Maria João Pereira

Computer Science

Maria João Tinoco Varanda Pereira received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Minho in 1996 and 2003 respectively. She is integrated member of the Research Centre in Digitalization and Intelligent Robotics (CeDRI), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança and collaborator member of the Language Processing group in the Algoritmi Research Center , at the University of Minho. She is currently coordinator professor at the Technology and Management School of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and she is vice-president of the same school. The main research interests are: Language-based-tools, Program Comprehension and Visualization, Domain Specific Languages, Computational Ontologies, QA Systems, Learning Analytics, Big Data, Student Profiling, Generation of Virtual Learning Spaces, Computer-assisted Education.

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Intelligent System and Data Analytics

Publications (48)

Student entrance knowledge, expectations, and motivation within introductory programming courses in Portugal and Serbia
Alves L. ; Gajic D. ; Rangel Henriques P. ; Ivancevic V. ; Lalic M. ; Lukovic I. ; Pereira M, Varanda M.J., Varanda Pereira M.J. ; Popov S. ; Correia Tavares P.

SEFI 47th Annual Conference: Varietas Delectat... Complexity is the New Normality, Proceedings

Year: 2020 | Conference Proceeding | View Abstract | Link

Development of Q&A systems using AcQA
De Azevedo R.P. ; Pereira M, Varanda M.J., Varanda Pereira M.J. ; Henriques, P.

OpenAccess Series in Informatics

Year: 2020 | Conference Proceeding | View Abstract | Link

Detection of vulnerabilities in smart contracts specifications in ethereum platforms
Arganaraz M.C. ; Beron M.M. ; Pereira M, Varanda M.J., Varanda Pereira M.J. ; Henriques, P.

OpenAccess Series in Informatics

Year: 2020 | Conference Proceeding | View Abstract | Link

EasyCoding-Methodology to Support Programming Learning
Almeida M.V.P. ; Alves L.M. ; Pereira M, Varanda M.J., Varanda Pereira M.J. ; Barbosa G.A.R.

OpenAccess Series in Informatics

Year: 2020 | Conference Proceeding | View Abstract | Link

C Tutor usage in relation to student achievement and progress: A study of introductory programming courses in Portugal and Serbia
Alves L. ; Gajic D. ; Rangel Henriques P. ; Ivancevic V. ; Ivkovic V. ; Lalic M. ; Lukovic I. ; Pereira M, Varanda M.J., Varanda Pereira M.J. ; Popov S. ; Correia Tavares P.

Computer Applications in Engineering Education

Year: 2020 | Journal | View Abstract | Link