Advisees

My students have mostly focused on social network mining and have all worked with Twitter. We have also used wikis (Wikinews, Wiktionary, Wikipedia) for research. Students interested on writing a thesis, please e-mail me (saraelena@gmail.com).

Graduate students

Laura Patricia del Bosque Vega
PhD Student
Started in: January 2013
Status: Just published the first article related to (a part of) her PhD thesis.
Theme: Automatic detection of cyberbullying in social networks.
Research areas involved: text mining, fuzzy logic, social network analysis.

Rafael Olivares Arredondo
PhD student (2013-), Master's student (2011-2013)
Started in: August 2011 (master) and August 2013 (PhD)
Status: Received his Master's degree in June 2013 (MII, FIME, UANL). Is currently working on his PhD Thesis proposal.
Master's thesis title: Creación de perfiles de usuario a partir de repositorios de información personal
Doctoral research: Affective computing
Research areas: Information retrieval, user profiles, text mining.

Fernando Manuel Rodríguez Aldape
PhD student (2013-), Master's student (2011-2013)
Started in: August 2011 (master) and August 2013 (PhD)
Status: Received his Master's degree in June 2013 (MII, FIME, UANL). His PhD thesis proposal was accepted in November 2014.
Master's thesis title: Cuantificación del interés de un usuario en un tema mediante minería de texto y análisis de sentimiento
Doctoral research theme: Affective computing
Research areas: Sentiment analysis (opinion mining), text mining, Twitter.

Undergraduate students

Jesús Antonio Soto
Started in: March 2014
Status: Writing his thesis.
Title: Homomorphic encryption as a cloud-based solution for a mobile environment
Research areas involved: Security, encryption, mobile devices.

Jesús López
Started in: March 2014
Status: Developing his idea.
Theme: Inappropriate image recognition
Research areas involved: Pattern recognition, computer vision, text processing.

Jorge Cordero
Started in: January 2013
Status: Graduated in May 2014 (Mechatronics Engineering, FIME, UANL).
Thesis title: Reconocimiento de entidades para filtrado de duplicados
Research areas involved: machine learning, natural language processing, entity recognition.

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