Renato R. Souza

BSc in Electrical Engineering, MSc in Production Engineering, PhD in Information Science

Contact Details

Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, Wales, UK.
Tel: (+1443) 660615
Office: J219
Email: rsouza (at)
b>Homepage at UFMG

Short Biography

I joined the Hypermedia Research Unit in January 2009 as a post-doctorate researcher under the supervision of Douglas Tudhope. I am a professor at UFMG and I am contributing to the STAR project (Semantic Technologies for Archaeological Resources) as a Visiting Fellow.

Main Research Interests

  • Knowledge Organization Systems (Thesauri and Ontologies)
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Information Retrieval and Information Extraction
  • Information Science Epistemology and interfaces with Computer Science


ISKO 2010 Rome International Conference Paper b>The KOS spectra: a tentative faceted typology of Knowledge Organization Systems .

ISKO 2009 France Chapter b>Concept Maps as a mean of knowledge eliciting and sharing .

ISKO 2009 Spanish Chapter b>Strategic Knowledge Management: in search of a knowledge-based organizational model .

Relevant Links

b>ReCOL is the portal of my Research Group on Knowledge Representation, Ontologies and Language, in Brasil.