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Dissertation defense (December 22, 2022): Diego Silva de Salles

Student: Diego Silva de Salles

Title: Detecção e análise multi-scale de eventos originados por fatores externos de incerteza em séries financeiras

Advisors: Eduardo Ogasawara e Eduardo Bezerra

Committee: Eduardo Ogasawara (advisor), Eduardo Bezerra (co-advisor), Rafaelli Coutinho (Cefet/RJ), Carlos Eduardo Mello (UNIRIO)

Day/Time: December 22, 2022 / 9a.m.

Room: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%253a6b4d86673b03400dbed2bbdcc2ba1cf2%2540thread.tacv2/1669906038665?context%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%25228eeca404-a47d-4555-a2d4-0f3619041c9c%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25220534c83a-4cef-4129-9f9f-e8b8c3d50019%2522%257d&sa=D&source=calendar&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw1skBg3ShVw8Znv60hu-gXu

Abstract: Different external factors reported in the media can impact a financial time series. Such factors, such as government transitions, economic crises, or corruption scandals, can be related to events that increase uncertainty in the time series. In particular, these external factors can increase the risk perceived in a financial time series through events such as anomalies or change points. A study based on the different characteristics that make up an event can determine predictions, in addition to helping to minimize the risk in investments. The influence of these factors can have different cycles of fluctuations, affecting a time series over months or years. Hence, discovering these events in the financial time series is a challenging task. This paper presents Multi-Scale Event Detect (MSED), a technique for detecting events in non-stationary and nonlinear time series. Added to this, this work makes an associative study of the events found by the detection methods in the components of the Intrinsic Mode Function (IMF) with the external factors labels obtained through the Economic Policy Uncertainty (EPU). The objective is to identify which type of event is reflected by a given external uncertainty factor in a financial series, using this approach it is possible to determine the most predominant nature of the events based on the uncertainty variations presented in the series of (EPU). This information makes it possible to determine a set of time series where the influence of uncertainty generates acceptable events for a given investment profile.Thus, mitigating the risk to which it is intended to be exposed.

Dissertation defense (December 13, 2022): Helder Yukio Okuno

 Student: Helder Yukio Okuno Title: Multisensorial Audiobooks: model, development, and implementation of a new reading experience for visually impaired usersL Advisor: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva Committee: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva (CEFET/RJ), Glauco Amorim (CEFET/RJ), Maria da Graça Pimentel (USP) Day/Time: December 13, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. Room: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3a634b54653bfc4d72ba57f98fef1cc378%40thread.tacv2/1669722628810?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228eeca404-a47d-4555-a2d4-0f3619041c9c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d455e339-d958-4321-a959-bda8d1ea2337%22%7d Abstract: The development of assistive technology solutions for […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (November 25, 2022): Luciana Varjolo

 Student: Luciana Varjolo Title: MERES: A methodology for word recognition with sound and written stimuli Advisor: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva Committee: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva (CEFET/RJ), Juliana Novo (Universidade do Minho), Glauco Amorim (CEFET/RJ), Maurício Cagy (Coppe/UFRJ) Day/Time: November 25, 2022 / 10 a.m. Room: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3aac0b85449c1d4bbab85dff61c61ee765%40thread.tacv2/1668000281274?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228eeca404-a47d-4555-a2d4-0f3619041c9c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d455e339-d958-4321-a959-bda8d1ea2337%22%7d Abstract: Reading texts is an extremely important […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (November 22, 2022): Felipe Oliveira Feder

 Student: Felipe Oliveira Feder Title: Comparative study between textual representation approaches and algorithms used in classification Advisor: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva Committee: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva (CEFET/RJ), Eduardo Bezerra (CEFET/RJ), Geraldo Xexéo (Coppe/UFRJ) Day/Time: November 22, 2022 / 9 a.m. Room: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3af69a8d54c8be438ea6c2b412c3abf30c%40thread.tacv2/1667924812259?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228eeca404-a47d-4555-a2d4-0f3619041c9c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d455e339-d958-4321-a959-bda8d1ea2337%22%7d Abstract: We are experiencing an unprecedented technological revolution in recent years. The […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (May 17, 2022): Danielle Fontes de Albuquerque

