Nuno Guimarães is a PhD student at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. His research currently focuses on using data mining for helping in detecting fake news in social media. His advisors are Prof. Álvaro Figueira (DCC-FCUP/UPorto) and Prof. Luís Torgo .

PhD Thesis

Title: Analyzing and Developing Indicators for Building an Automatic Detector of Fake News in Social Media

Supervisor: Álvaro Figueira; Co-supervisor: Luis Torgo

PhD in Computer Science



  • Text mining
  • Fake news
  • Social media analysis