Investigadores - versão inglesa // CV Ana Cristina Costa

Ana Cristina Costa
Ana Cristina Costa
Colaboration Researcher | Doctoral
Territórios e Sociedades
ISEGI-NOVA
Research Areas

The main scientific research area is geostatistics, particularly the modelling of spatial and temporal phenomena.

 

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences at Instituto Superior Técnico of the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2009.

M.Sc. in Statistics and Information Management, Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação (ISEGI-NOVA, School of Statistics and Information Management) of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2001.

B.Sc. in Mathematics with specialization in Statistics, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT, Faculty of Science and Technology) of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1995.

Activities and Publications

Assistant Professor at ISEGI-NOVA, since 2009.

Lecturer and Research Assistant at ISEGI-NOVA, 1998-2009.

Invited Lecturer at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2001-2002.

Lecturer at Department of Mathematics, Universidade do Minho, 1995-1996.

 

Prizes and awards

Best Presentation Award, 13th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference & EXPO, SGEM2013, Albena, Bulgaria, 16-22 June, 2013.

Commendation awarded by the Dean of the Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação (ISEGI) for the implementation of the self-assessment within the accreditation of the Ph.D. Program in Statistics and Information Management (published in the Portuguese official gazette as “Louvor n.º 227/2011, Diário da República n.º 52, Série II, 2011-03-15”).

Awarded by ESRI as Student Assistantship for the 27th Annual ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, California, 16-22 June, 2007.

 

Supervising masters concluded

Supervision of students at ISEGI-NOVA

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate Ayuk Sally Agbor, entitled Using GIS to map the spatial and temporal occurrence of Cholera epidemic in Cameroon, ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 2 February 2014.

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate  Elisabet Adeva Romero, entitled Analysis and simulation of social unrest in Europe. Towards understanding social unrest in Europe, ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 2 February 2014.

Supervisor of the Project Report (Trabalho de Projeto) submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geographical Information Systems and Science (Ciência e Sistemas de Informação Geográfica) of the candidate Carla Isabel da Rocha Romeiro, entitled GIS technology applied to the study of groundwater vulnerability to pollution in the watershed of the Ribeiras do Oeste (A tecnologia SIG aplicada ao estudo da vulnerabilidade à poluição das águas subterrâneas na bacia hidrográfica das Ribeiras do Oeste), ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 20 March 2013.

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate Stefan Mühlbauer, entitled Recent droughts and the impact of North Atlantic Oscillation in Iberia: a spatiotemporal analysis based on Vegeation Temperature Condition Index (VTCI), ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 28 February 2013.

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate Susan Jane Bumpus, entitled Analysing and visualising areal crime data. A case study of residential burglary in San Francisco, USA, ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 1 March 2012.

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate Yitea Seneshaw Getahun, entitled Spatial-temporal analyses of climate elements, vegetation characteristics and sea surface anomaly. A case study in Gojam, Ethiopia, ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 1 March 2012.

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus) of the candidate Avit Kumar Bhowmik, entitled Evaluation of spatial interpolation techniques for mapping climate variables with low sample density. A case study using a new gridded dataset of Bangladesh, ISEGI-NOVA, Lisbon, 1 March 2012.

Supervision of students at other universities

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Jairo Arturo Torres Matallana, entitled Watershed-scale runoff routing and solute transport in a spatially aggregated hydrological framework, 31 March 2014 [Thesis Examination at Münster, Germany, 29 January 2014].

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Shiuli Pervin, entitled Semantic Web approach for dealing with administrative boundary revisions: A case study of Dhaka City, 31 March 2013 [Thesis Examination at Münster, Germany, 30 January 2013].

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Christabel McCarthy, entitled Investigating the use of dasymetric techniques for assessing employment containment in Melbourne, Australia, Thesis Examination at Münster, Germany, 7 February 2012.

Supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geographical Information Systems and Science of the candidate José Bacar Hussene, entitled Caracterização da vulnerabilidade natural das águas subterrâneas à poluição. Uma metodologia baseada em dados de furos e de poços gerados no âmbito da “iniciativa um milhão” e de outros programas de abastecimento público de água no distrito de Chemba, Sofala, Moçambique [Characterization of the natural vulnerability of groundwater to pollution. A methodology based on data from wells and holes generated within the "one million initiative" program and other public projects on water supply in the district of Chemba, Sofala, Mozambique], Universidade Católica de Moçambique, Beira, Mozambique, 21 December 2011.

