Nuno Moniz

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The Portuguese governmental network comprising all the 776 ministers and junior ministers who were part of the 19 governments between the year 1976 and 2013 is presented and analyzed. The data contain information on connections concerning business and other types of organizations and, to our knowledge, there is no such extensive research in previous(More)
Ranking evaluation metrics are a fundamental element of design and improvement efforts in information retrieval. We observe that most popular metrics disregard information portrayed in the scores used to derive rankings, when available. This may pose a numerical scaling problem, causing an under-or over-estimation of the evaluation depending on the degree(More)
A data set containing information on the explicit connections concerning all members of Portuguese governments from 1976 until July 2013 is presented. This information was collected through a one-year research carried out by the authors using public records and official information (public and private institutions). The data set was collected during the(More)
The question of how to recommend and manage information available in the Internet is an active area of research, namely concerning news recommendations. The methods used to produce news rankings by the most popular recommender systems are not public and it is unclear if they reflect the real importance assigned by the readers. Also, the latency period(More)
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