Diego Raphael Amancio

Associate Professor

Departament of Computer Science

Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science

University of São Paulo (USP)

São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil

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*Paper accepted in ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)

"Principal Component Analysis: a natural approach to data exploration."

ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), 54(4) 1-34, 2021.
doi: 10.1145/3447755

*According to a recent study published in PLoS Biology I appeared among the top 2% most influential researchers in the Artificial Intelligence subfield. This analysis considered all authors in the Scopus dataset that have published at least five papers.

*According to a recent study published in PLoS Biology I appeared among the
top 35 (~0.65%) most influential researchers at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP-Brazil, across all fields) in 2019. In this same list, I also appeared as the youngest researcher among the top 35. 

*HF Arruda has been awarded the Capes Thesis Award 20' (in the Computer Science field). This thesis was supervised by LF Costa and DR Amancio. "The Capes Thesis Award distinguishes, annually, the best doctoral thesis of each area, defended during the precedent year within Brazilian graduate programs".

*I am an Academic Editor for:
- Expert Systems with Applications
- PLoS ONE  
- Complexity (Hindawi)
- PeerJ Computer Science
- Frontiers in Physics (Associate Editor)

Selected publications

"Complex systems: features, similarity and connectivity".

Physics Reports, v. 861, p. 1-41, 2020.
doi: 10.1016/j.physrep.2020.03.002 

"Clustering algorithms: a comparative approach."

PLoS ONE, 14(1) e0210236, 2019.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210236

"A systematic comparison of supervised classifiers."

PLoS ONE, v. 9, p. e94137, 2014.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094137