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Helena Galhardas

Associate Professor
Departament of Computer Science and Engineering
Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon
IST Tagus Park
Av. Prof. Dr. Cavaco Silva
2744 - 016 Porto Salvo
Phone: +351 21 423 32 46
Fax: +351 21 423 32 90
helena dot galhardas at tecnico dot ulisboa dot pt

Areas of Research Data cleaning, Data quality, Information extraction, ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Loading)
  • List of Publications (also available from DBLP)
  • Citations available from Google Scholar profile
  • CV

  • PhD students
  • João L. Pereira (co-advised with Dennis Shasha, New York University; graduated February 2023; current employment: Junior Lecturer/Senior TA at University Amsterdam)
  • Gonçalo F. Simões (co-advised with Luis Gravano, Columbia University; graduated June 2016; current employment: Software Engineer at Google London)
  • Emanuel Santos (co-advised with J. P. Martins, IST, Univ Lisboa; graduated July 2012; current employment: Invited Assistant Professor Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon)
  • Paulo J. Carreira (co-advised by M. J. Silva, IST, Univ. Lisboa; graduated April 2008; current employment: Assistant Professor Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon)

  • Research unit
        INESC-ID Information and Decision Support Systems (IDSS) Action Line

    Research projects
  • LAIfeBlood: Artificial Intelligence for Blood Management, funded by FCT
  • Data2Help: Data Science for Optimization of Emergency Medical Services, funded by FCT (past)
  • Umedicine: A System for Clinical Practice Support and Data Analysis (past)
  • DataStorm: Large-Scale Data Management in Cloud Environments, funded by FCT (past)
  • XML data cleaning, funded by the FLWOR Foundation (past)
  • SInteliGIS: Services for Intelligent Geographical Information Systems, funded by FCT (past)
  • gestBarragens funded by IAPMEI (past)
  • XClean: XML data cleaning, with INRIA, funded by Program PESSOA GRICES (past)

  • Prototypes
  • REEL: RELationship Extraction Learning Framework
  • Etxt2db: an entity recognition framework
  • Medicine.Ask: an extraction and search system for medicine information
  • Ajax: a declarative and extensible data cleaning prototype

  • Teaching
  • Currently on leave from teaching (University management duties as IST VP for Taguspark campus)

  • Last update February 2023