Mauricio B. Almeida     Curriculum Vitae      

Ontology Research Group
Ontology, Logic and Technology Unit
University at Buffalo
National Center for Biomedical Ontology

New York State Center of Excellence
in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

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    PhD in Information Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2006
    Master in Software Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2001
    Major in Engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1989


  • Almeida, M.B.; Souza, R.R.; Fonseca, F. (2010). Semantics in the Semantic Web: a critical evaluation (forthcoming, Knowledge Organization Journal).
  • Souza, R.R.; Tudhope, D.; Almeida, M.B. (2010). The KOS spectra: a tentative faceted typology of knowledge organization systems. Proceedings of the International Society for Knowledge Organization Conference.
  • Almeida, M.B., Fonseca, F., Oliveira, V.N.P. (2010). Evaluation of conceptual modeling based on ontologies: case study of models for public sector information systems (forthcoming, Applied Ontology Journal).
  • Silva, D.S; Souza, R.R., Almeida, M.B. (2009). Semantic Technologies for Business and Information Systems Engineering. Chapter of book edited by Smolnik, S. (European Business School, Germany), Teuteberg, F. & Thomas, O. (University of Osnabruck, Germany) (Forthcoming).
  • Almeida, M.B., Barbosa, R.R. (2009). Ontologies in knowledge management support - a case study. Journal of American Society of Information and Technology (DOI 10.1002/asi.21120).
  • Almeida, M.B. (2009). A proposal to evaluate ontology content. Applied Ontology (DOI 10.3233/AO-2009-0070).
  • Silva, D.S., Souza, R.R., Almeida M.B. (2009). Ontologies and controlled vocabulary: comparison of building methodologies (under evaluation).
  • Manhã, E.M., Silva, M.C., Alves, M.C.G., Almeida, M.B., Brandão, M.G.L. (2008). PLANT – A bibliographic Database about medicinal plants. Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, v.18(4).

  • Employment

    2004–                      Full Professor in the Information Science School, Federal University of Minas Gerais
    1999–2003              Associate Professor in Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais
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