Nuno Ricardo Guimarães

Department of Computer Science, Rua do Campo Alegre 1021 · 4169-007 Porto, Portugal · (+351) 220 402 900 ·
nuno.r.guimaraes_at_inesctec.pt

I am currently taking my Phd in Computer Science at the Faculty of Science University of Porto in the area of Fake News Analysis and Detection in Social Media. I am also working at the Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) which is a R&D unit of INESC-TEC Research Laboratory.

I completed my Masters and Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

I have worked as a Researcher in two previous projects: Afina-te and REMINDS.

Experience

Visiting Graduate Research Student

Dalhousie University

Develop methods for fake news detection and analysis.

April 2019 - June 2019

Research Assistant

CRACS (Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems) INESCTEC

Currently working on fake news detection and analysis.

November 2017 - Present

Research Assistant

CRACS (Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems) INESCTEC

I was part of REMINDS - RElevance MINing and Detection System project and my focus is on Sentiment Analysis on Social Networks.

December 2015 - October 2017

Research Assistant

Ciafel - Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure

I worked at CIAFEL - The Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure in is home institution (the Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education at the University of Porto, Portugal) as a researcher in the Afina-te project.

July 2013 - October 2015

Education

University of Porto - Faculty of Sciences

PhD
Computer Science

Thesis Theme: Analyzing and Developing Veracity Indicators for Building an Automatic Detector of Fake News Online

September 2017 - Present

University of Porto - Faculty of Sciences

MsC
Computer Science

Dissertation Theme: Lexicon Expansion System for Domain and Time Oriented Sentiment Analysis

September 2013 - July 2016

University of Porto - Faculty of Sciences

BsC
Computer Science
September 2009 - July 2013

Publications

"Fake News" Analysis and Detection
Relevance Detection
Sentiment Analysis
Web Platforms

Skills

Programming Languages & Data Science
Web Development