Management at LabES Lectures

13 de September de 2013

Last Wednesday, 11/09, I presented a speeach at LabES lectures detailing the conduction of a systematic literature review aimed to analyze the use of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) as a source of information to support the activities of disaster management, executed by some members of AGORA Team. Some of its findings show the growing of use […]

Technologies for helping with floods

21 de July de 2013

Researchers of the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science (ICMC) of the University of São Paulo (USP) in São Carlos/SP developed a sensor that can help on the floods management. This sensor is installed at the bottom of the river and send real-time information for a database located in the university. All these data are […]

Report from 1a Latin-American School of Software Engineering

15 de July de 2013

Last week, I participated of the 1a Latin-American School of Software Engineering (ELA-ES) held by the Computer Department of Puc-Rio.  I want to congrat all the commitees by the great experiences and excellent organization. I highlight three important lectures. First, Recommender Systems by Martin Robillard (; Second, Software of Places by Hugo Fuks and Agents for Software […]

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