Jose Alfredo Costa
JosÃ© Alfredo F. Costa received D.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FEEC/Unicamp, Dezembro, 1999). He received B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Julho, 1992), M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade de SÃ£o Paulo - EESC SÃ£o Carlos (Janeiro, 1996, with Honors and Distinction). He is with Federal University (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil), Department of Electrical Engineering, as Associate Professor. He was Dept. Head from 2004 to 2006. He was an academic visitor at SISP - Sensing, Imaging & Signal Processing Group, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK (2009/2010). His research interest includes neural networks and self-organizing systems, data visualization and clustering, signal and image processing, pattern recognition and intelligent classification, data mining and business intelligence.