Carlos Eduardo Mello

I'm a data scientist and professor of Information Systems in the Department of Applied Informatics 
at Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO
I can be reached @ mello [at] uniriotec [dot] br.




Research Interest:

    • Data Mining and Analysis: social data analysis, spatio-temporal data, e-commerce, social networks, etc.

    • Recommender Systems: algorithms, design, user preference modeling, data acquisition

    • Machine Learning: active learning, data reduction, kernel methods, information theory

    Selected Publications:

    • M.B. Pasinato, C. E. Mello, G. Zimbrão, Active Learning Applied to Rating Elicitation for Incentive Purposes. European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2015.
    • F. B. Do Carmo, C. E. Mello, M.B. Pasinato, G. Zimbrão, Transforming collaborative filtering into supervised learning. Expert Systems With Applications (ESWA), 2015.
    • V. S. A. Menezes, R. T. Da Silva, M. F. De Souza, C. E. R. De Mello, J. M. Souza, G. Zimbrao, J. OliveiraIdentifying Workgroups in Brazilian Scientific Social Networks. Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS), 2011.
    • C. E. R. Mello, M.A. AufaureG. Zimbrão, Active learning driven by rating impact analysis. ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys), Barcelona, Spain, 2010.

    Current Students:

      • Pedro dos Santos Rougemont (D.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)
      • Gustavo Rodrigues Lima (D.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)
      • Adriano Cabral Linhares Mourthé (B.Sc. in Information Systems, UNIRIO)


      Former Students:

      • Marc Chevallier (B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, UNIRIO)
      • André Carvalho (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. C.E. Pedreira)
      • Gustavo Daniel Soares Figueiredo (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)
      • Victor Marinho Furtado (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. C.E. Pedreira)
        • Raul Sena Ferreira (B.Sc. in Computer Science, UFRRJ)
        • Marden Braga Pasinato (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)
        • Pedro dos Santos Rougemont (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)
        • Filipe Braida do Carmo (M.Sc., COPPE-UFRJ, co-supervised with prof. G. Zimbrão)


        Courses: (in Portuguese):

        • Estruturas de Dados I - BSI
        • Programação II - Eng. de Produção