About me

Ricardo Campos is an Assistant Professor at the University of Beira Interior (UBI) and an invited professor at the Porto Business School (PBS). He is a senior researcher of LIAAD INESC TEC, the Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Lab of U. Porto, and a collaborator of Ci2.ipt, the Smart Cities Research Center of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.

He is PhD in Computer Science from the University of Porto (U. Porto), being also a former student of the University of Beira Interior (UBI). He has more than 10 years of experience in Information Retrieval (IR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), period during which his research has been recognized with multiple awards. He is the leading author of the highly impactful YAKE! keyword extractor toolkit and the tell me stories project (http://contamehistorias.pt).

His current research focuses on developing methods concerned with the process of narrative extraction from texts. He is particularly interested in practical approaches regarding the relationship behind entities, events, and temporal aspects, as a means to make sense of unstructured data. Currently, he is a co-pi of two research projects.

He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Data Science and Analytics (JDSA - Springer) and of the Information Processing and Management Journal (IPM - Elsevier), co-chaired international conferences and workshops, and is a regular member of the scientific committee of several international conferences.

He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Forum of the Portulan Clarin - Research Infrastructure for the Science and Technology of Language which is part of CLARIN ERIC.

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