Francisco Joao Pinto

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The selection of the most appropriate sense of an ambiguous word in a certain context is one of the main problems in Information Retrieval (IR). For this task, it is usually necessary to count on a semantic source, that is, linguistic resources like dictionaries, thesaurus, etc. Using a methodology based on simulation under a vector space model, we show(More)
Background and Purpose. The association between smoking and CV has been proved; however smoking is still the first preventable cause of death in the EU. We aim to evaluate the potential impact of the smoke ban on the number of ACS events in the Portuguese population. In addition, we evaluate the longitudinal effects of the smoking ban several years after(More)
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