(Last update: August, 2015)
I research the intersections of the Collaborative Systems (CSCW) and Software Engineering areas.
- Pragmatism – I use whatever method/approach I think most suitable for the problem and context at hand. I have used mixed quantitative and qualitative techniques and numerous methods, such as case study, experiment, action research, grounded theory, systematic review, etc.
- Engineering – I like to view real-world classes of problems from an engineering perspective and develop tools and applications for them. I spend a lot of time reflecting and designing solutions.
- Innovation – I love to do things differently and I thrive on new ideas.
- Quality – I pursue quality in everything I do.
- Multiple-areas – I have many interests and a passion for exploring new areas, and deal with the consequent dissonance that reveals many problems and opportunities and creates a flow of ideas. I like to bridge and interconnect different knowledge domains.
- Mining sociotechinical information from software repositories
- Change coupling and co-changes bewtween software artifacts (Gustavo Oliva and Igor Wiese's PhD)
- Design smells (Mauricio Aniche's PhD)
- Development of collaborative environments on the Web
- Support for newcomers to open source software (Igor Steinmacher's PhD)
- Arquigrafia and Smart Audio projects
- Gamification to promote engagement in online communities (Ana Paula's PhD)
- Supporting novice's programming (Yorah's PhD)
- Smart Cities support (project funded by HP)
- A component-based product line approach for developing collaborative systems (Groupware Workbench project)
- A web-based tool for mining software repositories (Metric Miner project)
- Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)
- Collective intelligence and Web 2.0 data analysis
- The 3C Collaboration Model
- Asynchronous computer mediated communication (CMC)
- Awareness in collaborative systems
In general, I adopt the following approaches as a researcher:
Current lines of research
For more details, check the publications page.