Welcome to my web page. Here you can find information on my research, including technical reports for my papers. There is also some information for students like the courses I am lecturing this year and some projects for under-grad and Master students. Finally you'll also find links to pages I find interesting.
Personal and contact information
My research subject is Continuous Optimization, particularly Convex Programming and its extensions. Recently, I am have been studying applications of Optimization to Pattern Recognition, with emphasis on Support Vector Machines.
If you want to contact me here is some useful information:
E-mail: pjssilva at ime.usp.br
Rua do Matão, 1010 (Dept. de Computação)
CEP: 05508-090, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Fone: +55-11-3091 5178 ou +55-11-3091 6134
Fax: +55-11-3091 6135