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Rui Portocarrero Sarmento has a degree in Electrical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto and an MSc in Data Analysis and Decision Support Systems in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto. He has worked in several areas from an international technical support center to software development companies focusing on Communications and Intranet solutions with Linux-based Enterprise Operating Systems. Finally, he has also worked for the main public transportation company in his hometown, Porto, as a Project Management engineer in the IT area. He is currently also collaborating with LIAAD (Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support) in INESC TEC researching on Large Social Networks Analysis and Visualization. Rui has several scientific white papers in international conferences and journals. Rui was also previously published as a Contributing Author in the book Integration of Data Mining in Business Intelligence Systems (IGI Global, 2014). Additionally, Rui recently published a book entitled “Comparative Approaches to using R and Python for Statistical Data Analysis” (IGI Global, 2017). Please check other publications here.

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Rui (2019-03-15)