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[CASCI Talk] An overview of Information Science in Brazil, its Graduate Programs and the R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O. researches at a glance: Perspectives and Challenges

September 4th, 2019 by

September 10th, 2019

Abstract

Information Science emerged in Brazil in the 1970s. The Federal Government created an Institute, a Graduate Program and a Scientific Journal. Today there are two associations, ABECIN (Associação Brasileira de Educação em Ciência da Informação/Brazilian Association of Education in Information Science) and ANCIB (Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Informação / National Association of Research and Graduate Program in Information Science). There are currently 19 Graduate Programs in Information Science in Brazil and approximately 77 research groups. One of these research groups is the “Research Expert Group for Intelligent Information in Multimodal Environment using Natural language Technologies and Ontologies” (R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O.), group formed in 2013. The objective of this group is to research Information Architecture, Computational Linguistics, Ontologies and Multimodality, identifying the advantages and disadvantages from the point of view of practical application of theories of these areas and to propose the joint use of these knowledge, both in the development / adaptation of academic / educational material specifically, but not only. The group proposes the development of possible solutions to some technological and/or management problems. Blockchain, e-Governance, IoT, Data Analytics, Sentiment Analysis are topics that the group has interest. R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O. produced three books (in Portuguese) , as well as several papers (in Portuguese and some in English) in journals and events from different areas of human knowledge (basically, Information Science, Computer Science and Pedagogy).

Speaker Bio

Dr. Claudio Gottschalg-Duque

Dr. Claudio Gottschalg-Duque has Master Degree in Linguistic Studies, Psycholinguistics, has Doctoral Degree in Information Science, Production and Management of Information,  is Associate Professor in the Faculty  of Information Science in the University of Brasilia, Brazil, a permanent member of the Graduation Program in Information Science of the Faculty of Information Science (PGCINF/FCI), the founder and coordinator of the R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O. Research Group.


Meeting Location

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11:00 am – 12:00 noon

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