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Professor at Departamento de Informática e Estatística, UFSC , Brazil since July 2009.

Post-Doctoral, Computer Science,
Instituto de Informática, UFRGS , Brazil, 2008.
Post-Doctoral, Computer Science,
Hasselt University , Belgium, 2007.
Ph.D., Computer Science, UFRGS , Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2006.
M.Sc., Computer Science, UFRGS , Porto Alegre,Brazil, 2001
B.E., Computer Science Universidade de Passo Fundo, Passo Fundo, Brazil, 1995.

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Dr. Vania Bogorny is professor at Departamento de Informatica e Estatística of Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) Brazil. She received her M.Sc.(2001) and Ph.D.(2006) in Computer Science from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre/Brazil. During the Ph.D. Program she was visitor scholar at University of Minnesota, USA (September/2004 to March/2005), with Prof. Shashi Shekhar's group. From November/2006 to January/2008 she joined the research staff of the Theoretical Computer Science Group , of Hasselt University, Belgium, to work in the context of the European project GeoPKDD. In 2007, she received the Best PhD Thesis Award from the Brazilian Computer Society. She has published in refereed journals and conference proceedings, such as the International Conference on Data Mining (IEEE ICDM), International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACMGIS), International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IEEE IS), Geoinformática and International Journal of Geographical Information Systems (IJGIS). She has served as reviewer and technical committee member of international journals and recent conferences and workshops (IEEE-STDM, IEEE-SSTDM, GEOINFO,  IJGIS, Transportation Research Part C, Geoinformatica, TKDD, TKDE, and DMKD). Her general areas of interest are moving object trajectories, spatial and spatio-temporal data mining, spatial data modeling, and geographic information systems.

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Departamento de Informática e Estatística (UFSC-CTC-INE)
CEP 88040-900 - Campus Universitário Cx.P. 476
Florianópolis S.C.
Phone: +55 048 3721-4728
Fax: +55 048 3721-7553

E-mail: vania AT inf [DOT] ufsc [DOT] br