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Beto Boullosa

Software Engineer


I am a Senior Software Engineer and Software Development Manager with a large experience in Software Development, Applied Research and Education.

M.Sc., Systems Engineering (2002), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (at COPPE Institute), with the dissertation: "Um Ambiente para Mineração de Utilização da Web" ("An Architecture for Web Usage Mining") - slides in portuguese. My tutor was Geraldo Xexéo, DSc, professor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

M.Sc., Cognitive Science and Language (2006), Barcelona University, with a dissertation on Named Entities Recognition (NER) and Information Extraction. My tutor was Toni Badia, Ph.D., professor at Pompeu Fabra University.

Since 1990, I've been working as a consultant, project manager, software development manager, software engineer and researcher in many industrial and academic projects, in places like Petrobrás (Rio de Janeiro) and Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona).

I've been a professor in graduate and post-graduate courses in Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Universidade Católica de Salvador (UCSAL), UNIFACS (Salvador, Bahia) and Universidade Estácio de Sá (Rio de Janeiro).

From 2008 to 2012, I was the coordinator of the Advanced Development Group of Barcelona Media Foundation, developing systems and prototypes for areas like Social Media, Computational Linguistics, Advanced User Interfaces, mobile applications, etc.

Currently, I work as Software Engineer at the Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing (UKP) Lab of Darmstadt University.




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Social Media

Computational Linguistics

Mobile Apps

Project Management

Agile Methodologies

Data Mining

Web Development






Quixal, M., Preuß, S., García-Narbona, D., Boullosa, J. R. (2010). AutoLearn's authoring tool: a piece of cake for teachers. In: Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Fifth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (IUNLPBEA'10). Los Angeles, 2010. e-learning NLP

Quixal, M., Badia, T., Benavent, F., Boullosa, J. R., Domingo, J., Grau, B., Massó, G., Valentin, O. (2008). User-Centred Design of language Checking Tools. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'08). Marrakech, Morocco, May 2008. e-learning NLP

Quixal, M., Badia, T., Boullosa, B., Díaz, L. and Ruggia, A. (2006). Strategies for the Generation of Individualised Feedback in Distance Language Learning. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Language-Enabled Technology and Development and Evaluation of Robust Spoken Dialogue Systems of ECAI 2006. Riva del Garda, Italy, Sept. 2006. e-learning NLP

Boullosa, J. R. F. An Architecture For Web Usage Mining - 2002 (unpublished) Web Mining

Boullosa, J. R. F. Um Ambiente para Mineração de Utilização da Web - MSc. Thesis. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 2002. Web Mining

Boullosa, J. R. F., Cruz, F. C. A., Xexeo, G. Incerteza em Bancos de Dados: Tipo de Dados Nebulosos no GOA++. SBBD'99 - XIV Simpósio Brasileiro de Bancos de Dados, SBBD99. Florianópolis, Brazil, 1999 Databases Fuzzy Logic

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