RESEARCH INTERESTS: Image indexing and retrieval, Retrieval by content, Big data, Multimedia and complex databases, Image Mining, Feature extraction and selection, Indexing Techniques, Visual analytics. EDUCATION • Ph.D. (1991), Univ. of São Paulo (USP), Physics Institute -Brazil, in Computational Physics. • M.Sc. (1987), USP, Mathematics and Computer Institute-Brazil, in Computer Science. • B.Sc. (1983), USP, Computer Science and Mathematics Institute, in Computer Science. UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE 2008 - Full Professor with the Department of Computer Science, USP-Mathematics and Computer Science Institute (ICMC). Initial appointment: May 08. 1998-2008 Visiting researcher, on leave at the School of Computer Science - Carnegie Mellon University. 2001-2008 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, USP. Initial appointment: July 2001. 1991- 2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science. Initial appointment: January 1991, tenured since July 1991. 1988- 1991 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, USP-Mathematics and Computer Science Institute (ICMC). Initial appointment: July 1988. RECENT FELLOWSHIPS • Project: "Agrodatamine: Integrating Analysis of Climate Time Series and Remote Sensing Images". Funded by Microsoft Research and FAPESP, 30 months, finished December 2013. • Project: "RESCUER - Reliable and Smart Crowdsourcing Solution for Emergency and Crisis Management", started in October 2013 for 30 months, funded by European Comunity and CNPq (FP7-ICT-2013-EU-Brazil). • CNPq Research Programs: 4 years track starting February 2014. 4 years track starting March 2000. RECENT ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES • Deputy Provost for the Graduate Studies of the University of Sao Paulo, Brasil, since 2013. • President of the Graduate Programs Committee of the Mathematics and Computer Science Institute (ICMC) - USP , since May 2010. • Chair of the Graduate Program in Computer Science and Computational Mathematics (CCMC) - USP , from December 2006 to May 2010. REPRESENTATIVE RECENT PUBLICATIONS • Robson L. F. Cordeiro; Fan Guo; Donna S. Haverkamp; James H Horne; Ellen K Hughes; Gunhee Kim; Luciana A. S Romani; Priscila P Coltri; Tamires T Souza; Agma J. M. Traina; Caetano Traina Jr.; Christos Faloutsos - “QuMinS: Fast and Scalable Querying, Mining and Summarizing Multi-modal Databases”, Information Sciences, Elsevier, pp.1-39, to appear 2014. • Traina, A.J.M.; Traina Jr. C.; Balan, A.G.R.; Ribeiro, M.X.; Bugatti, P. H.; Watanabe, C. Y. V.; AzevedoMarques, P.M.: “Feature Extraction and Selection for Decision Making over Medical Images”, book Biomedical Image Processing - Methods and Applications, Springer-Verlag. (Editor: Thomas M. Deserno), pp. 197-223, 2011. • Bugatti, P. H.; Kaster, D. S. ; Ponciano Silva, M.; Traina Jr, C.; Azevedo-Marques, P.M.; Traina, A.J.M. - "PRoSPer:Perceptual Similarity Queries in Medical CBIR Systems through User Profiles", Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol 45 (1), pp. 8-19, Feb 2014. • Daniel Y. T. Chino, Renata R. V. Gonçalves, Luciana A. S. Romani, Caetano Traina Jr.; Agma J. M. Traina - "TrieMotif: a New and Efficient Method to Mine Frequent K-Motifs from Large Time Series", 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), pp. 1-10, Lisboa, Portugal, 27-30 April 2014. • Costa, Alceu, F.; Traina, Agma J. M. ; Traina Jr., C. - "MFS-Map: efficient context and content combination to annotate images", 29th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2014, pp. 1-6, March 24 – 28, 2014 Gyeongju, Korea . • Romani, L. A. S., Traina, A. J. M.; Traina Jr.. C.; Chbeir, R.; Avila, A.M.H., Zullo Jr., J. - "A New Time Series Mining Approach Applied to Multitemporal Remote Sensing Imagery", IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 51 (1), pp.140-150, Jan 2013. • Cordeiro, Robson L.F.; Traina, Agma J. M.; Faloutsos, Christos, Traina Jr., Caetano - "Halite: Fast and ScalableMulti-Resolution Local-Correlation Clustering", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge andData Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 25(2), pp. 387-401, Feb 2013.