 Student: Danielle Fontes de Albuquerque Title: Feature Selection in Brazilian higher education data Advisors: Rafaelli Coutinho (advisor)  and Diego Brandão (CEFET/RJ) (co-advisor) Committee: Rafaelli Coutinho (president), Diego Brandão (CEFET/RJ), Eduardo Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ), Alessandro Vivas Andrade (UFVJM), Cristiano Maciel (UFMT) Day/Time: May 17, 2022 / 2:30 p.m. Room: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83229649478?pwd=cm90SXRXM1pDN2duWFlLdXlnRjBkUT09 Abstract: Increasingly, the education sector is using its […] Continue reading →

Special Topics in Computer Applications (Introduction to Blockchain and Decentralized Applications) – 2022.3

 In the third quarter of 2022, the course of Special Topics in Computer Applications refers to Introduction to Blockchain and Decentralized Applications. The course syllabus is shown below. Introduction to Blockchain and Decentralized Applications Blockchain and cryptocurrencies; Decentralized Applications (DApps); Smart Contracts; Blockchain Platforms; Off-chain and Layer2 solutions. DRESHER, D. Blockchain Basics. Apress, Frankfurt, 2017. MOHANTY, […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (January 26, 2022): Igor da Silva Morais

 Student: Igor da Silva Morais Title: Hybrid Approaches to the Two-Stage Facility Location Problem Advisors: Pedro Henrique González Silva (advisor)  and Eduardo Bezerra da Silva (CEFET/RJ) (co-advisor) Committee: Pedro Henrique González Silva (president),  Eduardo Bezerra da Silva (CEFET/RJ), Diego Nunes Brandão (CEFET/RJ), Vanessa de Almeida Guimarães (CEFET/RJ), Glaydston Mattos Ribeiro (COPPE/UFRJ) Day/Time: January 26, 2022 […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (December 27, 2021): Thiago Rangel Pesset Gonzaga

 Student: Thiago Rangel Pesset Gonzaga Title: STOCHASTIC MODELING OF ONLINE LEARNING OF AN ADAPTIVE LINEAR STRUCTURE IMPLEMENTED IN BLOCKS Advisors: Diego Barreto Haddad (advisor) and Felipe da Rocha Henriques (CEFET/RJ) (co-advisor) Committee: Diego Barreto Haddad (president), Felipe da Rocha Henriques (CEFET/RJ), Eduardo Bezerra da Silva (CEFET/RJ), Tadeu Nagashima Ferreira (UFF). Day/Time: December 27, 2021 / […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (December 15, 2021): Davi Bortolotti Batista

 Student: Davi Bortolotti Batista Title: Semantic Segmentation for Automatic Interpretation of Linear Geological Structures Advisors:  Diego Barreto Haddad (advisor) and Gabriel Matos Araujo (CEFET/RJ) (co-advisor). Committee: Diego Barreto Haddad (president), Gabriel Matos Araujo (CEFET/RJ), Douglas de Oliveira Cardoso (CEFET-RJ), Kenji Nose Filho (UFABC), Milena Faria Pinto (CEFET-RJ) and GIlson Antonio Giraldi (LNCC). Day/Time: December 15, […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (August 26, 2021): Lucas Giusti Tavares

 Student: Lucas Giusti Tavares Title: Analyzing Flight Delay Prediction Under Concept Drift Advisors: Jorge de Abreu Soares (advisor) and Eduardo Soares Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ) (co-advisor). Committee: Jorge de Abreu Soares (president), Eduardo Soares Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ), Rafaelli de Carvalho Coutinho (CEFET/RJ) e Antônio Tadeu Azevedo Gomes (LNCC). Day/Time: August 26, 2021 / 13h30. Room: https://meet.google.com/zow-fgxq-fte Abstract: Delay […] Continue reading →

Projects approved in the Young Scientist of Our State call

 Professors Diego Barreto Haddad and Eduardo Soares Ogasawara had their projects approved in the announcement Young Scientist of our state (JCNE) 2020, at FAPERJ, according to the results published on the 13th on the Foundation’s website. The projects are: “Optimization in Computer Vision and Signal Processing” – professor Diego Barreto Haddad “Event Detection, Pattern Discovery […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (April 28, 2021): Leonardo Ferreira dos Santos

 Student: Leonardo Ferreira dos Santos Title: Automatic identification of sexual predatory activities in virtual conversations in Brazil Advisor: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva Committee: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva (president), Eduardo Bezerra da Silva (CEFET/RJ), Eduardo Soares Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ), Ronaldo Ribeiro Goldschmidt (IME) Day/Time:  April 28, 2021 / 14h. Room: http://meet.google.com/vtf-bmvn-frp Abstract: The use of the internet […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (April 28, 2021): Rodolpho da Silva Nascimento

