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Visually Impaired Aid using Convolutional Neural Networks, Transfer Learning, and Particle Competition and Cooperation: The proposed framework using Particle Competition and Cooperation for semi-supervised classification with VGG16 as feature extractor.

Two papers aceepted @ WCCI 2020 (IJCNN 2020 and IEEE CEC 2020)

We had two papers accepted at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI), one of them in the 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2020) and the other in the 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2020): BREVE, Fabricio Aparecido; FISCHER, Carlos Norberto. Visually Impaired Aid using Convolutional Neural Networks, …

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Particle Competition and Cooperation (PCC) Python implementation

MSc Caio Carneloz made his Python implementation of the Particle Competition and Cooperation (PCC) model available on GitHub (pycc). Check it out if you want to use the algorithm on your data. The MATLAB implementation is also available on GitHub, including a version with the main loop compiled in C (MEX) for faster execution. The …

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Best Paper Award @ WPPGCC2019

The paper “Auxílio no diagnóstico da doença de Alzheimer a partir de imagens de ressonância magnética utilizando competição e cooperação entre partículas” (“Diagnostic aid for Alzheimer’s disease from magnetic resonance imaging using particle competition and cooperation”) authored by Caio Oliveira Carneloz and Fabricio Aparecido Breve received the award of Best Paper presented at the IX Workshop do Programa de …

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Congratulations, Caio!

Last friday, the MSc student Caio Oliveira Carneloz defended his master’s thesis entitled “Auxílio no diagnóstico da doença de Alzheimer a partir de imagens de ressonância magnética utilizando competição e cooperação entre partículas” (“Diagnostic aid for Alzheimer’s disease from magnetic resonance imaging using particle competition and cooperation”), and he was approved. Congratulations, Caio! In his work, …

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Congratulations, Jefferson!

Today, the MSc student Jefferson Antonio Ribeiro Passerini defended his master’s thesis entitled “Segmentação Interativa de Imagens usando Redes Complexas e Competição e Cooperação entre Partículas” (“Interactive Image Segmentation using Complex Networks and Particle Competition and Cooperation”), and he was approved. Congratulations, Jefferson! In his work, he proposed some improvements on the method to build complex networks …

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Interactive image segmentation using label propagation through complex networks – final version / free access

The paper Interactive image segmentation using label propagation through complex networks, accepted for publication in Expert Systems with Applications, just had its final version published today. The final version may be downloaded free of charge (no signup nor registration fees) until March, 02, through this link.

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Paper accepted @ Expert Systems With Applications

My paper Interactive Image Segmentation using Label Propagation through Complex Networks was accepted for publication in the international journal Expert Systems With Applications. The accepted manuscript is available here. It should appear as an “article in proofs” on ScienceDirect within the next two weeks. The final version should appear in the journal within the next 2~3 months.

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Best Paper Award @ WPPGCC2018

The paper “Segmentação Interativa de Imagens usando Redes Complexas e Competição e Cooperação entre Partículas” authored by Jefferson Antonio Ribeiro Passerini and Fabricio Aparecido Breve received the award of Best Paper at the VIII Workshop do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Computação da Unesp (WPPGCC 2018), which took place at Presidente Prudente-SP in November, 2018. …

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Processo Seletivo – Mestrado em Ciência da Computação – UNESP

INSCRIÇÕES ABERTAS ATÉ 30/11/2018 Está aberto o edital de processo seletivo para o Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência de Computação (PPGCC) da Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” – UNESP, Mestrado, oferecido em conjunto com o Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (São José do Rio Preto), Faculdade de Ciências (Bauru), Faculdade de …

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New title and position: “Livre-Docente” – Associate Professor

Yesterday and today I took the exams (written exam, didactic exam and oral argument) to achieve the “Livre-Docente em Redes de Computadores” title and become a “Professor Adjunto”, which is equivalent to an “Associate Professor” in the North America system. The examination committee was composed by Prof. Dr. Carlos Norberto Fischer, Prof. Dr. João Paulo Papa, …

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