About the Author
CARLOS ANDRE REIS PINHEIRO has conducted over the last two years postdoctoral research in social network analysis at the School of Computing, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland. He holds a doctoral degree in computer science from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before joining DCU, he did postdoctoral research in optimization at Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) in Brazil, one of the most prestigious mathematical institutes in the world. He has been with Oi, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil, since 2000. He has published several papers in international journals and has also written four books that focus on the Internet, database, Web warehousing, and analytical intelligence.