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Funwi-Gabga Neba, entitled Spatial point pattern analysis of gorilla nest sites in the Kagwene Sanctuary, Cameroon. Towards understanding the nesting behaviour of a critically endangered subspecies, Thesis Examination at Castellón, Spain, 7 March 2011.

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Mohammad Ruhul Amin, entitled Spatial analysis of suicide attack incidences in Kabul city, Thesis Examination at Münster, Germany, 7 February 2011.

Co-supervisor of the dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies (Erasmus Mundus, joint degree of Univ. Münster, Univ. Jaume I and ISEGI) of the candidate Onyedikachi Anthony Igbokwe, entitled Stratigraphic Interpretation of Well-Log data of the Athabasca Oil Sands of Alberta Canada through Pattern recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Thesis Examination at Münster, Germany, 7 February 2011.

 

Participation in research projects (ongoing)

Coordinator of the project GSIMCLI - Geostatistical simulation with local distributions for the homogenization and interpolation of climate data (FCT; PTDC/GEO-MET/4026/2012), from June 2013 to May 2015.

Participation in the project AgIM – Agriculture Information Management and Precision Farming (EDULINK; FED/2013/320-079), as Quality Assurance Manager and teacher, from October 2013 to March 2017.

 

Participation in research projects (concluded)

LANDYN - Land use and cover change in Continental Portugal: characterization, driving forces and future scenarios (FCT; PTDC/CS-GEO/101836/2008), 2010-2014.

SADMO – Système d’Évaluation et Contrôle de la Désertification dans la Méditerranée Occidentale (Programme Interreg IIIB – Medocc, convention no. 2005-05-4.4-P-105), 2006-2008.

CIDmeg – Construction of a Desertification Susceptibility Index for the Left Margin of Guadiana (FCT; POCI/CLI/58865/2004), 2005-2008.

BioAridRisk - Space-Time Evaluation of the Risks of Climate Changes Based on an Aridity Index (FCT; POCI/CLI/56371/2004), 2005-2007.

PRILHE – Promoting Reflective Independent Learning in Higher Education (Socrates Grundtvig project 113869-CP-1-2004-1-UK-GRUNDTVIG-G1), 2005-2006.

Participation in other projects

ExTTI - Excellence in ICT use for learning purposes, developing competences and establishing best practices (@CP-ICT Programme; 127057/D/ACT/Multi - contract no. 84), 2009-2011.

SuGIK - Sustainable Geographic Information Knowledge Transfer for Postgraduate Education (EDULINK; 9-ACP-RPR-12 #36), 2008-2011.

NOVA e-Learning – e-Learning Project of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (European Regional Development Fund, Operational Programme for the Knowledge Society - POSC), 2005-2006.

Publications chapters in books

Correia, A. M., Sá, D., Costa, A. C. and Sarmento, A. (2009). "Building a Knowledge and Learning Society in Portugal – Adult Students in Technological Schools and Higher Education Institutions". In: Merrill, B. (Ed.), Learning to Change? The Role of Identity and Learning Careers in Adult Education, Hamburg: Peter Lang, European Studies in Lifelong Learning and Adult Learning Research, Vol. 5, pp. 193-211. (ISSN: 1860-787X; ISBN: 978-3-631-58279-4)

Costa, A. C., Negreiros, J. and Soares, A. (2008). "Identification of inhomogeneities in precipitation time series using stochastic simulation". In: Soares, A., Pereira, M. J. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (Eds.), geoENV VI – Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Springer, Netherlands, 275-282. (ISBN: 978-1-4020-6447-0)

Sá, D. M. and Costa, A. C. (2008). "Participatory geographic information systems". In: Putnik, G. D. and Cunha, M. M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Information Science Reference, Hershey (New York), Vol. II, 1179-1184. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-885-7.ch154. (ISBN 978-1-59904-885-7 (hardcover); ISBN 978-1-59904-886-4 (e-book))

Negreiros, J., Painho, M., Lopes, I. and Costa, A. C. (2008). "Spatial autocorrelation and association measures". In: Putnik, G. D. and Cunha, M. M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations, Information Science Reference, Hershey (New York), Vol. III, 1502-1508. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-885-7.ch199 (ISBN 978-1-59904-885-7 (hardcover); ISBN 978-1-59904-886-4 (e-book))