 Student: Rodolpho da Silva Nascimento Title: A Comparative Analysis Between Affective Lexicons in Portuguese Advisor: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva Committee: Gustavo Paiva Guedes e Silva (president), Kele Teixeira Belloze (CEFET/RJ), Raimundo Santos Moura (UFPI) Day/Time:  April 28, 2021 / 10h. Room: http://meet.google.com/iir-fyjz-sum Abstract: Affective Computing is a research area that studies the use of techniques that […] Continue reading →

Special Topics in Computer Applications (Video Game Development) – 2021.1

 In the first quarter of 2021, the course of Special Topics in Computer Applications refers to Video Game Development. The course syllabus is shown below. Video Game Development Introduction to Video Games and Game Maker Lite. Introduction to Game Design and Create Game Design Documents (GDD). Introduction to Educational Software, Gamification, Learning Theories. Educational Software Life-Cycle […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (March 05, 2021): Antonio Jose de Castro Filho

 Student: Antonio Jose de Castro Filho Title: Mining of Space and Time Constrained Sequences Advisors: Rafaelli Coutinho (advisor) and Eduardo Ogasawara (co-advisor) Committee: Rafaelli Coutinho (president), Eduardo Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ), Jorge Soares (CEFET/RJ), Esther Pacitti (INRIA) Day/Time: March 05, 2021 / 10h. Room: meet.google.com/eck-qenz-vap Abstract: Spatio-temporal patterns bring knowledge about time and position where they are present. […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (January 29, 2021): Leandro Maia Gonçalves

 Student: Leandro Maia Gonçalves Title: Hot-deck imputation: A systematic review of literature  Advisor:  Jorge de Abreu Soares Committee: Jorge de Abreu Soares (president), Eduardo Soares Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ) e José Maria da Silva Monteiro Filho (UFC) Day/time: January 29, 2021 / 10h. Room: https://meet.google.com/mkz-opya-skv Abstract: Organizations have realized that investing in transforming data into information to assist […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (December 30, 2020): Jefferson Colares de Paula

 Student: Jefferson Colares de Paula Title: Long Term Person Re-identification Using Multimodal Features Advisors: Diego Barreto Haddad (advisor), Douglas Oliveira Cardoso (co-advisor) Committee: Diego Barreto Haddad (president), Douglas Oliveira Cardoso (CEFET/RJ), Fernanda Duarte Vilela Reis de Oliveira (UFRJ), Eduardo Bezerra da Silva (CEFET/RJ), Gabriel Matos Araujo (CEFET/RJ) Day/Time:  December 30, 2020 / 14h. Room: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NGJhNTJlZWUtNWY5OS00OWM2LWE3ZWEtNmFmNWI1MDNmZWYy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228eeca404-a47d-4555-a2d4-0f3619041c9c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%229287392f-fc6f-454c-a314-46c0529f6841%22%7d […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (December 04, 2020): Fernando Pereira Gonçalves de Sá

 Student: Fernando Pereira Gonçalves de Sá Title:Detecção de Anomalias em Turbinas Eólicas utilizando Modelos baseados em Dados Advisors: Diego Nunes Brandão (advisor), Rodrigo Franco Toso (co-advisor) Committee: Diego Nunes Brandão (president), Rodrigo Franco Toso (Microsoft AI & Research), Anderson de Rezende Rocha (UNICAMP), Diego Barreto Haddad (CEFET/RJ) Day/Time:  December 04, 2020 / 14h. Room: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82318000409?pwd=ajR2R0pMcytyR1VCa1BYdzVuLzFUUT09 […] Continue reading →

Dissertation defense (December 10, 2020): Raphael Correia de Souza Fialho

 Student: Raphael Correia de Souza Fialho Title: Estimating Photometric Redshifts with Error-Sensitive Regularization Advisors: Eduardo Bezerra (advisor), Ricardo Ogando (co-advisor) Committee: Eduardo Bezerra (president), Ricardo Ogando (ON/MCTIC), Rafaelli Coutinho (CEFET/RJ), Ribamar R. de R. dos Reis (UFRJ), Ronaldo Ribeiro Goldschmidt (IME/RJ) Day/Time: December 10, 2020 / 14h Room: https://meet.google.com/pjw-ffxq-xkk Abstract: In Astronomy it has become common […] Continue reading →