I'm a first year PhD student in the Dept. of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.
My research interests lie on the design and analysis of algorithms. I'm always looking for research opportunities; if you have any information, please contact me
Education
University of Maryland, College Park
PhD in Computer Science
Started in Fall 2015
Universidad Simón Bolívar
BEng, Computer Science (Cum Laude)
Thesis "Bio-Inspired Metaheuristics for Instance Selection" awarded outstanding honorable mention (supervised by Prof. Emely Arraíz)
Publications
Exploiting Semantics to Predict Potential Novel Links from Dense Subgraphs
Alejandro Flores, Maria-Esther Vidal and Guillermo Palma
AMW on Foundations of Data Management 2015
Combining Multiple Knowledge Sources: A Case Study of Drug Induced Liver Injury
Overby, Flores, Palma, Vidal, Zotkina and Raschid
DILS (Data Integration in the Life Sciences) 2015
Graphium Chrysalis: Exploiting Graph Database Engines to Analyze RDF Graphs
Alejandro Flores, María-Esther Vidal and Guillermo Palma
ESWC 2014 Posters & Demos
Choosing Between Graph Databases and RDF Engines for Consuming and Mining Linked Data
De Abreu, Flores, Palma, Pestana, Piñero, Queipo, Sánchez and Vidal
Workshop on Consuming Linked Data, at ISWC 2013
GRAPHIUM: Visualizing Performance of Graph and RDF Engines on Linked Data
Flores, Palma, Vidal, De Abreu, Pestana, Piñero, Queipo and Sánchez
ISWC 2013 Posters & Demos
Projects
GRAPHIUM
A suite of performance benchmarks for graph databases developed at Universidad Simón Bolívar under the supervision of professors María-Esther Vidal and Guillermo Palma.
ComoVotar.com
ComoVotar.com (How to Vote in spanish) is an interactive website that simulates the entire electronic voting process in Venezuela; it has been used by over one million venezuelans.
VotoJoven Simulator
For the 2010 parliamentary elections in Venezuela, I developed an interactive website for helping people to understand the complex election process it was about to take place. It was visited by more than 220.000 people the week before the elections. This was the previous work for ComoVotar.com
Others