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,
Science, UFRGS , Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2006.
M.Sc., Computer Science,
UFRGS , Porto Alegre,Brazil,
B.E., Computer Science Universidade de
Passo Fundo, Passo Fundo, Brazil, 1995.
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