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Journal Papers

  • CZEKSTER, R.; FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; SANTOS, A. R.; SALES, A.; WEBBER, T. Stochastic Performance Analysis of Global Software Development Teams. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering Methodology (JCR Impact Factor 1.513), v. 25 (3), p. 26:1-26:32, 2016.
  • LOPES, L.; FERNANDES, P.; VIEIRA, R. Estimating term domain relevance through term frequency, disjoint corpora frequency - tf-dcf. Knowledge-based Systems (JCR Impact Factor 2.947), V. 97 p. 237-249, 2016.
  • SANTOS, A. R.; SALES, A.; FERNANDES, P. Using SAN formalism to evaluate Follow-The-Sun project scenarios. The Journal of Systems & Software (JCR Impact Factor 1.352), v. 100, p. 182-194, 2015.
  • ASSUNÇÃO, J.; ESPINDOLA, L.; FERNANDES, P.; PIVEL, M.; SALES, A. A structured stochastic model for prediction of geological stratal stacking patterns. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 296:C, p. 27-42, 2013.
  • FERNANDES, P.; OKELLY, M. E. J.; PAPADOPOULOS, C. T.; SALES, A. Analysis of Exponential Reliable Production Lines using Kronecker Descriptors. International Journal of Production Research (JCR Impact Factor 1.477), v. 51, n.14, p. 4240-4257, 2013.
  • LIMA, A. M; NETTO, M. A. S.; WEBBER, T. CZEKSTER, R. M.; DE ROSE, C. A. F.; FERNANDES, P. Performance Evaluation of OpenMP-based Algorithms for Handling Kronecker Descriptors. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JCR Impact Factor 1.179), v. 72, p. 678-692, 2012.
  • CZEKSTER, R. M.; FERNANDES, P.; WEBBER, T. Efficient Vector-Descriptor Product Exploiting Time-Memory Tradeoffs. SIGMETRICS PER - Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press, v. 39, n. 3, p. 2-9, 2011.
  • FERNANDES, P.; SALES, A.; SANTOS, A. R.; WEBBER, T. Performance Evaluation of Software Development Teams: a Practical Case Study. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 275:C, p. 73-92, 2011.
  • DOTTI, F. L.; FERNANDES, P.; NUNES, C. M. Structured Markovian models for discrete spatial mobile node distribution. Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society, v. 17, p. 31-52, Springer, 2011.
  • CZEKSTER, R. M.; FERNANDES, P.; SALES, A.; WEBBER, T.; ZORZO, A. F. Stochastic model for QoS assessment in multi-tier web services. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 275:C, p. 53-72, 2011.
  • BRENNER, L.; FERNANDES, P.; FOURNEAU, J.M.; PLATEAU, B. Modelling Grid5000 point availability with SAN. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 232, p. 165-178, 2009.
  • CHANIN, R.; CORREA, M.; FERNANDES, P.; SALES, A.; SCHEER, R. L.; ZORZO, A. F. Analytical Modeling for Operating System Schedulers on NUMA Systems. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 151, n. 3, p. 131-149, 2006.
  • BRENNER, L.; FERNANDES, P.; SALES, A. The Need for and the Advantages of Generalized Tensor Algebra for Structured Kronecker Representations. International Journal of Simulation, Nottingham, UK, v. 6, n. 3-4, p. 52-60, 2005.
  • BALDO, L.; BRENNER, L.; FERNANDES, L. G.; FERNANDES, P; SALES, A. Performance Models For Master/Slave Parallel Programs. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, v. 128, p. 101-121, 2005.
  • BENOIT, A.; FERNANDES, P.; PLATEAU, B.; STEWART, W. J. On the Benefits of using Functional Transitions and Kronecker Algebra. Performance Evaluation (JCR Impact Factor 1.250), Elsevier, v. 58, n. 4, p. 367-390, 2004.
  • BENOIT, A.; BRENNER, L.; FERNANDES, P.; PLATEAU, B. Aggregation of Stochastic Automata Networks with Replicas. Linear Algebra and its Applications (JCR Impact Factor 0.939), v. 386, p. 111-136, 2004.
  • FERNANDES, P.; PLATEAU, B. Triangular Solution of Linear Systems in Tensor Product Format. SIGMETRICS PER – Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press, v. 28, n. 4, p. 30-32, 2001.
  • FERNANDES, P.; PLATEAU, B.; STEWART, W. J. Efficient Descriptor-Vector Multiplication in Stochastic Automata Networks. Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (JCR Impact Factor 1.394), ACM Press, v. 45, n. 3, p. 381-414, 1998.
  • FERNANDES, P.; PLATEAU, B.; STEWART, W. J. Optimizing Tensor Product Computations in Stochastic Automata Networks. RAIRO – Operations Research (JCR Impact Factor 0.405), v. 32, n. 3, p. 325-351, 1998.
  • NAVAUX, P.; FERNANDES, P.; TAZZA, M. SARA: A processor interconnection performance analysis tool. Microprocessing And Microprogramming, v. 24, p. 197-204, 1988.
  • Selected Conference Papers (2013-2017)

