Research activities


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Ido Guy and Luiz Pizzato. 2016. People Recommendation Tutorial. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys ’16). pp 431-432. Boston, Massachusetts, USA — September 15 – 19, 2016 DOI:

Luiz Augusto Pizzato and Anmol Bhasin. 2013. Beyond friendship: the art, science and applications of recommending people to people in social networks. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM conference on Recommender systems (RecSys ’13). pp 495-496. Hong Kong, China — October 12 – 16, 2013 DOI:

Grants awarded

Human centred technology and recommenders systems at UFRGS and University of Sydney
With Luiz Pizzato (Sydney), Judy Kay (Sydney), Viviane Moreira (UFRGS) and Leandro Wives (UFRGS) 
$24,000 — International Program Development Fund — 2013-2014

Program Chair

Value-Aware and Multi-Stakeholder Recommendation Workshop (VAMS 2017)

6th International Workshop on Social Recommender Systems (SRS 2015)

Workshop on Recommender Systems for Social Networks (RESSON 2013)

Workshop on Community Mining and People Recommenders (COMMPER 2012)

International Workshop on TV and multimedia personalization (TVM²P 2012)

Workshop on Community Mining and People Recommenders (COMMPER 2011)

Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2009 (ALTA2009)


IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) — 2012, 2014, 2016

User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction – The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI) — 2012, 2013, 2014

Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Management — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (TLT) — 2013

World Wide Web Journal (WWWJ) — 2013

Journal of Systems and Software (JSS) — 2012

International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IJPRAI) — 2011

The Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics (TVC) — 2008

Program Committee

International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2017, 2018

Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP) 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

ACM Recommender Systems — 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

International Conference on Computational Processing of Portuguese Language (PROPOR) 2010, 2012, 2014

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) 2014

Workshop on Social Recommender Systems (SRS) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Workshop on Social News on the Web (SNOW) 2013, 2014, 2016

Workshop on Recommender Systems and the Social Web 2011, 2012, and 2013

Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS) 2011, 2012 and 2013

Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA) 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

The 10th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2013)

Workshop on Web Personalization, Reputation and Recommender Systems at WI–IAT2011

The 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010)

Workshop on Topic Feature Discovery and Opinion Mining (TFDOM) at ICDM 2010

Workshop on Web Personalization and Recommender Systems at WI–IAT 2010

The Third WI-IAT Doctoral Workshop 2010


CHAI Seminar Series (2011 – 2014)

Research Interests

People Recommenders, Recommender Systems, Social Networks, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Question Answering