Costa, A. C. (2002). "Técnicas de pós-estratificação: aplicações ao Inquérito às Empresas/Harmonizado do Instituto Nacional de Estatística". In: Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística (Eds.), Novos Rumos em Estatística, Edições SPE, 187–196. (ISBN: 972-98619-4-3)

 

Scientific articles in publications with referre

Gorricha, J., Lobo, V., Costa, A. C. (2013). A framework for exploratory analysis of extreme weather events using geostatistical procedures and 3D self-organizing maps. International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems 6, 16-26.

Silveira, L. E., Alves, D., Painho, M., Costa, A. C., Alcântara, A. (2013). The evolution of population distribution on the Iberian Peninsula. A transnational approach (1877-2001). Historical Methods 46(3), 157-174. DOI: 10.1080/01615440.2013.804787

Costa, A. C., Soares, A. (2012). Local spatiotemporal dynamics of a simple aridity index in a region susceptible to desertification. Journal of Arid Environments 87, 8-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2012.05.005

Costa, A. C., Santos, J. A., Pinto, J. G. (2012). Climate change scenarios for precipitation extremes in Portugal. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 108, 217-234. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-011-0528-3

Bhowmik, A., Costa, A. C. (2012). A geostatistical approach to the seasonal precipitation effect on Boro rice production in Bangladesh. International Journal of Geosciences 3(3), 443-462. DOI: 10.4236/ijg.2012.33048

Costa, A. C. (2011). Local patterns and trends of the Standard Precipitation Index in southern Portugal (1940-1999). Advances in Geosciences 30, 11-16. DOI: 10.5194/adgeo-30-11-2011

Negreiros, J., Costa, A. C., Painho, P. (2011). Evaluation of stochastic geographical matters: morphologic geostatistics, conditional sequential simulation and geographical weighted regression. Trends in Applied Science Research 6(3), 237-255. DOI: 10.3923/tasr.2011.237.255

Costa, A. C., Soares, A., Pereira, M. J., and Durão, R. (2010). Evaluation of space-time dynamics in extreme precipitation frequency using geostatistical cosimulation with elevation. WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development 6(1), 44-53.

Durão, R., Pereira, M. J., Costa, A. C., Delgado, J., del Barrio, G., and Soares, A. (2010). Spatial-temporal dynamics of precipitation extremes in southern Portugal: a geostatistical assessment study. International Journal of Climatology 30(10), 1526-1537. DOI: 10.1002/joc.1999

Costa, A. C. and Soares, A. (2009). Homogenization of climate data: review and new perspectives using geostatistics. Mathematical Geosciences 41(3), 291-305. DOI: 10.1007/s11004-008-9203-3

Costa, A. C. and Soares, A. (2009). Trends in extreme precipitation indices derived from a daily rainfall database for the South of Portugal. International Journal of Climatology 9(13), 1956-1975. DOI: 10.1002/joc.1834

Durão, R., Pereira, M. J., Costa, A. C., Côrte-Real, J. M., and Soares, A. (2009). Indices of precipitation extremes in southern Portugal – a geostatistical approach. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 9(1), 241-250. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-9-241-2009

Costa, A. C., Durão, R., Pereira, M. J. and Soares, A. (2008). Using stochastic space-time models to map extreme precipitation in southern Portugal. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 8(4), 763-773. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-8-763-2008

Costa, A. C., Durão, R., Soares, A., and Pereira, M. J. (2008). A geostatistical exploratory analysis of precipitation extremes in southern Portugal. RevStat: Statistical Journal 6(1), 21-32.

Costa, A. C. (2003). Adjustment methods and without replacement bootstrap: applications to a business survey. Wseas Transactions on Systems 2(1), 87–91.

 

scientific meetings (oral communications by invitation)

IV SIMGEO - Brazilian Symposium on Geodetic Sciences and Technology Geoinformation, invited talk “Geostatistics Modelling: recent applications and perspectives”, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 6-9 May, 2012.

Seminar in Geodesic Sciences and Geoinformation Technologies, invited talk “Geoestatística: Motivação e Conceitos Básicos”, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 3 August, 2009.