  • LEAES, A.; FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; ASSUNCAO, J. Classifying With AdaBoost.M1: The Training Error Threshold Myth. In: Thirty Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-30), Marco Island, USA, 2017.
  • LOPES, L.; FERNANDES, P; VIEIRA, R. ExATO - High Quality Term Extraction for Portuguese and English. In: IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2016), Omaha, USA, 2016.
  • SANTOS, A. R.; KROLL, J.; SALES, A.; FERNANDES, P.; WILDT, D. Investigating the Adoption of Agile Practices in Mobile Application Development. In: International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2016), Rome, Italy, 2016.
  • SANTOS, A. R.; SALES, A.; FERNANDES, P.; NICHOLS, M. Combining Challenge-Based Learning and Scrum Framework for Mobile Application Development. In: 20th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2015), Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015.
  • ASSUNÇÃO, J.; FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; STUDENY, A.; VINCENT, J. M. SANGE – Stochastic Automata Networks Generator. A tool to efficiently predict events through structured Markovian models. In: Twenty-Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2015), Pittsburgh, USA, 2015.
  • FERNANDES, P.; SALES, A.; ZANI, L. PEPS2015 - Stochastic Automata Networks Software Tool. 31st UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2015), Leeds, UK, 2015.
  • LOPES, L.; FERNANDES, P.; GRANADA, R.; VIEIRA, R. The Impact of Contrastive Corpora for Term Relevance Measures. In: 2015 Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems (BRACIS 2015), Natal, Brazil, 2015.
  • FERNANDES, P.; ASSUNÇÃO, J.; LOPES, L.; NORMEY, S. A Dimensionality Reduction Process To Forecast Events Through Stochastic Models. In: Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2014), Vancouver, Canada, 2014.
  • ASSUNÇÃO, J.; FERNANDES, P.; FISCHER, T.; SALES, A. Unsupervised Model Generation for Geological Events. In: Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSim), 2014, Tampa, USA. 47th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS 2014). Society for Modeling & Simulation International, 2014.
  • FERNANDES, P.; FURQUIM, L.; LOPES, L. A Supervised Method to Enhance Vocabulary with the Creation of Domain Specific Lexica. In: Knowledge Discovery in Ontologies Workshop (KDO 2013), Atlanta - USA. Proceedings of WI-IAT 2013, 2013. p. 139-142.
  • FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; YERALAN, S. Symbolic Solution of Kronecker-based Structured Markovian Models. IEEE 21st International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis And Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, CA, USA, 2013.
  • ASSUNÇÃO, J.; FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; NORMEY, S. Distributed Stochastic Aware Random Forests - Efficient Data Mining for Big Data. IEEE 2nd International Congress on Big Data (BigData 2013), Santa Clara, CA, USA, 2013.
  • FERNANDES, P.; OKELLY, M. E. J.; PAPADOPOULOS, C. T.; SALES, A. Analysis of Exponential Unreliable Production Lines using Kronecker Descriptors. In: 9th Stochastic Models of Manufacturing and Service Operations (SMMSO 2013), Kloster Seeon, Germany, 2013.
  • FERNANDES, P.; LOPES, L.; NORMEY, S.; RUIZ, D. Stochastic Aware Random Forests – a variation less impacted by randomness. In: Twenty-Sixth Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-26), St Pete Beach, USA, 2013.
  • Selected Book Chapter (2013-2015)

  • FERNANDES, P.; OKELLY, M. E. J.; PAPADOPOULOS, C. T.; SALES, A. Exact Analysis of Discrete Part Production Lines: The Markovian Queueing Network and the Stochastic Automata Networks Formalisms. In: International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Springer, p. 73-113, 2013.




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