Associate Professor at Federal University of Sao Carlos DC-UFSCar.
Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University MLD-CMU.
I'm mainly interested in Machine Learning and how to build computer systems capable of deep understanding structured, as well as unstructured data (such as text).
In a joint work with Carnegie Mellon Read The Web Project we are building the Never Ending Language Learning" (NELL) system to enable a computer to learn (from the web) 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, forever. Check it out at the Read The Web Project webpage