ISI 2007 – 56th Session of the International Statistical Institute, invited talk "A geostatistical exploratory analysis of precipitation extremes in southern Portugal", Lisbon, Portugal, 22-29 August, 2007.

 

Scientific meetings (oral communications by proposal)

Mühlbauer, S., Costa, A. C. and Caetano, M. (2013). “The influence of North Atlantic Oscillation on local drought occurrences in the Iberian peninsula using the Vegetation Temperature Condition Index”. In: Conference Proceedings of the 13th SGEM GeoConference on Science and Technologies In Geology, Exploration and Mining. Albena, Bulgaria, 16-22 June 2013, Vol. 2, pp. 903-912. DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2013/BA1.V2/S05.029

Mühlbauer, S., Caetano, M. and Costa, A. C. (2013). “Recent droughts and the impact on land use and land cover in the Iberian peninsula: a spatiotemporal analysis based on the Vegetation Temperature Condition Index”. In: Conference Proceedings of the 13th SGEM GeoConference on Informatics, Geoinformatics And Remote Sensing. Albena, Bulgaria, 16-22 June 2013, Vol. 2, pp. 669-678. DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2013/BB2.V2/S10.017

Gonzalez, D. G. and Costa, A. C. (2013). “Merging multispectral and pancromatic bands of Landsat using cokriging”. In: Conference Proceedings of the 13th SGEM GeoConference on Informatics, Geoinformatics And Remote Sensing. Albena, Bulgaria, 16-22 June 2013, Vol. 2, pp. 639-646. DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2013/BB2.V2/S10.013

Gorricha, J., Lobo, V. and Costa, A. C. (2012). “Spatial characterization of extreme precipitation in Madeira island using geostatistical procedures and a 3D SOM”. In: Rückemann, C.-P. and Resch, B.  (Eds.), GEOProcessing 2012. The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services, Valencia, Spain, January 30 - February 4 2012, IARIA, pp. 98-104.

Sulçe, A., Drate, P., Costa, A. C., and Painho, M. (2012). “Space-time patterns of temperature in Sweden and Europe”. In: Jérôme Gensel, Didier Josselin and Danny Vandenbroucke (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Research on Geographical Information in Europe and Beyond. Proceedings of the AGILE'2012 International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Avignon, France, 24-27 April, 2012, pp. 343-344.

Gorricha, J., Costa, A. C. and Lobo, V. (2011). “Modelação geo-estatística da precipitação extrema na ilha da Madeira”. Paper presented at the JOCLAD 2011 – XVIII Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, 6-9 April 2011.

Tewolde, M. G., Beza, T. A., Costa, A. C. and Painho, M. (2010). “Comparison of different interpolation techniques to map temperature in the southern region of Eritrea”. In: Painho, M., Santos, M. Y., Pundt, H. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science – Geospatial Thinking, Guimarães, Portugal, 10-14 May 2010, cd-rom.

Costa, A. C., Soares, A., Pereira, M. J. and Durão, R. (2009). "Assessment of local dynamics in extreme precipitation frequency using direct sequential cosimulation", In: Jha, M., Long, C. and Bulucea, C. A. (Eds.), Environmental Science and Sustainability, Energy and Environmental Engineering Series, World Scientific and Engineering Acad. and Soc., Athens, Greece, 31-36.

Costa, A. C., Oliveira T., Dias, S. and Painho, M. (2009). “Spatial patterns of daily precipitation intensity in southern Portugal, 1940–1999”. In: Haunert, J.-H., Kieler, B., Milde, J. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science – Advances in GIScience, Hannover, Germany, 2-5 June 2009, cd-rom.

Correia, A. M. R., Sá, D. M., Costa, A. C. and Sarmento, A. (2008). "Educational characteristics of adult students in Portuguese technological schools". In: IEEE (Eds), FIE: 2008 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Vols 1-3, 1765-1770. (IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference 2008, Saratoga Springs, NY, OCT 22-25, 2008)

Negreiros, J., Painho, M., Costa, A. C., Cabral, P. and Oliveira, T. (2008). "The nugget-effect approaches of SAKWeb© for environmental modelling". In: Mander, U., Brebbia, C. A. and Martin-Duque, J. F. (Eds.), Geo-Environment and Landscape Evolution III. Evolution, Monitoring, Simulation and Remediation of the Geological Environment and Landscape, WIT Press, 47-56.

Negreiros, J., Painho, M., Costa, A. C., Cabral, P. and Aguilar, F. (2008). "The local confidence uncertainty plume of SAKWeb©". In: Brebbia, C. A. and Beriatos, E. (Eds.), Risk Analysis VI. Simulation and Hazard Mitigation, WIT Press, 81-90.

Costa, A. C. and Soares, A. (2007). "Space-time interpolation and uncertainty assessment of an extreme precipitation index using geostatistical cosimulation". In: Seventh IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW 2007), IEEE Computer Society, October 2007, pp. 589-594. DOI: 10.1109/ICDMW.2007.10

Costa, A. C., Soares, A., and Negreiros, J. (2007). "Detection of temporal discontinuities in climate data". In: Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute, Proceedings of the 56th Session of the ISI, Vol. LXII, Contributed paper, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 5420-5423.

Negreiros, J., Costa, A. C., Painho, M. and Santos, J. (2007). "Autocorrelation, autoregression and kriging: the spatial interpolation subject". In: Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute, Proceedings of the 56th Session of the ISI, Vol. LXII, Contributed paper, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 5496-5499.

Negreiros, J., Costa, A. C., Painho, M., Santos, J., and Lopes, I. (2007). "Geostatistical Analysis: Software Flashpoint". In: Demšar, U. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Geocomputation, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, 3-5 September, cd-rom.

Correia, A. M. R., Sá, D. M., Costa, A. C. and Sarmento, A. (2007). "Lifelong learning: case study of Adult students in Portuguese Technological Schools and Higher Education Institutions". In: Castro, R. V., Guimarães, P., Bron, M., Martin, I. & Oliveira, R. (Eds.), Changing Relationships between State, the Civil Society and the Citizen: implications for adult education and adult learning. Proceedings of the 2007 Active Democratic Citizenship and Adult Learning Network Seminar, 14 -16 Jun. 2007, Universidade do Minho, Braga (Portugal).

Marujo, A., Coelho, P., and Costa, A. C. (2007). "A simulation study on calibration". In: Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute, Proceedings of the 56th Session of the ISI, Vol. LXII, Contributed paper, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 4792-4795.

Negreiros, J., Parreira, N., Costa, A. C., Painho, M. and Curvelo, P. (2007). "MySQL versus SQL Server 2000: Benchmark". In: APSI (Ed.), Actas electrónicas da 7ª Conferência da Associação Portuguesa de Sistemas de Informação, #26, Aveiro, Portugal, 17-19 January, 2007.

Costa, A. C. and Martins, M. R. O. (2006). "Sistema de classificação de doentes em enfermagem: actualização da valência de obstetrícia". In: Cunha, G. and Varanda, J. (Eds.), Livro de Actas da IV Conferência de Estatística e Qualidade na Saúde, pp. 104-111.

Costa, A. C. and Soares, A. (2006). "Identification of inhomogeneities in precipitation time series using SUR models and the Ellipse test". In: Caetano, M. and Painho, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of Accuracy 2006 - 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Instituto Geográfico Português, pp. 419-428.

Peixoto, M., Costa, A. C., Painho, M. and Bartoschek, T. (2006). "A stratified sampling approach to the spatial accuracy assessment of digital cartography: An application to the Portuguese Ecological Reserve". In: Caetano, M. and Painho, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of Accuracy 2006 - 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Instituto Geográfico Português, pp. 99-108.

Peixoto, M., Painho, M., Costa, A. C. and Bartoschek, T. (2006). "Managing spatial data quality in the Portuguese National Ecological Reserve". In: ESRI (Eds.), Proceedings of the 26th Annual ESRI International User Conference, 7–11 August, San Diego, California.

Bartoschek, T., Painho, M., Henriques, R., Peixoto, M. and Costa, A. C. (2006). "RENalyzer: A tool to facilitate the spatial accuracy assessment of digital cartography". In: Caetano, M. and Painho, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of Accuracy 2006 - 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Instituto Geográfico Português, pp. 379-385.

Guerra, M. H. and Costa, A. C. (2003). "Statistical information databases development support guide". In: Council of Researches in Education and Sciences (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Computer Education ICECE’ 2003, cd-rom.

Costa, A. C. (2002). "Adjustment methods and without replacement bootstrap: applications to a business survey". In: World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science 2002, pp. 1271–1275.